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Urgent ACTION: The Guarani Need Their Land!
World  (tags: human rights, ancestral land, indigenous tribe, Guarani, Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil )

Nancy
- 4 hours ago - us1.campaign-archive1.com
Guarani leaders are singled out, attacked and killed by ranchers' gunmen as a result of their campaign for their ancestral land to be mapped out and returned to them.
NEW INFOGRAPHIC PROFILES THE INFANT ABDUCTOR
Society & Culture  (tags: infant abduction, crime, criminal behavior, community, society, hospitals, home, family, children )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - missingkids.com
A new infographic shows knowing how a "typical" infant abductor looks and behaves can prevent these crimes before they take place.
Tell Veolia: Stay Out of Our Public Water Supplies! ACTION
Business  (tags: water supply, corporate corruption, Veolia, business, money, world, ethics )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
As I write this, water-privatizing corporation Veolia is operating in secrecy in towns and cities across the country. Why? So it can take over your public water supplies to turn a profit.
Shell Lawsuit Against Environmental Groups Ruled Unconstitutional
Environment  (tags: Arctic drilling, Shell lawsuit, environmental groups, ecosystems, environment, habitat destruction, wildlife )

Nancy
- 3 hours ago - latimes.com
"Shell is not equipped to handle offshore drilling in some of the world's most treacherous waters, and we'll continue to do all we can to stop them from endangering the precious wildlife and local fishing economies that they're putting at risk."
They're Coming After the EPA. Fight Back! - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: EPA, carbon pollution standards, Federal Implementation Plan, Take Action! )

Judy
- 3 days ago - nextgenclimate.org
We've shown Washington that we mean business when it comes to climate change. Submit your comment in favor of limiting carbon pollution.
In Secret, Obama Extends U.S. Role in Afghan Combat
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., Pres. Obama, Afghanistan, Pentagon, Taliban, Pres. Hamid Karzai, Pres. Ashraf Ghani, Afgan combat 2015, Operation Resolute Support, NATO Allies )

Judy
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
A senior military officer said he expected the Pentagon to issue an order in the next several weeks detailing the military's role in Afghanistan in 2015 under Operation Resolute Support, which will become the new name for the Afghanistan war.
Down With Sustainable Development! Long Live Convivial Degrowth!
Society & Culture  (tags: degrowth, development, sustainable development, Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era, society )

Judy
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
From the vantage point of economic realism, development is inextricably connected to economic growth. However, degrowthers carry the deeply-held belief that economic growth simply does not deliver what it promises: increased human welfare.
School of the Americas Morphs Into US Training Industrial Complex
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: School of the Americas, SOA, WHINSEC, Counterterrorism Partnership Fund, CTPF, National Security State, Pres Obama, US Training Industrial Complex, Ft. Benning )

Judy
- 21 hours ago - truth-out.org
The Cold War has been slowly rebranded. This full re-boot of the School of the Americas' model, if approved, it will be partially paid for by President Obama's recently-proposed Counterterrorism Partnership Fund (CTPF).
Hagel Submits Resignation as Defense Chief Under Pressure
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, President Obama )

Judy
- 5 hours ago - nytimes.com
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel handed in his resignation under pressure on Monday, the first cabinet-level casualty of the collapse of President Obama's Democratic majority in the Senate and the struggles of his national security team...
Chris Hedges: Why We Need Professional Revolutionists
Society & Culture  (tags: chile, chris hedges, democracy incorporated, john calvin, machiavelli, max weber, mohammad mosaddegh, popular resistance, salvador allende, sheldon wolin, united workers, vladimir lenin )

Judy
- 6 hours ago - truthdig.com
It is the rebel alone who can save us from corporate tyranny. I do not know if these rebels will succeed. But I do know that a world without them is hopeless.
 
 
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