All News Articles for 2014-05-27

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
[title] Brazil Street Artist Shines Light on Poverty in Leadup to the World Cup
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US Secretly Training and Funding 'Elite' African Commandos
New York Times reporting sheds light on millions of dollars in classified Pentagon funds being put towards so-called "counter-terrorism" programs
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Obama Vision of "Ending" Afghan War Includes 10,000 Troops
Despite repeated calls to end the war completely, president lays out plan for continued US presence well beyond 2014
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Afghan Fury Follows Revelations of NSA Spying
Government of Afghanistan statement decries phone call monitoring as "a violation of the human rights guaranteed to all Afghans."
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Nader Gathering Explores Potential of Left/Right Alliance
Seeking common ground with political rivals at DC event
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Most Shocking for Last? Greenwald Teases NSA Spying "Finale"
Are NSA targets 'genuine terrorists,' asks the journalist, or are they 'political critics and dissidents and activists?'
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Armed With US Weapons, Iraqi Gov't Repeatedly Attacked Hospital
Human Rights Watch report exposes atrocities committed by U.S.-backed Iraqi government in and around Fallujah
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'War' in Ukraine as Airport Battle Leaves at Least 50 Dead
Assault continues as reporting confirms that military recruiting for third battalion to fight separatists in the east
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[title] Is Financialization Necessary for a Modern Economy? - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lapavitsas says modern capitalism requires financialization, but productive growth in the interests of the majority of people does not
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Direct Actions at Sea Target Drilling Rigs Headed for Arctic
'We cannot let a reckless club of international oil companies hunt for the last drops as the ice melts away'
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TEPCO Receives OK to Build "Ice Wall" Around Fukushima
Experimental approach designed to freeze ground to prevent further groundwater contamination
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China Condemns US for "Unscrupulous" Global Cyber-Surveillance
Report out of Beijing catalogs how NSA has targeted government leaders, businesses, and private citizens all over the world
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