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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
David Callahan
Why Big Pharma Won't Stop Breaking the Law
Did you hear that America's biggest drugmaker just agreed to one of the largest criminal and civil settlements in U.S. history?
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Katrina vanden Heuvel
Strange Silence on Success in Removing Syria’s Chemical Weapons
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Caroline Arnold
Masks, Memes, the Torturers, and the Witches
Today is Guy Fawkes Day in England, celebrating the foiling of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament and kill King James I in 1605.
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Jeffrey Bachman
The Obama Administration May Be Guilty of War Crimes
Is President Obama a suspected war criminal?
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Bob Dreyfuss
American Death Spiral in the Middle East
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Richard Eskow
Debunking the Spin: Voters Want Change, Not “Centrism”
“To a hammer,” the old saying says, “everything looks like a nail.” And to the Beltway insiders who push corporate-friendly “bipartisanship,” every election proves that voters really want to be...
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George Monbiot
This Transatlantic Trade Deal is a Full-Frontal Assault on Democracy
Remember that referendum about whether we should create a single market with the United States? You know, the one that asked whether corporations should have the power to strike down our laws? No, I...
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Michael Conathan
Beyond Keystone XL: Why One Maine Town Is On The Front Lines Of The Battle Against Tar Sands
SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE — Today, approximately 25,000 residents of South Portland will decide the future of what could soon become America’s next tar sands pipeline. Not Keystone XL; the Portland-...
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Marvin Ammori
We’re About to Lose Net Neutrality — And the Internet as We Know It
Net neutrality is a dead man walking. The execution date isn’t set, but it could be days, or months (at best).
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Robert Scheer
Pay No Attention to That Imperialist Behind the Curtain
What John Kerry did this week in Egypt and Saudi Arabia is nothing short of despicable. He, and the president who appointed him, managed to honor both a vicious military dictatorship and a...
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Greg Kaufmann
How to Cut Poverty in Half in Ten Years
The Half in Ten campaign—launched in 2007 by the Center for American Progress, Coalition on Human Needs and Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights—set
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