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#Iraq Shiites, Sunnis unite to denounce and condemn extremists - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

#Iraq Shiites, Sunnis unite to denounce and condemn extremists - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | News in english | Scoop.it

#Iraq Shiites, Sunnis unite to denounce and condemn extremists - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

The recent surge of Islamist extremists movements has had a positive effect in uniting Shiite and Sunni clerics, from Tehran to Cairo, to denounce the waves of intolerance and radicalism.

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The Obscene Federal Money Gravy Train for Ex- #US Presidents

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The Obscene Federal Money Gravy Train for Ex- #US Presidents

Our former presidents already made millions from paid speeches.

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Why some in the France's Front National fear a ‘gay lobby’ around its leader Marine Le Pen - The Independent

Why some in the France's Front National fear a ‘gay lobby’ around its leader Marine Le Pen - The Independent | News in english | Scoop.it


Why some in the France's Front National fear a ‘gay lobby’ around its leader Marine Le Pen - The Independent

The deep rifts within Marine Le Pen’s far right movement in France have been exposed by the appointment of a senior gay activist as her “cultural” adviser.


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▶ Newtown massacre families target AR-15 maker - RT America

▶ Newtown massacre families target AR-15 maker - RT America

Families affected by the Newtown mass school shooting filed a lawsuit on Monday, targeting the maker of the AR-15 assault rifle for negligence and wrongful d...

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#Flamenco's Repression and Resistance in Southern #Spain - Truthout

#Flamenco's Repression and Resistance in Southern #Spain - Truthout

The public spaces that play a major role in the formation of flamenco culture in Spain are increasingly threatened by authorities.

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RAP ON, SENATOR WARREN. RAP ON... by MentalUnrest

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RAP ON, SENATOR WARREN. RAP ON... by MentalUnrest

Senator Elizabeth Warren demonstrated the courage to not only call out Wall Street's takeover of the US Government, but to also cite Citigroup-inserted language in the recent Senate spending omnibu...

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#NY Political #Corruption: Cash for Chocolate and Trips to Cancun #bribery

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#NY Political #Corruption: Cash for Chocolate and Trips to Cancun #bribery

NYT exposes how politicians are getting on the gravy train.

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The Detainee Abuse #Photos @BarackObama Didn’t Want You To See @CIA #Torture - The Daily Beast

The Detainee Abuse #Photos @BarackObama Didn’t Want You To See @CIA #Torture - The Daily Beast | News in english | Scoop.it

The Detainee Abuse #Photos @BarackObama Didn’t Want You To See @CIA #Torture - The Daily Beast

American soldiers posing with corpses, holding guns to prisoners' heads—it's all in a trove of photos from Iraq the administration wants to keep hidden.

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The #US War on the #Homeless Continues: Mass Eviction in San Jose

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The #US  War on the #Homeless Continues: Mass Eviction in San Jose

MARK KARLIN, EDITOR OF BUZZFLASH AT TRUTHOUT (Photo: Carlito) BuzzFlash at Truthout has posted many columns about the war across the US to make the ho...

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#USA The National Security State as a Criminal Enterprise.It came from the top and that’s never been a secret.

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#USA The National Security State as a Criminal Enterprise.It came from the top and that’s never been a secret. 

It came from the top and that’s never been a secret.  The president authorized the building of those CIA “black sites” and the use of what came to be known as “enhanced interrogation techniques” and has spoken of this with a certain pride.

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#India’s Love Affair with the Privatization of Everything | The Nation #neoliberalism

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#India’s Love Affair with the Privatization of Everything | The Nation #neoliberalism

Arundhati Roy's new book, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, reveals the contours of power in India today.


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Actor Samuel L. Jackson Urges #IceBucketChallenge #Celebs to Sing Against 'Racist #Police' #racism

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Actor Samuel L. Jackson Urges #IceBucketChallenge #Celebs to Sing Against 'Racist #Police' #racism

The actor took to Facebook to urge stars who took part in the trendy viral challenge take their activism a step further.

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Fake Cell Phone Towers Spying on Politicians in #Norway #Europe . - Hack Read #surveillance

Fake Cell Phone Towers Spying on Politicians in #Norway #Europe . - Hack Read #surveillance | News in english | Scoop.it

Fake Cell Phone Towers Spying on Politicians in #Norway #Europe . - Hack Read #surveillance

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Jake Red Dorman's curator insight, December 15, 2014 9:30 PM

This is an interesting mystery going on in Norway right now. Fake cell phone towers are set up to ease drop on what politicians are doing and saying. The main problem is that they don't know who set these towers up in the first place. They claim that only police have the authorization to use technology such as this but could it very well be the police that are monitoring these politicians anyway or could it be an outside threat ease dropping in on their conversations.

