All News Articles for 2015-03-19

Thursday, March 19, 2015
UN to Consider US Government's Role in Ignoring Civil Rights Era Murders
'There are potentially thousands of suspicious race killings at the hands of local police yet the federal and local governments refuse to investigate many of these deaths,' justice team says
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Despite Climate Change Rhetoric, Gates Foundation Invests $1.4 Billion in Fossil Fuels: Report
Largest charitable foundation in world target of growing call for divestment
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'Targeting the Beacon of Democracy': In Wake of Attacks, Tunisians Mourn
'The symbolism of such an attack occurring in Tunisia—the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring—is significant,' writes Tunisian blogger
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Endless Afghan War to Persist as US Base Closures Postponed
New reporting reveals how Obama administration continues to backtrack on promise to reduce military presence in Afghanistan by 2016
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TransCanada Whistleblower Spurs New Probe of Pipeline Giant's Safety Record
Activists say latest allegations prove the corporation 'cannot be trusted' to operate its existing network, much less build new pipelines
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In Chicago, Calls Grow for Investigation Into Homan Square 'Gestapo Tactics'
DOJ must bring policing in line with human rights standards, officials and activists say
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World’s Richest One Percent Undermine Fight Against Economic Inequalities
'We cannot rely on technological fixes. We cannot rely on the market. And we cannot rely on the global elites. We need to help strengthen the power of the people to challenge the people with power.'
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Demands for Accountability In Philippines Following Deadly US-Backed Raid
'The entire country of the Philippines is up in arms,' said Rhonda Ramiro of BAYAN-USA
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Could Netanyahu Win Actually Spell Progress for Palestinians?
With the "two-state solution" and the so-called "peace process" assumed dead in the wake of Likud's reelection, is the opportunity ripe for a paradigm shift?
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Sanders Blasts GOP Budgets
'To summarize: the rich get much richer, and the Republicans think they need more help. The middle class and working families of this country become poorer, and the Republicans think we need to cut programs they desperately need.'
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