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5 human rights tragedies you can help stop right now

Online activism has drawn criticism for making a lot of noise without the ability to create real change. But charges of slacktivism aren’t always fair: A robust online conversation can educate and inspire change. 

So how do we actually impact the situations that garner our outrage online? Your best bet is to donate to a cause, but with so many campaigns out there, it is sometimes to difficult to work out which one will actually make a change on the ground. 

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therenegadesoul:

"From now on, your job is to be a distraction - so people forget what the real problems are."

- Haymitch, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Odds in our favor:

http://oddsinourfavor.org/about

http://wearethedistricts.tumblr.com/

Zeitgeist Movement:

http://www.thezeitgeistmovement.com/

https://www.facebook.com/zeitgeistmovie?fref=ts

The Venus Project:

http://www.thevenusproject.com/

https://www.facebook.com/TheVenusProjectGlobal?fref=ts

Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity/Audit the Fed:

http://ronpaulinstitute.org/

https://www.facebook.com/RonPaulInstitute

http://www.ronpaul.com/misc/congress/legislation/111th-congress-200910/audit-the-federal-reserve-hr-1207/

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/congress/item/18220-bipartisan-majority-of-house-supports-audit-the-fed-bill

https://www.facebook.com/FedAudit

Friends of Bernie Sanders:

http://www.bernie.org/

http://www.thenation.com/authors/bernie-sanders

https://www.facebook.com/senatorsanders

Our Time:

http://www.ourtime.org/

https://www.facebook.com/OurTimeOrg/timeline

OccupyTesla:

https://twitter.com/OccupyTesla

https://www.facebook.com/OccupyTesla

Distribution of Wealth Inequality:

http://inequality.org/wealth-inequality/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/06/this-viral-video-is-right-we-need-to-worry-about-wealth-inequality/

Prison Industrial Complex:

http://www.vice.com/read/whos-getting-rich-off-the-prison-industrial-complex

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/john-oliver-and-some-puppets-break-down-americas-broken-prison-system/

http://www.salon.com/2013/09/23/6_shocking_revelations_about_how_private_prisons_make_money_partner/

https://www.aclu.org/prisoners-rights/private-prisons

The War on Drugs:

http://www.drugpolicy.org/new-solutions-drug-policy/brief-history-drug-war

http://www.globalcommissionondrugs.org/wp-content/themes/gcdp_v1/pdf/Global_Commission_Report_English.pdf

http://www.tni.org/article/introduction-damaging-side-effects-war-drugs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tony-newman/drug-war-consequences_b_2404347.html

The Emerging Police State:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-w-whitehead/life-in-the-emerging-amer_b_4519241.html

http://www.policestateusa.com/

http://www.copblock.org/

https://www.facebook.com/CopBlock

Profit Margins of War:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/01/companies-profiting-from-war_n_1313392.html

http://247wallst.com/special-report/2014/03/05/companies-profiting-the-most-from-war/

Net Neutrality, Online Privacy, Edward Snowden, and Anonymous:

http://www.theopeninter.net/

https://www.ted.com/playlists/130/the_dark_side_of_data

http://www.ted.com/talks/alessandro_acquisti_why_privacy_matters

https://www.ted.com/playlists/130/the_dark_side_of_data

https://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security/edward-snowden-patriot

http://www.anonymoushackers.org/

Our problem is not civil disobedience, the problem is civil obedience:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2li9E_94MA

Thailand Coup 2014:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FnmTIXdFBU

http://rhetoric.commarts.wisc.edu/?p=169

clarabosswald:

TOP 10 DOCTOR WHO EPISODES as voted in my poll
#8 - The Stolen Earth/Journey’s End

I just want you to know there are worlds out there, safe in the sky because of her. That there are people living in the light, and singing songs of Donna Noble, a thousand million light years away. They will never forget her, while she can never remember. And for one moment, one shining moment, she was the most important woman in the whole wide universe. 
She still is. She’s my daughter. 
Then maybe you should tell her that once in a while.

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