2015: January – April Political Notes

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  • 30 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose DARK Act)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to oppose the DARK Act
    which might

    • Stop the Meals and Drug Administration from requiring corporations
      to label GE elements.

    • Stop states from requiring labeling of genetically modified meals.
    • Stop states from banning labelling genetically modified meals
      as “pure”.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 30 April 2015 (Pressing: Recognition of world heating hazard)

    Everybody:
    Help
    the Chevron shareholders’ measure to acknowledge the hazard of
    world heating.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 30 April 2015 (FBI nonetheless needs ban on encryption)

    The FBI nonetheless
    needs
    Congress to ban encryption, roughly.

  • 30 April 2015 (Destruction of Canadian archeological websites)

    The archeological websites of northern Canada are
    being
    destroyed by world heating. In a century they are going to all be
    spoiled, if not washed away.

  • 30 April 2015 (Sudan repressing opposition leaders)

    Sudan is repressing opposition leaders that requested folks to boycott
    the phony election. They face the
    hazard
    of execution, or disappearance.

  • 30 April 2015 (Political exercise of UK spy companies)

    UK spy companies have repeatedly acted to
    sabotage
    and smear the Labour Celebration, again earlier than that get together betrayed its
    personal trigger.

  • 30 April 2015 (Gezi Park protesters acquitted)

    Gezi Park protesters have been
    acquitted
    of all costs. The trial was pure politics, identical to some that
    we noticed within the US after the Occupy protests.

  • 30 April 2015 (Name for world nuclear disarmament)

    Iran requires
    world
    nuclear disarmament.

  • 30 April 2015 (World heating hurt to well being)

    World heating will hurt Australians’ well being,
    spreading
    ailments and inflicting shortages of meals and water. The poor, the
    outdated and the sick can be hardest hit.

  • 30 April 2015 (California’s Disappearing Water)

    Starbucks and Safeway are
    bottling
    water in drought-stricken elements of California.

  • 30 April 2015 (Pacific Northwest feeling drought)

    Even the famously wet Pacific Northwest is
    feeling
    some drought.

  • 30 April 2015 (Fraudulent for-profit faculties)

    Corinthian Faculties has closed, attributable to a
    massive
    high quality for fraud.

    Regardless of the short-term difficulties for present victims, this can be a
    good factor. For many of these present victims, who would not have gotten
    a lot profit from their eventual levels, it is good that they cease
    going uselessly additional into debt.

  • 30 April 2015 (Regulating fracking in Florida)

    Florida is
    pushing
    a invoice to cease cities from regulating fracking.

  • 30 April 2015 (Palestinian property homeowners “absent”)

    Israel’s Supreme Courtroom
    accredited
    seizing Palestinian property in Jerusalem by declaring the homeowners
    (who reside close by in occupied Palestine) “absent”.

  • 30 April 2015 (Arab residents of Israel protest)

    Arab residents of Israel protested on the
    former
    web site of Hadatha village and ask why they can not transfer again to
    villages that have been demolished.

  • 30 April 2015 (Boycotts in Israel)

    In Israel it’s permitted to name for a boycott of anybody or something,
    besides
    the merchandise made by colonies in occupied Palestine. When you communicate
    in favor of that, you face the specter of chapter.

    That is a part of a basic sample: to guard the occupation, Israel
    abolishes human rights inside Israel.

    Europe
    ought to
    transcend speaking about labeling these merchandise.

  • 30 April 2015 (Tory and Labour’s austerity plans)

    Paul Krugman
    condemns
    the Tories’ redoubled austerity, and Labour’s deliberate austerity lite.

  • 30 April 2015 (Intercourse training)

    If
    Colleges Are Educating about Porn, Ought to They Present It Too?

    I believe colleges ought to present movies of real looking intercourse (numerous varieties) to
    present a foundation for comparability for understanding porn. They need to
    even have programs and golf equipment for youngsters to study to be good lovers,
    to allow them to keep away from feeling anxious about whether or not they can please their
    companions.

  • 30 April 2015 (Burundians protest in opposition to ruling get together)

    Burundians are protesting the president’s
    plan
    to run for reelection regardless of what the structure says.

  • 30 April 2015 (Thugs gloat about maiming handcuffed man)

    The thugs that kicked and maimed the (handcuffed) Floyd Dent made a
    video gloating about their crime, to go the time as they
    ignored
    his requires a medic.

    These sadistic thugs apparently anticipated different thugs to get pleasure from this.
    They certainly know what their fellow thugs suppose.

    The day once we can rely on almost all cops reply to such actions
    by arresting the perps, I’ll agree they aren’t thugs.

  • 30 April 2015 (Fines primarily based on revenue)

    In Finland, fines for rushing and different comparable issues are
    primarily based
    on one’s revenue, in order that the rich can not shrug them off.

  • 30 April 2015 (Being black vs being an ex-con)

    Which
    is worse on your possibilities of getting a job within the US: being black,
    or having simply acquired out of jail?

    A research discovered they have been equally damaging. In different phrases, the
    prejudice in opposition to blacks equals the mistrust of ex-cons.

  • 30 April 2015 (Treating youngsters as helpless prisoners)

    Kids within the US immediately are a lot safer than prior to now. For
    preteens to be killed or kidnaped is so uncommon that it’s foolish to fret
    about it. There isn’t any motive to deal with them as
    helpless
    prisoners.

  • 30 April 2015 (UK right-wing serves Huge Meals)

    The UK’s right-wing authorities served Huge Meals by
    cancelling
    a life-saving plan to scale back salt ranges in processed meals.

  • 30 April 2015 (Whistleblowers in opposition to PAT RIOT Act)

    Nationwide
    Safety Whistleblowers Name for Repeal of Patriot (sic) Act.

  • 30 April 2015 (UK Authorities is twisting up NHS)

    The proper-wing authorities within the UK is twisting up the NHS with “reforms” in addition to ravenous it.

    Solely the Inexperienced Celebration presents the added funds that it wants.

  • 30 April 2015 (Protests broke out in Jerusalem)

    Protests broke out in East Jerusalem after Israeli thugs shot an adolescent useless.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    The thugs say that {the teenager} tried to stab them. It could possibly be true, however you may’t take their phrase for it.

  • 30 April 2015 (Pope should assist reproductive rights)

    If the Pope needs ladies’s equality, he should assist reproductive rights.

  • 30 April 2015 (Australian censorship invoice)

    Australian Copyright Censorship Invoice may block VPNs and Circumvention Info.

  • 30 April 2015 (Reducing taxes)

    Reducing taxes for the non-rich boosts the economic system; chopping taxes for wealthy has no such impact.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    The poor pay little in the best way of revenue tax, however they pay social safety tax and gross sales tax. Cuts in gross sales tax may increase the economic system, if we compensate by rising revenue tax for the wealthy.

  • 30 April 2015 (Pressing: Encourage consuming much less meat)

    US residents:
    assist
    altering US dietary recommendation to encourage consuming much less meat.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 30 April 2015 (Pressing: Mamana Bibi)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to acknowledge and clarify the killing of Mamana Bibi.
    Western prisoners of the Taliban aren’t the one unintended victims
    whose lives matter.

  • 30 April 2015 (Pressing: Defend the Clear Water Act)

    US residents:
    name
    in your congresscritter to oppose HR 1732 and shield the Clear
    Water Act.

  • 30 April 2015 (Black males rising up in Baltimore)

    Solely a small fraction of black males rising up in Baltimore are
    killed by thugs, however
    they
    all expertise the contempt and repeated harassment that
    sometimes turns into deadly.

    It is not uncommon for Baltimore thugs to
    injure
    folks they’ve arrested.

    We should always not maintain victims of systematic oppression to the
    “good
    sufferer” customary.

    Why pent-up resentment reveals up in looting and burning close by shops:
    blacks
    really feel hatred each time they go in.

    The thugs in Baltimore inexplicably shut down buses and trains simply as
    highschool college students acquired out of college. Discovering themselves
    trapped,
    they have been simply led to riot.

  • 30 April 2015 (Drone assassinations vs slitting throats)

    What is the distinction between drone assassinations and slitting a
    designated goal’s throat?
    The
    former seems cleaner, as a result of it’s straightforward to shut your eyes to all
    the opposite people who it kills.

  • 30 April 2015 (The long run)

    The long run, it’s stated, is already right here, however not evenly distributed.
    With rising automation, the long run for the US could also be that
    most adults haven’t any work and subsist on no matter crumbs they will discover.
    This future will be seen immediately in some
    American
    Indian tribes.

  • 30 April 2015 (Worth of housing within the UK)

    In London,
    simply
    43 houses on the market are reasonably priced for typical younger households. In
    some elements of the UK, all houses available on the market are too costly.

    That is the results of a few years of insurance policies that drive up the worth
    of housing.

    The poor want extra assist, however the Tories make the
    unhelpful
    promise to not increase taxes on the wealthy, thus, to not increase cash
    to assist them.

  • 30 April 2015 (Coming world heating catastrophe)

    The
    cataclysmic adjustments of coming world heating catastrophe are beginning
    and visual all around the globe.

  • 30 April 2015 (Obama’s flimsy lies and half-truths)

    Obama is spouting
    flimsy
    lies and half-truths to assist the TPP.

  • 30 April 2015 (Assassination of leaders)

    For 25 years, the US has tried to defeat organized actions by
    taking out their leaders. It’s
    not
    very efficient.

    Assassination of leaders was once scandalous, however the US has
    normalized
    it.

  • 30 April 2015 (Protests funded by Koch brothers)

    Protests in opposition to same-sex marriage exterior the US Supreme Courtroom
    have been
    funded
    by the Koch brothers.

  • 30 April 2015 (Huge Coal’s Huge Rip-off)

    Huge
    Coal’s Huge Rip-off: Scar the Land for Revenue, Then Let Others Pay to Clear
    Up.

  • 30 April 2015 (Saudi bombardment blocks humanitarian support)

    The Saudi bombardment of Sana’a airport has
    prevented
    humanitarian support flights from touchdown.

  • 30 April 2015 (Air air pollution causes low start weight)

    Air air pollution causes low start weight. This has been
    established
    from statistics in Beijing, due to strenuous measures to
    cut back air pollution through the olympics there.

  • 30 April 2015 (Lowering overuse of antibiotics)

    A giant step in decreasing antibiotic resistance:
    Tyson
    will cease feeding antibiotics to chickens by 2017.

  • 30 April 2015 (Canadian greenhouse emissions)

    A number of
    provinces in Canada wish to restrict greenhouse emissions, and are
    making an attempt to take action even with out the assistance of the federal government of Canada.

  • 30 April 2015 (Lack of forest)

    Half
    1,000,000 sq. miles of forest could possibly be misplaced by 2030.

  • 30 April 2015 (Hydroelectric energy in California)

    Hydroelectric energy in California is
    60%
    idle due to the drought.

  • 29 April 2015 (Copyright reform)

    A coalition proposes copyright reform within the US.

    The ideas it makes use of to formulate its concepts (“creators” and “shoppers”) discourage consideration of any however superficial adjustments, and these concepts appear to name for small change.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Help Warren and Brown)

    US residents:
    assist
    Senators Warren and Brown in opposition to Obama on the TPP.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Protect the property tax)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to protect the property tax.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Do not finance Australian coal mines)

    US residents:
    inform
    the US Ex-Im Financial institution, do not finance Australian coal mines!

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Meals security modernization)

    US residents:
    name on
    Congress to completely fund the meals security modernization program.

    It’s a good funding: for round
    $100
    million a 12 months, we will save 1000’s of lives and keep away from $15
    billion a 12 months in prices.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Publish full textual content of TPP)

    US residents:
    name on
    Obama to publish the total textual content of the TPP and all pending “commerce”
    agreements.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose Anti-Civil-Liberties Invoice)

    Canadians:
    oppose
    the Anti-Civil-Liberties Invoice, C-51.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 29 April 2015 (Defending freedom of speech)

    Defending freedom of speech, together with the liberty of Charlie Hebdo
    and others to criticize Islam, and defy its censorship calls for, is a
    separate matter from
    evaluating
    Charlie Hebdo’s statements in both political or inventive phrases.

    Braveness is a 3rd separate matter. If the Charlie Hebdo writers had
    beforehand acquired demise threats (I believe that they had), and carried on
    regardless of the threats, that was braveness. Recognizing that’s separate
    from evaluating what Charlie Hebdo stated.

    I believe there may be lots of conceitedness and injustice in Islam that
    deserves condemnation and mock.

  • 29 April 2015 (Iran seizes US-protected cargo ship)

    Iran seized a cargo ship that is not American, which the US has
    accepted
    the duty to guard.

    I think that the Marshall Islands are one of many “flags of
    comfort”. Many of the world’s cargo ships fly the flag of one among
    the international locations that impose little requirement on ships. This permits
    the homeowners of the ship to economize by skimping on security
    necessities. Apparently the Marshall Islands flag carries safety
    by the US Navy as effectively.

    I believe the US ought to cancel preparations for cover of any
    delivery except it flies the US flag and, subsequently, complies with US
    rules for security, pay charges, and so forth.

  • 29 April 2015 (Sea-level rise pits people in opposition to tigers)

    World heating and sea-level rise are
    pitting
    people in opposition to tigers within the Sundarbans.

    In a century or two, the Sundarbans can be inundated fully. With
    time, adjoining areas now inland may turn into like what the Sundarbans
    at the moment are. However these areas are filled with farmers who is not going to relinquish
    their farms willingly to mangrove bushes and tigers.

  • 29 April 2015 (Obama’s standards for drone assaults)

    Obama introduced with nice fanfare new, extra strict standards for
    drone assaults. He did not point out that they
    did
    not apply to Pakistan.

  • 29 April 2015 (Authorities advantages for wealthy Individuals)

    Poor Individuals desperately want their welfare advantages, which add up
    to a small quantity in contrast with the
    authorities
    advantages for wealthy Individuals.

  • 29 April 2015 (Protest adopted by riot in Baltimore)

    1000’s attended the funeral of Freddie Grey, which grew to become a
    protest
    in opposition to the violence and impunity of uniformed thugs.

    Nevertheless,
    a
    riot adopted, partly provoked by
    obnoxious
    racism.

    Whereas I do not really feel a lot sympathy when uniformed thugs are attacked,
    doing so performs into their palms. In the meantime, burning automobiles and looting
    shops is not any extra justifiable now than at every other time. However this
    property crime is much less grave a difficulty than murder.

    Nasty statements by some thugs
    helped
    provoke the rioting. Ultimately the riot was suppressed by
    troopers.

  • 29 April 2015 (UK “support” to poor international locations)

    UK “support” to poor international locations
    promotes
    privatization of medical care and training in them.

  • 29 April 2015 (UK ministers and fossil gas lobbyists)

    UK ministers meet with fossil gas lobbyists
    far
    greater than with renewable power lobbyists.

    This can be a quantitative manner of measuring the UK authorities’s basic
    choice for fossil fuels.

  • 29 April 2015 (Maryland thug reform payments weakened)

    Payments to reform how Maryland offers with thugs that kill and maim have been
    weakened
    by strain from thug unions.

  • 29 April 2015 (Trafficked youngsters in India)

    Over 100,000 youngsters are trafficked annually in India, a lot of them
    bought
    into home slavery.

  • 29 April 2015 (Saudi bombardment of Yemen)

    Saudi Arabia
    continues
    bombarding Yemen closely; the supposed finish of the bombardment
    marketing campaign seems to have been a Putin-style pretense.

  • 29 April 2015 (Enslaved employees)

    In Mexico Metropolis, a girl was
    saved
    chained and compelled to do ironing in a dry-cleaning retailer.

  • 29 April 2015 (Methods that profile folks)

    Methods that make profiles on folks to assist corporations promote to them
    could possibly be an enormous assist to each unscrupulous firm,
    if
    they work.

    They want a supply of non-public information. Those you may’t refuse to
    contribute to are the e-mail companies corresponding to gmail that profile
    the folks they obtain mail from.

  • 29 April 2015 (UN services focused in assaults)

    The UN concluded that Israel immediately focused UN services in Gaza
    and is liable for
    killing
    and wounding 250 Palestinians who have been sheltering there.

  • 29 April 2015 (Excessive warmth and rain occasions)

    Excessive warmth and rain occasions are taking place
    a lot
    extra steadily now than over the 20th century, and this has been
    tied to world heating.

  • 29 April 2015 (Iran bans Immediately’s Girls journal)

    Iran banned {a magazine},
    Immediately’s
    Girls, for writing about single {couples} that reside collectively.

    Iranian officers say that their legal guidelines which discriminate in opposition to ladies
    aren’t discrimination, on the grounds that they arrive from faith.
    I might say that signifies a faith that discriminates in opposition to ladies.

  • 29 April 2015 (Poverty within the UK)

    Poverty
    within the UK Is As Unhealthy Because the 1940s.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Debt-free training)

    US residents:
    assist
    debt-free training in public faculties.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Veto anti-abortion payments)

    Everybody:
    encourage
    Montana Governor Bullock to veto anti-abortion payments.

  • 29 April 2015 (Pressing: Marketing campaign spending restrictions)

    US residents: name in your congresscritter to
    assist
    the constitutional modification to authorize marketing campaign spending
    restrictions.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    Listed below are the
    particulars.

    This does not fully repair the issue of the
    Companies
    United resolution, because it doesn’t reject the concept that
    firms are entitled to human rights. However it might be a
    important step ahead.

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose “quick observe” invoice)

    US residents: inform Congress to oppose the “quick observe” invoice for 2
    causes: not solely that the TPP is unhealthy, however
    as a result of
    it now defends Israel’s occupation of Palestine.

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Accountability for Huge Spill)

    Everybody:
    name
    on BP to just accept duty for the Huge Spill.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 28 April 2015 (Deflecting criticism with cry of “racism”)

    Permitting any group to cry “racism” to deflect substantive criticism
    creates a sheltered alternative for crime and oppression. This is
    one
    instance of a Bangladeshi politician within the UK.

    One other
    instance is Israel, which falsely labels all criticism of its
    occupation insurance policies as “anti-semitism”.

  • 28 April 2015 (Ethiopian tyranny)

    Imprisoned Ethiopian blogger Natnael Feleke
    asks
    the US to cease supporting the Ethiopian tyranny.

    Ethiopia is a devoted consumer state that even went as far as to invade
    Somalia for the US. The terrorist group al-Shabaab is the
    end result
    of that invasion. Extra typically, Ethiopia kicks peasants off their
    land for the sake of multinational enterprise.

  • 28 April 2015 (Plutocracy in Honduras)

    The coup in Honduras was primarily based on the excuse that President Zelaya had
    a plan to vary the structure — after he left workplace —
    in order that future presidents may run for reelection.

    Now the coup-installed authorities has
    satisfied
    the Supreme Courtroom to make that very change.

    The coup had
    indicators
    of assist from the US, and its actual motive was
    defending
    plutocracy.

  • 28 April 2015 (New coal mine)

    A

    new coal mine in Australia is more likely to wipe out the uncommon
    black-throated finch
    in addition to elements of

    the Nice Barrier Reef.

    Burning the coal will wipe out much more.

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose seismic blasting)

    US residents:
    oppose
    seismic blasting within the Atlantic Ocean. These blasts injury the
    listening to of marine mammals.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Maintain fossil fuels within the floor)

    US residents:
    name on
    Obama to maintain fossil fuels within the floor.

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Elizabeth Warren’s reform agenda)

    US residents:
    name on
    Democratic leaders to endorse Warren’s reform agenda for Wall
    Road.

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Publish TPP textual content)

    US residents:
    assist Senator
    Warren: publish the TPP textual content earlier than any vote on “quick observe”.

    Senator
    Warren to These Promising TPP Would Be So Nice: ‘Show It.’

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose secret commerce treaties)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter at 202-224-3121 and say, “Vote
    in opposition to quick observe for the TPP, and oppose all secret commerce treaties
    negotiated along with companies.”

  • 28 April 2015 (Pressing: Reconsideration of copyright energy)

    Everybody (particularly these within the UK): write to
    [email protected]
    to inform the UK Inexperienced Celebration you assist its plans to
    rethink
    copyright energy. Urge the get together to not bow to strain from the
    publishers and a few egoistical authors.

    You may want to cite
    http://gnu.org/philosophy/copyright-vs-community.html.

    You may also want to unfold the phrase through e mail, blogs and social
    media.

  • 27 April 2015 (43 cents a month)

    In line with

    IMF information, the overall financial profit from “lowered commerce
    boundaries” quantities to about 5 {dollars} a 12 months per employee. 43 cents a
    month,
    extra exactly.

    This profit is the purported justification for pulling down wages
    and dealing circumstances, and the suppression of democracy
    by worldwide

    “commerce tribunals”.

    These outcomes verify that we should demand abolition of the WTO
    and all the following “free commerce” treaties.

  • 27 April 2015 (Detroit)

    Detroit is

    planning to evict 1/7 of its inhabitants for not paying
    property taxes.
    They’re too poor to pay.

    This certainly has some relationship to the

    chapter of Detroit
    and the state-imposed nondemocratic metropolis administration.

    In impact, the State of Michigan plans to impose mass homelessness for
    the sake of the collectors. If lackeys like that might not be discovered to
    implement the coverage, the collectors can be stymied. All these
    lackeys, from the appointed metropolis supervisor to the functionaries that
    order evictions to the thugs that carry them out, must be sentenced
    to homelessness so folks passing by can spit on them.

    I like the girl who threatened to strip her home of each usable
    factor if it have been foreclosed. The subsequent logical step can be to wreck
    foreclosed homes — or squat in them.

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: Offshore drilling)

    US residents: name on Obama to

    finish offshore oil drilling.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: Veto safety payments)

    US residents:

    name on Obama to veto safety payments that endanger
    privateness.

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: Mountaintop Elimination)

    US residents: name on Congress to

    go a moratorium on mountaintop
    removing mining.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641 and
    888-355-3588.

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: Abortion payments)

    US residents:

    name on Congress to reject payments to ban abortion after 20
    weeks.

    Elective abortion is allowed within the US as much as Three months; after that, a
    particular motive is already required.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641 and
    888-355-3588.

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: New DEA head)

    US residents:

    ask Obama to decide on a brand new head of the DEA who will
    cut back mass imprisonment of Individuals.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: surveillance in Virginia)

    US residents:

    name on Virginia governor McAuliffe to signal the invoice
    proscribing surveillance in Virginia.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 27 April 2015 (Lacking weapons)

    500 million {dollars} value of US weapons have gone lacking in Yemen.

    One comforting issue is that that most likely is fewer weapons than you
    may count on, given the wacky army costs.

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: Oblique endorsement)

    US residents:

    name on Congress to keep away from an oblique endorsement of
    the occupation of Palestine.

  • 27 April 2015 (Pressing: Poisonous chemical)

    US residents:

    oppose the Vitter-Udall invoice that might block states
    from regulating poisonous chemical substances.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Jobs)
  • You would get turned down for a job primarily based solely on how a
    program
    evaluates the sound of your voice.

    The difficulty wouldn’t be essential if there have been sufficient good jobs.
    The insurance policies that unfold poverty are the foundation of the issue.

  • 27 April 2015
    (North Korea)

    North Korea is much less totally different from different tyrannical states than we
    usually suppose. It can not block the folks completely from
    data
    about the remainder of the world.

    Nonetheless, North Korea is uncommon amongst tyrannies to some extent.
    Its two particular traits are the continued state of conflict with
    South Korea, and the commerce embargo imposed by a lot of the world as a
    end result.

  • 27 April 2015
    (The US poor)

    The US poor at the moment are poor in social bonds and relationships
    in addition to
    in cash.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Human Trafficking Act)

    The Senate’s Victims of Human Trafficking Act is harmful
    in a number of
    methods.

    When it talks about having the customs company do extra to implement
    “mental property”, I’m positive that refers to one thing unhealthy.
    Each time that time period is used,
    one thing nasty is afoot.

    The best way to guard youngsters from being pressured into prostitution is to
    legalize prostitution by licensed prostitutes. Clients could possibly be
    required to examine the prostitute’s license. If the client fails to
    examine, that concrete omission can be reputable grounds for
    punishment.

    Minors shouldn’t be denied prostitution licenses in a blanket manner,
    however the state ought to ask them why they need one and probe their
    state of affairs, then provide assist to allow them to keep away from prostitution.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Individuals)

    Do not determine middle-class white Individuals
    with the 1%.

    The white Individuals who’re (nonetheless) within the center class aren’t
    downtrodden, however as plutocracy changed democracy, they too lose
    political energy. Those that have political energy immediately are fewer than
    1 %.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Journalists Imprisonment)

    In Australia, as a result of current state secrets and techniques legislation, journalists face
    the specter of imprisonment
    for reporting on severe authorities
    wrongdoing.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Australia)

    Lowering Australia’s greenhouse emissions can be costly

    if the one technique used is state expenditure.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Genocide)

    There’s loads of proof demonstrating that the genocide of the
    Armenians
    was centrally ordered,
    and centrally coated up.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 27 April 2015
    (Shell)

    Shell Lobbied to Undermine EU
    Renewables Targets.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Insurance coverage Corporations)

    Insurance coverage corporations promote details about their clients to legal professionals
    who then pester clients
    trying
    for his or her enterprise.

  • 27 April 2015
    (NYC Residences)

    The “reasonably priced” residences behind the separate “poor door” in New
    York are
    unaffordable
    for any poor particular person.

    New York Metropolis has inadequate residing quarters for the non-rich.
    What may repair this? One concept is to extend the taxes on dwellings
    which might be the principal residence of too few folks for his or her dimension.
    One other is to vary zoning legislation to permit development of heaps extra
    dwellings. I do not know whether or not these can be enough, however they
    have to assist.

  • 27 April 2015
    (New York Metropolis)

    New York Metropolis has deployed nearly 150 E-ZPass scanners in locations that
    have

    nothing to do with paying toll.

    As normal, the proposed resolution is insufficient, as a result of it might not
    forestall large state surveillance of individuals’s actions. Methods
    like E-ZPass must be unlawful;
    toll cost ought to use nameless
    digital money as a substitute.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Edwin Lyngar)

    Edwin Lyngar explains how, when he was poor, he voted for politicians
    who needed to crush the poor —
    as a result of he thought poverty
    was an indication he deserved to undergo.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Materials Presents)

    It is unlawful for lobbyists to offer materials presents to a
    congresscritter, however not apparently unlawful for
    the lobbyist to go to
    mattress with one.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Chicago: 30 years of Torture)

    Chicago could compensate the victims of 30 years
    of torture by
    thugs.

    Torture is just not an efficient option to get true data, however in
    Chicago
    as elsewhere it really works effectively for extracting false confessions.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Ignored Legislation)

    The legal guidelines in opposition to public sitting or mendacity down, geared toward punishing
    homeless folks, have been surprisingly ignored
    when folks queued as much as spend
    cash on iThings.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Door-to-Door)

    The US is stuffed with door-to-door journal salesmen, working as
    “impartial contractors” for corporations that hardly pay them, and even
    hold them in debt slavery. Many of those corporations
    defraud the folks
    who buy subscriptions, too.

    A number of facets of those corporations’ apply should be banned. I
    see no hurt in prohibiting the apply of contracting non-employees
    to do this sort of work.

    Nevertheless, the foundation reason for this drawback is the spreading poverty in
    the US, the cutbacks in welfare, and lack of labor by which individuals
    have an opportunity of supporting their households. In different phrases, dooH
    niboR.

    That is what makes folks so determined that they are going to come again to
    this exploitative work.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Felony Assault)

    As Beatriz Paez was making a recording of US marshalls arresting
    somebody,
    one among them ordered her to cease,
    then grabbed her telephone and crushed
    it.

    Luckily that felony assault was caught on one other telephone.

    In the meantime, in New Jersey, the thugs that killed a captive

    additionally tried to confiscate a video recording of the killing.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Jeffrey Sterling)

    The US authorities claims that Jeffrey Sterling is just not an actual
    whistleblower, as a result of he “sabotaged” an operation by revealing to
    the press that it was misconceived, failing, and ineffective.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Sabeen Mahmud)

    Sabeen Mahmud, Pakistani progressive activist, has been
    assassinated.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Viruses)

    Gene-editing methods now make it doable to create viruses extra

    harmful than these present in nature.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Faculty Bus Air pollution)

    Lowering Faculty Bus Air pollution Improves
    Kids’s Well being.
    And their training, since they’re absent much less from faculty.

  • 27 April 2015
    (NSA)

    When the NSA places a spy or assault method into use,
    different
    international locations are positive to comply with.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Enterprise Laws)

    The TTIP would create a world fee to veto enterprise
    rules within the US and Europe
    on behalf of companies.

    TTIP stands for “This Treaty is Plutocratic”.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Murders)

    Over 100 defenders of the surroundings and indigenous
    folks have been
    murdered
    in 2014.
    The speed of homicide is rising.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Russia)

    Russia crushes organized opposition by labeling NGOs as “international brokers”,

    and numerous kinds of sabotage and harassment.

    It is doable a few of them actually are international brokers, however working for
    Putin is extra of a betrayal of Russia than working for the US.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Low-Paid Households)

    How the Tories Dehumanise Low-Paid Households —
    Or Ought to I Say,
    “profit models.”

  • 27 April 2015
    (Baltimore)

    A number of the Baltimore thug management acknowledge that they should
    exchange

    the division’s tradition of thuggishness.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Los Angeles)

    As a result of reforms within the governance of the Los Angeles thug division,
    thugs that assault residents are prosecuted,
    even when the victims survive.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Lies)

    How one middle-class white man found how
    thugs lie in chilly
    blood.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Trains)

    Utilizing a pc community for practice signaling creates a chance
    for sabotaging trains
    by the computer systems.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Legalization of Marijuana)

    Legalization of marijuana is hurting Mexican
    drug traffickers and the
    DEA.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    Hitting two monsters with one stoned.

  • 27 April 2015
    (French Residents Oppose)

    French residents: oppose the large
    surveillance legislation.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Web Providers)

    Cory Doctorow: The rules utilized to web companies have been
    designed by compromises with the largest corporations, and steadily they
    can be unimaginable for
    any smaller competitor to satisfy.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Elections)

    Hong Kong has unveiled its system for phony democratic elections,
    with all candidates to
    be chosen by China.

    When this method is implement, I predict they are going to select one
    unhealthy candidate (the equal of Clinton) and some horrible
    candidates (akin to Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush), aiming to
    lure folks into campaigning for the unhealthy one. Then they are going to are likely to
    persuade themselves that they actually agree with and assist that unhealthy
    candidate, like nearly all of Individuals whose views on points
    are extra progressive than Clinton’s and Obama’s however assist them
    anyway.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Plutocratic)

    The TPP may imply international banks may sue the US if it restricts
    monetary derivatives that might trigger a monetary disaster, and their
    buyers may sue the US if it
    declines to offer the financial institution a
    bailout.

    In impact, it means the US (and every signatory) must align
    every
    and each coverage to what companies need, or pay dearly for every
    divergence.

    TPP stands for Treacherous Plutocratic Poison.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Google)

    Google proposes to offer folks robotic private assistants…that

    spy on them.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Ervin Edwards)

    Thugs arrested Ervin Edwards for sagging pants, tased him to demise
    in a cell,
    then lied about what they did.

    The primary unsuitable was the preliminary arrest. Sure, sagging pants are sometimes
    a gesture of hostility — however freedom of speech consists of the
    proper to make gestures.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Deutsche Financial institution)

    Deutsche Financial institution pled responsible to pervasive fraud,
    and but no person was
    jailed.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Drone Assault)

    Obama admitted {that a} drone assault killed two western captives of the
    Taliban, however nonetheless refuses to acknowledge that it was a drone assault,

    regardless that everyone knows this.

    The president is unable to take away from our brains the information that
    these assassinations are performed with drones, however his refusal to be
    straight with the American folks about his assassination program
    is harmful and unacceptable.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Air Passengers’ Knowledge)

    The EU’s plan for accumulating air passengers’ private information
    remains to be
    an excessive amount of.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Popeye’s Employee)

    Popeye’s acted shortly to supply a brand new job
    to Marissa
    Holcomb.

    I as soon as went right into a Popeye’s, however after they advised me they didn’t promote
    any spinach, I advised them “How will you name your self Popeye’s and never
    have spinach?” and left with out shopping for something.

    I did this partly on a lark, however I actually love spinach and would
    eagerly have purchased some.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Worldwide Cooperation)

    Worldwide cooperation created a option to obtain hundreds of thousands of
    refugees
    from Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
    It could possibly be utilized to immediately’s
    refugees.

    We should additionally present extra assist to refugees in neighboring
    international locations.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Congress)

    There’s one other try in Congress to slender the CFAA to
    shield
    the
    subsequent Aaron Swartz.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Water)

    Shortages of water create elevated want for electrical energy, whereas
    interfering

    with era of electrical energy.
    Fracking makes use of numerous water to extract pure gasoline.

    Thus, when world heating causes drought, we’re pushing ourselves into
    a
    nook.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Report)

    Declassified Report Exhibits Doubts About Worth of N.S.A.’s
    Warrantless
    Spying

  • 27 April 2015
    (UK: Privatizing the NHS)

    The UK authorities is privatizing the NHS
    very quick, and
    quietly.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Propaganda)

    Can US propaganda counter Russia’s
    conspiracy ideation?

    It’s onerous to convincingly advocate democracy whereas practising
    plutocracy. The US must make itself extra sincere whether it is
    to get any sincere assist.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Forensic Strategies)

    Together with hair identification, different forensic strategies could also be
    unreliable; even, in apply,
    fingerprint identification.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Armenians)

    Politically motivated denial of the genocide of the Armenians is
    comparable
    to politically motivated denial of the genocide of the
    Jews.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Eritrea)

    It will not be straightforward to cease Libyan people-smugglers
    by pressure.

    Convincing the federal government of Eritrea to be
    much less oppressive would
    cut back the stream.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Household)

    Researchers discovered systematic mind variations between sixth grade
    college students from
    high and low revenue households.

  • 27 April 2015
    (The Republican Celebration)

    The Republican Celebration is having
    a billionaires’ main.

  • 27 April 2015
    (California)

    California presents an instance of college reform that rejects the
    austerity and standardized exams
    that plague a lot of the US.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Huge Pharma)

    The hurt performed within the US by mismarketing of medicine is round $27 billion
    {dollars} a 12 months, which is akin to the quantity
    that Huge Pharma
    spends on analysis.

    Patents encourage mismarketing simply as they encourage analysis
    spending,
    so it could possibly be that patents achieve this a lot hurt by mismarketing
    alone
    that it outweighs their incentivization of analysis. However the uncooked numbers
    exaggerate the good thing about Huge Pharma’s analysis, because it focuses
    analysis
    on creating the following viagra moderately than on curing harmful
    ailments.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Common Petraeus)

    A decide despatched Common Petraeus a message about leaking authorities
    secrets and techniques by fining him much less
    than he will get paid for one speech.

    That’s as a result of Petraeus leaked the secrets and techniques for personal egocentric
    causes.
    Heroes corresponding to Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, who leak secrets and techniques
    for
    moral and patriotic causes, are handled a lot worse.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Cyber Assaults)

    A business-motivated scare marketing campaign says Iran carries out numerous
    cyber assaults in opposition to the US, however the declare is bogus. Many aren’t
    actual assaults,
    and the remainder may not be by Iran.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Rights of Staff)

    NYU tried to insist on respect for rights of employees establishing its
    Abu Dhabi department, however native contractors took benefits
    of exceptions
    to mistreat 10,000 employees.

  • 27 April 2015
    (US: Victims Of Drone Assaults)

    When will the US apologize to the non-western unintended
    victims of
    drone assaults?

    Inside Obama’s Drone Panopticon:
    a Secret Machine with No
    Accountability.
    Selecting targets primarily based on possibilities implies frequent errors, and
    frequent killing of civilians.

    The basis reason for killing so many harmless folks is that these
    assaults are directed at folks’s houses in areas that aren’t
    battlefields. We should acknowledge the distinction between conflict on a
    battlefield and assassination of individuals off the battlefield. The
    latter is extra like terrorism than like conflict.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Insurance policies)

    It’s onerous for poor folks to keep away from getting
    indignant on the
    wealthy.

    It might be unsuitable in charge the wealthy for being wealthy. We should always
    not
    give in to envy. The right and legitimate motive in charge the wealthy is
    that the majority of them assist dooH niboR insurance policies that harm the poor.

  • 27 April 2015
    (The FBI)

    The FBI has changed integrity
    with “the top justifies the
    means”.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Marissa Holcomb)

    Marissa Holcomb was working in Popeye’s when an armed robber pressured
    her handy over $400 from the money registers.
    The boss advised her to
    repay the cash or get fired.

    It’s unsuitable to punish Ms Holcomb this fashion, however she’s doing one thing
    else that she shouldn’t have performed. She shouldn’t be having one other
    baby whereas her capacity to assist her current youngsters is
    precarious.

  • 27 April 2015
    (World Issues)

    Exhaustion of soil is related to different world environmental issues
    in addition to injustices
    of the worldwide economic system.

    We may also help cut back all these issues by having fewer youngsters, and
    make
    our lives simpler and fewer disturbing on the similar time.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Baltimore)

    The Baltimore thug union in contrast protesters
    to a “lynch
    mob”.

    They’re inverting the reality — that it was thugs that
    killed
    somebody unjustly.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Koch Funding)

    Koch Funding of Universities Shrouded
    in Secrecy.

  • 27 April 2015
    (World Heating)

    A research predicts that clouds (which have a tendency to chill the Earth) will give a
    little much less

    cooling as world heating continues.

  • 27 April 2015 (Prosecutors)

    Within the sentencing part of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial, the prosecutors
    chosen one body out of a video and blocked the protection
    from
    explaining the importance of the entire video.

    It appears they’re making an attempt to mislead and manipulate the jury right into a
    resolution
    to do one thing unsuitable (an execution).

  • 27 April 2015
    (Freedom Act)

    The USA Freedom Act has returned, with out final 12 months’s
    undermining by
    Obama.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Poor Folks)

    Concepts for instructing folks to reject
    the Struggle on Poor Folks.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Senator Wyden)

    Refuting Senator Wyden’s
    TPP snow job.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Fossil Gas Trade)

    The Fossil Gas Trade Is Condemning Us
    to Local weather
    Catastrophe.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Japan’s Crimes)

    A Korean girl who was pressured into prostitution by the Japanese military
    calls on the prime minister of Japan to cease denying
    Japan’s crimes in
    World Struggle II.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Chernobyl)

    A undertaking to cowl the exploded reactor at Chernobyl is
    quick 300
    million {dollars}.

    A nuclear catastrophe sucks up cash for many years. Let’s not make extra of
    them.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Drone Assaults)

    US drone assaults typically kill civilians, however the state tries to duck the
    challenge. When, by luck, one of many victims turned out to be an American
    prisoner of the Taliban, the US needed to admit it,
    which shone a spot of
    mild on this.

    Drones plus secret insurance policies for utilizing them add up
    to secret
    wars.

  • 27 April 2015
    (New age Thought)

    The sloppy antirationality of New Age considering proved to be fertile
    floor
    for dishonest enterprise.

  • 27 April 2015
    (Muslim Nations)

    Most Muslim international locations deny spiritual freedom to its residents.

    This is
    an inventory of nations

    that forbid ceasing to be a Muslim:

    Afghanistan,
    Bahrain,
    Comoros,
    Egypt,
    Iran,
    Iraq,
    Jordan,
    Kuwait,
    Malaysia,
    Maldives,
    Mauritania,
    Oman,
    Pakistan,
    Qatar,
    Saudi Arabia,
    Somalia,
    Sudan,
    Syria,
    UAE,
    Yemen.

    As well as, the state of affairs in Morocco is unclear; there is no such thing as a legislation
    punishing this, however there’s a fatwa threatening to kill.

    Some elements of Northern Nigeria have adopted Muslim legislation. They aren’t
    supposed to use it to non-Muslims, however it’s not clear that Muslims
    there
    can safely cease.

    For additional reference.

    I believe
    international locations ought to require immigrants and everlasting residents to
    affirm, in a video for publication, that the precept of spiritual
    freedom applies to everybody, and that it consists of the liberty to go away
    any faith in addition to the liberty to affix any faith.

  • 26 April 2015 (Singled out Federico García Lorca)

    Paperwork show that Franco’s forces singled out Federico García
    Lorca
    and

    murdered him.

  • 26 April 2015 (Proposed FAA rules)

    The proposed FAA rules for drones

    don’t take into account the
    surveillance challenge.

    To guard the general public’s proper to anonymity,

    we have to regulate
    techniques
    that file,
    together with mounted cameras in addition to terrestrial, aquatic and
    aerial drones. Extra usually,

    we have to forestall the gathering of
    details about folks’s actions in public locations, apart from
    people topic to court-ordered surveillance.

    Obscurity, making it onerous to search out and correlate all the info about
    you,
    can play a helpful function.
    Nevertheless, to ensure that obscurity to dam governments from accumulating
    and correlating all of that information, we want greater than procedural limits.
    Methods have to be designed in order that accumulating and correlating the info
    about anybody particular person is substantial work, and there’s no economic system
    of scale to doing this about everybody in parallel.

  • 26 April 2015 (Marching each night time)

    Protesters are marching each night time in Baltimore

    over the killing of
    Freddie Grey by thugs.

  • 26 April 2015 (Half a day’s earnings)

    Exxon was fined half a day’s earnings

    for the pipeline break in
    Mayflower, Arkansas.

  • 26 April 2015 (Greenwashing)

    Earth Day has been coopted by companies for greenwashing.

  • 26 April 2015 (Extra of a militarist)

    Clinton has been extra of a militarist than Obama, and has been a superb
    pal of dictators.

  • 26 April 2015 (Standardized exams)

    US standardized exams

    threaten each lecturers and college students with
    punishment in the event that they discuss after the check about what was in it.

    Lecturers are required to signal a dedication by no means to fail to implement
    this merciless coverage.

    Mendacity to a tyrant is not any unsuitable. These agreements are morally void,
    identical to the Finish Consumer License Settlement of a proprietary program.
    Lecturers who cannot refuse to signal are morally obligated to disobey.

    Dad and mom ought to inform their colleges, “I do not need my baby to be
    taught by people who signal such an settlement, except they promise me
    they won’t carry it out.”

  • 26 April 2015 (Medical marijuana activist)

    Medical marijuana activist Shona Banda’s

    son was taken away,
    apparently due to her use of medical marijuana.

  • 26 April 2015 (Proper to work)

    “Proper to work” legal guidelines in some US states must be referred to as “proper to much less
    pay” legal guidelines: the place they exist,

    they value the typical employee $1500 a
    12 months.

  • 26 April 2015 (Landowners in Brazil)

    Landowners in Brazil are pushing a constitutional modification to make
    it

    simpler to take land away from indigenous folks.

  • 26 April 2015 (Look of tranquility)

    Azerbaijan has imprisoned two human rights defenders

    primarily based on bogus
    costs
    for the sake of an look of tranquility for the European Video games.

    Distinguished sports activities occasions are likely to create strain and alternative to
    make political issues worse.

  • 26 April 2015 (Merger)

    Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable

    might be useless.

    Due to those that signed petitions in opposition to this.

  • 26 April 2015 (Drone software program)

    The thought of requiring drone software program to limit the place drones can fly
    could be very harmful.

    It might quantity to a ban on free software program for
    drones.

    The article provides far an excessive amount of legitimacy to the concept that folks
    shouldn’t be allowed to vary software program in automobiles. As a doable trigger
    of accidents, that can be tiny in contrast with (1) engaged on the
    mechanical a part of the brakes and (2) driving whereas drained, distracted
    or in poor health.

  • 26 April 2015 (Solar Should Go Down)

    The Solar Should Go Down on the Patriot [sic] Act.

    That legislation’s proponents referred to as it the “USA PATRIOT Act” to govern
    Individuals; the identify is propaganda for the concept that a patriotic
    American ought to favor warrantless surveillance of Individuals. Utilizing
    that identify endorses that place.

    I name it the “PAT RIOT” or “U SAP AT RIOT” act to point out my rejection
    of that place.

    Since “USAPATRIOT” is an acronym, we will cut up it into separate phrases
    as we want with equal legitimacy. “U SAP AT RIOT” is simply as appropriate
    as “USA PATRIOT”.

  • 26 April 2015 (Copyright on phonorecords)

    The

    Canadian authorities plans to increase copyright on phonorecords: a
    windfall for file corporations with a big anticipated value to society as
    a complete.

  • 26 April 2015 (US-supported bombing)

    The US-supported bombing of Yemen

    has protracted the civil conflict.
    The continued combating is inflicting nice struggling and ingraining
    hostility on either side.

  • 26 April 2015 (Disappear by 2050)

    Coral reefs could disappear by 2050 attributable to our CO2 emissions.

  • 26 April 2015 (Influenced the Clintons)

    Morocco has influenced the Clintons by

    giving cash to their
    basis.

  • 26 April 2015 (Journalist barred)

    A

    journalist from The Intercept was barred from the “Counter Terror
    Expo”.

  • 26 April 2015 (Possession)

    We Cannot Let

    John Deere Destroy the Very Thought of Possession.

    I am glad that they have out of the DMCA exemption rut
    and returned to advocating everlasting change to the DMCA itself.

  • 26 April 2015 (Boat refugees)

    European governments are planning to ship most boat refugees from
    Africa again to Africa quickly

    with out contemplating their instances for
    asylum.

    Those that are fleeing repression, in locations corresponding to Eritrea, ought to
    not be pressured to return there. However maybe they will discover a secure
    asylum
    in one other African nation.

  • 26 April 2015 (Cybersecurity Invoice)

    Home Passes Cybersecurity Invoice

    Regardless of Privateness Protests.

    The declare that bettering safety protects privateness is disingenuous,
    as a result of

    defending privateness from crooks doesn’t substitute for
    defending
    privateness from the state. The state has much more energy, so the hazard
    of
    its understanding an excessive amount of about everybody is much better.

  • 26 April 2015 (Greatest Menace)

    The Greatest Menace to the Earth? We [or most of us, at least] Have

    Too Many Youngsters.

    China’s

    one-child coverage has performed large good; it’s too unhealthy that
    India did not have one, because it might need prevented suicides like this
    one.

    In China as in India, folks typically get no compensation when pushed off
    their land, however in wealthier China you may discover one other option to get
    by.

  • 26 April 2015 (Acknowledge feelings)

    Packages that may acknowledge folks’s feelings will

    allow corporations
    to govern folks.

  • 26 April 2015 (Defend gorillas)

    Serving to to guard gorillas

    by offering contraception to people
    round their habitat.

  • 26 April 2015 (Not Resisting)

    A number of LA thugs are being prosecuted for attacking folks with kicks,
    punches or sticks —

    individuals who have been shackled or not resisting.

  • 26 April 2015 (Versatile work)

    When work is “versatile” for the employer, it turns into

    an rigid
    shackle for the worker, who cannot make plans and sometimes cannot get
    sufficient work.

  • 26 April 2015 (Anti-cancer weight loss program)

    One proponent of an “anti-cancer weight loss program” admits fabricating her declare
    that it cured her.

    She by no means had most cancers in any respect.

    Even with out an intentional liar, folks simply persuade one another
    {that a} treatment is working when actually it does nothing. You shouldn’t
    consider an alternate treatment works and not using a managed experiment
    demonstrating efficacy.

  • 26 April 2015 (State attorneys basic)

    Corporations at the moment are organizing state attorneys basic

    to foyer for
    them.

  • 26 April 2015 (Bees)

    Bees can not style neonicotinoids, so

    can not select to keep away from them.
    However they might get hooked on them.

  • 26 April 2015 (Vote Inexperienced)

    Within the UK, the

    Tory and Labour events plan to extend large
    basic surveillance.

    Reject them — vote Inexperienced.

  • 26 April 2015 (Witches)

    Folks in New Guinea nonetheless consider that deaths are brought on
    by curses, and search to kill the “witches” accountable.

    Persecution of “witches” is frequent in Africa. The concept that it’s
    doable to kill by magic appears to be a world-wide sample of
    superstition; it was present in most locations on the planet.
    The notice that that is unimaginable is because of fashionable rationalism.

    In Mexico, in line with a e book I learn, some “witches” actually can kill
    — with poisonous micro organism or fungus they discover in caves, not with
    curses.

  • 26 April 2015 (Ebola virus by intercourse)

    It’s

    not straightforward to persuade males in Sierra Leone to cease transmitting
    Ebola virus by intercourse.

  • 26 April 2015 (US Senate cafeteria)

    A cook dinner within the (outsourced) US Senate cafeteria is on strike. He has
    to work 70 hours every week

    and nonetheless wants meals stamps, so low is the pay
    of the corporate that has the contract.

  • 26 April 2015 (Trafficking vs Smuggling)

    Do not confuse trafficking folks with smuggling folks.

  • 26 April 2015 (Enemy Forces)

    The

    Missouri Nationwide Guard, in reacting to protests in Ferguson,
    formally referred to protesters as “enemy forces”.

    That is what you’d count on the forces of a authorities of occupation to
    say
    concerning the occupied folks.

  • 26 April 2015 (Felony costs)

    The thug who beat up Floyd Dent in Inkster, close to Detroit,

    faces three
    felony costs.

    It might be nice, for as soon as, to see a uniformed thug get punished for
    such crimes. Nevertheless it will not be straightforward: many within the felony justice
    system have surrendered their honor to the need for a superb
    cooperative relationship with the thugs.

  • 26 April 2015 (Fanatical Israeli colonists)

    Israelis and Palestinians are

    making an attempt to prepare a joint occasion in
    Israel. Fanatical Israeli colonists have requested the federal government to
    sabotage it by retaining the Palestinians away.

  • 26 April 2015 (Israeli thugs)

    When Israeli thugs arrested ‘Ali Talji Ya’qub, in addition they punched and
    kicked his brother and

    left him unconscious on the road.

  • 26 April 2015 (Torture on Palestinians)

    Israeli intelligence repeatedly makes use of torture on Palestinians and
    extracts false confessions.

    Israel treats capturing an unarmed Palestinian useless as a

    minor
    infraction.

  • 26 April 2015 (Shaky Case for Struggle)

    This

    Declassified CIA Report Exhibits the Shaky Case for the Iraq Struggle.

  • 26 April 2015 (Overfishing)

    Overfishing threatens the ecosystem of the

    Nice Barrier Reef.

  • 26 April 2015 (Killer thug in Chicago)

    A killer thug in Chicago was acquitted of manslaughter as a result of the
    decide stated the killing was extra like homicide. However

    the prosecutor was
    unwilling to cost the thug with homicide.

  • 26 April 2015 (Oppressive communism to deprave capitalism)

    Vietnam has gone from oppressive communism to deprave capitalism.

    A Vietnamese novel by Duong Thu Hong, that I learn in French, presents
    junior get together leaders as corrupt and cynical already in 1975. What’s
    sure is that the Vietnamese state established an oppressive system
    of labor camps after capturing Saigon. Nevertheless it seems, from this
    article, that it tried to guard employees — till it surrendered
    to US financial warfare.

    I visited Vietnam in 2004 when it was about to affix the WTO. I advised
    the folks I knew, “You fought to kick out France, then the US. Now
    you’re going to invite within the WTO, which is the empire that guidelines
    France and the US. What foolishness!”

    Later, at a gathering in Cambodia in 2005, a consultant of the
    Vietnamese authorities in contrast the WTO’s guidelines to the foundations of soccer.
    My response made everybody snigger at him, for the reason that guidelines of soccer are
    designed to be truthful, whereas the foundations of the WTO are designed to be
    unfair. Alas, that minor embarrassment did not alter the trajectory of
    the Vietnamese state.

  • 26 April 2015 (Harm from world heating)

    The US is contemplating

    spending billions to make power techniques cope
    with the injury from world heating.

    We actually must be investing billions in decreasing world heating.
    Even higher, cut back world heating by eliminating the tax breaks for
    fossil fuels. That will save the treasury cash.

  • 26 April 2015 (Single dealer)

    A single dealer is accused of

    manipulating markets with fast
    computerized buying and selling which allegedly brought on a 1000-point inventory market
    crash in 2010.

  • 26 April 2015 (Gun-Violence Analysis)

    Bloomberg:

    Break the NRA’s Ban on Gun-Violence Analysis.

  • 26 April 2015 (Michael McAlister)

    Michael McAlister’s jail time period of 29 years is over.
    It’s now nearly sure he was not responsible within the first place.

    However he can be saved in jail for all times, except he confesses
    to the rape he didn’t do.

  • 26 April 2015 (We Did not Study)

    We Did not Study Something From Deepwater Horizon — And We’re

    Going to Pay For It.

    None so blind as officers paid to not see.

    The

    principal classes of the Huge Spill:
    undersea oil effectively leaks cannot be cleaned up, however they are often
    prevented
    by not drilling.

  • 26 April 2015 (Civil conflict in Yemen)

    The

    US function in creating the present civil conflict in Yemen.

    The article does not clarify why the US went from utilizing its arms to
    defend Saleh to supporting Saudi Arabia in bombing Saleh’s
    allies.

  • 26 April 2015 (Leaked Sony emails)

    Sony is making

    authorized threats in opposition to media organizations, demanding
    that they not report on the leaked Sony emails.

  • 26 April 2015 (Insufficient measures)

    As governments suggest insufficient measures in opposition to world heating,
    environmental activists in lots of international locations are

    getting murdered.

  • 26 April 2015 (Nonsensical spin)

    Obama offered his marketing campaign e mail lists to ship out

    nonsensical spin
    in favor of the TPP.

  • 26 April 2015 (Falsely convicted)

    Lots of, maybe 1000’s of Individuals have been falsely convicted primarily based
    on the

    bogus strategy of hair identification. The FBI has admitted
    it’s bogus, however states resist releasing the victims of this.

    The trigger is, prosecutors merely hate to confess that the authorized system
    could make a mistake. Some can overcome this, however many intention to defend
    each final error.

  • 26 April 2015 (Pressing: Schakowsky letter)

    US residents: telephone 202-224-312 and ask your congresscritter to signal
    the Schakowsky letter in favor of nuclear diplomacy with Iran.

  • 26 April 2015 (Pressing: Cease bottling water in California)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Nestle to cease bottling water in California.

  • 26 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose the TPP)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter and your senators
    to oppose the TPP. Say it’s unsuitable to offer international corporations
    extra rights than US residents, and urge them to oppose
    each “quick observe” and the TPP itself.

    I’ve learn (in a mass emailing) that many members of Congress
    are undecided on the difficulty. We want you to affect them.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 26 April 2015 (Pressing: Prosecute CIA torturers)

    Everybody:
    Name
    on the US Justice Division to prosecute CIA torturers.

  • 26 April 2015 (EC urged to defend folks’s privateness)

    Residents’
    teams of many international locations urge the European Fee to defend
    folks’s privateness.

  • 26 April 2015 (Laptop safety in a “good metropolis”)

    The same old unhealthy pc safety, in a “good metropolis”, makes it a
    sabotageable
    metropolis.

  • 26 April 2015 (Insurance coverage corporations anticipate disasters)

    Insurance coverage corporations are
    making an attempt
    to prod the US authorities to vary its insurance policies in direction of the
    doubtless future not-so-natural disasters.

    The most cost effective option to put together for these is to scale back greenhouse gasoline
    emissions, however fossil gas corporations don’t desire that to be mentioned.

  • 26 April 2015 (Bullshit in articles about local weather)

    How
    To Inform If The Article About Local weather You Are Studying Is B.S., In 4
    Straightforward Steps.

  • 26 April 2015 (Baltimore thugs maim man)

    Baltimore thugs
    broke
    Freddie Grey’s neck, and denied him medical consideration for hours.
    He subsequently died consequently. How a lot they maimed him when
    arresting him, and the way a lot they did it contained in the thug van, is just not
    clear.

    His family consider the thug division is retaining proof secret
    in order to
    assemble
    an excuse to guard the thugs accountable.

  • 26 April 2015 (Threat of inadvertent nuclear conflict)

    U.S. and
    Russian Generals Name for Lowering the Threat of Inadvertent Nuclear
    Struggle.

  • 26 April 2015 (Robotic cook dinner with proprietary recipes)

    A robotic cook dinner will pave the best way for
    proprietary
    recipes that customers cannot see.

  • 26 April 2015 (United Airways bans safety researcher)

    United Airways tried to guard itself from occupied with the unhealthy
    safety of airplane techniques, claimed by a safety researcher, by
    banning
    him from flying.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 26 April 2015 (Bottled water)

    In developed international locations, we should
    reject
    the costly behavior of bottled water.

  • 26 April 2015 (Significance of nationwide guilt)

    Günter
    Grass, Haruki Murakami And the Significance of Nationwide Guilt.

  • 26 April 2015 (Australia to disclaim tax exemption to rights defenders)

    Australia
    plans
    to disclaim tax exemption to organizations that give authorized support to
    folks defending their rights from abuses by companies.

  • 26 April 2015 (Sanctions in opposition to Iran)

    The sanctions in opposition to Iran hit
    medical
    charities, college students, even structure competitions.

    Sanctions enforcement inevitably has uncertainty. To stop that
    uncertainty from being gamed by Iran requires turning all of the
    uncertainty into concern for banks, universities, contests, and so forth.
    That inevitably results in over-application.

  • 26 April 2015 (Course in refuting world heating denial)

    An Australian college presents a course in
    refuting
    the arguments of world heating denialists.

  • 26 April 2015 (Israeli memorial to victims of terrorism)

    Israeli fanatics
    object
    to together with a murdered Arab boy within the memorial to victims of
    terrorism.

  • 26 April 2015 (Morsi jail sentence)

    Morsi was sentenced to jail for a
    deadly
    combat between his supporters and protesters, whereas he was
    president of Egypt.

    Will al-Sisi be tried for the homicide of over a thousand Morsi
    supporters by thugs, shortly after the army coup? Not going.

  • 26 April 2015 (Nonetheless no faculty in Chibok)

    A 12 months after Boko Haram kidnaped 276 ladies from Chibok, there may be
    nonetheless
    no faculty within the city.

    It is senseless to construct a brand new faculty there if it might be a magnet
    for an additional kidnaping. If safety been reestablished sufficiently to
    make that unlikely, it is very important restart faculty there.

  • 26 April 2015 (Australian world heating denial heart)

    College students on the College of Western Australia are
    protesting
    the federal government’s plan to determine a world heating denial heart
    there.

    The federal government is a device for the fossil gas corporations and has already
    promoted denialism.

  • 26 April 2015 (Jobs threatened by machines)

    Machines are
    changing into
    in a position to make high quality judgments higher than people can. Many roles
    that require coaching and talent are in peril of elimination. They
    additionally give employers extra energy over workers in different jobs.

    Within the quick time period, we should always ban some sorts of machines that might
    automate many roles. In the long run, we have to reorganize society
    so that individuals needn’t discover work.

  • 26 April 2015 (Russian environmentalist flees)

    Russia’s
    Main Environmentalist Flees to Estonia to flee threats to
    take away her youngsters.

    Such threats occur
    in
    the US as effectively.

  • 26 April 2015 (Senator on oil firm payroll)

    In Louisiana, a state senator that helps the pursuits of the oil
    corporations is
    overtly
    on their payroll.

  • 26 April 2015 (Summit of the Americas)

    The Summit of the Americas is principally an
    alternative
    for companies to scheme and foyer.

  • 26 April 2015 (1/6 of US black males absent from society)

    1/6 of black males within the US are absent from society — they’re
    both
    in jail or died younger.

  • 26 April 2015 (Dictatorship and slavery in Eritreas)

    The explanation so many Eritreans attempt to flee to Europe is that their
    nation is
    dominated
    by a dictatorship which makes use of the folks as slaves.

  • 26 April 2015 (Ukraine plans to ban symbols)

    Ukraine is planning a legislation to ban Communist and Nazi symbols
    and
    criminalize
    disagreement with the official line on historical past.

    That is inexcusable tyranny, akin to the
    tyranny discovered
    in France and Turkey.

  • 26 April 2015 (UK Inexperienced Celebration manifesto)

    The UK Inexperienced Celebration manifesto has
    many
    good proposals.

    I’m upset by the absence of a proposal to repeal the crime
    of squatting.

  • 26 April 2015 (Oil leak operating since 2004)

    A oil leak
    operating
    since 2004 could have leaked extra oil than the Huge Spill, however the
    public cannot inform as a result of the whole lot about it’s a commerce secret.

  • 26 April 2015 (Preliminary WHO response to Ebola outbreak)

    WHO stated that its preliminary response to the Ebola outbreak was
    not
    sturdy sufficient to quash the outbreak, so it plans to develop a
    massive response group for the long run.

    After publishing an announcement, it then
    edited
    the assertion to be much less self-critical.

  • 26 April 2015 (Warning of the Huge Spill)

    Chelsea Manning’s diplomatic cables included a
    warning
    of the Huge Spill, as a result of one reported that BP had had an analogous
    explosion within the Caspian Sea.

  • 25 April 2015 (Oil corporations attempt to purchase public opinion)

    Oil corporations sponsor artwork initiatives as a manner of
    shopping for
    favorable public opinion.

    These fossil gas magnates, the Koch brothers,
    sponsor
    science museums.

  • 25 April 2015 (Restoring the property tax)

    Restoring the property tax because it was earlier than Dubya’s cuts
    would
    cowl the price of school training for all Individuals.

    It might have the facet advantage of curbing the rise of inequality,
    which harms society general in
    many
    methods.

  • 25 April 2015 (“USA Freedom Act” insufficient)

    The “USA Freedom Act” would solely appropriate a part of the PAT RIOT Act. It
    would
    proceed
    for use to excuse large surveillance. We want greater than
    that.

    Not all large US authorities surveillance is predicated on the PAT RIOT
    Act; even eliminating it might not clear up the entire drawback. For example,
    surveillance by
    license
    plate cameras has nothing to do with that legislation,
    however it’s harmful.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pressing: Defend the appropriate to put up hyperlinks)

    Everybody:
    assist the marketing campaign
    to guard the appropriate to put up hyperlinks.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose privatizing public land)

    US residents:
    oppose
    privatizing US public land.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pressing: Cease Nestle)

    US residents: name on the Forest Service to
    cease Nestle
    from extracting water in California. Since Nestle’s allow has
    expired, it’s not legally entitled to extract any extra water.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pressing: Finish subsidies for fossil fuels)

    US residents:
    name for
    elimination of tax subsidies for fossil fuels.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose TPP)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to
    oppose “quick observe” for the
    TPP.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    TPP: Treason, Plutocracy, Plunder

    It means
    paying
    international firms to not pollute.

    It means
    trashing
    shopper safety, and unsafe meals.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose army spending enhance)

    US residents:
    oppose
    will increase in army spending.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 25 April 2015 (Monitoring of scholars keystrokes)

    Some faculties now
    observe a pupil’s each
    keystroke, and use algorithms to foretell whether or not they are going to fail.

    It’s a quick step from there to presuming who will fail. However even
    accumulating this information is a violation of privateness.

  • 25 April 2015 (Israeli “butterfly drone”)

    Hamas experiences capturing an
    Israeli “butterfly
    drone” the scale of a small hen.

  • 25 April 2015 (Stingray surveillance packages)

    5 Disturbing Issues About
    The FBI And Native Police Stingray Surveillance Packages.

  • 25 April 2015 (Menace of imprisonment for “squatting”)

    An anti-eviction protester within the UK is
    threatened
    with an extended jail time period for “squatting”.

    Squatting have to be legalized once more. Does any get together say it should
    legalize squatting?

  • 25 April 2015 (Ocean Useless Zones)

    Ocean
    ‘Useless Zones’ a Rising Catastrophe for Fish.

  • 25 April 2015 (US lodge chains not paying residing wage)

    US lodge chains that make billions
    say
    they can not afford to pay employees a residing wage.

  • 25 April 2015 (Greenhouse gasoline emissions objectives)

    Fossil gas corporations are
    making an attempt
    to smash Germany’s greenhouse gasoline emissions objectives.

    It’s the normal short-term idiocy, arguing for world catastrophe later
    moderately than some hardship sooner.

    The UK Greens perceive how severe the state of affairs is. They suggest
    to extend renewable power as quick as doable, as if it have been a
    conflict
    for survival. Which, the truth is, it’s.

    We will not afford to decelerate merely as a result of that might be extra
    environment friendly, as if we had on a regular basis on the planet.

  • 25 April 2015 (Ethnic cleaning of Palestinians)

    Israel’s slow-motion ethnic cleaning of Palestinians proceeds by
    an deliberately
    kafkaesque
    software of legal guidelines.

  • 25 April 2015 (Mass imprisonment within the US)

    A
    marketing campaign
    in opposition to mass imprisonment within the US.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 25 April 2015 (Australia’s anti-protest repression)

    Australia’s anti-protest repression was
    very
    efficient: when 120,000 protesters have been anticipated on the G20, solely
    1000 dared come.

  • 25 April 2015 (US “cybersecurity” invoice)

    The newest model of the US “cybersecurity” invoice nonetheless has the massive
    flaw that corporations may
    disregard
    customers’ privateness “voluntarily”.

  • 25 April 2015 (Surveillance of French residents)

    Unacceptable
    Surveillance of French Residents Quickly To Be Adopted!

  • 25 April 2015 (Carbon reserves)

    Carbon
    Reserves Held by Prime Fossil Gas Corporations Soar.

  • 25 April 2015 (EU’s anti-trust case in opposition to Google)

    The EU’s anti-trust case in opposition to Google
    does not
    even attempt to alter Google’s assortment of a lot information about
    folks.

    Present anti-trust legislation, by specializing in whether or not corporations have interaction in unfair
    competitors, fails to guard the general public curiosity. Even when an organization
    will get massive solely by “doing a superb job”, the ensuing state of affairs allows
    it to have interaction in numerous abuses, and by that time it could be too late
    to rearrange for it to have opponents once more.

    Past that, the sheer dimension of corporations makes it had for companies
    to manage them, and that’s harmful in itself. We have to go
    past legal guidelines to guard competitors and begin
    stopping
    corporations from getting too massive.

  • 25 April 2015 (Boycott of merchandise from Israeli colonies)

    Israel’s Supreme Courtroom accredited the legislation that
    bans
    advocating a boycott of merchandise made by Israeli companies within the
    unlawful colonies in Palestinian territory.

    We who’re exterior Israel should push this boycott.

  • 25 April 2015 (Gun management within the 1800s)

    Cities within the Wild West had
    stricter
    gun management within the 1800s than they’ve immediately.

  • 25 April 2015 (Charged with felony for innocent prank)

    A 14-year-old in Florida faces a felony cost as a result of he
    modified
    the desktop image on a trainer’s pc.

    Little innocent pranks are
    hacking.
    This shouldn’t be a criminal offense in any respect.

  • 25 April 2015 (Germany’s apology for genocide in Namibia)

    Germany carried out genocide in Namibia firstly of the 20th
    century, and has
    apologized
    for it.

    It’s helpful to report on this crime — I didn’t find out about it,
    and I’m glad to tell folks. Nevertheless, the article is just too harsh on
    Pope Francis for not understanding about it. Give us a break!

  • 25 April 2015 (Worth of public area images)

    A research estimates the worth of public area images in Wikipedia as
    round
    $250
    million {dollars} per 12 months.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    In different phrases, that is the worth of simply a part of the profit
    that we get from the truth that the copyrights on images through 1923
    have expired within the US.

    If we wipe out the copyrights on more moderen images, the extra
    profit will most likely be substantial too.

  • 25 April 2015 (Struggle on Terrorism)

    The
    Struggle on Terrorism Targets Democracy Itself.

  • 25 April 2015 (Necessary information retention)

    Germany finds that obligatory information retention makes

    little or no
    distinction
    to stopping crime or catching criminals.

    Censorship is unsuitable; catching individuals who distribute censored
    publications cannot justify something.

  • 25 April 2015 (Anti-SLAPP legislation)

    Nevada handed an anti-SLAPP legislation two years in the past. Now some legislators
    have

    sneakily deliberate to eliminate it.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pay what you would like)

    Some

    eating places within the UK now ask patrons to pay nonetheless a lot they
    want.

  • 25 April 2015 (Help the falsehood)

    The Tulsa thug that shot Eric Harris useless “by mistake”

    falsely claimed
    to have appropriate coaching, and different deputies have been ordered to assist
    the falsehood.

  • 25 April 2015 (Social media manipulation)

    The US has a social media manipulation program to match Russia’s.

  • 25 April 2015 (Syrian rebels)

    Syrian rebels kidnaped Richard Engel and pretended they have been Assad
    supporters. Engel was initially fooled, later discovered the reality.
    NBC then disregarded the correction and

    broadcast the preliminary lies.

  • 25 April 2015 (Abstinence-only)

    A pupil’s mom experiences what abstinence-only intercourse “training”

    actually
    teaches.

  • 25 April 2015 (Boycotted standardized exams)

    150,000 college students in New York State boycotted standardized exams.

  • 25 April 2015 (Reputable journalism)

    For journalists to pay officers for the federal government’s

    soiled secrets and techniques
    will be reputable journalism.

  • 25 April 2015 (Investor-state)

    An instance of “investor-state” treaty injustice: a world
    company “court docket” dominated that

    Argentina owes a French firm $400
    million for cancelling privatization of water in Buenos Aires.

    That the corporate didn’t hold its guarantees was thought of irrelevant.

    That is a very powerful motive we should defeat the TPP and the TTIP
    (This Treaty Is Plutocratic).

  • 25 April 2015 (Japan’s inhabitants)

    Japan’s inhabitants is

    slowly falling.

    If solely the identical have been true for the remainder of humanity, our issues
    can be rather a lot simpler to deal with.

  • 25 April 2015 (A value on water)

    Placing a value on water.

    I believe public water must be bought at market charges, besides that
    every particular person ought to get a sure cheap quantity free of charge.
    (“Particular person” doesn’t embrace firms; they aren’t individuals.)

  • 25 April 2015 (Sensors That By no means Die)

    US Army Working to Construct Sensors That By no means Die,

    Enabling
    Persistent
    Surveillance in Distant Locations.

  • 25 April 2015 (Reasonable Tory)

    The pinnacle of the Labour Celebration

    requested for assist from “average Tories”.

    It ought to change its identify to the “Reasonable Tory” get together; then non-rich
    Britons can begin a brand new Labour Celebration that stands for the non-rich.

  • 25 April 2015 (Bigotry in opposition to dalits)

    Bigotry in opposition to dalits is pervasive in India. Lecturers in a college
    pressured dalit college students to scrub the bathrooms after faculty hours,
    which isn’t uncommon,

    however this time it sparked protests.

  • 25 April 2015 (Work spreading)

    With

    work spreading into non-work life, more and more individuals are
    ordered
    to smile on a regular basis.

  • 25 April 2015 (Chlorofluorocarbons)

    Though humanity has curbed emissions of chlorofluorocarbons, the
    ozone
    gap they produce is

    simply starting to heal.

  • 25 April 2015 (Nonetheless lacking species)

    Regardless of what Billionaire Polluters says, elements of the gulf coast
    are nonetheless lacking species that they used to reap, and folks carry
    toxins from the oil and the dispersant of their blood.

    BP is spending a few of its billions to brainwash the native folks
    that the issues they see do not exist.

  • 25 April 2015 (Six Questions)

    Six questions progressives insist

    Clinton should reply.

    I may add one other one, about pervasive surveillance.

  • 25 April 2015 (Land Grabs)

    World Financial institution-Funded Tasks Fueling Land Grabs,

    Displacement of World
    Poor.

    The World Financial institution and

    the Battle for the Way forward for Farming.

    World Financial institution Fossil Gas Financing Leapt in 2014 Regardless of Its Calls to
    Finish
    Subsidies.

  • 25 April 2015 (Judging college students)

    A research finds US lecturers

    decide fictional college students extra harshly
    when the scholars have names related to black Individuals.

  • 25 April 2015 (Xochimilco’s canals)

    Xochimilco’s canals and farms are threatened by development promoted
    by a

    violent community of corrupt officers.

  • 25 April 2015 (Insulting thugs)

    Within the identify of combating racism and terrorism,

    France has elevated
    repression for insulting thugs.
    The punishment is just not restricted to insults by terrorists, or to thugs
    that belong to minority teams. It applies to anybody that insults any
    thug.

    Freedom of speech consists of the liberty to criticize, offend, insult or
    mock
    any particular person, group, concept or apply. It consists of the liberty
    to
    say issues we disapprove of. France doesn’t respect freedom of
    speech.

    You possibly can’t crush an concept by banning it — not even a nasty concept,
    corresponding to
    bigotry.

  • 25 April 2015 (Fossil Gas Financing)

    World Financial institution Fossil Gas

    Financing Leapt in 2014 Regardless of Its Calls to
    Finish
    Subsidies.

  • 25 April 2015 (Corrupt Senator Dodd)

    Corrupt Senator Dodd has turn into much more corrupt:

    he’s now a
    lobbyist.

  • 25 April 2015 (TSA brokers steal)

    TSA brokers steal from passengers’ baggage, and typically destroy
    suitcases,
    even suitcases that aren’t locked.

  • 25 April 2015 (Proof with computer virus)

    Arkansas lawyer Matt Campbell gave the thugs a disk to load with
    proof they have been legally required to show over. They put

    trojan
    horse packages on it together with the info.

  • 25 April 2015 (Chef Joan Cheever)

    Chef Joan Cheever gave meals to the homeless together with her automotive, moderately than
    her meals truck, and

    faces a high quality of $2000 for this.

    Cheever will argue that the Spiritual Freedom Restoration Act permits
    her
    to offer meals to the homeless as a loving expression of her faith.
    Amen! However Atheists like me also needs to be allowed to assist the hungry.

  • 25 April 2015 (US drone assault)

    Family members of civilians killed by a US drone assault in Yemen are

    suing
    the US in Germany.

    Germany supplies assist to drone assaults in Yemen.

    The US has manufactured excuses to ignore all such instances,
    so that they should search for another option to demand compensation.

  • 25 April 2015 (Fb’s scheme)

    Fb’s scheme that favors sure web websites, making them
    free of charge for customers to entry,

    is as noxious to web neutrality as
    schemes that artificially gradual websites down.

  • 25 April 2015 (Cacao and palm oil)

    Reducing the Amazon rain forest in Peru to develop cacao and palm oil.

  • 25 April 2015 (No-fly checklist)

    The US authorities

    will now admit that an individual is on the no-fly checklist,
    however solely after that particular person asks after having been blocked from a
    flight.

    Blocking an individual from flying is a denial of that particular person’s abnormal
    rights,
    so it could possibly solely be justified as a punishment for a criminal offense.

  • 25 April 2015 (Pat Down)

    A homosexual TSA agent

    finagled excuses to “pat down” enticing male
    passengers.
    A minimum of somebody acquired one thing optimistic out of the Theater of
    Safety Company.

    I usually ask the brokers if I could possibly be patted down by girl. “Why
    ought to solely gays get to get pleasure from this?”

  • 25 April 2015 (Sony Emails)

    Wikileaks republished the Sony emails and paperwork to display
    the

    connections between Sony and the Democratic Celebration.

    A part of what these emails reveal is how media corporations are

    lobbying
    for the TPP.

  • 25 April 2015 (Local weather Inaction)

    Halting Intentional Local weather Inaction.

  • 25 April 2015 (iBad to each pupil)

    Los Angeles has dropped its program to offer an iBad to each pupil.

    Good riddance — however many college students will encounter colleges that
    strive
    to make them carry computer systems with proprietary software program. Defending
    your
    freedom entails refusing to make use of them.

  • 25 April 2015 (France’s excessive right-wing)

    The brand new face of France’s excessive right-wing.

    The Entrance Nationwide usually has a coverage of each encouraging and
    forcing ladies to have infants. That’s not solely unfair to the ladies,

    it’s harmful for society.

  • 25 April 2015 (Names of the thugs)

    A Hong Kong protester calls for to know the names of the thugs that
    attacked him, so he can prosecute them.

    Bravo!

  • 25 April 2015 (VPNs)

    Australia’s proposed

    copyright repression may ban VPNs.

    The worldwide copyright censorship system more and more involves
    resemble China’s political censorship system. Evidently the motive
    for censorship is a minor element: it involves the identical factor.

    We should reject the Struggle on Sharing on the root, not quibble about
    the main points of its repression.

  • 25 April 2015 (After the Huge Spill)

    After the Huge Spill, which pushed the bounds of undersea oil drilling,
    oil corporations have pushed

    the bounds even additional.

    Value presents strain to chop corners and enhance the chance.
    This tends to create a suggestions loop which servos the extent of threat
    to 1 the place accidents occur as typically as the general public will stand for.

  • 25 April 2015 (Local weather hero)

    Mohamed Nasheed, local weather hero, has been

    imprisoned by a army coup.
    We should always marketing campaign to have him launched.

    I’m wondering if fossil gas corporations’ cash had one thing to do with the
    coup.

  • 25 April 2015 (Blackwater’s legacy)

    Blackwater’s legacy:

    spreading the usage of mercenaries across the
    world.

    Hiring corporations to do combating is harmful as a result of it augments the
    military-industrial advanced.

  • 25 April 2015 (Not making an attempt to prosecute)

    Elizabeth Warren rebukes the SEC and the Justice Division for not
    making an attempt
    to prosecute Wall Road criminals underneath current legal guidelines.

  • 25 April 2015 (Plan for extra repression)

    China confirmed a plan for extra repression by

    imprisoning the
    journalist
    that printed it.

