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Massachusetts Home Care Workers Win $15/Hour Starting Wage âEUR" First In Nation \
Business  (tags: business, americans, ethics, goodnews, working wages, minimum wage, government, SustainableDevelopment, labor, news, money )

Cal
- 16 hours ago - occupy.com
Tears of joy streaked the faces of cheering home care workers assembled in their Dorchester union hall on Thursday afternoon as a decades-long struggle for recognition and a living wage culminated in a historic moment of celebration. -
Greek Voters Deliver Stunning Rebuke to Austerity
Business  (tags: world, society, money, investments, government, finance, ethics, economy, debt, Greece, Austerity, Michael Spourdalakis, Dimitri Lascaris, Troika, Greek economy, eurozone )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - therealnews.com
Michael Spourdalakis, Dean of the School of Economics and Politics at the University of Athens, in an interview with Dimitri Lascaris, says it is time for the Greek government to play hardball with the Troika
Shell's Arctic Drilling Hits a Walrus-Shaped Wall
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, habitat, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Frans
- 2 hours ago - takepart.com
An obscure wildlife protection measure put a dent in ShellâEUR(TM)s Arctic dreams on Tuesday, as federal officials told the company it would not be allowed to prospect for oil simultaneously at two sites in nine miles apart in the Chukchi Sea ...
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Don't Remove, Weaken, or Delay Coal Ash Protections
Environment  (tags: protection, pollution, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation )

Cal
- 12 hours ago - secure.earthjustice.org
Hundreds of coal ash disposal sites are spilling, leaking, and polluting the waters we drink, fish, and swim in with arsenic, lead, mercury and more.
Secrecy Over Fracking Chemicals Clouds Environmental Risks, Advocates Say
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, frack is whackenvironment, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, pollution, water )

Cal
- 9 hours ago - theguardian.com
Despite a report that links practice to contaminated drinking water, list of more than 1,076 chemicals used during fracking process remains unknown to public
TAKE ACTION NOW! Rescue India's Begging Elephants
Animals  (tags: animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cal
- 14 hours ago - animalpetitions.org
In the recent years, the Indian elephant has been used for begging. The elephants have been forced to travel across different regions and ask for money from the public. They are forced into an environment that is not natural
TAKE ACTION: Stop the Destruction of Wolf Creek Pass, An Irreplaceable Colorado Treasure
Environment  (tags: destruction, usda, wolf, creek, colorado )

Dogan
- 13 hours ago - change.org
Please tell USDA Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to stop the destruction of Wolf Creek Pass, an irreplaceable Colorado treasure.
Tell CBS to Stop Exploiting Wild Animals ! PLease SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: CBS, HBO, animal exploiters, wild animals, entertainment animals )

Angela
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
HBO cancelled the series "Zoo" after only nine episodes due to the tragic deaths of three horses. Even if CBS follows safety precautions perfectly, it is safer to use CGI graphics than real lions.
Koch-Backed Group Calls For No More National Parks
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, National Parks )

Judy
- 22 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
Just in time for the Fourth of July the Koch brothers are rolling out their latest campaign against these treasured places: pushing for no more national parks.
Bernie Sanders Revolutionary Roots Were Nurtured in 1960s Vermont - The New York Times
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Vermont, revolutionary )

Kathryn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
When he came to Vermont in the 1960s to help plan the upending of the old social order, the now presidential candidate Bernie Sanders brought with him the belief that the USA was starkly divided into 2 groups: the establishment and the revolutionaries.
 
 
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