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Have a Heart, Godiva!
Business  (tags: chocolate, labor rights, slavery, child labor, wages, petitions )

Freya
- 20 minutes ago - laborrights.z2systems.com
Godiva's golden heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and decadent chocolate-covered strawberries contain some unsavory ingredients: poverty and child labor.
A Very Clever Response To Anti-Abortion Protestors
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, clinics, anti-choice activists, protests )

Freya
- 1 day ago - huffingtonpost.com
One California women's health clinic will not be intimidated by anti-abortion protestors.
Why Western Warmongers Create One Disaster After Another in the Mideast
World  (tags: wars, empires, Middle East, intervention, military )

Freya
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
The wars in Libya, Iraq and Afghanistan failed because short-sighted Western interests trumped the needs of the people.
Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Astronaut to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 85
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, astronauts, NASA, Apollo, obituaries )

Freya
- 4 days ago - space.com
Edgar Mitchell, who 45 years ago became the sixth man to walk on the moon, died on Thursday (Feb. 4), the day before the anniversary of his lunar landing. He was 85.
Volkswagen: Respond to Your Customers
Business  (tags: Volkswagen, VW, cars. transportation, pollution, emissions, lies, violations, petitions )

Freya
- 6 days ago - calpirg.webaction.org
Marcus and Elisabeth just completed a cross-country road trip to return their Jetta SportsWagen TDI - and more than 20,000 petitions - to Volkswagen of America's corporate headquarters in Virginia. The EPA says Volkswagen designed 567,000 "clean diesel"
WTF Happened to Golden Rice?
Health & Wellness  (tags: golden rice, GMOs, crops, food )

Freya
- 7 days ago - motherjones.com
If golden rice is such a panacea, why does it flourish only in headlines, far from the farm fields where it's intended to grow? The short answer is that the plant breeders have yet to concoct varieties of it that work as well in the field as existing...
It''s Not Just Flint: America Has a Major Lead-in-Water Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: water, resources, safety, pollution, contamination, utilities )

Freya
- 11 days ago - rollingstone.com
EPA officials in Ohio on Monday banned the operator of a water utility in Sebring, Ohio, from going to work after the agency found he failed to tell residents that they had been drinking, bathing in and cooking with water containing unsafe levels of lead.
Stand With Sen. Warren: Tell Senate Democrats Not to Sabotage Wall Street Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, Wall Street, regulation, lobbying, finance reform, petitions )

Freya
- 11 days ago - act.credoaction.com
A handful of Senate Democrats are teaming up with Republicans on legislation to undermine Wall Street cops and sabotage financial regulation. They would drown new rules in red tape, give politicians more freedom to pressure independent regulators.
Five Reasons Ted Cruz Is Even More Dangerous Than Donald Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: presidential candidates, elections, Ted Cruz )

Freya
- 17 days ago - alternet.org
Both men would be disasters for America, but Cruz would be the larger disaster.
Anti-Choice Fanatics Want You to Think Abortion Clinics Are Terrifying - Here's What One Really Looks Like
Health & Wellness  (tags: women, abortion, clinics, propaganda )

Freya
- 18 days ago - alternet.org
In an attempt to shame women for their decisions and the choices they make with their bodies, anti-choice advocates insist that having an abortion shouldn't be a comfortable experience. No, instead a woman should be afraid and in pain.
 
 
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