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Save Chaco Canyon From Fracking
World  (tags: Canada, poverty, housing, affordability, gentrification )

Freya
- 10 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
Chaco Canyon is a truly perishable natural resource, and one of the finest examples of the architecture and prehistory of Native Americans. It will be destroyed if fracking is allowed to be done there.
Tell the UK to Deliver Real Aid for Real Change ! ! !
World  (tags: UK, aid, humans, children, protection, world, poverty )

Cher
- 94 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Over the next few months, the UK government will be deciding how aid is spent in the coming years. Together, we're asking them to sign ONE's Real Aid Charter to ensure every penny goes towards ending extreme poverty and benefits the world's poorest.
Activists Transform An Abandoned Hospital Into Affordable Housing in London
World  (tags: housing, affordability, poverty, solutions )

Freya
- 379 days ago - shareable.net
As home prices soar, cities around the world face a crisis of affordability. In London, UK, the situation is especially acute: According to a 2016 Lloyds Bank study, the ratio of average home sales price compared to average earnings is 10-to-6.
The Facts That Define Our Grand Divides
World  (tags: inequality, wealth inequality, income inequality, health inequality, divide, gap, poverty, global )

Sheryl
- 477 days ago - inequality.org
People in the United States and around the world, researchers have found, significantly underestimate the extent of our contemporary inequality. Here is the basic data and statistics that tell our 21st-century inequality story.
Urge Your Members of Congress to Save Children's Lives
World  (tags: hunger, poverty, charity, foreign aid, petitions )

Freya
- 519 days ago - action.savethechildrenactionnetwork.org
Legislation introduced in Congress - the Reach Every Mother and Child Act - would scale up effective health and nutrition programs to help more moms and kids survive and thrive.
TELL CONGRESS: FIGHT CORRUPTION AND POVERTY
World  (tags: poverty, corruption, fossil fuel, greed, petitions )

Freya
- 783 days ago - secure3.oxfamamerica.org
We have just learned that our leaders in Congress are trying to use an obscure legislative move to undo an important anti-corruption law designed to shine a light on payments from oil, gas, and mining companies to foreign governments.
To the World's Billionaires: Help End Inequality
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humans, freedoms, ethics, corruption, billionaires, OXFAM, inequality, global, wealth, poverty, hunger, poor, population )

Darren
- 789 days ago - act.oxfam.org
The global economy is broken. Eight billionaires own the same wealth as half the world's population. That's right - eight individuals own as much as the poorest 3.6 billion people. Meanwhile, every day 1 in 9 people go to bed hungry.
Ending Poverty Means Closing the Gaps Between Women and Men
World  (tags: world, women, humanrights, politics, poverty, Third world, government )

AWAY AWHI
- 1034 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The world is a better place for women and girls in 2016 than even a decade ago. But not for everyone, and definitely not everywhere: This is especially true in the worldâEUR(TM)s poorest, most fragile countries.
Kaj Larsen On Boko Haram   video
World  (tags: Boko Haram, Nigeria, school girls, terrorists, militants, slaughter, poverty, chaos, displacement )

Sheryl
- 1086 days ago - youtube.com
The terrorist group Boko Haram is responsible for thousands of deaths in Nigeria. Now, the government is determined to drive these militants from the country. VICE correspondent travels to Nigeria to see what this means for the people caught in the middle
Your Smartphone Is Probably Powered By Child Labor at Mines in Africa
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', children, abuse, child labor, corporate greed, poverty, profits, exploitation, world, society, politics, africa, humanrights )

AWAY AWHI
- 1154 days ago - news.vice.com
Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused several tech and auto industry giants of turning a blind eye to child labor. In a damning report released on Tuesday, the organization found that major brands, including Apple, Samsung, Sony, and
Homeless Inuk Man's Selfless Act Caught on Camera in Montreal
World  (tags: Compassion, homelessness, poverty )

Julie
- 1160 days ago - cbc.ca
It was a selfless act: a homeless man spots an apparently homeless teenager asking for money and stops to give him the coat off his back.
Silent Crisis: How Climate Change Drives People From Their Homes By Destroying Their Livelihoods
World  (tags: climate change, refugees, humanitarian crisis, poverty )

Freya
- 1221 days ago - alternet.org
When we think of climate refugees, we tend to think of cyclones, floods and storms forcing people from their homes. But there is another, more silent, crisis emerging.
Make Big Oil Publish What They Pay and Put An End to Secret Deals
World  (tags: Big Oil, donations, contributions, corruption, poverty, petitions )

Freya
- 1327 days ago - oxfamamerica.org
In the last 5 years alone, the oil industry should have paid more than $1.5 trillion to governments of some of the poorest countries on earth. Where did it go?
 

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