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The School To Prison Pipeline   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Prison Industrial Complex, Chris Hedges, Walter Fortson, Boris Franklin )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Another program by Chris Hedges discusses the school to prison pipeline with two former prisoners Walter Fortson and Boris Franklin who admit with the way the system is set up they are the exception rather than the rule of making it after release.
Mylan EpiPen Manufacturer Hit By Investor Panic!
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, abuse, politics, safety, society, health )

Mitchell
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Some large number of Mylan investors have left the possibly sinking, at least leaking, ship. The maneuvers that its CEO pulled could have put this story into Politics, as well.
Online Petition Addressed to Angolan President to Cancel the Sentence Against the Journalist
Society & Culture  (tags: Angolan president, cancel sentence, journalist, diamonds for peace )

Lone
- 1 day ago - eng.diamondsforpeace.org
Diamonds for Peace (DFP), Japan-based non-profit organization, started the online petition at change.org addressed to Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos asking to cancel the sentence against the journalist Rafael Marques de Morais
Why Can't Our Economy Promote Equality and Shared Prosperity?
Society & Culture  (tags: Wall Street, economy, jobs, economic injustice, income disparity, wealth inequality, activism, campaigns, reform )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Instead of griping about the greedheads of Wall Street and the rip-off financial system they've hung around our necks, why don't we "Take On Wall Street"?
TAKE ACTION: WALMART FIRED HER FOR BEING PREGNANT
Society & Culture  (tags: wal-mart, women's rights, worker rights, pregnant woman )

Dogan
- 5 hours ago - campaigns.organizefor.org
Sign our petition to say pregnant Walmart workers should be treated with RESPECT.
A U.S. Government Hooked on, Obsessed With, Perpetual War
Society & Culture  (tags: government, world, war )

Rob
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
America continues to pour massive amounts of the countrys wealth into building and maintaining a vast military empire.
Justice for Unarmed Deaf Man Gunned Down By Police
Society & Culture  (tags: death, disabled, deaf, murder, police shooting )

Beth
- 14 hours ago - forcechange.com
North Carolina State Highway Patrol claims that deaf man, Daniel Kevin Harris, failed the pull over when signaled. Harris tried to communicate using sign language. Witnesses say the officer fired his gun immediately after exiting his police car.
Arkansas Judge Jails Cancer Patient Over Unpaid BillsâEUR"That's Just the Start
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, law, politics, society )

Cheryl A.
- 14 hours ago - dailykos.com
"Between the time of his charges and his latest jailing, Robertson had been sentenced to a stretch in jail over outstanding fines. Sherwood police officers came to his door, demanding money and threatening arrest." Peace.
Tell Google: "Keep Your Word. Take Down Ads That Intentionally Lie to Women Seeking Information About Abortion."
Society & Culture  (tags: google, women, abortion )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Tell Google: "Keep your word. Take down ads that intentionally lie to women seeking information about abortion." Google is putting vulnerable women in danger.
Huma AbedinâEUR(TM)s Mom Linked to Shocking Anti-Women Book
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, education, environment, ethics, family, government, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world, sharia law )

Frank
- 17 hours ago - nypost.com
This happened despite ­evidence at the time that Saleha M. Abedin had explored the religious merits of sexual submissiveness, child marriage, lashings and stonings for adulterous women, and even the ­circumcision of girls.
Punishing the Poor: Welfare Reform and Its Democratic Apologists
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, family, society, women, government )

Cheryl A.
- 13 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Having campaigned on a promise to "end welfare as we know it," Bill Clinton, the darling of the Democratic Leadership Council, signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act into law in 1996." Peace.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Colin Kaepernick You Support His Brave Stance for Racial Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, law, discrimination )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - act.rootsaction.org
To express your support for this brave athlete, please add your name to this short statement: Colin Kaepernick: We support your right to protest in support of racial justice. Thank you.
Making Whole-Child Education the Norm
Society & Culture  (tags: whole-child education )

Michael
- 15 hours ago - epi.org
How research and policy initiatives can make social and emotional skills a focal point of childrenâEUR(TM)s education
Rape Victim Thrown in Jail After Breaking Down in Court
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, law, police, Rape victim, Corrupt Judges )

Cheryl A.
- 13 hours ago - dailykos.com
"ItâEUR(TM)s one of those stories that sounds and feels surreal, yet it happened. JennyâEUR(TM)s attorney filed a lawsuit against the Harris County sheriff, the jail guard who allegedly hit Jenny while in jail, and the prosecutor who requested she be jailed. .peace
TAKE ACTION: Facebook's Censorship Sets a Dangerous Precedent
Society & Culture  (tags: facebook, censorship, zuckerberg )

Dogan
- 4 hours ago - dailykos.com
It's a violation of equal representation, plain and simple. Click through to the next page to submit your comment now, or read on for more information.
   

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