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Monday, February 18, 2013
Tory Field, Beverly Bell
Food Sovereignty: Think Globally, Eat Locally
The first group of protestors at Occupy Wall Street publically delivered 23 complaints, outlining the ways in which corporations control our daily lives. Number four asserted, “They have poisoned the...
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Steven Staples
Why the Canadian Right's 'Defense Lobby' Wants Another War
The generals have a big problem. The fighting in Afghanistan is over for Canada, and the thousands of recruits they armed, and the fleets of planes, helicopters and tanks they bought, have nowhere to...
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Josh Levy
Meet the New CISPA. Same as the Old CISPA.
Last year, thanks to a public outcry, the effort to pass overreaching cybersecurity legislation stalled in the Senate. Now supporters have reintroduced the House version of that legislation — the...
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Greg Grandin
How a Washington Global Torture Gulag Was Turned Into the Only Gulag-Free Zone on Earth
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Paul Watson
Sea Shepherd: Defending the Integrity of the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary
I don't think that there is a more isolated, more remote, or more forbidding place on this planet than where we find ourselves at this moment.
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Paul Buchheit
The Lamest Excuses Money Can Buy
As we try to grasp the reasoning behind cuts to life-saving programs while billion-dollar incomes and trillion-dollar profits are being made, we must understand that extreme wealth deadens parts of...
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Glenn Greenwald
The Premises and Purposes of American Exceptionalism
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Jill Richardson
Another Side of the Immigration Debate: Harvesting NAFTA's Crops
Until a few years ago, Rosa Acosta had never even seen a flush toilet. She raised her 12 children in a tiny adobe home in rural Jalisco, Mexico. Several of her kids left it to work in the United...
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Chris Hedges
Profiting From Human Misery
Marela, an undocumented immigrant in her 40s, stood outside the Elizabeth Detention Center in Elizabeth, N.J., on a chilly afternoon last week. She was there with a group of protesters who appear at...
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