News for 2013-05-25

Saturday, May 25, 2013
[title] The House Is Letting Banks Write Their Own Laws Now
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[field_image_caption-raw] Global Voices Reject Genetically Modified Seed Giant in March Against Monsanto
People are hitting the streets in hundreds of cities on Saturday in a global March Against Monsanto to reject the genetically modified seed giant. The march, ecofeminist Dr. Vandana Shiva has said, "is inspired by the love for freedom and democracy, the love for the Earth, the soil, the seed."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Walking Activist Fights to Reverse Our Love Affair With Cars
In Toronto’s wars over traffic and transit, Dylan Reid is a foot soldier. The 45 year-old walking activist is fighting to reverse our century-long love affair with the car and to return us to our natural mode of transportation.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 9-Year-Old Challenges Fast Food Giant CEO
Stop tricking kids into eating your food all the time, a 9-year-old girl told Don Thompson, McDonald's Corp. CEO, at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. At the corporate headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, Ill., Hannah Robertson of Kelowna, British Columbia challenged...
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Victory': Court Rules Notorious Sheriff Violated Constitution
Notorious Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio engaged in racial profiling and violated drivers' constitutional rights, a federal district court ruled on Friday. "This is a victory for everyone," said Cecillia Wang, director of the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project. Reuters reports :
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