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Urge French Connection to Stop Selling Angora Wool! - Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: French connection, angora rabbits, cruelty, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 3 hours ago - peta.org
French Connection has made the heartless decision to resume its sales of angora, despite being fully informed of the fact that angora is torn from the bodies of live rabbits. PETA Asia's investigation into the angora wool industry shows how rabbits suffer
Hundreds of Gaza Children Permanently Disabled By This Summer's Conflict
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Gaza, Human Rights, rehabilitation, medical care, children, disabled, society, sadness, violence, ethics, crime, freedoms, safety, health, family, rights )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
This summer's 51 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas took a heavy toll on Gaza's children, killing 501, according to U.N. figures. It injured an additional 3,374, and though the bombs have stopped, hundreds of those children face an uncertain future
How to Cook the Perfect Cornbread | Life and Style | The Guardian
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Cooking, Recipes, Felicity Cloake, Cornbread )

Cat
- 3 hours ago - theguardian.com
Here's hoping this recipe lives up to it's billing. Do you like this US classic sweet and dense or savoury and crumbly? Do you season with bacon fat, and add cheese or chillies? Or do you avoid it altogether in favour of bread made from wheat?
Blood Types
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humor, blood types, conversation, personality, Japan, culture )

Naoko
- 3 hours ago - japantimes.co.jp
Ah, the ketsueki-gata (blood type) conversation. We've all been there. You're having a chat with Japanese friends or coworkers when someone suddenly wants to know your blood group.
Israeli Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing Housing Discrimination Against Palestinians
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, apartheid Israeli regime, government, ethics, freedoms, society, law, news, rights, humans, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 3 hours ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesterday, Israel's Supreme Court dismissed a petition by Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel effectually facilitating the Judaization of more Palestinian owned land inside Israel.
Rachel Maddow Is Repulsed At Congress For Taking A Bajillion Days Off While New War Is Launched (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, Rachel Maddow, Americans, congress, politics, government, elections, ethics, dishonesty, war, military, troops, news, corruption )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Rachel Maddow has already torn into Congress over its handling of the conflict in Iraq and Syria, but a new move by the House and Senate has pushed the MSNBC host over the edge.
Demand to Bring Yupi the Polar Bear to a New Home in Britain - Sign Please!
Animals  (tags: Yupi, polar bear, Mexico, drugs, Great Britain, cruelty, rescue, animals )

Scooby
- 4 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Yupi the polar bear who is on the verge of being saved by Sunday Mirror readers howls in distress as her rescue is postponed - by a gang war outside her zoo.
Bird of the Week: Black Rail
Environment  (tags: animals, birds, climate-change, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Kathy
- 4 hours ago - abcbirds.org
The Black Rail population has been declining steeply over the last 10-20 years, likely due to increasing development in coastal areas, which has caused habitat loss and degradation of suitable breeding areas. They are also vulnerable to nest predator--->
5 Powerful Tricks to Transcending All Limits | Spirit Science
Business  (tags: investors )

Duke
- 4 hours ago - thespiritscience.net
Recognise that everyone is afraid and they are often giving you advice based on their own fears. It doesn't mean that it cannot be done it just means that they haven't been able to find a way to do those things successfully.
Bill Clinton: Netanyahu 'Not the Guy' to Strike Lasting Middle East Peace Deal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill and Hilary Clinton, Israel, Palestine, Netanyahu, peace, Gaza, violence, politics, government )

Carrie
- 4 hours ago - theguardian.com
Bill Clinton has been recorded going off-message and criticising the Israeli government's unwillingness to seek peace with Palestinians in unguarded comments that contrast with other leading Democrats, including his wife, Hilary Clinton.
Shasta Sanctuary Burned to the Ground
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, dogs, cats, rescued, protection )

James
- 5 hours ago - giveforward.com
On 9/15/14 a devastating fire took out over 100 homes, one of which was Shasta Sanctuary Animal Rescue. They need help, big time. The Boles Fire in Weed California on 9/15/14 wiped out Shasta Sanctuary Animal rescue
John Boehner Is Done Being Nice About The Unemployed (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: John Boehner, unemployed Americans, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, politics, freedoms, news, economy, lies )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
House Speaker John Boehner's Thursday lament that unemployed people think they can "just sit around" instead of working shows how much the political conversation about the economy has changed.
Keep the Oil in the Ground in the Amazon - Amazon Watch
Environment  (tags: )

Alexis
- 5 hours ago - amwt.ch
Sign and share petu]ition
Obama's 'Yemen Model' for the War on ISIS Is a Wreck
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, War Monger, Toxic Capitalist, American Imperialism, Military Industrial Complex, War of Terror, Destabilizing Yemen, Al-Queda, ISIS, Quagmire )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
"The Obama administration may think it's winning the fight against Al Qaeda and building democracy in Yemen. But that's not the way it looks on the ground."
'Jaws' Lived in Doncaster
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
Sharks, swamps and a tropical rainforest bursting with life - this isn't exactly what comes to mind when you think of Yorkshire. But for the first time evidence of Doncaster's 310-million-year-old past, including a fossilised shark egg case has been
Feeding America: Strengthening the Food Chain and Growing Agency Capability With BJ's Charitable Foundation
Society & Culture  (tags: US, Feeding America, Food Insecurity, Hunger, Famlies, Children, Food Banks, Donations )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - blog.feedingamerica.org
"Our Feeding America network of 200 local food banks' 60,000 partner agencies--food pantries and meal programs--are often the final step when distributing much-needed food and meals to community members struggling with food insecurity."
Eradicating Poverty Will Defeat Extremists: John Kerry
World  (tags: world, society, politics, violence, extremism )

