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Headlines - December, 2012

Monday December 31, 2012

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'World's Worst Poker Player': Obama Readies Gift for GOP
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Recent Storms Recall Dust Bowl Days as Drought Persists
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Gang Rape in India Galvanizes Nation
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US War Machine Leaves Ugly Imprint in Afghanistan
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Obama Quietly Signs Abusive Spy Bill He Once Vowed to Eliminate
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Shell Oil Rig Adrift in Alaskan Arctic
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Democracy Denied: Michigan Gov. Signs Replacement Emergency Manager Law
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Idle No More Protest Halts Trains, 2,500 Passengers for Hours
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Philadelphia's Charter School Expansion Crushing Public Schools
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7th Circuit Blocks Contraception Mandate, Suggests Expansion of "Religious Liberty" for Corporations

Sunday December 30, 2012

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Bolivia Nationalizes Electricity Companies in Hopes of Improving Rural Access
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US Drone Attacks Spike in Yemen
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Bicycles No Longer Mere Recreation in Argentine Capital

Saturday December 29, 2012

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Midnight Weddings Commence as Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Official in Maine
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Hebron: Renovating an Embattled City
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France Overturns Progressive Tax on the Rich

Friday December 28, 2012

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Rainforest Action Network's Rebecca Tarbotton, 39, Dies in Swimming Accident
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Support Grows as Harper Continues to Ignore Indigenous Upswell
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Senate Votes to Extend Sweeping Bush Era Surveillance Powers
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'Where Do the Children Play?' In Shadow of Fukushima Disaster... Inside
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Port Workers' Threat of East Coast Shutdown Knocks Owners Off Stance
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Seven States Propose 'Irresponsible and Dangerous' Laws to Arm Teachers
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Echoes of Arab Spring as Sunni Protests Spread Across Iraq
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UN's Last Stand on Arms Trade Treaty

Thursday December 27, 2012

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Support Pours In As 'Idle No More' Movement Steams Ahead
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Winter Storm Euclid Punctuates Year of Extreme Weather
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EPA Chief's Resignation Imperils Obama's Already Ambiguous Environmental Policy
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Egyptian Opposition Blasts Newly Signed Constitution: 'Autocratic Tyranny in the Name of Religion'
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Amid All the Death and Destruction, Is There Any Noble Purpose for US Drone Technology?
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Thousands in Los Angeles Exchange Guns-for-Groceries
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TEPCO Can't Keep Up with Costs of Its Nuclear Disaster at Fukushima

Wednesday December 26, 2012

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Egyptian Women Chop Their Locks in Protest of Fundamentalist Constitution
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Record Breaking Deportations in 2012
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On a Wyoming Ranch, Feds Sacrifice Tomorrow’s Water to Mine Uranium Today

Tuesday December 25, 2012

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Yemen's Government Tries to Cover Up Death of Civilians by US Drones

Monday December 24, 2012

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Canada's 'Idle No More' Movement Spreads Like Wildfire
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'Ominous' New Research: Earth's Coldest Regions Warming Fastest
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A Retort to US Military Expansion in Africa: 'Dismantle AFRICOM'
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Iran Warns Citizens About Traveling to 'Dangerous' United States

Sunday December 23, 2012

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FBI Investigated Occupy Movement as 'Domestic Terrorists, Criminals'

Saturday December 22, 2012

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Obama Administration Snubs Risks, Set to OK 'Frankenfish'
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Sen. John Kerry Chosen for U.S. Secretary of State

Friday December 21, 2012

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NRA Slammed for Push for Guns in Every School
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Bolivia's Morales Calls for New Era of 'Peace and Unity' to Break Greed of Capitalism
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Protesters Foil NRA Televised Press Conference: 'NRA Killing Our Kids'
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'Extraordinary': Three Weeks Later, Keystone Blockaders Still in Texas Jail
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Challenge to UK Role in Deadly Drone Attacks in Pakistan Blocked by High Court
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South Africa's Ruling Party Endorses Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Against Israel
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Wikileaks' Assange: One Million Documents Under Preparation for 2013 Release
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British-Somali Man’s Family Fear US Is Secretly Holding Him

Thursday December 20, 2012

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In Wake of School Massacre, Tea Party Holds 'Great Gun Giveaway'
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Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'Mr. President, I am Disappointed'
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Fight for GMO Labeling Goes On in New Mexico
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Israeli 'Surgical Targeting' of Journalists, Civilians a War Crime: Report
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Report: Ecosystems in Upheaval, Biodiversity in Collapse

