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Chai Is Dead and Bamboo Is Being BulliedâEUR"Ask the Oklahoma City Zoo to Close Its Elephant Exhibit
Animals  (tags: elephants, imprisoned, animalcruelty, law, habitat, sadness, suffering )

- 1 day ago -
Please urge the Oklahoma City Zoo to close its elephant exhibit immediately and send the animals to a sanctuary, where they could be grouped compatibly and wouldn't die alone and unassistedâEUR"like Chai did.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Urgent Call on the AFL-CIO: Reverse Support for the Dakota Access Pipeline
Environment  (tags: Dakota AccessPipeline, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, healthconditions )

- 16 hours ago -
DAPL continues more than 500 years of settler-colonialism, dispossession, and genocide against indigenous people in the Americas, who are defending the Earth's vital resources
PETITION: Debate Moderators Must Ask the Candidates About Climate Change
Environment  (tags: debates, climate-change, politics, environment, ecosystems, protection )

- 22 hours ago -
Climate change is happening now and we need immediate action to mitigate its devastating impacts. The next president of the United States will have an enormous opportunity and responsibility to fight climate change and keep the U.S. on a path toward a
The Pipeline Review Process in Canada Is Broken! HereâEUR(TM)s How We Fix It - PETITION -
Environment  (tags: pipeline review, canada, hearings on hold, pro-pipeline lobbyist, environment, humans, world )

- 1 day ago -
The hearings are now on hold after the panel members were forced to resign following revelations that they had secretly met with pro-pipeline lobbyists. But thatâEUR(TM)s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the problems with this Harper-era
ACTU Animaux - Calypso, Painful Abscessed Hooves- Sept. 28 DEADline- 5 Clicks Every Day to Help Her!
Animals  (tags: )

- 10 hours ago -
5 clicks every day will pay for treatment for this neglected horse's hoof infections. Please click for all the other needy animals too- scroll down the page to the left, click on their photos, and click the big red button 5x every day!
Environment  (tags: health condtions, Humans, pollution, environment, destruction, Air pollution, humans, health conditions )

- 1 day ago -
Tell Governor Wolf that Pennsylvania communities canâEUR(TM)t afford delay âEUR" we need to cut air pollution from shale gas facilities now! PA fracking hs nearly destroyed parts of PA. ~Important petition~
Help Women Protect Their Forests in Dryland Burkina Faso PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, protection )

- 21 hours ago -
Stand with us to create thriving communities and forests in Burkina Faso. Add your name and empower women to restore and protect the forest they rely on.
Deadly Pathogens Repeatedly Dispatched By U.S. Labs to Unsecure Sites
Health & Wellness  (tags: Government Accountability Office, Department of Defense, Pathogen )

- 1 day ago -
The government isn't regulating how highly dangerous viruses and bacteria are rendered safe for shipment, posing risks to the public, auditors say.
Charlotte Police Don't Want Us To Know How Keith Scott Was Killed - PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: charlotte, police, keith scott, killed, Black People, americans, corruption, crime, humans, sadness, society, world )

- 21 hours ago -
Charlotte is on fire. And Black people are in pain yet again as the news of Keith Lamont ScottâEUR(TM)s killing hit less than 24 hours after news outlets plastered the video of Terence CrutcherâEUR(TM)s murder on tv screens across the country.
Tell Your Senators to Protect Our Forests and Parks PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, forests, habitat, protection )

- 15 hours ago -
The most successful U.S. land conservation program, the Land and Water Conservation Fund, is under threat. For the first time in 50 years, LWCF was allowed to expire, and opponents are looking to alter its purpose. Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, chairman
Everyday Erinyes #44
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Furies, handcuffs, children, ACLU, voter suppression, "CROSSCHECK, " Kris Kobach )

- 20 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. Two items this week which seem to call for the intervention of the Greek Furies.
ACTU Animaux - Dgeko, Puppy Hit By Car, Broken Bones, Immediate Emergency Surgery!
Animals  (tags: Puppy rescued, suffering dog, AnimalWelfare, protection )

- 16 hours ago -
Dgeko was hit by a car that sped off and left him there in misery and yelping loudly. A couple in an apartment heard his cries and rescued him and took him to the vet hospital! Broken bones in several places need to be set and cast! CLICK RED DOT 5 TIMES!
Indigenous Still Fighting to Protect âEUR~Living ForestsâEUR(TM) and Way of Life
Environment  (tags: world, indigneos rights, land, trees environment, destruction, ecosystems, conservation, politics )

