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Please Enact New Federal Laws to Protect Citizens From Police Violence and Misconduct
Society & Culture  (tags: Eric Garner, Michael Brown, John Crawford, tipping point, police violence, shooting, death, executioner, jury, judge, tipping point )

Dandelion
- 13 hours ago - change.org
It is unacceptable for the police to serve as JUDGE, JURY, and EXECUTIONER. Recent murders of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and John Crawford this past month at the hands of police have so inflamed communities across the country that this is a tipping point.
TAKE SLAVERY IN IRAQ TO THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, culture, ethics, family, government, humans, law, politics, religion, rights, sadness, society, women, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - walkfree.org
The latest reports are that as many as 3,000 women and children fleeing religious persecution in Iraq have been captured and may be at risk of modern slavery....
Defend Journalism That Speaks Truth To Power From Ferguson to Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: Journalism, freedom of the press, harassment, violations, media, truth to power )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Harassing journalists violates one of the most basic premises of the American experiment, denying citizens the information they need to address abuses of power at every level of the government."
ISIS TELLS IMPRISONED CHRISTIAN PASTOR SAEED ABEDINI IN IRAN THEY WILL KILL HIM NEXT
Society & Culture  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, death threat, Pastor Abedini, VIDEO )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - nowtheendbegins.com
Pastor Saeed Abedini is facing new death threats from ISIS terrorists who are in the same Iranian prison where he is being held. According to the American Center for Law and Justice, Abedini, a U.S. citizen, has been able to communicate with his family
Change Ctp Rulings Families Are Victims as Well
Society & Culture  (tags: law, americans, family )

Chantal
- 20 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Under current CTP insurance rulings: Which we all pay for with our car registration - only the victim is compensated, nothing is taken into account of how it has affected their family IN THE CASE OF CATASTROPHIC INJURIES AND ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression
Society & Culture  (tags: world, US, Israel, Ferguson, Gaza, human rights, racism, violence, incarceration, militarized police, freedoms, humans, society, culture, ethics, government, politics, sadness, crime, death, corruption )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - commondreams.org
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
Dinesh D'Souza Compares Ferguson Protesters to ISIS (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, news, NewsMax TV, Ferguson protestors, ISIS, Dinesh D'Souza, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, society, police, sadness )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - salon.com
Filmmaker and President Obama truther, Dinesh D'Souza, likened James Foley's beheading to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri on Thursday while appearing on NewsMaxTV's "Steve Malzberg Show."
378 People 'Pay It Forward' at Fla. Starbucks
Society & Culture  (tags: kindness, charity, Starbucks, Florida, paying it forward )

Freya
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
Westboro Baptist Church To Picket Goo Goo Dolls Kansas City Show
Society & Culture  (tags: Westboro Baptist Church, WBC, Goo Goo Dolls, Kansas City, Buffalo, intolerance, tolerance, americans, dishonesty, freedoms, religion )

Seth
- 12 hours ago - buffalonews.com
The Westboro Baptist Church announced its supporters intend to picket next week's Goo Goo Dolls concert in Kansas City, Mo., noting that "The Goo Goo Dolls is a band formed in filthy, Buffalo, NY, where they love perversion of every kind."
Cop Who Pushed CNN Host Suspended -- But Not Fired -- After Video of His Racist Rant Emerges (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson Protests, racism, President Obama, St. Louis County Police, Dan Page, police, society, ethics, dishonesty, news, Christian organization of Oath Keepers, media, law, interesting, rights )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - rawstory.com
The video, posted online this past May, shows Officer Dan Page giving a speech before members of the Christian organization the Oath Keepers. At one point, he shows the audience a picture of himself in Kenya, saying he went there to search for the...
Mo'Ne Davis on This Week's National Sports Illustrated Cover
Society & Culture  (tags: women, sports, good news, cover girl, Mo'ne Davis, children, Little League, society, freedoms, media, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - si.com
Thirteen-year-old sensation Mo'ne Davis, who plays for Philadelphia's Taney Dragons, has become the first Little Leaguer to grace the national cover of Sports Illustrated. The 5-foot-4 inch, 111-pound eighth grader is not only taking the Little League...
British Muslim Calls for Action on Jihadi Subculture After Beheading Video
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Great Britain, radical ideology, Jihadists, violence, society, safety, ethics, news, politics )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Sir Iqbal Sacranie, an adviser to the Muslim Council of Britain, said Britons from across the country's communities had to stop young men being seduced by radical ideologies. British officials have also expressed concern about the young men returning home
Meet the Inspiring Man Giving America's Homeless the Hairstyling They Deserve
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, Homeless, poverty, goodwill, Mark Bustos, society )

