News for 2013-07-26

Friday, July 26, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Caribbean Nations Demand Reparations for Slavery and Native Genocide
14 Caribbean nations are jointly issuing a historic demand for reparations from the governments of Britain, France, and the Netherlands for the legacies of slavery and native genocide that continue to devastate the people of the region.
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[field_image_caption-raw] As Detroit Drowns, GOP says: 'Bailouts For Banks, Not People'
The Obama administration is making no sign of helping Detroit as its emergency manager and republican governor steer the city towards bankruptcy proceedings. Yet, that is not enough assurance for some in the GOP who are pushing for passage of a law explicitly banning the bailout of Detroit, and any...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Chief Justice Roberts Stacks Secret Court with Govt 'Yes Men'
As the spotlight falls on the secret court that authorizes the rampant NSA surveillance network, a New York Times piece published Thursday exposes the politically biased maneuvering that Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has undertaken in his appointments to the Forei
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Outrageous': BP Ad Claims 'American Businesses' Real Victims of Gulf Disaster
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[field_image_caption-raw] The Scariest Lake in the World Sits at the North Pole
The pristine Arctic ice of the North Pole has now melted into a lake. A time-lapse video, produced by Jake Bialer with images captured by a webcam erected near the North Pole Environmental Observatory —shows the state of Arctic sea ice since 2000 and documents the dramatically altered landscape as...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Govt. Prosecution 'Not Based in Fact,' Says Manning's Defense on Final Day
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[field_image_caption-raw] New Survey Shows Record-High Opposition to 'Worthless' Afghan War
Americans have reached a 'new high' in war-weariness. An ABC News/Washington Post poll released Friday reveals that two-thirds of Americans don't think that the war in Afghanistan is 'worth fighting.'
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Admits: Saying 'Coup' In Egypt Betrays 'National Interest'
In the case of Egypt, the Obama administration has found an easy way to circumvent a US law that limits aid to governments ruled by military coup.
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[title] Alberta Regulator Approves Jackpine Mine Expansion Despite "Irreversible" Environmental Impacts
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Officials Attack Leaked Report on Civilians Drone Deaths
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[field_image_caption-raw] Egypt on Edge as Dueling Factions Take to Streets
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