News for 2014-03-14

Friday, March 14, 2014
[title] Moyers: No Escaping Dragnet Nation
Read more
[field_image_caption-raw] US/Russia Diplomatic Talks on Ukraine Fall Flat as Referendum Vote Looms
Unsuccessful talks between Russia and the U.S., increased Russian troop presence, and a pending referendum vote bring continued uncertainties and tensions as the crisis in Ukraine continues to unfold. On Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a...
Read more
[field_image_caption-raw] US to UN: We Can Disregard Int'l Human Rights Treaty
A United Nations panel called out the United States' litany of human rights failures as the U.S. sought to defend its reputation by saying that an international treaty outlining human rights doesn't apply to its military operations abroad.
Read more
[field_image_caption-raw] Tony Benn, Longtime Politician and Anti-War Activist, Dies at 88
Longtime critic of war and capitalism, British socialist, politician, and activist Tony Benn died peacefully Friday morning at the age of 88 after a long battle with illness, his family said.
Read more
[title] Watch Canadian Doctor 'Bat Down Myths' of Single-Payer at US Senate Hearing
Dr. Danielle Martin, a family physician from Toronto, compared health care in her country to the more expensive but less effective system in the United States. She was questioned at a Senate hearing on Tuesday by Sen. Bernie Sanders, the health subcommittee chairman, and Sen. Richard Burr, the...
Read more
[field_image_caption-raw] North Carolina Colluded With Duke Energy to Block Green Groups: Internal Docs
Read more
[title] Just Say ‘No’ to Keystone XL
Read more
[field_image_caption-raw] McDonald's Accused of 'Widespread Wage Theft' Across the Country
Several lawsuits across three states have put fast food giant McDonald's against the ropes over widespread claims of wage theft.
Read more