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Wearing Fur Is So Last Century. Check Out These Awesome Cruelty-Free Alternatives
Offbeat  (tags: clothing, protection, animals, ethics, society, business )

Sabine
- 3 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
For those who wear fur, it is a symbol of luxury and the upper class, but for others passing a fur wearer on the street is the equivalent of walking by a butcher shop. The only place fur belongs is on its owner, which certainly is not a human.
Walmart to Raise Wages for 500,000 US Workers
Offbeat  (tags: Business, wages, wal-mart, employment )

Ray
- 6 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
US retail giant Walmart - the nation's largest private employer - has announced plans to raise wages for more than 500,000 hourly employees at its US stores.
Will the Falling Oil Price Undermine Green Energy?
Offbeat  (tags: oil, green energy, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, CO2emissions, environment, eco-friendly, health, ecosystems, business )

Ray
- 11 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Common sense would surely tell you that if you slash the cost of one source of energy, then alternatives look less appealin
PLEASE SHARE WITH ALL OF YOUR RESCUE FRIENDS
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, business, crime, police, protection, safety, violence, activists, americans, police, safety, sadness, animalcruelty, dogs, cruelty, death, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, endangered )

Kelly
- 26 days ago - facebook.com
SHARE FAR AND WIDE PLEASE. He goes to rescues to get bait dogs. WE NEED TO CATCH HIM.
Where Do the Wealthiest 1% Live?
Offbeat  (tags: world, wealth, business, locations )

Ray
- 31 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
As the business and political elite met at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, there was much talk of rising inequality, and many references to the "wealthiest 1%"
Stop Getting Scammed and Ripped Off!
Offbeat  (tags: business, ethics, interesting, humans, off-beat, protection, scam, ripoff, criminals )

Kamia
- 32 days ago - everydaycheapskate.com
For 20 years I have interviewed thousands of people who have fallen for scams and ripoffs, and interviewed hundreds of criminals, too. I am frequently asked: "What makes people fall for scams? What makes someone a good 'mark'?" Make sure it is not you.
Taking Your Phone to Bed Might Lead to a Fire.
Offbeat  (tags: phone, bed, fire, girl, texas, sleep, americans, business, children, culture, health, humans, safety, society )

Lone
- 33 days ago - ba-bamail.com
VIDEO: This is the story of a little girl from Texas and how her phone nearly burned her is her sleep.
What Reputable Rescues Do and Don't Do
Offbeat  (tags: business, money, abuse, americans, dishonesty, cover-up, corruption, farming, lies, law, disease, illness, prevention, protection, treatment, safety, medicine, healthcare, health, environment, diet, nutrition, food, exercise, drugs, death, activists, sadn )

Kelly
- 36 days ago - ddbrescue.org
Reputable rescue groups all have similar goals, which is to not only save dogs, but to find them the perfect forever home for them. They also educate the public on their specific breed or breeds, what the positives and negatives are,
Richest 1% to Own More Than Half World's Wealth By 2016 - Oxfam
Offbeat  (tags: oxfam, business, finance, politics, economy )

Ray
- 38 days ago - rt.com
As global movers and shakers head to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Oxfam is warning that an increasing wealth disparity is "leaving ordinary people voiceless and their interests uncared for."
31 Insanely Clever Inventions
Offbeat  (tags: business, culture, humans, interesting, pictures, society, technology, world )

Lone
- 42 days ago - opposingviews.com
Amazing ideas!
Fox News Terrorist Expert Calls Everyone in Birmingham UK a Muslim
Offbeat  (tags: environment, humans, politics, americans, media, internet, safety, society, violence, education, ethics, culture, americans, dishonesty, media, news, politics, terrorism, business, corporate, consumers, news, politics, marketing, law, lies, society, bizar )

Wendy
- 45 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Steven Emerson later apologises for error as Twitter rounds on his view of Islam in Britain under the hashtag #FoxNewsFacts
At Least 60 Journalists Were Killed Globally This Year
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, news, business, crime, ethics, americans, technology, women, police, protection, society, safety, off-beat, world )

Roxy
- 49 days ago - thenewage.co.za
At least 60 journalists around the world were killed in 2014 while on the job or because of their work, and 44 percent of them were targeted for murder, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.
A MUST READ**A Plea To The Rescue Community By Whitney Horne
Offbeat  (tags: animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, animals, protection, rescued, sadness, suffering, killed, cruelty, dogs, endangered, animaladvocates, animalrights, investigation, pets, healthcare, disease, prevention, safety, medicine, treatment, risks, americans )

Kelly
- 50 days ago - facebook.com
A MUST READ IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW IS IN RESCUE. In the past few years, I've noticed a major change in rescue with the increase of the popularity of social media. Cross posting and transporting have become rampant with rescues getting flooded
The People Pushed Out of Ethiopia's Fertile Farmland
Offbeat  (tags: people, culture, society, business, indigenous pastoralists, fertile farmland, politics, swathes of ancestral land, Ethiopian ministries )

Ray
- 51 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The construction of a huge dam in Ethiopia and the introduction of large-scale agricultural businesses has been controversial - finding out what local people think can be hard, but with the help of a bottle of rum nothing is impossible.
UK Will Not Release Full Report On Muslim Brotherhood Investigation
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Muslim Brotherhood, government, business, ethics, society )

Penny
- 52 days ago - globalmbwatch.com
UK media is reporting that the UK government investigation into the activities of the Muslim Brotherhood will no be releasing a full report. According to the Financial Times story: December 29, 2014 A controversial report into the activities of the Mu
 

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