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Where Is Fidel Castro on New U.S.- Cuban Deal?
World  (tags: cuba, Fidel Castro, diplomatic relations, freedoms, government, humans, politics, society, usa, world )

Lone
- 11 hours ago - thestar.com
The larger-than-life retired leader of Cuba so far has made no public comment about the announcement that the U.S. will restore diplomatic relations.
Demand Retraction of Sexist Abortion Bill
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, Missouri, bills, sexism, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
Recently, a bill was introduced to the Missouri State House of Representatives that would require women seeking an abortion to get the father of the child's permission first. The bill's author, Rick Brattin, makes allowances for cases of rape and incest
Zambian Copper Mine Threatens World Heritage Site in Africa - Via Mail & Guardian
Environment  (tags: Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mining Industry, Elephants, Endangered Species, National Park, World Heritage Site, Environment, Habitat destruction, Wildlife )

Victoria
- 3 hours ago - mg.co.za
Zambia's high court is to decide on issuing a licence for a copper mine in a game reserve, the Lower Zambezi National Park, bordering Zimbabwe's Mana Pools World Heritage Site. This area is an important elephant corridor and home to endangered species.
RIP: Singer Joe Cocker Is Dead at 70
Society & Culture  (tags: obituary, music, Joe Cocker, rock 'n' roll )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - cnn.com
Joe Cocker, the British blues-rock singer whose raspy voice brought plaintive soul to such hits as "You Are So Beautiful" and the duet "Up Where We Belong," died Monday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 70.
Police Demonstrations Inspire New Protest Songs - The Washington Post
Society & Culture  (tags: Ferguson, protest songs, Christmas carols, hip hop, new music, black culture, police misconduct, black protests, music, musicians )

BMutiny
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Stop. Hey. What's that sound. Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of I can't breathe and Hands up don't shoot as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. Something's happening here.
Wolves Are Better Than Dogs at COUNTING: Wild Canines Identify the Number of Items More Often Than Their Domesticated Cousins
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, investigation, humans, environment, ethics, animals, conservation, dogs, pets )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
And, knowing intimately a Wolf, along with some others of his people, I find it funny that they used cheese, as real wolves don't eat too much quiche, I mean cheese - just enough to get what they want nutritionally (that's subject for another discussion)
Amid Uproar, Nicaragua to Break Ground on Massive Canal 'Scheme'
World  (tags: World, Rights, Nicaragua, Indigenous, Environment )

Judy
- 6 hours ago - commondreams.org
Opponents of the project say inter-ocean canal will displace tens of thousands, violates the constitutional rights of indigenous people
Tell Congress: Pass the Campus Accountability and Safety Act Now! - PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, women, ethics, crime, government, politics )

Beverly
- 6 days ago - action.kirstengillibrand.com
With untrained administrators, convoluted disciplinary proceedings and a culture that lays the blame on women - it is no wonder that so few college students report sexual assault. We have to take action now to change the culture and combat sexual assault.
Stop Invasive Pipeline From Destroying Natural Areas ~ PLEASE SIGN
Environment  (tags: politics, pollution, protection, climate-change, ecosystems, destruction, environment, healthconditions )

Beverly
- 12 hours ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop the degradation of natural areas and fresh waterways from a proposed pipeline project.
End Misogynistic Campaign Against Congresswoman ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, women's rights, ethics, government, abuse, politics, terrorism )

Beverly
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
Demand a prominent pro-gun activist apologize to a congresswoman for his misogynistic and violent remarks.
 
 
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