  • 25 April 2015 (Non-public probation firm)

    A personal probation enforcement firm in Georgia

    holds folks for
    ransom, imposing arbitrary charges and jailing them if they do not
    instantly pay.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Vegetables and fruit at school lunches)

    Within the US:
    inform
    the Faculty Diet Affiliation to cease lobbying in opposition to fruits
    and greens at school lunches.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    That group’s identify, like these of many lobbying associations,
    is misleading. It must be referred to as the Faculty Junk Meals Affiliation.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Help the FAIR Act)

    US residents:
    name
    in your congresscritter to assist the FAIR Act, which might
    partially get rid of the injustice of “civil asset forfeiture”.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Cancel militarized thug unit)

    New Yorkers:
    name
    for Bratton’s militarized thug unit to be canceled.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Respect for community neutrality)

    US residents:
    name on
    Congress to respect community neutrality.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose TPP “quick observe”)

    US residents: telephone your senators to oppose “quick observe” for the TPP.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Enhance heavy truck effectivity)

    US residents:
    assist
    the EPA’s plan to require massive effectivity enhancements for heavy
    vans.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Endorsement of fracking ban)

    US residents:
    name
    on Clinton to endorse a ban on fracking.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    I don’t assist Clinton, as a result of I don’t count on her to assist good
    insurance policies like this. However let’s strain her and provides her an opportunity to
    be higher than we count on.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Block Shell’s Arctic oil drilling)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Division of the Inside to dam Shell’s Arctic oil
    drilling.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Ban neonicotinoid pesticides)

    US residents:
    name on the
    EPA to ban neonicotinoid pesticides.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose censorship order)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Wisconsin to retract its order for some officers to not use
    the time period “local weather change”.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    Sarcastically, the time period
    “local weather
    change” was imposed by Republicans round 13 years in the past in an
    try and disguise the difficulty that was then referred to as “world warming”.

    I name it “world heating” to point out the gravity of the issue.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose mining in public lands)

    US residents:
    oppose
    coal mining in “roadless” Colorado public lands.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: No neonicotinoid pesticides)

    Everybody:
    Inform
    Ace and True Worth to cease promoting neonicotinoid pesticides.

  • 24 April 2015 (PISSI attacking Iraq)

    PISSI is attacking once more in Iraq, and
    capturing
    Ramadi.

  • 24 April 2015 (Privatization of water provide)

    Privatization of water provide is a scheme for
    non-public
    revenue from public funding.

    When for-profit companies get entangled in public companies, the revenue
    comes from shafting the general public or the staff.

  • 24 April 2015 (Chinese language thugs crush protest)

    A protest in opposition to a chemical plant’s air pollution in China was crushed by
    2,000
    thugs. It should have been a moderately massive protest.

    The individuals are most likely getting sick from the polluted water.

  • 24 April 2015 (Australian gov’t funding)

    The Australian authorities has no cash for the poor, however it’s
    funding
    world heating denialism.

  • 24 April 2015 (Genocide of Armenians)

    The genocide of the Armenians was
    began
    100 years in the past.

    In Turkey, as in France, it’s unimaginable to talk truthfully about this
    challenge. Underneath these international locations’ censorship legal guidelines, one should select
    between risking prosecution and parroting the official line. Hrant
    Dink,
    hero
    of freedom of speech, was ready to defy each international locations to
    prosecute him for speaking about historical past. If you’re in a kind of
    international locations and never ready to go to that size, I like to recommend that you just
    reply to the topic by saying that censorship makes sincere
    dialogue of the query unimaginable in that nation.

    Since I’m not in Turkey or France, I can communicate freely concerning the
    topic. I condemn the genocide of the Armenians.

    This doesn’t imply condemnation of Turks or Turkey immediately. Those that
    carried out the genocide of the Armenians are useless. Turkey’s obligation
    immediately is to confront its previous truthfully. The Turks and Turkey of immediately
    can not inherit culpability for a unsuitable dedicated 100 years in the past, but when
    they deny or defend that unsuitable, they make themselves culpable for it.

    Each nation with an extended historical past has crimes in that historical past. Each
    nation must acknowledge these crimes to go ahead truthfully, and
    apologize for them to go ahead ethically. To disclaim nationwide crimes
    corrupts the spirit. To ask which nation’s crime is worse is a
    distraction.

    The federal government of Turkey corrupts the nationwide spirit by denying the
    genocide of the Armenians. The federal government of Japan likewise corrupts
    the nationwide spirit by denying its previous crimes, together with
    forcing
    ladies into prostitution.

    The US has acknowledged that it stole land from indigenous peoples, and
    apologized for imprisoning Japanese-Individuals. However Republicans within the
    US are actively campaigning to cowl up a more moderen crime:
    Dubya’s
    lies that have been the pretext for the conquest and invasion of Iraq.
    Woe to the US if it swallows this lie.

  • 24 April 2015 (Professor threatened for expressing disagreement)

    A professor at Northwestern College faces the
    risk
    of disciplinary motion for expressing disagreement with present
    coverage in direction of dealing with accusations of rape or not-quite-rape.

  • 24 April 2015 (Huge enterprise use of “commerce associations”)

    Huge companies use “commerce associations” to
    foyer
    the EU to proceed unchecked fossil gas use.

    In case your MEP has given a telephone quantity to a consultant of a “commerce
    affiliation”, you want a distinct one.

  • 24 April 2015 (Shell’s “plan” for dealing with oil spill)

    Shell’s “plan” for dealing with an oil spill within the Arctic is
    pure
    fiction. The one objective it serves is as an excuse to faux
    there’s a plan.

  • 24 April 2015 (Legal responsibility of nuclear reactor corporations)

    A
    new
    treaty indemnifies nuclear reactor corporations from basically any
    hurt that the reactors may do.

  • 24 April 2015 (In Guantanamo primarily based on mistaken identification)

    The US acknowledges that it put Ahmad Rabbani in Guantanamo primarily based on
    mistaken identification, however
    nonetheless
    refuses to launch him.

  • 24 April 2015 (TV protection of California drought)

    TV protection of the California drought
    hardly
    ever mentions “local weather change” or “world warming”.

    Neither of these phrases displays the
    magnitude
    of the hazard. That is why I name it “world heating”.

  • 24 April 2015 (Cruelty of Rand Paul)

    Senator Sanders uncovered the cruelty of Rand Paul, who
    needs
    the state to inform outdated folks with no meals to show to “noble non-public
    charity”. When “noble non-public charity” does not present up, they are going to
    should beg.

    If Republicans suppose that poor folks ought to beg, why do they go
    legal guidelines in opposition to begging? Why do they make so many individuals homeless, if
    they hate the homeless a lot?

    I believe they regard anybody not helpful to the plutocrats as
    superfluous, and want to eliminate them — not Nazi-style
    with demise camps, however out of sight by starvation and illness.

  • 24 April 2015 (Ex-thug admits framing folks)

    Ex-thug Jeffrey Walker admits he planted medicine (i.e., framed folks)
    so
    many occasions he has misplaced rely of them.

    I’d be skeptical of something a thug says as a witness; they’re
    habituated to
    “testilying”
    (as they name it) so that they know the best way to make it seem they’re
    telling the reality.

  • 24 April 2015 (Thug physique digital camera footage)

    California is contemplating a invoice to
    ban
    thugs from taking a look at their very own digital camera footage earlier than reporting what
    they did.

    This is essential.

  • 24 April 2015 (Coal polluters’ newest lie)

    Coal polluters’
    newest
    lie: that burning lots of coal would assist the world’s poor.

    The worldwide heating results can be disastrous for them.

  • 24 April 2015 (Protests forbidden in Spain)

    In Spain, protest of almost any type is forbidden by blanket
    repression. The one type of protest stays doable is a
    hologram.

    It is intelligent, however it will not defeat the repression. What that requires
    is for plenty to occupy the town and spit on the fines.

  • 24 April 2015 (Scholar arrested for talking as much as thug)

    Shona Banda is a medical marijuana activist. Her son talked again to
    a prohibition propaganda presentation at school, so thugs grabbed him,
    searched her home for marijuana, and now are
    making an attempt
    to remove custody of her son.

    The article refers to a youtube video. Please don’t watch it
    immediately, since that might require operating
    nonfree
    software program.

  • 24 April 2015 (Voter ID in Australia)

    Voter ID in Australia has the
    similar
    impact as within the US: it tends to disenfranchise outdated folks,
    deprived minority teams, and the disabled.

  • 24 April 2015 (Recording thugs)

    US thugs nonetheless
    arrogantly
    intrude with folks recording them, and make threats of revenge.

    We have to jail them for this.

  • 24 April 2015 (Sanctions in opposition to Iran)

    Rouhani says Iran
    will
    not settle for a nuclear deal except all sanctions are lifted
    instantly.

    This demonstrates that sanctions will be efficient in convincing a
    nation to make a deal. However this effectiveness will depend on willingness
    to finish the sanctions in trade for an affordable deal. If the US
    presents no carrot, it should get nothing.

    Maybe the sanctions could possibly be reimposed mechanically if the the deal
    collapses.

  • 24 April 2015 (Distant management of airplanes)

    A German air site visitors management group requires a
    distant
    management piloting characteristic for airplanes.

    As a step towards this, it could already be doable to take management of
    an air liner
    utilizing
    the WiFi on board.

    However I will not do it, as a result of they sometimes require nonfree Javascript,
    and require customers to determine themselves (I will not determine myself to
    hook up with the online).

  • 24 April 2015 (FBI entrapment)

    When Khalifah al-Akili realized the FBI was making an attempt to entrap him as a
    “terrorist”, he
    referred to as
    in journalists to doc what was taking place.

  • 24 April 2015 (Humanity pushing world previous secure limits)

    On many dimensions, humanity is pushing the world
    previous
    secure limits.

  • 24 April 2015 (Blackwater mercenaries convicted of homicide)

    Blackwater mercenaries have been
    convicted
    of murdering civilians in Iraq and given lengthy jail sentences.

  • 24 April 2015 (Bloodbath at Garissa College)

    Al-Shabaab’s bloodbath at Garissa College continued hours longer
    as a result of
    corruption
    delayed the arrival of the commandos who have been despatched to defeat the
    attackers.

    Utilizing the operational aircraft for coaching looks like a mistake, too.
    It isn’t corrupt, however it’s asking for bother. They should have
    one other aircraft for coaching.

  • 24 April 2015 (SeaWorld’s false statements about orcas)

    A brand new lawsuit in opposition to SeaWorld calls for solely that it stop its
    false
    statements concerning the welfare of orcas.

    Let’s not romanticize orcas. The identify “killer whale” is a
    transposition of “whale killer”. In actual fact, some teams of orcas make a
    behavior of ganging up on a household of bigger whales in an effort to kill the
    household’s younger, then eat solely the tongues and depart the remainder. (Orcas
    are clever sufficient that totally different teams have totally different
    practices.) That is nature for you.

    However that does not make it good to seize them and deal with them with
    extended cruelty.

  • 24 April 2015 (Nuclear take care of Iran)

    Congress and Obama
    agreed
    on a scheme to allow a doable nuclear take care of Iran.

  • 24 April 2015 (Web Neutrality)

    Congress
    Is STILL Making an attempt to Destroy Web Neutrality.

  • 24 April 2015 (Dispersant utilized by BP extra poisonous than oil)

    The dispersant utilized by Billionaire Polluters after the Huge Spill is
    extra
    poisonous to coral than the oil.

  • 24 April 2015 (Suing Fb primarily based on Illinois legislation)

    Suing Fb primarily based on an
    Illinois biometric legislation
    that covers face recognition databases.

  • 24 April 2015 (Antarctica melting sooner)

    Antarctica is
    melting
    sooner; NASA now initiatives 10 toes of sea stage rise by 2100.
    Nevertheless, different catastrophes will come sooner. Forests in North and
    South America are dying already.

  • 24 April 2015 (Obama’s assist for the TPP)

    Obama
    grasps
    at straws to assert environmentalists assist the TPP.

    Obama’s personal assist for the TPP reveals he’s actually on the facet of
    enterprise in opposition to the US.

  • 24 April 2015 (Driving whereas black)

    The hazard of driving whereas black has

    elevated since 2002.

  • 24 April 2015 (Fracking in Pennsylvania)

    Fracking in Pennsylvania is releasing radioactive, carcinogenic radon
    gasoline,

    rising the quantity that seeps from the bottom into folks’s houses.

    This is the

    full information.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 24 April 2015 (Murdoch media)

    Murdoch media

    nonetheless publish articles filled with nonsense about CO2
    emissions
    and their penalties.

    This can be a conspiracy — between media corporations, mouthpieces for
    rent, and fossil gas corporations which have numerous cash to spend
    to maintain us burning an excessive amount of fossil gas.

  • 24 April 2015 (Compassion for the disabled)

    A disabled Briton anticipated that Cameron, who had a disabled son, would
    really feel compassion for the disabled.

    If Cameron have been able to compassion, he wouldn’t be a Tory.

  • 24 April 2015 (Billionaire Polluters)

    Billionaire Polluters

    deserted massive renewable power initiatives within the
    1990s to concentrate on fossil fuels.

  • 24 April 2015 (Tyrant of Belarus)

    The tyrant of Belarus has performed what many right-wing politicians would
    love to do: make it

    a criminal offense to be unemployed.

  • 24 April 2015 (World Financial institution initiatives)

    World Financial institution initiatives

    pressure poor folks out of their houses with no
    compensation, then burn fossil gas.

  • 24 April 2015 (New Zealand’s spy service)

    New Zealand’s spy service operated in Bangladesh, giving data

    to Bangla spy companies that practiced torture and homicide.

  • 24 April 2015 (Tax havens)

    The UK’s supposed initiative to shut some tax havens was

    a sham
    to forestall actual motion in opposition to them, a minister on the time advised
    a kind of tax havens.

    You wouldn’t count on right-wing plutocrats to close down tax-dodging by
    wealthy folks or massive companies. These are the masters they’ve bought
    out their nation to.

  • 24 April 2015 (Financial decline)

    Finland is having a long-term financial decline.

    Finland ought to vote for a authorities that may insist on saving Greece
    now,
    in order that Finland will be saved later.

  • 24 April 2015 (Concern-exaggerating safety theater)

    Steel detectors at main league baseball video games are an instance of
    irrational fear-exaggerating safety theater.

  • 24 April 2015 (Former Ukrainian politicians)

    Six former Ukrainian politicians have

    died in suspicious circumstances
    in two months.

    It isn’t clear whether or not they’re suicides or murders.

  • 24 April 2015 (Minimal Wage)

    Tens of 1000’s of low-paid US employees protested demanding a minimal
    wage of $15 an hour.

    I’m in favor of it.

  • 24 April 2015 (Ethiopia has repressed journalists)

    Ethiopia has repressed journalists and political opposition in addition to
    the peasants that

    objected to the lack of their land.

  • 24 April 2015 (Hiding and altering paperwork)

    Pakistan officers are hiding and altering paperwork

    to make sure that
    Shafqat Hussain will get executed.

  • 24 April 2015 (Shopping for of legal guidelines)

    Doug Hughes protested in opposition to shopping for of legal guidelines

    by touchdown an ultralight
    gyrocopter on the Capitol garden with letters for congresscritters.

    In fact he was arrested. We are going to see how keen the US authorities is
    to
    discover excuses to imprison dissidents for innocent protests.

  • 24 April 2015 (Costly ending colleges)

    If we worth artwork, we should not let artwork colleges turn into costly
    ending colleges for the kids of the elite.

  • 24 April 2015 (Burden on the general public)

    The

    low wages paid restaurant employees within the US place a big burden
    on
    the general public, paying for welfare advantages so the employees can get by.

  • 24 April 2015 (Divest Harvard)

    Divest Harvard has

    blockaded two administrative buildings as a
    protest.

    Alumni camped out in a constructing the place the Alumni Affiliation had
    refused to speak with them.

  • 24 April 2015 (Medical data of whistleblowers)

    The

    Veterans Administration accessed medical data of whistleblowers
    searching for some means to discredit them.

  • 24 April 2015 (Environmental risks of fracking)

    The EU group which is meant to review the environmental risks of
    fracking
    has been

    taken over by representatives of fossil gas corporations.

  • 24 April 2015 (Reinterpretation of their faith)

    Some brave Muslim ladies name for reinterpretation of their
    faith
    to respect ladies’s equal rights.

  • 24 April 2015 (Thugs grabbed youngsters)

    Thugs grabbed the Meitiv household’s youngsters merely for being outdoor,
    and held them for hours with out telling their mother and father. Later they
    demanded the mother and father ransom them by agreeing by no means to go away them
    alone.

    I don’t suppose the mother and father ought to have caved in on this very important level.
    Since one of many youngsters is 10 years outdated, I believe that they may
    perceive collectively what it means to be kidnaped by “authorities”, and
    that an honorable rescue could take time.

    Once I was 10 years outdated, immediately’s insane American overprotectiveness
    had not but developed. It didn’t happen to anybody to assert that
    youngsters should not exit by themselves in Manhattan.

  • 24 April 2015 (Monitoring units for youngsters)

    Monitoring units for youngsters are very talked-about. Their advertising construct
    up
    mother and father’ anxiousness in order that they are going to purchase “safety”.

    The result’s to show younger folks to just accept being tracked on a regular basis.

  • 24 April 2015 (One other tax minimize)

    Republicans suggest one other tax minimize for millionaires.

  • 24 April 2015 (Confession)

    A black 14-year-old was executed in 1944 after being pressured right into a
    confession. Most of what occurred to him

    may nonetheless occur immediately.

  • 24 April 2015 (Working poor)

    Being working poor in America is

    even worse due to the callous
    tendency to inform the poor that it is their very own fault.

    It is the fault of the plutocrats who imposed insurance policies to offer
    themselves
    extra and the remainder of us much less. So let’s assault these plutocrats and
    take
    again what they grabbed.

  • 24 April 2015 (Groundwater)

    Researchers recognized a number of the

    toxins deliberately added to
    fracking fluid to kill micro organism within the effectively.
    In the event that they leak into groundwater, they will poison it.

  • 24 April 2015 (Miscarriage in Georgia)

    When you’ve got a miscarriage in Georgia, spiritual pharmacists could

    refuse your prescription for misoprostol.

  • 24 April 2015 (US commerce court docket)

    A US commerce court docket claimed further energy that might provide film
    corporations a option to

    impose censorship as in SOPA.

    This illustrates the kind of hurt that the bogus idea of
    “mental property” may cause.

    By associating unrelated legal guidelines and
    treating them as one “factor”, it encourages insurance policies that deal with all
    these legal guidelines the identical manner.

    The MPAA is a face of the massive film corporations. No matter it does, they
    are actually doing. Do not allow them to assault you with one face whereas
    pretending
    with the opposite face to be one thing apart from your enemy.

  • 24 April 2015 (The Hedge Clippers)

    The Hedge Clippers protest the billionaires

    getting wealthy by squeezing
    the poor.

  • 24 April 2015 (Unprivatizing)

    Cities throughout the US are unprivatizing their water provides, however the
    TPP
    may
    put an finish to that.

  • 24 April 2015 (Pressing: killers)

    Everybody:

    ask the Washington Put up to deal with killer thugs because it treats
    different killers, by publishing their names when writing about them.

  • 24 April 2015 (Proper to Purchase)

    Thatcher’s “proper to purchase” public housing residences left Britain with
    inadequate public housing and thus contributed to immediately’s
    homelessness.

    The Tory resolution: do extra of it.

    What the UK

    wants is to legalize squatting once more.

    Does the Labour Celebration advocate this? What concerning the Inexperienced Celebration?

  • 24 April 2015 (Violent Intimidation)

    Ethiopians Speak of Violent Intimidation As Their Land Is

    Earmarked for
    International Traders.

    Underneath a dictatorship corresponding to Ethiopia, nothing that the federal government
    encourages is actually voluntary.

  • 24 April 2015 (Japanese nuclear reactors)

    A

    Japanese court docket blocked plans to restart of some nuclear reactors.
    The court docket merely adopted the relevant security standards and
    concluded that the vegetation are unsafe and weak to earthquakes.

    Japan ought to begin build up photo voltaic and wind energy.
    It’s an effective way to spice up the economic system, too.

  • 24 April 2015 (Jason Rezaian)

    Iran will lastly give Jason Rezaian an opportunity to debate the fees
    in opposition to him together with his lawyer — for

    a complete of 1 hour earlier than the
    trial begins.

    It isn’t fairly as unhealthy as Egypt.

  • 24 April 2015 (Thugs within the LA area)

    Thugs within the LA area chased a fugitive who surrendered. Simply to
    handcuff him

    would have been sufficient, however they tased him, kicked him 17
    occasions, punched him 37 occasions, and hit him with a stick Four occasions.

    After that remedy, he lay nonetheless on the bottom for 45 minutes,
    with out medical consideration.

    Sadly the video of the incident cannot be watched with out
    nonfree software program. I would not run the nonfree code to see it.
    I count on that LibreJS will block it.

    His accidents nonetheless harm,

    however there is no such thing as a phrase on how severe they have been.

  • 22 April 2015 (Scapegoat Economics)

    Scapegoat
    Economics 2015.

  • 22 April 2015 (Fictional “leftist media bias”)

    The proper-wing homeowners of the mass media create a fantasy that every one
    opposes a fictional “leftist media bias”. The newest iteration is the
    “metropolitan
    elite”.

  • 22 April 2015 (Jailed, fined and compelled to plead responsible)

    St Anne, Missouri, jailed Juan Thompson’s mom till she
    pled
    responsible to accusations in opposition to one other girl, and her household needed to
    pay $1000 to get her out of jail.

    The state later acknowledged this was mistaken identification, however the
    responsible plea stays on her file and so they cannot get the cash again.
    They do not take bother to appropriate errors for a poor particular person.

    Juan’s aunt has been unemployed for six years due to a automotive high quality
    she couldn’t pay, and his uncle is in jail as a result of he cannot pay the
    charges for a earlier jailing for an unpaid ticket.

  • 22 April 2015 (Killer robots)

    The
    complexities
    of defining what constitutes a killer robotic.

    I’m assured a superb criterion will be labored out. Whether it is greater than
    one sentence lengthy, that’s not a flaw.

  • 22 April 2015 (Inexperienced Celebration in opposition to austerity insurance policies)

    The UK Inexperienced Celebration says it
    will
    abolish the merciless austerity insurance policies.

    Vote Inexperienced!

  • 22 April 2015 (Greenhouse gasoline emissions within the Netherlands)

    Within the Netherlands, residents are suing to
    demand
    stronger motion to scale back greenhouse gasoline emissions.

    Sea-level rise is a severe matter for the Netherlands.

  • 22 April 2015 (US tax breaks for wealthy folks)

    Some US particular tax breaks that
    primarily
    profit wealthy folks.

  • 22 April 2015 (Faculty-to-prison pipeline)

    Virginia is the worst state for the school-to-prison pipeline.
    An
    11-year-old boy was convicted of a felony as a result of he pushed again
    when a thug stationed in his faculty grabbed him.

    The thugs in our colleges are there to break youngsters’s lives.

  • 21 April 2015 (Pressing: Defend ocean ecosystem)

    US residents:
    name
    for managing herring to guard the ocean ecosystem, not simply the
    herring catch.

  • 21 April 2015 (Pressing: Finish “too massive to jail”)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Justice Division to finish “too massive to jail” for banks.

  • 21 April 2015 (Pressing: Poisonous oil dispersant regulation)

    US residents:
    Name
    on the EPA to manage the usage of poisonous oil dispersants in
    response to grease spills within the sea.

  • 21 April 2015 (Many US employees want welfare advantages)

    Many US employees are paid so little that they
    want,
    and get, numerous kinds of welfare advantages.

    If we increase the minimal wage, they will not want these advantages.

  • 21 April 2015 (The thug that killed Walter Scott)

    The thug that killed Walter Scott has a sample of violence. One other
    man is suing, saying he has proof that the thug
    shot
    him with a taser as he was mendacity face-down on the road and never
    shifting.

  • 21 April 2015 (Fb information censorship)

    If Fb achieves its aim of changing into the primary publication web site
    for journalism, it is going to be a brand new chokepoint for
    censorship.

  • 21 April 2015 (Gov’t surveillance of journalists)

    Governments that make surveillance of journalists straightforward could discover that
    whistleblowers
    dump
    unredacted information to the general public for their very own security.

  • 21 April 2015 (Loss of life sentences in St Louis space)

    Within the St Louis space (which incorporates Ferguson), demise sentences are
    given preferentially to blacks, after utilizing numerous subterfuges to
    hold
    blacks off the jury.

  • 21 April 2015 (Divestment from fossil gas corporations)

    Colleges that divest from fossil gas corporations can
    reinvest
    the cash profitably in decreasing their very own power use.

  • 21 April 2015 (French snooping invoice)

    French internet hosting corporations
    threaten
    to maneuver out of France if the newest snooping invoice passes.

  • 21 April 2015 (Movies withdrawn from competition in protest)

    The Istanbul Worldwide movie competition
    cancelled
    displaying a movie that the federal government does not like, so dozens of
    different movies have been withdrawn in protest.

  • 21 April 2015 (Fossil gas subsidies)

    Fossil
    Gas Subsidies Tempt Us to Burn Extra Carbon, Says World Financial institution
    Chief.

    This has been stated earlier than, however not typically sufficient.

  • 21 April 2015 (Labour Celebration)

    The Labour Celebration is
    making an attempt
    to show how right-wing it’s.

    If I have been within the UK I might vote Inexperienced.

  • 21 April 2015 (Tax evasion)

    In France, wealthy individuals are being
    prosecuted
    for tax evasion.

  • 21 April 2015 (North Sea hit onerous by world heating)

    World heating is hitting the North Sea, off Britain, particularly quick,
    and
    some
    fish species cannot reside there any extra.

    The article doesn’t say whether or not these species may survive elsewhere
    on the planet.

  • 21 April 2015 (US leads in baby poverty)

    The US is a pacesetter in baby poverty. As the overall wealth grew by 60%,
    the
    quantity
    of homeless youngsters within the US additionally grew by 60%.

  • 21 April 2015 (Discovery of oil south of London)

    The invention of oil south of London is a
    risk,
    not a chance.

  • 21 April 2015 (Handgun killings)

    A child in Cleveland
    discovered
    a loaded gun and shot one other child, which died.

    Handgun killings within the US are rising as deaths from automotive accidents
    fall; in
    17
    states, weapons now kill extra folks than automobiles.

  • 21 April 2015 (DEA’s assortment of telephone name data)

    The US authorities’s arguments for the DEA’s large assortment of telephone name
    data
    fail
    to point out it’s both vital or constitutional.

  • 21 April 2015 (Authorities advantages)

    Republicans push to regulate how poor folks spend their authorities
    advantages, however there is no such thing as a push for such controls on how the wealthy and
    the middle-class spend their bigger advantages. Many Individuals do not
    even perceive that these are
    authorities
    advantages.

  • 21 April 2015 (Criticism of faith)

    South African author Zainub Priya Dala says she was
    pressured
    right into a psychological hospital by her Muslim family to coerce her to
    withdraw her reward of Salman Rushdie.

    This comes after fanatics tried to stab her on the road.

    There’s a sturdy present amongst Muslims of believing that individuals have
    no proper to criticize their faith, and even speak about it evenly
    which is what Rushdie did. Individuals who suppose that manner are the enemies
    of human thought and human rights. They deserve the disgust of each
    respectable particular person.

    The identical applies to some Christians who maintain comparable views. Even the
    Church of Emacs is just not
    entitled to be immune from criticism.

    “Hate speech” legal guidelines in lots of international locations, that ban insults to faith,
    encourage fanatics to consider they’re entitled to suppress criticism
    of their beliefs. These legal guidelines not solely infringe freedom of expression
    immediately, they encourage fanatics to go additional.

  • 21 April 2015 (GOP lawmakers get style of discrimination)

    Fargo
    Café Praised After Banning GOP Lawmakers in Struggle for Homosexual Rights.

  • 21 April 2015 (Companies that feed on prisons)

    Boycott,
    Divest and Sanction Companies That Feed on Prisons.

    In line with the article, firms presently exploiting jail
    labor embrace Abbott Laboratories, AT&T, AutoZone, Financial institution of America,
    Bayer, Berkshire Hathaway, Cargill, Caterpillar, Chevron, the previous
    Chrysler Group, Costco Wholesale, John Deere, Eddie Bauer, Eli Lilly,
    ExxonMobil, Fruit of the Loom, GEICO, GlaxoSmithKline, Galxo Wellcome,
    Hoffmann-La Roche, Worldwide Paper, JanSport, Johnson & Johnson,
    Kmart, Koch Industries, Mary Kay, McDonald’s, Merck, Microsoft,
    Motorola, Nintendo, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Quaker Oats, Sarah Lee,
    Sears, Shell, Dash, Starbucks, State Farm Insurance coverage, United
    Airways, UPS, Verizon, Victoria’s Secret, Wal-Mart and Wendy’s.

    I am not going to boycott all of them, however I’ll boycott a few of them
    which have straightforward options. (In fact, a lot of them I’d by no means
    do enterprise with anyway.) You possibly can most likely boycott these oil
    corporations, clothes corporations, meals/beverage corporations, and shops.

    It is likely to be a good suggestion for the marketing campaign to concentrate on just a few of these
    targets first, and assist boycott contributors inform these targets.

  • 21 April 2015 (Image of a Sick America)

    Rahm
    Emanuel: Image of a Sick America.

  • 21 April 2015 (US wars)

    The
    US Is not Winding Down Its Wars — It is Simply Working Them At Arm’s
    Size.

  • 21 April 2015 (Struggle215.org)

    Struggle215.org
    is a coalition devoted to repealing the a part of the PAT RIOT Act
    that’s used to excuse assortment of telephone name data of everybody in
    the US.

  • 21 April 2015 (YouTube advertising junk meals to youngsters)

    YouTube’s new focus is
    advertising
    junk meals to youngsters, accumulating information about all of them the whereas.

    Letting youngsters watch YouTube is far worse than letting them watch
    TV.

  • 21 April 2015 (Paying customers for being tracked)

    One other harmful digital apply:
    small
    reductions on life insurance coverage in return for being tracked (and
    following an imposed regime).

    As with all such “pay the person a bit for being tracked” schemes,
    the tendency is to place strain on everybody to be tracked.
    Individually rejecting them is simply step one; we should always prohibit
    them as a substitute.

  • 21 April 2015 (Company tax dodging)

    The
    strategems
    utilized by 288 massive US corporations to scale back their tax charge to underneath
    20%.

    CBS, Common Electrical, Interpublic Group, Jetblue Airways, Mattel,
    Owens Corning, PG&E Corp., Prudential Monetary, Qualcomm, PEPCO
    Holdings, Priceline.com, Ryder System, Time Warner, Weyerhaeuser
    and Xerox pay no tax in any respect.

  • 21 April 2015 (“Freed” goldfish)

    Somebody “freed” goldfish in a lake in Colorado. They reproduced and
    are
    driving
    out the native species.

    Do not ever launch pets into the wild with out consulting specialists
    about whether or not it’s secure.

  • 21 April 2015 (Paid “protesters”)

    Florida is contemplating an insufficient plan to guard a part of the
    Everglades from agricultural runoff, so the “Tea Celebration” held a protest
    — with
    paid
    “protesters”.

    With present ranges of Republican dishonesty, one should suspect all
    their “protests” of being paid.

  • 21 April 2015 (Malicious Javascript)

    China has a brand new system for
    injecting
    malicious Javascript into customers’ machines to make them assault any
    chosen goal web site.

    A extra
    technical
    evaluation of the way it works.

  • 21 April 2015 (Sexism)

    Delicate
    sexism, unimaginable to show in a court docket, holds ladies again of their
    careers.

    This challenge is much extra vital than the Ellen Pao case itself,
    as a result of it impacts lots of ladies, not executives solely.

  • 20 April 2015 (Enslaved Staff)

    Enslavement of employees happens in lots of areas of labor, and the strategies
    used
    and

    patterns of mistreatment are surprisingly comparable.

  • 20 April 2015 (Pressing: Shut tax loopholes)

    US residents:
    name on
    Obama to shut tax loopholes by govt order.

  • 20 April 2015 (Pressing: Necessary labeling of GMOs)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to go obligatory labeling of GMOs.

  • 20 April 2015 (Cuba and the US)

    Cuba and the US are
    shifting
    in direction of additional reconciliation.

    To finish the pointless and dangerous embargo of Cuba is an efficient factor, however
    as everyone knows, the friendship of the US doesn’t essentially lead a
    nation to respect human rights — and does are likely to result in
    subjugation by the multinational firms. Cuba might want to take
    care to not go too far in “opening up” to their energy.

  • 20 April 2015 (“Conversion remedy”)

    Campaigning to ban “conversion remedy” which quantities to
    forcing
    minors into torture.

  • 20 April 2015 (US authorities mass surveillance)

    The US authorities
    repeatedly
    goes to excessive lengths to cease us from understanding the way it spies on
    us.

  • 20 April 2015 (Minneapolis thugs)

    Thugs in Minneapolis stopped two Arab-Individuals in a automotive and
    handcuffed them, then
    threatened
    to interrupt their legs.

    The thugs say they thought the 2 males have been thieves, however they haven’t
    demonstrated any foundation for that suspicion (the automotive was not stolen).
    they wanted a foundation to justify making the lads prisoner.

    However even when that they had had a motive to handcuff these males, that could not
    justify threatening to maim them.

  • 20 April 2015 (Govt Order On Cyber Crime)

    The
    White Home’s New Govt Order On Cyber Crime is (Sadly) No
    Joke.

    It empowers officers to designate anybody as responsible of materially
    offering assist for “cyber-attacks”, and not using a trial.

    This suits the sample of letting officers ban organizations and not using a
    trial and letting thugs take folks’s property and not using a trial.

    It’s clearly unconstitutional, however we won’t rely on the US Supreme
    Courtroom to defend constitutional rights — apart from non-human
    “individuals” and spiritual nuts.

  • 20 April 2015 (Malaysian sedition legislation)

    Malaysia has
    augmented
    its legislation that makes sedition a criminal offense.

    There’s nothing in such a legislation apart from an assault on human rights.

  • 20 April 2015 (Vancouver renewable power pledge)

    Vancouver pledges to run
    100%
    on renewable power by 20 years from now. That can embrace
    transportation.

  • 20 April 2015 (Stingray surveillance)

    The FBI has organized a
    nationwide
    conspiracy of native governments to maintain courts in the dead of night about
    Stingray surveillance of cellular phone exercise.

  • 20 April 2015 (The surroundings and inventory worth)

    Wall Road has been unable to determine that destroying the
    surroundings means
    shares
    will lose numerous worth.

  • 20 April 2015 (World heating denial)

    Wisconsin is contemplating firing all of the scientists in its Division
    of Pure Sources, and one company has
    ordered
    its workers to not speak about local weather change.

    They need to speak about
    world
    heating as a substitute.

  • 20 April 2015 (Secret approval of two oil pipelines)

    Varied teams are
    suing
    the State Division for secretly approving two oil pipelines.

  • 20 April 2015 (Western Canada’s melting glaciers)

    Western Canada’s glaciers
    will
    be principally passed by the center of the century if we do not cease broiling
    the Earth.

  • 20 April 2015 (Iraqi chemical weapons)

    It seems that Iraq had some outdated chemical weapons in 2003; however
    Saddam
    Hussein was
    not hiding them.

    Some have been too harmful even to eliminate, and worldwide
    inspectors had sealed them off. Some had been misplaced.

    Both manner, they have been no justification for conflict.

  • 20 April 2015 (Financial institution employees to protest)

    Financial institution employees are going to protest in opposition to
    orders
    to reap the benefits of different low-paid folks.

  • 20 April 2015 (Pets killed over unpaid fines)

    The extractive
    US
    system of charges and fines has been utilized to pets too. Typically
    the result’s to kill poor folks’s canines.

  • 20 April 2015 (Insurance policies defending earnings)

    Defenders
    of Wealth Blame Staff For Awful Restoration, Not Insurance policies Defending
    Earnings.

  • 20 April 2015 (Cameras fail to scale back crime)

    In Lincoln, Nebraska, cameras within the downtown space
    have
    not lowered crime or helped determine culprits. Most different cities
    report the identical end result.

    For the reason that cameras do infringe privateness, let’s eliminate them!

  • 20 April 2015 (Mass surveillance)

    Why
    Do not Surveillance State Defenders Appear To Care That The Packages They
    Love Do not Work?

    I’ve one other concept. I believe that the plutocratist authorities of
    the US, which is democratic solely in type, needs these instruments to maintain
    the folks down.

  • 20 April 2015 (Bloodbath of refugees in Yarmouk)

    PISSI
    is massacring the
    15000
    or so Palestinians that stay in Yarmouk refugee camp after two
    years of siege by Assad’s military.

    With Syria being fought over between Assad’s forces and jihadis, each
    sides are horrible, so what ought to the world do? I do not see any reply,
    besides to defend the Kurds.

    I blame this state of affairs on the wealthy Arab international locations that stirred
    up the violent jihadism when Syrians have been doing peaceable protests for
    democracy. As I recall, they have been
    Saudi
    Arabia and Qatar. However the US can also be in charge, for supporting
    them (which it continues to do).

  • 20 April 2015 (Contracting companies)

    Ancestry.com has authorities contracts to digitize outdated census data
    and different public data. Usually it does the job by
    throwing
    the data away.

    The article supposes that contracting companies is often cheaper
    than doing them in-house, however that’s
    typically
    false.

    In the meantime, they often screw the general public or their employees, as a result of the
    revenue should come out of one thing.

  • 18 April 2015
    (UK election pseudo-event)

    The UK election is now a

    pseudo-event,
    like most of US nationwide elections.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Hurt to marine ecosystems)

    Marine ecosystems harmed by local weather change

    can take a thousand years
    to get well.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Targets falling quick)

    US carbon emissions are reducing with out particular strain,
    and the 2020 goal

    could also be reached early.

    That’s as a result of the 2020 goal is much in need of what we have to do
    to keep away from catastrophe.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Irreversible injustice)

    For each 10 executions within the US,

    one harmless particular person has been freed
    from demise row.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Falklands oil declare)

    Argentina is as soon as once more

    making an attempt to demand management of the Falkland Islands.
    Apart from distraction in Argentina, the primary motor of the dispute is
    undersea oil.

    Since we should depart most identified oil reserves unextracted, Argentina and
    the UK ought to make an settlement that neither one will extract oil
    there.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Translator shot by thugs)

    Mohamed Soltan, visiting Egypt from the US and translating Arabic to
    English for a journalist, was shot by thugs, then tortured in jail.
    Now he

    faces an extended sentence or execution
    primarily based on costs no person bothered to show.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Emission charges match Permian extinction)

    Our charge of CO2 emissions immediately

    matches the speed that appears to have killed
    90% of all marine species
    on the finish of the Permian epoch.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Struggle escalates in Yemen)

    Saudi bombs are

    killing numerous civilians
    in Yemen. The continued
    combating between the Houthis (who should be profitable) and the
    Hadists is inflicting devastating circumstances (no water for every week) that
    will certainly kill much more.

    It’s more likely to result in extra wars.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Name to rescind pupil debt)

    9 states be part of many college students

    calling for the US to forgive pupil loans
    that got out to pay for-profit “faculties” that systematically
    mislead
    college students.

  • 18 April 2015
    (FBI entrapment of mentally in poor health)

    When John Booker was launched from psychological hospital, two unofficial FBI
    brokers started

    luring him right into a fantasy terror plot.

    It’s reputable for the FBI to maintain tabs on mentally in poor health individuals who
    present an curiosity in terrorism. A number of of them may proceed to actual
    terrorism. Additionally it is reputable for the FBI to run folks in
    terrorist circles to search out out about actual terrorist plans.

    Nevertheless, when the FBI lures Individuals into fantasy plots, who would
    by no means
    have performed something on their very own, it does nothing however hurt.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Bogus risk of Venezuela)

    Obama is underneath strain to retract the

    bogus claims that Venezuela threatens
    US nationwide safety.

    The one motive for these claims was a want to impose commerce sanctions
    that
    violate a number of the commerce treaties that plutocrats have imposed.

  • 18 April 2015
    (World heating prospects.)

    If we extract and burn all of the identified fossil gas we may extract, we

    will warmth the Earth by one thing like 9 levels C (16 F).

  • 18 April 2015
    (Progressive tax proposal)

    The Australian Greens

    suggest to make their tax system progressive
    in impact once more.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Australian gov shielding multinationals)

    Australia’s authorities is

    concealing the names of corporations that
    dodge taxes by shifting earnings to tax havens.

    It maintains a “clear” relationship with them by refusing to
    have one with the folks. It’s clear who it actually serves.

  • 18 April 2015
    (DEA mass surveillance lawsuit)

    Human rights teams are

    suing the DEA for its large surveillance
    of telephone calls from the US to 116 different international locations.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Being truthful to Rand Paul)

    Rand Paul says it is

    unfair to convey up something he stated in 2009
    when he ran for the Senate.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Pressing: assist CARERS act)

    US residents: ask your congresscritter to

    assist the CARERS act
    to respect state legalization of medical marijuana.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 18 April 2015
    (Clinton commerce treaty corruption)

    Clinton accredited a “commerce treaty” with Colombia

    after oil corporations donated
    to a Clinton basis.

    That treaty is

    unhealthy for democracy,
    like all the same ”

    commerce treaties”.
    We have to elect folks that may cancel the present
    ones, beginning with

    NAFTA.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Republican gerrymandering)

    North Carolina Republicans

    wish to restructure native governments
    to offer management to Republicans.

    The Republican Celebration’s motto is, “Take energy by any doable means.”

  • 18 April 2015
    (Greenpeace accounts frozen)

    India has

    blocked funding to Greenpeace,
    accusing the group of
    “opposing improvement”.

    Once you depart issues as much as companies, “improvement” typically means
    damaging the
    surroundings.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Ban on abortion technique)

    Oklahoma and Kansas handed legal guidelines that

    arbitrarily ban a typical technique
    used for late abortions.

    Late abortions are allowed within the US just for medical causes.
    The strategy that was banned is usually the most secure option to do them.

  • 18 April 2015
    (Donetsk airport)

    A Russian who lead a pro-Russian unit in Ukraine

    stated he killed 15 prisoners
    after the seize of Donetsk airport.

  • 18 April 2015 (Pressing: California water restrictions)

    Everybody: name on California to use water restrictions to
    agriculture,
    fracking and water bottling.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 18 April 2015 (Pressing: Safety from poisonous fire-retardants)

    US residents:
    Name
    for cover from poisonous fire-retardants.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 18 April 2015 (Pressing: PAT RIOT Act repeals)

    US residents:
    name for repeal of
    elements of the PAT RIOT Act.

  • 18 April 2015 (Kansas welfare advantages spending restrict)

    Kansas plans to restrict welfare advantages spending to
    $25
    per day.

    So if a poor particular person faces
    debtor’s
    jail if she does not pay a $50 high quality, she’s going to go to jail.

    If she must get her nails performed to use for a job, that can be
    excluded too. Kansas legislators would moderately she keep unemployed.

    (It’s unreasonable to require workers to to get their nails performed,
    exterior of some occupations the place magnificence is the job, however they do.)

  • 18 April 2015 (Blackwater)

    Blackwater (now calling itself “Academi”) has been paid
    half
    a billion {dollars} to coach the Afghan authorities forces to cease
    opium manufacturing. Outcome: opium manufacturing has elevated.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 18 April 2015 (Why Netanyahu needs to dam nuclear deal)

    Netanyahu admitted that he needs to dam the nuclear deal as a result of he
    needs
    to proceed sanctions in opposition to Iran and hold it poor.

  • 17 April 2015 (Voting Machines)

    Voting machines utilized in Virginia and Pennsylvania

    allowed
    election-rigging through wifi, for anybody that might crack the
    machine’s WEP password.

    To make it even simpler, they used the password “ABCDE”. However that’s
    the icing on the cake. There are packages that reliably guess WEP
    passwords. It doesn’t matter what password that they had chosen, the machine would
    nonetheless have been weak to anybody with some experience.

    Immediately’s voting computer systems may have a bit higher safety,
    however that does not imply they are often trusted. Even when the safety is
    sufficient to thwart random passers-by, that doesn’t imply it should cease
    folks from the corporate that made the machine, or folks from the
    election authority, from rigging the election undetectably.

    Virginia has decertified this machine,
    however is the alternative adequate on your elections? The correct
    standards are greater than a bit extra strict.

    Even when the pc’s safety is not so weak that outsiders can crack
    it, that does not imply you may belief it. The producer may rig
    the election; the election authority may rig the election.

  • 16 April 2015 (Utilizing terrorists as an excuse)

    Malaysia is utilizing terrorists, which will or could not likely exist, as an
    excuse
    to crush human rights.

    The
    US,
    UK,
    France
    and
    Australia
    have adopted this path earlier than.

  • 16 April 2015 (Afghan authorities troopers)

    Afghan authorities troopers

    proceed capturing Individuals inside bases.

  • 16 April 2015 (Cancelled an instructional convention)

    A UK college cancelled an instructional convention concerning the legitimacy
    of Israel as a state,

    underneath strain from politicians, utilizing considerations
    about “security” as an excuse.

  • 16 April 2015 (Faculties observe their college students)

    Many faculties

    observe their college students in intrusive methods.

    I do not suppose school college students must be required to swipe ID playing cards.

  • 16 April 2015 (Typical right-winger)

    Rand Paul is a typical right-winger apart from just a few area of interest points.

  • 16 April 2015 (Shoddy journalism)

    Rolling Stone’s fraternity rape accusation article, that it later had
    to retract, had shoddy journalism,

    and Rolling Stone coated it up.

  • 16 April 2015 (Meals stamp invoice)

    A

    invoice pushed by Republicans in Missouri would ban utilizing meals stamps
    to purchase sea meals or steak.

    The individuals who get meals stamps cannot afford to purchase steak or contemporary sea
    meals even with assist. So why trouble prohibiting it? As an expression
    of contempt for the poor.

  • 16 April 2015 (Faked his personal kidnapping)

    An Israeli faked his personal kidnapping, and Israel activated its

    customary
    harsh response that applies solely when Palestinians are the suspects.

  • 16 April 2015 (Defiance of an arbitrary order)

    Israel imprisoned Khalida Jarrar for remaining in Ramallah (the place she
    lives and works) in defiance of an arbitrary order exiling her from
    there.

  • 16 April 2015 (Comcast)

    Comcast has donated to many organizations; now it’s telling them to
    endorse

    its proposed merger.

  • 16 April 2015 (Lack of a residing wage)

    Was a household in Maryland killed not directly by lack of a residing wage?

    The article does not give sufficient data to inform for positive,
    however I’m wondering why somebody who was employed could not afford
    to pay an electrical invoice.

  • 16 April 2015 (Dying youthful)

    British ladies are dying youthful

    on account of authorities cutbacks.

    I suppose Cameron and Osborne are secretly glad.

  • 16 April 2015 (Nondisclosure agreements)

    US corporations impose nondisclosure agreements on workers and
    ex-employees

    to dam them from speaking to authorities regulators. The SEC simply
    fined KBR
    for utilizing this to cowl up fraud.

  • 16 April 2015 (Framework nuclear deal)

    There could also be a spot

    between the US model and the Iranian model
    of the framework nuclear deal.

  • 16 April 2015 (Straightforward to purchase)

    Scott Walker has modified Wisconsin’s election system to make them
    straightforward to purchase, and he took management over Wisconsin’s Supreme Courtroom so it
    will ignore his violations of marketing campaign finance legal guidelines.

  • 16 April 2015 (Walter Scott)

    A thug shot Walter Scott useless, and accused Scott of stealing his
    taser.

    As a result of a video recording we all know that accusation is fake and that
    the thug shot Scott within the again as he was operating away.

    The thug has been

    charged with homicide.

    This is the

    information report we’d be studying if the video had not proved
    the thug lied.

    North Charleston is one other one of many US cities the place lots of the
    inhabitants is black, a lot of the thugs are white, and their conduct
    is

    usually racist.

  • 16 April 2015 (Document Fee)

    Saudi Arabia is extracting oil at a file charge.

    The lower within the oil value prior to now 12 months should have one thing to
    do with this. It’s clearly an intentional coverage moderately than an
    financial response. Maybe it’s supposed to screw different oil
    exporters
    corresponding to Russia and Venezuela.

  • 16 April 2015 (Getting poorer)

    Jamaicans have been getting poorer for 20 years underneath the dominion of
    the IMF.

  • 16 April 2015 (Rand Paul)

    Rand Paul is

    a world heating denialist, like the opposite Republican
    candidates.

  • 16 April 2015 (Corrupting America’s cultural establishments)

    Rich folks and firms are corrupting America’s cultural
    establishments — shopping for assist for his or her political maneuvers, and
    shopping for a clampdown on opposition to these rich donors.

    Thus, Huge Cash is now corrupting each stage of US group life.

  • 16 April 2015 (Tortured in Syria)

    The

    CIA had Maher Arar tortured in Syria regardless that many CIA brokers
    stated he was the unsuitable man.

    It is unsuitable to torture the “proper” man, too, however this reveals an
    unimaginable stage of contempt.

  • 16 April 2015 (Failed state)

    Libya, as a failed state, is

    producing the same old unhealthy outcomes of
    failed
    states in areas of Muslim inhabitants: extra radicalism and extra
    bloodshed.

  • 16 April 2015 (Movie firm bully)

    An Australian court docket

    made ISPs assist a movie firm bully individuals who
    shared
    copies of a movie.

    Sharing copies of any printed work must be authorized; governments that
    support the publishers’ Struggle on Sharing are doing evil.

  • 16 April 2015 (Check Tibetan monks)

    China plans to check Tibetan monks on their “patriotism”.
    I do not suppose
    this implies patriotism for Tibet.

  • 16 April 2015 (The Class Struggle get together)

    The Class Struggle get together

    goals to characterize working-class Britons whom
    Labour has deserted.

    I do not suppose that class conflict is inevitable; however when the wealthy begin
    one, as they’ve performed in Britain and the US, the remainder had higher
    get organized to defeat them.

  • 16 April 2015 (Pressing: Cease bottling water in California)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Nestle to cease bottling water in California.

  • 16 April 2015 (Pressing: Curbing world heating)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Shell to cease lobbying in opposition to curbing world heating.

  • 16 April 2015 (Pressing: Maintain heavy metals out of chocolate)

    Everybody:
    name
    on chocolate corporations to maintain out the lead and cadmium.

  • 16 April 2015 (Pressing: Equity for All Hoosiers)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Indiana to go the Equity for All Hoosiers Act, which might
    prohibit discrimination in opposition to queer folks.

  • 16 April 2015 (Radical fundamentalists)

    The people who dominate the Republican Celebration aren’t conservatives.
    They’re
    radical
    fundamentalists that decision themselves “conservative”.

  • 16 April 2015 (Circumstances of refugees in Nauru)

    Australia diverts refugees to Nauru, which accepts them in return for
    Australia’s cash. However the circumstances of refugees in Nauru are
    like a
    jail — they may plead for asylum elsewhere as
    refugees from Nauru.

    Nauru additionally tries to exclude journalists to cowl this up.

    I believe it’s not inherently unsuitable for a rustic that’s the goal
    of financial unlawful immigration to ship refugees to a different nation.
    However that does not excuse doing it in a merciless manner like this.

  • 16 April 2015 (Georgia needs to tax electrical automobiles)

    Georgia needs to tax electrical automobiles to make up for
    the
    gasoline tax income their homeowners do not pay.

    To cut back fossil gas use, Georgia ought to lift the gasoline tax, and tax
    fossil fuels used to make electrical energy. However that is the alternative of the
    orders Republicans get from their plutocratic masters.

  • 16 April 2015 (US gun nuts encourage harassment)

    US gun nuts encourage harassment of the creator of a
    program
    that experiences areas the place weapons are used or carried in harmful
    methods.

  • 16 April 2015 (SF thugs fired for displaying racism)

    The chief of San Francisco thugs has
    fired
    some thugs for displaying racism.

    Making racist statements shouldn’t be a criminal offense, however these with an
    official privilege should meet a better customary than merely not being a
    felony.

    Firing these thugs is just not sufficient for me to name the chief a police
    officer, however it’s a step in the appropriate path.

  • 16 April 2015 (WikiLeaks ‘Collateral Homicide’ video)

    5
    Years On, the WikiLeaks ‘Collateral Homicide’ Video Issues Greater than
    Ever.

    The US is utilizing its personal helicopters much less; now the killing is finished by
    drones, and by the plane of US-supported tyrannical governments
    corresponding to Saudi Arabia.

  • 16 April 2015 (Backlash to Anti-Homosexual Legal guidelines)

    Backlash
    to Anti-Homosexual Legal guidelines Not a Motion, However the Results of One.

  • 16 April 2015 (California’s “water conservation” measures)

    California’s “water conservation” measures
    do
    not cowl farms and frackers.

  • 16 April 2015 (Regulation of antibiotic use)

    Oregon is contemplating
    payments
    to manage antibiotic use within the 100 largest animal feeding
    operations within the state.

  • 16 April 2015 (World leaders and fossil gas pursuits)

    World
    Leaders Lack Ambition to Deal with Local weather Disaster.

    Or, moderately, fossil gas pursuits management their selections.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Intervention creates chaos in Yemen)

    The US-backed air intervention is

    creating chaos in Yemen,
    and al Qa’ida is capturing some areas.

    If the US had stopped Saudi Arabia from intervening, the Houthis would
    have gained by now and there can be no room for al Qa’ida to take over
    areas.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Cree Nation tar sands lawsuit)

    Canadian tar sands mines destroy massive areas of land and forest
    — they aren’t like abnormal oil wells. They usually poison land with
    oil spills. The Beaver Lake Cree Nation is

    making an attempt to cease this with
    a lawsuit.

  • 15 April 2015
    (How insurance policies may cut back inequality)

    How authorities insurance policies

    could possibly be designed to scale back inequality
    as a substitute of accelerating it.

  • 15 April 2015
    (US historical past with Iran)

    It is comprehensible that many Iranians hate the US after the

    issues that the US did and deliberate to do to Iran.

    Luckily the Iranian state has the imaginative and prescient to contemplate a deal
    nonetheless.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Science stricken by falsification)

    Science is

    stricken by widespread falsification
    of information.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Smolensk aircraft crash)

    The cockpit recording from the aircraft crash that killed the Polish
    president
    reveals

    the trigger was not foul play.
    The passengers pressured the pilots to land though they thought it
    was harmful. This can be a frequent reason for flight accidents.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Indian thug drones)

    Indian thugs plan to

    assault protesters with pepper-spraying drones.

  • 15 April 2015
    (US ought to curb CIA crimes)

    40 years in the past, the US Senate

    investigated secret CIA crimes completely
    and handed legal guidelines to curb them.
    The US wants to do that once more.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Fb linked to melancholy)

    Getting used rather a lot by Fb

    encourages melancholy;
    since folks
    usually put up an exaggerated optimistic image of their lives, their
    lives look like higher than your personal.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Drone assault homicide costs)

    Pakistan has

    introduced homicide costs in opposition to CIA personnel
    accused of being liable for a drone assault.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Metropolis employees assault homeless)

    Metropolis “outreach to the homeless” employees in Berkeley

    attacked two homeless folks,
    then tried to border them with false accusations. One
    of them pled responsible! However a video proved that they had attacked the
    homeless folks with out grounds.

    I’m glad the courts dropped the fees that he had pled responsible to.
    You possibly can’t rely on courts to have that a lot sense of justice.

    Will the staff be prosecuted for his or her assault?

  • 15 April 2015
    (Contempt for prisoners’ rights)

    Barrett Brown in jail was banned from utilizing e mail as a result of he talked
    with a reporter. John Kiriakou was handled as suspicious in jail
    for publishing articles concerning the jail.

    What it provides as much as is

    contempt for prisoners’ constitutional rights.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Training and inequality)

    Higher training

    wouldn’t cut back financial inequality within the US a lot.
    That is as a result of the nice jobs that individuals may get through training
    are too few to profit most poor Individuals.

    We have to pay a residing wage to everybody, not simply the very best educated.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Turkish bulk censorship)

    Turkish Censorship Order Targets Single Weblog Put up, Ends Up Blocking
    Entry To 60 Million WordPress Websites.

    Censorship of 1 weblog is already an excessive amount of.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Quebec to dam playing websites)

    Quebec Trying To Power ISPs To Block Playing Websites In Order To
    Defend
    Its Personal State-Run Playing Portal.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Elementary faculty racism)

    Systemic racism within the US

    begins in elementary faculty
    and continues on by maturity.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Broaden social safety)

    How Elizabeth Warren Made Increasing Social Safety Cool.

    She rejected the concept of creating numerous teams of poor folks
    combat over the “crumbs” left by the wealthy.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Protesters board oil rig)

    Greenpeace protesters have

    boarded a Shell drilling
    rig on its option to create an oil spill within the Arctic Ocean.

    I say this with confidence as a result of the US authorities estimates that
    the chance of a significant oil spill if Shell goes forward and drills is

    one thing like 75%.

  • 15 April 2015
    (PISSI mass grave discovered)

    PISSI captured 1700 Iraqi troopers when it captured Tikrit, and
    massacred them. Their

    grave has apparently been discovered.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Unlawful fishing boat sunk)

    The captain of a ship that did unlawful fishing, which was adopted by
    Sea Shepherd for 117 days and couldn’t get away,

    sank the boat to destroy proof
    of the crime.

    I believe this can be a victory for Sea Shepherd. I do not suppose many boat
    homeowners will threat the lack of the boat.

  • 15 April 2015
    (TSA behaviour detection program)

    The TSA’s habits detection program is ineffective for locating
    terrorists, however

    catches numerous unlawful immigrants,
    and should the truth is have been designed for that.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Netanyahu agitating in opposition to nuclear deal)

    Netanyahu is

    making an attempt to fire up US Republicans
    to dam peace between
    the US and Iran.

    Netanyahu calls any deal “unhealthy” except Iran would reject it.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Edward Snowden bust)

    An

    unauthorized statue of Edward Snowden
    appeared in a New York Metropolis
    park. Metropolis employees coated it up and eliminated it.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Ukraine doable federalization)

    Ukraine is

    contemplating a federal structure
    that might allow
    folks within the Donbas area (as an illustration) to have some autonomy.

    It is too unhealthy this was not thought of a 12 months in the past.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Confucius Institutes)

    China has arrange a series of “Confucius Institutes” around the globe to
    educate Chinese language —

    underneath the political management of the Chinese language
    authorities.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Indian zero-rupee marketing campaign)

    Tens of millions of Indians are

    giving zero-rupee payments when requested for a bribe,
    as an anti-corruption marketing campaign.

    I sometimes distribute zero-dollar payments as a faux bribe, however I
    do not count on US officers to need an actual bribe.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Yemen battle)

    Interviews with folks in Yemen.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Saving on probation)

    Saving cash on probation will

    result in extra folks in jail.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Manipulative graphics in journalism)

    Omitting a part of the info

    could make the remainder level to a desired conclusion.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Imprisonment with out trial)

    Malaysia will

    imprison folks with out trial.

    The US set the instance for this. A number of years in the past, Congress and Obama
    handed a legislation saying that the president

    can imprison anybody with out trial.

  • 15 April 2015
    (UK nuclear waste)

    The UK authorities dumped a shock on communities:

    they can not block nuclear waste dumps.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Persecution of Iraqi Sunnis)

    Iraqi Sunnis are

    altering their names in order to not be persecuted
    by Shi’ites.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Caring about actuality)

    We could also be

    headed for a “sofalarity”,
    during which folks spend a lot
    time in fantasy worlds, which might be offered as vividly as actuality, that
    they care much less about actuality.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Hurt of “spiritual freedom”)

    Unfettered Spiritual Freedom Actually Does Imply the Freedom to Do
    Hurt.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Australian surveillance violates human rights)

    The Middle for Democracy & Know-how reported to the UN how
    Australian mass surveillance

    violates human rights norms.

    That was earlier than Australia handed a legislation

    imposing much more surveillance.

  • 15 April 2015
    (UK youngsters go to high school sick)

    In Britain,

    youngsters go to high school sick
    as a result of their mother and father cannot afford
    to overlook work.

    These are the identical poor people who right-wingers name “lazy
    scroungers”. When you systematically pour a sea of obligations on
    folks, whereas chopping out what they stand on, by and by a few of them
    will sink.

  • 15 April 2015
    (US gov and Gates Basis imposing industrial seed)

    The US authorities and the Gates Basis try to

    impose industrial seed
    on African agriculture.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 15 April 2015
    (Israeli troopers use reside ammo for crowd management)

    Israeli troopers

    shoot abnormal bullets at Palestinian protests,
    and plenty of Palestinians have been injured. Some killed.

  • 15 April 2015
    (European PNR directive)

    Will French residents accused of sharing be

    banned from flying?

    There isn’t any motive in any respect to ban most ex-cons from flying
    (except they’re being sought).

  • 15 April 2015
    (US license plate monitoring)

    The US authorities will attempt to duck duty for a nationwide
    license plate monitoring database by

    confiding it to an organization.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Nationalize fossil gas corporations)

    The fossil gas corporations owe the general public a lot, for undeserved
    subsidies and for damages, that it

    justifies nationalizing them.

    Then the state may get them organized to cease lobbying in opposition to curbing
    world heating.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Tories promise additional censorship)

    The Tories plan to

    pressure UK ISPs to dam entry
    to websites which have porn
    and do not strictly determine their customers.

    This would possibly not obtain the supposed aim of stopping youngsters from
    accessing porn. They are going to discover different methods, maybe through associates that
    are over 18. Nevertheless, the assault on web freedom could possibly be
    profitable anyway.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Air air pollution analysis)

    Analysis
    has related numerous sorts of air air pollution with elevated
    vulnerability to the flu, elevated vulnerability to allergic reactions, and
    with mind injury.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Invoice increasing NSA surveillance)

    Companies and Obama

    agree on a invoice to develop NSA surveillance
    by letting corporations “voluntarily” give information to the federal government.

    It’s extra motive to not determine your self or your actions to any
    American firm. Nevertheless, for some functions it’s onerous to keep away from
    that.

  • 15 April 2015
    (Gitmo trials a failure)

    A former Guantanamo army court docket prosecutor says that

    the army courts are a failure
    — these prisoners who’ve costs in opposition to them
    must be tried in abnormal federal courts.

    Amen.

    People who haven’t any cost to strive must be launched.

  • 15 April 2015
    (NY bitcoin rules)

    New York State’s proposed bitcoin rules

    nonetheless have issues.

  • 14 April 2015 (Pressing: Prohibit antibiotic use on farms)

    US residents:
    name
    in your congresscritter to vote for a invoice to cease feeding
    antibiotics to livestock, besides particular person animals which have
    infections.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 14 April 2015 (Opposition to deliberate Nicaragua canal)

    Speaking with
    Nicaraguan
    farmers that oppose the deliberate Nicaragua canal.

    There are two points right here: correct compensation for farmers’ land, and
    the
    ecological well being of Lake Nicaragua.
    The previous is easy and
    straightforward to repair; the failure to take action indicts the state for give up to
    plutocracy.

    The difficulty of whether or not this canal will be constructed and run with out inflicting a
    native ecological catastrophe is just not so clear, however a state that will not even
    make the canal firm pay correct compensation immediately can hardly be
    trusted to make it protect the lake for 100 years.

  • 14 April 2015 (Artillery assaults on Ukrainian trenches)

    Russian-sponsored rebels proceed
    every day
    artillery assaults on Ukrainian trenches close to Mariupol.

  • 14 April 2015 (Wrongly imprisoned for 28 years)

    Anthony Ray Hilton was imprisoned for 28 years as a result of the state did
    sloppy
    ballistic testing.

    The failure of his protection to rent a correct knowledgeable was icing on the
    toxic cake, as a result of that ought to not have been vital; the state
    ought to have made positive its personal ballistic exams have been performed proper, and never
    prosecuted Hilton within the first place. Prosecutors are imagined to
    search justice, not convictions primarily based on fudging the reality.

    How unhappy to offer Hilton an iThing. From one type of jail to
    one other.

  • 14 April 2015 (Abu Dhabi development employees)

    Development employees in Abu Dhabi are
    nonetheless
    handled like slaves.

  • 14 April 2015 (Intrusion of ads)

    The intrusion of ads into each cubic meter of public
    house, and plenty of bodily objects in addition to internet sites, will be seen as
    enclosure of a commons — the
    commons
    of consideration.

    There’s a component of reality to this, however on the similar time, it’s
    doable to refuse to pay a lot consideration to them.

  • 14 April 2015 (US adoptee faces deportation)

    Adam Crapser, age 39, was dropped at the US at age Three for adoption.
    His adoptive mother and father by no means made him a US citizen, and he now
    faces
    deportation away from his household to a rustic he has no reminiscence of.

    The minor crimes he has dedicated appear, in line with the article,
    to be penalties of his lack of citizenship.

  • 14 April 2015 (Film licensing group calls for price from colleges)

    A film licensing group calls for
    1/3
    million {dollars} as a blanket license price from the faculties of 1
    small area of Spain, for displaying some films.

    If Spain adopted US-style truthful use, colleges would clearly not want a
    license. Mainly, that is one other manner during which Spain’s right-wing
    authorities is the enemy of Spain.

  • 14 April 2015 (5 years after the Huge Spill)

    5 years after the Huge Spill, many species of wildlife are
    nonetheless
    being harmed by oil and by the dispersants the Billionaire
    Polluters poured into the Gulf of Mexico.

  • 14 April 2015 (Arrest of Palestinian feminist)

    Israeli troops arrested Palestinian feminist Khalida Jarrar, who’s
    additionally a
    chief
    in defending the rights of Palestinian prisoners.

    Khalida Jarrar has been imprisoned for
    six months, with no costs or trial.

  • 14 April 2015 (Karl Rove refuses to apologize)

    A veteran referred to as on Karl Rove to apologize for his half within the
    conquest and invasion of Iraq, however Rove
    refused.

  • 14 April 2015 (Transcanada tar sands oil pipeline)

    Transcanada’s deliberate tar sands oil pipeline to the Atlantic has been
    delayed for 2 years attributable to
    rejection
    of 1 deliberate terminal on environmental grounds.

  • 14 April 2015 (Harmful Fb surveillance)

    Fb predicts who new useds know, primarily based on their
    telephone
    lists and e mail handle lists. Together with the telephone and e mail
    lists of all the opposite useds.

    This can be a measure of how full and harmful Fb surveillance
    is.

    It implies that giving your e mail or telephone checklist to an organization is
    mistreatment of everybody in that checklist!

  • 14 April 2015 (New Pun: Cebu)

    New pun, Cebu.

  • 14 April 2015 (Eire forces ladies to have infants)

    Eire forces ladies to have infants
    in opposition to
    their will, then makes them undergo poverty consequently.

  • 14 April 2015 (Imprisoned for denouncing jail cruelty)

    Nabeel Rajab has been
    imprisoned
    in Bahrain for denouncing merciless remedy of prisoners there.

    Bahrain is a US ally and its repression was
    imposed
    with assist of Saudi Arabia.

  • 14 April 2015 (Pressing: Free Purvi Patel)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Indiana to free Purvi Patel and repeal its legislation in opposition to
    “feticide”.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    You would name that legislation a type of fetus feticism.

  • 14 April 2015 (Pressing: Examine quick meals retailers)

    US residents:
    name
    for a federal investigation of quick meals retailers’ disregard for
    employees’ security and accidents.

  • 14 April 2015 (Pressing: Defend wildlife)

    US residents:
    name
    in your senators to oppose right-wing proposals to hazard
    wildlife.

  • 14 April 2015 (Pressing: Poisonous fracking waste)

    US residents:
    name
    on states to deal with fracking waste as poisonous, or invite the federal
    authorities to take action.

  • 14 April 2015 (Pressing: Victims of the Struggle on Medicine)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to commute the sentences of extra victims of the Struggle on
    Medicine.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    I stated, “Please commute the sentences of all of the a whole lot of 1000’s
    of Individuals which might be in jail with lengthy sentences for nonviolent
    drug offenses.”

  • 14 April 2015 (Set off-happy thugs)

    Even when folks attempt to provoke thugs into killing them, the thugs in
    many instances
    do
    not must rush to kill them, in the event that they take some care.

  • 14 April 2015 (Unlawful mining on Bangka Island)

    A giant unlawful mining operation on Bangka Island, accredited in a manner
    that implies corruption,
    threatens
    the encompassing coral in addition to the individuals who reside on the
    island.

  • 14 April 2015 (Framework of take care of Iran)

    The overall framework of a take care of Iran has been
    printed.

    It stays to work out the main points. In the meantime, Netanyahu opposes the
    take care of
    paranoid
    ranting. This could be insignificant, besides that he’ll incite
    Republicans to sabotage the deal.

  • 14 April 2015 (Obama approves drilling in Chukchi Sea)

    Obama
    accredited
    oil drilling within the Chukchi Sea.

  • 14 April 2015 (GMOs not contributing a lot)

    GMOs do not make an enormous contribution
    to
    feeding the human world.

  • 14 April 2015 (Youngsters face imprisonment for having intercourse)

    4 Chicago youngsters face
    imprisonment
    and a lifetime of punishment for having intercourse and making a video of it.

  • 14 April 2015 (Imprisonment for criticizing the gov’t)

    A Malaysian cartoonist, and his webmaster, face imprisonment for
    costs
    of criticizing the federal government.

  • 14 April 2015 (French surveillance invoice)

    France is contemplating a invoice to threaten journalists, sources and
    dissidents with
    arbitrary
    surveillance and not using a court docket order.

  • 14 April 2015 (Jersey thugs beat man to demise)

    New Jersey thugs weren’t glad to
    kick
    unconscious Phillip White. They even had their canine chew him. No
    surprise he died.

  • 14 April 2015 (Phony anti-net-neutrality messages)

    Somebody has despatched phony anti-net-neutrality messages to members of
    Congress,
    placing
    on the names of people that didn’t approve.

  • 14 April 2015 (California water conservation guidelines)

    California’s governor has imposed
    new
    water conservation guidelines, however they do not go far sufficient — for
    instance, they do not embrace shutting down the vegetation that extract
    water and bottle it.

    If these measures obtain the acknowledged aim of decreasing water use by
    25%, that may delay the arrival of maximum hardship for Three further
    months (15 months from now as a substitute of 12 months).

  • 14 April 2015 (Beneficiant welfare advantages)

    Beneficiant
    Welfare Advantages Make Folks Extra More likely to Wish to Work, Not
    Much less.

    Plutocrats do not care about this as a result of they do not want most individuals
    to work, not any extra.

  • 14 April 2015 (Freed after 30 years on demise row)

    Anthony Ray Hinton can be freed after 30 years on demise row.
    His trial was crap, and there was
    no
    actual proof he was responsible.

  • 14 April 2015 (Yemeni protesters killed by Houthis)

    The inhabitants of south Yemen aren’t very pleased with being conquered
    by Houthis. The latter
    shot
    and killed protesters.

  • 14 April 2015 (Sentenced to jail for abortion)

    Purvi Patel has been sentenced to
    20
    years in jail for making an attempt to offer herself an abortion.

    However possibly she did not even do this. The conviction is predicated on
    supposition — it
    may
    have been only a miscarriage.

  • 14 April 2015 (California genocide)

    The genocide that
    wiped
    out the aborigines of California.

  • 14 April 2015 (Al Qa’ida jail break)

    Al Qa’ida took benefit of the combating in Yemen to
    free
    its supporters from a jail in Yemen.

  • 14 April 2015 (Palestinian Christians blocked from Jerusalem)

    Israeli troopers
    repeatedly block
    Palestinian Christians from entry to Easter ceremonies in
    Jerusalem.

  • 14 April 2015 (World Financial institution funding of personal corporations)

    The World Financial institution funds non-public corporations, even hedge funds, in an
    occult
    method.

    Supposedly this funding is to advertise social objectives, however these
    corporations will eagerly redirect the cash to greedy unjust
    practices. The World Financial institution shouldn’t fund them in any respect.

  • 14 April 2015 (Ghoncheh Ghavami freed)

    Ghoncheh Ghavami has been
    launched
    from jail in Iran.

    I do not perceive why both ladies or males make such a fuss about
    sports activities, however they should not be imprisoned for it.

  • 14 April 2015 (UK fine-debt entice)

    The UK right-wing has
    elevated
    taxes for the poor.

    It’s the UK’s model of the Ferguson fine-debt entice.

  • 14 April 2015 (UK carbon tax)

    A rise within the UK carbon tax will
    shut
    some coal-fired electrical vegetation. Sadly, the alternative
    can be pure gasoline. However rising the tax will encourage
    renewables.

  • 13 April 2015 (The Houthis)

    The Houthis have
    captured
    elements of Aden, regardless of the US-backed Saudi air marketing campaign.

    The Houthis are allied with the faction of former President Saleh. In
    different phrases, this can be a battle for energy between Yemeni factions.
    Meddling in that is actually silly, not least as a result of it typically
    backfires.

    The primary impact of the bombing marketing campaign can be to make the brand new
    authorities of Yemen a agency enemy of the US (and of Saudi Arabia,
    however it hardly deserves any sympathy).

  • 13 April 2015 (Deforestation in Canada and Russia)

    Fires in Canada and Russia are a
    very
    massive contribution to world deforestation, and these forests
    regrow very slowly.

  • 13 April 2015 (Home employees)

    Home employees, amounting to 47 million folks,
    lack
    the same old rights of employees. They might be required to work as much as
    22 hours a day.

  • 13 April 2015 (Reporting on fantasy PISSI plots)

    When faraway fanatics “be part of”
    PISSI,
    it makes PISSI
    seem
    extra highly effective than it truly is.

    PISSI,
    it makes PISSI
    seem
    extra highly effective than it truly is.

    The US media contribute by
    reporting
    fantasy PISSI plots as in the event that they have been actual.

  • 13 April 2015 (Manufacturing unit Farm Meat)

    Manufacturing unit Farm Meat:
    Why
    Vegetarians, Ranchers and Aware Omnivores Have to Unite.

  • 13 April 2015 (NHS loses cash by hiring short-term employees)

    The UK NHS
    loses
    cash by hiring short-term employees as a substitute of coaching further
    everlasting employees.

  • 13 April 2015 (Doubts about WMDs earlier than Iraq invasion)

    The CIA doc that supposedly proved Saddam Hussein was creating
    WMDs
    initially
    stated there was lots of doubt about this.

  • 13 April 2015 (Election psychology)

    The
    psychology
    of why folks hold voting for politicians that take silly positions.

    The article does not point out the intentional influences, such because the
    highly effective corporations and wealthy homeowners that promote trickle-down and get
    it mounted into treaties in order that any correction appears unimaginable.

  • 13 April 2015 (Boycott marketing campaign in opposition to discrimination legislation)

    A
    large
    boycott marketing campaign has pressured Indiana into amending the
    “spiritual freedom restoration” legislation so it doesn’t authorize
    companies to discriminate in opposition to individuals
    primarily based
    on traits corresponding to sexual orientation.

    Governor Pence of Indiana had beforehand defended the legislation by
    pretending
    it did not authorize that.

  • 13 April 2015 (Obama’s greenhouse gasoline pledge)

    Obama’s greenhouse gasoline pledge sounds good when it comes to politics,
    however it’s
    insufficient
    when it comes to physics.

    Greenpeace says it
    “begins
    to deal with the wound, however doesn’t cease the bleeding”.

  • 13 April 2015 (Being pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli)

    For Alice Rothchild, being pro-Palestinian can also be being
    pro-Israeli.

  • 13 April 2015 (Hrant Dink)

    What I stated about
    Hrant Dink in my talks in Turkey (Apr 2015)

  • 13 April 2015 (How a lot they know)

    Looking the web for data inflates folks’s sense
    of how a lot they know and the way good they’re.

  • 13 April 2015 (Led to overlook)

    Individuals have been led to overlook their

    custom of large strikes
    in opposition to the plutocracy.

  • 13 April 2015 (ACLU has turn into involved)

    The ACLU has turn into involved with a number of the

    penalties of nonfree
    software program designed to limit folks.

    I hope the ACLU will acknowledge that the repair for that is free software program.

  • 13 April 2015 (Underfunding the NHS)

    The UK authorities is underfunding the NHS a lot that it’s going to face

    strain to begin charging for medical care.

  • 13 April 2015 (Denied data)

    A part of the explanation for

    the absence of congressional scrutiny of US
    large surveillance packages is that congresscritters not on the
    intelligence committee are denied details about them.

  • 13 April 2015 (Pervasive corruption)

    Ukraine is within the grip of pervasive

    corruption managed by
    oligarchs.

  • 12 April 2015 (Pressing: Diplomacy in Yemen)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Obama to press for a diplomatic resolution in Yemen moderately than
    supporting Saudi Arabia’s bombing marketing campaign.

    The Houthis don’t just like the US however they don’t wish to combat the US.
    Intervention in Yemen means making enemies avoidably.

  • 12 April 2015 (Pressing: Veto discrimination legislation)

    Everybody:
    name on the
    governor of Georgia to veto the religious-based discrimination
    legislation.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 12 April 2015 (Pressing: Regulation of payday loans)

    US residents:
    name
    for regulation of payday loans so they do not push folks additional
    into debt.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    That is treating the symptom — what we actually want is to lift
    the minimal wage — however the symptom is value treating.

  • 12 April 2015 (Pressing: Reject banksters’ cash)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Democratic Senatorial Marketing campaign Committee to reject
    banksters’ cash.

  • 12 April 2015 (Pressing: No export of armed drones)

    US residents:
    name on
    Kerry to drop the plans to export armed drones.

  • 12 April 2015 (Fb has a brand new trick)

    Fb has a brand new trick to get folks to
    determine
    their spouses and infants in images.

  • 12 April 2015 (Gaza fisherman killed by Israeli troopers)

    Gaza fisherman Tawfiq Abu Riyala had an concept: construct a man-made reef
    to stimulate fish to catch. Israeli troopers
    killed
    him for it.

