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Old Rape Kits and 4 Brave Women Bring Rapist to Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, society, women, safety )

- 1 day ago -
Strong suspicions suggested Dwayne Wilson was that man. A "hit" letter from the state crime lab had linked Wilson's DNA to a sexual crime spree
Sign the Petition: Tell Costco to Keep GMO Salmon Off Its Shelves!
Society & Culture  (tags: costco, GMO salmon, groceery retailers. seafood )

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More than 60 grocery retailers across the U.S., including Whole Foods, Trader JoeâEUR(TM)s, Aldi, Target, Kroger and Safeway, have made commitments to not sell genetically engineered salmon and other seafood.
Wear ORANGE on 2nd June 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, education, government, humans, law, murder, news, safety, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
The Story of Wear Orange Watch the inspiring story of how teens on Chicago's South Side turned their friend's memorial into a symbol for the value of human life....
Gun Violence Archive - USA
Society & Culture  (tags: Gun Violence Archive, GVA, non profit, online public access, gun violence, United States )

- 1 day ago -
GVA is a not for profit corporation formed in 2013 to provide free online public access to accurate information about gun related violence in the United States.
First the Occupiers Exploit a Palestinian Spring ~ Then 'The New York Times' Does
Society & Culture  (tags: New York Times, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, government, politics, society, culture, rights, dishonesty, freedoms, news, media )

- 1 day ago -
The de facto hasbara alliance between the New York Times and the Israeli government just made a blunder, revealing complicity and ineptness on both their parts.
Anti-GMO Stance By Greenpeace, Other Environmental Activists, Worsen Climate Change
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-GMO Agenda, Greenpeace, Environmentalists, IPCC, World Bank, IMF, World Wildlife Fund, Genetic Modification, Climate Change, Andrew Porterfield )

- 1 day ago -
Genetic modifications produce crops that can get higher yields using less space. This means that less land needs to be disruptedâEUR"fewer trees are removed, more plants are preserved and less carbon is released...
Stand With Indigenous Kids in Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous, kids, human rights, Australia, petition, Western Australia )

- 19 hours ago -
Kids as young as 10 are being removed from their families and locked up across Australia. TheyâEUR(TM)re being denied a childhood and pushed into situations that are likely to lead to a lifetime of crime and more disadvantage.
Wisconsin Student Government Censors Criticism of Firms Abetting Israel's Crimes ~ TEXT and AUDIO
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Marquette Students for Justice in Palest, Americans, students, Marquette University, education, ethics, freedoms, humans, rights, society, culture, world, news, politics )

- 9 hours ago -
Students at Marquette University, a Jesuit institution in Wisconsin, are organizing against a recent attempt to suppress Palestine solidarity activism on campus.
The False Arrest of Khalida Jarrar: Israeli 'Justice' Put to Shame
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, law, false arrest, civil liberties, Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, society, politics, interesting, women, news, dishonesty, sadness )

- 1 day ago -
The charge sheet against the Palestinian legislator - in jail now for two months - ought to be studied in every law school: This is how you slap together false accusations and fabricate an indictment.
The Big Picture Expand Social Security With Robert Reich   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Robert Reich, Social Security, expanded social security )

- 1 day ago -
We need to expand Social Security to prevent the looming retirement crisis, and we can do it simply by asking billionaires to pay their fair share.
Stand With Indigenous Kids in Australia ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: National Justice Coalition, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pe, Australia, culture, world )

- 18 hours ago -
As part of the National Justice Coalition, weâEUR(TM)re supporting the âEUR~Change the RecordâEUR(TM) campaign. Change the Record is working towards ending the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the justice system.
It Is Time We Have A Holiday To Honor Those Who Try To Stop Wars
Society & Culture  (tags: wars, war resisters, holiday, stop wars, peace, usa )

- 7 hours ago -
Some wars are not worth fighting. Some causes are not worth sacrificing American lives for. Those who have fought to remind the government of those basic facts deserve our respect and our thanks.
Tell Your Senators: End Mass Surveillance Once and For All
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, law, internet, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, world )

- 16 hours ago -
Have you heard the good news? For the first time in over a decade we blocked the renewal of one of the worst provisions of the Patriot Act: Section 215 is now history! Well ... for now. Unfortunately, our victory may be temporary....
Hamas Tortured and Killed Palestinian 'Collaborators' During Gaza Conflict - New Report
Society & Culture  (tags: Hamas, abduction, torture, killing, revenge, fear )

- 11 hours ago -
Cases include six men publicly executed by AK-47 outside a mosque in front of hundreds of spectators including children These spine-chilling actions âEUR¦ were designed to exact revenge and spread fear across the Gaza Strip Hamas forces abducted,
Society & Culture  (tags: gun violence, gun possession, background checks )

- 9 hours ago -
Gun violence should not be an ongoing, nonstop worry for families and communities. Sign on now and tell Congress to make the reduction of gun violence a top priority, starting with advancing background checks for gun purchases.
'New York Times' Cites Palestinians as 'Demographic' Threat
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, 'right of return', world, society, culture, media, NYT, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, politics, humans, news, government, rights, sadness )

