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Close Dangerous and Negligent Mental Health Facility,UNSPEAKABLE TORTURE AND DISTRESS FOR MENTAL PATIENCTS
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
Patients are kept over-sedated in filthy, hazardous conditions at the Federico Mora mental hospital in Guatemala. An investigation held in conjunction with human rights organization Disability Rights International revealed unbelievable human rights abuses
Reject Armored Vehicles for Local Police.THIS DOESNT BODE WELL FOR LAW ABIDING AMERICAN CITIZENS!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, crime, culture, environment, ethics, freedoms, humans, movies, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety )

Rose ann
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
Militarization of state and local police forces is a rapidly growing problem. The small city of Santa Cruz, California is currently debating whether to buy a BearCat militarized armored vehicle for its local force. We must urge Mayor Don Lane to reject....
Protect Native American Burial Ground.PLS RESTORE GOOD FAITH TO THE INDIANS.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, education, environment, ethics, government, religion, politics, rights, sadness, society )

Rose ann
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
For nearly a decade, the sacred Native American grounds of Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa have been undergoing illegal construction. Costing approximately three million dollars, this construction took place under the watch of the National Park...
FREE MAURITANIAâEUR(TM)S ANTI-SLAVERY ACTIVISTS
Society & Culture  (tags: Mauritania, slavery, Islam, Muslims, freedoms, religion, rights )

Penny
- 15 hours ago - walkfree.org
Biram Dah Abeid is a leading anti-slavery activist in Mauritania, the country with the highest prevalence of slavery in the world1. The organisation he founded, the Initiative for the Resurgence of the Abolitionist Movement2 has fought for the freedom of
DonâEUR(TM)t Desecrate Sacred Native American Site for Tourism.GOODWILL TO THE INDIANS .SHOW RESTPECT!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, environment, ethics, government, humans, law, philanthropy, politics, religion, rights, sadness, society )

Rose ann
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
We cannot allow our government to once again spit in the faces of the people we've devastated with our greed and cruelty. The past can never be righted as long as we continue to steal sacred land from Native Americans.RENDER THOSE SACRED TO THE INDIANS.
Stop Sale of Sacred Native American ArtifactsFRANCE MUST MORALY RETURN THOSE THOSE ARTIFACTS TO AMERICA!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, arts, corruption, education, ethics, government, rights, society, sadness )

Rose ann
- 19 hours ago - forcechange.com
According to an embassy statement, a Navajo delegation has argued that the artifacts rightly belong to the tribes after they viewed them at an auction in Paris. The Navajo tribe considers these objects to be living beings and saw many sacred belongings in
The British Undercover Cop Who Went Too Far
Society & Culture  (tags: spying, police agents, agents provocateurs, surveillance, spies, British Intelligence, betrayal, protest groups, animal rights in Britain )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - newyorker.com
A British Police Officer had insinuated himself into an Animal Rights group in the 1980's, leading a double life under an alias, having a son by one of the members, then completely disappearing from their lives on another assignment.. emotional havoc.
Hold Dictatorship Accountable for Human Rights Abuses.NORTH KOREA IS CHARGED WITH EPIC HUMAN RIGHT VIOLATIONS!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, health, humans, murder, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

Rose ann
- 18 hours ago - forcechange.com
Many news stations that cover human rights abuses often focus on North Korea, whose staggering number of violations has been met with public condemnation. Citizens are starved, tortured, and killed over minor offenses. Generations of families suffer for..
Stop Abuse of Mentally Ill in Prison.RIKERS NEW YORK IS ABUSING MENTALLY ILL PRISONERS.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, education, ethics, government, law, politics, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
Prison is a brutal place for those suffering from mental illness. Yet, a recently completed four-month long study by the New York Times suggests the issue is worse than we feared. The results present an alarming illustration of the rampant violence at ..
America's Decay Into a Violent, Cruel Place
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, police brutality, ignorance, racism, police state, militarization, civil rights, civil liberties )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - alternet.org
It seems police can get away with anything: choking men who have surrendered; shooting unarmed teens; knocking pregnant women to the ground. While the issues involving race, civil rights and the relationship between law enforcement and communities are...
Demand An End to Government-Sponsored Human Rights Abuse.ANGOLA IS CHARGED WITH HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS!
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, corruption, crime, death, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, humans, media, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence )

Rose ann
- 11 hours ago - forcechange.com
Govt. officials are allowing arbitrary arrests, torture, and unlawful killings of civilians by the police. Activists are arrested for attending protests even though their constitution protects the right to assemble. With a lack of due process.SHAMEFUL
Pakistan Hangs Two Terrorists in Response to Peshawar Attack
Society & Culture  (tags: terrorism, jihad, Pakistan, massacre, school children, Taliban )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Pakistan hanged two convicted terrorists late on Friday night in what is expected to be a series of overnight executions in response to widespread revulsion and anger at the massacre of 141 pupils and teachers by Taliban assassins in Peshawar earlier
How It Feels to Be a Kid on Welfare
Society & Culture  (tags: welfare, public dole, children, poverty, food stamps, SNAP )

