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America Asleep
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, genocide, capitalistic system, rich white men, slave labor, history )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - counterpunch.org
U.S. was founded on the twin pillars of slave labor and genocide of six hundred indigenous tribes. A settler colonial project that has never wavered in support for the Capitalist system. Founded by rich white men and that also has never changed.
Colin Kaepernick Can't Get a Job: What Are the Ramifications for Social Protest?
Society & Culture  (tags: sports, activism, children, education, minorities, inequality, injustice, NFL, activism )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Quarterback Colin Kaepernick got countless kids talking about white supremacy. Now they're learning that speaking out comes at a cost.
Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau - Declare "The Alt-Right" a Hate Group in Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: trudeau, canada, alt-right, Hate group, Government of Canada, corruption, ethics, government, humans, politics, world )

Lone
- 13 hours ago - change.org
we request that the Government of Canada immediately provide adequate funding to appropriate organizations to begin an effort to reach out and de-radicalize identified members of "The Alt-Right"
Help End Forced Marriage in Lebanon PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: forced marriage, lebanon, rapists to marry victms, victims, women, girls, abuse, child, children, government, humans, rights, society, world, violence )

Lone
- 8 hours ago - freedomunited.org
Momentum is growing to repeal laws that enable convicted rapists to marry their victims to avoid punishment. As well as the horrors endured by victims, this law means many women and girls where these laws exist are then forced into marriage
Charlottesville Starring Fascist His Rise and Fall
Society & Culture  (tags: Chris Cantwell, fascist, HBO, VICE, Charlottesville, famous fascist, rise and fall )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - chicagotribune.com
Chris Cantwell, the man who was an HBO and VICE famous swaggering racist Monday, had been reduced by the end of the week to broadcasting from an undisclosed location via a Tumblr account and his personal blog.
Restore Federal Funding to Stop White Supremacist Hate PETITIION
Society & Culture  (tags: DHS, congressional leaders, restore federal funding, stop nazis, white supremacists, right-wingers, domestic terrorism, americans, government, politics, safety, world )

Lone
- 13 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell DHS and key congressional leaders: Restore federal funding to stop Nazis, white supremacists and other right-wing extremists engaging in domestic terrorism.
Jerry Lewis, Mercurial Comedian and Filmmaker, Dies at 91
Society & Culture  (tags: jerry lewis, comedian, Filmmaker, died, americans, culture, humans, celebrity, society, world )

Lone
- 9 hours ago - nytimes.com
Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in the 20th century, died on Sunday morning at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91.
Imperial Death Spiral (of World Capitalism and Western Civilization Dominance)
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, freedoms, humans, rights, politics, violence, women, safety, media, ethics, religion, dishonesty, corruption, abuse )

Wilde
- 8 hours ago - counterpunch.org
The greater cause is the nature of this economic order and the political economy it has crafted for the benefit of a small (and shrinking) plutocracy.
Escaping the Matrix âEUR" 10 Ways To Deprogram Yourself
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, culture, ethics, freedoms, interesting, humans, society, government, rights, health, law, matrix of control, deprogram, divinity, spiritual renaissance, method, tips )

Ricardo
- 5 hours ago - theeventchronicle.com
Think of the way most people live: they force themselves to wake up in the morning, dress up, drive straight to work, drive back home about 8 hours later, watch TV, and sleep, only to repeat the same routine next day for almost their entire lives...
The Bail Trap Game
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, justice, legal system, bail, poverty, injustice, games, simulations, videos )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - bravenewfilms.org
We're taking it back to the old school with this 8-bit game! Select a character, get arrested, and see how the consequences of money bail play out for you.
Jeff Bezos, Global Elites And Revolution
Society & Culture  (tags: civilization, capitalism, greed, injustice, class warfare, collapse )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - countercurrents.org
The morning papers bring me the news that Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world. Actually he overtook Bill Gates for a few hours on Thursday as the richest person on earth as the Amazon share prices rose.
Trump Wanted 'Facts' Before Calling Out Racists. When I Was on Trial, He Didn't Care.
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, law, media, politics, rights, safety, violence, women, freedoms, culture, ethics, crime, abuse, dishonesty )

Wilde
- 9 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
we should gather the facts and carefully evaluate them before rushing to lay blame.But here's the thing: I'm one of the Central Park Five. When we were falsely accused of sexual assault, Trump had no qualms about jumping to conclusions.
Bad Jobs And No Welfare Give Rise To A New Type Of Charity: The Diaper Bank
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, war, terrorism, politics, propaganda, dishonesty, elections, economy, lies, media, military, healthcare, corruption, congress, government, abuse, children, family, safety )

Wilde
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A network of diaper banks now alleviates some of the suffering caused by the 1996 gutting of welfare.(It takes a country to ignore their children and spend a trillion dollars on nuclear weapons they shouldn't use)
'Disposable Red Woman' Makes Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women Impossible To Ignore
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, safety, murdered Indigenous women, Indigenous women, Native women, aboriginal women, Murdered native women, Murdered Indian women, Murdered aboriginal women, Women's rights native women's rights, women's safety )

Steven L
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.ca
The message is simple: wake up. Two artists are challenging Calgarians to confront Canada's scores of missing and murdered Indigenous women this summer with a guerrilla installation called "Disposable Red Woman."
16 Members of White House Arts Committee Resign to Protest Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: White house, Arts committee, protesting trump, resigning, americans, arts, culture, education, freedoms, ethics, government, humans, society, usa, world )

Lone
- 13 hours ago - nytimes.com
All 16 of the prominent artists, authors, performers and architects on the PresidentâEUR(TM)s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned on Friday, the latest group to protest Donald J. TrumpâEUR(TM)s defense of white nationalists
Why There Are No Nazi Statues in Germany
Society & Culture  (tags: Confederacy, Germany, History, monuments, Nazis, statues, U.S., U.S. Civil War )

Judy
- 3 hours ago - politico.com
What the South can learn from postwar Europe.
The Noxious Combination of Racism, the Alt Right and the Upper Class
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, hate, prejudice, extremists, 1%, one percent, greed, bigotry, right-wing )

Freya
- 4 hours ago - alternet.org
When President Trump equated white supremacists with anti-racism protesters, he was sending a message to the thugs in the streets and to some in executive suites.
   

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