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Why Not Vote for Jill Stein?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Campaign 2016, elections, videos )

TomCat
- 1 hour ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
These Sharks Once Ruled the Seas. Now They're Nearly Gone.
Animals  (tags: fin trade, sharks, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, animaladvocates, humans, wildanimals, protection, wildlife )

Cal
- 45 minutes ago - nationalgeographic.com
Oceanic whitetips, famous for attacking shipwrecked sailors, have been decimated by fishing and the shark fin trade.
Taking on America's Prison Profiteers
Business  (tags: Prisons For Profit, juvenile prisons, Tallulah, corruption, Trans-American Development, Juvenile Justice Reform Act, Grace Bauer-Lubow )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - inequality.org
I once saw a GEO memo to shareholders that talked about how it made sense to invest in private prisons in Louisiana because the state had an increasing population of kids in the juvenile system that would be fed into the adult system, ensuring a large...
Did Industry Ties Lead Democratic Party Platform Committee to Nix Fracking Ban?
Business  (tags: Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, FracRock International, Carol Browner, Wendy Sherman, Madeleine Albright, DNC, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, EcoStim Energy Solutions, fracking )

Judy
- 3 days ago - desmogblog.com
Revealed: two members of the committee chosen by Hillary Clinton work for a consulting, lobbying and investment firm with a financial stake in fracking. Albright Stonebridge Group, founded and run by Bill Clinton's SOS Madeline Albright...
Ecuador Pays $112 Million Award to Chevron in 4-Decade-Old Contract Dispute
Business  (tags: Ecuador, Chevron, contract dispute, oil drilling, Amazon rainforest, environmental harm, massive damage, toxic waste, President Rafael Correa, Hague arbitration court, US Supreme Court, bilateral investment treaty, transnational corporations )

LucyKalei
- 8 hours ago - portside.org
Ecuador first rejected US SupremeCourt ruling ordering them to pay oil giant a $96-M award for breach of contract. Ecuador'd accused Chevron of knowingly causing irreparable environmental harm with thousands of oil spills & terminated their contract.
There Is No Such Thing as A Political Spoiler
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 3rd Party, The Green Party, The Libertarian Party, Ralph Nader, Jill Stein, Gary Johnson, Jill not Hill, spoiler )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - latimes.com
Third parties led the way in the abolition of slavery, the womens suffrage movements and protections for farmers, workers and consumers.
*Action Alert* Begin Recovery Plan To Restore Cougars in the Eastern USA
Animals  (tags: Save Mountain Lions )

Susan
- 6 hours ago - mountainlion.org
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is accepting public comments on their plan to remove the eastern cougar from the Endangered Species List and declare it an extinct subspecies. America's lion needs your voice.
Turning Trash Into Gas May Finally Be A Thing
Green Lifestyle  (tags: recycling, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, energy, coolstuff )

Cal
- 1 hour ago - takepart.com
People have been trying for decades to eliminate landfills and fight climate change by vaporizing garbageâEUR"with disappointing results. But that could be changing.
Blake Is All Smiles After Surviving a Knife Attack in Barbados
Offbeat  (tags: dogster Miracle Monday, Blake, hero, survivor, tail-wagging-ending )

Barb
- 1 hour ago - dogster.com
This mixed-breed dog represents the loyalty, love, and forgiveness dogs can possess even in the face of extreme abuse.
 
 
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