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Stop Using Robots to Harass the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, California, homelessness, robots, robotics, petitions )

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The City of San Francisco is using robots to ward off the homeless. Ask them to focus on assisting the homeless and preventing homelessness.
Petition - Don't Arrest Teenage Girls for Becoming Pregnant
Society & Culture  (tags: tanzania, TEENAGE GIRLS, pregnancy, arresting, rape victims, abuses, Ethical Treatment, innocence, disgrace, Human Rights Violations, freedoms, Society and Culture )

- 1 day ago -
Don't arrest pregnant schoolgirls and make them to testify in court. The fear of rape and abuse is so widespread in Tanzania that it causes many girls to drop out of school at an early age. On top of this, a new law imposed by President John Magufuli...
Sign the Petition: Congress Must Act to End Child Hunger in the United States!
Society & Culture  (tags: child Hunger, food waste reduce, Poverty and Social Inequality, risks, health conditions, malnutrition, Safety of Children, responsibilities, politics, social security benefits, families in need, access to food, prevention, protection of the vulnerable )

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No child in America should face an empty plate. Yet 1 out of 6 kids in this country can't get enough to eat. The problem is solvable. By some estimates, we throw away half of all food grown, processed and transported in the United States.
Validate Lawsuit Against Trump to Stop the Muslim Ban
Society & Culture  (tags: human rights, civil rights, bigotry, discrimination, prejudice, Trump regime, petitions )

- 1 day ago -
The Supreme Court just allowed Trump's Muslim ban to go into full effect - while they are still deciding on it. So now Progressive groups are suing Trump in order to reverse this heinous decision.
Petition - Rep. Kaptur: Take Back Victim-Blaming Comments
Society & Culture  (tags: victim blaming, sexual harassment, apologizing, inappropriate behavior, women's rights, Freedom of Expression, questionable behaviour, clothing, freedoms )

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Demand lawmaker apologize for victim-blaming comment regarding sexual harassment. Ohio representative Marcy Kaptur said, publicly, that women's clothing choices are "an invitation" to sexual harassment, namely anything that reveals even a portion of...
How the Mont Pelerin Society Neoliberal Thought Collective Is Influencing Donald Trumps Presidency
Society & Culture  (tags: neo liberal, Mont Pelerin Society, missing link, thought collective, Donald Trump, godfather of modern free market, Friedrich von Hayek )

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The Mont Pelerin Society was established in 1947 by economist and philosopher Friedrich von Hayek a man considered by many to be the godfather of modern free market thinking.
Petition - Success: Congressman to Resign Amidst Allegations of Verbal Abuse and Sexual Harassment
Society & Culture  (tags: politicians, inappropriate actions, Verbal abuse, ABUSIVE BEHAVIOR, offensive speech, equal justice )

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Support the decision not to seek re-election, and demand resignation take place as soon as possible for allegedly abusive behavior in the work environment. A Texas congressman whose workplace behavior has been described as sexually demeaning and...
TAKE ACTION: Stop ICE Courthouse Arrests in NY
Society & Culture  (tags: Immigration and Customs Enforcement, courthouse )

- 17 hours ago -
We implore you to exercise your constitutional authority to issue policies that will meaningfully protect our courts and ensure equal access to justice for all New Yorkers.
Beyond Homelessness
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, economic injustice, California, activism )

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One year ago, more than 80 news organizations formed the San Francisco Homeless Project, a groundbreaking initiative to focus on our seemingly intractable homelessness crisis.
A Federal Judge Just Blocked The Trump Administration's Contraception Coverage Rules
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, politics, government, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, women, violence, safety, rights, law, religion, abuse )

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A judge in Pennsylvania put a temporary, nationwide block on Trump's rules creating exceptions for no-cost contraception coverage, saying that they could potentially cause women "enormous and irreversible" harm.
Report: Over 700 Rohingya Children Killed By Myanmar Military
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, culture, Rohingya, children, death, human rights, child rights, world, racism, humans, news, religion, violence, children )

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An estimate from Doctors without borders shows that at least 6700 refugees
Jesus Christ's Hometown of Nazareth Just Canceled Christmas Because of Trump @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: trump, Nazareth, Christmas )

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The Muslim-majority city will be protesting the president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Nazareth, a Muslim-majority city in Israel where Christians believe Jesus was raised, has officially canceled its Christmas celebrations this
This Generous Woman Is Now A Mother Of More Than 1,400 Children
Society & Culture  (tags: India, Maharashtra, Pune, Sindhutai Sapkal, begging, street children, orphans, support, feed, inspiring story )

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She has no fortune to her name except for the 1,400 street children for whom she is 'mom'. Married off at 10, thrown into the streets at 20, she saw others worse off - and started begging to feed them. Any money she gets goes to care for them.
Student Loans, The Indentured Servitude of the 21st Century
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, education, culture, ethics, law, rights, society, safety, violence, politics, freedoms, government )

- 22 hours ago -
Study the dynamic closely enough and it becomes clear that graduate school has become a Ponzi scheme where each devotee sells others on the "scheme" or becomes a cheap source of labor for the very university which awarded their degree.
The World Must Act Immediately to End the Rohingya Crisis ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, crisis, war, suffering, refugees, protection, children )

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More than half a million Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar and crossed the border into Bangladesh, bringing the total Rohingya population in Bangladesh to over one million.
What's the Best Way to Help the Homeless? Former Homeless People Share Their Advice
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, problems, solutions, activism )

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San Franciscans encounter homelessness every day. On our walk to work, on public transit, even outside of our homes. And it's hard to pass people in need constantly, but it's also hard to know how to fix such an overwhelming problem.
One City Forms Team to Target the Most Vulnerable Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, poverty, activism, solutions, charity, help )

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This is the lesson that the working-class city of Everett has learned: It takes a community to rescue the hardcore homeless.

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