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Chris Hedges: The Last Gasp of Climate Change Liberals

Kevin Zeese: “We need to highlight the fact that the United Nations has sold out to corporate interests. At U.N. meetings on climate change you see corporate logos on display.”

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Corporate Empire

Milwaukee Is What the Religious Right Wants Our School System to Be

This is a bad thing, by the way. One of the tells that education ‘reform’ is about everything other than student learning is that most reformers are… 841 more words

Conservatives

New York academics publish open letter in support of Students for Justice in Palestine

MEMO | September 2, 2014

More than one hundred university professors in New York City have signed an open letter, which was published on Monday, to administrators throughout the City University of New York (CUNY) system regarding the “principles of freedom of speech and assembly, and how such freedoms apply to students involved in organising with Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at several of the CUNY colleges”.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

Australian environmental justice activist refused entry to Malaysia 

1 Sept 14, Australian resident Natalie Lowrey was refused entry into Malaysia after returning as an observer on the criminalisation of environmental defenders against Australian rare earth miner, Lynas Corporation.  427 more words

AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL

Open Letter To The Federal Aviation Admininstration

You have ignored my calls and laughed when I tell you that there are helicopters and planes that hover low and loud in my neighborhood. You make noise to my detriment. 96 more words

More police departments considering the use of drones - baltimoresun.com

But uncertainty over federal regulations, concern about privacy issues and other factors have slowed many agencies from acquiring the unmanned aircraft.”There are still many unanswered questions into the future of drone use and how the will regulate those efforts,” said Harford County sheriff’s office spokeswoman Cristie Kahler. 50 more words

Americas

US Army Drills to Battle Political Dissent and Fight Crime in 'Megacities'

As we’ve witnessed recently in Ferguson, Missouri, the difference between police and military is already nearly indistinguishable. In other words, the Army is already taking on peaceful citizens in domestic cities. 283 more words

Government