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Dems have hard road to House majority

Dems have hard road to House majority | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Republicans have used the once-a-decade redistricting process to shore up many of their members.
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More than 100,000 march in support of left-wing Spanish party (+video)

More than 100,000 march in support of left-wing Spanish party (+video) | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The police estimated the crowd in support of Podemos at 100,000; supporters said the numbers in Madrid were closer to 300,000, fed up with the current parties in Spanish politics.
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Umbrellas aloft, thousands march for democracy in Hong Kong

Umbrellas aloft, thousands march for democracy in Hong Kong | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Sunday's protest march was the first since mass demonstrations last year shone a spotlight on dissatisfaction among young voters in Hong Kong.
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How Boehner's Phony Search for Common Ground has Led the GOP Absolutely Nowhere | Nomadic Politics

How Boehner's Phony Search for Common Ground has Led the GOP Absolutely Nowhere | Nomadic Politics | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Since Obama took office, Speaker of the House, John Boehner has been searching for "common ground." Through crisis after crisis, the same phrase has emerged from his lips. Meanwhile the President has single-handedly pulled the economy out of its swamp.
No wonder his approval ratings are climbing and Congress remains at all time lows.
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These 40 Powerful Social Issue Ads Will Make You Stop And Think!

These 40 Powerful Social Issue Ads Will Make You Stop And Think! | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
We get bombarded with 100’s of advertisements every day cramming products or agendas down our throats.  However the advertisements in this list are awesome and good examples of advertising used for a good cause.
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More than 100,000 march in support of left-wing Spanish party

More than 100,000 march in support of left-wing Spanish party | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The police estimated the crowd in support of Podemos at 100,000; supporters said the numbers in Madrid were closer to 300,000, fed up with the current parties in Spanish politics.
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The Bush Administration Whistleblower Who Says the US Has Not Closed the Door on Torture

VICE News spoke to Lawrence Wilkerson, the former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, about the abuses committed in the name of the War on Terror and Britain's role in the CIA's rendition program.
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GOP Hopefuls To Talk Economic Growth at Koch Brothers Event

GOP Hopefuls To Talk Economic Growth at Koch Brothers Event | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio to attend.
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One time chronicler of Anonymous, Barrett Brown, sentenced to five years

One time chronicler of Anonymous, Barrett Brown, sentenced to five years | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The so-called unofficial spokesman of Anonymous was sentenced in Dallas on Thursday for linking to stolen documents. His supporters say he was punished for doing his job as a reporter writing about hackers.
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Yemen chaos puts uncertainty into Obama terror fight – or does it? (+video)

Yemen chaos puts uncertainty into Obama terror fight – or does it? (+video) | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Yemen, home to Al Qaeda’s most potent and threatening branch, has for years worked closely with the US on counterterrorism efforts. But on Thursday, the country’s president, prime minister, and cabinet resigned.
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US tech giants launch fierce fightback against global tax avoidance crackdown

US tech giants launch fierce fightback against global tax avoidance crackdown | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Lobbyists representing firms including Google, Amazon and Apple claim ‘fundamental flaws’ in G20-led reformsLobby groups representing Google, Amazon and other powerful US tech multinationals have launched a fierce attack on global plans to stamp...
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The Long Struggle for Wage Equality for Women and Republican Road Blocks | Nomadic Politics

The Long Struggle for Wage Equality for Women and Republican Road Blocks | Nomadic Politics | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Wage equality for women has been a long and difficult road, dating the Roosevelt era and before. Down through the years, step by step, progress against pay discrimination has plodded along, despite the numerous obstacles. However, that struggle came to an abrupt halt last April when Republican Senators decided to shut down legislation to curb pay discrimination based on gender. But the question is: will they pay a price in November?
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Republicans and Wall Street Say To Hell With Protecting the Public!

Republicans and Wall Street Say To Hell With Protecting the Public! | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Since December, Congress has twice passed measures to weaken regulations in the Dodd-Frank financial law that are intended to reduce the risk of another financial meltdown.
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Most public school kids are in low-income families: analysis

Most public school kids are in low-income families: analysis | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority of kids enrolled in U.S. public schools come from low-income families.
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If Corporations Are People, They Should Act Like It

If Corporations Are People, They Should Act Like It | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Shannon Kringen/Flickr The American left is notoriously fractious. But one belief that unites more than most is this: Corporations are not people.
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​Spaniards hold mass rally for leftist Podemos ahead of elections

​Spaniards hold mass rally for leftist Podemos ahead of elections | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Tens of thousands of Spaniards have taken to the streets of central Madrid in support of Podemos, a leftist political party campaigning on an anti-austerity platform. The party’s popularity has soared in the wake of the Syriza victory in Greece.
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Liberals live longer than conservatives, moderates: study

Liberals live longer than conservatives, moderates: study | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Sorry, right-wingers: a new study suggests liberals live longer than conservatives and moderates.
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Government supporters in Ukraine flee town as rebels advance

Government supporters in Ukraine flee town as rebels advance | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Rebel advances in the Donetsk region are forcing evacuations, including in Debaltseve.
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Islamic State admits defeat in Kobani

Islamic State admits defeat in Kobani | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Islamic State fighters blamed U.S. airstrikes and Kurdish troops for forcing their withdrawal from the Syrian town. It is one of their first acknowledgments of defeat.
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China's Anti-Graft Fridays - Daily Beast

China's Anti-Graft Fridays - Daily Beast | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The Chinese President's anti-corruption campaign is picking up steam, but is it truly just for the good of the country or is he building a new power base?
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The Worst Koch-Funded Lies About Climate... - Koch Brothers Exposed | Facebook

The Worst Koch-Funded Lies About Climate Change in 90 Seconds
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Cuba and US come to a crossroad on human rights

Cuba and US come to a crossroad on human rights | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
As the United States and Cuba continue discussions, the U.S. makes human rights a sticking point.
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Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was incremental reformer, US ally (+video)

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was incremental reformer, US ally (+video) | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who Saudi state TV says has died, sought to counter Iran's influence in the Middle East while opposing pro-democracy movements at home.
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Barack Obama's epic Republican smackdown has made him an internet hero

Barack Obama's epic Republican smackdown has made him an internet hero | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Barack Obama delivered his first State of the Union address in front of a Republican-controlled Congress last night - and made sure he got the upper hand with the ultimate presidential "burn".
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Republicans embrace fair use (and Taylor Swift) to hit Obama

Many Republicans like to take a hard line against perceived pirates who use copyright without permission  – but what if those people included their own staff members?
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Moving swiftly, US eases travel and trade rules on Cuba - Yahoo News

Moving swiftly, US eases travel and trade rules on Cuba - Yahoo News | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Swiftly expanding trade ties with Cuba, the Obama administration opened the door to easier travel and a wide range of new export opportunities with the communist island starting Friday, punching the biggest hole to date in...
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