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Stop the Deportation of Joel Colindres, a Working Father of 2, Who Has Lived in the US for 14 Years
Society & Culture  (tags: immigrants, working class, deportation, injustice, petitions )

- 10 hours ago -
Joel Colindres, age 33, is a homeowner and taxpayer who lives in New Fairfield, Connecticut with his 3-year-old daughter, 6-year-old son, and wife Samantha. He is a Site Supervisor Carpenter who has worked for the same company for 13 years.
Petition-MSNBC: Stop Censoring U.S.-Assisted Carnage in Yemen
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Yemen, media, news, Saudi Arabia )

- 1 day ago -
In all of 2017, MSNBC only aired one broadcast on the U.S.-assisted Saudi airstrikes that have killed thousands of Yemeni civilians. And it never mentioned Yemen's cholera epidemic, which infected more than 1 million Yemenis.
Petition: Rename Donald J. Trump State Park!
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, state parks, culture, Racism/Bigotry, immigrants )

- 1 day ago -
Please sign this petition demanding that our lawmakers strip Trump's name from the park today!
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, activists, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Taner and the Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. We will not rest until these baseless charges are dropped...
TAKE ACTION: Tell USDA Secretary Perdue: Moms Say NO to Cutting Healthy School Meals!
Society & Culture  (tags: usda secretary Perdue, education, school, parental rights )

- 21 hours ago -
Yet USDA Secretary Perdue has proposed rolling back or delaying important standards around sodium, whole grains and low-fat milk. Again, in spite of the fact that almost all schools are already succeeding in meeting those targets.
Trump Says He's Against Birth in the 9th Month at Anti-Choice Rally
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump regime, motherhood, children, babies, reproductive rights )

- 10 hours ago -
Wow, Donald Trump might have just become the most anti-life President of all time - because he seems to be against, um, childbirth itself.
Solitary Confinement to End for Ontario's Mentally Ill Inmates
Society & Culture  (tags: solitary confinement, ontario, mentally ill, inmates, human rights tribunal of ontario, mentally disabled, abuse, ethics, government, law, society )

- 1 day ago -
The consent order issued by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario mandates the province end the use of segregation for the mentally disabled across its 26 correctional facilities.
TAKE ACTION: Why Do You March?
Society & Culture  (tags: women, activists, violence )

- 20 hours ago -
I marched in DC with more than a million people fighting for equal rights for every woman and girl. All around the world, millions of women and men marched for a world where women would be equal, have our own agency, and be free from violence.
Israel Settlers Film Palestinian Protesters to Help Army Identify Them
Society & Culture  (tags: marauders, settler violence, IOF, crimes against Palestinians, oPT, zionism-colonialism, apartheid state-oppression, Palestinian human rights violations, media, news, violence, world, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, government, law )

- 19 hours ago -
According to Israeli TV Channel 7, a settler group called Jewish Authority Movement in Judea and Samaria (the occupied West Bank) announced the formation of these teams
Samidoun: Solidarity With AyÅ?E DüZkan; Drop the Charges and Dismiss the Imprisonment Order!
Society & Culture  (tags: Özgür Gündem, Ayşe Düzkan, political prisoners, solidarity, samidoun, society, Turkish jails, BDS, turkey women, human rights activist, Palestinian human rights, media, news, usa, americans, activists, freedoms )

- 19 hours ago -
Ayse Duzkan, Palestine solidarity organizer, feminist and journalist, writer and editor in Turkey. Ayse is a strong supporter of Palestinian political prisoners and the Palestinian peoples struggle overall as a founding member of BDS Turkey.
Avaaz - Let's Reject Trump's Racism Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Racism/Bigotry, Trump, world, activists )

- 13 hours ago -
Calling African countries a "shithole" and asking why he would want anyone from there to come to the US, Trump has shown again that he thrives off spreading dangerous racism.
VIDEO -- Staff-to-Resident Abuse in Long-Term Care Homes Up 148% From 2011
Society & Culture  (tags: staff to residence abuse, long-term care home, illegally detaines, bed, filthy conditions, cockroaches, assault, abuse, ethics, society, violence )

