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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Climate change poses a global threat to human rights, underscoring the need for worldwide action to rein in runaway greenhouse gas emissions, a group of United Nations independent experts has stressed. The Special Rapporteurs, independent experts and working group members issued their warning in an open letter (pdf) dated Friday and sent to...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"An economy that finds money for tax cuts for the rich and boardroom greed,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
As President Barack Obama appointed an 'Ebola czar' and contemplated imposing...

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Language matters; so do facts. With the upcoming "full panoply of Orwellian forgetfulness" that is a multi-year commemoration of the Vietnam War, it's tough to reconcile Obama's valiant "generation that served with honor fighting heroically (for our) ideals" with years many remember, "with painful acuity, as other than glorious" - years of lies, loss, rage, anguish, protest and the deaths of millions of innocents. Seeking to "speak truth to power," Veterans For Peace hope to tell it like it was.