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Obama Says Sony Should Not Have Pulled Film Over Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: law, government, ethics, culture, americans, politics, world, society, safety, rights, freedoms, violence, movies )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - npr.org
President Obama called Sony's decision to pull its film The Interview, following threats to movie theaters, a "mistake."
Whites the New Minority in America By 2044
Offbeat  (tags: Global economy, Globalization, History, Immigration, Information Technology, Mass media, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 14 hours ago - rt.com
New population projections by the US Census Bureau show that whites will become a minority by 2044. The US will be home to a youthful, growing minority population juxtaposed against an aging, slow-growing, and soon to be declining white population.
PETITION - Call For Independent Inquiry of the MH 17 Downing in Ukraine and Its Catastrophic Aftermath
World  (tags: MH 17, downing, Ukraine, UN, inquiry, crime, politics, cover up, conflict, ar threat )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - diy.rootsaction.org
To: All the heads of states of NATO countries, and of Russia and the Ukraine, to Ban-ki Moon and the heads of states of countries on the UN Security Council Created by Alice Slater, director of Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
Impacts of Deforestation on Amazonian River Ecosystems Could Be Far-Reaching
Environment  (tags: agriculture, deforestation, AMazon, rainforest destruction, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, environment, habitatdestruction, habitat, humans, protection, politics, world, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - news.mongabay.com
Vast areas of the Amazon forest are being destroyed for agricultural uses, mainly industrial-scale soybean crops, and turned into pasture land for livestock
Laws of Men: For Women in South Africa, HIV Stigma Still Runs Strong
World  (tags: women's rights, South AFrica, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society, news )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Discrimination based on HIV status persists though it's barred by the constitution. And women face a disproportionately large array of consequences.
TAKE ACTION NOW! The Mekong River Means Life: Stop the Don Sahong Dam
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, MEKONG RIVER, world, politics, pollution, nature, habitatdestruction, habitat, animals, wildlife )

Cal
- 1 day ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The future of the Mekong River's ecosystem and her people are in jeopardy, as plans to build the Don Sahong Dam - the second dam on the Lower Mekong mainstream - rapidly progress
Stop a Massive Dead-End Road From Being Built Through the Tongass National Forest
Environment  (tags: rainforest, rivers, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, Highway construction, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, politics, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 1 day ago - secure.earthjustice.org
We have until December 31 to tell the Army Corps of Engineers to stop a destructive dead-end road from being built through ancient rainforest and devastating a national treasure, Berners Bay.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Support the Paycheck Fairness Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, wage equality, women's rights, labor, economy, dishonesty, politics, news, usa, government, ethics )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.momsrising.org
It's past time to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. It's been over 50 years since the Equal Pay Act was enacted, but women still earn, on average, 23 percent less than men earn.
Stop Water Privatization Fast Track in NJ ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water privitization, NJ, government, corruption, ethics, business, money, politics )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
Last week the Assembly State and Local Government Committee passed a bill that would fast track water privatizations in New Jersey, a move that would eliminate requirements to hold a public vote on short-sighted plans to sell off your public water systems
14-Year-Old Exonerated for Double Murder 70 Years After His Execution
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Human rights, Law, Politics, USA, Violence )

Ray
- 1 day ago - rt.com
It took 70 years, but a 14-year-old African American boy from Alcolu, South Carolina who was executed for allegedly killing two white girls has now been exonerated of murder.
Protect Maned Wolf From Endangerment.SAD TO LOSE ONE OF NATURE'S PERFECT CREATURE.
Environment  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, politics, wildlife )

Rose ann
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Land development in South America threatens several unique species, among them an animal often described as a fox on stilts. The maned wolf is a unique canine, three feet tall at the shoulder, known for its shy nature and omnivorous diet. .WE MUST SAVE ..
GREAT NEWS! New York Bans Fracking After Health Report
Environment  (tags: great news, fracking ban, NY, frack is whack, fracking, environment, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, GoodNews, government, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - reuters.com
New York state will ban hydraulic fracturing after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks, Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration said on Wednesday.
New York Bans Tattoos and Piercings for Pets
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Crime, Law, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 2 days ago - rt.com
New York pets already have to contend with being dressed up in embarrassing outfits by their owners, but thanks to a new law they wonâEUR(TM)t have to worry about getting any unwanted tattoos or piercings.
Plummeting Oil Prices Are the Latest Argument Against the Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, plunging oil prices, environment, energy, oil, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 3 days ago - news.vice.com
The Keystone XL Pipeline has already run into a million problems, and the latest one might be plummeting oil prices.
 

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