  • 12 April 2015 (School tries to ban protest occasion)

    A school in California tried to ban its College students for Justice in
    Palestine from holding an occasion with a
    mock-up
    of the annexation wall.

    The explanation given was that “folks may complain”. So what if folks
    complain?

  • 12 April 2015 (Imprisonment with trial in Israel)

    Israel holds Palestinians prisoner with out trial,
    renewing sentences over
    and over.

  • 12 April 2015 (Thugs treating the folks as an enemy)

    Thugs in Oxnard, California, get
    tattoos
    for every particular person they kill.

    They deal with the folks as an enemy that they’re at conflict with.

  • 12 April 2015 (Comcast suckers man into shopping for home)

    Comcast suckered a person into shopping for a home by
    saying
    he may get broadband there. Then it stated he could not, so he has
    to promote the home.

  • 12 April 2015 (Melting glaciers)

    Melting ice from retreating glaciers is
    pouring
    into the Gulf of Alaska.

    This contributes on to sea stage rise, and as land in Alaska is
    denuded of ice, it absorbs extra daylight.

  • 12 April 2015 (Superstitious Republican legislator)

    A Republican Christian legislator stated a violent assault on a girl was
    a punishment
    inflicted
    on America by his vindictive deity, for permitting abortion.

    Alas, he isn’t a freak. This kind of superstitious perception was frequent
    in Christianity (as in lots of different religions) till it was principally
    cleaned of such issues; however US theocratic protestants are bringing it
    again.

  • 12 April 2015 (California water bottling plant blockaded)

    California activists blockaded a Nestle water bottling plant, which
    extracts
    water that California cannot spare.

  • 12 April 2015 (US army assist for Egypt’s regime)

    Whereas Egypt’s regime carries out repression nearly like Stalin’s,
    Obama assures Egypt of
    continued
    army assist.

  • 12 April 2015 (Standardized testing)

    The excessive strain on US college students, lecturers and colleges from customary
    exams
    led
    many lecturers and officers to prepare large dishonest.

    Colleges aren’t factories, and the strain from these testing
    insurance policies appears to
    hurt
    training.

  • 12 April 2015 (Vatican financial institution)

    The Vatican has
    cleaned
    up corruption in its financial institution.

  • 12 April 2015 (UK stops Brit from making an attempt to combat PISSI)

    Whereas the US and UK assist the Kurds which might be combating PISSI, a
    British Kurd that attempted to go to Iraq and combat for the Kurds
    faces
    imprisonment for it.

    Absurd.

  • 12 April 2015 (World heating)

    Let’s
    Name It: 30 Years of Above Common Temperatures Means the Local weather Has
    Modified.

  • 12 April 2015 (Russia closes Crimea information TV station)

    Russia has
    closed
    the Crimea’s Tatar information TV station. Even delicate criticism of the
    state is repressed on TV in Russia.

  • 12 April 2015 (Syracuse to divest from fossil gas)

    Syracuse College will
    divest
    from fossil gas corporations.

  • 12 April 2015 (Polar bears unable to adapt on land)

    Polar bears appear
    unable
    to adapt to consuming the meals out there on land. Thus, the lack of
    polar ice is more likely to wipe them out.

    We may preserve just a few in zoos, for so long as human civilization is
    rich and arranged sufficient to have zoos. When starvation causes wars,
    folks will eat the animals within the zoo.

  • 12 April 2015 (Philadelphia antisemitism adverts)

    The Philadelphia-area mass transit system was
    ordered
    to publish adverts equating Islam with antisemitism.

    The Grand Mufti did assist Hitler, however it’s a mistake to assert the
    Qur’an endorses antisemitism. It says that Jews and Christians are to
    be tolerated as second-class residents — whereas different non-Muslims
    did not even have that stage of rights. Whereas that is removed from respect
    for spiritual freedom, it’s not antisemitism (hatred particularly of
    Jews) both.

    In contrast with the Christianity of the seventh century, Islam within the seventh
    century wasn’t unhealthy. (Then again, China within the seventh century was
    much more tolerant.) The unlucky factor is that Islam’s respect for
    human rights has not superior for the reason that seventh century.

  • 12 April 2015 (Fb violates EU legislation)

    Fb’s
    monitoring
    of customers by cookies mixed with Like buttons violates EU
    legislation.

  • 12 April 2015 (Common surveillance)

    Why basic surveillance corresponding to Australia is doing
    makes
    people and society much less secure.

  • 12 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose TPP quick observe)

    US residents: signal
    this
    petition to induce Senator Wyden to oppose quick observe for the TPP.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    The TPP is a plan led by sell-out-to-business politicians corresponding to Bush
    and Obama to offer corporations (particularly international corporations)
    deregulation
    and
    extra
    energy over the residents of the US and (initially) 11 different
    international locations.

  • 12 April 2015 (Fossil gas “shareholder engagement”)

    The Wellcome Belief says it invests in fossil gas corporations so it could possibly
    use “shareholder engagement”, however the change it goals for is
    insufficient.

    It’s already abundantly clear that “engagement” with them
    does
    not get them to vary.

  • 12 April 2015 (Nuclear negotiations with Iran)

    The nuclear negotiations with Iran have
    resolved
    a lot of the points with a broad framework.

  • 12 April 2015 (Texas legislators threaten ladies’s lives)

    Texas legislators
    threaten
    ladies’s lives in an effort to intrude with abortion and start
    management.

  • 12 April 2015 (Trash served as meals to prisoners)

    Aramark feeds prisoners
    meals
    that was involved with rats, meals taken out of the trash, and moldy
    meals.

    That is what privatizing authorities actions tends to result in. It is
    additionally sometimes
    extra
    costly than doing the work with authorities workers.

  • 12 April 2015 (Apple nonetheless working folks to demise)

    Apple remains to be
    working
    folks to demise to construct telephones that are
    jails.

  • 12 April 2015 (Ukraine thugs)

    The Council of Europe says that Ukraine failed to analyze the
    habits
    of the thugs through the Maidan demonstrations in Kiev.

  • 11 April 2015 (Sharif Mobley)

    The US had Yemen disappeared Sharif Mobley. Now the US-supported
    Saudi bombing marketing campaign is
    attacking
    the airbase the place he’s imprisoned.

  • 11 April 2015 (China constructing synthetic islands)

    China is constructing synthetic concrete islands within the South China Sea
    as
    army
    bases and excuses to assert the undersea oil.

  • 11 April 2015 (Obscure constitutional amendments)

    US states have handed
    obscure
    constitutional amendments that permit massive farms to assert the appropriate
    to ignore environmental safety legal guidelines and legal guidelines in opposition to cruelty to
    animals.

  • 11 April 2015 (Israel to deport refugees from Africa)

    Israel goes to make refugees from Africa go to some African
    nation
    or
    else be imprisoned.

    Folks fleeing persecution are entitled to asylum; financial migrants
    aren’t. Nevertheless, the excellence is just not so sharp. Typically a
    particular person flees actual persecution, and chooses to flee to a rich
    nation as a option to get more cash. That is why many individuals attempt to
    get to the US, Israel, the European Union, and Australia.
    It’s unsuitable to ship these folks again to the place they are going to be
    persecuted, however that does not should indicate they’re entitled to
    entry to the nation of their alternative.

    Nevertheless, these international locations presently topic the refugees to horrible
    remedy to make them go elsewhere. That may’t be justified
    and may’t actually be vital.

    If we did not have a lot conflict, a lot tyranny, and a lot
    environmental catastrophe, fewer folks would wish to flee persecution.

  • 11 April 2015 (Presidential candidates pretending)

    A number of presidential candidates are
    pretending
    they aren’t even “testing the waters” hoping to evade marketing campaign
    funding guidelines. On the similar time, they acknowledge that they’re
    pretending.

  • 11 April 2015 (The tyrant of Thailand)

    The tyrant of Thailand says he’ll convert himself from army ruler
    to
    civilian
    dictator.

    Not a lot of a change, it appears.

  • 11 April 2015 (Clinton’s dishonesty)

    Clinton stated she ran a non-public e mail server so she may ship all her
    e mail by one machine, however she
    did not
    use just one machine.

    This dishonesty is minor in contrast with the basic dishonesty that
    she as a “Democratic” plutocratist shares with the Republican
    plutocratists, in pretending to assist democracy. I can’t vote
    for a plutocratist candidate.

  • 11 April 2015 (Feminist newspaper in India)

    An
    interview
    with a reporter for a feminist rural newspaper in India.

  • 11 April 2015 (Mockery of US presidents prohibited)

    Mockery of US presidents is
    prohibited
    at Dixie State College.

    That prohibition is un-American. Mockery of presidents is just not.
    Freedom of speech consists of the liberty to disparage somebody,
    particularly any politician or official, and anybody like me
    that publicly campaigns for something.

  • 11 April 2015 (Scientists suing USDA)

    Scientists are suing the US Division of Agriculture, claiming that
    they’re being
    censored
    and harassed by the USDA for making an attempt to report outcomes inconvenient
    for agribusiness.

    To appropriate the foundation of this drawback, we have to eliminate
    agribusiness corporations which might be so highly effective they will corrupt the USDA
    (i.e., trigger “regulatory seize”). Household farms would pose no such
    hazard.

  • 11 April 2015 (US gov’t use of FISA system)

    The US authorities used the FISA system to analyze two Chinese language
    accused of a criminal offense that has
    nothing
    to do with nationwide safety.

  • 11 April 2015 (Standardized exams)

    One more reason to chop standardized exams: the businesses that do it
    spend
    hundreds of thousands to foyer for extra standardized exams, and in opposition to privateness
    protections for college students which might be examined.

    As a basic precept, massive corporations threaten democracy.

  • 11 April 2015 (Lawyer-client privilege)

    The UK authorities
    refused
    to cease its legal professionals from studying the privileged communications
    with legal professionals of two victims of “rendition”.

  • 10 April 2015 (Welfare)

    welfare system
    encourages
    folks to begin extra companies.

    A society which individuals want to be “entrepreneurial” is a
    harsh one. Being an entrepreneur means taking of venture, and also you
    should not gamble what you may’t afford to lose. Society shouldn’t
    make folks gamble what they can not afford to lose.

  • 10 April 2015 (Australia forbids warrant canaries)

    In Australia, warrant canaries are
    forbidden.

    I hope that 1000’s of Australians will defy this legislation by stating
    that they’ve by no means acquired one among these journalist data
    warrants.

  • 10 April 2015 (Backed deforestation)

    Brazil and Indonesia give
    huge
    subsidies to exports that require deforestation, dwarfing the
    subsidies they obtain to keep away from deforestation.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Childhood Stress and Diabetes)

    Stress throughout childhood

    makes diabetes extra doubtless.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Extra Tales of North Charleston)

    Sheldon Williams is

    suing North Charleston,
    saying that thugs stamped
    on his face and broke bones whereas he was mendacity on the ground
    handcuffed. Williams needed to wait two hours for medical consideration to
    his fractures.

    That was not homicide however it was a criminal offense. Why is not it being
    prosecuted?

    One other man is suing
    as a result of the thug that killed Scott tased him for
    no motive.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Pressing: Help Diplomacy with Iran)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter and say you
    assist the framework settlement with Iran, and to oppose
    any invoice to dam diplomacy. You possibly can name 1-855-686-6927.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Permafrost Carbon Bomb)

    A research means that

    melting permafrost
    will not create sudden catastrophic
    world heating — the discharge is more likely to take an extended time.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Carbon Seize Goals)

    Europe deliberate to begin 10

    trial carbon seize and storage vegetation
    this 12 months, however the expertise is just too onerous to grasp.

    I see nothing unsuitable with CCS in precept, however there is no such thing as a motive to
    be assured it should work — and even when it does, I doubt fossil
    fuels with CCS can compete with renewables on a good foundation.

    I believe the actual motivation for CCS is as an excuse to proceed the
    present extremely backed use of fossil fuels. They are saying, “Don’t fret
    about utilizing fossil fuels; CCS will come to the rescue.”

    If we put a correct tax on greenhouse emissions and get rid of the
    subsidies, as we should, the fossil gas corporations can be welcome
    to attempt to make CCS work cheaply sufficient to compete. We would not have
    any stake in whether or not they succeed.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Unframing the Sufferer)

    The video of the capturing of Walter Scott uncovered

    the functioning of the thugs’ lie machine,
    which accuses crimes as much as homicide by framing
    the sufferer.

  • 10 April 2015
    (France Investigates HSBC Suisse)

    France will

    examine HSBC’s world holding firm
    on suspicions of aiding tax evasion.

  • 10 April 2015
    (On the Fallacious Aspect of the Digital Divide)

    Within the UK, unemployed individuals are required to waste 35 hours every week

    making use of uselessly to jobs they will not get. They’re required to do
    this
    by pc, and people with out a pc out there discover this an
    costly wrestle. When something goes unsuitable, they should skip the
    lease or the meals.

    The general image is that individuals’s lives have been made so troublesome
    that an event to punish them is certain to come up. The comparable factor
    within the US is the extractive system of fines and debtor’s jail.

    It’s high quality to make use of folks in jobs that serve the group, as lengthy
    as we pay them prevailing wages. In any other case it’s merely a scheme to
    knock down wages.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Something Goes)

    The employees appointed by Congress to “oversee” US spying

    embrace lobbyists for spying.

    They’re the foxes, and the US is their henhouse. Woe is us.

  • 10 April 2015
    (The Proper To Vote, Amongst Different Issues)

    Proposing

    a constitutional modification
    to affirm that each US citizen of
    authorized voting age has the basic proper to vote.

    I recommend that the modification ought to take further concrete steps to
    block the now regular apply of blocking on pretext what it might be
    unconstitutional to overtly ban — presently utilized to

    abortions,

    voting, and

    being homeless.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Farmers Struggle Criminalization)

    Multinational seed corporations foyer for numerous sorts of legal guidelines to cease
    farmers from sharing seeds, however

    the farmers combat again.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Chevron Clear-up Fraudulent)

    Chevron lied about cleansing up oil spills in Ecuador;

    a whistleblower offered proof.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Pressing: Cease the Trans-Pacific Partnership)

    US residents:

    name on Clinton
    to return out in opposition to the TPP.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Derrick Wheatt, Laurese Glover, and Eugene Johnson)

    Cleveland thugs disregarded all of the witnesses to a capturing and
    prosecutors convicted three harmless males for the homicide. The three

    have been exonerated
    after 20 years in jail.

    I’m wondering what motivated this gross injustice. This case is much from
    distinctive; the reason may educate us one thing about the best way to forestall
    extra such instances.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Pressing: Pull Again the Curtain on “American Dedication”)

    US residents: name in your federal legislators to

    thwart plutocrats’ dishonesty
    and rise up for community neutrality.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Local weather Change within the Tropics)

    The best injury from a world heating catastrophe will are available in

    the tropics,
    as a adjustments in rain will get rid of total ecologies corresponding to
    the Amazon rain forest. The hundreds of thousands of species that reside in them
    will go extinct.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Particular Snowflake Syndrome)

    US right-wingers consider their

    faith legitimizes bigotry.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Todd Kincannon Goes to Jail)

    A former chief of the South Carolina Republican Celebration

    confirmed that his hatred extends
    past trans folks and foreigners, and consists of his spouse.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Pressing: Cease Wall St. Retirement Scams)

    US residents:

    name on Senate Democrats
    to uphold the Division of
    Labor’s plans for rules to guard employees from being swindled
    out of their pensions by mendacity brokers.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Greece Turns to Russia)

    Greece is

    giving worldwide assist to Russia,
    clearly hoping
    Russia will rescue Greece from the banksters. To this point, Russia has not
    performed it.

    The leaders of Syriza need assistance in opposition to the banksters, and Western
    governments are on the banksters’ facet. I am unable to blame them for asking
    Russia for assist. The West ought to offer that assist.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Little one Poverty within the UK)

    Kids within the UK at the moment are

    rising up in starvation
    and deprivation that may stunt them for all times.

    There isn’t any excuse for voting for a celebration that will not finish this.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Do not Eat the Whales)

    Whaling is

    harmful for people
    that eat whale meat, in addition to for whales.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Azza Soliman and 16 Others Charged with Public Protesting)

    The witnesses who noticed Shaimaa al-Sabbagh shot at a protest

    at the moment are on trial
    in Egypt for being close to the protest.

    The Egyptian authorities has the total assist of the US.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Japan Falls Brief on Lowering Carbon Emissions )

    Japan’s

    CO2 minimize pledge
    is absurdly insufficient.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Russia’s Internet of Smoke)

    Russia’s

    method to “data warfare”:
    unfold so many various lies that the reality cannot be separated from them.

    This provides everybody a chance in charge whoever they wish to
    blame.
    Those that wish to blame the US (and the US does loads to encourage such
    an perspective) can discover grounds in charge the US for the whole lot.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Drone Slope Grows Slippier)

    UN Urged to

    Ban ‘Killer Robots’
    Earlier than They Can Be Developed.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Upgrading The Fortress)

    Be careful for the

    Web of Kafkaesque Issues.

    And that is apart from their snooping.

  • 10 April 2015
    (Value of Sprawl)

    A research estimates that sprawl

    prices the US a trillion {dollars}
    a 12 months.

  • 09 April 2015 (Pressing: Tobin tax)

    US residents:
    name on
    Congress to go the Tobin tax (a tiny tax on monetary
    transactions).

  • 09 April 2015 (Pressing: Sustainable palm oil)

    Everybody:
    name on
    Pepsico to get sustainable palm oil.

  • 09 April 2015 (Working poor and non-working wealthy)

    The
    Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working Wealthy.

  • 09 April 2015 (Greenhouse gasoline pledges inadequate)

    Nations are making greenhouse gasoline pledges which might be
    inadequate
    to keep away from world catastrophe.

  • 09 April 2015 (Australian gov’t disregards sexual assaults)

    The Australian authorities
    selected
    to quietly disregard sexual assaults in opposition to refugees dumped in
    Nauru.

  • 09 April 2015 (Wildlife in Indochina threatened)

    Wildlife in Indochina is threatened by
    large
    looking in even the remoted areas of the jungle.

  • 09 April 2015 (Editors arrested for “sedition”)

    Editors of Malaysian Insider have been arrested for “sedition” for
    publishing
    an article about steps in laws.

    To have a criminal offense of sedition in any respect is an assault on human rights.
    Malaysia has by no means revered human rights very effectively, however it’s getting
    worse currently.

  • 09 April 2015 (Alternative of democracy with plutocracy)

    Plutocratist politicians, organized by ALEC, are utilizing captive
    state legislatures to
    forbid
    metropolis initiatives which might be inconvenient for enterprise.

    Their masters, the companies, are additionally suing cities that attempt to do
    this.

    The alternative of democracy with plutocracy is changing the US
    authorities right into a authorities of occupation by the wealthy. Solely
    democratic governments will be reputable.

  • 09 April 2015 (Drought in Australia)

    World heating is exacerbating
    drought
    in Australia. This threatens agriculture and cities’ water
    provides.

  • 09 April 2015 (Tory logic of austerity)

    The Tory logic of austerity is to
    stigmatize
    part of the poor and determined as “undeserving” to win assist
    for kicking them whereas they’re down.

    When you’ve got been pushed to the purpose of suicide, meaning you’ve gotten
    nothing to lose. Fairly than handing your killers a simple victory by
    dying quietly, you might as effectively strike a remaining blow in opposition to them.

  • 09 April 2015 (No medicine for execution)

    The American Pharmacists Affiliation has adopted the place that
    its
    members shouldn’t present medicine for execution.

    That is non-binding however could have an impact nonetheless.

  • 09 April 2015 (US “predictive policing”)

    Within the US,
    “predictive
    policing” sometimes predicts that in case you’re black, you are a
    felony. Blacks are focused by cruel surveillance.

  • 09 April 2015 (Curbing world heating advantages economic system)

    Curbing world heating would have
    large
    facet advantages for public well being and for the actual economic system.

    Plutocratist governments are extra involved with the banksters’
    economic system than with the actual economic system of actual work and actual advantages for
    folks.

  • 09 April 2015 (China to ban international NGOs)

    China is planning to ban international NGOs from working in China
    except
    they get authorities sponsorship.

  • 09 April 2015 (Silk Street DEA brokers)

    DEA brokers that investigated the top of Silk Street seem to have
    taken a whole lot of 1000’s of {dollars} from him by
    non-public
    blackmail.

    Amazingly, they’re being prosecuted for this.

  • 09 April 2015 (Fired for speaking about low wages)

    A Days Inn
    fired
    Shanna Tippen for speaking to a information reporter concerning the low wages.

  • 09 April 2015 (Censorship in Mexican radio information)

    Censorship in corporate-dominated Mexican radio information broadcasting is
    now
    formally
    a part of the foundations.

  • 09 April 2015 (Canadian “anti-terror” legislation)

    New
    Canadian Counter-Terrorism Legislation Threatens Environmental Teams.

    Dissidents know higher than to consider that the Canadian authorities
    would not apply “anti-terror” measures to them. The
    US
    and the
    UK
    have already performed the like.

    The US has gone even additional and
    labeled
    dissidents as “terrorists”.

  • 08 April 2015 (Pressing: Clear Energy Plan for the EPA)

    US residents:
    name
    in your state governor to make a Clear Energy Plan for the EPA.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 08 April 2015 (Wrongful convictions within the US)

    Over
    1500 Individuals convicted of crimes have been exonerated —
    discovered to be harmless, and launched from jail.

    This have to be a small fraction of those that have been wrongfully convicted.

    What can we do to forestall false convictions sooner or later?
    Usually they’re attributable to trials which might be grossly unhealthy.

  • 08 April 2015 (FBI needs to ban encryption)

    The
    FBI Used to Advocate Encryption. Now They Wish to Ban It.

  • 08 April 2015 (Forcing all corners of life into market)

    New
    net companies that permit the whole lot to be traded and rewarded
    monetarily pressure all corners of life into the market.

    I’m glad that I do not use any of them, however I concern that they are going to
    pressure us to.

  • 08 April 2015 (Struggle on Sharing)

    An Irish ISP has been
    pressured
    by a court docket to punish customers for sharing, regardless that there is no such thing as a
    legislation that claims so.

  • 08 April 2015 (SeaWorld’s cruelty to animals)

    A former SeaWorld orca coach says that the corporate is
    merciless
    to animals and covers it up with falsehoods.

  • 08 April 2015 (Home spying)

    The
    State Is Spying on You Proper Now. The place’s the Outrage?

  • 08 April 2015 (Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon)

    The speed of deforestation within the Brazilian Amazon has
    doubled
    since September.

    It appears to be as a result of
    unhealthy
    legislation pressured by by pro-deforestation events.

    One of many underlying causes is
    inhabitants
    progress. By having no youngsters, you may keep away from rising all
    environmental and useful resource issues.

  • 08 April 2015 (Finances will shaft non-rich Individuals)

    The Republican-controlled US Congress is shifting to go a finances that
    will
    shaft
    non-rich Individuals.

  • 08 April 2015 (Elizabeth Warren places warmth on banksters)

    Elizabeth Warren is
    placing
    the warmth on banksters; they’re threatening to cease giving cash
    to (different) Democratic candidates as punishment.

    The “Democrats” that serve the banksters solely gradual the adoption of
    dooH niboR authorities insurance policies. To cease it and reverse it, we want
    folks like Warren.

  • 08 April 2015 (Republican governors squeeze hospitals)

    Republican governors that reject Medicaid enlargement are
    squeezing
    hospitals. Some hospitals in areas of poverty are closing, or
    closing their emergency rooms; many extra will quickly be part of them.

    The article appears unfair in blaming Louisiana’s deficit totally on
    Governor Jindal, for the reason that world fiscal disaster occurred shortly after
    he took workplace in 2008. The article doesn’t tie Louisiana’s deficit
    to particular selections on Jindal’s half.

  • 08 April 2015 (Excessive charges for faculty)

    Excessive charges for faculty
    drive
    a considerable variety of college students into intercourse work.

    It have to be extra so within the US the place the charges are greater.

  • 08 April 2015 (Strategies of execution)

    Many strategies of execution have been promoted as humane, then
    rejected
    later as inhumane.

  • 08 April 2015 (Nondemocratic Arab regional alliance)

    A bunch of nondemocratic Arab international locations suggest to arrange a regional
    alliance
    to
    combat in opposition to anybody supported by Iran. Apparently with US
    assist, too.

  • 08 April 2015 (Despair)

    Individuals who undergo from melancholy are
    unlikely
    to wish to harm anybody else; we should not stigmatize melancholy
    even worse.

    Evidently co-pilot Lubitz
    had
    issues past melancholy.

  • 08 April 2015 (Fishing crews deserted on islands)

    Indonesia banned international boats from fishing there, so the boat operators
    dumped
    their crew on distant islands, and the crew are stranded there.
    Many have been successfully enslaved of their ships, and a few nonetheless are
    enslaved.

    See the enslaved
    employees web page.

  • 08 April 2015 (Theocratic Christians)

    Theocratic Christians
    endorse
    the appropriate of oldsters to kill sick youngsters for spiritual causes;
    it is solely fetuses they wish to shield. It’s because they regard
    ladies and kids as property, like cattle.

  • 08 April 2015 (DMV photo-sharing plans dropped)

    California has
    dropped
    its plans to let thugs across the US use California driver’s license
    images for face recognition.

    What about different states?

  • 08 April 2015 (Mexico proposes greenhouse emission limits)

    Mexico set an instance by proposing a greenhouse emissions limitation plan,
    however it’s
    too
    little and too late.

  • 08 April 2015 (Thugs with physique cameras in colleges)

    Having thugs completely stationed in colleges is already unhealthy; giving
    them physique cameras provides as much as a
    massive
    invasion of scholars’ and lecturers’ privateness.

  • 08 April 2015 (Huge subsidies for wealthy Individuals)

    A number of wealthy Individuals get
    massive
    subsidies as public-land ranchers, and the federal government resists
    telling us who they’re.

  • 08 April 2015 (Unlawful marijuana plantations)

    In California, unlawful marijuana plantations are
    utilizing
    up the water that water bottlers do not take. Endangered fish
    could possibly be killed by this.

    If marijuana have been legalized, it might be grown in methods that aren’t so
    unlawful.

  • 08 April 2015 (Welfare within the UK)

    The Tories are contemplating
    massive
    cuts in welfare for the poor. For right-wingers, welfare is
    imagined to be for the wealthy.

    One proposal is to chop off assist for youngsters after the second.
    Governments ought to intention to lower the start charge, however making additional
    youngsters develop up in poverty is just not a superb technique. It most likely
    will not even cut back the start charge a lot.

  • 08 April 2015 (Gag order on UK gov’t workers)

    The UK immediately imposed a
    gag
    order on all authorities workers together with scientists.

    Canada’s right-wing authorities did the identical factor, and we all know the explanation:
    to
    assist enterprise suppress science.

  • 08 April 2015 (Plastic bead air pollution)

    Cleansing up
    plastic
    bead air pollution in California. These beads can kill animals by
    ravenous them.

  • 08 April 2015 (Palestinian Authority’s customs income)

    Netanyahu
    yielded
    and agreed to offer the Palestinian Authority its customs income.

  • 08 April 2015 (Thugs pressure prisoners to combat)

    San Francisco thugs (jail guards, not police this time)
    pressured
    prisoners to combat one another in an effort to wager on the outcomes, on
    ache of being tortured.

  • 08 April 2015 (Trendy slavery)

    The UK
    needs
    to point out it’s actually severe about stopping fashionable slavery by
    sentencing perpetrators to life in jail.

    Since it’s an financial crime, such a heavy sentence is neither referred to as
    for nor vital. I am positive most individuals would chorus from making an attempt to
    enslave employees in the event that they anticipated to be sentenced to 5 years in
    jail for it.

    The essential level is “anticipated to be”. Even life imprisonment cannot
    deter criminals if they’re assured they will not be caught. To be
    efficient in decreasing enslavement, what is required is a sequence of
    measures to place migrants on guard in opposition to enslavement, and to detect
    enslavement when it happens. Additionally, altering legal guidelines that cease slaves from
    escaping, because the UK simply determined to not do.

  • 08 April 2015 (Colleges for non-rich Individuals)

    One motive colleges for non-rich Individuals do a nasty job is that they
    are
    not
    given sufficient cash.

    Though the faculties in poor districts get too little, it nonetheless provides
    as much as a big sum. This permits the plutocratist politicians to say,
    “Look how a lot cash we have wasted on failing colleges” as an excuse to
    underfund them much more.

  • 08 April 2015 (Medicare)

    Congress and Obama are planning to make medicare pay docs extra,
    vital as a result of many docs are refusing medicare sufferers, however the
    value
    is being positioned on sufferers.

  • 08 April 2015 (DEA events funded by narco gangs)

    DEA brokers visiting Colombia had
    intercourse
    events funded by narco gangs.

    I do not see any motive DEA brokers shouldn’t take part in intercourse
    events, but when they get something from drug traffickers, it is a type
    of corruption. These brokers have to be booted out.

    Nevertheless, this incident is a part of a basic sample. Prohibition of
    medicine makes trafficking worthwhile, and that cash is used to deprave
    officers in any respect ranges. Even for medicine which might be actually harmful,
    medicine which might be silly to make use of, prohibition is a nasty response.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Why banks like Clinton)

    Banksters hate Elizabeth Warren, however they

    do not hate Clinton,
    and there is
    a superb motive for that.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Appears and music)

    A number of many years in the past, musicians may succeed with out being lovely.
    Now they’re

    underneath lots of strain to look good;
    it nearly trumps
    how effectively they will play.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Poverty and baby improvement)

    Poverty

    correlates with much less mind improvement
    in schoolchildren.

    Since this isn’t a managed research, we do not know whether or not poverty
    causes the lowered mind improvement. It’s implausible that the
    youngsters’s lowered mind improvement causes their mother and father to be poor.
    However there could also be another issue that causes each the mother and father’
    poverty and the kids’s lowered mind improvement. It might not
    be genetic variations, for the reason that research managed for that.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Open letter to Shell)

    The UK’s former “local weather change” diplomat says that

    Shell is “cynically” making an attempt to dam an settlement
    to curb world heating.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Privatization rip-off)

    How Privatization Rips Us All Off.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Chilling impact of Nemtsov homicide)

    Nemtsov’s colleagues try to proceed investigating the Russian
    troops
    in Ukraine, however after his homicide

    individuals are afraid to speak.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Name for media freedom constitution)

    Journalist Peter Greste, who was imprisoned for months in Egypt for
    reporting, requires a

    world-wide constitution of media freedom.

    He acknowledges that the risk to journalism is just not restricted to outright
    tyrannies.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Neonicotinoid research revisited)

    The UK authorities did an experiment with bees and claims that reveals
    neonicotinoids don’t harm bees. Nevertheless, the

    information from the experiment
    present that they do harm bees.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Common surveillance in Australia)

    Australia has imposed

    basic surveillance of telephone and web contacts.

    The legislation presents a supposed defend for journalists’ sources, however it’s
    so

    simply overridden
    that nobody ought to ever depend on it.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Threats to the US)

    Republicans, requested to charge threats to the US,

    charge Obama as a much bigger
    risk
    than Putin or Assad.

    That’s rational. Putin and Assad are a lot worse as rulers than
    Obama, however they don’t threaten the US. Obama, nonetheless,

    threatens the
    freedom of Individuals
    by large surveillance, and threatens
    American democracy together with his

    conflict on whistleblowers.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Australia’s world heating coverage)

    Australia’s [global heating] Coverage on Course for ‘Disastrous’ 4C
    Warming.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Pressing: repeal PAT RIOT and FISA acts)

    US residents: inform Congress to

    go the invoice
    to repeal the PAT RIOT Act
    and the FISA Amendments Act.

    This is

    what the invoice does.
    It is rather a lot!

    An

    argument
    in favor.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Pressing: prolong CHIP funding)

    US residents: name on Congress

    to increase CHIP funding
    for Four years.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Pressing: inform Obama to contemplate local weather)

    US residents: name on Obama

    to order federal companies to contemplate
    local weather results
    when judging new insurance policies.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Indoor smoking bans)

    Bans on indoor smoking have resulted in

    substantial decreases in air pollution ranges
    and in coronary heart assaults.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Unlawful sand mining)

    As a result of world-wide adoption of concrete for development, the world is

    operating scarce on sand sources,
    resulting in environmental
    degradation, corruption, and even homicide.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Fracking and employment)

    The

    fracking growth is over
    in North Dakota, however unemployed Individuals
    proceed shifting there searching for work.

    The long-term hurt performed by fracking outweighs the good thing about using
    folks
    for some time. The US authorities may give lots of people employment if
    it have been prepared to defy the plutocrats. All we have to do, to make this
    occur, is vote for anti-plutocratic candidates solely.

  • 7 April 2015
    (EPA ignoring proof)

    The EPA has

    bent over backwards for many years to disregard proof
    suggesting glyphosate is carcinogenic.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Educating evolution in Kentucky)

    What It is Prefer to Educate Evolution on the College of Kentucky.

    Selling free software program takes the identical kind of persistence.

  • 7 April 2015
    (UK cuts trigger lease hikes)

    Cuts in UK funds for poor folks’s housing are being

    transformed immediately into lease raises.

  • 7 April 2015
    (UK surveillance and journalism)

    Surveillance

    ought to fear journalists and the general public
    — no matter politicians say.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Pressing: Restore Voting Rights Act)

    US residents: inform Congress to

    restore the Voting Rights Act.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 7 April 2015
    (Pressing: Defend Clear Air Act)

    US residents: name on Congress to

    shield the Clear Air Act.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Pressing: inform Schumer to assist diplomacy)

    US residents: inform Senator Schumer,

    assist diplomacy with Iran
    if you wish to be minority chief.

  • 7 April 2015
    (Iran nuclear deal accusations)

    Boehner says
    that Iran wouldn’t perform a nuclear deal,
    however it’s US Republicans that

    threatened to disobey
    such a deal.

    It’s customary apply for politicians which have contempt for many
    folks to accuse others of the wrongs they themselves are responsible of.

  • 06 April 2015 (Pressing: Stand by Máxima Acuña de Chaupe)

    Everybody:
    stand by
    Máxima Acuña de Chaupe, who gained a court docket case to cease
    Newmont Mining from destroying her group with a gold mine, and now
    is going through violent retaliation.

  • 06 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose DARK act)

    US residents:
    oppose
    the DARK act, that might prohibit states from mandating labeling of
    GMOs in meals.

  • 06 April 2015 (Rockefellers to divest from fossil fuels)

    Even the Rockefeller household was
    unable
    to steer Exxon to cease denying world heating.

    Now
    they
    will divest, slowly, from fossil fuels.

  • 06 April 2015 ($2000 high quality for insisting on a trial)

    The UK plans to make folks convicted of crimes pay an
    additional
    high quality of round 2000 {dollars} for having insisted on a trial. Some
    folks may plead responsible to keep away from this additional high quality.

  • 06 April 2015 (Egyptian judiciary killer clowns)

    Egypt sentenced Hany Amer to demise for
    “crimes”
    that occurred after he was disappeared by the state.

    The Egyptian judiciary is a gang of killer clowns.

  • 06 April 2015 (Rights of Russian audio system in Ukraine)

    Ukraine
    should
    respect the rights and tradition of Russian-speaking folks.

  • 06 April 2015 (Abuse of “state secrets and techniques privilege”)

    Dubya’s use of “state secrets and techniques privilege” to dam lawsuits was an enormous
    injustice, however the Obama regime has taken it to
    the
    absurd restrict.

  • 06 April 2015 (Well being take care of immigrants)

    The UK has imposed excessive charges on well being take care of immigrants, so

    pregnant immigrants skip prenatal care. That results in evitable
    severe medical issues.

    Some give start at house to keep away from the crushing costs for the hospital.

  • 06 April 2015 (Inexperienced local weather fund)

    The UN’s “inexperienced local weather fund” determined to

    fund coal energy.

  • 06 April 2015 (Bullying tradition)

    Within the UK, thugs have a basic “macho, smug, bullying tradition”
    that’s present in strongest type within the heads of departments.

  • 06 April 2015 (Slave employees)

    The apply of imprisoning numerous folks in an effort to use them as
    slave employees has a

    lengthy historical past within the US. Southern states did this
    to repress blacks.

  • 04 April 2015 (False felony convictions within the US)

    A research in 1995 concluded that
    a minimum of
    10,000 folks have been wrongly convicted of crimes within the US every
    12 months. Most occasion have been attributable to mistaken eyewitnesses.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 04 April 2015 (US air strikes on Tikrit)

    The US began attacking PISSI forces in Tikrit, however the Shi’ite
    militias which might be main the assault on Tikrit are
    not
    pleased with this.

    I do not see why US air strikes on Tikrit can be needed in any respect.
    Does not the Iraqi military have artillery that it could possibly convey into vary to
    hearth on the dug-in
    PISSI
    troops.

  • 04 April 2015 (Huge Brother watching truckers)

    Immediately
    Huge Brother Watches Truckers, Tomorrow He’ll Watch You.

    This has already began with
    insurance coverage
    corporations that cost additional in case you refuse to let the corporate monitor
    the place you drive.

    We should always prohibit that apply.

  • 04 April 2015 (Pressing: Help FASTR)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritters to assist
    FASTR, and to ask for the invoice to be strengthened to require the analysis
    papers to be printed underneath a
    free/libre
    license.

  • 04 April 2015 (US thugs)

    US thugs’ unofficial motto is
    “comply
    or die”; however even in case you comply, they might nonetheless kill you.

    Most thugs wouldn’t, I suppose, do the vicious issues described in
    the article (and in lots of political notes right here). However almost all of
    them would assist a fellow thug that has performed these issues, by mendacity
    in court docket if vital, and that’s the reason they should be referred to as
    “thugs”. The few who refuse to assist thugs are those that advantage the
    title of “police officer”.

    To vary this, we should go in opposition to the social strain to presume all
    thugs are admirable besides those that have been proved to
    beat, kill or body somebody. We should refuse to talk with deference
    about them or presume that they’re in the appropriate in a dispute. When
    thugs make accusations, we should always mistrust what they are saying concerning the
    info.

  • 04 April 2015 (Use of tear gasoline on protesters)

    The Ferguson thugs have
    agreed
    to not use tear gasoline on protesters.

    Ferguson is one city out of 1000’s within the US. This must be
    adopted for all of them.

  • 04 April 2015 (Misuse of antibiotics)

    The US authorities has proposed to plan to scale back the frequency of
    antibiotic-resistant infections, however the essential step of ceasing
    to
    feed
    antibiotics to livestock that are not sick is just not a part of the
    plan.

  • 04 April 2015 (Antarctic ice cabinets melting quickly)

    Antarctic ice cabinets are
    melting
    quickly. This has no direct impact on sea stage, since they’re
    floating. However with them gone, the ice sheets on land will be capable of
    soften sooner.

  • 04 April 2015 (“Financial restoration” for the wealthy)

    The Spanish authorities claims the “economic system” is recovering, however this
    refers to totals. Apparently it’s one other bogus
    “restoration”
    for the wealthy solely.

  • 04 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose “quick observe” for TPP)

    US residents: Telephone Senator Wyden and name on him to oppose
    “quick observe” for the TPP. (202) 224-5244 and (503) 326-7525.

    A brand new leak on Wikileaks reveals that the TPP
    would
    give 9,000 international corporations particular rights within the US, past
    these of any US citizen (or US firm).

    This is an
    instance
    of this hazard, discovered within the TPP and in the same proposed TTIP
    settlement. NAFTA has already imposed an analogous injustice on US,
    Mexico and Canada. Canada should pay 300 million {dollars} in
    compensation for blocking a quarry whose air pollution would have harmed
    endangered species.

  • 04 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose “chemical security” invoice)

    US residents:
    oppose
    a computer virus “chemical security” invoice.

  • 04 April 2015 (Pressing: 21st Century Girls’s Well being Act)

    US residents:
    assist the
    21st Century Girls’s Well being Act.

  • 04 April 2015 (UK to coach “fashionable Syrian rebels”)

    The UK will ship troopers to coach
    “average
    Syrian rebels”, if they will discover any.

  • 04 April 2015 (Omani journalist disappeared)

    Omani journalist/dissident Muawiyah Alrawahi was
    disappeared
    as he tried to flee to the UAE.

  • 04 April 2015 (Microphones put in in NYC)

    Microphones put in in New York Metropolis, supposedly to detect and
    localize gunshots,
    file
    conversations on the road as effectively.

  • 04 April 2015 (US presidential candidates)

    US presidential candidates are
    not
    excited by those that can acquire mere hundreds of thousands of {dollars} for
    them.

  • 04 April 2015 (Google Fiber to trace TV watching)

    Google Fiber will
    observe what TV
    reveals folks watch.

    I believe it must be unlawful for cable TV to be aware of that.

  • 04 April 2015 (UK secret trials)

    Erol Incedal was acquitted of planning an act of terrorism, however the UK
    stands convicted of
    utilizing
    secret trials, a prima facie assault on human rights.

    There isn’t any motive to consider any claims officers make to justify
    this. Such officers see no hurt in mendacity to the general public; what they
    say is simply what they would say.

    No matter act of terrorism Incedal was suspected of, it might have been
    much less harmful than secret trials. Governments have much more
    potential for violence than people, and it’s not very lengthy since
    the UK used this energy for evil by supporting Dubya’s invasion of
    Iraq.

    Making it a criminal offense to have a e book just like the Anarchist’s Cookbook —
    past that, something that results in “suspicion” — can also be
    tyranny.

  • 04 April 2015 (Insecure web voting system)

    Australia is utilizing an
    insecure
    web voting system.

    Along with the software program vulnerabilities, distant voting opens the
    door for voters to be coerced by their bosses, by abusive spouses,
    and so forth. It’s a silly threat to allow distant voting besides in particular
    instances corresponding to when individuals are travelling or within the hospital.

    If younger individuals are not voting, it is as a result of they see the candidates
    that may win are working for plutocrats. Making it much less work to
    vote is not any resolution.

  • 04 April 2015 (Communications privateness legislation)

    Congress Must Make
    Up Its Thoughts About Communications Privateness Legislation: Do They Wish to Kill It,
    Or Strengthen It?

    As a pessimist by nature, I count on them to kill it.

  • 04 April 2015 (Two cockpit)

    It seems a pilot could have
    deliberately
    crashed an airliner within the Alps.

    Till just a few many years in the past, massive airliners usually had three cockpit
    flight crew: pilot, copilot and flight engineer. It might have been
    unimaginable for one pilot to dive the aircraft into the bottom.

    The swap to only two cockpit was applied as an effectivity
    measure.

  • 04 April 2015 (Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen)

    Saudi Arabia (with assist from different US allies) is
    intervening
    militarily in Yemen’s civil conflict.

    This should have been accredited by the US.

    It appears actually silly for the US to take a facet in that civil conflict, an
    alternative to make enemies — however the penalties can be used
    to justify additional conflict.

  • 04 April 2015 (Australia obeys fossil gas pursuits)

    The Australian authorities’s substitute for CO2 emissions discount
    will at finest do no good. It may do
    a lot
    worse.

    The Australian authorities is solely
    obeying
    fossil gas pursuits.

  • 04 April 2015 (Thugs in Arab international locations)

    Thugs in Arab international locations are
    even
    worse than US thugs, and this performed a job each in stimulating
    revolutions and defeating revolutions.

  • 04 April 2015 (Gaza militants accused of conflict crimes)

    Amnesty Worldwide accused Gaza militants of conflict crimes for utilizing
    of
    non-aimable
    missiles and mortars.

    (Mortars usually are aimed, like artillery.)

  • 04 April 2015 (Lowering meals waste)

    Some shops are
    promoting
    imperfect however contemporary fruits to scale back meals waste.

  • 04 April 2015 (Loss of life penalty)

    Why
    We Execute Folks Is the Huge Query, Not How.

  • 04 April 2015 (Rapes ignored by US thug departments)

    It seems that US thug departments have
    systematically
    ignored many accusations of rape, typically being merciless to the victims in
    the method. The estimate is that roughly 1,000,000 rapes have been
    omitted from statistics between 1995 and 2012.

  • 04 April 2015 (Spiritual coercion in US Air Power)

    A Republican invoice would
    require
    US Air Power cadets to swear a spiritual oath.

    These harassment insurance policies will be fairly efficient in excluding folks
    who aren’t spiritual fanatics. An Atheist within the Air Power Academy
    has
    sued
    in opposition to spiritual coercion there.

  • 04 April 2015 (Tax credit for marketing campaign funds)

    John Menard gave Scott Walker 1.5 million in marketing campaign funds, and
    acquired
    nearly
    2 million in Wisconsin tax credit for it.

  • 04 April 2015 (Low oil value)

    Naomi Klein: we should reap the benefits of the low oil value to
    cancel
    fossil gas drilling initiatives.

    I believe we should always put heavy taxes on fossil fuels, in order that the worth
    to be used can be excessive sufficient to encourage conservation, whereas the worth
    paid to extractors can be low sufficient to discourage drilling.

  • 04 April 2015 (Palestine’s customs income)

    Israel’s interception
    of Palestine’s customs income is devastating the Palestinian
    economic system.

    Palestine’s software to affix the ICC is not any legitimate grounds for
    punishment even when Israel fears that a few of its officers or troopers
    can be prosecuted for conflict crimes they dedicated.

  • 04 April 2015 (Kraft and Heinz)

    The merger of Kraft and Heinz would create an enormous firm with
    harmful
    financial energy.

  • 04 April 2015 (Michigan thugs)

    Thugs in Michigan arrested a person and
    beat
    him almost to demise.

    They accuse him of possession of some (unspoken) kind of medicine.
    Whether or not possessing them is a nasty factor, I’m not positive. Whether or not he
    actually had them is tough to know, since thugs do body folks by
    planting medicine on them.

  • 04 April 2015 (UK thug investigators)

    The UK’s fee for investigating crimes by thugs
    upholds
    their subjective impressions to exonerate them.

  • 04 April 2015 (Labour politicians spied on by UK thugs)

    UK thugs
    spied
    on Labour politicians even after that they had been elected to
    Parliament.

    They needn’t have bothered, on condition that the Labour get together had by that
    time turn into the
    center-right
    New Labour.

  • 04 April 2015 (Radio Shack buyer data)

    Radio Shack promised to not
    promote
    buyer figuring out data, however the chapter court docket is
    planning on doing exactly that.

    In different phrases, an organization’s privateness coverage is legitimate provided that the
    firm doesn’t fail. However then, most privateness insurance policies are nugatory
    anyway, as a result of they’ve
    loopholes
    allowing the corporate to screw you.

    If it happens to you {that a} web site or retailer’s privateness coverage can be
    related, simply do not use that web site or retailer. I’ve purchased issues
    from Radio Shack, however I paid money and refused to determine myself.

  • 04 April 2015 (Distracted youngsters on the street)

    Most accidents (greater than half) of teenage drivers are attributable to
    distractions corresponding to
    telephones
    or dialog.

  • 04 April 2015 (UK prisons)

    UK prisons have turn into
    merciless
    warehouses for prisoners; all try at rehabilitation has been
    deserted within the identify of hyper-punitivity and cost-cutting.

    The identical is true
    in
    the US.

  • 04 April 2015 (Imprisonment of black American males)

    A black American male who doesn’t end highschool has a
    70%
    likelihood of going to jail.

    That is partly as a result of thugs are biased, and partly as a result of the US has
    made life a lot tougher for poor folks.

  • 04 April 2015 (US “cybersecurity invoice”)

    A brand new US “cybersecurity invoice” is
    nonetheless
    insufficient as regards privateness: the ACLU rejects it.

    Please do not use the time period “hacking” to confer with breaking safety
    — that insults us
    hackers.

  • 04 April 2015 (House photo voltaic installations)

    Electrical utilities carry on
    proposing
    legal guidelines to impede house solar energy installations. We have to combat
    off each.

    As well as, every legislator who helps one among these assaults
    must be condemned personally as on the market.

  • 03 April 2015 (Pressing: Oppose drilling in Arctic Ocean)

    US residents: telephone the white home to
    oppose
    oil drilling within the Arctic Ocean.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    The White Home feedback line is 202-456-1111.

  • 03 April 2015 (Pressing: No weapons at school)

    Everybody:
    reject
    the concept of permitting weapons at school so ladies may supposedly shield
    themselves from rape.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    This “safety” would hardly be usable in events and with associates.
    In the meantime, males would carry weapons too…

    I believe the concept of that is to advertise the Weapons In every single place agenda
    whereas deceptive folks about how rape sometimes happens on campus.

  • 03 April 2015 (Pressing: Cease bottling California water)

    Everybody:
    name on
    California to make Nestle cease pumping out and bottling water.

  • 03 April 2015 (Pressing: Cut back Pentagon spending)

    US residents: telephone your senators and ask them to assist amendments
    that cut back Pentagon spending. Additionally telephone your congresscritter to
    vote for the Folks’s Finances.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 03 April 2015 (College students pressured cross sewage channels)

    A highschool close to Ramallah will be reached by college students solely
    by sewage channels, as Israel has
    minimize
    it off from all different instructions.

  • 03 April 2015 (Convention about occupation of Palestine)

    The Israeli strain group
    tried
    to make the College of Southampton cancel a convention about
    the occupation and ethnic cleaning of Palestine.

  • 03 April 2015 (Indiana discrimination legislation)

    Indiana goes to go a legislation
    allowing
    discrimination in opposition to anybody, so long as its motive is spiritual.

  • 03 April 2015 (Making employees work 7 days every week)

    A invoice in Wisconsin would permit corporations to
    compel
    employees to work 7 days every week.

    Nominally, the employees must “agree” to this, however they will not
    dare say no.

  • 03 April 2015 (Deceptive meals stamps invoice)

    Montana
    proposes
    to ban use of meals stamps to purchase cookies, potato chips, seafood or
    steak.

    Contemplating what a wrestle it’s for the people who obtain meals
    stamps to afford their requirements, I’m positive they hardly purchase
    these issues. The actual objective of this invoice is to mislead the general public:
    to offer the impression that being poor in American is painless and
    that it’s okay to assist the poor much less.

  • 03 April 2015 (Funding of world heating denial)

    Oil corporations are
    nonetheless
    funding world heating denialists. They now use much less outstanding
    channels, moderately than ALEC.

  • 03 April 2015 (Thai army ruler threatens journalists)

    Thailand’s army ruler
    threatens
    to kill journalists that do not uphold the federal government’s line.

  • 03 April 2015 (British practice traces threatened)

    World heating goes to assert
    a number of
    British practice traces.

  • 03 April 2015 (The economic system)

    To consider
    “the
    economic system” as a system of creating stuff is lacking the purpose.

  • 03 April 2015 (Canada getting ready to assault computer systems)

    Canada is getting ready for
    “false
    flag” assaults on computer systems.

  • 03 April 2015 (Jeb Bush’s second non-public e mail account)

    Jeb Bush had a second non-public e mail account
    that
    he doesn’t keep in mind.

  • 03 April 2015 (Australian parliament shoots messenger)

    An Australian member of parliament poured bunker oil on his palms to
    present how disgusting it’s, asking to ban cruise ships from utilizing it.
    Parliament determined to
    shoot
    the messenger.

  • 03 April 2015 (Letting enterprise trample folks)

    “Getting
    rid of purple tape” is an excuse for letting enterprise trample folks.

  • 03 April 2015 (Interview with Russian conscript soldier)

    An interview with a Russian conscript soldier who was
    despatched
    to combat in Ukraine.

  • 03 April 2015 (Sanctions in opposition to Israel)

    Netanyahu’s rejection of peace with Palestine requires
    sanctions
    in opposition to Israel.

  • 03 April 2015 (Decline of US coal)

    US coal corporations have
    misplaced
    3/Four of their worth, and 200 mines have shut.

    This excellent news is considerably undermined by the truth that a lot of the
    lower in coal use has been changed with fracked pure gasoline. In
    order for this to have really good outcomes we want a coverage that may
    transfer aggressively to forestall coal mines from being reopened.

  • 03 April 2015 (Afghan authorities)

    Afghanistan:
    ‘Fiction’ of Sovereign Authorities, US Funding ‘Struggle of Attrition’.

  • 03 April 2015 (Imprisonment for “defamation”)

    Rafael Marques de Morais experiences on corruption in mining in Angola
    and faces
    9
    years’ imprisonment on costs of “defamation”.

    To make “defamation” a criminal offense is a basic injustice, an assault
    on human rights.
    European
    international locations
    take
    observe!

    The
    World Extraction Trade Has Grow to be Hallmarked by Plundering,
    Violence And Political Corruption.

    This consists of
    fossil
    fuels.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Gitmo torture continues)
  • Moath Hamza Ahmed al-Alwi is being

    punished for his Guantanamo starvation
    strike by torture in solitary confinement,
    in addition to by pressure feeding.

    The US can not justify continued imprisonment with out trial by the
    argument that some launched prisoners would combat the US. In actual fact,
    the wrongs performed to these males evokes many others to combat the US.
    They need to be freed with an apology and compensation.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Republicans undertake lobbyist’s decision)

    The Republican Celebration adopted a decision

    written by a lobbyist
    from Taiwan.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Thug shot unarmed incapacitated man)

    A Pennsylvania thug faces costs of murder for

    capturing a motorist who was mendacity flat on the bottom
    after being tazed.

    From this and different incidents I get the impression that US thugs have
    realized to shoot at any time when they really feel some anxiousness.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Pressing: cease cuts to social safety and well being care)

    US residents:

    name on Congress to reject proposals
    to chop Social Safety, Medicare, and Medicaid, immediately or not directly.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Censorship overturned in India)

    India’s Supreme Courtroom

    overturned an web censorship legislation.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Pressing: get Koch bros. out of science museums)

    Everybody: name on US science museums to

    kick the Koch brothers
    off their boards.

    Do not promote out science for a donation from an anti-scientist.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Pressing: assist progressive politics in 2016)

    US residents:

    assist massive, daring, economic-populist concepts
    within the 2016 election.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Gates Basis and agribusiness)

    The Gates Basis is planning with seed corporations and authorities
    companies the best way to assist seed corporations

    take management of agriculture in Africa.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Wisconsin disenfranchisement)

    12 % of the voters in Wisconsin

    can be disenfranchised
    by Scott Walker’s voter ID legislation.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Invoice to guard thugs)

    A proposed Arizona invoice would

    conceal the names of killer thugs.
    It might additionally conceal details about thugs which were punished,
    to maintain the general public from recognizing thugs which have a sample of attacking
    folks.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Debra Milke freed)

    Debra Milke

    has been freed
    after over 20 years in jail, the place she was despatched
    by a mendacity thug.

  • 2 April 2015
    (US racism persists)

    Overt racism in opposition to blacks

    persists
    within the US; it’s not disappearing.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Chicago cease and frisk)

    Chicago searches harmless folks on the road

    much more typically
    than New York Metropolis used to take action.

  • 2 April 2015
    (US distrusts Netanyahu)

    A White Home official advised an viewers of pro-peace American Jews
    that Israel

    should finish its occupation of Palestine,
    and that the US does not belief Netanyahu to strive.

  • 2 April 2015
    (UK profit excuses)

    The UK system to

    create excuses to starve the unemployed
    is so merciless that it resembles the exaggerated villains of comedy films.

    This was performed by the identical get together that

    set quotas to report
    disabled folks as match for work.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Unbiased contractor swindle)

    Changing workers into “impartial contractors” is an excuse for

    closing down the enterprise and dishonest them of their again pay.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Costa Rica renewables)

    Costa Rica has acquired

    all its electrical energy from renewables
    since January 4.

  • 2 April 2015
    (Black Duck and Microsoft)

    Black Duck, based by a Microsoft worker,

    tries to persuade
    you to not copyleft
    your code.

  • 01 April 2015 (Pressing: Free anti-slavery activists)

    Everybody:
    Name on Mauritania
    to free imprisoned anti-slavery activists.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    Once you disable Javascript, this petition could seem to have failed,
    however it does the truth is perform.

  • 01 April 2015 (Pressing: Sturdy pay-ratio rule)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Securities and Alternate Fee to make a robust
    pay-ratio rule.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 01 April 2015 (Pressing: Clear water rules)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Anheuser-Busch to assist new clear water rules.

  • 01 April 2015 (Pressing: Pardon Bernard Noble)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Louisiana Governor Jindall to pardon Bernard Noble.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 01 April 2015 (Science museums invested in fossil gas)

    Calling on US science museums to
    cease
    investing in science-denying fossil gas corporations.

  • 01 April 2015 (African elephants)

    African
    Elephants Might Be Extinct within the Wild Inside Many years.

  • 01 April 2015 (UK’s privatized prisons)

    The UK authorities is
    overlaying
    up the barbarity of its privatized prisons by barring campaigners
    from seeing them.

  • 01 April 2015 (The US “Struggle on Medicine”)

    The US “Struggle on Medicine” has created gangs in Mexico which might be
    as
    violent as PISSI, solely with out the spiritual side.

  • 01 April 2015 (Safety of murderous officers)

    The US has
    quietly
    stopped defending some murderous Latin-American officers.

  • 01 April 2015 (Afghans demand prosecution of mob leaders)

    Afghans demand prosecution of the leaders of the mob that
    burned
    a girl to demise primarily based on mad rumors.

  • 01 April 2015 (World heating charge)

    World
    Warming ‘Set to Velocity As much as Charges Not Seen for 1,000 Years’.

  • 01 April 2015 (FBI’s contempt for Congress)

    The FBI has disregarded the a part of the PAT RIOT act that
    requires
    it to tell Congress of how it’s utilizing the large surveillance
    energy.

    Simply informing Congress is just not sufficient; that energy have to be eradicated.
    Members of Congress ought to take the FBI’s contempt for Congress as an
    further motive to abolish it.

  • 01 April 2015 (Euphemism for “mass surveillance”)

    The Orwellian
    Re-Branding of “Mass Surveillance” as Merely “Bulk Assortment”.

  • 01 April 2015 (Debt farms)

    How the European Central Financial institution dictates to European governments in an effort to
    colonize
    total international locations as debt farms.

  • 01 April 2015 (Meals insecurity)

    The commercial meals system claims to ship “meals safety”, however extra
    Individuals are struggling
    meals
    insecurity these days, and that features new sorts of meals
    insecurity (corresponding to weight problems attributable to including numerous sugar) created by
    the meals trade.

  • 01 April 2015 (Makes an attempt to denationalise NHS)

    The proper-wing UK authorities tried to sneakily privatize a
    massive
    a part of the Nationwide Well being Service.

    Its aim is to make well being take care of the non-rich as inaccessible as in
    the US. Over the long run, that may eliminate many superfluous (no
    longer value using) Britons, just a few at a time, and the federal government
    will be capable of deny duty.

  • 01 April 2015 (Common snooping on Individuals)

    Senator Wyden says Obama is allowing an excessive amount of
    basic
    snooping on Individuals.

  • 01 April 2015 (UK intel companies’ disregard for legislation)

    UK intelligence companies, discovered to have
    disregarded
    the legislation, have determined to confess this as a foundation for
    altering
    the legislation to legalize most of what they’ve performed.

    Privateness
    Advocates Decry UK Parliament Mass Surveillance Report.

  • 01 April 2015 (FBI needs to sabotage all computer systems)

    The FBI needs permission to sabotage any and all computer systems at will,
    and
    Congress
    is working to authorize it.

    Please do not use
    the phrase “hacK” for this.

  • 01 April 2015 (Australia’s information retention legislation)

    The Australian authorities is
    making
    a sham of defending journalists from large surveillance.

    The suggestion that journalists and sources ought to use encryption is
    not sufficient. Merely seeing who a journalist is speaking with is
    sufficient to catch the sources.

  • 01 April 2015 (Habitat of endangered parrot species minimize)

    The Australian right-wing was so keen to extend logging in Tasmania
    that it
    began
    chopping down the habitat of an endangered species of parrot.

  • 01 April 2015 (Marketing campaign funds from BP)

    World heating denier Senator Inhofe
    has
    been paid marketing campaign funds by BP.

  • 01 April 2015 (The sexual revolution within the US)

    The sexual revolution has been
    largely
    changed, within the US, with an inexplicable sense of obligation to
    discover monogamy and reproduce.

    Bleah.

  • 01 April 2015 (New Zealand snoops on WTO candidates)

    New Zealand needed its commerce minister to turn into head of the WTO, so
    its spy group
    learn
    the emails of different candidates.

    That is embarrassing since New Zealand can hardly declare that this was
    a matter of nationwide safety. In actual fact, the safety of New
    Zealanders will depend on getting out of the WTO, whose objective is to offer
    companies energy over international locations, thus suppressing democracy.

    The WTO
    ought
    to be abolished.

  • 01 April 2015 (Suspicious deaths in UK jails and prisons)

    Within the UK,
    500
    minority group members have died suspiciously whereas in jail or
    jail, however nobody has ever been prosecuted for this.

  • 01 April 2015 (Heroin remedy)

    Permitting MDs to offer heroin to addicts has
    lowered
    the hurt of the drug in international locations which have tried it.

  • 01 April 2015 (Sentences for nonviolent drug crimes)

    The US Senate is contemplating
    a
    invoice to chop the obligatory sentences for nonviolent drug crimes.

  • 01 April 2015 (Walker in opposition to ladies’s rights)

    Scott Walker: raider
    in opposition to
    ladies’s rights.

  • 01 April 2015 (Sitting whereas black)

    Thugs in St Paul arrested a black man for the crime of
    sitting
    whereas black.

    When you view these youtube movies, you’ll want to obtain them with
    youtube-dl, as a result of viewing them from the location itself requires operating
    nonfree
    software program.

  • 01 April 2015 (Domesticated gorillas die within the wild)

    “Returning” a tribe of domesticated gorillas to the wild is inflicting
    their
    deaths.

  • 01 April 2015 (Sunnis of Yemen pushed to al Qa’ida)

    The battle successes of the Shi’ite Houthis are
    pushing
    the Sunnis of Yemen into the camp of al Qa’ida.

  • 01 April 2015 (Pakistan’s military pursues retreating Taliban)

    Pakistan’s military fought a
    substantial
    battle in opposition to the Pakistani Taliban.

    Making an attempt to catch the Taliban after they retreated from the realm bespeaks
    a severe intention to defeat them, not merely make a present of combating
    them.

  • 31 March 2015 (Pressing: No ban on abortion)

    US residents:
    insist
    on no abortion ban in victims of trafficking invoice.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 31 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose oil export terminal)

    US residents:
    oppose
    the Tesoro-Savage oil export terminal, for which the oil to export
    would arrive by practice.

  • 31 March 2015 (Pressing: Finish automated assist for Israel)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to cease the automated assist for Israel within the UN
    Safety Council.

  • 31 March 2015 (Pressing: Meals stamps)

    US residents:
    oppose cuts in
    meals stamps.

  • 31 March 2015 (Pressing: Ban fracking on public lands)

    US residents:
    assist
    banning fracking on public lands.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    Why the proposed guidelines are
    insufficient.

  • 31 March 2015 (GOP finances)

    GOP
    Finances Slashes Tax Charges for the 1 P.c, Security Web for Everybody
    Else.

  • 31 March 2015 (Jeb Bush’s favors to political supporters)

    Jeb Bush’s emails present that he granted
    public
    favors to political supporters.

  • 31 March 2015 (Activist convicted of “defamation”)

    In Honduras, main ladies’s rights activist Gladys Lanza has been
    convicted
    of “defamation” for taking the facet of a girl who accused her
    boss of sexual harassment.

    To make “defamation” a criminal offense is in itself oppression.

  • 30 March 2015 (Fired for testing optimistic for cocaine)

    A bus driver was fired as a result of examined optimistic for cocaine
    on
    account of getting dealt with numerous paper cash.

    This specific driver had not used cocaine in any respect. However suppose he
    had — on a trip, not on obligation. That’s no grounds for firing
    somebody.

    The one kind of drug check that’s reputable to offer is one which
    exams for intoxication whereas on obligation.

  • 30 March 2015 (UK whistleblower sentenced to jail)

    The UK has sentenced whistleblower Bettina Jordan to
    10
    years in jail. She revealed embarrassing failures that the
    authorities needed to cowl up.

    That she accepted cash from journalists makes her much less noble than
    Snowden, however does not alter the truth that her exercise served her
    nation moderately than its enemies.

  • 30 March 2015 (French nationalist get together)

    The French Socialist Celebration has uncared for working folks, who’re
    turning (absurdly) to the
    racist
    nationalist get together, which makes use of the standard “blame the foreigners,
    not the plutocrats” method.

  • 30 March 2015 (Prejudging males as “predators”)

    It’s
    a
    mistake to prejudge males that adore ladies age Eight to 12 as
    “predators”.

  • 30 March 2015 (France to abolish privateness rights)

    France plans to abolish privateness rights by permitting an govt physique
    to authorize probably the most intrusive sorts of surveillance, even planting
    cameras, microphones and keyloggers in folks’s houses,
    with out
    a court docket order.

    Among the many permitted excuses for unrestrained surveillance are “the
    safety of France’s financial pursuits” (corresponding to spying on these
    who would denounce an organization’s wrongdoing) and “the prevention of
    collective violence” that might significantly disrupt the general public peace
    (i.e., sabotaging protests).

    This can be a seize for tyrannical energy.

  • 30 March 2015 (Rhinos)

    Africa reveals little political will to cease the slaughter of rhinos and
    elephants. The northern white rhino is now
    extinct
    within the wild.

  • 30 March 2015 (Terrorist assault on Bardo museum)

    The terrorist assault on the Bardo museum was
    meant
    to crush Tunisia’s tourism-based economic system.

  • 30 March 2015 (Thailand’s army rulers)

    Thailand’s army rulers are
    making an attempt
    to crush logic and consistency in addition to democracy, human rights
    and environmental safety.

  • 30 March 2015 (When thugs meet psychiatric sufferers)

    When thugs attempt to take psychiatric sufferers to the hospital, typically issues
    go predictably unsuitable resulting in
    the
    sufferers’ demise.

  • 30 March 2015 (Roundup and most cancers)

    WHO says that Roundup
    ‘most likely’
    causes most cancers.

  • 30 March 2015 (Payola)

    US radio chains need the FCC to legalize
    payola.

  • 30 March 2015 (Redrawing election districts)

    Measuring
    how
    a lot benefit Republicans get from drawing election districts
    that favor them.

  • 30 March 2015 (Salt water seeping into Florida aquifer)

    Florida can cease officers from saying “sea stage rise” however cannot cease
    salt water from
    seeping
    into the aquifer.

  • 30 March 2015 (Sheriff confesses to racial profiling)

    Sheriff Arpaio confessed to
    violating
    the court docket order to stop racial profiling, and hopes to purchase his
    manner out of punishment.

  • 30 March 2015 (Evolution denial)

    Dow,
    the evolution denialist.

  • 30 March 2015 (Perpetual US wars)

    Why
    the US is caught in perpetual conflict.

  • 31 March 2015 (Underneath Assault)

    Earth
    underneath assault
    from planet Koch.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Defective work on Keystone XL)

    Whistleblowers have accused Transcanada, the corporate behind the
    Keystone XL pipeline, of

    doing defective work on pipelines
    and overlaying it up.

    That is why the Keystone XL pipeline poses a excessive risk of native
    injury from leaks, in addition to a risk to all civilization from
    burning the oil that might be shipped by it.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Pressing: Legalize feeding the homeless)

    Everybody:

    Name on 33 US mayors
    to legalize giving meals to the homeless.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 30 March 2015
    (US cities ban feeding homeless)

    33 US cities presently

    ban giving meals to the homeless
    or are contemplating
    that coverage.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Pressing: Cease Shell funding local weather denial)

    Everybody:

    Name on Shell
    to cease funding ALEC.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 30 March 2015
    (DDOS on anti-censorship web site)

    Censorship-avoiding web site Greatfire is

    going through a classy DDS
    assault,
    maybe performed by China.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Entry to thugcam recordings)

    States are proposing legal guidelines to

    restrict entry to thugcam recordings.
    There must be limits, for privateness’s sake, however the recordings should
    be out there after they present violence with out relying on the thugs’
    good will.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Graeber on bullshit jobs)

    David Graeber: for the reason that 70s, society has

    generated “bullshit jobs”
    (that contribute nothing to society’s well-being general) to maintain
    folks employed and and hold leisure time down. In the meantime, academia
    has kicked out the oddballs, who’ve been pressured into bullshit jobs.

    It appears believable for the interval 1970-2007. This doesn’t should be
    an intentional scheme — here is a manner it may occur with none
    plan. Suppose there are numerous ways in which companies may get into an
    arms race of nonproductive competitors. The extent of nonproductive
    competitors truly practiced can be managed by macroeconomic
    elements corresponding to the extent of unemployment. Thus, as productive work
    turns into out of date, it makes room for bullshit to develop.

    Nevertheless, I believe this modified with the monetary disaster. These days,
    enterprise tends to go away folks in Mcjobs moderately than using them
    for bullshit. Why the change? Maybe there was once sufficient
    residual democracy that enterprise was pressured to make use of folks. Now
    the plutocrats have defeated democracy, to allow them to please themselves.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Nice Barrier Reef plan shortsighted)

    Abbott’s “long run”

    plan to guard the Nice Barrier Reef
    addresses a number of the shorter-term issues, however disregards the hazard
    that world
    heating will kill all of the coral.

  • 30 March 2015
    (PISSI destroys heritage)

    [PISSI] Destroys Historic Christian And Muslim Shrines in Northern
    Iraq.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Would-be terrorists convicted in Canada)

    Two would-be Islamist terrorists have been

    convicted of planning to assault a practice
    in Canada.

    It seems like a typical

    FBI-led fantasy entrapment.
    What they talked about doing sounds unhealthy (although the article is
    sketchy about what it was), but when the FBI led them to make the plan,
    they most likely by no means would have performed something if left to themselves.

    Whether it is doable to make contact with identified potential terrorists,
    it’s certainly doable to watch them to see in the event that they ever plan
    any particular crime, with out encouraging them to take action.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Poverty and plutocracy in Scotland)

    The query of independence for Scotland (or Catalunya, or every other
    European area) is secondary, a

    distraction from poverty and plutocracy.

  • 30 March 2015
    (Syria: Besieged communities)

    Round 600,000 folks in Syria are in

    besieged communities.

  • 30 March 2015 (Maryland thug being prosecuted)

    A thug in Maryland held a gun to a person’s head saying “We’re [thugs],
    we shoot folks.” What’s wonderful is,
    the
    thug is being prosecuted.

  • 30 March 2015 (Curbing militarization of thugs)

    New Jersey has handed a
    legislation
    requiring native authorities to approve the acquisition of army
    weapons and tools by thugs.

  • 30 March 2015 (Having thugs on faculty premises)

    Some US colleges are
    reconsidering
    whether or not having thugs on the premises is sweet for his or her college students.

  • 29 March 2015 (Pressing: No fracked gasoline export facility)

    US residents:
    oppose
    the Cove Level fracked gasoline export facility.

  • 29 March 2015 (Pressing: The folks’s finances)

    US residents:
    Help the
    folks’s finances in Congress.

  • 29 March 2015 (Pressing: US diet suggestions)

    US residents:
    assist
    taking account of sustainability in US diet suggestions.

  • 29 March 2015 (Diary of former Arkansas senator)

    The College of Arkansas
    hid
    the diary of former senator Bumpers, apparently as a result of it stated
    unkind issues concerning the Clintons.

  • 29 March 2015 (Muslim ladies and veils)

    Muslim ladies who cowl their heads “as a result of ladies are imagined to” are
    making a
    reactionary
    political assertion in opposition to feminism and enlightenment, although
    they might not understand it.

    They’ve a proper to make that assertion, however we should always confront them
    with our opposition to it.

    I’ve a Turkish pal who, on precept, completely refuses to cowl
    her head as a costume code. She wouldn’t do it even for 10 minutes to
    accompany me in touring a mosque. Bravo!

  • 29 March 2015 (HK fears Beijing crackdown)

    Hong
    Kong Fears Beijing Crackdown on Educational Freedom.

  • 29 March 2015 (UK nonetheless investigating journalists)

    The UK remains to be investigating
    journalists
    that reported on Snowden’s revelations, and claims that the whole lot
    concerning the investigation have to be secret to keep away from serving to terrorists.

    For “terrorists” learn dissidents, journalists, and sources.

  • 29 March 2015 (Hazard of re-identifying “nameless” information)

    How
    to scale back the hazard of re-identifying “nameless” private information?

  • 29 March 2015 (Impediment to ending poverty)

    ActionAid, Greenpeace, Oxfam and Civicus say that the
    energy
    of the worldwide wealthy is the impediment to ending poverty.

  • 29 March 2015 (Union motion)

    When governments make union motion strategies unlawful, unions
    should
    break these legal guidelines.

  • 29 March 2015 (McDonald’s advertising to children)

    Past
    Completely happy Meals: 5 Devious Methods McDonald’s Markets to Youngsters.

  • 29 March 2015 (Drones)

    Drones Aren’t Simply Toys That Trigger a Nuisance. They’re Nonetheless
    Killing
    Harmless Folks.

  • 29 March 2015 (Israel’s land-grab in Jerusalem)

    The EU says Israel’s persevering with land-grab in Jerusalem is
    escalating
    division and violence.

  • 29 March 2015 (Nestle bottled water plant in California)

    California campaigners wish to cease Nestle from
    pumping
    massive portions of water to bottle, and paying a pittance for it.

  • 29 March 2015 (Black Lives Matter protests)

    A report says that
    a
    right-wing activist tried to ship provocateurs into Black Lives
    Matter protests to fire up violence.

  • 29 March 2015 (Restriction of hepatitis C drug)

    A giant pharma firm is
    imposing
    tight management on administration of a hepatitis C drug in poor
    international locations.

  • 29 March 2015 (Chicago thugs sued for kidnaping)

    Three Chicagoans are
    suing
    the thugs for kidnaping them.

  • 29 March 2015 (Journalist fired for reporting corruption)

    Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui and her colleagues have been fired
    after they
    revealed
    a corruption scandal that embarrassed the President.

    Does corruption involving the president of Mexico qualify as information?

  • 29 March 2015 (Erdoğan on rampage)

    Erdoğan is on a rampage in opposition to journalistic criticism:
    61
    journalists have been convicted of “defamating” him.

    The very concept of prosecuting somebody for “defamation” represents
    contempt for freedom of speech.

  • 29 March 2015 (California’s water disaster)

    To deal with California’s water disaster
    requires
    massive cuts in water use by enterprise, together with agriculture.

  • 29 March 2015 (TSA “habits detection” program)

    If you’re anxious about lacking your flight,
    TSA
    pseudoscience may suppose you seem like a terrorist.

    ACLU
    Sues TSA for Data on Discredited ‘Habits Detection’ Program.

  • 29 March 2015 (Chagos islands)

    A UN court docket dominated that the UK
    should
    give the Chagos islands again to Mauritius.

    This may permit the Chagos islanders to
    return
    house, if the UK doesn’t disregard it.

  • 29 March 2015 (“Inexperienced roofs” mandated in France)

    France has mandated
    “inexperienced
    roofs” for brand spanking new industrial buildings.

  • 29 March 2015 (Racism)

    Info cannot be racist, however the
    choice
    of which info to current will be racist.

  • 29 March 2015 (Cathedral drives away the poor)

    Saint Mary’s Cathedral, in San Francisco, arrange an automated
    sprinkler to
    drench
    homeless individuals who slept in its doorways. How sometimes San
    Francisco.

    If folks sleep in doorways it’s as a result of society has failed them.

  • 29 March 2015 (Infiltration of activist teams)

    The Mall of America
    maintained
    a pretend Fb account since 2009 to infiltrate numerous activist
    teams.

  • 29 March 2015 (Tortured Palestinian youngsters)

    Palestinian youngsters have been tortured into confessing to throwing stones,
    and have been
    imprisoned for 2 years
    now.

  • 29 March 2015 (Proprietary software program)

    Proprietary software program
    more and more
    asks customers hold paying and paying.

    This annoyance is a secondary consequence of the truth that the
    software program is not free/libre.

  • 29 March 2015 (Pitcairn Marine Reserve)

    Pitcairn Marine Reserve Is an
    Unbelievable
    Win for the Oceans.

  • 29 March 2015 (US plutocratic/army state)

    The brand new order within the US is a
    plutocratic/army
    state.

  • 29 March 2015 (Netanyahu pretending)

    Netanyahu is
    making an attempt
    to renew pretending he’ll settle for a Palestinian state.

  • 29 March 2015 (Ban on utilizing the time period “local weather change”)

    Barton Bibler of the Florida environmental safety company violated
    the ban on utilizing the time period “local weather change”, and was
    advised
    to get a psychological well being analysis.

  • 29 March 2015 (France legalizes “sleep earlier than demise”)

    France has legalized
    retaining
    terminally in poor health folks unconscious at their request.

  • 29 March 2015
    (UN to guard historic websites from PISSI)

    Create UN army unit to guard historic websites from [PISSI],

    says Italy.

    I’m in favor of it, however it should not be considered a like a
    “peacekeeping” unit. It should combat to seize and maintain the
    websites it protects.

    In the meantime, antiquities in Italy are

    decaying for lack of cash
    to protect them.

    That kind of factor will occur much more, just a few many years from now, as
    world heating leaves many international locations barely in a position to maintain on.

