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What Would Martin Luther King Jr. Think of the America of 2016?
Society & Culture  (tags: Martin Luther King Jr, anniversary, America 2016 )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - charlotteobserver.com
The Observer contacted Graham and several others including activists, politicians, ministers, and historians and invited them to ponder what King might make of todays America. Here are some of their answers.
Comprehensive Sex Education in Arizona
Society & Culture  (tags: sex education, arizona, pregnancy )

Dogan
- 22 hours ago - change.org
The current abstinence-only curriculum does not work because it is idealistic not realistic, it is inaccurate and unrepresentative, comprehensive sex education will lead to less teen pregnancy, and it will provide all kinds of youth with accur
Executive Clemency Requested for 25 Deserving Women
Society & Culture  (tags: clemency, Barack Obama, President Obama )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - change.org
The CAN-DO Foundation is proud to have shared the faces, names and stories of many women seeking justice though clemency. The "Top 25 Women" are extraordinary examples of people who received draconian sentences due to legislation passed..
MLK's Last Speech   video
Society & Culture  (tags: MLK, Martin Luther King, Dissent, Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Assembly, The Right to Protest, Totalitarianism, The End of The Bill of Rights, Constitution, corruption, Elite 1% Rule, Secret Laws, Secret Memos, Secret Courts, Secret Evidence, world )

Sea
- 10 hours ago - youtube.com
All we say to America is Be true to what you said on paper. If I lived in China or even Russia, or any totalitarian country, maybe I could understand the denial of certain basic First Amendment privileges.
After 146 Years, Ringling Bros. Is Shutting Down Circus | WTVR.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, circus )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - wtvr.com
The greatest show on Earth is coming to an end.
Inside Wichita's 'Blessing Box,' a Micro Food Pantry
Society & Culture  (tags: charity, donating, donations, Wichita, free stuff, helping others )

Freya
- 1 day ago - mentalfloss.com
In Wichita, Kansas, Maggie Ballard and her son Paxton have opened a tiny food pantry in their front yard. Modeled after the little free library concept, Maggie and Paxton call their little free pantry a "blessing box."
Why Bernie Sanders Came Up Short - and How That Lesson Can Fuel Future Progressive Victories
Society & Culture  (tags: elections, Bernie Sanders, revolutions, political campaigns )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Revolutions are messy, wonderful, maddening, and joyful all at once. They alternate between inspiring unbelievable elation and taking your heart and crushing it in a vise, sometimes both in the same day.
Chicago Police Assaulted Children, Got Away With Murders: DOJ Report Echoes What Residents Have Long Known
Society & Culture  (tags: law enforcement, police brutality, Chicago )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Communities of color in Chicago meticulously documented the CPD's pattern of racist violence.
8 Men Account for Half the World's Wealth
Society & Culture  (tags: wealth, greed, economic injustice, inequality )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - ecowatch.com
The combined wealth of eight men is greater than the poorest 3.6 billion people, according to the anti-poverty charity Oxfam International.
The Black Women * / Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, ethics, freedoms )

Dot
- 10 hours ago - npr.org
African-American astronaut Yvonne Cagle had a fitting reaction to the film. "I feel totally lifted up and off the planet," she says. Cagle is also a retired Air Force colonel and flight surgeon. "It's my story. It's your story. It's our story."
Former World Bank Staffer Explains How Neoliberalism Is Destroying the World
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, rights )

Rob
- 6 hours ago - wakingtimes.com
Neoliberalism is economic fascism. It privatizes public goods for private profit. It redefines citizens as consumers, whose democratic choices are best exercised by buying and selling.
Yertle, the Commander in Chief
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, freedoms )

Rob
- 10 hours ago - nationofchange.org
The point of Yertle and Macks tale is simple: Protest can topple a tyrant. Sometimes it has to be loud and rude.
Women Are 'Backbone' of Native Actions Against Dakota Pipeline
Society & Culture  (tags: women, Lakota, DAPL, Standing Rock, usa, activists, culture, americans, news, world, media, protection, water, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitat, Sustainabililty, culture )

Jess
- 44 minutes ago - telesurtv.net
Several Native American women spoke with teleSUR about their role in the protests against the oil project in North Dakota
TAKE ACTION: Bring Casey's Law to Maryland
Society & Culture  (tags: Addiction Recovery, Addiction, health, children )

Dogan
- 6 minutes ago - change.org
There is an epidemic of addiction sweeping the United States and we need every tool available to save our kids. Addicts often refuse help, spiraling out of control until it is too late. That is what happened to Charlotte WethingtonâEUR(TM)s son, Casey.
   

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