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Sign the Petition: Tell the Justice Department to Investigate the Koch Brothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, corruption, elections, ethics, politics )

Beverly
- 4 hours ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
What the Koch Brothers (via Americans for Prosperity) are doing to "register" North Carolina voters is extremely misleading, and suggests that it is intentional--which is a felony.
Koch Brothers Freak Out in Response to Rolling Stone Expose
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, government, ethics, Koch Brothers )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - dailykos.com
Tim Dickinson's fantastic expose of the Koch brothers in the latest issue of Rolling Stone has gotten plenty of attention.
BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Major Part Of North Carolina's Voter Suppression Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rights, Voter Suppression, North Carolina, US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit )

Brian
- 20 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
"A divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit halted two provisions of North Carolina's comprehensive voter suppression law on Wednesday, although much of the law will still take effect."
The Left Democrat Mirage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, President Obama, Obama Administration, Moving Further Right, Bush 2.0, Economic Injustice, Environmental Destruction, Endless War, Toxic Capitalism, Progressives Denied, Left Disenfrancised )

Brian
- 19 hours ago - socialistworker.org
"One might ask the question: If the Democratic Party is the natural home for working people and progressives, why is it necessary to mount continual campaigns to remind them of this?"
IVAW Veterans & CCR Human Rights Attorneys Seek Information on Toxic DU Weapons Use in Iraq
Health & Wellness  (tags: Iraq, depleted uranium, DU weapons, deployment locations, environmental poisoning, clean-up, FOIA request, illness, cancer, contamination, US vets, Iraqis, Afghans, Center for Constitutional Rights, CCR, Iraq Veterans Against the War, IVAW )

LucyKalei
- 16 hours ago - truth-out.org
Center for Constitutional Rights submits FOIA request to DOD & State Department on behalf of CCR & IraqVetsAgainsttheWar seeking DU munition deployment locations in Iraq. Only way to deal with health effects & ensure clean-up is full accounting
Mayan People's Movement Defeats Monsanto Law in Guatemala
World  (tags: Guatemala, Monsanto, Monsanto Law, gm seeds, protests, food sovereignty, Mayan communities, organizations, traditional farming, biodiversity )

LucyKalei
- 1 day ago - viacampesina.org
After 10 days of widespread street protests against Monsanto expansion into, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June
Raw: Japan Volcano Rescue Video Released
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, destruction, ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, humans, nature, pollution, protection, Volcano Japan )

Frans
- 4 hours ago - za.news.yahoo.com
The Tokyo Fire Department released video of rescue efforts following Saturday's eruption of Mount Ontake in central Japan. It shows firefighters and military troops carrying injured people as plumes of smoke pour from the volcano behind them...
Ukraine - Now the War Is to Rescue Threatened Nature
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, pollution, healthconditions, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, conservation, endangered, animals, healthconditions, government )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - theecologist.org
Ukraine's Priazovskii National Park epitomises the problems faced by the world's natural areas--plus it is in a war zone.
German Anti-Fracking Campaigners Petition to Outlaw Technology
Environment  (tags: fracking, frack is whack, activism, technology, environment, destruction, ecosystems, Sustainabililty, healthconditions, government, world, protection )

Cal
- 3 hours ago - bloomberg.com
German groups campaigning against hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for natural gas handed a petition of 660,000 signatures to Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks seeking to outlaw use of the technology.
U.S. Troops Head To Africa For Ebola Mission
World  (tags: US Troops, Ebola, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, Operation United Assistance )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - armytimes.com
About 1,400 soldiers will head to Liberia in October to help support the fight against the Ebola virus that is spreading across West Africa, a Pentagon official said. The Army's 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will provide 700.
 
 
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