- 1 day ago -
"We hear stories of people being illegally detained, of being left in bed for days, filthy conditions, cockroaches, assault," says Meadus.
TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress: NO SDP, NO Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: congress, diabetes, dishonesty )

- 20 hours ago -
Urge Congress to oppose any continuing resolution that fails to fund critical type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and life-changing technologies, and instead bring to the floor a bill that includes a two-year renewal of the Special Diabetes Program.
No Prospects for Justice a Year After Killing of Palestinian Teacher in Umm Al-Hiran
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Yaakub Abu al-Qian, shot dead by Israeli occupaion forces, investigation, Palestinian techer, no justice no peace, impunity for killing, oPT, Umm al-Hiran, Free Palestine!, Occupied Palestine, media, news, usa, americans, crime, abuse, family )

- 4 hours ago -
Israeli police have ended an internal investigation into the death of Yaakub Abu al-Qian, who was shot by a police officer in a Negev village
Buckingham Palace's £370m Revamp Unearths Old Cigarette Packets and a Newspaper Clipping From Reign of Queen Victoria Under the
Society & Culture  (tags: Buckingham Palace, renovation, wood ones, queen Victoria, floorboards, United Kingdom, London )

- 1 day ago -
Workers completing the £370million renovation project on Buckingham Palace have uncovered cigarette packets and a newspaper clipping from nearly 130 years ago.
Pope Accuses Clergy Sex Abuse Victims Of Slander
Society & Culture  (tags: child molestation, religion, sexual assault )

- 22 hours ago -
The victims claim Bishop Juan Barros protected a pedophile priest.
New Construction in Umm Al-Khair
Society & Culture  (tags: International Solidarity Movement, al-Khalil team | Umm al Khair, South Hebron Hills, occupied Palestine )

- 4 hours ago -
ISMers joined with other international and Israeli activists in the Bedouin village of Umm al-Khair on Saturday at the invitation of the Bedouin community
VIDEO - The Future of Food: 8 Business Leaders Investing to End Slaughterhouses
Society & Culture  (tags: future of food, business leaders, investing, ending slaughterhouses, animals, ethics, society, world )

- 2 hours ago -
From Silicon Valley tech moguls to business executives and entrepreneurs, these people know that the future of food means not slaughtering animals.
How 'Harry Potter' Fans Won a Four-Year Fight Against Child Slavery
Society & Culture  (tags: Child Labor, chocolate, chocolate fair trade, Harry Potter )

- 52 minutes ago -
From 2015 - Right before Christmas, Warner Bros. quietly gave 'Harry Potter' fans what was, for some of them, a long-wished-for gift.
Pope to Indigenous: Amazon Is 'Heart of the Church'
Society & Culture  (tags: pope, indigenous, amazon, church, chile, peru, culture, society, world )

- 47 minutes ago -
In the highlight of his weeklong trip to Chile and Peru, Francis warned that the Amazon people are now more threatened than ever before, and called for a three-fold defense of their life, their land and their cultures.
Teen Buying Coats For Homeless DoesnâEUR(TM)t See Stranger Snap His Photo Til Hundreds Share It Online
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, education, ethics, GoodNews, humans, internet, media, news, rights, society, interesting, teen, homeless, coats, photo, social media )

- 37 minutes ago -
Fredrick White was just trying to do something good for his fellow men when he went to Goodwill to buy a couple of jackets. Before the 19-year-old had even paid for a bunch of the storeâEUR(TM)s secondhand winter coats, however, a stranger in line......
Harry Potter and the Dark Lord Waldemart   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Harry Potter, walmart, Walmart boycott )

- 23 minutes ago -
The evil Lord Waldemart killed Harry's parents business. Now Harry must stop him in his attempt to torture House Elves and suck the magic from local communities! Go to to find out how you can help!
Women's March Draws Massive Crowds In Cities Across The Nation
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, society, world, women, safety, rights, politics, law, ethics, culture, freedoms, government, violence, abuse )

- 7 minutes ago -
"There's a lot more rage and a lot more anger in this march," said one protester. The 2018 Women's March-round two of an event that in 2017 proved to be the largest single-day protest in American history-includes a main event in Las Vegas on Sunday an

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