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Drop Charges Against Those Arrested on Inauguration Day
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, activists, police brutality, false arrests, justice, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.freepress.net
On the day of Trump's inauguration, police in D.C. broke with their own protocol and conducted a mass arrest of over 200 protestors. Officers used batons, pepper spray and sting-ball grenades to confine everyone in the vicinity of one of the marches.
Bill Gates Tacitly Admits His Common Core Experiment Was A Failure
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill Gates, common core, public education, K-12, taxpayers robbed again, failure )

Dandelion
- 23 hours ago - thefederalist.com
It looks like this is as close to an apology or admission of failure as we are going to get, folks. Sorry about that $4 trillion and mangled years of education for American K-12 kids and teachers.
Hard to Believe: Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Senior Couple Because They Think Hibiscus Is Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: law enforcement, cops, police brutality, abuse of power )

Freya
- 23 hours ago - alternet.org
Trained drug detection officers couldn't tell the difference between hibiscus plants and pot plants.
Stamp Big Money Out of Politics
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, tax reform, election reform )

Freya
- 1 day ago - stampstampede.org
The Stampede is a non-profit org of 75,000 Americans legally stamping dollars to protest big money in politics and roadblocks to voting for minorities, students, disabled, and low-income people.
PETITION - Condemn Lack of Quality Education for Roma in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary
Society & Culture  (tags: discrimination, roma children, Gypsies, education, Czech Republic, slovakia, hungary, abuse, culture, ethics, children, education, humans, rights, politics, society, world )

Lone
- 21 hours ago - change.org
The most insidious form of discrimination in recent years is the denial of Roma childrenâEUR(TM)s right to quality education. The worst offenders are the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary.
Hard to Believe: Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Senior Couple Because They Think Hibiscus Is Marijuana @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, dishonesty, violence, rights, safety, police, media, government, culture, crime, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, money )

Wilde
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
Trained drug detection officers couldn't tell the difference between hibiscus plants and pot plants. A Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania couple has filed a lawsuit against township police and an insurance company in the wake of a misbegotten drug raid that n
10 African Americans Named Rhodes Scholars, Most Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, education )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - detroitnews.com
Let's hope for more next year.
Email Congress Now! Urge Them to Pass the Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615/H.R. 3440)
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, freedoms, children, culture, society, politics, safety )

Julie
- 13 hours ago - cqrcengage.com
Email Congress Now! Urge them to pass the Dream Act of 2017 (S.1615/H.R.3440
Priest Is Building a Bridge Between Church and LGBT Community - The Boston Globe
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights )

Glenn
- 5 hours ago - bostonglobe.com
The Catholic Church is changing for the better.
How Technology Is Leading Us Into the Imagination Age
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, tech, NewTechnology, Gizmos, computers, computer, media, internet )

Glenn
- 13 hours ago - singularityhub.com
The imagination age is a theoretical period beyond the information age where creativity and imagination will become the primary creators of economic value.
   

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