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VIDEO - Shmuley Boteach Taunts Palestinian Solidarity Demonstrators in NY
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Palestinian solidarity, New York, video, protesters, end the occupation-siege of Gaza 2014, end all U.S. aid to Israel, now!, BDS, demonstrations, activists, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, freedoms, congress, americans, media, obama, news, terrorism )

Jess
- 3 minutes ago - mondoweiss.net
The very-well-connected Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, simultaneously a friend of rightwinger Sheldon Adelson and of Obama's ambassador to the UN Samantha Power, taunts anti-occupation demonstrators in New York over the weekend.
"The Interview" Belittles North Korea, But Is Film's Backstory and U.S. Policy the Real Farce?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lies, propaganda, politics, obama, government, corruption, abuse, war, usa, iraq, freedoms, crime, dishonesty, military, media )

Wild
- 22 minutes ago - democracynow.org
I mean, the plot of this film, which very few people have seen, was actually screened in rough-cut form at the State Department. And the content of this film is supposedly--you know, it's about the CIA using Hollywood entertainment and a talk-show host sor
Sign the Petition to the Feds: Stop Militarizing Our Police
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: human rights, violence, terrorism, usa, government, politics, propaganda, abuse, corruption, constitution, congress, ethics, freedoms )

Beverly
- 4 hours ago - campaigns.dailykos.com
Sign the petition to President Barack Obama, the Defense Secretary and Homeland Security Secretary Johnson: stop sending military equipment to local and state police.
Top 6 Fallacies of 2014
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, propaganda, dishonesty, cover-up, news )

Rob
- 4 hours ago - liberalamerica.org
Aided by media, the Republican Party, its members, and its supporters circulated six silly, stand-out fallacies this year.
End Misogynistic Campaign Against Congresswoman ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: violence, women's rights, ethics, government, abuse, politics, terrorism )

Beverly
- 4 hours ago - forcechange.com
Demand a prominent pro-gun activist apologize to a congresswoman for his misogynistic and violent remarks.
Obama Says US Reviewing Whether to Return North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, north korea, terrorism, u.s., usa, americans, ethics, government, media, politics )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism,"
The New Center Democrats: Theres No There There
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: )

Robert
- 5 hours ago - ourfuture.org
nonpopulist liberalism... a little more loose change in a rigged game.
Tell Congress: Our Farmers Deserve Justice ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, dishonesty, corruption, abuse, politics, economy, human rights, farmers )

Beverly
- 5 hours ago - farmaid.org
Join Farm Aid and tell Congress to stand up for family farmers by protecting the GIPSA rules.
Low-Income Residents Must Use "Poor Door" In Luxury Apartment Building
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, housing, classism )

Susannah
- 5 hours ago - addictinginfo.org
NYC luxury condo building Extell has just been given the go-ahead to create a "poor door," or a separate entrance, for the low-income tenants of its Upper West Side 33-story complex.
Families Fury With Continued Delays in Release of Iraq War Inquiry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, americans, congress, republicans, iraq, lies, ethics, dishonesty, propaganda, war )

James
- 9 hours ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
The Chilcot report could be delayed by another year as key witnesses, including Tony Blair, have "only recently" been warned of its contents
Closing the Gate on GMO and the Criminal Transatlantic Trade Agreement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US-EU trade deal, Economy, GMO, food quality controls, neo-capitalist and corporate power, national sovereignty, Codex Alimentarius )

Martin
- 14 hours ago - activistpost.com
If ratified, the TTIP would allow GM crops and seeds currently banned in Europe - as well as various medicated animal products such as US hormone enriched beef - to have a largely unrestricted flow into the EU.
How the War on Drugs Advances Transnational Capitalism - Alternet- Truthout
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, usa, media, military, propaganda, lies, corruption, crime, abuse, corporate, economy, labor, energy, propaganda, drugs, family, safety, farming )

Wild
- 19 hours ago - alternet.org
How US drug policy in the Americas is a pretext for extending militarization and global capitalism south of the border.Dawn Paley, a Canadian journalist, offers a transformative view of the US war on drugs in the Western Hemisphere (with the exclusion of
Newsinfo.Inquirer.Net/658488/P oe-Backs-Wiretapping-Politicia ns-Govt-Officials-to-Catch-Cor ruption
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, corruption, cover-up, crime, dishonesty, government, lies, media, news, propaganda, socialsecurity )

Sonya
- 22 hours ago - newsinfo.inquirer.net
Philippines anti corruption measure wanted. They could do the same in New Zealand. It might be a human rights issue is America.
The Secret ALEC Conference You Don't Know About   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ALEC, usa, corruption, government, Stand Your Ground, Koch Brothers, Public- and private-sector members, state legislators )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
As of July 2014, ALEC still had more than 2,000 legislative members, or more a quarter of all state legislators in the county.Critics fault ALEC, a coalition of state lawmakers and companies, for promoting measures to deny the existence of climate change-
Forcing Release of Iraq War Inquiry Report
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, americans, republicans, iraq, lies, propaganda, ethics, crime, dishonesty, corruption, war )

James
- 1 day ago - iraqwarinquiries.blogspot.com
MPs in bid to force release of Iraq report: Cross-party move to end 'intolerable' delay amid suspicions it is part of plot by Blair's allies
Blaming Government Surveillance on the Government Ignores the Plutocrats Behind the Curtain
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: world, usa, europe, violence, conflict, society, corporate, economy, dishonesty, business, abuse, politics, military, religion, police )

Wild
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Government does the bidding of economic powers in a society.Both the Obama and Bush administrations have displayed astonishing continuity with regard to national security policies that sanction measures like mass surveillance, pervasive secrecy and covert
Change May Not Come Quickly in Cuba, Obama Cautions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, cuba, castro, americans, freedoms, government, politics, usa )

Lone
- 1 day ago - thestar.com
Barack Obama expects to visit Cuba before he dies. But neither he nor the elderly Castro brothers are likely to cross the 150-kilometre divide in the final two years of his presidency.
Conscienceless Senator Blocks Suicide Prevention Act, Saying It's Too Expensive
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, military, crime, suicide rate, corruption, economy, lies, troops )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - sott.net
Despite an epidemic of astonishing proportions - 22 veterans a day so broken by grief, shame, horror or trauma they resolve not to live another day..
Sanders Slams GOP For Maneuvering to Slash Social Security and Medicare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Economy, U.S., Social Security, US House, Bernie Sanders )

Judy
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Friday slammed the GOP for jockeying to slash Social Security and Medicare in the next Congress, denouncing the plan as a "moral outrage."
   

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