Cal
- 5 hours ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
Top US diplomat John Kerry on Friday made a passionate plea to wipe out poverty and improve health and education as the most powerful antidote to the "toxic" beliefs of extremists.
1976 Vs. Today: Ebola's Terrifying Evolution
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Outbreak, Africa, Health Care, Doctors Without Borders )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - thedailybeast.com
"Though it was 40 years ago, doctors contained Zaire's 1976 Ebola outbreak better than today's outbreak. In a new paper, those doctors give insight and advice to current health care workers."
Remember When We Were All Freaked Out About the Ozone? Our Obsession Worked.
Environment  (tags: Ozone, CFCs, Regulation, Ozone Hole, Recovery, Environmental Issues, Action )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
"Humanity has proven that we can address our environmental problems."
Fraternity Dosed Women With Date-Rape Drugs Based on Color-Coded Hand Stamps: Police
Society & Culture  (tags: women, date rape, Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, ethics, violence, society, culture, news, rights, safety, law )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - rawstory.com
The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee's chapter of the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) is under investigation after four people were dosed with a so-called "date rape" drug.
YES, WE CAN DO THIS! Jill Stein: Support a Breakthrough Campaign in New York! MAKE NEW YORK GREEN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, Elections, Howie Hawkins, Real Change, Economic Justice, Human Rights, Social Progress, Environment, Make New York Green, #UniteGreen )

Brian
- 5 hours ago - greenpartywatch.org
"Put People and planet before profits. New York leads the country in income disparity and segregation of schools and housing by race and class. Howie's campaign is focused on climate action, jobs, education reform, criminal justice reform, civil rights,,"
Shocking Picture Shows Racehorse Champion Wigmore Hall Destroyed at Packed Course
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, habitat, humans, killed, killing, law, sadness, slaughter, society, suffering, race Horses )

Frank
- 5 hours ago - mirror.co.uk
Supporters of the sport insist ¬racehorses enjoy better care than most animals and claimed the number of horse deaths has dropped. Warning: Contains images that some may find upsetting
Iraq's Heritage Faces New Wave of Destruction
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
Since early June, extremist armed groups, including ISIS (IS), have controlled most of north-west of Iraq, from Mosul downward to falouja on the Euphrates and Tikrit on the Tigris.
New High-Resolution Satellite Image Analysis: 5 of 6 Syrian World Heritage Sites 'Exhibit Significant Damage'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - heritagedaily.com
In war-torn Syria, five out of six World Heritage sites now "exhibit significant damage" and some structures have even been "reduced to rubble", according to new high-resolution satellite image analysis conducted by the nonprofit, nonpartisan
Please Sign: No Fines for Couple Helping Madison's Homeless
Society & Culture  (tags: homeless, Konkel and Bloch, Madison Wisconsin, lockers for storage, helping homeless work, humanitarians fined, ethics, human rights, economics )

Susan
- 5 hours ago - thepetitionsite.com
Brenda Konkel & her partner Robert Bloch have donated space on their front porch for lockers for the homeless and an occasional safe place to sleep. But Madison will fine them $300 a day if they don't stop.
Engineers Found Teutonic Axes in the Forest District Wipsowo
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 5 hours ago - naukawpolsce.pap.pl
Three Teutonic battle axes from the late Middle Ages have been found by engineers who remove World War II artillery shells left the forests in the Forest District Wipsowo (Warmia and Mazury). Historic weapons will be donated to the museum
How Jon Hamm Is Helping The White House Fight Campus Sexual Assault ~(TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, activists, 'It's On Us' campaign, sexual assault, society, women, safety, humans, media, celebrity, news )

Carrie
- 5 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A website that went live Friday morning, ItsOnUs.org, features a public service announcement with Obama, Biden and other familiar faces telling viewers it's their responsibility to stop sexual assault.
"Anti-Gay Preacher Visits Campus: You Have to See What the Students Did Next" (TEXT and VIDEOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: young people, students, society, ethics, love, good news, religion, freedoms, rights, education, news )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - dailykos.com
Our kids are standing up against homophobia, racism, sexism, despair.The James Madison University students gathered around the preacher,singing a song of love and tolerance. With one guy on guitar, the group begins to sing 'How He Loves', a Christian song
Endorse This: Stephen Colbert Feels Hannity's Pain ~ VIDEO ~ HUMOR ~ SATIRE!
Society & Culture  (tags: media, TV, Stephen Colbert, Sean Hannity, NFL, humor, satire, society, children, abuse )

Carrie
- 6 hours ago - nationalmemo.com
Earlier this week, Sean Hannity spoke out in defense of NFL superstar and alleged child abuser Adrian Peterson. On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert revealed that Hannity is not alone in his respect for corporal punishment.

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