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‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protesters in NYC Decry Corruption, Greed

Carolyn Weaver | New York Since mid-September, several hundred protesters have been camped out on a plaza in the heart of New York’s financial district. They call their leaderless movement “Occupy Wall Street” and they are opposed to what they

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The Definitive Guide to Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the 2012 Republican Primaries (So Far)

The Republican field for 2012 is pretty competitive–when it comes to regressive statements and bigotry, that is. Written by Sally Kohn There is a reflecting pool between the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial in our nation’s capital. Stretched out

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France Detains Several People Enforcing Veil Ban

Just over a month after France enacted a controversial face-veil ban, the government says it has detained several dozen women wearing the veils, but that enforcing the legislation appears to be going smoothly. From Paris, Lisa Bryant takes a look

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

Day of Silence – April 15, 2011

Source: dayofsilence.org April 15, 2011 is the 2011 “Day of Silence.” If you are not familiar with what the Day of Silence is all about, please check out all the details at dayofsilence.org. I, for one, was not aware of

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New Video Shows Disaster at Fukushima Nuclear Plant; Japan Tightens Regulations

Source: VOA Newly released video of Japan’s March 11 earthquake and tsunami is giving the world a better look at its devastating impact on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The brief clip put out by the Tokyo Electric Power Company

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A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #1. THE REAL STORY BEHIND OUR ECONOMIC CRISIS

We have been told that factors such as the over-regulation of business and the “declining moral fiber of the American worker” caused the worst economic crisis since the depression. However, testifying before the California Senate Committee on Industrial Relations, a

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #3. BURYING AMERICA IN RADIOACTIVE WASTE

Radioactive waste is building daily throughout the United States and the government doesn’t seem to know what to do with it. The failure of the media to fully address the issue of increasing radioactive waste qualifies this story for nomination

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #9. DEFENSE VULNERABILITY AND THE HIGH COST OF WHISTLE-BLOWING

The central nervous system of America‘s military machine is a data processing network called Wimex. The prime function of Wimex is to provide the President and the Secretary of Defense the means to 1) receive warning and intelligence information, 2)

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A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #10. CULTURED KILLERS — BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS AND 3rd WORLD TARGETS

Following World War II, biological warfare was advanced through funding by the CIA, the Navy, and DOD with hundreds of BW projects at corporations and universities throughout the country. “Offensive” programs consisted of basic research into “promising” BW agents, development

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A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #12. THERE IS NO WAY TO PREPARE FOR A NUCLEAR HOLOCAUST

The futility of preparing a nation to survive a nuclear holocaust is perhaps best seen by looking at how we plan to save our leaders from such a disaster. At one time, top-secret command posts were carved out of mountains

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