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Tag Archives: politics

Feds Sued For Allegedly Allowing Nestlé To Jack Water From Socal National Forest

Devils Hole Deep Creek San Bernardino NF by The Greater Southwestern

13/10/2015 Via LA Weekly: A trio of groups announced today it’s suing the U.S. Forest Service for allowing Nestlé to siphon precious national forest water to be bottled as Arrowhead products. At the heart of the suit by the Story of Stuff Project, the California-based Courage Campaign Institute and the Center for Biological Diversity is the allegation that the service shouldn’t allow Nestlé …

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What We Learned from the First Democratic Debate

Sanders and Clinton CNN Democrats debate

14/10/2015 Via Vice: Democrats have never quite mastered the art of the apocalypse like Republicans have. The GOP primary is all about a world on fire, to quote Ted Cruz—Islamists set on destroying us, an Iran with nuclear weapons, Russia and China the Big Bads hovering in the background, rapists running freely across the Mexican border, Planned Parenthood genociding babies …

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Girls Are the Fastest-Growing Group in the Juvenile Justice System

prison bars photo by Michael Coghlan

01/10/2015 Via Mother Jones: Over the past 20 years, there’s been a promising decline in arrests of youths in the United States. The reasons for the drop are elusive, but one factor might be a renewed interest within the juvenile justice system in paying better attention to child welfare before kids are drawn to crime. States are also seeking alternatives …

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Brazil’s top court bans corporate political financing

corporation text on building cable lines

17/09/2015 Via AP Big Story: Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday banned corporate contributions to political campaigns and parties, a hot issue as investigators in the nation’s biggest corruption scandal say such financing was used by businesses to win lucrative contracts with state-run oil company Petrobras. The court ruled 8-3 to block such campaign financing — which in the most recent …

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Colorado Court Rules Against Baker Who Refused to Serve Same-Sex Couples

funny wedding cake bride bags her groom

13/08/2015 Vía The New York Times: A state appeals court in Colorado ruled Thursday that a baker could not cite religious beliefs in refusing to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples. The decision is the latest in a series of similar rulings across the country that have been cheered by civil rights groups but attacked by conservative Christians as assaults …

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Meet Harvard Professor Lawrence Lessig, Who Wants to Be President for a Week

Lawrence Lessig by Joi Ito Creative Commons

12/08/2015 Via ABC News/Yahoo News: Another Democratic presidential hopeful has his sights set on the White House but, if he wins, he doesn’t want to be president for very long. Not eight years, not four years, and maybe even a lot less. Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard professor, announced Tuesday that he will run for president with plans to vacate the …

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The Huffington Post will cover Trump’s presidential campaign in its entertainment section

Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. by Gage Skidmore

17/07/2015 The Huffington Post‘s editorial decision speaks volumes about where the popular site wants its readers to focus their attention: After watching and listening to Donald Trump since he announced his candidacy for president, we have decided we won’t report on Trump’s campaign as part of The Huffington Post’s political coverage. Instead, we will cover his campaign as part of our …

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El Chapo embodies all of America’s misguided anxieties about Mexico

Druglord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán arrest

13/07/2015 Via The Guardian (Daniel Peña): Americans need Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman like a machine needs grease. We don’t need the flesh and blood of the infamous Mexican drug lord, who escaped from prison for a second time on Saturday, himself, so much as we need the idea – the story – of him. We need El Chapo in the …

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The Corporate Consultant Working For Free To Kill The Boston Olympics

Boston sunset

02/07/2015 Via The Huffington Post: Raymond Howell can’t avoid the stories about his city’s efforts to host the Olympics. A prominent Boston corporate communications consultant, Howell keeps tabs on important business developments in the city below him from his seventh-floor office in a downtown Boston skyscraper. The games would transform Boston for three weeks, bringing hordes of international fans to …

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Obama’s Touching Reaction to the Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

June 26 2015 SCOTUS ruling

27/06/2015 Via Mother Jones: President Obama welcomed Friday morning’s Supreme Court decision clearing the way for marriage equality across the nation, hailing it as a crowning moment in a long, sometimes bitter struggle for LGBT civil rights in America. “It’s a victory for the allies and friends and supporters who spent years and even decades working and praying for change to come,” …

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