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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
- 15 hours 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.
FOSSIL FUEL FREE: Many Petitions
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, culture, society, petitions )

Dimitris
- 1 day ago - campaigns.gofossilfree.org
Bookmark and continue. Sign and share. Be the guy you dream in this world :)
PETITION - Support Doctor's Effort to Eliminate Female Genital Mutilation
Society & Culture  (tags: egyptians, Genital Mutilation, torture, unethical traditions, huge suffering, prevention, protection of the vulnerable, Human Rights, culture and society, changing times )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Dr. Somaia Antar has announced a plan to stamp out the practice of female genital mutilation, which is still commonly practiced in Egypt despite being illegal. Sign the petition and express your support for her initiative by urging the government to...
Sign the Petition for Carlisle Repatriation
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, freedoms, culture, crime, abuse, americans, ethics, humans, violence, sadness, family, environment, children, dishonesty, world, religion, media )

Wilde
- 1 day ago - boardingschoolhealing.org
We support the requests from the Northern Arapaho Tribe, Rosebud Sioux Tribe, and any other tribes, to repatriate the remains of their relatives who are interred at the Army War College, also known as the Carlisle Indian Industrial School.
Is Penis Worship at the Root of the Bogus Notion of Fetal Personhood?
Society & Culture  (tags: reproduction, reproductive rights, sexism, male chauvinism, sex )

Freya
- 20 hours ago - alternet.org
The notion that life begins at conception is a variation on a very ancient - and very sexist - cultural theme.
This Day in History: 1897 Chickasaw and Choctaw Abandon Communal Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: Dawes Act and Commission, tribal ownership and government, Choctaw and Chickasaw, Cherokees, Seminoles, Creeks, mainstream society, Grover Cleveland )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - history.com
The Chickasaw and Choctaw, two of the Five Civilized Tribes, become the first to agree to abolish tribal government and communal ownership of land. From 1887 to 1934, Indian landholdings declined from 138 million to 47 million acres.
Human Trafficking Survivor: I Was Raped 43,200 Times
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, women, world, mexico, human trafficking, family, ethics, humans, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa, violence, crime, culture, dishonesty, corruption )

Frank
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
Karla Jacinto is sitting in a serene garden. She looks at the ordinary sights of flowers and can hear people beyond the garden walls, walking and talking in Mexico City.
"WOMEN RISE, TAKE YOUR PLACE IN TIME!" Judy Joy Jones
Society & Culture  (tags: queen hawaii painting by judy joy jones )

Angel
- 18 hours ago - judyjoyjonesart.wordpress.com
Painting of.Queen of Hawaii by Judy Jjoy Jones Womens Time has Come! Billioms Rise , Claiming their place in Time..
Shocking Moment Florida Police Officer Repeatedly Punches Handcuffed Woman in the Chest as Other Cops Just Stand and Watch
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, violence )

Angie
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
A police officer with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has been charged with battery after he repeatedly punched a woman in the chest while she was in handcuffs. The officer Akinyemi Borisade, 26, has been fired, according to Undersheriff Pat Ivey.
TAKE ACTION (UK ONLY) Guide Dogs Access Lobby
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, society, culture )

Nicola
- 1 day ago - e-activist.com
Please invite your MP to the lobby in May to discuss the issue of guide dogs not being welcome in public places. Please share, thanks.
Prince Entered Rehab for Percocet Addiction, Had Multiple Doctors Writing Scripts for Heavy-Duty Pills Before Death: Reports
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, usa, arts, prince, music, culture, health, humans, sadness, safety, society, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - nydailynews.com
Prince entered rehab to address his growing reliance on painkillers, sources close to the late musician said.
San Francisco Hunger Strikers Enter Ninth Day to Protest Police Brutality Against Black and Brown Youths
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, crime, ethics, law, police, society, sadness, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
âEURoeThey need to pay attention to everything. We have issues of the over-criminalization of the black and brown communities." Peace.
San Bernardino County DA Creates Unit to Prosecute Animal Cruelty
Society & Culture  (tags: San Bernadino, abuse, americans, culture, government, humans, society, violence )

Lone
- 10 hours 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
The Animal Legal Defense Fund Files Lawsuit Against Livingston for Violating the CA Public Records Act
Society & Culture  (tags: Animal Legal Defense Fund, laawsuite, city of livingston, california public records act, water usage, foster farms slaughterhouse, corruption, dishonesty, humans, government, society )

Lone
- 1 day ago - aldf.org
Today the Animal Legal Defense Fund filed a lawsuit against the City of Livingston for violating the California Public Records Act by unlawfully withholding records about water usage at a Foster Farms slaughterhouse and processing plant
23 Arrested in Human Smuggling Ring With 200 Suspected Victims
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, human trafficking, smuggling, humans, rights, sadness, safety, society, travel, usa, violence, women, world )

Frank
- 1 day ago - kens5.com
Nearly two dozen arrests have been made in several Texas counties connected to a major human smuggling operation.
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
- 55 minutes 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...
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
- 6 hours 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.
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 hour 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...
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 hour 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...
   

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