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Stonewall Jackson Blocks Justice for Michael Brown
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Brown, Ferguson, MO, racism, cop kills teen, cop shoots teen, police officer shoots teen, police officer kills teen, police brutality, racial issues )

Tonya
- 2 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The Ferguson police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown, didn't call in the shooting. Brown's body was left in the middle of the street for more than four hours. No aid was administered. Brown's body was hauled away in a black SUV.
This Is About Finding Justice' for a Kid
Society & Culture  (tags: race in America, racial issues, Ferguson, MO, cop shoots teen, police officer shoots teen, juvenile justice, racism )

Tonya
- 3 hours ago - cnn.com
CNN | Actor and activist Jesse Williams on the double standards and the narratives around race.
Camp That Brings Israelis And Palestinians Together Gives Them Reason To Believe In Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, hope, 'Seeds of Peace', Maine camp, Palestine, Israel, world, children, education, dialogue, freedoms, news, interesting, society, culture )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The lakeside camp was built on the notion that person-to-person contact would cement relationships, which would in turn slowly lead to broader societal change. Peace has been elusive, but former campers have taken on a bevy of projects aimed at making...
Jerusalem Zoo Struggles to Remain Common Ground for Israelis, Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: jerusalem, biblical zoo, israel, palestine, mideast, children, culture, environment, family, humans, religion, society )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Amid war, Jerusalem's Biblical Zoo is an island of sanity in a complicated reality.
Tariq Abu Khdeir Is Not Deterred: Despite Israeli Police Attack, He Plans on Returning to Palestine
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Palestine, Israel, Florida, human rights, beating. violence, society, ethics, culture, family, freedoms, humans, news, rights, abuse, children, safety )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Tariq, tall and soft-spoken, is now safe and sound. His face, badly distorted by the beating delivered by two Israeli officers, is back to normal, though his mother says he still suffers from occasional headaches.
Why I Give Money to Homeless People
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, philanthropy, politics, rights )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - theweek.com
It's so easy to walk by them like they don't exist. But is it right?
The Ferguson Police Have a Card Up Their Sleeve
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Police Dept., Ferguson Protests, Michael Brown shooting, propaganda, dishonesty )

Rodney
- 7 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
The Ferguson Police Department has a plan for how to improve their image to a world stunned by the unfolding story of the shooting of Michael Brown: Make their new boss from the state highway patrol look bad. Make Michael Brown look bad.
Willie Nelson And Neil Young To Headline Anti-Keystone XL Concert On Nebraska Farm
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, activists, celebrity, music, musicians )

Heidi
- 7 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Nelson and Young preforming together to fight the keystone pipeline in Nebraska. Come one come all. If I had a job I WOULD SO GO.
Medical Examiner Tells Fox: Pot in System Could Have Made Michael Brown Act 'Crazy' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'reefer madness', society, culture, ethics, dishonesty, crime, violence, news, police )

Carrie
- 8 hours ago - rawstory.com
The medical examiner who carried out a private autopsy on slain Missouri teenager Michael Brown suggested that reefer madness might have been to blame in the unarmed teen's death. Brown had traces of marijuana in his system on the day he was killed.
Groceries, Not Guns: Send Kroger a Message ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, gun laws, gun control, families, children, safety, ethics, rights, society, violence, women )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - act.everytown.org
Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the country, has policies that allow customers to openly carry guns in its stores -- where moms and their kids shop every day. Please keep your employees, customers, and their families safe from the threat of gun...
Military Families & Veterans' a Big Part of 'Hunger in America'
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, housing, government, congress, americans, family, society, culture, politics )

James
- 10 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Veterans among millions of Americans relying on food banks August 18, 2014 - According to a new report, one in seven Americans is receiving food assistance. But the faces of those struggling to put food on the table may surprise some. Manuel Bojorquez re
Martin Luther King on the Futility of Hating the Haters
Society & Culture  (tags: police, rights, violence )

Abe
- 12 hours ago - nomadicpolitics.blogspot.com.tr
A quote from Martin Luther King, Jr. remind
Police Become 'Warrior Cops' Post 9/11
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, culture, death, crime, corruption, ethics, family, safety, sadness, violence, usa, police, law, government, politics )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
and already steroid abuse is rampant in police departments across the USA
New Orleans Police Officer Burns Body of Person Killed By Fellow Officer
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, government, ethics, death, crime, culture, abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, safety, sadness, violence, usa )

Angelus
- 13 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
And i remember hearing of women getting raped etc in the FEMA shelters even under government supervision. Another human aspect to the Katrina tragedy
Can Land Rights and Education Save An Ancient Indian Tribe?
Society & Culture  (tags: world, asia, ancient tribe, India, education, Bonda people, protection, culture, interesting, rights, society )

Naoko
- 15 hours ago - ipsnews.net
Scattered across 31 remote hilltop villages on a mountain range that towers 1,500 to 4,000 feet above sea level, in the Malkangiri district of India's eastern Odisha state, the Upper Bonda people are considered one of this country's most ancient tribes, h
Earth Centric Paradigm Shift
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, environment, ethics, society, media, Earth, paradigm, media, news, world, usa )

BoomerWar
- 17 hours ago - boomerwarrior.org
The polarity of extremist views continues to increase. Fundamentalists tend to blame academics/liberals.... The mainstream seem to accuse talk radio and the 24/7 news media, with MSNBC and Fox News. There is enough blame for everyone.
Ferguson, MO Has Now Emerged Into the Negro Spring
Society & Culture  (tags: negro spring, ferguson, protests, movement, police, blacks )

Kenneth
- 1 day ago - secretsofthefed.com
Black protesters in Ferguson, MO have labelled their movement the Negro Spring.
Habersham County: Pay Bounkham 'Bou Bou' Phonesavanh's Medical Costs!
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, SWAT, police, no-knock raids, Bou Bou, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Bounkham 'Bou Bou' Phonesavanh was just 19 months old when a Habersham SWAT team initiated a no-knock warrant at his family's home on May 28. The toddler was severely injured when SWAT team officers threw a flashbang grenade that ultimately landed in...
New Mexico Chile to Be Certified (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: New Mexico Certified Chile Program, food, society, culture, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - krqe.com
The New Mexico Chile Association introduced the New Mexico Certified Chile Program to protect the state's signature crop.The association watched chile sales recently drop, & realized it was likely because of imitators claiming their products are NM grown.
Islamic State Beheads Hundreds of Members of Syrian Tribe
Society & Culture  (tags: beheadings, Syria, Islamic State )

David
- 1 day ago - unitycoalitionforisrael.org
"When you meet the unbelievers, strike the necks..." -- Qur'an 47:4 Reliable sources reported beheadings were used to execute many of the al-Sheitaat tribe, which is from Deir al-Zor province.
The Horrors of Ferguson
Society & Culture  (tags: militarization of the Police, Ferguson MO, police abuse, Glen Greenwald, safety, society, ethics )

Rodney
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
Greenwald writes: "The intensive militarization of America's police forces is a serious menace about which a small number of people have been loudly warning for years, with little attention or traction."
   

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