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The Deadliest Environmental Problem Today Is Indoor Air Pollution -- Killing 4 Million a Year
Environment  (tags: Indoor Air Pollution, Global Problem, Poverty, Open Fires, Charcoal, Smoke, Particulate Pollution, Respiratory Diseases, Lungs, 4 Million, Annual Deaths )

Brian
- 2 days ago - vox.com
"Here's the basic version: About 3 billion people around the world -- mostly in Africa and Asia, and mostly very poor -- still cook and heat their homes by burning coal, charcoal, dung, wood, or plant residue in their homes. These homes often have poor..."
Nancy Pelosi Had A Pretty Simple Response To Ted Cruz's Bizarre 'SNL' Claim (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, congress, Nancy Pelosi, Ted Cruz, Seth Meyers, politics, government, ethics, republicans, democrats, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
"I don't know if he didn't know what he was talking about, or if he intentionally wanted to use a scare tactic, but that is as far from the truth as it could be," Pelosi told Meyers, who said he "can't do time" in jail.
Measles Is Back: A Mother's Warning
Health & Wellness  (tags: Immunization, Vaccination, Measles, Encephalitis, Anti-Vaxxers, Fear Mongering, Misinformation, Risk Assessment )

Brian
- 2 days ago - latimes.com
"I know that parents worry about whether vaccines are safe for their children. But they should also consider the dangers of not vaccinating, which is why I'm telling my family's story."
Drop Rush Limbaugh Sponsors
Business  (tags: Rush Limbaugh, sexual assault, petition, drop advertising )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - action.dccc.org
During a rant on sexual assault, Rush Limbaugh asserted that sometimes "No means yes." See top comment for full sentence. Please sign.
Checkerboard Wild Horse Roundup Day 2 | Straight From the Horse's Heart
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, crime, cruelty, death, ethics, extinction, investigation, killed, killing, law, slaughter, sadness, protection )

Carmen
- 2 days ago - rtfitchauthor.com
63 total wild horses lost their freedom forever today: 24 mares, 20 stallions and 19 foals and yearlings. Every wild horse is to be removed from the Checkerboard Lands in the Red Desert in Wyoming. Extinction is forever.
Reparations, Not Incarceration
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: War On Drugs, Failure, #MassIncarceration, #IncarcerationNation, Prison Industrial Complex, Ruined LIves, Howie Hawkins, Brian Jones )

Brian
- 2 days ago - socialistworker.org
"The "war on drugs" has taken a horrible human toll while utterly failing to stem drug use, but politicians of both parties still seek to outdo one another in showing that they'll be "tough on crime."
PETITION: Tell Fred Upton to Donate His Money From Big Polluters to Cleanup Efforts
Environment  (tags: Money, pollution, big polluters, gas leak, Michigan )

Scooby
- 2 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
.BREAKING: "There has been a major gas line rupture" in Michigan, reports a local news outlet.
TAKE ACTION: We Can't Let Big Oil Get Away With This---PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: TAKE ACTION, Big Oil, Oil Trains, Communities At Risk, Spills, Explosions, Human Health, Death, Contamination, PLEASE SIGN )

Brian
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
"Tell the Department of Transportation: Keep exploding oil trains out of American communities. Submit a public comment now and we'll deliver it before the September 30 public comment deadline." PLEASE SIGN.
Scotland Vote Becomes Million Dollar Question for British Gambler
Society & Culture  (tags: government, culture, humans, politics, society, scotland, uk, women, world, independence, elections, voters )

Frank
- 2 days ago - time.com
An unidentified businessman has bet almost $1.5 million (£900k) that Scotland will vote no to independence on Thursday
 
 
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