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End Sexual Assault on College Campuses! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: college, sexual assault, campus, students, law, human rights, investigation )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Over 11 million women are currently making their way to college for the start of their fall semester. 84% of women who reported sexually coercive experiences said the incidents took place within their first four semesters on campus.
Help Canine Companions Prevent Service Dog Fraud ACTION US
Society & Culture  (tags: service dogs, illegitimate service dogs, ethics, family, society, rights, americans )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - cci.org
Service dog fraud is a problem on the rise. We're fighting a new wave of discrimination today because too many misbehaving pets are posing as service dogs and causing business owners to restrict access for people with disabilities.
Please Enact New Federal Laws to Protect Citizens From Police Violence and Misconduct
Society & Culture  (tags: Eric Garner, Michael Brown, John Crawford, tipping point, police violence, shooting, death, executioner, jury, judge, tipping point )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - change.org
It is unacceptable for the police to serve as JUDGE, JURY, and EXECUTIONER. Recent murders of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and John Crawford this past month at the hands of police have so inflamed communities across the country that this is a tipping point.
Defend Journalism That Speaks Truth To Power From Ferguson to Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: Journalism, freedom of the press, harassment, violations, media, truth to power )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Harassing journalists violates one of the most basic premises of the American experiment, denying citizens the information they need to address abuses of power at every level of the government."
Flush Rush - Limbaugh That Is - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Flush Rush, Rush Limbaugh, petition, racist, sexist, bigot, public airways )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - change.org
For decades Rush Limbaugh has been promoting blatant racism, sexism, and anti-gay bigotry on our public airways. In this petition, we are telling Limbaugh sponsors and advertisers, we will not buy products/services that support his hate.
620,000 Military Families Rely on Food Pantries to Meet Basic Needs
Society & Culture  (tags: military, politics, news, poverty amongst the troos, charity, food banks, providing for our military, Food policy, government, ethics, crime, americans )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thenation.com
a new report found that the nation's food pantries serve 620,000 families with a member in the military--another troubling indication that service members battling against poverty must often rely on the generosity of our charities.
Wolf PAC Supports Constitutional Amendment - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Wolf PAC, Constitutional Amendment, Corporations are not people, petition )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - wolf-pac.com
I support a Constitutional amendment saying that corporations are not people and they do not have the right to spend money to buy our politicians.
The Data Brokers: Selling Your Personal Information
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, selling personal inforamtion, dishonesty, priavacy rights, corporate list selling, data brokers, government, usa, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, politics )

Cal
- 5 days ago - cbsnews.com
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight
The Darker Side for Gays in Lebanon
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, politics, law, gayrights, safety, rights, police )

Cal
- 4 days ago - ipsnews.net
In a country where civil liberties remain the prerogative of the powerful and wealthy, the Lebanese gay scene is to be treaded carefully.
GoFundMe: Stop Profiting From Racially-Motivated Donors, Celebrating Michael Brown's Death ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, internet, violence )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown. Join our campaign demanding that GoFundMe return these profits and take down Darren Wilson fundraising
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: This High-End Hair Stylist Gives Free Haircuts To The Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Cal
- 6 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Mark Bustos, who works for the high-end hair salon Three Squares Studio in New York City, spends his days off giving haircuts to homeless people who want them.
The End of Liberal Zionism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Liberal Zionism, politics, government, freedoms, violence, culture, ethics, rights, society, sadness, world, crime, death, news, war, Palestine, Gaza, illegal settlements, interesting )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - nytimes.com
The attacks on freedom of speech and human rights organizations in Israel, the land-grabbing settler movement, a growing strain of anti-Arab and anti-immigrant racism, extremist politics, and a powerful, intolerant religious right -- this mixture has...
SEATTLE: Self-Styled Jihadist Admits to Killing 4 People, Calls It 'Vengeance' for U.S. Actions in Mideast
Society & Culture  (tags: Seattle, Jihadist, Ali Muhammad Brown, murders four, Islam )

Beth
- 3 days ago - q13fox.com
Ali Muhammad Brown, 40, accused of shooting to death two men in Seattle on June 1 and a man in New Jersey later that month was charged Wednesday with gunning down a 30-year-old in the Skyway area in April -- all, he allegedly told police, as "vengeance"
US Journalist Peter Theo Curtis Freed in Syria After Two Years
Society & Culture  (tags: Peter Theo Curtis, release, Qatar, Turkey, Syria, Jabhat al-Nusra Al Qeada )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Jabhat al-Nusra released Peter Theo Curtis, 45, on Sunday, after Curtis was abducted in October 2012 in Antakya, Turkey, where he planned to enter Syria. Peter Theo Curtis had changed his name from Theo Padnos, the name under which he continued to write,
Egypt Calls for Immediate Gaza Ceasefire
Society & Culture  (tags: world, human rights, Egypt, Israel, Palestine, ceasefire, death, society, news, violence, safety, politics )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - aljazeera.com
Egypt has called on Israel and the Palestinians to accept an indefinite ceasefire and resume indirect talks in Cairo to end the Gaza crisis, Egypt's foreign ministry said in a statement. The ministry on Saturday called for "concerned parties to accept...
 

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