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TAKE ACTION NOW! PRESIDENT OBAMA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous right, indigneous rights, justice, leonard Peltier, world, society, politics, government, law, ethics, news, activists, freedoms, rights, usa )

Cal
- 7 days ago - change.org
Leonard Peltier , Ojibwa-Sioux from Turtle Mountain, North Dakota, is the longest held Native American political prisoner in the U.S. He was wrongfully convicted in the 1975 killing of two F.B.I. agents on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
How Jews Built New Life in 'Shanghai Ghetto' Read More: Http://Blogs.Forward.Com/Forwa rd-Thinking/214437/How-Jews-Bu ilt-New-Lif
Society & Culture  (tags: WWII, Jewish refugees, Shanghai, humans, interesting )

Ben
- 47 days ago - blogs.forward.com
A story of WWII Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai to escape Nazi oppression and begin new lives.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop the Trafficking of Children at Major Sporting Events
Society & Culture  (tags: human trafficking, forced prostitution, forced prostitution, children, culture, sadness, law, ethics, politics, sports )

Cal
- 77 days ago - change.org
Every year, approximately 100,000 children are forced into prostitution in the United States... and many are illegally "bused in" to locations hosting major sporting events like the Super Bowl.
GOOD NEWS! In a US First, New Orleans Finds Homes for All Its Homeless Veterans
Society & Culture  (tags: housinghomeless veterans, good news, politics, government, ethics, culture, safety, rights, goodnews, GoodNews, usa )

Cal
- 76 days ago - csmonitor.com
More than 300 mayors have vowed to end veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. New Orleans celebrated the new year by becoming the first city to do so.
Family Sues After Police Fatally Taser 95-Year-Old Man [ + Video 1:38 ]
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, death, police, sadness, violence )

Ellyn
- 278 days ago - nbcnews.com
Wrana was a patient at the Victory Center Nursing home when he refused to go to the hospital for a urinary tract infection. Police were called and eventually used a Taser and a beanbag shotgun to remove the belligerent man by force. He died the next day.
Akagera: Rwanda's Beacon of Hope
Society & Culture  (tags: Akagera National Park, Rwanda, violence, post-genocide recovery, tourism, , Kigal, i )

Jess
- 348 days ago - ft.com
Tourism has played a key part in the country's post-genocide recovery, overtaking coffee and tea as the top source of foreign income.
Is Zionism Compatible With Democracy?
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, zionism, democracy. Palestinian human rights, violations, Shlomo Ben Ami, discrimination, apartheid israeli state, Mehdi Hasan, expulsion, land anexation, Diana Buttu, Gaza, Palestinian refugees, racism, right to self-determination )

Jess
- 348 days ago - aljazeera.com
Transcript: Shlomo Ben Ami - The full text of our debate with the former Israeli foreign minister, on whether Zionism is compatible with democracy.
NY Times Profile of Gazan Long Distance Runner Reveals Reality of Occupation
Society & Culture  (tags: Gazan, nader al-Masri, Palestine, long distance runner, Beijing Olympics, West Bank, freedom ofmovement, Israel blockade, repression, incitement, human rights, tyranny, apartheid regime, Free Gaza, end all us military aid to Israel )

Jess
- 347 days ago - mondoweiss.net
I was saddened to learn recently, that Nader al-Masri, the Gazan long distance runner, who represented Palestine in the 2008 Beijing Olympics by running in the 5000 kilometer race, had been denied entry into the West Bank.
Why We Do It
Society & Culture  (tags: palestinemarathon, right to freedom of movement, UN Human Rights, discrimination, roadblocks, israeli occupation, violations, end all us miltary aid to israel, free Palestine, racism, checkpoints, military zones, apartheid illegal wall, freedoms )

Jess
- 347 days ago - palestinemarathon.com
The right to movement is a basic human right as stipulated in Article 13 of the UN Human Rights Charter: Everyone has the right to freedom of movement.
Psychopaths: How Can You Spot One?
Society & Culture  (tags: psycopaths )

Ellyn
- 355 days ago - healthfreedoms.org
These people lack remorse and empathy and feel emotion only shallowly. In extreme cases, they might not care whether you live or die. These people are called psychopaths. Some of them are violent criminals, murderers. But by no means all.
 
 
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