All News Articles for 2015-10-06

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Diplomatic Campaign Ramps Up to Free 'Mandela of the Maldives'
"Nasheed's unfair trial and conviction is emblematic of a new crisis in the country" says human rights lawyer Amal Clooney
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With Sanders at the Helm, Lawmakers Lobby for Labor
'If we are serious about reducing income and wealth inequality, we have got to substantially increase the number of union jobs in this country.'
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As Pentagon Shifts Story (Again), MSF Says No Excuse for 'War Crime' Against Hospital
'We are working on the presumption of a war crime,' said Dr. Joanne Liu, president of MSF International
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Owning Up to Failed 'War on Drugs,' DOJ To Release Wave of Nonviolent Offenders
New guidelines will bring clemency to thousands of low-level offenders, but many more still 'trapped' in broken criminal justice system
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With Renewables on the Rise, Dirty Fuels Losing Competitive Edge
The financial realities are pushing a clean energy transition—as more wind and solar capacity is installed, coal and natural gas plants are used less
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As Experts Push for 'Killer Robot' Ban, UK and US Stand in the Way
"If there is not a pre-emptive ban on the high-level autonomous weapons then once the genie is out of the bottle it will be extremely difficult to get it back in."
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Fortune 500 Companies Stash $2.1 Trillion Offshore as US Taxpayers Foot the Bill
New study highlights the repeated failure by U.S. lawmakers to crack down on tax avoidance schemes
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Groups Issue Warning: Pro-Corporate TPP Could Kill the Internet
"What we're talking about here is global Internet censorship."
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Rejecting Government Hostility, People of Denmark Issue Welcome Letter to Refugees
'As ordinary Danes we wish to extend our sympathy and compassion to anyone fleeing war and despair'
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Chernobyl Study: 'Amazing Illustration' of How Destructive Human Civilization Has Become
It upends common sense in many ways, but new research highlights how animal populations can thrive... when humans go away
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'Not Protesters — Protectors': Fracktivists Descend on Colorado Governor's Mansion
Under Gov. John Hickenlooper, Colorado has been reckless in its development of shale gas reserves, say anti-fracking activists
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With Trust Destroyed by Mass Spying, Top EU Court Asserts Need for Privacy Reform
European Court of Justice finds Safe Harbor agreement violates "essential" privacy rights
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Mimicking Media Outlets, DOJ Will Finally Attempt Tally of Killings by Police
Database will not require police to report people they kill
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