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These Are the 12 Worst Ideas Religion Has Unleashed on the World
Society & Culture  (tags: religion )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - rawstory.com
It has created at least a dozen monsters.
Let Joan Cheever Feed the Homeless!
Society & Culture  (tags: homelessness, charity, kindness, Texas, San Antonio, petitions )

Freya
- 19 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ask San Antonio's city government to drop charges against Cheever and let her feed San Antonio's homeless.
End Dark Money: Tell the FEC to Require the Disclosure of Secret Donors During Political Campaigns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: money in politics, secret donors, Supreme Court, transparancy, corruption, dishonesty, americans, politics, political campaigns )

Sabine
- 17 hours ago - bullhorn.nationofchange.org
It's no secret that dark money is taking over our elections. And the result: "America's government is bought." With corruption seeded in Watergate, it grew to take over the next generation with McCain-Feingold and eventually led to the Supreme Court's...
TAKE ACTION: PROTECT BIG SANDY AND GUYANDOTTE RIVER CRAYFISH
Environment  (tags: environment, conservation, Endangered Species, globalwarming )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - action.endangered.org
Please submit your comment in support of protecting the Big Sandy and Guyandotte River crayfish under the Endangered Species Act.
Anti-Israel Vs. Anti-Semitism
Society & Culture  (tags: Israeli oppression, state terrorism-apartheid, racism, Israel Palestine-Gaza human rights, crimes against humanity-Palestinians, anti-semitism, Nakba, end all U.S. aid to Israel, world, americans, activists, usa, freedoms, news, internet )

Jess
- 1 day ago - english.pnn.ps
It isn't anti-Semitism that Israel needs to worry about; it is the exposure of its continued crimes against humanity that is causing so much hostility.
Imore Police Call Protesters a Lynch Mob
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, crime, culture, dishonesty, death, police, politics, sadness, safety, rights, violence )

Cheryl A.
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Anger seems to be reaching a boiling point. On Wednesday, the Baltimore Police Union issued a statement comparing the peaceful demonstrators to a "lynch mob"âEUR"the irony of which has only inflamed tensions.

Environment  (tags: BP oil spill disaster, offshore drilling, arctic ocean, animals, energy, conservation, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 1 day ago - soe.salsalabs.com
On the anniversary of the largest oil spill in history, we re collecting signatures to send a message to the Obama Administration: Don t expand offshore drilling! Sign our petition and protect the Atlantic and the Arctic from Big Oil.
In Cartoons, Arab Press Expresses Anger, Fear Over Iran Nuke Deal
World  (tags: middle-east, iran, obama, nuclear deal, Israel, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
Political images reflect dismay at US Mideast policy, its rapprochement with Tehran.
Gaza Fires Rocket at Israel
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, gaza, hamas, rocket, ceasefire violation )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - israelnationalnews.com
IDF confirms at least one rocket was fired at southern Israel, after sirens went off in Sderot.
World's Largest DIY Retailer to Phase Out Phthalates in Vinyl Flooring By Year's End
Environment  (tags: Home Depot, toxic chemicals, vinyl flooring, pthalates )

Judy
- 1 day ago - ecowatch.com
The Home Depot announcement is a big deal, and could lead the whole industry to safer flooring.
Watch a Cruise Ship Pollute as Much as 13 Million CarsâEUR"in One Day
Environment  (tags: cruise shios, oceans, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - takepart.com
The industry is growing, and so is the environmental damage to the world's oceans.
Act Now: Sea Lion Pups Are Starving!
Animals  (tags: sea lion pups, starvation, california, AnimalWelfare, animals, endangered, protection, wildanimals )

Lone
- 15 hours ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Emaciated and dehydrated sea lion pups are turning up stranded on CaliforniaâEUR(TM)s coasts. This year, about 70 percent of sea lion pups are expected to die before weaning age (around April).
22+ Heartbreaking Photos Of Pollution That Will Inspire You To Recycle
Environment  (tags: pollution, recycle, earth day, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, oceans, pollution, protection, world )

Lone
- 1 day ago - boredpanda.com
Earth Day is not a holiday, but an annual event dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental action.
US Lawmakers Quietly Advance Legislation to Penalize Boycott of Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rights, U.S., Israel, Palestine, Human Rights )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Little-noticed amendment was included in controversial Fast Track trade bill that just passed the Senate Finance Committee
Marijuana Policy Project ACTIONS US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Marijuana Policy Project, marijuana policy, marijuana petitions, usa, drug policy )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - mpp.org
Now that four U.S. states and the nation's capital have made marijuana legal for all adults and the House has voted to end the crackdown on medical marijuana, there is more momentum than ever in Congress for ending marijuana prohibition.
Congress Moves to Pressure Europe Against BDS Steps
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S., BDS, Israel, Congress, EU, WTO, TTIP )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - timesofisrael.com
New amendments in Senate and House to bill on historic US-EU trade deal reject actions targeting Israel
Brazil: We Also Disappear With the Forests
Environment  (tags: forests, endangered, animals, habitatdestruction, humans, destruction, nature, healthconditions, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 22 hours ago - salviamolaforesta.org
The indigenous peoples of Brazil resist, despite everything. Large lobby attempt to amend the Constitution to take possession of protected forests and their ancestral territories. The goal: monoculture soybean, breeding, dams and mines.
Prince of Japan Says It Is Important the Country Remembers Its Role in World War II "Correctly" as the Nation's Politicians Try
World  (tags: Japan, History, World War II, War Crimes, Sex Slavery, Torture, Mass Killings, Human Experiments, Unit 731, Crown Prince Naruhito )

