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Why Native Hawaiians Are Saying No to a $1.4 Billion Telescope
Society & Culture  (tags: protection, environment, destruction, tradition, progress, development, indigenousrights, ecosystems, society, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - csmonitor.com
An ongoing battle between native Hawaiians and astronomers intending to build a telescope on a traditionally sacred mountain has sparked debate over which is more important: progress or tradition?
Captive Virgins, Polygamy and Sex Slaves: What Marriage Would Look Like If We Actually Followed the Bible
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, religion, 'Bible believers', marriage equality, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, gayrights, humans, interesting, law, society, culture, environment, politics, rights )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - rawstory.com
Bible believers are beside themselves about the prospect that marriage norms and laws are changing, but let me tell you a secret about Bible believers that I know because I was one. Most don't actually read their Bibles.
Last Chance to Stop Monsanto's Secret Trade Deal! *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, ethics, environment, government, humans, law, politics, rights, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 13 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
This is our last chance to stop Fast Track, take action today to make sure your Senators vote NO to MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Secret Trade Deal. Last week, in a surprise vote, the House narrowly passed the Fast Track and now it must be approved by the U.S. Senate ...
Save Sacred Apache Land! *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, environment, ethics, family, freedoms, government, humans, law, politics, rights, sadness, society, usa )

Frans
- 18 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Not only is this rider an insidious affront to (already besieged) tribal sovereignty, but it is a classic case of congressional corruption: Rio Tinto (Resolution Mining's parent company) affiliates have been McCain campaign contributors ...
Don't Drop Bombs in My Backyard! *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, crime, environment, ethics, family, government, humans, law, safety, society, violence, world )

Frans
- 20 days ago - change.org
The small Pacific islands of Pagan and Tinian are home to pristine beaches, majestic mountains and colorful sea life. They are also home to 2,800 American citizens, as they are part of the Marianas, a US territory. The US Navy has plans to bomb these ...
Stand Up for Greenpeace India ! Speak Up for Freedom ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, protection, rights, freedom )

CherAway
- 37 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
India is poised to be a major force in tackling climate change and poverty. But attacks on freedom of speech and democracy threaten this.
How An Agricultural Weed Came to Symbolize Memorial Day
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, society, culture, world, poppies, Memorial Day, agricultural weed, soldiers, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 40 days ago - modernfarmer.com
It was a poem by a Canadian soldier that helped turn an agricultural weed into a symbol inexorably tied to Memorial Day in the United States and to various other days of remembrance for fallen soldiers elsewhere in the world.
Videos Emerge of Climbers Fleeing Mount Everest Avalanche After Nepal Quake ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Mt. Everest, death, news, avalanche, destruction, environment, humans, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 69 days ago - news.vice.com
Harrowing videos of Mount Everest climbers running from an avalanche and watching as the injured were airlifted off the mountain began to emerge today from the aftermath of Nepal's 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
The End of Fish and Chips
Society & Culture  (tags: world, North Sea, UK, fish and chips, climate-change, diet, environment, culture, news, sadness, interesting, humans )

Carrie
- 82 days ago - hopesandfears.com
In a new report published in the Nature Climate Change journal, researchers at the University of Exeter have determined that many cold water species of fish will be leaving the North Sea as it rapidly warms, marking an end for many of the UK's fishy ...
Are Climate Change Deniers Funding Attack on Palestine Activism?
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, BDS, Zionists, world, business, corporations, climate-change deniers, government, ethics, society, politics, culture, environment, freedoms, humans, rights, violence )

Carrie
- 98 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Last weekend, Zionist activists paid up to $1,000 each to attend a conference in Los Angeles on the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
Stop Supporting Fast Track and the Trans-Pacific Partnership! PETITION!
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, interesting, law, news, politics, rights, safety, society, obama, government, democrats, republicans, economy, technology, corporate, investments, labor, HumanRights, environment, healthconditions, health )

Robert
- 134 days ago - petitions.whitehouse.gov
Why, Mr President, won't you release the full text of the TPP now? Is it because the American people would strongly object to this blatant takeover of American sovereignty by international corporate interests?
Hard to Believe: Police Are Treating Protest Movements Like They Are Terrorists
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, law, police, politics, environment, rights, news, society )

Cal
- 140 days ago - alternet.org
But that's not stopping activists from pushing back.
What's It Like To Grow Up On A Farm? (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: world, children, family, culture, farming, society, education, news, environment, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 157 days ago - theguardian.com
Helen Peters' books are based on her own magical childhood growing up on an old farm with piglets and sheep instead of TV and computers. This gallery tells the story behind her latest book 'The Farm Beneath the Water'.
Show Your Support for Children, Not Soldiers Campaign!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, soldiers, war, violence, children's rights, Children's Welfare, children protection, Children & Family, safety, sadness, environment, ethics, education, play, outside, health, mental health )

Barb
- 162 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
 

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