Wednesday December 19, 2012

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Israeli Oppression, Palestinian Unity: the Rise of the Third Intifada?
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Blowback: CIA Ploy to Kill Bin Laden Puts Pakistan's Polio Eradication Campaign in Peril
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Gun Lobby Speaks: We Need More Guns, Especially in Schools
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Corporate Power vs. People Power in Colorado Fracking Fight
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'Take Our Undies Next!': Austerity Leaves Greek Workers with Little Left
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Canada Slammed for Abysmal Human Rights Crisis
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Education Privatization Group Tries to Justify Silence on Michigan Gun Law
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Death Penalty Sought for Soldier Accused of Massacre of Afghan Villagers
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Neo-Cons, Israel Lobby Mobilize to Pre-empt Obama Pentagon Favorite

Tuesday December 18, 2012

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Obama's Deficit Proposal: Cut Social Security Benefits
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To NRA: 'Shame, Shame, Shame' — To Congress: 'Now, Now, Now'
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Wealthiest Kissed, Weakest Kicked: Obama's Ugly 'New Deal' Offers to Cut Social Security
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Corporate-Occupied Government: A 'Redistribution Machine' for the Wealthy
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Tar Sands Battle Takes Distinct Turns in Vermont, Montana
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Hastening Climate Change, Worldwide Coal Consumption to Increase Within 5 Years
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In Wal-Mart's Mexico: There's a Bribe for That

Monday December 17, 2012

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Group Challenges Corporate Power, Government Secrecy With Crowd-Funded Transparency
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NRA Cowards Go Into Hiding As Gun Control Support Surges
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Opposition Claims Egyptian Referendum Rigged, Calls for Protest, Re-vote
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10 Girls Dead Following Deadly Blast in Afghanistan
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New EPA Rules Hit Pernicious Pollution

Sunday December 16, 2012

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Massacre Muzzles Pro-Gun Lawmakers
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DOJ Lawyers: Drone Targets Receive 'Due Process' But We Won't Say How

Saturday December 15, 2012

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Following Massacre in Newtown, A National Call for Action on Gun Violence
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'None Dead' in China: Sensible Laws vs. Maniacal Attacks
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Names of Victims Killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School Released
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Poll: Climate Change Skeptics Swayed by Extreme Weather, Not Scientists
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Voices of Dissent as Egyptian Referendum Threatens Aims of a Revolution

Friday December 14, 2012

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Slaughter in Connecticut: 20 Children, 6 Adults Dead in Kindergarten Massacre
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How the Mighty (Mississippi) Has Fallen: Historic Drought Plagues US
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Obama: 'Bigger Fish to Fry' Than Pot Smokers Gettin' High
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Updated and Previously Suppressed Report Still Finds: Tax Cuts for Rich Only Help the Rich
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Panetta Orders US Missiles, Boots on the Ground Along Syrian Border
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Texas Landowner to Tar Sands Oil Company: 'The Fight Is On'
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Dueling Factions Out in Force on Eve of Egypt's Referendum

Thursday December 13, 2012

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Google on 'Immoral' Tax Evasion: 'It's Called Capitalism'
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'I'd Rather Fight Like Hell': Naomi Klein's Fierce New Resolve to Fight for Climate Justice
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Michigan Right to Work Law Brought to You by Billionaire Kochs, ALEC
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Susan Rice Withdraws from Secretary of State Consideration
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Anti-Poverty Network: Large Corporations Avoid $150 Billion Per Year Through Tax Loopholes
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Leaked AP 'Iranian Bomb' Graph Appears Adapted from One on Internet
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Historic Court Ruling: CIA's Rendition Program Clear Case of 'Torture'
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Deadly Risk to Bees Ignored, Say British MPs
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Israeli Troops Tear Gas West Bank Protesters Following Death of Teen
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Study Identifies 15 Top Threats to Biodiversity
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Calls for Veto as "Anti-Women Super Bill" Heads to Michigan Governor's Desk
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UK Gives Fracking Industry Green Light Despite Tremors, Toxins
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Tunisia Gears Up to Host World Social Forum

