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Congress: Save Big Bird From Trump PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, PBS, funding )

Anna
- 20 days ago - avaaz.org
The arts provide some of the most beautiful parts of the shared human experience. But Trump is plotting to devastate government funding for the field, including by shutting down PBS -- home to beloved series like Sesame Street.
Give All Girls Hope: A Father's Pledge to Stand Up for Every Daughter, Everywhere PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, women, protection )

Anna
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Half a billion women around the world still cannot read, 62 million girls are denied the right to education, and 155 countries still have laws that discriminate against women. It's our collective responsibility to give them hope.
Governor Abbott: Stop Arresting Lifesaving Good Samaritans!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection )

Anna
- 20 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Abbott's veto sends a message that Texas would rather drug users die than forego the chance of prosecuting someone. That is unacceptable.
Don't Allow Child Marriage PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, girls, marriage )

Anna
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Rescind law that allows parents to marry off their young daughters.
Help Stop Human Rights Abuse in Hawaii's Fisheries PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, abuse, protection, fishing industry )

Anna
- 23 days ago - seaturtles.org
Hawaiian lawmakers are advancing a bill (HB 438) calling for more oversight of the commercial fishing industry after an investigation found hundreds of foreign fishermen confined to boats and some living in subpar conditions.
No Lives Matter   video
Society & Culture  (tags: No Lives Matter, Ice-T, racism, bait and switch, poor, Black Lives Matter )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - youtube.com
Musical video that speaks some truth. Might not be music to all ears but it is a message. Do not fall for the bait and switch This is ugly to the core When it comes to the poor No lives matter. Some swearing in the video just letting you know.
Yusuf Islam - Where Do the Children Play VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Cat Stevens, Where Will The Children Play? )

Rosie
- 27 days ago - youtube.com
Yusuf Islam, formerly Cat Stevens,: a man who created a body of work still admired the world over, a great songwriter amongst a pantheon of songwriters that emerged in the late '60's & 70's, Dylan, Mitchell, Young,
White House Blocks News Organizations From Press Briefing
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump Administration, freedom of the press, fake news, mainstream media, CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times, Buzzfeed, Politico, White House Press conference, Sean Spicer, White House )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - independent.co.uk
White House blocks CNN, BBC, New York Times, LA Times, Buzzfeed, Politico, and more from media briefing. Nothing like this has ever happened at the White House in our long history of covering multiple administrations of different parties.
80 Year Old Regina Brave Arrested Standing Up for Standing Rock
Society & Culture  (tags: Grandmother Regina, Regina Brave, Oceti Sakowin, Standing Rock, Treaty Stand, militarized arrest, Wounded Knee Veteran )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - nativenewsonline.net
Regina Brave affectionately known to many as Grandma Regina was among those arrested as the militarized police swept the Oceti Sakowin encampment of occupants. She is also a 1973 Wounded Knee Veteran and took a Treaty Stand at the camp.
Iowa Moves to Criminalize Peaceful Protest! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protest )

Anna
- 28 days ago - secure2.convio.net
Across the United States, our rights to peaceful means of protest are under attack. These attacks pave the way for our work as animal advocates to be repressed and criminalized. Multiple states have introduced to legislation to severely penalize
These Last Moments of the Standing Rock Protest Will Break Your Heart
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Standing Rock camp, #NoDAPL, Donald Trump, share-holder, order, closure, changed battleground, Energy Transfer Partners, Native Americans, human rights, violations )

Evelyn
- 30 days ago - upworthy.com
This is the end of the Standing Rock camp. For now. "People have said their last prayers, and offered cedar to the sacred fire and are also burning these structures we have ceremonially built, so they must be ceremonially removed,"
Internment, Immigrant Detention, and the Imagined Imperiled Whiteness of U.S. Citizenship
Society & Culture  (tags: racial tension, history, white supremacy, Japanese, Mexicans, others, immigration )

Dandelion
- 33 days ago - kcet.org
The immigration and citizenship laws that prevail in the 21st century United States as well as the enforcement of them reflect Eurocentric racial hierarchies and help create and reproduce a white majority nation.
Oppose The Budget That Destroys Funding for The Arts And Humanities - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Arts and Humanities, budget, NEA, NEH, Donald Trump, petition )

Dandelion
- 33 days ago - signherenow.org
Funding for the NEA and NEH each constitute only .003% of federal spending, an investment that supports some of the worlds greatest literature, art, and cultural institutions.
Judge Dismisses Charges Against Pipeline Protesters Midway Through Trial
Society & Culture  (tags: Standing Rock, DAPL, Judge Allan Schmalenberger, criminal trespass, dismissed )

Dandelion
- 34 days ago - alternativemediasyndicate.com
According to lawyers in the courtroom, Judge Allan Schmalenberger found the prosecutor had not shown the land was posted or that the protesters had been asked by an authorized person to leave at least one of which is required to prove criminal trespass.
The Pathology of the Rich   video
Society & Culture  (tags: super rich, pathology of the rich, dehumanization of workers, coming storm, predatory capitalism )

Dandelion
- 34 days ago - youtube.com
Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth will insulate them from the coming storms.

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