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PETITION - Iraq: Don't Legalize Forced Child Marriage
World  (tags: news )

- 13 hours ago -
We may not have much time to stop Iraq from legalizing forced child marriage and a lifetime of domestic and sexual slavery for girls and women. Will you help?
PETITION - Tell Barclays To Stop Financing Mountaintop Removal
World  (tags: news )

- 1 day ago -
Leading global banks are ending financing relationships with mountaintop removal coal producers. But Barclays, the British banking giant, poured $550 million dollars into the horrific practice in 2013..
Stop Killing Innocent Florida Black Bears! - Please Sign!
World  (tags: Stop, killing, innocent, Florida, black bears, cruelty )

- 1 day ago -
Florida Black Bears are naturally docile, shy creatures. Florida Black Bears, who once populated the entire state of Florida, dropped in numbers to merely 300 bears in the 1970's and were put on the list of state-threatened species.
PHOTOS: Palestinians Mourn Woman Who Died After Inhaling Tear Gas
World  (tags: HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, Israeli forces, terrorism, vilence aginst civilians, end all US military aid to Israel, tear gas, weapons of war, free Palestine, end the illegal israel occupation, BDS, Israeli violations, tryranny-oppression, apartheid )

- 1 day ago -
The death of a 45-year-old woman in Aida Refugee Camp exposes the ongoing abuse of crowd control weapons that all too often become lethal in the hands of Israeli forces.
Edward Snowden Defends Decision to Question Putin
World  (tags: Edward Snowden, live on Russian TV, Putin, surveillance programs, intel services )

- 1 day ago -
Vladimir Putin must be called to account on surveillance just like Obama I questioned the Russian president live on TV to get his answer on the record, not to whitewash him
Israeli Forces Fire Tear Gas at Christian Pilgrims in Al-Eizariya
World  (tags: violence, East Jerusalem, hate, fearmongering, oppression, al-Eizariya, freedom of worship-movement, Israeli persecution of Christians, harassment, abuses, Tomb of Lazarus, al-Eizariya Israeli troopsl, Christian pilgrims, tear gas inhalation )

- 14 hours ago -
JERUSALEM - Dozens of Christian pilgrims suffered from excessive tear gas inhalation on Friday after Israeli troops fired tear gas canisters
Culture Secretary Javid Is Cabinet's New Israel Ally
World  (tags: HumanRights, israel, middle-east, news, palestine, politics, Refugees, world, apartheid )

- 1 day ago -
He describes himself as: "a proud, British-born Muslim", but said that if he had to settle in the Middle East, he would opt for Israel, "the only nation in the Middle East that shares the same democratic values as Britain.
Europe's Unaccountable Palestinian Aid
World  (tags: financial support, Human Rights, European Union, Palestinian Authority )

- 13 hours ago -
European Court of Auditors revealed major dysfunctions in the management of EU financial support to the Palestinian Authority. PA is the only body that receives EU funds regardless of its human-rights record or economic performance.
Israeli Gas Holds Promise of Better Ties With Neighbours
World  (tags: Gas, Israel, Middle East )

- 13 hours ago -
Israel's drive to export its new-found natural gas could help to rebuild strained ties with old regional allies Egypt and Turkey, but could deprive Europe of a precious alternative to Russian gas
McDonald's Foreign Workers Call It 'Slavery' - Video
World  (tags: news )

- 1 day ago -
Foreign workers recruited from Belize are accusing McDonald's Canada of treating them like "slaves," by effectively forcing them to share an expensive apartment - then deducting almost half their take-home pay as rent.
Abbas' Office Scrambles to Deny Reports He Condemned Passover Terror Attack
World  (tags: israel, media, middle-east, news, palestine, politics, terrorism, violence, war, world )

- 1 day ago -
The office of Pres. Abbas rushed to deny reports that the Palestinian leader had condemned a deadly terrorist attack on an Israeli family, after Abbas's silence on the matter had been blasted as deeply complicating efforts to sustain flagging peace talks.
Sylmar Couple Charged With Human Trafficking, Slavery Involving Young Girl
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', usa, children, Human traficking charges of nine year ol )

- 1 day ago -
A Sylmar couple has been charged with human trafficking and slavery involving a 9-year-old girl who was smuggled from El Salvador.
Fantasy of Superiority: How the Israeli Media Pits Mizrahim Against Asylum Seekers
World  (tags: Israeli journalists, blame, African asylum seekers, Oriental Jews, agitator, riots, slums of Tel Aviv, deportations, asylum seekers, Israeli media )