Wednesday December 12, 2012

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Alarms Go Off as Obama Plays Footsie with Raising Medicare Age
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Judge OKs Censorship of Torture at Guantánamo Bay Military Commission Trial
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California Public Land Sold to Frackers Despite Public Outcry
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Latest Round of Talks on 'Supersized NAFTA' Block Out Civil Society
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Is Embrace of Syrian Rebels Preparation for US Intervention?
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After Deadly Siege in Gaza, US to Restock Israeli Munitions
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'Godfather of World Music' Ravi Shankar Dead at 92
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WWF: Efforts to Halt $19 Billion Illegal Wildlife Trade Have Failed
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US Calls North Korea's Falling Debris 'Highly Provocative'
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Calls for Urgency as UN Plan to Defeat Cholera Announced for Haiti
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Report Confirms: JOBS Act Does Little but 'Undermine Market Transparency'
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Egypt: Thousands Protest over Constitutional Referendum
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Citing Climate Change, Democrat AGs Sue Obama's EPA over Methane Emissions
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US Military 'Pivot' in Motion as Officials Meet in Philippines

Tuesday December 11, 2012

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A 'National Attack': Michigan Passes 'Right-to-Work' Law
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Study: World's Mighty Giants Dying off at Alarming Rate
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Activists Picket Walmart CEO Speech on Corporate Responsibility
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In Blow to Tar Sands Pipeline, Texas Landowner Wins Restraining Order
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Sea Shepherd Buys Anti-Whaling Ship Under the Nose of Japanese Whalers
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Watchdog Sues FDA For Information on Antibiotic Abuse in Cattle
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Sport Hunting to be Banned in Costa Rica
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Poisoning the Well: How the Feds Let Industry Pollute the Nation’s Underground Water Supply
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Protests and Polarization in Egypt Ahead of Referendum
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Dramatic Gas Line Explosion in West Virginia Closes Interstate
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Closing Arguments Scheduled in Bradley Manning Pretrial Hearing
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Israeli Pre-Dawn Raid on Palestinian NGOs Called 'Retaliatory'

Monday December 10, 2012

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'Zero Dark Thirty': Likely US Blockbuster Slammed for Glorifying CIA Torture
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Showdown in Michigan: Labor Fights Back Against Anti-Worker Laws
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Google's $2 Billion Tax Dodge Prompts Inquiries by European Governments
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Israel Implicated in Leaking Misleading Info on Iran Nuke
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Mandela 'Doing Very, Very Well,' Remains Hospitalized for Tests
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Peace Prize Protest: 'The EU is not a Worthy Winner'
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US Intel Report Predicts US Decline as Global Resource Wars Rise
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Morsi Grants Egyptian Army Police Powers on Eve of Mass Protests
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New Study: Scientists' Early Climate Predictions Prove Accurate
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Killing of World Famous Wolf Reignites Battle in the Rockies
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Report from Gaza: Latest Israeli Attack Brings Renewed Strength for Hamas

Sunday December 9, 2012

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The Senate Report on CIA Interrogations You May Never See
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Drone Strike Killing Suspected al-Qaeda Operative Leaves Woman Dead, Child Wounded
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Opposition Defiant After Morsi Rescinds Decree
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Corporate Cash to Flood Obama Inauguration
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President Hugo Chavez Admits Relapse
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Is Fracking Coming to the Arctic?

Saturday December 8, 2012

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Climate Fail: Cop18 Ends in 'Betrayal'
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Mich. Unions Galvinizing to Confront 'Right-to-Work' Legislation
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US Military Detains More Than 200 Afghan Teens as 'Enemy Combatants'
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Upping the Ante: Morsi Readies for Martial Law

Friday December 7, 2012

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Supreme Court Takes On Gay Marriage
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2012 Nearly Certain to Be Warmest Year Ever
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Climate Justice Advocates Slam Doha's Emerging 'Sham of a Deal'
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'Showdown' Imminent as Rival Protests Fill Cairo Streets
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Majority of Americans to Feds: Let the Weed Smokers Be
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Iran Nuclear Accord 'Unlikely' Without Easing Sanctions
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US Positions Navy Warships Off North Korea in Advance of Rocket Launch

