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A Living Wage - A Human Right for All
Health & Wellness  (tags: minimum wage, living wage, human rights, poverty, lack of time )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
Poverty is such a challenge; a citizen working two or three jobs just to put food on the table does not have much time or energy left over for civic engagement and the exercise of the franchise. The problem is not sloth, or lack of diligence.
Our Internet Privacy Is Not for Sale to the Highest Bidder!
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, computers, world wide web, privacy, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 36 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
President Trump and Congress passed a law to erase rules preventing ISPs from selling your private online information. Lawmakers who voted for this proved they think corporations' bottom lines are more important than protecting your privacy.
How to Turn Neighborhoods Into Nubs of Resilience
Society & Culture  (tags: resistance, activism, rebuilding, housing, human rights )

Freya
- 37 days ago - nationofchange.org
Three places showing how to make the transition from domination and resource extraction to regeneration and interdependence.
Ecuador Farmers Sue US Defense Contractor Dyncorp Over Toxic Fumigation
Business  (tags: Latin America, Ecuador, Colombia, Agriculture, Human rightsillness )

Judy
- 53 days ago - telesurtv.net
The company allegedly entered Ecuador illegally, spraying toxic glyphosate that caused serious damage to local crops and poisoned animals and residents.
PETITION: UN - Either Endorse the UN-ESCWA Report on Israeli Apartheid or Disprove It
World  (tags: United Nations, UN Economic and Social Commission for We, UN Secretary-General Antonio Gueterres, Rima Khalaf, report, Human Rights, Israel, Palestin, Palestinians, Israeli policies, theocracy, apartheid )

Evelyn
- 67 days ago - change.org
We urge the UN to either endorse this report as a factual document written by one of its own committees or distancing from it, to give specific factual evidence as to where this report is FACTUALLY WRONG and clarify these errors or inaccuracies
Can Compassion for Animals Lead to World Peace?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, humans, rights, violence, world, children, Animal Welfare, cruelty, protection, animal welfare, animal rights, society, crime, humanrights, war, Human Rights, interesting, dogs, protection, humane education, peace education )

Heather
- 69 days ago - greatpeacemakers.com
With profound insights from some of the world's great peacemakers, this essay explores the connection between how we treat animals and how we treat each other.
Haaretz - Opinion: A Shadowy Edict of Israeli Occupation
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, “Regulation Law”, land-theft law, Military Edict No. 1933, superior nation, indigenous natives, settlers, extremists, outposts, occupiers, squatters, military, IDF, ripples of terror )

Evelyn
- 89 days ago - haaretz.com
A corollary of Military Edict #1933 is that army commanders obey settlers' instructions to prevent Palestinians from reaching their lands. Every settler embodies the wishes of the Creator to rid the land of its indigenous natives - to be obeyed.
These Last Moments of the Standing Rock Protest Will Break Your Heart
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Standing Rock camp, #NoDAPL, Donald Trump, share-holder, order, closure, changed battleground, Energy Transfer Partners, Native Americans, human rights, violations )

Evelyn
- 92 days ago - upworthy.com
This is the end of the Standing Rock camp. For now. "People have said their last prayers, and offered cedar to the sacred fire and are also burning these structures we have ceremonially built, so they must be ceremonially removed,"
DAPL Opponents Vow 'Fierce Resistance' as Army Corps Grants Last Easement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Congress, ETP Energy Transfer Partners, DAPL, Dakota Access Pipeline, trump expedites, violates Indigenous treaty rights, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, HUMAN RIGHTS, SACRECD TRIBUAL LAND )

Rosemary
- 107 days ago - commondreams.org
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday said it has notified Congress that it plans to grant Energy Transfer Partners the final easement to build the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The approval is a massive blow to DAPL opponents, who have waged
US Refugee Ban: Canada's Justin Trudeau Takes a Stand
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Refugee Ban, Muslim Ban, Human Rights, USA, Canada )

Ray
- 116 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has taken a stand on social media against the temporary US ban on refugees and immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Trump Executive Order: Refugees Detained at US Airports
Offbeat  (tags: Trump's Orders Refugees, Human Rights, Airport, USA )

Ray
- 118 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Rights groups have filed a lawsuit in a New York court to demand the release of refugees in transit who have been detained at John F Kennedy airport.
 

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