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Open Thread - 11/23/2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread )

TomCat
- 8 hours ago - politicsplus.org
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown).
Two Parting Shots From Bill Maher
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, satire, videos )

TomCat
- 10 hours ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment.
With 40,000 Frauds, Mass. Official Says Foreclosure Crisis In County Still "A Crime Scene" -
Business  (tags: foreclosures, dishonesty, business, Big bAnks, corruption, corporate, consumers, economy, government, society, law, lies, labor, money )

Cal
- 1 day ago - occupy.com
The foundation of America is being eroded every day, as people keep losing their homes through fraudulent foreclosures with no one to turn to for help. -
A Record 1,020 Rhinos Poached in South Africa This Year
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, poaching, rhinos, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, suffering, slaughter )

Cal
- 1 day ago - wildlifeextra.com
More than 1,000 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since January, beating last year's total of 1004 with still six weeks of the year to go.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Your Chance to Protect the Arctic From Oil Spills
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, protection, wildlife, animals, world, humans, healthconditions, nature )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takeaction.takepart.com
There's a 70 percent chance of a large oil spill occurring in the Arctic Ocean as a result of Chukchi Lease Sale 193, according to a report recently released by the United States government.
TAKE ACTION NOW! The U.S. Government Just Failed to Pass the KXL Pipeline, But We Aren't in the Clear Yet...
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE, VOTE IN CONGRESS, protection, healthconditions, politics, pollution )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
Now is the time to remind President Obama that the power to stop Keystone still lies in his hands. If the bill reaches his desk there is only one course of action: veto this pipeline.
World Parks Congress Aims High to Protect Ocean Life
Environment  (tags: protection, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, pollution, world, environment, ecosystems, conservation, GoodNews )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - pewtrusts.org
The 2014 World Parks Congress in Sydney has concluded by setting a high bar for ocean protection and resolving to secure almost a third of the world's waters in marine sanctuaries by 2030.
OP-ED: The Slippery Slope of Twitter's Attempts to Stop Harassment Against Women
Society & Culture  (tags: TWitter, women's rights, stopping harassment, sexual harassment online, society, politics, government, women, violence )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - theweek.com
The social network's instincts are admirable. But its latest effort could easily end up as a hunt for ideological heresies.
The Ohlone People Were Forced Out of San Francisco. Now They Want Part of Their Land Back.
Society & Culture  (tags: native rights, culture, americans, news, law, legacy of Native persecutin, politics, rights, society, freedoms )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - motherjones.com
The Ohlone once numbered as many as 15,000 on lands stretching from the San Francisco Bay to Big Sur. But following years of enslavement under the Spanish mission system and, later, persecution by settlers, they are now largely a people in exile.
Jane Goodall: 5 Reasons to Have Hope for the Planet -
Environment  (tags: environment, Jane Goodal, Jane Goodall, world, politics, conservation, ecosystems )

Cal
- 23 hours ago - news.mongabay.com
She cites approaches that exclude local people as an example of conservation that usually falters. - See more at: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1119-jane-goodall-in terview.html#sthash.V7qSR5XB.dpuf
 
 
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