- 8 hours ago -
In a news article, the New York Times described Palestinian refugees as posing a "demographic death warrant" to Israel. The article is about Israel's response to the boycott movement, which supports the right of return of refugees:
This Court Case May Finally End One of the Most Appallingly Homophobic Practices Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: safety, LGBT rights, Homophobia, 'Conversion Therapy', ethics, crime, abuse, society, culture, rights, freedoms, children, family, humans, news, law, interesting, gayrights, dishonesty )

- 8 hours ago -
A New Jersey court case beginning on Wednesday could be the opening salvo in the final battle over conversion therapy. The first case of its kind, four former clients of an ex-gay conversion therapy provider are contending in Ferguson vs. JONAH that ...
Michigan Cops Raid Medical Marijuana Patient Legally Rob Entire Family Belongings In Front Of Children
Society & Culture  (tags: Michigan cops, police, Ginnifer Hency, Michigan lawmakers, drug task force, forfeiture laws )

- 7 hours ago -
Medical marijuana user Ginnifer Hency told a group of Michigan lawmakers that a drug task force raided her home and kept every belonging she owned even her childrens after a judge dismissed the charges against her.
Food As A Weapon At The End Of The World - When Food No Longer Turns Up On The Menu, People Do
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, food, food shortage )

- 6 hours ago -
The haunting but eye-opening story we read last night about the coming 'end of the world' written by Paul Helinski at GunsAmerica is summed up perfectly in less than a sentence by Dane Wigington at his GeoEngineering Watch blog in this story called "Geoen
Pope Francis Proves How Stagnant Israel Has Become
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Pope Francis, peace, society, ethics, culture, government, politics, religion, freedoms, news, rights )

- 1 day ago -
WhatâEUR(TM)s his story? Why is he butting in? How many divisions does he have that he keeps advancing forward? Since his election, the smoke hasn't stopped coming out of his chambers.
Neil Young's Silly New Monsanto Album
Society & Culture  (tags: Neil Young, Entertainer, Wealthy, Seeking Relevancy, Anti-GMO, Fear Mongering, Biotechnology )

- 1 day ago -
Veteran rocker Neil Young, one of the founders of Farm Aid, is releasing a new album called "The Monsanto Years," that makes any number of silly claims about biotechnology, using Monsanto as a metaphor for the entire plant breeding industry.

Society & Culture  (tags: nestle, ceo, Corporate Responsibility, california, water )

- 11 hours ago -
Tell Nestle CEO Tim Brown: Exercise some corporate responsibility and end your water profiteering in drought-stricken California.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Ambassador Power: #WomensHealthMatters in the Post-2015 Agenda
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, Human Rights, women's rights, ambassador )

- 10 hours ago -
Join us in calling on the US Ambassador to the UN to encourage world leaders to take a meaningful stand for womenâEUR(TM)s health and human rights.
#LoveCantWait for Marriage Equality Any Longer - Take Action WithHuman Rights Campaign
Society & Culture  (tags: Marriage Equality, citizen rights abuse, Love Marriage, LGBT marriage rights, LGBT discrimination, love wins, respect, education, freedoms, gayrights, society, usa )

- 10 hours ago -
I strongly believe that all Humans are created equal and should therefore be entitled to marry whom they love.These marriage bans affect real lives, real families. The time for fairness is now. PLEASE SIGN!
Success: Nigeria Outlaws Female Genital Mutilation!
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Female Genital Mutilation, Nigeria, GoodNews )

- 8 hours ago -
Good news from Nigeria! More info: han-signs-2-bills-into-law
Please Call on FIFA to Put Fair Play and Human Rights First Now
Society & Culture  (tags: fifa, corruption, human trafficking and slavery, Human Rights Violations, slavery today, society, world )

- 8 hours ago -
This has to stop. Global pressure has reached a tipping point and FIFA is listening. Will you ask them to address these human rights abuses before its too late? Please Sign and share now to fix FIFA!
VA 'Homeless Veterans' Success Stories
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, government, americans, ethics, obama, healthcare, healthcare, housing, violence, world, family )

- 1 day ago -
All in to end Veteran homelessness - HUD, VA, DOL, USICH leaders to visit Houston, Tucson, and Las Vegas next week
TAKE ACTION: Urge FERC to Protect Consumers, Engage Public
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, ethics, corruption, corporations, consumers )

- 10 hours ago -
Add Your Voice to Urge FERC to Secure a Consumer Advocate We, the undersigned, call on FERC to create an Office of Consumer Advocate and Public Participation along the following principles:
Take Action Now: Help GLAAD End the Ban on Gay Parents in the Boy Scouts
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay Parents, Boy Scouts, Boy Scouts Gay Ban, LGBT families, Human Rights, citizen rights, LGBT discrimination, education, politics, society, usa )

- 8 hours ago -
Robert Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America, has urged, in the interest of preserving the BSA's autonomy and longevity, for a revision of the organization's ban on gay adults serving in leadership roles.

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