News for 2013-06-10

Monday, June 10, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Major Loss to Organic Farmers as Court Rules in Favor of Monsanto
In a major blow to organic farmers and food sovereignty advocates, the US Court of Appeals Monday has thrown out a lawsuit against Ag Giant Monsanto meant to protect organic growers against accusations of patent infringement by the "world's most famous patent bully."
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[title] Glenn Greenwald on How NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Helped Expose a "Massive Surveillance Apparatus"
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[field_image_caption-raw] SF Pride Digs in Heels on Bradley Manning Exclusion
The San Francisco Pride board declared Friday they refuse to reinstate former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning as Grand Marshal of this massive late-June LGBTQ celebration, in what they say is their final word. The decision came one hour after a San Francisco rally in support of...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Bradley Manning Trial Day Four: Live
Army whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning faces his fourth day on trial on Monday in a military courtroom in Fort Meade, Maryland. Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) will continue to upload transcripts from each session, after a successful campaign to get a stenographer in the courtroom.
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[field_image_caption-raw] "Back Burner" Policies Push Carbon Emissions to Record Levels: Report
Carbon emissions and government policies which have pushed climate change to the "back burner" have put the world on track for a temperature increase between 3.6º and 5.3º C, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
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[field_image_caption-raw] Turkey PM: Protesters 'Will Pay' If Demonstrations Continue
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Sunday that protesters will "pay a price" if they continue the mass demonstrations that have consumed the country over the past two weeks.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Hundreds Rally to Declare "I Stand with Snowden"
In a massive outpouring of support for the 29-year-old systems administrator behind last week's National Security Administration surveillance leak, hundreds of civil liberties advocates and concerned citizens are staging a mass d
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[field_image_caption-raw] Sixth Wave of 'Moral Mondays' Continue to 'Shine a Light'
In the sixth wave of actions against "extreme and immoral" far right policies, North Carolinians Monday are marching on the Governor's office to draw attention to the state's attack on teachers and public education.
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[title] NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I Do Not Expect to See Home Again'
Source for the Guardian's NSA files on why he carried out the biggest intelligence leak in a generation – and what comes next:
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[field_image_caption-raw] NATO Base Targeted as Taliban Launch Assault at Kabul Airport
An assault on Afghanistan's main airport in Kabul on Monday ended with all seven Taliban soldiers, including two suicide bombers, dead. According to officials, only those trying to attack the airport facility--which services both civiian and military flights--were killed amid the explosions and...
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[field_image_caption-raw] NSA Whistleblower Revealed: Q&A with Edward Snowden
Edward Snowden. Get used to hearing the name of the twenty-nine-year-old systems administrator for the private defense company Booz Allen Hamilton who came forward Sunday as the source behind an explosive series of news stories detailing some of the US government's most far-reaching surveillance...
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