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Monsanto Stop Charging Indian Farmers Crippling Royalties on Seeds - Petition
World  (tags: India, Monsanto, debt bondage, seeds, royalties )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - action.sumofus.org
For generations farmers have saved seeds from year to year but the company has now made that illegal. Monsanto is sowing the seeds of debt bondage by charging outrageous annual royalties to keep using their seeds. Farmers are saddled with crippling debt.
The Jordanian Parody About Unemployment   video
Offbeat  (tags: Jordan, high unemployment, high education, youth, music video )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - youtube.com
The music video satirizes the struggle of finding jobs despite high education rates, a third of young Jordanians are unemployed.
As Police Shot This Native American His Dying Words Were - Whats Wrong With You Guys?
Society & Culture  (tags: Rosebud Sioux, Lakota, Denver, United States, police brutality, Paul Castaway, shooting, media blackout, What's Wrong With You Guys )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - mintpressnews.com
The death of a Rosebud Sioux man in Denver this month is a painful reminder that police shootings are not limited to any one part of the United States, and certainly not just to places that received mainstream media attention after recent killings.
Lebanese Seethe As Stinking Garbage Piles Grow In Beirut
World  (tags: Lebanaon, Beirut, trash, corruption in Government, poor utility services, refugees )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - seattletimes.com
Civil war in neighboring Syria and more than 1.2âEUR?million refugees who have fled to Lebanon are taxing the economy and the governments ability to provide services. Protests on the trash but also citing poor utility services and rampant govt corruption
Stop TISA The Secret Trade Agreement - Petition
Business  (tags: TISA, petition, Trade In Services Agreement, 50 Countries, urgent, Corporation to run the world )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
TISA the Trade in Services Agreement has far reaching consequences. Insiders say it will push the privatisation of our water, electricity and health systems, and put data protection at risk.
Kansas City Hotel Supervisor Hangs Slave Doll To Make Fun of Sandra Bland
Offbeat  (tags: Sandra Bland, Kansas City, Adams Mark Hotel, slave doll hanging )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Picture was taken in the break area of Adams Mark Hotel in Kansas City. The dolls noose is a small plastic trash bag. The hotels general manager, John Parker, did investigation and fired the employee.
You Can't Make This Stuff Up
Society & Culture  (tags: Cleveland police, snapple, Movement for Black Lives Conference )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
Moments after activists streamed out of the Movement for Black Lives Conference Cleveland police body slammed arrested 14 yr old boy 4 allegedly being intoxicated lacking a bus ticket or violating open container laws with Snapple and pepper sprayed crowd
Haunted By Student Debt to the Grave
Health & Wellness  (tags: social security, educational loans, garnished, student loans, senior citizens, forgive student loans for those on socia )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - ourfuture.org
Close to 200,000 on Social Security are having their Social Security checks garnished by student debt creditors. Leaving some Seniors with only $750 a month to live on. It is time to forgive educational loans for people on Social Security.
Ban The Box - Petition
Business  (tags: job applications, ban the box, former inmates, debt to society, recidivism )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - action.aclu.org
According to the Department of Justice, more than 650,000 people are released from prison every year and one key element the DOJ identified to reducing recidivism rates is helping them find a job.
Native American Woman Dies in Jail Begging for Help Officers Told Her to Quit Faking
World  (tags: Sarah Lee Circle Bear, Lakota woman, dies in jail, denied medical care, bond violation )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Sarah Lee Circle Bear age 24 a Lakota woman was jailed on an alleged bond violation over a suspected DUI charge. Circle Bear was booked into jail and would not leave alive. Sarah was also a mother to two sons ages 1 and 2 never to feel her love again.
 
 
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