Brian
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
Japan's crown prince has warned in a rare public statement that his country must remember World War II "correctly".The unusual intervention comes as politicians fight to downplay the country's historic war crimes, which include sex slavery..."
TAKE ACTION: Tell Democratic Leaders: Endorse the Warren Wall Street Reform Agenda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senator Elizabeth Warren )

Dogan
- 1 day ago - act.credoaction.com
Senator WarrenâEUR(TM)s plan is simple, straightforward, and after the financial crash of 2007 and 2008, it should be common-sense. If a Democratic politician canâEUR(TM)t get behind this, that person probably shouldnâEUR(TM)t be leading other Democrats in the Senate
How Wall Street Came Out on Gay Marriage - Yahoo News
Society & Culture  (tags: LGBT rights, Marriage Equality, Human Rights, Wall Street, Banking firms, competition, friend of the court briefs, state laws, stop bigotry )

BMutiny
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
28 of the country's biggest financial firms made an unprecedented show of unity in support of gay marriage, urging the court to strike down state laws banning same-sex unions. They're competing for young talent, among other reasons. Wall Street done good
Mendocino Cty CA Suspends Contract With Rogue Federal Wildlife-Killing Program
Animals  (tags: wildanimals, wildlife, slaughter, crime, cruelty, death, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, ethics, environment, humans, killing, suffering, sadness, law, animals, abuse, protection, society )

Michael
- 16 hours ago - aldf.org
Mendocin stillhas remnant forests and wilderness. USDA Wildlife Services is a bit too liberal in their lethal "control" methods, so this is a great step down there. more rural counties have difficulty with the domestic grazers and "sport' hunting lobbies
New York Banana Mogul Sentenced in Fatal, Drug-Fueled Sex Romp
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, celebrity, crime, culture, death, drugs, sex, scandle, dishonesty, ethics, humans, interesting, sadness, society )

Barb
- 1 day ago - msn.com
A former Long Island banana importer was sentenced to prison for a second time in two months on Thursday after admitting to running a cocaine distribution scheme that authorities say led to the death of a woman who joined him in a three-way sex party.
Death Row Cats
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty )

James
- 13 hours ago - nyccats.urgentpodr.org
Here is the list of cats that need our help
Memorial for Rape Survivors - Support the Cause
Society & Culture  (tags: )

Nelly
- 1 day ago - rapevictimsmemorial.blogspot.com
Rape victim tells her story in hopes of fighting stigma, shame...
Cardiff University Scientists Discover Asthma's Root Cause
Health & Wellness  (tags: scienthists, astma, Cardiff University, treatment, disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, news, research, science, study )

Lone
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Scientists at Cardiff University have identified the potential root cause of asthma for the first time, along with a new treatment.
You Will Be Shocked at How Ignorant Americans Are
Society & Culture  (tags: sadness, usa, education )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - salon.com
It's true what they say about American education.
Is Deepwater Drilling Safer, 5 Years After Worst Oil Spill?
Environment  (tags: oil, fossil fuels, offshore drilling, deep sea drilling, oil spills, the Gulf, environmental disasters, pollution, endangerment of species, dirty energy, energy policy, controversy )

Sylvie
- 21 hours ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
"Deepwater drilling is increasing in the Gulf. Oil companies say itâEUR(TM)s safer now, but critics say spills are inevitable."
Sustain Our Seas
Environment  (tags: Great Barrier Reef, destruction, ecosystems, animals, government, habitatdestruction, humans, oceans, pollution, protection, water, wildlife, world )

Sara
- 18 hours ago - ocean.panda.org
The Great Barrier Reef is worth $5.8 billion and provides 69,000 jobs each year. Sign our petition to stop the industrial destruction of this iconic marine ecosystem.
Take Action for Endangered Species
Environment  (tags: endangered, protection, ethics, water, ecosystems )

Julie
- 1 day ago - action.endangered.org
Take action for endangered species.
Lincoln - National Geographic Magazine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Abraham Lincoln, April 1865, Lincoln's assassination, J. W. Booth, Lincoln funeral train, U.S. presidents, U.S. domestic politics & history, Civil War, Emancipation Proclamation, 13th Amendment, abolitionism, African-Americans, civil rights, legacy )

Sylvie
- 22 hours ago - ngm.nationalgeographic.com
"On the 150th anniversary of the Great Emancipator's assassination, Americans along the route of his funeral train reflect on his life and legacy."

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