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Contaminated Water in 2 States Linked to Faulty Shale Gas Wells
Environment  (tags: Faulty well integrity )

Michael
- 4 hours ago - oilgasdaily.com
Faulty well integrity, not hydraulic fracturing deep underground, is the primary cause of drinking water contamination from shale gas extraction in parts of Pennsylvania and Texas, according to a new study by researchers from five universities.
SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE U.S. IVORY TRADE!
Animals  (tags: elephants, ivory, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, abuse, abused, animals, conservation, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, s )

Sara
- 1 day ago - secure.nrdconline.org
Urge President Obama and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to stand strong and propose tough protections right now that will rein in the U.S. ivory market -- the second largest in the world -- and save elephants from extinction.
We Are Playing God With a Declassified Future [Excerpt]
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, safety, religion, politics, news, humans, ethics, culture, environment, freedoms, education, god, future, nanotechnology, biology, Information Technology, additive manufacturing, AI, new materials, Robotics, natural selection )

Darren
- 1 day ago - scientificamerican.com
The convergence of nanotechnology, biology, information technology, additive manufacturing, AI, new materials and robotics means we no longer have to wait for natural selection to change our lives
Walk Free | Prioritise Slavery in the Sustainable Development Goals - Walk Free
Society & Culture  (tags: children, slavery, human trafficking, abuse, freedoms, rights, violence )

John
- 1 day ago - walkfree.org
Walk Free is a movement of people everywhere, fighting to end one of the world's greatest evils: Modern slavery.
Monsanto: The Gigantic Evil Megacorp (That's Actually Kinda a Pipsqueak)
Business  (tags: Monsanto, Evil MegaCorp, Publically Listed, Runt, Not That Big, Economics, Politics, Science, Hype )

Brian
- 4 hours ago - tacit.livejournal.com
"As big companies go, Monsanto is a runt. In terms of gross revenue, it is almost exactly the same size as Whole Foods and Starbucks. It's smaller than The Gap, way smaller than 7-11 and UPS, a tiny fraction of the size of Home Depot..."
Stop Sexual Exploitation of Women By Soldiers
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, sexual abuse, soldiers action please )

Rose
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
get: Mohamed Sheikh Hassan, Minister of Defense in Somalia Goal: End sexual abuse against women by Somalian soldiers Sexual exploitation and abuse by soldiers of the African Union Mission is rampant, according to a Human Rights Watch repo
5 Things I Learned as a Sex Slave in Modern America
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, sex slaves, in modern USA )

Rose
- 19 hours ago - cracked.com
When you hear about modern-day slavery, you probably picture some third-world brutality occurring in Africa or Southeast Asia (and if you just muttered something about your unpaid office internship, go ahead and slap yourself right now)
In Swing to Left, Swedes "Turn Their Back" on Austerity
World  (tags: Sweden, Elections, Austerity, Social Democrats )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Turning their backs on the prevailing austerity government, Swedish voters on Sunday elected the Social Democrat Party and its head Stefan Löfven to lead the country, allowing the center-left parties to reclaim power in the historically socialist state."
We Need System Change to Stop Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Direct Action, Revolutionary Action, System Change, Past Failures, Anthropogenic Climate Disruption )

Brian
- 17 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"HOW CAN we organize ourselves to carry out a social and ecological revolution on a planetary scale? As we approach the midpoint of the second decade of the 21st century, knowing the urgency of our project, its all-encompassing nature, the legacy..."
 
 
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