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General Election 2017: Make Animals Matter PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, suffering, protection )

- 37 seconds ago -
On June 8th, the General Election will be held, providing opportunities to see Parliament better protect animals. NowâEUR(TM)s your chance to help ensure that the laws that protect animals are not weakened, repealed or replaced but that protections are instead
Be Cruelty-Free! PLEDGE
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

- 1 minute ago -
Say no to cosmetics animal testing in your country and worldwide!
20 Ways Trump's Budget Declares New War on the Poor By Hurting Seniors, People With Disabilities, Children and Single Mothers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Medicaid, public assistance, Social Security, seniors, poor, poverty, insurance, health care, children, hunger )

- 2 minutes ago -
President Trump's 2018 budget destroys America's social safety nets. It would badly hurt seniors and people with disabilities, roll back children's health care, slash already stingy anti-poverty programs for single mothers and shift costs to states...
Defend Our National Monuments PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 3 minutes ago -
The Trump administration could be the first in U.S. history to revoke national monument protections. The first to lose protection could be Utah's Bears Ears, home to incredible scenery and thousands of years of historical artifacts.
Defend the Places We Love PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection )

- 5 minutes ago -
When it comes to protecting our environment, Americans stand united. We want clean air to breathe, clean water to drink, public lands to enjoy, and a livable climate to share.
Animal Legal Defense Fund Demands Feds Recognize Tony the Tiger as An Individual Protected By the Freedom of Information Act!!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, tigers, suffering )

- 8 minutes ago -
The Animal Legal Defense Fund is seeking records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) related to the health and well-being of Tony the Tiger, who has been confined at the Tiger Truck Stop in Grosse Tete for 16 years.
How Alcoholics Anonymous Psychologically Abuses the Marginalized
Society & Culture  (tags: addiction, alcoholism, recovery, drugs, transsexuals, minorities, LGBTQ, blacks, African-Americans, Latinos, prejudice, religion, psychology )

- 9 minutes ago -
"My name is Princess and I'm an alcoholic!" "Hi, Princess!" This ritualistic greeting used to be welcome. Now, it's little more than a reminder of the worlds people became imprisoned in - the dual worlds of addiction and recovery.
Don't Let Ringling Export Big Cats for Further Exploitation ACTION NEEDED
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, suffering, protection )

- 11 minutes ago -
On May 26, 2017, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service published notice that Feld Entertainment, the multi-billion dollar parent corporation of the recently shuttered Ringling Bros. Circus, is applying for an Endangered Species Act permit to export
Demand Trump Administration Regulate Climate-Warming Methane Emissions PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, pollution, emissions )

- 13 minutes ago -
Ensure Obama-era rule requiring landfills to reduce and capture methane emissions is enforced.
Star Wars Is a Fantasy Film Firmly Based on America's Real Conflicts
Offbeat  (tags: movies, science fiction, fantasy, Star Wars, messages, allegories )

- 15 minutes ago -
Lucas's films were an attempt to repair American confidence in the United States as a force for good.
Government Notifies Historic Animal Protection Rules
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection )

- 16 minutes ago -
In a historic move for animals across the country, the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) has notified four rules under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 to regulate dog breeding and marketing, livestock market,
Get Diageo, Carlsberg, Heineken & More to Swap Their 6-Pack Plastic Rings With Eco Ones PETITION
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, eco-friendly )

- 18 minutes ago -
Let's get the multi-national brewing & drinks companies to switch from destructive plastic beer & soft drinks can ring-holders to edible, compostable & biodegradable ones.
Berniecrats Are Winning in Trump Country: Why Populism Is the Pragmatic Way Forward for Democrats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, liberals, Progressives, left-wing, political parties, Bernie Sanders )

- 32 minutes ago -
There's already evidence that left-wing populism - not Clintonite centrism - is the winning formula for Democrats.
Urge Four Seasons to Stop Forcing Elephants to Give Rides
Animals  (tags: endangered, ethics, animalwelfare, sadness, wildlife, humans )

- 34 minutes ago -
Please join PETA in urging Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle to live up to its claims of being a sanctuary by ending the exploitation of elephants.
Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin Robbins to Remove Artificial Coloring - Good News Network
Health & Wellness  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, food, health )

