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Australian Army chief to men: Stop being bystanders to violence against women

Last year, as you might remember, Australian Army Lieutenant General David Morrison — the top ranked man in the Australian armed forces — made a video addressing sexual violence in the ranks. He famously urged men in the armed forces to stop being bystanders to sexual abuse among their colleagues, and told them that “the standard you […]

27 “Pro-Choice” Ohio Democrats Vote Against Places Helping Women Choose Life

In theory, “pro-choice” supposedly means respecting the choice of pregnant women to carry their pregnancy to term or to have an abortion practitioner kill their baby in an abortion. So why did 27 “pro-choice” Democrats in Ohio vote against pregnancy centers that help women choose life? That’s what happened in the Ohio House of Representatives […]

Efficient Emergency Lighting Stays Ready to Work

Energy efficiency measures don't just keep the power bills down, but can also help keep systems like emergency lighting at peak performance The post Efficient Emergency Lighting Stays Ready to Work appeared first on Sustainablog.

We Fact Checked Aaron Sorkin's Climate Science on "The Newsroom"

I watch too much TV drama, so I can say this with a degree of certainty: It's rare that climate change comes up. (Television news programs also contain "tepid" coverage, in general, according to watchdog group Media Matters). That'sShow More Summary

Watch this turkey run away from Thanksgiving in slow-motion

Ben Franklin wanted the turkey to be America's national bird -- if he'd had this amazing video on his side, he might have won.

The Death of Deference?

Yesterday, the Supreme Court granted cert. in several cases to hear the following question: “Whether the Environmental Protection Agency unreasonably refused to consider costs in determining whether it is appropriate to regulate hazardous...Show More Summary

Over 1,000 Boston protesters show up for people in prison: “We see you.”

Last night, 1,400 Boston protesters marched in solidarity with others nationwide over the state-sanctioned murder of unarmed teenager Mike Brown. But their march went where many others didn’t: to jail. Protesters marched to the South Bay House of Correction, where they chanted, “We see you” and “Black lives matter.” In doing so, they chose to […]

St. Louis Planned Parenthood Botches 27 Abortions in 5 Years, Another Woman Rushed to Hospital

For the twenty-seventh time in the past five years, an ambulance arrived at the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic on Forest Parkway in St. Louis, Missouri, and transported a woman to a local hospital. A mobile medical center nurse manager with ThriVe, who was on the scene at the time, snapped a series of photos of […]

7 tips for averting family disaster at the holiday dinner table

For this year’s holidays and beyond, you may never have to have a political argument with a family member again.

3 Things Amnesty International Has Seen in in Ferguson That Worry Us

Amnesty International USA deployed a team of human rights observers to Ferguson, Missouri to monitor protests and law enforcement response in the wake of a grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown. Here is what we know so far.

Pro-life vid of day: Pro-aborts use Beyonce cut-out for protest

by Hans Johnson During a week of demonstrations in San Antonio, Texas, Created Equal used pro-life displays on the campus of Texas State University. They were accompanied by an angry “Greek chorus” of pro-choice counter-protesters, carrying...Show More Summary

Young, Black, Alive: Breaking the silence on Brazil’s soaring youth homicide rate

By Atila Roque, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil Earlier this week, many people around the world waited with bated breath for a grand jury’s decision in a case where a police officer shot dead an unarmed young black man on … Please continue reading.

How Charles Koch Sent His Emissary to London to Launch Climate Denial

Climate denial was imported from the United States to Britain by a free market idealist employed by the billionaire oil baron Charles Koch. DeSmog UK tells their story for the first time in a two-part longread from our epic history series.  John Blundell was an idealist. Show More Summary

Try a Homemade Cranberry Facial Treatment for Healthy, Youthful Skin [Recipe]

Not sure what to do with those leftover cranberries? They're packed with vitamins, so try a facial treatment for healthy, youthful-looking skin The post Try a Homemade Cranberry Facial Treatment for Healthy, Youthful Skin [Recipe] appeared first on Sustainablog.

White House Visitor Logs Show Dozens of Visits by Top Abortion Activists

Last month the White House released their latest visitor log which reveals that the abortion industry has an open door to the Obama administration. The October 2014 update reveals that Planned Parenthood president, Cecile Richards visited the White House, officially, most recently June 26,2014. Among the visitees listed were POTUS an acronym for President […]

Thanksgiving Is Becoming Impossible for Low-Wage Working Women

Black Friday has been poaching Thanksgiving itself, as demonstrated by this disturbing piece at Huffington Post showing how major retailers are opening earlier and earlier on the holiday. This, in turn, is increasing the amount of debate over whether or not employers should be allowed to steal the holiday from their low wage service workers. Show More Summary

What Are You Teaching Your Children?

Sometimes I walk into my high school and realize that the young boys and girls who surround me will grow up and have children of their own. Just like we learn from our parents, so will our future children learn from us. That’s when I panic. There’s one kid in my class who particularly worries me a lot. Show More Summary

Since Michael Brown Died, 981 Black Babies Have Died in Abortion in Missouri, But There are No Riots

Riots are taking place across the country in response to a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson, Missouri police officer for shooting a black teenager. The decision not to bring charges has renewed difficult racial tensions nationwide. Yesterday, LifeNews reported how the Planned Parenthood abortion business fanned the flames of racial divide by […]

The California REDD+ Experience

Announcing the publication of The California REDD+ Experience, a report written by UCLA’s Emmett Institute faculty and published by the Center for Global Development. Six years ago in Los Angeles, Governor Schwarzenegger signed a memorandum...Show More Summary

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