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The United States has provided intelligence and logistical support for the Saudi-led attacks and accelerated the sale of new weapons to its Gulf allies. Earlier this week, the United States deployed two additional warships off the coast of Yemen. 

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Warplanes from the Saudi-led coalition struck the Yemeni cities of Aden and Ibb early today despite a claim by Riyadh that it had ended the military operation known as Operation Decisive Storm. Saudi Arabia and nine Arab allies began bombing Yemen on March 25. The United States provided intelligence and logistical support for the attacks and accelerated the sale of new weapons to its Gulf allies. Earlier this week, the United States deployed two ...
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Students at Harvard University have been blockading administration offices for five days demanding the school divest from fossil fuel companies. 

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Students at Harvard University have expanded their blockade of key administration offices while calling on the school to divest from fossil fuels. Harvard has the largest endowment of any university in the world, at $36.4 billion. The protest began on Sunday when students began blockading Massachusetts Hall, the school’s central administrative building. Several alumni of Harvard have also taken part in the blockade including Bill McKibben, the fo...
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Solutions for lowering water demand for California`s drought struken agriculture made in treehuggin soshulist yurop:
http://www.h2ofarm.co.uk/Product/Default.aspx
Rooftops off for rerenting to solar panels...
Anyone?
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Do you support the fight for $15 protests underway in 230 cities across the country?

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Protests are being held across the country today in what organizers call the "largest-ever mobilization of underpaid workers." Fast-food workers in 230 cities are walking off the job as part of the "Fight for $15" campaign, a push for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and the right to form a union. Hundreds of workers in Boston held their action one day early in deference to today’s anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. We hear from some of the w...
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 william I was referring to the woman in the post and not you
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In headlines today, we report that tens of thousands of parents in New York had their children boycott the annual English Language Arts exam in opposition to standardized testing. Do you think students should be allowed to opt-out of standardized tests nationwide? 
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Tests, given in a world dominated by 'Coma' of having lived in a world since trading began 2C -DNA imprint of behavior rendered closed system..
Well we need Open System framed into force..
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Did you know? The First Amendment protects your right to photograph and film in public. Police must present a warrant to look at your video or seize any phone or camera.

Watch our interview with Jay Stanley, senior policy analyst with the Speech, Privacy and Technology Project at the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Over the past week, video of police killings of unarmed African Americans in South Carolina and in Oklahoma has led to charges against the officers who fired the fatal shots. Meanwhile, 10 sheriff’s deputies have been suspended in California after a news helicopter filmed them kicking and punching a suspect as he lay face down in the desert after a chase. As video proves decisive in holding police accountable for abuses nationwide, we are joined ...
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+Mario Stevenson It is spelled that way on purpose, I have the same regard for those words (nouns) as they have for the BLACK RACE.....None, so I don't respect or recognize them in a proper content or spelling.....But you made correct observations.....
Now prove my spin inaccurate...it is in the history books.....and they do take a vote on civil rights every 10 years....which was passed to give Black folks in this nation the right to be civilized, or to correctly state it....be treated civilized....heck a dog has just as much civil rights as a Black citizen.....just look at the shootings by the law enforcement....oh that's right you are proper and you spell and read well so you are safe from this, because you can read.....please, don't insult me with your brilliance or try to impress your..never mind....the truth has a tendency to rub people the wrong way...the facts I stated are FACTS....Google it!
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Will progressives back Hillary Clinton? We host a fiery debate between Joe Conason, Michelle Goldberg, Robert Scheer and Seattle Councilmember Kshama Sawant. Who do you agree with? What points would you have raised in the discussion?

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Former secretary of state, senator and first lady Hillary Clinton has formally entered the 2016 race for the White House in a second bid to become the first woman U.S. president. We host a roundtable discussion with four guests: Joe Conason, editor-in-chief of The National Memo, co-editor of The Investigative Fund, and author of "The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton"; Michelle Goldberg, senior co...
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Don't FORGET: you know those Bush wars?  She didn't join the 50% of Dems who voted against it. Instead - SHE SUPPORTED THEM!

She personally took millions from the banks and then, in return, supported hanging the taxpayers on the line with $700 BILLION in banking & TARP bailouts.. Go figure....

A former attorney serving as a Director of WAL-MART supporting free trade agreements that screw the american workers themselves for the benefit of the multinational companies (like NAFTA and GATT)... 

