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Save the Vaquita -- Boycott Mexican Shrimp
Environment  (tags: environment, endangered, climate-change, protection )

- 8 hours ago -
Take Action for the Center for Biological Diversity
In the Face of Climate Crisis, Trump Has Become An International Pariah
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, Paris agreement )

- 19 hours ago -
People from all walks of life are joining forces to confront the common threat, but the leader of the most powerful nation is not among them.
EMF-Omega-News 24. June 2017
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, health, humans, illness, medicine, protection, research, risks, safety, study )

- 1 day ago -
EMF-Omega-News 24. June 2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: sign your name, Trump, planned parenthood, budget, federal programs, americans, government, usa )

- 21 hours ago -
TrumpâEUR(TM)s budget would cut Planned Parenthood out of all federal programs.
Species at Risk Act Failing to Protect Critical Habitat, Study Says
Offbeat  (tags: Canada, species at risk, painted turtles, habitat designation, animals, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 21 hours ago -
Fifteen years after Canada's Species at Risk Act was implemented, a new study shows the majority of listed species are in the same situation as painted turtles; waiting for legally mandated critical habitat designation.
Law Professor Warns Trump Has Already Begun Unraveling Our Democracy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, oppression, democracy, liberty, tyranny, dictatorship, threats to freedomusa )

- 20 hours ago -
It doesn't take a military coup or an illegal power grab to sabotage a republic.
Too Much Medicine in Older People? Deprescribing Through Shared Decision Making
Health & Wellness  (tags: BMJ, older people, too much medicine, deprescribing )

- 1 day ago -
Too much medicine is an increasingly recognised problem and one manifestation is inappropriate polypharmacy in older people.
You May Be Eating Chicken Contaminated With a Hallucinogenic Drug
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, poultry, drugs, contamination )

- 19 hours ago -
Three nonprofit groups filed suit June 22 against Laurel, Missippippi-based Sanderson Farms, Inc. for falsely advertising products that contain a wide range of unnatural and in some cases prohibited substances, as "100% Natural."
Stop Trump Family Nepotism!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: favoritism, nepotism, greed, infrastructure )

- 1 day ago -
Trump's cronies are in the running to be awarded a $1.7 BILLION contract to build the new headquarters for the FBI! Add your name if you want the agency in charge of the bidding process to refuse to hire them!
Everyday Erinyes #80
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, Black lives, Philando Castile, children, grief, projection, violence, paid protestors )

- 16 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Various things this week which seem to me to command the attention of the Greek Furies.
To Understand Betsy DeVos's Educational Views, View Her Education
Society & Culture  (tags: schools, education, students, religion, children, kids )

- 11 hours ago -
Public neighborhood schools - the vast majority of schools in this country - were hardly present in the billionaire's childhood or adult life.
Grenfell Tower: Fire Started in Hotpoint Fridge-Freezer, Say Police
Offbeat  (tags: Tower Fire, Domestic Appliances, Police, UK )

- 1 day ago -
The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a fridge-freezer, and outside cladding and insulation failed safety tests, police say.
Act Now! Demand Carrefour Drop Dog Meat, PERMANENTLY!
Animals  (tags: abused, AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animalrights, crime, cruelty, death, dogs, endangered, environment, ethics, humans, investigation, killing, sadness, suffering, selling dog meat )

- 13 hours ago -
An Animals Asia investigation recently exposed French supermarket giant, Carrefour for selling dog meat products in China. Carrefour has not committed to ending dog meat sales forever & dog meat on shelves May 2017... hold Carrefour to account!
Abused Dog Just Days From Death, Then Neighbor Takes Matters Into His Own Hands
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, humans, pets, pictures )

- 1 day ago -
When a neighbor noticed RoccoâEUR(TM)s pitiful state, he knew he had to do something to save him, so he called the police. When the authorities came to the house and saw RoccoâEUR(TM)s deplorable condition, they acted immediately.
Simon Cowell's Grenfell Single Tops UK Chart
Offbeat  (tags: Entertainment, Song, Grenfell single, UK Charts, UK )

