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Former Amazon Employee to Fast for Better Worker Conditions

A former employee of the behemoth online retailer is set to go on a hunger strike Tuesday outside of its Seattle headquarters in an attempt to force the company to change certain of its “deceptive and fraudulent” business practices.

Posted on Nov 22, 2014 READ MORE



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Activist Rejects Indian PM’s Plea to End His Fast

India’s prime minister begged anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare again on Thursday to end his protest fast, which after 10 days has caused the activist to lose at least 14 pounds but gain much public attention. (more)

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 READ MORE


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Farrow Passes Darfur Fast to Branson

After nearly two weeks of subsisting only on liquids, actress Mia Farrow has ended her hunger strike for Darfur, passing the proverbial torch to another member of the Celebrity Darfur Fasting Network, British mega-mogul Richard Branson.

Posted on May 8, 2009 READ MORE


Over 30 Killed in Baghdad Bombings

A spate of bombings around Baghdad on Sunday killed 34 people, including at least four Iraqi policemen, three soldiers and several civilians shopping in local markets and preparing to break their fasts to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Posted on Sep 28, 2008 READ MORE


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‘Fast Food Nation’ Trailer Hits the Net

Greg Kinnear stars in the movie, based on Eric Schlosser’s mega-selling anti-fast-food book. Looks worthwhile.

Posted on May 18, 2006 READ MORE


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