All News Articles for 2014-05-01

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Ocean Acidification Dissolving Shells of Key Marine Creature
"Research on the progression and impacts of ocean acidification is vital to understanding the consequences of our burning of fossil fuels."
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White House 'Big Data' Report Excludes Critical Look at Surveillance State
Internal assessment admits some privacy reforms are needed, but proposes no aggressive overhauls
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Snowden, Poitras Awarded for 'Truth-Telling'
Pair receives Ridenhour Prize for actions that 'sparked a critical and transformative debate about mass surveillance'
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Voices of Dissent Reject the US-Friendly Narrative on Ukraine
When the US supports a government's overthrow that's "freedom"—but when it objects, that's "Russian aggression"
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IMF Approves $17 Billion Package as Ukraine Lurches Toward Abyss
Putin calls for end to military operations in the south and east of the country as Kiev admits losing control
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Crackdown on National Security Reporting Tanked US Press Freedom: Report
In annual index, Freedom House charges U.S. media freedom suffered steepest decline in a decade
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Latest Oil Train Derailment a 'Wake-up Call' for Renewable Energy
Derailment of train carrying Bakken crude in Lynchburg, Va 'a potent reminder of the dangers that come with our dependence on dirty fuel'
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In UK, The "People's Assembly" Vows to Destroy "Austerity Government"
'It will be a right laugh': Comedian Russell Brand encourages others to join the fight to destroy the austerity government.
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Building Bike Commuters One Bike Lane at a Time
Bicycle commuting can improve health and mitigate climate change. But states are in neutral.
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[title] Will New FCC Internet Regulations Strengthen Monopoly Control?
Robert McChesney: In the fight between monopolies, the public doesn't really have a dog in the race; the real question is why a cartel of private monopolies is controlling the Internet?
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World's Workers Rise Up in Celebration and Protest on May Day
Demanding dignity and end of economic status quo that undermines labor rights and fair treatment, world's labor force celebrates and activates
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'No Arctic Oil' Activists Arrested After Swarming Oil Tanker
Russian tanker trying to land in Dutch port is blocked by Greenpeace which says oil its carrying is "first sign of a reckless new push to exploit the Arctic"
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