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These Nine Indigenous Voices Are Inspiring Us Right Now
Society & Culture  (tags: International Day of the World's Indigen, culture, world, americans, freedoms, corruption, human rights )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Each person featured here is one of many who are doing amazing work together, on the particular indigenous rights campaigns mentioned and on many more.
McCain Chased Off Reservation By Pissed-Off Navajo Activists (VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Navajo Sacred Land, John McCain, mining on Apache land, culture, government )

Nancy
- 13 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
McCain demonstrated his truly greedy and inconsiderate nature when it came to native concerns by introducing an 11th hour amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act ceding sacred Apache land, Oak Flat, to a foreign mining corporation.
Rebuilding a Jail, Orleans Parish Thinks Small
Society & Culture  (tags: New Orleans jail, prison reform, Katrina, society, americans )

Nancy
- 9 days ago - takepart.com
Abandoned by correctional staff when Hurricane Katrina hit, inmates at the Orleans Parish Prison stood chest-deep in sewage-tainted floodwater for as long as four days before they were rescued.
Two Albuquerque Police Officers Will Face Murder Trial In Homeless Camper Slaying
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, law, ethics, corruption, abuse, crime, freedoms, humans, rights, safety, sadness, news, government, murder, death )

Carrie
- 9 days ago - freeabq.com
Bernalillo County District Judge Neil Candelaria ruled Tuesday that there was probable cause to hold former officer Keith Sandy and officer Dominique Perez over or trial on second-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter charges.
YouTube Stars Use 'Miscarriage' to Push for Jesus ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, YouTube videos, viral pregnancy, women, religion, politics, ethics, family, society, culture, dishonesty, health, humans, rights, sadness, law, interesting )

Carrie
- 16 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The accelerated timeline of viral pregnancy announcement, miscarriage video, and sudden career change has raised eyebrows. "This feels extremely artificial," reads one YouTube comment with more than 700 upvotes.
How Uninformed US Politicians Help ISIS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Americans, government, ISIS, republicans, Muslims, Islam, religion, Christianity, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, interesting, abuse, sadness, politics, culture, violence )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - rawstory.com
The GOP PC police have shown themselves willing to undermine America's fight against psychopathic monsters to score political points with the uninformed. Equating all of Islam with terrorism, insulting the religion & Muhammad, burning Korans, brings ...
New Yorkers Rally for, and Against, Iran Deal Outside Schumer Office in Midtown Manhattan ~ TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Iran deal, Senator Chuck Schumer, New York rally, politics, government, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, safety, humans, news, activists )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - mondoweiss.net
New Yorkers rallied Monday outside the midtown Manhattan office of Senator Chuck Schumer, most of them demonstrating against his decision to oppose the Iran deal. Counterprotestors also assembled, expressing support for Schumer.
Israel's 'Blame the Hand' Excuse for Settler Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Palestine, West Bank, Israel, Israeli government, settler violence, illegal settlements, politics, government, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, news, interesting, abuse, society, culture )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - mondoweiss.net
It's not the settlers who created Ariel, a city-settlement of 20,000 in the heart of the West Bank. It's not the settlers who are denying Palestinians civil rights, it's not the settlers flouting international law ~ it's the Israeli government.
Gaza Reconstruction Finally Begins Over a Year After Israeli Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israeli destruction, Israel, Gaza, rebuilding, PA, US, politics, rights, family, government, ethics, freedoms, humans, society, news )

Carrie
- 17 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Reconstruction is now being seen in nearly all of Gaza's districts as part of the funds that were pledged at the Cairo Conference to reconstruct Gaza have started to be delivered to. The conference was held in October, 2014, & raised about $3.5 billion.
Enlightened Despots, Then and Now: The Truth About An Islamic Enlightenment
Society & Culture  (tags: The Enlightenment, Thomas Hobbes, Jihadists, ethics, culture, laicity, civic, faith, reason, religion, science, traditional authority, democracy, religious violence, tolerance )

Evelyn
- 17 days ago - foreignaffairs.com
Calls for enlightenment in the Islamic world typically fail to recognize a few vital facts, not least of which is that Islamic societies have been grappling for generations with the Enlightenment, both the West's and their own.
 
 
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