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The Front Page Rule

Kathy Kelly Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/02/20/front-page-rule After a week here in FMC Lexington Satellite camp, a federal prison in Kentucky, I started catching up on national and international news via back issues of USA Today available in...
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Endless War Is Alive and… Bleeding

Robert C. Koehler Common Dreams http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/02/19/endless-war-alive-and-bleeding Good and evil leap from the headlines: “Egyptian planes pound ISIS in Libya in revenge for mass beheadings of Christians.” It’s nonstop action for the American...
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In Richmond, We Would Not Let Democracy Be Bought

Gayle McLaughlin Moyers & Company In November 2014, my city of Richmond, California, provided us with a beautiful and successful David vs. Goliath story in which ordinary people (the people of Richmond) triumphed over the Chevron Corporation and its $3 million...
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How Trade Deals Boost the Top 1% and Bust the Rest

Robert Reich RobertReich.org Suppose that by enacting a particular law we’d increase the U.S.Gross Domestic Product. But almost all that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. The rest of us could buy some products cheaper than before. But those gains would be...
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Why Muslim Lives Don’t Matter

Nadia El-Zein Tonova, Khaled Beydoun Al-Jazeera English Irrespective of what rallying cries, signs or adapted hashtags proclaim, Muslim lives in America don’t matter. The aftermath of the murder of the three American students in Chapel Hill, and the broader...