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TAKE ACTION NOW! Support Obama's Arctic Refuge Wilderness Recommendation!
Environment  (tags: ANWR, conservation, protection, politics, ecosystems, environment, energy, humans, pollution, wildlife, government )

Cal
- 6 days ago - act.alaskawild.org
Please support President ObamaâEUR(TM)s Wilderness recommendation for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and do everything you can to keep the Refuge off-limits to oil drilling.
Obama: Keystone Pipeline Bill 'Has Earned My Veto'
Environment  (tags: Keystoene XL veto, obama, obama administration, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, government, green, healthconditions )

Cal
- 6 days ago - usatoday.com
President Obama vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have approved the Keystone XL pipeline, making good on a threat to reject a proposal embraced by Republicans as a jobs measure but opposed by environmentalists as contributing to climate change.
Is Bolivia Going to Frack 'Mother Earth'?
Environment  (tags: fracking, f rack is whack, Bolivia, oil companies, greed, pollution, healthconditions, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, protection, water, nature, politics, energy )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theguardian.com
First steps towards producing shale gas meet with increasing concern among Bolivian civil society
Marijuana Becomes Legal in Washington, DC at Midnight
Society & Culture  (tags: Washington D.C., marijuana, legal, society, culture, government, interesting, news, rights, law, politics )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - alternet.org
At midnight, it becomes legal to possess, grow, and consume small amounts of marijuana in the nation's capital. An initiative passed with the support of 70% of DC voters goes into effect.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Government: Keep Cholesterol Warnings!
Health & Wellness  (tags: nutrition standards, politics, nutrition, food, government, healthcare, health, diet, disease, prevention, protection )

Cal
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Please help us stop the U.S. government from dropping its recommendations against consuming dietary cholesterolâEUR"found in cheeseburgers, pizza, and all meat and dairy productsâEUR"in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Tanzania Breaks Promise - Thousands of Maasai Evicted to Make Way for Lion Hunt
World  (tags: corporate, corruption, ethics, finance, politics, hunting lodges, overdevelopment, indigenous rights, greed, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, Refugees&Relief, politics, humanrights )

Cal
- 3 days ago - theecologist.org
The Tanzanian government is illegally carrying out gunpoint evictions of Maasai pastoralists in an area surrounded by the Serengeti, Maasai Mara and Ngorongoro national parks, burning hundreds of homes
Putin Critic, Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Killed in Moscow
World  (tags: Putin, Moscow, Russia, Boris Nemstov, death, violence, politics, government, ethics, news, corruption, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Boris Nemtsov, a longtime Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladi­mir Putin, was shot and killed in central Moscow, the Russian Interior Ministry said early Saturday.
Republicans Pledge to Fight FCC's Open Web Rules Backed By Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Net Neutrality, congress, ethics, dishonesty, media, news, republicans, democrats, government, politics )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - msn.com
Republican lawmakers pledged to try to overturn net-neutrality rules adopted Thursday by U.S. regulators, as a long-running battle over the handling of Internet traffic shifts to Congress and the courts.
Israel Turns Off Power to Hundreds of Thousands of Palestinians in the Dead of Winter
World  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, winter cold, tax revenue withheld, retaliation, ICC, ethics, government, society, Refugees&Relief, politics, crime, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians are cashed strapped this winter because Israel is withholding $240 million in tax revenue to the Palestinian Authority as punishment for joining the ICC.
Muslim Girl Sings 'Star Spangled Banner' as Oklahoma Anti-Islamic Protesters Scream Insults ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Oklahoma, Islamophobia, society, protest, religious tolerance, ethics, rights, freedoms, dishonesty, sadness, humans, religion, news, culture, activists, abuse, corruption, politics, government )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
A rally by hundreds of American Muslims at the Oklahoma Capitol on Friday to promote religious tolerance was interrupted by anti-Islamic protesters holding signs proclaiming the United States a Christian nation.
In NYC, Port Authority Tells Group Not to Hand Out Blankets, Doesn't Want Homeless 'Too Comfortable'
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, abuse, NYC, homeless, freezing temperatures, blankets, society, ethics, humans, health, crime, sadness, safety, rights, government, freedoms, dishonesty, family, news )

Carrie
- 6 days ago - dailykos.com
Volunteers with Saxton/Hart tried to help those in need during frigid temperatures by handing out blankets at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal and were shocked when authorities turned them away:
CPAC: Guns, Racism, and God ~ Here's What to Expect at the Right-Wing's Annual Carnival of Crazies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CPAC 2015, republicans, politics, propaganda, Americans, government, elections, dishonesty, media, news, ethics )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will kick into high gear with panels and speeches by potential 2016 presidential nominees like Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and real estate tycoon Donald Trump.
Three Men in Brooklyn Arrested for ISIS Connection ~ VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, FBI, Brooklyn NY, ISIS/ISIL, arrests, Turkey, Syria, government, news )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - cbsnews.com
The FBI made one of the arrests this morning at JFK airport as Akhror Saidakhmetov was preparing to fly from New York to Turkey. According to court documents, Saidakhmetov and Abdurasul Juraboev wanted to join ISIS, and if they couldn't get into Syria,...
 

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