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How Mice Turned Their Private Paradise Into A Terrifying Dystopia
Science & Tech  (tags: mice, rodents, experiments, sociology, societies, crashes )

Freya
- 2 days ago - io9.com
In 1972, animal behaviorist John Calhoun built a mouse paradise with beautiful buildings and limitless food. He introduced eight mice to the population. Two years later, the mice had created their own apocalypse. Here's why.
Children Should Be Students, Not Soldiers
World  (tags: children, human rights, military, war, education, petitions )

Freya
- 3 days ago - theliteracysite.greatergood.com
The military use of children takes place all over the world. The 2014 annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict presents information about grave violations committed against children in 23 country situations.
PROTECT VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES FROM TOXIC POLLUTION
Environment  (tags: pollution, petitions, EPA )

Freya
- 3 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Too often, communities are bombarded by pollution coming from all directions. Yet the Environmental Protection Agency does not assess the full impact of pollution on children or from multiple sources.
Tell Your Senators to Vote NO on Any Bill That Attempts to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Business  (tags: banks, regulations, petitions, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau )

Freya
- 6 days ago - action.citizen.org
The CFPB has recovered millions for military families that were overcharged during the housing crisis. It has shed light on the unethical practices of private debt collectors. And it is even poised to address forced arbitration clauses.
Tell Congress: No Sweetheart Deals for Exploitative for-Profit Colleges
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: colleges, for-profit education, ripoffs, sweetheart deals, bills, petitions, Congress )

Freya
- 9 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The worst culprits in the student debt crisis are poised to get a major handout from the new Republican Congress.
Austerity Linked to 30-Year High in Greek Suicides: Study
World  (tags: Greece, austerity, poverty, suicide )

Freya
- 9 days ago - commondreams.org
Austerity measures imposed on Greece in 2011 corresponded to a significant spike in suicides, health researchers have found.
Warming Planet Threatens More and Possibly Deadlier Pathogens, Warns Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, climate change, pathogens, epidemics )

Freya
- 9 days ago - commondreams.org
New research claims to upend previous understanding of how parasites that may carry infectious diseases are adapting to changing temperatures.
Top 10 Reasons to Vote Republican [Satire Alert!]
Offbeat  (tags: republican, GOP, satire, jokes, humor )

Freya
- 9 days ago - dailykos.com
Why would anyone vote Republican? Well, here are 10 reasons.
Prevent the Dangerous Psychotropic Drugging of California's Foster Care Youth
Health & Wellness  (tags: kids, children, foster care, drugs, medicine, California, petitions )

Freya
- 10 days ago - change.org
Nearly 25% of adolescents in CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s foster care system are prescribed mind-altering psychotropic drugsâEUR"sometimes two to four or more drugs at a timeâEUR"and 3 1/2 times the rate for all adolescents nationwide.
Florida 'Zombie Cat' Hit With Custody Motion
Animals  (tags: cats, pets, zombie cat, Florida, Bart, resurrection, nine lives )

Freya
- 11 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Florida cat that crawled out of its grave after a traffic accident is now ensnared in a legal dispute over custody involving its owner and the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
 
 
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