All News Articles for 2014-10-16

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Palestinian Resolution to End Occupation Nears UN Submission
U.S. could veto draft resolution, but that could spark bigger consequences
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New Zealand Cops Raided Home of Reporter Working on Snowden Documents
'While there is no evidence that Hager’s work on NSA documents was a factor in the raid, it is possible that authorities knew or suspected that he had been given access to some of those documents.'
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Fracking = Wrong Way Forward for Climate
'High hopes that natural gas will help reduce global warming because of technical superiority to coal turn out to be misguided,' says study co-author
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Naomi Klein: 'Grassroots Movement From Below' vs. 'Business-as-Usual'
Following award of prominent literary prize in Canada, author and activist says individuals have done much to respond to climate change — now it's time for government and industry to do the same.
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Leaked TPP Chapter Exposes Sweet Deals for Big Pharma and US Bully Tactics
U.S. pushing rules that 'favor big corporate right holders, and undermine the public’s freedom to use knowledge,' intellectual property expert says
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'Trailblazing' ACLU Lawyer to Lead DOJ’s Civil Rights Division
Vanita Gupta named acting head of department, set to be nominated for permanent position
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'Assassination' of Public Health Systems Driving Ebola Crisis, Experts Warn
Neoliberal economic policies that defund health infrastructure responsible for current crisis in West Africa and across the globe, say analysts
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#SolidarityWithTeachers: Philly Educators, Students, Parents Take to the Streets
City's labor leaders will join the demonstration to protest 'war on union'
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British Firebrand Russell Brand Reminds Americans: Revolution Was a Good Idea
'The last time this country was taxed by an elite group that didn't represent them, there was a revolution and they threw those people out. That is what you should do on this occasion.'
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Obama's Claimed War-Making Authority for Syria and Iraq Called 'Preposterous'
Administration official says War Powers requirement for congressional vote does not apply
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Arkansas Voter ID Law Struck Down
Latest ruling on contentious efforts by Republican legislatures to curb voting rights comes just weeks before national elections
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