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Fox Hosts Outraged That Texas 911 Operators Are 'Forced' to Help Dying Non-English Speakers (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox "News", society, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, humans, news, safety, rights, politics, law )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - rawstory.com
The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday were shocked to learn that emergency responders were "forced" to serve non-English speakers in life-threatening situations even if the callers were suspected of entering the country illegally.
Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
War's First Casualty - The Truth   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill Moyers, Charles Lewis, Investigative Journalist, war, facts, logic, reason )

Dandelion
- 6 days ago - youtube.com
Bill Moyers speaks with investigative journalist Charles Lewis about why facts, logic and reason are often missing in the rush to war.
Help Tell America's Stories: Manhattan Project National Historical Park ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: National Parks Conservation Association, Manhattan Project, history, war, government, news, world, society, humans, culture )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - secure.npca.org
We believe that this national park site will allow visitors to consider the project's many ethical, cultural, and scientific implications. This is not a park to celebrate the creation of atomic weapons,but to put into context the impacts,both positive and
Enough's Enough: Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell to Take Violence Against Women Seriously ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, women, society, sports, NFL, culture, ethics, humans, interesting, news, crime, rights, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Violence against women is an obvious,long-term problem facing the NFL. Arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue,but the league has done little or nothing. Commissioner Roger Goodell has issued longer suspensions for pot smoking
UN Shelter for Refugees Bombed Amid Warning of 'Dire' Conditions in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: war, world, human rights, Israel, Gaza, UNRWA, death, ethics, safety, news, freedoms, dishonesty, crime, humans, society, violence )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) spokesmen Chris Gunness told Al Jazeera, "We gave the Israelis the precise GPS co-ordinates of the Beit Hanoun shelter. We were trying to co-ordinate a window [for evacuation] and that was never granted."
Lawyers Demand Investigation of 'Horrifically Botched' Two Hour Execution in Arizona
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, death penalty, botched execution, Joseph Wood, death, crime, ethics, humans, society, news, law, abuse, corruption )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Lawyers for a convicted double-murderer whose lethal injection in Arizona dragged on for two hours, while witnesses watched him gasping for breath and attorneys scrambled to halt the process, have called for an outside review of the "horrifically botched
The Most Harrowing, Heart-Breaking Dispatches From Palestinians in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, violence, safety, Human rights, Gaza, Palestinians, Israel, humans, freedoms, ethics, sadness, society, death, crime, politics, government, children, women, humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
As Israeli forces bombard the Gaza Strip by air, land, and sea, some 1.8 million Palestinians are largely stuck inside their homes, shaken by relentless explosions, wondering if and when their turn to die will come. When death does strike,...
Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell To Take Violence Against Women Seriously
Society & Culture  (tags: NFL, women, violence, high profile arrests, Commissioner Goodell )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
As high-profile arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue, the league has done little or nothing. Players have been receiving harsher sentences for smoking pot than for violence against women, this sends a wrong signal.
Throwback Thursday Protect Texas Textbooks ~ Jon Stewart VIDEO ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Texas, school children, history textbooks, Jon Stewart, Throwback Thursday, children, education, ethics, society, freedoms, politics, government, rights )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - tfn.org
In a weekly series we're calling ThrowbackTexas, Jon Stewart gives you a great primer on exactly how partisan, revisionist and petty the Texas SBOE can be. Watch the video, add your name in support of honest, accurate history textbooks for Texas schools.
Maher to Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Republicans Hate You for Being Black and Smarter Than Them (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, republicans, racism, Bill Maher, TV, Neil deGrasse Tyson, society, media, politics, ethics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Maher opined that Republicans dislike Tyson because "you're a scientist and you're a black one" and it upsets them that Tyson is demonstrably "smarter than they are, so it's terrible, it's like Obama: a black person taking a white person's job because...
The American Jewish Community Must Value All Life
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, American Jews, Zionism, Judaism, religion, rights, ethics, society, politics, freedoms, government, world )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - stltoday.com
When an Israeli dies, the American Jewish community is quick to mourn, to condemn their death, to pray for peace. But where is the American Jewish community when the Israeli government mistreats, invades and kills Palestinian families on a daily basis?
To the Family of the One Thousandth Victim of Israel's Genocidal Slaughter in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, government, politics, religion, ethics, crime, death, society, culture, freedoms, rights, sadness, violence, law, murder, human rights )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
I am afraid to say the Israeli media and academia are fully behind the massacre apart from few, hardly audible voices in this inhuman wilderness. I am not writing this to tell you that I am ashamed -- I long ago dissociated myself from this state...
Israel's Right-Wingers Have Problems With Facts
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, right wing, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, humans, interesting, world )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - haaretz.com
Israel's right-wingers never stop providing spectacular examples of the all-too-human tendency to avoid facts that contradict their worldview. I showed how the Anti-Defamation League's anti-Semitism survey demonstrates the falsity of Netanyahu and Co.'s..
Stop Online Child Abuse *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, family, humans, internet, law, media, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 7 days ago - forcechange.com
According to a U.S. watchdog group, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), there has been a dramatic rise in child abuse images posted to commonly used areas of the Internet. But this isn't just a problem in the United States....
 

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