News for 2014-03-12

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] EU Votes to Save the Arctic
A pristine region of the Arctic was one step closer to becoming an international sanctuary on Wednesday following a vote in the European Parliament that passed a resolut
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[field_image_caption-raw] Wall Street's Bonus Bonanza Continues
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[title] Is the Democrats' Talkathon on Climate Change Just Talk?
Center for American Progress Director of Climate Strategy Daniel Weiss and Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Daphne Wysham debate whether the Senate Democrat's all-nighter means they are serious about tackling global warming.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Web Inventor's Bold Call: Time for 'Online Magna Carta'
As the World Wide Web celebrates its 25th anniversary Wednesday, Tim Berners-Lee, the man who invented the system , is calling for an online 'Magna Carta' to protect users in the face of growing surveillance and attacks on an open internet.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Proof of Our Flawed Justice System': Man Freed After Almost 30 Years on Death Row
Louisiana's longest-serving death row inmate was freed on Tuesday after a state district judge voided his murder conviction and death sentence.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Docs Reveal 'Disturbing' Scale of NSA's Global Hacking Abilities
The " most significant revelations to date ." " This is huge, in scale and in implications ."
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Everywhere is Resistance': Turkey Protests Flare Following Death of Teen
Mass protests in Turkey have flared up once again following the death of a boy who died Tuesday night from an injury inflicted by police during last summer's country-wide wave of protests.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Australia's Draconian Anti-Protest Law Passes Amid Protest
Australia's Victorian state parliament passed a draconian anti-protest bill on Tuesday, prompting protests in the Melbourne parliament chamber that were violently shut down by security.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Voices Blast Dow Chemical's 'Agent Orange' Seed Warfare
As the final public comment period wrapped up on Tuesday for the approval of Dow Agrosciences' new genetically engineered and herbicide-resistant seeds, hundreds of thousands of people are demanding that the U.S. Department of Agriculture halt the "chemical arms race" that is poisoning our people...
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[title] Chris Hayes: The Collapse of a Government Partnership?
For far too long, the Senate Intelligence Committee and the CIA have functioned basically as partners. Now, they’re at war with each other.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Snowden Leak: NSA Sees Erosion of Privacy Laws as Progress
Since the attacks on September 11, 2001, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) has been at the center of government efforts surrounding the expansion of inter-agency information sharing when it comes to data collected by the National Security Agency.
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