News for 2013-12-06

Friday, December 6, 2013
[title] Norman Solomon: Press Freedoms Are Under Attack
Norman Solomon is co-founder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death and Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State . Uprising host Sonali Kolhatkar...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Radioactive Fukushima Water Headed for US West Coast
Radioactive water contaminated by Japan's ravaged Fukushima nuclear plant will soon reach the west coast of the United States, according to Chairwoman of U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Ending Poverty, Hunger and Environmental Degradation: World Needs a 'Triple Play'
UNITED NATIONS - As the international community fleshes out a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be unveiled next year, civil society activists and U.N.
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[field_image_caption-raw] In WTO Deal 'Corporate Rights Trump the Right of People to Food'
A World Trade Organization (WTO) deal appears imminent on Friday after the 159-member body held its Ninth Ministerial Meeting in Bali. While some are cheering the deal as "historic" after India held firm on a food security program, skeptics say the deal is a continuation of global trade policies in...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Worst-Case Scenario for Oil Sands Industry Has Come to Life, Leaked Document Shows
As environmentalists began ratcheting up pressure against Canada's tar sands three years ago, one of the world's biggest strategic consulting firms was tapped to help the North American oil industry figure out how to handle the mounting activism. The resulting document, published online by...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Japan's State Secrets Bill Issues 'Threat to Democracy'
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[field_image_caption-raw] Snowden: Indicted by US, Key Witness for EU
Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower indicted by the United States government, is slated to testify by video to the European Parliament later this month about the mass surveillance of EU citizens.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 12 Mandela Quotes That Won't Be In the Corporate Media Obituaries
Nelson Mandela, who died yesterday at age 95, was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary who served as President of South Africa from 1994-1999.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Global Activists Celebrate Mandela's Gift to Justice Movements
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[title] Nelson Mandela Has Died. Live Rolling Coverage
On Thursday, December 5, 2013, President Jacob Zuma announced that elder statesman Nelson Rolihlala Mandela died. eNCA.com brings you live rolling coverage of events as they unfold.
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