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Tell 7-Eleven to End Its Abusive Practices Against Immigrant Franchisees!
Business  (tags: franchises, convenience stores, free enterprise, immigrants, petitions )

- 21 days ago -
The current 7-Eleven CEO is doing everything in his power to target immigrant franchise owners who complain about the company's ruthless labor policies and intimidation tactics.
Thank AirBNB for Removing Listings on Stolen West Bank Land
Business  (tags: Palestine, Middle East, human rights, rentals, petitions, thanks )

- 25 days ago -
AirBNB has announced that it will remove listings in illegal, Jewish-only settlements built on stolen Palestinian land in the West Bank. This is a win for freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people.
Thank the City of Baltimore for Banning Water Privatization!
Business  (tags: water, resources, privatization, greed, petitions, thanks )

- 28 days ago -
The Baltimore city council passed a resolution against the privatization of their water, and this past week 77 percent of voters agreed to make this official in the city charter.
Royal Bengal Tiger's Death: NTCA Calls For Strong Anti-Poaching Measures
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, poaching, wildlife, protection, environment )

- 11 hours ago -
The fact that the Royal Bengal Tiger, Mahavir was poached is bad enough. What is worse is that attempts have been made to conceal the factors behind its death and there has been no logical investigation into the incident.
Breaking News ! ! New Jersey Becomes First State to Adopt a Sweeping Ban on Wild Animals in Circuses
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, wildlife, ban )

- 11 hours ago -
New Jersey has made history by becoming the first state in the country to ban the use of numerous wild animal species, including elephants, tigers, lions, bears and primates, in circuses and traveling shows.
See the Ingenious Toys Made By Refugee Children
Offbeat  (tags: refugee children, toys, humans, environment )

- 11 hours ago -
In a remote refugee camp in Uganda, South Sudanese kids create their own entertainment from mud, paper, and plastic.
Pledge to Defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ! ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, destruction, protection, wildlife, nature )

- 18 hours ago -
We, the American people, oppose drilling in our nation's largest and wildest refuge.
Opposition Builds to Interior Department Records Purge
Animals  (tags: animals, conservation, endangered, wildlife, protection )

- 15 hours ago -
Group Says Documents Reveal Efforts to Kill Wild Horses, Land Grabs and Other Outrages - The proposed document purge includes records about endangered species, oil and gas leases, timber sales, dams and land purchases.
Quoting 'The Lorax,' Court Pulls Permit For Pipeline Crossing Appalachian Trail
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, courts, Dr Seuss, The Lorax )

- 15 hours ago -
A federal appeals court has thrown out a power company's permit to build a natural gas pipeline across two national forests and the Appalachian Trail âEUR" and slammed the U.S. Forest Service for granting the approvals in the first place.
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