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Greeks Defy Europe With Overwhelming Referendum 'No' !
World  (tags: Greece, EU, referendum, NO!, debt, bailout, historic, defiance, negotiating tool, PM, Tsipras, Varoufakis, Troika, Merkel, austerity, Greek economy, finances, five-yr crisis, depression, Euro Zone, ECB, emergency lending, warnings, risks, bankruptcy )

LucyKalei
- 58 days ago - reuters.com
Greeks voted overwhelmingly "No" today July 5th in a historic bailout referendum, partial results showed, defying warnings from across Europe that rejecting new austerity terms for fresh financial aid would set their country on a path out of the euro
Puerto Rico on the Brink of Financial Collapse
Business  (tags: Puerto Rico, financial collapse, aid appeal, crushing debt, healthcare collapse, reasons, analysis, economy, finance, banks, hedge funds, destruction, poverty level, unemployment, neo-liberal economics, Greece, shock doctrine, Real News Network )

LucyKalei
- 62 days ago - therealnews.com
James Henry, leading economist, attorney & investigative journalist (The Nation, NYTimes) writing extensively on global issues, breaks down the hedge funds, bond holders & wealthy individuals who've benefited from Puerto Rico's triple tax exempt status..
EU Seeks UN Backing for Military Action to Stop Wave of Migrants Fleeing Horrific Abuse in Libya
World  (tags: Amnesty, Libya, report, migrants, refugees, ghastly conditions, desperation, Sanctuary Europe, smugglers, traffickers, abuse, rape, armed gangs, EU, immigration, Fortress Europe, military action, UN backing )

LucyKalei
- 113 days ago - amnesty.org
Libya full of cruelty: Stories of abduction, sexual violence & abuse from migrants & refugees, new Amnesty briefing just out, exposes full horror/plight of refugees/migrants, desperate to reach sanctuary. Spiralling lawlessness & armed conflicts raging
Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Edward Snowden, and Uncertainty for PATRIOT Act
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NSA, ACLU lawsuit, VICTORY!, Federal appeals court, NY, unanimous ruling, NSA bulk spying, Illegal, bulk phone records collection, bulk data surveillance, whistleblower, Patriot Act, Section 215, renewal deadline, 06/01 expiration, Freedom Act )

LucyKalei
- 115 days ago - democracynow.org
ACLU lawsuit based on Snowden revelations: unanimous decision of Federal appeals 3-judge panel that NSA bulk phone records collection "unprecedented & unwarranted." Ruling comes as Congress faces June 1st deadline to renew Patriot Act NSA authorization
"Could Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Be Every Day With Bernie Sanders As President?"
Offbeat  (tags: Bernie Sanders, Ben&Jerry’s, ice cream, Vermont, presidential candidate, campaign promises, Free Cone Day, every day, joy, Democracy, leap of faith, in the people, democratic socialist, spread the ice cream, share, wealth inequality, Citizens United )

LucyKalei
- 122 days ago - funnyordie.com
"Bernie here, junior senator & presumed underdog presidential candidate from the great state of Vermont. You know what else is from Vermont? Ben & JerryâEUR(TM)s ice cream. Let me be clear. Am I, Bernie Sanders, promising right now that if you elect me..."?
13 Major Corporations & Trade Associations Paid Former Pres. B. Clinton Millions As They Lobbied Depart. of State Under Hillary
Business  (tags: US, govt, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, corruption, conflicts of interest, interest dealing, money, lobbying, corporations, trade associations, payoffs, influence peddling, corporate influence, the 1% )

LucyKalei
- 123 days ago - ibtimes.com
Firms that lobbied Hillary as Secretary@State gave Bill >$2.5M in speaking fees! Clintons @the center of public suspicions over the extent DC insider dealing & concerns corporate interests influence govt action by creatively funneling $ to those in power
Fraud, Waste, and Lies: Charter Schools Cheating Communities Out of Millions of Dollars
Business  (tags: US, Charter Schools, privatized education, new report, AllianceToReclaimOurSchools, CenterForPopularDemocracy, fraud, malfeasance, no oversight, federal, state, local govts, losing $$, revelations, Tip of the Iceberg, whistleblowers, investigations )

LucyKalei
- 126 days ago - commondreams.org
New report finds: Accepting/soliciting bribes; diverting public funds for personal profit; lying re: # students. Fraud & malfeasance cost >$200M! Due to lack of oversight, 'vast majority of the fraud perpetrated by charter officials will go undetected'
Cops Break Up Fight in NYC Subway, Subdue Aggressor, Nobody Dies or Even Injured! (Maybe 'Cause the Cops Were Swedish?) Video +
Society & Culture  (tags: police, Sweden, Swedish cops, NYC, ending a brawl, no injuries, non-violent )

LucyKalei
- 129 days ago - commondreams.org
4 young Swedish cops on vacation managed to stop a brawl w/out shedding blood, breaking necks, shooting in the back or causing any unwarranted killings. Cell phone video shows 4 Swedes calmly moving in- separating the 2, holding down aggressor & asking..
Earth Day: Leading Scientists Say 75% of Known Fossil Fuel Reserves Must Stay in the Ground - Video + Article
Environment  (tags: EarthDay, The Earth League, scientists, economists, public statement, climate change, fossil fuels, reserves, divest, KEEP IT IN THE GROUND, 2C°, safety limit, tipping point, carbon emissions, national commitments, global warming, COP21 )

LucyKalei
- 131 days ago - theguardian.com
EarthLeague scientists, economists mark Earth Day wi public statement urging leaders to fulfill their commitments to avoid danger point global warming & not breach 2C rise, the safety limit govts agreed to. KEEP IT IN THE GROUND real time oil-use counter
Evicted & Abandoned: How the World Bank Broke Its Promise to Protect The Poor - Projects Leave Trail of Misery Around Globe
World  (tags: World Bank, projects, environmental, economic &, social impacts, ICIJ, HuffPost, investigation, broken promises, the poor, indigenous, worldwide, uprooting, evictions, home demolitions, land grabs, livelihoods, human rights abuses, Africa, Peru, Asia )

LucyKalei
- 134 days ago - projects.huffingtonpost.com
ICIJ/HuffPost joint global investigation: From 2004 to 2013, 3.35M folks forced from their homes, deprived of their land or livelihoods ruined, due to living in the path of a WB project. Sharp growth in those wi unprecedented social/environm'tal impacts
 
 
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