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GOTTA VIEW THIS AMAZING INSPIRATIONAL VIDEO: WE;RE THE SUPERHEROES--PARALYMPICS
Society & Culture  (tags: society, sports, politics, government, inspiring )

Cal
- 10 days ago - ksl.com
The video is seriously a must-watch. These athletes are amazing
Justice and Accountability Necessary to End Tension   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democracy Now, Dr. Cornel West, police killings, justice, police shootings, police shot at, Amy Goodman )

Dandelion
- 5 days ago - youtube.com
The killing of three police officers in Baton Rouge and the recent nationwide protests against police brutality with Cornel West. He said when I hear the authorities call for peace I say yes but it is not the absence of tension. There must be justice too.
Underwater Oil-Well Bolts Are Failing, Causing Alarm
Environment  (tags: Oil equipment, faulty bolts, oil spills, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - wsj.com
General Electric Co. , oil drillers and U.S. regulators are scrambling to determine why massive bolts used to connect subsea oil equipment keep failing, prompting costly shutdowns and raising safety concerns about hundreds of wells in the Gulf of Mexico.
The Detriments of Todays System   video
World  (tags: Abby Martin, informative lecture, war on ideas, Cuba, Corporate power, regime change )

Dandelion
- 7 days ago - youtube.com
Abby Martin provides an inspirational and informative lecture about the system we live under. She provides a look into often under-reported or even ignored and taboo subjects that all should know.
Why Larung Gar, the Buddhist Institute in Eastern Tibet, Is Important
Society & Culture  (tags: Larung Gar, Tibetan Buddhist learning, eviction, dismantling, Jutrul Temple, khenpos, ten virtues )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - lionsroar.com
Now, demolitions have begun once again, with as many as half its monastic residents facing eviction. What makes Larung Gar so important?
More Than a Thousand People Turn Out for Prom of Wisconsin Teen Choosing to Die
Health & Wellness  (tags: Right to Die, Jerika Bolen, spinal muscular atrophy type 2, last wish, Wisconsin, children, disease )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - usatoday.com
Jerika, a tech-savvy teen with a punk attitude and a love of alternative music, had a final wish âEUR" a special prom, a dance party for friends and family to dress in their "fancy" clothes and celebrate one more time.
Sri Lanka to Conserve Climate-Friendly Mangroves Ecosystem
Environment  (tags: mangroves, environment, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, wildlife, protection )

Cal
- 2 days ago - sfgate.com
Sri Lanka's government and environmentalists are working to protect tens of thousands of acres of mangrove forests âEUR" the seawater-tolerant trees that help protect and build landmasses, absorb carbon from the environment and reduce the impact of natural
Mexico Bans Gillnets to Protect Rare Vaquita Porpoise
Animals  (tags: vaquitas, protection, goodnews, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 2 days ago - news.mongabay.com
To protect the worldâEUR(TM)s rarest and most threatened marine mammal, Mexico will permanently ban the use of gillnets throughout the range of vaquita porpoise from September, and phase out night fishing by the end of this year.
 
 
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