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Amy Schumer Asks Boss Priest Whether Birth Control Is Right For Her
Health & Wellness  (tags: Amy Schumer, reproductive rights, pharmaceutical, birth control, conservative, republican, hoops, reproductive rights )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - truthdig.com
In a sketch that starts off as a spoof of pharmaceutical commercials, the feminist humorist highlights just how many hoops conservatives expect women to jump through in order to exercise their reproductive rights.
Standardized Testing - John Oliver Exposes Profit Over Students   video
Society & Culture  (tags: John Oliver, Standardized testing, Pearson, Profit over Students )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - youtube.com
American students face a ridiculous amount of testing. John Oliver explains how standardized tests impact school funding, the achievement gap, how often kids are expected to throw up. Why are we torturing our children for no real positive results. Money.
NO WAY to Treat a Child - Watch Video, Take Action Please! (Link in Comment)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: palestinian human rights violations, children, miitary detention, Israel, crime, international right, Congress )

Angelika
- 4 days ago - youtube.com
Every year hundreds of Palestinian children- some as young as 7 yrs old- are detained and arrested in Israels military detention system where ill treatment and abuse is widespread. Take Action against Israel's Mistreatment of Palestinian Children
Jeb Bush Isn't a Moderate, He's a Neocon Extremist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jeb Bush, usa, ethics, republicans, elections )

Cal
- 10 days ago - alternet.org
f elected president, Jeb Bush will run this country just like his dad and brother did.
6 Ways to Promote Economic Equality and Climate Action at the Same Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, environment, progressive poliitcs platforms, usa, politics, government )

Cal
- 9 days ago - grist.org
At a rally in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and fellow liberal Democrats such as Rep. Barbara Lee of California unveiled a national agenda for greater economic equality.
11 of the World's Most Threatened Forests
Environment  (tags: deforestation, world, forests, ecosystems, wildlife, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, environment )

Cal
- 9 days ago - worldwildlife.org
WWF report identifies regions at risk for catastrophic deforestation by 2030 and what must be done to save them
Weapons Trafficking Experts Target Criminal Wildlife Trade Networks
Animals  (tags: technology, wildlife trade, fightinghte wildlife trade, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, animals, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.mongabay.com
An outfit usually associated with investigating arms dealers and weapons traffickers is applying its advanced network mapping capabilities to criminal wildlife trafficking syndicates.
A Mega City Runs Dry - Brazils Largest City Faces Its Worse Water Crises
World  (tags: Sao Paulo, drought, water crisis, Sabesps, bonuses, shareholers )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - adbusters.org
It started with an irony, that may well be the perfect metaphor: the largest city in a country that holds 20 percent of Earths fresh water supply ends up without any.
US Mexico Water Pact Brings Life Back To Colorado Rivers Parched Delta
Environment  (tags: USA, Mexico, Colorado river, Minute 319, Sea of Cortez, Yuma clapper rail, southwestern willow flycatcher, yellow-billed cuckoo, native birds )

Dandelion
- 12 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
This is the first agreement of its kind by neighboring countries to give water back to a river they share, it ordered the release of a single pulse flow of water that mimicked natural surge flows in spring. Native birds not seen in half century returned
Face the Facts of Climate Change
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, propaganda, lies, government, dishonesty, corruption, cover-up, ethics, crime, americans, republicans, democrats, congress, bushadministration, obama, politics, media, u.s., war )

Michael
- 16 days ago - recorder.com
As GBr & WI go, so likely will the USA. Expect crazy reactionary republicans to rule your next decade. I do not have optimism for human common sense. Allthat remains is fast-moving evolution to cure the problem.
 
 
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