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Sanders Wins Wash. State Party Endorsement in Symbolic Move
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders 2016, americans, candidates, democrats, elections, government, news, politics, usa )

- 6 days ago -
In an unprecedented move, the Washington State Democratic Party has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president at its state convention in Tacoma.
Slavery At Sea: The Ugly Underbelly Of Oil Shipping
Business  (tags: modern day slavery, oil shipping, chartered ship, The Malaviya Seven, BP, Dana Petroleum, Premier Oil )

- 3 hours ago -
Owned by Mumbai-based GOL Offshore, the vessel was chartered by BP from 1 June to 15 June. Among its crew were 15 Indian workers who had been unpaid for months.
TAKE ACTION: Free Five Young Palestinian Activists From Political Detention
World  (tags: palestine, media, news, middle-east, Palestinian prisoners, samidoun, petitions, political detentions, Free activists, occupation of Palestine, prisoners, Oslo Accords, Palestinian Authority, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms )

- 9 hours ago -
Five Palestinian young men, Basil al-Araj, 33; Mohammed Harb, 23; Haitham Siyaj, 19; Mohammed al-Salamen, 19; and Ali Dar al-Sheikh, 22, are currently imprisoned
Too Straight, White and Corporate: Why Some Queer People Are Skipping SF Pride | US News | The Guardian
Society & Culture  (tags: Gay Pride Parade, Orlando shooting, police presence, Corporate sponsorship, commercialization, San Francisco, opting out, Black Lives Matter, safety )

- 17 hours ago -
'It just feels like a big Miller Lite tent,' said Birnbaum. 'With the corporate floats, it's co-opting queer identity as a way to make money.' Instead of attending the formal SF Pride events on Sunday, she'll be going to an intimate LGBT Film Festival
Scientists Are Watching in Horror as Ice Collapses
Environment  (tags: science, climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, protection, research, Sustainabililty, weather, w )

- 73 days ago -
A new analysis of ice sheet instability, published March 31 in Nature, took the public by surprise when it projected that global sea level might rise six feet by 2100, and as much as 40 to 50 feet by the year 2500.
Why the New Sea Level Alarm Can Not Be Ignored
Environment  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, research, science, Sustainabililty )

- 73 days ago -
The physics of ice predicts that sea level will rise twice as much by the end of the century as previously estimated.
"We Bought An AR-15 In Orlando In Less Time Than You Spent At The DMV
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, crime, interesting, law, rights, society, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 11 days ago -
"But the ease with which we purchased our AR-15, a Vietnam-era gun hailed by the military as being the perfect killing machine, was surreal. " Peace.
Rents in Denver Have Risen By 47 Percent Since 2010. Meanwhile, Wages Are Up Only 6 Percent.
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, society, rents, incomes, homelessness )

Cheryl A.
- 5 days ago -
"DENVER âEUR" This spring, Patty LeidyâEUR(TM)s rent increased from $800 to $1400 âEUR" overnight." Peace.
Popular Support for Liberal Democracy Can No Longer Be Taken for Granted
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, freedoms, media, rights, politics, world immiigration )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago -
"The vote to leave the European Union was not a vote against EuropeâEUR(TM)s financial elites. It was a vote against civil rights, against ethnic minorities, against immigrants, and against refugees." Is this truth or media? Peace.
Billions Betrayed By Brexit - and They Didn't Even Get to Vote
Animals  (tags: World, global, UK, EU, European Union, Brexit, Animals, Animal right, animals, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, abuse, sentience )

- 1 day ago -
In a senseless act of self-sabotage, Britain has voted to leave the European Union. It now faces economic turmoil, social instability, and years of isolationism.
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