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Jordan's LGBT Community Fears Greater Intolerance
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, gayrights, Jordan, safety, politics, law, government, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights )

Cal
- 16 minutes ago - ipsnews.net
As the region is rocked by violence against a backdrop of the rise of radical groups, Jordan's lesbian gay bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community fears that new instability in the Hashemite kingdom could lead to increased intolerance towards the commun
Even the Rich Are Admitting That Inequality Is Bad for Business
Business  (tags: world, money, rich, inequality, business, hungry, sick, homeless, opportunity, wealth, power )

Darren
- 5 hours ago - time.com
As the Gilded Age has been peaking, a number of the rich and their foundations have been helping the hungry, the sick, the homeless, the battered, the less educated and veterans in need of opportunity.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Dole: Speak Out for Human Rights Defender Andy Hall
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government, HumanRights, news )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - action.sumofus.org
Andy was brave enough to take on Natural Fruit Ltd, one of the biggest pineapple producers and exporters in Thailand, and reveal the company's abuse of migrant workers. But now Natural Fruit Ltd. is striking back -- hard
Japanese Earthquake Could Wipe Out Nation's Toilet Paper Supply
Offbeat  (tags: government, interesting, society, world, government, humans, interesting, off-beat, society, protection )

Sally
- 10 hours ago - theguardian.com
Officials use national disaster prevention day to urge people to stock up on the essential item in preparation for disaster
Bangladeshi Girls Treated Like Cattle
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, Child sex workers )

Rose
- 11 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
Bangladeshi madams are using black market steroids, intended for cows and purchased for less than a cup of tea, to mask the real age of young girls working for sex in brothels.
Old Factory Turned Into the World's Largest Indoor Farm
Green Lifestyle  (tags: business, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, family, garden, green, healthy, humans, interesting, sustainable, technology, water, world )

Frans
- 12 hours ago - industrytap.com
Humans have spent thousands of years mastering agriculture. But a deficient rainfall, bad storm or drought can still lead to the loss of a well-planted harvest......
Monsanto in Ukraine: IMF Loan for Ukraine May Give GMO Giant a Backdoor Into EU
World  (tags: world, GMO's, monsanto, money, Ukraine )

Rose
- 12 hours ago - rt.com
Ukraine's bid for closer ties with the west could come at a cost. With the IMF set to loan the country $17 billion, the deal could also see GMO crops grown in some of the most fertile lands on the continent
Global Meat Consumption Needs to Fall to Protect the Environment and Meet Food Demand: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: world, global, food, diet, consumption, demand, emmissions, Greenhouse gas, Sustainabililty, research, study )

Darren
- 15 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Research from Cambridge and Aberdeen universities estimates greenhouse gases from food production will go up 80% if meat and dairy consumption continues to rise at its current rate. That will make it harder to meet global targets on limiting emissions.
Beinart Urges Young Jews to Get Arrested in the West Bank for the Sake of Zionism. Will They?
Society & Culture  (tags: Peter Beinart, West Bank Settlements, Hman Rights, Palestine, Israel, society, culture, freedoms, interesting, media, activists, politics, government, humans, world )

Carrie
- 18 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Peter Beinart has a column in Haaretz calling on American Jews who believe in the two-state solution to take direct action now and like the Mississippi Freedom Summer go out to the West Bank to oppose the settlement program.
Government of Denmark and Faroese Law Enforcement Agency: Release the 14 Sea Shepherd Volunteers -PLEASE SIGN!!!
World  (tags: Human rights, volunteers, Denmark, Whales, killings, government, violence, world )

Julie
- 21 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
We are demanding the immediate release of ALL Sea Shepherd personnel as well as ALL Sea Shepherd physical and intellectual property to include the swift boats, cameras and video recording equipment, all photos and videos that are now in the hands of the
The March on Islamabad
World  (tags: world, politics, asia, humanrights, Pakistan, activism, protests, society, news )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - news.vice.com
This month has seen the largest demonstrations against the Pakistani government in more than 20 years.
UN Troops Make 'Greatest Escape' From Rebels Into Israel
Offbeat  (tags: Philippines, UN, Syrians, Muslims, Golan Heights, ethics, protection, safety, society, world )

Ge
- 21 hours ago - israelvideonetwork.com
Dozens of Filipino UN peacekeepers performed the "greatest escape" from besieging Syrian rebels, slipping away under the cover of night after rebels rammed their Golan Heights outpost with armed trucks, the Philippine military said Sunday.
Scottish Independence: How Might a Currency Change Affect the Rest of the UK?
Business  (tags: world, england, scotland, independence, currency, business, money, society, investments, humans )

Darren
- 21 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Holyrood and Westminster are sharply at odds when it comes to whether an independent Scotland could keep using the pound sterling. If the monetary union between Scotland and the rest of the UK ended, what impact would it have on the rest of the UK?
Protecting Confused Americans?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, GMO labeling, health, interesting, organic, world )

Kathy
- 21 hours ago - gmfreescotland.blogspot.co.uk
"Nine ... Million ... Dollars ... In three months" That's how much US lobbyists spent in the first quarter of 2014 to keep Americans in the dark about the GMOs in their food
Siberians Came to North American Arctic in Two Waves. DNA Recasts Mystery of How One Culture Replaced the Other
Science & Tech  (tags: world, history, DNA evidence, siberians, North America, arctic region, culture, research, study )

Darren
- 21 hours ago - sciencenews.org
North America's Arctic regions were first settled around 5,000 years ago by people from Siberia who eventually created a New World culture that lasted for nearly 4,000 years before suddenly disappearing, a new genetic study suggests.
 

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