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Take Action: GoTransparent: Demand to Know Who Made Your Clothes
Offbeat  (tags: business, ethics, humans, protection, safety, Transparency Pledge, human rights of workers )

Rosemary
- 19 days ago - change.org
Have you ever shopped at Forever 21, Urban Outfitters, Walmart, Primark, or Armani? Do you know how to find out exactly where those clothes were made, and under what conditions? Neither do we! We often lack meaningful information - cont.
Take Acton: Ardene: Stop Mislabelling Animal Fur as 'Faux Fur'!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, business, crime, ethics, humans, protection, wildlife )

Rosemary
- 20 days ago - e-activist.com
Canadian clothing and accessories retailer Ardene has been caught redhanded mislabelling animal fur as 'faux fur'! Ardene is selling black, knee-high socks with animal fur pom-poms on the cuffs, describing them as containing only synthetic fur.
Why Do We Still Have Daylight Saving Time?
Offbeat  (tags: business, daylight saving time, government, humans, interesting, world )

Kathy
- 72 days ago - thedailybeast.com
2017 marks the 101st anniversary of Daylight Saving Time; Here's why everything you thought you knew about DST is wrong.
Norway's Seal Hunters Hang Up Their Clubs
Offbeat  (tags: A dying industry, Animals, Business, Seal Hunting, Norway )

Ray
- 95 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Seal hunting in Norway is a dying industry, Captain Bjorne Kvernmo, who first began hunting seals more than four decades ago, guides MS Havsel into the harbour of Tromso, the Norwegian city that owes its existence to his trade.
Guinea Pigs: A Popular Peruvian Delicacy
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Pets, Food, Delicacy, Business )

Ray
- 96 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Most people see them as fluffy adorable pets, but in Peru guinea pigs - or "cuy" as they are known locally - are a delicacy.
Search Results Here's What Immigrants Think About Trump And The Wall - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: culture, freedoms, government, politics, activists, off-beat, funny, interesting, news, pictures, business, environment, ethics, humor )

Wendy
- 110 days ago - youtube.com
watch this so funny , hope i have done this correctly , never added a vid before https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPARr3yp6ys
Stop Yousignanimals.Org From Posting Fake Petitions PETITION
Offbeat  (tags: yousignanimals, petition, fake petitions, criminals, selling email addresses, animals, business, humans, society )

Lone
- 279 days ago - change.org
These FAKE petitions damage the hard work being done by REAL charities and REAL petition sites, they also allow a CRIMINAL to earn money by selling YOUR email address to other criminals or unscrupulous individuals or companies
How a Tiny Kitten Inspired a Successful Cat-Collar Business
Offbeat  (tags: tiny kitten, inspiration, cat-bowties, business, awesome-pawsome kitty pics )

Barb
- 296 days ago - catster.com
Shana Freimark was adopted by a kitten, and soon she had launched Sweet Pickles Designs.
Thank Oregon for Fighting to Protect Endangered Species
Offbeat  (tags: oregon, Protecting Endangered Animals, banning sale of exotic animals, animals, business, humans, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 316 days ago - animalpetitions.org
Goal: Commend Leppert and SEA-OregonâEUR(TM)s sponsors and endorsers for their tireless efforts to ban the sale and trade of endangered and exotic animal parts in Oregon.
Iranians Are Angry About Big Bonuses Paid to Bureaucrats
Offbeat  (tags: Business, Bureaucrats, Bonuses )

Ray
- 328 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How much can you earn working for the Iranian state?, That question is trending online in Iran, after the payslips of several employees were leaked online and published by several media outlets.
Soros Warns of EU Disintegration
Offbeat  (tags: Business, Soros, EU, UK )

Ray
- 330 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Billionaire investor George Soros has warned that Britain's vote to leave the European Union makes the disintegration of the bloc "practically irreversible".
Man Boards Delta Flight Home, Discovers He Is the Only Passenger on the Plane! June 22, 2016,By Tribune Media Wire
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, performance, humans, business, environment )

O O
- 330 days ago - kfor.com
Delta,which issued the following statement:âEURoeWeâEUR(TM)re glad this customer enjoyed a somewhat rare solo experience. Other customers were accommodated on an earlier departure. The reason we operated the flight was so this customer could have that airplane p
How MSNBC Worked To Promote Fracking
Offbeat  (tags: environment, media, fracking, news, culture, protection, business, ethics )

Roxy
- 337 days ago - counterpunch.org
NBC Universal at the time was owned on a 49 percent basis by the natural gas utility and electricity company General Electric and is now wholly owned by Comcast
Shares in US Gun Companies Up After Orlando Mass Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: Gun Companies, Shares, Business, USA )

Ray
- 340 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Shares in US gun companies rose on Monday following Sunday's attack on the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, in which 49 people were killed.
The Grimy Business of Buying and Selling US Debts
Offbeat  (tags: Debt Collection, Business, Buy, Selling, USA )

Ray
- 348 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Last weekend, US TV show host John Oliver bought and forgave $15m (£10.3m) worth of medical debt, delighting hundreds of people who had defaulted on the sky-high expenses from life-threatening illnesses.
 

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