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Defend Journalism That Speaks Truth To Power From Ferguson to Washington
Society & Culture  (tags: Journalism, freedom of the press, harassment, violations, media, truth to power )

Dandelion
- 26 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Harassing journalists violates one of the most basic premises of the American experiment, denying citizens the information they need to address abuses of power at every level of the government."
Torture & Terror in Nigeria: Join Worldwide Movement to Save Moses, 24, From Execution
World  (tags: Nigeria, Moses Akatugba, Delta State, army, torture, impunity, coerced confession, alleged petty crime, death penalty, overturn, hanging, Amnesty International )

LucyKalei
- 13 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Moses Akatugba, arrested at 16 for allegedly stealing 3 cell phones, convicted on 'confessions' coerced thru ghastly torture. After 8 yrs in prison, now sentenced to hang. Claims of torture never investigated! Overturn sentence for NigerianIndependenceDay
Help End Domestic Slavery
Business  (tags: USA, slavery, abuse, ratify Convention 189 )

Dandelion
- 11 days ago - walkfree.org
Domestic work is a source of employment but the people behind these numbers are too often invisible behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation. This allows for the worst types of abuse often amounting to modern slavery.
TAKE ACTION: Shut California's Fukushima: Close the Diablo Canyon Reactors
Environment  (tags: nuclear power, nuclear disaster, Fukushima, Radiation Poisoning )

Linda
- 9 days ago - ecowatch.com
The two aging Diablo Canyon reactors, according to a new report just released, are a disaster waiting to happen. Surrounded by 5 major fault lines, they will never withstand the earthquake that will eventually occur. Please take action to see them closed.
Tell EPA: Stop Pebble Mine - Petition
Animals  (tags: Salmon, Alaska, Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine, open pit gold copper mine, wetlands, toxic, Canadian Compnay )

Dandelion
- 9 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The world's largest salmon fishery could soon be poisoned by toxic mining waste. Canadian mining company wants to build a massive open-pit gold and copper mine in the ecologically-sensitive streams and wetlands that feed into Alaska's pristine Bristol Bay
Dryden: The Small Town That Changed The Fracking Game (VIDEO)
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, local regulations, Dryden, good news, protection, pollution, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, government, healthconditions, water, nature, humans )

Cal
- 10 days ago - earthjustice.org
Watch the true story of people who discovered their shared strength and turned the tables on a powerful industry.
Fascism: Fourteen Defining Signs
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fascism, fearmongering, fearmongering campaign, dishonesty, freedoms, propaganda, war, terrorism )

Good
- 1287 days ago - rense.com
Examination of the fascist regimes of Hitler (Germany), Mussolini (Italy), Franco (Spain), Suharto (Indonesia) and several Latin American regimes reveals several commonalities.
No One Likes the Dalai Lama Anymore
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Dalai Lama, Dalai Lama of Tibet, humanrights, government )

Cal
- 13 days ago - globalpost.com
Here's why governments around the world are unfriending the Tibetan leader.
INDIGENOUS RIGHTS DEFENDER AT GRAVE RISK
World  (tags: humanrights, Amnesty International, Colombia )

Apolonia
- 24 days ago - e-activist.com
Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous organizations in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since. His life is at risk.
The Moaning Moguls
Business  (tags: Moguls, Mark Mizruchi, Emmanuel Saez, Thomas Piketty, government regulation, , Committee for Economic Development, The Fracturing of the American Corporate )

Dandelion
- 16 days ago - newyorker.com
A century ago, industrial magnates played a central role in the Progressive movement, working with unions, supporting workmen's compensation laws and laws against child labor, and often pushing for more government regulation. Why not today?
 
 
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