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Major Cause of Dementia Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, illness, research, treatment )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - medicalxpress.com
Maybe it can help us cure Alzheimer's as well.
Why Intelligent Optimism Is Crucial to Human Progress
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, society )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - singularityhub.com
In order to continue to tackle global challenges and push humanity forward, itâEUR(TM)s important to be intelligently optimistic about the future.
Kids Are Alright Whatever the Family Make-Up, So Let Them Be
Society & Culture  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, family, gayrights, children, child )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - newscientist.com
Children brought up by single parents, heterosexual partners or same-sex couples are all equally healthy and happy. The law needs to catch up with society
Teenage Brains CanâEUR(TM)t Tell WhatâEUR(TM)s Important and What IsnâEUR(TM)t
Society & Culture  (tags: children )

Glenn
- 15 hours ago - newscientist.com
Adolescent brains arenâEUR(TM)t developed enough to adapt to relatively risky situations, which may explain why some choose not to study for important exams
Privatize the Wars, Franchise in China: Erik Prince Is On the Move
Business  (tags: Erik Prince, Afghanistan, China, United States, mining and extracting, FSG )

Judy
- 30 minutes ago - truth-out.org
In addition to his proposals to the Trump administration to privatize the war in Afghanistan and mine the country's valuable minerals, Prince is also looking to franchise FSG operations in China.
Petition - Punish Star Athlete Who Allegedly Beat and Starved His Dog
Animals  (tags: barbaric dog cruelty, beaten dog, starvation, deplorable conditions, animal rights, justice for animals, prosecution, harsh penalties, ownership ban, prevention of further mistreatment, Animal welfare act, stronger protection, Respect for animals )

Kalliope
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
Demand that the athlete who allegedly abused, starved, and denied veterinary care to his dog receive the maximum penalty by law. A dog was allegedly starved and beaten in a shocking case of animal cruelty. Per veterinarians, the dog was severaly...
Petition - Success: Montreal to End Put Bull Ban
Animals  (tags: montreal, Pit Bulls, breed discrimination, ban, Animal welfare act, animal rights, prevention of further killings, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for animals, stronger protection, Good News )

Kalliope
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
Praise Montreal for ending unfair pit bull ban. Montreal is rolling back its ban on pit bulls and related breeds less than a year after it was put into effect. The ban had been heavily criticized by animal welfare groups, citing that forbidding...
Petition - Success: U.S. Must Accept Transgender Military Recruits
Society & Culture  (tags: militarism, recruitment, transgender rights, equality, acceptance, freedoms, discrimination, individualism, society )

Kalliope
- 9 hours ago - forcechange.com
Express thanks for overturning President Trump's attempts to ban transgender military recruits. Transgender rights were upheld in a U.S. District Court after judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ruled that the United States military must begin accepting...
Petition - Sulawesi: Stop Dredging Paradise for Concrete!
Environment  (tags: Sulawesi, illegal mining, sand dredging, exploitation of resources, trafficking, responsible development, environmental damages, prevention of wildlife loss, wilderness preservation, stronger protection, stronger controls, sustainability )

Kalliope
- 8 hours ago - rainforest-rescue.org
Sand is getting scarce. Around the world, sand from beaches, rivers and oceans is being dredged for concrete and land reclamation projects. In Indonesia, entire coastlines are being eaten way by sand miners, for example in Palu Bay on Sulawesi. JATAM,...
 
 
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