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Not lovin’ it: Fast food workers bite back with worldwide May 15 strike

Not lovin’ it: Fast food workers bite back with worldwide May 15 strike | Taking it for a spin | Scoop.it
May 15th has been declared a global day of solidarity for fast food workers in 150 US cities and 33 countries who will be holding rallies in an effort to boost the minimum wage to $15 per hour and other demands.

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150 US cities and 33 Countries Cannot Be Wrong......

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Social Media as a Megaphone to Pressure the Food Industry

Social Media as a Megaphone to Pressure the Food Industry | Taking it for a spin | Scoop.it
Parents and advocacy groups are tapping the power of the web to force food companies to reconsider what they put in their products. (RT @cheerzbro: Social Media as a Megaphone to Pressure the Food Industry: Parents and advocacy groups are...
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Navajo Nation takes a chance on coal

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The Navajo Nation's recent purchase of a coal mine near Farmington highlights the challenges confronting the Nation as it navigates 21st-century energy economics while trying to provide jobs for its people.

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Jacqueline Keeler's curator insight, December 29, 2013 6:08 PM

Good background information on Navajo Nation's recent purchase of Coal mine.

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US Marines carry out first arrests of two Boko Haram members in Benue State

US Marines carry out first arrests of two Boko Haram members in Benue State | Taking it for a spin | Scoop.it
US Marines currently in Nigeria to help the government combat Boko Haram terrorists have made their first arrests taking two male suspects into custody after they were found in possession of arms and ammunition during a targeted search.
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In video: Nabi Saleh woman shot at close range by Israeli forces

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BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Activists from Nabi Saleh have released a video showing an Israeli soldier shooting a Palestinian woman in the leg at close range following clashes on Friday afternoon.


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