All News Articles for 2014-11-18

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Arrests Mount as 'We Are Seneca Lake' Campaign Enters Fourth Week
Activists wonder: 'When will they come for the lawbreakers inside the gates?'
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'Unnecessary and Disproportionate': Spanish Authorities Detain Greenpeace Protest Ship
Detention comes just days after Spanish navy rams Greenpeace boats, wounding activists
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'Outrageous': Ferguson Organizers say State of Emergency Violates Laws, Thwarts Civil Liberties
Governor's declaration 'only threatens to stir up tensions and denigrate the peaceful efforts of countless non-violent activists'
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'Nay!': US Senate Fails in Attempt to Force Approval of Keystone XL Pipeline
Despite bi-partisan push to force approval of tar sands project, Senators reject bill
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Tens of Thousands in Athens Commemorate Revolt Against US-Backed Military Dictatorship
Rally is largest such demonstration in recent years to mark the 1973 student uprising
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Bernie Sanders to Colbert: "Frightening the Billionaire Class" Should be Goal of Grassroots Movement
Appearing on Monday night's Colbert Report on Comedy Central, Sen. Bernie Sanders told the show's host that he's still contemplating how best to use his leadership skills to challenge the elite and corporate forces that are undermining U.S. democracy and destroying shared prosperity in a nation...
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Canaries in the Arctic: New Study Shows Stunning Polar Bear Decline
The dramatic drop in population, say conservationists, show that the impacts of climate change are happening now and pushing the bears towards the brink of extinction.
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'Unbelievable, Terrible': Forest Service OKs Fracking in Largest National Forest on East Coast
'The President can protect the climate and public health, or he can continue to promote fracking. He cannot do both.'
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'Fleecing Uncle Sam': Meet the Corporations Who Pay More to Their CEO Than They Do in US Taxes
New report finds more than a quarter of the 100 top-paid CEOs brought in more money last year than their companies paid to the government
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'Tactics as Dirty as Their Oil': Leaked Docs Reveal TransCanada's Propaganda Plan
Documents show that oil and gas companies are placing serious resources of time, money, and personnel into countering the growing climate justice movement. "What this speaks to is that they are losing," says one campaigner whose group has been targeted by company strategy.
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Iranians Keep Hope Alive for Final Nuclear Deal
In the United States, the negotiations aimed at a final deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program—in a crucial phase this week—are far from the minds of average people. But for many Iranians, the talks hold the promise of a better future. “I really hope for a fair agreement,”...
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Attack at Jerusalem Synagogue Places Israel and Palestine Further on Edge
Two Palestinian gunmen reportedly killed by police after attack that left four worshippers dead, including three US citizens
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