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Citigroup Nears $7 Billion Settlement: Are Banks Chastened, Post-Crisis?
Business  (tags: society, business, dishonesty, Big BAnks, mortgage crisis, fines, power, money, usa, world, corporate, consumers, corruption, money, news )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - csmonitor.com
Many big banks have had to pay billion-dollar fines since 2008 for wrongdoing. The money may have caught banks' attention, but they are still big, powerful, and capable of risky behavior.
Teaching About Using the Sun to Create Power.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, globalwarming, environment, eco-friendly, CO2emissions, world )

James
- 14 hours ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
Free exhibit teaches about solar energy The University of Tennessee's new solar farm exhibit helps teach about using the sun to create power.
Liberia - Communities Join to Fight to Palm Oil Land Grab
Environment  (tags: palm oil, Liberia, deforeation, people power, indigenous rights, environment, ecosystems, environment, destruction, healthconditions, world, pollution, habitatdestruction, habitat, energy, conservation, politics, protection )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - theecologist.org
Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of Indigenous Peoples' land and forests for palm oil plantations.
Abolish Misguided Child Labor Bill
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, ACTION PLEASE, child labor )

Rose
- 15 hours ago - forcechange.com
rget: Evo Morales, President of Bolivia Goal: Urge government to abolish child labor bill that threatens the mental development and physical health of its young citizens In developing countries, nearly one in four children ages five to 14 are
MH17: World's Anger at Russia Grows as Bodies Pile on to Train at Crash Site
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, conflict, urssia, MH 17 handling, ukraine, Putin )

Cal
- 15 hours ago - theguardian.com
Experts fear clues as to why Malaysia Airlines plane was brought down could be lost for ever as chaos at scene persists
The Dangerous Influence of Online Hate Speech in Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, hate, social media, culture, sadness, society, ethics, death, crime, violence, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
The racist sentiments expressed show how Israeli society has cultivated a false "us vs. them" paradigm, leading many to mistakenly believe that violence against the state is a byproduct of cultural or religious differences, instead of understanding...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Fair and Honest Media Coverage
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, media, ethics, violence, news, israel, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - honestreporting.com
Media coverage of the Middle Est conflict in Gaza has too often been slanted by omissions and bias reporting by media organizations.
Gaza Civilians Pay Price for Combat Between Israel, Hamas
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, ethics, humans, violence, sadness, safety, death, society, news )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israelis and Palestinians continue to dispute why their conflict has reached another crescendo, one thing is certain: Ordinary Palestinians caught in the asymmetric battle are paying the heaviest price.
Gaza's Shejaiya: A Moonscape Strewn With Bodies
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, human rights, death, destruction, crime, society, sadness, humans, politics, rights, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - rawstory.com
The ambulances and firetrucks of Gaza's emergency services gathered on the edge of the Shejaiya district to await news of a humanitarian ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian Hamas group.
Hamas: Israeli Soldier Captured
Society & Culture  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Human Rights, prisoner, soldiers, ethics, death, freedoms, humans, news, safety, society, world, culture, law, politics )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - wbaltv.com
Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza. The solider was taken during an early morning operation, according to Abu Obeida, a spokesman for Hamas' military wing,
'Only God Saved Our Souls,' Says Resident of Gaza Area Pounded By Israel (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, crime, death, ethics, government, society, safety, sadness, children, women, family, humans, dishonesty, rights, freedoms )

Carrie
- 21 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"This is the worst I have ever seen," the physician said. "They are targeting whole families. Killing whole families. The number of children, the number of women. This is against life. This is inhumane."
Israel's War of Disproportionate Force on Gaza
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, human rights, suffering, death, dishonesty, ethics, humans, society, sadness, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 23 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
The recent killing of four Palestinian children by an Israeli airstrike while they played soccer on a beach in Gaza should call into question Israel's claim that it's waging a war of self-defense. Western journalists who saw the attack witnessed...
Harrowing Images of Gaza Neighborhood Hit Hardest By Israel (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, human rights, Israel, Gaza, politics, ethics, death, dishonesty, freedoms, news, humans, violence, women, children, family, law )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - washingtonpost.com
Israeli forces bombarded a neighborhood in Gaza overnight Sunday. According to Reuters, at least 70 Palestinians were reported killed in what was the heaviest bombardment in Israel's 13-day offensive.
Does Haiti Need Tourism? Or Does It Need Justice?
World  (tags: Haiti, tourism, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, news, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - spiegel.de
Human rights attorney Mario Joseph and Tourism Minister Stéphanie Villedrouin are both trying to improve Haiti, but they are following radically different paths. The one wants justice, the other wants tourism.
STAND UP TO STOP SEISMIC BLASTS ON THE EAST COAST!
Environment  (tags: East Coast, Obama Administration, seismic blasting, 138, 200 marine mammals in danger, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, environment, whales, wildanimals, wildlife, water, world )

Desanka
- 1 day ago - act.oceana.org
The Obama Administration released a "record of decision" that will allow seismic blasting in an area of the East Coast twice the size of California. These blast threaten to injure or kill up to 138,200 marine mammals, including endangered right whales.
 

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