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A Care 2 Member Has Passed Away David
World  (tags: a care 2 member passes away my friend, David B )

Rose
- 5 days ago - care2.com
David B Has passed away he was my friend
On Nebraska's Farmland, Keystone XL Pipeline Debate Is Personal
Environment  (tags: activists, Keystone XL Pipeline, Nebraska, local politics, environment, conservation, ecosystems, pollution, protection, humans, green )

Cal
- 2 days ago - npr.org
Nebraska, dotted with pastures and farmland, is at the heart of a legal battle that could help decide the fate of the Keystone XL pipeline
5 Worst Republican Lies About Income Inequality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, usa, republicans, lies, government, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Do you believe the GOP's assertion that taxing the rich wouldn't raise that much money?
THE ECONOMICS OF FRACKING: Junk Bonds Fuel the Shale Boom
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, junk bonds, ecosystems, fracking, frack is whack, business, investments, dishonesty, finance, ethics, marketing, money, oil, politics, corruption, economy )

Cal
- 2 days ago - businessweek.com
The U.S. drive for energy independence is backed by a surge in junk bonds that has been as vital to the boom as the breakthroughs in drilling technology.
Plummeting Oil Prices Are the Latest Argument Against the Keystone XL Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Keystone XL Pipeline, plunging oil prices, environment, energy, oil, ecosystems, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.vice.com
The Keystone XL Pipeline has already run into a million problems, and the latest one might be plummeting oil prices.
Ferguson Offers Hope to Family of Unarmed Native Man Killed By Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Corey Kanosh, wrongful death, Officer Michael Peacock, Native American, Knosh band of the Pauite tribe, family, government )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
Marlena said she and her mother, Marlene Pikyavit, were worried because they believed the two had been drinking, so the women called local police for help. Officer Michael Peacock came to their home, and Marlene said he agreed to help bring the men home.
Survivors Recall Genocide of Amazon Tribe in Brazil
World  (tags: Waimiri-Atroaris, Genocide, violence, Amazon region, Brig. Gen. Gentil Nogueira Paes, indigenous tribe )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - laht.com
The number of Waimiri-Atroaris plummeted from roughly 3,000 in 1972 and to 322 in 1983, according to censuses carried out by the University of Brasilia and the National Indian Foundation.
Tribes to U.S. Government: Take Your Weed and Shove It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Justice Dept, curious allowance, Native Americans, usa, marijuana, farming )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
In a strange move, the Justice Department issued a memo allowing Native Americans to grow marijuana on their lands. But after a troubled history with alcohol, some tribes are wary.
Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ignorance, usa, government, HR5859, war profiteers, Ukraine, Russia, unanimous consent )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - truthdig.com
I would often camp out in the House chamber, near the clerk's desk, prepared to say "I object" when something of consequence appeared out of the blue. Dec. 11, 2014, is one of the few times I regret not being in Congress to have the ability to oversee...
Murder in the Rainforest
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous rights, Amazon, culture, family, ecosystems, environment, COIAB, habitat destruction, murder, Lima )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - rollingstone.com
"We must be more than just witnesses here, we must demand to be used for what we know," he said. "The people in those conference rooms don't know as much as they think they do. If they did, they wouldn't be in this situation."
 
 
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