All News Articles for 2015-08-05

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
As Anniversary Nears, Atomic Bomb Survivors Speak Out Against Nuclear Power
Those who experienced the horrors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki say they 'must pass on what we know of the risks of nuclear energy to future generations.'
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Anti-Austerity Candidate Corbyn: Tony Blair Could Face War Crimes
MP Jeremy Corbyn says Iraq war illegal, Blair must divulge details of 2002 meetings with George W. Bush
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In Return Towards Justice, Court Rules Texas Voter ID Law 'Discriminatory'
Decision, however, falls short of broad injunction against the voter suppression rule
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The Point of No Return: Climate Change Nightmares Are Already Here
The worst predicted impacts of climate change are starting to happen — and much faster than climate scientists expected
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Puerto Rico's First-Ever Bond Default Exposes Island's 'Debt Colony' Status
Wall Street hedge funds are largely responsible for island's crises of poverty, unemployment, and debt
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Russia Restakes Claim as Race for Arctic Resources Continues
'The protection of the Arctic is a defining issue for our time'
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Finally! SEC Votes to Disclose Exorbitant CEO-Worker Pay Ratio
"We finally have an official yardstick for measuring CEO greed," said Institute for Policy Studies analyst Sarah Anderson.
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In Midst of Shutoffs, Protesters 'Liberate' Water from Detroit Mayor's Mansion
'Denying tens of thousands of people the right to water ought to be criminal. Doing it while living in a publicly-funded, city-owned mansion is just despicable.'
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Feeding People on Our Stressed Planet Will Require a 'Revolution'
Two renowned scientists—Stanford's Paul Ehrlich and UC-Berkeley's John Harte — argue that feeding the planet goes way beyond food. Revolutionary political, economic and social shifts are necessary to avoid unprecedented chaos.
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Black and White: Survey Reveals Huge Disparities in Assessing Police Violence
Nearly three-quarters of black respondents consider violence against civilians by law enforcement officers to be an extremely or very serious problem, while less than 20 percent of white people feel the same
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