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Tell the Senate: Pass the Bill to Reverse Supreme Court's Birth Control Ruling
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: petitions, Supreme Court, bills, Congress, birth control )

Freya
- 1 hour ago - act.weareultraviolet.org
Last week's Supreme Court decision gutting access to birth control was devastating -- but the good news is that something can be done.
Earth's Magnetic Field Is Weakening 10 Times Faster Now
Science & Tech  (tags: magnetic field, Earth, pole flip )

Freya
- 7 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from huge blasts of deadly solar radiation, has been weakening over the past six months, according to data collected by a European Space Agency (ESA) satellite array called Swarm.
I Watched a Woman Cough Blood Till She Died: Cecily McMillan on Shocking Conditions at Rikers Island
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, abuse, injustice, brutality, cruelty )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Fifty-nine days ago, the city and state of New York labeled me a criminal. Millionaires and billionaires, who had a vested interest in silencing a peaceful protest about the growing inequalities in America, coerced the justice system, manipulated...
Booklet on Anti-Gay Propaganda Tells Story 'Christian' Right Wants You to Forget
Society & Culture  (tags: homosexuality, gays, homosexuals, religious right, propaganda, lies, bullshit )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
If you haven't already, check out How They See Us. It is short, but graphics intensive booklet, which I consider a definitive history on anti-gay propaganda.
Hightower: The Absurd Lengths Corporations Will Go to in the Name of Saving a Pittance on Taxes
Business  (tags: corporations, taxes, cheating, scams )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
How would you react if one of your neighbors announced that while he obviously benefits from having clean water, highways, Medicare, police protection, parks, schools, and other public services, he was no longer going to pay his part of the taxes that...
Pilot of Delayed Flight Buys Pizza for Whole Plane
Offbeat  (tags: good deeds, kindness, planes, pizza, food )

Freya
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
Domino's pizza manager Andy Ritchie has taken a lot of orders, but never one quite like this: to feed an entire plane full of hungry, delayed passengers, stuck on the tarmac.
10 Companies That Control Almost Everything We Eat
Society & Culture  (tags: food, companies, graphics )

Freya
- 1 day ago - businessinsider.com
Oxfam International has made a graphic showing how a handful of corporations control nearly everything we buy at the grocery store.
Beware This Phantom Debt Collection Scam
Society & Culture  (tags: scams, debt collectors, crime )

Freya
- 2 days ago - money.msn.com
Scammers trying to coerce people into paying phantom debts are expanding their intimidation techniques by calling and harassing victims' friends and family.
Maggots Keep Appearing in Food Prepared By Private Prison Food Vendor
Society & Culture  (tags: prisons, correctional facilities, food, Aramark Correctional Services, injustice )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Aramark Correctional Services, a private food vendor contracted to feed prisoners in states across the country, may have exposed inmates to food laced with maggots, over and over again.
The Giant Methane Monster That Can Wipe Out the Human Race
Environment  (tags: greenhouse gas, climate change, arctic, methane )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Underneath the frozen Arctic are 1,000 gigatons of the world's most deadly greenhouse gas.
 
 
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