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Killing the Lorax: 900 Environmental Activists Slain in the Past 10 Years
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A shocking new report finds that in addition to waging war against the only planet capable of sustaining human life, we’re also attacking those who would seek to protect it. The survey, conducted by London-based Global Witness, revealed that between 200 ...[Read more]
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9 Ways Pigs Are Smarter Than Your Honor Student
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Horrible things are done to animals whom scientists have determined are smarter than the family dog. Need proof that pigs are brainy? Here's just a sample of their amazing feats of mental prowess.... ...[Read more]
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Wealthy Neighbors Call Cops On Church Statue Of Homeless Jesus
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A North Carolina church placed a statue of Jesus Christ as a vagrant sleeping on a park bench on its grounds, and the church's wealthy neighbors, who believed it was a real person, called the cops. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Davidson installed the ...[Read more]
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NSA Said to Have Used Heartbleed Bug, Exposing Consumers
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The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter ...[Read more]
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A Comprehensive List of Every Known Capability of the NSA
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This list of NSA capabilities and whistleblower statements is important and might offer some insights into the reasons that actual reform of the NSA is unlikely to come from within. ...[Read more]
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Scientists Find that Nanoparticles in Clothing, Toys and Cosmetics May Damage DNA
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Scientists at MIT have found that certain nanoparticles may be toxic to cells, damaging DNA. ...[Read more]
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Detained in Washington: ‘They put me in shackles. Why? I am not a criminal’
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Almost 34,000 undocumented migrants are locked up in America's vast network of detention facilities and Tacoma is the crucible of a burgeoning protest campaign. ...[Read more]
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The working classes don’t want to be ‘hard-working families’
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Selina Todd: The rhetorical label 'hard-working families' has won Labour no voters and ignores the true nature of social change. There's another reason why the appeal to "hard-working families" is an empty abstraction. Most people don't see hard work as a ...[Read more]
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Eight Headlines the Corporate Mainstream Media Does Not Have the Courage To Print
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The following are all relevant, fact-based issues, the "hard news" stories that the media has a responsibility to report. But the corporate-owned press generally avoids them - ranging from who got all the wealth to stolen taxes. ...[Read more]
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Occupy activist facing seven years in jail was ‘promoter of non-violence’
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Cecily McMillan, charged with assault after elbowing a police officer in 2012, insists she swung her arm after officer grabbed her breast. ...[Read more]
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Vaccines kill far more people than faulty Chevy Cobalt cars, but drug makers are granted total legal immunity
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Even more disheartening than the whole GM scandal, is the much bigger vaccine scandal -- which still goes unaddressed. Though vaccines injure and kill far more people annually than defective Chevy Cobalts, there is no mainstream movement to hold vaccine m ...[Read more]
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