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Ferguson: Curfew Out, National Guard in
World  (tags: )

Art and Z
- 2 hours ago -
News on Ferguson/Missouri
Feds Say Red Light Camera Vendor Bribed Chicago Official to Boost City Surveillance System
Offbeat  (tags: Crime, Intelligence, Law, Scandal, USA )

- 1 day ago -
The former CEO of a red light camera vendor and a former Chicago official were indicted last week on federal corruption charges for a decade-long bribery scam during which the city became a poster child for the surveillance cameras in the US.
Amnesty International Has Come to Ferguson
World  (tags: ethics, violence, HumanRights, freedoms, crime, death, conflict, media, society, violence )

- 1 day ago -
In an unusual move, the global rights organization Amnesty International has dispatched a delegation of observers and organizers to Ferguson, Mo., to provide direct support to community members and to observe the police response to protests. The 13-person
Why the War on Gaza Is Bad for Israel
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, palestine, politics, war, world )

- 1 day ago -
Israel's Gaza war has cost the country far more than the death of 64 soldiers, with growing domestic discontent and negative economic repercussions. This discontent was clearly demonstrated when some 10,000 Israelis protested in Tel Aviv on Thursday,
VIDEOS - Greenpeace Canada Changes Stance on Whale Hunt to Focus on Blocking Arctic Oil Development
Environment  (tags: animals, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, habitat, humans, oceans, protection, wildlife, Greenpeace, Canada, whaling, Arctic Oil development )

- 1 day ago -
An environmentalist organization famous for confronting and interrupting whale hunts around the world has thrown its support behind one taking place in northern Canada,
So What's the Difference Between ALS and Parkinson's Disease?
Health & Wellness  (tags: ALS, Parkinson's Disease, disorder, health, humans, illness, medicine, research, science, society, treatment )

- 1 day ago -
News that Robin Williams had been grappling with a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease before ending his life has sparked increased interest in the disorder this week.
The New Romantics: "Being Fair" to Terrorist Groups
World  (tags: terrorism, Islamists, romantics, do-gooders, democracy )

- 1 day ago -
The do-gooders of the world in supporting Islamist will smile as they are led to the gallows, knowing they have wrought a great change in the world but destroyed democracy, love & liberty, & personal freedom in their tragic journey to romantic fulfilment.
The 'Pre-Holocene' Climate Is Returning - and It Won't Be Fun
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, chemicals, climate change, environment, extinction, fossil fuels, pollution, Science documentary )

- 4 hours ago -
The calm and tranquil Holocene has now been replaced by the Anthropocene - heralding a return to a volatile and destructive climate. Truly, we have woken an angry beast from its slumber.
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