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TAKE ACTION NOW! Ensure That No Children Are Making Samsung Products!
Business  (tags: world, china, ethics, child labor, abuse, business, dishonesty, economy, corporate, corruption, politics, SustainableDevelopment, marketing, society, money, world )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - change.org
In China--. Making cell phone covers and parts for Samsung, this factory had children work the same long 11-hour night-shifts at the same intensity as adult workers
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tigers Don't Belong in Our Backyards
Animals  (tags: tigers, protection, TIGERS IN PRIVATE HANDS, LAW, REGULATIONS, SAFETY, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalcruelty, law, abuse, animals, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Shockingly, there are about 5,000 captive tigers in the U.S.--many more than in the wild. Almost all of the captive tigers are owned privately as pets--not by zoos or accredited institutions.
Cheetahs Are Being Wiped Out, and Selfies Are to Blame
Animals  (tags: endangered, animals, animalwelfare, protection, animalcruelty, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, pets, cruelty, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - takepart.com
A report says men in the Middle East are illegally buying the fast feline as status symbols.
Transporting Oil By Rail Is a Crude Gamble
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, train trasnport of oil, disasters, pollution, politics, healthconditions, protection )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - vice.com
It's estimated that nine million barrels of crude oil are moving over the rail lines of North America at any given moment.
Buddhist Vigilantes in Myanmar Are Sparking Riots With Wild Rumors of Muslim Sex Predators
World  (tags: world, war, society, politics, Myanmar, religion, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', government )

Cal
- 20 hours ago - globalpost.com
The specter of rapacious Muslim men, plotting a slow genocide of Buddhists through sexual conquest, is actually quite old in Myanmar.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Critically Endangered Amur Leopards - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: cats, endangered, animalwelfare, animals, humans, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, slaughter )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - forcechange.com
Only a couple dozen Amur leopards survive in the wildernesses of China and Russia. Illegal poaching and forest logging are threatening to kill the last remaining Amur leopards.
The Islamic State Is Kicking Out Christians
World  (tags: ISIL, religion, religion and politics, world, society, politics, freedoms, middle-east, news, conflict, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - globalpost.com
Sunni militants aren't putting themselves in good historical company with this latest move, which includes marking Christian homes, expelling their owners, and taking everything they own.
Why Are Campus Administrators Making So Much Money?
Society & Culture  (tags: education, crime, politics, society, economy, colleges as a business, administrators thriving, abuse, news, government )

Cal
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Americans committed to better living for bosses can take heart at the fact that college and university administrators--unlike their faculty (increasingly reduced to rootless adjuncts) and students (saddled with ever more debt)―are thriving.
Wine, Not Gas! New York Residents Fight Gas Storage at Lake Seneca
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, fracking frack is whack, fracked gas storage, pollution, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, conservation )

Cal
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
New York's Finger Lakes region is a national treasure: 9,000 square miles of forest, wetlands, streams and lakes, including 10,000 acres of vineyards.Now this region is in imminent danger of becoming a major fracked gas hub
Victory for Whom? UK Parks to Be Protected From Fracking
Environment  (tags: GoodNews, government, conservation, environment, ecosystems, world, protection, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - wigantoday.net
National Parks in England will be protected from fracking unless there are "exceptional circumstances", ministers announced today.
 
 
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