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Close Dangerous and Negligent Mental Health Facility,UNSPEAKABLE TORTURE AND DISTRESS FOR MENTAL PATIENCTS
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Patients are kept over-sedated in filthy, hazardous conditions at the Federico Mora mental hospital in Guatemala. An investigation held in conjunction with human rights organization Disability Rights International revealed unbelievable human rights abuses
Reject Armored Vehicles for Local Police.THIS DOESNT BODE WELL FOR LAW ABIDING AMERICAN CITIZENS!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, environment, ethics, freedoms, humans, movies, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Militarization of state and local police forces is a rapidly growing problem. The small city of Santa Cruz, California is currently debating whether to buy a BearCat militarized armored vehicle for its local force. We must urge Mayor Don Lane to reject....
FREE MAURITANIAâEUR(TM)S ANTI-SLAVERY ACTIVISTS
Society & Culture  (tags: Mauritania, slavery, Islam, Muslims, freedoms, religion, rights )

Penny
- 1 day ago - walkfree.org
Biram Dah Abeid is a leading anti-slavery activist in Mauritania, the country with the highest prevalence of slavery in the world1. The organisation he founded, the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement2 has fought for the freedom of
Police Demonstrations Inspire New Protest Songs - The Washington Post
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, protest songs, Christmas carols, hip hop, new music, black culture, police misconduct, black protests, music, musicians )

BMutiny
- 1 hour ago - washingtonpost.com
Stop. Hey. What's that sound. Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of I can't breathe and Hands up don't shoot as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Something's happening here.
DonâEUR(TM)t Desecrate Sacred Native American Site for Tourism.GOODWILL TO THE INDIANS .SHOW RESTPECT!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, environment, ethics, government, humans, law, philanthropy, politics, religion, rights, sadness, society )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
We cannot allow our government to once again spit in the faces of the people we've devastated with our greed and cruelty. The past can never be righted as long as we continue to steal sacred land from Native Americans.RENDER THOSE SACRED TO THE INDIANS.
Stop Sale of Sacred Native American ArtifactsFRANCE MUST MORALY RETURN THOSE THOSE ARTIFACTS TO AMERICA!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, arts, corruption, education, ethics, government, rights, society, sadness )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
According to an embassy statement, a Navajo delegation has argued that the artifacts rightly belong to the tribes after they viewed them at an auction in Paris. The Navajo tribe considers these objects to be living beings and saw many sacred belongings in
Hold Dictatorship Accountable for Human Rights Abuses.NORTH KOREA IS CHARGED WITH EPIC HUMAN RIGHT VIOLATIONS!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, health, humans, murder, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

Rose ann
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Many news stations that cover human rights abuses often focus on North Korea, whose staggering number of violations has been met with public condemnation. Citizens are starved, tortured, and killed over minor offenses. Generations of families suffer for..
Stop Abuse of Mentally Ill in Prison.RIKERS NEW YORK IS ABUSING MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, education, ethics, government, law, politics, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
Prison is a brutal place for those suffering from mental illness. Yet, a recently completed four-month long study by the New York Times suggests the issue is worse than we feared. The results present an alarming illustration of the rampant violence at ..
Demand An End to Government-Sponsored Human Rights Abuse.ANGOLA IS CHARGED WITH HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
Govt. officials are allowing arbitrary arrests, torture, and unlawful killings of civilians by the police. Activists are arrested for attending protests even though their constitution protects the right to assemble. With a lack of due process.SHAMEFUL
Police 'Reforms' You Should Always Oppose
Society & Culture  (tags: police, police violence, police brutality, police accountability, police reform, police cameras, community policing, police accountability, Ferguson, protests )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Here is a simple guide for evaluating any suggested 'reforms' of U.S. policing in this historical moment. Are the proposed reforms allocating more money to the police? If yes, then you should oppose them. Root-cause changes or band-aids is the issue.
America's Decay Into a Violent, Cruel Place
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, police brutality, ignorance, racism, police state, militarization, civil rights, civil liberties )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
It seems police can get away with anything: choking men who have surrendered; shooting unarmed teens; knocking pregnant women to the ground. While the issues involving race, civil rights and the relationship between law enforcement and communities are...
Ralph Lauren Sorry for Native American Ad Photos - CNN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: ralph lauren, advertising, native americans, genocide, assimilation, western clothing, western gear, the American West, genocide, forced assimilation )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - edition.cnn.com
'the imagery is not only ignorant, it's a harsh reminder of a time of extreme oppression, and even genocide, for the nation's indigenous people.' A time when Native Americans were FORCED to wear "Western clothing" instead of their traditional items.
Pulled Over for Playing the Wrong Song? Authoritarianism Is Creeping Up on America
Society & Culture  (tags: fascism, police state, civil liberties, civil rights, censorship, oppression )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them.
Animal Shelter Overwhelmed By Support More Than $65,000 Raised in Three Days for Rescue Group
Society & Culture  (tags: animal shelter, eviction, rescued, supporters, GoodNews )

