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Truth Seeker: Murray Sinclair's Relentless Quest for the Facts About Residential Schools
Society & Culture  (tags: Canada, first nations, aboriginal peoples of canada, residential schools, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Murray Sinclair, History, culture, government, law, rights )

Cat
- 1 day ago - ottawacitizen.com
Canada must face the terrible legacy of the residential schools. Sinclair had heard heart-wrenching stories of cruelty and abuse from aboriginals who had spent their childhood in the residential schools
George Stephanopoulos Discloses $75,000 Contribution to Clinton Foundation - POLITICO.Com
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: democrats, dishonesty, politics, democrats, chronism, journalistic objectivity, Clintons, ABC, media, government )

MJ
- 12 days ago - politico.com
The numbers were just revised upwards. Here's a hint: We all knew he worked for the Clintons. HOWEVER, once one decides to pursue a career in journalism one needs at leat the APPEARANCE of impartiality.
GROUPS SUE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION OVER WEAK TANK CAR STANDARDS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, government, news, protection, politics, USDOT, Trains, safety regulations )

Cat
- 12 days ago - earthjustice.org
Something has to be done although I'm not sure this is it. The new safety standards issued by the Department of Transportation take too long to get dangerous tank cars off the tracks and contain loopholes that leave too many vulnerable
The Most Neglected Disease
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, tuberculosis, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, death, vietnam, research, prevention, treatment, warning )

Cat
- 14 days ago - slate.com
We ignore Tuberculosis at our peril. Tuberculosis isnâEUR(TM)t history, and itâEUR(TM)s much more dangerous than malaria or Ebola.
Cheap Solar Lamps Help Villagers Keep Their Health, and Cut Emissions
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Africa, Kenya, uganda, Solar Tech, Evans Wadongo, Use Solar, Save Livesgreen, healthconditions, climate, conservation, Sustainabililty )

Cat
- 21 days ago - theguardian.com
I love this story. MwangaBora solar lamps, created by Evans Wadongo, provide low-cost lighting for villagers, saving their health and money, and helping reduce global emissions from kerosine use
Texas Passes Ban on Fracking Bans
Environment  (tags: fracking, fracking ban, Texas, ALEC, climate-change, destruction, environment, politics )

Cat
- 21 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Oh Texas! The Texas state legislature voted yesterday to ban fracking bans.
Toronto Wages War On Raccoon Nation, But Experts Say The Animal Is Here To Stay
Animals  (tags: Raccoons, Canadian Geese, wildlife, environment, AnimalWelfare, habitat, Urban Wildlife, society )

Cat
- 23 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
I adore raccoons, and geese are iconic, but both can be dangerous. Mayor John Tory, recently took up the war on so-called Raccoon Nation, unveiling new green bins meant to keep out the wily marauders and declaring that "defeat is not an option."
Get Back to Your Roots With the Groundfridge Prefab Root Cellar
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Sustainabililty, greenproducts, eco-friendly, root cellars, food, greenliving, technology )

Cat
- 23 days ago - treehugger.com
Root cellars are back! Before there were electric fridges, many people had root cellars, essentially underground rooms with stable cool temperatures year round. You can build your own with a garbage can or you can now buy a Groundfridge.
3 More Bill Cosby Accusers Come Forward, Alleging Drugging and Sexual Assaults
Offbeat  (tags: drugged and assaulted )

Save Anim
- 31 days ago - people.com
The trio of women, including a former Reno bartender, joined the more than 40 women who said they were drugged or sexually assaulted by the comedian.
Devastating Nepal Earthquake Kills More Than 1,000, Triggers Everest Avalanche
World  (tags: death, earthquake, Nepal, India, himalayas, Mt. EverestRefugees&Relief, unitednations )

Cat
- 31 days ago - slate.com
We are talking utter devastation. A devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal, killing at least 1,180 people across four countries in the countryâEUR(TM)s worst quake in 80 years.
 
 
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