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The Many Pernicious Myths About Native Americans That Need to Be Uprooted Now
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, native Americans, discrimnation, myths, government, ethics, culture, crime, society, rights, law )

- 4 hours ago -
Five hundred years after the violence of settler colonialism began in the Americas, Native peoples are still fighting to protect their lands and their rights to exist as distinct political communities and individuals
Press Release: Receding Glaciers in Bolivia Leave Communities at Risk
Environment  (tags: water supply, melting glaciers, climate-change, ecosystems, environment, protection, water )

- 7 hours ago -
Receding glaciers also put water supply in the region at risk. Glacial meltwater is important for irrigation, drinking water and hydropower, both for mountain villages and large cities such as La Paz and El Alto.
SIGN PLEASE! Stand With Sen. Warren: Tell President Obama Mary Jo White Must Go
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ELIZABETH WARRN, SEC, REGULATING THE BANKS, ACTIVISM, government, SupremeCourt, obama, politics, usa, americans )

- 9 hours ago -
Stand with Sen. Warren: Tell President Obama Mary Jo White must go Sen. Elizabeth Warren just made national headlines by calling on President Obama to replace Mary Jo White as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission
End Ringling Brothers Circus in Cleveland, Now! SIGN PLEASE!
Animals  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, LIVE ANIMAL SHOWS, RINGLING BROTHERS, animalcruelty )

- 18 hours ago -
We should not be perpetuating this abuse by supporting and promoting this business. We feel that animals should not be used in any exploitative manner. Ringling Brothers profits from the animals in their care.
End Illegal Gold Mining in the Peruvian Jungle PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, illegal gold mining, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, government, protection )

- 13 hours ago -
End illegal gold mining, which has destroyed 450 hectares of land in PeruâEUR(TM)s Tambopata National Reserve.
California Attorney General Investigating Wells Fargo on Allegations of Criminal Identity Theft
Business  (tags: Kamala Harris, Wells Fargo & Co., U.S. Senate, Looretta Sanchez, U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission )

- 1 day ago -
The California DOJ is investigating Wells Fargo & Co. on allegations of criminal identity theft over its creation of millions of unauthorized accounts, according to a search warrant sent to the bank's San Francisco headquarters this month.
Say NO to Drilling in the Arctic Ocean! PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 1 day ago -
Tell Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell the Arctic Ocean and its sensitive shores are too fragile and special to drill.
Vote for Candidates Who Will Protect Connecticut's Water PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, water )

- 1 day ago -
Connecticut legislators first called for a statewide plan to manage our water supply back in 1967. After decades of complacency and false starts, the state legislature has finally mandated a July 2017 deadline.
Calling on Dakota Access to Terminate Employee Who Sexually Harassed Native Water Protector and Daughter
Society & Culture  (tags: water protectors, Iowa, sexual harassment, Dakota Access pipeline, terminate employee )

- 2 days ago -
Bold Iowa strongly condemns the sexual solicitation made by a Dakota Access employee against a peaceful female Water Protector and her daughter during our nonviolent direct action on Oct. 15 to stop construction of the pipeline in Iowa.
The Rising Environmental Toll Of China's Offshore Island Grab
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, wildlife, politics, protection, habitatdestruction, habitat, oceans )

- 5 hours ago -
To stake its claim in the strategic South China Sea, China is building airstrips, ports, and other facilities on disputed islands and reefs. Scientists say the activities are destroying key coral reef ecosystems
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