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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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Boom in house extensions as grown-up children move back in

Boom in house extensions as grown-up children move back in | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A loft extension or granny flat can provide self-contained space for adult children or elderly parents as high house costs change face of British households
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List of U.S. Citizens That Were Spied On by NSA, Is About to be Published! -

Glenn Greenwald, one of the reporters who chronicled the document dump by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden via the U.K. press, now said he's set to publish his most dramatic piece yet: The names of those in the United States targeted by the NSA.

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The stolen generations: an unending disaster for Australia

The stolen generations: an unending disaster for Australia | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The fact that so many Indigenous children continue to be taken into care
is deeply concerning – but there are no simple answers, writes Andrew Solomon, the
author of Far From the Tree
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HuffPost Live

HuffPost Live is a live-streaming network that attempts to create the most social video experience possible. Viewers are invited to join discussions live as on-air guests. Topics range from politics to pop culture.
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16-year-old sent to Utah prison for 15 years after judge changes terms of plea deal

16-year-old sent to Utah prison for 15 years after judge changes terms of plea deal | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Safe Houses for 100,000 Children - Children Screaming To Be Heard

Safe Houses for 100,000 Children - Children Screaming To Be Heard | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
‘Safe Houses’ for children running away from the abuse of the care system.  Their little voices will be heard, and the Nation will know the truth. Government figures show that some 100,000 children per year are running away from the abuse of parents and the care system to live on the streets. Some of them …
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Tennessee Is Bringing Back the Electric Chair | VICE United Kingdom

Tennessee Is Bringing Back the Electric Chair | VICE United Kingdom | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
It's the first state to bring back Ole' Smoky without offering death row inmates other execution options.
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Undercovered: Law and disorder -

Matt Taibbi discusses his new book on inequality and why the media should be doing more to expose examples of injustice.
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Video evidence in 2011 police beating of handcuffed man destroyed

Video evidence in 2011 police beating of handcuffed man destroyed | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Federal court documents show the Cherokee County Detention Center had additional surveillance camera angles showing the beating of inmate Daniel Bosh. But that 2011 footage was not preserved before investigators could review it.Related story: Bosh case resulted in an important Oklahoma Supreme Court decision
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Some States Refusing To Comply With Law Designed To Reduce Prison Rape

Some States Refusing To Comply With Law Designed To Reduce Prison Rape | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Several states are refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.

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Boom in house extensions as grown-up children move back in

Boom in house extensions as grown-up children move back in | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A loft extension or granny flat can provide self-contained space for adult children or elderly parents as high house costs change face of British households
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Pope to Meet Sex Abuse Victims at Vatican -

Pope Francis announced on Monday that he'll meet with a group of sex abuse victims at the Vatican soon. The ope also declared 'zero tolerance' for any clergy...
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I am a British citizen – not a second-class citizen

I am a British citizen – not a second-class citizen | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Jamal Osman: Coming through passport control is an ordeal, I am followed on the street and hassled by security services. Not all citizens enjoy the same rights
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A Prisoner’s Unflagging Claim of Innocence Meets an Unexplained Intrusion

A Prisoner’s Unflagging Claim of Innocence Meets an Unexplained Intrusion | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
According to Everton Wagstaffe, a corrections officer methodically searched his prison room for three hours, going through every page of his legal papers, a mighty stack reflecting years of litigation.
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Florida man asks for images of family he allegedly killed; Letters from jail released

Luis Toledo wrote that he never hurt the children, but he was hurt that Yessenia Suarez had been having a relationship with a co-worker.
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7 Things About Homeless Kids You Probably Didn't Know

7 Things About Homeless Kids You Probably Didn't Know | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
There are more than 1.6 million homeless children living in the United States, says The National Center on Family Homelessness. That's one in every 45 American kids who goes to sleep at night without a bed to call their own. Families with young child...
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State Overturns 1 Out Of 3 CPS Child Abuse, Neglect Claims

State Overturns 1 Out Of 3 CPS Child Abuse, Neglect Claims | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The state overturns about a third of the cases in which Texas Child Protective Services initially ruled a child was abused or neglected.
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Child put up for adoption because father 'hostile' to social workers

Child put up for adoption because father 'hostile' to social workers | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A five-month-old boy who has not yet been given a first name by his parents will be placed up for adoption by Hertfordshire County Council, a court has ruled.
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Back In To Society - Breaking The Barriers of Injustice - The Tribute

Back In To Society - Breaking The Barriers of Injustice - The Tribute | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In memory of wrongly convicted who are no longer here but there memory lives on in all of us.. A special tribute to Ruben Hurricane Carter of Paterson N.J. - Timothy Cole of Texas - Troy Davis of Georgia - Todd Willingham of Texas - Greg Wilhoit of Oklahoma - Delbert Tibbs of Illinois We will speak with Shujaa Graham and Juan Melendez of the Witness to Innocence group also Fred McKinley on behalf of Timothy Cole Back In To Society is a show designed to help Ex-Offenders find their bearings, remove the handcuffs placed on them by society and assist them in getting back into society as a productive member of the community. With 27 million + ex-offenders and more being released every day, the task is difficult but not impossible overcome.. Join I.B. Wise, Brent Nation, Pam Deghand and Mark A. Clements as we travel this road to recovery and redemption , we will discuss everything from job searching to re-entry programs, resume writting to support groups. ,We are advocates for the Wrongly Convicted as well as advocates to abolish the death penalty..... Our goal is to break down the barriers of injustice.... Special Guests will appear to share and offer their assistance. We support- The Angel's of Freedom Prison Ministry Justice for Illinois' Wrongfully Convicted Social Action 2014 http://irishgreeneyes-welcometomyworld.blogspot.co.uk/ From Jail to Jobs by Eric Mayo Black and White in Stripes in Sheriff Joe's Tents by Dr. Kimberly L. Shedrick and Christoper Colon
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Child Clings To Life After Brutal Sexual Assault: Police

Child Clings To Life After Brutal Sexual Assault: Police | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A North Carolina couple faces felony child abuse charges in the brutal beating of a 3-year-old boy, who doctors say is now fighting for his life.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested Shamika Reaves, 23, and her boyfriend, 32-year-old Corey McCre...
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Executive order to 'ban the box' coming to Georgia

Executive order to 'ban the box' coming to Georgia | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A spokesman for Governor Nathan Deal confirmed to 11Alive's Julie Wolfe an executive order is on its way to remove the question about felony
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