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Since Trumps Election 20 States Have Moved to Criminalize Dissent
Society & Culture  (tags: criminalize dissent, Trump election, passing new laws, removal of rights )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - occupy.com
The biggest protest crackdown since the Civil Rights Era, Republicans in at least 20 states have put forward or passed laws with the intention of making protest more difficult and the punishment for expressing dissent more draconian.
Kensington Local Says They'Ll Move If Grenfell Victims Are Re-Homed In Luxury Block (Video/Sound Track)
Society & Culture  (tags: UK, London, Grenfell Tower, fire, survivors, rehousing, Kensington Row Complex, residents, resentful, neighbours )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - unilad.co.uk
For most it seemed like a very positive decision but clearly Donna & those like her have more negative things in mind. Although she recognises she doesn't get LESS because the Grenfell survivors receive housing, nor pay more than planned for what she has
Sign Your Name: Thank the Samburu Warriors!
Society & Culture  (tags: samburu warriors, kenya, Saving animals, ethics, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - go.saveanimalsfacingextinction.org
The Samburu warriors in Kenya are risking their lives to save the dwindling lion population.
Tell ChicagoâEUR(TM)s City Council: Police ArenâEUR(TM)t Above the Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Police, chicago, police officers, abuse, americans, corruption, safety, society )

Lone
- 18 hours ago - act.colorofchange.org
Chicago police officers can get away with almost anything, and their employment contract with the city is a big part of what helps abusive and violent cops avoid prosecution and stay on the police force.
The Problem Is Not Tower Blocks: It's Capitalism and Cost-Cutting
Society & Culture  (tags: Grenfell Tower, tower blocks, social housing, maintenance, cost-cutting, security, society, capitalism, responsibility, housing standards, safety standards, ethics )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Ignore the calls for tower blocks to be pulled down in the wake of Grenfell. The real problem is safety and how willing companies are to risk lives to save money. People calling for tower blocks to be pulled down do not live in them,
Rape Victim in Alabama Killed Herself After Police âEUR~BulliedâEUR(TM) Her to Protect the Wealthy Alleged Attacker
Society & Culture  (tags: women, rape culture, injustice, Alabama )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The family of an honors student, who was "mistreated by Tuscaloosa police, the university, and DCH Regional Medical Center" before committing suicide, will be suing the University of Alabama.
You're More Likely to Be Killed By Your Own Clothes Than By An Immigrant Terrorist
Society & Culture  (tags: immigrants, terrorists, terrorism, threats, causes of death, clothing, clothes, togs )

Freya
- 1 day ago - vox.com
A September report from Cato Institute analyst Alex Nowrasteh is one of the most sophisticated attempts to investigate this question. What it found was striking: The number of immigrants who commit terrorist attacks is astonishingly tiny.
5-Year-Old Has Donated Over $750 To Charity By Painting Galaxies
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, child, celebrity, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - boredpanda.com
She has sold over 100 paintings and has chosen to donate some of her earnings to various charities to help people around the world.
Congress Must Reject Trump's "Plan" for Paid Family Leave
Society & Culture  (tags: families, workers, paid leave, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
We were heartened that Trump's proposed national budget recognized the need for paid family leave - but the administration's approach is not only terribly flawed, it's coming at the same time as his proposals for cuts to programs that lift families most.
Elizabeth Bennett's Estate From Pride and Prejudice With Colin Firth Is the Ideal Home to Share With Your Mr Darcy
Society & Culture  (tags: History, Colin firth, pride and predudice, hour, England, United Kingdom )

Scooby
- 11 hours ago - google.co.uk
lizabeth Bennett's country estate from the 1995 version of Pride and Prejudice that propelled Colin Firth to superstardom has gone on the market for £9.5 million - but unfortunately there is no lake
   

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