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Petition - Justice Should Not Just Be for the Wealthy
Society & Culture  (tags: imprisonment, jail sentence, bail, affordability, innocence, justice system, deprivation of freedom, poor people, wealth rules, Equal rights, integrity, safety act )

- 1 day ago -
On any given day, 450,000 people sit in jail awaiting trial. They have not been sentenced to jail. Many are there simply because they cannot afford bail. Even though people are innocent in the eyes of the law, they're punished and deprived of their...
Petition - Bring Accountability Back to the Department of Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, racism, injustice, police killing of citizens, Black People, accountability, prosecutors, equality, abuse of power, justice system, police misconduct, incarceration, ethics, communities, safety )

- 1 day ago -
There is an epidemic of police killing and abusing Black and Brown people. And we have an Attorney General hell-bent on making sure these injustices continue for a very long time. Communities and movements have been fighting for generations to archieve...
Petition - Arrest Cops Accused of Rape
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, raping, misuse of police power, justice for victims of police violence, protection of rape victims, detainment, punishment for police officers, Human Rights, safety, prosecution, investigations )

- 22 hours ago -
Arrest two police officers accused of rape. Two New York City police detectives have been accused of detaining and raping an 18-year-old woman. The woman, identified as Anna Chambers on social media, has alleged the two detectives handcuffed...
Petition: Stop Supermarkets From Wasting Food and Help End Hunger in America
Society & Culture  (tags: supermarkets, society, families, people in need, sustainable behaviour, food waste reduce, charities, food donations, Food Banks, ethical behaviour, development, safety, Hungry People )

- 10 hours ago -
Food waste in America is a huge problem. Farms, supermarkets and yes, even households, throw away a jaw dropping amount of food. Food, that could otherwise have gone to food banks and other charities whose who work to alleviate hunger throughout our count
Stop the Execution of Rodney Reed! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, americans, safety, society, law, rights, usa )

- 1 day ago -
"We, the undersigned, believe it is a travesty of justice to deny Reed the chance to present the above evidence to a jury." PETITION
Children Are Dying At Alarming Rates in Foster Care And Nobody Is Investigating
Society & Culture  (tags: Mentor Network, Foster children, death, Families First bill, Civitas Solutions )

- 22 hours ago -
The investigation, conducted and released in rare bipartisan fashion by the Senate Finance Committee, looked closely at one of the largest private providers of foster care services, the MENTOR Network.
Oppressed Cultures Aren't Costumes PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: oppresed cultures, costumes, halloween, culture, ethics, humans, society, world )

- 5 hours ago -
The fact that these costumes are stocked alongside cowboy costumes only makes things worse; it is reminiscent of the "cowboys and Indians" games we now cringe at.
Petition: One Firearm Per Person
Society & Culture  (tags: law, death, safety, crime, violence )

- 12 hours ago -
Help reduce gun violence in America.
The Two Little Words That Could Transform Our Understanding of Sexual Harassment and Assault
Society & Culture  (tags: sexism, sexual assault, social media, activism, women, feminism )

- 1 day ago -
A new social media campaign illustrates the magnitude of our toxic masculinity crisis.
Double Amputee Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days in 31 Cities
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, sports, veteran, disabled )

- 18 hours ago -
A United States Marine veteran is running a marathon -- every single day.
A Texas City Will Only Give Out Hurricane Harvey Relief to Residents Who Swear Not to Boycott Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: injustice, BDS, Boycott Divestment & Sanctions, bigotry, discrimination )

- 20 minutes ago -
Dickinson, Texas has opened up its application for city aid relief for Hurricane Harvey victims, but not if they support a boycott of Israel.
The New Co-Op Helping Formerly Incarcerated People Find Work - and Heal
Society & Culture  (tags: prisoners, inmates, reformation, hope, therapy )

- 39 minutes ago -
The United States has the world's highest incarceration rate. And within the United States, the highest incarceration rate belongs to Washington, DC. There, a new worker-owned business cooperative hopes to reverse those numbers.

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