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TAKE ACTION NOW! Towns Don't Need Tanks: Our Communities Are Not War Zones
Society & Culture  (tags: police, society, safety, police vs. the public military grade wea, government, ethics, crime, culture, americans, politics, law, freedoms, usa, rights )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
The Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Justice are funneling billions of dollars to state and local law enforcement agencies every year to help them purchase military weaponry and equipment. What business do DOD, DHS, and DOJ have funding a wa
GOOD NEWS! First Nations Fisherman Donates 500 Sockeye to Vancouver Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, activists, rights, goodnews, philanthropy, world )

Cal
- 1 day ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
A First Nations fisherman donated 500 of the fish to organizations and a homeless encampment in the downtrodden neighborhood in Vancouver.
New Poll: Americans Are More Cynical and Anxious About the Economy Than Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, recession, polls, employment )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - alternet.org
A newly released study looking into the consequences of the recession for workers has revealed that seven out of 10 Americans say the impact of the Great Recession is permanent, despite lower unemployment and stock market gains.
The Roots of Racism and Rebellion in Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, Missouri, Historical Racism, Cultural Racism, Institutional Racism, #DontShoot, Mike Brown, Murdered, #PoliceBrutality, African-Americans, Youth At Risk )

Brian
- 2 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The whole world knows of Ferguson after the murder of Mike Brown, an unarmed African American teenager. The crime was heinous, but police killings of unarmed Black men are all too common in the U.S.--they take place once every 28 hours."
Give Moral Support to the Gaza-Israel Ceasefire ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, petition, ceasefire, politics, government, freedoms, world, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day 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
- 1 day 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...
NFL Toughens Its Stance on Domestic Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: good news, NFL, Roger Goodell, domestic violence, women, society, culture, ethics, sports, violence )

Carrie
- 1 day 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...
Ex-AP Correspondent Exposes the Media's Israel Obsession
Society & Culture  (tags: journalism, ethics, Hamas, Israel )

David
- 4 days ago - honestreporting.com
He takes the media to task for treating Palestinians as passive victims of an Israel that is treated as the only side that deserves scrutiny &how the media never bothers to take a look at what Hamas really is & quotes examples of stories that were buried.
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.
BREAKING: Suspect Identified In James Foley Beheading Is Failed Rapper (TEXT, VIDEO, and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, James Foley, Jihadi John, terrorists, society, culture, death, crime, violence, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - smh.com.au
British intelligence agencies MI5 and MI6 have identified the man suspected of the horrific beheading of American journalist James Foley.The hooded man with an English accent is believed to be 23-year-old Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, known to fellow Islamic...
 
 
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