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Save This 10-Year-Old Girl From An "Honour" Killing ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, protection, girls, honour killings )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Demand Afghan authorities protect Brishna against the threat of an "honour" killing.
Save Raif Badawi From 1000 Lashes in Saudi Arabia ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, environment, rights, protection )

Cher
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thousands of people like you around the world are taking immediate action to support Raif and his family. Join them in pressuring authorities to release Raif unconditionally and for his sentence to be quashed, saving Raif from the cruel treatment of the
American Schools Are Training Kids for a World That Doesn't Exist
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, education, world, society, culture, discovery, interesting, children, environment, humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - wired.com
The crisis in American education may be more than a matter of sliding rankings on world educational performance scales. Our kids learn within a system of education devised for a world that increasingly does not exist.
Don't Allow Concealed Weapons on College Campus. PLEASE SIGN !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: weapons, school children, school shooting, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States has seen more than a handful of shootings in schools; these events shouldn't be repeated on college campuses. Demand Governor Gary Herbert abolish this law immediately, as it places people in harm's way.
National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality: OCTOBER 22
Society & Culture  (tags: National Day of Protest Against Police B, Uncle Bobby, Stop Police Terror, End Mass Incarceration, October 22 )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - worldcantwait.net
Stand up! Walk out! No business as usual! STOP police brutality! Find a protest in a city near you with the link in this website. Too many stories are surfacing of the police killing citizens, on the street, in their home, young and old, this needs to end
The UK Will Quadruple Prison Sentences for Online Abuse, Trolls Can Get Up to 2 Years in Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: world, UK, internet trolls, social media, verbak abuse, good news, ethics, society, humans, safety, rights, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - geektime.com
Threats, offensive sexual comments and verbal abuse are not okay, even on the Internet, says UK government. "No-one would permit such venom in person, so there should be no place for it on social media. That is why we are determined to quadruple the...
Broken On All Sides - CORRECT LINK   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Broken On All Sides, race, mass incarceration, voter suppression, slavery, prison slavery, justice system, The New Jim Crow, collateral consequences, racial inequities, minorities )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Addresses racial inequities within our criminal justice system and its devastating collateral consequences. Mass incarceration has become The New Jim Crow. It is something that has an impact upon us all, one doesn't have to be a minority to feel the pain.
11 Beautiful Minutes Of Dogs Pretending To Be Supreme Court Justices ~ VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: humor, satire, John Oliver, Supreme Court, dogs, humans, interesting, government, politics, law, society )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - digg.com
"Last Week Tonight" did something wonderful Sunday night. John Oliver and his crew released almost 11 minutes of footage of dogs dressed up as the members of the Supreme Court of the United States for news outlets to use for reenactment purposes.
Stop Bullying in Schools Now!!! PLEASE SIGN !!!
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, children, bullying laws, petition to sign )

Alexandra
- 3 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please join the petition to change the law and hold our schools responsible for neglecting to effectively implement their policies on Bullying!
Save Christian Mom Asia Bibi From Execution - Please Sign Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Pakistan, violence, women, Islam, Christianity, Muslims, hanging, abuse, crime, culture, death, ethics, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Sabina
- 4 days ago - aclj.org
Asia Bibi was falsely accused of "blasphemy" - speaking against the prophet Muhammad. Now this wife and mother of five will hang for her Christian faith. She would be the first woman executed under Pakistan's Sharia blasphemy law.
American Blackout   video
Society & Culture  (tags: American Blackout, Cynthia McKinney, Bush, Gore, Kerry, Election 2000 Florida, Election 2004 Ohio, vote, voter disenfranchisement, Iraq, Supreme Court )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
American Blackout chronicles the recurring patterns of voter disenfranchisement from Florida 2000 to Ohio 2004. If all votes were counted we'd not have George Bush for President, Iraq War, Supreme Court would be different. Please vote be involved.
Connecticut Arm of Million-Strong Church Votes to Shun Occupation Profiteers
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, BDS, United Church of Christ, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, society, culture, rights, world )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
As a result, church bodies have been urged to divest their holdings in companies profiting from Israeli occupation in Palestine, including Caterpillar, Motorola, Hewlett-Packard, G4S and Veolia.
Ban Ki-Moon: Gaza Is a Source of Shame to the International Community
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, UN, Ban Ki-moon, violence, sadness, human rights, destruction, death, ethics, society, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - theguardian.com
The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, described the destruction in Gaza from the recent conflict with Israel as "beyond description" and a source of "shame to the international community" as he visited the war-devastated coastal strip on Tuesday.
Hainan: China's Paradise of Exiles
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, interesting, world, environment, culture )

Cal
- 8 days ago - bbc.com
It helps that 61.5% of the island is covered in China's best-preserved tropical rainforest, and that gas, electric and solar all are used as power sources for the 32,900sqkm island.
Identities of Minors Who Admitted to Killing Mohammed Abu Khdeir to Be Revealed Monday
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, violence, murder, kidnapping, trial, law, sadness, Human Rights, death, society, government, politics, ethics, law, crime )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - mondoweiss.net
On Monday three Israelis who admitted to the killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the 16-year old Palestinian who was burned to death over the summer after being abducted from behind his East Jerusalem home in a revenge killing for the unrelated kidnapping...
 

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