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USA Independence Day And An Overlooked History
Society & Culture  (tags: July 4th, Independence Day, USA, Native American, Indians, massacre, overlooked history )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - mic.com
Like Thanksgiving or Columbus Day, there is another side to Independence Day, which, as the fireworks pierce the skies during this year's festivities, deserves some serious consideration.
PULSE   video
World  (tags: Pulse, Melissa Etheridge, Orlando, music, musician, mass murder, violence, love will win, love )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - youtube.com
This was written and performed by Melissa Etheridge after the mass shooting in Orlando. But her words before the song and within the song can apply to all of the suffering from the violence taking many lives today everywhere. Thinking today of Turkey.
A Fed For The People - Petition
Business  (tags: Federal Reserve, the Fed, DNC, platform, Wall St, petition )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - thepeoplesfed.org
Urge the Democratic National Committee to call for a Federal Reserve that works for the public, not just Wall Street, in its platform.
Clinton Forces Dominate DNC Platform Demolishing Key Sanders Issues
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate machine, DNC platform, Clinton, Sanders, Green Party, Black Lives Matter )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - therealnews.com
Dr. Cornel West, the noted black public intellectual, said that he in good conscience could not vote for this platform, so he abstained. This duopoly path is bankrupt this election season has taught people that. The Democratic Party is a Corporate machine
Bernie Sanders and the Hall of Heroes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Hall of Heroes, Democratic machine, political revolution, movement, end neoliberalism )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
Sanders can march into the convention hall a hero, triumphant even in defeat, full in the knowledge that he became the change he wished to see in the world and left this joint a little better than he found it.
Buenos Aires to Close 140 Year Old Zoo, Saying Captivity Is Degrading
Animals  (tags: zoo, Buenos Aires, zoo closed, ecopark, animals, children )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
The animals will be moved to nature reserves throughout the country where they will live in more suitable environments. The zoo will be transformed into an ecopark will provide children a place 2 learn how to take care of and relate with different species
Our Dreams Do Not Fit on Your Ballots
Society & Culture  (tags: Naomi Klein, John Nichols, Juan Gonzales, Democracy Now, our dreams, Elites, capitalism, movements )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - truth-out.org
This movement is going to rise. We already pulled together. And we did it before a presidential race. If we had a media in this country that actually covered politics we would know that since the Wall Street meltdown of 2008 READ or WATCH there is more
Surviving Death Police and Military Torture of Women in Mexico
World  (tags: war on drugs, Mexico, shipping weapons, violence on women, torture, rape, US government )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - amnestyusa.org
Report shows that women are some of the worst casualties in the war on drugs in Mexico. Mexico war on drugs is backed and armed by the U.S. govt. the U.S. accounted for more than half of all weapons shipments to Mexico when arms imports spiked there.
Use War Powers to Pull U.S. Troops From Iraq - Petition
World  (tags: Iraq, President Obama, Congress, US Troops, Iraqi military, airstrikes, US War Powers )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - pac.petitions.moveon.org
Obama notified Congress that he was sending U.S. troops to Iraq to serve as advisers to the Iraqi military. Press reports have indicated that these troops could be used for offensive military action, including calling in airstrikes. Step by step to war
Northern Ireland Abortion Is Not A Crime - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: Northern Ireland, abortion, petition, illegal abortion, crime, Europe )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Northern Ireland has among the harshest abortion laws in Europe, laws that violate the basic human rights of women and girls. Abortion is illegal, even in pregnancy as a result of rape or incest, or where the foetus has no chance of surviving.
 
 
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