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On This Labor Day, Please Sign to Raise Wages and Fight Poverty!
Society & Culture  (tags: children, americans, rights, poverty in america )

- 81 days ago -
More than one in four minimum wage earners is a parent, and their starvation wages are putting the futures of millions of kids at risk. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation:
Singapore Is Dredging Our Home Away: Hands Off Our Sand!
Business  (tags: corporateabuse, corruption, dishonesty, ethics )

- 79 days ago -
Sand is a valuable, increasingly scarce resource. Singapore is fueling its building and land reclamation boom by dredging away neighboring countriesâEUR(TM) beaches, riverbeds and whole islands. Cambodian fishermen and their families are protesting...
History of the Holidays: Labor Day   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Labor Day, society, rights, humans, culture, americans )

- 81 days ago -
While you take your three day weekend, remember those who struggled to get Friday and Saturday off.
Ancient Maya Activities Left Lasting Impact on Environment
Environment  (tags: climate-change, CO2emissions, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, healthconditions, pollution, humans, nature, Sustainabililty )

- 81 days ago -
Maya activity more than 2,000 years ago not only contributed to the decline of their environment but continues to influence today's environmental conditions, researchers have found.
Praise City for Banning Gas Chamber Euthanasia
Animals  (tags: Gas Chamber euthanasia, animals, lethal injection, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalwelfare, environment, protection, pets )

- 79 days ago -
Sandy City Council in Utah came to a unanimous decision that will require that the euthanization of animals be performed by lethal injection rather than by a gas chamber starting in 2016.
Missouri Man Sentenced to Life In Prison for Nonviolent Pot Crime Goes Free
Society & Culture  (tags: jails, prisons, sentencing, war on drugs, justice )

- 81 days ago -
Most people, including the president of the United States, now admit the drug laws in the U.S. have been exaggerated for too long.
Help Nail Binyamin Netanyahu
World  (tags: Imperialist Intervention, Crimes Against Humanity )

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- 81 days ago -
The cause of much misery and desperation in the Middle East is coming to London next week and a petition demands his arrest for war crimes
Four Reasons Everyone Should Thank Unions On Labor Day
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: labor, unions, human rights, civil rights, workers rights, ethics, government, politics, usa, economy )

- 80 days ago -
It's worth remembering that Labor day is more than just a three-day weekend.
UN/NATO: Please Help Establish Reception Centers, Where Proper Screening and Documentation Procedures Can Be Done.
World  (tags: United Nations, NATO, Europe, Arab, Gulf States,, Refugees, Immigration, Immigrants )

- 81 days ago -
Gulf States Should Accept Some Refugees, Helping Relieve Pressure and Restore Order at the EU's Borders. Petition: UN/NATO: Please help establish reception centers, where proper screening and documentation procedures can be done.
New Research Reveals Hidden Growth of Extreme Poverty in America
Society & Culture  (tags: poverty, jobs, income, families, hunger )

- 81 days ago -
A new book by two of our nation's foremost poverty researchers, Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer, reveals the desperate circumstances that hundreds of thousands of children and their parents increasingly face: living with virtually no cash income in an...
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