News for 2014-02-12

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Trade Legislators Push for Transparency on 'NAFTA on Steroids'
A group of senior legislators representing seven of the 12 countries involved with the Trans-Pacific Partnership has urged that the veil of secrecy be lifted from the agreement dubbed ' NAFTA on steroids ' in order to allow for "effective legislative scrutiny and public debate."
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[field_image_caption-raw] Gitmo Prisoners Can Sue US Over 'Gratuitously Torturous' Force-Feeding
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[field_image_caption-raw] EU Commission: Time to End US Domination of Internet
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[field_image_caption-raw] DNI Clapper Admits CIA's Not-Really-Secret Secret Drone Program
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has publicly acknowledged the supposedly covert CIA drone program.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Judge: Intelligence Forces Must Produce Missing Anti-Drone Activist
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[field_image_caption-raw] West Virginia Creek Runs Black After Catastrophic Coal Slurry Spill
Waters are running black for roughly six miles in West Virginia's Fields Creek after more than 100,000 gallons of toxic coal slurry poured into the waterway from a Patriot Coal processing facility Tuesday.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Marching Forward as One: North Carolina's Moral Movement Wants to Change America
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[title] Barbara Garson: The New Normal in the Workplace
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[field_image_caption-raw] You Know Who Else Collected Metadata? The Stasi.
The East German secret police, known as the Stasi, were an infamously intrusive secret police force.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'No Country for Brave Journalists': US Plummets in Press Freedom Rankings
It may be the 'country of the First Amendment,' but the United States once again received an abysmal ranking from Reporters Without Borders, an international press monitoring and journalism advocacy group, in its annual review of how well nations protect the rights of individual journalists and...
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