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Help Stop Profits From Slavery in Eritrea - FreedomUnited.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, crime, death, ethics, humans, rights, violence )

Joe
- 21 hours ago - freedomunited.org
Help end profit from Canadian company in Eritrean slavery mine - PETITION
Trevor Noah: Confederate Memorial Day Makes Waves in the South: The Daily Show   video
Society & Culture  (tags: The Daily Show, Trevor Noah, Confederate Memorial Day, polemic, human rights, ethics, freedoms, Alabama, mississippi, history, black )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
While Alabama and Mississippi celebrate Confederate Memorial Day, some Southern cities like New Orleans are beginning to dismantle their Civil War monuments. Noah presents the arguments against commemorating wrongs done - however "normal" in the past
TAKE ACTION: Tell the FCC to Protect Net Neutrality
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, internet, media, law, neutrality )

Dogan
- 20 hours ago - act.colorofchange.org
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his was beginning his plan to kill the open internet. Using a process called a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Chairman Pai plans to campaign to reverse net neutrality by requiring a vote to move forward...
Quick Signature Needed â+' Tell Congress to Say NO to Wolf in SheepâEUR(TM)s Clothing Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: Working Poor, living wage, paychecks, overtime )

Dogan
- 23 hours ago - action.momsrising.org
People living paycheck to paycheck canâEUR(TM)t afford, and should never be asked, to loan their bosses their hard-earned overtime pay for months at a time. Tell your members of Congress to vote NO on H.R. 1180/S.801!
TAKE ACTION: Stop Zombie Trumpcare
Society & Culture  (tags: social security, health )

Dogan
- 22 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
That would be a disaster for tens of millions of Americans, especially those in their 50s and early 60s who aren't yet eligible for Medicare. Write your Representative today and tell them to reject Trumpcare and defend the healthcare...
Ben Carson Is Proving to Be the Bizarre and Incompetent Secretary of Housing and Urban Development We Expected Him to Be
Society & Culture  (tags: housing, HUD, public assistance, poverty, spending cuts, economic injustice, Trump regime )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Nothing like getting thrown out on the street with two kids and a $7.25-per-hour job to give you the tools to achieve the American dream.
Bipartisan Group of Governors to President Trump: Renewable Energy Is An âEUR~American Success StoryâEUR(TM)
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, environment, ethics, family, fashion, freedoms )

Ruth
- 13 hours ago - greentechmedia.com
They see the economic impact in their own backyards. And they want more of it. by Stephen Lacey February 14, 2017
May Day General Strike
Society & Culture  (tags: global, general strike, International Workers Day, May 1st )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - dandelionsalad.wordpress.com
This act of global unity to improve the quality of life for millions, possibly even billions, of people can be held at every place of employment, with workers determining which type of strike is best suited for their unique workplace .
US Solar Market Grows 95% in 2016, Smashes Records // By Mike Munsell February 15, 2017
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, education, environment, ethics, philanthropy, freedoms, transportation, world )

Ruth
- 13 hours ago - greentechmedia.com
'GTM Research and SEIA present data from the upcoming U.S. Solar Market Insight report.'
Republican North Carolina Judge Resigns - and Slams the GOP on the Way Out
Society & Culture  (tags: judicial, courts, protests, justice, gays )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
In a three-sentence resignation, Judge McCullough has proven that not all Republicans put up with the party's shenanigans.
Diane Ravitch Urges Boycott of Standardized Tests, Saying They Do Nothing for Kids But Make Testing Companies Rich
Society & Culture  (tags: education, schools, children, kids )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Today, standardized testing has become so ubiquitous that students in public schools are tested every year from grades 3 through 8, a reminder of the No Child Left Behind law, which left many children behind.
Perverse New Missouri Law Could Sentence Grade Schoolers to Four Years of Prison Time
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, kids, school, prison, injustice, juvenile delinquency, Prison-Industrial Complex )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The school-to-prison pipeline is now sucking up children who get into fights during class time.
New Study Shows That American Youth Violence Is on the Decline - Good News Network
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, children, violence )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
There has been a 29% drop in youth-related violence since 2002.
"It's Like Living in a War Zone." Overdose Calls Spike in Vancouver.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, death, environment, fentanyl, overdose, overdose deaths, Vancouver, BC, Canada )

Philippa
- 14 hours ago - msn.com
The volume of emergency calls for overdoses and opioid-related deaths spiked again last week, and this week promises to be no better. Downtown Eastside residents endured the continuous sound of sirens Wednesday after assistance cheques were issued.
Republicans Taking Away More Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, rights, women )

Rudica
- 12 hours ago - thehill.com
Will women be going to back allies again?
Microsoft Co-Founder Pledges $30M Towards Housing For Seattle's Homeless - Good News Network
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, GoodNews, goodnews, philanthropy )

Glenn
- 3 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
The Microsoft co-founder is ensuring that dozens of low-income and homeless residents of Seattle have roofs over their heads.
   

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