All News Articles for 2011-12-16

Friday, December 16, 2011
Desmond Tutu Urges Trinity Church to Allow Occupy Protester Camp
South African archbishop enters row over Wall Street church's refusal to allow a winter encampment on its property
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BREAKING: Calls Needed Now to Obama to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline
It all comes down to Barack Obama. As I type this, Big Oil’s representatives in the House and Senate are pushing legislation that would rush approval of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Up until now, President Barack Obama has stood strong, threatening to reject any bill that includes the pipeline.
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'Indefinite Detention' Bill Passed by Senate
US Senate approves controversial defence bill including measures to see terror suspects handed over to US military.
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[title] Rev. Billy: Shopocalypse Is Upon Us
Many people across the world have claimed that they are addicted to shopping and one man is helping wean people of their obsession with spending money. Rev. Billy is showing people there is life after shopping and performs credit card exorcisms. He joins us to give some advice on how to kick the shopping habit.
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[title] Happy World Travel In the Age of the War on Terror
Indefinite detention, torture, Islamophobia, Guantanamo, the "war on terror". Ten years after 9/11 this remains the new normal that we live in, and there's nothing funny about it.
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Bradley Manning Pre-Trial Hearing Opens Amid Tight Security (Live Twitter Feed)
Charge sheet includes 23 counts against the WikiLeaks suspect, including that he knowingly 'gave intelligence to the enemy'
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[title] 'Almost Gone': Graham Nash & James Raymond's Song in Support of Bradley Manning
Nash and Raymond composed the song "Almost Gone (The Ballad of Bradley Manning)" during this spring's US tour of Crosby-Nash, and the new recording serves as the music bed for the video; it features an impassioned lead vocal by Nash, a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted (Crosby, Stills & Nash, and The Hollies).
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Japan Declares 'Cold Shutdown' at Fukushima
Key milestone reached in efforts to bring under control reactors at tsunami-stricken nuclear plant.
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