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Monsanto's Migraine: Big Fiascoes Facing the World's Biggest Seed Company
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, genetic engineering, GMOs, glyphosate, lies, money, Monsanto, politics, roundup, world )

- 43 minutes ago -
Monsanto has been reeling from a number of setbacks around the globe. Here's a look at some of the main reasons that 2015 has been a giant headache for the biotech giant.
The Real Reason Putin Is in Syria
World  (tags: politics, geopolitics, Putin, Middle Est, Saudi Arabia, oil prices, Iran, middle-east, news, world, violence, society )

- 8 hours ago -
With Russia and allied Iran increasing their presence throughout the Middle East, ostensibly to combat ISIS, Saudi Arabia stands with a large target on its back.
Shell Has Given Up on Arctic Ocean Drilling, But Big Oil Still Wants to Get Into the Arctic Refuge
Environment  (tags: energy, destruction, ecosystems, environment, oil ddrilling, alaska wildife refuge, wildlife, world, politics, healthconditions, climate-change )

- 1 day ago -
Despite this victory, even staunch environmentalists concede that while theyâEUR(TM)d love to leave every remaining drop of oil in the ground, additional drilling in the Alaskan Arctic is close to inevitable.
GPs Being Paid to Cut Patient Referrals
Offbeat  (tags: health Care, Doctors, Hospitals, CCG, BMA, NHS, politics )

- 2 days ago -
Doctors are being offered thousands of pounds in bonuses to cut the number of patients being sent to hospital, an investigation has found.
Decide the Future of the Internet.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: CISA, internet surveillance, Internet freedom, computers, users' rights, Internet safety, Data Protection, politics )

- 2 days ago -
The Internet and the power it gives us has changed the course of history, but runaway governments and monopolies are turning the Internet against us for power and profit. Their biggest move yet: passing the surveillance bill CISA, this week.
Ban Proposed Dam That Endangers the Tiger Sanctuary In National Park
Animals  (tags: Tiger sanctuary destruction, dam project, animal protection, environmental protection, national park conservation, prevention of habitat destruction, politics, protection laws, animalwelfare )

- 2 days ago -
A Huai Kha Khaeng wildlife sanctuary exists in the adjoining national park is the largest tiger sanctuary in Southeast Asia and if a Dam was to be built as proposed, these animals would become displaced and lose their home.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Create the First-Ever Marine National Monument in the Atlantic Ocean
Environment  (tags: conservation, oceans, politics, wildlife, marine mammals, ecosystems, environment, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction )

- 2 days ago -
Just off the shores of New England, a fragile undersea mountain range brimming with rare marine wildlifeâEUR"such as critically endangered North Atlantic right whalesâEUR"is threatened with destruction.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress You Oppose Lifting the Oil Export Ban.
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, politics, pollution, healthconditions, globalwarming, protection, world, energy )

- 4 days ago -
Five Republican representatives from Pennsylvania have cosponsored a bill that would lift the oil export ban. Just last week, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved this bill, moving it to the full House for a final vote, and one step closer
Will TTIP Get Terminated? Negotiations Falter as Europe Balks
Business  (tags: congress, economy, government, corporate, business, finance, money, politics, world )

Cheryl A.
- 4 days ago -
" a group of more than 55 UK members of parliament (MPs) has signed onto a motion expressing major concerns about the mammoth trade pact, which civil society groups have dubbed a corporate giveaway." Peace.
Leniency or Amnesty for Victims of Campus Sexual Violence? - See More at: Http://Www.Patheos.Com/Blogs/Y earwithoutgod/2015/09/24
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, culture, education, ethics, family, humans, interesting, law, media, murder, police, politics, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

- 4 days ago -
... A current Southern Adventist student told me, however, that this result highlighted for her the reality that these cases can be difficult to adjudicate and the outcomes are far from certain. School officials also scheduled...
Shell Halts Alaska Offshore Exploration After Failing to Find Enough Oil
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, politics, pollution, protection, research, Sustainabililty, world )

- 4 days ago -
Royal Dutch Shell Plc will halt exploration in the U.S. Arctic after $7 billion of spending ended in a well off Alaska that failed to find any meaningful quantities of oil or gas....
Take Action: Make Climate Action a Top Tier Voting Issue.
Business  (tags: climate-change, destruction, environment, globalwarming, politics, congress, government, republicans, democrats )

- 4 days ago -
When it comes to the issue of climate change, there's a major disconnect between members of Congress and the people they represent.An ever-increasing majority of Americans are concerned about rising temperatures.
5 Nuttiest Right-Wing Moments This Week
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, politics, propaganda, lies, Class Warfare, Elections, GOP Hate, GOP Hypocrites, GOP Lies, InsaniTEA, TEAbuggery )

- 5 days ago -
"Almost every week, Republicans join a competition to see who can say the most outlandish things, and in the process, they push the envelope on just how nutty InsaniTEA can become. ...
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, GoodNews, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty, world, wildl )

- 5 days ago -
Shell just announced it will stop drilling in the Alaskan Arctic. Now tell Shell to stay out of the Arctic forever. This is a huge victory!.... We turned Arctic drilling into a global issue....

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