She once said "if she were president we'd have war with Iran."  (Check into her AIPAC speeches)... Now she's taking Saudi money for her campaign.  Look people, even we liberals are tired of her blatant insincerity selling-out this country for her donors.

For some of the long track record for you young liberals who may not remember as (we older liberals do):
https://plus.google.com/+DavidGAlton/posts/Q36N4NiQcfY
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While the Baltimore police union has described the protesters as a lynch mob, former Black Panther Eddie Conway says Freddie Gray is the one who was lynched. "There was a death without a trial, without a jury, without a sentence. There was an execution. That’s lynching."

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Protests in Baltimore over the death of Freddie Gray have entered their fifth day. The 27-year-old African-American man died Sunday from spinal injuries, one week after Baltimore police arrested him. His family and attorney say his voice box was crushed and his spine was "80 percent severed at his neck." A preliminary autopsy report showed Gray died of a spinal injury. Video shot by a bystander shows Gray screaming in apparent agony as police dra...
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Not sure what the issue is US poor have options.. Death, prison slavery or indentured servitude.. This in 'Merica land of the free
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"Here we are again, nearly a hundred years after the lynching era began, and we are faced with the same crisis, because we’ve not dealt with the underlying issues," says our guest Khalil Muhammad on recent police shootings. Do you agree?

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Protests were held from coast to coast on Tuesday in a day of action against police violence and racial profiling. The protests came as the sheriff’s reserve deputy, who fatally shot Eric Harris in Oklahoma, turned himself in to authorities. Robert Bates said he thought he was using his Taser instead of his gun when he killed Harris earlier this month. Bates is a wealthy insurance executive and heavy donor to the Tulsa Police Department, who gets...
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American needs a revolution, "calling all other countries, can you help us? Us American citizens, those of us who feel so powerless? Russia, China, Iran...can you help us? America needs to dislodge the wealthy 1% elite from rule...can anyone help us?" 
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Have you seen our rare interview today with former Cuban Diplomat Carlos Alzugaray Treto? He asks why his country was on the Terror List for decades while the U.S. allowed anti-Castro militants to bomb planes and hotels.

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President Obama has told Congress he will remove Cuba from a U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism, clearing a major obstacle to restoring diplomatic relations with Havana for the first time in a half-century. Obama’s move comes just days after he and Cuban President Raúl Castro sat down at a summit in Panama for a historic meeting. Cuba was placed on the terrorism list in 1982 at a time when Havana was supporting liberation struggles in Afric...
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Well, US was described as a melting pot when I was young as a boy and now Earth I know is us.
But the world construct of power jerks us along and a simple accounting error correction is off..
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Can citizen videos lead to widespread police reforms?

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Cries of "black lives matter" continue to ring out across the country after new police killings of unarmed African Americans. Over the weekend in South Carolina, the funeral was held in North Charleston for Walter Scott, the black man who fled a traffic stop and was fatally shot in the back by police officer Michael Slager. Video of the incident taken by a bystander forced the police to retract its initial defense of Slager and see him charged wi...
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+Ronald Collins
1) You're horribly misinformed.
2) if you're relying on 'corporate media' for your "NEWS" expecting  "THE truth" you're unbelievably naive and misled.
3) the 'proof' exists - you jut have to find the raw footage on your own.
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In headlines today, we report that four Blackwater operatives have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their role in the 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians at Baghdad's Nisoor Square. In response to the sentences, Jeremy Scahill​, author of "Blackwater: the Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army," wrote: "People who gun down innocent Iraqis … must answer for their crimes. So too should those who sent them there to kill at will."
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"How many more heart-breaking videos of cops killing black males must we endure?"

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Democracy Now! co-host Juan González discusses how video of the Walter Scott killing echoes other videos of police shootings, such as Tamir Rice in Cleveland and Eric Garner in New York City. "People wonder why the Black Lives Matter movement has grown and spread so rapidly across the country," González notes, "when people are seeing these videos where people who are shot and not even given immediate aid." González writes about the issue in his n...
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+Metal Tiger I have to disagree with you about drug tests and no criminal records. Black males are targeted by the police.  A black male is 4 times as likely to serve a prison sentence as a white one. He is 8 times as likely to be arrested on a drug possession charge, even though blacks and whites use drugs at approximately the same rate. Therefore, a criminal record should not be a bar to becoming a police officer so long as the candidate has been rehabilitated.
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