All News Articles for 2015-05-12

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
McKibben Blasts Obama Over Arctic Drilling as Activists Ready for Fight
Founder of 350.org says that now, "as with Keystone, it will be up to the environmental movement to block Shell's plan."
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Progressive Contract with America Aims to 'Rewrite the Rules' in Favor of 99%
DeBlasio's agenda mirrors new report from Joseph Stiglitz, which reads in part: 'Inequality has been a choice, and it is within our power to reverse it.'
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Police Officer Not Charged in Tony Robinson Shooting Death
District Attorney clears officer who killed 19-year-old Robinson of wrongdoing
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'Sabotage' Convictions Vacated for Anti-Nuclear Nun, Army Vet Activists
Three activists convicted under Sabotage Act for breaking into uranium facility will be re-sentenced
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One Day After Sentencing, CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Tells His Side of the Story
"They already had the machine geared up against me. The moment that they felt there was a leak, every finger pointed at Jeffery Sterling."
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Ahead of Proposed Ceasefire, Saudi Arabia Pummels Yemen with Heavy Bombing
Escalating airstrikes come as humanitarian crisis mounts and UN official warns 'Hundreds of thousands of people across Yemen are struggling to meet their basic needs'
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From Drones Abroad to Police Brutality at Home, UN Slams US Human Rights Record
With particular focus on police brutality, Human Rights Council member states issue scathing critique
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'Epic Negligence': Freed Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Sues Al Jazeera for $100 Million
Network failed to protect or support three journalists imprisoned in Egypt over Arab Spring reporting, lawsuit charges
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'Still Not Satisfied': Torture Survivor Speaks on Chicago's Historic Reparations Deal
The Real News Network interviews Chicago-based organizers, including Darrel Cannon, a victim of police torture who was incarcerated more than two decades as a result of a coerced confession
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Victory for Grassroots as Fast Track Goes Down in Crucial Senate Vote
'We know the forces pushing the job-killing TPP won't stop here, and they should know, neither will we,' says Democracy for America
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Seymour Hersh Details Explosive Story on Bin Laden Killing & Responds to White House, Media Backlash
Four years after U.S. forces assassinated Osama bin Laden, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Seymour Hersh has published an explosive piece claiming much of what the Obama administration said about the attack was wrong. Hersh claims at the time of the U.S. raid, bin Laden had been held...
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Taxpayer Subsidies for Fossil Fuels on a Warming Planet in One Word: 'Absurd'
New investigation shows troubling correlation between campaign giving and approval of publicly-funded oil and gas projects
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FBI Spied 'Beyond Its Authority' on Keystone XL Opponents
New investigation reveals agency's actions amounted to 'substantial non-compliance' with its own rules
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Amid Ongoing Relief Effort, New Major Quake Hits Nepal
Magnitude-7.3 earthquake and subsequent aftershocks strike just weeks after larger quake claimed more than 8,000 lives
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