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Socialism Vs Democratic Socialism   video
Society & Culture  (tags: socialism, democratic socialism, Bernie Sanders, America, elections, video, explanation, Longform )

- 1100 days ago -
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has been talking a lot about democratic socialism, and it seems a lot of America is still confused by the phrase. So what exactly does it mean, and why is it different than traditional socialism?
Criminalizing Mental Health - Petition   video
Society & Culture  (tags: mental illness, petition, illness not crime, incarceration, America, police training, death of disabled, death of mentally ill, mentally ill shot )

- 1231 days ago -
America is treating mental illness through incarceration and the price we are paying both in dollars and human capital is enormous. It is time to take action and start treating mental illness as a health issue, not a crime.
Pocketbook Pain: The Rapidly Rising Cost Of Living Is Absolutely Killing The Middle Class In America
Society & Culture  (tags: rising cost of living, middle class eviscerated, leader care less, America, USA, pocketbook pain )

- 1274 days ago -
On any given night in America there are over a half a million people living on the streets or in their vehicles. 1.5 million ultra poor households live on less than $2 a day. The middle class is being eviscerated and our leaders do not seem to care.
Presidential Candidates Must Challenge Power With Their Key Appointments   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, progressive, speech, Democrat, Republican, America )

- 1397 days ago -
In an impassioned speech Elizabeth Warren makes the point that the American people are progressive. No matter what the Republicans say. Help the get out and vote and monitor the elections.
Geography of Poverty A Journey Through Forgotten America
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, America, forgotten America, Matt Black, income inequality, Geography of Poverty )

- 1425 days ago -
The most vulnerable Americans are being crushed by the grip of poverty, from the deserts of the Southwest through the black belt in the South, to the post-industrial, rusting factory towns that dot the Midwest and Northeast. A photographic journey.
War Comes Home
Society & Culture  (tags: war comes home, ACLU, SWAT teams, America, death, pets shot, children injured )

- 1445 days ago -
Across America SWAT teams are raiding homes in the middle of the night just to search for drugs. Our neighborhoods are not warzones and police officers should not be treating us like wartime enemies. Both people and pets have needlessly died in raids.
15 Powerful Ways Student Activists Stood Up for Palestine in 2014
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, student activists, America, Israel, Palestine, Ferguson, society, politics, government, culture, freedoms, world, rights, ethics )

- 1600 days ago -
For student Palestine solidarity activists around the globe, 2014 was a year of victories, challenges and creative resistance. Students have become a forceful voice of consciousness in human rights movements from the US to Palestine.
Christians and Churches Attacked in the West
Society & Culture  (tags: Muslim persecution Christians, America, Australia, Europe )

- 1600 days ago -
The Muslim persecution of Christians in September started making prominent appearances not just in the Islamic world, but also in the West--in America, Australia and Europe.
It Shouldn't Be This Hard To Be A Female Veteran In America
Society & Culture  (tags: women, America, military, veterans, society, culture, homelessness, health care, unemployment, ethics, news, freedoms, government, education )

- 1649 days ago -
The number of women serving in the U.S. military has increased dramatically in recent years, yet the services they need upon returning home are not keeping up with the unprecedented demand.
Wealth Inequality in America .   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Wealth Inequality, America, USA, charts, video, reality )

- 2264 days ago -
I'll keep this simple....WATCH. This is Reality folks.
Tell Congress: Help Feed America's Hungry People ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, food, protection, America, environment )

- 2564 days ago -
More than 46 million Americans depend on SNAP, formerly the food stamps program, to help put food on their tables every day. SNAP has prevented our nation's economic crisis from turning into a hunger crisis.
How Memorial Day Came to Be
Society & Culture  (tags: Memorial Day, America, veterans, remembrance )

- 2909 days ago -
Memorial Day, a day to remember America's veterans who have died in combat.John A. Logan, a Civil War general who would go on to be a U.S. Senator from Illinois, devised and promoted that idea of Memorial Day as the national holiday. ................
The 10 Worst College Towns in America
Society & Culture  (tags: Worst College Towns, America, Urban Centers, Students, Education )

- 3026 days ago -
These college campuses are so bad that they might even convince you to apply to an online college or visit universities in larger, urban centers. Here are the 10 worst college towns in America, unless you're content to hang out at Starbucks every weekend
America's 10 Most Beautiful Beaches Not on the Gulf Coast
Society & Culture  (tags: Sea Beaches, Vacation, Gulf Coast, America, Fun Trip )

- 3244 days ago -
Below are ten beaches not on the Gulf Coast that meet the standards of every expert beach bum.
Study Released: Average and Total Numbers of Animals Who Died to Feed Americans (2008)
Society & Culture  (tags: meat consumption, America, meat eaters, greed, selfishness, animal abuse, animal slaughter, animal death, animal misery, vegan diet )

- 3495 days ago -
Shocking statistics on the mass murder of other beings to "feed" the "average American." If we truly "are what we eat," what does this say about human societies who keep billions of creatures for execution, like prisoners, merely for "consumption?"

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