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Land of the Free? Harvard Study Ranks America Worst in the West for Fair Elections
Society & Culture  (tags: White House, Presidential elections, John Oliver, rigged election, democracy, unfair elections, USA )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
2016 elections have proven the system so rigged those who previously still harbored illusions our democracy is fair have begun to come to terms with the truth the political establishment corporatist plutocrats choose their own to install in White House.
PETITION - Allow Domestic Abuse Survivors to Divorce Their Abusers
Society & Culture  (tags: Domestic Violence, divorce, prevention of harassments, protection of the vulnerable, injustice, prevention of further abuse, inhumane treatment, stronger protection, freedom to choose )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
A bill introduced to make it easier for domestic abuse victims to leave their abusers died in the Mississippi Senate, although its sponsor is eager to re-introduce it at the next session. Sign the petition and offer your support for a law that would...
PETITION - Do Not Cut Free School Lunch Programs
Society & Culture  (tags: school lunches, cutting, low income families, hunger free children, school nutrition, free lunch, prevention of diseases, subsidies, responsible behaviour )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
In efforts that have had little to no press coverage, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are working to roll back a section of the 2010 Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, a public school nutrition law that provides free lunches to students...
PETITION - Release People Detained for Expressing Political Opinions
Society & Culture  (tags: thailand, arrest and detention, freedom of speech, Human Rights, critical thinking, release )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
More than 12 people have been arrested and detained in Thailand for using Facebook to comment on a new and divisive constitution proposed by their government. The move is being viewed by human rights groups as the latest attempt by Thailand's military...
History Has Been Made. Female Genital Mutilation Banned In Nigeria.Nigeria Made History By Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation.
Society & Culture  (tags: nigeria, female genetalia mutilation, ban, violence against persons, law, abuse, children, culture, humans, news, society, world )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - jewsnews.co.il
Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law.
Is Penis Worship at the Root of the Bogus Notion of Fetal Personhood?
Society & Culture  (tags: reproduction, reproductive rights, sexism, male chauvinism, sex )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
The notion that life begins at conception is a variation on a very ancient - and very sexist - cultural theme.
New Poll Shows a Majority of Young Americans Oppose Capitalism
Society & Culture  (tags: capitalism, youth, economic justice )

Freya
- 15 hours ago - alternet.org
Let's face it, young Americans are fed up with the economic status quo. If this fact is not evident enough from the groundswell of millennial support for Bernie Sanders, perhaps a Harvard University poll released Monday will do the trick.
"WOMEN RISE, TAKE YOUR PLACE IN TIME!" Judy Joy Jones
Society & Culture  (tags: queen hawaii painting by judy joy jones )

Angel
- 1 day ago - judyjoyjonesart.wordpress.com
Painting of.Queen of Hawaii by Judy Jjoy Jones Womens Time has Come! Billioms Rise , Claiming their place in Time..
San Bernardino County DA Creates Unit to Prosecute Animal Cruelty
Society & Culture  (tags: San Bernadino, abuse, americans, culture, government, humans, society, violence )

Lone
- 1 day ago - sbsun.com
A link between animal cruelty and other crimes âEUR" especially domestic violence âEUR" has prompted the San Bernardino County District AttorneyâEUR(TM)s Office to create a new unit to prosecute animal cruelty cases, District Attorney Mike Ramos announced Thursday
PETITION - Make Forced Oral Sex on An Unconscious Person Illegal
Society & Culture  (tags: forced sex, unconsious persons, oral sex, disgusting attitude, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, injustice, Justice for victims, unethical behaviour, crime and punishment, harsh penalties )

Sabine
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Classify forced oral sex on an unconscious person as rape, making it illegal and punishable by law. It's not illegal to force someone into having oral sex if the person is unconscious according to a recent ruling by an Oklahoma criminal appeals...
The Reviling Fight Against Gender Neutral Bathrooms
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, ethics, society, culture )

Elaine
- 10 hours ago - attn.com
Last January, Utah state Rep. Michael Kennedy (R-Alpine) made a stir by introducing legislation to block safe bathroom access for transgender individuals.
The Story Behind PrinceâEUR(TM)s Low-Profile Generosity to Green Causes | Grist
Society & Culture  (tags: celebrity, activists, Musicians, Icons, Green For All, #YesWeCode, Prince, Prince Roger Nelson, Van Jones, Charity, world, society, death, arts, children )

Cat
- 1 day ago - grist.org
Dude was awesome in so many ways. ;_; In the outpouring of media coverage after PrinceâEUR(TM)s death at the age of 57 last week, fans around the globe began to learn more about the notoriously private star âEUR" including that he gave away a lot of money.
Thousands Have Cancer, Hundreds Are Dead From a Massive Chemical Attack On Americans
Society & Culture  (tags: government, politics, safety, society, usa, corruption, culture )

Earths
- 17 hours ago - activistpost.com
But according to the National Cancer Institute, one study "found that nearly 70 percent of WTC rescue and recovery workers suffered new or worsened respiratory symptoms while performing work at the WTC site.
Florida Officer Fired and Arrested After Video Shows Him Beating Handcuffed Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, ethics, law, police, society, women )

Cheryl A.
- 1 hour ago - readersupportednews.org
"The Jacksonville SheriffâEUR(TM)s Office in Florida said it fired and arrested one of its own this week after the officer repeatedly struck a handcuffed woman in a jail, an incident authorities caught on film." Peace.
   

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