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DOJ Blasts Albuquerque Police Department's 'Culture of Unjustifiable Aggression's?(Like Our Wars!)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, congress, cheney, corruption, ethics, freedoms, economy, dishonesty, military, media, lies, propaganda, war, terrorism, troops, usa, crime, iraq, bush )

- 3 days ago -
Albuquerque police officers have engaged in a pattern of excessive force, too often using firearms and tasers against people who pose little to no danger, many of whom are mentally ill, according to a scathing review by the US Justice Department released
PETITION: Tell Bill Gates to Divest From Israel's Torture of Palestinians!
World  (tags: news )

- 3 days ago -
Right now, there are more than 5,000 Palestinians in Israeli jails, including 183 children. Human rights organisations have documented widespread torture, including of children and Palestinians are often held without trial indefinitely. Sign the petition?
Your Antidepressants Are Freaking Out the Fish | TakePart
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, interesting, news )

- 2 days ago -
This is who receives your meds when you are done with them.
Please Sign: Tell the UK to Protect Rare Sea Fans From DoM's Warship Dredging
Animals  (tags: Sea Fan Coral, Devonport docks, warship dredging, UK Ministry of Defence, Whitsands Bay, silt, habitat destruction, Plymouth, England, rare coral, biodiversity, protected species, endangered )

- 2 days ago -
Because pink sea fans are so vulnerable to damage and very slow-growing, they are supposed to be protected. But this rare coral found off the coast near Plymouth, Eng. is being buried in silt. The silt comes from dredging for warships at Devonport docks.
Please Sign: Tell Mississippi to Update Its Anti-Gay Sex-Ed Curriculum!
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Mississippi schools, homosexuality, 2003 Supreme Court ruling on sodomy, sex education, anti-gay, discrimination, Gov. Phil Bryant, same-sex marriage, teaching intolerance )

- 6 days ago -
The state that took 148 years to officially abolish slavery has now decided to ignore the 2003 Supreme Court ruling invalidating state sodomy laws. Flying in the face of that ruling, MS has mandated that all its schools teach that homosexuality is illegal
Please Sign: Pakistan, Discipline Police Who Charged Infant With Attempted Murder!
Society & Culture  (tags: Lehore Pakistan, infant charged with attempted murder, poverty, police abuse, Muhammad Mosa Khan, Kashif Ahmed, Judge Rafaqat Alichildren, ethics, law, rights )

- 8 days ago -
In February a 9-month-old boy was fingerprinted and charged with attempted murder by police in Lehore Pakistan. The family's lawyer said the charges should have been dropped, but why was a baby charged with a crime in the first place?!
Nine Month Old Toddler on Attempted Murder Charge - Video
World  (tags: news )

- 9 days ago -
Musa Khan is nine months old - and charged with attempted murder. He's accused with other family members of stoning police and other officials during a raid on the area in Pakistan where he lives. The gas bill had not been paid...
Please Sign: Tell CA to Cut Climate-Credit Incentives for Forest Destruction!
Environment  (tags: Old-growth forests, clear cutting, forest destruction, carbon credits for logging, cap and trade, California, incentivizing forest destruction, Carbon dioxide, climate change )

- 9 days ago -
Older trees remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than newer ones. So why is California now giving companies carbon credits to clear cut old-growth forests? Logging companies should be punished - not rewarded - for forest destruction!
Out of Work, Out of Benefits, and Running Out of Options
Business  (tags: jobs, unemployment, crisis, work )

- 12 days ago -
For people experiencing such long spells without appropriate work, it is a crisis. Often, it is also a conundrum: What should a worker who finds himself out of a job for six months or more do?
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