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Petition - Save Endangered Hummingbird
Animals  (tags: hummingbirds, critically endangered species, brink of extinction, habitat conservation, prevention from dying out, biodiversity wildlife, prevention of wildlife loss, animal welfare and rights, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
Save hummingbirds from fast-approaching extinction. Hummingbirds are rapidly dying out, with nine species in particular on the brink of extinction. The usual suspects are the cause, deforestation and loss of habitat brought on by climate change;...
Petition - Applaud Ban on Elephants in Circuses
Animals  (tags: Circus elephants, ban of animals for entertainment, exploitation of animals, animal protection laws, Animal welfare act, animalrights, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
Praise New York for banning elephants from all circus performances. Circuses will no longer be able to use elephants in their exploitative acts in the state of New York thanks to a new law.
Petition - Justice for Slain Afro-Colombian Leader
World  (tags: colombia, community leader, assassination attempt, massacre, Justice for victims, social rights, campaigns, Police Violence, protesters, conflict )

Kalliope
- 20 hours ago - forcechange.com
Ensure those responsible for the death of Jose Jair Cortes are found and prosecuted. Afro-Colombian community organizer Jose Jair Cortes was recently found dead in the southern region of Narino. According to local media reports, Cortes is suspected...
5 Things Trump Has Lied About Owning @Alternet
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, lies, propaganda, media, dishonesty )

Wilde
- 19 hours ago - alternet.org
No one's pants have ever been more figuratively on fire. If it exists, Donald Trump has lied about it.
Tiny Kittens Found Abandoned On Road Now Have A Special Foster Dog Dad | CAT RESCUE   video
Offbeat  (tags: foster dad, dog, rescued, abandoned kittens, awesome video! )

Barb
- 14 hours ago - youtube.com
Dog adopts stray cats saving their lives - rescue dog meets orphan kittens and decides to foster & adopt them. These little cats crying for help were rescued by Howl Of A Dog. They donâEUR(TM)t have a mother cat but they get a loving foster dog instead
Americans' Appetite for Cheap Meat Linked to Widespread Drinking Water Contamination
Environment  (tags: diet, meat, vegetarianism, pollution, water, resources )

Freya
- 19 hours ago - truth-out.org
For years, environmentalists have used annual surveys of the dead zone to bring attention to large amounts of agricultural pollution from the nation's breadbasket that flows down the Mississippi River and fuels oxygen-depleting algae blooms in the Gulf.
The New Co-Op Helping Formerly Incarcerated People Find Work - and Heal
Society & Culture  (tags: prisoners, inmates, reformation, hope, therapy )

Freya
- 19 hours ago - truth-out.org
The United States has the world's highest incarceration rate. And within the United States, the highest incarceration rate belongs to Washington, DC. There, a new worker-owned business cooperative hopes to reverse those numbers.
Fifty-One GOP Senators Just Voted to Cut $1.5 Trillion From Medicare and Medicaid to Give Super-Rich and Corporations a Tax Cut
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, greed, 1%, one percent, taxes, economic injustice )

Freya
- 19 hours ago - truth-out.org
The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday night voted to pass a budget measure, one criticized as "despicable" and "horrific" for providing massive giveaways to corporations and the super-rich while eviscerating funding for public programs.
US: Senate Opens Path For Future Drilling In The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
World  (tags: US. US Senate, Tax Code, Articl National Wildlife Refuge, Migatory Birds, Polar Bears, Wolves, Wildlife, death, ethics, government, news, politics, usa, violence, world )

Fiona
- 18 hours ago - hcn.org
However, several more steps would have to happen for drilling to be authorized. Oct. 19, Republicans made headway to allow drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Senate passed a budget resolution for changes in the tax code.
 
 
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