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Old Rape Kits and 4 Brave Women Bring Rapist to Justice
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, society, women, safety )

- 23 hours ago -
Strong suspicions suggested Dwayne Wilson was that man. A "hit" letter from the state crime lab had linked Wilson's DNA to a sexual crime spree
Sign the Petition: Tell Costco to Keep GMO Salmon Off Its Shelves!
Society & Culture  (tags: costco, GMO salmon, groceery retailers. seafood )

- 23 hours ago -
More than 60 grocery retailers across the U.S., including Whole Foods, Trader JoeâEUR(TM)s, Aldi, Target, Kroger and Safeway, have made commitments to not sell genetically engineered salmon and other seafood.
Wear ORANGE on 2nd June 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, education, government, humans, law, murder, news, safety, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
The Story of Wear Orange Watch the inspiring story of how teens on Chicago's South Side turned their friend's memorial into a symbol for the value of human life....
Gun Violence Archive - USA
Society & Culture  (tags: Gun Violence Archive, GVA, non profit, online public access, gun violence, United States )

- 1 day ago -
GVA is a not for profit corporation formed in 2013 to provide free online public access to accurate information about gun related violence in the United States.
One Last Appeal Before a Bedouin Village in the Negev Is Demolished and a Jewish Town Is Built in Its Place ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Illegal settlements, world, Israel, Palestine, Negev desert, Bedouin village, Umm el-Hieran, ethics, crime, humans, freedoms, dishonesty, politics, rights, sadness, society, government, culture, law )

- 18 hours ago -
The Bedouin village of Umm el-Hieran in IsraelâEUR(TM)s southern Negev desert is running out of time and appeals before it will be razed to the ground and an exclusively Jewish town will be built in its place.
Petition JusticeforKayleb: An Autistic 6th Grader Unfairly Convicted of a Felony. Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Kayleb Moon-robinson, Virginia, child, autism, wrongful charge, Wrongful Conviction )

- 1 day ago -
Kayleb Moon-Robinson is a 6th grader in Virginia on the autism spectrum. During what was a difficult day for him, he kicked a trashcan at his middle school. A school resource officer saw him and filed a disorderly conduct charge . . .
Anti-GMO Stance By Greenpeace, Other Environmental Activists, Worsen Climate Change
Society & Culture  (tags: Anti-GMO Agenda, Greenpeace, Environmentalists, IPCC, World Bank, IMF, World Wildlife Fund, Genetic Modification, Climate Change, Andrew Porterfield )

- 1 day ago -
Genetic modifications produce crops that can get higher yields using less space. This means that less land needs to be disruptedâEUR"fewer trees are removed, more plants are preserved and less carbon is released...
Denver Ex-Cop Says He Was Fired for Refusing to Destroy Video Evidence of Abuse of Inmate
Society & Culture  (tags: police, law, Denver, abuse, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, interesting, news, rights, society, violence, politics )

- 20 hours ago -
A former Denver internal affairs investigator says he was fired after refusing to destroy video evidence showing cops subjecting an inmate to inhumane treatment, CBS Denver reports.
Palestinian Official Slams Israel's Stone-Throwing Bill
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Human Rights, society, children, Israel, Palestine, law, dishonesty, freedoms, crime, culture, humans, police, news, government, ethics )

- 18 hours ago -
Adoption of a bill by Israeli cabinet ministers aimed at imposing tougher penalties on stone-throwers is the latest discriminatory measure by Israel, singling out Palestinians.
Stand With Indigenous Kids in Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous, kids, human rights, Australia, petition, Western Australia )

- 5 hours ago -
Kids as young as 10 are being removed from their families and locked up across Australia. TheyâEUR(TM)re being denied a childhood and pushed into situations that are likely to lead to a lifetime of crime and more disadvantage.
TAKE ACTION: Stand With Indigenous Kids in Australia
Society & Culture  (tags: australia, Indigenous Peoples )

- 1 day ago -
We need solutions like BourkeâEUR(TM)s all across Australia. Will you join a movement of people, speaking up for a brighter tomorrow for Indigenous kids?
First the Occupiers Exploit a Palestinian Spring ~ Then 'The New York Times' Does
Society & Culture  (tags: New York Times, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, government, politics, society, culture, rights, dishonesty, freedoms, news, media )

- 22 hours ago -
The de facto hasbara alliance between the New York Times and the Israeli government just made a blunder, revealing complicity and ineptness on both their parts.
The Big Picture Expand Social Security With Robert Reich   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Robert Reich, Social Security, expanded social security )

- 19 hours ago -
We need to expand Social Security to prevent the looming retirement crisis, and we can do it simply by asking billionaires to pay their fair share.
The False Arrest of Khalida Jarrar: Israeli 'Justice' Put to Shame
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, law, false arrest, civil liberties, Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, ethics, government, freedoms, rights, society, politics, interesting, women, news, dishonesty, sadness )

