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Petition - The United Nations Is to Outlaw Crimes Against Humanity!
Animals  (tags: United Nations, Crimes against humanity, barbaric animal cruelty, animal rights, animal welfare laws, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of further mistreatment, ethical treatment of animals, Respect for animals, stronger protection )

- 60 days ago -
I am Peter H. Arras and have been fighting against injustice and for the defenceless since I was a child. The most defenceless beings are animals, which is why 30 years ago I founded the NGO "AKT - Action for Consequent Animal Welfare" in Germany...
With Blackface and Monkey Suit, Chinese Gala on Africa Causes Uproar
World  (tags: blackface, monkey suit, Chinese gala, africa, UPROAR, Lunar New Year, china, conflict, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
A lavish four-hour Lunar New Year show televised to millions across China on Thursday night set off a flood of indignation with its caricatures featuring blackface and African men in animal suits.
Since Standing Rock 56 Bills Have Been Introduced in 30 States to Restrict Protests
World  (tags: journalists, Standing Rock, activists, authoritarian, more laws )

- 5 hours ago -
In the year since the last activists were evicted, the crackdown on journalists and activists has only intensified.
We Are Drowning in Plastic, and Fracking Companies Are Profiting
Environment  (tags: garbage, pollution, fossil fuels, waste, resources )

- 1 day ago -
The fracking industry is helping to fuel the plastics binge that is choking the planet.
Petition - Congress: End the Ban on Federal Gun Violence Research
Society & Culture  (tags: School Shootings, armed attacks, violence prevention, stronger controls, military-style assault, protection of the vulnerable, gun control laws, accessibility, gun lobby, needless death, safety and security, society, politics )

- 1 day ago -
Lift the congressional ban on federal gun violence research. The U.S. has the highest number of guns per capita of any country, and there have been over 1,500 mass shootings since the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012.
Sign Now: It's Time for Congress to Investigate the Trump Administration for Repeated Ethics Violations.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, Trump administration, ethics violations, family business, cover-ups, misuse of power, Taxpayer Money, investigations, accountability )

- 1 day ago -
Since his first day in office, President Donald Trump has flouted ethical norms by not divesting himself from his family's business, nor fully divulging the sources of his income. And the example he has set has trickled down throughout his administration.
TED Talk On Paleontology   video
Science & Tech  (tags: TED talks, Paleontology, Extinction, Endangered, Animals, ancient, discovery, environment, habitat, history, interesting, research, science, scientists, study, world )

- 23 hours ago -
Video is very informative and timely. So many animals are becoming extinct or endangered. Very important knowledge for understanding threats to our animals living today. Please note, comment, and forward.
Canada: In The Angry Wake Following Colten Boushie's Death, Justin Trudeau Trys To Find Words
World  (tags: Canada, Justin Trudeau, Colten Boushie, Death, Murder, Violence, Government, conflict, crime, humans, news, society, violence, world )

- 20 hours ago -
Faced with a belief, shared by many, that justice has not been served âEUR" and a moment that could seem to exemplify centuries of continuing injustice âEUR" Justin Trudeau and his government obviously feel the need to say something.
Mexico: Tehuacan-Environmental Activists Attacked And Their Bus Set On Fire
World  (tags: Mexico, hydroelectric Project. Volcanic Region, Environmental Activists Attacked, Bus Burned, conflict, crime, government, humans, media, news, society, violence, world )

- 1 hour ago -
Activist group opposing a hydroelectric project in Puebla, Mexico, were traveling back home in a rented bus when armed masked men stopped them. Group Opposes Hydroelectric project in Sierra Negra Volcanic region.
UK: Lancashire -- Lorry Surfers Out Due To Viability Of Fracking.
World  (tags: UK: Lancashire, Lorry Surfers Oppose, Green Action, Direct Green Action, Profitabiity of Fracking, conflict, europe, humans, interesting, media, news, politics, society, violence, world )

- 19 hours ago -
Green direct action which has slowed development of controversial gas fracking to a crawl at key test sites saw more blockade work yesterday as it emerged that the potential of the industry in Britain to turn a profit is minimal.
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