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Restore Women's Right To Withdraw Consent PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, violence, PROTECTION )

- 1 day ago -
Women are being denied the right to change their mind during sex due to a decades-old North Carolina law. This law not only flippantly ignores the well-being and comfort of the women involved, but favors the rapist; many men have taken advantage of this
Support Reauthorization of the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act
Society & Culture  (tags: education, world, career, usa, technical )

- 1 day ago -
Career and technical education (CTE) provides secondary students with engaging, relevant, and hands-on learning opportunities that lead to higher graduation rates and a range of post-secondary education and career options.
Boys Win Right to Wear Shorts By Wearing Skirts in Heat-Wave Protest - Good News Network
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, activists, children, education, fashion )

- 1 day ago -
These overheated schoolboys wore skirts to protest their academy's stuffy dress code âEUR" and were rewarded for their rebelliousness.
To Understand Betsy DeVos's Educational Views, View Her Education
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, students, religion, children, kids )

- 2 days ago -
Public neighborhood schools - the vast majority of schools in this country - were hardly present in the billionaire's childhood or adult life.
'Modern-Day Slavery': Many Southern States Have Prison Inmates Working in Governor's Mansions and Capitol Buildings
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, incarceration, forced labor )

- 2 days ago -
Inmates working at the capitol building in Baton Rouge are a common sight. Prisoners work in the Louisiana governor's mansion and inmates clean up after Louisiana State University football games as well.
Tell Congress: Reject Extreme Cuts to Humanitarian Aid PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, aid, protection )

- 2 days ago -
Right now, lifesaving assistance to tens of millions of people is on the line. The President's fiscal year 2018 budget request slashes humanitarian aid by almost 50% during a time of unprecedented global needs. In the coming months, it will be up to
Most Mormons and Evangelicals No Longer Support Businesses That Refuse to Serve Gays, New Survey Shows
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights, goodnews, GoodNews )

- 2 days ago -
Wonderful. It looks like they are finally starting to get the message.
The Truth About Domestic Terrorism the Right Stubbornly Refuses to Acknowledge
Society & Culture  (tags: extremists, absolutists, right-wingers, terrorism, terrorists, violence, crime )

- 2 days ago -
One group is responsible for an overwhelming majority of attacks, and it's not Muslim extremists.
CEOs Use Virtual Reality to Simulate the Experience of Being Homeless, Face Instantaneous Backlash
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, ignorance, wealth, stupidity, Australia )

- 2 days ago -
Only the corporate elite could have devised an exercise this spectacularly tone-deaf. The rich may be even more divorced from reality than we thought.
Poor People Are Not Involved in Politics Can Activists Change That?
Society & Culture  (tags: organize, poor Americans, voter, activist, politics )

- 3 days ago -
Organizers hope to amplify the voices of those who will be hit hardest by Trumps policies.
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