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TAKE ACTION: Tell the University of Baltimore to Say No to Betsy Devos!
Society & Culture  (tags: University of Baltimore, society, student body, betsy devos )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - campaigns.organizefor.org
Please Join the student body of the University of Baltimore, and sign the petition to President Schmoke telling him to listen to students and rescind Secretary DevosâEUR(TM)s invitation to speak at the University of Baltimore Fall 2018 commencement.
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 )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - action.aclu.org
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 )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - action.aclu.org
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 - Demand Trump Apologize for "Disrespecting" Fallen Soldier
Society & Culture  (tags: Trump, disrespect, fallen soldiers, insults, questionable behaviour, humanism, apologize, acknowledgement )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The mother of a soldier killed in combat has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of disrespecting her son during a controversial phone call. "President Trump did disrespect my son and my daughter and also me and my husband," stated Cowanda Jones-Johnson,
Stop the Execution of Rodney Reed! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, americans, safety, society, law, rights, usa )

Ruth
- 15 hours ago - change.org
"We, the undersigned, believe it is a travesty of justice to deny Reed the chance to present the above evidence to a jury." PETITION
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 )

Kalliope
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
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...
Support S.1856, the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
Society & Culture  (tags: police, cops, law enforcement, militarization, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
The legislation would also prohibit the transfer to civilian law enforcement of some types of equipment, including military style weapons and armored vehicles.
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 )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - theintercept.com
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.
Disability in Demand: People With Autism Offer Employers a Broader Talent Pool
Society & Culture  (tags: disability, autism, employers, talent pool, ethics, interesting, society, rights, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
"I'm not like, that different," the 30-year-old says in a halting voice, "but I do have that ability to see those details and things and have a much tighter focus on things."
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 )

Kalliope
- 22 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
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
Carrie Fisher Gave a Cow Tongue to Predatory Producer
Society & Culture  (tags: Hollywood, movies, actresses, sexual harassment, scandals )

Freya
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
This is what happens when you mess with Princess Leia Organa!
The Alt-Right Group Richard Spencer Asked to Protect Him at the U of Florida Discussed Bombing a Federal Building
Society & Culture  (tags: hate mongers, hate groups, terrorism, violence, right-wing, neo-Nazis )

Freya
- 13 hours ago - alternet.org
Spencer's speech at the University of Florida on Thursday continues causing controversy, now with leaks showing that Spencer contacted the alt-right group Anti-Communist Action to help with his security.
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 )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
A new social media campaign illustrates the magnitude of our toxic masculinity crisis.
7 Real Threats to Free Speech on College Campuses
Society & Culture  (tags: education, colleges, universities, human rights, civil rights )

Freya
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
The pervasive effort to paint college students as both pitiful snowflakes and violent terrorists ignores the very real threats to free speech on campus. (And political correctness is not the worst!)
Double Amputee Runs 31 Marathons in 31 Days in 31 Cities
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, sports, veteran, disabled )

Glenn
- 7 hours ago - wdrb.com
A United States Marine veteran is running a marathon -- every single day.
Petition: One Firearm Per Person
Society & Culture  (tags: law, death, safety, crime, violence )

Glenn
- 2 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Help reduce gun violence in America.
   

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