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The Big U.S. Corporations: What About Some Patriotism for America?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Big Corporations, July 4th, Ralph Nader, Patriotism, America )

- 1297 days ago -
The 4th of July is an ideal time to call out these runaway corporate giants who exploit the patriotic sensibilities of Americans for profit and, in wars, for profiteering, but decline to be held to any patriotic expectations or standards of their own.
14 Year Old Brother And Sister Cats Get Adopted Together
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, 14 yr old, brother, sister, cats, adopted, together, photos )

- 1279 days ago -
Two 14 year old cats were left behind and couldn't find a home. They were often overlooked at the shelter because of their age. "No one wanted them because they are older, but I think they are pretty cool," said their new human via reddit.
9/11 Whistleblowers Come Forward!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bushadministration, cover-up, dishonesty, terrorism, usa )

- 1611 days ago -
More than 1700 licensed architects & engineers have come together to prove that only controlled demolitions could have brought down the 3 World Trade Centers on 9/11. Please sign the petition for a new independent investigation & watch the documentary.
The Cliff House and San Francisco's Long History of Dining Out
Offbeat  (tags: unusual, society, off-beat, culture, goodnews )

- 1299 days ago -
Celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, the Cliff House first opened its doors here on the West Coast in 1863--the same year Civil War Union troops repelled General Lee's Confederate advances during the Battle of Gettysburg!
Pew Hails U.S. Court Order of $29 Million Restitution to South Africa in Illegal Fishing Scheme
World  (tags: crime, usa, world, africa, ethics, GoodNews, government, crime )

- 1298 days ago -
A U.S. court ordered three men to pay $29 million in restitution to the South African government for illegal fishing in that country's waters for almost 15 years.
Common Native American Stereotypes Debunked
Society & Culture  (tags: children, culture, americans, abuse, dishonesty, education, ethics, family, law, media, movies, politics, rights, sadness, safety, society, usa )

- 1299 days ago -
Some things were good, most were bad, but all had one thing in common: They were sweeping generalizations - overarching assumptions that ascribe a specific set of characteristics to all people of a certain culture. Otherwise known as stereotypes.
"Slavery Is Still Going on in America": Blumenthal Calls to Extend Whistleblower Protections for H-2B Guest Workers,
Business  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, world, humanrights, HumanRights, abuse, business, corporate, dishonesty, money, usa )

- 1299 days ago -
Many guest workers experience harsh working conditions that most Americans might expect to find in developing countries, but would be surprised to see in the US--and these workers lack the right to blow the whistle when they suffer illegal abuse or mistr
Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project Applauds USDA for Finalizing Snack Standards for Schools
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, child, family, ethics, education, GoodNews, goodnews, government, law, safety, society, usa, diet, health, food, nutrition, risks, research, protection, safety )

- 1299 days ago -
School snacks and drinks across the country are about to get healthier -- because of people like YOU.
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