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The Worst Place To Be Gay in Europe - Please Sign Petition
World  (tags: LGBTI, gender identity, sexual orientation, hate crimes, Criminal Code of Republic of Azerbajan )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - you.allout.org
The Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan does not address hate crimes based on gender identity or sexual orientation. It would help to protect the LGBTI community from hate attacks based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
Veterans For Peace at Standing Rock - Global Action
World  (tags: march on dc, March 10, rally march 10, 2017, water if life, STanding Rock, mini wiconi )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - veteransforpeace.org
Leaders at Standing Rock are calling for solidarity actions around the country and around the globe to protest the recent order and for a large demonstration on Washington on March 10.
South Sudan Famine Eating Weeds and Water Lilies to Survive
World  (tags: South Sudan, water lilies, living in swamps, famine, war )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - aljazeera.com
Thousands of people at the epicentre of a man-made famine in South Sudan emerged from the safety of the swamps this past weekend hoping to receive emergency deliveries of food.
Stop Arming Terrorists - Petition
World  (tags: Stop Arming Terrorist, petition, endless wars, regime change, trillions in taxes )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - unitedforpeace.org
Stop Arming Terrorists Act is an important first step toward ending the U.S. Govts policy of forced regime change in other countries with the help of terrorist organizations. This policy has led to endless wars cost trillions of taxpayers dollars.
Hundreds Of Previously Undiscovered Ancient Oak Trees Found In The English Countryside.
World  (tags: Ancient Oak Trees, England, Europe, Blenheim Palace )

Derek
- 17 days ago - independent.co.uk
Over the past four years, tree historians have discovered 1,200 previously unknown but still surviving mediaeval and Tudor oaks, pushing the grand total for such trees in England to a remarkable 3,400.
Calling ALL Women - March 8
World  (tags: International Women's Day, Sisterhood Movement, Sister Circles, global synchronized meditation )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - women.unify.org
Join the Unify Global Sisterhood Movement as we rise together on International Womens Day! Gather in local Sister Circles world wide to unite for a global synchronized meditation, prayer, and action to transform, uplift, and inspire the world!
Publicly Oppose the Deployment of U.S. Ground Troops to Syria - Petition
World  (tags: Trump Administration, Syria, ground troops, petition, no war, Rand Paul, House of Representatives )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Trump Administration is considering deploying U.S. ground troops to Syria, something that the Obama Administration opposed, along with most Democrats and war-skeptic Republicans.
Girl Scouts: Switch to Fair Trade Chocolate In Your Thin Mint Cookies
World  (tags: children, Girl Scouts, cookies, slaves, chocolate, cocoa )

Beth
- 25 days ago - change.org
Please use fair trade chocolate. It is currently sourced from farms that use child slaves and laborers to harvest cocoa beans. Many of these slaves are young girls, ages ten to twelve.
Syrian Children Turn to Suicide Self Harm to Escape Horrors of War
World  (tags: Syria, mental health, children, suicide, self harm, war, terror, traumatized )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - news.trust.org
Nightmares, bedwetting, anger, suicidal thoughts, depression, self-harming, taking drugs, and attempting suicide are a few of the symptoms plaguing Syrian children, who suffer from an endless barrage of trauma from bombings, death and destruction.
Thank John Oliver for Speaking Out on the Crisis in Tibet!
World  (tags: tibet, Dalai Lama, conflict, Chinese-Tibet oppression, chinese government, treatment, ethics, humanrights, crisis )

Kalliope
- 14 days ago - action.savetibet.org
It took a lot of time, energy and guts for John Oliver to publicly speak out against the Chinese government's treatment of Tibetans. Watch this in-depth story on Tibet - and thank John Oliver for shining a light on the enduring crisis.
Sea Shepherd - My Demon   video
World  (tags: Whales, world, news, humans, Japan, Sea Shepherd )

MmAway
- 12 days ago - youtu.be
Guys ~ Some of this is quite painful to watch. The sadness on all of the faces that are on Sea Shepherd says it! They work so hard. Do what you can please for these beautiful Whales and Sea Shepherd! TY for caring!
The Poor Are Getting Richer in China and France But Getting Poorer in the U.S.
World  (tags: USA, China, France, Thomas Piketty, wealth inequality, poor get poorer )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - washingtonmonthly.com
It turns out that the bottom 50% of America is doing worse than ever, even as the top incomes continue to expand their wealth. But that is not a global phenomenon: France and China are both seeing gains among their bottom 50% of incomes.
Haaretz - Opinion: A Shadowy Edict of Israeli Occupation
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, “Regulation Law”, land-theft law, Military Edict No. 1933, superior nation, indigenous natives, settlers, extremists, outposts, occupiers, squatters, military, IDF, ripples of terror )

Evelyn
- 24 days ago - haaretz.com
A corollary of Military Edict #1933 is that army commanders obey settlers' instructions to prevent Palestinians from reaching their lands. Every settler embodies the wishes of the Creator to rid the land of its indigenous natives - to be obeyed.
Can't Photographers and Birders Just Get Along?
World  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 19 days ago - audubon.org
The rivalry needs to stopâEUR"for the good of the birds.
 

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