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Close Dangerous and Negligent Mental Health Facility,UNSPEAKABLE TORTURE AND DISTRESS FOR MENTAL PATIENCTS
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Patients are kept over-sedated in filthy, hazardous conditions at the Federico Mora mental hospital in Guatemala. An investigation held in conjunction with human rights organization Disability Rights International revealed unbelievable human rights abuses
Stop Sale of Sacred Native American ArtifactsFRANCE MUST MORALY RETURN THOSE THOSE ARTIFACTS TO AMERICA!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, arts, corruption, education, ethics, government, rights, society, sadness )

Rose ann
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
According to an embassy statement, a Navajo delegation has argued that the artifacts rightly belong to the tribes after they viewed them at an auction in Paris. The Navajo tribe considers these objects to be living beings and saw many sacred belongings in
Reject Armored Vehicles for Local Police.THIS DOESNT BODE WELL FOR LAW ABIDING AMERICAN CITIZENS!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, environment, ethics, freedoms, humans, movies, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Rose ann
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
Militarization of state and local police forces is a rapidly growing problem. The small city of Santa Cruz, California is currently debating whether to buy a BearCat militarized armored vehicle for its local force. We must urge Mayor Don Lane to reject....
DonâEUR(TM)t Desecrate Sacred Native American Site for Tourism.GOODWILL TO THE INDIANS .SHOW RESTPECT!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, environment, ethics, government, humans, law, philanthropy, politics, religion, rights, sadness, society )

Rose ann
- 1 hour ago - forcechange.com
We cannot allow our government to once again spit in the faces of the people we've devastated with our greed and cruelty. The past can never be righted as long as we continue to steal sacred land from Native Americans.RENDER THOSE SACRED TO THE INDIANS.
Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Killed in Brooklyn Ambush; Suspect Commits Suicide
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, politics, sadness, obituary, usa, society )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - nytimes.com
Two police officers sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn were shot at point-blank range and killed on Saturday afternoon by a man who, officials said, had traveled to the city from Baltimore vowing to kill officers.
Pulled Over for Playing the Wrong Song? Authoritarianism Is Creeping Up on America
Society & Culture  (tags: fascism, police state, civil liberties, civil rights, censorship, oppression )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them.
America's Decay Into a Violent, Cruel Place
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, police brutality, ignorance, racism, police state, militarization, civil rights, civil liberties )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - alternet.org
It seems police can get away with anything: choking men who have surrendered; shooting unarmed teens; knocking pregnant women to the ground. While the issues involving race, civil rights and the relationship between law enforcement and communities are...
How to Overcome Our Biases ? Walk Boldly Toward Them
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, culture, interesting, biases, humans )

Monka
- 2 hours ago - ted.com
Diversity advocate V. Myers looks closely at some of the subconscious attitudes we hold toward out-groups.
Teen Shot Dead After Attacking CHP Officer With A Machete In Humboldt County
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 4 hours ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
A California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete, and the officer was hospitalized with major injuries, officials said.
Gunman Executes 2 NYPD Cops as 'Revenge' for Garner
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 4 hours ago - nypost.com
Two uniformed NYPD officers were shot dead Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner -- in what investigators believe was a crazed gunman's ­assassination-style mission to avenge Eric Garner and Michael Brown.
Top 5 Groundbreaking Movements That Rocked the Boat in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, Palestine, minimum wage, net neutrality, immigration, police brutality, racism, Black Lives Matter )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
2014 was an unjust year to say the least. From corporations pursuing control of the Internet to cops getting away with murder, the last 12 months were certainly filled with oppression. But that doesn't mean people didn't fight back.
10 Best Things About Being An Atheist on Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Christmas, winter, atheism, atheists )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
When it comes to wrapping paper, travel and movies, the holidays can be a special time even for non-believers.
Police 'Reforms' You Should Always Oppose
Society & Culture  (tags: police, police violence, police brutality, police accountability, police reform, police cameras, community policing, police accountability, Ferguson, protests )

BMutiny
- 12 hours ago - truth-out.org
Here is a simple guide for evaluating any suggested 'reforms' of U.S. policing in this historical moment. Are the proposed reforms allocating more money to the police? If yes, then you should oppose them. Root-cause changes or band-aids is the issue.
Ralph Lauren Sorry for Native American Ad Photos - CNN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: ralph lauren, advertising, native americans, genocide, assimilation, western clothing, western gear, the American West, genocide, forced assimilation )

