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Scorched Earth Created By Netanyahu's Congress Speech Is Spreading
World  (tags: israel, usa, foreign relations, Netenyahu, Obama, politics, Republicans, Democrats, Boehner, Congress, ethics, iran )

- 50 days ago -
And now the prime minister's loyalists plan to pour even more high-octane fuel on the burning fires of U.S.-Israeli relations.
Please Sign: Insist Walmart Commit to Labeling GMO Corn!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO sweet corn, Walmart, Labeling, Monsanto, Pesticides, leukemia, not tested for safety, consumer right to know, genetically engineered crops )

- 187 days ago -
Over 100 thousand have asked Walmart to label GMO corn in the past, and it still won't commit. Now that it's on the market and we know it's classified as a pesticide, there's no more waiting. Either Walmart rejects the corn, labels it or we don't buy any
URGENT Please Sign: Urge Federal Judge to Declare NC Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Unconstitutional
Society & Culture  (tags: same-sex marriage, gay rights, human rights, North Carolina, Amendment One Unconstitutional, Supreme Court lets rulings in 5 states s, Judge William Osteen, Greensboro, NC, marriage, family )

- 171 days ago -
Urgent, because in just a few days Federal Judge William Osteen will decide if NC's Amendment One, banning same-sex marriage, is now undeniably unconstitutional - now that the Supremes have let laws allowing gay marriage in other states stand.
Please Sign: Americans Shouldn't Have to Go to Germany for a College Degree
Society & Culture  (tags: education, college, Germany free tuition, US high tuition and loan interest, right to higher education, US Congress, debt burden on new college graduates, poor economic growth, personal debt )

- 168 days ago -
Americans have to pay a small fortune for a college degree these days. But in Germany, tuition is free - even for Americans! Not only is education not free in the US, but it is more expensive than ever - and loan interest rates are far too high.
Pleas Sign: Harvard Stop Making Excuses for Investing in Dirty Fuels
Environment  (tags: Harvard, divesting, investing in fossil fuels, Sterling College, Drew Faust, Naropa University, dirty fuels, sustainable energy, college divestment in dirty fuels )

- 99 days ago -
Last year Vermont's Sterling College sold off all their investments in fossil fuels, and the college is doing better than ever. But Harvard is still digging in its heels against divestment in these dirty, nonsustainable fuels.
Please Sign: Replace Tony Abbott as Australia's Minister of Women
World  (tags: Tony Abbott, Australia Minister of Women, sexism, environment, women'a rights, politics, carbon tax )

- 89 days ago -
Women in Australia don't exactly see Prime Minister Tony Abbott as a champion of their rights. As further evidence, Abbott recently claimed that repealing the carbon tax is the best thing he's done for them all year- helps them get their ironing done.
Please Sign: New Rule: Docs Who Prescribe Benzos Long-Term Must Help W/Long-Term Withdrawal
Health & Wellness  (tags: benzodiazepine, addiction, withdrawal, involuntary chemical dependence, benzo buddies, point of return, recovery road, protracted withdrawal, excitotoxicity, GABA receptors, epidemic, Medicare, Medicaidprevention, safety, medicine, warning, ethics )

- 89 days ago -
A quick search is all it takes to learn that benzodiazepine addiction and withdrawal is a health problem of epidemic proportion. So why do doctors who prescribe these drugs long-term know so little about getting people off them?
Please Sign: EPA, Call Coal Ash Waste What It Is- HAZARDOUS
Environment  (tags: Coal Ash Waste, Hazardous waste, arsenic, mercury, chromium, water contamination, Duke Energy, Dan River, toxic spills, North Carolina, Tennessee, environment, protection, EPA )

- 87 days ago -
Coal ash is a toxic byproduct of burning coal that contains mercury, lead, arsenic and chromium. and there is just no excuse for the EPA to treat it like it is simply household garbage, say critics of EPA's new rule.
Please Sign: Georgia, Pay for Baby Bou Bou's Medical Bills!
Society & Culture  (tags: Habersham County, Georgia, Phonesavanh family, Baby Bounkham Bou Bou, swat team, war on drugs, no-knock warrant abuse, governmental gratuities, police violence )

- 88 days ago -
Last year while the Phonesavanh's baby boy Bounkham (Bou Bou) was sleeping, a Georgia swat team burst into the bedroom and set off a flash-bang grenade that landed in his crib, severely burning his face and torso. Now GA refuses to pay for his surgeries.
Raleigh, Take a Tip From Utah: Give the Homeless Houses!
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, Utah ending homelessness, Raleigh criminalizing hemelessness, Love Wins, Rev. Hollowell, Hospitality House, Raleigh, North Carolina, housing more economical than homelessnes, human rights, revitalizing downtown areas, National Law Center )

- 80 days ago -
Raleigh has joined several cities in taking actions that criminalize homeless persons - and even those who try to help them. But Utah is showing a better way and saving millions by giving homeless people houses!
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