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IRS Whistleblowers: Agency Executives Behind Multibillion-Dollar Corporate Tax Giveaways
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, tax giveaways to corporations, corruption, news, government, ethics, crime, cover-up, obama, economy )

Cal
- 5 days ago - truth-out.org
A veteran Internal Revenue Service attorney demands a congressional audit of the IRS to investigate the agency's alleged role in allowing US corporations to illegally avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes even as it cracks down on individuals and smal
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the Chicken Industry to Stop Putting Profits Before Welfare!
Animals  (tags: animals, animalrights, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection )

Cal
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
No animal should be bred to suffer, and consumers should have higher-welfare options at their stores. It's time for the industry to stop ignoring both the welfare of chickens and the values of consumers.
Albania's Coastal Wetlands: Killing Field for Migrating Birds
Animals  (tags: world, protection, animals, animalrights, animalwelfare, killing, wildlife, wildanimals, animalcruelty, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 4 days ago - e360.yale.edu
Millions of birds migrating between Africa and Europe are being illegally hunted on the Balkan Peninsula, with the most egregious poaching occurring in Albania.
TAKE ACTION NOW! : Don't Turn a Blind Eye on Controversial Industrial Development
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, government, devleopment, approval process, scrutiny, pollution, protection, water, animals )

Cal
- 4 days ago - salsa4.salsalabs.com
Tell the federal government not to fund industrial development in sensetive juvenile salmon habitat without taking a hard look at environmental impacts and safety risks.
Eastern Cherokee Band Forbids Fracking on Its Sovereign Lands
Environment  (tags: vulture, fracking ban, indigenous rights, fracking, frack is whack, environment, destruction, ecosystems, government, protection, pollution, healthconditions, nature, humans )

Cal
- 4 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Invoking tribal health and cultural survival, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has declared a ban on fracking on its sovereign land in what is today North Carolina.
Australia Takes the Next Step in the Fight Against Ocean Plastic Pollution
Environment  (tags: plastic pollution, activism, world, protection, pollution, conservation, destruction, environment, ecosystems, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - fauna-flora.org
Fauna & Flora International's campaign against microbeads gains traction, with the launch of Australia's own Good Scrub Guide
URGENT--TAKE ACTION NOW! Save Asia Bibifrom Hanging for Her Religious Beliefs
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms, punishment, corporal punishment, Pakistan, law, culture, humanrights, politics, society, world, government, death, ethics )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
ASIA BIBI HAS LOST HER APPEAL AGAINST HANGING SENTENCE IN PAKISTAN COURT--Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian, was sentenced to death on November 7 by a court in Punjab. She was arrested for blasphemy in June 2009, after an argument with some of her colleagu
TAKE ACTION NOW! ALASKA: Don't Mine in Beloved Ski Area - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: miningintrests, proposed development, protection, pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, forests, nature, humans, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife )

Cal
- 4 days ago - forcechange.com
The oldest downhill ski area in Fairbanks, Alaska is at risk of destruction by a proposed gold mine. Mining in this area will destroy a treasured community resource as well as threaten the area with the contamination and pollution associated with gold min
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save New Mexico's Last Free-Flowing River
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, protection, politics, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature )

Cal
- 4 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Originating in America's first designated wilderness area, New Mexico's Gila River is a biological gem.But New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez will soon decide whether to OK a billion-dollar boondoggle that could destroy this river as we know it.
Conservationists Propose Dracula Reserve in Ecuador
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, ecosystems, nature, GoodNews, government, world )

Cal
- 4 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The region is regarded by scientists as one of the most biodiverse places in the world, with many unique species that evolved in isolation after the uprising of the Andes separated the region from the Amazon Basin millions of years ago.
 
 
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