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Tajikistan: Please Cancel Your Plans for a Forced STI Registry
World  (tags: LGBTQ, human rights, discrimination, persecution, petitions )

- 10 hours ago -
Government officials in Tajikistan are reportedly compiling lists of lesbian and gay citizens in what they claim to be a public health initiative. But critics worry that this act could be a precursor to forced medical examination and intimidation.
How a 1947 US Government Anti-Nazi Film Went Viral After Charlottesville
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: fascists, Nazis, hate mongers, hate groups, terrorism, videos )

- 10 hours ago -
An anti-fascist film produced in the wake of the second world war has gone viral in the wake of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville that culminated in one person being killed and 19 injured.
New York Dogs Have City's 27th Annual Halloween Parade | Daily Mail Online
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, dogs, interesting, pictures, news )

- 10 hours ago -
New York dogs in the Halloween parade.
Turkey: Environmental Activist Couple Killed
World  (tags: Turkey, Terrorists, Murder, Environmental activisits, Threats, conflict, crime, death, asia, politics, terrorism, violence, world )

- 12 hours ago -
The killing of two activists who successfully campaigned to shut down a mine has shocked environmentalists in Turkey who fear their deaths will embolden others to kill to protect their profits
Report: Bill O'Reilly Settled Sixth Sexual Harassment Claim for $32 Million
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, culture, ethics, safety, violence, women, media, war, corporate, finance, economy, consumers, law, money )

- 12 hours ago -
Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly secretly settled a sexual harassment allegation with a network contributor for $32 million, the largest, by far, of six such agreements that eventually toppled the outspoken commentator, according to a new report.
Ethiopia Trip Offers Encounters With Rare Animals
Animals  (tags: ethiopia, rare animals, africa, abyssinian wolf, extinction, rabies outbreaks, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, endangered, environment, wildlife )

- 12 hours ago -
The only wolf in Africa, the Abyssinian is facing extinction. According to the Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Programme, which is headed by an Oxford University zoologist, four consecutive rabies outbreaks âEUR" the most recent in 2014 ----
Backyard Chicken Trend Causes Spike in Infections, 1 Fatal
Health & Wellness  (tags: backyard chickens, infections, salmonella, disease, health, healthcare, humans, illness, safety, society, warning )

- 12 hours ago -
For a week, Dan and DeAnna Gabriele thought their son was dying until tests identified the cause: not cancer, but chickens âEUR" the ones he cared for at home. They had apparently infected him with salmonella that produced a severe abscess
Petition Pay Carers An Allowance Equivalent to a Fulltime Job at the National Living Wage
Health & Wellness  (tags: Petition, Carers, allowance, National Living Wage, job )

- 12 hours ago -
Since my mother (who has ONE depleted functioning kidney and has dialysis) became severely anemic, and has spent the last 3.5 of the last 5 months in hospital, I am NOW her full time carer. The amount we're paid is a pittance. PLEASE SIGN & SHARE.
Put Nature on the Map in Newcastle
Environment  (tags: Nedwcastle, animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, world, wildlife )

- 12 hours ago -
Nature is faring worse in the UK than in other countries. We must act locally - and nationally - to reverse this trend.
Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, elections, dishonesty, abuse, ethics, lies, media, propaganda )

- 13 hours ago -
On election night, Anthony was shocked to see Trump carry Wisconsin by nearly 23,000 votes.The state,which ranked second in the nation in voter participation in 2008 and 2012,saw its lowest turnout since 2000.More than half the state's decline in turn
Bill Maher From 10/20
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humor, maher, satire, videos )

- 13 hours ago -
It's that time of week again, and I'm happy to share three fine video clips from Bill's show last night. Enjoy!!
Open Thread - 10/21/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, videos )

- 13 hours ago -
Personal news, a Jig Zone puzzle, 3 short takes, and a homemade cartoon (shown). If you would like me to send you cards with links to my articles, add me as a friend.
Turn Your Home Into An Eco Paradise
Environment  (tags: environment )

- 13 hours ago -
Here are ways to change your home to make it more better for the environment.
Tell the U.S. Government: Stand Down and Stop Undermining UN Climate Talks
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

- 13 hours ago -
Tell the Trump administration to stand down and stop undermining the climate talks so the world can advance people-first climate policies.
Petition - Tell the Senate: Block This Dangerous, Anti-Science Nomination!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Senate, anti-science, nominations, climate deniers, dangerous politics, dishonesty, environmental politics, responsibility for climate, political correctness, democracy )

