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Stop Syngenta's Radical New Bee Killing Pesticide Plan
Animals  (tags: Syngenta, Swiss agribusiness, Monsanto, bee killer, pesticide, thiamethoxam, alfala, corn, barley, wheat )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta, one of Monsanto's biggest competitors, filed paperwork with the EPA requesting permission to increase the amount of bee killing pesticide thiamethoxam it uses on alfalfa, corn, barley, and wheat crops by up to 40,000%.
Stop the Filthy Chicken Rule! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: The Filthy Chicken Rule, chickens, USDA, inspections )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - secure3.convio.net
The USDA is about to implement a new rule that will dramatically weaken the chicken inspection process. Speeding up inspection lines and replacing trained government inspectors with untrained company employees. If you do eat chicken you'll want to sign.
Fight for $15 An Hour Home Care
Business  (tags: petitions, minimum wage, health care, workers, employees, home care )

Freya
- 6 days ago - fightfor15homecare.org
Home care workers all across the country struggle to make basic ends meet while doing some of the most important work there is: caring for the most vulnerable members of our community. That's why we're fighting for a living wage of $15 an hour for home
Private Prison Stocks Soar As Companies Cash In On Incarcerated Immigrants
Society & Culture  (tags: immigrants, prisons, incarceration, greed, corruption, GEO Group, Corrections Corporation of America, CCA )

Freya
- 19 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Share prices for two of the largest private prison firms have spiked sharply since an influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the border was reported this summer. And some investors in GEO Group and Corrections Corporation of America are seizing
Gay Youth Required to Wear Name Tag Labeled GAYTARD - Petition
Business  (tags: Petition, Gaytard, Tyler Brandt, Taco John's, Yankton, South Dakota )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - aclu.org
16 year old Tyler Brandt's supervisor created and required him to wear a name tag labeled "GAYTARD" while he worked at a Taco John's restaurant in Yankton, South Dakota. Tyler was intentionally humiliated in front of customers and coworkers. Unacceptable.
Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash
Business  (tags: Inside the New York Fed, Carmen Segarra, 46 hours of tape, Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, President William Dudley )

Dandelion
- 4 days ago - propublica.org
A confidential report and a fired examiner's hidden recorder penetrate the cloistered world of Wall Street's top regulator--and its history of deference to banks.
Mexico: Week-Long Student Protests Against Neoliberal Reforms & Police Repression Gain Strength
World  (tags: Mexico, students, teachers, student rights, protests, police repression, slain students, free, quality education, public education, neoliberal reforms, school privatization, curriculum changes, teacher-training college closures, Tlatelolco massacre )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - telesurtv.net
Thousands continue to fill Guerrero highways & Mexico City streets; protests demanding end to reform pckge & justice for slain, wounded, jailed set to grow huge Oct 2. Struggle for free, quality ed & against school privatization has been constant >15 yrs
Don't Give Syngenta Permission to Spray Even More of Its Bee-Killing Poisons on Crops!
Animals  (tags: Syngenta, bee colonies collapse, bee killing pesticides )

Slava
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Syngenta, one of the world's top three manufacturers of bee-killing pesticides, wants the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to let it spray higher amounts of its neonicotinoid pesticide ingredient, thiamethoxam, on alfalfa, corn and wheat crops i
Eric Holder's Complex Legacy: Voting Rights Advocate, Enemy of Press Freedom, Friend of Wall Street
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Eric Holder, legacy, assessment, DoJ, record, civil rights, Wall St crash, corporate criminals, impunity, NSA mass surveillance programs, targeting of journalists, unprecedented legal offensive, whistleblowers, border patrol agents, impunity killings )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Assessments of his DoJ record from Georgetown U professor M. Dyson, R Weissman of Public Citizen, L Proll of NAACP Legal Defense Fund & B Azmy of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Praise for civil rights; criticism for no Wall St prosecutions & ++
Mayan People's Movement Defeats Monsanto Law in Guatemala
World  (tags: Guatemala, Monsanto, Monsanto Law, gm seeds, protests, food sovereignty, Mayan communities, organizations, traditional farming, biodiversity )

LucyKalei
- 9 hours ago - viacampesina.org
After 10 days of widespread street protests against Monsanto expansion into, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June
 
 
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