News for 2013-05-07

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
[title] "Over the Line": US Agents Shooting Dead Innocent Mexicans Across the Border With Impunity
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[field_image_caption-raw] Rightwing Governor Reads 'Socialist Propaganda' to Michigan Preschoolers
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Let the People In!': NY Senate GOP Bars Public From Public Hearing
A Republican-sponsored New York State Senate hearing on campaign finance reform was disrupted by protests Tuesday morning after guards blocked the door, preventing the public or anyone for free and fair elections from entering the 'public hearing'.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Progressive Groups Pull Ads From Facebook Over Zuckerberg's Keystone XL Agenda
A group of progressive organizations announced Tuesday that they will be pulling their ads from Facebook following revelations that its CEO Mark Zuckerberg funded a series of political ads promoting the Keystone XL pipeline, which prompted a social media campaign calling on Zuckerberg to pull his...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Buzz! Buzz! Silence
Results of a new survey released Tuesday paint another dire picture of the population of bees in the United States.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Common Sense Voices Pillory US War Hawks on Syria
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[field_image_caption-raw] ALEC's Latest "Transparency" Move: Asserting Immunity From Freedom of Information Laws
Shortly after the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) told the press "we really believe in transparency," new documents show the organization directing legislators to hide ALEC meeting agendas and model legislation from the public.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Amazon Tribes Demand to Be Heard: 'You Are Killing Us'
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[field_image_caption-raw] Rallies Slam Private Prisons for 30 Years of 'Profiting from Pain'
As the Correction's Corporation of America (CCA)—the nation's oldest and largest private prison operator—rings in a hallmark anniversary, protesters Tuesday are rallying in Washington DC to declare that there is nothing to celebrate about "30 years of profiting from pain."
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[title] Chris Hayes: Banks Sued for Flagrant Violations
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman joins Chris Hayes to talk about why after a multi-billion dollar settlement, big banks are still not living up to rules about mortgages and refinancing.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 700 Deaths and Workers Rising: Is Rana Disaster Bangladesh's Triangle Fire?
As the death count surpassed 700 people on Tuesday, Bangladeshi workers and survivors from the Rana Plaza factory collapse more than two weeks ago took action against the factory owners by staging a massive public protest, blocking a major highway and demanding pay for their labor and compensation...
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[field_image_caption-raw] As World Burns... Rich Countries Drag Feet at Climate Talks
UXBRIDGE, Canada - Another week of international climate negotiations ended in Bonn, Germany last Friday, but there was little mid-level bureaucrats could do when world leaders remain in thrall to the fossil fuel industry, say environmentalists.
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