All News Articles for 2014-09-16

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Vermont's Largest City Marks Major Climate Goal
With recent acquisition of a hydroelectric dam, Burlington now secures 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources
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Scottish Campaign Boosts Catalan Quest for Independence
Scotland is said to be “causing headaches in Madrid” as support grows for Catalan referendum
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Ukraine Grants Limited Self-Rule to Eastern Regions
Parliament also passes bill granting amnesty to combatants in Donetsk and Luhansk and ratifies EU pact
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Big Brother 3.0: FBI Launches Facial Recognition Program
Bureau calls system "fully operational" despite one-fifth false positive rate
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'Project Panic': British Leaders Make Last-Ditch Offers to Spoil Scottish Independence
With less than 48 hours before historic vote, pro-independence leader calls promise of extra powers a "last minute desperate offer of nothing"
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Officials Warn Ebola Crisis 'Unprecedented in Modern Times'
Obama to detail U.S. response on Tuesday as health officials blame 'lethally inadequate' international response for spiraling epidemic
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Aiming at Roots of Climate Chaos, 'Flood Wall Street' Targets Capitalism Itself
Ahead of UN summit, organizers of direct action say the planetary crisis of global warming 'is a result of an economic system that is based on endless extraction, endless growth, and ceaseless exploitation of the earth and people.'
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Senate Republicans: No Pay Equity for Women
In procedural vote, Paycheck Fairness Act again fails to move forward
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Naomi Klein: 'Ferocious Love' and the Climate Fight To Come
Activist and journalist offers new book on capitalism, climate change, and the global grassroots movement that could 'change everything'
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Taliban Attack Kills NATO Troops in Afghan Capital
Civilians and soldiers killed in Kabul blast
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As US Congress Dithers, Obama Expands Bombing
Airstrikes closer to Baghdad on Monday fulfill promise by President Obama to escalate airstrikes
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