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Tribute to My Care2 Friends!
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Nancy
- 504 days ago - tree-nation.com
I've planted 2 trees in your honor. Scroll to the comment section to see how I've spent many enjoyable hours!!!
Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, pollution, activists, americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, environment, ethics, economy, politics, interesting, humanrights, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, conservati )

Michael
- 578 days ago - opednews.com
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
Fur Free Friday 2013
Offbeat  (tags: fur free friday, worldwide, demonstrations, advocates, activists, awarness )

Simone
- 581 days ago - all-creatures.org
This year's annual Fur-Free Friday protest will educate and spread awareness to shoppers about the horrors of the fur industry - Fur Free Friday is not about activists "putting on a show.
Re-Post : End Donkey Basketball & Close Company Website's Please Sign!
Offbeat  (tags: Donkey, Fundraisers, health, humans, abuse, activists, law, sports, lies, media, protection, wildanimals, animalcruelty, ethics, usa, risks, safety, animals, unusual, off-beat, odd )

Borg
- 612 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Donkeys are deprived of food and water for hours before the game so that they don't foul on the court, and the animals often become confused by the noise and chaos and can be kicked and dragged along. They can also have to carry overweight riders,
VICTORY VICTORY Two Pro-Wildlife Bills Become Law In California
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Kelly
- 621 days ago - victoriesfortheanimals.wordpress.com
Governor Jerry Brown signed two important bills into law last Friday, October 11 - the Bobcat Protection Act (AB 1213), which sets no-trapping buffer zones around Joshua Tree National Park and other parks where bobcats are protected, and AB 711,
Detroit Rallies for Rescued Dog Found Skinned
Offbeat  (tags: fund raiser available, abuse, activists, americans, sadness, safety, violence, treatment, safety, prevention, medicine, healthcare, health, abused, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, cruelty, protection, sadness, suffering, pets )

Kelly
- 656 days ago - lifewithdogs.tv
Staff at a Garden City rescue group are calling a case of animal abuse one of the worst they've ever seen: a rat terrier was abandoned after being stabbed and partially skinned. Veterinarian Amanda Houk with Patty after her five-hour surgery.
How Lawn-Mowing Outlaws Are Saving Childhood in Detroit
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, education, children, child, americans, activists, freedoms, government, usa, safety, rights, sadness, society, performance, off-beat, interesting, health, goodnews, unusual, protection )

JL
- 754 days ago - kaboom.org
Founder and Gang Leader of the Detroit Mower Gang, Tom and his motley crew of "renegade landscapers" are taking action. Rather than wring their hands, they realized that they have the tools they need--namely, mowers, trimmers, lawn tractors, and muscles
Miichael Moore Takes on the Westboro Baptist Church
Offbeat  (tags: activists, gayrights, rights, politics, education, off-beat )

Gene
- 784 days ago - samuel-warde.com
This is not new, but it is still certainly relevant since they are still out there doing what they do. The least forgiving church I have ever had the misfortune of being aware of. This is just a really clever story, very funny, and still relevant.
The Man in the Cowboy Hat: Meet Carlos Arredondo, a Hero of the Boston Bombings
Offbeat  (tags: activists, americans, culture, crime, children, ethics, freedoms, humans, media, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, usa, philanthropy, unusual, news, interesting, goodnews )

JL
- 803 days ago - motherjones.com
One of the responders in the photograph--the man in the cowboy hat--has been identified as Carlos Arredondo, a Costa Rican immigrant (originally undocumented) whose Marine son died in action in Iraq in 2004.
5 Health Benefits of Friendship
Offbeat  (tags: americans, activists, culture, freedoms, health, safety, internet, interesting, GoodNews, family, protection, safety, photos, humor, healthcare, medicine, prevention, treatment )

Kelly
- 839 days ago - care2.com
Aids in recovery, helps with stress find out the other wonderful ways friendship enhances our lives
Video: Guerilla Gardening: For Defiance. For Beauty. For Food.   video
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, activists, ethics, freedoms, education, health, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, environment, off-beat, unusual, protection )

JL
- 841 days ago - youtube.com
More people were dying from drive-thrus than from drive-bys in South Central L.A. And dialysis centers were popping up like Starbucks. So Ron Finley planted vegetable gardens. He planted them in abandoned lots, in traffic medians, along the curbs. Why?
Video: The Truth About Immigration You Were Most Likely To Miss
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JL
- 854 days ago - mycuentame.org
Immigration remains a powerful, contested and bitterly polarizing topic. Why? Cuéntame addresses precisely the myths and tribulations around the immigration discourse - in an insightful segment you won't want to miss.
Video:The Definitive Response To Jerks Asking, 'But What About White History Month?'
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JL
- 860 days ago - upworthy.com
Next time your racist family member (everyone's got one of 'em, right?) tries to get clever and asks "But what about WHITE History Month?" on Facebook, just drop this gem of a video into the comments section. It'll shut them right up.
Quiz: What Type of Civil Rights Leader Are You?
Offbeat  (tags: americans, activists, culture, freedoms, rights, society, usa, unusual, protection )

JL
- 868 days ago - pbs.org
What Type of Civil Rights Leader Are You? Look closely at the Civil Rights Movement and you'll find a variety of different people and strategies at work. This diversity of voices - ranging from grassroots activists to legislators - gave the Civil Rights
Video: WATCH: That Awkward Moment When Anti-Immigration Protesters Realize They're Immigrants Too
Offbeat  (tags: americans, activists, culture, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa, politics, law, media, unusual, goodnews, protection )

JL
- 869 days ago - upworthy.com
Note the size of the crowd at the beginning of the video as opposed to when the camera pans back about 30 seconds in.
 

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