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Missouri Town Agrees That Holding People In Jail Because They're Poor Violates The Constitution
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, jail, bail, criminal justice, Missouri )

- 125 days ago -
"We've been putting poor and mostly black people in jail over traffic tickets in St. Louis and across the country". This kind of thing is being addressed in other places as well.
Jim Bob Duggar Repeatedly Minimizes The Sexual Molestation Of His Own Daughters | ThinkProgress
Society & Culture  (tags: Religion, Fundamentalist Christianity, quiverfull movement, Duggars, Home schooling, Child rape, child protective services, incest, pedophilia, molestation of children, child abuse, denial, sex as sin, misogyny, Christian cult, TV fox news, family )

- 122 days ago -
Shocking! One Comment: did they even mention the hypocrisy of vilifying gay people, claiming they are a threat to children, while harboring a molester in their own home?
Police Attack On Black Children At Pool Party Sparks Outrage, Calls to Mobilize
Society & Culture  (tags: Rights, U.S., Race, Civil Rights, Police State, Texas )

- 122 days ago -
Brutal assault captured on film nationally derided as racist and inhumane
CIVIL LIBERTIES Will the Strange Bedfellow Team of Van Jones and Newt Gingrich Push Congress to Reverse Decades of Criminal Just
Society & Culture  (tags: corrections, justice, prisons, incarceration, jails, reform )

- 122 days ago -
Washington's newest unlikely power couple is the head-turning combination of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and and CNN commentator Van Jones.
How Big Business Invented the Theology of 'Christian Libertarianism' and the Gospel of Free Markets
Society & Culture  (tags: greed, big business, Christianity, Libertarianism, free markets, economic injustice )

- 122 days ago -
The inside history of how Evangelical preachers were used to infuse society with the economic dogma that plagues us today.
'We Are In a Revolutionary Moment': Chris Hedges Explains Why An Uprising Is Coming - And Soon
Society & Culture  (tags: revolution, rebellion, social change, turmoil, interviews )

- 122 days ago -
The status quo is doomed but whether the future will be progressive or reactionary is uncertain, Hedges tells Salon.
Woman Tears Wall Off Burning Shed to Save 4 Kids on First Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: courage, burning shed, Chasity Spence, Arnold Culley, Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, Manitoba )

- 120 days ago -
Spence said she heard children crying and screaming inside a burning storage shed Saturday afternoon and knew she had to get them out somehow.
VIP Historical Paedophile Cover-Up, the Disgrace of a British Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: child abuse )

- 121 days ago -
Paedophiles in positions of power should not get away with crimes against children. It is time for those who were involved who are still alive to be prosecuted in Britain!
New York: Tell New York's Elected Officials to Raise the Age for Criminal Responsibility
Society & Culture  (tags: petition, letter, New York, Kalief Browder, children, prison, jail, age )

- 121 days ago -
For New York State Residents. It is too late to save Kalief Browder, but it's not too late for the countless other children of New York who are suffering untold abuses in adult jails and prisons across the state. Letter to send.
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