All News Articles for 2015-02-05

Thursday, February 5, 2015
New Jersey Gov. Christie Signs Bill 'Siding With Private Water Companies' Over Public Water
'Privatization is one of the single biggest threats to clean water and public health.'—Jeff Tittel, New Jersey Sierra Club
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'Black Girls Matter': Report Exposes Systemic Oppression of Often-Ignored Groups
Girls of color routinely punished by institutions and ignored by school-to-prison pipeline reformers, report finds
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Monsanto Crops Pushing Monarch Butterfly to 'Verge of Extinction'
'The alarming decline of monarchs is driven in large part' by Roundup Ready crops, Center for Food Safety finds
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Two out of Three Investigative Journalists in US Believe They're Being Spied On
Among national security, foreign affairs, and federal government reporters, that number rose to over 70 percent.
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Defense Department's Legal Bid to Suppress Detainee Abuse Photos Reaches 'Line in the Sand'
Federal judge issues government one-week deadline to submit its reasons for suppressing each of the photos
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NATO Touts Increased Forces Amid Ongoing Ukraine Talks
Secretary of State John Kerry places responsibility for end to Ukraine-Russia conflict solely on Russia
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Oil-Soaked Interest Groups Doing Their Best to Kill Mass Transit
'Eliminating all funding for transit, biking, and walking, which people who can’t afford a car rely on? Not a problem to these guys.'
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As Specter of Wider War Threatens, Jordan Targets ISIS with New Airstrikes
Analysts warn that a rush to revenge will only deepen militarization and violence across the region.
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Amid New Claims, Calls Intensify to Declassify Saudi Chapter of 9/11 Report
'I am convinced that there was a direct line between at least some of the terrorists who carried out the Sept. 11 attacks and the government of Saudi Arabia,' says former senator and commission member
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Faulting EPA, Green Leaders Warn Obama: Bees Running Out of Time
A federal task force is moving too slow and the nation's pollinators and food supply are at perilous risk, environmental NGOs tell president in urgent letter
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