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Fire Pro-Rape Sports Commentator - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, women, violence, rape, ethics, media, violence )

Beverly
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Fire the ESPN commentator who said that the rape charges against a basketball star gave him "sizzle."
Justice for Teen Who Was Brutally Gang Raped - ForceChange ~ PLEASE SIGN
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, abuse, children, rights, violence )

Beverly
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Secure the strictest convictions possible for five men who allegedly gang raped teen.
Tell Scribd to Keep Creative Commons Licensed E-Book Away From Technological Measures
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, media, Petitions, E-books, Scribd )

Aaron
- 3 hours ago - change.org
This urgent petition really needs your help! Don't let Scribd Keep Creative Commons licensed E-books under technological measures. According to creative commons; never apply technological measures to reusable content.
Celebrate Indigenous People. Join Minneappolis and Seattle! Columbus Day Is Outdated. - The Petition Site
Society & Culture  (tags: abolish columbus day, Indigenous Peoples Rights )

Slava
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today, let's remember and celebrate the Peoples who were here first! Columbus Day is obsolete. Christopher Columbus arrived as an immigrant to "the New World." He did not "discover" America.
Forget Sleeping. These 15 Real Ghost Stories Are Going To Keep You Up Tonight.
Society & Culture  (tags: ghosts, paranormal, culture, society, sadness, humans, education, women, world, violence, murder, death, crime )

Frank
- 3 hours ago - viralnova.com
Every day, odd circumstances and stories happen all around the world. Regardless of if you believe in the paranormal, there are some stories that might keep your skin crawling because of how strange and real the events are.
Domestic Abuse Victim Devises Cunning Plan to Get Help - By Phoning Up for Takeaway Pizza
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, world, dishonesty, education, family, government, health, humans, violence, women, law, police, rights, sadness, safety, society )

Frank
- 4 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
The woman called 911 and asked for a pizza, surprising the emergency services call operator with what was revealed
Today's Outrageous Facts
Society & Culture  (tags: smoking, sexism, racism, wages, prison, Internet, pollution, suicide, alcohol, movies, income, economic injustice )

Freya
- 4 hours ago - takepart.com
Nonsmokers who live with smokers inhale the same amount of soot and fine dust as a person who lives in a heavily polluted city. And more shocking statistics.
Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead At 71
Society & Culture  (tags: Jack Bruce, Cream, legend, music, died, celebrity, death, obituary, sadness )

Laura
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
One of the greats...
Iran Executes Woman Who Killed Her Alleged Rapist
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, women, world, Iran, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, corruption, environment, ethics, obituary, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society )

Frank
- 5 hours ago - cnn.com
An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against a rapist -- was hanged Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported.
Then They Fight You: Plutocrats on the Defensive Against Social Justice Movements
Society & Culture  (tags: Billionaire, United States, inequality, wealth, Tom Perkins, social justice, democracy )

Dandelion
- 8 hours ago - occupy.com
What is it like to be a billionaire in the United States? According to billionaire venture capitalist Tom Perkins, wealth is a burden made "unbearable" by people of lesser incomes when they demand equality.
 
 
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