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Don't Fine People for Conserving Water
Environment  (tags: Water Conservation, water consumption, Water Sustainability, waterways, water crisis, ecosystems, climate-change, protection, politics )

Sabine
- 6 hours ago - forcechange.com
California cities have been fining citizens for not watering their lawns to conserve water during the state's massive drought. One homeowner even installed AstroTurf so that he wouldn't have to waste any water on his lawn, and his homeowner's association
Crony Capitalism Goes Global The TPP and ISDS Explained - Petition   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TPP, ISDS, President Obama, Congressional Republicans, foreign corporations, taxpayers )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - youtube.com
Both President Obama AND Congressional Republicans are supporting a secretive agreement that would let 9,000 foreign corporations bypass the U.S. legal system and force taxpayers to pay them millions. Who says bipartisanship is dead?
The Unseen Slaughter Under The Sea - This Is A Global Problem - Petition
Animals  (tags: ghost nets, ocean, seas, fishing gear, trapping animals, marine animals, whales, sharks, dolphins, seals, turtles )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
Abandoned and derelict fishing gear trap countless numbers of marine animals for years, decades, and perhaps even centuries. Whales dolphins seals turtles and sharks can become entangled in derelict fishing gear called ghost nets.
102 Year Old Alice Barkers Sweet Reaction to Films of Her Dancing In 30s and 40s
Offbeat  (tags: Alice Barker, 102 years old, Harlem Renaissance, Soundies, musical films )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - abcnews.go.com
Barker was a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance and performed for night clubs and Soundies which were short musical films similar to todays music videos.
RIP Earth Day: Voices Decry National Day of Corporate Greenwash
Environment  (tags: Climate, U.S., Environment, Naomi Klein, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 2 days ago - commondreams.org
Critics call for overhaul of the existing world system
Why We Need to Ditch Austerity Policies
World  (tags: austerity, Spain, Jamaica, world governments, Oxfam, 1% )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - counterpunch.org
Next year, the 1% of the world will own more wealth than the rest of the entire population of the planet, per Oxfam. Govts enacting austerity are protecting the 1% and global capitalism; perpetuating, rather than challenging, capitalist business as usual
The Fountain Pen Economy
Society & Culture  (tags: thieves, bankers, 1%, 99%, Jim Hightower, tell it like it is )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - jimhightower.com
The rich are not getting richer because they are more enterprising than everyone else harder working or of strong moral character. They are thieves. They are getting richer by stealing from you. It is time we started talking plainly about whats going on.
Legacy of Agent Orange
World  (tags: Agent Orange, Vietnam, legacy, Damir Sagolj, disabilities, picture says a thousand words )

Dandelion
- 6 hours ago - widerimage.reuters.com
The pictures are not about the before and after, they are all about now. As for how poorly we read history and stories from the past, IâEUR(TM)m afraid that is about our future, too. States the photographer Damir Sagolj. WARNING photos may be hard to view
These Maps Show Why We Keep Electing Climate Change Deniers in USA
Environment  (tags: interactive maps, climate change deniers, USA, elections )

Dandelion
- 3 hours ago - climatedesk.org
In 58 percent of congressional districts, majorities do not believe humans are causing global warming. Things look even more discouraging when you use the interactive maps to break down the estimates by congressional district.
There Is a Place That Is Nearly Perfect for Growing Food - It Is Not California
Business  (tags: farms, drought, California, southeast, broccoli, growing food )

Dandelion
- 12 hours ago - motherjones.com
Not only is California gripped in its worst drought in at least 1,200 years, but climate models and the fossil record suggest that its 21st century precipitation levels could be significantly lower than the 20th century norm.
 
 
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