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VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Please Stop Purchasing Dolphins From Japan.
World  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, wildlife, world, oceans, politics, nature, protection, environment, destruction, activists, corruption, crime, children, family, media, society, violence, sadness, world, government, suffering, slaughter, cruelty, ani )

Kelly
- 138 days ago - change.org
immediate action in this case to: 1) deny any export permit to facilitate the transport of these dolphins to China, Korea, Ukraine; 2) revoke any export permit if already issued, and; 3) initiate an investigation of those involved in the exports,
Pizza Hut in China Fights Insidious "Salad Stacking"?
World  (tags: Pizza Hut, salad bar, business, consumers, China, society, interesting, humans )

CarrieSIC
- 482 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Several years ago Pizza Hut announced it was removing salad bars from its restaurants in China as part of a menu revamp.But many believe the real reason behind the change in policy was because crafty Chinese customers were getting around a 'one-trip' rule
Obama's Top Trade Official Nominee: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
World  (tags: ethics, economy, corporate, americans, abuse, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, finance, government, money, lies, politics, society, world, usa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, freedoms, world, society )

JL
- 525 days ago - citizen.typepad.com
We've been a tad skeptical of Obama's pick of Froman, given his Wall Street roots and his role in crafting the much-maligned North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the deficit-plagued Korea FTA.
First SOPA, Now Your Privacy: Facebook, Google Flex Lobbying Muscle in Europe
World  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, marketing, money, lies, politics, society, technology, world, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, freedoms, humanrights, europe )

JL
- 632 days ago - motherjones.com
The Goliaths of the tech industry already destroyed SOPA--now they're attempting to take down privacy laws in Europe.
Stop the Palm Oil Terror in Honduras ACTION
World  (tags: Honduras, Mexico, palm oil, world, corporate, consumers, marketing, money, investors, environment, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, nature )

Nancy
- 806 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
The global palm oil boom is having a disastrous impact on Honduras. Current demand and high prices on world commodity markets have led to a leap in production in the Central American country. Last year, Honduras exported 200,000 tons of palm oil, mainly~
Declaration of Internet Freedom ACTION
World  (tags: business, corporate, freedom, consumers, internet, SOPA, PIPA, CISPA, money )

Nancy
- 874 days ago - savetheinternet.com
Something big is happening again. Today Free Press and a coalition of more than 100 organizations, academics, startup founders and tech innovators are launching a Declaration of Internet Freedom -- five principles outlining the basic freedoms that all...
OUTRAGEOUS! Did Southeast Asian Slaves Catch Your Lunch?
World  (tags: consumers, americans, corruption, slave labor, Thailand world, politics, money, investments, business, corporate, ethics, dishonesty, news, abuse, world, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, politics )

Cal
- 915 days ago - globalpost.com
Thailand, a major source of fish imported to the US, depends on slave labor.The accounts of ex-slaves, Thai fishing syndicates, officials, exporters and anti-trafficking case workers, illuminate an opaque offshore supply chain enmeshed in slavery.
CONFLICT DIAMONDS: Export of Zimbabwean Diamonds Threatens Ethical Jewellery Trade
World  (tags: world, politics, conflict diamonds, consumers, economy, ethical purchasing, news, interesting, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, africa, society )

Cal
- 1202 days ago - theecologist.org
With the Kimberley Process in a state of paralysis over Zimbabwean diamonds, consumers can no longer be sure they're buying ethical jewels
Food Empires Creating Agricultural Crisis
World  (tags: agricultural crisis, food crisis, imperial food regime, Dutch professor, Jan-Douwe van der Ploeg, FAO, rural sociology, farmers, struggle, congromerates, Nestle, Cargill, Ahold, consumers, food empire, control )

Naoko
- 1496 days ago - ipsnews.net
Forget speculators, forget biofuel farmers. The real cause behind the permanent food and agricultural crisis is the imperial food regime, squeezing money money out of agriculture, a Dutch professor says.
California Bombs on Plastic Bag Ban
World  (tags: California, Plastic Bag, Ban, shops, consumers )

Anna
- 1542 days ago - treehugger.com
Despite San Francisco leading the way on banning plastic bags back in 2007, California senators rejected a proposed plan to ban plastic bags statewide. The measure to remove carryout plastic bags from supermarkets, drug stores and convenience shops ....
Violence-Plagued Mexico Sees Hope in US Border Plan
World  (tags: world, violence, mexico, america, economy, marijuana, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

Tom
- 2069 days ago - reuters.com
U.S. officials announced a $184 million program to add 360 security agents to border posts and step up searches for smuggled drugs, guns and money, as Mexico's spiraling drug war seeps over the border into the United States.
Mexican Drug Wars Now Worse Than Iraq
World  (tags: world, violence, mexico, america, Iraq, economy, marijuana, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

Tom
- 2069 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Mexican drug cartels are as heavily armed as America's enemies during the Iraq war and are extending their bloody conflict into the United States, say security experts. Armed with rockets and grenades, they've brought death and chaos south of the border.
Drug Gangs Are Winning The Arms Race
World  (tags: world, violence, mexico, america, economy, marijuana, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

Tom
- 2076 days ago - latimes.com
Traffickers have escalated their arms race, acquiring military-grade weapons, hand grenades, grenade launchers, armor-piercing munitions and antitank rockets with firepower far beyond the assault rifles and pistols that have dominated their arsenals.
The Success of Drug Decriminalization in Portugal
World  (tags: world, economy, marijuana, pot, joint, obama, law, government, drug war, narco-terrorism, freedom, culture, crime, rights, corruption, politics, war, medicine, drugs, consumers, civil rights, health )

Tom
- 2076 days ago - salon.com
There is a growing worldwide recognition that, strictly on empirical grounds, criminalization approaches to drug usage and especially the "War on Drugs" are abject failures because they worsen the exact problems they are ostensibly intended to address.
Why Boycott Israel?
World  (tags: economic blockade, consumers, economy, marketing, money, society, israel, middle-east, palestine, violence, war, conflict, death, ethics )

Madalena
- 2098 days ago - bigcampaign.org
Israel? The Palestinian people are experiencing their fortieth year of military occupation. The siege by the Israeli army and the economic blockade have devastated their daily lives so that 'normal' life is impossible
 

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