News for 2014-04-18

Friday, April 18, 2014
[field_image_caption-raw] Krugman: Worried About Oligarchy? You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
In an interview with journalist Bill Moyers set to air Friday, Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman celebrates both the insights and warnings of French economist Thomas Piketty whose new ground-breaking book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century , argues that modern capitalism
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[field_image_caption-raw] Obama Decision on Keystone XL Delayed Again
The Obama administration has postponed its decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 58 Killed, More Than 100 Injured After UN Base Attacked in South Sudan
The United Nations is condemning a violent attack on a peacekeeper's base in South Sudan on Thursday that left 58 people dead and more than 100 unjured.
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[title] The Resegregation of American Schools
ProPublica reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones discusses her year-long investigation into how one of desegregation's success stories in Tuscaloosa, Alabama became one of the most segregated school systems in the country, as well as the high levels of segregation in northern schools 60 years after Brown v...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Experts Warn: US 'on Course to Repeat' BP Gulf Disaster
The U.S. is "on a course to repeat our mistakes" and face another oil disaster like BP’s Macondo well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, two experts warn.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Geneva Agreement over Eastern Ukraine May Have Overlooked One Thing: Eastern Ukrainians
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[field_image_caption-raw] Wildfires in the Face of Climate Change: Increasing and Intensifying
Over the past 30 years wildfires have consistently become larger and more frequent in the Western U.S.—increasing by a rate of seven fires each year, a problem that shows no sign of stopping any time soon, according to research cond
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[field_image_caption-raw] NYT Slammed for Honoring Israeli Govt Gag Orders
The New York Times made a rare admission that it submits to Israeli state gag orders, fueling charges from critics that the globally-influential publication plays fast-and-loose with journalistic ethics to give favorable coverage to Israel.
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[field_image_caption-raw] 7.5 Earthquake Strikes Southern Mexico
A powerful earthquake rattled Southern Mexico Friday morning, sending people scrambling into the streets in populated areas such as Mexico City. There were no early reports of major damage.
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[title] No New Safety Rules Since West, Texas Explosion
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Strike Killed Australian and New Zealander in Yemen
The governments of Australia and New Zealand have confirmed the deaths of two men in a US strike in Yemen, which took place last November.
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[field_image_caption-raw] US Terror Suspects Face “Terrifying” Justice System
NEW YORK - The sun is just setting as the group huddles closer together, their faces barely visible in the gathering dusk. Simple, hand-made signs read: ‘Stand for Justice’.
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