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Pictures of the Day: 21 July 2019
Offbeat  (tags: Pictures of the day: 21 July 2019 )

- 3 hours ago -
Interesting photos.
Ban Facial Recognition
Science & Tech  (tags: privacy, civil rights, human rights, activism, Big Brother, resistance )

- 6 hours ago -
This interactive map shows where facial recognition surveillance is happening, where it's spreading to next, and where there are local and state efforts to rein it in.
Demand Congress Pass Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) ACT
Business  (tags: workers, employees, wages, organization, protests, activism, petitions )

- 6 hours ago -
In a time when the richest Americans' wealth growth has increased by over 200% while wages remain stagnant for the rest of us, we need our lawmakers to protect workers' rights.
Tell Congress to Oppose Trump's Rush to War
World  (tags: Middle East, war, violence, international relations, International relations )

- 6 hours ago -
From increasingly incendiary rhetoric to repudiating the multi-national nuclear disarmament agreement, Trump and other officials have recklessly and needlessly exacerbated tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
Demand Congress and the EPA Investigate the Flint Water Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, resources, contamination, pollution, Michigan, petitions )

- 6 hours ago -
In 2014, news broke that the people of Flint, Michigan faced toxic lead poisoning from a contaminated water supply.
Trump's Waffle SS Fail Their Immigration Raids
World  (tags: immigrants, human rights, civil rights, tRump regime, failures )

- 6 hours ago -
Tens of thousands of people were facing the prospect of an ICE raid this weekend. The raids were due to target immigrants living in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York and San Francisco. They didn't happen.
'Dangerous Heat Wave' Hits Much Of East, Central U.S.
Environment  (tags: weather, environment, ecosystems, endangered, usa, safety, society, environment )

- 8 hours ago -
Many places facing excessive heat this weekend have no air conditioning, with cities opening shelters for people to cool off.Dangerous NYC Heatwave Puts Inmates In Peril
Study Finds Transgender, Non-Binary Autism Link
Health & Wellness  (tags: transgender, transsexualtiy, autism, research )

- 10 hours ago -
New research indicates that transgender and non-binary individuals are significantly more likely to have autism or display autistic traits than the wider population - a finding that has important implications for gender confirmation treatments.
'Groundbreaking': Healthcare Providers and Residents Celebrate as For-Profit Hospital Set to Be Returned to California Community
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, providers, community health, CA )

- 11 hours ago -
"This is an opportunity to literally reshape the future of the health and well-being of this community."
Trump's Drilling Leases on Public Lands Could Release 4.7B Metric Tons of Carbon-More Than All 28 EU Countries Emit in a Year
Environment  (tags: Public Lands drilling, carbon emmissions, pollution, republicans )

- 11 hours ago -
"Americans have been kept in the dark" about the effects of Trump's drilling leases on public lands, says the Wilderness Society
Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire
Environment  (tags: arctic, wildfires, global heating, climate crisis )

- 11 hours ago -
Vast stretches of Earth's northern latitudes are on fire right now as hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia.
'It's a Good Day for a Chokehold'
Society & Culture  (tags: racism, discrimination, law enforcement, HumanRights )

- 11 hours ago -
How a new database exposes bigoted Facebook posts by US law enforcement officers. ...Plain View Project database contains postings and comments by 2,800 current...about 700 former officers. [5,000+ bigoted, racist, sexist, Islamophobic Facebook posts]
Trump Reopens Dangerous Longline Fishing Off California
Animals  (tags: endangered, wildanimals, republicans, Leatherback Turtles )

- 12 hours ago -
Move Will Further Endanger the Rapidly Declining Population of Giant Leatherback Sea Turtles | up to 2,200 pounds the largest turtle on earth, could disappear from our oceans ...Trump regulators OK'd fishing that could wipe out the massive animals.
Petition · Governors Cuomo and Murphy Cancel the NY/NJ Port Authority Kill Contract With Wildlife Services!
Animals  (tags: Swans, Wildlife Services, NY NJ, AnimalCruelty, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, ethics, habitat, law, sadness, society, suffering, wildlife )