  • 29 March 2015
    (No finish to Afghan conflict)

    Struggle drags on as Obama retains

    suspending the closure
    of US bases in Afghanistan.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Arctic sea ice lowest ever)

    Arctic ice has set a

    new file low
    for winter.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Gates funding fossil gas)

    The Gates Basis has

    1.Four billion invested
    in fossil fuels.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Eritrean repression)

    Eritrea Blighted by ‘

    Ruthless Repression’
    And Human Rights Violations,
    says UN.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Pressing: Disclose election spending)

    US residents:

    Name on Obama
    to order corporations with federal contracts
    to reveal their election spending.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 29 March 2015
    (Obama regrets not closing Guantanamo)

    Obama

    regrets
    that he didn’t hurry to shut the Guantanamo jail.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Tunisians protest museum killings)

    1000’s of Tunisians

    take to streets
    to denounce Bardo museum assault.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Greece conflict reparations)

    A German couple paid a number of the

    conflict reparations
    that they are saying every
    German owes Greece.

  • 29 March 2015
    (PISSI genocide of Yazidis)

    The UN says PISSI’s killing of Yazidis

    could also be genocide.

    PISSI clearly aimed for genocide.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Vanuatu local weather change)

    Developed Nations Have Sown the Wind,

    Vanuatu Has Reaped the Whirlwind.

    Our flip
    is coming quickly.

  • 29 March 2015
    (US arms getting misplaced)

    Weapons offered by the US to consumer states have

    typically ended up within the
    palms of enemies.

  • 29 March 2015 (Pressing: Defend the Arctic)

    US residents: telephone the White Home at 1-888-369-5791 and name on Obama
    to not permit Shell to drill for oil within the Arctic.
    (You’ll hear a message from Greenpeace first.)

    Perhaps you may point out the Atlantic Coast too.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Conservationists murdered)

    Turtle egg poachers in Costa Rica are

    murdering conservationists
    to cease
    them from defending the eggs.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Bee extinction risk)

    1/10 of bee species in Europe are

    threatened with extinction.

  • 29 March 2015
    (US threatened Germany)

    The US

    threatened to punish Germany
    if it gave Snowden asylum or protected him.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Israeli troopers arrest volunteers)

    Israeli troopers

    arrested worldwide volunteers
    who have been escorting
    Palestinian youngsters house from kindergarten.

    Israelis typically regard something that retains Palestinians secure
    as an assault on Israel.

    An Israeli military unit

    invented a rule
    to place land off limits for
    Palestinian shepherds as “Jewish grazing grounds”.

  • 29 March 2015
    (LSE pupil occupation)

    College students have

    occupied part of the London Faculty of Economics
    as a protest in opposition to “marketisation of upper training”.

    Amongst different calls for, they need the cleansing employees to get predictable
    hours.

  • 29 March 2015
    (UK to chop oil taxes)

    One useful impact of the low value of oil is that many oil wells
    are being closed, or not began. That is a step in the appropriate path:
    leaving 80% of fossil gas within the floor.

    The UK authorities’s response is a

    tax minimize
    to stimulate oil extraction.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Google minimize adverts on antiwar web site)

    Google

    minimize off its promoting service
    to antiwar.com as a result of that web site
    shows images of torture carried out by the US army.

    Google adverts observe the person, so when a web site shows them, it treats its
    guests badly. (I believe IceCat blocks them however I haven’t got a option to
    confirm that shortly.) Websites that take a controversial place, or
    have materials some folks may criticize, have a particular obligation
    to not show adverts that work this fashion.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Polluters pen regulation)

    Senators have proposed a invoice to manage the chemical trade,
    apparently

    written by the chemical trade.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Plain packaging for tobacco)

    Australia finds that

    plain packaging for cigarettes reduces smoking,
    particularly amongst youngsters.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Thugs kill man with screwdriver)

    Dallas thugs

    shot Jason Harrison useless
    as a result of he did not drop his
    screwdriver shortly.

  • 29 March 2015
    (Obama reconsiders Netanyahu)

    Obama stated he’ll

    reevaluate the US method
    to the Israel-Palestine challenge
    in response to Netanyahu’s rejection of peace.

  • 28 March 2015 (Oppression of girls in Gaza)

    Feminine household mediators in Gaza attempt to cut back the results of the
    oppression of girls launched by Hamas. However they too face the
    impediment of
    unequal
    remedy.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 28 March 2015 (Fanatics supported by US charity)

    The Israeli fanatics making an attempt to push Palestinians out of Hebron are
    supported
    by a US charity with a tax exemption.

  • 28 March 2015 (Israel making an attempt to pressure household out)

    Israel is making an attempt to pressure the Sub Laban household out of a home in
    Jerusalem the place it has lived for the reason that space was underneath Jordan’s
    management. The case makes use of a weird and unfair technicality,
    claiming
    that the household “deserted” the home throughout a few years when
    Israel fanatics blocked it from utilizing the home.

  • 28 March 2015 (UK banks closing accounts out of concern)

    UK banks are closing the accounts of many individuals and organizations
    related
    with something that banks concern may trigger some kind of bother.

  • 28 March 2015 (Sea stage rise inundates Tarawa)

    Tarawa, and Kiribati typically, are being
    inundated
    as our carbon emissions make sea stage rise.

  • 28 March 2015 (US pressed to withdraw funding for Israel)

    Rachel Corrie’s household
    presses
    the US to obey US legislation and withdraw funding for Israel on account
    of its contempt for Palestinians’ human rights.

  • 28 March 2015 (US Border Patrol)

    The US Border Patrol was expanded so quick that there was no likelihood to
    select good folks or practice them proper. So it’s no shock that one
    of them
    murdered
    a border crosser and raped one other.

    The query is, will it preserve the impunity typical of thugs.

  • 28 March 2015 (Stopping hog-wild ticket writing)

    To cease thugs from going hog-wild writing tickets,
    do not
    let the fines go to the group that employs them.

  • 28 March 2015 (Arrests over Srebrenica Bloodbath)

    Serbia
    Arrests Seven Males Over 1995 Srebrenica Bloodbath.

  • 28 March 2015 (Pakistani lawyer assassinated)

    A lawyer in Pakistan was
    assassinated;
    he had defended the physician who helped the US discover Osama bin Laden.

  • 28 March 2015 (Forest Sustainability Certification)

    Forest
    Sustainability Certification Good points Floor.

  • 27 March 2015 (The Bardo museum)

    Islamist terrorists attacked vacationers visiting the Bardo museum in
    Tunis.

    These fanatics hate the Roman mosaics in addition to the vacationers that
    come
    to see them.

    I hope Tunisia doesn’t use this as an excuse for trampling human
    rights.

  • 27 March 2015 (Child sea lions)

    A number of child sea lions are

    dying on the California coast. The warmth of
    the ocean has pushed the fish away.

    We’ll be seeing 1000’s of such issues around the globe.

  • 27 March 2015 (Non-public e mail accounts)

    Republican presidential candidates

    Jeb Bush, Scott Walker and Chris
    Christie have scandals about utilizing non-public e mail accounts,
    like Clinton.

  • 27 March 2015 (Melting Antarctic glacier)

    A now melting Antarctic glacier

    may increase sea stage 11 toes (3.5
    meters).

  • 27 March 2015 (Knowledge from license plate cameras)

    Virginia has handed a legislation that information from license plate cameras can
    solely be saved for every week, except related to an lively felony
    investigation.

    I wonder if thugs will circumvent this rule by giving copies of
    the info to different companies, and personal information base corporations, which
    is not going to be topic to this rule.

  • 27 March 2015 (Divestment from fossil fuels)

    Oxford College refused to determine about divestment from fossil
    fuels,
    so alumni occupied some college places of work, and others are planning to
    return their diplomas as a protest.

  • 27 March 2015 (Amazon rain forest is sick)

    The Amazon rain forest is sick, even the place it has not been minimize down.
    Its capacity to sink carbon has been lowered.

    This can be a optimistic suggestions impact. We could have pushed the local weather so
    far
    that it’s going to roll over the cliff even when we cease pushing.

  • 27 March 2015 (French comic)

    French commedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala was convicted of
    “condoning
    terrorism”.

    Dieudonné’s assertion, “I really feel like Charlie Coulibaly”, is just not
    express about its that means; it requires interpretation. I believe it
    means he identifies with each the killers and the victims. It’s
    actually not an endorsement of the killings. Thus, I believe that this
    was a miscarriage of justice, even granting that “condoning” could be a
    crime.

    Nevertheless, making the expression of opinions a criminal offense is an assault on
    human rights within the first place.

  • 27 March 2015 (2 billion {dollars})

    Switzerland will return 2 billion {dollars} of dictator Abacha’s loot
    to Nigeria.

  • 27 March 2015 (State legal guidelines to allow discrimination)

    Republicans are pushing state legal guidelines to allow discrimination
    of any type, so long as it’s primarily based on spiritual.

  • 27 March 2015 (Complete villages)

    Shi’ite militias destroyed Sunni total villages final 12 months, combating
    in opposition to PISSI.

  • 27 March 2015 (Meet up with Ghana)

    Ghana is making a hit of democracy, offering training and well being
    care to everybody.

    Will the US meet up with Ghana?

  • 27 March 2015 (European Centray Financial institution)

    10,000 protesters are attacking

    the poverty-inducing insurance policies of the
    European Centray Financial institution.

  • 27 March 2015 (Stirring up concern)

    Netanyahu gained reelection by

    stirring up concern and calling opponents
    traitors.

    He explicitly rejected permitting a Palestinian state, placing him

    overtly
    in opposition to
    peace and in opposition to most different powers (together with the US).

    I hope a few of them can have the braveness to downgrade diplomatic and
    financial
    relationships with Israel till it adjustments this coverage and begins
    evacuating
    its colonies in Palestinian territory.

  • 27 March 2015 (Greatest threats)

    The

    largest threats to Iran are degraded water, land and air.
    The US and Israel are minor worries by comparability.

  • 26 March 2015 (White Home and FOIA)

    White
    Home Celebrates Nationwide Freedom Of Info Day By Making Workplace
    Of The Administration Utterly UnFOIA-able.

  • 26 March 2015 (Cameras in Hertz rental automobiles)

    Hertz
    places
    cameras in rental automobiles and says, “Don’t fret, we can’t watch
    you.”

    I ask Hertz: do you observe automobiles all over the place?

  • 26 March 2015 (California water rules)

    California’s measures to scale back water use appear
    too
    weak to do the job.

  • 26 March 2015 (UK tidal energy scheme)

    This UK is contemplating a
    large
    tidal energy scheme.

    A big subsidy is smart for initiatives like this as a result of they assist
    keep away from world heating catastrophe. What higher use may our cash be put
    to?

  • 26 March 2015 (Jailed as a “materials witness”)

    Benito Vasquez-Hernandez has been
    jailed
    for nearly Three years as a “materials witness”. He’s going loopy
    and doesn’t perceive the state of affairs sufficient to deal with a listening to
    correctly to get out of jail.

  • 26 March 2015 (Censorship of internet sites)

    France is
    censoring
    internet sites for political beliefs, and Canada is proposing
    laws to do the identical.

  • 26 March 2015 (UK thugs concern authorized reprisals)

    UK thugs nonetheless concern authorized reprisals in the event that they speak about
    the
    MP they reportedly present in a intercourse get together with youngsters.

  • 26 March 2015 (Safety of thugs)

    Thugs
    that assault protesters are protected in Egypt, too.

  • 25 March 2015 (Pressing: Cut back corruption of elections)

    US residents:
    name on
    Congress to assist a number of payments to scale back the affect of wealthy
    folks’s cash on elections.

  • 25 March 2015 (Wind mills)

    Inside a decade, wind mills
    will
    be cheaper than fossil gas energy vegetation.

    Sadly, we have not acquired a decade to attend lackadaisically to chop
    down on fossil fuels. We should take sturdy measures
    by
    2017.

    Wind energy can be cheaper already if fossil fuels have been taxed to
    cowl the
    value
    that their emissions impose on society.

    For gasoline, that’s estimated at nearly Four {dollars} per gallon, extra
    than the worth of gasoline within the US.

    I advocate taxing fossil fuels to cowl these prices, primarily in order to
    use the market to maneuver society away from them. As for politicians
    that say they are going to make gasoline cheaper, they’re pandering to the
    silly facet of human nature.

  • 25 March 2015 (Palestinian resistance to occupation)

    Palestinians are resisting the occupation by
    trashing
    Israeli merchandise introduced into Palestine.

    This accompanies a rising sequence of normal and everlasting nonviolent
    protests in opposition to the occupation and theft of Palestinian land.

  • 25 March 2015 (Syriza negotiating with Russia)

    Syriza is negotiating with Russia as a
    doable
    saviour from euro-austerity.

    It makes good sense to me.

  • 25 March 2015 (Rachel Corrie)

    Though Israel rejects its duty for
    crushing
    Rachel Corrie to demise, activists nonetheless rally round her identify.

  • 25 March 2015 (US nonetheless taking part in video games over Shaker Aamer)

    The US is
    nonetheless
    taking part in video games over Shaker Aamer.

  • 25 March 2015 (Pakistan on execution spree)

    Pakistan has gone on an
    execution
    spree, together with somebody who was
    tortured
    right into a confession at age 14.

  • 25 March 2015 (White Home emails excluded from FoIA)

    Obama adopted Bush in
    excluding
    White Home emails from the Freedom of Info Act.

  • 25 March 2015 (UK judges dismissed for watching porn)

    Three
    UK judges have been dismissed for the surprising apply of
    watching porn.

    I anticipated such an idiotic coverage solely from the prudes within the US.

  • 25 March 2015 (TBBPA, TCBPA, and weight achieve)

    A
    flame
    retardant frequent in digital units could trigger weight achieve.

  • 25 March 2015 (Europe’s pesticide guidelines)

    The
    US Authorities Is Pressuring Europe to Dial Again Its Pesticide
    Guidelines.

  • 25 March 2015 (UK inheritance tax)

    The Tories
    need
    to scale back inheritance tax. As if the wealthy folks within the UK
    did not have sufficient benefits already!

  • 25 March 2015 (Arafat demise investigation)

    Two scientific groups concluded that Yasser Arafat was not poisoned;
    one
    group says evidently he was.

  • 25 March 2015 (Obama’s Struggle on Whistleblowers)

    Obama’s
    Struggle on Whistleblowers Leaves Administration Insiders Unscathed.

  • 25 March 2015 (Malaysian state crushing opposition)

    Anwar Ibrahim’s daughter has been
    arrested,
    unconstitutionally, for making a speech in Malaysia’s parliament.

    This defiance of parliamentary immunity reveals that the state is
    blatantly crushing opposition.

  • 25 March 2015 (From DOE to CEO of nuclear gas firm)

    A Deputy Secretary of Power (by 2014) who promoted nuclear energy
    whereas in that job has
    gone
    to work for a nuclear gas firm.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Legal guidelines retaining folks in prostitution and slavery)

    200 home employees the Philippines are

    caught within the Philippine
    embassy in Saudi Arabia,
    very similar to Julian Assange, unable to go away
    due to costs of unlawful intercourse.
    In some instances, it’s because they have been raped by their employers.

    Islamic legislation treats a girl’s testimony as lower than a person’s, so a
    girl who claims to have been raped will get convicted and punished. That
    is one among many gross injustices in Islamic legislation.

    Many Muslims disapprove of that method to legislation, however there is no such thing as a
    denying that Islam is the place it comes from.

    Cruelty within the identify of Islam is not any much less evil than cruelty within the identify
    of Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism or Buddhism. There are individuals who
    advocate making a particular case for Islam, in response to western
    colonialism and US aggression in opposition to some Muslim international locations (although
    Saudi Arabia is not one among them). That is no excuse!

    Saudi Arabia and Qatar aren’t alone on this. The UK has an analogous
    legislation which is ‘
    turning home employees into modern-day slaves’.

    Home employees are enslaved in

    different locations too.

    That is why I

    don’t assist
    calls to forestall enslavement of prostitutes
    by banning some facets of prostitution.
    We could ban home work,
    or using home employees? The strategies of trafficking and
    enslavenment
    are utilized in many areas of labor.

    North Koreans are

    working in
    slave-like circumstances
    in different international locations.

    I think they’ve been bought into slavery by the North Korean
    regime.

    See the enslaved
    employees web page.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Officer standing as much as thugs)

    Police Officer Regina Tasca

    gained her job again.
    She sued after being fired for making an attempt to cease her coworkers
    from appearing like thugs.

    She deserves the respect of being referred to as a police officer as a result of
    she has demonstrated she is not a thug.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Jailed for insulting the Buddha)

    Folks have been

    sentenced to jail
    in Burma for “insulting faith”
    by promoting their bar with a poster of the Buddha listening to
    headphones.

    What would the Buddha inform the Burmese authorities, if he have been there
    immediately? “The poster makes me smile. The ache you felt while you noticed
    that poster comes out of your attachments. On your non secular progress,
    you must meditate extra and prosecute much less.”

  • 24 March 2015
    (UK thugs protected intercourse offender)

    UK thugs caught an MP having intercourse with youngsters within the 1980s,
    and have been

    ordered to destroy all of the proof
    on ache of prosecution.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Mars One publicity stunt)

    The controversial Mars One undertaking appears to be a

    hole shell.

    Maybe it was only a publicity stunt.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Arguments for elevating minimal wage)

    Prime Ten

    Arguments for Elevating the Minimal Wage.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Know-how adjustments human relations)

    Doing most of our interplay by pc screens can

    have an effect on the
    nature of social relationships.

  • 24 March 2015
    (EPA fails to guard wildlife)

    The EPA

    disregarded authorized necessities
    when approving the pesticide flupyradifurone, which resembles
    neonicotinoids in that it pervades all of the
    tissues of the plant.

  • 24 March 2015
    (No transparency on drone strikes)

    Obama promised transparency on the usage of drones for focused killings,
    however

    has not adopted by with it.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Manatee conservation works)

    Conservation measures for Florida manatees are efficient; evidently

    numbers have elevated a bit.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Extreme drought in California)

    California has

    one 12 months of water left,
    in line with a number one scientist.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Iran repression)

    Iran’s repression is

    getting worse, in line with UN particular rapporteur.

  • 24 March 2015
    (Egypt’s new capital)

    Egypt plans to construct a

    new capital metropolis
    within the desert. To this point it’s not
    clear the place the power and water will come from.

  • 24 March 2015
    (UK undercover thug marketing campaign)

    A

    marketing campaign
    for the UK authorities to permit undercover thugs to inform
    the general public what they did.

  • 23 March 2015 (Pressing: Cancel all pupil debt)

    US residents:
    name on the US
    to cancel all pupil debt.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 23 March 2015 (Pressing: Revolutionary Syrian Kurds)

    US residents:
    name
    on the US authorities to assist the revolutionary Syrian Kurds
    which might be combating PISSI.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 23 March 2015 (Expense of dependable contraception)

    The expense of dependable contraception is a pressure that
    will increase
    inequality, pushing American ladies from poor households into poverty
    through undesirable being pregnant.

  • 23 March 2015 (Salt and autoimmune ailments)

    Consuming lots of salt
    makes
    autoimmune ailments extra doubtless.

  • 23 March 2015 (US credibility drawback)

    The
    US
    credibility drawback within the Center East comes from being
    ineffective and inconsistent. It isn’t a motive for bullheadedness.

  • 23 March 2015 (Toronto school lecturers on strike)

    1000’s of low-paid school lecturers in Toronto are
    on
    strike.

  • 23 March 2015 (Debtor’s jail decide resigns)

    Decide Brockmeyer, who sentenced many poor folks to debtor’s jail in
    Ferguson, has
    resigned.

    That doesn’t imply victory. This challenge is far greater than one decide
    in a single court docket.

  • 23 March 2015 (Reducing carbon emissions)

    World
    Can not Prosper With out Reducing Carbon Emissions, Says Local weather
    Group.

    The
    Argument for Divesting from Fossil Fuels Is Turning into Overwhelming.

  • 23 March 2015 (Fast heating of the Arctic)

    How the fast heating of the Arctic
    leads
    to heavy winter snow and intense summer time warmth within the US and Europe.

  • 23 March 2015 (FBI creates fantasy terrorist)

    The FBI inveigled Sami Osmakac into agreeing to a
    fantasy
    terrorist plot. Are we any safer?

  • 23 March 2015 (Development of US poverty)

    The
    progress
    of US poverty paces the expansion of US excessive wealth.

  • 23 March 2015 (Politics of extinction)

    A
    World Struggle on Nature and the Politics of Extinction.

  • 23 March 2015 (Burmese monks sue inside minister)

    Burmese monks have sued the inside minister for
    burning
    protesters with chemical spray.

  • 23 March 2015 (Organic results of nanomaterials)

    Substances have
    totally different
    organic results when in nanomaterial type, and science is aware of
    little or no about what they’re. In the meantime, regulatory techniques deal with
    them as equal.

  • 23 March 2015 (FBI strands US residents)

    The FBI deliberately strands US residents overseas by placing them on
    the “no fly” checklist, to
    strain
    them to turn into informants. Typically the FBI has one other nation
    torture them, too.

  • 23 March 2015 (Vanuatu devastated by hurricane)

    Vanuatu has been devastated by a hurricane, and its president factors
    out that
    world
    heating is a part of the trigger.

  • 23 March 2015 (Bread not good for geese)

    Bread is
    not
    a superb meals for geese.

  • 23 March 2015 (The “bed room tax”)

    Poor folks in Britain impoverished by the “bed room tax” have in lots of
    instances
    turn into
    in poor health.

  • 23 March 2015 (Fukushima most cancers charges)

    Surprisingly many Fukishima youngsters are being identified with thyroid most cancers, however it’s not but clear whether or not this is because of inspecting them
    for that illness with particular care.

    There must be an analogous undertaking to look at Japanese youngsters
    of the identical age from comparable district far-off from Fukushima.
    It might present a management group.

  • 23 March 2015 (Web neutrality loophole)

    The FCC’s type of community neutrality has an enormous flaw: it encourages
    ISPs to punish their clients for the copyright trade.

  • 23 March 2015 (Park Yeon-mi)

    Park Yeon-mi, who escaped from North Korea, now faces efforts to kill or discredit her.

  • 23 March 2015 (UK events will not fund NHS)

    The UK right-wing Conservative get together and centrist Labour get together each
    rejected a requirement from MDs to fund the Nationwide Well being Service correctly.

    That will require taxing the wealthy and their companies, and these events
    have each surrendered to them.

  • 23 March 2015 (Golden age of surveillance)

    Bruce Schneier gave an interview on his e book about surveillance and what it does to society. Half 2.

  • 23 March 2015 (Street salt polluting rivers)

    US rivers are being polluted by salt utilized to roads in winter.

    This impacts the people who get their water from the rivers, in addition to the animals that reside in them or drink from them.

  • 23 March 2015 (Twitter killing anonymity)

    Underneath the pretext of stopping abuse Twitter is harassing tor customers to surrender their anonymity, however it’s a dumb option to combat trolls.

  • 23 March 2015 (PISSI mock beheadings)

    PISSI taught prisoners to look calm when beheaded by subjecting them
    to repeated mock beheadings.

  • 22 March 2015 (Redress for torture in Guantanamo)

    The US Supreme Courtroom dominated Abdul Rahim Abdul Razak al-Janko
    can not
    sue for damages for the torture he skilled in Guantanamo.

    The correct redress is to prosecute these liable for torturing him
    and plenty of others — beginning with Dubaya. Disgrace on the Obama
    regime for shielding torturers!

  • 22 March 2015 (Excessive effectivity of mass surveillance)

    The excessive effectivity of large digital surveillance makes it doable
    for the wealthy to
    flaunt
    their riches with out concern the remainder will stand up in opposition to plutocracy.

    In just a few many years, the results of world heating will imply that the
    relaxation, as a substitute of lingering in poverty, begin dying as a substitute.

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Scholar Mortgage Invoice of Rights)

    US residents:
    assist
    the Scholar Mortgage Invoice of Rights.

    I assist this and the proposal to forgive pupil loans.

  • 22 March 2015 (UK reporter being prosecuted)

    UK reporter John Key’s being prosecuted for paying an official for
    secrets and techniques, which he printed and
    revealed
    massive scandals.

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Thank the FCC)

    US residents:
    thank
    the FCC for supporting web neutrality.

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: No anti-abortion rider)

    US residents:
    inform
    Senate Republicans to not sabotage a invoice to assist individuals who have
    been trafficked by including an anti-abortion rider.

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose GM corn)

    Everybody:
    name on the
    authorities of India to not permit GM corn.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 March 2015 (China needs to decide on subsequent Dalai Lama)

    China
    calls for
    that the Dalai Lama should reincarnate in Tibet in order that China can
    select the following one.

  • 22 March 2015 (Arrest of labor chief)

    Kalpona Akter, Bangladeshi labor chief, was arrested by The
    Kids’s Place for trespassing as she
    tried
    to ship a petition.

  • 22 March 2015 (Fossil gas divestment motion)

    The UN Framework Conference on Local weather Change
    endorsed
    the divestment motion.

  • 22 March 2015 (Harassment of reporter)

    The Michigan Legal professional Common tried to harass a reporter with
    unjustifiable
    subpoenas.

  • 22 March 2015 (Vandals)

    [PISSI]
    Are Not The Solely Ones Committing Nice Acts of Vandalism.

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Defend wolves)

    US residents:
    name
    in your representatives to oppose payments to strip wolves of their
    endangered species safety.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Examine ban on world heating phrases)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Florida to analyze the order to not speak about “world
    warming” and “local weather change”.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Rape sufferer privateness)

    US residents: name for
    blocking court docket
    entry to rape victims’ remedy data.

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Oil refinery security)

    Everybody:
    stand
    behind putting Shell oil refinery employees who demand extra
    consideration to security.

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: No imposed arbitration on financial institution clients)

    US residents:
    name
    on the CFPB to ban banks from imposing arbitration on their
    clients.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 March 2015 (Pressing: Disclosure of bankster pay)

    Everybody:
    name
    on the massive US banks to say what they pay executives, particularly
    people who transfer to authorities jobs.

    The federal government ought to by no means rent anybody who has labored for an enormous financial institution
    prior to now 5 years as something greater than a teller.

  • 20 March 2015 (US DNA information base)

    The US is step by step build up a DNA information base about everybody, taking
    samples from everybody who’s arrested and all newborns.

    Put this along with the truth that
    false
    DNA proof will be constructed to border somebody, and you’ve got a
    actual drawback.

    At current, scientists can not determine something in an individual’s DNA that
    would present the particular person is susceptible to crime — besides a Y chromosome,
    which reveals that the particular person is male. (Most criminals are male.) In
    50 years, possibly that can be doable. The query can be, what’s
    the appropriate use to make of that data?

  • 20 March 2015 (UK libel legislation)

    UK libel legislation
    continues
    to hamper publication there.

  • 20 March 2015 (World heating influence on meals manufacturing)

    Projecting how world heating will influence
    meals
    manufacturing in Australia. It does not look good.

  • 20 March 2015 (Thugs who watched blogger get killed)

    Avijit Roy’s widow calls for Bangladesh determine and prosecute the thugs
    who watched
    as he was killed.

  • 20 March 2015 (PISSI chemical weapons)

    Kurds say that PISSI
    used
    chemical weapons.

  • 20 March 2015 (CISA is worse than CISPA)

    CISA is
    a lot
    worse than CISPA — consider it as PAT RIOT Act 2.0.

  • 20 March 2015 (Venezuelan supermarkets taking fingerprints)

    Some supermarkets in Venezuela now
    examine
    purchasers’ fingerprints.

    This is applicable to public supermarkets in provinces close to the frontier,
    the place there may be lots of smuggling. The smuggling happens as a result of the
    state subsidizes sure commodities for the sake of the poor. It
    can be higher to modify to a system like US meals stamps.

  • 20 March 2015 (Australia’s right-wing authorities)

    Australia’s right-wing authorities
    claims that it could possibly’t
    afford to assist so many aged folks, so it should cling them
    out to die.

    The argument is fallacious, as normal, and certainly primarily based on the
    assumption that tax charges on the rich can be saved low.

  • 20 March 2015 (Destruction of historic relics)

    The
    results
    of world heating are destroying historic relics from Chile to
    Siberia.

  • 20 March 2015 (British adults in poverty)

    1/Four of British adults earlier than center age are delaying having youngsters
    as a result of the
    prices
    of residing are too excessive.

    Fewer births is an efficient factor, however there are higher methods to realize
    that than by pushing many individuals into poverty.

  • 20 March 2015 (World heating)

    World heating
    tends
    to scale back the summer time storms that convey cooler air from the ocean.
    Because of this, it should have a tendency to extend summer time warmth waves, above and
    past the final heating.

    If you wish to watch the video on YouTube, please don’t view it
    immediately from the location, since that may run nonfree Javascript code in
    your browser. Defend your freedom by utilizing youtube-dl to obtain
    it.

  • 20 March 2015 (Shi’ite militias torturing Sunni prisoners)

    Final week it emerged that Iraqi Shi’ite militias have been
    torturing
    and killing Sunni prisoners. The US and Iraqi governments stated
    they have been shocked.

    They stated the identical factor 10 years in the past, after Bush forces troops discovered
    Iraqi authorities brokers
    torturing
    and killing prisoners. The troops have been ordered to go away and say
    nothing about it.

    None so shocked as he who is not going to keep in mind.

  • 20 March 2015 (US air strikes in Syria)

    Stories say that US air strikes in Syria have
    killed
    over 100 civilians.

    All in all, that’s not very many in contrast with the 76,000 killed final
    12 months in Syria.

    Many of the US air strikes in Syria have been performed on the battlefield.
    I count on Syrians to grasp that there is no such thing as a option to make
    battlefields secure, and civilians attempt to steer clear of them.

    Nevertheless, assaults on Raqqa are a distinct case. That’s not a
    battlefield, so air strikes there usually tend to bystanders. It
    is tough to flee Raqqa;
    even
    tougher for ladies.

  • 20 March 2015 (Swedish prosecutors to interview Assange)

    Swedish prosecutors have
    agreed
    to interview Julian Assange within the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

    There are good causes to consider that the actual objective of this
    interview was solely to
    get
    their palms on him and render him to the US. However the Swedish
    Supreme Courtroom advised them to cease dragging their heels and get the
    interview performed.

  • 20 March 2015 (US Nationwide Protection College)

    A Chilean officer, accused of murdering prisoners for Pinochet, was
    allowed to show for years within the US Nationwide Protection College which
    disregarded
    the complaints in opposition to him.

    The US coordinated and inspired the repression in Chile and different
    close by international locations within the 1970s, and it continued afterward to defend
    a lot of people who carried it out.

    I disagree with one particular person quoted within the article. These murders have been
    not terrorism. Homicide of prisoners is a distinct crime. Stretching
    the that means of “terrorism” is an impediment to clear considering, so let’s
    not do it.

  • 19 March 2015 (Standardized testing)

    How
    We Finish The Struggle Over Standardized Testing.

  • 19 March 2015 (Opposition to Canadian state surveillance)

    There’s
    broad
    opposition to Canada’s proposed legislation for extra state surveillance.

    The opposition says basic surveillance ought to have extra oversight,
    however the issues are
    a lot
    greater than that.

  • 19 March 2015 (Washington Put up proprietor will get cash from CIA)

    Is the Washington Put up a state-funded newspaper? Circuitously or
    explicitly, however its proprietor will get
    heaps
    of cash from the CIA and different US companies.

  • 19 March 2015 (Appearing surprisingly whereas black)

    It seems Tony Robinson had taken psychedelic mushrooms and was
    appearing surprisingly when he was
    shot
    useless by thugs. A pal had referred to as them to get assist for him.
    They may have handled him with out capturing him.

    We see a sample of conditions the place a black or hispanic particular person is the
    object of suspicion — even for one thing not the slightest bit
    unsuitable, corresponding to carrying an air rifle to the gross sales clerk in an effort to
    purchase it — and thugs resort instantly to lethal pressure.

  • 19 March 2015 (Convicted of “terrorism”)

    The previous (and solely elected) president of the Maldives was convicted
    of “terrorism”, i.e.,
    illegally
    arresting a decide.

    I do not know whether or not he arrested a decide, and in that case I do not know
    whether or not it was unlawful, however it actually wasn’t terrorism. Due to this fact
    it’s clear that this trial was bogus.

  • 19 March 2015 (CIA prisoner dealing with)

    The CIA director confirmed that the CIA
    nonetheless
    palms over prisoners to different governments and nonetheless interrogates
    prisoners in collaboration with them.

    That will not be a nasty factor if we may rely on each international locations
    to do that in an appropriate manner. Nevertheless, within the final decade the US
    has been identified to
    flip
    prisoners over to governments that tortured them and even
    cooperated within the interrogation whereas
    letting
    the opposite nation’s thugs do the torture.

  • 19 March 2015 (NY Thug Division makes an attempt whitewash)

    The New York Thug Division
    tried
    to whitewash the killing of Eric Garner in Wikipedia.

  • 19 March 2015 (Inequality)

    Inequality means
    two
    parallel human societies, more and more with totally different guidelines for
    the poor and for the wealthy.

  • 19 March 2015 (Present value of oil)

    The present low value of oil is as a result of
    renewable
    power and financial slowdown have slowed the anticipated enhance in oil
    demand, leading to a glut.

    The low value is inflicting cancellation of many harmful oil extraction
    initiatives. The article says that the low value is not going to enhance
    consumption a lot. I hope that’s true, however typically one would
    count on the demand to be considerably elastic.

  • 19 March 2015 (Imposing massive fines on protesters)

    Spain’s senate accredited the legislation to
    impose
    massive fines on protesters and ban publishing photos of thugs.

  • 19 March 2015 (SWAT arrests protesters of their home)

    Ferguson protesters have been
    arrested
    of their home by a SWAT group with weapons pointed at them. They
    have been suspected of capturing two thugs, just because they ran away
    from the protest after the photographs have been fired.

    I’m wondering: was the confiscated pistol authorized? If that’s the case, why was it
    confiscated?

  • 19 March 2015 (CO2 emissions in 2014)

    Because of the financial slowdown in China, and excessive funding in
    renewable power, the world’s CO2 emissions
    did
    not enhance in 2014. That may be a step in direction of avoiding catastrophe.

    It isn’t sufficient, nonetheless, as a result of in 2013 we have been already emitting
    way more CO2 per 12 months than the Earth’s techniques may
    eliminate. Thus, the CO2 stage within the environment did
    enhance in 2014, simply as in 2013.

  • 19 March 2015 (Folks in Crimea underneath Putin)

    Underneath Putin, folks within the Crimea that categorical assist for Ukraine are
    jailed,
    fired, even exiled.

    Nevertheless,
    costs
    have been dropped in opposition to Svetlana Davydova, who knowledgeable Ukraine
    of proof that Russian troops have been invading Ukraine.

  • 18 March 2015 (CISPA reincarnate)

    CISA
    Cybersecurity Invoice Advances Regardless of Privateness Issues.

    This was previously referred to as
    CISPA.

  • 18 March 2015 (College students saying issues we do not like)

    The racist chant of the SAE college students was despicable, however they
    ought to
    not be punished for saying issues we do not like.

    The fraternity is not an individual and does not have the identical rights that
    college students have. There’s room for taking systematic motion to show
    folks the unsuitable in racist views, with out violating their rights.

  • 18 March 2015 (Huge surveillance)

    US snoops are claiming, but once more, that ending large surveillance
    would assist terrorists. That’s bullshit, since
    large
    surveillance by no means caught any terrorists.

    They know that is false, or ought to know, which makes them dishonest or
    incompetent.

  • 18 March 2015 (Gratuitous cruelty to homeless folks)

    In Portland, Oregon, thugs
    arrested
    homeless folks and charged them with theft for utilizing a “privately
    owned” electrical outlet on the road to get lower than one cent’s
    value of electrical energy.

    The phrase “thugs” is hardly sufficient for this gratuitous cruelty to
    people who find themselves down and out and aren’t hurting anybody.

  • 18 March 2015 (Rutgers requires face recognition)

    Rutgers College sprung a shock:
    obligatory
    face recognition for on-line programs.

  • 18 March 2015 (McDonalds claims “rights as an individual”)

    McDonalds is suing to overturn Seattle’s new minimal wage legislation,
    claiming
    that it violates McDonalds’ “rights as an individual”.

  • 18 March 2015 (Decide owes $170,000 in again taxes)

    Decide Brockmeyer, who jailed Ferguson residents for small fines they
    couldn’t afford to pay, owes
    $170,000
    in again taxes himself.

    This drawback is larger than one egocentric jerk. We should abolish
    debtor’s jail within the US, it doesn’t matter what disguises it adopts.

  • 18 March 2015 (Euro-zone’s austerity)

    Thomas Piketty’s suggestions for
    how
    to repair the euro-zone’s austerity.

  • 18 March 2015 (Variety of Individuals killed by thugs)

    The Bureau of Justice Statistics made a revised, greater estimate of
    what number of Individuals are killed by thugs. Human rights researcher
    Patrick Ball explains why that’s
    most likely
    nonetheless an underestimate.

  • 18 March 2015 (Thugs encrypt video of capturing)

    Armand Martin’s widow requested the Albuquerque thug division for movies
    of the capturing of her husband. They arrived encrypted, so she
    has
    to sue them to get the important thing.

  • 18 March 2015 (Fired for getting most cancers)

    Within the US, in case you get most cancers earlier than you’re outdated, you’re
    doubtless
    to get fired and turn into unemployable. And possibly your partner as
    effectively.

    The answer to this can be a nationwide well being service. Correctly funded
    (with lower than what we pay now), it might present higher care on the
    common.

    By funding this from revenue or wealth taxes, moderately than payroll tax,
    we’d get rid of an enormous incentive to interchange employees with machines.

  • 18 March 2015 (Pressing: No contaminated hen for teenagers)

    US residents:
    object
    to purchasing probably contaminated hen from China for college
    lunch packages.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 18 March 2015 (Bias in opposition to youngsters of single mother and father)

    Many US insurance policies quantity to
    bias
    in opposition to youngsters of single mother and father.

  • 18 March 2015 (Infiltration of unions by UK thugs)

    UK thugs
    infiltrated
    unions to spy on them, till 2008.

  • 18 March 2015 (Blurred Traces copyright verdict)

    The
    Blurred Traces Copyright Verdict is Unhealthy Information for Music.

    It isn’t a precedent, however it
    signifies
    a hazard which will happen in different instances.

  • 18 March 2015 (Bulgaria rejects obligatory information assortment)

    Bulgaria’s Constitutional Courtroom
    rejected
    obligatory information assortment about everybody’s telephone and web
    connections.

  • 18 March 2015 (Democratic vs Republican presidents)

    From 1951 to 2010, Democratic presidents have
    lowered
    unemployment whereas Republican presidents have tended to spice up the
    inventory market.

  • 18 March 2015 (Wall Road’s bonuses)

    Wall Road’s bonuses add as much as
    the
    pay of 1,000,000 employees at minimal wage.

  • 18 March 2015 (FBI monitoring of protest)

    Why Was an FBI
    Joint Terrorism Process Power Monitoring a Black Lives Matter Protest?

  • 18 March 2015 (Thai gov’t bans former elected officers)

    The Thai army authorities’s new technique for pulling down the
    Shinawatra supporters: voting to
    ban
    250 of their former elected officers from politics.

  • 18 March 2015 (Dr Ambedkar)

    The
    greatness
    of Dr Ambedkar.

  • 18 March 2015 (Fishing quotas in Europe)

    Decrease fishing quotas in Europe would
    permit
    fish shares to double, and the sustainable catch would double too.

    Fishing coverage is at all times primarily based on the quick time period.

  • 18 March 2015 (Intervening in Syria in opposition to PISSI)

    How
    may Obama intervene in Syria in opposition to PISSI.

    There isn’t any apparent possible manner for the US to combat PISSI in Syria
    with out serving to Assad. The non-jihadi Arab opposition to Assad is
    nearly nonexistent, and supporting it might be meaningless.

    The one different forces in Syria against Assad and PISSI are the
    democratic-socialist Kurds. I might like to see them get assist, however
    they might not wish to do greater than defend their very own territory, and so they
    will not be welcomed by Arabs.

  • 18 March 2015 (Greece calls for conflict reparations from Germany)

    Greece calls for $500 billion from Germany in
    reparations
    for World Struggle I and World Struggle II.

    That is in response to Germany’s present financial warfare in opposition to
    Greece, carried out by the eurozone austerity.

  • 18 March 2015 (Misogyny in Afghanistan)

    Afghan efficiency artist Kubra Khademi walked round Kabul carrying
    metal
    armor customary to seem like an attractive girl.

    The curses and demise threats she acquired display the conceitedness of
    misogynous males. Misogyny is discovered in lots of elements of the world, however
    Islamic international locations are the worst excessive; males declare the appropriate to homicide
    ladies and really feel no disgrace about it.

    That is why we should combat and defeat PISSI and different Islamists —
    although indiscriminate use of armed pressure is just not a probable option to win.

  • 18 March 2015 (Mexico presents cost for film adjustments)

    Mexico successfully provided
    $20
    million to film corporations for adjustments within the story of the following
    James Bond movie.

    The article doesn’t say explicitly that the film corporations accepted
    the deal, however that seems to be the case.

    The US army has a
    comparable
    apply: it cooperates solely with movies that may current a
    pro-military viewpoint, thus discouraging the making of movies that
    criticize the US army or US wars.

  • 18 March 2015 (Faculty software program functions)

    Corporations are pushing faculty software program functions into school rooms
    with
    no
    checks about whether or not they respect college students’ privateness, and even whether or not
    they work.

    The article notices solely the tip of the iceberg. These packages are
    proprietary software program, and
    instructing college students
    to make use of proprietary software program is unsuitable. In the event that they ship any
    information a couple of pupil to an organization, even the scholar’s identify, that
    violates the scholar’s privateness.

  • 18 March 2015 (US tax preparation corporations)

    Individuals,
    do not
    use tax preparation corporations, says a former worker of 1.

  • 18 March 2015 (Republican letter to Iran)

    The Republican letter to Iran crowns a 6-year Republican profession of
    sabotaging
    the US and taking state packages hostage.

  • 18 March 2015 (US pupil loans)

    The scale of pupil loans within the US makes them an
    financial
    drawback for the nation as a complete, in addition to a series on the leg
    of scholars that didn’t get good jobs.

  • 18 March 2015 (Ethiopia could also be spying on journalists)

    Ethiopia appears to be
    spying
    on the journalists of an impartial TV channel primarily based within the US
    and directed at Ethiopians.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Diplomacy with Iran)

    US residents:
    name
    on Senate Democrats to not be part of Republicans in sabotaging
    diplomacy with Iran.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose anti-net-neutrality invoice)

    US residents:
    urge
    your congresscritter to oppose Blackburn’s anti-net-neutrality
    invoice.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Shopper Monetary Safety Bureau)

    US residents:
    name on
    senators to protect the Shopper Monetary Safety Bureau.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Ban fracking in California)

    Everybody:
    name
    on California Governor Brown to ban fracking and cease injection of
    poisonous wastes that may pollute water provides.

  • 17 March 2015 (Obama’s absurd declaration about Venezuela)

    Obama absurdly declared Venezuela a
    “risk
    to U.S. safety”, as an excuse to impose financial sanctions.

    He’s additionally
    “involved”
    about Venezuela’s “human rights violations”, corresponding to accusing a
    few opposition politicians of becoming a member of a coup plot allegedly organized
    by the US (which
    organized
    one round 12 years in the past) however surprisingly unconcerned about
    Saudi
    Arabia’s across-the-board human rights violations or
    Mexico’s.

    I actually am involved concerning the costs in opposition to these opposition
    politicians. They could possibly be legitimate, however I am unable to be assured of that,
    and that’s the reason for my concern. I hope they are going to get truthful trials
    and that they will not be convicted with out actual proof of complicity.

  • 17 March 2015 (Post-mortem suggests thugs lied)

    Jessie Hernandez’ post-mortem suggests thugs
    lied
    concerning the circumstances of capturing her useless: the automotive was passing
    them, not heading for them.

  • 17 March 2015 (Power use and world catastrophe)

    Mark Lynas insists that humanity will triple its power use, whether or not
    that brings world catastrophe or not; then he hopes it will not. It’s the
    conceitedness
    of shut eyes.

    Lynas misrepresents Naomi Klein, who didn’t name for eliminating the
    free market, capitalism, and progress. She stated we should defeat what I
    name the plutocratic political system: “privatisation of the general public
    sphere, deregulation of the company sector, and decrease company
    taxation, paid for with cuts to public spending.”

    That system provides the fossil gas corporations the ability to dam the
    measures which might be wanted to keep away from catastrophe, and they’re utilizing it with
    nice talent to make sure we cost headlong off the local weather cliff.

    To reestablish democracy, we should abolish plutocracy. However we will
    nonetheless have non-public companies, and financial progress insofar as we will
    obtain it whereas retaining useful resource utilization to a sustainable stage.

  • 17 March 2015 (World heating)

    35
    years from now, yearly can be hotter than immediately’s file
    warmth.

  • 17 March 2015 (Egypt censors newspaper article)

    Egypt censored a newspaper article that claimed
    authorities
    departments do not pay their employees employer-taxes.

    If the failure to pay causes the employees to not get the pensions they
    are entitled to, or makes the employees pay that tax as a substitute, that may be a
    actual unsuitable — to the employees. In any other case, it’s not clear to me
    that this “evasion” of taxes from the state to the state actually
    impacts something substantial.

    The censorship of the article is an actual challenge even when the article’s
    topic is just not.

  • 17 March 2015 (Thugs shoot unarmed nude man)

    Thugs in Georgia
    shot
    an unarmed man who was strolling nude exterior. The person was
    manic-depressive, which is hardly a motive to kill him.

    It appears thugs immediately are fast to shoot at any time when they get the concept
    that one thing is likely to be unsuitable.

  • 17 March 2015 (Underfunded NHS)

    The UK authorities underfunded the NHS,
    inflicting
    a backlog. Now it’s utilizing that as an excuse to take one other step
    in direction of its medium-term aim of privatizing the NHS.

    Its long-term aim is to eliminate common healthcare, in order that the
    poor cannot afford it.

  • 17 March 2015 (Ferguson thugs shot)

    Somebody
    shot
    and wounded two Ferguson thugs whereas others have been protesting.

    It appears believable that this can be a response provoked by the systematic
    violence and dishonesty of US thugs. Nonetheless, making an attempt to kill them
    (I presume that was the intent) simply because they’re thugs goes
    too far. Additionally it is a self-defeating response, as a result of thugs will use
    this to attempt to put blame on nonviolent protesters.

  • 17 March 2015 (Racism in books)

    A mom discovered
    surprising
    racism as her baby started to learn The Travels of Babar.

    Books from the period earlier than folks realized to sentence racism typically
    replicate the racism that was frequent on the time. If the e book is of no
    nice significance, we could as effectively overlook it. However what whether it is drastically
    liked for different causes?

    The racism of The Service provider of Venice has bothered folks for an extended
    time, and so has the sexism of The Taming of the Shrew. Fairly than
    rejecting them, we focus on the difficulty of the bigotry. Maybe it’s
    higher to do the identical with Babar than to burn it.

  • 17 March 2015 (Indian court docket permits activist to journey)

    An Indian court docket ordered removing of
    anti-coal-mine
    activist Priya Pillai from an inventory of individuals not allowed to journey
    overseas.

  • 17 March 2015 (Funerals)

    In Japan, some folks have
    funerals
    for robotic pets which have damaged down.

    I would be the first to confess that in precept a robotic may have the
    similar qualities that advantage whatever-it-might-be as a canine, or a human.
    In precept, a robotic may love as a human does, or a minimum of as a canine
    loves a human. I’m positive that these Aibos aren’t able to that.
    These individuals are fooling themselves.

    However then, I’ve by no means seen a lot sense in funerals. Once I miss somebody
    who has died, it’s a non-public disappointment; a ceremony will not assist me, however I
    can cope.

    The particular person’s physique was vital solely as a result of it housed a residing
    particular person; with that particular person’s demise, the corpse is only a relic, and I
    do not see some extent in fetishizing the relic. The one actual significance
    of the corpse is that it could possibly harm or assist residing folks.

    Corpses of people and different animals want secure disposal; burial and
    cremation are methods to eliminate a corpse safely and recycle its
    components. That does not apply to robots, for which burial is just not
    efficient recycling.

    Corpses of people may assist folks. Have you ever signed up as an
    organ donor? Have you ever willed your physique for pupil surgeons to
    apply on? These are vital wants of society.

  • 17 March 2015 (Knowledge about telephone and web contacts)

    A Dutch court docket
    struck
    down assortment of information about everybody’s telephone calls and web
    contacts.

  • 17 March 2015 (Suicides attributable to monetary disaster)

    The monetary disaster is liable for
    over
    12,000 suicides in Europe and the US from 2008 by 2010.

    Banksters are extra harmful to our lives than terrorists,
    and this isn’t counting the opposite struggling (poverty, homelessness)
    that they trigger, or the deaths attributable to lack of medical care, and so forth.

  • 17 March 2015 (Dad and mom sue Fb)

    Dad and mom of kids utilized by Fb are
    suing
    for a refund of cash Fb let the kids spend utilizing the
    mother and father’ bank cards.

  • 17 March 2015 (Life expectancy in Syria)

    The civil conflict in Syria has
    minimize
    life expectancy there by 20 years.

    World heating
    created
    the tinder for this conflict. Once we discuss concerning the results of world
    heating in 30 years, think about numerous such wars.

  • 17 March 2015 (B’Tselem)

    About
    B’Tselem,
    which experiences the results of Israel’s occupation insurance policies and conflict
    in opposition to Palestinians.

    For mainstream Israel, merely reporting these results is taken into account
    treason.

  • 17 March 2015 (Poverty charges amongst Individuals)

    The elevated poverty charge amongst Individuals in some racial minorities
    end result from
    unhealthy
    insurance policies.

  • 17 March 2015 (UN torture investigator waits)

    The UN’s high torture investigator
    has
    been ready two years to go to Guantanamo, and federal and state
    prisons.

  • 17 March 2015 (How plutocrats convey governments to heel)

    A
    lesson in how plutocrats convey rogue (i.e., moral) governments
    to heel.

    They have not but succeeded with the Swedish authorities, and I hope it
    tells them to leap within the lake.

  • 17 March 2015 (The snooping Barbie doll)

    Campaigning in opposition to the
    Barbie
    doll that listens (and snoops, and advertises).

  • 17 March 2015 (Struggle on sharing)

    The
    film
    and file corporations are reworking ICANN into an enforcement
    scheme for the conflict on sharing.

  • 17 March 2015 (Occupation of Palestine)

    Breaking the Silence, a bunch of Israeli ex-soldiers, reveals Israelis
    how their occupation of Palestine is inherently primarily based on
    cruelty
    and concern.

  • 17 March 2015 (Educating)

    Pressuring and bashing lecturers failed to enhance training, however
    making use of
    sports activities coaching strategies to the exercise of instructing allows many
    lecturers to do it higher.

  • 17 March 2015 (Homeopathy)

    An Australian report surveyed many experimental research of making use of
    homeopathy for a lot of medical circumstances and located there may be
    no
    proof it’s efficient for something by any means.

    Edzard Ernst
    spent
    20 years searching for proof that homeopathy was efficient, however
    his experiments all stated that it wasn’t.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose give up to Exxon)

    Everybody:
    name on Chris
    Christie to cancel the settlement that surrenders to Exxon.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Help the CARERs act)

    US residents:
    name
    in your senators to assist the CARERs act, which might acknowledge
    that marijuana has medical makes use of and get out of the best way of
    state-authorized medical marijuana distribution.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: No tax deductions for Huge Spill)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Justice Division to not let BP get tax deductions for
    additional settlement funds for the Huge Spill.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Endangered sea life)

    Everybody:
    Inform
    Huge Tuna manufacturers: cease destroying endangered sea life in catching
    tuna.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: No export of armed drones)

    US residents:
    name on Kerry
    to not export armed drones.

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Cease making medicine for executions)

    Everybody:
    name
    on the mutual fund Franklin Templeton to get Sagent to cease making
    medicine for executions.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 March 2015 (Pressing: Meals labels for sugar quantity)

    US residents:
    name
    on the US authorities to require meals labels to state the quantity of
    added sugar.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 March 2015 (Theft by Chicago thugs)

    Chicago thugs
    stole
    from a number of the people who they briefly disappeared of their
    Homan Sq. black web site.

  • 17 March 2015 (Nemtsov homicide confession)

    One of many males accused of killing Nemtsov stated he was
    tortured
    right into a false confession.

  • 17 March 2015 (Compelled task of copyright on critiques)

    The homeowners of an house constructing in Florida
    make
    tenants comply with assign copyright on all critiques of the place, and
    even images of the within or exterior of the constructing.

    The article says this apply is already unlawful. However you can even
    bypass it by displaying a pal the issues and letting your pal
    (who hasn’t signed such a contract) write about them and {photograph}
    them.

  • 17 March 2015 (The “surveillance-innovation advanced”)

    Figuring out the
    “surveillance-innovation
    advanced”.

    See additionally
    http://gnu.org/philosophy/stallmans-law.html.

  • 17 March 2015 (Financial improvement)

    The standard technique of financial improvement are imagined to convey
    everybody out of poverty whereas some get wealthy. Because the wealthy declare an
    ever bigger portion of humanity’s manufacturing, this technique is
    ceasing
    to convey the remainder out of poverty.

  • 17 March 2015 (Lady suing thugs tracked)

    One of many British ladies suing about being exploited by an undercover
    UK thug lately realized there was a
    monitoring
    machine in her automotive.

  • 17 March 2015 (Plans to wreck Nice Barrier Reef)

    Australia agrees to keep away from dumping dredging spoils on the Nice Barrier Reef,
    in an effort to proceed with the
    plan
    to wreck it by delivery coal after which wipe it out by burning the
    coal.

  • 17 March 2015 (Lawsuits in opposition to mass surveillance)

    Amnesty Worldwide is
    suing
    to finish large surveillance since that exposes folks reporting
    human rights abuses to retaliation.

    Wikipedia is
    suing
    too on behalf of its contributors, who is likely to be endangered.

  • 17 March 2015 (Burmese thugs assault pupil protesters)

    How Burmese thugs first accredited, then
    attacked
    a protest by college students in opposition to a legislation they are saying threatens tutorial
    freedom.

    Somebody I do know wrote:

    The Myanmar Police went fully uncontrolled immediately in Letpadan,
    which is a mirrored image of poor self-discipline, coaching and
    management. Senior police officers let issues get uncontrolled and
    this was an enormous failure on their half and so they bear full
    duty. The place have been they when their officers have been pummeling
    unarmed college students who have been under no circumstances combating again or resisting? The place
    have been they when marauding police entered homes and blocked highways in
    their effort to search out college students who have been making an attempt to flee seize and
    beatings? Protesters did attempt to push their manner out and so they did
    destroy the barbed-wire barricades, however the violent and brutal police
    response far exceeded what the police wanted to do. To their credit score, I
    did see small teams of Myanmar Police working onerous to maintain their
    undisciplined colleagues from beating college students, and in some instances it
    appeared like police have been combating amongst themselves as the nice cops
    tried to guard the scholars and activists with their very own shields. In
    one occasion, I noticed police put a helmet on the top of a Buddhist monk
    and maintain their shields over his physique whereas he was being taken away. So
    possibly a few of that EU police coaching paid off.

    Right here is
    what
    occurred after.

  • 17 March 2015 (Morality of Fossil Gas Funding)

    We
    Have to Assault the Morality of Fossil Gas Funding (not solely
    level out that it could lose financial worth).

  • 17 March 2015 (“Good watches”)

    Acceptance of “good watches” may
    educate
    folks to treat their our bodies as machines to be monitored and
    quantified, distracting them from different thought.

  • 17 March 2015 (World heating denial)

    A number one world heating denialist is
    threatening
    to sue the authors of “Retailers of Doubt”.

  • 17 March 2015 (Russian troops in Ukraine)

    A Russian expat claims that round
    42,000
    totally different Russian troops have participated within the combating in
    Ukraine at a while.

    He additionally claims that a lot of them are conscripts and that particular
    troops are deployed behind them to shoot them in the event that they run away. The
    “Dzerzhinskiy division” is seemingly named after the person who lead the
    Soviet political repression police company.

    I do not understand how a lot confidence to put within the creator of this report
    and I will not deal with this as sure reality.

  • 17 March 2015 (Saudi human rights campaigner sentenced)

    Saudi human rights campaigner Mohammed al-Bajadi has been sentenced to
    10
    years in jail.

  • 17 March 2015 (Struggle crimes in historical past textbook)

    An interview with Herbert Ziegler, who
    rejected Japanese
    authorities calls for that he delete pressured prostitution for the
    Japanese military from his historical past textbook.

    Nearly each nation has crimes to admit to. The US has loads.
    So does Japan. The US has confessed to some, together with mistreatment
    of Japanese-Individuals throughout World Struggle II, and this made the American
    nation extra moral and humane. Japan ought to confess to its crimes in
    order to make the Japanese nation extra moral and humane.

    Likewise, Turkey ought to confess to the genocide of the Armenians, to
    make the Turkish nation extra moral and humane, as a substitute of
    prosecuting
    people who speak about it.

    And all governments, together with that of
    France,
    ought to cease legislating what historical past ought to say.

  • 17 March 2015 (Racism in SAE fraternity)

    Racism within the SAE fraternity
    goes
    past one native department.

  • 17 March 2015 (Meals scarcity in Cuba)

    Cuba has a
    scarcity
    of meals, and rations aren’t fairly sufficient. However since Cuba has
    allowed some capitalism, most Cubans now envy the few who can use
    convertible foreign money to purchase extra meals.

    The query is, the best way to use capitalism moderately than being utilized by it,
    as so many poor international locations’ non-elites are.

  • 17 March 2015 (Supposed justification for voter ID legal guidelines)

    Justin Levitt has tried to checklist all instances of alleged voting underneath the
    unsuitable identify within the US since 2000. He has discovered
    solely
    31 such accusations.

    That is the measure of the fraud that supposedly justifies voter ID
    legal guidelines.

  • 17 March 2015 (Israeli transportation planning)

    Israeli transportation planning has
    remoted the
    primarily Palestinian metropolis of Nazareth.

  • 17 March 2015 (Israeli troopers destroy olive bushes)

    For a change, it was
    Israeli troopers moderately
    than “settlers” that destroyed Palestinians’ olive bushes.

  • 17 March 2015 (Netanyahu opposes returning seized land)

    Netanyahu let slip that he
    opposes
    returning any of the seized Palestinian land as a part of a peace
    settlement.

  • 17 March 2015 (Social safety for brothel employees)

    A Spanish court docket ordered a brothel proprietor to pay
    social
    safety contributions for employees.

  • 17 March 2015 (Emails deleted by Clinton)

    Clinton turned over the emails her folks judged to be
    government-related, then
    deleted
    the remainder.

    This implies there is no such thing as a manner anybody can examine whether or not she omitted
    (deliberately or unintentionally) some that have been government-related.

  • 17 March 2015 (Ferguson metropolis supervisor give up/fired)

    Ferguson’s metropolis supervisor has give up/been fired. He pushed the tough
    coverage of
    utilizing
    fines and jail to extract cash from the poor. Different officers
    have give up after their racism was uncovered.

    That is good, however small-scale. An analogous jail-the-poor system
    (tantamount to debtor’s jail)
    exists
    across the US. We have to treatment it usually, not simply in
    Ferguson, and never city-by-city.

  • 17 March 2015 (Contraception in Iran)

    Iran’s theocratic ruler needs to ban vasectomies and finish backed
    contraception, to
    pressure
    ladies to have extra infants.

    Growing the human inhabitants
    exacerbates
    all useful resource and environmental issues. If a authorities needs to
    inhabitants enhance, it ought to invite immigrants. In fact, hardly
    anybody would wish to go to Iran and reside underneath a theocratic regime.

  • 17 March 2015 (Sugar trade affect)

    Sugar
    Trade Formed NIH Agenda on Dental Analysis.

  • 17 March 2015 (TPP)

    Well being
    Impression Evaluation: TPP Poses Dangers To Inexpensive Medicines, Tobacco
    Management And Diet Labeling.

  • 16 March 2015 (Kurdish libertarian socialist revolution)

    In Syria, a Kurdish libertarian socialist revolution that champions
    ladies’s equality is
    standing
    as much as PISSI.

  • 16 March 2015 (Speech by Swedish international minister blocked)

    Saudi Arabia blocked a speech by Sweden’s international minister to a
    assembly of the Arab League; she was going to speak about
    democracy
    and human rights. So Sweden determined to let lapse an arms sale
    settlement with Saudi Arabia.

    Bravo for Sweden, daring to criticize the injustice of Saudi Arabia’s
    medieval insurance policies and cease facilitating arms gross sales to their
    perpetrators. Each nation ought to do that.

    The shari’a legislation that the Arab League ministers praised is the enemy
    of human rights, particularly for ladies but additionally for males.

    For the reason that gross sales are authorized with out the settlement, I’m wondering what profit
    the settlement truly supplies to that firm. Does it present
    financing? Bypass regulatory necessities?

  • 16 March 2015 (UN human rights knowledgeable condemns US)

    A United Nations human rights knowledgeable strongly condemned the U.S. on
    Tuesday for being the
    “solely
    State on the planet that also sentences [minors] to life imprisonment
    with out the chance for parole.”

    The knowledgeable truly stated “youngsters” however we needn’t stretch
    that phrase to make this level.

  • 16 March 2015 (Common use of antibiotics on pigs)

    Common feeding of antibiotics
    used
    to make pigs develop sooner — however since 2000 it now not has
    that impact.

  • 16 March 2015 (UK scapegoating overweight folks)

    The UK authorities is scapegoating the tiny fraction of people who find themselves
    incapacitated by weight problems, by
    threatening
    to bully them except they get remedy. That is to distract from
    chopping the funds for psychological well being care that may present helpful
    remedy.

  • 16 March 2015 (School fraternities)

    A name to
    abolish
    school fraternities.

  • 16 March 2015 (Monetary transactions tax)

    A monetary transactions tax
    may
    present lots of income to keep away from austerity.

    I’m shocked by the concept of taxing derivatives much less. Derivatives
    can destabilize the entire monetary system, so it is smart to tax
    them sufficient to discourage them considerably.

    Later: the reason is that the tax on derivatives is acknowledged as a
    fraction of the underlying belongings, moderately than the worth of the
    spinoff itself. Often the worth of the spinoff is far much less.
    I’m wondering, nonetheless, whether or not it’s doable to create derivatives whose
    value consists of the worth of the asset and whether or not they can be a loophole.

  • 16 March 2015 (Letting youngsters stroll house from faculty)

    American mother and father,
    let
    your youngsters stroll house from faculty — even simply as soon as.

    There’s
    hardly
    any hazard to your youngsters from random folks on the road.
    It is the plutocrats and fossil gas corporations which might be more likely to
    actually achieve this. Not this decade, in fact — it should take time
    for issues to get that unhealthy.

  • 16 March 2015 (Thugs shoot man primarily based on accusation)

    Thugs in Madison, Wisconsin, entered Tony Robinson’s house primarily based
    on an accusation in opposition to him, and
    instantly
    shot him useless.

    Madison’s inhabitants could be very liberal, and even its thugs are liberal,
    however the metropolis has a
    massive
    race drawback.

  • 16 March 2015 (Preventing world heating)

    The combat in opposition to world heating should
    goal
    the extraction of fossil fuels, not simply their use.

    To win this combat, we want some braveness. Do you’ve gotten the braveness to
    say “world heating” as a substitute of the weaker-sounding “world warming”
    or “local weather change”? This would possibly not value you something besides that just a few
    folks could ask why you utilize that uncommon time period (and that provides you an
    alternative to elucidate). Can you are taking this tiny first step?

  • 16 March 2015 (Banning abortion kills ladies)

    The Gates Basis talks about ladies’s rights however
    does not
    point out the truth that banning abortion kills ladies.

  • 16 March 2015 (Tyranny in Egypt)

    Islamist
    Egyptian rebels proceed attacking regime forces within the Sinai.

    These rebels wish to impose a theocratic dictatorship, instead of the
    present army dictatorship that imposes unjust Islamic legislation in a
    much less strict type. Then again, they appear to be extra principled
    than PISSI: they solely assault regime thugs and troopers, not civilians.

    I cheered the Egyptians who overthrew Mubarak to win freedom.
    Now Egypt has a alternative between two types of tyranny, every worse
    than the opposite.

  • 16 March 2015 (Cape Wind wind energy farm)

    The Cape Wind wind energy farm is
    prepared
    to proceed.

    Nevertheless, this isn’t the kind of urgency that we want if we’re to
    keep away from inflicting world heating catastrophe.

  • 16 March 2015 (Negotiations with Iran)

    Obama
    criticized
    Republican senators for “eager to make frequent trigger with the
    hardliners in Iran”.

    It’s a legitimate level. Taking one thing vital hostage and
    threatening to break it’s customary Republican techniques, however this takes
    them additional than normal.

  • 16 March 2015 (Ending austerity in Greece)

    Syriza talks about
    holding
    new elections if the eurozone’s plutocrats reject its plans to finish
    austerity in Greece.

    The criticism of Syriza by Dr Bastian quantities to, “Syriza is not
    taking part in ball with the plutocrats because it’s imagined to.”

  • 16 March 2015 (Group resolution making)

    In group resolution making,
    these
    who’re most assured are likely to win, even when they’re assured
    as a result of they do not perceive the difficulty.

  • 16 March 2015 (CIA breaking safety of iThings)

    The CIA
    labored
    for years to interrupt the safety of iThings. It isn’t clear how
    a lot their efforts succeeded or how a lot they have been used.

  • 16 March 2015 (Torture of suspects in Mexico)

    A UN report says that Mexico makes a basic apply of
    torturing
    suspects. Every kind of thugs are concerned, and the army.

  • 16 March 2015 (Nuclear take care of Iran)

    Senate Republicans are
    making an attempt
    to persuade Iran that it’s ineffective to make a nuclear take care of
    the US.

    Legally, their level is legitimate, however politically it’s not. Any future
    US administration that considers ending a deal by which Iran proves it
    is not constructing nuclear weapons will understand that the deal is best
    than no deal.

    Except that administration is searching for an excuse for conflict,
    as
    Netanyahu would need it to do.

  • 16 March 2015 (Australian legal guidelines in opposition to speaking)

    In most of Australia, the state
    can
    order you to not discuss with sure folks any extra, in the event that they have been
    ever convicted of any crime. In some elements, the state solely has to
    declare them “suspects”.

  • 16 March 2015 (Censorship of CDs)

    The Taliban-ridden Northwest Province of Pakistan is
    planning to impose
    official censorship of CDs.

  • 16 March 2015 (Cyberweapons used in opposition to journalists)

    Italy’s
    Hacking Crew Allegedly Offered Ethiopia’s Despots Cyberweapons Used to
    Assault Journalists.

  • 16 March 2015 (Huge surveillance in New Zealand)

    New Zealand’s prime minister pledged to resign if New Zealand have been
    doing large surveillance. Now that we have now proof that it does, he
    has
    retracted
    the pledge.

  • 16 March 2015 (Ban on mentioning “local weather change”)

    Pennsylvania and North Carolina even have some state companies
    banned
    from mentioning “local weather change”.

  • 16 March 2015 (Folks on meals stamps)

    Folks
    On Meals Stamps Make More healthy Grocery Selections Than Most of Us.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 16 March 2015 (Fossil gas divestment)

    10
    Myths about Fossil Gas Divestment Put to the Sword.

  • 16 March 2015 (Ecologically Disastrous Dams)

    Ecologically
    Disastrous Dams [in India] Could Get the Go-Forward.

  • 16 March 2015 (Voting rights for black Individuals)

    The civil rights motion of the 1960s gained voting rights for black
    Individuals, however Republicans are
    taking
    them away once more piecemeal.

  • 16 March 2015 (Seizure of property with out trial)

    Wyoming’s legislature handed a invoice to restrict seizure of individuals’s
    property and not using a trial, however the governor, a former prosecutor,
    vetoed
    it.

  • 16 March 2015 (False DMCA takedown notices)

    WordPress gained a court docket case in opposition to the supply of a false DMCA takedown
    discover. Sadly,
    the
    wrongdoer has disappeared.

  • 16 March 2015 (Arrested for displaying documentary)

    Activist
    Arrested for Exhibiting Rape Documentary in Indian Village.

  • 16 March 2015 (China Detains Feminist Activists)

    China
    Detains Feminist Activists over Worldwide Girls’s Day.

  • 16 March 2015 (Distant medical scanner)

    The US authorities needs to develop a distant medical scanner that may
    measure delicate private medical information with out touching an individual. It
    proposes
    to use this to folks en masse with out possible trigger to suspect
    them of something.

  • 16 March 2015 (Defending rhinos)

    The Rhino Rescue Undertaking to guard rhinos by
    infusing dye and
    toxins into their horns. That is supposed to make them unsalable,
    and past that, to make folks scared to ingest any rhino horn, thus
    driving down the industrial impetus to kill rhinos.

    The South African authorities
    opposes
    the plan, claiming it’s untested and will not work in any respect except it
    is finished to all rhinos.

    This is the RRP’s
    rebuttal.

    It claims the federal government is making an attempt to maintain up the worth of its
    stockpile of rhino horns, which it plans to promote.

    I do not know whether or not the infusion technique can be efficient at driving
    down demand. If the toxin is just not sufficient to trigger noticeable signs
    to customers, they might ignore it. Those that purchase rhino horns as trophies
    could not care about it. Nonetheless, the concept is value making an attempt.

    As for the necessity to do that to all rhinos, that will get simpler and simpler
    because the variety of rhinos goes down.

  • 16 March 2015 (The thugs of St Lucia)

    The thugs of St Lucia are particularly thuggish — they
    made
    an inventory of individuals to homicide.

  • 16 March 2015 (Australia’s remedy of asylum-seekers)

    UN: Australia’s remedy of asylum-seekers quantities to
    torture.

    Abbott’s response: inform Australians in charge the UN for “lecturing.”
    The very last thing Australians ought to do is consider substantive challenge.

  • 16 March 2015 (Putin admits ordering army conquest)

    Putin admits ordering the
    army
    conquest of the Crimea. This conquest was disguised as a
    revolt, however that was solely a flimsy excuse for supporters to idiot
    themselves. A number of the inhabitants could effectively have needed union with
    Russia, although the Putinesque “election” provides us no actual data
    about what number of they have been. However that does not change the truth that it
    was an invasion.

    The “revolt” in japanese Ukraine has some actual supporters,
    however that too is an invasion.

  • 16 March 2015 (Governor bans world heating phrases)

    Underneath Republican world heating denialist governor Scott, Florida’s
    Division of Environmental Safety ordered workers from utilizing
    the phrases
    “world warming” and “local weather change”.

    Additionally forbidden are
    “sea-level rise” and
    “sustainability”.

    Sarcastically, the time period “local weather change” was
    imposed
    by Republicans underneath the orders of Bush II, as a substitute of “world
    warming”, in order to downplay the hazard.

    I believe that neither time period does justice to the catastrophe we’re inflicting,
    so I name it “world heating”. Please be part of me.

  • 16 March 2015 (NATO misrepresents what Gorbachev stated)

    NATO
    misrepresented
    what Gorbachev stated about extending NATO to japanese Europe.

    Proposing to incorporate Ukraine in NATO was a silly provocation of
    Russia.

  • 16 March 2015 (Killing of Russian opposition chief)

    A number of Chechens related to Kadyrov, the lord of Chechnya, have
    been
    accused
    of killing Boris Nemtsov.

    Kadyrov has complete energy in Chechnya, however does in order a vassal of Putin.
    His henchmen wouldn’t kill somebody in Moscow with out orders from him,
    and he would not give such orders with out clearing it with Putin. If
    certainly his henchmen killed Nemtsov, Putin should have ordered it.

    Apparently the plan is to assert they did it from Islamist fanaticism.
    However
    why
    decide Nemtsov, of all folks, as their sufferer? It doesn’t make
    sense.

  • 16 March 2015 (Ex-ambassador fired for utilizing Gmail)

    An ex-ambassador stated he was fired by Clinton for utilizing Gmail, which
    State Division employees
    had
    been advised to not do.

    This may increasingly not imply that Clinton was hypocritical. Clinton didn’t use
    Gmail. If the rule was “Do not use Gmail”, it’s a clever rule, and she or he
    did not violate it herself.

  • 16 March 2015 (Weight problems in Puerto Rico)

    Puerto Rico is
    contemplating
    a legislation to high quality mother and father of overweight youngsters.

    Earlier than making an attempt this harsh technique, how about serving to mother and father,
    educating households, and so forth?

  • 16 March 2015 (One other massive pipeline)

    Enbridge is constructing one other massive pipeline as an alternative choice to
    Keystone XL,
    stealthily
    piece by piece.

  • 16 March 2015 (Reversals on right-to-work and abortion)

    Scott Walker says plainly what he plans to do — then
    does
    one thing else actually nasty.

  • 15 March 2015 (Euro-zone)

    The euro-zone, a financial union and not using a political union,
    will
    trigger rising struggling, maybe till it’s ripped aside.

    The southern international locations which might be struggling are going to undergo
    more and more from world heating, too. Elements of them will turn into even
    drier than they’re now.

  • 15 March 2015 (Oppression)

    A minority can discover itself objectively oppressed
    even
    if the folks within the majority aren’t individually worse.

  • 15 March 2015 (Deregulated capitalism and world heating)

    Naomi Klein: Deregulated capitalism (plutocracy)
    blocked
    correcting the worldwide heating drawback when it might have been
    straightforward. The larger adjustments wanted now are blocked additionally by the
    “let’s be calm and never make any fast adjustments” perspective. However we have now
    to take sturdy measures by 2017 to keep away from catastrophic heating (past
    2 levels).

    I believe it’s urgently vital to point out the plutocrats that in the event that they
    kill
    a whole lot
    of hundreds of thousands of individuals with world heating, they will not be permitted
    to maintain their very own households out of the collective catastrophe.

    Political events
    hardly
    ever contact substantive political questions any extra, as a result of they
    take without any consideration that something “unhealthy for enterprise” is out of the
    query.

    The survival of civilization is unhealthy for enterprise, so which facet are
    you on? Plutocracy, or democracy?

  • 15 March 2015 (Nairobi Nationwide Park)

    Nairobi Nationwide Park is being chopped up by human exercise and
    many
    species’ numbers are dwindling.

  • 15 March 2015 (Investigation of Michael Brown’s killing)

    The US investigation of Michael Brown’s killing concluded he had
    had
    a combat with the thug whereas the thug was nonetheless in his automotive, and likewise
    that he was going through the thug when he was shot useless.

    I’m involved about judging witnesses as credible as a result of their
    testimony agrees with “different testimony”. There could have been a extra
    goal foundation not made clear within the article, however the phrases of the
    article are according to calling witnesses “credible” in the event that they
    assist the conclusion that the investigators have reached.

    Nevertheless, the proof from bloodstains appears to point out it was not
    homicide.

  • 15 March 2015 (Netanyahu’s speech)

    Uri Avnery on
    Netanyahu’s
    speech to (not all of) the US Congress.

  • 14 March 2015 (Melting ice on Greenland)

    Melting ice on Greenland leaves a skinny smattering of
    mud
    on the floor, which is sufficient to take in extra daylight and pace
    up the melting.

    If the Greenland ice sheet melts, sea stage will rise by 7 meters (23
    toes). Nice cities can be inundated.

  • 14 March 2015 (Contemporary water shortages)

    Why
    Contemporary Water Shortages Will Trigger the Subsequent Nice World Disaster.

    The causes are wasteful use, human overpopulation, deforestation and
    world heating.

    The disaster is already beginning, however since all of the causes are
    rising, so will the shortages.
    Many years-long
    droughts are predicted for California and the US midwest.

  • 14 March 2015 (Drug testing for welfare candidates)

    Necessary drug exams for welfare candidates, within the states which have
    them, discover that
    very
    few mother and father making use of for welfare use unlawful medicine. And denying
    welfare even to these few punishes their youngsters horribly.

  • 14 March 2015 (Palm oil from deforestation)

    An organization proposes to make 230 sq. km of palm oil plantation in
    Peru
    by
    chopping down rainforest. The Peruvian authorities is just not blocking
    it.

  • 14 March 2015 (Concealment of public official enterprise)

    Jeb Bush and Scott Walker have
    used
    non-public e mail addresses to hide some public enterprise whereas in
    public workplace. Different Republican presidential hopefuls have their
    personal e mail scandals.

  • 14 March 2015 (Social panics)

    9
    Social Panics That Gripped the Nation, Had been Completely False, and Did
    Horrible Lasting Harm.

  • 14 March 2015 (Land mine removing in Colombia)

    Colombia and the FARC agreed to
    truces
    to take away land mines.

  • 14 March 2015 (The English center class)

    The English center class
    decreased
    43% from 1980 to 2010. It should have decreased once more prior to now 5
    years.

  • 14 March 2015 (Impact of air high quality on youngsters’s lungs)

    Higher
    air high quality helps youngsters’s lungs develop higher.

  • 14 March 2015 (Value of burning gasoline)

    Gasoline within the US should value
    extra
    than twice its present value to cowl the injury attributable to burning
    it.

  • 14 March 2015 (Utilizing billions to push up inventory value)

    Huge “US” corporations are utilizing their billions, to not make investments, or to pay
    employees, however
    merely
    to push up the inventory value.

  • 14 March 2015 (Gasoline emission minimize pledges fall quick)

    The gasoline emission minimize pledges for the Paris convention fall
    far
    quick of what’s wanted to forestall world catastrophe.

  • 14 March 2015 (Syrian militias)

    The US is being dragged in direction of an alliance with Syrian militias which
    are
    as
    theocratic and merciless as Saudi Arabia, and have been (or are)
    associates of al Qa’ida.

  • 14 March 2015 (UK blackmailing Germany)

    The UK is
    blackmailing
    Germany to maintain secret what Germany leans about US/UK spying on
    German officers.

