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TAKE ACTION! This Former Child Soldier Won An Award for Risking His Life for CongoâEUR(TM)s Wildlife
Society & Culture  (tags: congo's wildlife, child soldier, risking his life, Katembo, poachers, GoodNews, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - globalcitizen.org
For the past 20 years, Katembo âEUR" now 41 and a former child soldier âEUR" has been beaten, threatened, and imprisoned by armed poachers and rebels, simply for protecting the parkâEUR(TM)s wildlife.
Escaping Poverty Requires Almost 20 Years With Nearly Nothing Going Wrong
Society & Culture  (tags: 2 classes, upper class, lower class, USA, poverty, man made system )

Dandelion
- 23 hours ago - theatlantic.com
Following decades of growing inequality USA is now left with a two class system. One small predominantly white upper class with political influence and a much larger minority heavy but still mostly white lower class subject to the first groups whims.
New Missouri Law Could Sentence Grade Schoolers to Four Years of Prison Time
Society & Culture  (tags: school to prison pipeline, racism, Class E felony, grade schoolers, prison time )

Dandelion
- 18 hours ago - alternet.org
Missouri, like most of America, needs to stop relying on police and prisons and systematic racism to solve its problems. Previously a child could be charged with a misdemeanor and released to their parents, now it is a Class E felony.
Sumofus,Nevsun Shareholders Profiting Off Slace Labor Is Not Ok!Sign
Society & Culture  (tags: slave labour, abuse, law, rights, exploitation corporate abuse )

Ruth
- 11 hours ago - actions.sumofus.org
Mine owned partly by canadian comp Nevsun Resources used slave labor to dig its gold in Eritrea.UN report 2015.Last year decision ,canadian court agrees hear case filed by 3 workers suffering forced lab imprisoment,torture.M&G,end relationship with comp.
Why Are Republicans So Cruel to The Poor?
Society & Culture  (tags: Republicans, conservatives, poor, useless eaters, meritocracy, individualism )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - salon.com
Todays Republicans view poorer Americans as useless eaters to be disposed of by means both passive and active. The myth of meritocracy and its cousin, the myth of individualism, exert a powerful hold over many Americans.
"Mars, Venus," But This Time I the Transcriptome?
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, society, culture, science, epigenetics )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - ucdavis.edu
Study in Rock doves, aka: Pigeons, finds huge numbers of differences between male and female, aside from reproductive issues. Women respond to aspirin differently than men do, and....
It's Time to Act on Australia's Appalling Domestic Violence Record
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, violence, rights, abuse )

Elaine
- 7 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Tell our leaders that you want more action on DFV and more funding for services proven to help Australians who need it most.
It's So Much Harder to Escape Poverty Than You Might Think - It Can Take Decades and An Incredible Streak of Good Luck
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, income, economics, economic injustice, income inequality, greed )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
The U.S. economy is so divided we now have a two-class system, often divided by race, Peter Temin argues in his new book.
The Fyre Festival Was a Luxury Nightmare
Society & Culture  (tags: Fyrefestival, debacle )

Judy
- 2 hours ago - newyorker.com
The Fyre Festival was announced in December, advertised as a dreamy, deluxe, and highly Instagrammable music-festival experience that would take place over two weekends in the Bahamas, on a purportedly private island called Fyre Cay.
The Gentrification-to-Prison Pipeline
Society & Culture  (tags: gentrification, discrimination, poverty, displacement, incarceration, greed, economic injustice )

Freya
- 4 hours ago - truth-out.org
Every plan to gentrify a neighborhood or section of a city will necessary have predetermined destructive effects.
The Way Things Used To Be
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, world, violence, corruption, sadness )

Timothy
- 1 hour ago - writerscafe.org
Remembering a time in the not too distant past
AmazonâEUR(TM)s New Echo Look Takes Voice-Activated Camera Into Your Bedroom
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, culture, dishonesty, ethics, family, freedoms, law, internet, media, rights, sadness, society, AmazonĀ“s Echo, privacy, spying, surveillance, orwellian paradigm )

Ricardo
- 1 hour ago - technocracy.news
The final invasion of personal privacy: The bedroom, bathroom and closet. AmazonâEUR(TM)s Echo Look will take pictures of you, analyze your âEUR~lookâEUR(TM) with AI, and tell you if you are âEUR~looking good.âEUR(TM) Sadly, millions of gullible women will buy one of....
North Carolina Legislature- Changes the State's Name to "Home of the Luddites?"
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, culture, crime, freedoms, abuse, activists, dishonesty, news )

Mitchell
- 6 minutes ago - alternet.org
Liability on the way to being removed for hitting protestors with your car!!!!!
   

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