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Tell DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz: Resign Immediately.
Society & Culture  (tags: DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz, abortion rights, americans, ethics, family, humans, rights, society )

- 26 days ago -
ACT NOW! Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz just accused young women of "complacency" in the fight for abortion rights.1
Illegal Ivory Market Starting to Tank, Regulators Say
Society & Culture  (tags: illegal ivory market, international trade in ivory, world, abuse, humans, law, rights )

- 26 days ago -
The international trade in ivory has been banned in most of the world since 1989 following a drop in the population of African elephants from millions in the mid-20th century to just 600,000 by the end of the 1980s.
Reports of Harassment, Intimidation on the Rise as Oregon Occupation Enters Second Week
Society & Culture  (tags: Oregon, USA, Terrorists, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Violence, Terrorism, Bundy, federal government, ethics, crime, abuse, news, safety, children )

- 26 days ago -
Sheriff David Ward says reports of vandalism, harassment, and intimidation against local law enforcement and other members of the community have been on the rise
England And Wales Expand The Meaning Of Domestic Abuse
Society & Culture  (tags: Violence against Women, bully, emotional abuse, violence, abuse, England, Wales, psychological abuse, ethics, safety, interesting, GoodNews, law )

- 40 days ago -
A groundbreaking law on domestic abuse takes effect today in England and Wales. It expands the meaning of domestic violence to include psychological and emotional torment.
Sipping Champagne on the Titanic: Twenty Billionaires Own More Than the Bottom Half of Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: greed, wealth, income inequality, economic injustice, 1%, one percent, billionaires )

- 37 days ago -
Reckless, irresponsible greed has created a crisis in which every 38 seconds, a U.S. citizen dies of poverty and poverty-related social conditions.
'Family Values' Republican: Men Should Be Allowed to Grab Breastfeeding Women's Nipples in Public
Society & Culture  (tags: sexism, women, breastfeeding )

- 37 days ago -
New Hampshire state Rep. Josh Moore deleted the comment, but not before it was archived and posted elsewhere.
U.S. Laws Criminalizing Sleeping in Public Have Grown as Much as 60 Percent in Just a Few Years
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, laws, injustice, cruelty, discrimination )

- 37 days ago -
The problem is, the growing number of homeless in this country - more than 600,000 on any given night - often have nowhere else to go.
10 Brutal Realities Of Living In Solitary Confinement
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, confinement, cruelty, brutality, injustice, mental illness )

- 37 days ago -
Solitary confinement is widely considered to be a form of cruel and unusual punishment. Its victims are isolated from society and can go for years without seeing so much as a blade of grass.
Another Reason Economists Don't Know Much About the Economy: The Story of the Robots
Society & Culture  (tags: economics, jobs, employment, middle class, copyrights, protection )

- 35 days ago -
The public's confidence in economists was rightly shaken by the fact that almost no economists recognized the housing bubble and the damage that would be caused by its collapse.
To Change Everything, It's Going To Take Everything We'Ve Got
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, activists, pollution, climate change, hunger, refugees )

- 35 days ago -
And who are we? We are everyone, everywhere, who wants to do this. Everyone, everywhere, who cares what happens to everything - each other, humanity, Mother Earth, nature, the planet, the future creatures for whom what we do this day - this year - will...
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