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SocialAction2014 is important and plays a key role by equipping our communities with the knowledge of the mishaps and social injustices in the country (USA) and around the world. By providing this exclusive complimentary service to communities everywhere, our mission is to keep our people connected by encouraging the discussion of these topics.
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Advocates, family of Rodney Reed fueled by federal hearing

Advocates, family of Rodney Reed fueled by federal hearing | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Federal judges heard arguments in the case of death row inmate and Bastrop native Rodney Reed in New Orleans Wednesday.
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GOP Proven 100% Wrong About Food Stamps

GOP Proven 100% Wrong About Food Stamps | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.
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Bedroom Tax appears to be taking it's toll - news-opob.com

Bedroom Tax appears to be taking it's toll - news-opob.com | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

A message from some one via Facebook…………………….. “Angry right now!!! As some of you may know I spare some of my time on a Tuesday to help out a good cause The people’s Picnic who provide a warm meal for those who are homeless or in need all out of their own pockets and some …

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12 Corporate Espionage Tactics Used Against Leading Progressive Groups, Activists and Whistleblowers

12 Corporate Espionage Tactics Used Against Leading Progressive Groups, Activists and Whistleblowers | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Corporate spies for Dow, Kraft and others have tried to discredit, shame and infiltrate civic groups using an array of dirty tricks.
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Mark Duggan shooting 'an execution'

Mark Duggan shooting 'an execution' | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A journalist tells the court that a man who claimed to have witnessed the shooting of Mark Duggan described it as an "execution".
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“Child Taken from Womb by Social Services” – What is going on?

“Child Taken from Womb by Social Services” – What is going on? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Last weekend, the Telegraph led with the story ‘Operate on this mother so we can take her baby’ – the case of a mother given a forced caesarean section whilst sedated and her child put into care.  ...
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Dana Hoffman's curator insight, December 5, 2013 6:39 AM

This is not only happening in the UK I am told it also has happened right here in the USA in NYC, and when the doctor tried to bring it to the attention of the right people she lost her job and license to practice as well.

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Every child should have the right to hear a parent's voice.

Every child should have the right to hear a parent's voice. | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
But these companies want to charge $1.00/minute for families to keep in touch.
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Ros Wynne-Jones on War on Welfare - what a result for Britain's sick and disabled against Tory benefit cuts

Ros Wynne-Jones on War on Welfare - what a result for Britain's sick and disabled against Tory benefit cuts | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mirror's Real Britain campaigner Ros Wynne-Jones on how the 100,000 signatures means MPs must now debate the WoW petition in the Commons
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join together across the country and around the world for the wrongfully convicted and innocent. will you join in?

join together across the country and around the world for the wrongfully convicted and innocent. will you join in? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

http://www.freedusty.org – I am personally asking everyone to join together across the country and around the world for the wrongfully convicted and actually innocent. Do you know any that is innocent? We need to make some change across the country for innocent men and women. I am in hopes you can make a difference by simply sharing with the women you know, your family and friends, would you help? We certainly could use everyone’s support in simply getting the word out and getting as many people as possible to this event. I would like to call on absolutely everyone to start the process in every state for change, we can do this!!! Everyone is very much needed… Please will you join in?

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WATCH: Teen Jailed For Years With No Conviction Says He Was 'Starved'

WATCH: Teen Jailed For Years With No Conviction Says He Was 'Starved' | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In March of 2012, Kalief Browder says he ripped the sheets off his bed inside a jail cell at Rikers Island, and fashioned a noose from the ceiling.
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The Dallas 6 Case: Solitary confinement on trial in a US courtroom

The Dallas 6 Case: Solitary confinement on trial in a US courtroom | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The trial of the Dallas 6 pertains to an April 29, 2010, peaceful protest against illegal and barbaric conditions created by the prison guards in the hole at the State Correctional Institution at D...
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10 Black Men Recently Freed After Decades of False Imprisonment - Atlanta Black Star

10 Black Men Recently Freed After Decades of False Imprisonment - Atlanta Black Star | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Charles Chatman In 1981, after a Dallas woman was reportedly raped in her house, she picked 20-year-old Charles Chatman, who lived down the street from her, out of a lineup.
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Say, "Sheriff Joe, Let her go!"

It is Thursday, December 5, at the time of this recording, 9:19 am, Phoenix, AZ. Teketa Riley, an American woman, is still in jail for rescuing her son, Rome...
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Independent Lens | The State of Arizona | Preview | PBS

http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/st... Premiering January 27, 2014. Check local listings: http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/br... This vérité documentary ...
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Mentally challenged man attacked at gas station in Redford Township

Mentally challenged man attacked at gas station in Redford Township
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Video that led to Aaron Swartz’s arrest released

Video that led to Aaron Swartz’s arrest released | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Several minutes of surveillance camera footage used to identify, then arrest and indict late computer prodigy Aaron Swartz has surfaced due to a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Mentally disabled man beaten in unprovoked attack in Redford Twp.

Mentally disabled man beaten in unprovoked attack in Redford Twp. | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A mentally disabled man was beaten at a gas station in Redford Township. Police say the attack was unprovoked after watching surveillance video that captured the moments leading up to the attack.
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Victory for welfare campaigners as DWP loses appeal against work capability assessment ruling

Victory for welfare campaigners as DWP loses appeal against work capability assessment ruling | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
04 December 2013  The Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling which found that the process used to decide whether hundreds of thousands of people are eligible for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) disadvantages people with mental health proRead...
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Forced caesarean case: Italian mum says she's 'suffering like an animal' after baby was taken

Forced caesarean case: Italian mum says she's 'suffering like an animal' after baby was taken | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
She was heavily pregnant when she fell ill at an airport, taken to a psychiatric hospital where her baby was delivered against her will          
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Solitary confinement: a phenomenological perspective - The Manitoban

Solitary confinement: a phenomenological perspective - The Manitoban | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Philosopher Lisa Guenther speaks with students, faculty, and activists about prisoners' rights
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Explain why you snatched baby girl at birth: Judge's order to social workers behind forced caesarean

Explain why you snatched baby girl at birth: Judge's order to social workers behind forced caesarean | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In a highly unusual intervention, Sir James Munby has demanded to know why the girl should not be reunited with her mother, a 35-year-old Italian who lives in Essex.
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Justice Department seeks to end wrongful convictions

Justice Department seeks to end wrongful convictions | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Justice Department officials and several police chiefs released recommendations Tuesday for law enforcement agencies to change investigative procedures to prevent wrongful convictions.
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Video: The Making of the ‘Three Strikes’ Laws

Video: The Making of the ‘Three Strikes’ Laws | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
After the 1993 murder of a child, many states passed laws to lock up repeat offenders for life, but today those laws are raising new questions about how crime is handled in America.
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