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Obama Continues To Win As Watchdogs Confirm Iran Is Complying With Treaty

Isn’t it nice that we have an adult in charge instead of warmongering morons?

by Justin Rosario· · News
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‘Largest Ever’: 100 Organizations Around The World Push U.N. For C.I.A. Torture Accountability

The “largest-ever group of civil society organizations” around the world have called on the U.N. to hold the C.I.A. accountable for its barbaric use of torture.

by Dylan Hock· · Current Issues, News
The Man Behind France’s New Food Waste Law Wants To Make It Global

The Man Behind France’s New Food Waste Law Wants To Make It Global

Creating an international framework that aims to get rid waste in the global food system would be a game changer in the fight against hunger and environmental devastation.

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Pope Francis To Issue An Edict On Climate Change Sure To Rile Republicans

Catholics like Bill O’Reilly, Sean Hannity, John Boehner and Rick Santorum can either respect their faith and change their views… or spit in the face of Papal infallibility and continue their anti-science crusade against climate change.

by Frank Minero· · News
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Torture Used By U.S. To Manufacture Lies Needed To Dupe Public Into Iraq War (VIDEO)

Momentum to prosecute Bush, et al. for war crimes is building within the international community. An ex-Bush official has just poured fuel on the fire.

by Frank Minero· · News
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Senior Bush Officials Must Be Prosecuted For Torture Says U.N. Human Rights Expert

“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

by Frank Minero· · News
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Surprise: US Votes Against UN Declaration Condemning The Spread Of Racist Fascism (VIDEO)

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

by Randa Morris· · News
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Empire State Building Glows Orange For Women And Girls

#orangeurhood comes to New York.

by Randa Morris· · News
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Congolese Police Have Murdered 51 Men And “Disappeared” 33 Others (VIDEO)

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

by Joe Fletcher· · News
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Jon Stewart Responds To Being Called Anti-Semitic: ‘Go F*ck Yourself’

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 […]

by Randa Morris· · News
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Another 150,000 Detroit Residents Are About To Become Homeless Under GOP Governor’s Emergency Manager

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 […]

by Randa Morris· · News
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 […]

by Kerry-Anne· · Current Issues, News
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BREAKING: Iraq Loses Nuclear Material To ‘Terrorist Groups,’ Begs For International Aid (VIDEO)

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.

by Dylan Hock· · News
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 […]

by T. Steelman· · News
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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.

by Stephen D. Foster Jr.· · News
'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

‘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

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
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.

by Justin Acuff (Isaacs)· · News
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.

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

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

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.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News