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Ferguson Police Drove Over a Michael Brown Memorial After Their Dogs Peed on It
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Brown, Missouri State Rep. Sharon Pace, rose petals, dog peed on memorial, police, Memorial on street )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - nymag.com
Memorial set up on the spot that Michael Brown was shot, his blood still on the road. During this time an eyewitness said that an officer with dog allowed it to pee on Memorial. State Rep. Sharon Pace said rose petals laid there were driven over by police
Walmart Video Shows John Crawford Was Shot on Sight By Cops With No Warning, Family Attorneys Say
Society & Culture  (tags: John Crawford, black man, BB gun, Walmart, Beavercreek, OH, shoot to kill, police )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - dailykos.com
John Crawford was the unfortunate black man holding a BB gun in the toy section of a Walmart Store in OH, when police, in response to several 911 calls, shot and killed him . Crawford did nothing wrong in Walmart. Nothing more, nothing less than shopping.
This War Was Not a War, It Was a Massacre
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, ethics, international law, society, death, women, children, violence, news, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In the first days of this war, every spot on Gaza was a target for Israeli Air Forces. They were using missiles that weighed more than 2 tonnes to destroy a small spot. Many children and women died because of these types of missiles that are unacceptable
Labor Day - Remembering Joe Hill - Bruce Springsteen   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Joe Hill, Labor Day, union organizer, itinerant laborer, songwriter, martyr, folk hero, organize )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
Joe Hill songwriter, itinerant laborer, and union organizer. Thanks in large part to his songs and stirring remarks on the eve of his execution "Don't waste time mourning, organize!" Hill became the best known IWW martyr and labor folk hero.
Iraq Crisis: Cameron Warns of IS Threat to UK
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIL, ISIS, Islamists, threat UK )

Beatrice
- 3 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Islamic State militants could grow strong enough to target people on the streets of Britain unless action is taken, David Cameron has warned. IS video.
After 9 Year Old Shoots Instructor, NRA Pipes Up With Worst Possible Response
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, USA, violence, NRA propaganda )

Teresa
- 3 days ago - dailykos.com
Here's what the NRA Women twitter account piped up with on Wednesday while the rest of American media was showing videotape of a presumably now-traumatized 9-year-old girl losing control of a fully automatic Uzi before spraying her tourist-friendly "instr
GOOD NEWS! First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, activists, rights, goodnews, philanthropy, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A First Nations fisherman donated 500 of the fish to organizations and a homeless encampment in the downtrodden neighborhood in Vancouver.
Think You Can Solve the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? Play This Game
Society & Culture  (tags: world, PeaceMaker Game, Israel, Palestine, interesting, media, news, society, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - motherjones.com
PeaceMaker's creators, Asi Burak and Eric Brown, are the first to admit that their computer strategy game isn't necessarily fun--the word they use is "engaging." PeaceMaker, released in 2007, challenges you to take the seat of either the...
NFL Toughens Its Stance on Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, NFL, Roger Goodell, domestic violence, women, society, culture, ethics, sports, violence )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - usatoday.com
In a lengthy letter sent to every NFL owner on Thursday, Goodell announced enhanced policies and discipline under the personal conduct policy that will result in a six-game suspension for a first offense related to domestic violence or sexual assault...
Give Moral Support to the Gaza-Israel Ceasefire ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, petition, ceasefire, politics, government, freedoms, world, violence )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Horrific Bloodshed Has To Stop. We can only hope and pray that the horrific bloodletting all over the Middle East and around the world will someday truly end. Unfortunately, I fear that humanity will not achieve any permanent peace without the...
Don't Feed the Trolls? It's Not That Simple
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, internet trolls, media, ethics, freedoms, interesting, internet, rights )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - dailydot.com
Initially, "Don't feed the trolls" seems like a perfectly reasonable response to nasty online behavior. Despite its cursory appeal, however, the command raises more issues than it solves--and not just because it brings us right back to the problem of...
New Poll Shows Big Racial Gulf in Opinions on Police Conduct
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society, violence )

Kit
- 4 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Americans of different races have significantly different opinions on police performance - especially as to whether they believe their local forces typically avoid using excessive force and treat blacks and whites equally - according to a new Pew Research
Oregon Independent Citizens Review Panel Says "No" to GMO Labeling
Society & Culture  (tags: Oregon, GMOs, GMO labeling, Measure 92, Citizens Initiative Review Commission )

Brian
- 5 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"The Citizens Initiative Review Commission voted 11-9 to oppose Measure 92, which would require the labeling of food products containing genetically modified ingredients."
Flush Rush - Limbaugh That Is - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Flush Rush, Rush Limbaugh, petition, racist, sexist, bigot, public airways )

Dandelion
- 5 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.

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