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The Brutal World of Sheep Fighting: The Illegal Sport Beloved By AlgeriaâEUR(TM)s 'Lost Generation'
Offbeat  (tags: abused animals, culture, sheep, crime, ethics, government )

Sandra
- 8 hours ago - theguardian.com
AlgeriaâEUR(TM)s âEUR~lost generationâEUR(TM) has been shaped by years of conflict, unemployment and state repression. Sheep fighting offers an arena where young men can escape the constant supervision
From Space.Com -Valentine's Day: Stars Glowing In Rosette Nebula
Offbeat  (tags: Rosette Nebula. NASA, Valentine's Day, bizarre, culture, design, government, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, video, world )

Fiona
- 4 days ago - space.com
The Rosette Nebula is a rose-shaped cloud of interstellar dust. At the center of the flower's cosmic petals is a cluster of stars known as NGC 2244. Video on site. Please note, comment, and forward.
Video Of Homeless Camps In California   video
Offbeat  (tags: Video, California Homeless, Homeless Camp, americans, culture, environment, government, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, world )

Fiona
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
See a major and preventable United States tragedy to all ages unfold. Some bad language (be warned( Please note, comment, and forward.
TAKE ACTION: INTERNATIONAL DEMAND FOR THE IMMEDIATE FREEDOM OF INDIGENOUS POLITICAL PRISONER LEONARD PELTIER #89637-132 WRONGFUL
Offbeat  (tags: American Indian Movement AIMethics, government, society, extradition, Leonard Peltier, United Nations Human Rights Commission (, Amnesty International, the World Council of Churches, Pope Francis, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, clemency supporters )

RosemaryR
- 10 days ago - gopetition.com
February 6, 2018 marks the 42nd commemoration of Leonard Peltier's arrest in Canada that led to his false extradition on December 18, 1976 when he was handed over to American authorities on the premise that he would receive a fair trial .. cont ..
George W. Bush: Dupe or Deceiver?
Offbeat  (tags: Robert Parry, George W. Bush, media, society, americans, news, middle-east, bushadministration, bush, government, usa, u.s., war )

Fly
- 26 days ago - consortiumnews.com
From the Archive: With six in ten Americans including a majority of Democrats now holding favorable views of George W. Bush, we republish an analysis by Robert Parry from 2010
Community Led Initiatives Protect Nature...An Article About Becoming The Change 1/20/2018
Offbeat  (tags: Community Based Initiatives, Ecador, South America, Rights Of Nature, environment, government, health, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, protection, unusual, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 29 days ago - dailygood.org
In 2008, Ecuador's leadership rewrote its constitution to include the rights of nature, effectively awarding legal rights to the environment. This change was led by many grassroots environmental advocates, including Natalia Greene.
Turning Soybeans Into Diesel Fuel Is Costing Us Billions
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, crime, environment, ethics, government, interesting, news, world )

Kathy
- 32 days ago - npr.org
This year, trucks and other heavy-duty motors in America will burn some 3 billion gallons of diesel fuel that was made from soybean oil. They're doing it, though, not because it's cheaper or better, but because they're required to, by law.
Poll: Where Do You Want To See Trump Spend His Retirement?
Offbeat  (tags: government, humor, interesting, off-beat, poll, tRump, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 32 days ago - samuel-warde.com
It's no secret. WeâEUR(TM)re all suffering from Trump fatigue to one degree or another. Every day it's something else. You no sooner tamp down your outrage at the latest atrocity emanating from the Embarrassment-in-Chief than a new outrage rears its ugly head.
Trump Administration Calls for Removing Canada Lynx From Endangered List
Offbeat  (tags: lynx, protection, government, endangered )

Jeri
- 34 days ago - twincities.com
The Trump administration announced Thursday that itâEUR(TM)s moving to strike the Canada lynx from the endangered species list, despite a 2016 assessment concluding the species will die out in its northern range by the end of the century without
May Drops Plans for Fox-Hunting Vote
Offbeat  (tags: Fox Hunting, Repeal Act, Vote, Government, UK )


- 43 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Prime Minister Theresa May has dropped plans to hold a vote on the fox-hunting ban during this parliament. The Conservatives promised a vote on repealing the Hunting Act - which bans the use of dogs to hunt foxes and wild mammals
VIDEO: Prank With Nikki Haley (Ambassador USA to UN)   video
Offbeat  (tags: pranksters, prank, Nikki Haley, Poland, Russia, USAnews, media, u.s., government, americans, world, government )

Fly
- 46 days ago - youtu.be
Famous Russian pranksters Vovan & Lexus played a phone trick on the U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley. Presenting themselves as The Prime-Minister of Poland
Resistance Isn't Just for the Young. Just Ask These Self-Described 'Old Broads' Who Are Suing Trump
Offbeat  (tags: culture, environment, government, interesting, protection, society, women )

Kathy
- 60 days ago - seattletimes.com
The fight to stop the corporate plundering of national monuments and other wild places is ramping up. It's being fueled, in part, by some "old broads who hike" - and who are now suing the president.
Instagram to Carry Abuse Warning for Koala and Tiger Selfies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, photos, protection, government )

Cher
- 75 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A grinning selfie with an exotic wild animal has become a rite of passage for many travellers, with tens of thousands posted across social media every year.
Bipartisan Group of Former FERC Commissioners Rejects Energy SecretaryâEUR(TM)s Bid to Help Coal Plants By Steven Mufson October 19
Offbeat  (tags: environment, business, protection, safety, society, government, health )

Ruth
- 93 days ago - washingtonpost.com
"Eight former members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission âEUR" including five former chairmen âEUR" have filed a letter with the commission opposing PerryâEUR(TM)s proposal that would give coal and nuclear plants credit for resilience so that they..."
 

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