All News Articles for 2014-09-17

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Ferguson Protesters Demand Justice at Council Meeting
Activists use civil disobedience to call for Darren Wilson's arrest
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Laura Poitras Documentary Depicting First Contact With Snowden Slated For Release
The New York Film Festival made a surprise announcement this week that it will show the film "CITIZENFOUR" this fall.
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Further Expanding War, US House Approves Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels
“Nobody has a better idea,” lawmaker says
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Drone Vet Speaks Out: Killer Crafts More Deadly Than Government Admits
"The psychological pressure of not knowing if strikes were accurate was debilitating at times."
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2014 MacArthur 'Genius' Grants Laud Creatives Who 'Improve Our Lives and Better Our World'
Fellows include National Domestic Workers Alliance ddirector Ai-jen Poo.
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'You Are Not a Loan': Rolling Jubilee Abolishes Millions in Student Debt
On third anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, offshoot project pays off nearly $4 million in debt for cheated students
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Despite Landmark Ruling, Canada's Police Still Making Warrantless Demands for User Data
New investigation by Toronto Star, Halifax Chronicle Herald reveals continued practice in face of June Supreme Court ruling
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Coalition Calls for Complete Ban on Fracking
"The industry has successfully spun fracking as good for the climate, but the science shows it’s anything but."
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For-Profit College Chain Sued by Feds for Predatory Lending Scheme
"We want to put an end to these predatory practices and get relief for the students who are bearing the weight of more than half a billion dollars in Corinthian’s private student loans."
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US Ground Troops Possible in Anti-ISIS Battle
WASHINGTON - U.S. combat troops may be deployed against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) if the strategy announced by President Barack Obama last week fails to make substantial progress against the radical Sunni group, Washington’s top military officer warned here Tuesday. The statement...
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People's Climate Has One Final Question: Are You In?
The international climate justice movement says the march in New York and mobilizations worldwide will be historic, but that these events are just the beginning
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