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Petition - Facing Life in Prison for a Facebook Video
World  (tags: Imprisonment of Activists, Human Rights Violations, freedom of speech, Freedom of Expression, ethical concerns, releasing, politics, conflict, society )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - amnesty.org.au
In September 2016, Tadjadine Mahamat Babouri, commonly known as Mahadine, posted videos on Facebook. The videos accused the Chadian government and people close to it of corruption and misusing public money. He also complained about the economic crisis...
Petition - Demand Senators Oppose Climate Denier Jim Bridenstine to Run NASA
Science & Tech  (tags: nasa, climate research, climate deniers, politics, technology, Transparency, climate science )

Kalliope
- 1 day ago - stopbridenstine.com
NASA performs critical climate science research - its satellites have been tracking hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Trump has nominated Jim Bridenstine, a member of Congress from Oklahoma - not a scientist - to run NASA. But Bridenstine is a climate denier.
Why Is The US At War In West Africa"
World  (tags: africa, west Africa, Niger, US Green Berets, Secret War, conflict, death, humans, news, politics, society, usa, violence, war, world )

Fiona
- 1 day ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Editorial by Eddie Haywood. The October 4 killings of 4 US Green Berets in Niger provides a rare glimpse into the far-reaching American military operations throughout the African continent. This is a deadly secret war.
Petition - Tell Turkey to Stop Persecuting These Rights Defenders and Unconditionally Release Them.
World  (tags: turkey, human rights abuses, Human Rights Violations, Imprisonment of Activists, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, Freedom of Information, ethical concerns, fair treatment, politics, society, releasing )

Kalliope
- 2 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The Istanbul 10 have dedicated their lives to defending the rights of others. They speak out for freedom, fighting for everyone in Turkey to be treated fairly. Every day that they are detained, the people they speak up for are left more vulnerable to...
Petition: Don't Let A Coal Lobbyist Control the EPA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: epa, coal industry, lobbyism, climate change deniers, ignorance, environmental interests, CO2emissions, responsibility, public interest, politics )

Kalliope
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Earlier this month, Trump appointed Andrew Wheeler, a coal lobbyist, to be the second in command of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The agency is already lead by climate change denier and all around environmental villain Scott Pruitt, and...
Petition - Demand That Congress Pass Urgent Hurricane Maria Aid and Relief Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Maria, crisis, Humanitarian Aid, Relief Bill, Health issues, destruction, desperation, help needed now, clean water, food supply, safety, access to medicines, electricity, ethics, politics )

Kalliope
- 9 days ago - act.nrdc.org
Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico and parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Homes, hospitals, schools, and roads are damaged or destroyed. Many residents lack clean water, and food supplies are running low. Much of the island lacks electricity,...
Petition - Save ENERGY STAR!
Business  (tags: energy consumption, Sustainable Practices, budget cuts, responsible brands, eco-friendly technology, greenliving, consumers, corporate interests, politics, SustainableDevelopment )

Kalliope
- 11 days ago - act.nrdc.org
The popular ENERGY STARâ,,¢ program is the latest common-sense environmental initiative on the federal chopping block. President Trump and congressional Republicans are proposing a crippling budget cut to the program. Tell Congress they'll face...
TransCanada Terminates 15.7 Billion Dollar Energy East Pipeline
Business  (tags: TransCanada, Energy East Pipeline, Abandoned, Canada, USA, North America, business, energy, environment, GoodNews, money, news, oil, politics, society, world )

Fiona
- 12 days ago - warriorpublications.wordpress.com
TransCanada Corp said today it would abandon its Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects, following tough review by CanadaâEUR(TM)s energy regulator Vancouver Sun, October 5, 2017 Good News.
Tyson Poultry Will Pay $2,000,000. Fine
Business  (tags: Tyson chicken, Fined, Fish Kill, Missouri, Department of Justice, abuse, corporate, corruption, farming, GoodNews, law, money, news, politics, marketing )

Fiona
- 12 days ago - reuters.com
Tyson Poultry Inc had been charged with violating the Clean Water Act in the 2014 event, and agreed to pay a $2 million criminal fine. Tyson accepts "full responsibility".
Petition - Congress: No More Excuses! Ban Weapons of War for Civilians: Ban All Assault Weapons and High-Calibre Ammunition Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gun violence, shootings, gun control laws, prevention of further crimes, safety, society, politics, responsibilities, congress, NRA lobbyists )

Kalliope
- 13 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Almost 60 people watching a concert were just massacred by a man firing a machine gun, sniper style from a nearby hotel. I'm hurting for Las Vegas, and I'm outraged. Outraged because the shooting was senseless but not unpredictable: almost anyone in...
Petition - Tell Your Senators: Support Medicare for All Now
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare For All, health care, Basic Rights, life quality, prevention of disease and death, chronic diseases, pain relief, risks, safety, politics, protection )

Kalliope
- 14 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Thanks to the massive public mobilization against Trumpcare, the Republican scheme to strip health care coverage from more than 20 million Americans has collapsed. Now is the time to leverage our victory and fight for, and win, universal health care.
Sign the Petition: Stop Congress From Deregulating Gun Silencers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: silencers, gun violence, shootings, gun control laws, prevention of further crimes, safety, society, politics, responsibilities, congress, NRA lobbyists )

Kalliope
- 14 days ago - dailykos.com
More than 50 people were killed (and more than 500 injured) at a mass shooting in Las Vegas, and what was Congress about to do? Pass an NRA-sponsored bill to deregulate gun silencers. The Hearing Protection Act would eliminate restrictions on silencers...
Petition - USDA Still Blocking Access to Welfare Reports ~ You Have the Right to Know
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: animal rights, animalwelfare, ethical treatment of animals, Farm Animals, animal testing, breeding, animal welfare reports, regulations, right to know, informations, society, politics, availability, Transparency )

Kalliope
- 14 days ago - salsa4.salsalabs.com
After several years of making animal welfare reports and legal documents available on its website, in February, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) blocked the public, animal groups like AAVS, and the media from having access to nearly all...
 

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