News for 2013-12-26

Thursday, December 26, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Greenwald Responds to 'Ludicrous' Accusations Over Snowden
“Ludicrous.” This is the best word to describe accusations that former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald is merely a "spokesman for Edward Snowden," so says the embattled journalist who has taken heat from corporate media and political commentators around the world for working with the NSA...
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[title] Bread and Puppet Theater: 50 Years of Art and Resistance
This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of this country’s most beloved theater companies. Founded in New York City in 1963, the Bread and Puppet Theater’s first productions ranged from puppet shows for children to pieces opposing poor housing conditions. The group’s processions, involving...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Majority of Israeli Public Wants to Teach Peace: Poll
A new survey out Wednesday found that, contrary to the actions of their political leaders, the majority of the Israeli public favors teaching peace in schools and believes the Palestinian narrative should be presented to students.
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[field_image_caption-raw] UN Officials: We Demand Answers for US Wedding Massacres in Yemen
A suspected U.S. drone strike that killed 16 civilians attending a wedding in Yemen violates humanitarian law and must be accounted for, declared UN experts on Thursday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] UN Human Rights Chief: Surveillance Backlash Akin to Anti-Aparthied Movement
The international outcry in response to leaks provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is similar to the backlash against the apartheid regime in South Africa, UN human rights chief Navanethem "Navi" Pillay said during a radio interview Thursday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Christmas Day Drone Strike Pounds Pakistan
In what is being reported as the http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/12/26/while-americans-were-celebra...
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[title] Billion-Dollar Climate Change Denial Network Exposed
The secret behind the corporate media's global warming "debate."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Americans to Wall Street 'Scrooges': Give Your Bonus to Homeless
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[field_image_caption-raw] Obama's Quiet Gift to Iraq: Hellfire Missiles and Surveillance Drones
The U.S. is quietly shipping hellfire missiles and surveillance drones to war-torn Iraq in an alleged bid to help the government fight the country's Al Qaeda affiliate.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Egypt Designates Muslim Brotherhood as “Terrorist Organization” in Attempt to Crush Dissent
In Egypt, the interim appointed government of Prime Minister Hazem Biblawi, backed by the military junta that made the coup of July 3, on Wednesday formally categorized the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization.
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