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OP-ED: The Slippery Slope of Twitter's Attempts to Stop Harassment Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: TWitter, women's rights, stopping harassment, sexual harassment online, society, politics, government, women, violence )

Cal
- 49 minutes ago - theweek.com
The social network's instincts are admirable. But its latest effort could easily end up as a hunt for ideological heresies.
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 11 hours ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
Jane Goodall: 5 Reasons to Have Hope for the Planet -
Environment  (tags: environment, Jane Goodal, Jane Goodall, world, politics, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 19 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
She cites approaches that exclude local people as an example of conservation that usually falters. - See more at: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1119-jane-goodall-in terview.html#sthash.V7qSR5XB.dpuf
TAKE ACTION NOW! The U.S. Government Just Failed to Pass the KXL Pipeline, But We Aren't in the Clear Yet...
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE, VOTE IN CONGRESS, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
Now is the time to remind President Obama that the power to stop Keystone still lies in his hands. If the bill reaches his desk there is only one course of action: veto this pipeline.
Hashtags and Holy War: Islamic State Tweets Its Way to Success
World  (tags: war against terror, social media, ISIS, strategy, politics, interesting, conflict, middle-east, violence, world, society, media )

Cal
- 1 day ago - spiegel.de
Ali Soufan, the former FBI agent who was a key figure in the arrest of the mastermind behind al-Qaida's 9/11 attacks, discusses Islamic State's massively successful social media strategy and serious errors made in the war against terror.
Enbridge, TransCanada Play Dirty to Get Tar Sands Oil Across U.S. Border
Environment  (tags: Enbridge, tar sands, pipelines, politics, dirty politics, pollution, protection, healthconditions, environment, ecosystems, destruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
Enbridge somehow has convinced the State Department to approve its Keystone XL-sized tar sands pipeline expansion.
Bad News for Polar Bears: The Risks of Arctic Drilling Make Spills Inevitable.
Environment  (tags: Artic drilling, polar bears, oil companies, animals, climate-change, conservation, destruction, endangered, energy, globalwarming, government, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - action.sumofus.org
We need to make sure the BSEE doesn't cave in to Shell's pressure and rejects this request. Millions of people have already voiced their opposition to drilling in the Arctic, forcing Shell into this corner.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Endangered Grizzly Bears From Jumbo Ski Resort
Animals  (tags: environment, overdevelopment, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, politics, environment )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Jumbo Glacier Resorts is planning to build a 5500 bed ski resort with hopes to attract between 2000 and 3000 tourists per day Bear populations in southern British Columbia and the United States will be significantly jeopardized by this invasive constructi
Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Can't Control the New Wave of Violence in Jerusalem
World  (tags: world, violence, society, politics, israel, middle-east, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - globalpost.com
The killing of four worshippers at a synagogue on Tuesday was the latest in a series of attacks carried out by individuals acting without orders from an organized group.
New Scrutiny of Goldman's Ties to the New York Fed After a Leak
Business  (tags: world, usa, society, politics, money, lies, investments, investing, humans, government, finance, economy, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, Goldman Sachs, New York Fed, confidential, source, Lower Manhattan, Banker )

Darren
- 2 days ago - dealbook.nytimes.com
From his desk in Lower Manhattan, a banker at Goldman Sachs thumbed through confidential documents -- courtesy of a source inside the United States government.
Protect Walruses By Rejecting a Massive Oil and Gas Lease Sale in Arctic Waters
Environment  (tags: oil and gas drilling, spill disaster, Artic ocean, sea, ocean, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, energy, animals, government, habitat, humans, nature, pollution, politics, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 2 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We need you to tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to stop a reckless oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic Ocean now, while the agency is accepting public comments.
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

CarrieSIC
- 2 days ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
Seven of the 30 Largest Corporations in US Paid More to Their CEOs Than They Did in Taxes, Study Finds
Business  (tags: usa, money, politics, ethics, corporate, corruption, abuse )

Michael
- 2 days ago - theguardian.com
Here's an entertaining little bit of enlightenment on Representative Democracy for all to contemplate. How do YOU spell oligarchy?
Join Us in Demanding That Walmart President and CEO, Douglas McMillon, Stop Walmart's Tax-Dodging ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Business  (tags: Americans, business, corporate, Walmart, congress, taxes, tax loopholes, corruption, dishonesty, economy, government, politics, money, society, ethics, economy )

CarrieSIC
- 2 days ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Walmart is using tax loopholes to save $1 billion in taxes every year, on average. The massive retailer has also spent $32 million in the last five years lobbying Congress - lower taxes are its top priority.
Native Americans Arrested Following Keystone XL Pipeline Vote
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, Keystoen XL Pipeline, native rights, law, activism, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
Native Americans in the gallery, singing a traditional tribal tune during this week vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline. Five of them were removed from the gallery and arrested.
 

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