- 1 day ago -
Israeli journalists are only inflaming tensions by blaming longtime Oriental Jews residents of south Tel Aviv for the plight of African asylum seekers. So one must ask: why aren't journalists actually holding the government accountable?
Sunken Korea Ferry Relatives Give DNA Swabs to Help Identify Dead By Ju-Min Park and Jungmin Jang of Reuters
World  (tags: Korean ferry, 270 missing, tragedy, dna, family, world )

- 21 hours ago -
The vice-principal of the school, Kang Min-gyu, 52, was one of those rescued as the children followed orders and stayed aboard. He hanged himself outside the gym in Jindo, police said.His body was discovered on Friday and police released part of a two...
Special Report: How the U.S. Made Its Putin Problem Worse
World  (tags: US/Russia )

- 13 hours ago -
"Because he has a number of, I think, pretty serious strategic disadvantages - a one-dimensional economy, a political system and a political elite that's pretty rotten through corruption." Sound familiar?
Charles Darwin's Tragic Error: Hitler, Evolution, Racism and the Holocaust

- 13 hours ago -
The evolution theorist couldn't have known that people like Hitler would exploit his ideas in such horrifying ways...
The Obscenity of War in a World of Need and Suffering
World  (tags: news )

- 9 hours ago -
A study by professor Linda J. Blimes of Harvard University concludes that the cost to the US of the Iraq and Afghan wars, taken together, will be between $4 and $6 trillion...
What the 1% Don't Want You to Know - Video
World  (tags: news )

- 9 hours ago -
Economist Paul Krugman explains how the United States is becoming an oligarchy - the very system our founders revolted against.
War Is Good for Us, Dumb New Book Claims
World  (tags: news )

- 44 minutes ago -
Morris maintains that the only way to make peace is to make large societies, and the only way to make large societies is through war?
Are You Ready For The Price Of Food To More Than Double By The End Of This Decade?
World  (tags: news )

- 1 day ago -
Do you think that the price of food is high now? Just wait. If current trends continue, many of the most common food items that Americans buy will cost more than twice as much by the end of this decade.
Ukraine: Thousands of Zoo Animals on the Verge of Starving
World  (tags: AnimalWelfare, zoo, conflict, ukraine, russia )

- 22 hours ago -
Due to the economic and political crisis in Ukraine, more than 6,000 zoo animals are on the edge of starvation. A South-African entrepreneur and animal lover living in Ukraine is coming to their rescue.
Data Doesn't Lie? The Fuzzy Math Behind the Search for MH370
World  (tags: MH370, Malaysian Airlines, search, Inmersat )

- 13 hours ago -
The report said that Inmarsat had developed an "innovative technique" to establish that the plane had most likely taken a southerly heading after vanishing. Yet independent experts say that it is riddled with inconsistencies
Greg Palast - Lap Dancers, the CIA, Payoff, and BP Deepwater Horizon(More Deep Dodo From What Came Before)
World  (tags: politics, iraq, iran, ethics, world, middle-east, freedoms, conflict, corruption, crime, humans, war, society, media )

- 12 hours ago -
There was CIA involvement through a company called Mega Oil. They were shipping in arms under the cover of oil tools.
Religion Builds Bridges in Ethnically Split Cyprus - ABC News
World  (tags: religion, GoodNews, goodnews, europe )

- 8 hours ago -
Perhaps Greeks and Turks can live together in peace after all.
Can't Afford a House? You Can Always Live in This Tiny, 3-D Printed Apartment
World  (tags: news )

- 7 hours ago -
Will these liveable sand "castles" make it past the prototype stage? A Chinese company thinks they're perfect for 25- to 35-year-olds and plans to print several hundred in the next two years...
73% of Today's Students Will Still Be Paying Off Their Tuition Fees in Their 50s
World  (tags: news )

- 6 hours ago -
Three out of four of today's students will reach their 50s still owing debts from university of around £30,000, according to a major study published today.
Top 10 Tips for Atheists This Easter
World  (tags: news )

- 2 hours ago -
Pressing Christians on this inner logic of the cross of Christ will make for a very interesting debate, I am sure. Believers may have decent answers, but at least you'll be touching a truly raw nerve of the Easter Faith...
Washington's Corruption and Mendacity Is What Makes America "Exceptional"
World  (tags: news )

- 1 day ago -
Americans misinformed by a prostitute media are in no position to protect the US Constitution and their liberty. Misinformed, they become tyranny's allies and their own worst enemy.
Why the Media's Fearmongering on Marijuana Effects on the Brain Is Faulty
World  (tags: news )

- 22 hours ago -
So what did the study find? In truth, not a whole lot.

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