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#Talibans : Frankenstein the @CIA created - The Guardian archive 1999 #Pakistan #terrorism

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#Talibans : Frankenstein the @CIA created - The Guardian archive 1999 #Pakistan #terrorism

When Clement Rodney Hampton-el, a hospital technician from Brooklyn, New Jersey, returned home from the war in Afghanistan in 1989, he told friends his only desire was to return. Though he had been wounded in the arm and leg by a Russian shell, he said he had failed. He had not achieved martyrdom in the name of Islam.

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Elizabeth Warren Offers 9 Damned Good Reasons to Split @Citibank into Pieces #banksters #economy

Elizabeth Warren Offers 9 Damned Good Reasons to Split @Citibank into Pieces #banksters #economy | News in english | Scoop.it

Elizabeth Warren Offers 9 Damned Good Reasons to Split @Citibank into Pieces #banksters #economy

The Massachusetts senator says enough is enough: it's time to end too-big-to-fail.

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#Taliban #Pakistan : We Slaughtered 100+ Kids Because Their Parents Helped #USA - The Daily Beast

#Taliban #Pakistan : We Slaughtered 100+ Kids Because Their Parents Helped #USA - The Daily Beast

Militants who attacked an army-run school in Peshawar claim it’s retaliation for U.S.-backed efforts to crush a group that's helped protect al Qaeda.

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How #AynRand (BITCH !!) Helped Turn the U.S. Into a Selfish, Greedy Nation

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How #AynRand (BITCH !!)  Helped Turn the U.S. Into a Selfish, Greedy Nation

The 'Atlas Shrugged' author made selfishness heroic and caring about others weakness.


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#Mexico Mexicans’ search for bodies reveals a history of hidden deaths - Washington Post

#Mexico Mexicans’ search for bodies reveals a history of hidden deaths - Washington Post | News in english | Scoop.it

#Mexico Mexicans’ search for bodies reveals a history of hidden deaths - Washington Post

Forty-three students went missing in September, but they were hardly the first. Their abduction by police has let loose a flood of new accusations.

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For Protesting US #Drone Strikes, Prosecutor Told Judge I Must "Be Rehabilitated" #activism #repression

For Protesting US #Drone Strikes, Prosecutor Told Judge I Must "Be Rehabilitated" #activism  #repression | News in english | Scoop.it

For Protesting US #Drone Strikes, Prosecutor Told Judge I Must "Be Rehabilitated" #activism  #repression

On December 10, International Human Rights Day, federal Magistrate Matt Whitworth sentenced me to three months in prison for having crossed the line at a military base that wages drone warfare. The punishment for our attempt to speak on behalf of trapped and desperate people, abroad, will be an opportunity to speak with people trapped by prisons and impoverishment here in the U.S. 

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#PaulKrugman Warns That Severe #Austerity Measures are Pushing Countries to the Brink of #Fascism

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#PaulKrugman Warns That Severe #Austerity Measures are Pushing Countries to the Brink of #Fascism

The political fallout could be far worse than the fiscal woes.

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#Opera singer Anna Netrebko poses with #Ukraine separatist flag #Russia- The Guardian

#Opera singer Anna Netrebko poses with #Ukraine separatist flag #Russia- The Guardian | News in english | Scoop.it

#Opera singer Anna Netrebko poses with #Ukraine separatist flag #Russia- The Guardian

Russian-Austrian soprano donates 1m roubles to opera theatre in rebel-held Donetsk and says she ‘just wants to support art’

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These 7 Men Owned The Company Linked To @CIA #Torture. Four of them still work with the #US government.

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These 7 Men Owned The Company Linked To  @CIA #Torture. Four of them still work with the #US government.



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#Facts #US @CIA #Torture Didn’t End When #Bush Left Office | The Nation #Obama - The Nation

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#Facts #US @CIA #Torture Didn’t End When #Bush Left Office | The Nation #Obama  - The Nation

But the Senate report could be the opening we need to really make US torture a thing of the past.

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#USA : How the Stupidest Bank—@Citibank—Controls The #USA Economic Policies #economy

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#USA : How the Stupidest Bank—@Citibank—Controls The #USA Economic Policies #economy

Elizabeth Warren laid it out with stunning clarity in last week's speech.

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Citigroup is a very large bank that has amassed a huge amount of political power. Its current and former executives consistently push laws and regulations in the direction of allowing Citi and other megabanks to take on more risk, particularly in the form of complex highly leveraged bets. Taking these risks allows the executives and traders to get a lot of upside compensation in the form of bonuses when things go well – while the downside losses, when they materialize, become the taxpayer’s problem.

Citigroup is a...


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Paul Krugman Reveals Why #US Congress' #WallStreet Giveaway Is a Catastrophe in the Making

Paul Krugman Reveals Why #US Congress' #WallStreet Giveaway Is a Catastrophe in the Making | News in english | Scoop.it

Paul Krugman Reveals Why #US Congress' #WallStreet Giveaway Is a Catastrophe in the Making

The financial industry bought a Congress and is reaping great returns already.

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