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Shell Says Eff You to Seattle
Environment  (tags: New battle for Seattle, Shell, Go to Shell, actiivsm, destruction, ecosystems )

Cal
- 3 days ago - grist.org
The oil giant is bringing its Arctic drilling rig to the famously green city despite heavy resistance, and Seattle is saying eff you right back.
Canada Glaciers to Shrink 70% By 2100
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, melting lgaciers, world, water, protection )

Cal
- 44 days ago - theguardian.com
Glaciers of Alberta and British Columbia to shrink 70% in volume by end of the century, as global warming brings about serious melting
The 5 Worst Climate Change Truthers In Congress ~ TEXT and VIDEOS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, science, climate-change, climate deniers, government, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, abuse, corruption )

Carrie
- 51 days ago - nationalmemo.com
Although scientists overwhelmingly agree that human activity has caused the climate to rapidly warm over the past century, the majority of congressional Republicans flatly deny the facts.
ACTIVISM: Guatemala: Women Lead the Struggle for Life, Land, Clean Water
Environment  (tags: activism, women, Guatemala, environment, activists, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, protection, world, conservation, water )

Cal
- 50 days ago - theecologist.org
For over two years the small community of San José del Golfo has maintained a 24-hour barricade against the US-owned mine El Tambor that threatens to destroy their land and water. The non-violent resistance is led by women
Call on Chocolate Companies to Make Chocolate Fair!
World  (tags: HumanRights, ethics, working conditions )

Teresa
- 52 days ago - makechocolatefair.org
While chocolate business is booming, the majority of cocoa farmers still live in bitter poverty. The low income from cocoa cultivation leads to famine wages and exploitative child labour.
In Israel, Only Jewish Blood Shocks Anyone
Society & Culture  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, crime, death, violence, ethics, dishonesty, freedoms, humans, world, society, politics, media, sadness, news, interesting, children, abuse )

Carrie
- 182 days ago - haaretz.com
Killings of Palestinians by soldiers and policemen will never shock Israel. The propaganda machine will whitewash everything, and the media will be its mouthpiece.
Does The Wild Truth Tell the True Story of Chris McCandless?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, death, family, ethics, humans, interesting, society, culture, sadness, violence, safety )

Carrie
- 192 days ago - outsideonline.com
An explosive memoir by Carine McCandless provides new details about a toxic family environment that drove her brother to embark on the famous and fatal quest immortalized by Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild.
Four Sordid Tales of Selfishness of the Super-Rich
Society & Culture  (tags: class warfare, habits of the rich and famous, ethics, culture, family, ethics, dishonesty, police, law, politics, society, usa )

Cal
- 184 days ago - alternet.org
Perhaps delusion helps privileged people rationalize their greed.
Republicans Didn't Win as Big as You Think They Did. And Obama Didn't Lose
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, elections, republicans, democrats, Obama, politics, government, ethics, congress, news )

Carrie
- 195 days ago - theguardian.com
This election was not a referendum on Obama, but the midterms were a reflection of his presidency. Still, 2014 was hardly an endorsement of the GOP. In the end, there was no Republican wave. Indeed, ideologically it was barely a ripple.
 
 
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