  • 14 March 2015 (Ignoring world heating)

    Human establishments (together with main media) are likely to ignore the approaching
    world heating catastrophe, for
    psychological
    causes in addition to typically corrupt ones.

    To beat this requires many individuals to begin to focus consideration
    intensely on “depart it within the floor”.

  • 14 March 2015 (Punishment for refusing to share password)

    A Canadian faces the specter of
    a
    12 months in jail for refusing to inform his telephone password to frame
    thugs.

  • 14 March 2015 (The voice spy Barbie doll)

    Extra concerning the
    voice
    spy Barbie doll.

  • 14 March 2015 (Copyright of critiques)

    The dentist who
    made
    sufferers comply with assign copyright of any critiques they made concerning the
    dentist has misplaced in court docket.

  • 14 March 2015 (Educating faith as science)

    State legal guidelines to let science lecturers
    educate
    imaginary scientific “controversies” are an excuse to interchange
    science with established faith.

  • 14 March 2015 (Censorship of rape documentary)

    India Censors a
    Rape Documentary, and the Streisand Impact Goes Nuclear.

    Sadly, the BBC acquired it faraway from YouTube. It will not be
    out there any extra.

    Since I’ve talked about YouTube, please observe that watching movies there
    within the normal manner requires
    operating
    nonfree software program, which you should not do.

    As an alternative, use youtube-dl.

  • 14 March 2015 (“Safety cooperation” with Israel)

    The Palestinian Authority has ended
    “safety
    cooperation” with Israel, saying in impact that it will not preserve
    management for Israel.

  • 14 March 2015 (US media protection of Venezuela)

    Do not
    Imagine Mainstream US Media Protection of Venezuela.

  • 14 March 2015 (Federal officers changing into lobbyists)

    A number of federal officers are about to turn into lobbyists
    for
    corporations they used to manage. This has a corrupting impact on
    them whereas they’re officers.

  • 14 March 2015 (Antiquities looted in Syria)

    PISSI and different armed teams in Syria are
    looting
    and promoting antiquities.

    Eradicating them from a web site with out documenting them is just not as unhealthy as
    destroying them. Nevertheless it destroys all the data that might have
    been obtained from their context. It’s a tragedy that may by no means be
    repaired.

    PISSI’s
    associates
    in Libya could destroy historic stays there.

  • 14 March 2015 (Jailed for displaying horror film to children)

    A substitute trainer was advised to show a topic she did not know, so
    she confirmed a gory and sexual horror film, and was
    imprisoned
    for it.

    It wasn’t a superb factor to do, however should not be a criminal offense.

  • 13 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose NYC pure gasoline port)

    US residents:
    Oppose
    the pure gasoline export port in New York Metropolis.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 13 March 2015 (Pressing: Make Clinton Basis return donations)

    US residents:
    name on
    Hillary Clinton to make the Clinton Basis return the cash
    donated by international governments.

  • 13 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose “investor-state” lawsuits)

    US residents:
    name on the
    Senate to oppose any treaty that proposes “investor-state”
    lawsuits for international corporations.

  • 13 March 2015 (Pressing: Negotiations with Iran)

    US residents:
    name
    on senators to oppose payments to sabotage negotiations with Iran.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 13 March 2015 (Pressing: Inform Pfizer to give up ALEC)

    Everybody:
    Inform
    Pfizer to give up ALEC.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 13 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose mall in Grand Canyon)

    Everybody:
    oppose
    improvement of a giant mall and transport system in part of the
    Grand Canyon.

    Right here is
    some
    extra details about the proposed undertaking.

    The builders argue that if a small undertaking (the skywalk) on the high
    of the canyon is okay, then a bigger undertaking happening to the underside
    have to be okay too. They suppose we’re idiots.

  • 13 March 2015 (Wage theft)

    An up-and-coming NYC businessman gained his success by
    stealing
    wages from the employees at his Papa Johns eating places.

  • 13 March 2015 (CO2 discount plans)

    Senator McConnell
    referred to as
    on states to refuse to design their very own CO2 discount
    plans. This implies they are going to get the EPA’s customary plan, which
    could also be extra inconvenient. Then the Republicans will blame this on the
    EPA.

  • 13 March 2015 (Donations to Clinton Basis)

    International governments donated hundreds of thousands to the Clinton Basis
    whereas
    Hillary Clinton was secretary of state.

  • 13 March 2015 (Oil practice derailed)

    Yet one more oil practice derailed, with
    automobiles
    bursting into flame.

    Correct rules may cut back the hazard, however what we have to do is
    ship much less oil.

  • 13 March 2015 (Federal “forfeiture” insurance policies)

    Federal “forfeiture” insurance policies encourage the kind of
    extractionist
    “legislation enforcement” present in Ferguson.

  • 13 March 2015 (Discrimination)

    A
    proposed
    California invoice would cease the state from doing enterprise with
    corporations that discriminate in opposition to transgender workers.

    I believe it’s a step in the appropriate path.

  • 13 March 2015 (“Flood Wall Road” protesters acquitted)

    “Flood Wall Road” protesters have been acquitted of costs;
    the
    thugs’ order for them to disperse was dominated unconstitutional.

    It’s good that they have been acquitted, however there have to be some penalty
    for thugs that violate protesters’ rights.

  • 13 March 2015 (Scholar debt)

    Elizabeth
    Warren to Obama Administration: Assist Me Deal with Scholar Debt.

  • 13 March 2015 (UK thugs compiling face recognition information)

    UK thugs have continued compiling an information base for face recognition
    even
    although a court docket ordered them to cease.

    Legislation is significant to restrict the state, however thugs see it the alternative manner.
    They cite legal guidelines (typically along with lies) to assault mere residents,
    then present contempt for the legislation when it will get of their manner.

  • 13 March 2015 (Dalit pupil set on hearth)

    Jealous Indian college students threw kerosene on a Dalit pupil and
    set
    her on hearth.

  • 13 March 2015 (Kickbacks for Brazilian politicians)

    Dams and different massive initiatives in Brazil are
    run
    for the sake of kickbacks.

    Main politicians are being
    investigated.

  • 13 March 2015 (China deletes environmental documentary)

    China allowed an environmental documentary for some time; it was seen by
    1/Four the inhabitants of China. However then the state started
    deleting
    it.

  • 13 March 2015 (Political satire in Russia)

    Political satire in Russia finds it onerous to get any funding, as
    Russian
    TV will not present it.

  • 13 March 2015 (Tumblr bans the phrase “torrent”)

    Tumblr has
    banned
    the phrase “torrent” from its searches, claiming that the phrase is
    “offensive”.

  • 13 March 2015 (Web Neutrality)

    One other Republican invoice to dam community neutrality.

  • 13 March 2015 (Knowledge retention)

    Paraguay is threatened by obligatory “information retention” (snooping by
    telephone corporations by ISPs).

  • 13 March 2015 (Quota system for thugs)

    New York Metropolis’s quota system for thugs to be nasty to the general public
    is

    a substantial reason for the cruelty of their practices.

  • 13 March 2015 (Worse knowledgeable)

    Watching Fake Information makes folks worse knowledgeable.

    (The article says “silly”, however I believe it’s extra correct to say
    that watching it’s silly, not silly.)

    The perverse expression “information shoppers” treats information articles as a
    commodity. That is likely to be the perspective of Fake Information however it should not
    be yours!

  • 13 March 2015 (Hormone-mimicking chemical substances)

    The

    injury performed to human well being by hormone-mimicking chemical substances in
    merchandise is gigantic, and so is the financial value of it.

  • 13 March 2015 (Struggle within the Congo)

    The atrocities of the conflict within the Congo (DRC)

    have been given low
    precedence
    regardless that they’re greater than anyplace else.

  • 13 March 2015 (Speech recognition)

    Corporations that do speech recognition for telephones and TVs

    distribute
    recording
    snippets for folks to take heed to, to get suggestions on the popularity
    high quality.

    This isn’t an issue in itself, however illustrates the potential of
    these units to spy on you — which is why you should not belief
    speech recognition except it’s performed inside your pc by free
    software program.

  • 13 March 2015 (Goal prostitutes)

    Houston thugs goal prostitutes and their clients,
    and current it (for no apparent motive) as a option to forestall
    trafficking.

  • 13 March 2015 (Three strikes)

    As a result of “three strikes” legal guidelines, Individuals are sentenced to life in jail
    for crimes like

    accepting 5 {dollars} to go and purchase pot for somebody.

    As a result of blacks are accused of crimes disproportionally typically, issues
    like this occur extra typically to them.

  • 13 March 2015 (Prosecution of lecturers)

    The Kansas Senate

    handed a invoice permitting prosecution of lecturers for
    giving college students works which might be “dangerous to minors”.

    Underneath the rule of spiritual lunatics, that criterion can be stretched
    to incorporate all kinds of stuff you would take into account reputable,
    together with
    textbooks for intercourse training courses.

  • 13 March 2015 (Industrial privateness legislation)

    Obama’s proposed industrial privateness legislation is

    fairly weak.

    One good side is that it proposes, in precept, to restrict what information
    could also be collected. However that is not sufficient to make it value something.

  • 13 March 2015 (Surveillance)

    US authorities surveillance is being

    hid from the general public by the
    handy involvement of personal corporations, which make native
    governments signal contracts of secrecy.

    This should be outright prohibited; at any time when it’s performed, it’s our
    obligation to imagine the worst concerning the secrets and techniques.

  • 13 March 2015 (Whole sea ice)

    The full sea ice on Earth has been

    declining for many years. Sea ice is rising close to Antarctica, however
    the lack of sea ice within the Arctic is far better.

  • 13 March 2015 (Pressing: BP)

    US residents:

    inform the US authorities to not let BP declare any extra tax
    deductions for compensation for the Huge Spill.

  • 12 March 2015 (No jail time for leaks)

    Petraeus
    Will not Serve a Day in Jail for His Leaks. Edward Snowden Should not
    Both. Daniel Ellsberg factors out that the fees Petraeus
    admitted to are simply as severe as these in opposition to Snowden and different
    whistleblowers prosecuted by Obama. The primary distinction is the
    whistleblowers printed filth to serve the general public, whereas Petraeus
    had solely private motives.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Curb militarization of thugs)

    US residents:
    name on
    Obama to curb militarization of thugs.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Anti-Keystone-pipeline Unity Letter)

    Everybody:
    signal the
    anti-Keystone-pipeline Unity Letter.

  • 12 March 2015 (Headscarves)

    Some
    French politicians wish to ban college college students from carrying
    headscarves.

    I concern such a ban would persuade many Muslim ladies to not get an
    training.

    Symbols of faith, corresponding to headscarves and veils, shouldn’t be
    banned. The proper to cowl the face is
    vital
    for everybody for different causes.

    Nevertheless, symbols have meanings, and symbols of Islam stand for
    oppression of girls (and, to a lesser extent, of males). The carrying of
    them deserves to be criticized (however not banned) by supporters of
    ladies’s rights.

  • 12 March 2015 (Drug smuggling)

    In Mexico, the arrest of drug gang “kingpins” causes the gangs to
    fragment, however this does not cease the
    drug
    smuggling or the corruption of politicians.

  • 12 March 2015 (PISSI bulldozes historic Assyrian capital)

    PISSI bulldozed Nimrud, an
    historic
    Assyrian capital. The motive was sheer blind hatred for any
    thought that is not Islam.

    I believe that the US ought to shield historic websites by bombing
    any bulldozers discovered close to them.

    It was Dubya’s invasion of Iraq that
    opened
    the doorways to the looting of historic websites, and the Bush forces
    did not attempt to forestall it. That was an irreparable tragedy, however there
    is not any motive to proceed the inattention and permit extra irreparable
    tragedy.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Urge Senator Wyden to oppose TPP)

    US residents: telephone Senator Wyden at 202-224-5244 to
    name on him to
    oppose the TPP for the sake of Web freedom. (And all of the
    different causes, in fact.)

    Additionally telephone your personal congresscritter about it.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 12 March 2015 (TPP and meals fraud)

    The TPP would
    expose
    Individuals to import of uninspected meals merchandise from international locations
    with a historical past of meals fraud.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Ban glyphosate and 2-4,D)

    US residents:
    name on the EPA
    to ban glyphosate and 2-4,D.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 12 March 2015 (HSBC bank card fraud)

    HSBC defrauded bank card customers out of
    1.5
    billion {dollars}, and the UK regulatory companies have tried their
    finest to look the opposite manner.

  • 12 March 2015 (Endangerment of Nice Barrier Reef)

    As an alternative of defending the Nice Barrier Reef, Australia is
    working
    onerous to affect journalists to affect governments which might be in
    UNESCO hoping it should wink at Australia’s endangerment of the
    reef.

  • 12 March 2015 (Protest leaders convicted of protesting)

    Thai protest leaders have been
    convicted
    of protesting.

    That is a part of a decade-long marketing campaign of democracy suppression.

  • 12 March 2015 (US persevering with probe into WikiLeaks)

    US
    Persevering with Aggressive Probe Into WikiLeaks, Courtroom Docs Reveal.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Cease Militarizing Legislation Enforcement)

    US residents:
    assist
    the Cease Militarizing Legislation Enforcement Act.

  • 12 March 2015 (Obama’s well being care system)

    As a
    Koch-funded
    court docket case threatens to go away Eight million Individuals with out medical
    protection, however the actual drawback with Obama’s well being care system is that
    it
    leaves
    50 million different Individuals with out it.

    The case is
    primarily based
    on a lie about how some states determined to not arrange their very own
    medical care exchanges.

  • 12 March 2015 (Common points become “scandals”)

    The Clinton e mail “scandal” reveals how US politics tends to
    flip
    substantive basic points into private scandals.

  • 12 March 2015 (NATO escalating army expansionism)

    The
    Demonisation of Russia Dangers Paving the Method for Struggle.

    There are factors within the article that I believe are mistaken. For
    occasion, the risk to Mariupol is just not an rebellion — none
    occurred there. Fairly, what Ukraine’s forces are defending Mariupol
    from is an easy army assault primarily based on Russian artillery.

    Additionally, the concentrate on Putin personally could also be legitimate, as a result of he runs a
    private tyranny moderately than a party-based one. He’s a lot much less unhealthy
    than Hitler, however that’s nonetheless very unhealthy. With so many thugs stationed
    within the space, it appears doubtless that Nemtsov’s killer was supported by
    somebody who may order the thugs to look the opposite manner.

    Nonetheless, I linked to the article as a result of its criticism of US and
    NATO actions appears to be legitimate.

  • 12 March 2015 (Midway between a stolen kiss and rape)

    What ought to we make of a sexual expertise
    “midway
    between a stolen kiss on the cheek and a full-blown rape.”

  • 12 March 2015 (Surveillance of protesters in UK)

    A UK court docket dominated that suspicions about some violent protesters justify
    surveilling
    all protesters.

  • 12 March 2015 (Turkish journalist faces imprisonment)

    Turkish journalist Mehmet Baransu faces imprisonment for
    publishing
    a leaked doc that disclosed plans for a army coup.

    I’m wondering if Erdogan is imitating
    Obama’s
    Struggle on Journalism.

  • 12 March 2015 (Tempelhof park and backyard)

    Berlin needed to construct on former Tempelhof airport, however the folks
    insisted on making it
    park
    and backyard as a substitute.

  • 12 March 2015 (Capitalism with out democracy)

    A rise in enterprise flexibility is
    making
    North Korea extra productive.

    It’s beginning on the identical street that China has adopted, which leads
    to capitalism with out democracy.

    The US is following a distinct street in direction of the identical
    vacation spot.

  • 12 March 2015 (Iran blinding felony as punishment)

    Iran is
    blinding
    a felony, one eye at a time, as a punishment.

    Throwing acid at somebody could be very merciless, and Iran’s response endorses
    that very same cruelty.

  • 12 March 2015 (Street development)

    Street development
    threatens
    the world’s wildernesses.

  • 12 March 2015 (Michael Brown’s household to sue Ferguson)

    Michael Brown’s household will
    sue
    the town of Ferguson.

    Some
    examples
    of the oppression of the thugs in Ferguson.

  • 12 March 2015 (Radiation publicity)

    If the US has a Fukushima-like nuclear meltdown, will the US reply
    like Japan and
    designate
    a better stage of radiation publicity as “acceptable”?

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: No tax deduction for BP for fines)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to not permit Billionaire Polluters to get a tax deduction
    for fines for giant spill.

  • 12 March 2015 (Intercourse employees campaigning world-wide)

    Intercourse employees are campaigning world-wide
    in opposition to
    criminalization of their career or their clients.

    I’m very disturbed by Washington State’s proposal to grab property
    from clients. That seems like
    “civil
    forfeiture”, which often quantities to punishment with out trial.

  • 12 March 2015 (Antibiotics-fed hen at McDonald’s)

    McDonald’s pledge to cease repeatedly feeding antibiotics to hen
    has a
    massive
    loophole that may make it imply nothing in any respect.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Free speech in Saudi Arabia)

    Everybody:
    Name
    on Saudi Arabia to cease punishing Raif Badawi and others for
    expressing their views.

  • 12 March 2015 (UK thug evidence-gathering)

    A UK thug commander advised thugs underneath his command to
    collect
    proof in charge soccer followers for a lethal catastrophe.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Nameless web sites)

    Florida residents:
    inform
    your legislators to reject the invoice that might criminalize
    publication on nameless web sites — maybe not simply in Florida.

    That is being performed within the identify of the Struggle on Sharing,
    which suggests it’s more likely to be unjust.

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: No drilling close to coasts)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Bureau of Ocean Power Administration to not permit drilling close to
    Atlantic and Arctic coasts.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 12 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose Florida bathroom invoice)

    Everybody:
    name on Florida’s
    legislature to not imprison folks for utilizing a bathroom and not using a
    start certificates to show gender.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 12 March 2015 (Classes from Syriza)

    Classes
    US progressives can study from Syriza.

  • 12 March 2015 (Time for redistribution within the UK)

    As a result of persevering with deflation, the UK’s
    median
    revenue is now again to what it was earlier than the disaster.

    However that is as a result of retired individuals are doing higher. These not outdated
    sufficient to retire stay
    worse
    off than in 2007.

    The wealthy and massive companies are a lot richer now. It is time for some
    redistribution.

  • 12 March 2015 (Leaks attributed to al-Sisi’s workplace)

    Leaks attributed to al-Sisi’s workplace present gross illegality and
    corruption; the query is
    whether or not
    they’re genuine.

  • 11 March 2015 (Arctic sea ice getting thinner)

    Arctic sea ice is getting thinner, quick. It has
    misplaced
    2/Three of its thickness since 1975.

  • 11 March 2015 (Requirements for coal energy vegetation)

    European governments allowed companies to weaken
    Europe’s
    proposed requirements for coal energy vegetation — they’re weaker
    than what China already has.

  • 11 March 2015 (Sunnis fleeing from Tikrit)

    Sunnis are
    fleeing
    Tikrit, afraid of being massacred by Shi’ite militias in the event that they
    defeat PISSI.

    It’s critical to win Sunnis away from supporting PISSI by some means, however is
    simpler stated than performed. It might assist if there have been extra Sunnis within the
    military combating PISSI.

    I’ve proposed coaching and arming a number of the 1000’s of girls that
    PISSI raped. That will take time — months a minimum of. But when
    that may be a option to keep away from proving to Sunnis that they should assist
    PISSI, it might be value ready.

  • 11 March 2015 (Drug exams for welfare stopped)

    Florida has been
    stopped
    from requiring welfare candidates to do drug exams.

  • 11 March 2015 (Petraeus and Manning’s sentences)

    The distinction with Common Petraeus highlights the
    injustice
    of Chelsea Manning’s sentence.

  • 11 March 2015 (Proposed EU privateness guidelines gutted)

    EU commissioners are
    gutting
    the parliament’s proposed privateness guidelines.

    I’d guess that the parliament’s model was insufficient to begin
    with, limiting the use moderately than the gathering of information. That’s
    insufficient
    typically.

  • 11 March 2015 (Chile’s right-wing get together)

    Leaders of a right-wing get together in Chile have been
    charged
    with fraud and bribery.

  • 11 March 2015 (Banks block donations for support to refugees)

    Donations for support to refugees within the Center East are being blocked by
    banks which might be
    hypercautious
    about being accused of supporting terrorism.

  • 11 March 2015 (Struggle on Medicine)

    The Struggle on Medicine is
    interfering
    with analysis into whether or not mind-affecting medicine may also help deal with
    melancholy or habit.

  • 11 March 2015 (Discouraging violent Islamism)

    The instance of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reveals
    flaws
    within the prevailing approaches for discouraging folks from changing into
    violent islamists.

  • 11 March 2015 (Impunity of thugs)

    Michael Brown’s killer
    will not
    face costs of violating his civil rights, as a result of there is no such thing as a
    proof he was appearing out of aware racism.

    Given the slender phrases of this resolution, I am unable to say it’s unsuitable.
    Fairly, it reveals that this specific legislation cannot overcome the impunity
    of thugs, which must be corrected in a extra basic manner.

    A part of the weak spot is that it addresses solely demonstrable
    intentional racism on the a part of thugs. It’s already clear that
    unconscious
    racism is sufficient to lead thugs to kill numerous black males and black
    youngsters.

    In the meantime, killing an unarmed white or ladies is simply as unhealthy, although it
    occurs much less typically.

  • 11 March 2015 (NSA’s name data program)

    Ignore
    the Drumbeat of Doom, the NSA’s Name Data Program Did not Cease a
    Single Terrorist Assault.

  • 10 March 2015 (McDonalds hen)

    McDonalds
    says
    it should swap to hen not routinely fed antibiotics.

    This can be an advance in direction of what we actually want: to
    forbid
    routinely dosing livestock with antibiotics.

    Nevertheless, McDonalds made an analogous pledge two years in the past and
    did
    not implement it.

  • 10 March 2015 (Racist thug practices)

    The Division of Justice accused Ferguson’s thug division of
    systemic
    and particular person racism and unconstitutional harassment of the
    public, and says it should impose adjustments.

    Extra
    about these racist practices.

  • 10 March 2015 (Snowden)

    Snowden continues to
    negotiate
    to have the ability to return to the US with out going through an unfair trial, however
    there was little change within the state of affairs.

  • 10 March 2015 (Texas public training)

    Texas State Senate leaders try to
    break
    public training and subsidize spiritual colleges.

  • 10 March 2015 (Netanyahu’s Fantasy World)

    Benjamin
    Netanyahu’s Fantasy World (about Iran and nuclear weapons).

  • 10 March 2015 (Telephone and e mail surveillance)

    New Zealand
    data
    all of the telephone calls and emails of many international locations within the Pacific
    Ocean and makes the contents out there for the NSA to go looking.

  • 10 March 2015 (India making an attempt to suppress documentary)

    The Indian state is making an attempt to suppress a
    documentary
    a couple of surprising rape and homicide. The officers object to displaying
    the world the misogyny that prevails in India.

    The BBC
    confirmed
    the film early to forestall Indian strain to dam the displaying.

  • 10 March 2015 (Sale of state belongings)

    Promoting off worthwhile state belongings is
    unhealthy
    long-term coverage if the aim is to assist the state.

    I believe it’s clear that the explanation for this apply is that the
    non-public pursuits that may revenue have management over the state.

  • 10 March 2015 (Folks killed by thugs)

    The FBI’s experiences of individuals killed by thugs
    omitted
    greater than half of them, for Eight years (or extra).

  • 10 March 2015 (Media protection of different “cures”)

    Media protection of different “cures” for most cancers is
    harmful
    if it fails to point out they do not work.

  • 10 March 2015 (Mexico arrests two drug gang leaders)

    Mexico has
    arrested
    two drug gang leaders lately.

    Such arrest don’t intrude a lot with drug gangs’ operations, although
    they may set off wars of succession. Nevertheless, the truth that two
    have lately been caught means that some victory has been gained over
    the corruption that has enabled them to cover earlier than.

  • 10 March 2015 (Twitter blocking Tor customers)

    Twitter is
    blocking
    customers from accessing utilizing Tor except they register a cell phone
    quantity.

    This can be a massive change for the more serious. And I’m wondering what occurs to
    somebody that hasn’t acquired a cell phone.

  • 10 March 2015 (Snowden must be honored by the US)

    Chomsky: Snowden must be honored by the US for
    exposing
    large surveillance whose objective is to regulate the inhabitants.
    (Nothing to do with terrorism; that is simply the excuse for it.)

  • 10 March 2015 (Plain packaging for tobacco)

    Eire has legislated a
    requirement
    to promote tobacco in plain packaging.

    The “commerce” treaties that allow tobacco corporations to intrude with
    such legal guidelines should be abolished for a lot of, many causes.

  • 09 March 2015 (Surveillance on Australians)

    Australia is
    shifting
    to impose complete surveillance on Australians’ telephone calls and web
    use; this can be out there for almost any kind of investigation,
    and not using a warrant.

    All this due to one felony incident. It is an insane
    overreaction.

  • 09 March 2015 (US-imposed weak encryption)

    US-imposed weak encryption in exported merchandise makes them
    weak
    to snooping by anybody.

    The US legislation exempts free software program, so free variations of GNU/Linux will not
    be affected. Linux,
    the kernel, has
    nothing to do with this challenge.

  • 09 March 2015 (UK favoring fossil fuels over renewables)

    The UK authorities has discovered an
    oblique
    option to favor fossil fuels over renewables.

    It is fossil fuels vs civilization, and the UK authorities is on the
    unsuitable facet.

  • 09 March 2015 (Birdwatching whereas black)

    Most birdwatchers are whites. Those that are blacks are
    doubtless
    to be accused of one thing by thugs.

  • 09 March 2015 (Clinton related to mining firm in Haiti)

    Clinton’s brother is a director of a mining firm
    with a concession in Haiti, and its operations
    will not present a lot
    profit to Haitians.

  • 09 March 2015 (Racism in thugs’ excuses)

    Racism within the thugs’
    excuses
    for capturing Tamir Rice.

  • 09 March 2015 (Israel repeatedly destroys houses)

    Israel has repeatedly destroyed the houses of the Palestinian village
    of Khirbet Yarza. Most lately it
    destroyed
    the village’s water pipes.

  • 09 March 2015 (Fanatical “settlers” in West Financial institution)

    The fanatical “settlers” that seize elements of the West Financial institution
    name human
    rights organizations “anti-semitic” and likewise everybody that
    helps them.

    These fanatics lately
    burned
    a seminary, a mosque, and a college in Palestine.

  • 09 March 2015 (Israeli ships capturing at fishermen)

    Israeli ships proceed
    capturing
    at Palestinian fishermen; Israel agreed to allow them to go
    farther from the shore, however refused to take action.

  • 09 March 2015 (High quality of lunch for US youngsters)

    A Republican senator
    needs
    to offer US youngsters decrease high quality lunch.

  • 09 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose TAFTA)

    US residents:
    oppose TAFTA
    as a result of it should authorize chemical corporations to demand to be paid not
    to pollute.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 09 March 2015 (Pressing: Ban feeding rBST to cows)

    US residents:
    name on the FDA
    to ban feeding rBST to cows.

  • 09 March 2015 (Struggle on medicine)

    We
    Have Been Shedding the “Struggle on Medicine” for 4 Many years — Finish It
    Now.

    When a conflict is “on medicine”, it should destroy folks indiscriminately.

  • 09 March 2015 (Clinton’s e mail)

    Clinton used a private e mail handle for all her official mail whereas
    Secretary of State. This
    may
    facilitate a cover-up.

    I’m positive she had rather a lot to cover — we needn’t find out about
    her emails for that.

    The purpose that you may’t belief a obscure “cloud” applies simply as a lot
    to your e mail as to hers.

  • 09 March 2015 (Calls for for backdoors to encryption)

    President
    Obama Complains to China about Demanding Backdoors to Encryption
    … as His Administration Calls for the Similar Factor.

  • 09 March 2015 (Punishment for violating human rights)

    Surveillance
    Software program Firm Gamma Discovered To Have Violated Human Rights; Receives
    Unprecedented Slap On The Wrist.

  • 09 March 2015 (California drought)

    Whereas the japanese US acquired heavy snowfalls,
    California’s
    mountains acquired little or no, making certain that the extreme drought will
    worsen.

    Analysis has proven that droughts have turn into extra frequent in
    California in current many years, which means world heating is having
    the anticipated impact.

    This drought is a small foretaste of what world heating will do to
    California, if we do not take vigorous motion to restrict world heating.

  • 09 March 2015 (No jail time for Common Petraeus)

    Common Petraeus pled responsible to leaking secrets and techniques to his lover, however
    not like whistleblowers who served the general public, he was
    let off with no
    jail time.

  • 09 March 2015 (State use of unreported bugs in software program)

    Feds
    Refuse to Launch Paperwork on “Zero-Day” Safety Exploits.

    The use by one state of unreported bugs in software program weakens safety
    for all customers of that software program, in opposition to all attackers.

  • 09 March 2015 (Non-public thugs)

    Within the US, non-public thugs have a number of the particular privileges of
    official thugs, however
    much less
    coaching and fewer authorized supervision.

  • 09 March 2015 (Laptop-controlled cockroaches)

    Changing cockroaches into
    computer-controlled
    cyborgs.

    Do you suppose they are going to be used solely in collapsed buildings?
    Or additionally in your own home?

  • 09 March 2015 (Protest about arrest of protesters)

    Refugees despatched to Nauru in opposition to their will held a
    peaceable
    protest concerning the arrest of different protesters. They have been attacked
    by thugs who then arrested 70 of them.

  • 09 March 2015 (Chicago thugs)

    Victims say that
    violence
    by Chicago thugs is “as routine as site visitors lights”.

  • 09 March 2015 (PISSI)

    Is
    [PISSI] the Final Evil? They Would Love You to Assume So.

  • 09 March 2015 (Curbing deliberate obsolescence)

    France has handed a legislation
    requiring
    a two-year guarantee for all merchandise bought.

    I believe it’s a good suggestion, however maybe must be joined by extra
    particular legal guidelines, corresponding to that electronics with batteries should allow
    them to get replaced.

  • 09 March 2015 (Bias of pro-government TV stations)

    The UK authorities is accusing RT TV of bias, which might be true,
    however it surprisingly fails to note the
    bias
    of pro-government TV stations.

    I haven’t got a really excessive opinion of RT, which is designed to unfold
    confusion to serve Putin. However the different channels will not be any
    higher, and banning them is just not the answer in both case.

  • 09 March 2015 (Burmese college students protest)

    College students in Burma are protesting in opposition to new
    repressive
    management of universities.

  • 09 March 2015 (Caracas Mayor charged)

    Caracas Mayor Ledezma has been
    charged
    with collaborating in a plot to carry a coup and overthrow the
    authorities of Venezuela.

    That could possibly be true; some within the Venezuelan opposition have performed that
    earlier than.

  • 09 March 2015 (Punishment for possession of beef)

    In Maharashtra (which incorporates Mumbai), possession of beef is a criminal offense
    punishable by
    5
    years in jail.

    That is nearly as nuts as jailing folks for possession of marijuana.
    Nevertheless it’s worse, as a result of it’s imposing the foundations of 1 faith on
    everybody.

  • 09 March 2015 (Homicide, torture and rape in Afghanistan)

    President Karzai and his officers presided over
    homicide,
    torture and rape.

  • 09 March 2015 (Damaging ranges of sound)

    Sound so loud that it damages human listening to is changing into
    more and more
    frequent. In lots of instances, it might be straightforward to keep away from.

    Providing earplugs in music venues can be an answer if everybody used
    them; on condition that they will not, it’s merely an excuse for not correcting
    the issue.

    However what about people who must commute for greater than 47 minutes
    a day on an underground practice?

  • 09 March 2015 (Ugandan farmers combat palm oil giants)

    Ugandan
    Farmers Take On Palm Oil Giants over Land Seize Claims.

  • 09 March 2015 (Thugs blame victims of sexual abuse)

    Women in England who have been being repeatedly raped and handled as intercourse
    slaves requested for assist, however
    thugs
    and different officers blamed the victims.

    Youngsters’ intercourse is commonly dishonestly referred to as “rape”, however the two are
    completely totally different. This case is about actual rape, not voluntary intercourse
    mislabeled as “rape”. We should always resist the efforts of governments to
    conflate the 2.

    Reporting rape within the US army often means
    reporting
    it to the boss of each the sufferer and the rapist. Thus, victims
    typically take into account it futile to complain.

    An Indian rapist was interviewed in a movie; he callously
    blamed
    the sufferer. You possibly can see how he seeks and accepts excuses to harm
    ladies, even in nonsensical methods.

  • 09 March 2015 (Atheists)

    A psychological survey discovered that Atheists
    have a tendency
    to be no extra indignant than spiritual believers.

    We Atheists that criticize faith encounter many issues that make us
    indignant. However that is not all Atheists, simply us.

  • 09 March 2015 (Clinton’s portrait)

    The
    official
    portrait of President Clinton has a bit signal to confer with his
    affair with Monica Lewinsky, however that of Dubya has nothing to point
    his devastating invasion of Iraq.

    Clinton’s portrait ought to have one thing to point the evil of
    NAFTA
    and the World Commerce Group.

    And Obama’s ought to present the shadow of
    the
    TPP.

  • 09 March 2015 (Data of American historical past)

    The Republicans
    need
    to chop off information of American historical past in order that future Individuals
    haven’t any foundation to see how a lot hurt these insurance policies did earlier than.

    The article additionally mentions the right-wing media technique (for the reason that
    1980s): accuse the media of a “Liberal bias” except it’s slavishly
    right-wing (which most mainstream media now are).

  • 09 March 2015 (NJ settlement with Exxon)

    Governor Christy of New Jersey
    settled
    a 9-billion greenback lawsuit in opposition to Exxon for a mere 250 million
    — 3% of the injury performed.

  • 08 March 2015 (Rolling again 20th century features)

    Plutocrats are taking the US economic system and political system
    again
    to the 19th century, eliminating the features of the 20th century
    progressive motion.

  • 08 March 2015 (Protest in opposition to racism and lynching)

    Haitians held a
    massive
    protest in opposition to racism and lynching within the Dominican Republic.

  • 08 March 2015 (Scholar loans)

    4
    Causes Younger Individuals Ought to Burn Their Scholar Mortgage Papers.

    It was once that we thought of school training as greater than only a
    manner for college students to extend their incomes. It was meant to offer them
    a deeper and broader understanding of life — a profit for
    society, not only for them. Even when school now not will increase
    incomes as a lot because it did, the good thing about an informed public remains to be
    a superb motive to coach folks.

    Oh, I forgot, the general public now not makes selections and the plutocrats
    favor residents they will simply manipulate.

  • 08 March 2015 (Sacramento threatens individuals who give)

    Sacramento, California, is
    threatening
    authorized proceedings in opposition to individuals who maintain give-aways for the
    homeless, invoking a legislation in opposition to having too many “garden gross sales”
    — however they aren’t promoting something.

  • 08 March 2015 (Failure of agriculture in Syria)

    One contribution to Syria’s revolution was the failure of agriculture
    in Syria, which was
    exacerbated
    by world heating.

    In just a few many years, such wars are more likely to escape in lots of international locations.
    And world heating will hold getting worse afterward, except we take
    very sturdy measures.

  • 08 March 2015 (GM cows)

    A genetic modification may
    shield
    cows from tuberculosis.

    I am unable to instantly see any draw back to this genetic modification, however
    let’s have a look at what scientists warn about.

  • 08 March 2015 (US-favored Syrian rebels disband)

    The small group of Syrian rebels that the US most most well-liked has been
    defeated, and has
    disbanded.

    Al-Nusra, related to al Qa’ida, captured the US-provided
    missiles.

    Typically,
    arms
    offered to any Syrian insurgent group are likely to flow into round.

  • 08 March 2015 (Torture underneath Dubya’s administration)

    After Dubya’s spokesmen stated that the US handled prisoners humanely,
    the top of the CIA requested Cheney and Condoleezza Rice to
    verify that
    torture was nonetheless approved.

  • 08 March 2015 (Human waste on Mount Everest)

    The vacationers that climb Mount Everest are leaving a lot human waste
    that it the air pollution is inflicting a
    well being
    hazard.

  • 07 March 2015 (Pressing: Fireplace and prosecute killer thugs)

    Everybody,
    name on Pasco to
    hearth and prosecute the killer thugs.

  • 07 March 2015 (FCC’s community neutrality vote)

    The EFF says the FCC’s community neutrality vote seems good, however
    has
    not but evaluated the high quality print.

  • 07 March 2015 (Hindu-nationalist BJP to share energy)

    The Hindu-nationalist BJP has
    agreed
    to share energy in Kashmir with a Muslim get together.

    This may give some hope for reconciliation in a state that has
    skilled guerrilla conflict and army repression.

  • 07 March 2015 (Common tendency to reject science)

    A basic tendency to reject science is
    very
    standard in society.

    Alas, these days there’s a legitimate motive to mistrust scientists’
    conclusions: a few of them have been corrupted by corporations.

    For example, the article cites a sound scientific motive why
    genetically modified meals are unlikely to hurt people that eat them,
    however it’s a mistake to deduce from this that they can not be dangerous.
    For example, roundup-ready crops within the US are
    endangering
    the survival of monarch butterflies, and maybe different species as
    effectively. The crops themselves do not harm monarchs, however the roundup does
    (not directly, by killing milkweed).

    Genetically-modified salmon
    threaten
    to weaken and wipe out wild salmon.

    I do not suppose genetically modified apples are immediately dangerous to
    eat, however the modification is supposed to disguise the truth that the
    apples have been
    sitting
    on the shelf for days, and that may open the door to different
    issues which might be unhealthy for the well being of people that eat them.

    So long as many scientists’ revenue will depend on dashing to a sure
    conclusion, they are going to make statements that should not be trusted.
    We have to put an finish to this corruption of science by enterprise.

  • 07 March 2015 (Cellphone “distant kill switches”)

    Necessary cellular phone “distant kill switches” make the telephones
    basically
    insecure.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    Practically all cell telephones are already insecure due to the common
    again door that permits the telephone firm (and others) to remotely
    convert them into listening units. Nevertheless, the “kill swap” is an
    added insecurity, pushing the telephone even farther from being
    acceptable. We suspect (and we’re checking) that this makes it
    unimaginable to interchange a number of the proprietary software program with free
    software program.

  • 07 March 2015 (Canada’s conflict on science and surroundings)

    A
    historical past of the Canadian authorities’s conflict on science and the
    surroundings.

  • 07 March 2015 (Hollywood love-letter to the TPP)

    Hollywood foyer teams wrote a
    soppy
    love-letter to the TPP. In the event that they find it irresistible, it must be horrible.

    The article sadly fails to criticize the idea of
    “mental
    property”, accepting it as if it have been significant and legit.

  • 07 March 2015 (How capital works to suppress democracy)

    An
    evaluation of how capital works to suppress democracy across the
    world.

  • 07 March 2015 (Chicago thug “black web site”)

    Chicago thugs saved some accused folks shackled for as a lot as Three days
    of their “black web site”, and
    utilized
    starvation, warmth, and punches as torture.

    Night time-Mayor Emanuel
    helps
    the thugs in claiming they by no means did this.

  • 07 March 2015 (Surveillance-Based mostly Manipulation)

    Surveillance-Based mostly Manipulation:
    How
    Fb or Google Might Tilt Elections.

  • 07 March 2015 (Paypal cuts off Mega)

    Paypal
    Cuts Off Mega As a result of It Truly Retains Your Information Secret.

    I criticize the article for accepting the concept that there’s something
    illegitimate about sharing copies of printed works. That repeats
    the propaganda of the Struggle on Sharing.

    Alas, Mega has a grave moral flaw: it could possibly’t be used within the Free
    World as a result of it requires customers to run nonfree Javascript code.

  • 07 March 2015 (Canada’s newest police powers invoice)

    Legislation professors warn that Canada’s newest police powers invoice
    endangers
    human rights.

    This is an evaluation of some
    risks
    within the legislation.

    Canada’s spy company is
    twisting
    current legislation to do large surveillance on Canadians’ e mail.

  • 07 March 2015 (Fake Information lies)

    50
    chosen Fake Information lies and their refutations.

  • 07 March 2015 (Management over planting of soybeans)

    The Supreme Courtroom will rule on whether or not Monsanto controls all
    planting
    of abnormal soybeans within the US.

  • 07 March 2015 (Thugs break leg of helpless man)

    A Philadelphia man
    noticed
    thugs assault helpless Devon Davis and break his leg, whereas telling
    him to “cease resisting” as preparation (evidently) for making false
    accusations in opposition to him.

    These thugs are arrogantly assured that they’re above the legislation. The
    disgrace of our governments is that it’s often true. To vary the
    thugs’ tradition of violence and dishonesty, we should punish them for it
    typically.

  • 07 March 2015 (UK thugs’ development trade blacklist)

    A lot remains to be secret about how UK thugs operated their
    development
    trade blacklist.

  • 07 March 2015 (Netanyahu’s speech)

    How Netanyahu’s speech is
    designed
    to affect his reelection.

  • 07 March 2015 (Huge basic surveillance)

    Clumsy and nasty interventions by UK spy companies
    could
    encourage radicalization of their targets.

    Nevertheless, the issue of coping with many identified folks, every of whom
    has a really small chance of being radicalized, is
    not
    straightforward in any case.

    What is obvious is that a rise in large basic surveillance will
    not assist.

  • 07 March 2015 (Political opponent of Putin shot useless)

    A political opponent of Putin was
    shot
    useless proper subsequent to the Kremlin, an space at all times filled with thugs. However they let
    the killer get away.

  • 07 March 2015 (Colombian officers convicted of spying)

    Excessive officers intently associated to former Colombian President Horrible
    have been convicted of
    spying
    on opposition get together leaders.

  • 07 March 2015 (Macedonia’s Fragile Democracy)

    Fears
    for Macedonia’s Fragile Democracy amid ‘Coup’ And Wiretap Claims.

  • 07 March 2015 (Torture of prisoners by US forces)

    The UN says the US forces in Afghanistan
    have
    nonetheless been torturing prisoners lately.

  • 07 March 2015 (Kidnaping by strangers extraordinarily uncommon)

    False statistics encourage US mother and father to suppose their youngsters are in
    hazard of being kidnaped by strangers — however that’s
    extraordinarily
    uncommon.

  • 07 March 2015 (Customary thug apply)

    A Florida sheriffs’s deputy says that
    planting
    false proof to border folks is customary apply in his
    division, with the approval of the sheriff.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 07 March 2015 (Marijuana)

    Marijuana proves to be
    far,
    far safer than alcohol or tobacco.

  • 07 March 2015 (Wisconsin governor’s opinion of anti-plutocrats)

    Scott Walker confirmed his true opinion of Wisconsin’s anti-plutocrats by
    evaluating
    them to Islamist terrorists.

  • 07 March 2015 (Protection corporations count on cash from Republicans)

    Protection Companies
    Count on Elevated Spending from Republicans as Republicans Decry
    Elevated Spending.

  • 07 March 2015 (UK well being and training employees underpaid)

    UK well being and training employees are paid too little to reside on, so
    many
    of them turn into prostitutes.

  • 07 March 2015 (“Small discuss”)

    This
    article expresses most of what I really feel about “small discuss”.

    The one factor worse than asking me broad unimportant questions in
    English is asking them in one other language, as a result of then it’s work to
    perceive and work to reply.

  • 07 March 2015 (USDA meat inspection)

    The USDA’s “pilot program” for slaughterhouses to have their very own
    workers examine the meat has led to precisely the kind of
    corruption
    you’d predict — and the USDA closes its eyes to the issue.

    There’s some motive to consider that the corruption of the revolving
    door is accountable.

  • 07 March 2015 (Struggle on medicine)

    A proposal so as to add ketamine to the “conflict on medicine” may deny ladies
    in poor international locations anesthesia for cesarean part.
    Many
    ladies may die.

  • 07 March 2015 (Disappeared US citizen)

    The US cooperated as Yemen’s outdated authorities disappeared US citizen
    Sharif Mobley. Then the Houthis overthrew that authorities (which has
    reformed in Aden), leaving Mobley
    in
    jail in an unknown location.

  • 07 March 2015 (Fossil fuel-funded plan to confuse info)

    In 1998, the fossil gas corporations funded a plan to confuse the info
    about world heating and stop motion within the US to cease it. Most of
    the lobbyists concerned are
    nonetheless
    doing comparable work.

  • 07 March 2015 (Russia’s intervention in Ukraine)

    Nemtsov’s associates say that he was
    about
    to reveal info about Russia’s intervention in Ukraine when he was
    killed.

  • 07 March 2015 (Pressing: Oppose Corker-Graham Iran invoice)

    US residents: telephone your senators to oppose the Corker-Graham Iran invoice
    (S. 615) and the Menendez-Kirk sanctions invoice (S. 269), each of which
    would intrude with a doable nuclear take care of Iran.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 07 March 2015 (Pressing: Defund Bratton’s military)

    Everybody:
    name
    on New York Metropolis to defund Bratton’s military.

  • 07 March 2015 (Lead use and charges of violence)

    Extra
    proof connecting use of lead with charges of violence within the US.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 07 March 2015 (Pressing: No extra neonicotinoid pesticides)

    Everybody:
    inform
    Bayer to cease making bee-endangering neonicotinoid pesticides.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 07 March 2015 (Pressing: Exchange Federal Reserve lawyer)

    US residents:
    name on the
    Federal Reserve to interchange its lawyer Scott Alvarez, who’s on the
    facet of the banks.

  • 07 March 2015 (Protest in opposition to Chicago thugs’ torture web site)

    In Chicago:
    the
    Homan Sq. protest in opposition to Chicago thugs’ torture web site.

  • 07 March 2015 (Avijit Roy)

    Avijit Roy was hacked to demise for his secular views. Let’s share
    his
    story.

    An Islamist extremist has been
    charged
    with the homicide.

  • 07 March 2015 (Shi’ite militias)

    As Shi’ite militias take part making an attempt to seize Tikrit from PISSI, there
    is a
    hazard
    that they might bloodbath Sunni civilians for revenge.

    I count on that the Iraqi military is usually made up of Shi’ites too.

    I heard on the BBC that 2000 of the 30,000 troopers on this assault are
    Sunni militias against PISSI. That’s not sufficient to point out that this
    hazard doesn’t exist.

    As for the potential for elevated Iranian affect, there is no such thing as a
    assist for it. The federal government of Iran is an Islamist tyranny which
    spits on human rights, however not as a lot as PISSI does, and it doesn’t
    state world expansionist objectives like PISSI both.

  • 07 March 2015 (Lowering recidivism)

    To cut back recidivism, we have to
    make
    it simpler for launched prisoners to get some lawful job.

  • 07 March 2015 (Drug prohibition)

    UN treaties for drug prohibition have
    fully
    failed within the aim of creating them onerous to get.

    Nevertheless, they’ve
    blighted
    hundreds of thousands of lives and
    fueled
    gangs.

  • 07 March 2015 (Fossil fuel-funded analysis)

    The fossil gas corporations, like tobacco corporations,
    pay
    just a few scientists to provide “analysis” that denies the issue and
    push every others’ work by peer evaluate, in order that paid pet
    congresscritters can cite them as “proof” there is no such thing as a drawback.

  • 07 March 2015 (Dissent within the US and Europe)

    Tariq Ali feedback on how the US and Europe have almost crushed
    dissent by
    displaying
    that the folks haven’t any say.

  • 07 March 2015 (PISSI PR)

    Let’s
    cease offering PR for PISSI’s film stars.

  • 07 March 2015 (Rauf Badawi)

    Rauf Badawi
    may
    be executed on costs of ceasing to be a Muslim.

    For a rustic to be “Muslim” usually means it treats human rights
    with contempt. Right here we see how such international locations trample the spiritual
    freedom of anybody who’s presently a Muslim — particularly, the
    freedom to stop to carry that perception.

  • 07 March 2015 (Apple Pay scams)

    A number of criminals are utilizing Apple Pay for
    fraud
    in opposition to banks.

    Use of fingerprints for authentication is harmful as a result of it
    accustoms folks to giving their fingerprints. That threatens to
    cut back the resistance to biometric identification, which then
    facilitates harmful large surveillance.

  • 07 March 2015 (Brazilian deforestation ring)

    Extra concerning the Brazilian deforestation ring whose head
    faces
    costs.

    An important query is, can Brazil return these areas to forest? I
    surprise, to what extent is the disastrous drought in Sao Paulo attributable to
    deforestation, and to what extent to world heating? If deforestation
    is a significant trigger, it could be each vital and possible to area a
    reforestation military combining tree-planters and police.

    A start discount marketing campaign is required to, in order that Brazil ceases to
    generate hundreds of thousands of landless poor who wish to tear down the forest
    as a result of they can not discover another choice.

  • 07 March 2015 (Common charged with murdering journalist)

    A former basic in Peru has been charged with murdering
    journalist
    Hugo Bustios.

  • 07 March 2015 (GMO labeling)

    Agriculture Secretary Vilsack, a devoted servant of Huge Agriculture,
    proposed a
    substitute
    for GMO labeling that might work just for the rich (and almost
    requiring nonfree software program).

  • 07 March 2015 (NSA and GCHQ subversion of digital world)

    We
    Now Know The NSA And GCHQ Have Subverted Most (All?) Of The Digital
    World: So Why Cannot We See Any Advantages?

    Be aware that proof suggests the NSA does not break in to most
    computer systems, solely chosen ones.

  • 07 March 2015 (Brief-term considering)

    Some
    sorts of web use educate folks very short-term considering, which
    could possibly be unhealthy intellectually and economically.

    It is an oversimplification to say that “the web” or “digital
    communication” has a specific type of affect. Totally different types of
    digital communication have totally different social results, as described
    by Sherry Turkle in “Alone Collectively”.

  • 07 March 2015 (Greeks assist Syriza greater than earlier than)

    Greeks assist Syriza
    even
    greater than earlier than regardless of the compromises it has made.

  • 07 March 2015 (NAFTA)

    If the US rejects Keystone XL, the pipeline firm
    may
    use NAFTA to sue the US.

    If that’s the case, the US ought to refuse to pay, and cancel NAFTA. That will
    profit Mexicans and Canadians in addition to Individuals; solely the
    plutocrats which have taken management of those international locations would lose.

  • 07 March 2015 (New beehive)

    A brand new beehive has been invented that
    can
    make honey stream out — no must take away a honeycomb. What
    may go unsuitable?

  • 07 March 2015 (Walmart’s increase not sufficient)

    Walmart’s increase is
    not
    sufficient to finish its workers’ dependence on public help.

  • 07 March 2015 (Lowering world inequality)

    8
    methods to scale back world inequality.

  • 07 March 2015 (Rehabilitating intercourse offenders)

    On
    rehabilitating
    intercourse offenders.

  • 07 March 2015 (Silicon Valley fairytale)

    Silicon
    Valley Likes to Promise “Digital Socialism” — However It Is Promoting
    a Fairytale.

  • 07 March 2015 (Money-for-access stings)

    Each few years, one other cash-for-access sting
    catches
    some UK politicians who’re anticipating the cash.

  • 07 March 2015 (Jihadism)

    Kenan Malik: Younger European Muslims flip to jihadism
    trying
    for some kind of identification to really feel connected to.

    The truth that they’ve little contact with life underneath PISSI makes it
    simpler to think about it as a paradise.

  • 07 March 2015 (Methane bursting from Arctic underground)

    It seems that underground Arctic deposits of methane are
    bursting
    out into the air, leaving craters behind. The methane contributes
    closely to world heating.

  • 07 March 2015 (Ethical obligation to combat world heating)

    2/3
    of Individuals consider world leaders have an ethical obligation to chop down
    greenhouse gasoline emissions.

    If we nonetheless had a democratic system, our authorities would deal with this
    job with biggest urgency.

  • 07 March 2015 (Syriza’s negotiations with Europe)

    What Syriza has
    gained
    from his negotiations with Europe.

  • 07 March 2015 (Compelled biometric scans)

    Compelled
    Blood Attracts, DNA Assortment and Biometric Scans: What Nation Is
    This?

  • 07 March 2015 (Decline of dietary high quality of US meals)

    The dietary high quality of meals has
    usually
    declined within the US; it’s not clear why.

  • 07 March 2015 (LA thugs shoot man useless, then lie)

    LA thugs
    shot
    a person useless, then lied to manufacture an excuse.

    Paying his household 5 million {dollars} will not persuade thugs to vary
    their habits patterns.

  • 07 March 2015 (The proper to die peacefully)

    Victoria Maureira is
    begging
    to be allowed to die peacefully from cystic fibrosis, however the
    Chilean authorities is stubborn she should undergo out all the best way.

    Why did the Maureira household have two youngsters with cystic fibrosis?
    The Chilean authorities is partly accountable. Dad and mom prone to
    passing on cystic fibrosis genes usually keep away from that by selective
    abortion — however not in Chile, the place abortion is unlawful.

  • 06 March 2015 (Pressing: Diplomacy with Iran)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to not sabotage diplomacy with Iran.

  • 06 March 2015 (Pressing: Block drilling in Arctic waters)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to dam Shell from drilling in Arctic waters.

  • 06 March 2015 (Pressing: Well being care throughout being pregnant)

    US residents: name for permitting folks to enroll in
    backed well being
    care after they turn into pregnant, whatever the time of 12 months.

  • 06 March 2015 (Republicans)

    Republicans are
    extra
    more likely to reject evolution than to acknowledge its validity. 2/Three of
    them declare that world heating is just not even taking place. Most of them
    wish to shred the US structure and set up Christianity because the
    official faith.

  • 06 March 2015 (Subsequent Legal professional Common of the US)

    Loretta Lynch is more likely to be the following Legal professional Common of the US,
    and she or he already has a
    file
    of bowing right down to banksters.

  • 06 March 2015 (Atheist blogger assassinated)

    Avijit Roy, an Atheist blogger in Bangladesh, was
    assassinated
    on the street, apparently by Islamist fanatics.

    Extra
    about him.

  • 06 March 2015 (Minnesota boosts employment)

    Minnesota has boosted employment by
    taxing
    the rich extra and elevating the minimal wage.

    “Trickle-down” insurance policies are a fraud that harm the poor, however
    “pour-down” makes a greater society and may also help nearly everybody.

  • 06 March 2015 (Native authorities broadband connections)

    The FCC has
    pre-empted
    legal guidelines in two states that blocked native governments from providing
    broadband connections.

  • 06 March 2015 (World heating)

    Two climatic cycles that function over intervals of many years each entered
    their chilly phases within the 2000’s,
    briefly
    cancelling out world heating.

    Later, as they transfer to the warmer part, they are going to pace up heating.

  • 06 March 2015 (Racism and Violent Islamism)

    Maajid Nawaz, former Islamist:
    Racism
    And Violent Islamism Feed Every Different in a Vicious Circle.

    This is the
    background
    data.

  • 06 March 2015 (Community neutrality)

    The FCC
    voted
    in favor of community neutrality.

    Earlier than I have a good time I’ll wait to see what specialists say concerning the high quality
    print.

  • 06 March 2015 (Rebuilding housing in Gaza)

    Rebuilding housing in Gaza goes so slowly that it
    would
    take 100 years at this charge.

  • 06 March 2015 (Thugs taser outdated man)

    Why did thugs shoot a taser at an
    outdated
    man who had his palms up?

  • 06 March 2015 (Historic manuscripts and artwork destroyed)

    PISSI destroyed
    irreplaceable
    historic manuscripts and artwork in Mosul.

  • 06 March 2015 (Netanyahu’s partisan speech)

    Netanyahu stated his principal aim in his partisan speech to the US Congress
    is supposed to
    scupper
    a nuclear settlement between the US and Iran.

    That he stated this doesn’t suggest it’s true. I think his actual motive
    is for the American and Israeli elections.

    There isn’t any manner the US can restrict Iran’s nuclear program
    besides
    by a deal.

  • 06 March 2015 (Low level for human rights)

    Amnesty Worldwide says that
    2014
    was a low level for human rights around the globe.

  • 06 March 2015 (Subsidies for movie-making)

    Since 2010, Eight US states have stopped subsidizing movie-making. However 32
    states sill do it, and it provides as much as
    a whole lot
    of hundreds of thousands of {dollars} a 12 months.

    I can consider higher makes use of for states’ cash than competing to take
    jobs away from different states. The film corporations bought
    unjust legal guidelines such because the
    DMCA
    and assist unjust treaties such because the
    TPP.

    I do not suppose they should get a cent. In actual fact, if I may, I might
    drive them out of enterprise fully.

  • 06 March 2015 (Youngsters who sext face years in jail)

    In Wisconsin, attributable to Scott Walker and the Repression Celebration, any
    teenager who will get a sext photograph faces a
    minimal
    sentence of three years in jail.

    It shouldn’t be a criminal offense in any respect.

  • 06 March 2015 (Balarus and Russia to ban Tor and VPN)

    Belarus and Russia are
    going to ban Tor
    and VPN utilization.

    Nevertheless, in the event that they carry on down that path far sufficient to actually
    cease use of proxies, hardly anybody would take into account going there
    to debate enterprise.

  • 06 March 2015 (Sale of “power drinks” to youngsters)

    A name to
    ban
    promoting “power drinks” to youngsters. These drinks are filled with sugar.

  • 06 March 2015 (Qantas needs to proceed chopping jobs)

    Qantas needs to proceed chopping jobs
    even
    although it has turn into worthwhile. The employees say that cuts ought to
    cease.

  • 06 March 2015 (Medical volunteers become pariahs)

    Dr Craig Spencer
    criticizes
    the US media for turning medical volunteers into pariahs, as a substitute
    of teaching the general public about what actually is or is not harmful.

  • 06 March 2015 (Astrology)

    Astrology
    Ought to By no means Have Any Function to Play in Healthcare, as a result of it’s
    complete nonsense: the truth is, Chinese language astrology tends to kill individuals who
    get ailments for which their natal charts suggest the unsuitable
    remedy.

  • 06 March 2015 (FBI’s manufactured terrorism plots)

    Why
    Does the FBI Need to Manufacture its Personal Plots if Terrorism and ISIS
    Are Such Grave Threats?

    I do not use the identify “ISIS”; I name that gang of barbarians “PISSI”,
    for Pseudo-Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

  • 06 March 2015 (Chicago thugs’ unlawful “black web site”)

    Chicago thugs, confronted with experiences of their unlawful “black web site”
    for interrogation, reply by
    repeating
    their declare that nothing they do may ever be unsuitable.

    Chicago’s night-mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has
    opposed
    higher oversight of the Chicago thugs.

    Chicago deserves a full-time mayor as a substitute of a night-mayor.
    Vote for Garcia for mayor of Chicago!

  • 06 March 2015 (Ohio Supreme Courtroom purchased by frackers)

    Frackers successfully purchased the Ohio Supreme Courtroom, which
    dominated
    that localities cannot ban fracking domestically.

  • 06 March 2015 (The bogus idea of “mental property”)

    One of many risks of the bogus idea of “mental property” is
    that it encourages legislators and judges to repeat particular particulars
    between copyright legislation and patent legislation (and numerous different equally
    unrelated legal guidelines). Right here is an
    instance
    of the place that might result in catastrophe.

  • 06 March 2015 (Phony “shopper affiliation”)

    Republicans have began a
    phony
    “shopper affiliation” to assault the Shopper Monetary Safety
    Bureau.

  • 06 March 2015 (IAEA to evaluate proof for CIA lies)

    The IAEA will evaluate its proof about Iran’s nuclear program
    to
    see if any of it comprises lies planted by the CIA.

  • 06 March 2015 (Imprisonment for unpaid fines)

    Georgia is
    contemplating
    a small however helpful limitation to the system that imprisons poor
    folks due to fines they can not pay.

    This injustice, discovered in lots of locations within the US, is each an vital
    reason for poverty and a consequence of poverty. If most Individuals had
    cash to pay their fines, this would not occur to them. However within the
    communities that are poor, corresponding to Ferguson, this drains cash out
    of them steadily.

    The extensively implanted right-wing concept that it’s unsuitable to tax the wealthy
    leads cities to make use of this method, in impact taxing the poor as a substitute.

  • 05 March 2015 (
    Pressing: Going limp when arrested)

    Everybody:
    inform New York
    that going limp when arrested shouldn’t be a felony.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

    It’s dishonest to name that motion “resisting arrest” in any respect. A limp
    particular person is just not actively resisting, or actively doing something. It’s
    twisted to make it a criminal offense for you to not assist the state harm you;
    that’s the street to tyranny.

  • 05 March 2015 (Samsung’s
    always-listening TV)

    EPIC has filed a
    grievance
    with the FTC about Samsung’s always-listening TV.

  • 05 March 2015 (Community neutrality)

    Giving
    particular
    preferences to site visitors from a specific website violates community
    neutrality identical to slowing down a specific web site.

  • 05 March 2015 (Obama’s TPP promotions)

    Obama, to advertise the TPP, is
    repeating
    arguments that Clinton gave for NAFTA — and which proved
    false then.

  • 05 March 2015 (Pressing: Bee safety)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to ensure the bee safety process pressure actually
    protects bees.

  • 05 March 2015 (Pressing: Federal training support cash)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to oppose allowing states to
    divert federal training support cash to non-public colleges. (That will,
    naturally, imply spiritual indoctrination colleges in lots of instances).

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 05 March 2015 (
    Russia flying planes close to Norway)

    Russia is flying planes, together with nuclear bombers, close to Norway
    in
    an intimidating manner.

    The identical is going on
    close to
    England and within the Baltic sea.

    The end result can be elevated army preparation — and spending
    &mash; throughout NATO. Finally Putin will not have gained something,
    however poor folks in these international locations would be the losers.

  • 05 March 2015 (Drones over Paris)

    Three journalists for al-Jazeera have been
    accused
    of flying drones over Paris and not using a license.

  • 05 March 2015 (Eiffel Tower’s new wind generators)

    The Eiffel Tower has new wind generators that
    can
    generate sufficient energy for its retailers.

    Nevertheless, it might take a over million such installations (or
    equal) to keep away from world heating catastrophe.

  • 04 March 2015 (Charged with planning to combat for PISSI)

    Three males have been arrested within the US and
    charged
    with planning to go to Syria and combat for PISSI.

    It seems they have been
    inspired by a
    secret FBI provocateur, with out whom they may by no means have deliberate
    to do something.

  • 04 March 2015 (Predicting peoples look from DNA)

    Predicting folks’s look from DNA
    brings
    a variety of risks.

  • 04 March 2015 (Wall Road swindles
    )

    How
    Wall Road Siphons Billions From Retirees — And Will get Away With
    It.

    Banksters
    swindled
    California faculty districts too. Then the Federal Reserve pushed
    them handy the banksters much more.

  • 04 March 2015 (Mexican dust-bowl)

    World heating
    may
    flip elements of Mexico right into a dust-bowl, sending tens of hundreds of thousands of
    folks fleeing to a US which is affected by its personal dust-bowls.

  • 04 March 2015 (Assault
    on instructing US historical past)

    The
    right-wing
    assault on instructing US historical past is a long-term plan to roll again
    advances in human rights.

  • 04 March 2015 (Apple provide chain abuses)

    Apple stated it might monitor its provide chain and stop abuses, however
    that
    does not
    appear to have performed a lot.

    The reason being, Apple (or every other firm that outsources manufacturing)
    is underneath no financial strain to actually forestall mistreatment of
    subcontracted employees. Its curiosity is simply to silence critics.
    For Apple, the best response to the difficulty can be to silence critics
    with as little effort as doable.

    These corporations must be legally liable for how these employees
    are handled.

  • 04 March 2015 (Punishing just a few
    UK thugs)

    A number of UK thugs
    could
    be disciplined for making an attempt to bully and bribe dissidents into
    spying on fellow activists.

    Nevertheless the rot goes deeper, and punishing just a few thugs will not treatment it.

  • 04 March 2015 (Scotland plans nationwide ID information base)

    Scotland
    plans
    a nationwide ID information base just like the one rejected at UK stage some
    years in the past.

  • 04 March 2015 (Mexican
    thugs kill protester)

    Mexican thugs
    killed
    protester Claudio Castillo, a retired trainer who was sitting in a
    truck and addressing the protest by a PA system.

    Additionally they attacked a information photographer, smashing his digital camera, maybe
    to eliminate proof in opposition to them.

  • 04 March 2015 (The hurt
    of the “conflict on medicine”)

    The strategies of the “conflict on medicine”
    hurt
    farmers, the surroundings, medical care and ladies’s rights.

  • 04 March 2015 (Tourism and the disenfranchised)

    Occupation
    Tourism: Savor AC, Wi-fi, Heated Pool, Breakfast Buffet and
    Picturesque Views The place Disenfranchised Folks As soon as Lived.

    One thing comparable is being deliberate for
    Haiti.

  • 04 March 2015 (Unit of unarmed ladies forestall poaching)

    A unit of unarmed ladies patrols a wildlife reserve in South Africa
    which has
    prevented
    poaching for the previous 12 months.

  • 04 March 2015 (Ebola)

    Ebola
    may
    develop a everlasting presence in West Africa if we do not proceed
    efforts to quash it.

  • 02 March 2015 (Pressing: Solar energy improvement)

    Residents of Massachusetts:
    resist
    fossil gas foyer makes an attempt to gradual solar energy improvement in
    Massachusetts.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 02 March 2015 (No taxes till HSBC tax-dodgers prosecuted)

    Emma Thompson and Greg Clever say they are going to
    refuse
    to pay their taxes till the HSBC tax-dodgers are prosecuted.

  • 02 March 2015 (Chinese language court docket rejects judicial independence)

    China’s
    Prime Courtroom Rejects Judicial Independence as ‘Misguided Thought’.

  • 02 March 2015 (Some concessions gained by Syriza)

    Syriza has gained
    some
    concessions from Europe.

    Extra
    remark.

  • 02 March 2015 (Thug assaults homeless man)

    A Florida thug attacked a homeless man
    to
    cease him from utilizing a bathroom. The thug has been punished with a
    paid vacation.

  • 02 March 2015 (“Flat revenue tax” unfair)

    A “flat revenue tax” is unfair as a result of it
    makes
    the non-rich pay the identical tax charge because the wealthy.

    A tax charge that wealthy folks can simply address is a superb burden
    for individuals who have much less.

    The lower in tax charges for the wealthy, in lots of developed international locations
    since 1980, is an element and parcel of the lack of authorities income which
    is cited as the reason for cutbacks in very important actions.

  • 02 March 2015 (Homeless man denied entry into shelter dies)

    In Louisville, a homeless man
    died
    on the steps of a homeless shelter which didn’t let him in.

    The basis drawback is that the US has too few homeless shelters and does
    little to deal with homeless folks. Thus, they should compete to get a
    slot and inevitably most of them are denied one.

  • 02 March 2015 (UNC’s Middle on Poverty, Work and Alternative)

    Rich
    Republicans are planning to close the College of North Carolina’s
    Middle On Poverty, Work and Alternative.

    Republicans now not attempt to cowl up their soiled tips; they suppose
    their grip on the US is so sturdy that they will overtly assault the poor
    in any and each manner.

  • 02 March 2015 (Pakistan requires fingerprints for cell telephones)

    Pakistan is
    requiring
    all cellular phone customers to register their fingerprints.

    This can be a direct risk to human rights. Maybe in Pakistan it could possibly
    be justified as a brief emergency measure for the guerrilla civil
    conflict now happening, however do they are saying it’s short-term?

  • 02 March 2015 (Texas Jail Rebellion)

    Final
    Week’s Texas Jail Rebellion Wasn’t a Shock: Inmates Had Threatened
    to Riot for Months.

  • 02 March 2015 (Junk meals)

    Is
    The Junk-Meals Period Drawing To A Shut?

  • 02 March 2015 (Drought in Sao Paulo)

    Sao Paulo is
    on
    the brink of catastrophe as a result of failure of the same old rains.

    This drought is not any accident. It was attributable to deforestation of the
    Amazon.

    San Francisco could find yourself the identical manner.

  • 02 March 2015 (UK’s teenage being pregnant drop)

    The UK’s teenage being pregnant drop is a
    triumph
    of progressive politics.

  • 02 March 2015 (State of Press Freedom in Mexico)

    Murders,
    Threats And Duopoly: the State of Press Freedom in Mexico.

  • 02 March 2015 (Assad’s air pressure bombing civilians)

    Assad’s air pressure is
    dropping
    barrel bombs steadily on civilians.

  • 02 March 2015 (Jamaica decriminalizes marijuana)

    Jamaica has
    decriminalized
    marijuana.

  • 01 March 2015 (Banksters’ bonuses within the UK)

    Banksters’ bonuses within the UK since 2007 will quickly add as much as
    100
    billion UK kilos. That’s 1500 kilos for every inhabitant.

    It provides as much as an enormous drain of wealth from the remainder of the UK.

  • 01 March 2015 (Mayor of Caracas arrested)

    The mayor of Caracas has been arrested and
    accused
    of planning to overthrow the federal government of Venezuela.

  • 01 March 2015 (Greece’s take care of Europe)

    Greece’s take care of Europe preserves just a few features, however it seems like
    Syriza
    has needed to give up most of its objectives.

    Greeks didn’t wish to exit the euro zone, however that they had hopes of
    getting a good final result with out it. Now that Germany has declared
    Greece a colony, the query is whether or not Greeks wish to take radical
    measures or give up.

    I’m apprehensive that Syriza can be corrupted by the need to current
    this as one thing apart from give up.

    On the similar time, I do not see clearly what concessions Syriza has
    achieved, so I am unable to inform if they’re sufficient to represent a
    important success.

  • 01 March 2015 (“Unbiased contractors”)

    Present US legal guidelines present
    a
    manner to withstand companies that push employees into being “impartial
    contractors”.

    I do not know whether or not this works for subcontracted employees, which is
    the case that’s actually wanted.

  • 01 March 2015 (Obstacles Greece faces)

    The obstacles Greece faces in
    accumulating
    taxes.

  • 01 March 2015 (Leaked tape of Egyptian minister)

    Al-Jazeera printed a leaked tape during which an Egyptian minister
    referred to as
    for capturing protesters with machine weapons.

  • 01 March 2015 (Diagnoses of ADHD)

    Modifications in standards makes it
    very
    straightforward to diagnose adults as having ADHD and prescribe medicines for
    them. It’s nice for enterprise. Whether or not it’s good for the
    individuals who take these medicine is just not but clear.

    Underlying the difficulty of whether or not analysis is being performed rigorously
    there may be the delicate query of the best way to determine that part of the
    regular vary of character variation should be referred to as a “dysfunction”.
    Additionally the associated however totally different query of whether or not these medicine do good
    for the individuals who take them.

  • 01 March 2015 (Girls harassed at Belfast clinic)

    The abortion and contraception clinic in Belfast is besieged by
    spiritual
    nuts that attempt to harass all ladies coming in.

    Evidently the clinic wants to have the ability to transport ladies in and
    out by after assembly them at distant places.

  • 01 March 2015 (Germans see threats to democracy)

    60% of Germans consider the
    political
    energy of enterprise denies them democracy. One third blame
    capitalism for poverty. 27% take into account that authorities snooping is
    main in direction of a dictatorship.

    Is there a chance in Germany to begin a Spare Greece motion?

  • 01 March 2015 (Struggle on Whistleblowers)

    South
    Africa could copy Obama’s Struggle on Whistleblowers.

  • 01 March 2015 (NSA director on encryption backdoors)

    Transcript:
    NSA
    Director Mike Rogers vs. Yahoo! on Encryption Again Doorways.

  • 01 March 2015 (Verizon slowing down telephone line repairs)

    Verizon is slowing down telephone line repairs in Manhattan
    to
    strain clients to modify to fiber (which has disadvantages).

  • 01 March 2015 (AT&T’s snooping on clients)

    AT&T says that it costs $29 (i.e., about 30 {dollars}) a month for
    not profiling clients’ looking, however the actual cost is
    $44
    or $66 a month, for these shoppers who can discover the choice in any respect.

    That deception deserves condemnation, however the worst half is that this
    does not even provide actual privateness. AT&T nonetheless makes an inventory of the
    buyer’s net contacts, for Huge Brother. All that cash buys is that
    AT&T refrains from utilizing that information for different functions.

  • 01 March 2015 (Discrimination in opposition to ladies in China)

    Chinese language legal guidelines discriminate in opposition to ladies
    in
    some ways.

  • 01 March 2015 (Shackling youngsters in court docket)

    Across the US, youngsters accused of crimes are sometimes shackled in court docket,
    which
    can
    do them psychological injury that may steer them into a lifetime of
    crime.

  • 01 March 2015 (Oil practice derailments)

    The US foresees round
    10
    oil practice derailment accidents a 12 months. Many of those will trigger
    explosions.

  • 01 March 2015 (HSBC head’s hidden Swiss checking account)

    The pinnacle of HSBC
    had
    a hidden Swiss checking account himself.

  • 01 March 2015 (Pressing: TPP)

    US residents: Congress Is Poised to Introduce a Invoice to Quick Monitor TPP
    so It is Time to Act Now.

  • 28 February 2015 (Pressing: Reject Keystone XL pipeline)

    US residents:
    name on
    Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.

    He has
    vetoed
    the invoice that was going to pressure approval.

  • 28 February 2015 (College students declare debt strike)

    College students swindled by the not-really-accredited “Corinithian School”
    have declared a debt strike to demand
    forgiveness
    for federal loans that supported the non-school’s pretensions.

  • 28 February 2015 (Israel’s relationship with US)

    Netanyahu’s political maneuvers have pushed Israel’s relationship with
    the US to
    rock
    backside.

    Sadly the US has some time to go to succeed in what it ought to do:
    redirect its large annual subsidy to Israel into dismantling
    Israel’s colonies within the West Financial institution.

  • 28 February 2015 (Unlawful deforestation)

    Brazil has
    arrested
    a suspect accused of organizing large unlawful deforestation.

  • 28 February 2015 (Request to spy on Greenpeace head)

    South
    Korea requested South Africa to spy on the top of Greenpeace in 2010.

  • 28 February 2015 (Public house and public curiosity)

    London is being ruined by the
    full
    abandonment of the concept of public house and public curiosity.

  • 28 February 2015 (Resisting strain on ladies to cowl heads)

    Masih Alinejad is
    campaigning
    in opposition to Iran’s coverage of forcing ladies to cowl their heads.

    Girls (like males) ought to have the appropriate to cowl their heads; nonetheless,
    given the strain (each authorized and social) imposed on Muslim ladies to
    achieve this, resistance to that strain is a vital space of feminist
    campaigning.

  • 28 February 2015 (EU plan for carbon emissions buying and selling)

    The EU has introduced ahead its plan to
    strive
    to make carbon emissions buying and selling have some actual impact, however it
    will nonetheless wait a harmful three years earlier than beginning the plan.

    I might surprise why these officers do not grasp what “pressing” means, however
    on this case I believe they’re being paid to not perceive.

  • 28 February 2015 (Chicago thugs’ secret interrogation web site)

    Chicago thugs interrogate folks together with protesters in a secret
    web site,
    denying
    their family and legal professionals entry to them.

  • 28 February 2015 (Broadband web from satellites)

    Broadband web from satellites
    may
    provide a manner round state-imposed filtering and sleazy ISPs.

    I foresee that some governments will ban it and possibly jam it.
    Satellite tv for pc telephones are already banned in India as an “anti-terrorist”
    measure, although any organized terrorist assault would not be held again
    by this.

  • 28 February 2015 (Victims of home violence in UK)

    Within the UK, it
    takes
    a median of three years for victims of home violence to get
    assist.

    I’d count on it to be worse within the US, however I do not know.

  • 28 February 2015 (Mind information privateness)

    Why
    We Want a Proper to Privateness for Mind Knowledge.

  • 28 February 2015 (Republican pro-pollution payments)

    A number of Republican pro-pollution payments are
    more likely to
    be vetoed.

  • 28 February 2015 (Overfarming)

    Overfarming is creating huge
    mud
    bowls in Africa and China.

  • 28 February 2015 (Plastic ingested by coral polyps)

    Coral polyps ingest tiny items of plastic, then cannot eliminate
    them. Filling up the polyp’s intestine with plastic
    may
    trigger it will definitely to starve.

    The query is whether or not they are going to be killed first by out plastic
    air pollution or by
    our
    CO2 air pollution.

  • 28 February 2015 (Putin imposing spiritual censorship)

    Putin is imposing spiritual censorship, and has
    made
    it a criminal offense in Russia to offend spiritual believers.

    That is simply as unsuitable as his repression of political dissent. Putting
    Christianity above criticism is simply as unsuitable as putting Islam above
    criticism.

  • 28 February 2015 (Australia’s human rights fee)

    The president of Australian’s human rights fee says that the
    authorities
    requested her
    to resign as a result of she embarrassed them by doing her job.

  • 28 February 2015 (“Preventing terrorism” in France)

    In France, “combating terrorism” means
    racial
    profiling in addition to extra censorship.

  • 28 February 2015 (Unions to be demolished in Wisconsin)

    Republicans in Wisconsin are
    about
    to demolish unions there.

    The time period “proper to work” is misleading propaganda, which actually means
    that unions are saved unstable. This “proper” is akin to the
    “proper to surrender your freedom” that advocates of proprietary software program
    declare exists.

  • 28 February 2015 (Ending the hurt of aggressive masculinity)

    To
    Finish the Hurt Inflicted by Aggressive Masculinity, Males Should Embrace
    Feminism — With out Stealing It.

  • 28 February 2015 (Modi takes stand for freedom of faith)

    Modi
    took
    a robust stand for freedom of faith in India.

    Let’s hope that he follows by and eliminates the
    forcible
    interference with Dalits that wish to convert formally to
    Buddhism.

