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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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Man Sentenced To Die Behind Bars For Non-Violent Crime Describes The Day His Luck Changed

Man Sentenced To Die Behind Bars For Non-Violent Crime Describes The Day His Luck Changed | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- Right after lunch, the warden called inmate number 07031-078 into his office. Jason Hernandez was worried.
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NO DETROIT POLICE STATE IN THE NEW YEAR! DUGGAN FIRED MEDICAL EXAMINER IN MALICE GREEN CASE

NO DETROIT POLICE STATE IN THE NEW YEAR! DUGGAN FIRED MEDICAL EXAMINER IN MALICE GREEN CASE | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Local, national and world news from a people's perspective
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Where the 1.3 million people losing unemployment aid this week live

Where the 1.3 million people losing unemployment aid this week live | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A state and county breakdown of how the expiration of emergency aid on Saturday affects the unemployed.
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‘Britain heading for Victorian era crisis’

‘Britain heading for Victorian era crisis’ | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Britain is heading for the Victorian era crisis, a leading charity warns.
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Disabled Man Killed Himself Because His Sickness Benefits Were Axed, Coroner Rules

Disabled Man Killed Himself Because His Sickness Benefits Were Axed, Coroner Rules | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Coroner: "A major factor in his death was that his state benefits had been greatly reduced leaving him almost destitute and with threatened repossession of his home"
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Cuts have seen rapid suicide increase in Islington – says psychologist

Cuts have seen rapid suicide increase in Islington – says psychologist | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Cuts to the benefits system have coincided with a dramatic increase in the number of suicides in Islington, a senior psychologist has claimed.
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The latest Louisiana prison horror story

The latest Louisiana prison horror story | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
NEW YORK — In October, I wrote about Herman Wallace, a prisoner at the Louisiana State Penitentiary who had been kept in solitary confinement for an astounding 41 years.
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Trussell Trust chairman Chris Mould: Our benefits system is inhumane

Trussell Trust chairman Chris Mould: Our benefits system is inhumane | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Trussell Trust chairman Chris Mould hits back at Iain Duncan Smith after the Work and Pensions Secretary accused his organisation of
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Powerful letter to the Greater Manchester Police from an arrested protector

Powerful letter to the Greater Manchester Police from an arrested protector | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Bill Moyers and Michelle Alexander on the Racist Plague of Mass Incarceration and America's Future

Bill Moyers and Michelle Alexander on the Racist Plague of Mass Incarceration and America's Future | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Bill Moyers speaks with civil rights lawyer and legal scholar Michelle Alexander.
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January NYC screening of 'Hard Time,' new film about Robert King of Angola 3 | MyFDL

January NYC screening of 'Hard Time,' new film about Robert King of Angola 3 | MyFDL | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

The new Canadian film about Robert H. King of the Angola 3, Hard Time, will be shown by New Filmmakers New York at 6pm on Wednesday, January 15, The screening will be held at 32 Second Avenue (at 2nd street) in New York City. Learn more about Robert King at www.kingsfreelines.com, and read his autob...

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A year after the Delhi gang-rape, more must be done to stop abuse of women

A year after the Delhi gang-rape, more must be done to stop abuse of women | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Monisha Rajesh: While revulsion at the brutal rape sparked some change in attitudes in India, we must all continue to speak out
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Guantánamo Dispatch: Why Military Commissions?

Guantánamo Dispatch: Why Military Commissions? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
I’m writing from Guantánamo Bay, where I’ve been observing pre-trial proceedings in the military commissions prosecution of the 9/11 defendants.
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1.3 Million Americans Will Lose Unemployment Benefits Tomorrow

1.3 Million Americans Will Lose Unemployment Benefits Tomorrow | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Which state populations will be most affected by the GOP’s decision to cut off their economic lifeline? You’d be surprised.
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Imagine If America's Incarcerated Population Were Its Own Country -- Revealing the Disturbing Statistics

Imagine If America's Incarcerated Population Were Its Own Country -- Revealing the Disturbing Statistics | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A closer look at America's incarceration nation.
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Openly Gay Men Behind Bars Are Told We Deserve What We Get -- But Nobody Deserves This

Openly Gay Men Behind Bars Are Told We Deserve What We Get -- But Nobody Deserves This | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
I won't ever forget my first 24 hours in jail. I can block out the faces of the men who sexually assaulted me, but I'm still haunted by what they did. The attack happened in a communal cell that held about 50 other people.
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Can you imagine your innocent son spending the holidays in prison?

Can you imagine your innocent son spending the holidays in prison? | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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San Diego Innocence Project Calls For Clemency For "California 12" | KPBS San Diego Public Radio & TV: News, Arts & Culture

San Diego Innocence Project Calls For Clemency For "California 12" | KPBS San Diego Public Radio & TV: News, Arts & Culture | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Family, friends, students, activists and exonerees marched to the state Capitol in Sacramento on Friday. They're calling on Gov.
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Legal System Entirely Nonsensical - Marc Stevens Interview - YouTube

Jeff 4 Justice https://www.facebook.com/likejeff4justice ● Jeff interviews No State Project host Marc Stevens at Libertopia Festival regarding the entirely n...
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Nine in 10 babies born in parts of Britain have a foreign parent - Telegraph

Nine in 10 babies born in parts of Britain have a foreign parent - Telegraph | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Iain Duncan Smith vows to end 'something for nothing' culture for migrants as official figures reveal that nine in 10 babies born in parts of Britain have a foreign parent
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Carole Malone on poverty: Food bank Brits are not scroungers

Carole Malone on poverty: Food bank Brits are not scroungers | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Sunday Mirror columnist Carole Malone finds that people regard the shame of using a food bank as worse than going hungry
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Firesteel / Blog / Culture Watch: “My So-Called Life” and, like, the, homeless teens Christmas episode

Firesteel / Blog / Culture Watch: “My So-Called Life” and, like, the, homeless teens Christmas episode | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Firesteel is your platform for social change, led by Washington YWCAs. A community of shared knowledge with a commitment to end homelessness in Washington State, we believe we can make a difference. Are you ready to add your voice?
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Grand Valley, CSC Found Guilty in Death of Ashley Smith - Occupy HLN

Grand Valley, CSC Found Guilty in Death of Ashley Smith - Occupy HLN | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The death of a young girl, Ashley Smith, whom choked herself inside a segregation cell was indeed a murder, a coroner’s inquest jury decided on December 19th, 2013.
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Treat online abuse of women and girls as robustly as offline, authorities urged

Treat online abuse of women and girls as robustly as offline, authorities urged | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Call on police and prosecutors by women's group EVAW comes as report reveals extent of sexual harassment on social media
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