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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
- 2 hours 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.
Fairness to Good Men in Divorce âEUR" Family Law Reform
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, child, children, corruption, ethics, family, freedoms, humans, rights, society, women, men's rights movement, Father's Rights, divorce, Family Court )


- 2 hours ago - floridafamilylawreform.wordpress.com
In America today, our government is engaged in the lucrative expansion of a child control bureaucracy that is harming our families, productivity and moral fiber as a nation.
Potty Mouth Princess for Womens Equality
Society & Culture  (tags: womens equality. equal pay )

Angel
- 4 hours ago - google.com
Strong in u face video featuring girls perforing for womens equality
FOSSIL FUEL FREE: Many Petitions
Society & Culture  (tags: education, ethics, culture, society, petitions )

Dimitris
- 4 hours ago - campaigns.gofossilfree.org
Bookmark and continue. Sign and share. Be the guy you dream in this world :)
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
- 5 hours 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.
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
- 6 hours 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
PETITION - Applaud End of Undermining Indigenous Rights
Society & Culture  (tags: Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Indigenous communities, natural resources, exploitation, stronger protection )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
A law that made it easier to approve oil sand and other natural resource exploration on First Nations land communities in Alberta will be repealed according to Alberta Minister for Indigenous Relations Richard Feehan. The law established a levy on...
PETITION - Do Not Pass Stand-Your-Ground Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Stand Your Ground laws, deadly force, private property, armed people, defense, prevention of armed violence, protection )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
Missouri Senator Kurt Schaefer has successfully attached a controversial amendment to a crime bill that would allow deadly force to be used on people who trespass on private property if the property owner "reasonably believes" it is "necessary to...
PETITION - Demand Apology From Police Union That Blamed Boy For His Own Death
Society & Culture  (tags: Police Violence, blaming the victim, apologizing, descrimination, toy guns, playing, respect, victim protection )

Sabine
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
Apologize for saying Tamir Rice's family should use their settlement money to "educate youth" about the dangers of fake guns. The family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who was shot and killed by a police officer while playing with a toy gun...
WATCH: Ethiopian Israeli Mothers Join Protests Against Police Brutality
Society & Culture  (tags: Ethiopian Israelis, protests, israeli police brutality-discrimination, equal rights, civil rights, racism-discrimination, media, news, world, activists )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - 972mag.com
Israelis of Ethiopian descent have taken to the streets several times over the past year to demand an end to police discrimination and brutality
Beinarts Jewish Double Bind: Support Oppression or You're Out of the Family
Society & Culture  (tags: jewish world, BDS international, values, USA, Equality/Justice, universal values, media, family, ethics, culture, activists, freedoms )

Jess
- 15 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Equality and justice are universal values, not personal or selfish ones. As Beinart knows well, theyâEUR(TM)re often claimed to be 'Jewish' values
Dark Money Group Spends $58,000 Attacking Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, dishonesty )

Rob
- 20 hours ago - billmoyers.com
Nearly five years since it officially opened, a new dark money group is taking aim at the agency tasked to protect consumers âEUR" and no one has any idea who's behind it.
Criminalize Forced Oral Sex On An Unconscious Intoxicated Person
Society & Culture  (tags: Criminalize Forced Oral Sex, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence )

Peter
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
Target: Mary Fallin, Governor Oklahoma! Goal: Change legislation that decriminalizes oral sex with an unconscious intoxicated person. This shocking ruling emerged after charges of unwanted oral sodomy were dismissed because the victim had been drinking
A Do-It-Yourself Mountain Cabin SOLAR Installation Posted on January 31, 2016 DIY Projects By Leaf Running-Rabit
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, energy, environment, ethics, freedoms, good news, health, family, fashion, news, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - solartoday.org
'a total of about $650.00 spent, and my tiny yellow Subaru hatchback filled with equipment, I left the store that day with the beginnings of the rest of my off-grid life: a small solar system that provided me power for the next 19 years,'TIME TO DO NOW
4/6/2016 2:00:00 PM Local Solar Farm Goes Online Amid Legislative Battle By Abigail W. Adams//A SOLAR START!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, ethics, family, culture, environment, freedoms, government, GoodNews, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - lincolncountynewsonline.com
'Lincoln County's second community-owned solar farm, located at The Morris Farm in Wiscasset, went online Thursday, March 31. The installation, owned by the Morris Farm Community Solar Association, is generating renewable energy for the grid...'
Having More Friends May Mean Feeling Less Pain
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, health, interesting, society, family, culture )