BMutiny
- 13 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
'the imagery is not only ignorant, it's a harsh reminder of a time of extreme oppression, and even genocide, for the nation's indigenous people.' A time when Native Americans were FORCED to wear "Western clothing" instead of their traditional items.
Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Beit Jala Christmas Tree Lighting
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas celebrations 2014, Palestinian Christian community, West Bank, Gaza, occupation, freedoms of movement-religion, tourism, Holy Land, Beit Jala, Bethlehem, Beit Sahourworld, society )

Jess
- 16 hours ago - maannews.net
Hundreds of Palestinians attended a Christmas tree lighting festival in the Bethlehem-area village of Beit Jala
Paradise Lost: The Hippie Refugee Camp
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, forests, GoodNews, habitat, healthconditions, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, trees, activists, politics, rights, society )

Marjolein
- 17 hours ago - worldwidehippies.com
By MessyNessy at messynessychic.com - Let me tell you about a place called Taylor Camp, a tropical ocean-front utopia without rules, politics or bills to pay. Anti-establishment all the way, clothing was optional and decisions were made according to t...
The British Undercover Cop Who Went Too Far
Society & Culture  (tags: spying, police agents, agents provocateurs, surveillance, spies, British Intelligence, betrayal, protest groups, animal rights in Britain )

BMutiny
- 17 hours ago - newyorker.com
A British Police Officer had insinuated himself into an Animal Rights group in the 1980's, leading a double life under an alias, having a son by one of the members, then completely disappearing from their lives on another assignment.. emotional havoc.
Israel Grants Palestinian Christians Travel Visas for Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas, Christians, Israel, Palestinians )

David
- 20 hours ago - jns.org
700 Palestinian Christians living in Gaza will be able to visit family members in Israel or the West Bank. 500 Palestinian Christians from the West Bank will be allowed to travel to Gaza to visit family. Christmas visas are "confidence-building measures"
How It Feels to Be a Kid on Welfare
Society & Culture  (tags: welfare, public dole, children, poverty, food stamps, SNAP )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - yahoo.com
While most political comments don't hit me very hard (we all have a right to our opinion), I have a difficult time with those that group any set of people into a section and blame and berate them.
Pakistan Hangs Two Terrorists in Response to Peshawar Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: terrorism, jihad, Pakistan, massacre, school children, Taliban )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Pakistan hanged two convicted terrorists late on Friday night in what is expected to be a series of overnight executions in response to widespread revulsion and anger at the massacre of 141 pupils and teachers by Taliban assassins in Peshawar earlier
Will Religion Ever Disappear?
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Not completely. Like it or not, religion will remain with us.
Virunga
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, environment, humans, politics, animals )

Barry
- 1 day ago - virungamovie.com
VIRUNGA IS THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF A GROUP OF BRAVE PEOPLE RISKING THEIR LIVES TO BUILD A BETTER FUTURE IN A PART OF AFRICA THE WORLD'S FORGOTTEN AND A GRIPPING EXPOSE OF THE REALITIES OF LIFE IN THE CONGO. Watch the movie and spread the word.
50 Years of Gentrification: Will All Our Cities Turn Into Deathly Canberra? | Art and Design | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: urban design, gentrification, canberra, best cities, planning, desirable, community )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
What makes a liveable city? Having lots of nice parks, you might think, a decent public transport system, good schools and hospitals, great architecture, exciting nightlife, easy access to the countryside.
Juvenile Justice System Still a Hotbed of Sexual Assault on Children: DOJ Study
Society & Culture  (tags: children, crime, culture, government, rights, society, violence, corruption )

Bonni
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
"Juvenile inmates are 35 percent more likely to be sexually assaulted than the rest of the prison population." It's time to take notice and demand change related to what happens to our children in the U.S. justice system.
7 Common Misconceptions About the Hebrew Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: history, archaeology, ancient, history, religion, bible )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
This is something Fundamentalists can think about.
George Clooney on the Sony Hack and the Demise of 'The Interview': 'The World Just Changed'
Society & Culture  (tags: sony, film, the interview, cancellation, attack, George Clooney, americans, arts, corruption, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, movies, rights, society, usa, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.movies.yahoo.com
The most powerful people in Hollywood were so fearful to place themselves in the cross hairs of hackers that they all refused to sign a simple petition of support
'Il Silenzio' - Melissa Venema (13 Yo)
Society & Culture  (tags: Il Silenzio, dutch, holland, concert, trumpet, liberation day, arts, child, culture, ethics, freedoms, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - flixxy.com
Annually, on "Liberation Day," memorial services are held for "the men who died to liberate Holland." The day concludes with a concert. The final piece is always "Il Silenzio," a memorial piece commissioned by the Dutch
 

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