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Take Action! - Give a Home to SAS Hero Bob
Society & Culture  (tags: Bob curry, SAS, veteran, petition, Hereford, army, England, council )

Scooby
- 1 day ago - change.org
HERO Bob Curry served in the British Army and the SAS for 17 years
Enrich Your Vocabulary With a Word Appropriate for These Days: Kakistocracy
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, vocabulary, kakistocracy )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - en.wikipedia.org
A kakistocracy is a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens. The word was coined as early as the 17th century.
Petition: End Child Marriage in Kentucky
Society & Culture  (tags: child marriage, freedoms, education, abuse, Domestic Violence )

Nita
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
In recent years over ten thousand children - some as young as 13 years of age - have gotten married in the Bluegrass State. The statistic is shocking especially when considering the societal and personal ills of the practice.
Turkish Trash Collectors Built a Library of Discarded Books - TAKE ACTION : Call on USAID to Support Global Education
Society & Culture  (tags: library, discarded books, turkey, trash collectors, curbside, ankara, sanitation crews, public library, literature, culture, interesting, education, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - globalcitizen.org
After months of rescuing discarded books from curbside refuse piles throughout Ankara, the Turkish capital, sanitation crews created a public library stocked with 6,000 pieces of literature
Petition: Rename Donald J. Trump State Park!
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, state parks, culture, Racism/Bigotry, immigrants )

Nita
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign this petition demanding that our lawmakers strip Trump's name from the park today!
Demand Anti-Choice Zealot Scott Lloyd Be Removed From His Position Immediately
Society & Culture  (tags: women, girls, immigrants, reproductive rights, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - actnow.prochoiceamerica.org
As head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Scott Lloyd continues to actively try to control undocumented teen girls' lives and bodies.
Solitary Confinement to End for Ontario's Mentally Ill Inmates
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, ontario, mentally ill, inmates, human rights tribunal of ontario, mentally disabled, abuse, ethics, government, law, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
The consent order issued by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario mandates the province end the use of segregation for the mentally disabled across its 26 correctional facilities.
Petition-MSNBC: Stop Censoring U.S.-Assisted Carnage in Yemen
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Yemen, media, news, Saudi Arabia )

Nita
- 1 day ago - act.rootsaction.org
In all of 2017, MSNBC only aired one broadcast on the U.S.-assisted Saudi airstrikes that have killed thousands of Yemeni civilians. And it never mentioned Yemen's cholera epidemic, which infected more than 1 million Yemenis.
Amnesty International USA-TAKE ACTION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS FACING CHARGES FOR DEFENDING HUMAN RIGHTS
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, activists, politics )

Nita
- 1 day ago - act.amnestyusa.org
Taner and the Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. We will not rest until these baseless charges are dropped...
VIDEO -- Staff-to-Resident Abuse in Long-Term Care Homes Up 148% From 2011
Society & Culture  (tags: staff to residence abuse, long-term care home, illegally detaines, bed, filthy conditions, cockroaches, assault, abuse, ethics, society, violence )

Lone
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
"We hear stories of people being illegally detained, of being left in bed for days, filthy conditions, cockroaches, assault," says Meadus.
Samidoun: Solidarity With AyÅ?E DüZkan; Drop the Charges and Dismiss the Imprisonment Order!
Society & Culture  (tags: Özgür Gündem, Ayşe Düzkan, political prisoners, solidarity, samidoun, society, Turkish jails, BDS, turkey women, human rights activist, Palestinian human rights, media, news, usa, americans, activists, freedoms )

Fly
- 5 hours ago - samidoun.net
Ayse Duzkan, Palestine solidarity organizer, feminist and journalist, writer and editor in Turkey. Ayse is a strong supporter of Palestinian political prisoners and the Palestinian peoples struggle overall as a founding member of BDS Turkey.
The REAL Secret Garden: How One of Britains Best-Loved Vistas Hides a Heartbreaking Past... Distraught Father Flooded the Are
Society & Culture  (tags: Stourhead manor, lake, secret garden, beauty, sadness, landscapes, countryside )

Scooby
- 17 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the most famous gardens in Britain is built on top of the creator's original design - which he flooded after the death of his son, a new book claims.
TAKE ACTION: Tell USDA Secretary Perdue: Moms Say NO to Cutting Healthy School Meals!
Society & Culture  (tags: usda secretary Perdue, education, school, parental rights )

Dogan
- 7 hours ago - action.momsrising.org
Yet USDA Secretary Perdue has proposed rolling back or delaying important standards around sodium, whole grains and low-fat milk. Again, in spite of the fact that almost all schools are already succeeding in meeting those targets.
TAKE ACTION: Why Do You March?
Society & Culture  (tags: women, activists, violence )

Dogan
- 6 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
I marched in DC with more than a million people fighting for equal rights for every woman and girl. All around the world, millions of women and men marched for a world where women would be equal, have our own agency, and be free from violence.
Buckingham Palace's £370m Revamp Unearths Old Cigarette Packets and a Newspaper Clipping From Reign of Queen Victoria Under the
Society & Culture  (tags: Buckingham Palace, renovation, wood ones, queen Victoria, floorboards, United Kingdom, London )

Scooby
- 21 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Workers completing the £370million renovation project on Buckingham Palace have uncovered cigarette packets and a newspaper clipping from nearly 130 years ago.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: NO SDP, NO Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, diabetes, dishonesty )

Dogan
- 5 hours ago - www2.jdrf.org
Urge Congress to oppose any continuing resolution that fails to fund critical type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and life-changing technologies, and instead bring to the floor a bill that includes a two-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program.
Israel Settlers Film Palestinian Protesters to Help Army Identify Them
Society & Culture  (tags: marauders, settler violence, IOF, crimes against Palestinians, oPT, zionism-colonialism, apartheid state-oppression, Palestinian human rights violations, media, news, violence, world, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, government, law )

Fly
- 5 hours ago - english.pnn.ps
According to Israeli TV Channel 7, a settler group called Jewish Authority Movement in Judea and Samaria (the occupied West Bank) announced the formation of these teams
Pope Accuses Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Of Slander
Society & Culture  (tags: child molestation, religion, sexual assault )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The victims claim Bishop Juan Barros protected a pedophile priest.
Can Watching Military Videos Stop A Christian's Porn Addiction? - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, media )

Glenn
- 7 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
âEUR~Conquer SeriesâEUR(TM) Uses Disputed Science and a Unique Approach Do you use internet porn too much? Are you a Christian man? Big fan of war movies? Then you are the target demographic for the Conquer Series.
A Blueprint for Building a Collaborative Startup Culture
Society & Culture  (tags: culture )

Glenn
- 7 hours ago - singularityhub.com
Building a collaborative startup culture is more than just unlimited happy hours, open office plans, and a lax dress code.
Televangelist Buys Jet From Tyler Perry With Followers' Money; Now Asking for Another $2.5mil for Upgrades - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, corruption, philanthropy, dishonesty )

Glenn
- 7 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
He also wants money to improve the avionics of the aircraft Televangelists have a thing about private planes. Almost every telegenic (or not) evangelical begs supporters to donate money so that they can purchase their own aircraft.
   

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