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Corporate Media Really Has It Out for the Idea of Paying People a Decent Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers, lies, falsehoods, minimum wage )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - alternet.org
Despite abundant empirical evidence that raising the minimum wage doesn't lead to job loss, the idea that it does is an article of faith among right-wing economists, and all too often the media report their theological musings as fact.
A Brief History of Activism That Has Made a Big Difference in Society
Society & Culture  (tags: protests, demonstrations, societal progress, movements )

Freya
- 8 hours ago - alternet.org
When we reflect on the activists who changed the course of history, we often think of those who showed up and made their presence known.
STOP THE WORLD'S BIGGEST WHALE SLAUGHTER
Animals  (tags: whales, whaling, cruelty, Norway, Europe, petitions )

Freya
- 9 hours ago - secure.avaaz.org
Sign the petition to the Norwegian government, the European Commission, and all leaders of countries that allow Norwegian whale shipments to pass through.
Save Demitrius Manderfield!
Society & Culture  (tags: petitions, mercy, compassion, Michigan, prisons, injustice )

Freya
- 1 day ago - campaigns.organizefor.org
Release him from Milan Federal Correctional Facility so he can receive proper treatment for his chronic illness!
Medicare For All!
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, Medicare, single-payer system, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - go.justicedemocrats.com
The political tide has turned on health care. Bernie Sanders became the most popular politician in America, fighting for Medicare for all. Paul Ryan just pulled the Republican bill and the GOP has no strategy forward.
A More Equitable Economy Exists Right Next Door
Business  (tags: Canada, co-ops, social economy, jobs, nonprofits, non-profits )

Freya
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Business owners gather at an elegant Montreal event center to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a large-scale economic partnership. The former chief of Quebec's largest bank is the guest of honor.
Too Much Stuff: Capitalism in Crisis As Evidence of Global Warming Grows
Environment  (tags: greed, materialism, climate change, disasters, calamities )

Freya
- 17 hours ago - alternet.org
For the Paris Agreement to be meaningful, shortsighted self-interest must give way to pro-environment investments.
Military Experts Issue a Warning Climate Skeptics Won't Want to Hear
Environment  (tags: global warming, climate change, droughts, refugees, destabilization, wars, conflicts, The Age of Consequences )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
A gripping new documentary explores the link between climate change and violent conflict.
Can Sustainable Farming Stop a Civil War? For Didier, a Refugee, It's a Start
World  (tags: Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, agriculture, war, sustainability, solutions )

Freya
- 2 days ago - globalcitizen.org
To answer the challenge, the UN took up an innovative proposal from an American in Ghana, Isaac Hirt-Manheimer. Using a sustainably designed model, refugees could build their own houses out of natural materials, such as bamboo and earth bricks.
Bernie Sanders Shares His Blueprint for Resisting Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, resistance, activism, protests )

Freya
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Republican leadership failed to secure enough votes from Congress Thursday to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) attributes its failure to a burgeoning resistance movement.
 
 
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