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American Friends Service Committee: In Gaza Blockade, Humanitarian Organizations Can No Longer Be Neutral
Society & Culture  (tags: American Friends Service Committee, Quakers, AFSC, humanitarian aid, humanitarian neutrality, band aids, rot, political roots, Gaza, occupation, seige, blockade, building peace, Israeli occupation policies, ethical responsibility )

- 1 day ago -
The current situation cannot continue. Those responding to the crisis in Gaza must speak out not only about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza but also the politics that are at the roots of that crisis. It is time for radical action.
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 )

- 1 day ago -
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...
Free Leonard Peltier
Society & Culture  (tags: Leonard Peltier, American Indian Movement, AIM, native american rights, fbi agents, americans, death, government, humans, rights, society )

- 1 day ago -
Leonard Peltier was a member of the American Indian Movement (AIM), which promotes Native American rights. In 1975, during a confrontation involving AIM members, two FBI agents were shot dead. Peltier was convicted of their murders
Dive Steven Curtis Chapman   video
Society & Culture  (tags: society, environment, ethics, family, spirituality, humans, interesting )

- 1 day ago -
Thought some of you might like this. I NEEDED IT after signing petitions. Be well. Hugs and Love
PETITION - Close Gaping Loophole in Rape Law
Society & Culture  (tags: laws on sexual misuses, rape crimes, loopholes, Justice for victims, prevention of sexual abuse, protection of the vulnerable, harsher punishment for rapers, rights, politics, ethics, justice system )

- 23 hours ago -
recent Oklahoma court declined to prosecute a boy for forcible oral sodomy because of a loophole in the law that disregards oral and anal rapes that occur while the victim is unconscious. Sign the petition and demand that the law be amended.
Petition - Pledge to Boycott Target Stores
Society & Culture  (tags: boycott, Target stores, bathrooms )

- 1 day ago -
Target's policy is exactly how sexual predators get access to their victims. And with Target publicly boasting that men can enter women's bathrooms, where do you think predators are going to go?
Protest Song Of The Week: 'I Had No Right' By Dar Williams
Society & Culture  (tags: Father Daniel Berrigan, peace activist, Dar Williams )

- 1 day ago -
Legendary peace activist Father Daniel Berrigan died at 94 years-old on April 30. Inspired by Berrigan, singer-songwriter Dar Williams penned the song 'I Had No Right', recalling his anti-war actions with the Catonsville 9.
Good News: Girls Invent A Smart Cane For The Blind (Video)   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, women, girls, good news, kindness, blind people )

- 22 hours ago -
Two girls invented a smart cane to help the blind. It's equipped with sensors that detect obstacles.
Father Daniel Berrigan Anti War Activist Social Activist and Poet Dies at 94
Society & Culture  (tags: Father Daniel Berrigan, RIP, pacifist, antiwar, burn draft cards, protester, social activist, playwright, poet, educator )

- 1 day ago -
The legendary anti war priest Father Daniel Berrigan died at 94 years. He was a poet, pacifist, educator, social activist, playwright and lifelong resister to what he called American military imperialism.
How to Tell If You Have Native American Indian in Your Bloodline.
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indian, Bloodline, Birthright, Research )

- 1 day ago -
People have different reasons for wanting to know whether they have American Indian in their bloodline.Some want to know whether the stories they heard about Indians being in their family tree are true, others want the benefits they believe they are due
Oldest House in Britain Discovered to Be 11,500 Years Old!
Society & Culture  (tags: Oldest Home, Britain, Archeologists, Discovery )

- 1 day ago -
The earliest human inhabitants of what is today the British Isles came here 500,000 years ago. This house is dated 11,500 years old.
Society & Culture  (tags: journalist, muhammad bekzhanov, Uzbek, abuse, activists, freedoms, government, rights )

- 16 hours ago -
Muhammad Bekzhanov is one of the worldâEUR(TM)s longest-imprisoned journalists. Uzbek authorities seem determined to keep him behind bars and silence his voice.
Reform the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Society & Culture  (tags: Jackson Students Jail, Students Rights )