- 12 hours ago -
OMG! And this abomination is paid for using tax $, it is pure, abject cruelty. PLEASE Sign/Share and be sure to Tweet to: @andrewcuomo @GovMurphy #StopWildlifeServices #SaveTheSwans #StopTheCruelty #Nonhumanights #WarOnWidlife
The Trump Administration Wants to ... Weaken Safeguards Against Patisanship
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US civil service, demolish public sector, republicans )

- 12 hours ago -
Among other things, it is pushing to dissolve the Office of Personnel Management, which oversees the administration of the civil service system. Democrats are objecting to this move.
The Race for the Domination of Space(the Space and Nuclear Arms Race Full Speed Ahead)
World  (tags: world, arms race, nuclear submarines, space commandsmilitary, war )

- 12 hours ago -
But "big news" is hiding from us everything that we really need to know. For example,that two days before the parade,President Emmanuel Macron was in the port of Cherbourg to participate in the launching of a nuclear attack submarine, the Suffren,
Washington State's Big Bet on 'Free College'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, free-college, WA ST )

- 12 hours ago -
Since the new Workforce Investment Act will benefit employers, they're the ones who are going to pay most for it.
What's a Blood Moon?
Science & Tech  (tags: blood moon, space, astronomy, lunar tetrad, eclipses )

- 13 hours ago -
In some circles of Christian prophecy, a Blood Moon is a member of a special kind of lunar tetrad : four total lunar eclipses in a row, each separated by six lunar months. By this definition, the last Blood Moon occurred on September 28, 2015.
What Will Earth's Next Supercontinent Look Like?
Science & Tech  (tags: earth, geology, tectonic plates, supercontinent )

- 13 hours ago -
...tectonic plates, move around the planet at speeds of a few cm(s) per year. Every so often they come together and combine into a supercontinent... Here are 4 different scenarios of what planet Earth might look like when the next supercontinent forms.
Everyday Erinyes #175
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Furies, chlorpyrifos, EPA, Andrew Wheeler, Friends of the Earth [FOE], Earthjustice, children's health, children's brains, profits, pesticides )

- 14 hours ago -
A post on TomCat's blog. More poison from the current regime.
Make Ecocide An International Crime Against Peace
Society & Culture  (tags: ecosystems, International Law, world, habitatdestruction, crime against peace and environment, humanity )

- 17 hours ago -
TAKE ACTION: Ecocide is the extensive destruction of ecosystems and environments which has severe consequences for people as well as the environment. Please sign petition to World leaders calling for an international law of Ecocide to make it a crime.
VIDEO - Holland Covers Hundreds of Bus Stops With Plants as Gift to Honeybees
Environment  (tags: holland, bus stops, plants, honey bees, bumble bees, biodiersity, animals, conservation, environment, humans, wildlife )

- 20 hours ago -
The shelters not only support the cityâEUR(TM)s biodiversity, such as honey bees and bumblebees, but they also help capture fine dust and store rainwater.
Jeff Bezos Says His Workers"Live Like Kings" on $15 Per Hour
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, democrats, republicans, jobs, poverty, wages, NAFTA, Amazon, military, troops, socialsecurity, housing, healthcare, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, economy, cover-up )

- 1 day ago -
So how do you think an average employee working for Walmart or Home Depot or Harbor freight or Kohls etc making $10-11 per hour is doing?
Reserve,Louisiana and Tacit Approval of Cancer Risk to Its Residents
Health & Wellness  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, wildlife, water, trees, nature, healthconditions, pollution, family, death, cancer, disease, warning, risks, women, safety, healthcare )

- 1 day ago -
The government did this in Woburn,Mass in the 1960s as well as corporations. All over the USA are communities being poisoned by govt/corp interests

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