Activism

A woman in the U.S. was thrown out on the streets by hospital staff because she didn’t have insurance.
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The woman was filmed by a local psychotherapist, who eventually got her help after coaxing her to sit down, and who said that she was clearly not capable of being discharged form the facility. In the video, which he posted online, the woman is seen shu ...[Read more]
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The Senate’s push to overrule the FCC on net neutrality now has 50 votes, Democrats say
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The tally leaves supporters just one vote shy of the 51 required to pass a Senate resolution of disapproval, in a legislative gambit aimed at restoring the agency's net neutrality rules. ...[Read more]
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Five Corporations Hire Two Intelligence Firms to Spy on Activists
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A new revelation by the Guardian, based on leaked documents, exposes a widespread project of large corporations to spy on human rights and environmental groups. Caterpillar used informant group to spy on Cindy and Craig Corrie, parents of Rachel Corrie, w ...[Read more]
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Hunger in Wirral: the truth behind the tale that made a Tory MP cry
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It was the true story that moved a Tory to tears: Heidi Allen, Conservative MP for South Cambridgeshire, wept after Frank Field, the veteran Labour MP for Birkenhead in Wirral, told parliament of the hungry constituent who said he had had “a lucky week ...[Read more]
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California offers second chance to people convicted of marijuana crimes
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LOS ANGELES - Yirtuamlak Hailu Derege came to California a decade ago with dreams of making it big in the entertainment business. But shortly after arriving, he was arrested and convicted of selling marijuana, a felony that has made it difficult for him t ...[Read more]
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Second Saudi Prince Confirmed Killed During Crackdown
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Following the death of Prince Mansour bin-Muqrin in a helicopter crash near the Yemen border yesterday, the Saudi Royal Court has confirmed the death of Prince Abdul Aziz bin Fahd - killed during a firefight as authorities attempted to arrest him. ...[Read more]
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Israeli minister: Criticizing Israel is the new anti-Semitism
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“In the past, we saw European leaders speaking against the Jews. Now, we see them speaking against Israel. It is the same anti-Semitism of blood libels, spreading lies, distorting reality and brainwashing people into hating Israel and the Jews,” Shake ...[Read more]
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US Media Attempt to Shape Russians Electoral Tastes
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Recently Twitter has banned all ads from the accounts of Russian media outlets RT and Sputnik on its platform over alleged attempts to meddle in elections. US media outlets are permanently attempting to shape the electoral preferences of the Russian natio ...[Read more]
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In unprecedented move, eight European countries to demand compensation from Israel for West Bank demolitions
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Eight European Union countries wrote an official protest letter to Israel, demanding over €30,000 ($35,400) in compensation for confiscating and demolishing structures and infrastructure which the countries had built in Area C of the West Bank, which is ...[Read more]
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Making History: China and Russia are Transforming Enemies into Friends
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Russia, China and Iran have in recent years drawn enormous benefit from the declining military and economic power of the United States, further propelled by a general mistrust of Washington's diplomatic and political abilities, both with Obama and now wit ...[Read more]
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Populists Are on the March in the South: Bernie-Backed Insurgent Randall Woodfin Defeats Birmingham’€™s Incumbent Mayor
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But populist challenger Randall Woodfin, a 36-year-old former board of education president endorsed by the Bernie Sanders-backed campaign group Our Revolution, topped Bell in the first round of voting in August. On Tuesday night, Woodfin finished the job ...[Read more]
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