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Sandy Hook Educators Fight to Change Gun Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, usa, sadness, ethics, gunlaws, activism, children, changing gun laws )

AWAY AWHI
- 1505 days ago - cbsnews.com
Two years after a lone gunman opened fire on students and staff at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., a group of educators who were there that day talked with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley about their lives since the tragedy
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the NYPD to Fire the Officer Who Killed Eric Garner!
Society & Culture  (tags: ERic Garner, all lives matter equally, justice, protests, activism, police, policing, usa, society, politics )

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- 1505 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It is a great injustice that the officer will face no charges and has simply been placed on leave
Laying the Foundations of a World Citizens Movement
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, society, world, activism, citizen power, humans, media, politics )

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- 1515 days ago - ipsnews.net
How can civil society organizations (CSOs) build a broad movement that draws in, represents and mobilises the citizenry, and how can they effect fundamental, systemic transformation, rather than trading in incremental change?
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Occupy Group Strike Debt Buys and Abolishes $4 Million in Everest College Student Loans -
Society & Culture  (tags: goodnews, ethics, culture, OCCUPY, EDUCATION DEBT, debt forgiveness, activism )

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- 1583 days ago - occupy.com
Over the last few days, over 2,700 Everest College students woke up to find that someone had paid off their private student debt.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Beats4Change.Org--Listen to Donate
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, activism, music, donations, GoodNews, society, world )

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- 1598 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Beats4Change is a project-oriented network, where people contribute their creative skills to raise awareness and funding for sustainable development of caring communities
How the Public Is Using the Internet to Score Major Victories Against Corporate Food Giants
Society & Culture  (tags: food, Internet, petitions, blogs, activism )

Freya
- 1638 days ago - alternet.org
It used to be if you had a problem with your food, you'd grab a pen and pencil. Today customers have turned to online petitioning tools to drive complaints especially when it comes to their food.
The Silent Power of Boycotts and Blockades
Society & Culture  (tags: peace, activism, resistance, activists, politics, rights, humans, society, culture, news )

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- 1655 days ago - ipsnews.net
peace activists are currently assembled in Cape Town's City Hall, for the quadrennial meeting of the 93-year-old War Resister's International (WRI), a global network of activists from far-flung regions fighting on every imaginable front, from anti-traffic
Vikings Invade British Museum As Activists Challenge Big Oil's Propaganda Machine -
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, activists, Big Oil, guerila theater, corporate abuse, politics, society, world )

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- 1673 days ago - occupy.com
In London, oil companies sponsor the national centers of art, opera, theater and music. The branding in turn backs up the industry's lobbying of British politicians. -
Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins' Trademark Revoked
Society & Culture  (tags: indigneous rights, activism, REdskins logo, law, news, goodnews, politics, society )

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- 1675 days ago - alternet.org
The ruling over the Redskins' name has been hailed as the latest sign that the team's owner will inevitably be forced to drop it.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CLICK TO GIVE---HELP US END HOMELESSNESS!
Society & Culture  (tags: Homelsssness, click to give, society, charity, activism, making a difference, politics, ethics, family, americans, government, freedoms, activists )

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- 1814 days ago - clicktogive.com
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States. By improving policy, building capacity, and educating opinion leaders, the Alliance has become a lea
SECOND CHANCES: "Homeboy-Made" at the Homeboy Bakery
Society & Culture  (tags: second chanes, activism, activists, GoodNews, society, politics, education, goodnews, news )

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- 1883 days ago - cbsnews.com
Twenty-five years ago Father Greg Boyle started working with gang members in the poorest parish of Los Angeles. Today, his program, Homeboy Industries - a bakery and cafe employing former gang members - has grown to become one of the largest and most succ
Spirit Day : Go Purple on October 17, 2013 ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, humans, rights, LGBT, purple, activism )

Cher
- 1939 days ago - glaad.org
Millions wear purple on Spirit Day in a stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. Take the Spirit Day Pledge now!!!
MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Homeless to Business Owner: How One Running Club Helps People Make Dramatic Changes
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, making a difference, World Environment Day, action, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, humans, nature, wildlife, GoodNews, green, politics, trees, Sustainabililty )

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- 1940 days ago - screen.yahoo.com
PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO! In 2007, Anne Mahlum started Back on My Feet in Philadelphia. She uses running to help homeless men and women change the way they see themselves so they can make real changes in their lives
Aboriginal Housing Crisis in Canada Threatens to Explode
Society & Culture  (tags: Idle No More, activism, indigenous rights, native rights, Canada, world, politics, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting, news, society, media )

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- 2171 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Efforts by the Red Cross, and emergency funding for housing repairs, have improved the most dire of Attawapiskat's housing situations, but Spence and other leaders hope meetings with government can address the wider aboriginal housing crisis by resettin
Our Words Are Our Weapons
Society & Culture  (tags: activism, confucius, criticism, democracy, election 2012, journalism, language, rectification of names )

Judy
- 2273 days ago - truthdig.com
Calling lies "lies" and theft "theft" and violence "violence," loudly, clearly, and consistently, until truth becomes more than a bump in the road, is a powerful aspect of political activism.

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