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Senior Bush Officials Must Be Prosecuted For Torture Says U.N. Human Rights Expert

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“As a matter of international law, the U.S. is legally obliged to bring those responsible to justice.” – Ben Emmerson, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism

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Surprise: US Votes Against UN Declaration Condemning The Spread Of Racist Fascism (VIDEO)

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Only three countries in the world voted against a UN declaration condemning the spread of Racist Fascism/Nazism: the US, Canada and Ukraine.

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Empire State Building Glows Orange For Women And Girls

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#orangeurhood comes to New York.

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Congolese Police Have Murdered 51 Men And “Disappeared” 33 Others (VIDEO)

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“I know that if someone does something wrong, he should be arrested, tried, and convicted – not killed the way we did.”

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Jon Stewart Responds To Being Called Anti-Semitic: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

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The idea that any criticism of Israel at all is “anti-Semitic” is one that has been pushed here in the United States for decades. But Jon Stewart, himself a Jew, responded to allegations of anti-Semitism leveled against him with a statement that even Fox News would find it hard to […]

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Another 150,000 Detroit Residents Are About To Become Homeless Under GOP Governor’s Emergency Manager

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As the looting of Detroit continues, another 1/5 of the city’s residents are slated to become homeless, under right wing governor Rick Snyder’s Emergency Manager. On October 8th, Detroit’s appointed Emergency Manager, Kevin Orr, along with the city’s conspicuous mayor, Mike Duggan (read how Duggan was *elected here) and Wayne […]

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Devastating New UN Chart Proves Isreal’s Gaza Attack Was A War On Civilians

Devastating New UN Chart Proves Isreal’s Gaza Attack Was A War On Civilians

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has released a devastating report detailing the deaths, injuries and displacement of Palestinians in Gaza as a result of Israel’s month long assault. The organization has provided a chart showing the number of fatalities, by date, throughout the conflict.  It […]

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BREAKING: Iraq Loses Nuclear Material To ‘Terrorist Groups,’ Begs For International Aid (VIDEO)

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The hunt for nuclear materials is on in Iraq and if folks don’t act fast, before you know it America will be whistling “weapons of mass destruction” all over again.

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The Hunger Games: Catching Paranoia (Featuring Agenda 21) (VIDEO)

The Hunger Games: Catching Paranoia (Featuring Agenda 21) (VIDEO)

If you are like millions of other movie-goers, you saw the second installment of The Hunger Games this past holiday weekend. Catching Fire has made almost $300 million since its release on November 21st. Many viewers on both ends of the political spectrum see their own beliefs reflected back at […]

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House Republicans Kill Effort To Ban Suspected Terrorists From Buying Guns (VIDEO)

House Republicans are proving that they value gun rights for terrorists more than they do the security of the American people. Image @ Commons.Wikipedia

House Republicans are proving that they value gun rights for terrorists more than they do the security of the American people.

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‘They Are Afraid Of Women’ – Malala Makes Stunning U.N. Speech On 16th Birthday (VIDEO)

'Extremists showed what they fear most: a girl with a book.' - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about Malala Yousafzai. Image a screenshot  @ Slate

‘Extremists showed what they fear most: a girl with a book.’ – U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about Malala Yousafzai

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The NRA Mistreats Its Members, Lies, Maximizes Fear

The NRA Mistreats Its Members, Lies, Maximizes Fear

The NRA is outright lying to their constituency in order to beg for money.

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Anonymous Launches Global Protest To Shut Down Guantanamo (VIDEO)

Anonymous Launches Global Protest To Shut Down Guantanamo (VIDEO)

Hackivist collective Anonymous has set their sights on Guantanamo Bay, demanding the facility be shut down in accordance with US and international law.

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BREAKING: Senate Republicans Reportedly Block Ratification Of Worldwide Rights For Disabled

A wheelchair-bound war and Senate veteran, Bob Dole, urges the chamber to vote for the rights of disabled people everywhere.

America once led the world on civil rights and other progressive issues. Now, Republican paranoia and obstructionism have turned the United States into a cautionary tale.

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Palestine Wins U.N. Backing And Implied Support For Pre-1967 Borders (VIDEO)

Palestine Wins U.N. Backing And Implied Support For Pre-1967 Borders (VIDEO)

Israel and the U.S. are livid as 94 percent of U.N. votes call for recognition of Palestinian state.

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UN Human Rights Committee Calls For Ban On Female Genital Mutilation

UN Human Rights Committee Calls For Ban On Female Genital Mutilation

The move by the UN is a wonderful step in the right direction with regard to progress for the worldwide push to end this abominable practice.

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Rick Santorum Is Back – And His New Cause Is To Oppose Rights For His Daughter

Rick Santorum Is Back – And His New Cause Is To Oppose Rights For His Daughter

Perhaps because of his daughter’s young age, he is blissfully unaware of the prejudices that disabled people can face.

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Gun Sales Up Among Terminally Paranoid Crackpots Following Obama Relection

Gun Sales Up Among Terminally Paranoid Crackpots Following Obama Relection

After the election, the deranged and hysterically paranoid crackpots weren’t going to Obama get in the way of their of the gun-worshiping orgy.

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Tinfoil Hat Alert – Georgia Politicians Told Obama Can Control Minds (VIDEO)

Tinfoil Hat Alert – Georgia Politicians Told Obama Can Control Minds (VIDEO)

Chairman Chip Rogers tells Georgia Senate Republican Caucus that Obama is part of a nefarious plot to ensure justice and opportunity for all.

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s UN Speech Catches Warhawks Flat Footed (VIDEO)

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s UN Speech Catches Warhawks Flat Footed (VIDEO)

The president of Iran calls for world harmony and cooperation, and lacked the attacks which the pundits were prepared for.

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