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How the Bush Administration Covered Up the Saudi Connection to 9/11
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, bushadministration, cover-up, crime, corruption, iraq, lies, terrorism )

John
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
It's a story of how the White House sought to suppress evidence that would reveal how much it knew of the attack plot. Graham describes a letter from a member of the FBI's congressional staff explaining the Bureau had been uncooperative on orders
The Zen of the Wolf; the Stupidity of Man
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, Wolves, wildlife, humans, cruelty, crime, law, society, suffering, death, killing, extinction, abuse, ethics, slaughter )

Michael
- 1 day ago - bold-visions-blog.1010560.n3.nabble.com
A voice from New Mexico on the arrogance of public lands ranchers and their control of governments to kill the wolf and other vital native predators.
Inside the Mammoth Backlash to Common Core
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, children, education, government, politics, programming )

John
- 13 days ago - motherjones.com
How a bipartisan education reform effort became the biggest conservative bogeyman since Obamacare. ( Tim frames this as a partisan issue. Knowing inappropriate difficulty is a characteristic reminds me of Charlotte Iserbyt's warnings on discouragment )
NY Communities Triumph Over Fracking Industry In Precedent-Setting Case
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, healthconditions, habitat, pollution )

John
- 17 days ago - earthjustice.org
As NY high court rules towns can zone out oil and gas operations, trend spreads to other states It is clear that people, not corporations, have the right to decide how their community develops," said Dryden Deputy Supervisor Jason Leifer.
Large 'Dead Zone' Signals Continued Problems For The Chesapeake Bay (the Day of the Deadly Zones!)
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, conservation, habitat, pollution, protection, nature, oceans, water, world, environment, endangered )

Wild
- 17 days ago - washingtonpost.com
It began forming in May, when heavy spring rains loaded the rivers and creeks with fertilizer washed from farms and suburban lawns. It grew rapidly over the summer, as a broth of chemicals, animal waste and microbes simmered in the warm, slow-moving water
Coral Damage Goes Deeper in Gulf of Mexico`s Oil Spill Zone
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, destruction, Corexit 9500, habitatdestruction, oceans )

John
- 17 days ago - nbcnews.com
multiple coral communities, up to 22 kilometers from the spill site and at depths over 1,800 meters, were impacted by the spill
Are We Drowning in a Sea of Irrelevance?
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, media, news, interesting, education, culture )

John
- 18 days ago - ca.finance.yahoo.com
Let's explore a theatrical look on what is at stake when we don't take our information diet as seriously as our nutritional diet. Whether the internet is a mindless distraction or the greatest educational tool depends on how it is used.
Kindness, Not Punishment, Helps Drug Users Quit
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, Body-Mind-Spirit, society, abuse )

John
- 19 days ago - alternet.org
We need to treat addiction like we treat other health problems precipitated by poor choices.When you are a drug user, society tells you that you are worth nothing.It makes it harder to get help you are so afraid of rejection.
Is Religion Inherently Authoritarian?
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, progress, tolerance, ethics, morals )

Freya
- 19 days ago - alternet.org
Compared to secular reasoning, the religious establishment has been slow to act when it comes to moral progress.
This Abandoned Puppy Used To Fear Human Touch. Now He Can't Get Enough Lovin'
Animals  (tags: animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, dogs, GoodNews, pets, rescued )

John
- 19 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The formerly homeless puppy still had baby teeth when the team at Hope for Paws discovered him, but he'd already been mistreated enough by humans to fear their touch.
 
 
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