Views for 2013-12-27

Friday, December 27, 2013
Tierney Smith
A Year in the Climate Movement: 2013 Lowlights
As the year draws to a close, we’re taking the opportunity to reflect on the last 12 months of the climate movement – the impacts, the activism and the action.
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Emile Nakhleh
Declaring Muslim Brotherhood 'Terrorists' Has Far-Reaching Implications
For the first time in its 85-year history, the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Wednesday was declared a terrorist organisation.
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Cara Tabachnick
There's an Alarming Number of Deaths in US Jails
Kyam Livingston begged for help.
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Stephen C. Webster
McDonald's French Fries Much-Ridiculed 'McResources' Site
Edible product manufacturer McDonald’s nixed an employee resources website this week after its content repeatedly became the source of ridicule on the Internet.
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Medea Benjamin
10 Good Things about the Year 2013
It would be easy to make a list of 10 bad things—wars, government shut-down, drone attacks, lack of progress on immigrant rights, lousy health-care reform. But it’s also been a year of extraordinary...
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Daniel Wilson
Lingering Questions: Progress on Indigenous Rights in 2013
Last New Year’s eve, rabble published an op-ed I wrote about a relatively new phenomenon called Idle No More.
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John Glaser
Stanford Study: It Is Trivially Easy to Identify People With Metadata
When the NSA’s bulk collection of every single American’s phone records was disclosed this past summer, defenders of the program argued it was not invasive surveillance because it’s only metadata (...
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