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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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'Might just as well say I'm dead': First time offender, 18, sentenced to 162 years in prison without parole for participating in robberies

'Might just as well say I'm dead': First time offender, 18, sentenced to 162 years in prison without parole for participating in robberies | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Quartavious Davis has been sentenced to 162 years in prison in Florida without parole for a series of crimes he committed in the Sunshine State when he was 18.
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New Abolitionists Radio: Is jailing drug addicts cruel and unusual punishment?

New Abolitionists Radio: Is jailing drug addicts cruel and unusual punishment? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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'Concern' over one in five prisons

'Concern' over one in five prisons | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The performance of more than a fifth of prisons in England and Wales is "of concern", a government body says.
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Londonist Investigates: Causes Of Rough Sleeping

Londonist Investigates: Causes Of Rough Sleeping | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
What brings - and keeps - people on the streets?
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Stop the slaughter in Gaza!

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A letter a day to number 10. No 816.

Friday 01 August 2014. Stop the slaughter in Gaza!

Shares are encouraged and welcomed.

http://www.keithordinaryguy.org.uk/

Stop the slaughter in Gaza!

There is no excuse!

Stop the war in Gaza!

http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/jul/31/jon-snow-gaza-video-backed-channel-4

 — in Peasedown Saint John.

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Sweltering inmates hold controversial Nottingham prison hostage in RIOTS

Sweltering inmates hold controversial Nottingham prison hostage in RIOTS | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A NOTTINGHAM prison spiralled into chaos yesterday when over one hundred prisoners rioted after they were told they could not go outside – despite the sweltering weather.
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'Singing priest' loses appeal over abuse sentences

'Singing priest' loses appeal over abuse sentences | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Former priest and serial child abuser Tony Walsh has failed in appeals against separate sentences of 16 years and 15 months imposed on him.
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Azelle Rodney shooting: former Met police officer to be charged with murder

Azelle Rodney shooting: former Met police officer to be charged with murder | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Ex-officer known only as E7 to be prosecuted for murder of Rodney, who was killed during police operation in London in 2005
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Activists march, rally for Marissa Alexander

Activists march, rally for Marissa Alexander | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Activists are holding a "Stand Our Ground" week and will march and rally in support of Marissa Alexander on Monday morning.
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Julia Steiny: Juvenile Justice Is Not Only Blind, But Deaf

Julia Steiny: Juvenile Justice Is Not Only Blind, But Deaf | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A little listening and understanding can go a long way in the justice system -- for both the victims and perpetrators, writes Julia Steiny.
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More than 2,000 wrongfully convicted people exonerated in 23 years, researchers say

More than 2,000 wrongfully convicted people exonerated in 23 years, researchers say | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
More than 2,000 people have been exonerated of serious crimes since 1989 in the United States, according to a report by college researchers who have established the first national registry of exonerations.
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Vulnerable driven to brink by 'bullying' welfare system

Vulnerable driven to brink by 'bullying' welfare system | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mirror Real Britain columnist Ros Wynne-Jones reveals Gill Thompson is launching a petition on behalf of brother David Clapson – who died after being sanctioned
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Stanley Wrice's record to be formally cleared

Stanley Wrice's record to be formally cleared | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Stanley Wrice, who spent 30 years in prison for a crime he did not commit, will have his record formally cleared Tuesday.
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#JAPYDAY - a global day of charity // August 30th, 2014 -


August 30th, 2014 will be a day of charity. 
Everyone around the world can make the difference in his town. Be creative and think about how you can make the world a better place. 
Spread your ideas by posting them and using #JAPYDAY. So we can inspire and learn from each other. 

On the day itself you can experience your personal, touching moment and, if you want to, shoot a short video or take a photo of it and share it with us by using #JAPYDAY.
Then we will create a video which connects all the activities around the world and reminds everyone: WE CAN CHANGE IT - TOGETHER!

Please keep the following rules for the #JAPYDAY in mind:
1. Giving is better than receiving - enjoy helping others
2. Your are responsible for your activities, so be respectful to everyone
3. Do not exploit people
4. Ask for permission when filming other people
5. Try to inspire the people around you 
6. Be proud of yourself 
7. Have an unforgettable #JAPYDAY :-)

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Irish government slow to act over mother and baby home investigation

Irish government slow to act over mother and baby home investigation | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
No progress until summer recess ends in September.
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Jeffery Wayne Wansley: Nothing from Nothing Leaves Nothing but you gotta have Somethin’ if you Want to Be Free

Jeffery Wayne Wansley: Nothing from Nothing Leaves Nothing but you gotta have Somethin’ if you Want to Be Free | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
by Lise LaSalle On February 20, 2012 the Attorney General’s office, made the following statement to CNN: “Our office has the singular responsibility to not only ensure that the guilty are punished, but that the innocent are set free.” Well Mr. Attorney General, put your money where your mouth is and start unlocking them cells.…
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When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless?

When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Numbers and organizations to reach when you think a homeless person is in distress.
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AKALA- get down to the vigil for Mark Duggan 4th August -

Akala -Vigil for Mark Duggan 4th August
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Justice For Magdalenes critique of McAleese report could be ready in months

Justice For Magdalenes critique of McAleese report could be ready in months | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
An extensive critique of the McAleese Report into the Magdalene laundries could be published by the year end, according to the Justice for Magdalenes (JFM).
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Four suicides at 'crisis' prison HMP Ranby

Four suicides at 'crisis' prison HMP Ranby | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A jail in Nottinghamshire where four inmates killed themselves in less than a year has been described as a "prison in crisis" in a damning report.
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The Emotional State of Poverty: A Powerful Photo Essay

The Emotional State of Poverty: A Powerful Photo Essay | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Last week, Slate.com published a powerful photo essay illustrating the emotional state of poverty in Troy, NY.



You may be thinking, “What does the emotional state of poverty mean?”

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Secret Courts Takes Away Children from Parents in the U.K -


In this video Luke Rudkowski talks to family rights campaigner Paul Manning about his activism that started when his son was taken away from him by the family courts in the U.K.

Connect to Paul Manning herehttps://www.facebook.com/paul.manning...

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New York DHS will pay you $500 to rat out 'prepper' neighbors buying legal goods

New York DHS will pay you $500 to rat out 'prepper' neighbors buying legal goods | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
New York’s Division of Homeland Security is posting signs on businesses to encourage people to snitch on fellow citizens who buy such things as MRE’s
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Criminalising pregnant women who drink is a ploy to restrict their freedom

Criminalising pregnant women who drink is a ploy to restrict their freedom | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Rebecca Schiller: If the UK apes the US and punishes pregnant women, we will be heading towards a dystopia akin to that in The Handmaid’s Tale
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