News for 2013-04-07

Sunday, April 7, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Big Businesses Beef Up on 'Revolving Door' Lobbyists
As Congress members prepare a rewrite of the nation's tax code, the New York Times reports Saturday that tax-evading corporations are taking advantage of the endless revolving door between government and big business by beefing up their arsenal of former aides turned lobbyists to ensure their...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'All Risks, No Reward': New Ad Campaign Calls Out Keystone XL
A coalition of environmental groups in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline launched a new national TV ad campaign on Sunday morning, hitting many of the morning talk shows, to tell a broad audience that Keystone is “putting us at risk, while big oil gets the rewards."
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[field_image_caption-raw] 11 Afghan Children Among Dead in Latest US/NATO Bombing
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[field_image_caption-raw] Activists Take Protest to the Heart of the 'Drone Zone'
Anti-drone protesters made their presence known in one of the epicenters of the drone technology industry, San Diego, Calif., over the weekend— protesting in several locations including the home of Neal Blue, chief executive officer of General Atomics which manufactures the Predator drone.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Teachers Signal 'War Cry' Against Corporate Reform
Teachers and education activists from near and far descended on the Department of Education in Washington D.C. this weekend to announce their "war cry" against the corporate-based school reform movement and its stranglehold on public education.
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