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Syria between civil war and sanctions

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Analysis: Yusef Khalil SYRIA BETWEEN CIVIL WAR AND SANCTIONS With the latest maneuvers by the West blocked in a UN Security Council vote, the regime of Bashar al-Assad is seeking to drown Syria’s revolution in blood. http://socialistworker.org/2012/02/07/syria-between-civil-war-and-sanctions

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Truthdig links

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments

>> TRUTHDIG ORIGINAL REPORTS: Robert Scheer on Obama's State of the Union Address "Obama’s Faux Populism Sounds Like Bill Clinton" — I get angry because betrayal by the “good guys” for whom I have ended up voting has become the norm. Mark Heisler on Joe Paterno's Death "Lessons of JoePa, in Case the Next Witch […]

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Salon inbox

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Why the GOP race could be irrelevant By Steve Kornacki While the Mitt and Newt show rolls on, Obama is enjoying some of the best news and best poll numbers of his term Wall Street execs are major Obama fundraisers By Justin Elliott Bundlers from the securities industry have raised at least $9 million for […]

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Newswire/Common Dreams

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Dystopia: Corporate Rule Breeding 'Global Class War' http://www.commondreams.org/view/2012/01/25-1 Utopia: Social Forum Declares 'Together We Are the 99%' http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/25-0 ACTA: The International Treaty You've Never Heard of That Could Affect Internet Freedom http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/25-3 On First Anniversary of Egyptian Uprising, Protesters Persist http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/25 Obama's Mortgage 'Investigation' Designed to Fail? http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/01/25-2 Mideast Cyberwar Continues to Claim More Victims […]

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Wisconsin Awakens a Sleeping Giant

March 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by YES! Magazine Wisconsin Awakens a Sleeping GiantAs Wisconsin’s attack on workers spreads to other states, so does the historic uprising that began in Madison. by Sarah van Gelder and Brooke Jarvis In one sense, the struggle over union rights in Wisconsin is over. It took some breathtaking, possibly […]

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100,000 Wisconsinites Rally

March 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Published on Sunday, March 13, 2011 by The Nation Undaunted! More Than 100,000 Wisconsinites Rally “To Take Our State Back!” http://www.commondreams.org/view/2011/03/13-4

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Japan Frantic to Avert Multiple Nuclear Meltdowns

March 13th, 2011 · No Comments

Published on Sunday, March 13, 2011 by the Associated Press Japan Frantic to Avert Multiple Nuclear Meltdownsby Eric Talmadge and Mari Yamaguchi KORIYAMA, Japan — Japan’s nuclear crisis intensified Sunday as authorities raced to combat the threat of multiple reactor meltdowns and more than 170,000 people evacuated the quake- and tsunami-savaged northeastern coast where fears […]

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Don’t Sit on the Sidelines…

February 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines — This Saturday, Be Part of the Uprising Sweeping the Country from Wisconsin to Your Home Town A huge coalition of progressive groups have organized rallies across the country to stand up against harsh budget cuts and tax cheats, and protect the middle class.

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Mubarak ‘May Step Down’

February 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Published on Thursday, February 10, 2011 by Al-Jazeera-English Breaking: Hosni Mubarak ‘May Step Down’ Ruling party officials suggest that President Hosni Mubarak may ‘meet protesters demands’, as army monitors situation.

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Violence in Egypt

February 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2011/02/02 Published on Wednesday, February 2, 2011 by Al-Jazeera-English Clashes Break Out in Tahrir Square More than 100 injured as pro-Mubarak supporters attack protesters seeking president’s ouster in Egyptian capital.

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CNN: Egypt

January 28th, 2011 · No Comments

http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/01/28/clashes-erupt-in-cairo-elbaradei-told-to-stay-put-cnn-camera-confiscated/?hpt=T1

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Egypt: live blog/Aljazeera

January 28th, 2011 · No Comments

http://blogs.aljazeera.net/middle-east/2011/01/28/liveblog-egypts-protests-erupt

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Wikileaks kicked off Amazon servers

December 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

WikiLeaks: Amazon.com Kicked Us Off Servers NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 Updated at 7:58 p.m. ET Amazon.com Inc. forced WikiLeaks to stop using the U.S. company’s computers to distribute embarrassing State Department communications and other documents, WikiLeaks said Wednesday. http://wap.cbsnews.com/site?sid=cbsnews&pid=sections.detail&catId=TOP&isBlog=false&storyId=7107461&index=5

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Chalmers Johnson

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Published on Sunday, November 21, 2010 by The Washington Note Chalmers Johnson, author of Blowback; The Sorrows of Empire, Dead at 79 The Impact Today and Tomorrow of Chalmers Johnson by Steve Clemons http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2010/11/21-3

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Oil Will Run Dry 90 Years Before Substitutes

November 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Oil Will Run Dry 90 Years Before Substitutes Roll Out, Study Predicts ScienceDaily (Nov. 10, 2010) — At the current pace of research and development, global oil will run out 90 years before replacement technologies are ready, says a new University of California, Davis, study based on stock market expectations.

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Wall Street Wins Again

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Published on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 by TruthDig.com Wall Street Wins Again by Nomi Prins http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/11/09-3 The Republicans may have stormed the House, but it was Wall Street and the Fed that won the election.

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The “Tea Party” Does Not Exist

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Gary Younge | The “Tea Party” Does Not Exist http://act.commondreams.org/go/3044?akid=261.96588.NyZ_mG&t=22

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Leigh Van Valen

November 8th, 2010 · No Comments

Leigh Van Valen, Evolution Revolutionary, Dies at 76

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Tea Partiers as fronts

October 25th, 2010 · No Comments

Tea Party Robber Barons The media repeatedly invoke grass roots and other code words to describe the tea party. Tell a lie often enough and it is believed. Our media wizards must realize that with the revelations of high-powered funding and the involvement of Republican operatives, the characterization of the tea party as a spontaneous, […]

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France in revolt

October 24th, 2010 · No Comments

http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/10/france_on_strike.html?fb_ref=homepage

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Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs Released

October 24th, 2010 · No Comments

10.22.10 – 5:00 PM Wikileaks’ Iraq War Logs Released From the Guardian/UK: Massive leak of military logs exposes serial abuse of detainees, 15,000 previously unknown deaths and full toll of Iraq’s five years of carnage: http://www.commondreams.org/further/2010/10/22-2

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Google tax loophole

October 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Google Exploits Tax Loophole that Costs US $60 Billion Annually http://act.commondreams.org/go/2807?akid=235.96588.RQmnuH&t=6

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Carter on Gaza

October 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Published on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 by DPA/Germany Carter in Syria: Israel Must Fully Lift Gaza blockade Former U.S. President meets with Syrian President Assad and Hamas politburo chief Meshal in Damascus. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, during a visit to Damascus on Tuesday, called for Israel to lift completely its blockade on the Gaza […]

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PBS, CNN bite the dust: nothing left to watch on TV

October 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Published on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 by Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) Major FAIR Exposé of PBS: Taking the ‘Public’ Out of Public TV PBS fare differs little from commercial TV A multi-part FAIR exposé of PBS’s most prominent news and public affairs programs demonstrates that public television is failing to live up to […]

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