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Sometimes You Just Got to Laugh: Ben Carson Discusses Presidential Ambitions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ben carson )

Ashley
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
A Fox News host actually pointed out that Carson doesn't really have any political experience. But Carson responded, he knows how to lead a team and there might not be presidential elections in 2016. Why? Because Obama is going to cause anarchy! LOL.
Cancer, Patented ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, research, Myriad cancer gene patent, risks, business, consumers, corruption, money )

Nancy
- 3 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Myriad, a US biotech company, just faced off against an Australian woman with breast cancer and won.
Stop Syngenta's Radical New Bee Killing Pesticide Plan
Animals  (tags: Syngenta, Swiss agribusiness, Monsanto, bee killer, pesticide, thiamethoxam, alfala, corn, barley, wheat )

Dandelion
- 13 hours ago - act.credoaction.com
Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta, one of Monsanto's biggest competitors, filed paperwork with the EPA requesting permission to increase the amount of bee killing pesticide thiamethoxam it uses on alfalfa, corn, barley, and wheat crops by up to 40,000%.
Stop the Filthy Chicken Rule! - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: The Filthy Chicken Rule, chickens, USDA, inspections )

Dandelion
- 21 hours ago - secure3.convio.net
The USDA is about to implement a new rule that will dramatically weaken the chicken inspection process. Speeding up inspection lines and replacing trained government inspectors with untrained company employees. If you do eat chicken you'll want to sign.
Gay Youth Required to Wear Name Tag Labeled GAYTARD - Petition
Business  (tags: Petition, Gaytard, Tyler Brandt, Taco John's, Yankton, South Dakota )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - aclu.org
16 year old Tyler Brandt's supervisor created and required him to wear a name tag labeled "GAYTARD" while he worked at a Taco John's restaurant in Yankton, South Dakota. Tyler was intentionally humiliated in front of customers and coworkers. Unacceptable.
Ask Leaders In The Tech Industry To Cut Ties With ALEC - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC, Petition, tech industry, American Legislative Exchange Council )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - secure2.convio.net
More and more tech giants are dropping ALEC, the shadowy group masquerading as a charity while bringing corporate lobbyists and politicians behind closed doors to rewrite our laws. Please sign to put pressure on AOL who hasn't yet withdrawn from ALEC.
Inside the New York Fed: Secret Recordings and a Culture Clash
Business  (tags: Inside the New York Fed, Carmen Segarra, 46 hours of tape, Wall Street, Goldman Sachs, President William Dudley )

Dandelion
- 3 days ago - propublica.org
A confidential report and a fired examiner's hidden recorder penetrate the cloistered world of Wall Street's top regulator--and its history of deference to banks.
Pay To Play
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pay to Play, ALEC, Robert Reich, Noam Chomsky, John Nichols, Van Jones, Lawrence Lessig, Marianne Williamson, May Day, Citizens United )

Dandelion
- 7 hours ago - pay2play.nationbuilder.com
A trailer, a place to view, a place to request a viewing, a place to register to vote. Citizens United, Pay to Play, ALEC, People Over Profits, May Day, Robert Reich, John Nichols, Lawrence Lessig, Van Jones, Noam Chomsky, Marianne Williamson and more.
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Protests began a week ago with a class boycott by university and college students, who said they would stand firm until officials meet their demands for reforming the local legislature and withdrawing the requirement that election candidates be screened.
Canadian Environmentalist, David Suzuki On The War On Climate Scientists   video
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, Climate Change Denial, CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, endangered, globalwarming )

Betsy
- 11 hours ago - youtube.com
David Suzuki, CC OBC, zoologist, is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki focus is on oceans, sustainable fishing, climate change and clean energy.
 
 
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