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Nine Charged for Giving Food to Homeless in California
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, California, injustice )

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The group were protesting against an emergency ordinance in the city of El Cajon which was introduced in response to California's hepatitis A outbreak. They handed out food, clothes and toiletries on Sunday before police arrived and issued citations.
Petition-Stop This Cruel Proposal to Eliminate the Office of Violence Against Women! - The Hunger Site
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, women, children, government )

- 1 day ago -
President Trump's plan to effectively kill the Office of Violence Against Women is part of his overarching proposal to reduce the federal budget. But the savings are miniscule compared to the vast number of lives that would be impacted .
Volunteers Arrested for Giving Food to Homeless People at An El Cajon Park
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, altruism, charity, California, injustice )

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El Cajon police arrested about a dozen people for feeding the homeless at a city park Sunday afternoon. The event was organized by a group called Break the Ban, which formed after the El Cajon City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance in...
Petition - Permanent Housing for Jim and Happy
Society & Culture  (tags: Homeless people, freezing temperatures, Service dogs, permanent housing, deplorable living conditions, ethical responsibility, prevention of harassments, Prevention of Violence, social security, compassionate caring )

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James Wayne and his 4-year-old service dog Happy need our help to get them into permanent housing. Jim has been homeless for 11 years, (most recently in Manhattan). To escape the frigid temperatures, they live in the subways. I got involved because my...
MoveOn Petitions - Stop the Deportation of Joel Colindres, a Working Father of 2, Who Has Lived in the US for 14 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: immigration, Immigration Issues, Immigration reform, immigration law )

- 1 day ago -
Even though Joel has several current avenues for permanent legal status that he has been pursing for years, ICE told Joel to leave the country with a one-way ticket to Guatemala by January 31st, 2018.
MoveOn Petitions - Trump: Apologize for Racist Remarks About Immigrants!
Society & Culture  (tags: President Trump, racism/discrimination, politics, government )

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Donald Trump lowered the bar even further with his vile comments about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. He reconfirmed what we already know: he has fully embraced white supremacy and there are no limits to his attacks on people of color.
Petition-No More Violence for Ethiopian Women - The Literacy Site
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, abuse, rights, freedoms, violence )

- 1 day ago -
Many girls in Ethiopia today face grim prognoses for their futures; women are often forced into intensive manual labor or sold off for sex in the sex trade. The best way to combat these horrible realities is to educate those who are at risk
MoveOn Petitions - Congress: Reject Trump's Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: President Trump, Racism/Bigotry, Immigration reform, Immigration reform )

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Reject Trump's racism and all the policies that stem from it. Pass a clean Dream Act now, repeal the Muslim Ban, and protect from deportation those who had been covered by the Temporary Protected Status program that Trump is determined to end.
Petition - Ensure All Children Have Access to Safe, Equitable Education
Society & Culture  (tags: Great Britain, children, educational opportunities, accessibility, Basic Rights, Equality Act, funding schools, Global Partnership for Education )

- 10 hours ago -
Allow all children to attend school by pledging funds to the Global Partnership for Education. Around the world, 264 million children are not able to attend school on a regular basis. Half of these children missing out on an education are girls.
Petition-Congress Must Save Home Visiting Programs - Save the Children Action Network
Society & Culture  (tags: child, education, EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, health, Child Abuse, infant mortality )

- 13 hours ago -
Congress has failed to renew an effective program called Maternal, Infant, Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV). By providing parent education, connections to social services and supporting early literacy, MIECHV transforms kidsâEUR(TM) lives.
Petition: Stop the NSA From Spying on Americans Under Section 702.
Society & Culture  (tags: nsa, section 702, spying and tracking, americans, social media networks, phone calls, data safety, data misuse, data collection, government surveillance, dishonesty, trust, prevention of harassments, protection )

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Right now, under a section of law known as Section 702, intelligence agencies are collecting vast amounts of data across the internet: emails, text message, social media accounts, phone calls. They capture and store all that data to search it for...
Petition - Demand Traveling Museum Cease Plastic Pollution
Society & Culture  (tags: museum exhibits, exposition, plastic pollution, visitors, prevention of further pollution, responsible behaviour, environmental contamination, Sustainable Development, responsibilities, safety )

- 1 day ago -
Remove the plastic sprinkle exhibit from The Museum of Ice Cream. Tiny plastic "sprinkles" from The Museum of Ice Cream are finding their way out of the exhibit and into the waterways of cities that the exposition has visited.
Revoke the Ordinance Against Feeding the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, petitions )

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People have a right to perform acts of charity and altruism. The homeless are the most vulnerable members of society, and they need whatever help others can provide.
Racial Inequalities in Wages, Income, and Wealth Show That MLK's Work Remains Unfinished | Economic Policy Institute
Society & Culture  (tags: income inequality, Race And Ethnicity, wages, wealth )

