News for 2013-07-16

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] World's 'Last Ocean' Now Up for Grabs Following Russia No Vote
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[title] On Building a New Economy
Economics for our times and for our shared future requires profound departures from the orthodox economics of the past. We need an economics for the 21st century.
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[field_image_caption-raw] NSA Sued Over 'Blatantly Unconstitutional Attack on Civil Liberties'
A diverse coalition of groups represented by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed suit against the NSA on Tuesday for its bulk, unconstitutional collection of Americans' phone records.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Keystone XL Scandal: Obama Attorney's Law Firm Represents TransCanada's Pipeline in Alaska
A DeSmogBlog investigation reveals that http://www.desmogblog.com/2013/05/03/obama-anita-dunn-public-relations-k...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Day of Uprisings Against Israel's Sweeping 'Ethnic Cleansing' Plan
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Escalation' in Egypt Portends More Clashes to Come
Tensions continue to escalate in Cairo between state security forces and members of the Muslim Brotherhood party, who are protesting the forced removal of President Mohamed Morsi.
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[field_image_caption-raw] To Counter School Bullying, Learn Police Interrogation Tactics?
As part of training in anti-bullying tactics, educators in New Jersey are learning police interrogation techniques, NJ Spotlight reports .
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[field_image_caption-raw] Looming Decision on Manning's 'Aiding the Enemy' Charge Threatens to 'Hammer Down' Future Whistleblowing
Military Judge Col. Denise Lind will decide whether or not to drop charges of "aiding the enemy" from army whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning's case on Thursday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Church Axes Ancient Rainforest Trees to Make Way for Pope's Visit
In preparation for Pope Francis's late-July visit to Brazil for World Youth Day, local Catholic Church leaders have chopped down more than 300 ancient trees from the endangered rainforest in Serra da Tiririca State Park to make way for large numbers of pilgrims expected to attend.
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[field_image_caption-raw] What Burns Today, Melts Tomorrow: Report
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[field_image_caption-raw] Moral Monday: United for Women, United for Trayvon
North Carolinians met this week for the 11th consecutive anti-GOP action known as "Moral Mondays." Demonstrations were originally intended to focus on women's issues, highlighting a recent anti-choice measure working its way through the legislature, but expanded to express outrage over the not-...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Snowden Applies for Temporary Asylum in Russia
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for temporary asylum in Russia, agencies are reporting on Tuesday. Lawyer Anatoly Kucherena met with Snowden in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, where he gave him legal advice. Snowden "reached the conclusion that he needs to write an application for...
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[title] Being Young and Black in America
Chris Hayes talks to Nicholas Peart, a plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against the controversial stop and frisk tactic that the NYC police uses, about what its like to be young and black in America.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Greek Strike Against 'Poverty and Wretchedness' of Austerity
Tens of thousands of Greek workers walked out on the job Tuesday in a nation-wide general strike against another wave of sweeping austerity measures that is sending tremors across a country already in the grips of an unemployment and poverty crisis.
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