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Children With Autism Have Extra Synapses In Their Brains
Science & Tech  (tags: research, discovery, health, autism, science, interesting, humans )

Michael
- 26 minutes ago - iflscience.com
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects about 1 in 68 children born in the U.S. In an effort to find out why, a group of researchers led by David Sulzer at Columbia University Medical Center examined the synapses in the brains of children with autism.
Please Enact New Federal Laws to Protect Citizens From Police Violence and Misconduct
Society & Culture  (tags: Eric Garner, Michael Brown, John Crawford, tipping point, police violence, shooting, death, executioner, jury, judge, tipping point )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - change.org
It is unacceptable for the police to serve as JUDGE, JURY, and EXECUTIONER. Recent murders of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and John Crawford this past month at the hands of police have so inflamed communities across the country that this is a tipping point.
Republicans Don't Gut The School Lunches - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Michele Obama, obesity, nutrition, Congress, school lunches, cutbacks )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - credomobilize.com
Our children deserve healthy food at school, not junk food filled with salt, sugar, and empty calories. We urge you reject any attempts to roll back healthy school nutrition standards.
VIDEO - A Saved Whale Dances in Thanks
Animals  (tags: whale, Michael Fishbach, Great Whale conservancy, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, GoodNews, humans, protection, rescued, society, wildlife )

Lone
- 1 hour ago - ba-bamail.com
Michael Fishbach is one of the founders of the Great Whale Conservancy, which has the goal of protecting whales around the world.
Water Is a Human Right and a Public Trust. Turn the Water Back on in Detroit!
Society & Culture  (tags: Detroit, water, petitions )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - turnthewateron.dailykos.com
Detroit's water infrastructure needs adequate investment, not the Emergency Manager's cruel attempt to balance the system's budget on the backs of the poor.
Muslim Leaders Have Roundly Denounced Islamic State, But Conservative Media Won't Tell You That
World  (tags: Muslim groups, Al-Azhar, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Islamic State, ISIS, ISIL, Imams, denounce, crimes against humanity )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - mediamatters.org
Media figures have accused Muslim groups and leaders of failing to denounce the violent acts of the terrorist group the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL), despite the fact that numerous Muslim religious authorities, advocacy groups, and Imams have done so.
Stop the Cruel Bobcat Fur Industry
Animals  (tags: abuse, animalcruelty, ethics, killing, suffering )

Teresa
- 2 hours ago - forcechange.com
Deny the permit for a cruel fur farm that keeps wild animals in cramped cages until they are killed.
â-¶ Noam Chomsky (Aug 7, 2014)   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Gaza, Palestine, israel, USA, zionsm, supremacism, racism, nationalism, naZionsm, occupation, settlements, blockade, genocide, ethnic cleansing, propaganda, LIES, hasbara, crime, activism, boycott, divestment, USraHell )

El
- 2 hours ago - youtube.com
DN! - Prof. Chomsky on the "newest -- even more cruel than the previous ones -- episodes of Israel's periodic campaigns of ""MOWING THE LAWN"" without even anything resembling a credible pretext.. shooting fish in the barrel to keep the animals quiet ..."
Do Your Job Congress - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, Petition, Do Your Job, hurt economy, do nothing, work for the people )

Dandelion
- 4 hours ago - petitions.moveon.org
The Republican Congress has vowed to do nothing every since President Obama was elected. Their tactics have shut down the government, delayed the return of a strong economy, and hurt the American people.
Sign the Climate Declaration
Environment  (tags: climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, weather, world )

Sara
- 5 hours ago - ceres.org
We need our political leaders to take action on climate change right now! You can help show support for national climate action by signing Ceres' Climate Declaration--already endorsed by thousands of individuals and more than 600 U.S. companies.
 
 
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