All News Articles for 2015-03-11

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The Women are Coming, and They Mean Peace: Historic March Across Korean DMZ Announced
'We have seen how women’s participation in peace negotiations makes peace attainable.'
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Four Years Since Fukushima, Calls Grow for Nuclear-Free World
Crisis lives on as 250,000 Japanese still reside in temporary housing while struggle to contain hundreds of thousands of tons of radioactive water continues
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'We Rise' Actions Aim to Challenge Rightwing Takeover of State Governments
Protesters take to the streets and state capitol buildings to declare: 'our statehouses and our cities belong to us'
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Unjust Public Policies Drive the Massive Racial Wealth Gap in America: Study
From the re-segregation of schools to the redlining of home ownership, rise in disparities is no accident
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Scientist Who Exposed Health Impacts of Burn Pits in Iraq Awarded Rachel Carson Prize
Dr. Mozhgan Savabieasfahani credited with bringing public attention to connection between rising birth defects and military burn pits
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With TPP at 'Make-or-Break Point,' Fast Track Foes Prepare for Battle
While corporate-backed forces push for agreement, progressive lawmakers say trade deals should "improve the bottom lines" of people, not just multinationals
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Prosecution Against Alleged Stuxnet Leaker Reportedly Stalls Over US Foreign Policy Considerations
The Washington Post has reported that the leak prosecution of retired Marine General James E. “Hoss” Cartwright, who allegedly disclosed information on the Stuxnet cyber attack against Iran’s nuclear program, has stalled. United States government officials are apparently concerned it may impact US-...
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In Turnaround, Swedish Supreme Court to Hear Assange Appeal
Lawyers for WikiLeaks founder say behavior of prosecutors is violation of rights
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Utah Lawmakers Green-Light Return of Executions by Firing Squad
Critics say 'inhumane' killing method highlights—and escalates—brutality of death penalty.
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On Ukraine, Will Obama Heed Call for Caution?
Ignoring threat of nuclear war, warhawks on both side of the aisle continue to push to send weapons to Ukraine
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Ferguson Police Chief, City Manager Resign
As top city officials step down, protesters call for resignation of mayor
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Brazil—from the Droughts of the Northeast to São Paulo’s Thirst
Six million people in Brazil’s biggest city, São Paulo, may at some point find themselves without water. The February rains did not ward off the risk and could even aggravate it by postponing rationing measures which hydrologists have been demanding for the last six months. The threat is especially...
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Sanders: Iran Letter Shows GOP Senators Just 'Itching for War'
Potential presidential candidate says attempt to undermine ongoing nuclear negotiations was an 'unspeakable' breach
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