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REMOVE SENATOR EICHELBERGER AS CHAIR OF SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Society & Culture  (tags: children, schools, Pennsylvania, education, petitions )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - act.keystoneprogress.org
We believe that education should strive to afford the highest opportunities to all students regardless of their race, income, or zip code. Sen. Eichelberger's comments irrefutably demonstrate that he does not believe in opportunities for all of PA's kids.
How to Act Around Police for Black Parents
Society & Culture  (tags: law, police, rights, sadness, safety, society, politics, religion, women, culture, death, education, children, child, ethics, family, abuse, americans )

Angelus
- 14 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Or-- a "A child's guide on how to avoid being killed by police"
Quarterback Says Women Should Shut Up and Keep Their Place
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, americans, abuse, girls, women, sports, athletes, sexism, culture, ethics, family, women, usa, rights, sadness )

Angelus
- 14 hours ago - cnn.com
Actually it probably works out better if men follow that advice
Undocumented UFOs Breach Borders Around the World
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, SupremeCourt, UFOs, tourism, ET, Star Trek, military, troops, republicans, congress, democrats, law, police, world, travel, transportation, religion, internet )

Angelus
- 14 hours ago - video.foxnews.com
You are vacationing in your ship and decide to checkout Earth, and sample the varied fruits-- then you realize you grabbed a **** sandwich! Imagine what aliens think of the messed up world we have made! Will the Wall keep them out? ICE help!
Will Americans Submit to Despotism in An Urge to 'Escape From Freedom'? Erich Fromm Saw It Coming
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump regime, fascism, tyrants, dictators, manipulation, populism )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
The pioneering psychologist explained the rise of Hitler with an analysis that seems way too relevant now.
Tell DeVos and Sessions That They Must Enforce the Title IX Rights of Trans Students
Society & Culture  (tags: sexuality, gender identity, trans sexual, LGBTQ, civil rights, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 15 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
The federal government has a responsibility to ensure students can learn free from gender-based discrimination. By rescinding the guidelines that told schools how to follow the law, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions are
Donald Trump Will Use Every Weapon to Stamp Out the Grassroots Resistance
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, protests, activists, movements, civil rights, human rights, Trump regime, oppression, tyranny, dictatorship )

Freya
- 15 hours ago - alternet.org
Democracy extends far beyond the ballot box âEUR" it includes the active participation of labor and racial justice movements in civil society.
Macclesfield M.P. Defends Intention To Vote To Bring Back Fox Hunting.
Society & Culture  (tags: Fox Hunting, Vote, M.P., Blood Sport, Animal Cruelty )

Derek
- 15 hours ago - macclesfield-express.co.uk
He said, I appreciate that many people have sincerely held views about hunting and I respect their views. Having considered the matter carefully, I do not believe that animal welfare is best served by the Hunting Act.
Muhammad Ali's Son Detained at Airport, Claims Officials Asked Him About Being Muslim
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, detainment, Muslims, discrimination, prejudice, bigotry )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
Muhammad Ali Jr., son of the late boxing legend, was detained at the Miami International Airport Friday while returning with his mother from Jamaica.
Australia's Mem Fox, Detained By U.S.Immigration!
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, rights, abuse, freedoms )

Mitchell
- 16 hours ago - dailykos.com
So fast to assume guilt of some sort, Ms.Fox, and others, were treated miserably in the name of MY country!
Activism: Undocumented Communities Organized and Ready to Fight Trump's Mass Expulsion Orders
Society & Culture  (tags: immigrants, crackdowns, oppression, ICE, resistance, activism, strikes )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
From strikes to sanctuary campaigns, sustained resistance continues to sweep the country.
The Other Right-Wing Tidal Wave Sweeping America: Federal and State Preemption of Local Progressive Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: laws, oppression, minimum wage, discrimination, taxes, sanctuary )

Freya
- 16 hours ago - alternet.org
Preemption allows corporations to boost their profits by suppressing local government power, community groups and citizens.
Former Tribal Leader Karen Diver, Now Teaching at UMD, Discusses Her Time With the Obama Administration | Duluth News Tribune
Society & Culture  (tags: Tribal leader, Karen Diver, Obama )

Deborah
- 16 hours ago - duluthnewstribune.com
What do you do after finishing a job where you helped shape federal policy and occasionally ran into the leader of the free world?
Native History: AIM Occupation of Wounded Knee Begins - Indian Country Media Network
Society & Culture  (tags: AIM, Wounded Knee, February 27, 1973 )

Deborah
- 17 hours ago - indiancountrymedianetwork.com
Remember AIM Occupation of Wounded Knee February 27, 1973
Robb: Racketeering Law Unfair to More Than Just Protesters
Society & Culture  (tags: demonstrations, protests, laws, injustice, oppression, racketeering )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - azcentral.com
Republican lawmakers often get a bum rap. But sometimes they deserve all the raspberries directed their way. The bill subjecting protests to the state's anti-racketeering laws is an instance of the latter.
Stop the Attack on Net Neutrality
Society & Culture  (tags: internet censorship, neutrality )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
The petition to Congress and the FCC reads: "Stop attacking net neutrality. Oppose any actions that would threaten net neutrality and roll back the important protections put in place by the FCC in 2015."
Outlaw Law Enforcement Use of Tasers
Society & Culture  (tags: tasers, taser deaths, enforcement unit )

FOTEINI
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Civil Rights Movement was a movement that invoked passive resistance. If that same resistance were to be employed in 2008 or for years to come until there is a moratorium on taser use by law enforcement, we wonder how many citizens would get tasered f
Tell FedEx: Stop Supporting the NRA!
Society & Culture  (tags: NRA propaganda, fedex, gun control )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
FedEx should not have any part in building the NRAâEUR(TM)s membership and advancing its lethal agenda.
Turn the White House âEUR~GoldâEUR(TM) for Kids With Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: White House, Donald Trump, children, child, cancer, health )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - change.org
Did you know that every 2 minutes, a child somewhere in the world is diagnosed with Pediatric cancer? A normal childhood comes to a halt for these kids. And each day in the U.S., 7 families have to bury their brave, beloved children...
This 1967 Classroom Experiment Proved How Easy It Was for Americans to Become Nazis
Society & Culture  (tags: history, education, schools, fascism, lessons, Nazis, obedience, conformity, oppression, experiments )

Freya
- 1 day ago - timeline.com
When Ron Jones, a social studies teacher in Palo Alto, CA, set out to teach his 10th grade students about the events leading up to the Holocaust, he found that many of them couldn't get over how ordinary Germans had been coerced into complicity.
Robert Reich Has One Sure Way to Hit Trump Where It Hurts
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, store boycott )

Rob
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Go to www.grabyourwallet.org for a complete list of companies to boycott.
   

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