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Who Controls the U.S. Media?
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Media control, media manipulation, culture, americans, US media, United States Media, American Media, American Journalism, American news, News, News reporting, Entertaiment, Movies, culture, TV, Televsion )

Steven L.
- 1 hour ago -
In 1983, 90% of U.S. media was owned by 50 companies. In 2011, the same 90% was controlled by 6 companies. On this #WorldPressFreedomDay, let's remember who controls the U.S. media.
Sign the Petition to David Cameron
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, society, money, petition )

- 7 hours ago -
IâEUR(TM)m calling on David Cameron to take tough action to tackle tax haven secrecy and make sure all the UKâEUR(TM)s tax havens establish public registers of the real owners of companies, ahead of the Anti-Corruption Summit in May.
Newcastle Castle, the Flying Scotsman, and How the Castle Was Nearly Demolished
Society & Culture  (tags: Newcastle upon Tyne, Castle Keep, Flying Scotsman )

- 12 hours ago -
In the 1840s, the railway sliced through the Castle remains as if for the express purpose of vaunting modern progress at the expense of the historic past, said historian Cadwallader John Bates in 1895.
Wildfire in Fort McMurray, Canada, Shows Indigenous Resilience
Society & Culture  (tags: US & Canada, Canada, Natural disasters, Fort McMurray, Indigenous rights, First Nations )

- 15 hours ago -
First Nations communities are opening their doors to people fleeing Fort McMurray, the city engulfed by the blaze at the heart of Canada's oil sands.
Mimouna, a Jewish Muslim Festival Everywhere Except Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Mimouna, Morocco, zionism, Jewish-Muslim relations, news-media, world, americans, society, education, freedoms, culture )

- 18 hours ago -
Moroccan Jews have always celebrated Mimouna with their Muslim neighbors, and still do in Belgium, Italy and France. But in Israel, this charming custom fell prey to Zionisms
The Subtle Linguistics of Polite White Supremacy - Medium
Society & Culture  (tags: Polite White Supremacy, linguistics, racism, prejudice, power, Black Lives Matter, police shootings, evasiveness )

- 19 hours ago -
I like to call it, after a few drinks, Chad Crow, the super chill grandson of Jim Crow. No but seriously, Polite White Supremacy is very real. So why is it that we must specifically say 'Polite White Supremacy' rather than Racism? LINGUISTICS MATTER.
Gay Man Beaten in His Own Neighborhood Deserves Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: United Homophobic, States of America, Human Rights on the A.., Usual Racist Police )

- 21 hours ago -
Target: David O Neal Brown, Chief of the Dallas Police Department! Goal: Intensify police efforts to combat anti-LGBT violence. Craig Knapp was insulted with a homophobic slur and attacked while taking a friends dog for an early morning walk.
Justice for Special Needs Student Allegedly Raped By Classmate
Society & Culture  (tags: Raped by Classmate, Student with an IQ of Second Grader )

- 23 hours ago -
Target: Douglas Chin, Hawaii Attorney General! Goal: Improve security for special needs students in order to prevent sexual assault. A special needs student with an IQ of second grader was reportedly raped by Classmate in the high schools unisex bathroom
Takata Air Bag Recall Could More Than Double
Society & Culture  (tags: Vehicles, airbags, americans, children, education, environment, family, transportation, travel, violence, women, usa, government, humans )

- 23 hours ago -
The people say the government wants the Japanese company to issue a recall that could more than double the 28.8 million Takata inflators that already must be replaced.
TTIP Leaks
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, news, society, rights, ethics, freedoms )

- 23 hours ago -
Greenpeace Netherlands has released secret TTIP negotiation documents.
Donald Trump Is What Happens When You Screw the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, freedoms, society )

- 23 hours ago -
The populist groundswell that gave Trump the nomination follows decades of policies that devastated Main Street.
VIDEO - Palestine: Gaza Marks World Press Freedom Day
Society & Culture  (tags: World Press Freedom Day, Gaza siege, torture, mistreatment-medical negligence, solidarity, detained Palestinian journalists, occupation, World Press Freedom Day, world, journalism, IFJ, zionism, illegal administrative detention, rights, media-news, usa )

- 1 day ago -
On Saturday, several Palestinian journalists were injured in a demonstration in the occupied West Bank by Israeli troops firing tear gas and stun grenades
Stop the Ritual Murders of People With Albinism
Society & Culture  (tags: ritual killlings, africa, malawi, albinism, ritual uses, abuse, children, corruption, culture, environment, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
Ritual killings are on the rise in the African nation of Malawi. People with the genetic condition of albinism are at grave risk of being hunted for their bones, which are then sold for for ritual uses.
The Odds of a Black Man Being Pulled Over By the Cops, or Anyone Who Doesn't "Fit the Profile"
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, race, police, sexism, racism, humans, politics, rights, society, crime, abuse )

- 1 day ago -
Race is often more of a factor in traffic stops than many like to admit. In this infographic, the odds of being pulled over by the police are explored through the lens of both race and gender. Would love to hear your thoughts on it.
Open Season for LGBT Attacks in Kyrgyzstan
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, safety, gayrights, law, world, Kygyzstan )

- 1 day ago -
Closer ties with Russia and strict new laws mean gay people live in fear as violence goes unpunished
Free Journalist, Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, corruption, freedoms, petition to sign )

- 1 day ago -
Khadija Ismayilova is an award-winning journalist. It was her work investigating and reporting on corruption at the highest levels in AzerbaijanâEUR(TM)s government that led to her seven-and-a-half-year prison on spurious charges last year.
While the World Wakes Up, the World Falls Apart
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, society )

- 1 day ago -
What a wild ride 2016 continues to be. The good news is that people continue to wake up in droves and its causing even the most highly indoctrinated to question the âEUR~beliefsâEUR(TM) theyâEUR(TM)ve been âEUR~designedâEUR(TM) with.
VIDEO - Activists March Against Police Shooting of a 14 Year Old in Baltimore
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, POLICE, children's rights, CHILDREN, accountability, justice, death, Baltimore, Dedric Colvin, excess force, Racial profiling, discrimination violence, culture, americans, activists, abuse, world, usa, news, media, family )

- 1 day ago -
A year after protests against the killing of Freddie Gray grabbed international attention, police shoot a 14 year old

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