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Bernie Sanders in Iowa: Soldiers Didn't Die 'So Billionaires Could Buy Elections' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, news, Iowa, Bernie Sanders, politics, Citizen's United, Supreme Court, economy, freedoms, government )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - rawstory.com
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said over the weekend that his top priority was overturning the Supreme Court's Citizen's United decision because he did not believe that U.S. armed forces had "fought and died for democracy so that billionaires can buy election
Hurricane Odile Slams Mexico's Baja Resorts
Environment  (tags: Hurricane Odile, Mexico, Baja coast, weather, climate, nature, water, evacuations, safety )

Carrie
- 15 hours ago - rawstory.com
Thousands of tourists and locals in Mexico hunkered down in luxury hotels converted into shelters Monday after Hurricane Odile crashed into Los Cabos resorts in the northwest, taking down trees with powerful winds.
The History Of The Color Green
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Art History, color, history, humans, interesting, education, society, world )

Carrie
- 2 hours ago - nybooks.com
We live in colors. They fill our waking moments, they form a part of our every apprehension of the visible world, and they govern many of the choices we make about the ways we define or express ourselves.
Ten Candidates for the Next NFL Commissioner: A Purely Speculative Guide
Society & Culture  (tags: news, interesting, sports, NFL Commissioner, candidates, Roger Goddell, Americans, women, politics )

Carrie
- 14 hours ago - businessweek.com
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell is in a fight to keep his job after widespread criticism of the way he handled the Ray Rice scandal. The National Organization for Women, among others, has called for Goodell's resignation.
Films Where Animals May Have Indeed Been Harmed
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, abuse, death, ethics, movies, society, American Humane Association, dishonesty, humans, safety, rights )

Carrie
- 4 minutes ago - thedodo.com
These movies might have the line "No Animals Were Harmed" tucked away in their credits, but it turns out that may not have been the case.
Stop the Trafficking of Brides
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, India )

Teresa
- 10 hours ago - forcechange.com
A social change needs to happen to stop the abduction and trafficking of these women, and the government must encourage this change. Urge Prime Minister Narendra Modi to push for change so all Indian citizens will value both men and women equally.
Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, crimes, Chris, Hedges, Israeli, jetfighter, jets, soldiers, bodies, children, dead, bloodied, mothers, fathers, grief, AIPAC )

Sam
- 8 hours ago - truthdig.com
I like to speak about the people of Gaza. Their suffering is not an abstraction to me. I spent seven years in the region. I speak Arabic. And for much of that time I was in Gaza, including when Israeli fighter jets and soldiers were attacking it.
Israel: A Nation of Liars. Only Two Israelis Tell The Truth: Netanyahu & Ya'Alon.
World  (tags: Israeli, officials, denounce, 43, reservists, no longer, serve, military, intelligence, unit, protest, government, policies, toward, persecute, Palestinians, occupation, Netanyahu, )

Sam
- 8 hours ago - bloomberg.com
Netanyahu accuses the 43 reservists who refused to serve in the military's main intelligence unit of "airing of false accusations," while Ya'alon calls their conscientious decision "vile and reprehensible."
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Tropical Deforestation - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, CONSUMERS, world, wildlife, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, forests )

Cal
- 1 day ago - forcechange.com
The continued overseas demand for agricultural commodities like palm oil, beef, soy and wood products has contributed to the rapid deforestation of tropical climates
Mozambique Moves to Make Elephant Poachers An Endangered Species
Animals  (tags: poaching, ivory trade, elephants, endangered, animaladvocates, cruelty, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animals, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
As more elephants are being killed than born, African nations get serious about cracking down on poaching.
 
 
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