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Nelson Mandela Changed a Divided South Africa With a Rugby Jersey
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, humanrights, ethics, sports, society, politics, rights, culture )

- 262 days ago -
It was 1995, at the Rugby World Cup final, rugby's biggest game. Yet it was much more. It was nation-defining for South Africa, a transcendent moment in the transformation from apartheid to multiracial democracy.
Sacred Native American Masks Auctioned Despite Plea From Tribe
Society & Culture  (tags: France, auction, First Nations, Native Americans, artifacts, masks, sacred, Hopi Nation )

- 260 days ago -
"A French auction house ignored both a tribe's request and the U.S. Embassy's plea to delay an auction of sacred Hopi masks and sold them Monday for $1.6 million. "
Send Customs Ship to Stop Whaling - The Australian Greens and Sea Shepherd Are Urging the Federal Government to Take Action
Animals  (tags: Japanese whaling fleet, whales, animals, cruelty, death, suffering, protection )

- 260 days ago -
Japan's whaling fleet heads south to Antarctica. This is despite the International Court of Justice (ICJ) expected to rule soon on Australia's case against Japanese whaling, which began in The Hague in July..The time for Australia to send a vessel is NOW!
Joan Jett Orders SeaWorld to Stop Using Her Music
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, cruelty, suffering, wildanimals, protection )

- 258 days ago -
"I was upset to see that SeaWorld used 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll' as the opening music for its cruel and abusive 'Shamu Rocks' show. I'm among the millions who saw Blackfish and am sickened that my music was blasted at sound sensitive marine mammals."
Animal Cruelty: Deaths of Slaughtered Puppies Could Yield 4 Felony Counts
Animals  (tags: Death, cruelty, killing, Alaskan huskies, justice, dogs, animals )

- 260 days ago -
The Wrezzes family of Amery, were routinely checking on their four puppies. They had 3 Alaskan Huskies and 1 Chow Chow. Shocked and horrified, the family discovered that all four of the tiny animals are dead.
Tell the FDA to Stop the Sale of Deadly Menthol Cigarettes - SIGN PLEASE !
Health & Wellness  (tags: Tobacco, cigarettes, MENTHOL cigarettes, FDA, people of color, health, risks )

- 261 days ago -
Tobacco companies are still allowed to sell menthol cigarettes even though evidence suggests that they help to addict young people to cigarettes and keep them addicted for life. It's especially bad in communities of color: >>
Teenager 'Bled to Death for 15 Hours' After Routine Appendix Operation Tore An Artery
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, children, environment, ethics, family, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, risks, safety, science, society, treatment, warning, women )

- 260 days ago -
"Scared Victoria Harrison, 17, texted a picture of her blood-soaked T-shirt to her fiance - but she was found "stiff" the next morning"-
Video: Dogs Are TERRIFIED of Walking Past Cats in Adorable Compilation Clip
Animals  (tags: humor, AnimalWelfare, abused, animalrights, animals, cats, crime, cruelty, dogs, endangered, ethics, GoodNews, habitat, humans, investigation, pets, society )

- 260 days ago -
"Hilarious compilation video of adorable scaredy-dogs shows that crossing the path of a cat can be very bad luck"-
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