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Why Cyntoia Brown, Who Is Spending Life in Prison for Murder, Is All Over Social Media
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, ethics )

- 16 days ago -
Brown is serving a life sentence for the murder of a Nashville man in 2004. According to Brown, after a childhood marked by abuse and drugs, she was raped and forced into prostitution by a pimp, and ended up killing one of her clients out of self defense
All We Want Is Freedom - Not Another Prison Camp | Behrouz Boochani | Opinion | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, detention camps, refugees, asylum seekers, humans, rights, sadness, human rights )

- 25 days ago -
Manus prison has reached a historic landmark. Hundreds of refugees have been refusing to leave the prison camp and, as a result, the situation has morphed into a large-scale humanitarian crisis.
Why Study the History of the KKK? We Are Currently Reliving It
Society & Culture  (tags: KKK, history, today, journalist, Donald Trump, far right )

- 33 days ago -
It should not surprise any journalist working today that the appetites of the press helped the second wave of the Klan grow. Sometimes sunlight is a disinfectant and sometimes it is a growth agent.
U.S. Billionaire Bonanza 2017: 3 Men Now Own More Wealth Than the Bottom Half of the Country Combined
Society & Culture  (tags: inequality, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, staggering statistic, income gap )

- 26 days ago -
Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are the super-rich guys. Anyone tracking the growing concentration of wealth can tell you the rich are getting richer.
Trying to Find My Way Home   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Veterans Day, Trying to Find my Way Home, PTSD, suicide, war )

- 31 days ago -
We place our loved ones in uniform to protect our freedom is the story. How many today will really understand what these Veterans gave of themselves? How many think about that when we go into war after war without debate or declaration?
Adopt Australia's Gun Control Laws In The USA
Society & Culture  (tags: guns, firearms, violence, massacres, gun reform, petitions )

- 33 days ago -
Australia has not experienced a mass shooting in over 20 years, because of strong gun control. Add your name if you want to adopt their gun laws in the USA, and put an end to mass shootings in America for good!
Petition: Bring Asylum Seekers From Manus Island and Nauru to Australia Now! · Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, refugees, asylum seekers, ethics, freedoms, humans, sadness, detention camps )

- 37 days ago -
Leaving people to suffer in dangerous, horrific conditions is shameful and a breach of human rights.It should be the Australian government's top priority to bring asylum seekers from Manus Island and Nauru to Australia immediately.
Manus Island Refugees Beg NZ for Help
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Islands, Australia, detention camps, refugees, asylum seekers, ethics, freedoms, humans, government, sadness )

- 39 days ago -
"We on Manus Island we have lost hope and the only hope we now have is the New Zealand government. The honourable prime minister of New Zealand, we are begging you and pleading you to help us. We need your help."
Manus Island: Peter Dutton Blames Refugee Advocates for Making Asylum Seeker Stand-Off Worse
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, refugees, asylum seekers, detention camps, ethics, freedoms, humans, sadness )

- 38 days ago -
Hollywood star Russell Crowe has weighed in on the Manus Island stand-off, as Peter Dutton blamed refugee advocates for making the 'difficult' situation worse.
'F...Ing Disgraceful': Russell Crowe Unloads on Manus Island Crisis
Society & Culture  (tags: Manus Island, Australia, detention camps, refugees, asylum seekers, ethics, freedoms, humans, sadness )

- 38 days ago -
Actor Russell Crowe has lashed out at Australia's handling of the escalating situation at the Manus Island detention centre, labelling it a "nation's shame" and offering to house and support refugees himself.
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