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Ban Live Animal Pinatas at the Kots Kaal Pato Festival - Petition
Animals  (tags: Kots Kaal Pato Festival, petition, live animals, pinatas, torture, abuse, festival )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - change.org
The day before the festival, local children catch possums, lizards, cats and other innocent animals. The live animals are put inside pinatas and at the festival contestants take turns beating the pinatas with a wooden stick.
Palmyra Destroyed Antiquities Expert Beheaded
World  (tags: Khaled al As'ad, Palmyra, heritage site, destruction, ISIS, Daesh, Syria, Iraq, historical )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - cnn.com
The destruction and looting of heritage across Syria and Iraq is on an industrial scale. Then the the horrific beheading of Khaled al-As'ad antiquities expert in Palmyra who apparently refused to reveal to ISIS information about Palmyra's treasures
Serve To Unite
Society & Culture  (tags: Sikh Temple murders, Wisconsin, Serve 2 Unite, former white supremacist )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - serve2unite.org
In the wake of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting on Aug 5, 2012 Serve 2 Unite emerged in a spirit of defiance. The hate behind the murders was met with an ongoing practice of fearless creative compassion. Rooted in the principles of service to others
Victory For Greyhounds As Dog Racing Set To End In Texas
Animals  (tags: dog racing, track closure, Texas, Gulf Greyhound Park )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - thedodo.com
The announced closure could not have come too soon. Gulf Greyhound Park has been considered one of the worst tracks for dogs in the United States. Dog racing is slowly on its way out as awareness has grown about the dangers of the industry.
Germany Initiates Move to Ban GMO Crops
World  (tags: Germany, GMO's, EU rules )

Judy
- 5 days ago - theontarioherald.com
Endorse Bernie's Plan to Take on Wall Street - TAKE ACTION!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Banks, Wall Street, fiancial system, petition )

Judy
- 3 days ago - go.berniesanders.com
Add your name to say you support Bernie's plan to take on Wall Street, break up the big banks, and restore sanity to our financial system.
Alarm Sounded as TransCanada Set to Drill in Bay of Fundy
Business  (tags: TransCanada, Bay of Fundy, Energy East Pipeline, New Brunswick )

Judy
- 3 days ago - ricochet.media
'No consent for Energy East': New Brunswick groups say they weren't consulted or warned
'Islamic State' Pretence and the Upcoming Wars in Libya
World  (tags: World, War & Peace, Libya, War on Terror, Africa, Middle East, US Military, NATO )

Judy
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
"...hundreds of British troops are being lined up to go to Libya as part of a major new international mission," which will also include "military personnel from Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the US...in an operation that looks set to be activated..."
New Malware Attack Tries To Trick People By Pretending To Be EFF
Science & Tech  (tags: EFF, malware, pawn storm, spear phishing )

Judy
- 3 days ago - techdirt.com
Needless to say, don't visit the site unless you know what you're doing -- and also, a good reminder not to click on URLs in emails. Go directly to sites.
 
 
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