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Centerplate CEO Des Hague on Probation Following Dog-Kicking Video
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, dogs, GoodNews, investigation )

- 2 days ago -
The CEO at the centre of an animal cruelty investigation in Vancouver has been placed on indefinite probation by his company, Centreplate Inc.
Hundreds Of Methane Plumes Seeping Out Of Seafloor Along East Coast
Environment  (tags: climate-change, environment, oceans, research, science, US Atlantic seaboard, methane seeps, NOAA, ecosystems )

- 4 days ago -
Between North Carolina's Cape Hatteras and Massachusetts' Georges Bank, 570methane seeps cluster in about eight regions, according to sonar and video gathered by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration ship Okeanos Explorer . . .
World  (tags: Human Rights, INDIGENOUS RIGHTS, , , , Columbia, Aguilas Negras paramilitary group, death threats, crime, corruption, politics, society )

- 4 days ago -
Defender of Indigenous Peoples' rights Juan Pablo Gutiérrez received a death threat from a paramilitary group targeting him and other Indigenous organizations in Colombia.
Boycott, Divest From and Sanction the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Israel, Judaism, ethics, freedoms, politics, military aid )

- 6 days ago -
..."by turning the Israeli nation state into 'the Jewish state' and making Israel into an idol to be worshiped rather than a political entity like any other political entity" -- supporters of Israel deflect righteous criticism of the atrocities committed ...
White Privilege: An Insidious Virus That's Eating America From Within
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, society, white privilege, African Americans, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, media, news, police, politics, Ferguson MO )

- 6 days ago -
...I am primarily addressing America's white majority, to which I belong. We are the ones whose vision is occluded by the darkened glass of white privilege, and it's up to us to do something about it. Black people can see white privilege pretty clearly...
Republicans Lie More Than Democrats...And The Credibility Gap Is Widening
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, propaganda, lies, republicans, democrats, dishonesty, ethics, usa, pants on fire )

- 7 days ago -
But what this study distinguishes two very important trends. Republicans more likely to lie than Democrats. The credibility gap between Republicans and Democrats is actually widening during Obama's presidency.
Study Finds Only 31 Cases Of Actual Voter Fraud In 14 Years
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, republicans, abuse, voter suppression, elections, ethics, lies, propaganda )

- 7 days ago -
If ... found verifiable proof that voter fraud was an actual widespread problem, Republicans would be screaming it from the rooftops 24/7. That they can't confirms Levitt's findings ... there is no justification for preventing millions of people from voting ...
Life Discovered In Antarctic Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, biology, Antarctica, Lake Whillans, Lake Vostok, microbes )

- 6 days ago -
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Tiny organisms dwell on the ice and live inside glaciers, ... a rich microbial ecosystem persists underneath the thick ice sheet, where no sunlight has been felt for millions of years.
FBI Raids of Charter School Operators Jump
Business  (tags: education, ALEC, charter schools, abuse, taxpayer funding )

- 9 days ago -
From Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, from Hartford to Cincinnatti to Albuquerque, FBI agents have been busting into schools, carting off documents, and making arrests leading to high-profile indictments.
Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, ethics, Robert Reich, Martin Gilens, Benjamin Page, Lippman, democracy )

- 8 days ago -
Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?
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