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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.
Italian Court Overturns Amanda Knox's Murder Conviction
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, good news, world, U.S., Italy, UK, crime, government, humans, news, violence, society, rights, law, murder, death, culture, interesting, ethics, police, media, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
Italy's highest court on Friday overturned the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito in the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
DonâEUR(TM)t Allow Bankrupt Retailer to Sell Customer Information | ForceChange
Society & Culture  (tags: Radio Shack, privacy, customer information, selling private customer information )

BMutiny
- 16 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!
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
- 21 hours 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?
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.
Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Bill Sparks Firestorm Of Controversy
Society & Culture  (tags: law, discrimination, Indiana, government, dishonesty, gayrights, politics, usa, news )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - npr.org
When Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed a bill into law allowing the state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples on religious grounds, he knew the move was a controversial one.
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
- 21 hours 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.
INSPIRING!!! The Works of Blind Artist Jeff Hanson
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, celebrity, GoodNews, philanthropy, health )

Cal
- 6 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.
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.
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
- 35 minutes 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.
New Poll Reveals Washington State Opinions on Nuclear Energy
Society & Culture  (tags: Washington State, Energy, Energy Policy, Public Opinion, Nuclear Energy )

Brian
- 1 day ago - northwestcleanenergy.wordpress.com
New public opinion polling of Washington state residents by Bisconti Research/Quest Global Research found that a large majority favor the use of nuclear energy as part of the U.S. energy mix.
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
- 12 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
Should Poor Seniors Have to Pay to Volunteer: Porter
Society & Culture  (tags: poor, seniors, pay, volunteering, activists, culture, government, humans, law, politics, society )

Lone
- 5 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
Help a Woman Find Answers About Her Husband's Death in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: corrections, prisons, deaths, inmates, petitions, medical care, injustice )

Freya
- 1 hour 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.
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
- 48 minutes 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.
App That Aims To Make Books 'Squeaky Clean' Draws Ire From Edited Writers
Society & Culture  (tags: censorship, culture, education, freedoms, humans, society )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - kplu.org
In a stroke of irony fit for fiction, an effort by two Idaho parents to clean up their daughter's books has dredged up a fairly messy controversy. Clean Reader-an e-reader app designed to ferret out, and block, profanity in novels and nonfiction...
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 ...
I Say Boo. You Say Moo
Society & Culture  (tags: Boo, Moo, Cattle, Postpartum Psychosis, Maternal Mental Health, Natachia Barlow Ramseyhumans, society, culture, americans, interesting, technology, safety )

Natachia
- 16 hours ago - survivingppp.com
Everyone is so worried about people they don't even know liking them. People should be worried about raising independent thinkers instead of teaching them how to say Moo.
PHOTOS: When Even Holding Signs Is Forbidden By Israeli Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Judaization, East Jerusalem, Sheikh Jarrah, Muslim Quarter, Jewish settlers, property thefts, occupation, IDF, Old City, Palestinian, Israeli, international demonstrators, march, media, rights, police, internet, news, activists, abuse, freedoms, usa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
Dozens of Israeli, Palestinian and international activists protested in the Old City and Sheikh Jarrah against the Judaization of Jerusalem. The police, however, didnâEUR(TM)t take kindly to their expressions of free speech.
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
- 15 minutes 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...' !
Top 10 Facts About Theatres
Society & Culture  (tags: arts, culture, media )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - express.co.uk
Theaters are true art.
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
- 2 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
 

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