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Bill Gates Tacitly Admits His Common Core Experiment Was A Failure
Society & Culture  (tags: Bill Gates, common core, public education, K-12, taxpayers robbed again, failure )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - thefederalist.com
It looks like this is as close to an apology or admission of failure as we are going to get, folks. Sorry about that $4 trillion and mangled years of education for American K-12 kids and teachers.
Hard to Believe: Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Senior Couple Because They Think Hibiscus Is Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: law enforcement, cops, police brutality, abuse of power )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Trained drug detection officers couldn't tell the difference between hibiscus plants and pot plants.
PETITION - Condemn Lack of Quality Education for Roma in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary
Society & Culture  (tags: discrimination, roma children, Gypsies, education, Czech Republic, slovakia, hungary, abuse, culture, ethics, children, education, humans, rights, politics, society, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - change.org
The most insidious form of discrimination in recent years is the denial of Roma childrenâEUR(TM)s right to quality education. The worst offenders are the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary.
PETITION - Cancel the Semester
Society & Culture  (tags: semester, ontario colleges, students, strike culture, education, humans, rights, society )

Lone
- 16 hours ago - change.org
Students are unhappy and unheard. We DON'T want half a semester. We want a fresh start and a refund.
Email Congress Now! Urge Them to Pass the Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615/H.R. 3440)
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, freedoms, children, culture, society, politics, safety )

Julie
- 1 day ago - cqrcengage.com
Email Congress Now! Urge them to pass the Dream Act of 2017 (S.1615/H.R.3440
An âEUR~Underground RailroadâEUR(TM) in New York Is Helping Refugees Flee the US - Wit a TAKE ACTION Tweet
Society & Culture  (tags: Underground Railroad, New York, buffalo, refugees, fleeing US, asylum, canada, safety, americans, abuse, corruption, environment, government, freedoms, society, world )

Lone
- 17 hours ago - globalcitizen.org
Above all, Vive embodies the paradox of asylum in North America âEUR" countries of safety that go to great lengths to deny safety to those who most need it, forcing refugees to evade the very judicial bodies that are supposed to protect them
Make Paid Family Leave A Guarantee For ALL Working Families
Society & Culture  (tags: working class, insurance, petitions )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
The United States is one of the few first-world countries without a national policy for paid family leave. That must change.
Hard to Believe: Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Senior Couple Because They Think Hibiscus Is Marijuana @Alternet
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, dishonesty, violence, rights, safety, police, media, government, culture, crime, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, money )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Trained drug detection officers couldn't tell the difference between hibiscus plants and pot plants. A Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania couple has filed a lawsuit against township police and an insurance company in the wake of a misbegotten drug raid that n
10 African Americans Named Rhodes Scholars, Most Ever
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, education )

Glenn
- 22 hours ago - detroitnews.com
Let's hope for more next year.
Priest Is Building a Bridge Between Church and LGBT Community - The Boston Globe
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, gayrights )

Glenn
- 22 hours ago - bostonglobe.com
The Catholic Church is changing for the better.
How Technology Is Leading Us Into the Imagination Age
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, tech, NewTechnology, Gizmos, computers, computer, media, internet )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - singularityhub.com
The imagination age is a theoretical period beyond the information age where creativity and imagination will become the primary creators of economic value.
Supreme Court Rules Law Student Who Turned Life Around Can Take Bar Exam
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, education, women, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

Glenn
- 3 hours ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
This former drug addict has done everything to turn her life around âEUR" and even though the bar denied her, the Supreme Court backed her up.
Harrison Ford Rescues Woman From Car Crash
Society & Culture  (tags: rescued, goodnews, GoodNews, celebrity, hero )

Glenn
- 3 hours ago - firerescue1.com
A hero on and off the screen.
Imagining a New Social Order: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin in Conversation
Society & Culture  (tags: economic injustice, greed, conservatives, Neo-liberals, resistance )

Freya
- 10 hours ago - truth-out.org
We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political parties and the traditional conservative-liberal divide, massive inequality...
TAKE ACTION: Oppose Trump FCCâEUR(TM)s Plan to Destroy Net Neutrality and the Open Internet
Society & Culture  (tags: internet censorship, usa, freedoms, censorship )

Dogan
- 1 hour ago - savethenetfromtrump.com
Oppose Trump FCCâEUR(TM)s plan to destroy net neutrality and the open internet Time is running out before TrumpâEUR(TM)s FCC and Big Cable destroy net neutrality âEUR" but we can still stop them.
   

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