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The Secretly Negotiated TPP Will Impact Your Life In Many Ways Together We Can Stop It - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, Presidents signature, 10 examples, Trade Agreements, secretly negotiated )

- 11 days ago -
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama initially made a deal to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. A Fast Track Agreement was to release it within 60 days before the President signs it.
Stop Dirty Industries and Their Cronies in Congress From Gutting Our Environmental Protections PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 10 days ago -
Right now, dirty industry is using anti-environmental riders in must-pass spending bills to try to gut protections for our air, water, public lands and wildlife.
Dear White America Your Working Class Is Literally Dying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: white Americans, working class, poor, south, truth, Republicans, depression, suicide, hopelessness, decrease life expectancy )

- 14 days ago -
White America its poor and working classes in the throes of depression and hopelessness about the future are killing themselves. Truth hurts but poor and working class white Republicans voting for policies that hurt people like them have contributed to it
How Unions Fight Inequality and Strengthen Democracy
Society & Culture  (tags: International Monetary Fund, Inequality Matters, economists Carolina Osorio Buitron, Florence Jaumotte, Unionization Matters )

- 16 days ago -
The union movement is one of our democracies most potent economic tools. Its benefits flow not only to its members, but to society as a whole. The IMF paper, a link from here inside, is a research study, but it can also be taken as a call to arms.
Tell The Snack Food 20 Do Not Replace Trans Fats With Conflict Palm Oil - Petition
Animals  (tags: Snack food, conflict palm oil, rainforest destruction, orangutan extinction )

- 15 days ago -
Call on the Snack Food 20 companies that control some of the best-known snack food brands in the world to remove Conflict Palm Oil tied to rainforest destruction and orangutan extinction from their products, not increase their use to avoid trans fats.
How the TPP Trade Deal Is Being Pushed Down Our Throats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, Congress, Obama Administration, 90 day, secret negotiations )

- 15 days ago -
Under an agreement struck with Congress earlier this year, Obamas notification that he intends to sign the agreement is followed by a 90-day period in which the text of the deal, which was negotiated in secret, is publicly available.
A Rose By Any Other Color...
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humans, roses, culture, nature, love, interesting )

- 21 days ago -
Roses are the most well known and celebrated flower. They have been used for ages to symbolize many things, love being the foremost among them. But do you know what the different shades and colors mean?
Stop the Price-Gouging at the for-Profit Hospital Corporation of America
Health & Wellness  (tags: emergency rooms, hospitals, greed, profit, petitions )

- 27 days ago -
HCA, an organization that gained notoriety for having to pay the biggest fraud settlement in US history, is at again. This time, they are participating in some of the worst price-gouging in the industry.
Tell Congress Support Increased Funding to Reduce Foodborne Illness - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, food safety, foodborne illness, petition, domestic growers, Us safety standards )

- 26 days ago -
Additional funding will modernize FDAs approach to food safety prevent illness reduce associated costs 4 the American agri industry support efforts to level the playing field for domestic growers and processors so food produced overseas meets US standards
A Personal Pledge To Support a Caregiver in My Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimer's Disease, alzheimer treatment, proper care, caregivers, bad disease, safety, ethics, protection )

- 26 days ago -
The cruel reality of a degenerative disease such as Alzheimer's is that it doesn't merely impact the patient who has been diagnosed. All too often, we forget the ripple effect such an illness has on the friends, loved ones, and family members...
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