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8,000 Gallons of Oil Spill Into Ohio River From Duke Energy Coal Plant
Environment  (tags: pollution, healthconditions, environment, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
the Coast Guard closed down a 15-mile length of the Ohio River after Duke Energy's W.C. Beckjord Station outside Cincinnati dumped approximately 8,000 gallons of oil into the river, according to a Coast Guard estimate.
TAKE ACTION NOW! CANADA--Stand Up for BC Farmland
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, conservation, world, pollution, politics, humans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - secure.wildsight.ca
Long-term protection of our food producing lands is critical to ensuring British Columbia's food security
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Protected Canyon From Oil Drilling - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, indigenous rights, destruction, environment, ecosystems, water, wildlife, pollution, politics, healthconditions, energy, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico is an ancient and splendid site of Native American culture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Unfortunately, oil and gas companies want to start fracking right outside the National Park, which could threaten the fragile ecosyste
Why I Give Money to Homeless People
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, philanthropy, politics, rights )

Cal
- 2 days ago - theweek.com
It's so easy to walk by them like they don't exist. But is it right?
With Ceasefire Set to Expire, Palestinians Aim to Lift the Siege While Israel Wants to Turn 'Gaza Into Ramallah'
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, Ramallah, human rights, violence, world, politics, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, news, middle-east, Refugees & Relief, society )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - mondoweiss.net
The Israeli Minister of Information Yuval Steinitz said Wednesday at a press conference in Jerusalem hours before the five-day ceasefire was announced their team intends to "make Gaza into Ramallah" through the discussions.
By Undermining Human Rights Workers in Gaza, New York Times Strengthens Israeli Impunity
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, New York Times, international law, human rights, abuse, ethics, society, dishonesty, politics, violence, corruption, death )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Israel's latest operation is one in a series of severe violations of international law, which amount to war crimes. Israel's repeat violations are driven by a lack of accountability. Our work aims to hold perpetrators to account achieve justice per...
Michael Eric Dyson Spells It Out for White People: Police Won't 'Kill Your Child' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Michael Eric Dyson, President Obama, Ferguson, racism, poverty, crime, death, culture, society, police, dishonesty, freedoms, rights, sadness, politics, safety, ethics, law )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Georgetown University Professor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday called on President Barack Obama to use his position to explain to white Americans that they do not continually have to fear that police would "kill your child" as African-American parents do.
A New Frontier for Fracking: Drilling Near the Arctic Circle
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, fracking intheArctic, indigenous rights, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, weather, world, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, government, healthconditions, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Hydraulic fracturing is about to move into the Canadian Arctic, with companies exploring the region's rich shale oil deposits. But many indigenous people and conservationists have serious concerns ...
Iraq Aid Operation Launched By UN Refugee Agency UNHCR
World  (tags: UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, iraq, politics, goodnews, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', middle-east, conflict )

Cal
- 2 days ago - bbc.com
The United Nations agency for refugees is launching a major aid operation to reach more than half a million people displaced by fighting in northern Iraq.
Klan Heading to Ferguson to 'Guard White Businesses,' Back Shooting of 'N*Gger Criminal'
Society & Culture  (tags: KKK, racism, Ferguson Missouri, Ohio fundraiser, ethics, society, politics, dishonesty, crime, abuse, corruption, law, police, rights, sadness, safety, violence )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members from three different states are reportedly traveling to Ohio to hold a two-day fundraiser for the officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown, and to "guard white businesses."
Tell Congress: Support Our Native Children! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: culture, family, children, native americans, indigenous children, politics )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - action.heidifornorthdakota.com
Our federal government is failing our American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children.
Lady GaGa's Video in Celebration of Women Winning the Right to Vote
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, politics, freedoms, women, goodnews, rights )

Gene
- 3 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This has been out there for a couple years at least, but it was featured today at the Hunger Site and I found it compelling enough to share.
Bay Area Demonstrators Succeed, If Only Temporarily, in 'Blocking the Boat for Gaza' (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: 'Block the Boat', Israel, Palestine, protest, free Gaza, world, ethics, humans, politics, freedoms, society )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Thousands of demonstrators demanding an end to the siege of Gaza and justice for all Palestinians succeeded - if only temporarily - in preventing an Israeli-owned freighter from docking at the Port of Oakland yesterday.
INSPIRATIONAL! MAKING A DIFFERENCE! 60 MINUTES: Affordable Care for Those Still Uninsured
Health & Wellness  (tags: obama, politics, healthcare, obamacare, making a difference, nurses making a difference in Appalachia, medical care for the needy, illness, prevention, treatment, healthcare, health, government, medicine, news, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 3 days ago - cbsnews.com
Nurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia -- medical mercy for those left out of Obamacare
CAMPAIGN FOR KOCH-FREE ELECTIONS ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Koch Brothers, elections, congress, ethics, government, politics, tea party, republicans, SupremeCourt, freedoms, corruption, dishonesty, candidates )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - dccc.org
Sign the petition to urge Congress to reduce the influence of money in politics by passing meaningful campaign finance reform.For decades, our democracy was shielded from the corrosive influence of big money.The Supreme Court and Citizen's United has...

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