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New US Troop Commitments Unnoticed Except By Service Members
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rachel Maddow, Afghanistan, New Agreement, 2014, perpetual war, President Obama )

Dandelion
- 18 days ago - msnbc.com
Rachel Maddow points out that while a new agreement to keep thousands of U.S. troops in Afghanistan for at least the next ten years has gone almost entirely unnoticed by the media, to military members and families it is significant news. Go Rachel.
Stop Animal Abuse At Worlds Largest Pizza Cheese Supplier - Petition
Animals  (tags: Mercy for Animals, Leprino Foods, cheese, pizza supplier, major pizza chains, Pizza Hut, Papa Johns, Dominos, video )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - change.org
Mercy For Animals undercover investigation reveals appalling animal abuse at a Leprino Foods dairy supplier. A supplier to virtually all of the major pizza chains in the country, including Pizza Hut, Papa John's, and Domino's. Warning on video.
DNA Analysis Used To Trap Tree Thieves
Science & Tech  (tags: Canada, British Columbia, DNA, trees, unauthorized loggers, old growth, thieves )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - science.gc.ca
Timber is taken illegally from Crown land, private land and ecological reserves. Catching these unauthorized loggers red-handed as they harvest old-growth timber would be ideal and DNA can lead to convictions which will help to stop this from happening.
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
- 19 days 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.
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
- 19 days 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 Please sign to put pressure on AOL who hasn't yet withdrawn from ALEC.
Stop Syngenta's Radical New Bee Killing Pesticide Plan
Animals  (tags: Syngenta, Swiss agribusiness, Monsanto, bee killer, pesticide, thiamethoxam, alfala, corn, barley, wheat )

Dandelion
- 19 days 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
- 20 days 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
- 20 days 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.
The Umbrella Revolution
World  (tags: The Umbrella Revolution, Hong Kong, China, democracy, free elections )

Dandelion
- 19 days 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.
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
- 23 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.
 
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