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Petition - Mexico: End Brutal Torture of Civilians
Society & Culture  (tags: mexico, authorities, civilians, torture, murderer, Human Rights Violations, United Nations, abuse, society, Ethical Treatment, justice system, Blind Eye, injustice, brutality )

- 1 day ago -
End the brutal and deadly torture of civilians by Mexican authorities. Civilians in Mexico are being tortured and murdered by authorities. Deadly violence against civilians has increased and is expected to get even worse.
Hospital Patient Abuse.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, rights, patients, hospital )

- 1 day ago -
Sad, Disgusting, Angry.
Petition-Stop This Cruel Proposal to Eliminate the Office of Violence Against Women! - The Hunger Site
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, violence, women, children, government )

- 21 hours ago -
President Trump's plan to effectively kill the Office of Violence Against Women is part of his overarching proposal to reduce the federal budget. But the savings are miniscule compared to the vast number of lives that would be impacted .
MoveOn Petitions - Trump: Apologize for Racist Remarks About Immigrants!
Society & Culture  (tags: President Trump, racism/discrimination, politics, government )

- 20 hours ago -
Donald Trump lowered the bar even further with his vile comments about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries. He reconfirmed what we already know: he has fully embraced white supremacy and there are no limits to his attacks on people of color.
Petition - Permanent Housing for Jim and Happy
Society & Culture  (tags: Homeless people, freezing temperatures, Service dogs, permanent housing, deplorable living conditions, ethical responsibility, prevention of harassments, Prevention of Violence, social security, compassionate caring )

- 21 hours ago -
James Wayne and his 4-year-old service dog Happy need our help to get them into permanent housing. Jim has been homeless for 11 years, (most recently in Manhattan). To escape the frigid temperatures, they live in the subways. I got involved because my...
MoveOn Petitions - Stop the Deportation of Joel Colindres, a Working Father of 2, Who Has Lived in the US for 14 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: immigration, Immigration Issues, Immigration reform, immigration law )

- 20 hours ago -
Even though Joel has several current avenues for permanent legal status that he has been pursing for years, ICE told Joel to leave the country with a one-way ticket to Guatemala by January 31st, 2018.
Mentally Ill Patient "Dumped" Into the Street
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, ethics, rights, politics, society, safety, sadness, news )

- 1 day ago -
A Maryland hospital unceremoniously "dumped" a woman into the street, in the freezing cold. Please see first comment.
Petition-No More Violence for Ethiopian Women - The Literacy Site
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, abuse, rights, freedoms, violence )

- 21 hours ago -
Many girls in Ethiopia today face grim prognoses for their futures; women are often forced into intensive manual labor or sold off for sex in the sex trade. The best way to combat these horrible realities is to educate those who are at risk
Nine Charged for Giving Food to Homeless in California
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, California, injustice )

- 10 hours ago -
The group were protesting against an emergency ordinance in the city of El Cajon which was introduced in response to California's hepatitis A outbreak. They handed out food, clothes and toiletries on Sunday before police arrived and issued citations.
PETITION: Tell Trump HeâEUR(TM)s Not Welcome in Canada
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, Trump, G7 Summit, luxury resort, quebec, national leaders, official visit, americans, culture, humans, government, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
On June 8-9, Canada will host the next G7 Summit at a remote, luxury resort in Quebec. All seven national leaders are expected to attend, including President Trump in his first official visit to Canada.
MoveOn Petitions - Congress: Reject Trump's Racism
Society & Culture  (tags: President Trump, Racism/Bigotry, Immigration reform, Immigration reform )

- 20 hours ago -
Reject Trump's racism and all the policies that stem from it. Pass a clean Dream Act now, repeal the Muslim Ban, and protect from deportation those who had been covered by the Temporary Protected Status program that Trump is determined to end.
Volunteers Arrested for Giving Food to Homeless People at An El Cajon Park
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, altruism, charity, California, injustice )

- 10 hours ago -
El Cajon police arrested about a dozen people for feeding the homeless at a city park Sunday afternoon. The event was organized by a group called Break the Ban, which formed after the El Cajon City Council unanimously passed an emergency ordinance in...
Good Luck Banning Fake News - Here's Why It's Unlikely to Happen
Society & Culture  (tags: world, news, information, fake news, internet, media, free speech, discussion, truth, John Stuart Mill, discovery )

- 1 day ago -
One of the underlying justifications for free speech was put forward by the great liberal thinker John Stuart Mill. He argued convincingly more than 150 years ago that unrestricted discussion helps the discovery of truth. Interesting analysis - complex!
Racial Inequalities in Wages, Income, and Wealth Show That MLK's Work Remains Unfinished | Economic Policy Institute
Society & Culture  (tags: income inequality, Race And Ethnicity, wages, wealth )

- 18 hours ago -
As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination this year, it is important to remember that African Americans continue to face many of the same inequalities today that Dr. King gave his life to fight for decades ago.
Revoke the Ordinance Against Feeding the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, charity, altruism, petitions )

- 10 hours ago -
People have a right to perform acts of charity and altruism. The homeless are the most vulnerable members of society, and they need whatever help others can provide.
Women's March Anniversary Events
Society & Culture  (tags: women, civil rights, human rights, demonstrations, activism )

- 1 day ago -
There is still plenty of time to find and join an event near you.
Meet The Fearless Cook Who Secretly Fed âEUR" And Funded âEUR" The Civil Rights Movement : The Salt : NPR
Society & Culture  (tags: Civil Rights, Martin Luther King Day, civil rights movement, civil disobedience )

- 17 hours ago -
Less well-known is the story of Georgia Gilmore, the Montgomery cook, midwife and activist whose secret kitchen fed the civil rights movement.
Petition - Demand Traveling Museum Cease Plastic Pollution
Society & Culture  (tags: museum exhibits, exposition, plastic pollution, visitors, prevention of further pollution, responsible behaviour, environmental contamination, Sustainable Development, responsibilities, safety )

- 15 hours ago -
Remove the plastic sprinkle exhibit from The Museum of Ice Cream. Tiny plastic "sprinkles" from The Museum of Ice Cream are finding their way out of the exhibit and into the waterways of cities that the exposition has visited.
House Passes NSA Spying Bill After Trump Tweets Cause Confusion
Society & Culture  (tags: civil rights, human rights, privacy, spying )

- 20 hours ago -
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, overcoming objections from privacy advocates and confusion prompted by morning tweets from President Trump.
IOF Kill Two Palestinian Teens in Nablus and Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, violence, Palestinian Teens killed, occupation, children, world, Nablus-West Bank, West Bank-Palestine )

- 3 hours ago -
Two Palestinian teens have been killed and three others seriously wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Gaza and the West Bank

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