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SocialAction2015 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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US could slash prison terms for drug dealers under sweeping review

US could slash prison terms for drug dealers under sweeping review | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
US Sentencing Commission set to order review that is expected to recommend lower sentences for federal drug dealing offences
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'Mums selling sex to feed their children as benefit cuts hi

'Mums selling sex to feed their children as benefit cuts hit Hull's poorest' The artist taxi driver
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Children could be charged for being taken into care under council plan

Children could be charged for being taken into care under council plan | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Worcestershire county council proposes scheme in which some children would be required to meet costs of social care
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In Loving Memory Of Our Lost Loved Ones!

These children fight for the fathers justice, who lives where murdered by police!
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The real cost of benefits squeeze: £1,600 per family

The real cost of benefits squeeze: £1,600 per family | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Welfare cuts that are meant to get the jobless back to work are driving down the living standards of hundreds of thousands of people who are in no position to find a job, an assessment of the Coalition’s welfare reforms says today.
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Mums 'selling sex to feed their children as benefit cuts hit Hull's poorest'

Mums 'selling sex to feed their children as benefit cuts hit Hull's poorest' | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
WOMEN are turning to prostitution to feed their children as welfare reforms hit the poorest and most vulnerable families in Hull.Staff at the Lighthouse Project, a charity supporting street workers in...
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4-Year-Old Shot Among 37 Shot In Weekend Gun Violence

4-Year-Old Shot Among 37 Shot In Weekend Gun Violence | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Four people were killed and at least 33 other people -- including a 4-year-old girl -- wounded by Chicago gun violence since Friday night. The 4-year-old shooting victim was injured around 10:30 p.m.
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Hunger striker responds to Corrections Secretary Beard’s op-ed demonizing hunger strikers

Today I read an op-ed from the L.A. Times by the new secretary of the California Department of Corruption. He gave a one sided view of prison violence by talking about the 11 murders of guards in t...
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Police Can Legally Seize Your Money, Car, and Home Even If You Haven’t Been Convicted of a Crime | breakingbrown.com

Police Can Legally Seize Your Money, Car, and Home Even If You Haven’t Been Convicted of a Crime | breakingbrown.com | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Kale Revolution!

Watoto From The Nile Kale Chips are a delicious and healthy snack-food that even children enjoy. One taste and you're hooked!
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Peoples Power Assembles

Stop the War on Youth of Color. Join Peoples Power Assemblies and mobilize on Wednesday August 28th. Go to www.PeoplespowerAssemblies.org or Facebook.com/peo...
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Prison phone justice campaign: Celebrating a victory

Prison phone justice campaign: Celebrating a victory | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
"Dad has to purchase phone time through a prison phone system. Fifteen minutes cost $3.30 plus a $1 calling fee, more than for regular long-distance service.
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Help Thy Neighbor and Go Straight to Prison

Help Thy Neighbor and Go Straight to Prison | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Some old shotgun shells got a Tennessee man a 15-year sentence. Was it justice served or justice run amok?
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NYC Comptroller Calls For Legalizing Marijuana For $400 Million Annual Revenue

NYC Comptroller Calls For Legalizing Marijuana For $400 Million Annual Revenue | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Comptroller John Liuconcludes in a new report that his city would reap tremendous economic rewards from legalizing, taxing, and regulating marijuana for recreational and medical use.
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Five Sobering Findings From The Federal Ruling That Held NYPD Racially Profiles

Five Sobering Findings From The Federal Ruling That Held NYPD Racially Profiles | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Quotas, intentional targeting of minorities, and an intent to instill fear plague the NYPD's stop-and-frisk program, a long-awaited court ruling finds.
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Georgia Student Remains Jailed Over Controversial Tumblr Remark

Georgia Student Remains Jailed Over Controversial Tumblr Remark | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Caleb Clemmons (pictured), a Georgia student, remains imprisoned for a "joke" he made on his Tumblr page earlier this year. SEE ALSO: Black Women Have Better Chances Of Getting Loans, Study Says On...
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Here Are All Of The Nations That Incarcerate More Of Their Population Than The U.S.

Here Are All Of The Nations That Incarcerate More Of Their Population Than The U.S. | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A lot has been reported about our nation's prison system and its bloated population, but this is what it looks like when you take all of the countries that jail more people than we do and put them into one GIF.
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DWP's ESA reassessment programme in chaos? | ilegal

DWP's ESA reassessment programme in chaos? | ilegal | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
How can the DWP's reassessment programme be working... When the numbers just don't add up? ...... There's something about the DWP's massive reassessment programme of around 2.6 million
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Breaking news: Bank of Mum and Dad in crisis | Shelter

Breaking news: the Bank of Mum and Dad, which lends £2billion a year to help children with housing costs, has run out of funds and looks likely to close.
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Dying Teen Is Being Denied A Heart Transplant Because He’s Had Trouble With The Law

Dying Teen Is Being Denied A Heart Transplant Because He’s Had Trouble With The Law | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Fifteen-year-old Anthony Stokes will die within six months unless he gets a heart transplant. But he's been rejected from the transplant list because his doctors don't trust him to manage his follow-up care.
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Talib Kweli Visits the Dream Defenders: “History tells us nothing moves without young people being involved”

Talib Kweli Visits the Dream Defenders: “History tells us nothing moves without young people being involved” | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The Dream Defenders recently received a visit from Hip Hop artist Talib Kweli. At a press conference, Kweli discussed the importance of young people being at the forefront of this and any other meaningful movement for change.
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Holder Decries 'Draconian Mandatory Minimum Sentences' : NPR

Holder Decries 'Draconian Mandatory Minimum Sentences' : NPR | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The attorney general is laying out changes and ideas that would shorten prison terms for nonviolent offenders and send more of them to treatment programs rather than prison.
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Human Trafficking Victim Becomes First To Have Record Erased

Human Trafficking Victim Becomes First To Have Record Erased | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A victim of human trafficking has become the first person to get a clean slate under a new Ohio law.
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Acid Attack: Farm labourer threw Acid on Class XI girl in West Bengal

Breaking News coming in Acid attack in West Bengal. Aggrieved at being spurned by his girl friend, a farm labourer in Tamluk in East Midnapore district of We...
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Rape at Vanderbilt: 4 Football Players Charged, One Takes Picture

Rape at Vanderbilt: 4 Football Players Charged, One Takes Picture | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
by Barry Burch Jr.Rape is already horrific beyond comparison, but to also take pictures of the hellish and detestable act could possibly be in a class of its own.  According to Mail Online, four former Vanderbilt football players have been indicted...
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