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Bernie Sanders' Conference Call to His Delegates Tonight Was Leaked - PLEASE READ -- I'Ve Done My Best to Report What I Heard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Trump, Democratic convention, nomination, future, TPP, Democratic platform, Independents )

- 704 days ago -
he stated that he was in no way, shape, or form 'suspending his candidacy' and was active still and through the convention even though he knows he does not have the delegates necessary to win. That is a highly difficult and principled position to take.
Before Orlando, Omar Mateen Worked for Human Rights Abusers / Portside
World  (tags: Orlando mass shooting, Omar Mateen, G4S, Palestine, Israel, Mexico, torture, protests, Human Rights violations, Government Contracts )

- 706 days ago -
Should this Notorious-for-Human-Rights-abusing-company continue to profit from multi-million-dollar contracts with the U.S. government?
Your Anger Is Misdirected: Bernie Endorsing Hillary Is Not What You Should Be Obsessing Over
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Democratic nomination, REVOLUTION, Sanders' accomplishments, Democratic platform, Realpolitik )

- 706 days ago -
Maybe some folks are pissed because, deep down, they wanted a Savior who could fix all these problems so they wouldn't have to. 'Let Bernie do it ALL.' Bernie CEDED THE BATTLE - so WE could WIN THE WAR. The Show's over - the SHOW GOES ON.
Petition: President of the United States: Let Orlando Free Us Once & For All: Change.Org
Society & Culture  (tags: Orlando, Human Rights, LGBT Rights, Trans Rights, bathrooms, Equality, jobs, housing, non-discrimination, gender identity, Federal Law )

- 706 days ago -
The Equality Act, as proposed, amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. The Equality Act defines sexual
The Political Revolution Continues to the Convention
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Democratic Convention, The Revolution Continues, 'endorsement', superdelegates, buying time, convention floor stage )

- 706 days ago -
As per DNC rules, a candidate with an active campaign is not allowed to deny an endorsement of another campaign. Doing so would result in forfeiture of said candidate's superdelegate states, the loss of access to the convention floor stage. NO GIVE UP
Petition: Justice for Lesbia Janeth Urquia: Protect Female Activists From Political Femicide in Honduras
World  (tags: FEMICIDE, Berta Caceres, Honduras, Environmentalists MURDERED, privatization of Rivers, Indigenous Rights and Resistance, danger for activists, government complicity, Hillary Clinton 'Hard Choices' on Hondur )

- 707 days ago -
Lesbia Janeth Urquia was a female, indigenous activist in Honduras who was murdered. Urquia worked with Berta Caceres', who was gunned down months earlier, organization - Council of Indigenous Peoples of Honduras (Copinh). Named POLITICAL FEMICIDE
World's Oldest Toy Car - Could This 7500-Year-Old Discovery Be The Earliest Evidence Of The Wheel? | MessageToEagle.Com
Offbeat  (tags: toy cars, wheeled vehicles, Turkey, ancient societies, Stone Age, Copper Age, invention of the wheel )

- 707 days ago -
archaeological record provides undisputable evidence that wheels were known across the greater part of Europe and Anatolia from the earlier 4th millennium BC onward. However, nothing as astonishing as the ancient toy car kept at the Mardin Museum has
Deadly Force: Police Use of Lethal Force In The United States /Amnesty International USA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Amnesty International, United Nations, International Law, lethal use of force, Human Rights, law enforcement standards, gun violence, police violence, US non-compliance with international sta )

- 707 days ago -
international law enforcement standards require that force of any kind may be used only when there are no other means available that are likely to achieve the legitimate objective. If the force is unavoidable it must be no more than is necessary and
How One Urban Activist Community in Bolivia Thrives on 'Abundance For EverybodyâEUR(TM)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bolivia, co-operation, sustainability, non-competitive, gift economy, abundance, nobodies, sharing, giving, example to the world, new economy, unselfishness )

- 708 days ago -
The status quo - a society based on profit and competition - has led us to this point of urgent climate crisis. If we look at climate change as a consequence of structural problems, then we have to go to the root of the structures, step by step.
The Second Amendment Was Ratified to Preserve Slavery
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2nd Amendment, State Militias, Slave Patrols, slavery, Virginia, freeing slaves, property, guns, 'rights' to property )

- 707 days ago -
In the beginning, there were the militias. In the South, they were also called the 'slave patrols,' and they were regulated by the states. 'Well-regulated Militias' kept the slaves in chains. That's why the Constitution emphasizes STATES' rights to them
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