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As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination this year, it is important to remember that African Americans continue to face many of the same inequalities today that Dr. King gave his life to fight for decades ago.
IOF Kill Two Palestinian Teens in Nablus and Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, violence, Palestinian Teens killed, occupation, children, world, Nablus-West Bank, West Bank-Palestine )

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Two Palestinian teens have been killed and three others seriously wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza and the West Bank
Tell Congress: Protect Victims of Sexual Harassment and Assault!
Society & Culture  (tags: sexism, chauvinism, resistance, women, petitions )

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We're in the midst of a watershed moment. Every day, more courageous survivors come forward to share their stories of sexual harassment or assault in the workplace. But still far too many victims feel unable to come forward out of fear of losing their...
2018 Women's March Locations
Society & Culture  (tags: women, protests, demonstrations, activism )

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If you're free this Saturday, join one!
PETITION -- Stop Child Labour
Society & Culture  (tags: Child Labor, Human Rights, children, education, family, government, humans, society, world )

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Child Labour is a significant social and human rights issue, affecting more than 152 million children from all over the world. Child Labour is mentally, physically and socially harmful to children that interferes with childrenâEUR(TM)s education
Meet The Fearless Cook Who Secretly Fed âEUR" And Funded âEUR" The Civil Rights Movement : The Salt : NPR
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil Rights, Martin Luther King Day, civil rights movement, civil disobedience )

- 1 day ago -
Less well-known is the story of Georgia Gilmore, the Montgomery cook, midwife and activist whose secret kitchen fed the civil rights movement.
FRIDAY ART CAT: Federico Barocci (1535-1612)
Society & Culture  (tags: frederico barocci, cats, drawings, culture, celebrity, humans, society, world )

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Barocci has perfectly captured the attitude of the cat sleeping âEUR" the head looks heavy on the surface, with the cat deep in sleep. He has used red and black chalk on paper, rendering a soft powdery effect so good at depicting a cat.
House Passes NSA Spying Bill After Trump Tweets Cause Confusion
Society & Culture  (tags: civil rights, human rights, privacy, spying )

- 1 day ago -
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, overcoming objections from privacy advocates and confusion prompted by morning tweets from President Trump.
How To Engineer A Crisis, By Corbett
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, ethics, freedoms, government, violence, humans, law, media, politics, rights, society, education, crisis engineering, video, oligarchs, NWO mo )

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Are you a dictator in need of public support for your latest draconian clampdown on dissent? Or a deep state plotter hoping to topple a foreign government who doesnâEUR(TM)t comply with your every wish? A low-level Machiavellian schemer looking for.....
Four Privacies You DidnâEUR(TM)t Know You Lost
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, sadness, society, law, internet, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, education, abuse, activists, humans, politics, privacy, liberty, losses, 1984 orwellian paradigm )

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We all know that privacy is a thing of the past, right? Followers of The Corbett Report will see past the metadata lie and the PRISM limited hangout to the underlying reality of the all-pervasive Big Brother surveillance grid. CALEA and the.....
Aviation Meltdown: Robots To Replace Human Pilots
Society & Culture  (tags: transportation, travel, sadness, safety, society, rights, law, internet, government, freedoms, ethics, culture, dishonesty, abuse, activists, aviation, robots, humans replacement, Artificial intelligence, unemployment massified, internet of things )

- 2 hours ago -
Most commercial airliners already fly mostly on autopilot and are able to land and take off with little pilot assistance. The next big wave of AI will be to replace human pilots altogether. Thus, aviation will follow the lead of automotive...
Smart Alarm: Amazon Wants To Put A Microphone And Camera In Every Bedroom
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, ethics, family, freedoms, internet, law, rights, society, sadness, culture, crime, education, Amazon, smart alarm, microphones and cameras to spy people co, orwellian demonic, Bezos is a shit, privacy, spying on citi )

- 2 hours ago -
If you mistake AmazonâEUR(TM)s intentions to create a spynet with its Alexa AI ecosystem, you are ignorant or foolish: Amazon will not rest until every home in America has at least one Alexa device. All data collected will be monetized in multiple channels..
WATCH: Twitter Engineers Admit That Stealing Nude Pics From Users Is Policy
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, education, freedoms, dishonesty, ethics, family, humans, internet, rights, sadness, Twitter, social media, nude pics, stealing, future blackmail, privacy violations )

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In undercover interviews with Twitter staff, Project Veritas has alleged that hundreds of employees are tasked with searching for graphic user photos. This data is then stored âEUR" indefinitely. For anyone who thinks the information they send over...

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