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McDonalds Clean Up Your Act In Brazil and The World - Petition
World  (tags: McDonalds, low wage, poor working conditions, clean up your act )

- 30 days ago -
McDonalds as the worlds second biggest employer underpays workers and has been accused of withholding pay dodging taxes and forcing people to work in unsanitary conditions.
What Kind of Asian Are You?   video
Offbeat  (tags: KenTanakaLA, comedy, gauche, white superiority! )

- 42 days ago -
Awkwardness ensues when a man asks a woman, "What kind of Asian are you?" Comedy - gauche naïve racism!! Enjoy - but think about it!!
On Rightwing Christians: Have You Noticed Something Odd About This Ashley Madison Scandal?
Business  (tags: hate groups, bigots, racists, Ashley Madison, rightwing Christian, Bible )

- 31 days ago -
Where is the moral outrage against these sinners? They rally like crazy against things not even in the Bible, but ignore and stay silent about Ashley Madison. Guess it is hard to condemn something that they probably have an account with.
The Ballad of Joe Hill - By Phil Ochs - For Labor Day   video
Offbeat  (tags: The Ballard of Joe Hill, in memory of, Organize, Labor Day, Phil Ochs )

- 31 days ago -
Written and Sung by Phil Ochs In memory of Joe Hill 7 October 1879 -- 19 November 1915. Join the Union! If you enjoy having weekends and Labor Day then the Union got that for you. As Joe said Do not mourn Organize!
Bernie Sanders Joins a Picket Line in Cedar Rapids
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, picket line, Iowa, Chris Eby, Union, Cedar Rapids )

- 32 days ago -
"We are sick and tired of the war against working families," Sanders told scores of workers. "Bernie has shown that it's not about talking the talk,"Chris Eby, Local 100G president, told the gathering Friday. "It's about walking the walk."
Why Labor Day Matters
Business  (tags: Labor Day, Ralph Nader, society, culture, americans, labor, business, consumers, economy )

- 31 days ago -
Labor Day is a time to celebrate AmericaâEUR(TM)s tradespeopleâEURothe plumbers, electricians, carpenters, painters, tailors, retail clerks and home health assistants.
Lightning Kills 22 People in India State of Andhra Pradesh   video
Environment  (tags: Andhra Pradesh, India's lightning, 22 die, environment, storm )

- 31 days ago -
Lightning has killed 22 people, mostly farm laborers working in fields, across the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, officials said Monday.
How I Became An "Expert" Yoga Teacher Through A 20-Minute Online Class
Health & Wellness  (tags: yoga, certified instruction, risks, yoga teachers, exercise )

- 30 days ago -
September is National Yoga Month. So in celebration, one recent afternoon, while drinking rosé and binge-watching Friends on Netflix, I sat at my laptop, paid $69.99, and cheated on an online yoga exam. Only 20 minutes later, I was a certified yoga...
This Egyptian Billionaire Wants to Buy An Entire Island to Shelter Syrian Refugees
Society & Culture  (tags: Syrian refugees, Naguib Sawiris, island haven, Egyptian Billionaire )

- 28 days ago -
Once purchased, he believes the island-haven could serve as a temporary home for refugees, in which theyâEUR(TM)d be given the opportunity to get back to work, building the infrastructure necessary to accommodate its occupants.
Racing Extinction
Animals  (tags: endangered, Racing Extinction, protection, Discovery Channel, animals )

- 28 days ago -
Discovery premieres Academy Award-Winner Louie PsihoyosâEUR(TM)s Racing Extinction in more than 220 countries and territories around the world. Airs December 2 at 9PM ET/PT.
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