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He Could Go to Jail for Defending Workers
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Wendy
- 113 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Andy Hall,a British citizen,Thai company called Natural Fruit. Hall found serious rights abuses at one of Natural Fruit's pineapple canning factories, including child labor, illegally low wages, confiscation of identity documents, harrassment.......>
This Remarkable Woman Was Mauled By a Chimp, and Now Fights to End the Pet Primate Trade (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: wild animals, chimpanzees, victims of industry, protection, rights )

Simone
- 158 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
During my visit to Capitol Hill , I was able to sit down to speak with Charla Nash, the courageous woman who five years ago suffered an unthinkable mauling by a pet chimp. She came to Washington, D.C. at my request to lobby
Video: 163 Years Ago, A Former Slave Rocked The World With These Words
Offbeat  (tags: culture, ethics, americans, education, freedoms, government, humans, law, rights, society, usa, arts, performance, protection )

JL
- 322 days ago - upworthy.com
Brandon Weber Actress Alfre Woodard performs a very moving piece from abolitionist, women's rights proponent, and former slave Sojourner Truth that was originally delivered in 1851. Yep, before the Civil War, before the right to vote for anybody but whit
Video:You Might Know Him For His Music, But There Is A Lot More To Know. And It Might Surprise You.
Offbeat  (tags: celebrity, children, culture, women, violence, society, rights, sadness, freedoms, ethics, family, unusual, performance, arts, health, interesting, news )

JL
- 386 days ago - upworthy.com
Alana Karsch We all know there's more to rock stars than what they wear (flannel) and their biggest hits ("Smells Like Teen Spirit," for sure). But Kurt Cobain is about to say a few things that you might not have expected to hear from a punk rock guy.
It's A Liberty Walk   video
Offbeat  (tags: It's A Liberty Walk, Miley Cyrus, demonstrations, rallies, protestors, take a stand, liberty, rights, freedom, injustice for one is injustice for all )

Dandelion
- 409 days ago - youtube.com
This is Dedicated to the thousands or millions of people who are standing up for what they believe in.
Video:7 Cowardly Words From A Totally Sexist Stranger Sparked This Courageous Response
Offbeat  (tags: women, violence, usa, society, safety, sadness, rights, media, law, freedoms, ethics, culture, crime, children, abuse, americans, child, dishonesty, arts, off-beat, unusual )

JL
- 412 days ago - upworthy.com
Melissa Gilkey Dear man on the bus, It is NEVER OK to say this to a woman. Or anyone else for that matter. Oh, and? You're pathetic. Not yours, Melissa
#NoALEC Chicago Interview: Arrested at Palmer House Protest
Offbeat  (tags: Protest, #NoAlec, off-beat, culture, americans, environment, ethics, society, pictures, interesting, news, police, protection, government, crime, humans, business, ethics, corruption, media, freedoms, culture, freedoms, society, rights )

Roxy
- 491 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
What Is the Price of Palm Oil? IS IT TO LATE? Can We Really Make A Difference?
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Julie
- 508 days ago - understory.ran.org
The palm oil industry has grown dramatically over the past few decades and palm oil now accounts for a quarter of global vegetable oil consumption and nearly 60% of the global trade in vegetable oils. In the U.S. alone, palm oil imports have jumped 485%
6 Overused Creepy Sentences That I Wish Always Had These Surprise Endings
Offbeat  (tags: usa, violence, women, safety, society, rights, law, health, freedoms, ethics, culture, abuse, americans, unusual, goodnews )

JL
- 524 days ago - upworthy.com
Wow, excuse me while I pick my jaw up off the floor. These fantastic images were posted all over a city in Montana to engage bystanders in fighting sexual violence. This campaign shouldn't just stay in Montana. It should go global!-Megan Kelley
Some Disabled Workers Paid Just Pennies An Hour - and It's Legal
Offbeat  (tags: americans, abuse, dishonesty, family, ethics, government, humans, interesting, law, rights, safety, society, business )

Robert
- 547 days ago - openchannel.nbcnews.com
One of the nation's best-known charities is paying disabled workers as little as 22 cents an hour, thanks to a 75-year-old legal loophole that critics say needs to be closed.
Audio: George Shultz Oral History Interview (One Hour)
Offbeat  (tags: americans, ethics, culture, government, law, politics, rights, society, safety, education, labor, unusual, interesting, children )

JL
- 551 days ago - c-spanvideo.org
Former Secretary of State George Shultz talked about his service in the Nixon administration as secretary of the Department of Labor (1969-70), director of the Office of Management and Budget (1970-72), and secretary of the Department of the Treasury(197
A Baptist Revival Of Love
Offbeat  (tags: travel, rights, religion, gayrights, freedoms, education, ethics, americans, society, usa, unusual, interesting, goodnews )

JL
- 556 days ago - believeoutloud.com
So if you see us somewhere along the road between Boston and Kansas City, Memphis and Milford, come say hi! If you are in a city where we are having a revival celebration, come join in the fun!
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
- 559 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
Disability Etiquette Quiz
Offbeat  (tags: children, americans, abuse, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, health, humans, rights, safety, society, usa, unusual, interesting )

JL
- 569 days ago - secure2.convio.net
In some situations, it's clear cut when to use common courtesy. But other times, it isn't always obvious what you should do.
Video:A Gorgeous Waitress Gets Harassed By Some Jerk. Watch What Happens Next.
Offbeat  (tags: culture, americans, abuse, ethics, gayrights, freedoms, law, media, rights, sadness, society, women, usa, unusual, performance, society, ethics )

JL
- 577 days ago - upworthy.com
This is heartwarming as all hell. Would you have had this kind of courage?
 

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