- 13 hours ago -
Trump's pick to be his senior adviser on environmental policy -- Kathleen Hartnett White -- once described climate change as a "kind of paganism for secular elites." And she's just the latest in a long line of terrible nominees, from fellow climate...
Petition - America's Wild Horses and Burros Are Facing Their Last Stand. Stand With Us. Stand With the Herds.
Animals  (tags: wild horses and burros, needless killings, prevention of further killings, prevention of cruelty to animals, prevention of killing healthy animals, animal welfare and rights, ethical treatment of animals, huge suffering, stronger protection laws )

- 14 hours ago -
The challenge of managing America's wild horses and burros need not be an intractable one. Now is the time to create a proud vision that will ensure for generations to come the freedom, health and well-being of wild horses and burros on the range...
Trump's Renoir Painting Is Not Real, Chicago Museum Says
Offbeat  (tags: Painting, Trump, Chicago museum, USA )

- 14 hours ago -
A US museum says an Impressionist painting which President Donald Trump reportedly claims to own is a fake.
Native American Tribe Sues Amazon and Microsoft
Offbeat  (tags: Lawsuit, Native Americans, Amazon, Microsoft, USA )

- 14 hours ago -
A Native American tribe is suing Amazon and Microsoft for infringing data-processing patents it is holding.
Scalloped Potatoes With Seitan Bacon...October Recipes For Vegans And Everyone
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Vegan Diet, Vegan lifestyle, Seitan, Potatoes, Coconut Milk, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, family, food, green, health, healthy, home, humans, interesting, organic, sustainable )

- 14 hours ago -
A chilly weather beloved comfort food, made vegan! Soft, bubbling baked potatoes in a cheesy coconut cream sauce topped with crispy seitan bacon... what could be better? Please note, comment, and forward.
Petition - Ban Horse Slaughter Now!
Animals  (tags: horse slaughter, horse consumption, prevention of further killings, prevention of cruelty to animals, needless slaughter, animal welfare and rights, ethical treatment of animals, huge suffering, stronger protection laws )

- 14 hours ago -
We ask that the House of Representatives, Senate, and President Obama pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011, S.B. 1176/H.R. 2966, to ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. This is particularly important for the following...
Moroccan Chickpea Bake....October Recipes For Vegans And Everyone
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Vegan Diet, Vegan lifestyle, Chickpea, Casserole, Tagine, Hummus, Falafel, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, family, food, green, home, humans, organic, sustainable )

- 14 hours ago -
This casserole combines the flavors of Moroccan cuisine in a whole new way. The three layers are inspired by three classics âEUR" tagine, hummus, and falafel. Together, they create something unique. Please note, comment, and forward.
Petition - Protect Rare Shellfish From Extinction
Animals  (tags: shellfish, rare animals, Extinct Species, marine biodiversity, prevention of wildlife loss, Animal welfare act, prevention from dying out, stronger protection laws )

- 14 hours ago -
Protect unique shellfish from extinction by adding it to the endangered species list. A rare shellfish is facing extinction due to harvesting and importing. Known as the Chambered Nautilus, this shellfish is prized for its spiral shell.
Best City Parks in the World
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, photos, animals, travel, parks, environment, culture, interesting, society, world, off-beat )

- 15 hours ago -
There are some interesting places here.
Anne Frank Costume
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, abuse, costumes )

- 16 hours ago -
LGBTQ Violence
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, sadness, violence, humans, murder, death )

- 16 hours ago -
Sad, Disgusting, Angry
Everyday Erinyes #97
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, Philando Castile, school lunches, hunger, fundraising, Sunshine, milk money, Sherin Matheews, milk, coyotes, disappearance, India, Jeremey Lake, Shannon Kepler )

- 18 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Two situations this week which seem to me to command the attention of the Greek Furies, plus one update and one related story.
Ban Electroshock in Canada PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Electroshock Therapy, canada, Brain Injuries, ECT, disease, health, healthcare, humans, treatment, women )

- 19 hours ago -
The CPA and APA have continued to misrepresent ECT as a useful procedure. They are biased in their view and fail to answer to the brain injuries they are causing people, primarily older women. ECT has been banned...
Tell Betsy DeVos: Help Puerto RicoâEUR(TM)s Student Borrowers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: betsy devos, Puerto Rico, student borrowers, student loans, americans, government, republicans, usa )

- 19 hours ago -
More than 300,000 people on the island have student loans âEUR" around 10 percent of all Puerto Ricans.4 Their lives and communities have been devastated, but Betsy DeVos still wants them to fight through student loan bureaucracy.
Emotional Gord Downie Honoured By Assembly of First Nations   video
World  (tags: Canada, Gord Downie, Tragically Hip, Assembly of First Nations, Justin Trudeau, residential schools )

- 22 hours ago -
Before Gord lead singer of Tragically Hip took his journey he received a recognition and his Spiritual name in ceremony attended also by Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada for his work highlighting the plight to those subjected 2 residential schools

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