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House Republicans Vote To Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, healthcare, republicans, obama, politics, government, dishonesty, democrats, congress, americans, usa )

Cal
- 22 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225 to 201 on Wednesday to authorize Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) to sue President Barack Obama and others in his administration for failure to fully implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care
Rio Tinto's 'Sustainable Mining' Claims Exposed
Business  (tags: ethics, dishonesty, business, corporate, corruption, environment )

Cal
- 1 day ago - theecologist.org
serious failures in its reporting, and its attempt to hold an Australian indigenous group to ransom, reveal a very different truth: the company is driven by a reckless pursuit of profit at any cost
Environment Be Damned, a Gamble Will Decide Future of Giant Australian Coal Mines
Environment  (tags: GratBarrierReef, stupidity, govenrement, energy, Australia, ecosystems, environment, destruction, endangered, healthconditions, protection, pollution, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 10 hours ago - vice.com
The Carmichael Coal Project will cover over 200 square kilometres, cost $16.5 billion, excavate six open cut mines and five underground ones, and drain an average of 10 billion litres of water from the Galilee Basin annually over 60 years of operation
TAKE ACTION NOW! Continue to Oppose Oil Production in Ecuador's Yasuni Rainforests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, oil production, AMazon, uncontacted tribes, indigenous rights, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, protection, pollution, world, wildlife, water, trees, conservation, green, government, politics, humans, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forests.org
Ecuador's mega-diverse Yasuni National Park is again threatened by oil industry road construction as state oil company Petroamazonas has in secret constructed a road into the world-famous Amazon rainforest - violating environmental laws and threatening un
Poll: Americans Strongly Reject Impeaching, Suing Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Obama, republicans, impeachment, ethics, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, news, congress, corruption, politics, government )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Over the past several weeks, Republicans have increasingly insisted that something has to be done about President Barack Obama's tyrannical abuse of power. According to a new poll, the rest of the country completely disagrees.
Enough's Enough: Tell NFL Commissioner Goodell to Take Violence Against Women Seriously ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, violence, women, society, sports, NFL, culture, ethics, humans, interesting, news, crime, rights, sadness, safety )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Violence against women is an obvious,long-term problem facing the NFL. Arrests of players for domestic violence and sexual assault continue,but the league has done little or nothing. Commissioner Roger Goodell has issued longer suspensions for pot smoking
Obama Administration Proposes Stricter Rules for Crude Oil Trains to Halt Derailments
Environment  (tags: safety, crude oil transport, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, healthconditions, pollution, protection, conservation, government )

Cal
- 8 days ago - ecowatch.com
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced details Wednesday of a proposal to make crude oil transportation safer, in a bid to prevent more derailments and the threats that accompany them.
Israel-Palestine: This Is How It Ends ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, corporate investments, petition, Israel, Palestine, violence, war, world, crime, death, ethics, middle-east, society, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
To the CEOs of ABP, HP, Veolia, Barclays, Caterpillar, and G4S: "In the wake of the terrible violence unfolding in Israel-Palestine, we, citizens from around the world, are deeply concerned about your companies' continued investment in companies and...
Three New Mexico Teens Charged With Killing Homeless Men
Society & Culture  (tags: Albuquerque NM, murder, homeless, crime, society, police, news, humans, children, family, ethics, law, sadness, violence, death )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - cnn.com
The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder. The 15-year-old told an investigator that the trio "randomly" attacked over 50 homeless people.
Sayed Kashua: Why I Have to Leave Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: Arab-Israeli author, Israel, freedoms, hate, society, culture, education, children, ethics, government, sadness, rights, safety, world, violence )

Carrie
- 10 days ago - theguardian.com
The Arab-Israeli author moved to Jerusalem as a child and has devoted his life to telling Israelis the Palestinian story. But last week he decided to emigrate with his family to the US
 
 
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