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Life Discovered In Antarctic Lake That Hasn't Seen Sunlight For Millions Of Years
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, science, biology, Antarctica, Lake Whillans, Lake Vostok, microbes )

Lynn
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, teems with microscopic life. Tiny organisms dwell on the ice and live inside glaciers, ... a rich microbial ecosystem persists underneath the thick ice sheet, where no sunlight has been felt for millions of years.
Robert Reich: American Democracy Is Diseased
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, elections, ethics, Robert Reich, Martin Gilens, Benjamin Page, Lippman, democracy )

Lynn
- 8 days ago - alternet.org
Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?
FBI Raids of Charter School Operators Jump
Business  (tags: education, ALEC, charter schools, abuse, taxpayer funding )

Lynn
- 9 days ago - alternet.org
From Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, from Hartford to Cincinnatti to Albuquerque, FBI agents have been busting into schools, carting off documents, and making arrests leading to high-profile indictments.
ISIS Overtakes Iraq's Largest Christian City
World  (tags: ISIS, iraq, politics, Refugees&Relief, terrorism, children, death, ethics, HumanRights )

Lynn
- 19 days ago - cnn.com
The latest advance by ISIS (or the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has caused thousands of Christians in the city to flee, just as other minority groups targeted by ISIS have done, as well as Shiite Muslims.
Experimental Ebola Drug Based on Research Discoveries From Canada's National Lab
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola vaccine, research, Canada, death, disease, drugs, ethics, healthcare, humans, medicine, treatment )

Lynn
- 24 days ago - home.mytelus.com
The experimental Ebola drug given to two American aid workers is based on years of research done at Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg. ... The drug had never been tested in humans before ...
Why Israel Lies
World  (tags: israel, palestine, politics, conflict, ethics, media, war, Chris Hedges )

Lynn
- 24 days ago - commondreams.org
All governments lie, as I.F. Stone pointed out, including Israel and Hamas. But Israel engages in the kinds of jaw-dropping lies that characterize despotic and totalitarian regimes. It does not deform the truth; it inverts it. ...
'Agri-Terrorism'? Town's Seed Library Shut Down
Business  (tags: Pennsylvania, seed library, heritage seeds, agri-terrorism, republicans, farming, government )

Lynn
- 25 days ago - commondreams.org
A public library in small Pennsylvania town offered a new public resource for its patrons: a seed library. That is, until the state Department of Agriculture pulled the rug out from under the plan.
Rights Groups Sue US Government Over Deportation of Children
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, immigration, congress, ethics, politics, Guatemala, El Salvador, ACLU, legal representation, Eric Holder, obama )

Lynn
- 27 days ago - commondreams.org
The lawsuit, J.E.F.M. v. Holder, was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Wash. It charges the U.S. Department of Justice ... with violating the U.S. Constitution's Fifth Amendment ... and ... requiring a "full and fair hearing" before an immigration judge.
Killing Children??? KKK Wants to Shoot Refugee Kids and Leave Their Corpses at Border as a 'Warning'
Society & Culture  (tags: usa, Klu Klux Klan, North Carolina, children, refugees, Central America, kill on sight, hate group, murder, politics, ethics, xenophobia, Loyal White Knights of the KKK )

Lynn
- 27 days ago - latest.com
Hiding behind his hood, a man who identified himself as the 'Imperial Wizard' of a North Carolina outpost of the Ku Klux Klan showed a despicable callousness towards the children - many of them young and fleeing violence in their home countries ...
Understanding Israel's War as Racist Is Crucial to Ending Occupation
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, politics, society, war, crime, ethics, Human Rights, racism, theocracy, Netenyahu, Shaked, apartheid )

Lynn
- 27 days ago - commondreams.org
... the truth is often elusive in the thick of oppression. ... what racism is as a concept and universally denounces it. ... So perhaps the global acceptance of Israeli atrocities as racist may not have to wait until after Gaza has been emptied of Arabs.
 
 
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