News for 2012-05-28

Monday, May 28, 2012
[title] Terry Tempest Williams on Memory, Mormonism and Voice
Terry Tempest Williams is an essayist, environmentalist, author, advocate, connection maker. She’s fascinated by what divides and what connects us—to one another and to the earth. Refuge , which Williams called an unnatural history of family and place, has become a literary classic alongside Rachel...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Anti-War Protester Disrupts Court During Tony Blair Inquiry
Today, an anti-war protester broke into the 'Leveson Inquiry' court hearing as former British Prime Minister Tony Blair confessed he got too close to Rupert Murdoch's media empire. The protester shouted, "This man should be arrested for war crimes. JP Morgan paid him off for the Iraq war six months...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Growing Fear Over Fukushima Fuel Pool 4 as Wall Bulge Detected
A new bulge in the walls of the Fukushima Unit 4 nuclear plant has driven growing new fears over in Japan. Attention has focused on Unit 4’s spent fuel pool because of the large number of assemblies filled with rods that are stored high above the ground at that severly damaged reactor building...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Turkey Indicts Israel's IDF Officials for Gaza Flotilla Killings
A Turkish court today officially pressed charges against senior Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) officials over the Gaza Flotilla attack that resulted in the killing of nine activists aboard a Turkish ship headed for Gaza in 2010. The Istanbul court unanimously approved an indictment that had been...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Japan's Toxic Tsunami Debris Heads Towards North America
As the heavier debris from the March 2011 tsunami that struck Japan makes its way across the Pacific Ocean, scientists warn of the ecological threat of toxic, chemical debris headed towards North America's western coast.
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[title] Jeremy Scahill: A Short History of Drone Warfare
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