START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good


Anti-Nuclear Activist Sees Commonalities Between Minamata And Fukushima
Offbeat  (tags: Japan, anti-nuclear, Fukushima, Minamata, unfairness, inequality, disasters, government's inaction, METI, responsibility, destruction, environment, pollution, disease, government, dishonesty )

- 1670 days ago -
"Inequality," said Smith, when asked what it is that both disasters have. It was not the government's inaction that she brought up first, but rather the unfairness of it all.
Mercy Killing?: Plan Would Kill Barred Owls to Save Spotted Owls
Offbeat  (tags: government agencies, destruction, species, killing, humans, unfairness, barred owls, spotted owls )

- 1932 days ago -
This won't be the first time a governmental agency had culled the population of one animal to stem the diminution of another. The Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia have each killed multiple wolf packs to save mountain caribou. Sea lions,
Cheerleader Kicked Off Squad for Refusing to Cheer for Rapist
Offbeat  (tags: cheerleaders rights, raped, misjustice, fired from squad, unfairness, rapist, cirme, violence )

- 2168 days ago -
Imagine having to go to school every day with the man who raped you. Imagine that your rapist is also a popular football and basketball star and you're a cheerleader.
No Pay, No Spray: Firefighters Let Home Burn
Offbeat  (tags: cruel, homeowner, lost possessions, pets, house fire, refused help, unfairness, disgraceful behaviour )

- 2186 days ago -
Firefighters in rural Tennessee let a home burn to the ground last week because the homeowner hadn't paid a $75 fee. Gene Cranick of Obion County and his family lost all of their possessions in the Sept. 29 fire, along with three dogs and a cat.
Bridgeview Outlaws Cook County's Community Cats
Offbeat  (tags: bridgeview, feral cats, community cats, unfairness, surival, humans, unkind )

- 2191 days ago -
There is a cat fight going on in Cook County, Ill., and it's about kitties, not politics. Feral or "community" cats exist throughout the world. According to a study done by John Dunham and Associates for Best Friends Animal Society there are
Michigan City Council Denies 9-Year-Old Boy's Request to Keep His Pet Miniature Pig
Offbeat  (tags: yong boy, pet pig, unfairness, michigan city council, denied permission )

- 2204 days ago -
Michigan authorities have decided that Roger the miniature pig can't live with a 9-year-old boy with severe pet allergies. The Midland City Council unanimously denied a request to allow the animal to live at a home that Ethan White shares with his parent
Pets in Iran Driven Underground By Religious Rulings
Offbeat  (tags: iran, pets, dogs, maglined, dog owners, religious rulings, unfairness )

- 2222 days ago -
Earlier this summer, Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi issued a fatwa against dogs, calling them "unclean." Dog owners have spent the summer in fear of being stopped by the police and fined for such offenses as taking their dogs to the park or for a
Arnold the Squirrel on Death Row After RSPCA Raids House Full of Animals
Offbeat  (tags: unfairness, cruelty, arnold, squirrel, animals seized, house raid )

- 2226 days ago -
Arnold the squirrel is likely to be put down because it is against the law to cage a wild animal and as a non-native species he cannot be released.
Yellow Tail Turns Tail on HSUS - $100,000 Donation to HSUS Declared a Mistake
Offbeat  (tags: australian wine makers, animal welfare, donations, hsus, abused, boycotted, unfairness )

- 2411 days ago -
Yellow Tail, an Australian based winemaker received a lot of press over their $100,000 donation to the HSUS. That may have been their intent from the beginning in their efforts to grow their brand here in the US but the type of press the winemaker recieve
(Update) 'Justice For Jordan:' Students March Downtown After Classmate's Police Beating
Offbeat  (tags: police, beat, teenager, not charged, unfairness )

- 2438 days ago -
Pittsburgh Creative And Performing Arts High School students marched down Grant Street Tuesday morning, chanting "Justice For Jordan" in support of a classmate who was severely injured during a police arrest.
The Demonising of Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: dog attacks, dog breeds, maglined, unfairness, demonising dogs, controversy )

- 2440 days ago -
Does any of this matter? Some of you will say no, the defaming of a dog breed is not a big crime, if it'll tend to make people safer. But I don't think it will. It just makes us misread dogs even more. When Sharron Mischefski takes her bullmastiffs
Fraser Island Ranger Fired for Feeding Dingo
Offbeat  (tags: frazer island, ranger, fired, feeding, starving dingos, stupid law, unfairness )

- 2440 days ago -
A RANGER who was caught feeding a dingo on Fraser Island - seriously embarrassing the Queensland Environment Department - has been dismissed.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with unfairness

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Laura H. 142 popular stories

2. Animae C. 138 popular stories

3. Carole K. 134 popular stories

4. Candy L. 131 popular stories

5. Ljiljana Milic 124 popular stories

6. natasha salgado 111 popular stories

7. Christeen Anderson 106 popular stories

8. Pat B. 102 popular stories

9. Mary T. 98 popular stories

10. GGmaSheila D. 93 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.