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More Than a Thousand People Turn Out for Prom of Wisconsin Teen Choosing to Die
Health & Wellness  (tags: Right to Die, Jerika Bolen, spinal muscular atrophy type 2, last wish, Wisconsin, children, disease )

Nancy
- 2 days ago - usatoday.com
Jerika, a tech-savvy teen with a punk attitude and a love of alternative music, had a final wish âEUR" a special prom, a dance party for friends and family to dress in their "fancy" clothes and celebrate one more time.
Why Larung Gar, the Buddhist Institute in Eastern Tibet, Is Important
Society & Culture  (tags: Larung Gar, Tibetan Buddhist learning, eviction, dismantling, Jutrul Temple, khenpos, ten virtues )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - lionsroar.com
Now, demolitions have begun once again, with as many as half its monastic residents facing eviction. What makes Larung Gar so important?
Taking on America's Prison Profiteers
Business  (tags: Prisons For Profit, juvenile prisons, Tallulah, corruption, Trans-American Development, Juvenile Justice Reform Act, Grace Bauer-Lubow )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - inequality.org
I once saw a GEO memo to shareholders that talked about how it made sense to invest in private prisons in Louisiana because the state had an increasing population of kids in the juvenile system that would be fed into the adult system, ensuring a large...
Independent Lines Taking Partisanship Out of Redistricting ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: redistricting, partisanship, Independent LInes, elections )

Nancy
- 14 days ago - independentlines.org
Partisan politics are manipulating elections. The politicians are drawings the lines of our districts and stacking the decks in their favor.
Move to Amend Petition: Help Grow the Movement! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: SupremeCourt, government, Move To Amend, Corporate rule, We The People against Citizens United )

Nancy
- 14 days ago - movetoamend.nationbuilder.com
The Supreme Court is misguided in principle, and wrong on the law. In a democracy, the people rule. We the People, Not We the Corporations!
Obama Administration Permitted 1,200 Offshore Fracks in Gulf of Mexico
Environment  (tags: wildlife, ecosystems, fracking, taxpayers rights, habitat destruction, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Documents also show that the federal government has been permitting offshore fracking in the Gulf of Mexico with no site-specific analysis of the threats to imperiled species or the environment, and also without public involvement.
Bernie Sanders, What the Hell Have You Done for Us Lately?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, activist, Iraq, cancer, NFTA, Defense of Marriage Act, meds, Wall Street, Citizens United )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - dailykos.com
By Rockhopperkid on Oct 06, 2015. And a link with a bit more detail... http://www.dailykos.com/comments/140740 9/57099359#comment_57099359
Underwater Oil-Well Bolts Are Failing, Causing Alarm
Environment  (tags: Oil equipment, faulty bolts, oil spills, ecosystems, wildlife )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - wsj.com
General Electric Co. , oil drillers and U.S. regulators are scrambling to determine why massive bolts used to connect subsea oil equipment keep failing, prompting costly shutdowns and raising safety concerns about hundreds of wells in the Gulf of Mexico.
Forest Service: Study ALL Impacts of the Proposed Mega-Mine at Oak Flat ACTION US
Environment  (tags: Oak Flat Land Exchange, Forest Service, Resolution Copper Mine, Apache tribe, water resources, energy alternatives )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Many of the most heinous impacts of this mine can be greatly mitigated or even eliminated. By commenting on the draft impact statement the Forest Service is required to respond to your complaints.
 
 
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