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Under Shadow of Trade Deal, US Pesticide Lobby Pressured EU to Dump Toxic Pesticide Rules
World  (tags: US Pesticide Lobbies Europe to Drop Toxi )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - commondreams.org
Report details how corporate lobbyists mobilized to stop the EU from regulating hormone disrupting chemicals known to have significant health and environmental impacts.
The TPP Is a Grave Threat to Climate Action
Environment  (tags: The TPP A Grave Threat To Climate )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - commondreams.org
Existing trade deals and World Trade Organization rules are already being used to block subsidies for renewable energy and other supports for the clean energy sector.
Banning Neonics Will Have Smaller Impact on Agriculture Than Industry Estimates: Leaked Draft Report
Environment  (tags: Banning Neonics )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - globalnews.ca
Banning neonics will have a minimal effect on corn and soybean yields, an internal federal government draft report shows.
BREAKING NEWS: Walmart Announces Sweeping Animal Welfare Policy
Animals  (tags: Walmart and its animal policy )

Michael
- 3 hours ago - change.org
Much as I detest this firm I will commend them if and when they follow through on their promise. Don't expect it to happen overnight. I notice the article mentions no date as to when they hope to accomplish it.
What You Need to Know About Avian Flu
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Avian Flu )

Michael
- 7 hours ago - blog.farmsanctuary.org
Three states âEUR" Minnesota, Wisconsin and now IowaâEUR" have proclaimed a state of emergency, with millions of commercial birds believed to be infected by avian influenza.
Save North Carolina's Coast From Offshore Drilling ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, habitat, protection )

Cher
- 13 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
North Carolina is world-renowned for its spectacular coastline and the wildlife and abundant fisheries it supports. But right now, our coast is threatened by proposed offshore drilling for oil and gas. This reckless plan presents significant risks
No to Trade Treachery - Petition   video
Society & Culture  (tags: NAFTA, TPP, TTIP, Fair Trade, Free Trade, Fake Trade, Alan Grayson, trade deficit )

Dandelion
- 2 hours ago - youtube.com
EXCELLENT VIDEO SHARE Americans are creating tens of millions of jobs in other countries with our purchasing power, and we are losing tens of millions of jobs in our country, because foreigners are not buying as much of our goods and services.
Republicans Threaten To Defund Court If It Does Not Vote Their Way
Business  (tags: Court, laws, defund, William E. Raftery, Republicans, Democrats, Kansas, judicial independence )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - wsj.com
Legal experts said the legislation may be the first to peg the Third Branchs budget to the outcome of an individual case, and public-interest groups described it as the most pointed challenge to judicial independence in recent memory.
Grieving Parents Forced To Pay Legal Fees To Gun Companies That Sold Arms To Aurora Shooter That Killed Their Daughter
Offbeat  (tags: legal fees, Aurora, Colorado, shooting Aurora, Brady Center )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - reverbpress.com
Not only does U.S. federal law protect gun makers and sellers from being held responsible for selling arms to nutcases, terrorists and murderers, but the state of Colorado requires plaintiffs to pay them court costs for having the nerve to sue them!
From Smiles To Tears
World  (tags: photography, children, Syrian Red Crescent aid, Damascus, war )

Dandelion
- 5 hours ago - widerimage.reuters.com
Photographers eyeview when a Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy in the capital Damascus arrives. Convoy was carrying medical aid and supplies used for activities to give psychological support to children affected by the war, therefore lots of children there.
 
 
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