Further for 2012-05-09

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The Last Weapon
It's hard to tell from the lack of western media coverage - the N.Y. Times is a rare exception - but protests are mounting as two Palestinian hunger strikers near death. UN chief Ban Ki-moon finally...
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I'm Sorry, Dude, I Can't Breathe, I Can't Breathe
A judge in California has ruled that two police officers will go to trial on homicide charges in the 2011 death of Kelly Thomas, 37, a homeless schizophrenic man they savagely beat, punched and...
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Rahm Vs. Morello and Nurses United
The city of Chicago has yanked the permit for a National Nurses United march during the NATO summit after Rage Against the Machine 's Tom Morello joined the line-up. Organizers charged the city is...
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The Real Hunger Games
Appallingly, the House votes this week on billions in cuts that would slash food stamps, school lunches and other programs putting food on the table for 45 million people, most children, seniors and...
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Throwing 'Em Down the Stairs at Wells Fargo
Class act Wells Fargo fired 58-year-old, award-winning Yolanda Quesada of Milwaukee because a background check showed she shoplifted in 1972 - when she was 18 and needed clothes for work, and Nixon...
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