Michael
- 1 day ago - livescience.com
Here's an interesting article on sociality and increased endorphin levels.
Lets Put An End to Food Waste
Society & Culture  (tags: Food Waste, Poverty, Hunger, Obesity )

Peter
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Food Tank is a non-profit organization focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. They spotlight environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways of alleviating hunger, obesity, and poverty and create networks
COLORADO UNIVERSITIES INVEST IN SOLAR // Let's Go Solar More in 2016!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, good news, environment, family, freedoms, education, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - sustainablecolorado.wordpress.com
"Colorado University in Boulder has also is committed to a future with solar energy. In 2013, it installed a 2.5 acre array of panels in the CU Research Park capable of producing 725,000 kilowatt-hours of energy per year. The campus also has solar..."
Colorado Community Solar Gardens Act
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, environment, family, freedoms, usa, goodnews )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - solargardens.org
"CONCERNING MEASURES TO ENCOURAGE ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT IN SOLAR ENERGY GENERATION FACILITIES, AND, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH, AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDENS."
COMMUNITY POWERED SOLAR // Let's Go Solar 2016! Thank You for Solar.
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, men, education, environment, ethics, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - lowincomesolar.org
"Construction will begin in May 2016 on the Shiloh Temple Community Solar Garden project, part of the Just Community Solar Coalition that includes Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light, Sierra Club, Cooperative Energy Futures, job training partner..."
SOLAR EMPOWERMENT "In the Town of Gardner, Massachusetts, "Let's Go Solar!
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, mankind, men, women, children, education, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, usa, health )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - lowincomesolar.org
"GAAMHA is one of four local organizations currently getting virtual net metering credit from the one-megawatt project. Ms. Hutchinson says that the solar reduced their energy expenses by 38 percent in fiscal year 2015, even though they were only"
What Progressives Can Learn From The Tea Party   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Tom Hartman, progressives, tea party, Republican Party, Democrat Party, conservatives, blue dogs )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
Progressives should not just be fighting the Tea Party but instead learning from them on how they took control of the Republican Party and forced the entire Conservative establishment to lurch so far to the Right. We need to bring ours to the left.
Program Performance and Background //Mass. Solar Loan Program
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, children, women, family, environment, education, freedoms, usa )

Ruth
- 1 day ago - masssolarloan.com
"Mass Solar Loan is a $30 million program administered in partnership between the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC)."
Success: Discriminatory Religious Freedom Resolution Will Not Become Law
Society & Culture  (tags: Right-wing Christians, FanaticChristianBelievers, Christian Sects )

Peter
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Target: Anne Zerr, Caleb Rowden, and Jim Hansen, Missouri State Representatives! Goal: Praise Missouris Republican state senators for joining Democratic colleagues to stop a discriminatory religious freedom amendment!
20 Things You DidnâEUR(TM)t Know About Melania Trump
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, women, world, culture, family, society, education, government )

Frank
- 1 day ago - uberhavoc.com
You might not think much about Melania Trump, that she married for money, and that Donald Trump chose her because of her looks. But thereâEUR(TM)s more to Melania than what meets the eye. Here are 20 things you need to know about the potential First Lady of
**SUCCESS ** Myanmar: Student Activist, Phyoe Phyoe Aung, Finally Free
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, culture, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, news, politics, religion, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Phyoe Phyoe Aung, who was detained in Myanmar after helping to organize largely peaceful student protests, has finally been released more than one year on. Amnesty supporters across the world wrote more than 394,000 letters ...
Panic Button, GPS Compulsory in All Mobiles: But Will It Really Help With Safety? | The Indian Express
Society & Culture  (tags: violence, women )

Heidi Gai
- 1 day ago - indianexpress.com
India's telecommunications ministry has said all mobile phones sold in the country from 2017 must include a panic button. It is part of a wider campaign to enhance the safety of women, in the light of growing concerns about levels of sexual violence.
Wisdom From the Galaxy: Cougar in The Hunt 05/03 By Wisdom From the Galaxy | Women Podcasts
Society & Culture  (tags: women, pets, interesting, women, society )

Candice
- 1 day ago - blogtalkradio.com
Wisdom From the Galaxy is a women over 40 version of Sex and the City that takes place in the Hi-Desert as opposed to New York. The power of the desert night sky provides the atmosphere and mystique for relationship stories; the healing power of animals p
Neoliberalism Is Destroying Almost Everybody's Lives - How Many People Even Know What It Is?
Society & Culture  (tags: Neoliberalism, greed, economic injustice, deregulation, austerity, wage suppression )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative.
 

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