All News Articles for 2011-12-02

Friday, December 2, 2011
Martina Correia, 1967-2011: Led Struggle to Save Brother Troy Davis’ Life as She Fought for Her Own
The Georgia activist Martina Correia died on Thursday after a more than decade-long battle with breast cancer. She was 44 years old. At the same time as she fought to save her own life, Martina Correia struggled valiantly to save that of her brother’s — Troy Anthony Davis.
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[title] Derrick Jensen Speaking at Occupy Oakland
'The United States government is a wholly owned subsidiary brought to you by McDonald's, Pfizer and Lockheed Martin.'
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Newt Gingrich: 'Really Poor Children' Have No Work Habits 'Unless It's Illegal'
Speaking to Nationwide Insurance employees in Des Moines, Iowa yesterday, Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said "Really poor children, in really poor neighborhoods have no habits of working, and have nobody around them who works. So they literally have no habit of showing up on Monday. They have no habit of staying all day. They have no habit of 'I do this and you give me cash' -- unless it's illegal."
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[title] Occupy Wall Street: Jackson Browne Talks About the Movement
Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne talks about his recent performance at Zuccotti Park and his support of the movement. Discussing the suppression of Occupy, Jackson says, “People who really have so much money lose how serious a game this is to people who are slipping below the poverty line and whose children’s futures are beginning to evaporate.”
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Fukushima Fuel Rods May Have Completely Melted
One of the plant's nuclear reactors was close to being breached as fuel rods bore through its concrete floor, says Tepco
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