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Bring New Jersey Back Into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative! ACTION US
Environment  (tags: Chris Christie, RGGI, climate crisis, environment, corruption, americans, politics )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
New Jersey was a founding member of the RGGI cap and trade program. When Governor Christie pulled us out of the program, he contributed to our climate crisis while costing the state vital federal aid. We have missed out on $114 million in federal clean...
New Census Data Once Again Illustrate Importance of Unions to the Middle Class
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, labor, labor unions, society, government, rights, freedoms, politics, interesting, news, humans )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - americanprogressaction.org
Among the most frequently overlooked contributors to the middle class' declining share of the economic pie is the weakening of labor unions, whose membership as a share of the national population also sat stagnant at a historic low in 2013.
Right Wing Vultures Start to Circle #GamerGate
Society & Culture  (tags: right wing, women, ethics, dishonesty, society, culture, misogyny, media, interesting, news, government, rights, politics, freedoms, corruption )

Carrie
- 17 hours ago - rawstory.com
Not that there was any doubt, but the entrance of right wing ideologues into the faux controversy "#GamerGate" makes it almost comically clear how this is not, was not, and never will be about "ethics in journalism".
Results of Scotland Independence Referendum: 'No' Campaign Victorious
World  (tags: Scotland indepenence vote, UK, politics, world, society, europe )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - edition.cnn.com
Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.
10 Republican Red States That Mooch Off Coastal Liberal States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, republicans, politics, ethics, hypocrisy, self-reliance is nonsense, welfare rolls, news, u.s. )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
Data shows that these hypocritical GOP-leaning states are likely to be the biggest recipients of federal tax money.
Republican Proposal For Labor Law Reform 'A Disgrace,' Says Labor Leader (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Labor Law, democrats, republicans, gridlock, ethics, dishonesty, congress, corruption, government, news, politics )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Senate Republicans say they have a plan to save U.S. labor law from partisanship and dysfunction. But their prescription for reform could make for even more gridlock -- and critics say that's the whole idea.
Disaster-Induced Displacement Grows Worldwide
Environment  (tags: climate refugees, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - ecowatch.com
the annual report of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) as part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) revealed that in 2013, three times as many people were displaced by natural disaster as by conflict.
Australia Foils Islamic State Terror Plot to Commit Lee Rigby-Style Murders (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIL, Australia, terrorism, plot, crime, government, conflict, violence, world, freedoms, news, politics )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Security forces in Australia have prevented an alleged Islamic State plot to carry out a filmed beheading of a random person in Sydney "within days" as part of a series of gruesome public executions.
ISIS Video Purportedly Shows Another Journalist Being Held In Captivity (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Great Britain, U.S. prisoner, ISIL, John Cantile, propaganda video, freedoms, government, politics, terrorism, news, interesting, middle-east )

Carrie
- 22 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
The militant Islamic State group has released a new video in which a man identifying himself as a British journalist says that he will "show you the truth" about ISIS and how western media is manipulating the public.
An ISIS Hostage Taken With Beheaded James Foley Spouts ISIS Propaganda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: British reporter, John Cantile, ISIL, prisoner, propaganda, politics, government, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
In what looks like a "teaser" for more rants to come, John Cantlie speaks to the camera and continues to live, at least for now. Cantlie has now made a propaganda video for his captors.
Scotland Votes: UK Loses No Matter What the Outcome
World  (tags: Scotland independence vote, UK, world, politics, interesting, news, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - finance.yahoo.com
A victory for Scotland's independence would mark the largest change to the United Kingdom since Scotland first joined in 1707
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mining Kills Tibetan Glaciers and Poisons Three Main Rivers of Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, MINING INTERESTS, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water, trees )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are shocked by recent images showing the destruction of glaciers and water sources by illegal mining in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
Sean Hannity Worries Parents Won't Be Able to Teach Kids 'Gays Are Not Normal' (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, fox news, Sean Hannity, media, government, children, ethics, freedoms, society, politics, dishonesty, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Sean Hannity fretted on Tuesday that "liberals" were going to use the allegations of child abuse against NFL running back Adrian Peterson's as an excuse to infringe on parents' rights to instill their values upon their children.
Deir Al Balah Rehabilitation Center Cares for Gaza's Disabled in the Wake of 'Operation Protective Edge'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, disabled, Deir al Balah Rehabilitation Center, news, society, Israel, Human Rights, children, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
In the central Gaza Strip area of Deir al Balah, Usama Abu Safer, 30, devotes his time to working with disabled people. Born paraplegic, Abu Safer's own disability inspired him to dedicate his life to this work. "
Iraq PM Says Foreign Ground Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, U.S., military, troops, terrorism, ISIS, government, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."
 

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