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French Lawmakers Ban Child Beauty Contests - The Local
World  (tags: news, europe, children, HumanRights )

Dima
- 299 days ago - thelocal.fr
Beauty pageants have a proud tradition in France but there are limits to what French lawmakers will accept. On Tuesday senators banned children's beauty contests to prevent the "hyper-sexualisation" of kids, promising tough sanctions for law-breakers.
Embedded Racism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman, Racism, Stand Your Ground, Reaction to Verdit )

Lily
- 360 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Trayvon was shot and killed because he was a black person out of place, walking through a white neighborhood. In this case, the "cop" was only a neighborhood-watch guy and cop wannabe, but that didn't particularly matter.
Egypt's New Cabinet Sworn in Following Night of Street Violence in Cairo
World  (tags: Egypt, politics, government, interesting, violence, society, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 361 days ago - abc.net.au
Egypt's interim president has sworn in a new cabinet, elevating Christians, women and the head of the country's military, two weeks after Islamist president Mohammed Morsi was ousted.
As Nelson Mandela Turns 95, South Africa Celebrates
World  (tags: Nelson Mandela, human rights, africa, South Africa, justice, world, good news )

Cal
- 360 days ago - npr.org
While South Africa celebrates the 95th birthday of Nelson Mandela on Thursday, the former president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate remains at a Pretoria hospital, where he's been hospitalized since June 8 with a recurring lung infection.
Avaaz - USA: Save the Bees Sign the Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: science, scientists, research, investigation, Bee's, endangered, environment )

Candy
- 360 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Across the USA, millions of bees are dying, threatening our food supply. Scientists blame one group of pesticides A new bill could save America's bees from annihilation, but big Agriculture & the pesticide industry are
Video Games for Good!
Science & Tech  (tags: child labor, women empowerment, sweatshops, video games, technology, fair trade, world, internet, application )

Dima
- 455 days ago - fairforall.org
By coincidence, recent weeks have seen the release of two 'do-gooder' video games, bringing activism into a largely untapped medium.
ACTION ALERT: Please Help the Bears in Pakistan!
Animals  (tags: wildlife, suffering, sadness, slaughter, endangered, crime, cruelty )

Jill
- 455 days ago - gopetition.com
Another petition about the Bearbaiting please
Just Explain It: Solar Storms - Video
Environment  (tags: solar storms, danger, disruption, flares, world, humans )

Giana
- 460 days ago - news.yahoo.com
You've probably heard of or seen photos of the Aurora Borealis - a natural light show in the northern night sky. But did you know this phenomenon is actually caused by solar storms, happening on the Sun's surface 93 million miles away?
Memorable Moments in National Geographic's 125 Years
Offbeat  (tags: National Geographic, phtos, memorable )

Giana
- 459 days ago - nationalgeographic.com
Interesting photos.
First Sustainability Certification for Smartphones Will Focus on Socially Responsible Manufacturing and Environment
Environment  (tags: Sustainabililty, certification, smartphones )

Dima
- 460 days ago - sharesinv.com
The new certification will provide smartphone buyers and users with an easier way to choose devices that meet criteria for socially responsible manufacturing, minimal environmental impact and ergonomic design.
 
 
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