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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Water tax protesters in Drogheda cross the River Boyne. (Photo: @WSMIreland/ Twitter)
The center of Dublin has reportedly shut down as demonstrators, joining a chorus of nation-wide protests on Saturday, came out in droves to fight government efforts to tax citizens' right to water. An estimated 30,000 marched in Dublin while other protests were held in cities and towns across the country including Limerick, Waterford and Donegal...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Tens of thousands crowded Madrid's Puerta del Sol. (Photo: Alejandro Ruesga/ El Pais)
Fed up with conservative economics and fueled by Syriza's recent victory in...
Gustavo Capdevila, Inter Press Service
Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks, leaving Royal Court of Justice on July 13th, 2011. (Photo: acidpolly/cc/flickr)
There is a window of hope, thanks to a U.N. human rights body, for a solution...

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Chris Kyle's American Sniper, to one critic "an odious homage (to) wholesale slaughter," is everywhere. The film has made millions, the book tops bestseller lists, the media gears up for the trial of the vet who killed Kyle. For many, America's eagerness to lionize a guy who saw all his victims as "savages" while mouthing the mindless, jingoistic pieties of America's wars highlights the moral failings of the culture. His widow to the NRA: He was "an everyday man who loved his God and country."