- 21 hours ago -
The charge sheet against the Palestinian legislator - in jail now for two months - ought to be studied in every law school: This is how you slap together false accusations and fabricate an indictment.
Stand With Indigenous Kids in Australia ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: National Justice Coalition, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pe, Australia, culture, world )

- 4 hours ago -
As part of the National Justice Coalition, weâEUR(TM)re supporting the âEUR~Change the RecordâEUR(TM) campaign. Change the Record is working towards ending the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the justice system.
Tell Your Senators: End Mass Surveillance Once and For All
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, culture, ethics, freedoms, government, interesting, law, internet, media, police, politics, rights, safety, society, world )

- 2 hours ago -
Have you heard the good news? For the first time in over a decade we blocked the renewal of one of the worst provisions of the Patriot Act: Section 215 is now history! Well ... for now. Unfortunately, our victory may be temporary....
Pope Francis Proves How Stagnant Israel Has Become
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Pope Francis, peace, society, ethics, culture, government, politics, religion, freedoms, news, rights )

- 22 hours ago -
WhatâEUR(TM)s his story? Why is he butting in? How many divisions does he have that he keeps advancing forward? Since his election, the smoke hasn't stopped coming out of his chambers.
'They Said We Drink the Blood of Children' ~ Netanyahu Goes Off the Deep End After FIFA Campaign
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, sports, FIFA, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, abuse, freedoms, ethics, dishonesty, government, society, interesting, news, rights, politics )

- 18 hours ago -
"They said that we drink the blood of little children," and "They said that we are the poisoners of the wells of humanity," Netanyahu claimed of his adversaries in the soccer campaign.
Neil Young's Silly New Monsanto Album
Society & Culture  (tags: Neil Young, Entertainer, Wealthy, Seeking Relevancy, Anti-GMO, Fear Mongering, Biotechnology )

- 14 hours ago -
Veteran rocker Neil Young, one of the founders of Farm Aid, is releasing a new album called "The Monsanto Years," that makes any number of silly claims about biotechnology, using Monsanto as a metaphor for the entire plant breeding industry.
VA 'Homeless Veterans' Success Stories
Society & Culture  (tags: military, troops, war, government, americans, ethics, obama, healthcare, healthcare, housing, violence, world, family )

- 23 hours ago -
All in to end Veteran homelessness - HUD, VA, DOL, USICH leaders to visit Houston, Tucson, and Las Vegas next week
ICAN | International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: Nuclear weapons, humanitarian pledge, Nuclear Abolition, nuclear danger, nuclear-free world, nuclear power money, world )

- 10 hours ago -
List of states that have pledged to fill the legal gap for the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons. SIGN the Humanitarian Pledge! (select your language)
Society & Culture  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Genetically Modified Information, Documentary, GMOs, Impact, Farmers, Controversy, Kickstarter Campaign, Please Help )

- 9 hours ago -
Genetically Modified Information is an independent, science based and transnational documentary that aims to provide a scientific perspective and give voice to the voiceless: the farmers who have the most to lose in this whole debate. Please help.
Perpetrator Unknown: The Systemic Failure to Investigate Settler Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: israel police, Law Enforcement, West Bank, yesh din, collusion, discrimination, West Bank law enforcement, police negligence-investigations, settler violence, Justice Denied, culture, abuse, media, news, usa, law, society, world, ethics )

- 1 day ago -
Only 7.4 percent of West Bank Israeli police investigations following complaints from Palestinian victims of offenses committed against them or their property by Israeli civilians result in indictments.
Muslim Woman Denied Job Over Head Scarf Wins in Supreme Court
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, rights, law, usa, americans, women )

- 11 hours ago -
A blow against real religious discrimination.
Please Act Now as Legislature Finalizes Budget
Society & Culture  (tags: children, ethics, freedoms, politics, safety, family, health, transportation )

- 11 hours ago -
Please support funding of the Governor's Commission on Autism. PLEASE SIGN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Former Quebec Premier Jacques Parizeau Dead at 84
Society & Culture  (tags: Jacques Parizeau, quebec, separatists, nationalists, referendum, death, government, humans, obituary, politics, society )

- 3 hours ago -
Jacques Parizeau, the giant of the Quebec separatist movement who came within a few thousand votes of leading nationalists to victory in the 1995 referendum, has died, his wife reported on social media just after midnight.
Up to 6,000 Children May Have Died at Canada's Residential Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, children, residential schools, aboriginal, child, corruption, death, education, environment, government, humans )

- 18 hours ago -
The commission that has spent five years examining one of the darkest chapters in Canada's history is winding up its work with a key question left unanswered -- exactly how many aboriginal children died in residential schools?

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