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How Big Are The Protests In Hong Kong? This Drone Footage Should Give You Some Idea ~ VIDEO   video
World  (tags: Hong Kong, protests, crowds, China, government, Human Rights, humans, interesting, news, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - youtu.be
At first the crowd seems to be about the same size as Occupy Wall Street was. Then the drone floats further up the highway and the massive scale of unrest in Hong Kong becomes truly apparent.
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 1 day 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.
Stop Syngenta's Bee-Killing Pesticide Plan *SEND A COMMENT TO THE EPA*
Environment  (tags: bees, pesticides, EPA )

Krystina
- 2 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The United States has already lost more than half of its managed honeybee colonies -- and the problem could soon get much worse. The EPA has opened a crucial public comment period to take feedback on Syngenta's bee-killing proposal - SUBMIT YOUR COMMENT!
Congress Pushes Nuclear Expansion Despite Accidents at Weapons Lab
Environment  (tags: US Congress, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons R&D, warheads, Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, Carlsbad, nuclear accident, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, WIPP, radioactive materials storage )

Judy
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Weapons watchdog says government's position 'increasingly hypocritical' as US prepares to increase production of warheads in spite of safety and environmental concerns
Are We Hardwired to Ignore Climate Change?
Environment  (tags: climate change, conservation, energy, environment, trees, water, weather, science, oceans, habitatdestruction, psychologically, George Marshall )

Lynn
- 1 day ago - cbc.ca
Top military officers have called climate change a huge threat to national security, but activists think that environmental issues have slipped off the political agendas around the world. ... grave threat ... why don't we respond to it that way?
Noam Chomsky: How Climate Change Became a 'Liberal Hoax'   video
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, government, healthcare, humans, research, science, market society, economy )

Lynn
- 21 hours ago - youtube.com
... atmosphere of anger, fear and hostility that currently reigns in America. The public's hatred of Democrats, Republicans, big business and banks and the public's distrust of scientists ... general disregard for the findings of "pointy-headed elitists."
.Stop Syngenta's Bee-Toxic Plan - To Sign Please!
Environment  (tags: Bees, toxic bees, pesticides, syngenta, environment )

Scooby
- 22 hours ago - panna.org
Pesticide corporation Syngenta is pushing EPA to allow even more use of one of its bee-harming neonicotinoid pesticides, thiamethoxam.
96 Year Old Woman Living in Squalor Is Rescued
World  (tags: Poverty & Hunger, malnourished, poverty relief efforts )

Slava
- 1 day ago - atrl.net
A 96 year old Thai woman has been living in squalor for the last five years in what basically amounts to a shack with no running water or electricity. So that means no heat for her to keep warm and to add insult to injury she is also blind.
Stop Promotion of Cruelty Against Orcas - Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Orcas, SeaWorld, blackfish, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 2 days ago - forcechange.com
Due to the popularity of the recent documentary Blackfish, the plight of the animals at Seaworld, particularly the orca whales, has reached a tipping point in the public consciousness.
 
 
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