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Republican Proposal For Labor Law Reform 'A Disgrace,' Says Labor Leader (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: U.S. Labor Law, democrats, republicans, gridlock, ethics, dishonesty, congress, corruption, government, news, politics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Senate Republicans say they have a plan to save U.S. labor law from partisanship and dysfunction. But their prescription for reform could make for even more gridlock -- and critics say that's the whole idea.
Disaster-Induced Displacement Grows Worldwide
Environment  (tags: climate refugees, world, protection, environment, destruction, ecosystems, climate-change, humans, habitat, habitatdestruction, oceans, pollution, politics )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ecowatch.com
the annual report of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) as part of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) revealed that in 2013, three times as many people were displaced by natural disaster as by conflict.
Australia Foils Islamic State Terror Plot to Commit Lee Rigby-Style Murders (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: ISIL, Australia, terrorism, plot, crime, government, conflict, violence, world, freedoms, news, politics )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Security forces in Australia have prevented an alleged Islamic State plot to carry out a filmed beheading of a random person in Sydney "within days" as part of a series of gruesome public executions.
ISIS Video Purportedly Shows Another Journalist Being Held In Captivity (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Great Britain, U.S. prisoner, ISIL, John Cantile, propaganda video, freedoms, government, politics, terrorism, news, interesting, middle-east )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The militant Islamic State group has released a new video in which a man identifying himself as a British journalist says that he will "show you the truth" about ISIS and how western media is manipulating the public.
An ISIS Hostage Taken With Beheaded James Foley Spouts ISIS Propaganda
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: British reporter, John Cantile, ISIL, prisoner, propaganda, politics, government, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 2 days ago - thedailybeast.com
In what looks like a "teaser" for more rants to come, John Cantlie speaks to the camera and continues to live, at least for now. Cantlie has now made a propaganda video for his captors.
Scotland Votes: UK Loses No Matter What the Outcome
World  (tags: Scotland independence vote, UK, world, politics, interesting, news, society )

Cal
- 2 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
A victory for Scotland's independence would mark the largest change to the United Kingdom since Scotland first joined in 1707
TAKE ACTION NOW! Mining Kills Tibetan Glaciers and Poisons Three Main Rivers of Southeast Asia
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, MINING INTERESTS, ecosystems, world, pollution, protection, wildlife, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat, politics, water, trees )

Cal
- 2 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
We are shocked by recent images showing the destruction of glaciers and water sources by illegal mining in the Sanjiangyuan nature reserve.
Sean Hannity Worries Parents Won't Be Able to Teach Kids 'Gays Are Not Normal' (TEXT and AUDIO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, fox news, Sean Hannity, media, government, children, ethics, freedoms, society, politics, dishonesty, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News host Sean Hannity fretted on Tuesday that "liberals" were going to use the allegations of child abuse against NFL running back Adrian Peterson's as an excuse to infringe on parents' rights to instill their values upon their children.
Deir Al Balah Rehabilitation Center Cares for Gaza's Disabled in the Wake of 'Operation Protective Edge'
Society & Culture  (tags: world, Gaza, disabled, Deir al Balah Rehabilitation Center, news, society, Israel, Human Rights, children, ethics, family, freedoms, politics, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
In the central Gaza Strip area of Deir al Balah, Usama Abu Safer, 30, devotes his time to working with disabled people. Born paraplegic, Abu Safer's own disability inspired him to dedicate his life to this work. "
Iraq PM Says Foreign Ground Troops Not Necessary In Fight Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, U.S., military, troops, terrorism, ISIS, government, politics, news, freedoms )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Iraq's prime minister strongly rejected the idea of the U.S. or other nations sending ground forces to his country to help fight the Islamic State group, saying Wednesday that foreign troops are "out of the question."
Jon Stewart Mocks Joe Scarborough's Hypocritical Rant About Hillary Clinton (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, humor, TV, Jon Stewart, Hilary Clinton, Joe Scarborough, elections, democrats, news, government, politics )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Amid all of the speculation surrounding a possible presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Daily Show host Jon Stewart singled out MSNBC's Joe Scarborough for hypocritically criticizing Clinton's silence on the issue.
ISIS Releases Video Threatening To Attack U.S. Troops In Iraq (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ISIS, war, violence, military, troops, terrorism, government, politics, media )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The militant Islamic State group has released a video warning the United States that fighters await it in Iraq if President Barack Obama sends troops there, as he and his top general said may happen.
GOP State Senator: Islam "Is a Cancer in Our Nation That Needs to Be Cut Out" (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Oklahoma, John Bennett, Islamophobia, government, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, propaganda, politics, news )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - salon.com
Oklahoma Republican and state senator John Bennett -- who seems nice, by the way -- refused to apologize for telling his followers on Facebook to be "wary" of Muslim-Americans, opting instead to reassert them. He did so, he said, "because I'm right and...
According to Yesha Council, 7,500 New Settlers Have Moved Into West Bank in Last Six Months
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, illegal settlements, ethics, freedoms, government, politics, middle-east, violence, news, crime )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Yesha said that, back in January of 2014, 374,469 settlers lived in the West Bank and Jerusalem, and that the current number of settlers (382,031) is a 2% increase. It said that the biggest settlement is Beitar Illit settlement, located southwest of...
Fox News: Real 'Poor' People Don't Have Air Conditioners and Computers (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, war on poverty, fox news, economy, ethics, government, politics, propaganda, freedoms )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
Fox News suggested this week that Americans who had access to computers and air conditioning could not really be considered poor. "The war, this war against poverty was plotted to continue indefinitely," Fox News host Greg Gutfeld opined.

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