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Say Good-Bye to the Four-Year College Degree | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: 4 yer college degree, disappearing )

Deborah
- 13 hours ago - takepart.com
4 year college degree is disappearing
Closing the Diversity Gap in Young Adult Literature | TakePart
Society & Culture  (tags: literature, diversity, young adults reading )

Deborah
- 12 hours ago - takepart.com
Closing the diversity gap in young adult literature.
Pakistani Lawmakers Adopt Landmark Hindu Marriage Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, hindu, women, marriage )

Santanu
- 12 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
ISLAMABAD: In a historic move, Pakistan's parliament has passed the much-delayed bill to enable the country's minority Hindu community to register their marriages.
The Case for a Right to Education
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, children, education, rights, law, freedoms )

Cheryl A.
- 11 hours ago - alternet.org
"The lawsuit is attempting to build off of the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court case Brown vs. Board of Education, and assert that students have a right to literacy under the Fourteenth Amendment."
Australia and the UK Have a Higher Proportion of Inmates in Private Prisons Than the US
Society & Culture  (tags: prison populations, private prisons, ethics, crime, government, rights, police, law, world, society )

Cal
- 22 days ago - pri.org
Australia and the UK have a higher proportion of inmates in private prisons than the US
Robert Reich Has An Urgent Message for Working People
Society & Culture  (tags: Robert Reich, be the change, message for working people, working class, stand up, speak out, organize, mobilize )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - alternet.org
No single person can do what needs to be done, alone. You and I and others must continue to organize and mobilize. Do not find refuge in cynicism. Change is inevitable.Do not wait for politicians to take the lead. We are the leaders.
Elouise Cobell, Blackfeet Woman Who Led $3.4B Settlement in Indian Land Trust Case, Dies at 65
Society & Culture  (tags: Elouise Cobell, Elouise Cobell dies at 65, Blackfeet Indian, Indian Trust Lawsuit, $3.4 Bil. Award, Cobell v. U.S. Department of Interior )

Judy
- 1806 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Elouise Cobell, the Blackfeet woman who led a 15-year legal fight to force the U.S. government to account for more than a century of mismanaged Indian land royalties, died Sunday. She was 65.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand Reform of NBC's Sexist Media Coverage of the Olympics!
Society & Culture  (tags: Olympics media coverage, tv, women, media, ethics )

Cal
- 37 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
One of the worst offenders is NBC. NBC commentators and executives have repeatedly dismissed the success of female athletes, and insulted their female viewers.
Flooded Homes in Baton Rouge, Open Hearts in New Orleans
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, making a difference, Baton Rouge Floods, generosity, society, goodnews, ethics )

Cal
- 40 days ago - csmonitor.com
Efforts to help those displaced by the floods in Baton Rouge, La., include 180 homeowners offering their rental rooms for free.
 
 
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