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"The Worst I'Ve Seen" - Trauma Expert Lifts Lid on 'Atrocity' of Australia's Detention Regime (Video + Articles)
World  (tags: Australia, human rights, asylum seekers, Pacific islands, Nauru & Manus, offshore, detention camps, psychologist, trauma expert, Paul Stevenson, daily atrocity, worst trauma, privations, suicides, assault, sex abuse, Australian gov't, deliberate )

- 7 days ago -
In 43-yr career inc working aftermath of Bali bombings & 2004 tsunami, expert says nothing ever witnessed as bad as Nauru & Manus asylum seeker treatment. >2,000 pgs of official incident reports reveal near-constant stream of despair, privation, self-harm
As Britain Mourns MP Jo Cox, Her Killer Linked to Neo-Nazi National Alliance & Pro-Apartheid Club
Society & Culture  (tags: Jo Cox, murder, hatred, extremism, violence, domestic terrorism, Southern Poverty Law Center, revelations, Hatewatch, monitoring radical right, US neo-nazis, South Africa, white supremacists, hate crimes, Brexit campaign, Syrian refugees, brotherhood )

- 9 days ago -
Jo Cox's ghastly murder just breaking when already news of Southern Poverty Law Center revelations re: attacker- Longtime supporter of neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups, spent >$600 buying their mags & how-to-build-pistol manual! SPLC president on DN!
Fox News' Anti-Bernie Sanders Segment Goes HORRIBLY Wrong!: Human Rights Expert Refuses to Condemn Bernie & Socialism   video
Offbeat  (tags: Fox, FauxNews, ' Intelligence' Report, bias, leading questions, anti-Bernie, anti-socialist, manufacturing opinion, red scare, human rights, pundit, Human Rights Foundation, defining socialism, nuances, democratic countries, Fox embarassment, collapse )

- 82 days ago -
Fox brings out a guest to blast Sanders for being socialist. Little did they know, instead of bashing him & confirming red scare, he explains socialism isn't always undemocratic, & actually ENDORSES Bernie. HumanistReport anchor then analyses key points
Thanks to Jim Crow Era Law, 1 in 4 African-American Adults [Couldn't] Vote in Florida's Primary
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Florida, civil rights, voting eligibility, felony convictions, disenfranchisement laws, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Floridians for a Fair Democracy, felony offenses, yearly growing, Florida legislators, create more felonies )

- 103 days ago -
>10% of Florida adults can't vote due to a past felony conviction. Nearly 1 in 4 black adults is disenfranchised. 6M people across US prohibited from voting due to state felony disenfranchisement laws that forbid those with 1 felony conviction to vote
'Witness for Peace': Tell the State Department "We Demand Justice for Berta," Honduran Indigenous Environmental Activist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Berta Caceres, assassination, indigenous rights:, COPINH, AguaZarca dam, Rio Blanco, DESA, construction firm, USAID partnership, USAgencyForInternat'lDevelopment, police, Los TIGRES, US tax $s, private interests, human rights abuses, WitnessForPeace )

- 110 days ago -
Berta entrenched in struggle with firm building Rio Blanco dam since 2006. Condemn role of Honduran specialized police unit, funded & vetted by US, in defending private interests! USAID spent US taxpayer $$ on repression & violence against Berta's group!
Difference Between Bernie Sanders & Hillary Clinton During the Civil Rights Era   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Civil Rights, 1960s movement, icon John Lewis, endorsement, Clinton, civil rights records, Sanders, Congress on Racial Equality, CORE, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committe, SNCC, Chicago, school segregation, protest, arrest, 'agitator' )

- 110 days ago -
Endorsing Clinton, icon John Lewis downplays Sanders' civil rights activism, claiming Billary seen @civil rights rallies but never Bernie. Truth is Hill was campaigning for Goldwater while Bernie active in CORE & SNCC; arrested @Chicago school seg protest
Petition @A. Cooper: Ask @DemDebate How US Honduras Policy Should Change Given Assassination Honduran Indigenous Rights Activist
Science & Tech  (tags: Berta Caceres, indigenous rights, environment, activist, assassination, US implicated, US Honduras policy, SecState Clinton, US support, US financing, Honduras govt, of putschists, 2009 coup, M. Zelaya, democratically elected, ousted )

- 112 days ago -
2015 Goldman-Environmental-Prize winner's murder due to US govt support/financing of Honduran govt that failed to protect her; H Clinton's policy of backing putschists! Vermont Sen Leahy: Now tie US aid to outcome of independent investigation into murder!
UFW Just Discovered: 7 Neurotoxic Pesticides Even More Dangerous! EPA Comment Period Ends Feb. 23
Health & Wellness  (tags: UFW, Cesar Chavez, 7 neurotoxic pesticides, brain damage, reduced IQ, autism, attention disorders, minimal exposure, EPA, comment, Petition, BAN, chlorpyrifos-methyl, dicrotophos, dimethoate, ethoprop, profenofos, terbufos, tribufos )

- 135 days ago -
Farm workers & consumers at greater risk! Dangers of 7 neurotoxic pesticides recently became even more alarming. Cesar Chavez' UFW & broad coalition of partners fighting to ban toxics, urge you to tell EPA to ban all uses of these 7 poison pesticides now!
Stunning: IRS Validates Karl Rove Sham - IRS Grants Nonprofit Status to His 'Dark Money' Group 'Crossroads GPS'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IRS, 501(c)(4), nonprofit, tax exempt, nonpartisan, social welfare org, Crossroads GPS, =GrassrootsPolicyStrategies, Karl Rove, secret donors, ‘Dark Money’, Koch brothers, Supreme Court ruling, 2010, Citizens United, Federal Election Commission )

- 136 days ago -
Group founded by Karl Rove declared nonprofit 5 yrs after applying, so donor list can remain private. Crossroads reported spending almost 2X as much on political ads as next most-active nonprofit, Americans for Prosperity, backed by billionaire Koch bros
"The Settlers" By Shimon Dotan: New Film Reveals History & Consequences of Israeli Settlements on Palestinian Land
Society & Culture  (tags: Sundance Film Festival, world premiere, "The Settlers", Shimon Dotan, West Bank, settlements, occupation, history, consequences, revelations, ruthless, uneducated, extremists, ideology, geopolitics, expropriation, new Jewish housing, Peace Now )

- 150 days ago -
History & consequences of decades of Israeli settlement construction on Palestinian lands examined with director of extraordinary new film just premiered @Sundance Festival. A subject much discussed but misinformation & myths abound. Clips of film!
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