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Excess Food Should Feed The Hungry, Not A Dumpster!
Business  (tags: food, groceries, waste, hunger, petitions )

Freya
- 11 hours ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Every year food service providers throw away billions of pounds of excess usable food. Tell them to give it to the hungry!
Mozambique Council of Ministers: Don't Approve Agricultural Plan That Displaces Farmers!
World  (tags: Mozambique, Africa, farming, agricultural, petitions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Mozambique is mulling a plan to lease 240,000 hectares of prime farmland to investors to grow crops for export, threatening to displace more than 100,000 local residents, activists and academics said, citing a leaked document.
One-Time Bonuses and Perks Muscle Out Pay Raises for Workers
Business  (tags: employees, wages, greed, income )

Freya
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
Yacht-size bonuses for Wall Street big shots and employee-of-the-month plaques for supermarket standouts are nothing new, but companies' continued efforts to keep costs down have pushed employers to increasingly turn to one-off bonuses and non-monetary
10 Insane Ways Companies Profited From Incompetence And Violence
Business  (tags: corporations, greed, graft, injustice, poison, fraud, human rights violations )

Freya
- 2 days ago - listverse.com
Most of us are aware by now that corporations do some pretty crappy things. Things like poisoning an entire town, facilitating torture and slavery, or funneling money to Mexican drug cartels. Yet they often get away with it because they're rich...
Could Solar-Powered Floating Farms Provide Enough Food for the Entire World? Read More: Could Solar-Powered Floating Farms Prov
World  (tags: food, farms, solutions, solar power, hunger )

Freya
- 7 days ago - inhabitat.com
With an increasing global population and a decreasing supply of arable land, providing sufficient food to meet demand is becoming increasingly more difficult. Barcelona-based Forward Thinking Architecture proposes an innovative solution.
Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

Freya
- 8 days ago - action.votevets.org
Privatizing the system would severely underfund the department, leaving veterans out in the cold with many service-connected injuries. Often times, VA centers are equipped to deal with specialized care, amputations and traumatic brain injuries in a way...
SolaRoad Cycle Path Electricity Yield Exceeds Expectations
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, energy, innovation, clean energy, Netherlands )

Freya
- 11 days ago - phys.org
What a concept for a pilot project. Can't we change our roads into gigantic solar panels? Harvest energy from them? Get solar electricity from them, fed into the electric grid and used for street lighting, traffic systems, households and electric cars?
Keep Religion Out of Science Classrooms
Society & Culture  (tags: education, science, religion, creationism, ignorance, Alabama, petitions )

Freya
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
Alabama educators may soon be legally permitted to teach creationism as an alternative to evolution in public schools if new legislation is passed. This is entirely unconstitutional, since it is a government endorsement of religion in public schools.
Stop Cable Companies From Blocking Fast and Affordable Internet Access
Business  (tags: Internet, broadband, communications, petitions )

Freya
- 16 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Cities and towns around the country are developing municipal broadband networks that are both faster and less expensive than the services offered by big cable and Internet companies.
10-Year-Old Rape Survivor Must Be Allowed a Life-Saving Abortion
World  (tags: Paraguay, women, girls, reproductive rights, petitions )

Freya
- 19 days ago - act.amnestyusa.org
The life of a 10-year-old girl who is pregnant after being raped by her stepfather is in danger. Despite the high risk this pregnancy poses and her mother's request, Paraguayan authorities have denied her access to a safe abortion.
 
 
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