News for 2013-05-31

Friday, May 31, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] We Don't 'Trust' You: British Columbia Rejects Tars Sands Pipeline
The government of British Columbia formally rejected the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline on Friday, saying that the corporation behind the project failed to address the environmental concerns tied to the tar sands project.
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[title] Robert Reich On Reframing The Argument Against Right Wing Extremists
Even as the economy slowly recovers from the worst downturn since the Great Depression, government-haters and deficit-hawks are sticking to their same story: Americans have lived beyond their means and must now learn to live within them.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Gitmo Hunger Strikers to Military Doctors: Stop Contributing to Abuse
A group of Guantanamo detainees on hunger strike for over 100 days has issued a letter to the military doctors at the detention center urging them to allow the prisoners to receive access to independent medical professionals and "to stop actively contributing to the abusive condition
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[field_image_caption-raw] Lobbyists for Canadian Pipeline Have Deep Ties to White House
TransCanada and the provincial government of Alberta are paying former advisors to the Obama administration - as well as former staff of the Hillary Clinton and John Kerry presidential campaigns - to help them lobby for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline to transport tar sands fuel to the U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Bradley Manning is a Hero': Ahead of Trial, Supporters Gather for Weekend March at Ft. Meade
As peace groups and supporters of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning plan for a large rally outside Fort Meade in Maryland over the weekend, the officials at the military base say they will shutter the main gate and possibly close off local traffic throughout the day. The planned protest comes just...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Will Growing Turkey Protests Set Off 'Summer of Discontent'?
A crackdown on anti-government protesters in Istanbul escalated Friday when riot police stormed a protest encampment in Istanbul's 'last green space'—the beginning, not the end, of what many are now saying will be a "a summer of discontent."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Monsanto's 'Genetic Pollution' Threatens US Wheat Industry
The U.S. wheat industry is reaping the swift global repercussions of the genetic pollution caused by Monsanto's rogue glyphosate-resistant wheat on an Oregon farm.
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[title] Monsanto Trying to Take Over Both Food Supply and Government
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[field_image_caption-raw] Congress' Farm Bill Readies to Kick Poor Off Food Assistance
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Masters of Austerity' Targeted as Blockupy Activists Shut Down European Central Bank
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