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The Secretly Negotiated TPP Will Impact Your Life In Many Ways Together We Can Stop It - Petition
Business  (tags: TPP, Fast Track, Presidents signature, 10 examples, Trade Agreements, secretly negotiated )

- 10 days ago -
Now we see why the US Trade Representative and President Obama initially made a deal to keep the TPP secret for four years after it was ratified. A Fast Track Agreement was to release it within 60 days before the President signs it.
New Research Documents Growth of Extreme Poverty
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Living on $2 a day, poverty, America, shortcomings in safety net programs, Welfare Reform Act of 1996, deep poverty )

- 10 days ago -
We must reform our public policies to ensure that nobody faces a poverty so deep that many of us would not even believe it exists in this wealthy nation but it does. The shortcomings of our safety net allows growth of $2.00 a day poverty in America.
Interactive Map Shows 414 U.S. Cities Already Locked Into Sea Level Rise
Science & Tech  (tags: sea level rise, 141 cities and towns, USA, passed point of no return, carbon emissions )

- 10 days ago -
Researchers found that 414 towns and cities have already passed their lock in date at which its guaranteed that more than half the city populated land will be underwater no matter how much humans decrease carbon emissions is only a matter of when not if.
Dear White America Your Working Class Is Literally Dying
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: white Americans, working class, poor, south, truth, Republicans, depression, suicide, hopelessness, decrease life expectancy )

- 13 days ago -
White America its poor and working classes in the throes of depression and hopelessness about the future are killing themselves. Truth hurts but poor and working class white Republicans voting for policies that hurt people like them have contributed to it
Punish Poachers for Slaughtering African Elephants PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, killing, suffering )

- 19 days ago -
End illegal elephant poaching in Kenya.
Pharma Bros 5,500% Price Hike Gets a Slap in the Face By Competitor Who Will Only Charge $1
Health & Wellness  (tags: Imprimis, affordable medicines, Pharma Bro, CEO Martin Shkreli, Turing Pharmaceuticals LLC )

- 32 days ago -
Instead of waiting for the government to step in specialized pharmaceutical companies like Imprimis are discovering opportunity to help patients who can no longer afford these medications while making a profit that does not require the sacrifice of lives
Harper Is Out! Congrats to Canada
World  (tags: Canada, Stephen Harper, liberal, Justin Trudeau, election )

- 38 days ago -
Canada voted in its first new leader in 10 years in a general election that handed Justin Trudeaus Liberal party an absolute majority and dealt a stunning blow to incumbent Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Animal Respect
Animals  (tags: Peter Blatter, Animal Respect, C2 member, environment )

- 38 days ago -
C2 member, Peter Blattner, has made this website. I thought it would be good to give his work a little more attention. He has some informative videos and lots of information on there to help animals and the environment.
URGENT! DEMAND JUSTICE! Stray Dogs Pounded Repeatedly & Left To Die By Officials at Indian University! | YouSignAnimals.Org
Animals  (tags: Animal Welfare, Animal Cruelty, Animal Welfare Punjab, Lovely Professional University, Lovely Professional University Beats & P, JUSTICE! )

- 236 days ago -
Punjab's "Lovely Professional University" officials urged their security team to deal with the "problem" of stray dogs at all costs. The harmless dogs were beaten repeatedly with sticks before being poisoned. The dog in the photo died. Demand justice!
Bernie Sanders Holds Bostons Largest Democratic Primary Rally Ever
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Boston, MA, event history, Bill McKibben, huge event, largest political event in Boston )

- 52 days ago -
The event made history topping the size of the Bostons biggest Obama rally and his second stop that day within the same State. He had cancelled an earlier date in Boston as the campaign could not find a large enough space at affordable cost.
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