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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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Innocence Blog: Virginia Explores Ways to Help Wrongfully Convicted

Innocence Blog: Virginia Explores Ways to Help Wrongfully Convicted | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
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Community members rally for teens convicted of murder

Community members rally for teens convicted of murder | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
BRISTOL-- It's been just over a week since three teens were convicted of murder in Elkhart County even though they didn't pull the trigger.
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Internet activist Barrett Brown hit with gag-order before trial

 

Internet activist Barrett Brown has received a media gag order this week that will remain in place until his trial next year involving, among other items, his alleged role within "hacktivist" group Anonymous. Brown has been in federal custody for about a year, and faces up to 100 years in prison if he is found guilty of various forms of fraud. RT's Meghan Lopez talks to Peter Ludlow, a philosophy professor at Northwestern University, about the ramifications of the gag order on journalists and privacy activists.

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Delayed justice for Missouri man Ryan Ferguson?

Delayed justice for Missouri man Ryan Ferguson? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Ferguson is serving 40 years for the 2001 murder of Columbia, Missouri newspaper editor Kent Heitholt
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Case updates with Mark A. Palmer from Jessica's Law Now

Case updates with Mark A. Palmer from Jessica's Law Now | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mark A. Palmer is the Executive Director of Jessica's Law Now Jessica's Law is named after nine-year-old Jessica Lunsford who abducted from her home in Homosassa, Florida.
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Abuse victims seek aid

Abuse victims seek aid | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A group of Victorian clergy abuse victims say they have been brushed off by both main parties as they seek financial and moral support for the duration of the federal sex abuse royal commission.
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UK internet providers to collect data on illegal downloaders - reports

UK internet providers to collect data on illegal downloaders - reports | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Media companies have asked UK broadband providers to collate info on illegal downloaders, which could violate data protection laws. Those caught committing piracy could be subject to internet throttling and even prosecution.
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Petition To Remove Judge G. Todd Baugh From Office (He Hands Out 30 Sentences For Rape)

Petition To Remove Judge G. Todd Baugh From Office (He Hands Out 30 Sentences For Rape) | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
  By Jueseppi B.     Read About Judge G. Todd Baugh: Teacher Rapes Student, Judge Gives Rapist THIRTY DAYS (30)….Blames Victim.   On August 26, a Montana judge sentenced a high ...
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This is an example of the average person getting involved to right a wrong.

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Zimmerman In Trouble With The Law AGAIN

Zimmerman In Trouble With The Law AGAIN | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
LAKE MARY, Fla. -- George Zimmerman has been pulled over for speeding in central Florida. Lake Mary police report that Zimmerman was stopped and ticketed Tuesday morning for going 60 mph in a 45 mph zone.
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THIS IS A BLOKE’S ISSUE

THIS IS A BLOKE’S ISSUE | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
I want you all to imagine something with me. Imagine that each week an Australian is murdered at a train station. That each week, someone's brother or sister; mother or father is violently killed getting on or off a train. Picture it?
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Food banks: Ministers accused of breaking agreement to help hungry jobseekers

Food banks: Ministers accused of breaking agreement to help hungry jobseekers | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Trussell Trust, which has set up more than 380 food banks, said many job centres were no longer referring jobseekers
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Innocence Blog: No Apology, But $5.4 Million from City of Peekskill to Exoneree

Innocence Blog: No Apology, But $5.4 Million from City of Peekskill to Exoneree | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
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Russia mocks Britain, the little island - Telegraph

Russia mocks Britain, the little island - Telegraph | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Russia mocked Britain today as “a small island no one listens to”, sparking a diplomatic spat with David Cameron.
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Defining Journalists with Ben Swann

 

Ben Swann talks about the government's attack on journalists and the definition of journalists as protected members of the fourth estate with Tyrel Ventura on this clip from Buzzsaw.

Watch the full Episode of Buzzsaw here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxySCS...

Buzzsaw Short Clips Playlist:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phgx3u...

Buzzsaw Full News and Interviews Episodes Playlist:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5729UO...

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The untold story of Oscar Grant’s father: Racism, mass incarceration and police brutality

The untold story of Oscar Grant’s father: Racism, mass incarceration and police brutality | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
On Sept. 8, 1985, Oscar Grant Jr. found himself in jail for a murder he did not commit and has since been held in prison for 28 years. An innocent Grant suffered for decades the dehumanizing condit...
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Statement Suspending the Third Hunger Strike

Statement Suspending the Third Hunger Strike | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Greetings of Solidarity and Respect! The PBSP-SHU, Short Corridor Collective Representatives hereby serve notice upon all concerned parties of interest that after nine weeks we have collectively de...
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A fix for jail overcrowding

A fix for jail overcrowding | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
With some county jail inmates serving only a fraction of their sentences due to overcrowding, as The Times reported Sunday, Supervisor Michael D.
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Navy Rape Hearing: Was the Victim Wearing Underwear the Night of Her Assault?

Navy Rape Hearing: Was the Victim Wearing Underwear the Night of Her Assault? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A woman at the Naval Academy, after reporting gang rape by football players, is put on trial. Meanwhile, an Air Force case shows how chain of command protects perpetrators.
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Stop Prison Rape Now

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A decade ago, the U.S. pledged to end rape in prisons. We must fulfill that promise now, says Jamie Fellner.
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An Update In The Story Of Ann Colomb

An Update In The Story Of Ann Colomb | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Back in 2008, I wrote a long piece for Reason magazine about the Colombs, a black, working class family in Church Point, Louisiana.
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Two probes launched after Ariel Castro hangs himself with bedsheet

Two probes launched after Ariel Castro hangs himself with bedsheet | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Two investigations were launched late Wednesday into how kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro managed to hang himself with a bedsheet while in protective custody.
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The Horror Every Day: Police Brutality In Houston Goes Unpunished - The Texas Observer

The Horror Every Day: Police Brutality In Houston Goes Unpunished - The Texas Observer | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The Houston Police Department rarely punishes its officers for excessive force.
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Force-Feeding at White House of US Hunger Striker at GTMO/Pelican Bay Protest

PRESS ADVISORY
For Immediate Release: September 4, 2013
Contacts: Andrés Conteris – 202-232-1999; andres@CloseGitmo.net — Medea Benjamin – 415-235-6517; medea.benjamin@gmail.com
“ US Hunger Striker to...
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