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China Begins Shutting Down Coal-Power Polluters
Environment  (tags: climate, globalwarming, politics )

Nils Ande
- 1 hour ago - thebricspost.com
As part of China's goal to cut 9.2 million tonnes of coal consumption and slash toxic emissions, Beijing has started to shut down power plants which have contributed to the country's current environmental crisis.
Ice Cream Sandwich From Walmart Doesn't Melt in Sun
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ice Cream, Walmart, Great Value, sun, standards )

Dandelion
- 16 minutes ago - dailymail.co.uk
A mom from Cincinnati treated her kids to ice cream sandwiches from Walmart, but after one of them was left uneaten, outside in the heat, she noticed it had barely melted despite 80 degree temperatures.
Once And For All!
World  (tags: Israel-Palestine conflict, Peace, Justice, Human Rights )

Eleonora
- 14 hours ago - zope.gush-shalom.org
IN THIS war, both sides have the same aim: to put an end to the situation that existed before it started. ... So why don't the two sides come together without foreign interference and agree on tit for tat?
Israeli Professor Proposes Raping Women
World  (tags: Israel, Israeli, Professor, rightwing, right, wing, Mordechai, Kedar, rape, raping, women, Arab, mother, sister, morality )

Sam
- 41 minutes ago - rawstory.com
A professor and researcher for a right-wing Israeli think tank suggested in an interview earlier this month that raping Arab women was the only way to deter suicide bombers.
Throwback Thursday Protect Texas Textbooks ~ Jon Stewart VIDEO ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Texas, school children, history textbooks, Jon Stewart, Throwback Thursday, children, education, ethics, society, freedoms, politics, government, rights )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - tfn.org
In a weekly series we're calling ThrowbackTexas, Jon Stewart gives you a great primer on exactly how partisan, revisionist and petty the Texas SBOE can be. Watch the video, add your name in support of honest, accurate history textbooks for Texas schools.
Why Target Stopped Asking Job Applicants If They'Ve Been Convicted of a Crime
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, law, crime, americans, activists, lowering the residivism of ex-cons, employment, discrimination, background checks, fairness, fairness, society, news, freedoms, politics )

Cal
- 21 hours ago - csmonitor.com
More than 60 counties, cities, and states - and some corporations - are reducing discrimination against former offenders by 'banning the box' from job applications.
(Vermont) GMO Labeling Law Lands Allies
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, GMO labeling, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - rutlandherald.com
Two advocacy groups are looking to help defend the state against an industry group lawsuit against Vermont's GMO labeling law. The Vermont Public Interest Research Group and the Center for Food Safety say they have filed papers to formally move for part->
The Roma People's Struggle to Survive
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Refugees&Relief, Roma, discrin=mination, immigration, europe, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 1 day ago - vice.com
Europe's largest ethnic minority--also known as gypsies--has long endured bigotry and abuse. This year, they've been a boon to rightwing politicians who've used them to garner support for anti-immigration policies and achieve significant electoral victories
Fox Hosts Outraged That Texas 911 Operators Are 'Forced' to Help Dying Non-English Speakers (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: media, Fox "News", society, ethics, freedoms, dishonesty, humans, news, safety, rights, politics, law )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - rawstory.com
The hosts of Fox & Friends on Wednesday were shocked to learn that emergency responders were "forced" to serve non-English speakers in life-threatening situations even if the callers were suspected of entering the country illegally.
 
 
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