Stephen
- 1 day ago - theherald-news.com
Overwhelmed by the response received from supporters, there has not been a dry eye at Cache Creek Animal Rescue since staff went public with news that the organization was being evicted.
The New Allure of Sacred Pilgrimages - NYTimes.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, religious, worldwide, shrines, sacred places, sites )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - nyti.ms
Pilgrimage is more popular than ever. At the First International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages in September, the United Nations released a study finding that of every three tourists worldwide, one is a pilgrim.
Satanic Temple Puts Up Display at Michigan Capitol
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, religion, Satanism, Satanists, Michigan, displays )

Freya
- 22 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week got underway.
WeâEUR(TM)re Putting An End to Religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the Exploding New American Secularism
Society & Culture  (tags: atheism, secularism, religion )

Freya
- 1 day ago - salon.com
Religious right extremism, new atheists, and late-night mockery have religion on the run.
Elton John Marries Partner David Furnish in Britain
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, news )


- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage - with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website.
ReligionâEUR(TM)s Smart-People Problem: The Shaky Intellectual Foundations of Absolute Faith
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, intellectuals, intelligence, philosophy, academics )

Freya
- 21 hours ago - salon.com
Should you believe in a God? Not according to most academic philosophers. A comprehensive survey revealed that only about 14 percent of English speaking professional philosophers are theists.
Unilever Drops Lawsuit Against Just Mayo - MFABlog.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Just Mayo, Unilever )

Slava
- 2 hours ago - mfablog.org
Awesome news for anyone who signed the Demand Unilever Drop Lawsuit Against Maker of Vegan "Just Mayo".
Milwaukee Police Officer Won't Face Charges for Shooting of Unarmed Black Man
Society & Culture  (tags: Rights, U.S., Ferguson, Police State, People Power, Race )

Judy
- 50 minutes ago - commondreams.org
National Guard on alert as protests begin for Dontre Hamilton, who was shot 14 times in April 30 encounter
10 Best Things About Being An Atheist on Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Christmas, winter, atheism, atheists )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
When it comes to wrapping paper, travel and movies, the holidays can be a special time even for non-believers.
Top 5 Groundbreaking Movements That Rocked the Boat in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, Palestine, minimum wage, net neutrality, immigration, police brutality, racism, Black Lives Matter )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
2014 was an unjust year to say the least. From corporations pursuing control of the Internet to cops getting away with murder, the last 12 months were certainly filled with oppression. But that doesn't mean people didn't fight back.
ISIS Massacres 150 Women Who Refuse to Submit
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, Islam, Muslims, ISIS, massacre, death, murder, religion, rights, safety )

Penny
- 1 day ago - unitedwithisrael.org
The Islamic State (IS or ISIS) terror organization continues to commit atrocities throughout Syria and Iraq, including one of the latest horrific incidents in which 150 women were massacred in Iraq because they refused to submit to the demands of the t
Photo of Woman Glued to Her Phone Wins National Geographic Photo Contest
Society & Culture  (tags: National Geographic, photo contest, winner, technology, society )

Evelyn
- 10 hours ago - therakyatpost.com
"On the one hand, I feel the liberating gift of technology. On the other hand, I feel people don't even try to be neighbourly anymore, because they don't have to. The picture is also a reflective one. I also feel a bit guilty, I'm just like that lady"
Joe Cocker Dies Aged 70 After Battle With Lung Cancer
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, sadness, music, death, Joe Cocker )

Zora
- 4 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
The singer-songwriter rose to fame in the Sixties and had hits with The Beatles' song With A Little Help From My Friends.
RIP: Singer Joe Cocker Is Dead at 70
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, music, Joe Cocker, rock 'n' roll )

Cal
- 57 minutes ago - cnn.com
Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.
Hundreds Gather to Celebrate Beit Jala Christmas Tree Lighting
Society & Culture  (tags: Christmas celebrations 2014, Palestinian Christian community, West Bank, Gaza, occupation, freedoms of movement-religion, tourism, Holy Land, Beit Jala, Bethlehem, Beit Sahourworld, society )

Jess
- 1 day ago - maannews.net
Hundreds of Palestinians attended a Christmas tree lighting festival in the Bethlehem-area village of Beit Jala
 

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