Save Old-Growth Forest From Loggers

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Save Old-Growth Forest From Loggers

A majestic old-growth forest in Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is about to be decimated by a giant logging operation. This forest is home to a wide variety of rare and endangered animals and plants, all of which are threatened by loggers. Demand the U.S. government save this special forest and stop the logging operation.

And please help with these other important causes:

Demand Justice for Horses Injected with Gasoline

Two horses were injected with gasoline by an unknown individual, leading to the death of one and the serious injury of the other. The perpetrator remains at large, capable of harming other animals or people. Demand this criminal be found and fully prosecuted.

Don’t Let HIV Patients Die Over Ideology

HIV patients are dying in Louisiana because the governor’s ideological opposition to Obamacare is causing him to reject funding for treatment options. Tell Governor Jindal that people’s health is not a political game and to allow expanded treatment of HIV patients.

Rescue Twelve Kidnapped Women

Twelve women were recently kidnapped in Kenya. However, the Kenyan president is playing politics instead of trying to rescue the abducted women. Demand Kenya get serious about rescuing these innocent victims.

Save Caged Tiger from Life in Captivity

A tiger has spent much of his life confined in a tiny truck stop cage in Louisiana, in desperate need of veterinary care and a more suitable habitat. Demand a better life for this beautiful creature and urge the governor to stop preventing efforts to rescue the tiger.

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♪Polovtsian Dances, Borodin, Prince Igor

Prince Igor (Russian: Князь Игорь, Knyaz’ Igor’ ) is an opera in four acts with a prologue. It was composed by Alexander Borodin. The composer adapted the libretto from the East Slavic epic The Lay of Igor’s Host, which recounts the campaign of Russian prince Igor Svyatoslavich against the invading Polovtsian tribes in 1185. The opera was left unfinished upon the composer’s death in 1887 and was edited and completed by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Alexander Glazunov. It was first performed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1890.
This version is conducted by Gergiev with the Kirov ( Mariyinksky) Opera Company.
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Canada to Declare War on Egypt: Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian injustice and Canada’s spineless response

No surprise here Lou, as you know, the regime change which took place last year in Egypt was the result of a US-backed military coup against Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. US imperialism and its capitalist allies installed their stooge.
“As opposition to Mursi built up in the working class, powerful sections of the US foreign policy establishment and the Egyptian ruling class concluded that the Islamist president had to go. The Egyptian army—working in close coordination with the Pentagon, which funds the country’s military to the tune of $1.3 billion per year—ousted Mursi, placing him under house arrest and issuing arrest warrants for hundreds of MB leaders.

While the ouster of Mursi was broadly popular in Egypt, the junta that has taken its place is an army-run regime aligned with US foreign policy and the interest of the banks. While the coup organizers’ initial target is the MB, their aim is to end the ferment in the working class, slash state subsidies that keep fuel and grain prices affordable for Egypt’s impoverished population, and crush popular opposition to Washington’s Middle East wars.”
Sadly, Canada has no real leadership, Harper is Washington’s puppet. He is a traitor to his country and should be impeached!

Amnesty International Petition re: Prisoners of Conscience in Egypt

Yes this is a travesty of justice, but it’s not any better in the US, journalists covering “sensitive” stories have a habit of committing “suicide” by CIA. A recent “accident” being Michael Hastings, the reporter who was about to break the story of Bowe Bergdahl. Then there’s Pat Tillman… the list goes on and on.