Thursday December 6, 2012

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Syria's WMD: Real Threat or 'Pretext for Intervention'?
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Morsi Defiant in Speech as Angry Protesters at Palace Gates
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Protests Erupt at Michigan Capitol After Right-Wing Legislative Assault
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Grandfather of 16-year-old US Citizen Killed by Drone Strike: 'Why?'
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Native American Tribes Successfully Buy Back Stolen Sacred Land
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#Durbinville Targets Key Democrat Senator Willing to Cut Social Programs
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Jon Kest, Legendary Organizer for Social & Economic Justice, Dies at 57
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Climate Skeptic Sen. Inhofe Makes Surprise Appearance at COP18
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Afghanistan Clinic Attack by NATO and Afghan Forces Violates Geneva Convention
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Mayor and Husband of Education Villain Michelle Rhee Scrutinized for Financial Malpractice
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In Wake of Bopha, Philippines tells COP18: 'Open Your Eyes'
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'Reaper Presidency' Continues: Another Deadly Drone Strike in Pakistan
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Oklahoma Supreme Court Overturns Laws Restricting Reproductive Rights
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Iran’s Former Nuclear Negotiator Gives 'Ten Reasons Iran Doesn't Want the Bomb'
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Iran Vows to Sue US Over Ongoing Drone Harassment

Wednesday December 5, 2012

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Kyoto all Over Again? US Obstructive Force at Climate Talks
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Showdown in Cairo: Secularists, Liberals vs Muslim Brotherhood
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'Expect Surprises': Records-Breaking Year Portends Vastly Changing Arctic
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Why Divest? Because 'Exxon Hates Your Children'
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'Unnecessary Command Influence' May Have Kept Manning in Solitary Confinement
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Fears Confirmed: Domestic Drones 'Fly Regularly' in US Airspace
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San Diego Joins Growing Movement to Overturn Citizens United
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Not One More Whale Killed: Capt. Paul Watson, Defender of Whales, at Sea Again
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Is Your Pension Funding Land Grabs?
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Nearly 93,000 Square Miles of Amazon Rainforest Destroyed in 10 Years
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Report: Middle East, African Countries to Be Hardest Hit by Climate Change
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Death Toll Climbs Dramatically in Wake of 'Super Typhoon' Bopha

Tuesday December 4, 2012

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Will Obama Seize Key Opportunity to Fight Climate Change?
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Police Fire Tear Gas on Anti-Morsi Protesters: 'This is the Last Warning Before We Lay Siege'
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Decade of US 'War on Terror' Yields More 'Terrorism'
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UN Resolution Calls for Israel to Disclose Nuclear Arsenal
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Street Artist Charged with 56 Counts for Punking NYPD with Drone Poster
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COP18 Shuts Door on Youth, Civil Society, and Impending 'Carbon Tsunami'
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Defense Lawyer: US Treatment of Manning a 'Disgraceful Moment in Time'
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Activitists Concerned Canadian Tar Sands Oils May Be Routed through Vermont to Maine
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GOP Opposition Defeats Treaty Protecting Rights of Disabled
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Senator-Elect Elizabeth Warren Reportedly to Serve on Banking Committee
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Nuclear Regulators Favor 'Secrecy Over Safety': Whistleblowers
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Philippine Climate Negotiator: 'Super Typhoon' Bopha Shows Climate Change Is Real
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US Military Denies Losing Drone Claimed Captured by Iran
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Revealed: US and Britain Launched 1,200 Drone Strikes in Recent Wars

Monday December 3, 2012

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Historic 'Super Typhoon' Bopha Smashes Into Philippines
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Fossil Fuel Subsidies Five Times Greater Than Pledges To Help Developing Nations
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More Brutality and 'Armchair-Diagnoses' Revealed in Manning Pretrial Hearing
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Tar Sands Activists Barricade Themselves Inside Keystone XL
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COP18: Protestors Demand Urgency as Developing World Calls for Compensation
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As Global Pollution Hits Record High, Frighteningly Hot Future Seems 'Inevitable'
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Egyptian Courts Backtrack on Vow to Boycott Referendum
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UK Uncut Claims Victory as Starbucks Begins to Crack on Tax Avoidance
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Israel's Latest Plan to Punish Palestinians Gets Worldwide Rebuke

Sunday December 2, 2012

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Israel Seizes $120m in Palestinian Funds Over UN Vote
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Pentagon, CIA Lines Blur as US Wars Step Further into Shadows
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More Bad News for Doha, World: Global Warming Could Easily Reach 5C
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Egypt's Top Court Suspended Indefinitely Following Protests

Saturday December 1, 2012

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Walmart Relentless as Thousands Set to Lose Out in New Health Care Policy
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Casualties Reported in Mexico Protests as Nieto Inaugurated
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Rival Rallies Grow in Egypt as Tensions Mount over Constitution

December 2012