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Girl Scouts: Switch to Fair Trade Chocolate In Your Thin Mint Cookies
World  (tags: children, Girl Scouts, cookies, slaves, chocolate, cocoa )

Beth
- 2 hours ago - change.org
Please use fair trade chocolate. It is currently sourced from farms that use child slaves and laborers to harvest cocoa beans. Many of these slaves are young girls, ages ten to twelve.
How Trump's Approach to Mexico Could Jeopardize Water Security in the American West
World  (tags: Donald Trump, US-Mexico relations, Trump's Mexico proposals, Colorado River, Western USA, water security )

Judy
- 1 day ago - americanprogress.org
We have discussed the economic consequences of Trump's US-Mexico proposals, but too little attention has been given to another major tie binding the two countries: the future of the Colorado River and water security in the American West.
Haaretz: Palestinian Villagers Tilled Their Land So Well, Israel Is Now Confiscating It From Them
World  (tags: Haaretz, middle-east, palestine, israel, annexation, occupation, Al-Walaja, Ein Haniya spring, West Bank, Jerusalem, Green Line, settlements, confiscation, separation wall, Ir Amim )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - haaretz.com
Israel made sure to annex only the land, without granting the people living on it residence status. That's why residents of Al-Walaja have been arrested several times for illegal residence in their own homes.
Veterans For Peace at Standing Rock - Global Action
World  (tags: march on dc, March 10, rally march 10, 2017, water if life, STanding Rock, mini wiconi )

Dandelion
- 21 hours ago - veteransforpeace.org
Leaders at Standing Rock are calling for solidarity actions around the country and around the globe to protest the recent order and for a large demonstration on Washington on March 10.
The Indoor Garden That Can Feed An Entire Neighborhood
World  (tags: Ikea and the sustainable indoor garden )

Michael
- 3 days ago - ecowatch.com
IKEA has released open source plans for The Growroom, which is a large, multi-tiered spherical garden that was designed to sustainably grow enough food to feed a neighborhood. The plans can be downloaded for free.
Meet the Families for Freedom, Join Their Silent Protest
World  (tags: syria, famillies, freedom, geneva, torture, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, government, humanrights, politics, world )

Lone
- 3 days ago - act.thesyriacampaign.org
On Thursday the warring sides in Syria and their international backers will meet in Geneva to try and talk peace. WhatâEUR(TM)s not on their agenda is the more than 100,000 peaceful Syrians facing torture in the countryâEUR(TM)s dungeons
The Worst Place To Be Gay in Europe - Please Sign Petition
World  (tags: LGBTI, gender identity, sexual orientation, hate crimes, Criminal Code of Republic of Azerbajan )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - you.allout.org
The Criminal Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan does not address hate crimes based on gender identity or sexual orientation. It would help to protect the LGBTI community from hate attacks based on gender identity or sexual orientation.
Assange Exposes the Truth About Corporate Media: "You Are Reading Weaponized Text"
World  (tags: world, society, politics, media, interesting, humans, freedoms, ethics, corruption, Julian Assange, Truth, Corporate Media, presstitutes, weaponized text, Wikileaks )

Darren
- 4 days ago - thefreethoughtproject.com
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange called "very, very, very inaccurate" corporate presstitutes "opportunistic snipers" in an interview over the weekend, accusing newspapers of printing "weaponized text."
 
 
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