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ACTION! Urge Pope Francis to Abandon His Decision to Canonize Junipero Serra
Society & Culture  (tags: death, americans, murder, Native Americans, genocide, lies, pope francis, catholic church )

Joanne
- 7 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
.Pope Francis is coming to Washington, D.C., to canonize Junipero Serra as a Saint. Father Serra was responsible for the deception, exploitation, oppression, enslavement and genocide of thousands of Indigenous Californians.
JetBlue Sued By Ex-Pilot Who Had Midair Meltdown
Society & Culture  (tags: airlines, airline pilots, screening, psych tests, crash disasters, physical impairments, medical conditions, US, regulationssafety, society, transportation )

Angelika
- 3 hours ago - reuters.com
In the aftermath of Germanwings disaster what an ingenius idea! JetBlue failed to make any effort to ensure that Captain Osbon was fit to fly, Instead, maintained a culture designed to protect the careers of crewmembers that were demonstrably impaired.
Your Rights at Risk: Call to Withdraw Bill C-51
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, risk, Bill C-51, government, citizens, activists, freedoms, humans, politics, society, canadad )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Governments have not only the right, but the responsibility to respond to concerns about threats and attacks âEUR" including terrorism âEUR" and protect their citizens. But not at any cost.
13 Years in Prison for Two Reefers
Society & Culture  (tags: prison, sentences, marijuana, war on drugs, clemency, petitions )

Freya
- 6 hours ago - change.org
In 2011, Bernard was riding a bike in New Orleans when police officers stopped him and discovered the 2.8 grams of marijuana. Due to two, decades-old prior drug convictions, he was charged under the stateâEUR(TM)s habitual offender law and faced a mandatory...
Anti-Gay Irish Marriage Group: Homosexuality Causes Cancer / EDGE Boston, MA
Society & Culture  (tags: Irish Republic, Catholics, ADFAM, referendum on Gay Marriage, LGBT rights, Marriage Equality, Equal Rights, Gay Marriage, Human Rights, LGBT rights, non-discrimination, Ireland, religious bigotry )

BMutiny
- 6 hours ago - edgeboston.com
The Irish Republic's referendum on gay marriage is scheduled for May 22. The ADFAM's paper lists why voters should vote against the gay marriage referendum.{Alliance for Defense of Family And Marriage.} 'Gays die earlier, don't even live together...' !
DonâEUR(TM)t Allow Bankrupt Retailer to Sell Customer Information | ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: Radio Shack, privacy, customer information, selling private customer information )

BMutiny
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
Bankrupt electronics retailer RadioShack is attempting to sell the personal information of millions of people at auction. This information includes phone numbers, names, and physical addresses of over 60 million people. Was required to make a purchase!
SeattleâEUR(TM)s $15 Min. Wage Is Making Something Happen That City Leaders Never Expected
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, government, education )

Earths
- 5 hours ago - westernjournalism.com
n a few weeks, Seattle's new, highest in the country, $15 per hour minimum wage will go into effect. Like many liberal policies, it was passed by City Hall with the best of intentions. The only problem is, in the end, it may do more harm than good for man
Legendary Broadway Star Audra McDonald Takes Governor Mike Pence to the Woodshed
Society & Culture  (tags: Mike Pence, Indiana, discrimination, government, republicans, americans )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
Six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald gave Indiana's Republican Governor Mike Pence an epic takedown on Twitter. In response to Pence signing the right to discriminate into law on Thursday, this brilliantly talented star has claimed a piece of her own...
Save Wildlife From Gun Lobbyists
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - animalpetitions.org
Save wildlife from gun lobbyists. Please sign!
Idris Elba Can't Be Bond Because He Isn't 'English English' Says Roger Moore: Star Claims Comments About London-Born Luther Acto
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, society, rights, culture, ethics, media, movies )

Annamaria
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Veteran actor Roger Moore has blamed a French magazine for embroiling him in a racism row after it reported his comments that Idris Elba cannot play James Bond because he was not 'English-English' enough.
Whistleblowers and the Press Heavyweights
Society & Culture  (tags: CIA, Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jeffrey Sterling, Julian Assange, Operation Merlin )

Judy
- 1 day ago - exposefacts.org
Why do these stars of the news media so readily brush off concerns about our dangerous warfare/surveillance state revealed by Snowden, Manning and the others?
INSPIRING!!! The Works of Blind Artist Jeff Hanson
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, GoodNews, philanthropy, health )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - cbsnews.com
Jeff Hanson is known for paintings of vibrant colors and deep textures. But in addition to his artistic vision, he's also known for creating vivid works while being legally blind.
Are Climate Change Deniers Funding Attack on Palestine Activism?
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, BDS, Zionists, world, business, corporations, climate-change deniers, government, ethics, society, politics, culture, environment, freedoms, humans, rights, violence )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
Last weekend, Zionist activists paid up to $1,000 each to attend a conference in Los Angeles on the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
In Israel, Racism Is the Winning Ballot
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Israeli elections, racism, ethics, society, culture, humans, news, violence, politics, government, crime, dishonesty, rights, sadness, safety, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - electronicintifada.net
The elections saw an unprecedented level of racist incitement against Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, a fifth of the population, which played a critical part in the election's events and results.
The Top 6 Hollywood Celebs: How Do They Rank in Salary and Charity?
Society & Culture  (tags: hollywood, celebs, salary, charity, activists, americans, arts, celebrity, culture, humans, media, movies, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - csmonitor.com
Even those who are quite charitable are called into question, with critics wondering if their efforts are truly philanthropic or simply publicity stunts.
Help a Woman Find Answers About Her Husband's Death in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: corrections, prisons, deaths, inmates, petitions, medical care, injustice )

