Join me in helping end extreme poverty – Petition


Dear readers, In just a few weeks, presidents, prime ministers and chancellors from around the world are heading to Northern Ireland for a BIG meeting: the G8 Summit. They have a lot to deal with, but we’ve got to make sure the fight against extreme poverty gets bumped to the top of their list. Extreme […]

Pull Down The Ivory Towers


From The Flaming Vegan: I know  that this is a depressing subject for a blog but there has been a lot in the news lately about  the poaching of wild animals so I felt moved by my anger and sadness to write about it. The news items lately have mainly featured  the  spate of killing by […]

From Avaaz – Petition!


At any moment, a big-game hunting corporation could sign a deal which would force up to 48,000 members of Africa‘s famous Maasai tribe from their land to make way for wealthy Middle Eastern kings and princes to hunt lions and leopards. Experts say the Tanzanian President‘s approval of the deal may be imminent, but if […]

Save the Internet from Big Brother(again!)


Right now, the US Congress is sneaking in a new law that gives them big brother spy powers over the entire web — and they’re hoping the world won’t notice. We helped stop their Net attack last time, let’s do it again. Over 100 Members of Congress are backing a bill (CISPA) that would give private […]