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Big Winner in Italian Election? The Five Star Movement
The Big Loser? Austerity
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The Trouble with Austerity: Cutting is More About Ideology than Economics
Austerity fetishism is simply the latest expression of free market orthodoxy.
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War on Terror is the West's New Religion
But all the crusading and invading simply plays into al-Qa'ida's hands – just ask the French
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UN: No Compensation for Cholera UN Caused in Haiti
'In no rush to right the wrongs that they have done,' UN rejects claims for compensation on behalf of victims of cholera outbreak
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'Social Explosion Near' as Greeks Denounce Austerity
Nation in standstill as farmers, doctors, teachers, shopkeepers, bus drivers walk off job in general strike
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The Hubris of the Drones
Last week, The New York Times published a chilling account of how indiscriminate killing in war remains bad policy even today. This time, it’s done not by young GIs in the field but by anonymous puppeteers guiding drones that hover and attack by remote control against targets thousands of miles...
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Barack Obama, Drone Ranger
If you’ve seen the movie Zero Dark Thirty , you know why it has triggered a new debate over our government’s use of torture after 9/11. The movie’s up for an Oscar as best motion picture. We’ll know later this month if it wins. Some people leave the theater claiming the film endorses and even...
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Greenpeace Protest Brings 'Grave Warning From Nature' to World Economic Forum
Protest in Davos highlights Shell's risky Arctic drilling plans
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Public Eye Awards 2012 Davos Switzerland. Economist and Nobel prize winner Joseph Stiglitz (l.), Amy Horton from World Development Movement (m.), Kumi Naidoo (r.), Executive Director of Greenpeace International at a press conference, close to the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Berne Declaration (BD) and Greenpeace Switzerland denounce the human rights and environmental abuses of some major corporations. 01/27/2012 (Heike Grasser / Greenpeace) Views
Amplifying Voices for Change at This Year's World Economic Forum
They have to move beyond an obsession with preserving a system that drives economic inequality, environmental destruction and violence
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Sky-High Radiation Found in Fukushima Fish
Glaring contamination from nuclear disaster persists
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