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The Mystery of 1948
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, government, middle-east, israel, palestine, politics, violence, war )

Kit
- 992 days ago - slate.com
Did Israel actually plan to expel most of its Arabs in 1948? Or not? The most basic question about Israeli democracy has existed from before its birth: What would be the status of Arabs in a Jewish state? The answer is riddled with contradictions.
Generational Dollar Gap or More Divide and Conquer?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, family, government, media, politics, rights, society )

Kit
- 992 days ago - alternet.org
The way these findings are being interpreted can only stoke young people's sense of resentment and divide the vast majority of Americans who are suffering through the same economic catastrophe. It can only feed the politics of grievance, which is-->
Senate Democrats Make Fourth Try to Pass Portion of Jobs Bill, and More
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, corruption, crime, culture, education, freedoms, news, politics, rights, society )

Kit
- 992 days ago - truth-out.org
Thom Hartman: "On The News" -- This article looks at a myriad of things happening currently, not just the Jobs Bill but various things occurring in the country. Well worth the read. Includes video.
Movement Brewing to Divest Money From Big Banks
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, BANKS, business, consumers, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, foreclosures, investments, marketing, money, news, politics, society )

Kit
- 992 days ago - truth-out.org
Last month, Most Holy Trinity Church in San Jose announced it would divest $3 million from Bank of America. They targeted Bank of America, says Martinez, because the church surveyed parishioners, who are mostly Latino and Vietnamese, and found a -->
Shouldn't Americans Repair American Infrastructure?
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, investments, marketing, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 992 days ago - truth-out.org
The $7-billion reconstruction of the Bay Bridge between San Francisco and Oakland is in the hands of a state-subsidized Chinese company.
Beating Babies in the Name of Jesus?
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, child, children, corruption, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, family, law, police, politics, religion, safety, society )

Kit
- 991 days ago - alternet.org
We all have issues that inflame or engender passion within us. The issue of beating or even hitting children and animals is top on my list. Those who must "hit" to teach do not deserve the right to have children or pets.
Victory: Mississippi Rejects Personhood Amendment
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, americans, culture, dishonesty, education, ethics, freedoms, goodnews, rights, society )

Kit
- 991 days ago - alternet.org
This is a stunning defeat for the forced birthers who were trying so desperately to strip women of their right to life-saving health care. But this victory for those who believe in women's rights--and science...->
Election Day Backlash
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, constitution, dishonesty, elections, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, propaganda )

Kit
- 991 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Voters rejected Mississippi's anti-abortion 'personhood' amendment but chose a GOP governor, and struck down Ohio's anti-union bill and part of Obama's health-care reform.
Bill Moyers: Our Politicians Are Money Launderers Not Too Different From Tony Soprano
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bill Moyers, Public Citizen, Chambers of Commerce, Political Corruption, Media Corruption, Fake News, Propaganda Wars, Supreme Court, Citizens United, Oligarchy United )

Wind
- 996 days ago - alternet.org
Bill Moyers speech at the 40th anniversary celebration of Public Citizen: "[In] 1971, a corporate lawyer named Lewis Powell . . . future Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court sent a confidential memorandum to his friends at the U. S. Chamber of Commerce."
 
 
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