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This Is America   video
Society & Culture  (tags: This is America, Childish Gambino, music video )

- 1 day ago -
Song by Childish Gambino. Lots of symbolism in here.
Metal Detectors in Galveston County Schools//PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, Americans, children, women, men, singles, family, ethics, environment, safety )

- 1 day ago -
" Our children deserve to go to school and feel safe. Metal detectors can help save our childrenâEUR(TM)s lives! " Melissa Fewell started this petition to Galveston Independent School District//PLEASE SIGN THIS PETITION.
TAKE ACTION: Support Tashi Wangchuk's Sentence Appeal
Society & Culture  (tags: china, Human Rights, freedom of education-movement-speech, prisoners )

- 1 day ago -
Call on the five governments who attempted to observe TashiâEUR(TM)s trial - the EU, US, UK, Germany and Canada - and urge them to press China for Tashi Wangchuk's immediate and unconditional release.
TAKE ACTION: Sign the Petition: Reverse the Supreme CourtâEUR(TM)s Damage That Put Corporations Over Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: Workers rights, Supreme Court decision, corporations )

- 1 day ago -
Sign now if you agree that Congress must correct the Supreme CourtâEUR(TM)s decision to place corporations over workers yet again.
TAKE ACTION: Block Facebook's Dangerous "Show Me Your Papers" Policy (Sign Now)
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
Tell Facebook: Roll back invasive and discriminatory ID requirements for political ads.
TAKE ACTION: Protect and Strengthen SNAP
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, Snap, farm bill, food assistance )

- 1 day ago -
Urge Congress to protect and strengthen SNAP, our nationâEUR(TM)s largest anti-hunger program, as it reauthorizes the Farm Bill
Urge Your Representatives to Recognize National Whistleblower Day ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, corruption, environment )

- 10 hours ago -
Join the National Whistleblower Day campaign! Take action and urge your members of Congress and President Trump to pass legislation establishing National Whistleblower Day as a permanent day to honor whistleblowers.
TAKE ACTION: No Discrimination Against Pre-Existing Conditions!
Society & Culture  (tags: Donald Trump, Insurance companies, Pre-Existing Conditions, healthcare )

- 1 day ago -
Urge President Trump to keep his promise to protect people with pre-existing conditions
TAKE ACTION: Farm Workers Need Your Help to Stop GoodlatteâEUR(TM)s Nightmare Immigration Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: farm workers, immigrants, immigration, Human Rights )

- 1 day ago -
Farm workers need your help to stop GoodlatteâEUR(TM)s nightmare immigration bill
TAKE ACTION: Support a New Way for Communities to Help Refugees
Society & Culture  (tags: Refugees & Relief, rights, humans, New Zealand, world )

- 1 day ago -
Pledging your support is a vital way to address the refugee crisisâEUR¯byâEUR¯ensuringâEUR¯the programme continues and more refugees can be welcomed here in New Zealand...
Condemn Trump's Comments Calling Undocumented Immigrants "Animals"
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, bigotry, prejudice, immigrants, petitions )

- 8 hours ago -
Calling people of color "animals" has a deep, racist history. It's a white supremacist tactic meant to portray marginalized people as subhuman - therefore making it easier for oppressors to inflict violence upon them.
It's Time for FedEx to Break Ties With the NRA
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, weapons, firearms, guns, petitions )

- 7 hours ago -
We can't stop the epidemic of gun violence in this country if we don't stop the NRA. A key part of doing this is stopping the corporate partners that enable and legitimize its toxic extremism.
Don't Force Women to Risk Death, Injury By Having a Baby
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, health, death, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
A QUT legal academic says abortion can be decriminalized without society and governments making a moral judgement.
10 Things to Remember About Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, military, memorials, servicemen, servicewomen, soldiers, warriors, sacrifice )

- 6 hours ago -
Memorial Day is much more than just a three-day weekend and a chance to get the year's first sunburn. Here's a handy 10-pack of facts to give the holiday some perspective.
What a Wonderful World   video
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, news, humans, culture, americans, abuse, government, world )

- 1 hour ago -
Christeen....I don't rap, but here ya go! SWAK I know you said I was posting Sad NEWS. It was due to a friend that lost a animal. How's THIS???
There Were 2 Mass Shootings In Texas Last Week, But Only 1 On TV
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, media, abuse, culture, violence, women, family, children, crime, abuse, sadness, murder, death )

- 1 hour ago -
She left her husband. He killed their children. Just another day in America.
Woman Killed By Border Patrol Identified As Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, war, military, media, ethics, dishonesty, death, violence, women )

- 1 hour ago -
The woman shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol on Wednesday has been identified as Claudia Patricia Gómez Gonzáles, a 20-year-old who had traveled to the U.S. from Guatemala in hopes of securing work to pay for her education.
Man Faces Charges After Pulling Knife, Stun Gun On Muslim Students At McDonald's
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, society, culture, humans, safety, crime )

- 1 hour ago -
"We thought we were going to die," one of the students said. One of the victims,Omar Abdelmoaty,told The Washington Post that he and four other Egyptian exchange students, all of them Muslim,were simply eating burgers and fries when Smith came at them.
Two Pilots Spent Their Savings on a Plane to Rescue Migrants at Sea
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, culture, education, ethics, humans, interesting, news, rights, safety, society, transportation, plane, pilots, rescue, migrants, savings, good news )

- 2 hours ago -
Two pilots have spent their combined life savings for the sole purpose of saving refugees from the perils of sailing across the Mediterranean Sea. José Benavente and Benoit Micolon are the French altruists behind the volunteer rescue group...
When Woman Moves Into Run-Down House Following Divorce, Neighbors Help Fix It Up For Free
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, education, ethics, humans, interesting, internet, news, GoodNews, rights, society )

- 2 hours ago -
I was raised in Corryton, Tennessee, but later married and moved to a neighboring county. After 26 years and a divorce, I decided that I really wanted to return home. I bought a small, run-down, house nearly a century old, and began working...

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