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D.E.A. Is Changing Its Name
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, family, humans, rights )

Patricia
- 4 hours ago - care2.com
The group D.E.A. is changing its name to "Helping victims of abuse worldwide". This group will now focus on all victims of abuse from forced child marriage to victims of physical and emotional abuse. Please come and help us to help those without help
Charges Dismissed After Man Served 34 Years of Life Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms )

Phyllis
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Michael Hanline, 69, was the longest-serving wrongfully incarcerated inmate in California history
URGENT PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE: A 9yo BOY IS FACING DEPORTATION BECAUSE OF HIS AUTISM
Society & Culture  (tags: child, children, family, government, deportation )

Katka
- 4 days ago - change.org
On the 27th of April the Australian government is going to deport a 9-year-old boy to the Philippines because of his autism. Tyrone has spent almost his entire life in Australia, English is the only language he hears.
Paul McCartney Calls for End to Commercial Seal Hunt, Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Paul Mccartney, Seal Hunt, canada humane society international, activists, death, government, humans, murder, sadness, society, world )

Lone
- 7 days ago - cbc.ca
Former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney is once again calling for an end to the commercial seal hunt off Canada's East Coast. McCartney appeals for a stop to what he calls a "senseless slaughter" in a statement released by Humane Society International.
Our Broken Congress Has Work To Do And A $$$ Addiction
Society & Culture  (tags: mailman, air mail, Doug Hughes, Congress, money out of politics, non violent civil disobedience, dissent )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - thedemocracyclub.org
I am Doug Hughes, a mailman, pilot and the author of this web site. In my time, I have delivered a lot of letters, and I am delivering 535 letters by air mail today a special delivery to every member of the US Congress.
Compare Arrest Rates In USA
Society & Culture  (tags: arrest rates in USA, minorities, blacks, Ferguson, MO, disparity )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - gannett-cdn.com
Blacks are far more likely to be arrested than people of other races, and in some places, dramatically so. Using FBI arrest records, USA TODAY found nearly 1,600 places where the disparity in arrest rates is more pronounced than in Ferguson, Mo.
Julie Cavanagh Teacher: On Special Needs Testing   video
Society & Culture  (tags: testing for students with special needs, Julie Cavanagh, teacher, special needs, definition of insanity, cookie cutter tests, common core )

Dandelion
- 10 days ago - youtube.com
This is Autism Awareness Month and while we are educating ourselves on this we need to understand that these children have an even harder time trying to take all these cookie cutter tests. As this teacher said "this is the definition of insanity."
Elementary and Secondary Education Act 50th Anniversary April 11 of 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: ESEA, 50th Anniversary, No Child Left Behind, Race To The Top, educational opportunities, testing, federal investment )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - janresseger.wordpress.com
ESEAs original goal was very different from No Child Left Behinds goal: expanding educational opportunity for poor children through federal investment in their schools which were underfunded not the current federal strategy demanding extensive testing.
Take Action for Purvi Patel! - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Purvi Patel, miscarriage, miscarriage of justice, draconian laws, child neglect, feticide )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - feminist.org
33-year-old Purvi Patel was convicted based on highly contested junk science that was literally developed in the 17th century of child neglect and feticide. Patel says she suffered a miscarriage and there is no evidence to show otherwise.
In NYCs Top Charter Schools Students Are Reportedly So Scared To Take A Break They Wet Their Pants
Society & Culture  (tags: third grade, testing, usa, NYC, students stressed, students wetting pants )

Dandelion
- 15 days ago - businessinsider.com
Former staff members described students in third grade and above wetting themselves during practice tests, either because teachers did not allow them to go to the restroom or because the students themselves felt so much pressure that they did not dare to
 
 
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