Rodney
- 1 day ago - mic.com
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a Leader."
Hamas Executes 18 Suspected Informants By Firing Squad, Public Shooting
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, freedoms, government, society, violence, death, corruption )

Shil
- 4 hours ago - thewire.com
One day after Israel killed three top Hamas commanders, the radical group executed 18 Palestinian men it had suspected of collaborating with Israel
Pamela Anderson, Carey Hart Slam ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in Online Rants
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, Pamela Anderson, Carry Hart, Ice Bucket challenge, ALS, annimal testing, americans, culture, ethics, humans, media, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - ca.celebrity.yahoo.com
."I enjoy a good dare, It's always good to bring awareness - in fun, creative ways, I don't want to take away from that. I thought instead, I'd challenge ALS to stop animal test
A Conscientious Objector in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Conscientious Objectors, iSRAEL, israel, illegal occupation of Palestine, illegal settlements, end US AID TO ISRAEL now!, BDS, assault-siege on Gaza-Palestine 2014, news, middle-east, media, terrorism, unitednations, violence, war, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!' d )

Jess
- 1 day ago - middleeastmonitor.com
Sahar Vardi (24) is an Israeli conscientious objector. She grew up in Jerusalem. Photo credit: Judy Rand Sahar Vardi, 24, is an Israeli conscientious objector. She grew up in Jerusalem.
Parole Denied Yet Again for Lennon's Killer
Society & Culture  (tags: Mark David Chapman, Murderer, Parole Denied, John Lennon, Beatles, 1980, NYC, Dakota Hotel )

Brian
- 11 hours ago - t.entertainment.msn.com
"It's the eighth time 59-year-old Mark David Chapman has been denied parole. New York corrections officials announced the decision Friday."
'Common Dreams' Website Traps Hasbara Troll Spewing Anti-Semitism
Society & Culture  (tags: HUMAN RIGHTS, PALESTINE, hasbara, news, propaganda, lies, truthtelling, hate mongering, hate speech, hasabra troll, illegal occupation of palestine, end all aid to Israel, crimes against Palestinians, BDS, end the occupation-siege, media, world )

Jess
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
A Jewish student posting virulently anti-Semitic comments at various internet forums, allegedly "to gauge how pervasive anti-Semitism" is online, has been busted
Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
Society & Culture  (tags: Detroit, water, petitions )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance the system's budget on the backs of the poor.
Hamas Kills at Least 17 People Suspected of Collaborating With Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, death, executions, Hamas, collaborators, politics, society, humans, news )

Carrie
- 12 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
A Gaza security official said 11 people were killed early on Friday at the Gaza City police headquarters. At least 6 more were killed later in a public execution in a central Gaza square, according to a Hamas website and witnesses cited by Reuters.
Homeless Veterans 'Stand Downs'
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, americans, government, ethics, dishonesty, congress, politics, activists, culture, society, violence )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Stand Downs -- Putting Lives Back Together
The US Government's Creeping War on Journalists
Society & Culture  (tags: journalists, government, media, study, politics, information-sharing, The National Security Agency, Freedom of Information Act )

Rodney
- 19 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
A new poll reveals that three quarters of reporters agree the public isn't getting the information it needs
Most Whites Still Don't Understand the Dangers of Being a Black Man in the US
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Racism, Institutional Racism, Police Brutality, Murder, African-Americans, White Majority Gov't, White Society, Denialism, Criminal Injustice System )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - truth-out.org
"By about four-to-one (80% to 18%), African Americans say the shooting in Ferguson raises important issues about race that merit discussion. By contrast, whites, by 47% to 37%, say the issue of race is getting more attention than it deserves."
The Staggeringly High--And Shockingly Under-Reported--Rate of White on White Murder
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, abuse, government, dishonesty, propaganda, military, lies, iraq, war, usa, crime, cover-up, corruption, dishonesty, culture, ethics, environment, violence, women, murder, police, religion, politics, safety )

Wild
- 10 hours ago - alternet.org
Why oh why is no one commenting on the insanely high rate of of white on white murder? Bill O'Reilly? Joe Klein, of Time magazine, who devotes his whole column to write this week on black on black murder, in response to Ferguson?
VIDEO - The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine. By Ilan Pappe   video
Society & Culture  (tags: PALESTINE, Palestinian human rights, ETHNIC CLEANSING, zionism-colonialism, Ilan Pappe, video, truthtelling, end the illegal occupation-siege of Gaza, history, oppression, discrimination, freedoms, culture, society, world, usa, americans, media )

Jess
- 7 hours ago - youtube.com
This is a unique opportunity to hear the renowned historian and author, Ilan Pappe speak about his book "The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine" where he lays out the past, present, and offers suggestions for the future.
 

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