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Stand With Teachers!
Society & Culture  (tags: teachers, education, schools, schooling, strikes, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - action.thefairnessproject.org
All across the country, teachers are taking to the streets to protest budget cuts and low wages.
PETITION - India: Protect Indigenous Activist
Society & Culture  (tags: india = indigenous activist, Adasi, woman, intimidation, silence, activists, abuse, ethics, government, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org.au
One Adivasi woman in central India, Pavitri Manjhi, is mobilising her community to take a stand. And local âEUR~strongmenâEUR(TM) have been called in to intimidate and harass her into silence.
TELL WASHINGTON: NO MORE $ FROM THE NRA & WEAPONS COMPANIES
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, weapons, guns, firearms, dark money, political contributions, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - codepink.org
The impacts of war and militarism are in our schools and in our streets. Our students are standing up and saying no to the NRA and gun violence.
Urge Your Rep. to Protect SNAP
Society & Culture  (tags: public assistance, poverty, hunger, food, petitions )

Freya
- 11 hours ago - act.fcnl.org
The House Agriculture Committee just passed a farm bill that could force a million people off SNAP, which helps more than 40 million people put food on the table and prevent hunger.
Equal Rights Amendment Takes Major Step Forward
Society & Culture  (tags: women, gender equality, civil rights, human rights, feminism, constitutional amendments )

Freya
- 1 day ago - dailykos.com
The Illinois Senate voted 43-12 to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. Only two more states are needed, and with Senate passage, Illinois is now halfway there.
Don't Take Federal Funding From Military Families' Public Schools to Fund a Private School Voucher Program
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, children, kids, government spending, privatization, petitions )

Freya
- 12 hours ago - actionnetwork.org
Ask your members of Congress to oppose any amendments added to the National Defense Authorization Act that divert federal tax dollars from the Impact Aid public schools receive to a private school voucher program for students from military families.
End Predatory Phone Rates for Families of Incarcerated People
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, inmates, families, civil rights, human rights, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
When seven people died during an outbreak of violence in a South Carolina prison last week, state officials didn't blame prison conditions or the lack of adequate guard staffing - they blamed cell phones.
Petition · Amtrak: Reinstate the Veterans Advantage Discount · Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: amtrak, veterans, discounts )

Nita
- 8 hours ago - change.org
Amtrak recently ended its Veterans Advantage 15% discount to veterans, active duty military, retired military and their families. Veterans Advantage was founded by Vietnam Veteran Scott Higgins and his wife in 2000.
Stop Congress From Creating a New Federally Funded Voucher Program
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, children, kids, petitions )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - p2a.co
Members of Congress recently introduced the Military Education Savings Accounts Act (HR 5199 / S. 2517), which would create a private school voucher program for students with an active-duty parent in the military.
Pass the Marijuana Justice Act
Society & Culture  (tags: war on drugs, marijuana, legalization, petitions )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
With five percent of the world's population, but a quarter of its prisoners, the United States is at a crisis point. Our criminal justice system is in desperate need of reform and it's up to us to fix it.
EVERYBODY KNOWS (Parody of) Leonard Cohen - Parody Project
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Nita
- 8 hours ago - parodyproject.com
Please watch, comment and share.
GQ Says the Bible Is Overrated. Here's What They Got Right.
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 4 hours ago - patheos.com
Non-Christians believed it is for centeries.
New Study Shows God Can Be Pushed Aside With Better Government Services - World Religion News
Society & Culture  (tags: health, education, religion, philanthropy, world, socialsecurity, healthcare, healthcare, study, research )

Glenn
- 4 hours ago - worldreligionnews.com
Results are the same all over the world A study conducted by researchers of three universities found that like education, healthcare, and welfare.
   

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