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After Snowden, The NSA Faces Recruitment Challenge
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: diversity in recruitment, cyber espionage, National Security Agency, cybersecurity, Facebook )

- 4 hours ago -
The NSA's tactics, which include retaining data from American citizens, raise too many questions in the mind of cybersecurity experts. Says one: "I can't see myself working there, partially because of these moral reasons."
Corporation Literally Served Inmates Trash
Business  (tags: Aramark, prisons, prison food service, Michigan, Gov. Rick Snyder (R) )

- 6 hours ago -
Aramark, which has fed inmates dog food, worms, and scraps of food from old meals, maintains a stronghold on correctional food service in Michigan. Despite threats to terminate its contract, Gov. Rick Snyder (R) won't let go of the company...
Sierra Leone Bans 'Visibly Pregnant' Schoolgirls From Taking Exams
World  (tags: Ebola, Education, Girls, Pregnancy, School, Sierra Leone, Teen Pregnancy )

- 8 hours ago -
Schoolgirls who became pregnant, in part, because of the uptick in sexual violence and sex work in the midst of the Ebola outbreak are now further punished by not being allowed to graduate from school.
Obama Personally Tells the Egyptian Dictator That U.S. Will Again Send Weapons (and Cash) to His Regime
World  (tags: U.S., Egypt, arms freeze lifted, arms and cash aid, President Obama, President Abdelfattah al-Sisi, human rights violations )

- 1 day ago -
The announcement is made as Egypt prosecutes witnesses for the crime of describing the murder of protesters by regime police, and as the U.S. supports the Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen.
Former CFO on Food Stamps After Controversial Viral Video About Chick-Fil-A
Business  (tags: former CFO, viral YouTube video, Chick-Fil-A, discrimination against gays, digital footprint, hiring practices )

- 2 days ago -
A former CFO is now on food stamps after a video he posted on YouTube two and half years ago criticizing Chick-Fil-A went viral and destroyed his career
VIDEO: Fracking Wastewater Well Hearing - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Fracking, Jane Kleeb, NOGCC, Unicameral )

- 1 day ago -
The Nebraska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission held a hearing on Tuesday, March 24 on an out-of-state company's ("Terex" or "T-Rex Oil") application to export its toxic fracking wastewater into Nebraska. It appears open meeting laws were violated.
'Get Them Off Rails Now,' Sen. Cantwell Says of Some Oil Tank Cars - TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: Senator Maria Cantwell, oil tank rail cars, oil transport, public safety, PAUSE, petition )

- 3 days ago -
After a series of recent fiery train derailments, Maria Cantwell (D-Wash) on Wed. introduced legislation to regulate oil tank cars. The bill would also require that D.O.T. make rules on crude oil volatility. Please read details and sign the petition!
36 Years of Three Mile Island's Lethal Lies ... and Still Counting
Environment  (tags: energy, insights, nuclear )

- 4 days ago -
The lies that killed people at Three Mile Island 36 years ago on March 28, 1979 are still being told at Chernobyl, Fukushima, Diablo Canyon, Davis-Besse ... and at TMI itself.
Whistleblowers and the Press Heavyweights
Society & Culture  (tags: CIA, Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, Jeffrey Sterling, Julian Assange, Operation Merlin )

- 4 days ago -
Why do these stars of the news media so readily brush off concerns about our dangerous warfare/surveillance state revealed by Snowden, Manning and the others?
Human Traffickers May Face Life Sentence Under Britain's Tough New Slavery Bill
World  (tags: Britain, slavery, human trafficking )

- 5 days ago -
The law also aims to protect those at risk of being enslaved by the $150bn-a-year industry, amid concerns that the measures don't go far enough.
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