News for 2012-10-14

Sunday, October 14, 2012
[field_image_caption-raw] Koch Brothers Rounding Up Employees' Votes
An investigation out Sunday from Mike Elk at In These Times reveals how brothers David H. Koch and Charles G. Koch, the Koch Industries owners, are taking full advantage of the Citizens United ruling in attempting to control their workers’ votes.
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[title] US and Israel Recognize Iran Not Near a Bomb
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[field_image_caption-raw] Rights Group Says Syria Using Cluster Bombs
Rights group Human Rights Watch reports on Sunday that it has evidence the Syrian air force has recently used cluster bombs. The group cites over a dozen videos that were uploaded by Syrian activists who show evidence of the aftermath of cluster bombs being dropped.
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Bombing of Iraq: The Toxic Legacy Continues
A new study links the U.S. bombardment of Iraq to a toxic legacy of birth defects in two of the country's heavily hit cities. The study published in the Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology looked at the southern city of Basra and the central city of Fallujah and found a...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Global Noise' Against Austerity Sweeps Cities Worldwide
Saying "we will not be silent" against austerity measures, thousands took to the streets across the world to join in a "Global Noise" pot banging protest march on Saturday.
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