Post Tagged with: "United Nations"

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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Empire State Building Glows Orange For Women And Girls

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#orangeurhood comes to New York.

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The Hummer Is Back: Why Low Gas Prices Are A Total Bummer!

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Low Gas Prices & Climate Change “is like putting a Big Mac in front of people who need to diet… some people will wait until their first heart attack… if we do that at a planetary scale it will be pretty traumatic.”

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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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Leonardo DiCaprio Delivers A Powerful Speech At UN Climate Summit (VIDEO)

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Leonardo DiCaprio, newly appointed UN Messenger of Peace, delivered a powerful message to world leaders at Tuesday’s UN Climate Summit

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4chan Threatens Emma Watson With Release Of (Alleged) Hacked Nude Photos

4chan Threatens Emma Watson With Release Of (Alleged) Hacked Nude Photos

4chan’s announcement was timed to coincide with Emma Watson’s powerful feminist speech at the United Nations. Was it a message from a bunch of sexist creeps or just a coincidence?

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These Kids Are About To Charge The Chicago Police Dept. With Genocide At The United Nations (VIDEO)

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The group has raised $3,777 dollars of the $15,000 needed to send the six delegates to Geneva, Switzerland to testify before the U.N.

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Largest Climate March In History This Sunday In NYC And Around The World (VIDEO)

Largest Climate March In History This Sunday In NYC And Around The World (VIDEO)

The People’s Climate March will take place alongside the United Nations Climate Summit. Organizers hope an action of this magnitude will help convince world leaders to act.

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Bill O’Reilly Attacks Civil Rights Leaders For Meddling In Ferguson; Ignores KKK, And Systemic Racism (VIDEOS)

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On Saturday, civil rights leader, the Reverend Jesse Jackson was given a hero’s welcome, as he arrived in the city of Ferguson, Missouri. Jackson was greeted by a massive crowd of protesters, gathered in the streets to demand justice for 18 year old Michael Brown, who was shot and killed […]

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Joan Rivers Says Palestinian Civilians Are ‘Stupid People’ Who ‘Deserve To Be Dead’ (VIDEO)

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She said they “deserve to be dead” and called them “stupid people.”

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The World Just Experienced A Historic Moment In The Fight To End Slavery (VIDEO)

The World Just Experienced A Historic Moment In The Fight To End Slavery (VIDEO)

The International Labour Organization, a tripartite agency of the United Nations, is in a fight against forced labor – the various forms of slavery in the world.

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Iowa Republican Vows To Heroically Stop 100% Fictional United Nations Plot To Destroy America

Iowa Republican Vows To Heroically Stop 100% Fictional United Nations Plot To Destroy America

Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa has vowed to save us from the horrors of gardening, bicycling, solar power, recycling and more.

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Obama Tells U.N. It Is In Our Interest For Middle East To Be ‘Peaceful And Prosperous’

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Obama’s U.N. speech is sure to further vex many on the right, but it’s intended to forge a partnership with other nations in pursuing peace, not war.

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Does Obama Really Want A War With Syria?

Does Obama Really Want A War With Syria?

What if President Obama doesn’t want to go to Syria as much as he wants everyone to think he does?

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Syrian Military Engagement: Will History Repeat Itself? (VIDEO)

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Before we invade Syria and play ‘Cowboys and Muslims’ again, we should consider the other options on the table.

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Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy, Still Faces Over 100 Years In Prison

Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy, Still Faces Over 100 Years In Prison

Bradley Manning has been found not guilty on the most serious charge; aiding the enemy. However, he still faces up to 130 years in prison.

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Majority Of American Voters See Snowden As Whistleblower Who Has Opened Eyes On Anti-Terrorism Efforts

Majority Of American Voters See Snowden As Whistleblower Who Has Opened Eyes On Anti-Terrorism Efforts

The Snowden controversy is provoking an increasing amount of thought and discussion over civil liberties and human rights, here and around the world.

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

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‘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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UN Cautions That New Middle Eastern Virus Is Worldwide Threat, Right-Wing Freakout In 3…2…1…

Doctors and scientists are calling the MERS virus a “thread to the entire world.” Wll that warning be dismissed as so much ‘hoax’? @PolicyMic

As the UN backed World Health Organization calls to the world to ‘pull together its resources to study and tackle the virus” will the right wing once again decide it’s a hoax?

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