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South Sudan Famine Eating Weeds and Water Lilies to Survive
World  (tags: South Sudan, water lilies, living in swamps, famine, war )

Dandelion
- 22 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.
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
- 23 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.
Hundreds Of Previously Undiscovered Ancient Oak Trees Found In The English Countryside.
World  (tags: Ancient Oak Trees, England, Europe, Blenheim Palace )

Derek
- 23 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.
Zimbabwe Finally Bans the Beating of Children - Good News Network
World  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, africa, children, violence, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', HumanRights, humanrights )

Glenn
- 23 days ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
The country's High Court has just ruled that the use of corporal punishment in school and at home is unconstitutional.
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
- 24 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.
'The Fuse Is Lit': Dan Rather Says Trump-Russia Scandal Is About to Go Off Like a Bomb
World  (tags: Russia, Trump regime, scandals, corruption )

Freya
- 25 days ago - alternet.org
Veteran CBS News anchor Dan Rather wrote on Facebook that the scandal over Pres. Donald Trump's and his aides' personal and political connections to the Russian government is like a bomb with a lit fuse.
Can't Photographers and Birders Just Get Along?
World  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection )

Anna
- 25 days ago - audubon.org
The rivalry needs to stopâEUR"for the good of the birds.
Calling ALL Women - March 8
World  (tags: International Women's Day, Sisterhood Movement, Sister Circles, global synchronized meditation )

Dandelion
- 26 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!
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
- 30 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.
Girl Scouts: Switch to Fair Trade Chocolate In Your Thin Mint Cookies
World  (tags: children, Girl Scouts, cookies, slaves, chocolate, cocoa )

Beth
- 31 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.
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
- 32 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.
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
- 34 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.
Take Action: Make the Fair Trade Promise Reality
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humans, government, freedoms, ethics, corruption, Fair Trade, NAFTA, Trump, trade, Congress )

Darren
- 35 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
In the first days of Trump's administration, he officially withdrew from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the massive trade pact with eleven other countries that Congress had already declined to sign into law, and promised to renegotiate
President Trump Renounce Hate and Uphold International Human Rights - Petition
World  (tags: hate crimes, hate policies, President Trump, petition, muslims, immigrants, women rights )

Dandelion
- 35 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
I know it is a long shot but he said he never received one complaint about DAPL so we must be sure to tell him how we feel even if he denies it.
Police Are Now Targeting Veterans
World  (tags: Standing Rock, water protectors, constitutional protections, Veterans, Veterans Respond, police targeting, violation of human rights )

Dandelion
- 36 days ago - thedailyhaze.com
Despite veterans viewing their mission at Standing Rock as a duty to protect the water protectors, law enforcement lumps the two groups together oppressing both as if they do not deserve constitutional protections.

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