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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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Judge Rules that Immigrants in Long-term Lock-up Have Rights

Judge Rules that Immigrants in Long-term Lock-up Have Rights | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Yesterday, a federal district court in Massachusetts ordered the government to provide Mark Anthony Reid, a U.S. Army veteran who has spent over a year in immigration detention, with the basic due process of an immigration bond hearing.
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Panorama BBC One on Monday 13th January at 21.00 ‘I Want My Baby Back’

Panorama BBC One on Monday 13th January at 21.00 ‘I Want My Baby Back’ | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Panorama BBC One on Monday 13th January at 21.00 ‘I Want My Baby Back’, with reporter John Sweeney, is now confirmed for broadcast. Viewers from outside of the UK will presumably be able to watch i...
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Barnardo's Fostering and Adoption Week- what it's like to be foster parents - YouTube

Ken and Gill talk about why they wanted to become foster parents and say of their experience- "It's very rewarding, you just feel like you're making a differ...
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Drop all charges against Marissa Alexander now!

Drop all charges against Marissa Alexander now! | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Across the United States, supporters of Marissa Alexander will be taking action January 18-20 - Martin Luther King weekend - to demand all charges against Marissa Alexander be dropped.
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Family hopes missing daughter will come home - YouTube

Family hopes missing daughter will come home
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RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Duggan was a gangster not Nelson Mandela | Mail Online - Linkis.com

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Duggan was a gangster not Nelson Mandela | Mail Online - Linkis.com | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Carole Duggan could have wandered off the set of Channel 4’s Benefits Street after a session in the boozer with ‘White Dee’ and ‘Black Dee’.
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Purple Rain blog: UKIP's vile Mandela 'slave' rant exposed

Purple Rain blog: UKIP's vile Mandela 'slave' rant exposed | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Nigel Farage was last night at the centre of a new racism storm over shocking remarks made by UKIP officials about Nelson Mandela and the murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence.
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Remembering Aaron

Remembering Aaron | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
One year ago, we lost Aaron Swartz, a dear friend and a leader in the fight for a free and open Internet. The shock was, and remains, a profound one.
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Vigil for Mark Duggan - YouTube

Hundreds of protesters chant anti-police slogans outside Tottenham police station during a vigil for Mark Duggan.Sign up for Snowmail, your daily preview of ...
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Nick Lowles’ blog: 93,000 against the Gagging Bill and counting

Nick Lowles’ blog: 93,000 against the Gagging Bill and counting | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A big thank you to all our supporters who have signed the Petition asking peers to vote for Lord Harries amendments. You are one of the 93,000 who have done so in the 48 hours since the petition is live.
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Guantanamo Anniversary: 12 Years Of A Continuing War Crime -

Ratner: 155 Prisoners, Almost All Held Without Charge, Must be Tried or Released - Immediately
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Wendy Wierenga's curator insight, January 11, 2014 4:20 PM

12 long years of continuing human rights violations, and still no end in sight. It's time Obama is going to keep up to his promiss!!!

 

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Suicide and Bullying Calls to Child Helpline Rise as Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Reaches Classrooms

Suicide and Bullying Calls to Child Helpline Rise as Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Reaches Classrooms | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
The number of children reporting suicidal thoughts and bullying due to racism soared by 69% the last year, according to child counselling service ChildLine.
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Woman who took her own life over bedroom tax would have been exempt | Society | The Guardian - Linkis.com

Woman who took her own life over bedroom tax would have been exempt | Society | The Guardian - Linkis.com | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Stephanie Bottrill, from Solihull, West Midlands, left note blaming government for financial stress before her death in May 2013
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The Secrecy of the Family Courts should be lifted NOW

We, the undersigned, believe that in the best interest of the Child, and because it is impossible to defend a system from accusation of bias and discrimination, if it operates behind closed doors, the secrecy of Family Courts should be lifted...
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'Create my memories' supporting Barnardo's Fostering and Adoption Week - YouTube

'Create my memories' features Barnardo's celebrity supporters sharing their most cherished childhood memories to support our campaign to recruit more foster ...
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As homelessness increases across the state, downtown Boston feels the surge - The Boston Globe

As homelessness increases across the state, downtown Boston feels the surge - The Boston Globe | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
An increasingly visible homeless population in downtown Boston that has cast stark contrasts in a changing neighborhood booming with pricey condos, boutique hotels, and upscale eateries.
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Guantanamo Bay force feeding happy meals to the world - YouTube

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Homeless survive winter months with help of shelters, volunteers

Homeless survive winter months with help of shelters, volunteers | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
POTTSTOWN — With the bone-chilling temperatures of last week almost behind us, driving to work, taking children to school and accomplishing day-to-day errands has gotten easier.
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Politicians Beware: On February 11th the Internet is Coming for You | The AntiMedia.Org

Politicians Beware: On February 11th the Internet is Coming for You | The AntiMedia.Org | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
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Child Watch® Column: "Treat Children as Children"

Child Watch® Column: "Treat Children as Children" | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Children are not little adults. Adolescents are not the same as adults. We’ve known this for years. The research showing that their brains are still developing is clear.
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Marissa Alexander’s Case Inspires Potential Changes In The Law

Marissa Alexander’s Case Inspires Potential Changes In The Law | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it

How would you warn away a would-be attacker (given you were feeling THAT generous), someone who has a history of physical abuse? Would you tell them “NO!”, “STOP!” or any of the other “warn words” that one is taught when taking a self defense course?

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50 Percent Of Black Men Arrested By Age 23? Not So Fast

50 Percent Of Black Men Arrested By Age 23? Not So Fast | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A recent study released by the Crime and Delinquency journal claiming that 50 percent of Black men in the United States have been arrested by the age of 23 caused an online storm as conversations a...
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Guantánamo Detainee Writes Damning Letter that Shames America

Guantánamo Detainee Writes Damning Letter that Shames America | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
A man held at Guantanamo Bay since 2002, without charge, has penned an eloquent and damning letter about the misguided ‘national security’ policies that render human rights obsolete for people like him.
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British activist detained entering Israel, facing 10-year ban | +972 Magazine

British activist detained entering Israel, facing 10-year ban | +972 Magazine | SocialAction2015 | Scoop.it
Gary Spedding was detained after landing in Tel Aviv ahead of meetings with parliamentarians and activists.
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Tracie Hunter suspended as juvenile court judge - YouTube

Hunter suspended until eight criminal charges against her are resolved.
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