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Oligarchy, Not Democracy: Americans Have 'Near-Zero' Input on Policy - Report
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Ray
- 8 days ago - rt.com
The first-ever scientific study that analyzes whether the US is a democracy, rather than an oligarchy, found the majority of the American public has a "minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy" compared to the wealthy.
FOREIGN SECRETARY: HELP STOP THE SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN IN TOURISM
Offbeat  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, ethics, crime, corruption, politics, world, violence, society, europe, UnitedNations, news, media, HumanRights, government, politics, humans, environment, world, protection, safety, society, world, government, humans, ethics, chi )

Wendy
- 9 days ago - campaigns.walkfree.org
We can do this by calling on the Government to strengthen its commitment in the fight against transnational child abuse by implementing international obligations and setting up national and international law enforcement teams to protect children everyw'
#Reoccupy the World: WaveOfAction Sweeps the Globe
Offbeat  (tags: Corruption, Global economy, Politics, Protest, Social networks )

Ray
- 17 days ago - rt.com
Anti-corruption activists launched a three-month campaign at hundreds of former Occupy locations to kick off their own '#GlobalSpring' of social, economic and political reform.
Video: Legalize Democracy   video
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, congress, democrats, elections, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, corruption, constitution, politics, propaganda, usa, society, culture, americans, protection, interesting, government, health )

JL
- 82 days ago - youtube.com
Full video now available on YouTube (30 min.) from Move to Amend National Leadership Team
Walkers Wisconsin! Half a Million$$ To POACHERS!
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Roxy
- 228 days ago - jsonline.com
Scott Walker cancels $500,000 grant to sportsmen's group with GOP tieThe decision was announced only hours after the Journal Sentinel asked state officials about a 2005 case in which the president was cited for hunting with an improper license.
All GMO Approvals in Brazil Are Illegal and Not Science-Based - Regulator
Offbeat  (tags: environment, ethics, food, GMO, GE, health, corruption )

Jeanne
- 238 days ago - gmwatch.org
In the article, Melgarejo criticises the release of GMOs in Brazil and exposes CTNBio's negligence in assessing them for safety. He describes unscientific tricks that are also used by European Food Safety Authority in its evaluations of GM foods, such as
#NoALEC Chicago Interview: Arrested at Palmer House Protest
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Roxy
- 250 days ago - my.firedoglake.com
hehehe someone's first arrest, and this poor girl has asthma. Trauma and torture, blessings to her. There were six people arrested during the police attack on the August 8 #NoALEC protest
Take Action Pop-Up: KochifyTheNews (Do the Transformation on Each Article)
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JL
- 313 days ago - kochifythenews.com
what would it actually be like if the Koch brothers owned a respected paper like the Los Angeles Times?
ACTION NEEDED Stop the Abuse of Animals Used for Tourist Photos
Offbeat  (tags: lies, money, would have been separated from their mot, transferred to roadside zoos or circuses, business, cover-up, corruption, world, abuse, safety, prevention, treatment, protection, healthcare, performance, photos, wildlife )

Kelly
- 313 days ago - change.org
In several resorts in Mexico tourists are offered the opportunity to have their photographs taken with various animals, especially young lions, tigers and jaguars.
Chicken Rescuer Says Hens From New Colony Cages as Damaged as Those From Battery Cages
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Kelly
- 335 days ago - freefromharm.org
Justine Renhard is a 42-years-old, and living in England who has rescued a lot of animals. Among them, Justine has had the opportunity of rescuing both chicken hens from battery cages as well as chicken hens from the new enriched cages
Take Action/Video:Student Freaks Out In Front Of His Class And Says What We're All Thinking About Our Education System
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, americans, children, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, government, interesting, sadness, society, rights, usa, unusual, ethics )

JL
- 346 days ago - upworthy.com
Duncanville High School student Jeff Bliss got in trouble in class for talking out of turn. What was he talking about? Basically everything that's wrong with our education system today. It's a mic-droppingly epic speech.
UPDATE WONDERFUL NEWS UPDATE Nestlé‏
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Kelly
- 363 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
WE HELPED TO MAKE THIS A REAL. The petition is still open if you would like to sign it or share it. SEE THE PETITION SITE FOR THE FULL WONDERFUL UPDATE
Victory! England and Wales Ban Wild-Animal Acts in Circuses
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Kelly
- 366 days ago - peta.org
Pressure has been mounting for the past few years for the government to make this historic move, particularly after animal rights advocates released an undercover video that showed a groom at Bobby Roberts Super Circus who kicked an Asian elephant
Game:Tax Evaders
Offbeat  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, ethics, economy, propaganda, lies, usa, unusual, odd, design, americans, society, safety, protection )

JL
- 376 days ago - taxevaders.net
They seem to have come from another planet - it would certainly explain how little they care about the upkeep of this one.Every Tax Day we watch as corporate Tax Evaders skim untold billions from America, while the rest of us actually pay for the upkeep
Who Would Bully A Firefighter?! The Answer Is Crazy.
Offbeat  (tags: women, usa, rights, society, law, ethics, americans, abuse, dishonesty, labor, business, corruption, dishonesty, corporate, unusual, interesting )

JL
- 378 days ago - upworthy.com
Do we still need feminism? Hell yes. And nobody knows that better than the women working in male-dominated fields like firefighting and longshoring, like Liane Tessier.
 

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