Freya
- 1 day ago - yahoo.com
While most political comments don't hit me very hard (we all have a right to our opinion), I have a difficult time with those that group any set of people into a section and blame and berate them.
Ralph Lauren Sorry for Native American Ad Photos - CNN.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: ralph lauren, advertising, native americans, genocide, assimilation, western clothing, western gear, the American West, genocide, forced assimilation )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - edition.cnn.com
'the imagery is not only ignorant, it's a harsh reminder of a time of extreme oppression, and even genocide, for the nation's indigenous people.' A time when Native Americans were FORCED to wear "Western clothing" instead of their traditional items.
Pulled Over for Playing the Wrong Song? Authoritarianism Is Creeping Up on America
Society & Culture  (tags: fascism, police state, civil liberties, civil rights, censorship, oppression )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - alternet.org
We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them.
Animal Shelter Overwhelmed By Support More Than $65,000 Raised in Three Days for Rescue Group
Society & Culture  (tags: animal shelter, eviction, rescued, supporters, GoodNews )

Stephen
- 16 hours ago - theherald-news.com
Overwhelmed by the response received from supporters, there has not been a dry eye at Cache Creek Animal Rescue since staff went public with news that the organization was being evicted.
The New Allure of Sacred Pilgrimages - NYTimes.Com
Society & Culture  (tags: travel, religious, worldwide, shrines, sacred places, sites )

Kathryn
- 15 hours ago - nyti.ms
Pilgrimage is more popular than ever. At the First International Congress on Tourism and Pilgrimages in September, the United Nations released a study finding that of every three tourists worldwide, one is a pilgrim.
Satanic Temple Puts Up Display at Michigan Capitol
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, religion, Satanism, Satanists, Michigan, displays )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Christians and Satanists put up competing displays Sunday on the Michigan Capitol grounds as Christmas week got underway.
Paradise Lost: The Hippie Refugee Camp
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, forests, GoodNews, habitat, healthconditions, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, trees, activists, politics, rights, society )

Marjolein
- 1 day ago - worldwidehippies.com
By MessyNessy at messynessychic.com - Let me tell you about a place called Taylor Camp, a tropical ocean-front utopia without rules, politics or bills to pay. Anti-establishment all the way, clothing was optional and decisions were made according to t...
Police 'Reforms' You Should Always Oppose
Society & Culture  (tags: police, police violence, police brutality, police accountability, police reform, police cameras, community policing, police accountability, Ferguson, protests )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Here is a simple guide for evaluating any suggested 'reforms' of U.S. policing in this historical moment. Are the proposed reforms allocating more money to the police? If yes, then you should oppose them. Root-cause changes or band-aids is the issue.
WeâEUR(TM)re Putting An End to Religion: Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher and the Exploding New American Secularism
Society & Culture  (tags: atheism, secularism, religion )

Freya
- 18 hours ago - salon.com
Religious right extremism, new atheists, and late-night mockery have religion on the run.
Elton John Marries Partner David Furnish in Britain
Society & Culture  (tags: gayrights, news )


- 13 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage - with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website.
10 Best Things About Being An Atheist on Christmas
Society & Culture  (tags: holidays, Christmas, winter, atheism, atheists )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
When it comes to wrapping paper, travel and movies, the holidays can be a special time even for non-believers.
Top 5 Groundbreaking Movements That Rocked the Boat in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, activism, Palestine, minimum wage, net neutrality, immigration, police brutality, racism, Black Lives Matter )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
2014 was an unjust year to say the least. From corporations pursuing control of the Internet to cops getting away with murder, the last 12 months were certainly filled with oppression. But that doesn't mean people didn't fight back.
Teen Shot Dead After Attacking CHP Officer With A Machete In Humboldt County
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Barbara
- 22 hours ago - sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com
A California Highway Patrol officer shot and killed a 17-year-old who attacked him with a machete, and the officer was hospitalized with major injuries, officials said.
ISIS Massacres 150 Women Who Refuse to Submit
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women, Islam, Muslims, ISIS, massacre, death, murder, religion, rights, safety )

Penny
- 13 hours ago - unitedwithisrael.org
The Islamic State (IS or ISIS) terror organization continues to commit atrocities throughout Syria and Iraq, including one of the latest horrific incidents in which 150 women were massacred in Iraq because they refused to submit to the demands of the t
ReligionâEUR(TM)s Smart-People Problem: The Shaky Intellectual Foundations of Absolute Faith
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, intellectuals, intelligence, philosophy, academics )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - salon.com
Should you believe in a God? Not according to most academic philosophers. A comprehensive survey revealed that only about 14 percent of English speaking professional philosophers are theists.
 

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