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Hostility to Religion Surged 133% in Last 5 Obama Years
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 hour ago - wnd.com
Fundamentalism peaked in the George W. Bush years.
Over 130 Dead After Powerful Earthquake Rocks Mexico, Collapsing Buildings - NBC News
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, death, natural disaster, mexico )

Glenn
- 1 hour ago - nbcnews.com
We must do what we can to help the people of Mexico.
College in the U.S. Is More Expensive Than in Any Other Country in the World
Society & Culture  (tags: education, colleges, universities, expenses )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
The price of a college degree is more expensive in America than anywhere else in the world, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
St. Louis Police Ripped for 'Alarming,' Unconstitutional Treatment of Demonstrators
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law enforcement, civil rights, protests )

Freya
- 2 hours ago - alternet.org
Members of law enforcement and civil libertarians were strongly critical of the tactics and behavior of the St. Louis police department amid protests over the acquittal of a white officer in the 2011 shooting death of a black man.
Heres How the US Empire Will Devolve Into Fascism and Then Collapse According to Science
Society & Culture  (tags: global collapse, social collapse, The end is nigh, praise the lord, America collapse, fascism, decline of the american empire, predictions, future generations, economic contradictions, eviromental collapse, revolution, Social Chaos, chaos )

Steven L
- 6 hours ago - rawstory.com
Galtungs biographer credits the sociologist and mathematician with correctly predicting the economic crises of 1987, 2008 and 2011; the collapse of the Soviet empire etc.
Equal Housing for Aboriginal Canadians PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: equal housing, aboriginal canadians, first nations, ethics, family, government, humans, rights, society, world )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - change.org
We must continue to build the relationship with our First Nations, building trust and improving their conditions so that they have giving them the same resources and opportunities that every other
Book: How One Man Is Changing the Way the World Sees Farm Animals
Society & Culture  (tags: book, farm animals, mercy for animals, animals, activists, americans, culture, education, environment, GoodNews, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - ladyfreethinker.org
"Mercy For Animals not only exposes the almost unbelievable cruelty suffered by the billions of animals raised in factory farms but explains what canâEUR"and mustâEUR"be done to change things. Please read it and recommend it to all your friends.
Don't Remove Woodbine Bike Lanes PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: bike lanes, toronto, cyclists )

Lone
- 7 hours ago - change.org
It's hard to get people to understand that cyclists also pay taxes, and we deserve a place to cycle that is safe. People get hurt and some even die cycling in Toronto in part because of a lack of good cycling infrastructure. That doesn't seem fair
Wemove,Change European Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: EU, politics, democracy, citizens, rights, freedoms, society )

Ruth
- 8 hours ago - act.wemove.eu
To frans Timmermans,ensure the reform of the european citizens initiative ECI,transform it into a real functioning democratic tool To engage citizens & ensure legitimacy simplify requrements for signatories & allow changes to existing treaties.Sign
Credo,Stop the Militarization of Local Police
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, government, militarized policing tactics )

Ruth
- 9 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Tell Congress , Pass the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act & Block Donald Trumps attempt to militarize local police which contributes to the overpolicing of communities of colour & erosion of trust between communities & police
Petition - Declare Gender Violence Emergency in Mexico
Society & Culture  (tags: Gender Violence, abduction, sexually assaulted, murdered, Justice for victims, crime, rights, law, safety, protection )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Declare a Gender Alert in the state of Puebla. Nineteen-year-old Mara Castilla was allegedly abducted, sexually assaulted, and murdered before her body was dumped in a ditch.
   

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