- 22 hours ago -
Those efforts have lead to some advances, but in some cases those rights have not been acknowledged âEUR" rather taken away and denounced.
Italian Judge Orders Client of Teenage Prostitute to Buy Her Books on Women's Dignity
Offbeat  (tags: Italy, Rome, prostitution ring, trial, underage prostitutes, poor teens, consumer society, self-worth, CHAMPAGNE & POVERTY, education, culture, inner wealth )

- 22 hours ago -
In addition to 2-yr jail sentence, the man will be required to give 15-yr-old victim Virginia Woolf novels, Anne Frank's diary & Emily Dickinson poems, as well as 2 feminist-themed films. Cash to buy new clothes & latest mobiles lured teens into sex work
Celebrate "Punctuation Day" W/ Victor Borge
Offbeat  (tags: Phonetic Punctuation, Punctuation Day, Victor Borge )

- 12 hours ago -
A posting on Politics Plus from Nameless --- be prepared to laugh!
First Nations Coalition Ramps Up Opposition to Pipelines
Society & Culture  (tags: first nations coalition, opposition to pipelines, canada's oil sands industry, traditional territories, activists, culture, government, politics, society )

- 1 day ago -
A coalition of First Nations leaders is ratcheting up pressure on CanadaâEUR(TM)s oil sands industry, vowing to collectively oppose and actively resist any increased transport of crude through their traditional territories.
FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected By White House Report
Science & Tech  (tags: FBI, DOJ, forensics, research, "junk science", scientific validity and reliability )

- 1 day ago -
Report concludes that common, pattern-matching forensic disciplines -- bite mark analysis, fingerprint and firearm comparison, shoe tread analysis, and complex DNA mixture analysis -- need additional support to be deemed valid and reliable.
Stop Imprisoning Migrant Children Indefinitely
World  (tags: humanrights )

- 14 hours ago -
Children should not be imprisoned
Gennifer Flowers Accepts Donald TrumpâEUR(TM)s Invitation to Attend Debate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump, Clinton, candidates, americans, democrats, republicans, government, news, politics, usa )

- 13 hours ago -
Gennifer Flowers, who revealed a sexual relationship with Bill Clinton in the 1990s, will reportedly accept Donald Trump's invitation to attend the first presidential debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Tribes Unite to Fight Expansion of Oil Sand Exploitation
World  (tags: Canada, USA, Native Americans, First Nation, treaty, petroleum, pipelines, energy production )

- 1 day ago -
Heroic people have formed Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion (50 aboriginal groups) to fight proposals to build more pipelines (Dakota Access, Line 3, KXL, Kinder Morgan), oppose tanker and rail projects in both the US and Canada.
Manhattan Antiques Shop Caught With $4.5 Million in Elephant Ivory
Society & Culture  (tags: ivory, elephants, culture, corruption, ethics, murder, death, crime )

- 1 day ago -
The ivory bust is the largest in New York state history. Please read & then sign petition at the end of the article
Support a Just Transition for Communities With the RECLAIM Act PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 21 hours ago -
The RECLAIM Act, which draws from President ObamaâEUR(TM)s popular Power Plus Plan to help coal communities as America shifts away from fossil fuels, is a common sense piece of legislation. It would put $1 billion toward restoring land damaged by destructive
Indian Rhino Horns Being Smuggled to China Via Myanmar
Animals  (tags: rhino horns, wildlife trade, anti poaching efforts, animals, animalwelfare, slaughter, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 17 hours ago -
Due to increased anti-poaching measures in Nepal, wildlife smugglers in India are now using Myanmar as a transit point to send rhino horns to China.
ACTU Animaux - Calypso, Hospitalised Mare With Hoof Abscess, DEADLINE Sept 28th!
Animals  (tags: horse suffering, suffering, rescued, animaladvocates, animalwelfare )

- 16 hours ago -
Calypso has laminitis and other abscesses in her feet. She is in terrible pain and has to be kept at the hospital with her feet bandaged! We only have 4 (FOUR) days left to save her! PLEASE, click five times in the red dot every day! Thank you!
New York Times Endorses Hillary Clinton for President
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New, York, Times, NYT, NYTimes, endorses, endorsement, Hillary, Clinton, 2016, president )

- 16 hours ago -
Our endorsement is rooted in respect for her intellect, experience and courage. Hillary Clinton for President.
Stand With the Standing Rock Sioux - Stop the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 15 hours ago -
There is some good news: The Obama Administration intervened last week, temporarily halting pipeline construction and acknowledging the permit process was flawed and rife with loopholes. Now we must make this temporary victory permanent.

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