Category Archives: Human rights

Races of Injured While at Work Goes Unreported in TX

Injury Data by Race Goes Uncollected in Texas by Jay Root, The Texas Tribune Oct. 10, 2014 Austin lawyer Brad McClellan became convinced a few years ago that one of his clients, a black man who had been horribly injured … Continue reading

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DuPont Says Plant Leaked 23,000 Pounds of Toxic Gas

DuPont Says Plant Leaked 23,000 Pounds of Toxic Gas by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune Nov. 29, 2014 About 23,000 pounds of a flammable, foul-smelling toxic gas leaked from the DuPont chemical plant in La Porte where four workers died … Continue reading

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More U.S. Cities are Making it Harder to Feed the Homeless

An increasing number of American cities are making it harder to feed the homeless. Is it because human generosity is less profitable for cities nowadays? “The new rules, ostensibly to protect those getting the food from any illnesses from poorly … Continue reading

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Catholic Charities Aids Refugee / Immigrant Women and Children in Texas

Congressional Delegation Women and Children Refugee Press Release. “Increasing numbers of unaccompanied immigrant women and children from Central America have flooded across the Texas-Mexico border in recent weeks.  These refugees are fleeing violence and poverty in the homeland and seek … Continue reading

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LIVE NOW: Child Immigration Crisis Town Hall

The Sinclair Broadcast Group is hosting a Texas-wide Town Hall regarding the Child Immigrant Crisis in the state, as it is a critical time to give the public access to those on the front lines of this crisis. via LIVE … Continue reading

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Justin Bieber Face Times with Malala Yousafzai

Young girls of today do not need to be looking at a Barbie doll. They need to be looking at a Malala doll. I want a Malala Yousafzai doll. That’s the kind of gal that gets the attention and respect … Continue reading

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Staying Objective with the News on the Israel-Palestine Conflict

The news on the Israel-Palestine conflict can be a bit confusing, overwhelming, and at times misleading. The conflict is not as new as the media is making it look. The following post was put together in an attempt to get … Continue reading

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60 Ukrainian children kidnapped in Luhansk

A group working on behalf of the Russian Federation allegedly kidnapped 60 orphaned children with chronic medical issues from a boarding school in Ukraine. They were thought to be heading to Russia. http://euromaidanpress.com/2014/07/26/mfa-militants-kidnap-60-orphan-children-in-luhansk/

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Exploring the true meanings of public information and private information

This was a thought-provoking article from a Medium writer on the true meaning of public information. What does it all mean anymore? “A stranger could park a drone with a webcam outside your window and live-stream video footage from inside … Continue reading

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Pelosi to travel to border and South Texas children’s detention facility

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will travel to the southern border of the U.S. on Saturday to be briefed by Customs and Border Protection on the flood of unaccompanied minors entering the country.   The California Democrat will also tour … Continue reading

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