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EPA Restricts Use of Bee-Killing Pesticides. Now It Needs to Ban Them Entirely. (Please Sign)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bees, pesticides )

Krista Aw
- 20 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Big news in the fight to save bee populations from pesticides: The EPA just announced that it wonâEUR(TM)t approve any new or expanded uses of neonicotinoid pesticides. Tell the Environmental Protection Agency: Ban the use of bee-killing pesticides entirely.
Take Action for Purvi Patel! - Petition
Society & Culture  (tags: Purvi Patel, miscarriage, miscarriage of justice, draconian laws, child neglect, feticide )

Dandelion
- 23 days ago - feminist.org
33-year-old Purvi Patel was convicted based on highly contested junk science that was literally developed in the 17th century of child neglect and feticide. Patel says she suffered a miscarriage and there is no evidence to show otherwise.
Environmental Action Save the Monarchs!! Please Sign & Share!!
Environment  (tags: Monarch Butterflies, declining population, habitatdestuction )

Barb
- 66 days ago - environmental-action.webaction.org
The Monarch butterfly is an iconic species that migrates up to 3,000 miles from Canada to Mexico, traversing the middle of the U.S. each year. But Monarch populations have declined 90 percent since the 1990's, and could go extinct in the next...
Welcome to Florida Where Bobcats Snatch Sharks Out Of The Ocean
Offbeat  (tags: bobcat, shark, Florida, tourism )

Dandelion
- 27 days ago - sbnation.com
This will probably improve tourism.
In NYCs Top Charter Schools Students Are Reportedly So Scared To Take A Break They Wet Their Pants
Society & Culture  (tags: third grade, testing, usa, NYC, students stressed, students wetting pants )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - businessinsider.com
Former staff members described students in third grade and above wetting themselves during practice tests, either because teachers did not allow them to go to the restroom or because the students themselves felt so much pressure that they did not dare to
The War On Black America
Society & Culture  (tags: police violence, war on blacks, high profile killings )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - counterpunch.org
The high-profile killings this week, the obscene death toll last month, the unreported and delayed deaths, are a constant in the bloody history of America. The police, as guardians of the State, believe they are simply doing their jobs.
Worker Drowns In Cow Manure Pond Ask Darigold What Protections They Intend To Implement For Workers - Petitions
Business  (tags: Darigold, worker safety, accident, worker protections, Randy Vasquez )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - action.ufw.org
Randy had often lamented about the harsh working conditions; the shifts were long, and he usually worked the night shift. He had also suffered an accident at work when chemicals splashed into his eyes. My children and I lost our lifeline.
Hold Your Legislators Accountable
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food Policy Action, Legislation Scorecard, public health, ending food born illness, protection to farm workers, ending hunger )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - foodpolicyaction.org
Food Policy Action promotes positive policies through education and publication of the National Food Policy Scorecard and more. Click a state to see whether your legislators voted to keep food safe, healthy, and affordable.
Share This Video To Help Launch The Next Wave Of The Movement
Offbeat  (tags: represent us, video, April 15, wave of movement, Anti-Corruption Acts )

Dandelion
- 25 days ago - represent.us
On April 15th 2015, Represent.Us Chapters and members across America will officially announce the next wave of Anti-Corruption Acts and Resolutions. Are you in?
Elementary and Secondary Education Act 50th Anniversary April 11 of 2015
Society & Culture  (tags: ESEA, 50th Anniversary, No Child Left Behind, Race To The Top, educational opportunities, testing, federal investment )

Dandelion
- 24 days ago - janresseger.wordpress.com
ESEAs original goal was very different from No Child Left Behinds goal: expanding educational opportunity for poor children through federal investment in their schools which were underfunded not the current federal strategy demanding extensive testing.
 
 
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