    Modi additionally
    uncovered
    Mom Teresa for what she actually did: use poor sick Indians to
    promote her church (and lift cash for it).

    Proper on!

  • 28 February 2015 (Privatization of the NHS)

    The UK authorities is
    sneakily
    imposing privatization of the NHS.

  • 28 February 2015 (Arrests for “recruiting” for PISSI)

    Spain
    arrested
    4 folks for “recruiting” for PISSI.

    It’s reputable to ban recruiting for PISSI, however drawing the road
    between that and easily stating settlement is just not straightforward. From the
    article, evidently two of those folks have been actually recruiting, however
    two simply acknowledged settlement. I am afraid Spain is placing the road at
    the unsuitable place.

    What leads Muslim youngsters in England to affix PISSI?
    Maybe
    feeling
    that they’re outcasts performs a component.

  • 28 February 2015 (Alaska legalizes marijuana)

    Alaska has
    legalized
    marijuana for leisure use.

  • 28 February 2015 (Thugs taking folks’s houses)

    Legalized marijuana permits thugs to
    take
    folks’s houses primarily based on minute violations of the authorized restrict.

  • 28 February 2015 (Meat foyer combating new tips)

    The meat foyer is
    combating
    new US diet tips that take account of the environmental
    influence of assorted sorts of meals.

  • 28 February 2015 (PISSI kidnaps Christians in Syria)

    PISSI
    kidnapped
    90 Christians in Syria, to homicide them I suppose.

  • 28 February 2015 (Australian peace activist convicted)

    An Australian peace activist has been convicted of the crime of
    “protesting
    in a restricted zone”.

    He had been given a selected, arbitrarily order to remain away. For a
    authorities to offer arbitrary orders like that’s itself tyranny.

  • 28 February 2015 (Use of terminology)

    Utilizing totally different terminology
    enabled
    the folks of Seattle to make enhancements in transport means different
    than automobiles.

  • 28 February 2015 (ALEC’s assaults on labor unions)

    ALEC’s
    pushes
    legal guidelines to chop off funds for labor unions to allow them to’t be nuclei for
    resistance to plutocracy.

  • 28 February 2015 (Leaked spy cables reveal Netanyahu lie)

    When Netanyahu stated Iran was solely a 12 months away from constructing a nuclear
    weapon, he was mendacity;
    the
    Mossad had advised him that wasn’t so.

  • 28 February 2015 (Web sites that provide well being recommendation)

    Web sites that provide well being recommendation observe guests and
    allow
    information brokers to search out out who’s sick.

  • 28 February 2015 (Likelihood of main oil spill in Arctic)

    The Division of the Inside Says There is a
    75
    P.c Likelihood of a Main Oil Spill within the Arctic — And It is
    Keen to Take That Likelihood.

  • 28 February 2015 (Ocean acidification)

    People can take
    steps
    to carry off the impact of ocean acidification on helpful shellfish
    — for some time.

  • 28 February 2015 (Distribution of blankets blocked)

    The New York/New Jersey Port Authority
    blocked
    distribution of blankets to homeless folks so they might not get
    “too comfy”.

  • 27 February 2015 (Paris local weather deal)

    EU needs Paris local weather deal to
    minimize
    carbon emissions 60% by 2050.

    Nevertheless it will not be sufficient.

  • 27 February 2015 (Company censorship)

    After
    Paris and Copenhagen, Let’s Not Neglect Company Censorship.

  • 27 February 2015 (Company debt to US society)

    The
    Company Debt to [US] Society: $10,000 Per Family, Per Yr.

  • 27 February 2015 (Fossil gas affect over scientists)

    Funding
    from fossil gas corporations has gained them affect over many
    scientists and labs.

  • 27 February 2015 (GMOs in Africa)

    US
    Power Feeds GM Crops to African Nations, says New Report.

    Manipulate
    and Mislead: How GMOs Are Infiltrating Africa.

  • 27 February 2015 (Taking concern to absurd heights)

    A number of US universities have
    restricted
    admission of scholars from Iran, even banning professors from
    coauthoring papers with Iranians.

    That is a part of a basic tendency in direction of overeager obedience to
    guidelines in violation of frequent sense. We see it additionally
    when
    colleges punish college students for drawing photos of weapons.

    It appears to characterize taking concern to absurd heights.

  • 27 February 2015 (UK jail suicides)

    The UK authorities ordered an adviser to maintain silent concerning the hyperlink
    between suicides in jail and the
    cutbacks
    on employees ranges.

  • 27 February 2015 (Crackdown on wealthy tax-evaders in Greece)

    One among Greece’s concessions to the euro-zone is a
    crackdown
    on wealthy tax-evaders.

    Earlier Greek governments, bowing to the wealthy, did not wish to do
    this.

  • 27 February 2015 (Dehumanizing perspective in direction of workers)

    The thought of
    “human
    sources” stands for a dehumanizing perspective in direction of workers,
    and that is what “human sources” departments sometimes do.

    Then again, in addition they get the blame for implementing selections
    which might be the duty of the administration as a complete, corresponding to to
    hearth all of the older employees on pretexts.

    Eliminating the “human sources” perspective is sweet, however it’s not
    good that the reputable capabilities of that division are being
    changed by use of companies which might be
    SaaSS.

  • 27 February 2015 (Fb’s privateness coverage)

    Fb’s privateness coverage
    breaches
    European legislation, in line with the Belgian privateness fee.

  • 27 February 2015 (UK ladies fleeing violence)

    As a result of cutbacks, many UK ladies fleeing violence at house have
    no
    place to go.

  • 27 February 2015 (US power-plant lobbyists)

    US power-plant lobbyists are operating
    sock-puppet
    campaigns and “research” to strain in opposition to guidelines to restrict carbon
    emissions.

  • 26 February 2015 (Pressing: Electrical energy from Cape Wind)

    Everybody:
    name on
    Nationwide Grid to maintain its deal to purchase electrical energy from the Cape
    Wind wind farm.

  • 26 February 2015 (Egyptian activist sentenced to jail)

    Alaa Abd el-Fattah, one of many leaders of the rebellion in opposition to
    army rule in Egypt, has been
    sentenced
    to jail by the brand new army authorities.

  • 26 February 2015 (Al-Jazeera journalists to be tried once more)

    Two al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt can be
    tried
    a second time for acts of journalism.

    We will hope they’re acquitted, however that should not lead us to forgive
    the act of charging them with absurd “crimes”.

  • 26 February 2015 (Abbott makes take care of Rajapaksa)

    Abbott made a take care of Sri Lanka’s repressive President Rajapaksa, to
    hush
    up about his repression in trade for his cooperation in stopping
    his cronies from carrying unlawful immigrants to Australia.

  • 26 February 2015 (Fallacious and harmful)

    Blaming the
    Web for Terrorism: So Fallacious and So Harmful.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 26 February 2015 (Thai dissidents face imprisonment)

    Thai dissidents face imprisonment, accused of
    “insulting”
    the royal household.

    To make it a criminal offense to insult somebody — no matter who that
    could also be — is evil tyranny. Many international locations have unjust legal guidelines of
    that kind, together with
    France
    and
    Turkey.

  • 26 February 2015 (Rush Limbaugh’s radio diffusion)

    Public
    strain
    on advertisers is driving Rush Limbaugh’s radio diffusion ever
    decrease.

  • 26 February 2015 (Kurdish Peshmergas with out heavy weapons)

    The Kurdish Peshmergas are
    being
    denied heavy weapons as a result of the US thinks arming them would get
    in the best way of sewing Iraq again collectively once more some day.

    The paradox is that the Peshmergas are the one forces on the bottom
    which might be actually appropriate for combating PISSI. They’ve esprit de
    corps, they’ve battle expertise, and so they do not hate the Sunnis
    that PISSI dominates and conscripts the best way Shi’ites do.

  • 26 February 2015 (Alan Turing’s household calls for pardons)

    Alan Turing’s household demand the UK pardon
    1000’s
    of males convicted for being gay.

  • 26 February 2015 (Bullying in Israeli jail)

    A Palestinian woman, age 14, says she was
    bullied
    into making a false confession in an Israeli jail.

  • 26 February 2015 (Reported timetable for attacking Mosul)

    The protection minister of Iraq denied the reported timetable for
    attacking Mosul which was
    acknowledged by an unnamed US official.

    There isn’t any manner of understanding which, if both, of those officers is
    telling the reality. Maybe each statements are just for the house
    entrance.

  • 26 February 2015 (Rockets fired from Russia)

    An evaluation of craters and scorchmarks reveals that
    Russia
    is firing rockets at Ukraine.

  • 26 February 2015 (Hiring Ex-officials)

    Fantastic
    authorities contractors for hiring ex-officials.

  • 25 February 2015 (Witch Hunt)

    Suggestion to the goal of a witch hunt

  • 25 February 2015 (Violence in opposition to Jews in Europe)

    Uri Avnery: violence in opposition to Jews in Europe is just not anti-semitism.
    It is an
    outgrowth
    of the Israel-Arab battle.

  • 25 February 2015 (No Depositor Left Behind Act)

    The No Depositor Left Behind Act
    would
    apply to banks the kind of measures which were utilized to
    colleges.

  • 25 February 2015 (Pressing: Inform BP to pay what it owes)

    Everybody:
    Inform BP
    to pay the total quantity it owes for the Huge Spill.

  • 25 February 2015 (Pakistan turns army in opposition to civilians)

    Pakistan has handed a legislation
    subjecting
    civilians to bogus army courts, and Pakistani newspapers are
    calling for the military to kill civilians with out trial.

  • 24 February 2015 (Beliefs about pervasive surveillance)

    A ballot in Massachusetts finds that residents are likely to consider
    misinformation that leads them to suppose pervasive surveillance may
    make them safer. This results in
    public assist for
    practices that threaten folks and democracy.

  • 24 February 2015 (Privitization of UK forests)

    The UK’s extractivist ruling events backed down from overtly
    privatizing the forests, and determined as a substitute to
    sneakily
    obtain the identical end result with out admitting it.

  • 24 February 2015 (Negev Bedouin protest demolition of houses)

    Negev Bedouin
    protest
    each week in opposition to the repeated demolition of their houses.

  • 24 February 2015 (Cash sucked out of Africa)

    Billions
    of {dollars} are sucked out of Africa by corruption, which
    stunts improvement and retains most Africans poor.

    The non-rich within the US and plenty of different international locations at the moment are getting the
    similar remedy.

  • 24 February 2015 (Harm to oceans)

    Oceans have so far prevented waves of extinction, however
    large
    injury is simply over the horizon.

  • 24 February 2015 (Sea Shepherd)

    A Sea Shepherd ship intends to
    comply with
    an unlawful fishing ship till it has to enter a port.

  • 24 February 2015 (Yemen divided)

    Yemen has turn into successfully divided between
    the
    Shi’ite north and the Sunni south.

    North Yemen and South Yemen have been separate international locations for a substantial
    interval just a few many years in the past.

  • 24 February 2015 (Raqqa)

    For everybody in Raqqa,
    life
    is a jail. Work is nearly unimaginable, and college (for boys
    solely) is PISSI propaganda.

    This comes from somebody against PISSI, so it could possibly be exaggerated,
    however most of it have to be true.

  • 24 February 2015 (Gaza)

    The
    World Has Damaged Its Guarantees About Rebuilding Gaza.

  • 24 February 2015 (World heating denier’s funding)

    World heating denier Willie Quickly will get his funds from the
    Koch
    brothers and different fossil gas pursuits.

  • 24 February 2015 (World heating bringing snow south)

    World heating is
    bringing
    chilly polar air and deep snow to locations within the US that by no means used to
    get them.

  • 24 February 2015 (Huge prisons)

    Huge prisons that hardly hold prisoners underneath management are
    unhealthy
    for the prisoner and for the general public. So why make them?

    They have to allow the businesses to extract more cash from the
    privatized prisons, with fewer employees.

  • 24 February 2015 (Flooding attributable to world heating)

    Miami is already
    experiencing
    worse flooding attributable to world heating.

  • 24 February 2015 (Measuring from the final peak)

    World heating denialists measure from the final peak to obscure the
    long-term development. So do
    inequality
    denialists.

  • 24 February 2015 (Ohio’s tax minimize for the wealthy)

    Ohio’s tax minimize for the wealthy was supposed to profit the non-rich by
    trickle-down. Now the figures are in —
    it
    did not.

  • 24 February 2015 (Loyalty to thugs)

    Many Individuals
    demand
    that all of us swear timeless loyalty to thugs who may kill us for
    nothing.

  • 24 February 2015 (US could hold combating in Afghanistan)

    The US
    could
    carry on combating in Afghanistan.

  • 24 February 2015 (Pervasive surveillance)

    Creepy,
    Calculating and Controlling: All of the Methods Huge Brother Is Watching
    You.

    It’s a mistake to reply to this by giving up. We’ve got simply begun
    to combat in opposition to pervasive surveillance!

    Additionally it is a mistake to imagine that, as a result of there are such a lot of
    totally different techniques for surveillance, that it’s ineffective to withstand any
    one among them. Every victory in resisting one type of surveillance can
    strengthen the motion to restrict all of them to events after they
    are reputable.

  • 24 February 2015 (Abuse of migrant employees)

    UK legislation makes all migrant employees
    liable
    to abuse by their employers.

  • 24 February 2015 (Motel kicks couple out for having no ID)

    Joyce and George Gruss paid for a homeless couple to remain in a motel,
    however the motel
    kicked
    them out as a result of that they had no identification.

    For motels to demand identification from visitors is a police state
    apply. This is without doubt one of the causes I usually keep away from resorts.

  • 24 February 2015 (Loss of life penalty)

    After Abbott instructed that Indonesia ought to spare two Australians
    from the demise penalty due to Australia’s support to Aceh after the
    2005 tsunami, younger fools in Aceh
    suggest
    to gather cash to offer again the help — to defend their
    bloodthirsty apply.

    I can perceive any Indonesian’s resentment at Abbott’s suggestion
    that Indonesia owes Australia particular concessions in return for
    catastrophe support. He was insulting, as he often is. However Abbott and his
    disrespect for everybody is a distraction. The difficulty right here is killing
    folks. By doing that, Indonesians are bringing disgrace on their very own
    nation.

  • 24 February 2015 (Arctic undersea drilling)

    The US has
    proposed
    new rules for undersea drilling within the Arctic, requiring
    extra preparations to deal with an enormous spill.

    That is insufficient as a result of there is no such thing as a good option to deal with an enormous spill,
    even within the Gulf of Mexico, and the Arctic will at all times be tougher.
    Extra preparations may at finest convey the Arctic case nearer to the
    Gulf of Mexico case.

    Since we have to depart 80% of fossil gas within the floor, let’s depart
    all of the Arctic undersea oil within the floor.

  • 24 February 2015 (Snooping on workers)

    A German court docket has
    restricted
    when companies can rent detectives to listen in on their workers.

  • 24 February 2015 (Monitoring transportable telephone actions)

    Apps may observe a transportable telephone’s actions by
    measuring
    how its energy consumption varies.

    Yet one more instance of why you may’t belief a nonfree program. Certainly
    some aren’t malware, however you may by no means ensure of any of them.

    Nonfree software program does computing for suckers.

  • 23 February 2015 (Muslims defending synagogues)

    Muslims in Norway have
    organized
    to guard synagogues from assault.

  • 23 February 2015 (Pressing: Range figures of Oscar voters)

    Everybody:
    name on
    the film academy (that provides Oscar awards) to disclose the
    variety figures of its voters.

  • 23 February 2015 (Pressing: Urge Senator Wyden to oppose TPP)

    Everybody:
    urge
    Senator Wyden to take heed to his voters and oppose the TPP.

  • 23 February 2015 (Rule by the “excessive heart”)

    Denouncing
    rule by the “excessive heart”.

  • 23 February 2015 (Pressing: Launch grand jury transcript)

    Everybody:
    name on Decide
    Garnett to launch the grand jury transcript concerning the killing of
    Eric Garner.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 23 February 2015 (Gemalto encryption keys stolen by NSA)

    Tne
    NSA stole
    encryption keys from Gemalto, the world’s largest maker of sim
    playing cards, which permits the NSA to take heed to communications from billions
    of cell telephones.

    Extra
    data.

  • 23 February 2015 (Christian extremist habits)

    Christian extremists that oppose efficient contraception are
    contradicting
    their acknowledged objectives by rising the variety of embryos that do not
    become infants.

    I believe we will mannequin their habits higher by disregarding the explanations
    they proclaim, and supposing that what they actually need is to make use of
    being pregnant as a chance to punish ladies which have intercourse.

  • 23 February 2015 (Punishment for rape allegations)

    The push for US faculties to punish somebody each time rape is alleged
    tramples defendants’ rights and
    threatens
    to punish individuals who didn’t commit rape underneath any definition.

    Be aware the instance on the finish, of the male pupil who was banned from
    campus as a result of he resembled another person who had raped a
    feminine pupil, so he may set off her painful reminiscences.

  • 23 February 2015 (Nonexistence)

    Nonexistance
    – In response to Higher By no means to Have Been, by David Benatar.

  • 23 February 2015 (Animal rights “terrorism”)

    Accused
    of ‘Terrorism,’ Animal Rights Activists Head to Federal Courtroom.

    Others have been imprisoned for “animal rights terrorism” only for
    working
    a website.

  • 23 February 2015 (NY Occasions on respectable wages)

    The New York Occasions
    considers
    respectable wages for Indian employees as a failure moderately than than a
    success.

  • 23 February 2015 (Poverty and inhabitants progress)

    750,000
    Egyptians are nonetheless working in Libya, pushed by poverty and
    inhabitants progress.

    If folks in a rustic take harmful dangers “so their youngsters can get
    married”, that nation is on observe to catastrophe and desires to scale back the
    start charge as shortly as doable.

  • 23 February 2015 (Pressing: Accord on Fireplace and Constructing Security)

    Everybody:
    name on Walmart
    and different outfitters to signal the Accord on Fireplace and Constructing
    Security in Bangladesh.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 23 February 2015 (Getting ready Iraqi forces to recapture Mosul)

    The US is getting ready Iraqi forces to
    combat
    to recapture Mosul.

    I hope they will do it, however we have now but to see if any Iraqi military forces
    will combat in opposition to actual opposition.

  • 23 February 2015 (Authorized system elevates fictions over info)

    Decide
    “Outraged” at Harmless Man, Orders Him to Pay $30,000 in Help for
    Little one That Is not His.

    That is one other instance of how the authorized system finds excuses to
    elevate its fictions over the info. It additionally occurs to
    systematically screw the poor.

  • 23 February 2015 (Obama’s well being care program)

    As a result of Obama’s well being care program was designed to fulfill non-public
    medical insurance coverage corporations, it
    imposes
    an enormous tax type burden on individuals who get backed protection.

    A nationwide well being system wouldn’t have this drawback.

  • 23 February 2015 (Pressing: Much less sugar in dietary tips)

    Everybody:
    Name
    on Common Mills to cease lobbying in opposition to dietary tips with
    much less sugar.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 23 February 2015 (Torture by Chicago thugs)

    How detective Zuley tortured a sequence of black Chicago residents into
    confessing to homicide, however he
    did not
    function alone. He had the assist of the commander of thugs in
    his district.

  • 23 February 2015 (Displaying nipples in Montana)

    Montana is
    contemplating
    a legislation banning the displaying of pretend nipples.

    It additionally prohibits show of males’s and kids’s nipples, which might
    ban conventional practices and threaten a lot of folks.

  • 23 February 2015 (HK protest leaders face harassment)

    Hong Kong protest leaders face
    persistent
    harassment of many varieties.

  • 23 February 2015 (The Thermocene Epoch)

    The Thermocene
    Epoch.

  • 22 February 2015 (Pressing: Seek the advice of public about GM pine tree)

    US residents:
    inform the USDA
    to withdraw its secret approval of a genetically modified pine tree,
    and seek the advice of the general public about it.

    One other challenge about these bushes is that the modification, which makes
    the wooden denser, may intrude with their regular degradation.

    Earlier than any such tree is put into use, we have to develop dependable
    methods to maintain its genetic modifications in examine.

  • 22 February 2015 (Searches of computer systems)

    Obama’s proposed rule adjustments for searches of computer systems would make it
    simpler
    for the FBI to demand handover of information saved on servers in
    Europe.

  • 22 February 2015 (Russian bombers over England)

    Witnesses declare Russian bombers
    lately
    flew over England.

    It suits Putin’s basic coverage of probing anyplace he may cause
    bother.

  • 22 February 2015 (Preventing world heating on US Gulf Coast)

    Preventing world heating and native industrial air pollution on the
    US
    Gulf Coast.

    As an alternative of “local weather change”, let’s attempt to get folks to say the phrases
    “world heating”. The time period “local weather change” was
    imposed
    by the Bush administration to attenuate the hazard.

  • 22 February 2015 (Proper-wing fearmongering in Canada)

    Ralph Nader
    tears
    into Canada’s right-wing fearmonger Harper, who’s channeling Dick
    Cheney about “terrorism” (i.e., environmental activists).

  • 22 February 2015 (Whose facet are you on?)

    The Divestment Scholar Community asks college directors,
    “Whose
    facet are you on?”

    This query is acceptable for different points in addition to fossil fuels.
    It applies to all points the place the plutocrats use establishments to the
    detriment of everybody else, together with as an illustration the scientists that
    have been
    corrupted
    by the sugar foyer’s cash.

    In actual fact, we all know whose facet they’re working for so far. However many
    of them deny this — to the general public and to themselves. Posing the
    query overtly will lead a few of them seek the advice of their consciences; in
    addition, we owe them the invitation to modify sides earlier than we
    conclude that they’re irredeemable.

  • 22 February 2015 (America’s Chief Censorship Officer)

    James Risen calls Legal professional Common Holder
    America’s
    “Chief Censorship Officer”.

    Holder is
    making an attempt
    to faux it is not true.

  • 22 February 2015 (Legalization of marijuana)

    The beginnings of legalization of marijuana within the US are
    decreasing
    unlawful marijuana imports from Mexico.

  • 22 February 2015 (Thugs kill surrendering man)

    Thugs in Washington state killed a person who was surrendering to them.
    Now they’re
    overlaying
    up a number of the particulars.

    Apparently they’ve one thing to cover.

    The person had been throwing rocks at them, which might be a motive to cost
    him with a criminal offense and arrest him, however does not justify capturing him when
    he had stopped.

  • 22 February 2015 (Proper to Relaxation legislation)

    Homeless activists have proposed a
    Proper
    to Relaxation legislation, however no California legislator has been prepared to
    sponsor it.

  • 22 February 2015 (Carcinogens in fracking “flowback” water)

    Fracking “flowback” water
    comprises
    carcinogenic substances, and in California it’s typically pumped into
    aquifers.

  • 22 February 2015 (The sugar foyer)

    The sugar foyer has funded a lot dietary analysis that it has principally
    gained
    management
    over the entire area, influencing nearly all of researchers to
    shut their eyes to the issue.

  • 22 February 2015 (Refusing to be an FBI spy)

    Hacker
    Claims Feds Hit Him With 44 Felonies When He Refused to Be an FBI
    Spy.

  • 22 February 2015 (US conflict films)

    US conflict films have principally been
    very
    comparable for 75 years.

    There’s, nonetheless, a change in that earlier than 2000 they tended to show
    that Individuals have been above things like torture. Since then, they
    educate that torture is sweet so long as Individuals are doing it.

    The article doesn’t point out just a few outstanding exceptions from the 1970s
    corresponding to Apocalypse Now, which offered the US conflict in Vietnam as merciless
    and didn’t attempt to justify it in any respect. However few younger Individuals have
    seen these.

    I ought to level out that there was an important distinction between
    the conflict in opposition to Japan and the occupation of Iraq. Japanese troopers
    in World Struggle II have been combating a conflict of conquest for the acknowledged objective
    of colonization, underneath the management of army expansionists who had
    taken management of Japan’s authorities by assassinating politicians who
    disagreed with them; then, underneath the approving gaze of their emperor,
    they conquered elements of China. In 1941 they attacked the US and different
    international locations, then went on to occupy Indochina, Burma, the Philippines
    and Indonesia. They promised the peoples colonized by European
    international locations close to equality underneath Japanese rule, then handled these
    peoples so badly (which included
    forcing
    1000’s of girls to be prostitutes for Japanese troopers) that
    they welcomed US troops as liberators (after which fought in numerous methods
    for independence from the European colonial powers).

    Solely in India, which by no means skilled Japanese occupation, did
    enemies of British colonialism proceed to treat the Japanese military as
    a possible ally for some time.

  • 22 February 2015 (FBI gag orders)

    Obama advised the FBI to curb its use of
    gag orders on
    PAT RIOT act information seizures, however the FBI has ignored the order.

  • 22 February 2015 (Pressing: Examine Decide Roy Moore)

    US residents:
    name for
    investigation of Alabama Decide Roy Moore.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 February 2015 (Child California sea lions going hungry)

    Child California sea lions are going hungry as a result of their moms
    cannot
    discover sufficient fish. That is attributable to the hotter temperature of the
    ocean.

    Uh oh, what’s going to occur to them once we make the ocean a lot hotter?

  • 22 February 2015 (Haiti’s new mining legislation)

    World
    Financial institution Refuses to Contemplate Haitian Communities’ Grievance about New
    Mining Legislation. It discovered an excuse to ignore the grievance.

  • 22 February 2015 (Pressing: Block Comcast/Time Warner merger)

    Everybody:
    Implore
    California to dam the Comcast/Time Warner merger.

  • 22 February 2015 (Afghanistan and Taliban to barter)

    Afghanistan and the Taliban
    plan
    to carry peace negotiations.

    To ensure that the talks to have an opportunity of success, either side must
    favor an settlement to no settlement. I’ve doubts that the Taliban
    would like an settlement.

  • 22 February 2015 (Paying for permission to protest)

    Varied protest teams within the UK say they are going to
    refuse
    to pay for permission to carry protests.

  • 22 February 2015 (Lenovo adware)

    Lenovo sells PCs with moderately nasty adware which additionally
    exposes
    them to assaults.

  • 22 February 2015 (Exploitation of trend fashions)

    Most fashions in trend reveals are
    exploited
    a lot the best way companies exploit interns.

  • 22 February 2015 (Intercourse training)

    Kansas Republicans are contemplating
    excluding
    college students from intercourse training if their mother and father are prudes.

    These college students should determine all of it out by trial and error.
    Some will get pregnant within the course of. Republicans need youngsters
    to be susceptible to being pregnant as a result of that gives a provide of individuals
    to sentence.

  • 22 February 2015 (Russian censorship)

    Putin has used
    Russian
    censorship to persuade Russians that uncensored data is
    their enemy.

    Many
    different international locations are beginning alongside this route.

  • 22 February 2015 (Proposed ban on AP historical past)

    Republicans in Oklahoma are
    proposing
    to ban superior placement US historical past as a result of it mentions issues in
    historical past which might be unflattering to the US.

  • 22 February 2015 (Unlawful snooping on legal professionals and shoppers)

    UK intelligence companies have been
    illegally
    snooping on conversations between legal professionals and their shoppers.

  • 21 February 2015 (Pressing: Help Greece)

    US residents:
    name on the
    Federal Reserve to assist Greece in resisting imposed austerity.

  • 21 February 2015 (Pressing: Ban pesticide chlorpyrifos)

    US residents:
    name
    on the EPA to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos, which causes mind
    injury when youngsters are uncovered to it.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 21 February 2015 (Low pay of jobs in UK)

    The UK has reached a better employment charge, however this does little good
    for working folks since
    most
    jobs pay so little.

    The article ends by supposing that pay ranges comply with the productiveness
    of labor, however that may be a fantasy. Employers are joyful to pay employees much less
    than the worth of their work, and the UK nonetheless doesn’t have a
    scarcity of labor.

  • 21 February 2015 (GOP’s plans for disabled Individuals)

    Why
    Is No One Speaking In regards to the GOP’s Plan to Ship Tens of millions of Disabled
    Individuals Into Poverty?

  • 21 February 2015 (Fossil gas divestment motion)

    The unfold of the fossil gas divestment motion, and the fossil gas
    corporations’ counterattack, means that there’s
    no
    room to be impartial.

  • 21 February 2015 (US to export armed drones)

    The US goes to
    promote
    armed drones to different international locations, facilitating assassination
    campaigns world extensive.

  • 21 February 2015 (World heating and unfold of parasites)

    World heating
    will
    unfold parasites that carry ailments. Usually a parasite that
    presently is restricted to 1 host species can bounce to different host
    species when the host strikes into a distinct ecological combine.

  • 21 February 2015 (Austerity is plutocracy)

    Pablo Iglesias: austerity means the
    finish
    of democracy.

    In different phrases, it’s plutocracy.

  • 21 February 2015 (Former Guantanamo prisoner discovered harmless)

    David Hicks, former prisoner in Guantanamo, has been discovered harmless of
    aiding terrorism, however he
    nonetheless
    suffers from the results of imprisonment.

    He additionally says that the US and Australia knew he was harmless all alongside,
    and that his costs have been a frame-up.

  • 21 February 2015 (Gates Basis ignoring world heating)

    The Gates Basis, following Gates himself, has a
    weird
    excuse for ignoring the hazard of world heating.

  • 21 February 2015 (Prisoners pressured to shovel snow)

    Prisoners are being
    pressured
    to shovel snow in Boston, and are being paid hardly something.
    (20
    cents per hour, to be exact.)

    The prisoners ought to obtain the usual wages for work they do.
    To pay them much less undermines the revenue of non-prisoners.

  • 21 February 2015 (Proprietary software program on disk drives)

    Proprietary software program controlling disk drives, USB reminiscences is a
    grave
    vulnerability.

    I believe the actual resolution is to design these peripherals in order that
    nobody can change the software program in them by the same old
    interfaces.

  • 21 February 2015 (Turkish thugs’ energy to assault)

    Erdogan is pushing to offer Turkish thugs
    extra
    energy to assault protesters, and the journalists that cowl the
    protests.

  • 21 February 2015 (Profiting on standardized exams)

    Pearson makes
    large
    earnings on standardized exams that the US imposes on all college students.

  • 21 February 2015 (Greece receives short-term funding)

    Greece has acquired
    short-term
    funding from the euo zone.

  • 21 February 2015 (Venezuela foils coup plot)

    Venezuela
    foiled
    a coup plot.

    We’ve got to suspect that it was supported by the US,
    as was apparently the coup in Honduras.

    The coup try can’t be justified, however Venezuela
    ought to cease appearing in opposition to political opposition.

  • 21 February 2015 (Information protection of HSBC mismanagement)

    The Telegraph, of London,
    deleted
    a information story about gross and harmful mismanagement at HSBC.

  • 20 February 2015 (Melting Ice)

    Melting ice is inflicting Iceland’s land to rise,

    frightening volcanic
    eruptions.

  • 20 February 2015 (Chilly cells)

    Kids that enter the US with out permission are

    imprisoned for days
    in in chilly cells with out sufficient meals.

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Oppose Florida bathroom invoice)

    Everybody:
    oppose the
    Florida invoice to require folks to make use of the bathrooms for the gender they
    have been born with.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Block undersea oil drilling)

    US residents:
    name
    on power secretary Jewell to dam Arctic and Atlantic undersea
    oil drilling, and tighten different security rules.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Paid sick depart for US employees)

    US residents:
    name on Congress
    to require paid sick depart for US employees.

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Punish wrongdoing of for-profit faculties)

    US residents:
    name on
    Congress to not overlook or forgive the wrongdoing of for-profit
    faculties.

    We want stricter guidelines so they can’t
    lure
    college students to get painful loans for a often ineffective “training”.

  • 19 February 2015 (Poland to pay US torture victims)

    Poland
    will
    pay reparations to the prisoners that the US tortured in Poland.

  • 19 February 2015 (Structure designed to reject homeless)

    Structure
    designed
    to reject the homeless will be seen throughout cities within the US, as
    effectively as in London as described by this text. It makes life worse
    for the non-homeless, too.

  • 19 February 2015 (Canadian intelligence report)

    A Canadian intelligence report, made for Harper himself, denies that
    fossil fuels trigger world heating and
    calls
    activists campaigning in opposition to fossil fuels a safety risk.

    The mounties (thugs that additionally double as an intelligence company) are
    telling Harper what he needs to listen to, a lot because the CIA did for Dubya
    about Iraq.

  • 19 February 2015 (Torture strategies from Chicago thugs)

    A torturer at Guantanamo
    introduced
    his strategies from the Chicago thug division.

  • 19 February 2015 (New Barbie doll listening machine)

    A brand new Barbie doll will double as a
    listening
    machine.

    The distant service that figures out what Barbie ought to say subsequent is
    SaaSS, which makes it
    unethical.
    SaaSS at all times entails spying.

  • 19 February 2015 (Plain packaging for cigarettes)

    It seems like plain packaging for cigarettes is
    decreasing
    smoking in Australia. The uncertainty is as a result of smoking charges
    have been declining already, long-term.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    What is obvious that requiring plain paper packaging does no hurt. And
    it doesn’t violate any rights that individuals are entitled to.

    Corporations that promote harmful medicine aren’t entitled to the appropriate to
    bundle them nonetheless they need.

  • 19 February 2015 (Argentina asks US to press Iran on bombing)

    Argentina
    Asks US to Press Iran on 1994 Bombing Throughout Nuclear Talks.

    I sympathize, however it might be very silly for the US to imperil
    the success of nuclear disarmament talks for this.

  • 19 February 2015 (BP on fossil gas use)

    Billionaire Polluters predicts that fossil gas use will
    hold
    rising for many years.

    That is a kind of predictions that might make sense in case you ignore
    one thing essential: the collapse of civilization that such an
    enhance in fossil gas use would convey.

  • 19 February 2015 (Imprisoned for speaking to reporter)

    The
    story of Stephen
    Kim, imprisoned by the Obama regime for speaking to a reporter.

  • 19 February 2015 (Mass surveillance in Europe)

    European governments are
    proposing
    elevated mass surveillance, anticipating the general public to swallow it
    from concern.

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Deliberate Parenthood)

    US residents: inform Republicans,
    do not defund
    Deliberate Parenthood.

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Oppose nationwide ID database)

    In Scotland:
    oppose
    the nationwide ID database.

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Save antibiotics)

    Everybody:
    name
    on McDonalds to cease utilizing meat grown by feeding antibiotics
    repeatedly to animals that are not sick.

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: No PAT RIOT mass surveillance)

    US residents:
    name on
    Congress to not renew the PAT RIOT act with large surveillance.

  • 19 February 2015 (Pressing: Take nuclear missiles off hair-trigger alert)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to take US nuclear missiles off hair-trigger alert.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 19 February 2015 (Pussy Riot’s “I Cannot Breathe”)

    Pussy Riot has launched a music
    devoted
    to Eric Garner: “I Cannot Breathe”.

  • 19 February 2015 (Ruler calls on folks to behave like sheep)

    The ruler imposed by China on Hong Kong, referred to as “the wolf”,
    referred to as
    on the folks of Hong Kong to behave like sheep.

    A number of nondemocratic regimes wish to rule sheeple, however few admit it.

  • 19 February 2015 (Slave fishing employees in Thailand)

    Thailand has performed little to place an finish to
    enslavement of fishing
    employees.

    See the enslaved
    employees web page.

  • 19 February 2015 (Ketamine)

    The will to ban ketamine as a leisure drug is
    impeding
    its medical use (as an anesthetic and for treating melancholy).
    Even worse, the drug could also be banned fully.

    An analogous factor has occurred within the US with ache medicine: folks
    who want it for ache are stopped from getting sufficient to assist them.

  • 19 February 2015 (Debaltseve captured by “rebels”)

    Russian-supported “rebels” in Ukraine have
    captured
    Debaltseve.

    At one level in 2014, Ukraine’s forces have been slowly however steadily
    defeating the “rebels”. Then, hastily, the “rebels” acquired rather a lot
    stronger and began advancing. There is just one manner that might have
    occurred: with Russian army assist.

    This level is vital as a result of it does not rely on believing both
    facet.

  • 19 February 2015 (Privatization of NHS)

    The UK right-wing authorities is utilizing “new fashions of care” (i.e.,
    reform of some particulars) as an
    excuse
    to denationalise elements of the NHS.

  • 19 February 2015 (Finance minister of Greece on Marxism)

    The finance minister of Greece acknowledged in 2013
    which
    facets of Marxism he follows and which facets he finds mistaken.

    He additionally defined why he doesn’t intention to destroy the euro-zone.

    His expertise with a first-class air ticket jogs my memory of an
    expertise I had round 1990. I used to be invited to Japan together with
    Thomas Bushnell, developer of the GNU Hurd, and we have been each given
    business-class tickets on the identical flight. On arrival we discovered that
    we have been each perturbed by the intensely servile perspective of the flight
    attendants, and perturbed much more by the concept that there are folks
    who get used to this and count on it.

  • 19 February 2015 (Enslavement of home employees in HK)

    Preventing
    enslavement
    of home employees in Hong Kong.

    See the enslaved
    employees web page.

  • 19 February 2015 (Per capita GNP of the US)

    The per capita GNP of the US is
    140,000
    {dollars} per particular person per 12 months. Most Individuals reside on one thing
    like a tenth of that. The distinction is a measure of exploitation by
    the wealthy.

  • 19 February 2015 (Jailed for possession of nutritional vitamins)

    Joseph Burrell was
    jailed
    for Four months whereas his nutritional vitamins have been examined to confirm they have been
    not unlawful medicine.

    Now he most likely faces costly jail charges. He could find yourself again in jail
    if he cannot afford them.

  • 19 February 2015 (Execution of individuals proven to be harmless)

    The US Supreme Courtroom
    dominated
    that it’s okay to execute somebody even when that particular person has been
    proven to be harmless.

  • 19 February 2015 (Republican presidential hopeful)

    Scott Walker, Republican presidential hopeful, is a
    corrupt
    liar that tries to crush politicians that oppose him.

    He should have a superb likelihood amongst Republicans.

  • 19 February 2015 (Loss of life sentence primarily based on lie)

    The witnesses who acquired Linda Carty sentenced to demise have stated that
    they have been
    blackmailed
    by the DA into mendacity.

  • 19 February 2015 (Civilian casualties in Afghanistan)

    Though US and NATO troops aren’t immediately combating a lot, the speed
    of civilian casualties in Afghanistan is the
    highest
    ever.

  • 19 February 2015 (Republicans suggest tax will increase)

    Republican governors are proposing
    tax
    will increase that primarily hit the non-rich.

  • 19 February 2015 (EU calls for continued Greek struggling)

    The EU obstinately
    calls for
    to proceed Greek struggling.

    If the EU forces Greece to the breaking level,
    extra
    can break than simply Greece.

  • 19 February 2015 (Iranian movies)

    The Iranian state reluctantly permits Jafar Panahi to make movies
    as a result of they win worldwide awards, however they
    cannot
    be proven in Iran.

  • 19 February 2015 (Legal guidelines to guard the Nice Barrier Reef)

    The Australian state which has the Nice Barrier Reef has a brand new
    authorities that
    plans
    to make new legal guidelines to guard the reef, particularly from agricultural
    air pollution.

  • 19 February 2015 (Fixing US infrastructure)

    Extra
    Cash Will not Repair U.S. Infrastructure If We Do not Change How It is
    Spent.

  • 19 February 2015 (Girls taught to die for fetus)

    Girls are
    being
    taught that it’s heroic to die to save lots of a fetus.

    A fetus is simply a possible particular person. The girl is an actual particular person.

  • 18 February 2015 (“Stamp scrip” may assist Greece)

    “Stamp scrip”, which
    decreases
    in worth over time if not circulated, may assist Greece.

    Typically, Greece may be capable of escape from crushing austerity by
    creating cash apart from euros. Nevertheless, such schemes are difficult;
    one must navigate rigorously between numerous pitfalls. Syriza’s
    economists aren’t any fools; maybe they will do it.

    I’d count on all these schemes are banned by the EU and the
    euro-zone guidelines, however there could come a time when Greece should defy these
    guidelines.

  • 18 February 2015 (Sending people to Mars)

    We should always not ship people to Mars whereas we
    do not
    know whether or not life exists there.

  • 18 February 2015 (Russian drown shot down over Ukraine)

    Ukraine’s forces shot down a Russian drone over Ukraine,
    close to
    Mariupol.

    Russia’s proxy “rebels” couldn’t have captured it from Ukraine. It
    is conclusive proof of direct Russian participation within the conflict.

    These “rebels” are on the offensive and have
    minimize
    off Ukrainian forces in Debaltseve.

  • 18 February 2015 (UK information protection of HSBC tax-dodging)

    A UK newspaper’s political commentator resigned, denouncing the paper
    for
    quashing
    protection of the HSBC tax-dodging scandal in trade for the
    financial institution’s promoting.

  • 18 February 2015 (Tory fabrication in opposition to solar energy)

    Tories claimed solar energy on farmland endangered UK meals manufacturing,
    however paperwork present it
    had
    no foundation to succeed in that conclusion.

    It was only a helpful fabricated excuse to spice up use of fossil fuels.

  • 18 February 2015 (Iran’s Orwellian world)

    In Iran’s Orwellian world, the press are
    forbidden
    to say former president Khatami. He has been declared an
    unperson.

  • 18 February 2015 (Oil practice explosion)

    One other
    oil practice has exploded within the US.

  • 18 February 2015 (Vanity of the rich)

    An Indian millionaire beat his safety guard for being gradual to
    open the gate. The guard has died and the millionaire
    faces
    costs.

    This conceitedness of the rich reveals in different methods in immediately’s
    plutocrats.

  • 18 February 2015 (How one can Eradicate Poverty)

    How one can Eradicate Poverty:
    Spend
    Extra on Wages And Strengthen Unions.

  • 18 February 2015 (Housing homeless folks)

    Simply 30 {dollars} can construct a
    tiny
    home with wheels that can provide a homeless particular person what’s wanted to
    begin working. So long as the thugs do not deal with it like vermin.

    Utah finds that paying market charges for housing for homeless folks is
    a
    possible
    resolution.

    In San Francisco, Jeff the trash collector
    grew to become
    homeless after he was fired attributable to a drug check.

    It does no hurt if a trash collector makes use of marijuana whereas off obligation.
    Necessary drug exams break lives for no motive. We should cease them.

  • 18 February 2015 (Value of being jailed within the US)

    Many Individuals cannot afford bail when charged with crimes, so that they
    have to remain in jail till trial. Since they’re required to pay for
    being in jail, they’re
    jailed
    once more for non-payment even when they’re acquitted.

    Some plead responsible to a criminal offense they did not commit, simply to get out of
    jail.

  • 18 February 2015 (Meat made with common use of antibiotics)

    A
    checklist
    of restaurant and fast-food corporations that say they are going to cease
    utilizing meat made with common use of antibiotics.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 18 February 2015 (Thai college students defy Army Junta)

    Thailand’s
    College students Defy Army Junta And Name for Return to Democracy.

  • 18 February 2015 (How executions dehumanize)

    Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative explains
    how
    executions dehumanize everybody concerned.

  • 18 February 2015 (PISSI cruelty to ladies)

    PISSI has imposed
    cruelty
    to ladies past even Saudi Arabia. Many ladies can be unable to
    survive this for lengthy.

    Fairly than dying passively, they need to shoot PISSI supporters or
    make suicide assaults in opposition to PISSI.

    PISSI has raped so many ladies and ladies that Iraqi society is
    on
    the verge of realizing it’s unsuitable blame the sufferer of rape.

    I recommend providing these ostracized ladies an opportunity to get well their
    vanity with army uniforms, weapons, and coaching. They are going to
    combat like demons in opposition to PISSI, as soon as they see they will.

  • 18 February 2015 (Snow storms)

    A lot of the US has been shut down by a
    massive
    snow storm approaching high of a number of different massive snow storms.

    Most Individuals most likely do not know that this is without doubt one of the
    oblique
    results of world heating.

  • 18 February 2015 (Sudan confiscates newspapers)

    Sudan
    confiscated
    the complete print run of 14 newspapers. It isn’t clear what story
    the federal government was censoring.

    Censorship within the superior international locations typically works extra subtly, however
    typically entails imprisoning folks for numerous sorts of political
    statements, as has occurred within the
    US
    and
    France.

  • 18 February 2015 (Ban on begging in England)

    Begging is a criminal offense in England, and the
    quantity
    of prosecutions has drastically elevated in recent times.

    To ban begging could possibly be acceptable in a society that provides everybody
    (with out exception) some respectable various. Underneath a starve-the-poor
    authorities, this is only one extra nail in destitute folks’s coffins.

    The Tories have unfold a “local weather of concern” within the NHS; employees that see
    unhealthy affected person care are
    afraid
    to report it.

    That is coherent with the Tory aim of chopping the NHS as a lot as
    doable. The much less folks understand how unhealthy the implications are, the
    farther they will go.

  • 18 February 2015 (Thug turns off digital camera earlier than beating)

    A St Louis thug turned off a automotive digital camera, after
    yelling
    out to different thugs (in impact), “Do not beat him up but, the digital camera is
    nonetheless on!”

  • No matter different particulars, this could put these thugs in jail.

  • 18 February 2015 (AT&T to cost for opting out of monitoring)

    AT&T plans to cost fiber clients round
    $30
    a month additional for not monitoring their web actions.

    I’ve learn that the primary US ISPs already hold data of customers’
    web contacts to be used by Huge Brother. And AT&T already
    retains
    lists of individuals’s telephone calls since 1988 or so. Apparently what
    AT&T costs additional for is merely to not use the info for its personal
    functions.

    I believe most Individuals will forego privateness moderately than pay $400 a
    12 months, as a result of most Individuals are on the sting of broke. They may pay
    for privateness if they may afford it, however they can not afford it.

    If this happens, it should display that the concept that “you personal the
    information about you” does little good for the privateness of people that cannot
    afford to not promote it.

    Folks shouldn’t should pay for privateness. Privateness must be constructed
    into the system.

  • 18 February 2015 (Merciless instinctive disgust)

    Liberals (in US terminology) are higher than conservatives at
    overcoming
    merciless
    instinctive disgust.

  • 18 February 2015 (Wealthy folks’s tax charge)

    Ask Republican governors:
    why
    in your state do the wealthy pay a decrease tax charge than the remainder?

    You possibly can ask Democratic governors the identical query.

  • 18 February 2015 (Cancel the 2024 Olympics)

    Cancel the 2024 Olympics to
    cut back
    world heating.

  • 18 February 2015 (The proper to offend)

    The
    Proper to Free Speech Means Nothing With out the Proper to Offend.

    If we give up to murderous spiritual fanatics by silencing views
    that offend them, it should imply one can offend solely respectable, civilized
    folks.

  • 18 February 2015 (Punishment for utilizing social media)

    Many states punish prisoners for utilizing social media (often, being
    utilized by Fb). A single put up will be punished by
    a
    12 months’s solitary confinement.

    Solitary confinement for prolonged intervals of time is a
    type
    of brainwashing and shouldn’t be allowed in any respect.

    Rehabilitation consists of instructing prisoners higher life habits, and never
    being utilized by Fb is an efficient behavior. However that is the unsuitable option to
    educate it.

    The South Carolina legislation appears to punish even writing an article to be
    posted on the web.

  • 18 February 2015 (Poor people who find themselves fats)

    The
    newest
    UK right-wing method to divide folks is to sentence poor folks
    who’re fats.

    Many poor folks cannot afford non-fattening meals, or cannot purchase it close to
    the place they reside. If the proposal have been to appropriate these issues, all
    the poor would rejoice. However that might be too useful for any
    right-wing politician to contemplate. Their aim is to search out excuses to
    punish the weak.

    I predict that their “remedy” will encompass chopping welfare
    advantages for the overweight, to compel them (and their youngsters) to go
    hungry till they slim down.

  • 18 February 2015 (Stopping progress inequality within the US)

    It might take a
    60%
    tax bracket to cease the expansion of inequality within the US. Let’s do
    it!

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    The article explains much more concerning the causes of rising inequality
    and what strategies would or wouldn’t cease it.

  • 18 February 2015 (UK workers working for arms corporations)

    Dozens of UK workers
    concerned
    in arms procurement are working immediately for arms corporations.

  • 18 February 2015 (Human tendency in direction of racism)

    How the
    subtleties
    of how people perceive classes creates an inclination in direction of
    racism.

  • 18 February 2015 (Thug interrogation strategies)

    Customary thug interrogation strategies can
    implant
    false reminiscences of crimes that by no means occurred.

    Psychologists spending simply Three hours speaking with topics acquired 70% of
    them to vividly think about committing crimes that did not occur.

    That is another excuse to refuse to reply the thugs’ questions
    and not using a lawyer current.

  • 18 February 2015 (Medical issues attributable to Guantanamo torture)

    A Guantanamo prisoner suffers
    lasting
    medical issues attributable to torture of his rectum years in the past.

  • 18 February 2015 (Libya)

    How Libya sank right into a
    battlefield
    for competing warlords.

    In 2011, I endorsed the Western intervention to cease Gaddafi from
    massacring the rebels. On the time, it appeared there can be hope for
    Libya. Was this concept unsuitable from the start, or was this final result
    contingent?

    Some
    declare it was inevitable, however I’m not positive, and
    others
    aren’t both.

    In fact, “simply” killing a dictator doesn’t make the whole lot high quality,
    however the intervention was by no means solely about that.

    Some argue that European international locations ought to intervene, however it’s
    not
    clear what they may do.

    We
    ought to
    not assume that Libya is falling underneath the management of PISSI.

  • 18 February 2015 (Corruption in Sierra Leone)

    Corruption in Sierra Leone
    drained
    1/Three of the federal government’s funds for combating Ebola, within the interval
    by October. This may increasingly have drastically elevated the variety of
    deaths.

  • 18 February 2015 (Struggle heating up in Ukraine)

    The proposed Ukraine cease-fire
    by no means acquired began; conflict is heating up.

  • 18 February 2015 (Western intervention in Libya)

    What can we study from the
    horrible
    penalties of western intervention in Libya?

  • 18 February 2015 (Nicaraguan sugar farmer deaths)

    20,000
    Nicaraguan sugar farmers have died in 10 years of persistent kidney
    illness, which is traced to working circumstances. The Sandinista
    authorities has bought out to the plantation homeowners, which repeatedly
    cheat the employees out of medical advantages in an effort to keep away from paying for
    their remedy.

    The federal government has additionally betrayed the ladies of Nicaragua by
    banning
    abortion, which is a part of the explanation that males in Chichigalpa
    cannot discover any work besides that which kills them.

    If the corporate needed to pay compensation for working folks to demise it
    may begin treating employees decently. However that might value a bit
    extra, and the corporate competes with corporations elsewhere that most likely
    work farmers to demise too. Thus the globalization of enterprise energy
    kills folks around the globe. Nicaragua can be higher off if it
    refused to compete this fashion.

  • 18 February 2015 (Rodney Reed to be executed)

    Rodney Reed is about to be executed in Texas, apparently
    framed by the
    thug who was the actual assassin.

  • 18 February 2015 (China constructing cities on farmland)

    China is constructing cities on farmland, whereas it
    does
    not have sufficient farmland.

  • 18 February 2015 (The Satanic Temple)

    The Satanic Temple: an
    moral
    motion calling itself a faith as a authorized fiction.

  • 18 February 2015 (“Huge information”)

    The
    basic
    flaw in supposing that “massive information” will simply clear up all issues.

  • 18 February 2015 (Harmless folks dying after calls to 911)

    The
    Rising Pattern of Harmless Black Males And Boys Dying After Calls to
    911.

  • 17 February 2015 (Mass authorities surveillance)

    Political
    Meltdown In Macedonia Exhibits Destabilizing Impact Of Huge Authorities
    Surveillance.

  • 17 February 2015 (Pressing: Reject GM apples)

    US residents:
    name
    on meals corporations to reject genetically modified apples.

    There are
    a number of
    causes to fret about this specific selection.

  • 17 February 2015 (Pressing: Defend marine mammals)

    US residents: Obama,
    inform
    the Navy to guard marine mammals from loud sounds.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 February 2015 (Apple’s partnership with authorities)

    Apple
    Companions With the Authorities on Cybersecurity, Then Preaches About
    Privateness.

  • 17 February 2015 (Distant-viewable cameras on buses)

    Boston’s mass transit system is
    placing
    remote-viewable video cameras into buses, violating everybody’s
    privateness within the identify of decreasing crime the place it’s already uncommon.

    Extra
    about this drawback.

    This kind of digital camera
    ought
    to be unlawful besides with a selected court docket order for a selected
    motive.

  • 17 February 2015 (Younger Britons changing into Atheists)

    Within the UK, the affect of Christianity is reducing and
    many
    younger Britons have gotten Atheists.

    I rejoice on this, however I regard it as harmful that the phenomenon
    doesn’t embrace Muslims. We have to discover a option to attain them with
    the secularist message. In any other case, hundreds of thousands of Britons who drifted
    right into a obscure secularism is likely to be weak.

  • 17 February 2015 (Stress on immediately’s school college students)

    The aggressive strain on immediately’s school college students, as a result of lack
    of jobs, has
    pushed
    a big fraction to make use of concentration-enhancing medicine.

    The medicine aren’t unfair to college students who’re poor, since they’re
    low cost. They put these with a nasty response to the medicine are at a
    drawback, however I do not see that that’s worse than the benefits
    and drawbacks we get from all kinds of different variations.

    The problems I believe do matter are (1) doable long run dangerous
    medical results, and (2) altering what folks study from school.

    One particular person quoted within the article stated that school is a “cognitive
    enhancement”, however that’s deceptive: it means that the supposed
    end result of a faculty training is simply a matter of concentrating higher.
    The thought was once that school would educate folks a deeper
    understanding of what they give thought to.

  • 17 February 2015 (UK fridge leases)

    Many UK working folks have not acquired the money to purchase a fridge, so
    they lease one and find yourself
    paying
    Three occasions as a lot.

    Some youngsters there
    do not
    get sufficient meals and their progress is stunted by malnutrition.

  • 17 February 2015 (Geoengineering)

    Local weather scientist Alan Robock believes that intelligence companies are
    involved
    that geoengineering is likely to be used as a weapon, and he’s involved
    too.

    Nevertheless, no such expertise is prepared for the quick time period for any
    objective.

  • 17 February 2015 (Senators that voted for Keystone XL)

    Legislation for Sale: Senators that voted for Keystone XL acquired an
    common
    of 1/Four million from oil corporations.

  • 17 February 2015 (Conserving appointments whereas Black)

    Blacks in London (as in New York) cannot reliably hold appointments
    as a result of they’re
    doubtless
    to be stopped by thugs on obscure floating suspicion. In fact, it
    is
    worse
    in New York Metropolis.

  • 17 February 2015 (Plain cigarette packaging)

    Scientific papers that purported to search out that plain packaging in
    Australia didn’t cut back cigarette use have been
    funded
    after which checked by a tobacco firm. Its substance is
    criticized as invalid, too.

  • 17 February 2015 (Difficult mass surveillance in court docket)

    As a result of perverse court docket rulings, solely felony defendants can problem
    the legitimacy of large surveillance — and solely after they get
    discover that the prosecution trusted this. So the US authorities is
    deceptively
    abolishing
    defendants’ proper to obtain discover.

  • 17 February 2015 (Suspicionless spying on Individuals)

    Visitor
    Put up: US Intelligence Reforms Nonetheless Permit Loads of Suspicionless
    Spying on Individuals.

  • 17 February 2015 (Bettering financial circumstances or equality)

    Native
    initiatives to enhance native financial circumstances or equality could
    palliate the injustice of the plutocratic state, however do not do a lot
    good in the long run.

    The time period “market state”, used within the article, understates the
    injustice. If these states declare to supply “financial alternative”,
    that is a deceptive declare: alternative for the wealthy to get richer is
    the one “financial alternative” that they care about. In the event that they valued
    correctly functioning markets, they might not hold palms off when
    banksters rig markets.

    The proper time period for these states is plutocratic. They’re
    plutocratic governments of occupation.

    It’s unlucky that the article makes use of the overgeneralization
    “mental property”, since that
    lumps collectively legal guidelines
    which have nearly nothing in frequent and lift completely totally different
    points.

  • 17 February 2015 (Free speech)

    Transparency
    (about web platforms’ censorship) Is No Substitute For Free
    Speech.

  • 17 February 2015 (Spiritual hatred)

    An
    assassination
    try in opposition to cartoonist Lars Vilks was presumably the work of
    an Islamist fanatic.

    An American
    shot
    three Muslim college students within the US as they slept. It isn’t but
    clear why, however he appears to hate spiritual believers.

    I believe spiritual believers are making a mistake in a specific space,
    however they are often good folks and good associates nonetheless.

  • 17 February 2015 (Historic disinformation in films)

    Historic disinformation by video imagery
    started
    100 years in the past within the US with “Start of a Nation”.

    The custom continues immediately with films that glorify torture and
    capturing civilians of occupied international locations.

  • 17 February 2015 (Censorship in China)

    Students say China does not censor all web criticism of the
    authorities — it focuses the
    censorship
    on something that may result in a bodily marketing campaign of motion.

  • 17 February 2015 (Fees introduced in opposition to President Fernandez)

    In Argentina,
    assassinated
    prosecutor Nisman’s costs have been introduced in opposition to President
    Fernandez.

  • 17 February 2015 (Legal guidelines that discriminate in opposition to ladies)

    Progress in abolishing
    legal guidelines
    that discriminate in opposition to ladies is gradual in lots of international locations.

  • 17 February 2015 (Corruption in China)

    China is severe about
    attacking
    corruption, even at nice short-term value.

  • 17 February 2015 (Hindu lynch mobs)

    In India, Christians are typically the targets of
    Hindu
    lynch mobs.

    These Christians have been forest tribals that didn’t wish to be
    integrated into Hinduism as untouchables.

  • 17 February 2015 (Punishing poor folks)

    Republicans
    Are Reducing Taxes on the Wealthy and Elevating Them on the Poor.

    Republicans
    plan
    to chop meals stamps once more and minimize
    Social
    Safety incapacity advantages.

    These advantages are
    already
    insufficient, however each little bit that they will take from the poor
    will make poor folks seem extra grubby, serving to to justify hurting
    them much more.

  • 17 February 2015 (HSBC tax evaders)

    UK officers
    claimed
    a treaty with France prevented prosecution of HSBC tax evaders,
    however French officers responded out that there is no such thing as a such restrict within the
    treaty.

    These right-wing sellouts are fabricating excuses once more.

  • 17 February 2015 (Oil drilling within the Chukchi Sea)

    The US is
    shifting
    in direction of reapproving oil drilling within the Chukchi Sea, disregarding
    the hazard of spills.

  • 17 February 2015 (SWAT)

    SWAT groups, which encompass thugs which might be successfully troopers,
    perform 50,000 raids a 12 months within the US. Practically all of them are
    pointless. A retired thug chief
    suggests
    the best way to demilitarize the thugs.

    That will not make America secure from thugs — thugs with out army
    weapons kill loads of Individuals — however it is a vital
    discount within the hazard.

  • 17 February 2015 (Newly accredited GM apple)

    The newly accredited GM apple is
    designed
    to not flip brown when it will get outdated. That manner, shops promoting
    precut apples can maintain on to them for days and you will not be capable of
    inform.

    Different
    doable
    risks of the GM apple.

  • 17 February 2015 (On line casino mogul instructions Netanyahu)

    Uri Avnery: on line casino mogul Sheldon Adelson
    instructions
    Netanyahu in addition to US Republicans; he’s behind Netanyahu’s
    speech to the US Congress.

  • 17 February 2015 (What Hollywood needs from TPP)

    What Hollywood needs from the TPP is the ability to
    put
    Individuals in jail for sharing.

  • 17 February 2015 (PIS)

    PISSI supporters have
    taken
    over elements of Libya and plan to kill Egyptian Christians that they
    captured.

    If it’s not restricted to Iraq and Syria, I suppose we should now name it
    PIS, the pseudo-Islamic state.

  • 17 February 2015 (Fossil gas divestment)

    Fossil gas divestment now
    targets
    banks that spend money on fossil fuels. Persons are shifting their cash
    out of these banks.

    The massive US banks helped trigger the fiscal disaster, and we have now been
    invited to maneuver our cash out of them for that motive.

  • 17 February 2015 (Youngsters making an attempt e-cigarettes)

    Extra
    Youngsters Making an attempt E-Cigarettes Than Tobacco, US Examine Suggests.

  • 17 February 2015 (Pressing: Marketing campaign finance legal guidelines)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Federal Election Fee to analyze Scott Walker’s
    obvious violations of marketing campaign finance legal guidelines.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 February 2015 (Pressing: Reparations for torture victims)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Chicago Mayor Emanuel to assist the measure for reparations
    for victims tortured by Chicago thugs.

  • 17 February 2015 (Pressing: Defend wolves)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to not exclude wolves from the endangered species act.

  • 17 February 2015 (NY thugs shackle prisoners giving start)

    New York thugs proceed shackling prisoners which might be giving start regardless that
    that apply is
    unlawful.

    Hospital employees may put an finish to this in the event that they stood as much as it. They
    may even require the thugs to signal a contract that they won’t
    break this legislation, earlier than permitting them into the hospital.

  • 17 February 2015 (TPP’s Chilling Impact on Well being)

    Docs
    Worldwide Blast TPP’s ‘Chilling Impact’ on Well being, Local weather
    Protections.

  • 17 February 2015 (Pledges to scale back CO2 emissions)

    The three principal British events
    agreed
    to cooperate in decreasing CO2 emissions.

    Nevertheless, for the reason that Tories pledged to do that after they have been elected,
    after which did the alternative, I believe the settlement is nugatory.
    Nothing could make them actually go in opposition to their masters.

  • 17 February 2015 (Discrimination in opposition to queer folks)

    Republicans in state legislatures are
    trying
    for alternatives to discriminate in opposition to queer folks.

  • 17 February 2015 (TPP and Quick Monitor)

    TPP
    is the Loopy Prepare, and Quick Monitor is the Freeway to Hell.

  • 17 February 2015 (Digital units that observe what we do)

    Bruce Schneier has endorsed the concept that we have to
    cease
    digital techniques from monitoring what we do.

    I’m glad to see this get assist.

  • 17 February 2015 (Al-Jazeera journalists face new trial)

    Two al-Jazeera journalists that have been imprisoned in Egypt have been
    launched
    on bail pending a brand new trial.

    It’s excellent news, however it’s deceptive to say they’ve been “freed”.
    They might but be convicted once more, and easily being in Egypt exposes
    anybody to the chance of being accused of latest crimes.

  • 17 February 2015 (Tax avoidance)

    We should always condemn tax avoiders in addition to
    correcting
    the loopholes they exploit.

  • 17 February 2015 (If Diswashers Had been iPhones)

    If
    Dishwashers Had been iPhones.

  • 17 February 2015 (PISSI)

    PISSI
    boasts of
    success in polarizing the world, making folks get entangled in conflict
    both for or in opposition to PISSI.

  • 17 February 2015 (Film violence vs actuality)

    For a US mainstream media pundit,
    violence
    that succeeds in films must be the appropriate method for the US.

    It’s unsuitable to accuse the pundit of believing Rambo exists. Of
    course, he is aware of that Rambo was a fictional character. What he
    does not understand is that the story was not merely fictional, however
    systematically distorted from actuality. It’s straightforward to write down a narrative so
    that the “good man” wins and nothing unhealthy comes down consequently.
    Getting such a superb lead to actuality is rather a lot tougher.

  • 15 February 2015 (Undersea oil drilling)

    Yearly, a whole lot of orcas converge on Bremer Bay, however
    undersea
    oil drilling may wipe that out.

  • 15 February 2015 (Photograph ID for meals stamps)

    Demanding photograph ID to be used of meals stamps is the
    newest
    concept for shaming the poor.

  • 15 February 2015 (Public faculty cuts)

    Governor Walker’s
    public
    faculty cuts pressured colleges to put off many junior lecturers —
    so Walker blamed that on their union.

    Typical plutocratic techniques to date, blaming the non-rich for the hurt
    he has performed them. However he acquired the talked about lecturers by identify as
    examples for his level, getting the info about them unsuitable, so these
    lecturers had an opportunity to lecture him about it.

  • 15 February 2015 (Australia’s uranium in India)

    Australia’s uranium could also be utilized in India to construct
    nuclear
    weapons.

  • 15 February 2015 (Giving homeless folks housing)

    Research discover that in Florida and Colorado, giving homeless folks
    housing can be
    cheaper
    than coping with them as homeless folks.

    Nevertheless, housing them would strike Republicans as unjust: if they’re
    poor,
    Republicans
    assume it means they deserve poverty.

  • 15 February 2015 (Atlantic sturgeon)

    The US almost pushed Atlantic sturgeon to extinction, however
    with
    some safety they might be beginning to get well.

  • 14 February 2015 (Pressing: Permit Albert Woodfox’s launch)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Louisiana to permit Albert Woodfox’s launch from jail.

  • 14 February 2015 (Pressing: Broaden social safety)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to develop social safety, not minimize it.

  • 14 February 2015 (US jail enlargement)

    The huge enlargement in Individuals’ prisons
    contributed
    little to the lower in crime charges of the previous twenty years.

    US imprisonment does large human injury. Whether or not it harms the
    economic system will depend on who you embrace in “the economic system”. It could be good
    for the plutocrats typically. since a few of them revenue from prisons
    or make use of prisoners as slave labor, and the remainder take into account many
    Individuals superfluous. Prisons (which are likely to kill prisoners who get
    sick) could also be their technique of option to eliminate the superfluous.

  • 14 February 2015 (Plastic within the ocean)

    People put
    8
    million tons of plastic into the world’s oceans annually, which
    fills them with air pollution, and with out administration efforts this might
    enhance by ten occasions within the subsequent decade.

    That will be one thing like 1 kg of floating plastic for every 3kg of
    fish. However even worse is
    the
    plastic that the fish eat.

  • 14 February 2015 (The killing of Rachel Corrie)

    Israel has
    rejected
    duty for killing Rachel Corrie.

  • 14 February 2015 (Droughts)

    World heating will give the US decade-long droughts,
    worse
    than something seen for 1000 years. Droughts corresponding to worn out total civilizations prior to now.

    California’s drought is already the worst in 1200 years.

  • 14 February 2015 (HSBC)

    HSBC hid cash for folks accused of
    severe
    crimes.

  • 14 February 2015 (Poverty within the US)

    The US would have basically eradicated poverty 10 years in the past
    if
    1979 insurance policies had continued. Now Republican insurance policies are
    designed to punish the poor as a result of
    supposedly
    they have to deserve it.

  • 14 February 2015 (Extra prisons at the price of training)

    Arizona’s reactionary authorities plans to
    minimize
    training to open extra prisons.

  • 14 February 2015 (US oil refinery employees happening strike)

    US oil refinery employees are
    going
    on strike as a result of the homeowners skimp on security to extend earnings.

  • 14 February 2015 (Ukraine-Russia cease-fire)

    Ukraine and Russia have made
    one other
    cease-fire settlement.

    After a number of cease-fires have failed, I do not see a lot hope this one
    will maintain. However it’s value a strive.

  • 14 February 2015 (Prosecuting psychics for fraud)

    Bob Nygaard, detective of psychics,
    will get
    them prosecuted for defrauding folks.

    Nobody can actually do what these psychics declare they will do. As much as a
    level, folks can innocently idiot themselves that they’re psychically
    therapeutic folks, simply as folks can innocently idiot themselves that
    others are doing so. However when it will get to be massive time, it could possibly hardly
    be something however fraud.

  • 14 February 2015 (Fossil gas subsidies)

    World
    Leaders Ought to Take Benefit of Low Oil Costs to Ditch Fossil Gas
    Subsidies.

    They need to face punitive taxation, not subsidies!

  • 14 February 2015 (Homeless in Norway)

    In rich Norway,
    who
    are the homeless people who must beg?

  • 14 February 2015 (Peru freeway plans)

    Peru
    Planning Freeway By way of Most Biodiverse Place on Earth.

    A street sometimes brings deforestation and air pollution.

  • 14 February 2015 (Irish tax insurance policies)

    Irish
    Tax Insurance policies Are ‘Anti-Social’ to Growing Nations, Says UN
    Skilled.

  • 14 February 2015 (Machines making selections for people)

    Automation of dealings with people implies that
    machines
    now make the choices and people can solely obey.

  • 14 February 2015 (US rating in press freedom)

    In freedom of the press, the US is not #1. It’s
    quantity 49.

  • 14 February 2015 (Alternative of employees by robots)

    The alternative of manufacturing facility employees by robots is
    accelerating.

    This implies extra earnings for corporations, and even fewer good jobs for
    the non-rich. All in all, it’s a change for the more serious.

    What we want now within the developed world is not extra effectivity in
    manufacturing facility manufacturing, it’s to
    give
    the non-rich as a lot of a share as that they had just a few many years in the past.

  • 14 February 2015 (Huge surveillance in Macedonia)

    Macedonia:
    Huge Surveillance Revelation: 20,000 Folks Wiretapped.

  • 14 February 2015 (Opposing coal mine funding)

    Australians
    and Individuals joined to inform the US Export-Import Financial institution to not fund
    a coal mine in Australia.

  • 14 February 2015 (Legislation to guard folks from “forfeiture”)

    Virginia is contemplating a
    legislation
    that the state cannot take folks’s property for merely accusing them
    of a criminal offense.

  • 14 February 2015 (UK “tax incentive”)

    A controversial UK “tax incentive” for rich folks seems to be
    a manner for a lot of of them to
    keep away from
    all taxes all over the place.

  • 14 February 2015 (Papa John’s cheats employees)

    Papa John’s pizza in New York Metropolis has
    cheated
    employees out of almost 1,000,000 {dollars}.

  • 14 February 2015 (Thugs shoot man who referred to as for assist)

    Kevin Davis referred to as the thugs for assist, so that they got here and
    shot
    him useless.

    It took him two days to die, and the thugs
    saved
    his household away so he couldn’t inform them something.

  • 14 February 2015 (Threats to coral)

    Coral face one other risk:
    heating
    helps coral-eating starfish.

  • 14 February 2015 (Assad’s forces assault non-jihadi Syrian rebels)

    Assad’s forces are
    attacking
    the non-jihadi Syrian rebels, who’ve misplaced lots of floor within the
    previous two years to al-Nusra and PISSI.

  • 14 February 2015 (Secrecy of NSA spy program)

    NSA
    Spy Program So Secret Decide Cannot Clarify Why It Cannot Be
    Challenged.

  • 14 February 2015 (Publicly owned banks)

    Publicly owned banks are worthwhile in addition to useful to the general public,
    however the present
    wave
    of plutocratic treaties threatens to destroy them.

  • 14 February 2015 (Sectarian training imposed in Turkey)

    The Turkish authorities is
    imposing
    sectarian training.

  • 15 February 2015 (World heating denial)

    The worldwide heating denialists’
    newest
    absurd declare: scientists correcting thermometer information for
    variations in measurement strategies are conspiring to manufacture an
    look of world heating.

    These folks know that no lie is just too absurd, if manipulated media will
    current it as believable and corrupt politicians will vote for it.

  • 14 February 2015 (Arctic methane emissions)

    Huge
    fields emitting effervescent methane have been detected within the Arctic.

    This might imply we’re sliding to the sting of the worldwide heating cliff
    too quick to cease it doesn’t matter what we do.

  • 14 February 2015 (Christian anti-sex training)

    Christian anti-sex training
    taught
    Elizabeth Good that being raped made her nugatory. So she
    thought there was no level escaping from her kidnapper.

  • 14 February 2015 (UK’s torture of IRA suspects)

    The UK acknowledged on the time that what it did to some IRA suspects in
    the 1970s constituted
    torture.

  • 14 February 2015 (Absurd fossil gas PR campaigns)

    Fossil gas firm PR corporations are making
    absurd
    campaigns in opposition to the divestment marketing campaign.

  • 14 February 2015 (Thugs beat man for replying “No English”)

    Thugs thought of Sureshbhai Patel suspicious as a result of he replied “No
    English” to their questions, so that they beat him up and
    left
    him partly paralyzed.

  • 14 February 2015 (Obama needs limitless world conflict)

    Obama is asking for authorization for limitless world conflict in opposition to
    PISSI, together with
    use
    of floor fight troops anyplace on the planet.

  • 14 February 2015 (UK thugs overlook what free society means)

    The UK thugs are
    forgetting
    what a free society means.

  • 14 February 2015 (IUD donation program)

    A privately funded IUD donation program has pushed down Colorado’s
    charge of abortions and unplanned births. Now it wants public funding,
    however
    Republicans
    wish to kill it.

  • 14 February 2015 (Lynching)

    Lynching within the US was a type of racial terrorism, and its
    penalties
    nonetheless
    have an effect on US race relations.

    The declare that capital punishment changed lynching appears to be
    mistaken or maybe garbled. The US had capital punishment for the reason that
    starting, as did different international locations. Abolition of capital punishment in
    some international locations (and a few US states) is more moderen than that.

  • 14 February 2015 (Insufficient plan to guard butterflies)

    The
    plan
    to guard Monarch butterflies, whereas permitting their prime habitat
    to be destroyed, is insufficient in numerous methods.

  • 14 February 2015 (Suicides attributable to unemployment)

    Unemployment causes
    45,000
    suicides a 12 months worldwide, finds research.

  • 14 February 2015 (Surplus meals)

    Shops
    that promote surplus meals may assist poor folks to afford meals.

  • 14 February 2015 (Malaysian cartoonist jailed)

    Malaysian cartoonist Zunar has been
    jailed
    and faces felony costs for suggesting Anwar Ibrahim’s judges
    have been corrupted by the federal government.

    By merely making this a criminal offense, Malaysia reveals it spits on human
    rights. It has loads of firm, however that is unsuitable for any nation.

  • 14 February 2015 (Turkey’s court docket system)

    The pinnacle of Turkey’s constitutional court docket warns that Erdogan is
    subverting
    the court docket system.

  • 14 February 2015 (Ukraine)

    An
    Arms Race Will not Assist Ukraine.

  • 14 February 2015 (“Susceptibility” to terrorist concepts)

    The US authorities
    distributes
    instructed standards for ranking folks for “susceptibility” to
    terrorist concepts.

    This jogs my memory of the best way the Soviet Union and China rated folks for
    their class background and punished these of bourgeois origin.

  • 14 February 2015 (Why UK has not prosecuted HSBC)

    The explanation that the UK has not prosecuted HSBC for tax evasion and different
    crimes is clear:
    the
    UK kowtows to banks.

  • 14 February 2015 (Folks pushed to suicide in UK)

    The UK’s system of
    punishing
    the unemployed and disabled has pushed about 50 recognized folks
    to suicide, however the true quantity have to be much more.

  • 14 February 2015 (Mild de-escalation by Obama)

    Obama is
    gently
    de-escalating the concept of a battle of two civilizations.

  • 14 February 2015 (Buy monitoring)

    The UK has
    tried
    to trace who purchased copies of Charlie Hebdo.

    That is another excuse to insist on nameless buy.
    Do not be tracked — pay money!

  • 13 February 2015 (Publication of username/password pairs)

    A safety investigator
    printed
    an inventory of 10 million username/password pairs, as a foundation for
    analysis.

    He
    took
    precautions to keep away from hurting anybody, however he nonetheless feels afraid.

  • 12 February 2015 (John Kiriakou)

    John Kiriakou stated that revealing CIA torture was value it and he
    would
    do it once more.

    There speaks an actual hero.

  • 12 February 2015 (FBI concentrating on activists)

    The FBI is
    concentrating on
    activists in opposition to tar sands oil (and the Keystone XL pipeline, I
    count on).

    It could be supposed for intimidation moderately than to get actual data.

    The FBI should be investigating these which might be making an attempt to construct the
    pipeline. That is a part of a a lot greater crime:
    tried
    mass homicide, and it could but succeed.

  • 12 February 2015 (Solitary confinement)

    Working
    to scale back solitary confinement in US state prisons.

  • 12 February 2015 (Privateness on-line)

    Uncle
    Sam and the Phantasm of Privateness On-line.

  • 12 February 2015 (Restrictionist-Led DHS Shutdown)

    4
    Causes Why Freedom Lovers Ought to Cheer a Restrictionist-Led DHS
    Shutdown.

  • 12 February 2015 (US lies about victims of drone bombings)

    The instance of Mohammed Toiman, age 13, reveals how the US
    systematically
    lies concerning the victims of drone bombings.

    Each sufferer is presumed “terrorist enemy” till different folks show
    in any other case, and even then the presumption is just not absolutely dropped.

  • 12 February 2015 (Inequality and recessions)

    It’s doable that elevated inequality leads on to
    elevated
    threat of massive recessions.

  • 11 February 2015 (Pressing: Oppose DARK Act)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritters and senators to oppose the
    DARK
    Act that might ban states from requiring labeling of GMOs.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 11 February 2015 (Making poor folks pay extra)

    Poor folks within the UK pay
    triple
    the same old value.

    Within the US poor folks typically should
    pay
    much more for meals than everybody else does.

  • 11 February 2015 (Backup energy for fiber traces)

    The FCC is making an attempt to make the telephone corporations provide backup energy for
    fiber traces that present telephone service, in order that it will not be
    a
    step again from copper wires in an emergency.

    This is one state of affairs the place it might have been a lot a lot better to not
    permit all of the “child Bells” to merge into large corporations. The smaller
    corporations can be much less in a position to strain the FCC to ignore the
    public curiosity.

  • 11 February 2015 (Philadelphia thugs face costs)

    Philadelphia thugs face a number of costs for doing the usual thug
    factor:
    beating
    a person bloody and making false accusations in opposition to him.

    What’s uncommon is that they have been prosecuted when the info got here out.

