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Take Action! - Give a Home to SAS Hero Bob
Society & Culture  (tags: Bob curry, SAS, veteran, petition, Hereford, army, England, council )

- 19 hours ago -
HERO Bob Curry served in the British Army and the SAS for 17 years
Oppose Trump Nominee Howard Nielson
Society & Culture  (tags: nominees, courts, homophobes, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Howard Nielson is a Trump nominee for the federal district court in Utah, and is beyond the pale in terms of his unfitness for a lifetime appointment. His record is beyond flawed, and it is shocking that he was nominated.
Enrich Your Vocabulary With a Word Appropriate for These Days: Kakistocracy
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, vocabulary, kakistocracy )

- 19 hours ago -
A kakistocracy is a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens. The word was coined as early as the 17th century.
Turkish Trash Collectors Built a Library of Discarded Books - TAKE ACTION : Call on USAID to Support Global Education
Society & Culture  (tags: library, discarded books, turkey, trash collectors, curbside, ankara, sanitation crews, public library, literature, culture, interesting, education, society )

- 21 hours ago -
After months of rescuing discarded books from curbside refuse piles throughout Ankara, the Turkish capital, sanitation crews created a public library stocked with 6,000 pieces of literature
PETITION - DEMAND Myanmar Release These Journalists
Society & Culture  (tags: Myanmar, lawyers, family, journalists, reuters, prison, corruption, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, law, media, politics, safety, society, world )

- 14 hours ago -
Two Reuters journalists are facing up to fourteen years in prison for reporting on the Rohingya crisis in MyanmarâEUR(TM)s Rakhine state. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in December, and held without access to lawyers, family members ...
Sign Now to Defend All Protesters' First Amendment Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: demonstrations, activism, protests, marches, human rights, civil rights, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
On January 20, 2017, police arrested more than 200 people protesting Donald Trump's inauguration, in conjunction with property damage committed by only a handful of people.
Society & Culture  (tags: family, deportation, immigrants, rights, sadness )

- 16 hours ago -
Sad, Disgusting, Angry.
Petition - Justice for Mistreated, Shackled, and Malnourished Siblings
Society & Culture  (tags: human abuse, Human Rights Violations, malnourished children, starvation humans, Parental responsibility, deplorable living conditions, horrific crime, punishments that fit the crime, protection of the vulnerable, Social Care, Ethical Treatment )

- 12 hours ago -
Ensure that criminal charges are brought against the parents who allegedly starved and locked up their 13 children, and that they are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Thirteen reportedly malnourished and abused siblings, some of whom were...
Petition - Condemn Turkish Government for Abuse of LGBTQ Community
Society & Culture  (tags: turkey, LGBTQ rights, discrimination, threatenings, violence against gay people, Human Rights Violations, freedom of speech, Freedom of Press, Freedom of Expression, violent humiliation, Basic Rights, arrest and detention, politics, protection )

- 11 hours ago -
Condemn the government of Turkey for discriminating against and threatening the LGBTQ community. The government of Turkey is abusing and discriminating against the nationâEUR(TM)s LGBTQ community, but the Trump administration and the Department of State...
Demand Anti-Choice Zealot Scott Lloyd Be Removed From His Position Immediately
Society & Culture  (tags: women, girls, immigrants, reproductive rights, petitions )

- 12 hours ago -
As head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Scott Lloyd continues to actively try to control undocumented teen girls' lives and bodies.
Solitary Confinement to End for Ontario's Mentally Ill Inmates
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, ontario, mentally ill, inmates, human rights tribunal of ontario, mentally disabled, abuse, ethics, government, law, society )

- 8 hours ago -
The consent order issued by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario mandates the province end the use of segregation for the mentally disabled across its 26 correctional facilities.
Petition-MSNBC: Stop Censoring U.S.-Assisted Carnage in Yemen
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Yemen, media, news, Saudi Arabia )

- 6 hours ago -
In all of 2017, MSNBC only aired one broadcast on the U.S.-assisted Saudi airstrikes that have killed thousands of Yemeni civilians. And it never mentioned Yemen's cholera epidemic, which infected more than 1 million Yemenis.
French President Macron Is Using the Fake News Excuse to Attack Press Freedom
Society & Culture  (tags: news, politics, rights, sadness, government, ethics, abuse, activists, law, internet, media, France, Macron, fake news agenda, press freedom, censorship and free speech )

- 9 hours ago -
Only on the free market of ideas can information be checked and double-checked. In press statements for the beginning of this year, French president Emmanuel Macron announced his plans for cracking down on fake news. Haunted by the controversial...
VIDEO -- Staff-to-Resident Abuse in Long-Term Care Homes Up 148% From 2011
Society & Culture  (tags: staff to residence abuse, long-term care home, illegally detaines, bed, filthy conditions, cockroaches, assault, abuse, ethics, society, violence )

- 8 hours ago -
"We hear stories of people being illegally detained, of being left in bed for days, filthy conditions, cockroaches, assault," says Meadus.
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, activists, politics )

- 4 hours ago -
Taner and the Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. We will not rest until these baseless charges are dropped...
Petition: End Child Marriage in Kentucky
Society & Culture  (tags: child marriage, freedoms, education, abuse, Domestic Violence )

- 3 hours ago -
In recent years over ten thousand children - some as young as 13 years of age - have gotten married in the Bluegrass State. The statistic is shocking especially when considering the societal and personal ills of the practice.
Boy With Down Syndrome Who Only Knows 12 Words Learns to Speak By Singing You Are My Sunshine
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, education, ethics, family, humans, interesting, internet, news, down syndrome, song, learning )

- 9 hours ago -
When Amanda Bowman Gray asked her daughter Lydia to watch her 25-month-old son so she could take a shower, she was taken by surprise upon her return. Once Gray was finished in the bathroom, the mom of three stepped into the hallway and found.....
Petition: Rename Donald J. Trump State Park!
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, state parks, culture, Racism/Bigotry, immigrants )

- 3 hours ago -
Please sign this petition demanding that our lawmakers strip Trump's name from the park today!
Two Reports Show Fewer Incidents of Muslim Extremism in 2017 | Religion News Service
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, murder, terrorism, crime, law, religion )

- 5 hours ago -
Worries about Islamic terrorism is greatly exaggerated.
Books Rescued to Make a Library
Society & Culture  (tags: library, Good News, Turkey, recycling, volunteers )

- 3 hours ago -
a team of Turkish garbage collectors. After months of rescuing discarded books from curbside refuse piles throughout Ankara,there is a public library of 6000 books -- there are books for children and books in Turkish, English, and French.

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