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Take Action! - Give a Home to SAS Hero Bob
Society & Culture  (tags: Bob curry, SAS, veteran, petition, Hereford, army, England, council )

- 1 day ago -
HERO Bob Curry served in the British Army and the SAS for 17 years
Enrich Your Vocabulary With a Word Appropriate for These Days: Kakistocracy
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, vocabulary, kakistocracy )

- 1 day ago -
A kakistocracy is a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens. The word was coined as early as the 17th century.
Oppose Trump Nominee Howard Nielson
Society & Culture  (tags: nominees, courts, homophobes, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
Howard Nielson is a Trump nominee for the federal district court in Utah, and is beyond the pale in terms of his unfitness for a lifetime appointment. His record is beyond flawed, and it is shocking that he was nominated.
Turkish Trash Collectors Built a Library of Discarded Books - TAKE ACTION : Call on USAID to Support Global Education
Society & Culture  (tags: library, discarded books, turkey, trash collectors, curbside, ankara, sanitation crews, public library, literature, culture, interesting, education, society )

- 1 day ago -
After months of rescuing discarded books from curbside refuse piles throughout Ankara, the Turkish capital, sanitation crews created a public library stocked with 6,000 pieces of literature
Petition: End Child Marriage in Kentucky
Society & Culture  (tags: child marriage, freedoms, education, abuse, Domestic Violence )

- 13 hours ago -
In recent years over ten thousand children - some as young as 13 years of age - have gotten married in the Bluegrass State. The statistic is shocking especially when considering the societal and personal ills of the practice.
Sign Now to Defend All Protesters' First Amendment Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: demonstrations, activism, protests, marches, human rights, civil rights, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
On January 20, 2017, police arrested more than 200 people protesting Donald Trump's inauguration, in conjunction with property damage committed by only a handful of people.
Demand Anti-Choice Zealot Scott Lloyd Be Removed From His Position Immediately
Society & Culture  (tags: women, girls, immigrants, reproductive rights, petitions )

- 21 hours ago -
As head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Scott Lloyd continues to actively try to control undocumented teen girls' lives and bodies.
Petition-MSNBC: Stop Censoring U.S.-Assisted Carnage in Yemen
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Yemen, media, news, Saudi Arabia )

- 16 hours 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.
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 )

- 18 hours 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.
Society & Culture  (tags: freedoms, Human Rights, activists, politics )

- 14 hours 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...
Petition: Rename Donald J. Trump State Park!
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, state parks, culture, Racism/Bigotry, immigrants )

- 13 hours ago -
Please sign this petition demanding that our lawmakers strip Trump's name from the park today!
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 )

- 18 hours ago -
"We hear stories of people being illegally detained, of being left in bed for days, filthy conditions, cockroaches, assault," says Meadus.
The Unknown Toll of Big Oil on Native Women   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Act Up, Native Women, Dr. Richard Wolff, Eleanor Goldfield, economics, environmental )

- 7 hours ago -
From predator economics to co-ops we take a look at how our current system pollutes not only the planet but marginalized communities through direct and pervasive violence. And while the stock market goes up our quality of life continues to fall.
The REAL Secret Garden: How One of Britains Best-Loved Vistas Hides a Heartbreaking Past... Distraught Father Flooded the Are
Society & Culture  (tags: Stourhead manor, lake, secret garden, beauty, sadness, landscapes, countryside )

- 2 hours ago -
One of the most famous gardens in Britain is built on top of the creator's original design - which he flooded after the death of his son, a new book claims.
Two Reports Show Fewer Incidents of Muslim Extremism in 2017 | Religion News Service
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, violence, murder, terrorism, crime, law, religion )

- 15 hours ago -
Worries about Islamic terrorism is greatly exaggerated.
Books Rescued to Make a Library
Society & Culture  (tags: library, Good News, Turkey, recycling, volunteers )

- 13 hours ago -
a team of Turkish garbage collectors. After months of rescuing discarded books from curbside refuse piles throughout Ankara,there is a public library of 6000 books -- there are books for children and books in Turkish, English, and French.
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 )

- 6 hours ago -
Workers completing the £370million renovation project on Buckingham Palace have uncovered cigarette packets and a newspaper clipping from nearly 130 years ago.

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