    Nevertheless, the thug that killed Seth Adams is
    protected
    tenaciously by the system that shuts its eyes to proof exposing
    the thug’s lies.

  • 11 February 2015 (US wages)

    US employment has elevated considerably prior to now 12 months, however
    wages
    have elevated solely the place states or cities have raised the minimal
    wage.

    Which means a bit little bit of restoration is trickling down from the
    plutocrats. However not a lot: the roles which might be being created are principally
    awful ones. And within the states managed by Republicans, folks have
    not acquired a increase.

  • 11 February 2015 (American heroes)

    American heroes who
    tried
    to cease the federal government’s torture.

  • 11 February 2015 (Stopping US from changing into oligarchy)

    Bernie Sanders: the wrestle for the US now’s to
    cease
    it from changing into an oligarchy.

  • 11 February 2015 (US media protection of conflict in Ukraine)

    The US media
    systematically
    overlook wrongs dedicated by the Ukraine authorities in overlaying
    the conflict.

  • 11 February 2015 (UK cash in banksters’ pockets)

    The UK has bother placing more cash into employees’ pockets as a result of it
    has
    put a lot into banksters’ pockets.

  • 11 February 2015 (UK authorities’s pledge to be “inexperienced”)

    The UK authorities pledged to be the “greenest ever”, then
    spent
    300 occasions as a lot on fossil fuels as on renewable power.

  • 11 February 2015 (Unlawful remedy of employees in Abu Dhabi)

    The determined migrant development employees in Abu Dhabi are
    punished
    in the event that they complain about unlawful remedy.

  • 11 February 2015 (CIA drone assaults)

    Mohammed Tuaiman, age 13, was
    killed
    by a CIA drone assault, after family have been killed in different CIA
    drone assaults.

    The CIA had determined that the lads in his household belonged to al-Qa’ida
    and attacked them repeatedly at house, by no means thoughts the bystanders.

  • 11 February 2015 (TTIP)

    If Europe indicators the TTIP it should turn into
    powerless
    to manage US web corporations.

    This Treaty Is Plutocratic. We all know the main points can be unhealthy; the one
    doubt is exactly how unhealthy. Europe is lucky that Greece stated it
    will kill the TTIP, however folks should proceed the wrestle till the
    stake is in its coronary heart.

  • 11 February 2015 (Google tax dodging)

    Google dodges taxes in Australia,
    exporting
    earnings by subterfuges, as in lots of different international locations.

  • 11 February 2015 (Anti-corruption get together wins in Delhi elections)

    The anti-corruption Aam Admi get together has
    gained
    massive within the native elections for Delhi.

  • 11 February 2015 (Conviction in opposition to Malaysian opposition chief)

    Anwar Ibrahim, the primary opposition chief of Malaysia, has been
    convicted
    of getting gay intercourse.

    This verdict was unjust, no matter what Anwar Ibrahim truly
    did, as a result of it’s unsuitable to forbid homosexuality. This injustice is
    widespread in regimes dominated by repressive religions corresponding to Islam
    and Christianity.

    The federal government means that his assistant introduced the case. Does the
    assistant declare Ibrahim raped him? Highly effective males do typically act that
    manner. However it is usually doable that the political institution
    pressured him to make a false cost.

  • 11 February 2015 (Guantanamo kangaroo court docket listening to)

    A Guantanamo kangaroo court docket listening to was recessed as a result of defendants
    acknowledged
    a former CIA torturer as a part of the employees of the court docket.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    Regardless that the foundations of those “army tribunals” are sufficient to make
    the trials unfair, the federal government doesn’t take into account that enough
    and appears for numerous methods to sabotage the protection.

  • 11 February 2015 (Funding of September 2001 assaults)

    Maybe
    wealthy
    dissident Saudis funded the September 2001 assaults.

    I do perceive the distinction between funding the Afghan Mujahidin
    and funding the September 2001 assaults. The article first says
    Moussaoui claimed Saudi royals did latter, then it says he claimed
    they did the previous. I suppose the creator simply acquired confused in
    writing, however which did Moussaoui say?

  • 11 February 2015 (Decline in stage of freedom)

    Freedom Home experiences that the extent of freedom has been
    predominantly
    declining for Eight years.

  • 11 February 2015 (Privateness not useless)

    Peter Watts: If privateness is actually useless,
    why are so many nonetheless
    making an attempt so onerous to kill it?

    (I’ve identified earlier than that “Your trigger is misplaced, hand over” is an indication
    that it’s nonetheless doable to withstand.)

    The state says it ought to see the whole lot to “hold us secure”, however that
    makes
    many people much less secure.

  • 11 February 2015 (Thug breaks man’s prosthetic arm)

    A thug in Utah broke Danny Baker’s prosthetic arm when he
    insisted
    on handcuffing it behind Baker’s again. Thugs denied Baker medical
    care and made false costs in opposition to him.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    Suing the town will compensate Baker for the injury, which fortuitously
    wasn’t everlasting. It is not going to deter thugs from appearing like this
    … once more, and once more, and once more. We should prosecute and jail
    particular person thugs for brutality and for perjury.

  • 11 February 2015 (How fanatical Christians view rape)

    Fanatical Christians suppose it’s
    “lovely”
    that rape could make ladies pregnant.

    It could turn into doable to transplant uteruses into males in order that they
    can carry a being pregnant. Maybe Republican males must be invited to
    carry the “lovely” pregnancies that ladies don’t desire for no matter
    motive.

  • 11 February 2015 (How HSBC helped shoppers do unhealthy issues)

    Particular
    examples of how HSBC helped its shoppers do unhealthy issues.

    A few of these actions are crimes, and a few are clearly unsuitable. Others
    furthered actions by shoppers that are or must be unlawful.
    Essentially, governments have the duty to dam corporations
    from sending their earnings untaxed by the frontier.

  • 11 February 2015 (US gov’t to develop milkweed)

    The US authorities goes to develop milkweed to assist monarch
    butterflies survive the results of
    large
    use of Roundup.

    The usage of pesticides is a type of habitat destruction, which (as
    normal) threatens a complete ecosystem, many species without delay. Usually,
    defending on threatened species is finished by defending the habitat,
    which protects all of the species that reside there.

    This peculiar technique of defending monarch butterflies avoids
    defending its habitat and thus avoids defending the opposite species
    threatened by Roundup.

  • 11 February 2015 (Herbicide 2,4-D)

    Earthjustice has
    sued
    to dam EPA approval of the herbicide 2,4-D for enormous use with
    GMOs.

  • 11 February 2015 (US media’s toleration of lies)

    The US media will not tolerate Brian Williams’s little lies, however what
    concerning the
    massive
    lies that enabled Dubya to invade Iraq?

  • 10 February 2015 (Pressing: Free Raif Badawi)

    US residents:
    name on Congress
    to name on Saudi Arabia to free Raif Badawi.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 10 February 2015 (Bahrain shuts off TV channel)

    Bahrain shut off a TV channel
    for
    giving an interview to an opposition chief.

    Bahrain calls the opposition “extremists”.

  • 10 February 2015 (Black writers monitored by FBI)

    The FBI has monitored black writers from 1919 to 1972,
    analyzing
    their work for political potential.

  • 10 February 2015 (Leaving oil within the floor)

    We
    Can Begin Leaving the Oil within the Floor Proper Now. The thought is to
    apply the plan that President Correa proposed for oil in Ecuador. He
    gave up on it as a result of the world didn’t contribute the cash. Perhaps
    now it should.

  • 10 February 2015 (World heating)

    World heating is altering US ecosystems,
    decreasing
    the quantity of carbon they take in.

    In experimental plots, this has occurred sooner than was predicted.

    This can be a optimistic suggestions that might speed up world heating.

    World
    Warming Is Inflicting Extra Excessive Storms. This has been measured in
    the US and elsewhere.

  • 10 February 2015 (PR marketing campaign to whitewash Vietnam Struggle)

    The US has a PR marketing campaign to whitewash the Vietnam Struggle, so folks will
    overlook
    how unhealthy and unsuitable it was for the US to combat it.

  • 10 February 2015 (Proof that Half of America is Broke)

    New
    Proof that Half of America is Broke.

  • 10 February 2015 (Leaked recordsdata acquired by IRS)

    The US IRS acquired leaked recordsdata in 2010 displaying how HSBC helped
    shoppers evade US taxes. Now the recordsdata have leaked to the general public, and
    folks wish to know
    why
    the IRS has performed to prosecute these shoppers and/or get the taxes they
    owe.

    After Obama has gone really easy on companies in so many fields, we should
    fear about whether or not he did it this time.

  • 10 February 2015 (Faculty thug assaults)

    A faculty thug attacked a lady in center faculty (underneath 14 years outdated);
    her sister and cousin tried to save lots of her, so he
    attacked
    them with a stick and pepper spray. One among them wanted stitches
    within the head.

    Then he made false costs in opposition to them (customary thug apply).
    Is not {that a} crime? With such good proof, will he be prosecuted for
    it?

    Individuals, thugs in your youngsters’s faculty are a risk to them.
    Inform your faculty you need the thugs excluded.

  • 10 February 2015 (How little a plutocrat cares)

    A plutocrat reveals how little he cares concerning the
    hundreds of thousands
    of Individuals going through retirement with no financial savings.

  • 10 February 2015 (Autonomous Killing Machines)

    We
    Can Now Construct Autonomous Killing Machines. And That is a Very, Very
    Unhealthy Thought.

    In a way, the primary autonomous killing machine was the mine with an
    automated set off. It couldn’t transfer, however it may determine when to
    explode. Antipersonnel mines have been banned by most international locations,
    although
    the
    US is without doubt one of the holdouts. Maybe this autonomous nature is why
    landmines have to be banned.

  • 10 February 2015 (Social media army unit)

    Britain’s resolution to create a social media army unit displays the
    age of
    everlasting
    data warfare.

    It must be famous that different international locations together with Russia and China are
    reported already to have social media armies. The UK is constant a
    development, not beginning it. Nevertheless, Russia and China have already
    crushed democracy and management public opinion. The place we will hope
    for them is in international locations just like the UK.

    I do not use social media. Initially this was as a result of it was
    inconvenient for my life-style (I typically haven’t any web connection,
    as an illustration.) However I’m coming to suppose that this did me an excellent
    service.

  • 10 February 2015 (Black activists focused by thugs)

    Keeshan Harley, a black man from New York, has been
    stopped
    on the road and searched 125 occasions. The thugs know him as an
    activist and so they wish to harass him.

    He stated that issues haven’t acquired higher underneath de Blasio; that thugs
    nonetheless regard black males as targets, and black activists much more so.

  • 10 February 2015 (Authorities finances cuts)

    A
    1%
    minimize within the US army finances elicits screams from the
    military-industrial advanced, so the proportionally greater cuts are
    directed at non-rich Individuals, analysis, security rules, and so forth.

  • 10 February 2015 (Common again doorways)

    Merchandise together with
    drones,
    automobiles and recreation consoles have common again doorways that allow them
    to be remotely sabotaged.

  • 10 February 2015 (Suppression of dissent in Ecuador)

    President Correa of Ecuador is accused of suppressing dissent in
    numerous
    methods.

  • 10 February 2015 (Individuals’ constitutional rights)

    Hayden, former NSA director,
    stated
    he thought that the September 2011 assaults made Individuals’
    constitutional rights out of date.

  • 10 February 2015 (Lady convicted of aborting her fetus)

    Purvi Patel in Indiana has been convicted of
    aborting
    her fetus, and of kid neglect, regardless that the 2 are
    contradictory.

    She was determined to abort the fetus as a result of her mother and father practiced a
    merciless abstinence-only prudery. She was crushed between them and the
    state that provided her no straightforward option to get an abortion legally.

  • 10 February 2015 (Free speech at UK universities)

    UK universities are standing up totally free speech for Muslims with inflexible
    positions, however they’ve
    failed
    to face up totally free speech for individuals who criticize Muslims or
    Islam.

    Not like the author, I’m extra involved with getting them to do the
    proper factor than with recrimination. If they’ve failed to face up
    totally free speech, it’s not too late for them to begin.

  • 10 February 2015 (British crown’s tax havens)

    The UK Labour get together says it should name for worldwide strain
    on
    tax
    havens that belong to the British crown.

    Why it could possibly’t immediately pressure them to vary is unclear to me.

  • 10 February 2015 (Destiny of disappeared Mexican college students)

    The Mexican authorities is accused of
    making an attempt
    to impose false certainty concerning the destiny of 43 disappeared
    college students.

  • 10 February 2015 (Non-public debt ranges)

    Non-public debt in lots of international locations is reaching ranges that
    may
    trigger financial crises.

    The banksters
    will
    reap the benefits of such crises to seize wealth from the remainder of
    society once more.

  • 10 February 2015 (How GCHQ plans to deal with encryption)

    GCHQ’s plan to deal with encryption is to
    crack
    the computer systems of these it needs to spy on. It’s making an attempt to sneak
    round authorized limits by a “code of conduct” that does not absolutely
    replicate them.

    I believe it’s reputable for spy companies to crack the computer systems of
    reputable targets in unfriendly international locations. I want they might do this
    as a substitute of snooping on everybody.

  • 10 February 2015 (UK making protesters pay)

    The UK is making an attempt to limit massive protests by
    making
    protesters pay.

  • 10 February 2015 (French Pun)

    Les images
    des banquiers.

  • 09 February 2015 (Brian Williams’ apologies)

    Necessary
    false tales Brian Williams may apologize for.

  • 09 February 2015 (Exaggerated experiences of violence)

    Reporter Brian Williams is
    accused
    of exaggerating chaos and violence in New Orleans throughout Hurricane
    Katrina.

    These experiences could have inspired actual acts of violence, corresponding to when
    thugs
    stopped
    refugees for hours (or was it days?) from crossing a bridge to
    depart New Orleans to security.

  • 09 February 2015 (Obama’s medical care insurance coverage system)

    The Home of Representatives
    voted
    (uselessly) to repeal Obama’s medical care insurance coverage system, whereas
    most Individuals wish to transfer within the different path to a single-payer
    system.

  • 09 February 2015 (Pressing: Political spending disclosure)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to require authorities contractors to reveal their
    political spending.

  • 09 February 2015 (US refinery employees on strike)

    Staff at some US refinery employees are
    on
    strike in opposition to pressured additional time; fatigue causes errors that may
    be deadly, for them and for others.

    Outsourcing upkeep to low-paid temp employees is harmful too.
    They will not have the identical expertise with the ability that long-term
    employees have. Chemical services shouldn’t be allowed to rent temp
    employees that might are available in contact with the processing equipment.

  • 09 February 2015 (Prisoners burned alive)

    PISSI burned one prisoner alive, however the Bush forces
    burned
    1000’s of Iraqi civilians alive.

    I disagree on one level. The demise of tank troopers in battle,
    as a result of their tanks are attacked by planes, is just not a conflict crime. It is
    merely conflict. Struggle is hell, however it’s not morally equal to burning
    a captive.

    The Bush forces tried to maintain these burnings quiet, however PISSI
    publicizes
    its killings as a part of an express ideology.

  • 09 February 2015 (Pressing: Examine ecological penalties)

    US residents:
    name
    on the FDA to review the doable ecological penalties earlier than
    utilizing a brand new technique to attempt to eradicate Aedes aegypti mosquitoes.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    Maybe it might be wiser to develop the identical technique for Aedes
    albopictus, then apply it to each species without delay.

  • 09 February 2015 (Pressing: Sturdy web neutrality guidelines)

    US residents:
    inform the
    FCC you’ll stand behind sturdy web neutrality guidelines.

  • 09 February 2015 (China sabotages enjoyable protest)

    A
    enjoyable
    protest in Hong Kong was sabotaged by China’s arbitrary
    confiscation of rolls of bathroom paper.

  • 09 February 2015 (Highschool college students not considering)

    A highschool trainer experiences that her college students do not consider they’re
    imagined to suppose. All they perceive is to
    look
    issues up and repeat what they’re advised.

    This was to some extent true once I was in highschool, within the 1960s.
    Folks tend to recollect the “good outdated days” as higher than
    they actually have been; the change will not be as nice as that author
    perceives it. However I can consider that it’s got worse, attributable to
    standardized exams and engines like google.

  • 09 February 2015 (Australia’s file warmth)

    Australia’s file warmth in 2013 couldn’t have occurred with out
    world
    heating.

  • 09 February 2015 (Pressing: Defend polar bears)

    US residents:
    assist
    defending polar bears from oil drilling.

  • 09 February 2015 (Pressing: Shut Guantanamo jail)

    US residents:
    Name on Senator
    McCain to as soon as once more assist closing Guantanamo jail.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 09 February 2015 (Saudi chapter of 9/11 report)

    Amid
    New Claims, Calls Intensify to Declassify Saudi Chapter of 9/11
    Report.

  • 09 February 2015 (Terrorists)

    Lone
    Wolf Terrorists Are Exceedingly Uncommon, So Why Does Everybody Maintain
    Speaking About Them?

  • 09 February 2015 (Norway drops legislation in opposition to begging)

    Norway has
    dropped
    a proposed legislation to ban begging and even giving to beggars.

  • 09 February 2015 (Nonfree software program screws farmers)

    US farmers have gotten shy of
    nonfree
    software program of their tractors, which screws them.

    In a tractor, a automotive, a telephone or a laptop computer, nonfree packages are an
    injustice. The deliberately weak time period “open supply” holds customers again
    from recognizing that time. The time period was coined to steer folks away
    from demanding freedom of their computing. Calling freedom-respecting
    packages “open supply” leads folks to ask, timidly, “Please, sir, could
    I’ve some extra leeway,” moderately than saying they deserve freedom and
    imply to get it.

    Do not let “open supply” considering maintain you again from claiming your
    rights. Please be part of us in insisting that our software program should respect
    our freedom.
    See http://gnu.org/philosophy/free-software-even-more-important.html.

  • 09 February 2015 (Somalia’s dependence on cash from expatriates)

    Oxfam warned the US and UK governments that
    closing
    the businesses that ship cash to Somalia would result in catastrophe
    there.

    When a area is full of people that cannot survive besides with cash
    despatched by expatriates, its inhabitants is unsustainably excessive. It appears
    to me that we should always be certain they obtain loads of contraception
    provides together with the cash.

  • 09 February 2015 (Assaults on the NHS)

    Britons are happy with the NHS, however the authorities made its
    assaults
    on the NHS so advanced that the majority Britons didn’t acknowledge them as
    sabotage. And the press didn’t assist them perceive this.

  • 09 February 2015 (The proper to die)

    Canada’s supreme court docket stated that individuals are
    entitled
    to get assist from docs after they rationally select to die.

    The article presumes, however doesn’t say, that the ruling is restricted to
    folks whose pure demise is anticipated to return quickly anyway. It does
    not appear proper to exclude folks doomed to a lifetime of paralysis or
    incommunicado from this proper.

  • 09 February 2015 (Household faces exaggerated costs of kidnaping)

    A Missouri boy’s household pretended to kidnap him, to show him to
    mistrust strangers. Now they face
    actual
    costs of kidnaping.

    Scaring a baby this fashion could also be a nasty concept, however it’s not kidnaping.
    To label it so is willful blindness on the state’s half. “Why will we
    exaggerate the fees? As a result of we will.”

  • 09 February 2015 (Illegal surveillance by GCHQ)

    A secret UK court docket dominated that GCHQ
    acted
    illegally when it acquired details about Britons from Prism through the
    NSA.

  • 09 February 2015 (Koch Brothers’ poisonous waste dumping)

    The Koch Brothers’ firm dumps poisonous waste right into a river in Florida
    by a pipeline constructed with out correct approval, however governors Scott
    and Jeb Bush
    smoothed
    that over.

  • 09 February 2015 (US army finances)

    The US army finances is
    greater
    than it was underneath Reagan through the Chilly Struggle.

  • 09 February 2015 (Patented seeds)

    Re-colonizing African agriculture with
    patented
    seeds.

  • 08 February 2015 (Pressing: Financial institution rules)

    US residents:
    oppose
    plans to calm down rules that restrain banks from reckless
    borrowing.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 08 February 2015 (Turning public establishments into companies)

    Turning public establishments into companies to maintain them afloat is a
    step
    in direction of destroying them fully.

  • 08 February 2015 (China’s one-child coverage)

    Easing
    of China’s One-Little one Coverage Has Not Produced a Child-Increase.

    In different phrases, making use of the coverage for just a few many years has introduced
    a couple of lasting social change, a type of “demographic transition”.
    That’s grounds to rejoice, and suggests {that a} comparable coverage,
    mixed with financial progress and mass training, may have the identical
    impact in different international locations.

    We will nonetheless forestall the human inhabitants from reaching 9 billion,
    with efforts together with redistribution of wealth to the non-rich.

  • 08 February 2015 (UK’s cutbacks)

    The UK’s cutbacks now
    hit
    folks too broken to reside on their very own, and family that may’t
    each work and take care of them.

  • 08 February 2015 (Pressing: Reject GM cotton)

    US residents:
    name
    on the USDA to reject genetically modified cotton that’s designed
    for use with a harmful herbicide.

  • 08 February 2015 (Pressing: Community neutrality)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to oppose the invoice to dam
    the FCC from establishing community neutrality. Additionally ship e mail by
    this
    marketing campaign.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 08 February 2015 (Complicated BDSM with home violence)

    There’s a
    marketing campaign
    to boycott the film, 50 Shades of Gray, and provides cash to ladies’s
    shelters as a substitute.

    Girls’s shelters are a worthy trigger, however it’s merely faulty to
    confuse BDSM with home violence — like complicated a play
    presenting a homicide with actual homicide.

    Does anybody truly spend fifty {dollars} to see a film? I’ve not
    gone to a theater shortly, however I by no means spent anyplace as a lot on
    their costly snacks because the ticket value. If folks actually do this,
    they both have cash to burn or they do not perceive the that means of
    thrift.

  • 08 February 2015 (Feminine genital mutilation)

    Feminine genital mutilation in Kenya is protected by a
    wall
    of silence which makes it seem a festive event.

    Any medical issues are blamed irrationally on the sufferer.

    In Egypt, just a few households
    reject
    the social strain.

  • 08 February 2015 (Snooping on US journalists)

    Virtually
    2/Three of US investigative journalists consider the US authorities is
    snooping on them.

    I believe they’re proper. Investigative journalists sometimes
    examine the highly effective or the federal government itself, and both manner the
    plutocratic US authorities will be anticipated to treat the journalists
    enemies.

  • 08 February 2015 (Burning captives to demise)

    Individuals
    used
    to burn captives to demise.

  • 08 February 2015 (The Disgrace of US Journalism)

    The
    Disgrace of US Journalism Is the Destruction of Iraq, Not Faux Helicopter
    Tales.

    Making massive fusses about minor lies, to distract from vital points,
    has been a characteristic of US politics for a very long time. Bear in mind when
    Clinton (the opposite one) was impeached for mendacity a couple of non-public intercourse
    act?

  • 08 February 2015 (Florida legalizes sexting by youngsters)

    Florida successfully legalized sexting by youngsters —
    by
    mistake.

  • 08 February 2015 (The prisoners launched from Guantanamo)

    At most
    8%
    of the prisoners Obama has launched from Guantanamo have gone into
    combating the US. Quite the opposite, most of the prisoners have
    turn into moderately
    magnanimous,
    given the circumstances.

    The difficulty is a distraction anyway. If somebody did combat for the
    Taliban and was captured, he should be handled as a prisoner of conflict
    (thus, saved in Afghanistan). If somebody deliberate or dedicated crimes,
    whether or not terrorist or different, he deserves a good trial.

  • 07 February 2015 (Pressing: Lower nuclear weapons spending)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to chop the massive new nuclear weapons spending proposal.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 07 February 2015 (Pressing: Obama’s judicial nominees)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Senate to offer Obama’s judicial nominees consideration (and
    a vote).

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 07 February 2015 (Pressing: Cease Suncor air pollution)

    Everybody:
    name on Suncor
    to cease polluting Canadian democracy and Canadian rivers.

  • 07 February 2015 (Torture in Israeli jail)

    How Palestinian youngsters now in jail in Israel are
    being tortured.

    Right here, as typically, I decline to make use of the time period “youngsters” to confer with
    youngsters. For a lot of points, what’s proper for youngsters is totally different
    from what’s proper for youngsters. Nevertheless, that does not have an effect on the
    substance of this challenge: torture like that is unsuitable for youngsters, for
    youngsters, and for adults too.

  • 07 February 2015 (“Affirmative consent” guidelines in US faculties)

    New guidelines in US faculties say
    college students
    are to be handled as rapists if they do not get “affirmative consent”
    for intercourse. On the similar time, you may get kicked out of college and
    lose your job only for asking.

  • 07 February 2015 (Enhance in antisemitism)

    Israel’s bombardment of Gaza provoked a
    massive
    enhance in antisemitism in Britain and France.

    I nearly by no means skilled antisemitism whereas rising up within the US.
    Horror over Nazi genocide made antisemitism one thing to shun an individual
    for, which suppressed it to a low stage.

    Israel’s crime in Gaza doesn’t justify bigotry or hatred in opposition to
    Jews. These are two totally different points. Certainly, many US Jews (and
    folks of Jewish ethnic background, corresponding to me) condemned the
    bombardment of Gaza and marketing campaign in opposition to Israel’s occupation of
    Palestine.

    Israel itself has performed its finest to hyperlink the 2 points, by
    many years of falsely claiming that those that condemn Israel’s occupation
    insurance policies are “antisemitic”. The hyperlink can not help operating each methods,
    thus contributing to the resurgence of actual antisemitism.

  • 07 February 2015 (Lethal misuse of weapons by thugs)

    A thug killed an aged, demented man by firing a moderately harmful
    “non-lethal” weapon, and was
    acquitted
    for it.

    I’m positive that a number of thugs may have subdued him. The hospital
    employees may have performed so, with some persistence and thought.

    Ferguson thugs wish to check out a type of bullet that’s
    much less
    more likely to kill (however can nonetheless kill). They have already got many different
    weapons which might be extra more likely to injure folks than to kill.

    What’s unsuitable with them is that they use these weapons when they need to
    not.

  • 07 February 2015 (US car-tracking system)

    The US car-tracking system additionally
    takes
    images of drivers and passengers.

  • 07 February 2015 (How Obama proposes to “rein within the NSA”)

    Obama stated he would rein within the NSA, however
    his
    proposals are minor tweaks.

    Extra details about
    how
    little impact they are going to have.

  • 07 February 2015 (Extension of copyright in TPP)

    The TPP would requires a number of international locations together with Canada to increase
    copyright
    to demise + 70
    years.

    That is unhealthy for the US, regardless that the US already adopted demise+70
    copyright, as a result of the US must shorten the copyright interval. If
    the US ratifies the TPP, the TPP can be yet one more impediment to this
    change.

  • 07 February 2015 (Canadian “nationwide safety” legislation)

    The Canadian right-wing authorities’s new “nationwide safety” legislation
    threatens
    Canadians with imprisonment on obscure grounds, however allows the
    authorities to look robust.

  • 07 February 2015 (Jailed on the false phrase of a TSA worker)

    Roger Vanderklok nonetheless trembles when he thinks of airport safety,
    two years after he was jailed on the false phrase of a
    TSA
    worker with an axe to grind and no scruples about mendacity.

    The article wonders why Kieser wasn’t fired. I’m wondering how we will get
    him prosecuted for his perjury. When power-tripping tyrants strive
    issues like this, they need to be jailed for years.

  • 07 February 2015 (Divestment from coal firm inventory)

    A big sum of money has been moved out of coal firm inventory in a
    divestment
    marketing campaign.

  • 07 February 2015 (Testimony of convicted al-Qa’ida operative)

    Zacarias Moussaoui
    says
    that prime Saudi officers helped fund al Qa’ida after it declared conflict
    on the US, and US congresscritters say a secret report agrees.

    However different elements of Moussaoui’s testimony
    appear
    to be unimaginable. He could possibly be making it up.

  • 07 February 2015 (Eire’s legislation in opposition to blasphemy)

    Eire’s
    legislation
    in opposition to blasphemy is just not solely unjust in itself; it supplies an
    excuse for different international locations that punish blasphemy aggressively.

  • 07 February 2015 (Melted Greenland ice)

    Melted Greenland ice runs to the underside and makes lakes underneath the ice
    sheet. This speeds the stream,
    making
    the ice sheet extra weak to a tipping level that might soften rather a lot
    of it.

  • 07 February 2015 (US persecution of Palestinian exile)

    The US has persecuted Palestinian exile Sami Al-Arian with
    absurd costs
    and contradictory calls for for 12 years.

    A number of the accusations have been primarily based on books he had copies of (which
    doesn’t imply he agreed with them).

    Prosecuting somebody for having copies of books is a type of tyranny.
    The UK
    practices
    this tyranny overtly whereas the US makes use of it by subterfuge.

  • 07 February 2015 (Why Work Is Turning Right into a Nightmare)

    Robert Reich:
    Why
    Work Is Turning Right into a Nightmare: the piecework service economic system.

    This has nothing to do with sharing. Let’s reserve the phrase “sharing”
    for voluntary cooperation, and denounce its use for these companies.
    After which let’s abolish them.

  • 07 February 2015 (France trashing freedom of expression)

    France is
    trashing
    freedom of expression. The response to a non-state assault on
    freedom of speech is a state assault on freedom of speech.

    Views on numerous questions are banned in France. In November I urged
    French officers to repeal the legislation banning expression of doubts about
    the genocide of the Armenians. Folks must be free to state any
    views by any means about this query, as about each different political,
    historic or moral query.

  • 07 February 2015 (Maintain making the wealthy richer)

    We
    Might Maintain [US] Authorities Small if Solely the Previous Weren’t Getting So
    A lot Healthcare.

  • 06 February 2015 (Abortions in Turkey)

    Erdoğan’s intimidation
    has
    made most public hospitals in Istanbul refuse to do abortions. It
    might be worse elsewhere in Turkey.

    When ladies die from underground abortions, or from pressured childbirth,
    Erdoğan can have their blood on his palms.

  • 06 February 2015 (Hotter winters)

    World heating means hotter winters, which
    threatens
    agriculture.

  • 06 February 2015 (Title II rules)

    Making use of Title II to ISPs is a doable foundation for community neutrality,
    however
    massive
    selections concerning the Title II rules stay to be determined.

  • 06 February 2015 (Paris local weather negotiations)

    Officers are already
    making an attempt
    to attenuate the anticipated failure of the Paris local weather
    negotiations.

  • 06 February 2015 (John Kiriakou underneath home arrest)

    John Kiriakou, imprisoned by the US for his opposition to US torture
    practices, has been
    launched
    from jail to deal with arrest at house.

  • 06 February 2015 (Fictional world in American Sniper)

    The film American Sniper lies in its background, presenting
    a
    fictional
    world during which US troopers get punished for killing civilians and
    Saddam Hussein cooperated with al Qa’ida.

  • 06 February 2015 (Fired for becoming a member of Walmart worker strike)

    Kiana Howard joined a strike of Walmart workers, and was
    fired
    for it.

    A good greater level seen right here is how determined her life state of affairs
    is. Our modern-day Hoovers search to make her homeless, and her baby
    too.

  • 06 February 2015 (230 protest leaders sentenced in mass trial)

    230 Egyptian protest leaders have been sentenced to
    life
    in jail.

    Even when have been reputable to imprison folks for protesting, a trial
    with so many defendants can not give justice underneath any circumstances.

  • 06 February 2015 (Pressing: Funding in US infrastructure)

    US residents:
    Help
    Senator Sanders’ plan for an enormous funding in US infrastructure.

  • 06 February 2015 (Pressing: Examine Denver capturing)

    US residents:
    Name on Holder to
    examine the capturing of Jessie Hernandez.

  • 06 February 2015 (Pressing: Launch full draft textual content of TPP)

    US residents:
    demand
    launch of the total draft textual content of the TPP.

  • 06 February 2015 (Burning folks to demise)

    PISSI is just not alone in
    burning folks
    to demise; the missiles from US drones do the identical factor. So do
    the phosphorus and napalm bombs that the US utilized in Iraq. However no person
    publishes movies of that.

    The explanation PISSI was in a position to publish a video is that PISSI
    deliberately murdered a prisoner. That may be a important step up in
    barbarity in contrast with US missiles, that are a minimum of supposed to be
    fired at enemies on the free, regardless that they typically kill the
    harmless.

  • 06 February 2015 (Defeating Boko Haram)

    Armed forces of Chad and Cameroon
    individually
    gained battles in opposition to Boko Haram fanatics.

    It seems that competent armies haven’t any bother defeating Boko Haram,
    which suggests the Nigerian military is just not competent.

  • 06 February 2015 (UK govt snooping on journalists)

    The UK authorities snooped on
    84
    journalists and 242 of their sources through the previous Three years.

  • 06 February 2015 (Failure to extend social mobility)

    When makes an attempt to extend social mobility fail, there’s
    nothing
    left however redistribution from the wealthy to the poor.

    That is what’s proper anyway. Painful poverty cannot be excused by the
    undeniable fact that some poor turn into wealthy and a few wealthy turn into poor.

  • 06 February 2015 (NSA and GCHQ reap the benefits of crackers)

    The NSA and GCHQ reap the benefits of crackers to
    accumulate no matter
    the crackers get from numerous websites.

  • 06 February 2015 (Austerity and suicide charge in Greece)

    Greek austerity measures have been adopted by a
    substantial
    enhance within the suicide charge.

  • 06 February 2015 (The Commerce and Providers Settlement)

    A leak means that the Commerce in Providers Settlement can be
    designed
    to compel privatization of medical care.

  • 06 February 2015 (The place Koch-funded teams coalesce)

    Koch-Funded
    Teams Coalesce Round Axing All Federal Funding for Strolling, Biking
    And Transit. And paying low wages for development initiatives.

  • 06 February 2015 (Israel destroys Palestinian water pipe)

    Israel
    destroyed
    a Palestinian water pipe close to the Jordan Valley.

    Israel has a
    systematic
    coverage of driving out all Palestinians from that space.

  • 06 February 2015 (Israel’s annexation wall)

    Constructing Israel’s annexation wall by Bethlehem threatens to
    destroy
    a college or minimize off the city from the one close by park.

  • 06 February 2015 (Vaccination of kids)

    Requiring youngsters to be vaccinated makes a distinction in illness
    charges,
    even
    within the US.

    Your
    Proper to Imagine in Nonsense Ought to Finish When You Begin Spreading a
    Extremely Contagious Illness.

    I might say moderately that they’ve the appropriate to consider no matter they like,
    however they might not act on their beliefs that manner.

  • 06 February 2015 (Thugs pin baby to flooring and level gun at her)

    Two Florida thugs
    pinned
    a baby to the ground and pointed a gun at her. She had been
    watching TV on the time.

    Could not they work out that her watching TV may harm nobody besides
    her?

  • 06 February 2015 (Stealing a Palestinian household’s land)

    Israeli “settlers” deep in Palestinian territory have discovered a
    intelligent
    option to steal a Palestinian household’s land regardless that the household
    gained a victory in Israeli court docket.

  • 06 February 2015 (World poverty)

    To
    Repair World Poverty, You First Have to Acknowledge The place It Comes
    From.

  • 06 February 2015 (Tory Celebration’s funding)

    The Tory Celebration within the UK is funded by
    inventory
    market manipulators.

  • 06 February 2015 (Fossil gas corporations)

    Fossil
    Gas Corporations Are the Biggest Menace to Life’s Celebration — Not
    Greens.

  • 06 February 2015 (Declaring political events “felony”)

    The Golden Daybreak get together’s lately reelected legislators will face trial
    for
    “belonging
    to felony group.”

    I don’t like Golden Daybreak’s positions, however the apply of declaring a
    political get together “felony” and prosecuting its leaders is harmful to
    democracy. What would cease your political get together from being subsequent?

    What I do not know is, does the trial should show that
    Golden Daybreak is a felony group, or has that been established
    by fiat?

  • 06 February 2015 (UK facial recognition listing)

    UK thugs have put
    hundreds of thousands of harmless
    folks’s faces in a facial recognition listing.

  • 06 February 2015 (Proper of employment in India)

    India made employment a proper and employed rural households, however it’s
    chopping
    again and this system now not does them a lot good.

  • 06 February 2015 (Arrested for utilizing golf membership as a cane)

    A Seattle thug arrested William Wingate, age 70, for
    utilizing
    a golf membership as a cane.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    Wingate pled responsible to a false cost to keep away from the specter of worse
    costs. This illustrates the systematic injustice of the US authorized
    system which repeatedly pushes folks into false confessions. Whereas
    the town did the appropriate factor by dropping the cost afterward, that
    does not erase the systemic drawback.

    The arrest seems to be a typical instance of unconscious racism:
    Wingate had a golf membership, and the thug
    acquired
    the impression he was “swinging” it. (I don’t see what’s unsuitable
    with swinging a golf membership, so long as you do not come close to hitting
    anybody. Golf golf equipment are made for swinging.)

    Strictly talking, thug Whitlatch is true in saying that thugs are
    not “out to get” blacks. Fairly, they’re systematically predisposed
    to understand blacks as doing one thing threatening, and to reply to
    this by arresting them, beating them up, even killing them.

  • 05 February 2015 (New French Pun)

    New French pun

  • 05 February 2015 (Meals and water security)

    Obama’s finances
    weakens
    meals and water security.

    I disagree on one level: I do not in precept object to funding meals
    security inspections by “person charges” if meaning massive companies
    should pay for them. However small companies shouldn’t should pay
    charges, in order to cancel out a bit little bit of the present slant of the
    taking part in area.

  • 05 February 2015 (Conserving antibiotics working)

    Obama has proposed a rise in efforts to maintain antibiotics working,
    however it
    is not
    sufficient to realize the aim.

    An important step, banning the indiscriminate use of antibiotics
    in livestock, will not require any authorities expenditure.

    Obama’s proposed tax on firms’ international revenue would nonetheless depart
    them with
    a
    tax break that’s unfair to the remainder of us.

  • 05 February 2015 (Pressing: Wall Road reform)

    US residents:
    name on Senate
    Democrats to defend Wall Road reform.

  • 05 February 2015 (Play about UK jobcenters)

    A former UK jobcenter employee wrote a play to point out how the federal government
    has
    transformed
    the jobcenters from “doing one thing for” the unemployed to a scheme
    to harm them.

  • 05 February 2015 (Enhance interference with the Church)

    Scientists
    Pledge to Enhance Interference with the Church.

    It is too unhealthy that is (apparently) a hoax; the job actually must be
    performed. And never simply with one church.

  • 05 February 2015 (Greek defiance)

    The Greek defiance illustrates that many international locations
    want
    and deserve debt forgiveness.

  • 05 February 2015 (Corruption in Ukraine)

    Corruption in Ukraine reaches even into
    hospitals.

  • 05 February 2015 (Antiwar actions)

    Demobilized
    within the USA: Why There Is No Huge Antiwar Motion.
    There was an enormous antiwar motion in 2003 and for a number of years
    after that. Nevertheless, by 2006 it was targeted on the demise of US troopers,
    and never a lot of them are being killed now. Reportedly
    over
    200,000 veterans have everlasting mind accidents, however these aren’t
    seen so they do not encourage resistance.

  • 05 February 2015 (Greece led into debt by banks)

    Naive governments, like naive people, are sometimes
    led
    into debt by calculating and unscrupulous banks, and that was the
    case for Greece. It’s the banks, not Greece, that deserved to be
    punished in order that they will not do that once more.

  • 05 February 2015 (Russian troops in Ukraine)

    A Russian girl
    faces
    20 years in jail for telling the Ukrainian embassy that Russian
    troops from a close-by base have been being despatched to Ukraine.

    The weird twist is that Russia continues to disclaim that its troopers
    are in Ukraine, which suggests it has to assert that she gave Ukraine
    false data that she invented with no foundation.

  • 05 February 2015 (Pictures)

    With folks taking so many images, they
    should not
    suppose that this entails any creativity.

    I do not take into account
    my images artwork, and I do not
    aspire to creating images which might be nice. I consider them as a option to
    present folks lovely or fascinating locations I’ve seen. A few of them
    are scenes that certainly many have photographed, and a few aren’t.

  • 05 February 2015 (Afghan ladies protest)

    Afghan ladies protested the federal government’s
    failure
    to incorporate ladies within the cupboard.

    Girls within the cupboard is both a proxy or an alternative choice to authorities
    insurance policies that respect ladies’s rights. I’m positive the Afghan authorities
    does not do this very a lot both.

  • 05 February 2015 (Wealthy folks getting ready to cover)

    Wealthy individuals are shopping for distant retreats with airstrips,
    hoping
    to make use of them to flee the worldwide catastrophe they’re getting ready for
    everybody else.

    The article ends by saying that the wealthy ought to conceal from disgrace moderately
    than from concern. I recommend they should face each.

    I believe it might be a good suggestion to keep up printed lists of the
    plutocrats and their households — in order that they will not consider they
    can be allowed to flee after dooming most of humanity to catastrophe.

  • 05 February 2015 (Safety of Indonesian rainforest)

    It’s onerous to guard an Indonesian rainforest in opposition to
    determined
    violent native folks decided to chop down the bushes and farm.

    That is going to worsen as inhabitants enhance makes meals scarce.
    Human inhabitants progress can be stopped, so let’s cease it earlier than the
    mass extinction.

  • 05 February 2015 (On-line financial institution statements)

    On-line financial institution statements
    make
    it onerous for patrons to maintain observe.

  • 05 February 2015 (Some industrial initiatives blocked in India)

    The previous surroundings minister of India
    blocked
    some industrial initiatives on directions from the chief of the
    Congress Celebration.

    I do not see that that is significantly unhealthy. What the brand new authorities is
    doing — approving initiatives simply — appears extra harmful.

  • 05 February 2015 (Publishing and not using a license)

    A dissident e book writer in Belarus
    faces
    a big high quality for publishing and not using a license. It does not have a
    license as a result of the state refuses to offer it one.

  • 05 February 2015 (Laptop display use and sleep)

    Utilizing pc screens rather a lot
    leads
    youngsters to sleep a lot much less.

  • 05 February 2015 (Greyston Bakery)

    Greyston Bakery will rent anybody in any respect, and
    helps
    folks turn into good workers.

    The US employment system almost locks out anybody who has a felony
    file or perhaps a blemish, apart from these concerned in plutocratic
    corruption who can at all times get a brand new begin.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Pressing: Name on the SEC)

    US residents: name on the SEC to make public corporations report the ratio
    between the
    CEO’s pay and the typical employee’s pay.

    Why not go additional and require reporting all the advantages that every one the
    executives get?

  • 5 February 2015
    (Greece)

    Syriza has an fascinating proposal for restructuring Greek debt in order that
    Greece may
    sometime pay it.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Society)

    The non-rich within the UK are struggling an “epidemic of personal despair”;
    in a political system which treats them like scum,
    they consider
    themselves as scum.

    Some Deny Society Exists. Let’s Show
    Them Fallacious.

    If you’re being oppressed, do not blame yourselves! You aren’t scum.
    The plutocrats and the politicians that obey them are scum.

  • 5 February 2015
    (The UK’s Invoice)

    The UK’s “anti-terrorism” invoice would prolong the UK’s crackdown on
    freedom of expression, which has already
    gone dangerously far.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Donors)

    Donors pledged Three billion {dollars} of support to the international locations hit by Ebola
    virus however
    have actually given solely 40% of that.

    If that they had despatched cash sooner, they may have ended the epidemic
    sooner.

  • 5 February 2015
    (US Authorities Memo)

    A US authorities memo acknowledged that force-feeding prisoners

    violates worldwide legislation.
    This may increasingly exculpate a nurse who refused to do pressure feeding and is
    now going through costs of “refusal to be merciless and inhumane”.

  • 5 February 2015
    (College students)

    Solely 9% of scholars from poor households full school within the US,
    in contrast with 77% from
    rich households.

    These 9% are terribly burdened by debt.

    In different phrases, poor folks have little or no likelihood to advance.

    If solely 44% of the rich acquired school levels in 1970, certainly the
    different 56% weren’t hindered by lack of cash. Both they weren’t
    adequate college students, or they noticed no must trouble, however I do not know
    which. I’m wondering why these days 77% of them get school levels.

  • 5 February 2015
    (World)

    Many individuals search the consolation of assuming that the world is simply
    — that individuals all get what they deserve. Individuals who cling to

    this have a tendency in charge victims.

    The just-world assumption feels nice if you end up privileged, as a result of
    it provides you a foundation to imagine it is your personal advantage at work.

    This performs a component in a brand new right-wing camp,
    the “redpill proper
    wing”.

    Folks in that camp shut their eyes to the truth that others are
    held
    again by bigotry and different types of social
    injustice.

    Paradoxically, I’ve come throughout an precisely reverse type of bias,
    the place folks say, “A number of different issues may kill you, so there is no such thing as a
    level in avoiding this one.” They do that to rationalize harmful
    practices corresponding to smoking tobacco.

    The world provides us partial management over our futures, however in areas that
    contain others, we won’t count on full management. Even in issues that
    have an effect on solely us, others could management us by unjust energy. There’s
    additionally numerous randomness within the system: unpredictable occasions that might
    lead to good or unhealthy. That is what makes life so sophisticated and
    fascinating. Every of the irrationalities talked about above consists of
    ignoring one massive side of life.

  • 5 February 2015
    (NYC Thug)

    A NYC thug has been indicted for stamping on the top of a person down on
    the

    sidewalk who was being handcuffed.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Arrest Warrant)

    Prosecutor Nisman wrote an arrest warrant for President Fernández,
    which he hoped to execute after
    the president’s impeachment.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Underground Oil)

    Underground oil leaks can put arsenic
    into floor water.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Seattle)

    Thugs in Seattle blocked a protest march, then pepper-sprayed two
    folks
    who have been leaving
    the rally that had ended.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Machine)

    A tool is on the market to defeat Keurig espresso DRM as soon as
    and for
    all.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Finish To Subsidies)

    Obama referred to as for an finish to subsidies to
    oil corporations.

    Obama has began advocating a substantial fraction of the
    progressive
    causes that the majority Individuals assist. Too unhealthy he didn’t do that
    when there was an opportunity of enacting the adjustments.

    I count on that many Democrats who aren’t actually very progressive
    will do likewise within the 2016 elections, and not using a severe intention
    of passing legal guidelines to do that. We should select the intense
    progressives over the late converts.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Boy Accused)

    A nine-year-old boy was accused of terrorism at school for fantasy
    play during which he stated a “magic ring” would make
    one other baby
    invisible.

    The college employees who did this aren’t actually idiots. Fairly, they
    have been satisfied that it’s their job to behave like idiots. That is
    even worse. In spite of everything, solely a small fraction of the employees of a college
    may actually be idiots, however all the employees may give in to
    strain to behave like idiots.

  • 5 February 2015
    (Undercover)

    Thugs strain college students caught promoting pot into undercover shopping for for
    the thugs,
    and typically the scholars get killed.

    Most Individuals do not consider promoting pot as delinquent, and neither
    do these college students. They do not know the best way to transfer within the circles of
    hardened criminals.

    Not like hardened criminals, they aren’t accustomed to betraying
    folks. Being set to trigger the arrest of others like themselves
    should do them lasting ethical injury. They have to suppose that honesty
    is past their attain.

  • 04 February 2015 (Group renewable power subsidy eradicated)

    The UK authorities has
    eradicated
    the subsidy for group renewable power.

    This was the final substantial UK coverage which favored renewable
    power. The Conservatives stated they might be the “greenest authorities
    ever”, however shortly confirmed that their intention was to favor fossil
    fuels. Fairly than change path instantly, they started a
    step-by-step change stretched over the entire interval of this
    authorities. I’m not shocked that they’ve timed it in order that the
    final step within the complete reversal for the top of that interval.

  • 04 February 2015 (Transcranial mind stimulation)

    A survey of printed experiments concludes that there’s
    no
    actual proof that transcranial mind stimulation has any predictable
    impact.

    It could have some results on some folks, however it’s onerous to make certain
    whether or not that’s actual or by suggestion.

  • 04 February 2015 (Liberties Misplaced In The Struggle On Piracy)

    In
    Reminiscence Of The Liberties Misplaced In The Struggle On Piracy.

    I believe the primary battle was misplaced when most individuals (however not I!)
    began utilizing the smear-word “piracy” to imply “What the copyright
    trade hates”.

  • 04 February 2015 (Unique model of first Star Wars film)

    Some folks wish to watch the unique model of the primary Star Wars
    film, however distributing it or downloading it’s
    criminalized
    within the US.

  • 04 February 2015 (Hazard of mind harm from soccer)

    Consciousness of the
    hazard
    of everlasting mind harm is beginning to have an effect on Individuals’
    attraction to soccer.

  • 04 February 2015 (The label “terrorist”)

    The US authorities
    labeled
    Jeremy Hammond as a “terrorist”.

    “Terrorist” could possibly be a significant phrase if the federal government handled the
    idea with respect. These days states have twisted it into an
    all-purpose excuse to demonize or imprisoning anybody for no matter
    motive.

  • 04 February 2015 (Syriza to kill TTIP)

    Syriza
    will
    kill TTIP (This Treaty Is Plutocratic).

  • 04 February 2015 (For the US, Struggle Is the New Regular)

    For the US, Struggle Is the New Regular:
    numerous
    elements forestall the US from even contemplating peace.

  • 04 February 2015 (Failure to provide trickle-down)

    After tax cuts (for the wealthy) and welfare cuts in Wisconsin
    failed
    to provide any trickle-down to working folks and poor,
    Republicans conclude that extra of the identical is required.

  • 04 February 2015 (Dishonesty of Barrett Brown prosecution)

    Barrett Brown explains the
    arrant
    dishonesty of his prosecution.

    I am afraid he’s proper — with the US mainstream media toadying
    to the US authorities, the one issue that restrains its lies
    is the heroes like Manning, Assange and Snowden, and flawed heroes
    corresponding to Barrett Brown.

  • 04 February 2015 (Peruvians demand compensation)

    Peruvians within the Amazon area demand compensation for
    45
    years of air pollution from oil drilling.

  • 04 February 2015 (Irish Water Tax Rebel)

    Irish
    Water Tax Rebel Marches on as Thirty Thousand Take to Streets.

  • 04 February 2015 (Pakistan to execute non-terrorist)

    Pakistan is about to execute a person who was convicted regardless of a
    sturdy
    case he killed in self-defense.

  • 04 February 2015 (Unfold of misinformation about torture)

    US
    tv spreads misinformation that torture is “efficient” for
    getting true data.

  • 04 February 2015 (Hottest years recorded by meteorology)

    14 of the 15 hottest years recorded by meteorology have been
    since
    2000.

  • 04 February 2015 (Management of meals provides)

    The US and China are
    beginning
    to compete for management of meals provides.

    We’ve got acquired to scale back the human start charge!

  • 04 February 2015 (Pressing: Oppose TPP fast-track)

    US residents:
    signal
    this petition too in opposition to fast-track for the TPP.

  • 04 February 2015 (Pressing: Municipal broadband)

    US residents:
    name
    on the FCC to pre-empt legal guidelines in opposition to municipal broadband.

  • 04 February 2015 (Pressing: Ban on robocalls to cell telephones)

    US residents:
    name
    for a continued ban on robocalls to cell telephones with out the person’s
    consent.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    A cellular phone is a monitoring machine and a listening machine, so I refuse
    to have one. The matter of robocalls is a small inconvenience on high
    of that basic injustice. Nonetheless, this marketing campaign is value
    supporting so long as it does not distract us from the deeper drawback.

  • 04 February 2015 (Freedom of expression at UK universities)

    80% of UK universities have
    guidelines
    proscribing freedom of expression.

    There’s some confusion concerning the Palestinian boycott, divestment
    and sanctions marketing campaign supported by the UWE pupil union. It’s
    geared toward Israeli establishments, together with the colleges (that are
    related with the occupation), however not at particular person students. Thus,
    it features a
    boycott
    of Israeli academiEs however not of Israeli academiCs. Maybe the
    pupil union prolonged the boycott to focus on
    people, however it could possibly be that Spiked has been misinformed about
    it.

  • 04 February 2015 (Chemical corporations suppress EU report)

    Chemical corporations suppressed
    an
    EU report that aimed to restrict hormone-mimicking pesticides that
    may cause most cancers and start defects.

  • 04 February 2015 (Giant a part of UK off limits to fracking)

    A big a part of the UK has been postpone limits to fracking, with the
    end result that
    enterprise
    could discover fracking unprofitable to strive.

  • 04 February 2015 (Mass demise sentence in Egypt)

    Egypt has
    sentenced
    nearly 200 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to demise, supposedly for
    killing just a few thugs.

    Egyptian trials are so wacky that this one provides us no motive to suppose
    these folks did something in any respect, and even that they supported the
    Muslim Brotherhood. Who is aware of?

    But when they actually did kill thugs, so what? The thugs have been already
    capturing supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, so why should not they
    shoot again?

    This has nothing to do with what the Muslim Brotherhood stands for
    (which, as an Atheist, I do not agree with in any respect).

  • 04 February 2015 (Australia’s carbocratic gov’t)

    Australia’s carbocratic authorities
    says
    it should function with “renewed vigor” on the Nice Barrier Reef.

    What it was doing already was unhealthy sufficient.

  • 04 February 2015 (11 journalists stay imprisoned in Egypt)

    Peter Greste has acquired out of Egypt however
    at
    least 11 different journalists are in jail there, together with tens of
    1000’s of people that protested or have been merely unfortunate.

  • 04 February 2015 (Primary revenue for everybody)

    A primary revenue for everybody would do
    extra
    than simply exchange different types of welfare advantages.

  • 04 February 2015 (Syriza’s economics)

    Syriza’s economics
    rejects
    the fiction of the “rational financial man”.

  • 04 February 2015 (Face recognition expertise)

    Face recognition expertise is being improved to the purpose the place it
    makes
    everybody unsafe.

  • 04 February 2015 (Deportation of reporter imprisoned in Egypt)

    Reporter Peter Greste, imprisoned in Egypt for over a 12 months for
    committing journalism, can be
    deported
    to Australia.

    Will that imply he’s freed? Supposedly the deportation can be so he
    can “proceed his sentence” there. Will Australia have to vow to
    imprison him? Will Australia be allowed to offer him the retrial he’s
    owed?

    His Egyptian colleague Baher Mohamed could stay in jail for years.
    Al-Sisi most likely hopes we’ll overlook about him as soon as Greste and Fahmy
    are safely house.

  • 04 February 2015 (US firms’ cash held exterior the US)

    Obama will suggest a
    small
    (14%) one-time tax on cash held by US firms exterior the
    US.

    It’s the proper spirit, however should greater than this must be performed. For
    occasion, to place an finish to “inversions” whereby these corporations stop
    to be US corporations.

  • 04 February 2015 (UK’s “march for houses”)

    A
    assertion
    from some protesters within the UK’s “march for houses”.

  • 04 February 2015 (Proposed reforms to copyright legislation)

    The Pirate Celebration’s sole present MEP has drawn up a report for the
    European Parliament proposing
    reforms
    to copyright legislation.

    For the European Union to undertake these reforms can be a considerable
    step ahead. Nevertheless, they fall far quick of what’s wanted to make
    copyright tolerable.

    Specifically, they fail to determine the appropriate to share copies
    (noncommercial redistribution with out change). They shorten the
    copyright time period a bit, however depart it lasting an absurdly very long time.
    The weak spot comes on the root: the report accepts unjust treaties
    that we have to get rid of, such because the Berne Conference, in addition to
    the World Commerce Group that have to be destroyed for different
    bigger
    causes in addition to copyright.

    As a matter of sensible politics, this can be the very best one may hope
    the European Parliament to go, or maybe greater than it may go.
    Nevertheless, Europeans, and particularly events such because the Pirate Events
    that stand for the liberty to share, should demand much more discount in
    copyright energy, even when they can’t obtain it now.

    This makes it particularly worrisome that this report was drawn up by
    the Pirate Celebration’s sole MEP.

    The truth that it was written by her doesn’t make it any higher or any
    worse than if another person had written it. Nevertheless, quickly she’s going to
    have the duty to say that the report’s reforms are
    insufficient. Will she be capable of say that after having written it
    herself? Or has she in impact allowed herself to be co-opted by the
    institution?

  • 04 February 2015 (Avoiding catastrophe by 2050)

    The developed international locations should make main adjustments to
    keep away from
    catastrophe by 2050, and that is with out making an attempt to finish poverty for the
    remainder of the world.

    We should always make strenuous efforts to forestall human inhabitants from
    rising to 9 billion.

  • 04 February 2015 (US gov’t on encryption and anonymity)

    The US authorities says encryption and anonymity are a
    “lawless
    zone”.

    Implicitly this represents the declare that it’s regular for the state
    to know the whole lot about everybody, in an effort to “shield” us from
    secondary risks. It is certainly coincidence that this might give the
    state complete energy over everybody.

  • 04 February 2015 (US gov’t car-tracking system)

    The US authorities’s large system of car-tracking was set as much as
    additional one other injustice:
    “forfeiture”
    (taking folks’s property with out convicting them of crimes).

  • 04 February 2015 (NYC thugs get machine weapons)

    DeBlasio Responds to
    Police Reform Protests by Giving Machine Weapons to Cops for Protest
    Policing.

    I do not suppose New York Metropolis will ever want a 350-thug paramilitary
    unit, greater than an organization within the US military. I’ve a sense that the
    thugs demanded this from de Blasio for ceasing to assault him after he
    criticized them for killing folks.

  • 03 February 2015 (Social mobility within the UK)

    Social mobility within the UK has
    remained
    small for 160 years.

    The one manner to assist the non-rich is by taxing the wealthy.

  • 03 February 2015 (Meaningless “resolution” to mass surveillance)

    A intelligent however meaningless “resolution” to large surveillance: the
    “databox” would provide
    a
    option to give private information to corporations through one particular firm, moderately
    than immediately. It might solely imply that a few of your private information
    follows a distinct pathway to corporations and the state.

    The databox firm would hand over all of your information to Huge Brother on
    demand, as each firm does (within the US, the PAT RIOT act requires
    this).

    The databox firm would hand your information to different corporations, too,
    everytime you do enterprise with an organization that claims you need to comply with do
    so.

    In the meantime, most of your private information is generated by transactions
    that you just’re concerned in: as an illustration, in case you order a e book, take heed to
    streaming music, or pay with a bank card. You by no means have this information,
    and neither would the databox firm.

    In different phrases, the databox is a pseudo-solution that may solely
    distract from the
    measures
    that might actually finish large surveillance.

  • 03 February 2015 (Assault on metropolis of Maiduguri)

    Boko Haram is
    attacking
    the town of Maiduguri, with 2 million inhabitants, from all sides.

  • 03 February 2015 (Prohibition of abortion in Brazil)

    Prohibition of abortion
    kills
    ladies immediately in Brazil.

    However even when it did not kill them, it might pressure them to have infants,
    and that in itself is a superb injustice.

  • 03 February 2015 (Assault on freedom of the web)

    A misguided try and cease trafficking of employees in only one area
    assaults
    the liberty of the web on the facet.

    Trafficking and enslavement of employees is a broad drawback, present in
    various areas of labor together with home service, intercourse work, manufacturing facility
    work and development. We have to develop measures to guard employees
    from this.

    One of many elements that promotes enslavement in any space is poverty.

  • 03 February 2015 (The TPP)

    Obama advised Democratic legislators to “get knowledgeable” concerning the TPP; however
    he’s the one
    stopping
    them from studying it.

  • 03 February 2015 (SF thugs arrest public defender)

    San Francisco thugs arrested a public defender for
    objecting
    as they violated her shoppers’ rights.

    If you wish to watch the video, you’ll want to get it with free software program.
    Do not watch it as embedded on this web page as a result of that might make you
    run a
    nonfree
    Javascript program.

  • 03 February 2015 (Obama’s actions speed up world heating)

    Obama talks about the necessity to curb world heating however his actions
    speed up
    it.

  • 03 February 2015 (Bernie Sanders for president)

    Bernie Sanders says he’s
    ready
    to see if he can mobilize folks to determine whether or not to run for
    president.

    He can mobilize me. What about you?

  • 03 February 2015 (Republicans see world heating hazard)

    Within the US, even most Republicans
    suppose
    world heating is harmful and motion have to be taken to curb it.

    Thus, all will depend on whether or not the denialists can rig/purchase the following
    election.

  • 03 February 2015 (US nuclear reactors)

    Obama’s “breakthrough” with India:
    US
    nuclear reactor corporations will not be accountable for nuclear accidents in
    India.

    Is that this imagined to be optimistic?

  • 03 February 2015 (Unexploded US bombs in Laos)

    In Laos,
    500
    folks a 12 months are maimed or killed by unexploded US bombs, 40
    years after the conflict ended.

    It’ll most likely be like this in Iraq and Afghanistan a century from
    now.

  • 03 February 2015 (Rally in Madrid in opposition to austerity)

    Tens
    of 1000’s Rally in Madrid Demanding Finish to Austerity.

  • 03 February 2015 (“Anonymized” private exercise historical past)

    When an individual’s exercise historical past is printed “anonymized”, with out
    the particular person’s identify or handle, in lots of instances it’s
    straightforward
    to determine who that particular person is.

    Actual anonymity requires stopping anybody from recognizing that your
    numerous actions are performed by the identical particular person. That’s the reason I refuse
    to pay with bank cards.

  • 03 February 2015 (US oil pipeline corporations’ carelessness)

    Some US oil pipeline corporations appear to be moderately careless,
    as a result of they’ve
    repeated
    oil spills.

    Will the US authorities pressure them to vary? I doubt it.
    It might be extra dependable to make them promote all their pipelines
    to extra cautious corporations.

  • 03 February 2015 (Pressing: Drop Willie Quickly)

    Everybody:
    name on
    the Smithsonian to cease using Willie Quickly, who campaigns to
    deny that people are inflicting world heating.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 03 February 2015 (EU needs corporations’ encryption keys)

    The EU has admitted it
    needs
    to pressure corporations handy over their encryption keys.

  • 03 February 2015 (Making excuses to chop human rights)

    Governments that cite violent enemies as an excuse to chop human rights
    are
    committing
    a mistake in addition to an injustice.

  • 03 February 2015 (Sexual consent)

    The one case the place you should fear concerning the exact border of
    sexual consent is in case you have intercourse with somebody who’s
    much less
    than keen about it. Why even take into account such a factor?

  • 03 February 2015 (NSA mass US telephone name surveillance)

    The NSA
    nonetheless collects
    US telephone name information en masse and nonetheless can not justify it.

    It isn’t sufficient to go away most Individuals out of this
    assortment. We should depart everybody out of it besides
    court-designated surveillance targets.

  • 03 February 2015 (US spending on coaching Afghan military)

    The US has declared all its spending on coaching the Afghan military
    secret.

    This can be a good option to conceal inefficiency and corruption. May there
    be any of these in Afghanistan?

  • 03 February 2015 (Huge information)

    What
    Ought to We Assume About Huge Knowledge That Goals to Assist Folks?

  • 03 February 2015 (Lecturers)

    Secret
    Trainer: I Wish to Be Like Yoda, However I Really feel Extra Like a
    Stormtrooper.

  • 03 February 2015 (Pressing: Reject the TPP)

    US residents:
    inform
    Congress to reject the TPP as a result of it might additional export jobs
    from the US.

  • 03 February 2015 (Pressing: Extra meals warehouse inspections)

    US residents:
    name on
    the FDA to examine meals warehouses extra and punish the unsanitary
    ones firmly.

  • 03 February 2015 (Pressing: Finish torture by Philippine thugs)

    Everybody:
    name on President
    Aquino of the Philippines to cease that nation’s thugs from
    torturing the folks they arrest.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 03 February 2015 (Pressing: Ban fracking in California)

    Everybody:
    Name on
    California Governor Brown to ban fracking in that state.

  • 03 February 2015 (Pressing: Defend Arctic coastal plain)

    US residents:
    Help
    defending the coastal plain of the Arctic Nationwide Wildlife
    Refuge from oil drilling.

  • 03 February 2015 (Pressing: Cease sale of neonicotinoid-treated vegetation)

    Everybody:
    name
    on Lowe’s to cease promoting backyard vegetation handled with
    neonicotinoids.

  • 03 February 2015 (The long run hazard of flooding)

    The US authorities will acknowledge the long run hazard of flooding, which
    can be augmented by world heating, in
    funding
    future development initiatives.

  • 03 February 2015 (Prosecution of Barrett Brown)

    Ladar Levison:
    Prosecutors
    Used the Similar Authorized Technique in opposition to Barrett Brown As They Did Me.
    Are You Subsequent?

  • 03 February 2015 (Guantanamo prisoners)

    It’s rumored that one of many Guantanamo prisoners exchanged for
    Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has
    returned
    to combating for the Taliban.

    It isn’t typically thought of unsuitable for exchanged prisoners of conflict
    to return to combating, so why ought to it’s unsuitable on this case? The US
    may have despatched Sergeant Bergdahl again to combating in opposition to the
    Taliban, as he stays within the military.

    The US should launch and compensate the prisoners it has tortured; this
    is the clever course in addition to the morally required course. If a
    fraction of them combat the US afterward, that may make no distinction
    alongside the 1000’s of others already combating the US. In the meantime,
    releasing the prisoners from Guantanamo will get rid of one issue that
    recruits others to combat in opposition to the US.

  • 03 February 2015 (Spanish “Safety” invoice)

    The Spanish “Safety” invoice would
    clamp
    down on Web entry, Chinese language-style, and criminalize posting
    movies of thugs as they assault folks.

  • 03 February 2015 (Lawsuit concerning the no fly checklist)

    The FBI appears to have labeled Gulet Mohamed’s brother a “most needed
    terrorist”
    to
    affect the end result of Gulet’s lawsuit concerning the no fly checklist.

  • 03 February 2015 (Canada to criminalize “selling terrorism”)

    Canada plans to criminalize
    “selling
    terrorism”. Civil liberties defenders oppose this as a result of it
    would quantity to criminalizing mere opinion, as has lately been the
    case
    in
    France.

  • 03 February 2015 (No excuse to develop surveillance)

    Do not
    let the Charlie Hebdo assault be an excuse to develop surveillance.

  • 03 February 2015 (Invoice permits lecturers to kill college students)

    Texas is contemplating a invoice to
    allow
    lecturers to shoot and kill folks (corresponding to college students) to guard
    faculty property.

  • 03 February 2015 (Assortment of metadata)

    The previous head of CIA and NSA stated, “We kill folks primarily based on
    metadata”. The US Congress is taking a step to scale back assortment of
    metadata, however it’s a
    suspiciously
    small step.

  • 03 February 2015 (Oklahoma’s torture-executions)

    Oklahoma’s torture-executions have led the Supreme Courtroom to droop
    execution in that state, and created an
    alternative
    to press to finish them.

    For probably the most half I’m not particularly involved about how executions
    are performed. The purpose is that they shouldn’t be performed.

  • 03 February 2015 (There isn’t any “financial restoration”)

    20%
    of US youngsters wanted authorities meals help in 2014, which is
    significantly greater than in 2007.

    This demonstrates that there is no such thing as a “financial restoration” apart from the
    rich.

  • 03 February 2015 (US Senate rejects solar energy)

    The US Senate
    rejected
    Bernie Sanders’ modification to put in extra solar energy and create rather a lot
    of jobs. They like to construct the Keystone XL pipeline and make
    positive the world burns as a lot fossil gas as doable.

    The vast majority of senators are working for the fossil gas corporations,
    which is treason in opposition to humanity in addition to in opposition to the USA
    and its folks.

  • 03 February 2015 (Jailed for site visitors ticket)

    Kevin Thomson writes about being
    jailed
    for being unable to pay a site visitors ticket.

  • 03 February 2015 (Instance of Israel killing UN personnel)

    Spanish
    Peacekeeper Is the Newest Instance of Israel Killing United Nations
    Personnel.

  • 02 February 2015 (Press freedom in Thailand)

    Thailand’s
    Army Junta Forces Cancellation of Press Freedom Convention.

    Alan Morison has gone to Thailand to face vicious costs of
    “defaming
    the navy”.

    The thought of prosecuting folks for this — no matter what
    they might have performed — is an injustice. That’s the essential
    level. The truth that Morison’s “defamation” was a paragraph quoted
    from one other publication is a distraction for the reason that costs can be
    equally unjust if he had written it himself.

    “Free” international locations corresponding to France that
    penalize
    “insults” give cowl to
    Thailand,
    Egypt
    and different completely tyrannical states that do that.

  • 02 February 2015 (Corrupt Afghans need continued conflict)

    The corrupt elite in Afghanistan do not wish to defeat the Taliban even
    supposing they may. They wish to hold the conflict going to get
    US
    army funds which they will divert to their pockets.

    As well as, they know it’s onerous for the US to chop down their opium
    or heroin exports whereas the conflict continues.

    This makes the state of affairs resemble that in
    South
    Vietnam, the place the commanders didn’t wish to win an excessive amount of in opposition to
    the Viet Cong lest President Diem suspect they needed his job. They
    simply needed to proceed doing their jobs and bringing within the bribe
    cash.

  • 02 February 2015 (Secret prisoners on Diego Garcia)

    Opposite to UK authorities claims,
    the
    US held and “interrogated” secret prisoners on Diego Garcia.

  • 02 February 2015 (“Good” devices)

    Will
    Our Good Devices Grow to be Trusted Or Oppressive Companions?

    I half methods with that article on the phrase “our”. I am not going to make use of
    any of those, it doesn’t matter what comfort it would provide.

    If the gadget comprises nonfree software program, it is an instrument to offer
    somebody
    energy
    over you.

  • 02 February 2015 (World heating results on sports activities)

    Sports activities
    in Australia can have bother dealing with world heating.

    Sports activities are far much less vital than many different issues that can be
    broken or destroyed by world heating, however many individuals care
    irrationally about sports activities and this might make them get up. If it
    is not too late.

  • 02 February 2015 (Syriza’s economist proposes plan)

    Syriza’s economist proposes a Keynesian plan to
    redistribute
    the worldwide surplus from these international locations which maintain it.

    The thought may have adaptation to deal with immediately’s plutocracy, which
    impoverishes “wealthy” international locations’ governments and folks.

  • 02 February 2015 (China imposes registration of computer systems)

    China has imposed registration of
    all
    new computer systems in Xinjiang.

  • 02 February 2015 (Warmth waves and chilly spells)

    The measured frequency of warmth waves and chilly spells in cities round
    the world
    demonstrates
    world heating for the reason that 1970s.

  • 02 February 2015 (Power-feeding in Guantanamo)

    US authorities legal professionals advised the Guantanamo jail command that force-feeding
    was thought of
    unlawful.

  • 02 February 2015 (US thugs make canine assault restrained pupil)

    US thugs
    held
    a pupil down on the bottom and made a canine assault her.

    She wanted lot of surgical procedure after that.

  • 02 February 2015 (Google gagged by US authorities)

    Google stated it
    fought
    for years to tell Wikileaks staffers that their e mail had been
    taken by the US authorities.

  • 02 February 2015 (FBI needs each American’s DNA)

    The FBI needs native
    thugs to gather DNA samples from everybody arrested.

    It’s clear the FBI actually needs to have each American’s DNA.

  • 02 February 2015 (Senator Rubio needs surveillance)

    Senator Rubio needs pervasive surveillance of all Individuals, so why not
    begin
    with him?

  • 02 February 2015 (Ocean heating)

    The final time the ocean acquired hotter, on the finish of the ice age, it
    made
    a lot of the ocean into an enormous useless zone. Will human-caused
    world heating do the identical factor?

  • 02 February 2015 (Biofuels)

    Biofuels explicitly grown for that objective are
    no
    actual various to fossil fuels.

  • 02 February 2015 (Elections)

    If
    Elections Matter for Greece, Why Not America?

  • 02 February 2015 (Citizenship for descendants of Sephardic Jews)

    Portugal and Spain have provided citizenship to the descendants of
    Sephardic Jews that have been
    expelled
    or oppressed within the 1400s.

    You’d should be determined to wish to reside underneath Spain’s repressive
    authorities, but when Podemos features energy it would repeal the repressive
    legal guidelines.

  • 02 February 2015 (World heating impact on fish)

    World heating is inflicting fish within the seas round Australia to
    transfer
    southward.

  • 02 February 2015 (Unexploded NATO bombs in Afghanistan)

    40
    Afghans per thirty days are killed by unexploded NATO bombs and shells.

  • 02 February 2015 (US and UK cooperation with Gaddafi)

    US and UK cooperation with Gaddafi, within the type of kidnaping Libyan
    opposition activists in exile and delivering them to Gaddafi’s
    torturers, had the
    perverse
    impact of strengthening al Qa’ida in Libya.

  • 02 February 2015 (Pressing: Help the FAIR act)

    US residents:
    Help
    the FAIR act which might drastically curb civil forfeiture.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-25 because the old link was broken.]

  • 02 February 2015 (Pressing: Tax Wall Road extra)

    US residents:
    assist the plan to
    tax Wall Road extra.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    Lowering taxes for working folks is an efficient factor,
    however that may’t probably be sufficient to allow them to have
    a good life. What they want is greater wages and lowered
    charges for issues corresponding to training and medical care.

  • 02 February 2015 (Pressing: ACLU-recommended privateness payments)

    Residents of Massachusetts:
    name
    in your state legislators to assist three ACLU-recommended
    privateness payments.

  • 02 February 2015 (Gasoline pipeline explosion)

    A gasoline pipeline
    exploded
    in West Virginia — the fourth severe pipeline incident in
    January.

    When you decide the hazard of pipelines by the possibility you can be close to
    one when it explodes, the hazard is tiny. The hazard that your water
    provide can be polluted for years by one is far greater.

  • 02 February 2015 (Proposed amendments to US Structure)

    Justice Stevens proposes
    amendments
    to the US Structure.

  • 02 February 2015 (Boastful thugs)

    Boastful thugs across the US
    assault
    officers that query their impunity by refusing to work with
    them and by making up false costs in opposition to them.

  • 02 February 2015 (A win in opposition to feminine genital mutilation)

    ‘Monumental’
    Win In opposition to Feminine Genital Mutilation In Egypt.

  • 02 February 2015 (Sri Lanka’s Chief Justice reinstated)

    President Sirisena
    reinstated
    Sri Lanka’s Chief Justice Bandaranayake who had been eliminated by
    Rajapaksa for political causes.

    His authorities is taking a look at
    cooperating
    with a correct human rights investigation of the conduct of the
    civil conflict.

  • 01 February 2015 (Grumman drops ALEC)

    Activist
    shareholders persuaded Grumman to drop ALEC.

    Grumman doesn’t promote a lot to the general public, so it’s not immediately
    reachable by to shopper displeasure.

  • 01 February 2015 (Private information collected by family units)

    The Federal Commerce Fee introduced
    nugatory
    tips for safety of non-public information collected by family
    units.

    They’re nugatory as a result of they assume that these units will present
    information about folks to corporations, and so they strive solely to make these
    corporations forestall unintended information breaches to unrelated third
    events.

    This can be a secondary hazard that develops out of the basic hazard
    of those units: the “approved” transmission of information to these
    corporations.

  • 01 February 2015 (Thugs killing mentally in poor health folks)

    Placing thugs along with sure mentally in poor health folks is a recipe
    for
    killing
    them.

  • 01 February 2015 (Giant US corporations merging)

    The US continues permitting massive corporations to
    merge
    and cut back competitors.

  • 01 February 2015 (Illinois college students’ Fb passwords)

    Illinois
    Says Rule-Breaking College students Should Give Lecturers Their Fb
    Passwords.

  • 01 February 2015 (Newspaper sued for publishing articles)

    Proper-wing Japanese are
    suing
    the newspaper Asahi Shimbun for publishing articles concerning the ladies
    conscripted into prostitution by the Japanese Military.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    The truth that one witness lied about collaborating on this
    conscription does not invalidate the impartial proof that it
    occurred.

  • 01 February 2015 (Supply code for techniques utilized in banks)

    The Chinese language authorities sensibly insists on
    checking
    the supply code for techniques to be used in banks.

    It’s harmful for a rustic’s banks to be weak to corporations in
    a doubtlessly hostile nation. The US ought to undertake the identical coverage
    vis-a-vis Chinese language pc producers, not as retaliation however
    merely for its personal safety.

    All banks ought to insist on getting management of the software program they use.
    It must be delivered to them as
    free
    software program.

  • 01 February 2015 (Undersea oil drilling)

    Obama has
    failed
    to institute correct security regulation for undersea oil drilling,
    however he needs to open much more shoreline to drilling.

    Advances in oil drilling expertise, with out corresponding advances in
    security practices, have elevated the quantity of oil more likely to spill in
    the ocean at any time when one thing goes unsuitable with an oil effectively.

  • 31 January 2015 (Pressing: Negotiations with Iran)

    US residents: Senators,
    assist the invoice to
    promote negotiations with Iran.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 31 January 2015 (New investigation of CIA proposed)

    Former US senators, who helped the Church committee examine the
    CIA within the 70s,
    suggest
    a brand new investigation.

  • 31 January 2015 (Little one abuse in US colleges)

    In US colleges, youngsters as younger as 6 are
    shackled,
    tied up, put inside baggage, even tased.

  • 31 January 2015 (World heating and snowstorms)

    How world heating promotes
    massive
    snowstorms.

  • 31 January 2015 (Scotland bans fracking)

    Scotland has banned fracking and comparable oil extraction processes,
    briefly
    at first.

  • 31 January 2015 (Authorization to Use Army Power)

    Congress is
    contemplating
    a invoice to interchange the outdated 2001 Authorization to Use Army Power
    with a brand new authorization that’s restricted in time, place, and strategies.

    It could not finish the US army interventions that repeatedly happen in
    greater than half the international locations on the planet.

