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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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AP: Review faults NYC on solitary for mentally ill

AP: Review faults NYC on solitary for mentally ill | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mentally ill inmates in New York City's most notorious jail are too often placed in solitary confinement - in some cases for thousands of days at a time - a practice that coincides with an increased rate of violence...
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Davonte Sanford ft. Blakjak and N-Tone prod. by Equinox

Explore the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music & audio
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Ryan Ferguson's parents 'feel vindicated' about thrown-out conviction - TODAY.com

Ryan Ferguson's parents 'feel vindicated' about thrown-out conviction - TODAY.com | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The parents of Missouri man Ryan Ferguson, who has been in jail for nearly 10 years for a crime he says he didn't commit, believe he...
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Dear Media, A Global Uprising Took Place Last Night…Where Were You?

Dear Media, A Global Uprising Took Place Last Night…Where Were You? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
(That's not photoshop. That's a firework being shot at Buckingham Palace last night) Last night, hacktivist group Anonymous succeeded in mobilising hundreds of thousands of people in 477 locations ...
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Cops Say 16-Year-Old Was Held Down By Classmates, Raped On Video

Cops Say 16-Year-Old Was Held Down By Classmates, Raped On Video | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A 16-year-old's visit to a Hollywood, Florida home turned into a nightmare when a pack of five teens descended upon her, dragged her by the hair, kicked and punched her, then held her down while she was raped in a videotaped assault, police...
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Unite Community court protest against council tax benifit cuts

Unite community held a protest at Willesden magistrates court to highlight the injustice of thousands of residents being summonsed to court for non-payment o...
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Half of benefit claimants lack skill to complete online forms | The Times

One in four people do not have the basic banking services needed to deal with the new Universal Credit, says Citizens Advice
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The Bedroom Tax discriminates against disabled people - especially children

The Bedroom Tax discriminates against disabled people - especially children | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Disabled children are being discriminated against by the Coalition's 'unjust and unworkable policy'
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Russell Brand joins Anonymous protest as fireworks are fired at Palace

Russell Brand joins Anonymous protest as fireworks are fired at Palace | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The demonstrators, who were taking part in a march against austerity cuts in Central London, threw glass bottles during confrontations with officers in riot gear.
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VIDEO: Why This Company Wants You in Prison | The Nation

VIDEO: Why This Company Wants You in Prison | The Nation | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
“CCA” has become a dirty word. Kanye West cited it when rapping about America’s class of “New Slaves.” Anonymous invoked it to describe a bad financial investment that undermines justice.
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Man locked up in jail for one month despite having video evidence of innocence

Man locked up in jail for one month despite having video evidence of innocence | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A Pennsylvania security guard spent a month in jail for a crime he didn’t commit after local police ignored evidence proving he was innocent.
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Ferguson conviction overturned by Court of Appeals

Ferguson conviction overturned by Court of Appeals | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District has vacated the conviction of Ryan Ferguson in a 2005 felony murder case.
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106 Degrees and Dead Bugs. "Good Enough" For Breastfeeding Moms?

106 Degrees and Dead Bugs. "Good Enough" For Breastfeeding Moms? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
This is the story of how I ended up pumping breast milk while sitting on a filthy floor, covered in dirt and dead bugs, at the plant where I work – and what I decided to do about it.
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HAPPENING NOW: Pussy Riot Member Rumored to Have Been Transferred to Siberian Prison

HAPPENING NOW: Pussy Riot Member Rumored to Have Been Transferred to Siberian Prison | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
If these reports are true, transferring her to a prison colony thousands of miles from Moscow would make it impossible for her family and lawyers to see her.
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Benefit Sanction Rate Doubles For Sick and Disabled Claimants

Benefit Sanction Rate Doubles For Sick and Disabled Claimants | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The number of claimants on sickness and disability benefits facing sanctions looks set to have doubled since December last year.  11,400 claims were slashed for failure to participate in work relat...
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Protesters gather around the world for Million Mask March

Protesters gather around the world for Million Mask March | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Demonstrations in more than 400 cities were planned to coincide with Guy Fawkes Day, with Russell Brand at a London protest
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16 YEARS of FALSE INCARCERATION, WITNESS RECANTS and PASSED polygraph. · Causes

16 YEARS of FALSE INCARCERATION, WITNESS RECANTS and PASSED polygraph. · Causes | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The California Innocent Project is currently handling Jermaine's case in order to assist in his exoneration. Jermaine. Join the campaign and make a difference.
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'We are Legion!' Video of hundreds of Anonymous activists marching in US & Brazil

Members and supporters of hacktivist collective Anonymous marked Guy Fawkes Day with a global 'Million Mask March' designed to protest against government cor...
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Food Stamp Cuts Leave Single Mom $16 Per Month To Feed 4 Children

Food Stamp Cuts Leave Single Mom $16 Per Month To Feed 4 Children | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cuts to federal food stamp assistance went into effect on Friday, and most families who will still qualify for the program are absorbing cuts of about 5% of their total food budget. One single mom ...
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Anonymous protest clashes - ITV News

Anonymous protest clashes  - ITV News | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Read Anonymous protest clashes latest on ITV News. All the Tuesday 5th November 2013 news
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Anonymous Protest Stops Traffic In Trafalgar Square

Anonymous Protest Stops Traffic In Trafalgar Square | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
An Anonymous protest in London on Tuesday evening has led to clashes with the police after thousands took to the streets, many wearing the now infamous Guy Fawkes mask, to protest at austerity cuts.
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Single mothers lose benefit cap case

Single mothers lose benefit cap case | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Three single mothers and their children lose a challenge to the government's benefits cap, with the High Court ruling it does not breach their human rights.
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Feinstein Says No Clemency for Telling The Truth About The NSA

Diane Feinstein and Mike Rogers said that Ed Snowden "betrayed our trust" and "stripped our system". No. They did. Stay in the know - Follow Alex on Twitter:...
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