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Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison After Reporting on Hacked Private Intelligence Firms
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US govt, DoJ, prosecution, Barrett Brown, convicted, false accusations, hacking, Anonymous, sentenced, 5-years jail, $9Million, investigation, private intelligence corps, private military contractors, cyber-industrial complex )

LucyKalei
- 20 hours ago - democracynow.org
Journalist/activist accused of working wi Anonymous gets 5 years & nearly $900,000 in restitution & fines to pay! Supporters say unfairly targeted for investigating highly secretive world of private intel & military contractors. Free BB support network!
Georgia Teacher Fired For Protesting Michael Brown Shooting - Tell School District to Reinstate Her
Society & Culture  (tags: Georgia, Fulton County School District, Maryam Shakir, teacher, firing, protest, Michael Brown shooting, Darren Wilson, non-indictment, free speech rights, reinstatement, petition )

LucyKalei
- 21 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Maryam Shakir arranged for a substitute to cover her class, & took part in walk-out denouncing non-indictment of Darren Wilson in Michael Brown's death. Georgia teachers don't have collective bargaining rights, so she can't contest her firing. But we can!
Uruguay Takes on London Bankers, Marlboro Mad Men and the TPP
Business  (tags: Uruguay, social welfare, universal health care, anti-smoking campaign, health warnings, labeling, neoliberal assault, London, TTIP, TPP, Phillip Morris, ICSID, transnational, corporate governance, multinationals, global banks, national sovereignty )

LucyKalei
- 42 days ago - truth-out.org
For past 10 yrs, Uruguay's been leading an experiment in economic & social democracy providing economic growth, fair wages, social welfare & universal health care, but now in fight for survival due to $25M PhillipMorris lawsuit over health warning labels
Congolese Gynecologic Surgeon Denis Mukwege, Renowned for Healing Mass Rape Victims in DRC, Wins Top EU Human Rights Award
World  (tags: Denis Mukwege, gynecologic surgeon, DR Congo, EU, Sakharov Prize, human rights award, Congolese women, children, babies, mass rape victims, brutal rape, atrocities, war weapon, fistula repair, Panzi Hospital )

LucyKalei
- 56 days ago - dw.de
He's treated the appalling injuries inflicted on 19,270 survivors of war-ravaged DRC's epidemic of sexualized violence since founding Panzi Hospital, restoring both their broken bodies & traumatized souls, providing therapy, housing, job training +VIDEO
How to Buy a City: Chevron Spends $3 Million on Local California 'Company Town' Election to Oust Refinery Critics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Chevron, Richmond, California, city council, election spending, manipulation, $$, Chevron website, bogus community news, PR organ, CitizensUnited, GreenParty mayor, RichmondProgressiveAlliance, Chevron refinery, toxic fire, 2012, DN!, Rachel Maddow )

LucyKalei
- 83 days ago - democracynow.org
Progressive Mayor Gayle McLaughlin speaks out on DN! while LATimes details use of big bucks & bogus news to drown out every other voice in bid for city control. "For a corporation to manipulate a municipal election on this scale should be illegal."
The Ghost in the GMO Machine: Chlorpyrifos Poisoning, Dow's Cover-Up - EPA/Congress Fail to Investigate & Protect Kauai Kids
Health & Wellness  (tags: EPA, Dow Chemical, GMO, Hawaii, Kaua'i, pesticides, Lorsban, Chamacos, chlorpyifos, birth defects, nervous system destruction, American Assoc. Poison Control Centers, NY, Elliot Spitzer )

LucyKalei
- 104 days ago - times.org
While independent research shows that Dow insecticide Chlorpyrifos causes significant harm to children, Dow is intent on convincing EPA otherwise. Despite ban in homes, schools, parks, malls & day care centers, use in farming OK, eg Kaua'i's GMO fields
WP Op-Ed: Hillary C. Admits [Defends] Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath & Embraces Far-Right Narrative in Electoral Strategy Move
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hillary Clinton, US foreign policy, WashingtonPost op-ed, Kissinger book review, political calculation, electoral strategy, Honduras, military coup, aftermath, US backing, worsening violence, corruption, human rights disaster, HardChoices )

LucyKalei
- 111 days ago - commondreams.org
Significant both for confessing crucial truth & propagating falsehoods. >100 members US Congress've repeatedly warned about deteriorating security in Honduras, major source of child migrants pouring into US due to increased violence, anarchy, impunity
IVAW Veterans & CCR Human Rights Attorneys Seek Information on Toxic DU Weapons Use in Iraq
Health & Wellness  (tags: Iraq, depleted uranium, DU weapons, deployment locations, environmental poisoning, clean-up, FOIA request, illness, cancer, contamination, US vets, Iraqis, Afghans, Center for Constitutional Rights, CCR, Iraq Veterans Against the War, IVAW )

LucyKalei
- 114 days ago - truth-out.org
Center for Constitutional Rights submits FOIA request to DOD & State Department on behalf of CCR & IraqVetsAgainsttheWar seeking DU munition deployment locations in Iraq. Only way to deal with health effects & ensure clean-up is full accounting
Mayan People's Movement Defeats Monsanto Law in Guatemala
World  (tags: Guatemala, Monsanto, Monsanto Law, gm seeds, protests, food sovereignty, Mayan communities, organizations, traditional farming, biodiversity )

LucyKalei
- 116 days ago - viacampesina.org
After 10 days of widespread street protests against Monsanto expansion into, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June
Untold Story of 2014 Gaza Shejaiya Massacre: Former Israel Soldier Speaks Out
World  (tags: Gaza, civilians, Shejaiya Massacre, IDF, Israeli soldiers, witnesses, deliberate targeting, punishment, retribution, Eran Efrati, journalist, activist, Salem Khaleel Shamaly, unarmed, shooting death, video, International Solidarity Movement )

LucyKalei
- 133 days ago - democracynow.org
20/7, >90 Palestinians killed in Gaza City Shejaiya quarter. Days later, former combat soldier Eran Efrati arrested for posting massacre details based on interviews with Israeli soldiers who were there. Deliberate targeting of civilians confirmed. Video!
 
 
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