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Speaker Boehner's Lawyer Is Charging The American Taxpayer $500 An Hour To Sue Obama
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, Boehner's lawsuit, corruption, crime, ethics, government, politics, republicans, u.s. )

Kathy
- 1 hour ago - thinkprogress.org
Last January, a Washington attorney named David Rivkin co-authored an article in Politico Magazine that laid out a legal theory that Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) now plans to use to sue President Obama because the president is not implementing Obamacare fa
BP Wins Big in the Offshore Drilling Lease Auction
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: BP Oil, BP Auction Wins, BIG OIL COPANIES, Pollution, Offshore, Gulf of Mexico, abuse, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, government, lies, news, obama, propaganda )

Betsy
- 10 hours ago - earthfirstjournal.org
For all of his administration's tough talk on protecting our environment, President Obama doesn't seem to have any problem increasing the nation's dependence on dirty energy.
End of the Line: GMO Production in China Halted
Environment  (tags: GMO's, Sustainabililty, nature, politics, wildlife, government, ecosystems, environment )

Nils Ande
- 12 hours ago - rt.com
In a surprise U-turn, China's Ministry of Agriculture has decided not to continue with a program which developed genetically-modified rice and corn. Some environmentalists say public concerns about GM crops played a key role in the decision.
Gazans Celebrate as Officials Confirm Open-Ended Cease-Fire
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, Gaza, ceasefire, violence, world, war, conflict, freedoms, government, society )

Carrie
- 16 hours ago - america.aljazeera.com
he deal comes after seven weeks of fighting in Gaza that killed more than 2,200 Palestinians and 69 Israelis. Although details of the agreement remain unclear, they are widely reported to include an easing of the seven-year Israeli-Egyptian economic...
PolitiFact Florida: GOP Claim on Obamacare Rated Pants on Fire
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Florida GOP, Affordable Care Act, dishonesty, healthcare, government, ethics, politics, propaganda, corruption )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - tampabay.com
The state GOP not only misrepresented the terms of the law, but also implied it was to blame for the state's (temporary) regulatory woes. And it was mostly GOP lawmakers who spearheaded change to FL law after the state rejected a $1 million federal grant.
Palestinian-American Teen Denied Access to Israel's Airport
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Israel, Palestine, ethics, dishonesty, rights, safety, politics, government, abuse, corruption, world, society, interesting, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Dina Shehadeh, 17, was about to begin her senior year of high school in Ohio where she was born and raised. Two weeks ago, after spending the summer with her extended family in the West Bank, she was separated from her mother and detained.
AUSTRALIA: Baird Government Sacrifices Wombats in Quest for Woodchips
Environment  (tags: DEFORESTATION, deforestationhabitat, pollution, wildlife, animals, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, environment, government, protection, globalwarming, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - independentaustralia.net
Glenbog forest is being logged, seemingly with little or no care being paid to the noble womba
Hillary Clinton Just Lost the White House in Gaza -- Same Way She Lost It in Iraq the Last Time
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Hilary Clinton, Israel, Gaza, elections, politics, government, democrats, news )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - mondoweiss.net
Hillary's done it again. Her pro-war comments in that famous interview two weeks ago have painted her into a right wing neoconservative corner. In 2016, a Democratic candidate will again emerge to run to her left and win the party base, again because...
Labour Appoints Its First Shadow Minister Who Will Be Tasked With Tackling Violence Against Women and Girls.
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, crime, government, humans, rights, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Darren
- 1 day ago - bbc.co.uk
Labour has appointed its first shadow minister for preventing violence against women and girls. Seema Malhotra MP said there was a "shocking" level of such violence in Britain and abroad.
America Keeps People Poor On Purpose: A Timeline of Choices We'Ve Made to Increase Inequality
World  (tags: government, politics, world, humanrights, media, news, usa )

Nils Ande
- 1 day ago - yesmagazine.org
How four decades of lobbying and legislation gave corporations dominion over our economy--and eroded the American middle class. Pulitzer Price-winning journalist Hedrick Smith reports on the structural choices that have brought the united States to a cris.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Demand the End to Pollution and Revival of the Isipingo River, KZN, South Africa
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, water, world, humans, government )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The municipality blames that ageing infrastructure for the burst pipe, but it is the very same municipality that does not maintain the infrastructure in Isipingo. Fish have died in the thousands and recently the surrounding beaches have been deemed unsafe
New Video Shows Israeli Bombing of Gaza Apartment Tower (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel Human Rights, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, society, violence, world, sadness, news, politics, government, children, family )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Israeli military officials said the two missiles were targeting a Hamas operations room in the building, but did not explain why all 44 apartments were destroyed.
The Data Brokers: Selling Your Personal Information
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, selling personal inforamtion, dishonesty, priavacy rights, corporate list selling, data brokers, government, usa, ethics, culture, freedoms, rights, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - cbsnews.com
Steve Kroft investigates the multibillion-dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight
GOOD NEWS! Ecologists Just Saved Miles Of Texas Coastline Using BP Oil Spill Money
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, conservation, environment, GoodNews, government, green, protection, pollution, nature )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Twenty-seven square miles of pristine coastal land along the central Texas coastline between Houston and Corpus Christi will now be preserved for future generations after a decades-long effort by environmental groups and $34.5 million from penalties paid
Netanyahu Warns Gaza Civilians After Israel Destroys Apartment Block
Society & Culture  (tags: Gaza, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, war crimes, violence, death, ethics, dishonesty, murder, safety, society, humans, news, government, sadness, crime, abuse, corruption, freedoms, world, law )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri described Netanyahu's warnings to Gazans to steer clear of potential targets "a clear example of war crimes" against Gaza's civilian population.
 

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