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PETITION - Applaud End of Undermining Indigenous Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Indigenous communities, natural resources, exploitation, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A law that made it easier to approve oil sand and other natural resource exploration on First Nations land communities in Alberta will be repealed according to Alberta Minister for Indigenous Relations Richard Feehan. The law established a levy on...
PETITION - Demand Apology From Police Union That Blamed Boy For His Own Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, blaming the victim, apologizing, descrimination, toy guns, playing, respect, victim protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Apologize for saying Tamir Rice's family should use their settlement money to "educate youth" about the dangers of fake guns. The family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who was shot and killed by a police officer while playing with a toy gun...
PETITION - Do Not Pass Stand-Your-Ground Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Stand Your Ground laws, deadly force, private property, armed people, defense, prevention of armed violence, protection )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer has successfully attached a controversial amendment to a crime bill that would allow deadly force to be used on people who trespass on private property if the property owner "reasonably believes" it is "necessary to...
FOSSIL FUEL FREE: Many Petitions
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, culture, society, petitions )

Dimitris
- 20 hours ago - campaigns.gofossilfree.org
Bookmark and continue. Sign and share. Be the guy you dream in this world :)
Lets Put An End to Food Waste
Society & Culture  (tags: Food Waste, Poverty, Hunger, Obesity )

Peter
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Food Tank is a non-profit organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. They spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks
Criminalize Forced Oral Sex On An Unconscious Intoxicated Person
Society & Culture  (tags: Criminalize Forced Oral Sex, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Mary Fallin, Governor Oklahoma! Goal: Change legislation that decriminalizes oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person. This shocking ruling emerged after charges of unwanted oral sodomy were dismissed because the victim had been drinking
Success: Discriminatory Religious Freedom Resolution Will Not Become Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Right-wing Christians, FanaticChristianBelievers, Christian Sects )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Anne Zerr, Caleb Rowden, and Jim Hansen, Missouri State Representatives! Goal: Praise Missouris Republican state senators for joining Democratic colleagues to stop a discriminatory religious freedom amendment!
Sign the Petition for Carlisle Repatriation
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, freedoms, culture, crime, abuse, americans, ethics, humans, violence, sadness, family, environment, children, dishonesty, world, religion, media )

Wilde
- 13 hours ago - boardingschoolhealing.org
We support the requests from the Northern Arapaho Tribe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and any other tribes, to repatriate the remains of their relatives who are interred at the Army War College, also known as the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
Having More Friends May Mean Feeling Less Pain
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, health, interesting, society, family, culture )

Michael
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Here's an interesting article on sociality and increased endorphin levels.
WATCH: Ethiopian Israeli Mothers Join Protests Against Police Brutality
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopian Israelis, protests, israeli police brutality-discrimination, equal rights, civil rights, racism-discrimination, media, news, world, activists )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
Israelis of Ethiopian descent have taken to the streets several times over the past year to demand an end to police discrimination and brutality
Shocking Moment Florida Police Officer Repeatedly Punches Handcuffed Woman in the Chest as Other Cops Just Stand and Watch
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, violence )

Angie
- 20 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
A police officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has been charged with battery after he repeatedly punched a woman in the chest while she was in handcuffs. The officer Akinyemi Borisade, 26, has been fired, according to Undersheriff Pat Ivey.
This Day in History: 1897 Chickasaw and Choctaw Abandon Communal Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: Dawes Act and Commission, tribal ownership and government, Choctaw and Chickasaw, Cherokees, Seminoles, Creeks, mainstream society, Grover Cleveland )

Nancy
- 17 hours ago - history.com
The Chickasaw and Choctaw, two of the Five Civilized Tribes, become the first to agree to abolish tribal government and communal ownership of land. From 1887 to 1934, Indian landholdings declined from 138 million to 47 million acres.
Human Trafficking Survivor: I Was Raped 43,200 Times
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, women, world, mexico, human trafficking, family, ethics, humans, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa, violence, crime, culture, dishonesty, corruption )

