News for 2013-11-22

Friday, November 22, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Fracking-Friendly Bills Flourish as Industry Donations Skyrocket
A wave of legislation friendly to the fracking industry in the House of Representative appears to be following skyrocketing donations from the fossil fuel industry.
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[field_image_caption-raw] UN Official: Israeli Blockade Has Made Gaza 'Uninhabitable'
A year after Israel ended its 8-day bombardment of Gaza, a UN official has warned that the blockaded territory has become "uninhabitable."
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[title] Vijay Prashad: Military Victory in Syria Looks 'Impossible'
Syrian President Assad makes gains in Southern Syria, but radical Islamists and Kurds hold on to North as humanitarian crisis continues.
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[field_image_caption-raw] International Tribunal to Russia: Free the Arctic 30
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[field_image_caption-raw] No Keystone XL? No Problem. Tar Sands Production Moving Full-Steam Ahead
President Obama's approval of the Keystone XL is still uncertain, but that isn't stopping booming production and flow of Canada's tar sands. Calgary-based Suncor, which touts itself as having "pioneered commercial development of Canada's oil sands," announced on Wednesday that it expects its tar...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Whose Side Are You On? Anti-Austerity Cops Face Off Against Riot Police in Portugal
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[field_image_caption-raw] Lawmakers Vote to Keep Drone War Deaths Secret
The House Intelligence Committee on Thursday rejected 15 to 5 what supporters call a "modest" proposal to require that the Obama administration publicly report those killed by U.S.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Bob Woodward Doesn't Understand Why Whistleblowers Like Snowden Avoid Journalists Like Him
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[field_image_caption-raw] Only Half of Drugs, Other Newly Emerging Contaminants Removed From Sewage
Only about half of the prescription drugs and other newly emerging contaminants in sewage are removed by treatment plants.
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[title] 'We Need Revolutionary Change': Scientists Call For Radical Economic Overhaul to Avert Climate Crisis
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[field_image_caption-raw] White House: Our Visual Propaganda a "Clear Win" for American Public
Coincidence?
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[field_image_caption-raw] Despite US Opposition, UN Pushes Forward Surveillance Bill of Rights
'Stop spying on us.' That is the message being sent by the majority of nations to the world's most powerful and aggressive surveillance states.
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