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Protecting Confused Americans?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, GMO labeling, health, interesting, organic, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - gmfreescotland.blogspot.co.uk
"Nine ... Million ... Dollars ... In three months" That's how much US lobbyists spent in the first quarter of 2014 to keep Americans in the dark about the GMOs in their food
U.S. Representative Questions EPA's Risk Assessment of 2,4-D-Based Herbicide
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, 2, 4-D, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 6 hours ago - beyondpesticides.org
U.S. Representative Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week asking them a poignant question: Why didn't the human health risk assessment of Dow's newest 2,4-D-based herbicide apply the ten-fold saf
Texas and Louisiana Abortion Laws Blocked, But Are Clinics Disappearing?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, news, usa, abortion politics, clinics, acccess to abortion services )

Cal
- 6 hours ago - csmonitor.com
Two federal court decisions in Texas and Louisiana have delayed the closure of many abortion clinics. But nationwide, the number of clinics is shrinking.
The World Has the Knowledge, Tools and Funds to Eliminate Ebola. Let's Do It.
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, disease, Ebola Outbreak, prevention, study, treatment, knowledge, tools, funds )

Darren
- 4 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
Jim Yong Kim is president of the World Bank. Paul Farmer is the Kolokotrones University professor at Harvard University. Farmer and Kim, who are infectious disease physicians, co-founded the nonprofit organization Partners in Health.
The True Meaning of Labor Day
Business  (tags: Labor Day, workers, usa, americans, society, politics, labor )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thenation.com
For America's workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It's a reminder of the struggles we have won--and those that lie ahead.
The Moaning Moguls
Business  (tags: Moguls, Mark Mizruchi, Emmanuel Saez, Thomas Piketty, government regulation, , Committee for Economic Development, The Fracturing of the American Corporate )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - newyorker.com
A century ago, industrial magnates played a central role in the Progressive movement, working with unions, supporting workmen's compensation laws and laws against child labor, and often pushing for more government regulation. Why not today?
Over 100 Years Ago, 123 Young Women Working In A Factory Never Came Home. It Changed Our Country.
Business  (tags: business, commerce, workers, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Labor Day, workers rights, sweatshops, safety )

Robert
- 1 day ago - upworthy.com
I have a hard time watching this and not getting terribly angry. Those 123 young women and 23 men who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire on March 25, 1911, deserve to be remembered.
Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Death Reveals The True Cost Of Our Low-Wage, Part-Time Economy
Business  (tags: economy, working poor, low-wage, multiple jobs, & shifts, minimum wage, poverty, retail, service, Maria Fernandes death, Debra Harrell arrest, , 20M low-wage earners:, 2/3 women, living wage )

LucyKalei
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
NJ woman, 32, died in a car park this wk catching a few hrs sleep between (4) jobs, chilling reminder of the struggle low-wage workers, esp women, face in absence of a living wage, cobbling together a patchwork of low-wage jobs with unreliable schedules
225 Jewish Survivors and Descendents of Survivors of Nazi Genocide Condemn the Massacre of Palestinians
World  (tags: Jewish, Holocaust survivors, Holocaust descendents, dehumanisation, objection, condemnation, Gaza, Palestine, Israel )

Evelyn
- 22 days ago - ijsn.net
We are alarmed by the extreme, racist dehumanization of Palestinians in Israeli society, which has reached a fever-pitch. In Israel, politicians and pundits in The Times of Israel and The Jerusalem Post have called openly for genocide of Palestinians
INDIGENOUS RIGHTS DEFENDER AT GRAVE RISK
World  (tags: humanrights, Amnesty International, Colombia )

Apolonia
- 8 days ago - e-activist.com
Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous organizations in Colombia. He has received numerous threatening phone calls since. His life is at risk.
 
 
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