- 16 hours ago -
Target: Delesicia Martin, Superintendent! Goal: Protect students from unnecessary entanglement in the criminal justice system. In Jackson, Mississippi, students are being jailed for minor classroom transgressions.
Free Journalist, Please Sign!
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, corruption, freedoms, petition to sign )

- 3 hours ago -
Khadija Ismayilova is an award-winning journalist. It was her work investigating and reporting on corruption at the highest levels in AzerbaijanâEUR(TM)s government that led to her seven-and-a-half-year prison on spurious charges last year.
Why FranceâEUR(TM)s Domestic Ivory Ban Following Kenya Burn Is Timely, Important
Society & Culture  (tags: france, ivory, sale of ivory, southern france, abuse, culture, environment, humans, government, world )

- 16 hours ago -
IFAW rejoices in this decision, but it goes without saying that we will now follow up on its strict implementation. It is about time that France distanced itself from this bloody trade.
Punish Former NFL Star for Allegedly Raping a Disabled Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: Rapist, Sexual Assault, Violence to Women )

- 8 hours ago -
Target: Tim McInerny, Deputy District Attorney! Goal: Ensure maximum sentence for former NFL star who allegedly raped a disabled woman.
Florida Officer Fired and Arrested After Video Shows Him Beating Handcuffed Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, ethics, law, police, society, women )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
"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.
Archaeologists Find Human Bones Under Cincinnati Music Hall
Society & Culture  (tags: Archeologists, Cincinnati, Music Hall )

- 1 day ago -
The property under Cincinnati Music Hall was a public burial ground in 1818, and bones have been popping up since construction began for the building in 1876.
Fair Game? Hunting Lobby's Attacks on the RSPCA Are Proof of Its Effectiveness
Society & Culture  (tags: Blood Sports, Fox Hunting, Animal Cruelty, R.S.P.C.A )

- 19 hours ago -
In 1822 'Martin's Act' was passed. It prompted the founding two years later of the SPCA (it became 'Royal' in 1840), to ensure the enforcement of the law protecting horses, cows and other livestock.
What Has Been Going on Is Completely Wrong. Bomb Threats Day After Day, Keeping Everyone Uneasy & Upset! PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: threats in schools )

- 13 hours ago -
This Petition has been started to show how concerned the community is as one! Schools need to allow online school work if these bomb threats do not stop and continue..
Brill Encyclopedia of Buddhism
Society & Culture  (tags: Brill, religion, buddhism, encyclopedia, philosophy, indian, history, literature, buddha, buddhist )

- 10 hours ago -
it appears Brill is now planning to publish an Encyclopedia of Buddhism in 6 volumes of 750 pages, by 2021..but it will be only in English and Sanskrit, no Tibetan, no Pali or Prakrit, no Chinese, no Korean or Japanese and even less Thai..
VIDEO - Activists March Against Police Shooting of a 14 Year Old in Baltimore
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, POLICE, children's rights, CHILDREN, accountability, justice, death, Baltimore, Dedric Colvin, excess force, Racial profiling, discrimination violence, culture, americans, activists, abuse, world, usa, news, media, family )

- 5 hours ago -
A year after protests against the killing of Freddie Gray grabbed international attention, police shoot a 14 year old
Who Should Define Religion: Believers or Bureaucrats?
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, law )

- 10 hours ago -
Well, there must be some way to define it.
Jeremy Scahill Remembers His Longtime Friend, Father Daniel Berrigan: "The Man Was a Moral Giant"
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, military, media, ethics, crime, dishonesty, abuse, activists, culture, religion, rights )

- 7 hours ago -
Jeremy, I want to ask you about the death of Father Dan Berrigan, who died Saturday at the age of 94. Along with his late brother Phil, Dan Berrigan played an instrumental role in inspiring the antiwar and antidraft movement during the late'60s, as well
While the World Wakes Up, the World Falls Apart
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, humans, society )

- 5 hours ago -
What a wild ride 2016 continues to be. The good news is that people continue to wake up in droves and its causing even the most highly indoctrinated to question the âEUR~beliefsâEUR(TM) theyâEUR(TM)ve been âEUR~designedâEUR(TM) with.

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