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Cops Break Up Fight in NYC Subway, Subdue Aggressor, Nobody Dies or Even Injured! (Maybe 'Cause the Cops Were Swedish?) Video +
Society & Culture  (tags: police, Sweden, Swedish cops, NYC, ending a brawl, no injuries, non-violent )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
4 young Swedish cops on vacation managed to stop a brawl w/out shedding blood, breaking necks, shooting in the back or causing any unwarranted killings. Cell phone video shows 4 Swedes calmly moving in- separating the 2, holding down aggressor & asking..
Angelina Jolie-Produced Film 'Difret' Exploits Rape & Exclusion Agony of Young Ethiopian Woman 'Not Told' Star Using Her Story
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopia, 'marriage' abductions, rape, abuse, child wives, Aberash Bekele, landmark trial, 1st challenge, empty victory, exclusion, vengence fear, poverty, 'Difret', Angelina Jolie, glamor, Hollywood-star backing, BBC documentary, Schoolgirl Killer )

LucyKalei
- 2 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Aberash Bekele, 32, was 14 when tried for murder -in landmark Ethiopian case that banned marriage abductions- after killing her kidnapper-rapist-abuser. Rape Victim Who Fought Back & Shamed a Nation now at risk due to award-winning Jolie-promoted film
Earth Day: Leading Scientists Say 75% of Known Fossil Fuel Reserves Must Stay in the Ground - Video + Article
Environment  (tags: EarthDay, The Earth League, scientists, economists, public statement, climate change, fossil fuels, reserves, divest, KEEP IT IN THE GROUND, 2C°, safety limit, tipping point, carbon emissions, national commitments, global warming, COP21 )

LucyKalei
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
EarthLeague scientists, economists mark Earth Day wi public statement urging leaders to fulfill their commitments to avoid danger point global warming & not breach 2C rise, the safety limit govts agreed to. KEEP IT IN THE GROUND real time oil-use counter
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

LucyKalei
- 6 days ago - projects.huffingtonpost.com
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
"A Corporate Trojan Horse": Critics Decry Secretive TPP Trade Deal as a Threat to Democracy
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, SECRET, trade deals, THREATS, Anti-Democracy, opposition, corporate power grab, extrajudicial tribunals, Wikileaks, labor, indigenous rights, activists, agriculture, OGMs, Food Water Watch, FoodDemocracy, petitions, outcry )

LucyKalei
- 9 days ago - democracynow.org
BREAKING: The bill to Fast Track TPP & other secret trade deals officially introduced in Congress 2 days ago: Time to INTENSIFY ACTION- Get ALL PETITIONS here! Listen to Public CitizenâEUR(TM)s Global Trade Watch director & Rep Alan Grayson with Amy Goodman
Defense Department's Defiance of President on Closing Guantanamo Tantamount to Insubordination
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Guantanamo, Obama, Executive Order, closure, mandate, Pentagon, Depart Defense, obstruction, insubordination, CCR, non-execution, prisoner transfers, clearance, stalled, hunger strike, recommitment, dead halt, C.Hagel, Ashton Carter, signatures )

LucyKalei
- 18 days ago - thehill.com
Obama's said repeatedly& clearly that closing Guantánamo is a moral imperative & US national security priority, further stressing that it serves as a recruiting tool for terrorists. Yet, Pentagon continues to obstruct President's mandate to close it!
Guatemalan 'Guinea Pigs' Deliberately Infected With STDs Sue Johns Hopkins University for $1Bn
Health & Wellness  (tags: US govt, human rights abuses, ethics violations, medical experiments, secret program, Guatemalans, non-consensual, guinea pigs, STD infected, lawsuit, JohnsHopkins School of Medicine, federal funding, Rockefeller Foundation, Bristol-Myers Squibb )

LucyKalei
- 23 days ago - theguardian.com
774 plaintiffs seek damages for survivors, spouses & children infected uninformed in secret US govt medical experiments that chose orphans, prisoners, psy ill & prostitutes; failed to provide info or follow-up treatment. Rockefeller Foundation also named
Freedom of Speech: Acclaimed Italian Writer/Poet Facing Jail Over Remark on Sabotage of TAV High-Speed Rail Line Through Alps
Environment  (tags: Erri De Luca, trial, high-profile, target, No-TAV movement, censorship, activism, SusaValley, Val di Susa, Lyon-Turin rail line, freedom of speech, opinion, HuffPost, asbestos, radioactive, toxins, contamination, environment, battle, govt )

LucyKalei
- 34 days ago - opendemocracy.net
Myriads of Italian protesters fighting 20-yr battle to stop 35-mi tunnel being dug thru pristine Susa Valley, due to release of asbestos & other toxic deposits, fiercely opposed by locals & eco-activists. Erri de Luca joined the No-TAV movement 8 yrs ago
The Mind of Mark Defriest: Kafkaesque Detention Tale Captures Shocking Ordeal Behind Bars of Florida Inmate
Society & Culture  (tags: US, prison reform, advocacy, injustice, documentary, “The Mind of Mark Defriest”, mental illness, court psychiatrist, error, indefinite detention, disciplinary reports, prolonged solitary, abuse, rape, torture, Goon Squad, Florida State Prison, warden )

LucyKalei
- 45 days ago - rogerebert.com
Now 54, 27 of last 34 yrs spent in total dark solitary. 1st got 4 yrs for taking pre-probated tools that his late dad willed him, stretched to 105 yrs after repeat Houdini-type escapes & disciplinary reports for minor offenses, erratic conduct. New ending
Abolish Indiana Felony Murder Rule That Puts Teen Burglars in Prison for 45 to 55 Years: Petition & Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Indiana, injustice, Felony Murder, “Elkhart 4”, teenagers, burglary, non-violent, Levi Sparks, Blake Layman, Anthony Sharp, mothers, petition, homeowner, armed, homicide, death, CNN Legal Analyst, defense lawyer, Dr. Phil, videos )

LucyKalei
- 54 days ago - change.org
4 boys broke into home they thought empty. Owner shot, wounding 1 & killing 1, as 4 tried to flee. Now 3 sentenced as adult murderers! Felony murder carries the same sentence as 1st degree murder, but none of them killed anyone- they weren't even armed!
 
 
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