- 43 minutes ago -
Though donuts may not be the healthiest food on the planet, Dunkin' is still taking steps in the right direction towards healthier ingredients.
Veterans Are Training to Re-Deploy to Their Own Communities to Defend Against Trumps Attacks
Society & Culture  (tags: Veterans, Tennessee, About Face Action Camp, militarized society )

- 46 minutes ago -
Veterans are converging in Tennessee for the About Face Action Camp. They have found their skills can be crucial for nonviolent resistance, especially now, as the U.S. becomes an increasingly militarized society.
Maryland and Manchester: We Can't Let Heinous Attacks Overseas Obscure Our Homegrown Terrorism Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: terrorism, violence, domestic threats, extremists )

- 52 minutes ago -
Yes, Islamist extremism is a worldwide threat. But we're less eager to talk about domestic hate crimes as terror.
âEUR~Beauty and the BeastâEUR(TM) Crosses $500 Million Milestone at Domestic Box Office
Society & Culture  (tags: movies )

- 53 minutes ago -
It could now be the biggest grossing remake of all time.
Toronto Police Marine Unit Adopts Unlikely Mascot
Offbeat  (tags: cat, toronto Police Marine Unit, mascot, TPS Marine Unit, animals, cats, humans, pets, pictures, unusual, society )

- 1 hour ago -
A cat rescued by the TPS marine unit is now their chief mouser and favorite feline.
Horse Says Last Goodbye To Best Friend At His Funeral
Offbeat  (tags: horse, funeral, brazil, animals, humans, photos, society, world )

- 1 hour ago -
Lima, 34, passed away earlier this week from injuries he suffered in a traffic accident near his home in Paraiba, Brazil - a tragic loss for all who knew him, including the best friend he left behind.
Change.Org,Save the Oldest & Deepest Lake in Europe,Macedonia
Environment  (tags: environment, protection, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, habitatdestruction, pollution, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

- 1 hour ago -
In 1979 Lane Ohrid & the city of Ohridwere declared a World Cultural Heritage site protected by UNESCO.Sign to stop the plans & projects for this special site
Change.Org,Big Boy Restaurant,End Your Support of Cruel Cages
Animals  (tags: hens caged, animalcruelty, abuse, animalwelfare, suffering, protection )

- 2 hours ago -
The restaurant industry has heard from its consumers & is now zeroing in on ending confinement for hensOther restaurants have committed to going 100% cage free.Urge Big Boy to join its competitors & stop abuse
Change.Org,Tell Walmart,Stop This Cage Free Hypocrisy
Animals  (tags: Hens, cage free, walmarts, Mexico, humane, suffering )

- 2 hours ago -
Walmart locations in Mexico are clearly held to a substandard & this is not acceptable.Even Macdonalds,Burger King & Grupo Bimbo have committed to go 100% cage free in Mexico,Sign for equal food standards in Mexico & US
Tell Betsy DeVos Your Voucher Plans Harm Students - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: private schools, Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education, public schools, voucher )

- 2 hours ago -
Betsy DeVos goal as Secretary of Education is to slash funding for public schools, using voucher schemes to funnel taxpayer dollars to unaccountable private schools.
Open Thread - 5/28/2017
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Open Thread, video )

- 3 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.
Guardian,UN Issues Stamps Featuring Newly Endangered Species -in Pictures
Environment  (tags: wildlife, endangered, species stamps, environment, conservation, nature )

- 3 hours ago -
From Devil Rays to the Baobob Tree,12 new stamps highlight some of the most recent animals & plants added to the Cites list to help raise awareness of the plight of these & other endangered species.Beautiful ,pity its such a sad subject!
Wcs,Tell the Congress,Protect Wildlife & Keep Armed Groups Out of DMC Mines
Environment  (tags: environment, endangered, wildlife, hunting protection, conservation )

- 3 hours ago -
the admin is considering rolling back a corporate reporting rule that helps protect wildlife like Grauers Gorilla from illegal wildlife hunting keeping arms out of mines.,Urge your member of Congress to oppose efforts to repeal the conflicts mineral rule
Centrefoodsafety,Tell Trump to Regulate GMOs,Not Give Monsanto a Free Pass
Environment  (tags: Farming, pollution, habitatdestruction, crops, environment, conservation )

- 4 hours ago -
The last 20 years has proved that the regulatory system for GE crops is a total failure.USDA has proposed new rules which could actually make things worse.The administration is accepting comments on how GMOs are regulated.Tell them to fix this broken syst

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