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School Reform or Permanent Underclass?
Society & Culture  (tags: : Cathleen Black, Education, Education Reform, Michael Bloomberg, Michelle Rhee, New York City, Education News )

Judy
- 1330 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Little or no evidence supports the business model rhetoric. An increasingly disturbing trend among policy elites, involves neo-liberal proclivities for privatizing public services and empowering corporate domination of policy making applied to education.
FBI: New Barbie 'Video Girl' Doll Could Be Used for Child Porn
Society & Culture  (tags: FBI, law agencies, cyber crime alert, Barbie doll, Mattel Inc., "Barbie Video Girl", potential misuse by pedophiles, creating child porn, disseminating child porn, abuse of children, predators, hidden video camera )

Judy
- 1328 days ago - cnn.com
In an alert entitled "Barbie 'Video Girl' a Possible Child Pornography Production Method," the FBI said the doll has a built-in hidden camera in the chest and a small LCD screen for video display in her back.
Privacy Is Passe, So Broadcast Yourself (to Big Brother)
Society & Culture  (tags: society, digital world, digital natives, disclosure, information-sharing, millenials, digital exhibitionism, social media, privacy, George Orwell, 1984 )

Judy
- 1327 days ago - truth-out.org
"You had to live - you did live, from habit that became instinct - in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized." -Winston Smith worries in George Orwell's classic novel, "1984."
Stop Playing Nice, Mr. President
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, democrats, dishonesty, education, government, Lies, media, Obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

Kit
- 1326 days ago - slate.com
Moveon.org is also calling on the president to fight and not let himself "get pushed around." This has led to questions about Obama's manhood that have taken the form of a Courtland Milloy analogy based on an injury Obama got playing ball to...--> Read
Activists Act, Don't Wait, as Senate Holds More Hearings on Future of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, culture, dishonesty, education, freedoms, government, law, military, politics, religion, rights, society )

Kit
- 1322 days ago - truth-out.org
Many believe they are part of a new civil rights movement. As such, they are not just stopping at one piece of legislation, but are demanding full equality under the law. And they have taken to employing an "inside-outside" strategy that, --> Please read
Leonard Peltier Denied Eighth Amendment Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 1322 days ago - truth-out.org
The Eighth Amendment in the US Constitution prohibits, among other things, cruel and unusual punishment of prisoners. This prohibition is the grounds for a lawsuit filed by federal inmate #89637-132, Leonard Peltier, who is considered by many worldwide ->
Support the Equal Rights Amendment**TAKE ACTION!!!***PLEASE SIGN!!!***
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, news, politics, rights, safety, society, women )

Kit
- 1328 days ago - education.change.org
Are you a human being on Planet Earth? Do you believe in fairness and justice? If so then add your name and help this long linglering Bill get passed. What's wrong with Equal Rights? Nothing.
OP-ED: The Erosion of Privacy in 21st Century America
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, rights, privacy, society, safety, security, news, ethics, culture, humans, government, usa )

Cal
- 1330 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
What this country's politicians are missing is the fact that your average American has been subject to the same kind of scrutiny and invasion of privacy that the upper echelons of government are now experiencing. Since 9/11 Americans' privacy has been qui
Creepy Christian Patriarchy Movement Shackles Daughters to Their Fathers and Homes
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, religion, women )

Claire
- 1332 days ago - alternet.org
From the Alternet web site this is one of the scariest articles I have read in a while and its in our own backyard.
Please Take Action: Tell the FDA to Put Tighter Regulations on the Ingredients in Personal Care Products
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, greenproducts, healthy, Sustainabililty, health, medicine, research, study, warning, children )

Claire
- 1331 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Did you know that less that 20% of the chemicals in personal chare products have been tested for health impacts? Tell the FDA to change this!
 
 
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