Frank
- 13 hours ago - cnn.com
Karla Jacinto is sitting in a serene garden. She looks at the ordinary sights of flowers and can hear people beyond the garden walls, walking and talking in Mexico City.
San Francisco Hunger Strikers Enter Ninth Day to Protest Police Brutality Against Black and Brown Youths
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, law, police, society, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 12 hours ago - alternet.org
âEURoeThey need to pay attention to everything. We have issues of the over-criminalization of the black and brown communities." Peace.
Colorado Community Solar Gardens Act
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, family, freedoms, usa, goodnews )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - solargardens.org
"CONCERNING MEASURES TO ENCOURAGE ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT IN SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION FACILITIES, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDENS."
4/6/2016 2:00:00 PM Local Solar Farm Goes Online Amid Legislative Battle By Abigail W. Adams//A SOLAR START!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, ethics, family, culture, environment, freedoms, government, GoodNews, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - lincolncountynewsonline.com
'Lincoln County's second community-owned solar farm, located at The Morris Farm in Wiscasset, went online Thursday, March 31. The installation, owned by the Morris Farm Community Solar Association, is generating renewable energy for the grid...'
Beinarts Jewish Double Bind: Support Oppression or You're Out of the Family
Society & Culture  (tags: jewish world, BDS international, values, USA, Equality/Justice, universal values, media, family, ethics, culture, activists, freedoms )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Equality and justice are universal values, not personal or selfish ones. As Beinart knows well, theyâEUR(TM)re often claimed to be 'Jewish' values
The Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Against Livingston for Violating the CA Public Records Act
Society & Culture  (tags: Animal Legal Defense Fund, laawsuite, city of livingston, california public records act, water usage, foster farms slaughterhouse, corruption, dishonesty, humans, government, society )

Lone
- 21 hours ago - aldf.org
Today the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the City of Livingston for violating the California Public Records Act by unlawfully withholding records about water usage at a Foster Farms slaughterhouse and processing plant
Prince Entered Rehab for Percocet Addiction, Had Multiple Doctors Writing Scripts for Heavy-Duty Pills Before Death: Reports
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, arts, prince, music, culture, health, humans, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frank
- 13 hours ago - nydailynews.com
Prince entered rehab to address his growing reliance on painkillers, sources close to the late musician said.
23 Arrested in Human Smuggling Ring With 200 Suspected Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, human trafficking, smuggling, humans, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa, violence, women, world )

Frank
- 12 hours ago - kens5.com
Nearly two dozen arrests have been made in several Texas counties connected to a major human smuggling operation.
20 Things You DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About Melania Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, women, world, culture, family, society, education, government )

Frank
- 1 day ago - uberhavoc.com
You might not think much about Melania Trump, that she married for money, and that Donald Trump chose her because of her looks. But thereâEUR(TM)s more to Melania than what meets the eye. Here are 20 things you need to know about the potential First Lady of
Program Performance and Background //Mass. Solar Loan Program
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, family, environment, education, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - masssolarloan.com
"Mass Solar Loan is a $30 million program administered in partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)."
SOLAR EMPOWERMENT "In the Town of Gardner, Massachusetts, "Let's Go Solar!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, mankind, men, women, children, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, usa, health )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - lowincomesolar.org
"GAAMHA is one of four local organizations currently getting virtual net metering credit from the one-megawatt project. Ms. Hutchinson says that the solar reduced their energy expenses by 38 percent in fiscal year 2015, even though they were only"
COMMUNITY POWERED SOLAR // Let's Go Solar 2016! Thank You for Solar.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - lowincomesolar.org
"Construction will begin in May 2016 on the Shiloh Temple Community Solar Garden project, part of the Just Community Solar Coalition that includes Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, Sierra Club, Cooperative Energy Futures, job training partner..."
COLORADO UNIVERSITIES INVEST IN SOLAR // Let's Go Solar More in 2016!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, good news, environment, family, freedoms, education, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - sustainablecolorado.wordpress.com
"Colorado University in Boulder has also is committed to a future with solar energy. In 2013, it installed a 2.5 acre array of panels in the CU Research Park capable of producing 725,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per year. The campus also has solar..."
A Do-It-Yourself Mountain Cabin SOLAR Installation Posted on January 31, 2016 DIY Projects By Leaf Running-Rabit
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, energy, environment, ethics, freedoms, good news, health, family, fashion, news, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - solartoday.org
'a total of about $650.00 spent, and my tiny yellow Subaru hatchback filled with equipment, I left the store that day with the beginnings of the rest of my off-grid life: a small solar system that provided me power for the next 19 years,'TIME TO DO NOW
Janna Jihad: Meet Palestines 10 Year Old Journalist
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, west bank settlements, West Bank Palestinians, palestine humanrights, U.S. NEWS MEDIA, occupation, violations, journalism, zionism, Gaza siege-assault 2014, media, news, children, americans, activists, women, world, society )

Jess
- 1 day ago - aljazeera.com
Janna Jihad Ayyad believes it is her duty to record Israeli injustices throughout the occupied West Bank and beyond
TAKE ACTION (UK ONLY) Guide Dogs Access Lobby
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, society, culture )

Nicola
- 15 hours ago - e-activist.com
Please invite your MP to the lobby in May to discuss the issue of guide dogs not being welcome in public places. Please share, thanks.
 

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