All News Articles for 2015-09-18

Friday, September 18, 2015
Japan Takes Leap Toward Militarism With Passage of Controversial 'Security' Bills
'We cannot allow a situation to arise anew in which our young people are sent off to war to kill and be killed.'
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Military Refuses Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Gender-Affirming Treatment
"I'm gonna fight in court," Manning declared on her Twitter account.
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Up 72 Percent From Just Six Years Ago, Organic Farm Sales Soar
"We need a higher rate of growth in order to get close to meeting the demand," said Laura Batcha, chief of the Organic Trade Association
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Refugees Left Stranded As Europe Faces 'Crisis of Political Will'
'You aren’t going to solve these problems by closing borders.'—Adrian Edwards, UN refugee office
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'Foolish and Mean-Spirited': US House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood
'The ultimate goal of anti-abortion extremists in Congress is to promote their political agenda of banning safe, legal abortion in this country.'
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New Orleans Running 'Modern Debtors Prison,' Lawsuit Charges
Judges, city officials, and others charged with building "illegal, unconstitutional and unjust" criminal court system
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According to New IEA Chief, Arctic Drilling Is Stupid Business
From perspective of profitability alone, chief says such extraction not currently viable
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Citing Abuses, US Commission Demands Release of Refugee Families
Panel of White House and Congressional appointees urges Obama administration to release family detainees
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Facing South, Bernie Sanders Ramps Up Outreach in SC and Beyond
David is rising against Goliath, with a grassroots campaign meant to increase Sanders' exposure among minority voters in the Bible Belt and across the South.
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Outrage Over Austerity Hits Finland as Thousands Go on Nationwide Strike
'The government intends, through coercive legislation, to weaken working conditions,' said union leader Lauri Lyly.
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Trump Refuses To Correct Man Who Declares: 'Problem... Is Called Muslims'
The racial politics of the current GOP frontrunner, warns one critic, are 'just vague enough to be popular with enough people to earn him a serious following, but specific enough for us to know the atrocities this type of talk can lead to.'
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