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Caution Thrown to Wind as WikiLeaks Breaks Gag Order
World  (tags: politics, government, secrecy, suppression orders )

- 15 hours ago -
The whistleblowing group broke a suppression order, which was itself subject to a suppression order. WikiLeaks is not, of course, in the jurisdiction of Australia.
Aussie Journalists to Face Jail Time Over Spy Leaks Under New Laws
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, freedoms, government, media, law, internet, ethics, politics )

- 19 hours ago -
Barns, who has worked on terrorism-related cases claims that Asio could COVERTLY declare future cases to be special intelligence missions.
People Before Snowden Tried to Expose Illegal Agendas But Were Personally Destroyed
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, Snowden, Binney, surveillance, spying, privacy, culture, corruption, ethics, freedoms, law, politics, police, sadness, rights, usa, world )

- 6 days ago -
This probably happens at all government agencies far more than Americans realize. How many good people have been destroyed for doing the right thing?
Michigan Dept of Agri Forces Farmer to Dump Organic Milk,Break Free Range Eggs
Health & Wellness  (tags: ethics, food, government, tyranny )

- 6 days ago -
100 dozen eggs... Each egg had to be broken. 248 gallons dumped in a sprayer that had to be witnessed by MDA being dumped and sprayed on the field.
Harper's Vote Grubbing Policy on Ukraine
World  (tags: politics, violence, government, conflict, corruption, crime )

- 8 days ago -
It's difficult to know which is the more disturbing aspect of the crisis in Ukraine...the casual acceptance by the West of an illegal, coup-installed regime in Kyiv populated by neo-Nazis and anti-Semites? Is it the deliberate obfuscation of the truth?
Pennsylvania: Former State Health Employees Say They Were Silenced on Drilling
Health & Wellness  (tags: Pennsylvania, state health employees, silenced, drilling, fracking, Bureau of Epidemiology )

- 34 days ago -
There was a list of 15 to 20 buzzwords we had gotten, with some obvious ones: fracking, gas, soil contamination. If anybody from the public called in and that was part of the conversation, instructions were no talk, send contact details to a supervisor
Lake Mead Drops To Lowest Levels Ever As 14-Year Drought Plagues Southwest
Environment  (tags: water, Sustainabililty, ecosystems, climate-change, conservation )

- 9 days ago -
Results of Climate Change Hits Hard in Nevada - Care2 News Network 8/3789727
Climate Change Hits Hard in Nevada
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, politics, water, Sustainabililty, dams, climate-change )

- 10 days ago -
If you really want to understand the pickle the Southwest USA is now in watch Cadillac Desert. Its a fascinating 1997 documentary about water management. Twenty five % of America's agricultural output is produced in deserts.
Monsanto Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic: Could It Topple the Company? - Via Alternet
Environment  (tags: Environment, Monsanto, Roundup, Toxic Chemicals, Human health conditions, World, Ethical concerns, Sustainability at risk )

- 15 days ago -
Monsanto's herbicide Roundup containing glyphosate has been linked to an ailment in humans that has appeared across multiple continents. An article including information about the history of Glyphosate originally a descaling agent used to clean pipes.
Freedom in the US Vs Costa Rica
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, government, terrorism, media, politics )

- 14 days ago -
My husband posted this picture on his facebook wall today that he found online. This sign documents really well why we don't think the US is free. Everywhere you turn, there is a law, a rule, somebody telling you what to do.
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