Mar 16, 2013

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Week Ending March 15, 2013

Readers' Choice / Most Read Views...
  1. Chris Hedges: The Crucifixion of Tomas Young

  2. Robert Scheer: If Corporations Don't Pay Taxes, Why Should You?

  3. Marian Wright Edelman: An All-American Crisis

  4. Mark Morford: 37 Percent of People Completely Lost

  5. Norman Solomon: Which Members of Congress Are Standing Up for Economic Decency – And Which "Progressives" Aren't

  6. Paul Buchheit: Five Poisons of Privatization

  7. Linda McQuaig: Hugo Chavez Depicted As Tyrant for Challenging Western Oil Domination

  8. Glenn Greenwald: Three Democratic Myths Used to Demean the Paul Filibuster

  9. Stephen Zunes: Remembering Those Responsible on the 10th Anniversary of the Iraq War

  10. Allison Kilkenny: The Global Austerity Resistance Continues

 Readers' Choice / Most Read News...
Introduced Amendment says: 'Democracy is for People'
New law designed to 'stop corporations and their front groups from using their profits and dark money donations to influence our elections.'

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A Climate Movement 'Victory' as Energy Giant Surrenders
'Only a few of us went up that chimney but 64,000 people came down.'

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Dirty Wars: Pope Francis' Ties to Argentina's Rightwing Junta
Bergoglio twice refused to testify in court about his role, was accused by lawyers of being evasive.

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GMOs, Herbicide Use Driving Monarch Butterflies to 'Ominous' Brink
Scientist: "If we pull the monarchs out of the system, we're really pulling the rug out from under a whole lot of other species."

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'Funeral for Our Future': 26 Arrested at TransCanada Office
Escalating resistance to Keystone XL: 'If President Obama will not reject the pipeline, we will stop it ourselves.'

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NYT Exposé a 'One-Sided' Account of al-Awlaki, Drone Strikes
Accountability for the Government's killing program missing in 'selective' disclosures.

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Ignored by Media, 'Back to Work' Budget Praised by Progressives
'A reminder that we don't need to cut teachers and school lunches when we can eliminate wasteful giveaways to fossil fuel corporations.'

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Antibiotic-Resistant 'Superbugs' Called 'Catastrophic Threat'
UK's chief medical officer warns of deadly threat of untreatable infections in face of mutated bacteria.

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Brooklyn Community: 'Enough is Enough!' After Police Kill 16-Year-Old Boy
March participants chanted, "NYPD / KKK / how many kids will you kill today."

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Wave of "Ag Gag" Bills Threaten Food Safety, Freedom of the Press
Effective enforcement of food safety and the humane treatment of animals has long relied on undercover video investigations by reporters and citizens.

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