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Russia and Syria Step Up Airstrikes Against Civilians in Idlib | World News | The Guardian
World  (tags: Syria, war, war crime, Russia, crime, death, freedoms, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, middle-east, violence )

- 9 hours ago -
At least 33 people were killed and more than 100 wounded by an airstrike on a marketplace in northern Syria on Monday, as a Syrian and Russian bombing campaign against civilian sites in the rebel-held province intensified.
PETITION - Support Australian Young People With Mental Health Issues. Make Therapy Free & Accessible.
Society & Culture  (tags: petition to sign, youth suicide, HEALTH, freedoms, government, rights, safety, society )

- 16 hours ago -
Bring down the shocking rates of youth suicide, depression & anxiety by getting the government to step up and do more. We need better free mental health care for young people!!
Stop the WA Government Declaring Open Season on Dingoes
Animals  (tags: animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, protection, suffering, wildanimals, slaughter )

- 8 hours ago -
In February the Western Australia government quietly introduced subsidiary legislation that exempts dingoes from execution by methods that,used on any other wildlife, would attract a $50,000 fine. Please sign the attached petition.
Corporations Want to Own Your Soul. Here's How We Can Fight Back
Business  (tags: labor, unions, workers, employees, activism )

- 4 days ago -
Unions represent a much smaller percentage of workers now, so few that some don't even know what a labor organization is - or what organized labor can accomplish.
Christians (and Others) Stand With Women of Color in Congress!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: racism, bigotry, prejudice, tRump regime, Congress, women, petitions )

- 5 days ago -
Trump has tweeted that four black/Muslim/Latinx women in Congress should "go back [to the] crime infested places from which they came." (Funny, that sounds exactly like the United States - where three of them were born!)
Tell the Senate That Copyright Claims Can't Be Treated Like Traffic Tickets
Business  (tags: copyrights, intellectual property, bills, Congress, petitions )

- 3 days ago -
The way copyright works in the United States does need changing. But the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act does nothing to make any useful changes.
Support the GRACE Act
World  (tags: refugees, immigrants, human rights, civil rights, petitions )

- 5 days ago -
Right now, more people have been forced to flee their homes than any other time in history - including World War 2. We can't turn our backs on them.
USDA Must Offer Basic Protection From Genetically Engineered Organisms
Science & Tech  (tags: agriculture, GMOs, petitions )

- 4 days ago -
GMOs do have promise - in the future. They need to be regulated and monitored because we still don't know a whole lot about how genetic material works.
Dog Reportedly Shot Twice in Head Deserves Justice
Animals  (tags: dogs, pets, cruelty, evil, petitions )

- 5 days ago -
A dog was reportedly shot in the head in a shocking case of animal cruelty. The suspect has confidently claimed that he will be cleared of all charges. Demand justice for this innocent animal.
Detaining Humans in Prison Camps for Profit Is WRONG! End Tax Breaks for Private Prison Companies
Business  (tags: greed, incarceration, detention, human rights, immigrants, petitions )

- 4 days ago -
Trump's administration continues to detain migrants at the southern border, and prison companies that profit from the detention centers are rewarded with unjustified and obscene tax breaks.
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