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The 'Blooming Green Earth' Is on Fire - Literally!
Business  (tags: Indonesia, corporations, companies, NGOs, Forest Conservation Policy, FCP, The Forest Trust, TFT, Asia Pulp and Paper, APP, zero-deforestation policies, practice, conference )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - eia-international.org
APP has a comprehensive fire management system, but it seems it may have failed about 578 times in BMH since the beginning of August - an average of seven times a day.
Why We Are Blocking the Boat
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, world, Israel, Palestine, 'Block the Boat', rights, freedoms, ethics, society, liberation, colonialism )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Because it's time to disrupt Israeli business as usual. It has been time since 1948. And the summer of 2014 only served us a reminder to the world that the Palestinian struggle for liberation is calling on us to join them in their fight to end...
Feminist Scholars to Obama: End Prosecution of Palestinian Survivor of Sexual Torture
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, women, Rasmea Yousef Odeh, Israel, Palestine, torture, government, ethics, rights, freedoms, society, news, law, politics, abuse, violence )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - electronicintifada.net
In 2004, award-winning filmmaker Buthina Canaan Khoury made the documentary Women in Struggle about four Palestinian women who were former detainees. She documents the physical, mental and sexual torture women experienced during interrogations.
On the Lawful FaçAde of Israel's Discriminatory Policies in East Jerusalem
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli oppression, Palestinian human rights, children's rights, illegal occupation of Palestine, BDS, end the siege-occupation, East Jerusalem-West Bank, family, sadness, world, violence, safety, children, americans, abuse, society, health )

Jess
- 10 hours ago - wrmea.org
Israel is determined to maintain a "demographic balance" in Jerusalem of at least 70 percent Jews. A key strategy is its revocation of permanent residency status for Arab East Jerusalemites--as if we were foreign immigrants.
Wisconsin's Gov. Walker Based 'Living Wage' Ruling on Restaurant Industry Study
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker, restaurant industry, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, politics, government, lies, freedoms, economy, republicans )

Carrie
- 10 hours ago - rawstory.com
Under pressure to raise the state's minimum wage, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker confidently declared that there was no need. Low-wage workers had filed a complaint charging that the state's minimum wage -- $7.25 -- did not constitute a "living wage" as...
'This Is Just Bullsh*t': Texas Woman Says State Trooper Harassed Her Over Getting Voter ID
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Austin Texas, DPS, state trooper, voter ID, voter ID law, intimidation, ethics, dishonesty, police, society, freedoms, rights, politics, law, news, government, republicans, dishonesty, elections, politics, corruption )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - rawstory.com
A Texas woman was harassed by a state trooper while attempting to obtain the special ID required for voters, MSNBC reported on Friday. "I'm 62 years old," Lynne Messinger said about the encounter. "I've been voting for a long time, and this is just bull..
WATCH: Bystanders at Dallas Airport Stop Antigay Attack By Piling on Drunk Bully ~ STRONG LANGUAGE!
Society & Culture  (tags: Dallas airport, homophobia, violence, gayrights, freedoms, law, police, news, ethics, society, safety )

Carrie
- 11 hours ago - rawstory.com
In the video embedded below, an apparently intoxicated man attacks another passenger who he believes is gay. Within seconds, a number of bystanders leap into action to take the attacker down and hold him until police can handcuff him and lead him away.
Muhammad, Where Are You?
World  (tags: israel, society, population growth, humans )

Eleonora
- 17 hours ago - zope.gush-shalom.org
IT SOUNDS like a joke. But it isn't. About a month ago, on the eve of the Jewish New Year, the government statistical office published a set of interesting items about the population of the state. It is intended as a gift for the citizens.
The Fake Abortion Clinics of America: Misconception
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, health care, women's reproductive rights, deception, dishonesty, lies )

Bruce C
- 16 hours ago - news.vice.com
Women across America who are seeking abortions are accidentally booking appointments at crisis pregnancy centers -- pro-life, government-funded religious centers that don't provide abortions, but instead try to talk women out of terminating their pregnacy
Ask Congress to Support the Responsible Estate Tax Act, S.2899.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, taxes, economic inequality, fairness, super-rich )

Bruce C
- 16 hours ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Bernie Sanders' Responsible Estate Tax Act will require the super-wealthy to pay more in taxes, impose a 10% surtax on billionaire estates and close a major loophole. Even with these changes, 99.7% of Americans will NOT pay a nickel in the estate tax.
 
 
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