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Refugee Petition Exceeds 100,000 Threshold
Offbeat  (tags: asylum seekers, refugees, politics, petition, Government, UK )

Ray
- 6 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
A petition calling on the UK to accept more asylum seekers and refugees could be debated by Parliament after securing more than 100,000 signatures.
Demand Reform From Tyson Foods: A Food Giant With A Massive Footprint on Forests, Climate and People.
Environment  (tags: climate-change, animals, humans, forests, palm oil industry, meat consumption, healthconditions, habitatdestruction, environment, Sustainabililty, politics, government, wildlife, nature )

Sara
- 17 hours ago - ran.org
Take action with RAN to demand that the biggest and most egregious global food producers, starting with Tyson Foods, adopt a comprehensive palm oil and meat sector policy.
EXTREMISM: On Barren Hilltop, Israeli Settler Vigilantism Blurs Into Jewish Theocracy
World  (tags: ISRAEL POLITICS, vigilantses, middle-east, israel, politics, world, news, violence, society, government )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - csmonitor.com
A recent arson attack on a Palestinian village spurred a crackdown by authorities on what they call a small group of 'Jewish terrorists' among settler communities. Right-wing anger at government concessions to Palestinians appears to be growing.
Markets on Edge as Policymakers Flex Muscles
Business  (tags: business, economy, government, investing, money, news, oil, politics, society, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
Fresh government intervention to support China's jittery markets and bets on a more dovish stance from central bankers provided limited respite from a stock market sell-off on Wednesday as oil resumed its fall....
ACTION PLEASE - EU: No More Drownings!
World  (tags: Refugees & Relief, European Union, ethics, Human Rights, society, politics, conflict, europe, safety )

Sabine
- 1 day ago - secure.avaaz.org
In two weeks, EU leaders will convene an emergency summit to discuss a uniform plan that could ensure more refugees make it safely across the continent. But countries like the UK and Hungary are pushing back, and whether the EU caves in to pressure...
Palmyra's Temple of Bel Destroyed, Says UN
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, ethics, politics, religion, sadness, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
A satellite image confirms that the main temple in the ancient city of Palmyra in northern Syria has been destroyed, the United Nations says....
Stop Pipeline From Damaging Untouched Land
Environment  (tags: national parks, wildlife, animals, pipelines, habitatdestruction, humans, pollution, nature, government, politics )

Sara
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
By signing this petition, you are demanding that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission take control of this project and assess a strict environmental review of this invasive pipeline.
HereâEUR(TM)s Why the NortheastâEUR(TM)s Next Winter Is Going to Be Freakishly Cold
Green Lifestyle  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, healthconditions, nature, politics, oceans, healthconditions, protection, science, water )

ELIZABETH
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
New research shows that vanishing Arctic summer sea iceâEUR"a consequence of global warmingâEUR"may drive extreme winters in lower latitudes for decades to come.
ACTIVISM---FIGHTING AGAINST ARCTIC OIL DRILLING--MUSICIAN CHARLOTTE CHURCH
Environment  (tags: activism, stop Arctic drilling, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, healthconditions, pollution, oceans, nature, politics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
IâEUR(TM)ve been dismissed as a silly girl and an activist for hire, but it wonâEUR(TM)t stop me fighting for the Arctic
TAKE ACTION NOW! NEW YORK: Tell EPA to Stop GE's Midnight Move
Environment  (tags: EPA< GE toxic cleanup of the Hudson, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, healthconditions, protection, politics, oceans, nature, water, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
There has been a massive public and political call for GE to address all of its legal responsibilities before it packs up and leaves the Hudson.GEâEUR(TM)s cleanup facilities must be left in place so remediation of these toxic materials can continue into 2016.
LET'S STOP PAYING!
Business  (tags: bad banking, banking financial impostures, dishonesty, finance conflicts, unfairness, money, politics, corruption )

Sabine
- 2 days ago - stoppaying.wesign.it
STOP TO THE BANKING FINANCIAL IMPOSTURE - We are no longer prepared to pay this system of odious private and public debts that enslaves us, brings about ecological destructions, batters democratic principles and social rights, finances conflicts and...
On This Day 1994: IRA Declares 'Complete' Ceasefire
Offbeat  (tags: Ireland, IRA, ceasefire, politics, UK )

Ray
- 3 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The IRA has announced a ceasefire after a quarter of a century of what it called its "armed struggle" to get the British out of Northern Ireland.
EPA Urged By Nearly 100,000 Americans to Redo Highly Controversial Fracking Study
Environment  (tags: EPA, fracking study, environment, ecosystems, destruction, research, politics, water )

Cal
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
Food & Water Watch, Environmental Action, Breast Cancer Action and other advocacy groups delivered nearly 100,000 comments from Americans asking the U.S. EPA to redo their study with a higher level of scrutiny and oversight.
 OP-ED: Elizabeth Warren Is a More Interesting Late-Entry Prospect Than Joe Biden
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Elizabeth Warren, Joe biden, presidential race, usa, candidates, government, media, politics, u.s. )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thenation.com
 If there is a space for another candidate, why limit the speculation to the vice president?
Bernie Drawing Massive Crowds....."No Big Deal"....Comment From Washington Post
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, politics, election 2016, democrats, americans, government, usa )

Fiona
- 4 days ago - inthesetimes.com
In Phoenix, Arizona, on July 18, he drew 11,000 people, in Seattle 15,000, in Portland 28,000, in LA 27,500. Washington Post....doesn't matter. More "feeling the Bern".. it does matter.
 

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