All News Articles for 2015-04-02

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Maple Spring 2.0? Students Protest Austerity in Montreal
'The point of this protest is to show the ideological path taken by the provincial government is being done without a consensus,' says organizer
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'We Agree': Iran and P5+1 Announce Consensus on Nuclear Framework
President Obama hails agreement as Iran Foreign Minister Mohammed Zarif says deal shows his nation's nuclear program 'has always been and always will remain exclusively peaceful'
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Johns Hopkins Sued Over 1950s Non-Consensual STD Study
University infected Guatemalan subjects with syphilis and other venereal diseases without their consent, lawsuit charges
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'Dear Humanity, We Have a Systems Problem': New Project Aims to Promote Deep Solutions, Radical Transformation
'It's time to talk about alternatives,' says team of thinkers behind the Next System Project
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Energy East Tar Sands Pipeline Hits Major Snag as TransCanada Forced to Scrap Terminal
'This is a major victory for the protection of endangered species, communities and the environment,' says activist
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Dozens of Mothers Stage Hunger Strike at Immigrant Detention Center in Texas
'We want freedom for our children. It’s not right to continue to detain us.'
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Astroturf Warning: TPP Critics Call Out Fake 'Progressive' Group Pushing Corporate Trade Agenda
'The fact is, you can be a progressive committed to fighting for working families or you can be for this massive job-killing trade deal written by hundreds of corporate representatives, but you can't be both.'
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'Not Nearly Enough': McDonald's Wage Hike Lambasted as Publicity Stunt
'The overwhelming majority of McDonald's workers will still be paid wages so low that they can't afford basics like rent and groceries,' says labor leader
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Many Dead, Hostages Taken as Gunmen Attack Kenyan University
Hundreds of students remain unaccounted for as security forces attempt to clear area
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US Senator Bob Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) was indicted on multiple charges Wednesday related to accusations of corruption and misuse of power. The allegations stem from a close relationship between Menendez and one of his longtime friends and political supporters, Dr. Salomon Melgen, who was also charged...
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Era of 'Nice Little Green Grass' Is Over as Calif. Imposes Strict Water Rules
Amid worsening drought, Gov. Jerry Brown signs far-reaching executive order designed to reduce state's water consumption by twenty-five percent
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