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Tell Congress To Protect American Workers -- No Fast Track! - Petition
Business  (tags: Trade Agreements, TPP, TTIP, NAFTA, CAFTA, lost jobs, special interests )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - prioritizejobs.com
One study found that NAFTA displaced nearly 700,000 American jobs. CAFTA in the mid-2000s led to more than 50,000 American workers losing their jobs. Too often, free trade agreements are a feast for special interests, working Americans left with scraps.
Chevron CEO John Watson Receives Distinguished Citizen Award. What! Sign Petition To Rescind
Offbeat  (tags: Commonwealth Club, Chevron CEO John Watson, Distinguished Citizen Award )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - amazonwatch.org
Join more than 35 environmental and human rights groups and tell the Commonwealth Club that repeat polluter and human rights violator John Watson does not deserve an award!
Climate and Health Council Back Guardian Fossil Fuel Campaign - Petition
Environment  (tags: Keep it in the ground, divest, Wellcome Trust, Gates Foundation, British Medical Association, petition, Guardian, health, climate )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - theguardian.com
The report argued that health organisations, and in particular the Wellcome Trust, should divest on moral grounds, as they did previously with regards to the tobacco industry.
The Most Influential Man In America - Stay Silent My Friends - Check Out This Video
Offbeat  (tags: The Most Influential Man In America, Stay Silent My Friends, video, money out of politics, policy making )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - mostinfluentialman.com
We believe that if policymaking is dominated by powerful business organizations and a small number of affluent Americans, then AmericaâEUR(TM)s claims to being a democratic society are seriously threatened.
South Florida And Sea Level Rise   video
Environment  (tags: South Florida, saltwater intrusion, sea level rise, Gov. Rick Scott, challenges )

Dandelion
- 20 hours ago - youtube.com
Video focuses on mounting challenges facing residents and property owners in south Florida as saltwater intrusion and rising sea level become increasingly problematic. Yet Gov. Rick Scott forbids any talk by State employees of climate change or disruption
TAKE ACTION PLEASE: Support Workers in San Francisco
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, society, workers right )

Dimitris
- 4 days ago - action.ufw.org
Support Gerawan workers in San Francisco on Cesar Chavez' March 31 birthday
Lawmaker/Veteran Tells Story Of Her Own Rape And GOP Laughs At Her ~ VIDEO   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: women, men, religion, Teresa Fedor, congress, politics, government, republicans, rape, dishonesty, freedoms, healthcare, news, media, abuse, ethics, democrats )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - youtu.be
Ohio state Rep. Teresa Fedor took the microphone as lawmakers were debating a bill that would ban abortions if there is a detectable heartbeat ~ as early as six weeks of pregnancy.
No Time to Mourn
Health & Wellness  (tags: mental health, Israel, Palestine, death, occupation, uplifting, world, 'Gaza Community Mental Health Program', humans, safety, news, interesting, family, society, investigation, medicine )

Carrie
- 7 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
I first saw the spanking new administrative buildings for the Gaza Community Mental Health Program in 2005; ten years later there is a rusty shabbiness to the exterior but the people working inside are energetic and spectacular.
White House Will Go After AIPAC Next: Newsweek
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, foreign policy, Iran talks, Israel, AIPAC, congress, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, news, republicans, corruption, media )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
As the Iran talks go to the wire, we can only marvel at the political fireworks we are seeing. To being with, there's the Wall Street Journal report that Israel was spying on the US talks and leaking details to friendly members of congress.
In Israel, Racism Is the Winning Ballot
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Israeli elections, racism, ethics, society, culture, humans, news, violence, politics, government, crime, dishonesty, rights, sadness, safety, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 9 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
The elections saw an unprecedented level of racist incitement against Palestinian Arab citizens of Israel, a fifth of the population, which played a critical part in the election's events and results.
 
 
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