Freya
- 7 hours ago - change.org
Myron Jenkins, was serving eight months in the Federal Detention Center in Miami. Five days before he was to be released, he died, alone, in his cell.
Five Grounded Girls Are From Same London School as 3 Jihadi Brides
Society & Culture  (tags: jihad, muslim schoolgirls, islamic State, jihadi brides, travel ban, East london school )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Five teenage girls barred from travelling abroad by a judge after showing an interest in going to Syria are pupils at the same London school as three girls already thought to have fled there to join the Islamic State, the High Court has been told.
Should Poor Seniors Have to Pay to Volunteer: Porter
Society & Culture  (tags: poor, seniors, pay, volunteering, activists, culture, government, humans, law, politics, society )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - thestar.com
Dufresne was among the Dream Team members who took four municipalities, including Toronto, to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal for bylaws that required a minimum distance between group homes
Here's How Bystanders to Elisa Lopez's Assault on the NYC Subway Could Have Intervened - CityLab
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, safety )

Susan
- 1 day ago - citylab.com
There are ways to intervene that don't involve putting yourself in danger.
Deepika Padukone - "My Choice" - Vogue Empower   video
Society & Culture  (tags: #VogueEmpower, film, women's empowerment, confidence, acceptance, tolerance, respect, rights, Deepika Padukone, Homi Adajania )

Evelyn
- 18 hours ago - youtu.be
My Choice is a collaboration for Vogue's initiative on women's empowerment #VogueEmpower. The film brings together 99 women in Mumbai from most walks of life voicing their choice for equality, be it social, political, economic, sexual. My Choice to be ME
In 1967, the CIA Created the Label "Conspiracy Theorists" ... to Attack Anyone Who Challenges the "Official" Narrative
Society & Culture  (tags: society, politics, news, education, activists )

Earths
- 8 hours ago - zerohedge.com
Conspiracy Theorists USED TO Be Accepted As Normal Democracy and free market capitalism were founded on conspiracy theories. The Magna Carta, the Constitution and Declaration of Independence and other founding Western documents
I Got My Tubes Tied At 28 Because I Don't Want Kids
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, family )

Glenn
- 1 hour ago - yahoo.com
Some women have no maternal instinct, and some of them shouldn't be mothers. Get over it!
Israeli Author Yonaton Geffen Attacked at Home After Calling Netanyahu a Racist
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli elections 2015, ocuaption of Palestine, news, assault, Yonaton Geffen, Palestinian-Arab Israeli citizens, civil-human rights, occupation, racism-zionism, intimidation, racism-zionism, media, internet, news, society, world )

Jess
- 1 day ago - intifada-palestine.com
The people again chose a government that is based on intimidating people. They selected a racist that, on election day, told the media the Arabs are flocking to the polls like mice.
EXCLUSIVE: TSAâEUR(TM)S SECRET BEHAVIOR CHECKLIST TO SPOT TERRORISTS
Society & Culture  (tags: TSA, Homeland Security, airports, travel )

Freya
- 1 day ago - firstlook.org
Fidgeting, whistling, sweaty palms. Add one point each. Arrogance, a cold penetrating stare, and rigid posture, two points. These are just a few of the suspicious signs that the Transportation Security Administration directs its officers to look out for.
CrimAdvisor: Plan Your Perfect Getaway ~ VIDEO   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, safety, gun laws, gun control, society, ethics, culture, government, freedoms, crime, death, politics, news, interesting, murder, law, media )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - youtu.be
I recently watched Brady's CrimAdvisor video and it is one of the best videos about the gun issue. As I wrote for the Huffington Post, it is a "remarkably original video" that "sets a new standard for the gun debate on both sides."
Not To Be Trusted: Dangerous Levels of Inaccuracy in TV Crime Reporting in NYC ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, 'ColorOfChange', racism, media, society, culture, ethics, interesting, law, rights, sadness, safety, violence, freedoms, humans, crime, abuse, news, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - colorofchange.org
ColorOfChange partnered with Media Matters for America to study the representation of Black people in local news reporting on crime. The exaggerated amount of Black faces linked to crime breeds suspicion and hostility toward Black people, as does ...
Detroit In RUINS! (Crowder Goes Ghetto)
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, politics, education, society )

Earths
- 8 hours ago - westernjournalism.com
Detroit's become a political punchline in the USA, but what really caused the demise of one of the nation's wealthiest cities? I explain in the above video.
NYC Mayor Offers Cash Reward To Landlords For Hosting Homeless Families
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, philanthropy )

Glenn
- 46 minutes ago - huffingtonpost.com
More cities should do something like this.
 

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