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Stop Columbus Day From Being Recognized as a National Holiday
Society & Culture  (tags: Columbus Day, petition, remove as National Holiday, slavery, torture, rape, pillage, horror )

Dandelion
- 8 days ago - forcechange.com
The United States government has the responsibility to recognize that celebrating Columbus day is an act of injustice that upholds a juvenile fairy tale and is in no way worthy of celebration.
The Human Cost of War: Jacob David George   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Jacob David George, Operation Awareness, A Ride Till the End, marine, Operation Enduring freedom, Iraq Verterans Against War )

Dandelion
- 17 days ago - vimeo.com
Veteran of three tours in Operation Enduring Freedom; cyclist; musician; member Iraq Veterans Against the War; Coordinator of Operation Awareness and A Ride Till the End. Another who lost his life by these ongoing wars. Give his life some time by watching
Pay To Play
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pay to Play, ALEC, Robert Reich, Noam Chomsky, John Nichols, Van Jones, Lawrence Lessig, Marianne Williamson, May Day, Citizens United )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - pay2play.nationbuilder.com
A trailer, a place to view, a place to request a viewing, a place to register to vote. Citizens United, Pay to Play, ALEC, People Over Profits, May Day, Robert Reich, John Nichols, Lawrence Lessig, Van Jones, Noam Chomsky, Marianne Williamson and more.
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 20 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Protests began a week ago with a class boycott by university and college students, who said they would stand firm until officials meet their demands for reforming the local legislature and withdrawing the requirement that election candidates be screened.
*** URGENT ***CNN Will Cover Taiji If Enough People Write/Call - Please Send Your Protest Against the Annual Dolphin Slaughter !
Animals  (tags: Taiji dolphin massacre, CNN story, crime taiji dolphin slaughter )

Angela
- 28 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Despite claims it is a tradition, this has only been taking place since 1969,it is purely profit driven.CNN has said they will cover Taiji if enough people write/call. Please complete and share the story submission in the link! The dolphins need us now!
Pass the PAST Act to End the Cruel Practice of Soring ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, cruelty, suffering, protection, environment )

Cher
- 27 days ago - secure.humanesociety.org
"Soring" is when trainers deliberately inflict pain--using caustic chemicals, sharp objects, chains and other cruel tactics--to exaggerate the high-stepping gait of their horses and gain unfair competitive advantage at horse shows.
Urban Outfitters Hits New Low With Faux Blood-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt
Offbeat  (tags: Kent State, Urban Outfitters, Kent State Sweatshirt, blood, poor taste )

Dandelion
- 28 days ago - dailykos.com
"We take great offense to a company using our pain for their publicity and profit" the university said in a statement Monday. "This item is beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life that still hurts the Kent State community today."
Prosecute Owner of Dolton Animal Hospital Found With Dead and Emaciated Dogs ! SIGN ! !
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dogs, cruelty, protection, suffering )

Cher
- 27 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please sign and share this petition in an effort to get the owner of an Animal Hospital in Dolton, Illinois prosecuted and stripped of his license for the horrid conditions that several dogs were found in his facility.
Are YOU Eating the Orangutan Into Extinction?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 27 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The orangutan is one species that we are set to lose within our lifetime if we do not change our consumption habits. Now you may be thinking: how are my consumption habits impacting this mammal that lives on the other side of the planet? Well, the answer
Amazing Mama Squirrel Rescues Her 3 Babies (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 27 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Often, human activity infringes on the natural habitats of animals, and we're not just talking about large-scale efforts like deforestation or the meat industry. Just owning a house and a backyard can mean you run into some encounters with wildlife.
 
 
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