Views for 2012-10-14

Sunday, October 14, 2012
David Smith-Ferri
Sunrise and Sunset in Afghanistan
October 7, 2012, Kabul, Afghanistan. At 5:15 a.m., the main street outside the Afghan Peace Volunteer’s (APV) apartment is quiet, and the first weak rays of gray light filter down through dusty,...
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Bob Fitrakis, Harvey Wasserman
Will E-Voting Machines Owned by His Buddies Give Mitt Romney the White House?
Electronic voting machines owned by Mitt Romney's business buddies and set to count the votes in Cincinnati could decide the 2012 election. The narrative is already being hyped by the corporate media...
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Carolina Rossini
Canada-EU Trade Agreement Replicates ACTA’s Notorious Copyright Provisions
The shadow of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) is back in Europe. It is disguised as CETA , the Canada-European Union and Trade Agreement. As reported by EDRI , a rather strange and...
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Sarah Anderson
European Victory on Taxing Speculation
European campaigners for a financial transaction tax have done some awfully goofy things over the past three years.
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Jean Casella, James Ridgeway
Kids in Solitary Confinement: America's Official Child Abuse
Molly J said of her time in solitary confinement: "[I felt] doomed, like I was being banished … Like you have the plague or that you are the worst thing on earth. Like you are set apart [from]...
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Cecilia Garza
Meet the Crawfish-Peeling Guestworkers Who Inspired Walmart Walkouts
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Malalai Joya
'The Courage to Say No to Misogyny': Statement on the Attack Against 14-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai remains in hospital after being shot in the head by members of a faction of the Taliban in Pakistan. Only 14, Yousafzai received international notoriety soon after her "Diary of a...
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