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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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Police Repression and Government Abuse of Power: The Case of Assata Shakur

Police Repression and Government Abuse of Power: The Case of Assata Shakur | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Click on the image below to sign the National Conference of Black Lawyers online petition to Remove Assata Shakur from the Most Wanted Terrorist List! On Thursday, May 2, 2013, the Federal Bureau o...
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Girl Rising Presents Connect the Dots

Girl Rising is a global movement for girls' education - a film and social action campaign. Learn more about Girl Rising at www.girlrising.com.
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Rape Horror - Six mentally challenged girls raped in Jammu NGO

6 differently abled girls who have been raped in Jammu. Medical report conform the rape and two people arrested in the case from the home for mentally retire...
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TEACH - Home | TakePart

TEACH - Home | TakePart | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

We all have had a teacher who’s shaped us, inspired us, even scared us, and whom we can credit with having empowered us to become who we are today. In his third documentary to look at education in America, Davis Guggenheim brings us “TEACH,” which asks the question: what does it take to be a teacher...

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Inmate's Mother Sues Prison Officials

Inmate's Mother Sues Prison Officials | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The mother of a Georgia inmate killed during a fight in a prison cell has filed a federal lawsuit accusing prison officials of civil rights violations. Damion MacClain died Dec. 26 at Hays State Prison in northwest Georgia.
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Controversial Documentary ‘Let The Fire Burn’ Opens In Chicago In Oct

Controversial Documentary ‘Let The Fire Burn’ Opens In Chicago In Oct | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Tambay first wrote about this much anticipated documentary
by Jason Osder - Let the Fire Burn - in July (HERE), but I have to disagree with him
on one point.
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So Many Lost Children. "The Genocide Of Black America."

So Many Lost Children. "The Genocide Of Black America." | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
  By Jueseppi B.                 Interogation in which Devontae Made His "Confession" that has sent him to prison   Published on Feb 16, 2013 In th...
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8 biggest victims of America’s predatory capitalism

8 biggest victims of America’s predatory capitalism | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
For the country's top 10 percent, these groups may as well not exist
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September 5th for the Cuban 5, US Attorney Arthur Heitzer Sends a Letter to Obama

September 5th for the Cuban 5, US Attorney Arthur Heitzer Sends a Letter to Obama | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

So fair play is all we ask. The continued incarceration of any of the Five is not fair. When the people in the Heartland hear about this case, they agree. But it is both your job and your power to make things right, sooner rather than later.

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Brazil to probe telecom companies implicated in NSA spying

Brazil to probe telecom companies implicated in NSA spying | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Brazil will probe telecommunications companies to see if they illegally shared data with the NSA after it was found the US had been spying on President Rousseff.
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Boston Irish nanny set up by prosecution lies says defense lawyer

Boston Irish nanny set up by prosecution lies says defense lawyer | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Boston Irish nanny set up by prosecution lies says defense lawyer
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More Gangs, Fewer Gang Homicides

More Gangs, Fewer Gang Homicides | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The United States saw increases in the total number of gangs and gang members from 2010 to 2011, according to the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), but the number of gang-related homicides decreased during that...
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“LAWYERS FOR LYNNE!”

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"LAWYERS FOR LYNNE!" http://lynnestewart.org/
Lynne Stewart, “The People’s Lawyer,” has the support of some of the most renowned human rights and international law attorneys and organizations in the world. Join the Center for Constitutional Rights, the National Lawyers Guild, Lawyers Rights Watch Canada, former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark, Michael Tigar, Michael Ratner, Azadeh Shahshahani, Roger Wareham, the producers of “Law and Disorder” and “Building Bridges” and thousands of others who are calling for the _immediate_ Compassionate Release of Lynne Stewart.

Sign the PETITION, write letters, and Make 3 Calls for Compassion TODAY! See: http://lynnestewart.org/

“Share” this story! Ask your friends to "LIKE" Lynne!

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Justice-for-Lynne-Stewart/

Check out the lawyers below who support Lynne Stewart, and some of the well-known cases they have worked on (and are still working on!)

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Damian Lee with Boyd and Lucinda

Damian Lee with Boyd and Lucinda | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
I am driven, motivated, self-taught, a study-holic, a work-a-holic, a self-published (two-time) author, a communicator, an artist, a motivational speaker, a writer, an entrepreneur. I have been incarcerated nearly a decade.
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Fault Lines - Life after Guantanamo

President Obama still has not made good on the promise to close Guantanamo Bay prison that he signed on his first full day in office. Since then, US Congress...
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Nancy Day via Change.org: "I Regret Our Verdict."

Nancy Day via Change.org: "I Regret Our Verdict." | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
  By Jueseppi B.     Tyra Patterson was 15 years old when she was handed a life sentence for robbery and murder. I know this because I was on the jury that convicted her. But I just ...
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Presumed guilty: How prisons profit off the ‘war on drugs’ — MSNBC

Presumed guilty: How prisons profit off the ‘war on drugs’ — MSNBC | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Overflowing prison populations have led states to literally run out of jails. The result is an unusual problem with a controversial solution.
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Wis. Cop Killer to Be Released After Treatment

A man who gunned down two Wisconsin police officers in 1975 will soon be released from a mental hospital after years of treatment despite outcry from victim'...
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Did you JOIN THE MOVEMENT YET?

Did you JOIN THE MOVEMENT YET? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Did you JOIN THE MOVEMENT YET? Please "LIKE" our FB pages to show your support and ask your friends to "LIKE" us too. "A JUST CAUSE" needs your support too. https://www.facebook.com/pages/A-Just-Cause-CO/184325485039218

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Fresno County Jail hunger strike

Fresno County Jail hunger strike | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Part 1: On July 8, all of us will be participating in the hunger strike in support of the five core demands and also to contest our own living conditions and treatment here in Fresno County Jail (F...
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Please Show Support Olivia Hodges and the IRP6

Please Show Support Olivia Hodges and the IRP6 | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
free the irp6, free the irp-6, non-profit organization, Colorado, advocacy group, wrongful...www.freetheirp6.org
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Speak Out India : Is it time we started shaming rapists instead of survivors?

 

Rapes continue unabated in the country. The new anti-rape law has proved that it is not a deterrent. There is a need for women to be empowered. There are several safeguards in place, but women are still afraid to come out and speak up.

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VIDEO: Caught on Tape—Cops Beat, Taser and Knock Screaming Man’s Teeth Out

VIDEO: Caught on Tape—Cops Beat, Taser and Knock Screaming Man’s Teeth Out | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Vicious police brutality prompts excessive force investigation in SoCal.
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Dog Justice for Mentally Ill: Chinese Dad Chains Blind, Mentally Ill Son in Cave; USA Uses Bullets, Tasers, and SHU

Dog Justice for Mentally Ill: Chinese Dad Chains Blind, Mentally Ill Son in Cave; USA Uses Bullets, Tasers, and SHU | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

"I wish you were a dog, my brother, in my heart I cried. Then more people would care about you and wonder why you died" (from "DOG JUSTICE" poem by Mary Neal). Around 1.25 million inmates are mentally ill. Some suffer isolation, brutality, or murder like Larry Neal - http://WrongfulDeathOfLarryNeal.…

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