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The Secret Gardeners aims to inform professionals about the plight of children who are forced by organised crime gangs to grow drugs in houses across the UK but who often face criminalisation and prison.

Source: ECPAT UK | The Secret Gardeners: New film on child trafficking from Vietnam

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Appearing on CNN’s New Day Friday morning, a furious and emotional mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, lashed out at the White House for congratulating itself on the job it is doing with the post-hurricane humanitarian crisis, saying people are dying while White House officials are already patting themselves on the back. Speaking with host Alisyn Camerota, Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz blistered the White House over what it called a “good news story.” After viewing…

Source: ‘Dammit — people are dying here’: Furious San Juan mayor shreds White House response to Puerto Rico crisis


Today we met the mum of a 12-year-old boy with a facial disfigurement who was furious after Instagram took down a photo of him after someone was thought to have reported it.Charlie Beswick, from Stoke-on-Trent, blogs about life with her twin boys Harry and Oliver. Harry was born with Goldenhar Syndrome, which means he has no left eye, eye socket, nostril, or left ear and a short jaw. He also has Global Development Delay, autism and is non verbal.Last week, Charlie posted a picture of Harry without his prosthetic eye and it was removed two days later. She received a message from Instagram telling her it didn’t adhere to community guidelines.

Source: Mum’s fury after Instagram picture of her son’s face is removed | News | Good Morning Britain | GMB


When artist Damon Davis went to join the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, after police killed Michael Brown in 2014, he found not only anger but also a sense of love for self and community. His documentary “Whose Streets?” tells the story of the protests from the perspective of the activists who showed up to challenge those who use power to spread fear and hate.


Here is a link to the full film that appeared on the Victoria Derbyshire Show, a couple of days ago. Please watch and share x

Source: Petition update · Changing Places toilets on Victoria Derbyshire Show · Change.org


Banking interests gave politicians who voted to repeal Dodd-Frank more than $25 million over the last 2 years.

Source: The House Just Passed a Bill That Could Lead to More Bank Bailouts


Katie Mantell argues we need to do more to raise understanding of what social care is and how it’s provided and funded.

Source: Social care: what’s in a name? | The King’s Fund

Who provides social care?


For He Who Is Winning, Another Must Lose A song about social justice (or the lack thereof). Written and performed by Ryan Fox. (Lyrics below) Rich is a wolf, he cheats and he steals He’s jolly well banking on insider deals He lies in his den with a grin full of sin As Sarah the… Continue Reading Another must lose

Source: Another must lose – DPAC


Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus, among other retailers, have dropped Trump brands, both Ivanka’s and her father’s. Their decisions came amid calls for a boycott against retailers that carry Trump products.

 Macy’s dropped Donald Trump’s clothing line early in his campaign after he called Mexican immigrants “killers” and “rapists.” Now Macy’s is under increasing pressure to drop Ivanka’s as well.

Travis Kalanick, Uber’s CEO, quit Trump’s economic advisory council after he was pressured by consumers and employees. That came after Trump’s Muslim ban and #DeleteUber went viral.

Keep the pressure on. Let’s make it unprofitable to work with Trump.

Source: Robert Reich: A boycott is in order — we need to make it unprofitable to work with Trump – Salon.com


In this video, Vin Armani shows how Trump is triggering the media to the point where they appear to be plotting his demise. Numerous MSM articles call for Trump to be impeached. Presidential approval polls are all over the map. Who to believe?

Source: Trump Triggers The Media As They Push For Impeachment

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