- 1 day ago -
A single to raise money for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire has topped this week's chart - despite only being released on Wednesday morning.
Teenage Boys Wear Skirts to School in Protest for Equal Rights
Offbeat  (tags: Teenage boys, wearing skirts, Equal rights, humans, society, world )

- 1 day ago -
After being banned from wearing shorts in this week's extreme heat, boys from ISCA Academy in Exeter came up with an inventive campaign: wearing skirts to school. These creative boys are taking a stand against what they believe are unfair dress code
Yemen to Probe Alleged Interrogation Abuses By UAE, US
World  (tags: human rights abuses, interrogation and torture, investigations, network of secret prisons, Senators McCain and Reed, United Arab Emirates, United States, Yemen )

- 11 hours ago -
Pressure is growing from Washington for further investigation following reports of severe human rights violations in a network of secret prisons in Yemen. The Associated Press released details of an AP investigation Thursday.
I Have Pareidolia, And I Create Characters Out Of The Faces I See
Offbeat  (tags: cartoons, Pareidolia, characters, faces, environment, humans, interesting, funny, unusual )

- 17 hours ago -
Hey, I'm Keith! A lot of the time, people don't see the faces I see in inanimate objects. So, I decided to illustrate them in a cartoonish way and write little stories about them to bring them to life.
Pictures of the Day 25 June 2017
Offbeat  (tags: )

- 4 hours ago -
Good photos.
America Is Now Considered a 'Second Tier' Country, According to This Index
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, environment, government, health, interesting, news, protection, society )

- 1 day ago -
The results are in: the United States is now officially ranked a second-tier nation according to the 2017 Social Progress Index, an annual report of social and environmental indicators that capture a snapshot of a country's social progress.
Tell Mizuho: Stop Bankrolling Climate Change, Rainforest Destruction and Human Rights Abuses PETITION
Business  (tags: Mizuho, fossil fuels, rainforest destruction, climate-change, business, environment, investments, world )

- 1 day ago -
MizuhoâEUR(TM)s financing of fossil fuels and rainforest destruction are fueling climate change and endangering both people and the planet.
Animal Rights Groups Seek to Save Italian Dog on Danish Death Row
Green Lifestyle  (tags: dog sentenced to death, italian restaurant worker, Denmark, Danish authorities, humans, world )

- 21 hours ago -
The story of Giuseppe, a young Italian restaurant worker whose dog has been sentenced to die by the Danish authorities, will serve as a warning to any international seeking to bring their pet into the country.
Trump Says His False Threat of "Tapes" Was Designed to Pressure Comey
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump regime, James Comey, FBI, investigations, scandals )

- 11 hours ago -
President Donald Trump offered a curious defense for publishing a tweet last month that suggested the existence of secret "tapes" of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.
Indian State Will Pay Farmers to Go 100% Organic and GMO-Free
Business  (tags: consumers, ethics, farming, finance, government, investing, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, Indian state, GMO free, organic farming )

- 1 day ago -
Is India on its way to becoming an entirely organic nation? Just over two years ago, in September 2014, the Indian Government launched their revolutionary Rastriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (National Agriculture Development Program) as a way to encourage...
Trump Ratchets Up the Use of Guns, Bombs, Troops and Insults
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, government, socialsecurity, healthcare, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms )

- 5 hours ago -
Might might make right, but, it always makes wrong, fraternity rules. The intellect can't lead, for the life doesn't follow. The illimitable, indivisible you, walking in nature's balance, giving back to nature's abundance, knows that and all; be the you
8th United Kingdom Week for the Animals Celebration June 24- July 2, 2017!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, wildlife, animaladvocates, endangered, dogs, protection, animalrights, environment, GoodNews )

- 12 hours ago -
UK Week for the Animals is spotlighting animals and communities for the animals throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. The fun-filled week will feature pet adoption events, dog shows, salute to working K9s, bird tours, wildlife events and more!
Sausage Roll Row: US 'Invents' New Summer Snack
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Snack. Copyright, USA, UK )

- 15 hours ago -
There has been a British outcry on social media after a US chain claimed to have invented a new summer snack that looks suspiciously like a sausage roll.

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