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New social media platform Paloozoo lets users take total charge online, help charities

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Anger and negativity online have soured the social media experience for many, particularly during the most recent election cycle. A Tampa-based company is looking to change all that with Paloozoo, a new social media platform designed to “put users first,” offering direct control over what they see online – all while raising money for charity. Debuting this week, Paloozoo is a national network that allows members to take charge of their social media by real-time content viewing, without the interference…

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Medea Benjamin on her new book examining the U.S.-Saudi Arabia alliance

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Although Medea Benjamin has been an activist for nearly four decades, most of the country didn’t come to know her until shortly before the Iraq war, when she infiltrated her way into congressional hearing rooms to shout down people like Donald Rumsfeld to protest the upcoming war. She’s best known as the co-founder of the anti-war activist group Code Pink, which has a history of infiltrating and briefly disrupting events, including the Senate hearing of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the confirmation for CIA Director…

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HCA pledges up to $1M in Nepal earthquake aid

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Hospital Corporation of America is reaching out to Nepal earthquake victims with pledges of up to $1 million in aid through a trio of international disaster relief organizations. The Nashville-based healthcare giant will give $250,000 to Doctors Without Borders and $250,000 to MedShare International, a nonprofit that provides surplus supplies and equipment to underserved populations. HCA officials also pledged to match donations of up to $500,000 from HCA employees and vendors to the American Red Cross for supporting Nepal earthquake relief.…

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