  • 31 January 2015 (Fracking corporations)

    Pennsylvania
    Fracking Corporations Often Commit Severe Environmental
    Violations.

  • 31 January 2015 (Oil drilling and Amazon deforestation)

    Oil drilling is
    spreading
    street by the Amazon, and deforestation follows the roads.

  • 31 January 2015 (Accusations in opposition to President Fernández)

    The background to Prosecutor Nisman’s accusations in opposition to President
    Fernández, whose textual content
    helps
    the declare it was actually written by an intelligence agent moderately
    than a prosecutor.

  • 31 January 2015 (NFL’s web playing for teenagers)

    The Nationwide Soccer League is
    main
    US youngsters to do a type of web playing.

  • 31 January 2015 (Cuba)

    Take
    Cuba Off the Terrorist Checklist.

  • 31 January 2015 (The general public should defend Syriza)

    As
    Merkel
    and the banksters intention to defeat Syriza and pressure Greece underneath
    ever-worsening austerity, the general public should defend Syriza.

  • 31 January 2015 (Israeli assault in opposition to Hezbollah)

    An Israeli assault in opposition to Hezbollah, which killed a visiting Iranian
    basic, has led to
    retaliation
    by Hezbollah, adopted by “retaliation” by Israel.

    Israel publicly “forgets” having began this sequence of assaults
    when it talks about needing to “defend itself” from Hezbollah.

  • 31 January 2015 (Bogus financial claims about Superbowl)

    Why media
    fall for sports activities trade’s bogus financial claims about public
    advantages from staging the Superbowl.

    The identical factor occurs with the
    Olympics.

  • 31 January 2015 (Trident missiles)

    A UK politician has apologized for mentioning that
    nuclear
    missiles, if used, would kill extra folks than the Nazis killed, and
    that misguided expenditure cannot be justified merely as a result of it
    creates jobs.

    This isn’t to say that Trident missiles and Nazi homicide camps increase
    precisely the identical points. Nazis supposed to kill Jews (and another
    folks), whereas the Trident missile is meant to discourage a nuclear
    assault. Regardless of that distinction, the 2 have vital issues in
    frequent.

  • 31 January 2015 (Censorship of “hate speech”)

    France
    proposes
    to punish web platforms if they don’t delete “hate speech”.

    European legal guidelines that prohibit “hate speech” impose censorship of
    political opinions. Such legal guidelines, within the US, can be unconstitutional.
    The hazard is that US corporations will bow to international censorship legal guidelines.

    Google famously refused to bow to China’s censorship, however that may be a
    uncommon exception.

  • 31 January 2015 (Vehicles with imitation engine noise)

    Late mannequin automobiles have quieter engines, so designers put in
    techniques
    to make imitation engine noise so homeowners really feel they acquired what they
    paid for.

    The producers are being dishonest, tricking the automotive purchaser. On the
    similar time, these patrons are being irrational, in impact complaining if
    they’re not fooled.

    Automobile producers must be required to let the motive force or proprietor flip
    this characteristic on and off. But when the automotive software program have been
    free,
    the proprietor
    would be capable of flip it off.

  • 31 January 2015 (The fees in opposition to Barrett Brown)

    If Obama will get his manner, each US safety journalist can be prosecuted
    with
    the
    costs that have been dropped in opposition to Barrett Brown.

  • 31 January 2015 (“Restoration” for the wealthy)

    Proper-wing Democrats corresponding to Obama faux that Individuals are going
    to profit from a
    “restoration”
    for the wealthy.

    When plutocrats have sunk employees’ boats, a rising tide will not raise
    them any extra.

  • 31 January 2015 (Curbing civil forfeiture)

    Right here
    Is How Rand Paul’s Invoice Would Curtail Civil Forfeiture.

  • 31 January 2015 (Pressing: Cancel Netanyahu’s talking invitation)

    US residents:
    name
    on members of Congress to cancel Netanyahu’s talking invitation,
    and failing that, to not attend the speech.

  • 31 January 2015 (Fb censorship)

    Fb
    deleted
    a photograph of a Tibetan monk who set himself on hearth.

    Fb carries out censorship on behalf of many governments.
    Just some days in the past we learn that
    Turkey
    is one among them.

  • 31 January 2015 (Ukrainian agriculture)

    The
    Company Takeover of Ukrainian Agriculture.

    Ukraine is caught between an alligator (Putin) and quicksand (the
    plutocratic west).

  • 31 January 2015 (Syriza cancelling privatizations)

    Syriza has began cancelling privatizations and
    will
    restore the earlier minimal wage.

  • 31 January 2015 (Costly marketing campaign assault adverts)

    The Koch brothers
    plan
    to spend nearly a billion {dollars} on the 2016 elections.

    Individuals, there’s a easy heuristic for the best way to vote,
    if you have not studied all of the candidates’ positions:
    vote for whoever the costly TV adverts assault.

    That is the candidate that the plutocrats don’t desire.

  • 31 January 2015 (Freedom of vacationers to decorate their very own manner)

    Bravo, Michelle Obama, for
    refusing
    to cowl your head in Saudi Arabia.

    Muslims insist on practising their very own customs after they journey, and
    demand non-Muslim guests undertake native religion-associated customs
    after they journey to a “Muslim” nation. They need their customs to
    override conflicting customs all over the place, and so they haven’t any proper to
    that. Both all vacationers are free to decorate their very own manner when
    travelling, or all travellers should undertake native practices (no veil, for
    occasion).

    Certainly, the concept of a “Muslim” nation is hostile to human rights,
    identical to the concept of a “Christian” nation or a “Jewish” nation
    or a “Hindu” nation.

    Now if the US would solely present much less respect to the king whose
    insurance policies embrace beheadings and whippings and plenty of different kinds
    of repression.

  • 31 January 2015 (The proper to die)

    Docs, please do not make it vital for terminally in poor health folks to
    kill
    themselves by thirst in a public bathroom.

    However it’s not simply terminally in poor health folks. Those that are paralyzed or
    changing into demented additionally deserve assist escaping to a much less horrible destiny.

  • 31 January 2015 (File downloads monitored)

    Canada
    displays as much as 15 million file downloads day by day.

  • 31 January 2015 (Obama’s Phrases on Drones)

    Belief
    Actuality Fairly Than President Obama’s Phrases on Drones.

  • 31 January 2015 (Britons agree most with Inexperienced Celebration)

    If Britons vote for the get together they most agree with, the Inexperienced Celebration
    will win. The one impediment to Inexperienced victory is the
    self-fulfilling
    prophecy that it is unimaginable.

    I really like the purpose that in case you “maintain your nostril” and vote for the least
    unhealthy get together that “may win”, you get a worse stink subsequent time.

  • 31 January 2015 (Pressing: Infrastructure upkeep program)

    US residents:
    Help
    Bernie Sanders’s infrastructure upkeep program.

  • 31 January 2015 (Coverage of bombarding civilians’ houses)

    B’Tselem means that
    Israel’s
    leaders could have dedicated conflict crimes by establishing a coverage of
    bombarding Palestinian civilians’ houses.

  • 31 January 2015 (Maiduguri)

    Boko Haram retains profitable in opposition to a badly organized Nigerian military, and
    has come near capturing the realm’s principal metropolis,
    Maiduguri.

  • 31 January 2015 (PISSI’s defeat at Kobani)

    PISSI’s
    defeat at Kobani can injury it in an vital place: its picture of
    irresistability.

    Thus, regardless that Kobani as a bit of territory has no specific
    strategic significance, the protection of Kobani could have actual
    significance.

    PISSI stands for “Pseudo-Islamic State in Syria and Iraq”. Since most
    Muslims say it doesn’t characterize Islam, why ought to we name it by a
    identify that validates its claims to take action? Furthermore, the identify “PISSI”
    provides the group the respect it deserves. I recommend you too
    undertake that identify, and unfold the phrase.

  • 31 January 2015 (Plastic within the ocean)

    Plastic within the ocean is rising and
    animals
    are swallowing ever extra of it.

  • 31 January 2015 (Italian author faces prosecution)

    An Italian author faces prosecution
    for
    saying that it might be reputable to sabotage a high-speed practice line
    being constructed between Italy and France.

    I disagree with him concerning the practice line. Excessive-speed trains are a
    good thing, and when the community is constructed up, they exchange airplanes.
    I hope they end it quickly, as a result of I’ll use it.

    Freedom of expression means the appropriate to say issues we disagree with.
    The prosecution of de Luca reveals that Italy — like different
    European governments — doesn’t respect freedom of expression.
    Within the US, which does roughly respect that freedom, that kind of
    assertion is not “incitement” and he couldn’t be prosecuted
    for it.

    Disgrace on you, Italy. Cease your makes an attempt at censorship, and construct the
    practice line.

  • 31 January 2015 (Return of white terror)

    What Martin Luther King led American blacks to do was to
    finish
    white terror, which they achieved by daring to be overwhelmed and
    arrested and filling the jails.

    It makes me unhappy that this white terror has considerably returned

    primarily
    from thugs, but additionally (with “stand your floor” legal guidelines) from
    any
    non-black with a gun.

    Evaluate the
    recommendation
    that black youngsters obtain immediately about how to not be shot by
    thugs with the 1960s recommendation described within the first reference above.

    Even worse, for the reason that 1960s the US has come to impose everlasting
    punishment on folks convicted of a criminal offense, and even (in some instances)
    accused of 1. It’s onerous to have a mass motion of idealistic
    younger folks able to get arrested and pack the jails after they know
    they are going to be excluded from training or employment for all times as a
    end result.

  • 31 January 2015 (Spying on “good” telephones)

    A number of corporations spy on “good” telephones, and the NSA
    spied on their
    spying.

  • 31 January 2015 (Homicide or prosecutor in Argentina)

    President Fernández of Argentina is blaming the intelligence
    company for murdering prosecutor Nisman, and needs to
    dissolve
    and exchange it.

    This could possibly be excellent if the alternative is restricted by legal guidelines
    in what it could possibly accumulate.

    I’m wondering if the intelligence company had something to do with the
    resolution to take guests’ fingerprints and observe passengers within the
    subway.

  • 30 January 2015 (Pressing: Title-II community neutrality)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to say, please signal the Ellison-Waters letter and assist full
    Title-II
    community neutrality.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 30 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose donations to Scalise)

    Everybody:
    name on US
    corporations to not donate to Consultant Scalise, who has
    related to right-wing extremists.

  • 30 January 2015 (Pressing: Help Greece in ending austerity)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama and Congress to make use of their affect with the EU to
    assist Greece in ending austerity.

  • 30 January 2015 (Pressing: Cease racial discrimination)

    Everybody:
    Inform
    McDonalds to cease practising racial discrimination on its employees.

  • 30 January 2015 (Pressing: Medical Innovation Act)

    US residents:
    assist
    Senator Warren’s Medical Innovation Act.

  • 30 January 2015 (Pfizer accused of profiteering from poor)

    Medecins sans Frontiers accused Pfizer of profiteering from poor
    international locations by
    charging
    them an excessive amount of for pneumococcal illness vaccine.

    I’m all in favor of MSF’s efforts, however let’s not overlook what created
    the issue and made the efforts vital: the World Commerce
    Group. The US and Europe pressured most international locations to affix it,
    and one consequence is permitting patents on medicines, which is what
    allows Pfizer to impose a excessive value on vaccines even in poor
    international locations.

    Pfizer certainly lobbied the plutocratic states to get this end result, so it
    is in charge for creating the chance in addition to for utilizing it.

    The WTO can also be liable for low pay and unhealthy working circumstances
    around the globe, so it’s really a monster. Its penalties present up
    in lots of areas of life. If we ignore the foundation trigger of those issues,
    we’re lowered to treating signs ceaselessly.

  • 30 January 2015 (Israel places minors underneath home arrest)

    Israel releases imprisoned minors to deal with arrest,
    making mother and father act as
    jailers for their very own youngsters.

  • 30 January 2015 (Obama proposes extra oil drilling)

    Obama proposes extra oil drilling
    in
    the Gulf of Mexico, and within the Atlantic too.

    None of that is vital, except we wish to extract an excessive amount of and
    trigger
    world
    heating catastrophe.

  • 30 January 2015 (Lack of ice within the Andes)

    Glaciers within the Andes have
    misplaced
    a minimum of 1/Three of their ice within the final 30 years.

  • 30 January 2015 (CIA whistleblower convicted)

    CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling has been
    convicted.

    Each whistleblower prosecuted or persecuted nails Liberty to the
    cross.

    Obama will forgive you for torturing, however not for
    speaking to the
    American folks.

  • 30 January 2015 (The phrase “terrorist”)

    Proposal
    to cease utilizing the phrase “terrorist”.

    “The phobia” in revolutionary France was carried out by the Committee
    for Public Security, led by Robespierre. I’m wondering if that’s the place
    “Division of Homeland Safety” got here from.

  • 30 January 2015 (Tar sands pipelines)

    A tar sands pipeline even greater than Keystone XL is
    being
    snuck by as an enlargement of an current pipeline.

  • 30 January 2015 (Saving the US center class)

    To save lots of the US center class requires
    curbing
    Wall Road’s depredations.

  • 30 January 2015 (Automobile monitoring within the US)

    The Drug Enforcement Administration and different US companies are creating
    a
    nationwide
    community of license-plate recognizing cameras, on their option to
    monitoring all automotive journey within the US.

  • 30 January 2015 (US pupil mortgage debt)

    A
    Scholar Jubilee! Liberate 41 Million Individuals From Crushing Mortgage
    Debt.

  • 30 January 2015 (Spiritual censorship on Fb)

    Fb has
    yielded
    to Turkey’s spiritual censorship, simply as beforehand it
    yielded
    to China’s political censorship.

  • 30 January 2015 (Antibiotics in mud from cattle feedlots)

    Mud blowing out of cattle feedlots comprises greater than only a horrible
    odor. It
    comprises
    antibiotics that encourage improvement of resistance within the
    micro organism within the soils (and human our bodies) that they get into.

  • 30 January 2015 (China’s use of coal)

    China’s use of coal is levelling off, and truly
    decreased
    a bit in 2014.

  • 30 January 2015 (Proper-wing UK financial coverage)

    Proper-wing
    UK financial coverage consists of tax cuts (a lot of the minimize goes to
    the wealthy) and cuts on the NHS and social companies (hitting the poor
    two methods).

    The tax cuts give a small sum of money to some employees, to distract
    them from the truth that the mixed coverage could be very unhealthy for them.

    The identical dishonest line has succeeded for the reason that 1980s in convincing
    working Individuals to vote to assist the wealthy screw them.

    As for Labour, it has turn into a centrist get together which fails to
    challenges plutocratic rule. The same Greek get together was simply wiped
    out, and Britain’s Labour Celebration is
    headed
    for a similar factor.

  • 30 January 2015 (Thug violence)

    Violent thugs can
    finish
    your life with out fairly killing you.

  • 30 January 2015 (Spying on Palestinians in occupied territories)

    43
    Israeli intelligence reservists refused to spy on Palestinians in
    the occupied territories.

  • 30 January 2015 (Comcast’s letters to the FCC)

    Politicians
    Are Supporting Comcast’s TWC Merger with Letters Ghostwritten by
    Comcast.

  • 30 January 2015 (Copyright reform)

    Julia Reda, the only Pirate Celebration member of the European Parliament,
    has proposed a
    copyright
    reform directive which matches in the appropriate path however doesn’t
    suggest to deal with the difficulty of freedom to share.

    The article suggests EU residents write to MEPs. I recommend demanding
    reform on that challenge too.

  • 30 January 2015 (World heating results)

    World heating
    makes
    winter storms stronger.

  • 30 January 2015 (Cheney-Obama torture axis)

    The Cheney-Obama torture axis
    should
    be defeated.

  • 30 January 2015 (Tax breaks for US companies)

    Republicans and Democrats within the Senate are working collectively on a tax
    break
    supposed
    to encourage US companies to pay taxes on their earnings.

    Humorous that congress by no means appears to think about merely making them pay
    their taxes. They argue that it’s self-defeating to maintain the door
    closed whereas the window is open, so they need to open the door. The
    concept of shutting the window by no means happens to them.

    Directions for bankrupting the nation:

    1. Move a dumb legislation that lets corporations or the wealthy pay much less tax,
      or in another manner harm the general public curiosity.

    2. Provide them cash or energy as an “incentive” to not do it.
    3. Repeat till they personal the whole lot.

    Be aware how the patent system is an instance of this. The thought of patents
    is to discourage
    commerce
    secrecy, acknowledged as dangerous to society. In 1800, commerce secrecy
    meant “Simply do not inform anybody your secret technique”, however these days there
    are legal guidelines to assist companies hold vital strategies secret, so then the
    authorities turns round and says, “So you will not train that additional
    energy we simply gave you, here is a distinct particular energy as a substitute.”

    Is it silly or is it corrupt?

  • 30 January 2015 (Ending large surveillance)

    The EFF’s
    new
    plan for ending large basic surveillance wouldn’t obtain its
    aim.

    It leaves many sorts of surveillance unaddressed:

    • Monitoring folks typically (not simply court-designated suspects)
      with cameras as they stroll round city.

    • Monitoring automobiles typically (not simply court-designated suspects)
      with cameras as they drive round.

    • Monitoring and recording the places of cellphones
      (not simply these of court-designated suspects).

    • Automobile insurance coverage that requires you comply with location monitoring.
    • Vehicles that do location monitoring for the producer.
    • Methods that take images and audio of passengers in
      taxis and buses and make that out there remotely.

    • Home equipment such because the Fitbit and “good” TVs, that ship private
      information to centralized information bases.

    • Websites that observe their guests and accumulate private
      data for information brokers

    • “Providers” which might be bait to get folks to determine themselves and
      reveal particulars about themselves.

    • “Providers” that most individuals cannot resist the strain to make use of, that
      accumulate information about them.

    • Centralized information bases that file what prescriptions you bought
      or what medical circumstances you’ve gotten.

    • Fee strategies that file what folks purchase.

    To cease these sorts of surveillance, we should go
    far
    past what the EFF proposes. We’ve got no likelihood of profitable this
    within the quick time period, but when we do not demand it, we’ll by no means win it.

  • 30 January 2015 (Taking pictures protesters in Egypt)

    There appears to be a dispute contained in the Egyptian army authorities
    about whether or not it was acceptable to
    shoot
    a feminine protester useless for no motive.

    Taking pictures male protesters, nonetheless, they do and not using a qualm. Did they
    get this coverage from the US?

  • 29 January 2015 (Wikipedia sides with Gamergate)

    Wikipedia has taken the facet of Gamergate, ruling that the
    Gamergate-supporting editors can write the pages concerning the ladies that
    Gamergate attacked, and
    banning the
    editors who opposed them.

    A few years in the past, a clique of individuals that do not need the GNU system
    to be talked about
    took efficient management
    of pages that concern the GNU/Linux system, expunging the time period
    “GNU/Linux” from almost all of them and banning folks that attempted to
    resist. I attempted to activate Wikipedia’s resolution process however was
    unable to even get it began.

  • 29 January 2015 (Obama’s proposal for reforming mass surveillance)

    Obama has
    dropped
    his insufficient proposal for reforming large surveillance of the
    phone data of everybody within the US (and elsewhere).

  • 29 January 2015 (Arrested for carrying flash playing cards)

    A court docket dominated that airport thugs did unsuitable to arrest Nick George for
    carrying
    flash playing cards to study Arabic.

  • 29 January 2015 (UK adopts customary US right-wing lie)

    The UK authorities has
    adopted
    a regular US right-wing lie: that wealthy folks acquired their cash by
    incomes it and should possess it.

    Wealthy folks principally get their cash by investing piles of cash, and by
    working different folks to the bone. Prior to now few decade they’ve
    redistributed numerous wealth and plenty of revenue from the remainder of the
    inhabitants to them. Now we have to redistribute it again.

  • 29 January 2015 (Kurds drive PISSI fighters out of Kobani)

    The Kurds have
    pushed
    PISSI fighters out of Kobani.

    Kobani has no particular strategic significance, however it’s good to
    forestall civilians from being massacred, and the try and take Kobani
    has bled PISSI badly.

  • 29 January 2015 (Mass surveillance threatens human rights)

    The Council of Europe decided that the US and UK’s large surveillance
    is a
    basic
    risk to human rights.

    That’s true, however remember the fact that many different international locations do large
    surveillance with out even the feeble authorized limits that the NSA and
    GCHQ brush apart.

  • 30 January 2015 (World heating results)

    Earlier modeling that predicted poor international locations would address
    world heating utilizing their financial progress ignored an important
    issue:
    due
    to world heating, they will not have financial progress.

    Their incapacity to spend money on countering results of world heating
    implies that heating will trigger much more financial losses. So the best way
    to maximise financial progress is to spend money on curbing world heating.

    The earlier modeling had one other flaw: it gave too optimistic a lot
    significance to financial progress as an element for basic well-being.
    Even when a rustic has financial progress, a plutocratic state is not going to
    spend that on retaining poor folks’s livelihoods viable; the wealthy would
    moderately purchase their manner out of the implications of world heating.

  • 29 January 2015 (UK considers censorship of e book)

    The UK is contemplating an assault on human rights:
    censorship
    of a specific e book.

  • 29 January 2015 (Syriza)

    Syriza gained the Greek election and
    shaped
    an anti-austerity authorities.

    Syriza
    Victory in Greece Might Be a “Historic Turning Level” for Eurozone
    Financial Coverage, CEPR Co-Director Says.

    Syriza
    Has Allowed Greeks to Dream Once more. However the Actual Battle Is Simply
    Starting.

  • 29 January 2015 (“Counter-terrorism” spreads concern)

    Terrorism is designed to unfold concern. “Counter-terrorism”
    contributes
    to spreading concern.

    It isn’t clear that catching incompetents who will be led into acts of
    terrorism does any good for society.

  • 29 January 2015 (Belfast Undertaking interview tapes)

    Prosecutors within the UK are
    making an attempt
    to get the interview tapes which the Belfast Undertaking made,
    promising confidentiality till the topics are useless.

    I believe the historians of the Belfast Undertaking are honor-bound to
    destroy these interviews in order to hold out their promise, for the
    sake of future historic initiatives — regardless that they might
    be imprisoned for this.

    This has nothing to do with the IRA’s trigger, which I do not assist
    even barely.

  • 29 January 2015 (Severance pay for Goal CEO)

    Goal in Canada fired 17000 employees and its CEO. The severance pay for
    the CEO
    equals
    the severance pay for 17000 employees.

  • 29 January 2015 (Reporter flees Argentina)

    A reporter has fled Argentina attributable to demise threats. He was
    writing
    concerning the lately murdered prosecutor.

  • 29 January 2015 (On a regular basis harassment provokes psychological sickness)

    On a regular basis
    harassment and hazard of violence provoke psychological sickness, amongst
    blacks and amongst ladies.

  • 29 January 2015 (Censorship strain within the EU)

    There’s
    strain
    to ban a broad assortment of unsavory political positions and
    historic views within the EU.

    I do not like these positions, and I do not agree with these views,
    however this censorship violates primary human rights.

    The UK Inexperienced Celebration chief condemned
    criminalization
    of membership in terrorist organizations.

    Definitely having sympathy with the goals of a terrorist group
    shouldn’t be a criminal offense — as a result of that’s thoughtcrime.

    Membership in a corporation that makes use of felony means is a borderline
    case, as a result of it accepts in a manner duty for that
    group’s actions, not solely its goals.

    Nevertheless, organizations ought to by no means be
    banned
    by decree. That ought to require a trial.

  • 29 January 2015 (US stops insisting on driving Assad out)

    The US has
    dropped
    the insistence on driving Assad out of energy in Syria.

    It has been clear for 2 years that this
    made
    no sense.

  • 29 January 2015 (Genetically modified mosquitoes)

    Genetically modified mosquitoes (which might’t reproduce)
    provide
    a option to rid Florida of the mosquito’s that unfold Dengue and
    Chikungunya.

    I believe it’s believable that these mosquito’s are a secure option to forestall
    these ailments from spreading, however there are numerous methods issues may go
    unsuitable. Regardless that they’re unlikely, they may conceivably have
    very unhealthy penalties. I believe it might be clever to analyze methods
    issues may go unsuitable, to attempt to make them much less doubtless, or display
    that the implications can be bounded.

  • 29 January 2015 (Constructing new houses for the non-rich)

    The Obama administration took a small step that may fund constructing
    round
    8000
    new houses a 12 months for the non-rich.

    Make that 50 occasions as massive and it might clear up the US housing drawback
    in an affordable time.

  • 29 January 2015 (Companies United and Huge Oil’s bribes)

    How
    Residents United (sic) Paved the Method for Huge Oil’s Bribes.

  • 29 January 2015 (Stopping pure gasoline terminals)

    Activists in New York and New Jersey are
    making an attempt
    to forestall pure gasoline export terminals that might encourage
    fracking.

    The low value of oil could make it simpler to forestall fracking within the US
    as some fracking corporations are already folding.

  • 28 January 2015 (Journalism criminalized within the US)

    Quinn Norton says that
    correct
    journalism about alleged safety breaches is now successfully
    criminalized within the US, and he doesn’t dare proceed it.

  • 28 January 2015 (Google secret subpoena)

    Google acquired a secret subpoena Three years in the past for basically
    all
    its information about some Wikileaks workers.

  • 28 January 2015 (Websites blocked by UK web filters)

    UK web filters to “shield youngsters” block a variety of internet sites,
    together with
    charities
    that assist younger folks.

  • 28 January 2015 (Reducing wages and spreading poverty)

    The expansion of inequality (the richest 1% will quickly personal greater than the
    remainder of the world) is linked with
    reducing
    wages and spreading poverty.

    All financial exercise
    wants
    an ethical compass.

  • 28 January 2015 (How PISSI justifies atrocities)

    PISSI justifies a variety of atrocities
    with
    examples from the Quran.

  • 28 January 2015 (State of the Union world heating proposals)

    Evaluating
    what
    we have to do about world heating with Obama’s State of the Union
    proposals.

  • 28 January 2015 (FBI pc cracking)

    The FBI needs to be allowed to crack computer systems underneath
    very broad and obscure search
    orders.

  • 28 January 2015 (Prudish marketing campaign in opposition to awful newspaper)

    There’s now principled opposition to the
    prudish
    marketing campaign to bully a awful UK newspaper to cease printing naked
    breasts on web page 3.

    I agree with Fleet Road Fox on this. What’s actually unsuitable with that
    paper is the whole lot else in it.

  • 28 January 2015 (Kindness and cooperation)

    Science has discovered numerous proof that kindness and cooperation are
    half
    of organic human nature.

    I’d not say, nonetheless, that “people are naturally good”.
    Organic human nature is advanced and consists of different kinds of
    attitudes too.

  • 28 January 2015 (Republicans to return Panetta report)

    Republicans within the Senate
    plan
    to offer again to the CIA the leaked Panetta report which confirmed the
    senate CIA crimes.

  • 28 January 2015 (PR marketing campaign for GMOs)

    The
    Huge Ag $100-million PR marketing campaign for GMOs.

  • 28 January 2015 (Netanyahu sends drones in opposition to Hezbollah)

    Why did Netanyahu ship drones in opposition to Hezbollah, which didn’t
    threaten Israel? Uri Avnery believes it was to
    provoke
    a conflict so he may win the election.

    Nevertheless it failed, as a result of Hezbollah declined to assist him out.

  • 28 January 2015 (Motive for Britain to go away the EU)

    One motive for the Britain to go away the EU:
    it
    is what Goldman Sachs doesn’t need.

    This isn’t a matter of petty revenge: the ability of Goldman Sachs is a
    tremendously dangerous impact. Britons undergo drastically from the insurance policies
    the UK adopts to be a superb platform for that and different massive banks, and
    so does the remainder of the world.

  • 28 January 2015 (Violent no-knock SWAT raids)

    What kind of legislation must be used to guard folks from
    violent
    no-knock SWAT raids?

  • 28 January 2015 (Progressive insurance policies)

    Progressive
    Insurance policies Are Widespread So Why Ought to Democrats Be Afraid of Them?

  • 28 January 2015 (Digital Voting)

    Digital Voting.

  • 28 January 2015 (Pressing: Home Corrupt Practices Act)

    US residents: name for a Home Corrupt Practices Act to
    match the International
    Corrupt Practices Act.

  • 28 January 2015 (Freedom-respecting units)

    Folks
    pays a premium for units they will change the software program in.

    I suppose the truth that corporations nonetheless design computer systems to forestall
    customers from altering the software program signifies that there are very sturdy
    industrial or authorized pressures on them. We’ve got to vary that with
    new legal guidelines.

    Be aware that an iThing is an injustice even when jailbroken.

  • 28 January 2015 (BBC information slant)

    The BBC and its Canadian counterpart
    slant
    the information in direction of the ability of enterprise.

  • 28 January 2015 (Suppression of Senate torture report)

    Republicans
    within the senate wish to cooperate with Obama in suppressing the
    Senate torture report.

    Republicans often hate the whole lot Democrats do, and hinder it simply
    for the sake of obstruction. However they make an bipartisan exception
    for the really evil.

  • 28 January 2015 (European Fee commerce treaties)

    The European Fee is sneakily
    making an attempt
    to make commerce treaties give firms particular powers even when
    the treaties aren’t ratified.

    If Syriza wins the Greek election tomorrow, Syriza may block
    ratification of those treaties, and it ought to achieve this for the sake of
    all of Europe. Has Syriza stated something about this?

  • 28 January 2015 (Pressing: Reject the TPP)

    US residents:
    inform
    your congresscritter and senators to reject the TPP as a result of it
    will certainly threaten the surroundings and block efforts to gradual world
    heating.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 28 January 2015 (False costs in opposition to police officer)

    Police officer John Buttress opposed racist searches of individuals on the
    road, so the thugs he works with have
    repeatedly
    made false felony costs in opposition to him.

  • 28 January 2015 (Ungrateful Senator)

    Senator Joni Ernst grew up poor and her household trusted authorities
    support. Lots of of 1000’s of {dollars} value of it.

    Now she ungratefully
    campaigns
    to disclaim the help to poor households immediately.

  • 28 January 2015 (Maine kicks 6000 folks off meals stamps)

    The Republican ruling Maine
    kicked
    6000 folks off meals stamps as a result of they’re imagined to be
    working, although there aren’t any jobs.

  • 28 January 2015 (US gun legal guidelines for whites)

    US gun legal guidelines allowing folks to hold weapons are
    solely
    for whites. When you’re black and also you carry a gun, you’re doubtless
    to get attacked even in case you do not threaten anybody.

  • 28 January 2015 (Paying employees by examine)

    Paying employees by examine
    forces
    low-income households to lose $3000 a 12 months to paycheck lenders and
    such like.

    When you have been a low-wage employee 70 years in the past, you did not have to pay a
    substantial a part of your wages simply to obtain the pay owed to you.
    You bought it in money.

    That is a method our economic system is structured to crush the poor. Others
    embrace the apply of
    fining
    poor folks for being jailed after they cannot pay a price, and the
    undeniable fact that
    poor
    folks have entry solely to costly meals shops.

  • 28 January 2015 (Fukushima reactors within the US)

    The US
    refuses
    to close down the reactors which might be similar to people who failed
    disastrously at Fukushima.

  • 27 January 2015 (Leaks of scholars’ private information)

    US colleges are beginning to turn into involved about
    leaks
    of scholars’ private information.

  • 27 January 2015 (Monitoring tags on Obamacare website)

    Activists reproach the Obamacare website for internet hosting the monitoring
    tags that
    allow
    corporations to watch guests to the location.

    It must be unlawful for the website of any authorities company, or any
    industrial service appearing for such an company, to offer out any
    guests’ private information to any different entity except that is
    required by legislation or the company publishes these information.

  • 27 January 2015 (Russian proxy forces in Ukraine)

    Russian proxy forces in Ukraine are
    firing
    long-range missiles at Mariupol.

    Mariupol is much away from the realm that rebelled. If the rebels have been
    actually simply rebels, they might not be excited by Mariupol. Putin,
    nonetheless, has a motive to beat Mariupol: to hyperlink the conquered
    Crimea with Russia.

    Thus we have now two extra proofs that the “rebels” are a Russian proxy
    pressure. That is along with
    all
    the Russian tanks and heavy weapons they’ve, and
    all
    the Russian troops combating in Ukraine.

  • 27 January 2015 (UK public housing)

    The UK authorities stated it might encourage folks to purchase the general public
    housing they reside in, and
    construct
    replacements. It did the primary however quietly uncared for the second.

  • 27 January 2015 (Disappeared Mexican pupil protesters)

    Surviving companions of the 43 disappeared Mexican pupil protesters
    insist that the military was concerned within the deed, and current
    proof.

  • 27 January 2015 (China’s repression)

    As China’s repression intensifies, lawyer Pu Zhiquiang who defended
    many human rights activists is himself a
    political
    prisoner.

    China is
    blocking
    entry to some VPNs.

  • 27 January 2015 (Poisonous chemical substances from California oil wells)

    Oil wells in California have been discovered to
    emit
    numerous poisonous chemical substances into the air.

  • 27 January 2015 (Fears of terrorism)

    A movie competition in Belgium was cancelled due to
    fears
    of terrorism.

    Terrorists do not even want an actual bomb to cancel an occasion.

  • 27 January 2015 (Classifying Media and Encryption as a Menace)

    Committee to Defend Journalists:
    Classifying
    Media And Encryption as a Menace Is Hazard to Press Freedom.

  • 27 January 2015 (Hollywood glamorization of the CIA)

    ‘Homeland’:
    Legitimizing Torture, Lies and Killer Drones.

  • 27 January 2015 (Methane leaks)

    Methane leaks in cities imply that
    pure
    gasoline contributes extra to world heating than was believed.

    The concept that pure gasoline is an efficient “bridge” to scale back greenhouse gasoline
    emissions is predicated on a sequence of underestimates of its
    greenhouse
    gasoline influence.

  • 27 January 2015 (Homeless folks faraway from streets of Manila)

    The Philippines put homeless folks from the streets of Manila
    to
    a lodge so the town would look good for the Pope’s go to.

    It is humorous after they say that they aimed to make Manila seem like a
    first-world metropolis. US cities have not appeared like that for the reason that 1970s.

    Within the US, they make the town prettier by chasing the homeless out.
    This lodge keep was an inefficient type of assist for the homeless,
    however a minimum of it did not do them any American-style hurt or unsuitable.

  • 27 January 2015 (Rhino poaching)

    Can
    Something Cease the Rhino Poaching Disaster?

    I recall studying a couple of scheme that concerned injecting reside rhinos’
    horns with one thing that made them unsalable however didn’t harm the
    rhino. Why is not that getting used?

  • 27 January 2015 (Two international locations reject human rights for youngsters)

    The one two international locations which have rejected the UN Conference on the
    Rights of the Little one are
    South
    Sudan and the US.

    It’s humorous how legislators that wish to approve the TPP would object
    to human rights for youngsters as a “violation of sovereignty”.

  • 27 January 2015 (Ethiopia’s Media Crackdown)

    Ethiopia’s
    Media Crackdown Is Unhealthy Information for Africa.

  • 27 January 2015 (The genocide of the Armenians)

    Who remembers the
    genocide
    of the Armenians? And why is it vital?

    Turkey commits a criminal offense in opposition to freedom by prohibiting recognition of
    the genocide carried out by the Ottoman leaders, and France commits a
    comparable crime by banning denial of the genocide. Hrant Dink, who
    defied
    the primary prohibition and stated he would defy the opposite, must be
    our hero.

  • 27 January 2015 (Viciousness of King Abdullah)

    You possibly can’t discover a extra vicious ruler than King Abdullah,
    however he was loyal to the plutocracy, so
    many
    plutocratist politicians and newspapers whitewash him.

    Evaluate what Obama stated about Abdullah with
    what
    Obama stated when Hugo Chavez died.

  • 27 January 2015 (“Relocation” of uncommon animals)

    Many development initiatives “relocate” uncommon animals with the concept that
    this may forestall their extinction; however it’s performed carelessly and
    typically they
    finish
    up dying.

  • 27 January 2015 (Brazil imposes water rationing)

    Brazil has imposed
    water
    rationing and electrical energy cuts attributable to an unprecedented drought.

    In impact, the unlawful loggers within the west of Brazil at the moment are
    threatening the lives of individuals within the east, in addition to the aborigines
    that reside within the forests they destroy. Brazilians from cities should
    declare conflict on unlawful logging, and return the plantations to the
    jungle.

  • 27 January 2015 (UK tax and coverage adjustments)

    UK tax and coverage adjustments have
    hit
    the poor worst.

  • 27 January 2015 (Drone assassinations)

    Drones
    and the New Ethics of Struggle.

    Drone assassinations are so imprecise that they kill on the typical
    28
    unknown folks for every goal killed.

    Anti-drone protester Kathy Kelly’s
    assertion
    about going to jail.

  • 27 January 2015 (Lake Urmia)

    Lake Urmia in Iran has shrunk to only
    10%
    of its dimension within the 70s. Nobody is certain why, however I think it’s
    human diversion of water that used to stream into the lake.

  • 26 January 2015 (200 arrests at Seneca Lake)

    200 folks have been arrested blocking development of a
    large
    pure gasoline storage facility that might pollute Seneca Lake for
    many years. This has not stopped the marketing campaign.

  • 26 January 2015 (Abortion rights within the US)

    Abortion rights must be for all ladies, however the US has been
    choking
    them off increasingly for the poor.

  • 26 January 2015 (UK thug kicks battered mom)

    A UK thug kicked and battered a mom (to make her depart her kid’s
    hospital mattress) so badly that
    she
    wanted surgical procedure and stays injured a 12 months later. He acquired impunity,
    as normal.

  • 26 January 2015 (Video proof of thug capturing)

    Video proves thugs
    shot
    a black man who had acquired out of his automotive together with his palms up.

    When you watch that video, do not watch it on the youtube web site as a result of
    that
    requires operating nonfree software program. Use youtube-dl to obtain it
    and watch it with out nonfree software program.

  • 26 January 2015 (Algorithmic evaluation of individuals’s web actions)

    When employers choose who to rent primarily based on how algorithms analyze
    folks’s web actions,
    you
    won’t ever know what motion may make you unemployable.

    This presumes that there can be a scarcity of jobs, so that each
    employer will be capable of make candidates bounce by no matter hoops.
    However the identical pc techniques will be certain that too.

  • 26 January 2015 (Conviction of Barrett Brown)

    The conviction of Barrett Brown, primarily based partly on denying that he’s a
    journalist,
    places
    all US journalists in peril.

    His
    full
    assertion.

  • 26 January 2015 (Cooperation between UK and Gaddafi)

    The UK authorities
    assisted
    Gaddafi’s spies, torturers and thugs, much more than we knew.

  • 26 January 2015 (Trial of CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling)

    The US authorities’s proof in opposition to Jeffrey Sterling is that he had
    non-secret paperwork about utilizing rotary dial telephones — which have been
    retroactively
    labeled as secret.

  • 26 January 2015 (DEA mass surveillance of telephone calls)

    The Drug Enforcement Company has carried out
    large
    indiscriminate surveillance of telephone name data for 15 years.

  • 26 January 2015 (Pressing: Accountability of Monsanto)

    Everybody:
    Inform Monsanto
    shareholders to vote for accountability.

  • 26 January 2015 (Tax loopholes)

    Google, Apple and others are
    lobbying
    to forestall governments from closing the tax loopholes that allow
    them to pay nearly no taxes.

  • 26 January 2015 (Boston metropolis workers gagged)

    Boston signed a contract that
    forbids
    metropolis workers from criticizing Boston’s Olympic bid.

    It isn’t clear the town has the appropriate to impose this on its
    workers, however they is likely to be scared to go in opposition to it. Perhaps we will
    assist them get the braveness.

  • 26 January 2015 (Unaccountable, unelected billionaires)

    Unaccountable, unelected billionaires
    ought to
    not determine world insurance policies.

    Why the “reverence” for statements from the Gates Basis? It
    provides grants to many organizations; many extra apply for hope for
    grants. These organizations do not dare criticize no matter Gates
    decides to say.

  • 26 January 2015 (Houthi rebels overthrow gov’t of Yemen)

    The Houthi rebels
    have
    overthrown the federal government of Yemen, although they stated this was not
    their intention.

    They hate al
    Qa’ida and the US.

  • 26 January 2015 (Plan to limit abortion rights blocked)

    Feminine Republican congresscritters
    blocked
    a plan to limit abortion rights.

  • 26 January 2015 (Guatemalan couple unable to rejoin youngsters)

    A Guatemalan couple making an attempt to get again to the US to rejoin their
    youngsters have been swindled by folks smugglers and at the moment are
    broke
    and caught in Mexico.

    When you do not dare increase youngsters as a result of “gangs rule the streets”, you
    shouldn’t have youngsters. Whoever is liable for Ms Cruz’s current
    being pregnant did one thing unsuitable — however who was that?

    Was it her fault? Did she select to take an opportunity on getting
    pregnant? If that’s the case, she must be punished. Sterilization can be
    acceptable.

    Or did her husband refuse to make use of condoms and pressure her to get
    pregnant? Then it’s his fault.

    Was she unable to afford dependable contraception? Then it is the US’s
    fault for not offering it to her. How callous to disclaim contraception
    to people who find themselves not ready to lift youngsters correctly!

    Did she use contraception, however it failed, after which she couldn’t get
    an abortion? In that case, the Guatemalan authorities is in charge.

  • 26 January 2015 (Measles at Disneyland)

    Disneyland
    tells
    youngsters not vaccinated for measles to remain away, after some
    employees have been contaminated.

  • 26 January 2015 (Oppression of PISSI’s rule)

    Mosul is nearly surrounded by Peshmerga, and appears to be
    struggling
    already from siege circumstances which exacerbate the oppression of
    PISSI’s rule.

    When you’re drafted by PISSI, it’s higher to frag your commander and
    die than to offer PISSI any optimistic service.

  • 26 January 2015 (Killer thug will get off with impunity)

    The US authorities
    may
    not discover a foundation to cost the thug that killed Michael Brown.

    It may possibly’t cost him with homicide, which is roofed by state legislation. It
    can solely accuse him if it discovered direct proof of racism. So one other
    cop-killer (i.e., killer cop) will get off with impunity.

  • 26 January 2015 (Contraceptive capsules)

    Deceptive
    statistics falsely make contraceptive capsules appear harmful.

    Doubling a minuscule threat ends in a minuscule threat — and it
    is just not clear the chance actually will increase in any respect.

  • 26 January 2015 (Military too corrupt to combat Boko Haram)

    Nigeria’s military is
    too
    corrupt to combat Boko Haram, and its authorities appears to treat it
    as a small native drawback.

  • 26 January 2015 (“Coaching” the Iraqi military to combat PISSI)

    A western official admits it would take
    two
    years to “practice” the Iraqi military to have the ability to combat PISSI.

    Since he would at all times put a good spin, if he says “two years”, he
    should actually suppose “4 years”. However I’m skeptical the Iraqi military
    will ever have a robust sufficient will to combat PISSI. The readiness to
    threat demise moderately than run away cannot be taught or purchased.

  • 26 January 2015 (Australia’s immigration coverage)

    Australia is
    investigating
    reporters who cowl immigration points.

    There must be nothing secret a couple of nation’s immigration coverage,
    however Australia’s authorities is aware of
    its
    secret cruelty is excessive and would arouse disgust if revealed.
    What reporters have discovered is already arousing loads.

  • 26 January 2015 (Punished for protesting in opposition to killer drones)

    An interview with Kathy Kelly,
    going
    to jail for a protest in opposition to killer drones.

  • 26 January 2015 (Heating of the oceans)

    Improved measurements of the heating of the oceans reveals there was no
    “pause” in world heating. The oceans acquired
    extra
    warmth in 2014 than ever recorded earlier than.

  • 26 January 2015 (Soiled tips in opposition to Palestinians)

    Palestinians in an space that Israel has annexed have gone
    10
    months with no water provide.

    Israel does
    all
    kinds of soiled tips to make Palestinians depart the West Financial institution,
    and particularly sure elements of it.

    They maintain on as a result of they do not wish to give up to this strain.

  • 26 January 2015 (Girls sentenced to jail for abortions)

    Girls in El Salvador are
    sentenced
    to a few years in jail for having abortions, and even
    miscarriages. And that is seeping into the US.

  • 26 January 2015 (Antisemitism in Argentina)

    Antisemitism is
    turning
    violent in elements of Argentina.

  • 26 January 2015 (Republican world heating denialism)

    US Republicans shift to a
    modified
    type of world heating denialism: their second line of protection to
    shield their marketing campaign to trigger catastrophe.

    The US Capitol is on a hill, to allow them to carry on selling world
    heating even after elements of Washington DC are inundated.

  • 26 January 2015 (Wind and solar energy lobbying organizations)

    Fossil gas corporations and massive fossil-fuel-using utilities have
    taken
    management of the wind energy and solar energy lobbying organizations in
    Europe, and redirected them to undermine renewable power
    insurance policies.

  • 26 January 2015 (Homicide of prosecutor in Argentina)

    Argentina’s president says
    prosecutor
    Nisman was murdered, however that his accusations have been primarily based on
    others’ false testimony.

  • 26 January 2015 (Life as an Activist in Sudan)

    “We
    Are the Victims of Our Personal Corrupt Authorities” — Life as an
    Activist in Sudan.

  • 26 January 2015 (Greek debt)

    The euro zone must forgive Greek debt
    for
    its personal sake in addition to for Greeks’ sake.

  • 26 January 2015 (Wisconsin state elections board)

    Republicans in Wisconsin
    need
    to politicize the state elections board.

    That will assist them use their present place of dominance
    to get away with delicate violations of election legislation.

  • 26 January 2015 (Community neutrality)

    The
    World Is Watching Our [US] Web Neutrality Debate, So Let’s Get It
    Proper.

  • 26 January 2015 (Obama to reshape the web)

    Obama Will Essentially Reshape the Web —
    maybe
    for the more serious.

  • 26 January 2015 (Breakthrough in genetically engineered micro organism)

    A breakthrough makes it doable to create genetically engineered
    micro organism that may
    die
    at any time when provides of sure synthetic chemical substances run out.

  • 26 January 2015 (Sentence minimize out of State of the Union)

    The Republican Celebration
    minimize
    out one among Obama’s sentences when streaming the State of the Union
    handle.

  • 26 January 2015 (The “Koch main”)

    US Republican election candidates should go by the
    “Koch
    main.”

  • 26 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose TPP “quick observe”)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to oppose “quick observe” for the
    TPP. And your senators too!

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 26 January 2015 (Pressing: Shopper Monetary Safety Bureau)

    US residents:
    name on Congress
    to guard the Shopper Monetary Safety Bureau.

  • 26 January 2015 (Delusion of defensive gun possession)

    A badly designed survey
    overestimated
    the speed of defensive use of weapons by maybe 100 occasions. Gun
    nuts cite it to bury the truth that weapons are used much more to assault
    folks than to defend folks.

  • 26 January 2015 (Antarctic toothfish poaching)

    Antarctic
    Toothfish Poaching Ships Shrug Off New Zealand Navy.

  • 26 January 2015 (New rule disrupts UK colleges)

    The UK has
    mulishly
    utilized a rule meant for individuals who do day care of their houses to
    individuals who work in colleges — firing them if anybody
    they reside with has been convicted of sure crimes.

  • 26 January 2015 (Automobile snooping machine)

    A snooping machine that insurance coverage corporations put in folks’s automobiles turns
    out to
    let
    anybody else listen in on or sabotage the automotive.

  • 26 January 2015 (Pressing: Defend deep-sea corals)

    US residents:
    submit
    a remark for cover of deep-sea corals off the US Atlantic
    coast.

  • 26 January 2015 (India’s movie censors hit by scandals)

    India’s movie censors are hit by
    scandals.

  • 26 January 2015 (Pressing: Statistics on violence by thugs)

    US residents:
    name
    on the Division of Justice to take statistics on violence by
    thugs, then act to restrain it.

  • 25 January 2015 (Local weather myths)

    Matt Ridley’s local weather myths have been refuted time and again, so
    why
    will not he drop them?

  • 25 January 2015 (Thai employees in Israel)

    Thai migrant employees in Israel are
    being
    labored like slaves.

  • 25 January 2015 (Turkish thugs sentenced to jail)

    Two Turkish thugs have been sentenced to jail for
    beating
    a protester to demise.

  • 25 January 2015 (Anti-immigrant get together chief poses as Hitler)

    A founding father of the anti-immigrant German get together Pegida
    posed
    as Hitler. He says it was meant to accompany a satirical novel.

  • 25 January 2015 (Backside-trawling)

    Put an finish to bottom-trawling, which causes
    large
    ecological injury to get a reasonably small amount of fish.

  • 25 January 2015 (California stays in drought)

    Rains in December have stopped, and California
    stays
    in drought.

  • 25 January 2015 (Bus passengers attacked by Palestinian)

    A Palestinian man in Tel Aviv
    attacked
    passengers on a bus with a knife.

    Stabbing civilians randomly is just not courageous, or heroic, or proper; however it
    is certainly a pure response to the occupation, which is a far greater
    unsuitable.

  • 25 January 2015 (FBI needs to eliminate displaying possible trigger)

    The FBI needs to have the ability to
    search
    computer systems with out displaying possible trigger, if the pc makes use of Tor
    or a VPN.

  • 25 January 2015 (Greenpeace funds arbitrarily blocked)

    A court docket dominated India
    should
    permit Greenpeace to obtain funds from overseas. The federal government
    arbitrarily blocked the funds to cease Greenpeace from defending the
    surroundings from companies.

  • 25 January 2015 (The low paid jobs of most ladies)

    Feminists ought to concentrate on the
    low
    paid jobs of most ladies, moderately than obsessing concerning the fraction
    of females among the many few govt positions and company board
    positions.

  • 25 January 2015 (UK authorities assist for fossil gas)

    The UK authorities
    rejects
    nearly 60% of functions for to construct wind energy on land. By
    distinction, it has
    eradicated
    native energy to reject fracking.

    Each insurance policies replicate the federal government’s basic coverage of supporting
    fossil gas corporations.

  • 25 January 2015 (UK subsidies for nuclear energy plant)

    Different EU international locations declare that large UK subsidies for a brand new nuclear
    energy plant
    violate
    EU guidelines, and can sue.

  • 25 January 2015 (Trainer despatched to jail for affair with pupil)

    A UK trainer that had a many-year affair with a pupil has been
    despatched
    to jail, wrongly for my part.

    Lecturers have a duty to not turn into intimate with college students,
    however there is no such thing as a motive to make this a criminal offense. Lecturers who do not carry
    out that duty must be fired.

  • 25 January 2015 (US thugs can look by partitions with radar)

    US thugs have radars that look by partitions and may
    detect an individual
    respiration.

    I’m wondering what it takes to dam that radar.

  • 25 January 2015 (UK ISP censorship)

    One UK ISP has
    made the upper
    stage of censorship the default.

    A substantial quantity of censorship is obligatory within the UK,
    which doesn’t permit freedom on the web.

  • 25 January 2015 (5000 Palestinian prisoners in Israel)

    Israel holds
    5000
    Palestinians prisoner in Israel. Palestinian prisoners are sometimes
    tortured; since 1967, 72 have been tortured to demise. That is the
    worst abuse, however there are numerous extra.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 25 January 2015 (Israeli patriotism)

    Moriel Rothman-Zecher refused to turn into a soldier within the occupation of
    Palestine. Most Israelis name him a “traitor”, however he believes that
    Israeli patriotism means
    working
    to finish the occupation.

  • 25 January 2015 (Freedom to offend)

    Charlie Hebdo (and also you) have to be
    free
    to offend anybody and everybody.

  • 25 January 2015 (Israeli troopers capturing youngsters useless)

    Israeli troopers, secure in towers,
    shoot
    stone-throwing Palestinian youngsters useless.

  • 25 January 2015 (A deregulated “free” market)

    Airways within the US are a transparent instance of how a deregulated “free”
    market
    can serve
    clients badly.

    There isn’t any such factor as “the” free market. Each market has guidelines,
    and a free market merely means one during which everyone seems to be allowed to
    play by the identical guidelines. Altering the foundations could make an enormous distinction
    between one free market and one other free market.

  • 25 January 2015 (Pure gasoline burned by US oil wells)

    US oil wells burn
    massive
    quantities of pure gasoline which might be “not value capturing”.

    Why is it value getting different gasoline by fracking as a substitute?

  • 24 January 2015 (A name to sanity for US mother and father)

    A name to sanity for US mother and father:
    cease
    hovering over your youngsters.

  • 24 January 2015 (MLK speech on US intervention in Vietnam)

    Martin
    Luther King Jr.’s speech calling for the US to finish its
    intervention in Vietnam.

    For historic readability, I ought to level out some issues King didn’t
    know. For example, the NLF was run by secret Communists, the Viet
    Cong have been principally worn out, and South Vietnam was finally conquered
    by the North Vietnamese Military.

    However these particulars aren’t sufficient to invalidate King’s details. To
    protect a US-friendly dictatorship in opposition to one other dictatorship may
    not justify the violence that the US inflicted on Vietnam.

    The main points immediately are totally different however the US continues to inflict violence
    around the globe — and poison its soul thereby.

  • 24 January 2015 (UK cuts off unemployment advantages)

    The UK authorities has minimize off unemployment advantages to
    2
    million folks. 20% of them discovered work. It isn’t clear what
    occurred to the remainder.

    Jobcentre
    ‘Hit Squads’ Set Up Profit Claimants To Fail, Says Former
    Official.

  • 24 January 2015 (Equal training requirement)

    Senate
    Republicans intention to abolish the requirement for states to supply
    equal training to minority teams.

  • 24 January 2015 (Private monitoring units)

    Private monitoring units for computer systems
    open
    the door to employers and governments’ forcing folks to be
    monitored.

  • 24 January 2015 (Time for a New Enlightenment)

    After
    Paris: It is Time for a New Enlightenment.

  • 24 January 2015 (What copyright trade legal professionals consider)

    The copyright trade is so disconnected from actuality that
    its
    legal professionals consider the web exists attributable to copyright.

  • 24 January 2015 (Journalists on GCHQ targets checklist)

    GCHQ included investigative journalists in an inventory of
    excessive
    precedence surveillance targets.

  • 24 January 2015 (Pressing: Boycott Koch Industries merchandise)

    Everybody:
    boycott
    Koch Industries merchandise.

  • 24 January 2015 (Obamacare website customer information)

    The Obamacare website
    provides
    information to many corporations about its guests; these corporations can
    combine that information with different private information to extend their
    information of the particular person.

    They are saying that the businesses are prohibited from utilizing the info for
    “enterprise functions”, however I count on they’ve already discovered different methods
    to make use of the info whereas pretending it’s not “for enterprise functions”.

    I’m wondering if the location requires operating nonfree Javascript code.

    Certain, the evaluation is beneficial — however authorities relationship to
    the general public shouldn’t be designed in a narrowminded manner that considers
    solely the precise undertaking. This website ought to by no means give any information
    about folks to any firm.

  • 24 January 2015 (Fracking causes earthquakes)

    Fracking causes
    medium-size
    earthquakes in a number of US states.

    That is a further motive to ban them, past
    air pollution
    of water provides,
    methane
    leaks, and the contribution to
    world
    heating.

  • 24 January 2015 (World Financial institution funds drive peasants off land)

    A World Financial institution undertaking is funding a undertaking that
    drives
    Ethiopian peasants off their land to make use of it for plantations.

  • 24 January 2015 (Russian protesters jailed for 10 days)

    Russian protesters have been jailed for 10 days for a protest consisting of
    throwing
    holy water on the exterior of Lenin’s mausoleum.

    For the reason that present regime in Russia is just not Communist, that is both a
    punishment for “insulting Christianity” or a punishment for “insulting
    tyranny”.

  • 24 January 2015 (Obama’s Drone Program)

    Noam
    Chomsky: Obama’s Drone Program ‘The Most Excessive Terrorist Marketing campaign of
    Trendy Occasions’.

  • 24 January 2015 (No scarcity of meals)

    Agribusiness claims solely it could possibly fill the world’s meals scarcity. However
    there
    is not one — and we needn’t let agribusiness dominate
    farming.

    World meals manufacturing would turn into rather a lot simpler, and rather a lot higher for
    the surroundings, if we ate much less meat and particularly much less beef. It
    can be higher for the folks consuming, too.

  • 24 January 2015 (Fanatical Muslims riot in Niger)

    Fanatical Muslims in Niger
    rioted
    and attacked Christian church buildings as punishment for Charlie Hebdo’s
    cowl.

  • 24 January 2015 (Choose-out in location-tracking expertise)

    A name for a privateness
    opt-out
    in future US location-tracking expertise.

    This may truly do some good, as a result of it goes past the
    insufficient method of limiting use of information that has been collected.

  • 24 January 2015 (Secret US army missions)

    The US has run secret army missions in
    105
    international locations since October 1.

    Why
    the US is the Greatest Menace to World Peace.

  • 24 January 2015 (Jail sentence for “offensive tweet”)

    Nabil Rajab was sentenced to jail in Bahrain for an
    “offensive
    tweet”.

    France and Britain, do you wish to be in a category with Bahrain, or will
    you respect
    freedom
    of expression?

  • 24 January 2015 (Pope’s rejection of contraception)

    The Pope is reaching for straws to reconcile the rejection of
    contraception together with his humane basic outlook, however that may’t be performed.
    The previous
    should
    go.

  • 24 January 2015 (Utilizing drones to search out unlawful fishing operations)

    Mexico will use drones to search out the
    unlawful
    fishing operations that kill uncommon porpoises.

  • 24 January 2015 (Boat folks on starvation strike)

    Boat folks despatched by Australia to Manus Island are on
    starvation
    strike; their jail guards are confiscating telephones so they can’t
    doc the violence.

  • 24 January 2015 (The phrase “slut”)

    The try and
    take away
    the condemnation from the phrase “slut” appears to have failed.

    I’ve by no means understood what is meant to be unsuitable about being a
    “slut”. I am unable to see why a girl should not have intercourse nonetheless she likes,
    even when she is my lover.

    I really like Favianna’s perspective, however I keep away from referring to intercourse utilizing the
    phrase “fuck”. It has an excessive amount of harshness related to it.

  • 24 January 2015 (Tiger inhabitants)

    India
    claims
    success in defending tigers, saying the inhabitants has elevated
    30% since 2011.

    Prior to now, India’s reported tiger inhabitants included many who have been
    useless; one tiger reserve was discovered to haven’t any tigers in any respect. This time
    they appear to counted extra rigorously.

  • 24 January 2015 (Republican response to State of the Union)

    A
    new
    Republican senator from Koch Industries will give the Republican
    response to Obama’s State of the Union handle.

    The progressive views that the majority Individuals assist could also be talked about
    considerably in Obama’s handle, now that
    no
    one expects him to have the ability to ship on them a lot. However it’s too
    little and manner too late, from a person who appears to not have been
    dedicated to any ideas.

  • 23 January 2015 (Weak and feckless)

    As soon as once more, the FBI discovered a weak and feckless Muslim and
    pushed/led him to prepare for an armed assault utilizing the FBI’s funds
    and the FBI’s plan.

  • 23 January 2015 (Pressing: Censorship of the Press)

    Everybody:

    signal Reporters With out Borders’ petition denouncing
    censorship
    of the press, together with that performed by governments.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 23 January 2015 (Spanish plutocratic events)

    The Spanish plutocratic events face a

    vigorous problem from
    Podemos.

  • 23 January 2015 (Making a Video)

    Thugs in Baton Rouge attacked a person for making a video, first stealing
    his digital camera, then knocking him down and leaping on him. Then they
    framed him for a fictional crime.

  • 23 January 2015 (Pressing: No disguised excessive fructose corn syrup)

    Everybody:
    inform Common
    Mills to cease disguising the excessive fructose corn syrup in its
    merchandise.

  • 23 January 2015 (Hypocritical “massive society” concept)

    The proper-wing UK authorities used a hypocritical “massive society” concept as
    a
    distraction
    from its plan to harm the poor. Supposedly charities have been going
    to choose up the burden that the federal government dropped — however the
    authorities minimize funds for the charities too.

    It did the identical factor on the surroundings, claiming it might be the
    “greenest authorities ever”, then chopping subsidies for renewable
    power whereas rising assist for
    fossil
    fuels and
    nuclear
    energy.

  • 23 January 2015 (Ebola remedy facilities want cash)

    New remedy facilities are beating Ebola, however cash is required to
    hold
    them operating till there are zero instances.

  • 22 January 2015 (Over 50% of Mediterranean coast is paved)

    The coast of the Mediterranean is being
    engulfed
    by vacationer resorts and cities. In France and Italy, greater than 50%
    of the Mediterranean coast is paved.

  • 22 January 2015 (Guatemalan thug sentenced for mass homicide)

    An vital Guatemalan thug has been sentenced to life in jail (in
    impact) for
    mass
    homicide of protesters in 1980.

    That is equal to a life sentence; he’s certainly sufficiently old that
    he will not reside 30 years extra.

  • 22 January 2015 (Houses turned to prisons)

    For hundreds of thousands of Individuals who aren’t in jail, house is a jail,
    attributable to an explosion of
    monitoring,
    sex-offender registries, and different digital types of imprisonment.

  • 22 January 2015 (Florida prisoners murdered)

    In Florida, an alarming variety of prisoners died suspiciously after
    telling family,
    “The
    guards are going to kill me.” In some instances the murders have been
    witnessed.

  • 22 January 2015 (Thugs can disarm and arrest with out killing)

    When blacks carry what seems like a gun, thugs shoot them useless on
    sight. A white girl drove round capturing at folks, even pointing
    her gun at a thug, and the thugs managed to
    disarm
    and arrest her with out killing her.

    Bravo, but when they will do that with whites, they may do it with
    blacks too — in the event that they tried.

  • 22 January 2015 (Thugs hearth tear gasoline at youngsters)

    A strong official in Kenya has taken a college’s playground; thugs
    fired
    tear gasoline on the youngsters after they protested.

    Apparently this can be a customary modus operandi for corrupt politicians
    in Kenya, and the college simply occurred to be the one which acquired
    victimized this time.

  • 22 January 2015 (Temp employees not given residing wage)

    Non permanent employees provided by labor companies
    by no means
    get a residing wage.

    I believe it is a good suggestion to high quality companies that use company employees
    for greater than 120 hours a month for Three successive months for any
    specific type of work. If a enterprise wants that a lot work, it
    ought to rent common employees to do the work.

    Nevertheless, we also needs to disconnect funding for social packages from
    employment. A enterprise ought to pay tax primarily based its gross revenue, with a
    small deduction for every full-time employee employed.

  • 22 January 2015 (Guantanamo torture)

    Guantanamo guards pressured Mohamedou Ould Slahi to
    dry
    his bathroom together with his uniform and sleep in it.

  • 22 January 2015 (Pressing: Regulation of methane leaks)

    US residents:
    name
    for agency and thorough regulation of methane leaks, together with
    current techniques.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 January 2015 (Newspaper shut down for printing “I’m Charlie”)

    In Iran, a newspaper was
    shut
    down for publishing an announcement “I’m Charlie”.

    In the meantime, in France, different kinds of statements have been
    censored.

    Censoring political opinions is unsuitable no matter which views are
    censored.

  • 22 January 2015 (NY State’s ban on fracking)

    New York State’s ban on fracking is
    primarily based
    on quite a few research tying it to hurt to human well being.

    To stop world heating catastrophe, we should depart 80% of the identified
    fossil gas reserves within the floor. Clearly probably the most harmful
    reserves must be the primary on the checklist to not be extracted. That
    consists of something that might be obtained by fracking, strip mining
    (together with tar sands) or undersea drilling.

  • 22 January 2015 (Half of the world’s wealth)

    The richest
    80
    folks on the planet personal half the world’s wealth.

    Simply 5 years in the past, it took over 300 wealthy folks to embody half the
    world’s wealth. Inequality is rising, which is an injustice.

    By 2016, the richest 1% will personal
    extra
    than all the remainder of the world.

  • 22 January 2015 (The Sony crack)

    The US
    claims
    to have obtained proof that North Korea carried out the Sony
    crack, by espionage on pc networks.

    It could possibly be true, however I do not need implicit confidence within the US
    authorities.

    I do not object when the NSA spies on hostile governments corresponding to North
    Korea, and even China. That’s its reputable objective. What I object
    to is when it spies on everybody together with you and me.

  • 22 January 2015 (Training “reforms”)

    Many governments are “reforming” training however hardly do they decide
    whether or not
    the reforms made training higher.

  • 22 January 2015 (“Enterprise journeys” for Russian troopers)

    Since Russia denies sending troops to combat in Ukraine, it has to
    cowl
    up the Russian troopers which might be killed combating there.

    Some troopers refuse to “volunteer” for the “enterprise journey”.

  • 22 January 2015 (Privatized NHS hospital)

    A privatized NHS hospital was half owned by its employees, that that did
    not forestall it from being a
    disastrous
    failure.

    Cooperatives are a high quality option to set up a enterprise
    however that does not make them acceptable in public companies
    the place enterprise itself is a nasty concept.

  • 22 January 2015 (Absurd cost in opposition to Bahrain opposition chief)

    Bahrain has charged the primary opposition chief with
    plotting
    to overthrow the federal government by pressure, which is absurd for the reason that
    authorities has all of the pressure.

  • 22 January 2015 (Pressing: Elevate minimal wage)

    US residents: name for elevating the minimal wage to
    $12.50
    an hour.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 January 2015 (Pressing: IRS digital tax submitting system)

    US residents:
    name on the IRS
    to implement its personal digital tax submitting system and cease bowing right down to
    corporations that wish to revenue from this.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 January 2015 (Pressing: Labeling of GMOs in meals)

    US residents:
    oppose
    the invoice to ban states from requiring labeling of GMOs in meals.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 22 January 2015 (Testimony of Auschwitz demise camp survivor)

    The
    testimony
    of one of many few survivors of the Auschwitz demise camp.

  • 22 January 2015 (TSA officers hate their job)

    A former TSA officer says all of them hated their job as a result of
    they
    knew it was inflicting absurd gratuitous distress.

  • 22 January 2015 (Software program patents)

    Necessary companies
    have
    come out in opposition to software program patents.

  • 22 January 2015 (EU makes it troublesome to ban GM crops)

    The EU has
    made
    it troublesome to ban GM crops, however not unimaginable.

    US strain is a substantial a part of the blame. As normal, the US acts
    as a bully on behalf of massive enterprise; this occurs repeatedly in
    copyright,
    prescribed drugs
    and in agriculture as on this case.

  • 22 January 2015 (Bangladesh shuts down messaging service)

    Bangladesh has
    shut
    down a messaging service that protesters discovered helpful.

    This kind of habits has been seen in lots of international locations.

  • 22 January 2015 (“Sturdy Agenda” for shoppers)

    Shopper
    Teams Urge President, Congress to Help “Sturdy Agenda” for
    Customers in 2015.

  • 22 January 2015 (Hate crime coverup in Argentina)

    An Argentinian prosecutor who lately charged a authorities coverup of
    a hate crime in opposition to Jews in Argentina was
    discovered
    useless.

  • 22 January 2015 (UK Tories scurry to empty treasury)

    The UK Tories are scurrying to
    empty
    the treasury to their cronies forward of the final election. The
    expense of latest prisons will give them (and Labour too) an excuse for
    additional cutbacks in assist for poor folks exterior of jail.

  • 22 January 2015 (Trendy-day lepers)

    Registered intercourse offenders are
    “modern-day
    lepers”. A village in Florida shelters 100 of them who’re
    rejected all over the place else.

    A few of them dedicated actual wrongs. Others are the targets of
    modern-day merciless prudery.

  • 22 January 2015 (Selma, Alabama)

    Selma, Alabama, is immediately majority black and
    even
    the manufacturing facility employees get low pay.

    This outcomes from many years of “free commerce”, union busting, and tax
    chopping for enterprise and the wealthy.

    Oxfam assaults the
    system
    that created immediately’s large inequality.

  • 22 January 2015 (CIA torture)

    John Kiriakou asks why the CIA brokers that dedicated torture past
    what the company had formally “accredited” are
    not being
    prosecuted.

    Kiriakou says the CIA knew that Bush accredited the torture earlier than it
    began.

    There’s extra.

  • 22 January 2015 (EPA regulation of methane leaks)

    On the
    standing
    and prospects of the EPA’s plan to manage methane leaks.

  • 22 January 2015 (UK thugs need all males’s DNA samples)

    UK thugs have
    requested
    all males in a sure city to “voluntarily” provide DNA samples in
    order to determine a assassin by elimination.

    If I have been a kind of males, I’d demand a written dedication from
    the state to discard my DNA pattern after the check, earlier than agreeing to
    give one.

  • 22 January 2015 (Thug physique cameras)

    ACLU: thugs
    ought to
    not be allowed to view the video of their physique cameras earlier than they
    write experiences on incidents.

  • 22 January 2015 (World heating denialism in textbooks)

    West Virginia has
    put
    world heating denialism into textbooks to please the coal
    corporations. As typically occurs, they name this “steadiness” —
    balancing actual science with enterprise propaganda.

  • 22 January 2015 (Chinese language thugs arrest journalist’s assistant)

    A German journalist in China experiences concerning the
    arrest
    of his assistant, and the way the Chinese language thugs insisted that China
    has rule of legislation whereas disregarding Chinese language legislation fully.

  • 22 January 2015 (Uber journey information assortment)

    Uber hopes to purchase the approval of cities by
    accumulating
    journey information for them.

    Even when this reporting does not give private information on people, that
    will not change the truth that Uber collects that information and may make it
    out there to the state in different methods. We should not settle for Uber as a
    substitute for taxis and automotive companies that can be utilized anonymously.
    Please
    do not do enterprise with
    Uber.

  • 21 January 2015 (Bigotry in opposition to Muslims)

    Vox republished Charlie Hebdo cartoons and acquired no threats in
    response. When it coated bigotry in opposition to Muslims,
    the
    threats got here in.

    I don’t use the time period “phobia” to explain a type of bigotry;
    it’s the unsuitable phrase.

  • 21 January 2015 (Intimidating the following Aaron Swartz)

    Obama’s push to
    enhance
    penalties for cracking pc techniques is totally ineffective
    in opposition to international state-sponsored crackers, and almost ineffective in opposition to
    skilled felony crackers, as a result of they count on to not be caught.

    However it might be nice for intimidating the following Aaron Swartz.
    Obama’s advisors certainly perceive this.

  • 20 January 2015 (The actual US economic system)

    One American climbed to get a superb job, by talent, onerous work and
    luck (i.e., likelihood), then grew to become unemployed (and subsequently
    unemployable) when the luck ran out. So he says, do not look down on
    him for
    shopping for
    groceries with a authorities advantages card then driving away in his
    costly automotive (till it will get repossessed).

    His dim possibilities of getting one other job, whether or not a superb one or a nasty
    one, replicate the
    awful
    state of the actual US economic system for everybody however the wealthy, which in flip outcomes from years of plutocratic insurance policies on
    banking
    and
    taxation.

  • 20 January 2015 (Pressing: Tax Wall Road)

    US residents:
    name on Congress
    to tax Wall Road to assist the actual economic system.

  • 20 January 2015 (US companies with ties to slavery)

    US companies have had
    direct
    ties to varied sorts of slavery by historical past.

  • 20 January 2015 (Export of surveillance techniques)

    The Swiss authorities has adopted a coverage of transparency about export
    of surveillance techniques, displaying
    exports to
    moderately repressive governments corresponding to Ethiopia.

  • 20 January 2015 (Spying on spying)

    How the NSA and its rivals
    spy
    on one another’s spying.

  • 20 January 2015 (Preventing PISSI)

    Iraq’s “vice-president for reconciliation” warns that
    combating
    PISSI with out providing Sunnis a share in democracy may backfire.

    Many people have stated this; it’s good for it to be endorsed by somebody
    maybe extra influential.

  • 20 January 2015 (Anarchist activism with a hacker’s contact)

    The editors of Strike! journal method anarchist activism with a
    hacker’s
    contact.

    Stunned to see nothing about pc safety? Bear in mind, hacking means
    appreciating
    playful
    cleverness. There isn’t any want for computer systems to be concerned, and if
    they’re, there is no such thing as a want for it to have something to do with breaking
    or fixing pc safety.

  • 20 January 2015 (Protest cancelled after demise risk)

    A right-wing anti-Muslim-immigration get together in Germany cancelled a
    protest after a pacesetter acquired a
    demise
    risk.

  • 20 January 2015 (European bloodbaths)

    Some
    European Bloodbaths Are Extra Attention-grabbing Than Others.

  • 20 January 2015 (Imprisonment for expressing opinion in France)

    In France, individuals are being
    sentenced
    to jail for expressing a good opinion of acts of terrorism.

  • 20 January 2015 (Primary citizen’s revenue for al adults)

    The UK Inexperienced Celebration proposes a
    primary
    citizen’s revenue for all adults.

  • 20 January 2015 (PISSI releases aged non-Muslim captives)

    PISSI launched aged non-Muslim captives,
    as a substitute
    of killing them.

    Maybe its bloodthirstiness was driving some Muslims away.

  • 20 January 2015 (E-mail interferes with considering)

    E-mail, and texting, intrude with considering and
    make
    folks much less environment friendly.

    I keep away from lots of this drawback by receiving e mail in batches. If solely
    there weren’t a lot of it.

  • 20 January 2015 (Weird charity provides fits to younger males)

    A weird charity presents younger males new hope by
    giving
    them fits.

    I discover it onerous to think about the mentality of an individual for whom this reward
    would make issues higher. So unusual.

  • 20 January 2015 (Afghan Agricultural Minister)

    Afghan
    President’s Choose for Agricultural Minister Needed by Interpol for
    large-scale tax evasion in Estonia.

    I’m wondering what export crop he would promote if appointed agriculture
    minister. Fairly flowers, maybe?

  • 20 January 2015 (Pollution in fracking waste)

    Scientists
    Uncover Two New Pollution In Fracking Waste.

    Nobody has monitored the waste for these pollution, so it’s not
    clear but how typically they quantity to a major drawback.

  • 20 January 2015 (Firing vary in Arkansas bans Muslims)

    A firing vary in Arkansas has
    banned
    Muslims as clients, along with anybody suspected of being
    Muslim.

    Is not this kind of discrimination unlawful?

  • 20 January 2015 (Thug apply of “forfeiture”)

    Holder
    stopped
    native and state thugs from utilizing the US authorities to grab belongings
    from folks not convicted of crimes.

    They make it customary apply to do that in order that they will
    get
    the property they seize — which is a corrupting affect.

    The entire apply of “forfeiture” is inherently unjust, as a result of it
    quantities to punishment with out trial, mislabeled as one thing else.

  • 20 January 2015 (Europe referred to as on to forgive Greece’s debt)

    Some monetary specialists name on Europe to
    forgive
    Greece’s debt.

    It ought to forgive debt (all or half) for all of the international locations which have
    been hit by euro-austerity. Or in some instances maybe provide them the
    likelihood to pay beginning in 10 years with little interest in the interim.

  • 20 January 2015 (MPs Nonetheless Need Curbs on Press Freedom)

    New
    terror or Previous Troubles: MPs Nonetheless Need Curbs on Press Freedom.

    Which is one motive to mistrust any declare they make that individuals should
    cede human rights.

  • 20 January 2015 (Congress doing reverse of what voters need)

    Ballot:
    [US] Voters Need Fairly A lot The Reverse Of What Congress Is
    Doing.

    So why have been these folks elected?
    Voter-suppression
    insurance policies and
    gerrymandering
    added to the impact of costly
    media
    smear campaigns.

    Folks can study to disregard the final one, however the different two cannot be so
    simply overcome.

  • 20 January 2015 (Intentional “optimistic considering”)

    Psychological investigation reveals why intentional “optimistic considering”
    can
    make folks discouraged: “Do not consider a destructive thought!” is
    as self-defeating as “Do not consider an elephant!”.

    In impact, optimistic considering quantities to “What, me fear?”

    What’s actually scary is that Dubya practiced this, and it led him to
    assume nothing he did may ever go unsuitable. It could have facilitated
    the US monetary disaster, too.

  • 20 January 2015 (Community neutrality)

    Republicans have launched a
    invoice
    to ban the FCC from establishing correct community neutrality.

    By the best way, community neutrality implies that ISPs don’t examine what
    subscribers are transmitting in any manner.

  • 20 January 2015 (Pressing: Resist fracking)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to oppose two payments that might cease the general public from
    resisting fracking.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 20 January 2015 (Pressing: Defend the surroundings)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to defend the surroundings from Republican onslaught.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 20 January 2015 (Pressing: Launch Mohamedou Slahi)

    US residents:
    name on the US
    authorities to launch Mohamedou Slahi from Guantanamo.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 20 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose weak “community neutrality”)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to oppose the cable corporations’
    weak
    model of “community neutrality”.

    The Capitol Switchboard numbers are 202-224-3121, 888-818-6641
    and 888-355-3588.

  • 20 January 2015 (Pressing: Condemn Rand Paul)

    US residents:
    condemn Rand
    Paul for attacking social safety.

    In fact folks receiving Social Safety recreation the system.
    They have to achieve this, as a result of the advantages are insufficient.

    They’re additionally impressed by the perspective of the rich. Wealthy folks
    and companies recreation the system continually, taking much more though
    they do not want it in any respect. Let’s go after them first.

  • 20 January 2015 (Obama’s plan to criminalize disobedience)

    Extra about Obama’s plan to criminalize any
    disobedience
    in utilizing a pc.

    For example, sending a private e mail from a piece pc, if that
    breaks the corporate’s rule, may mechanically turn into a criminal offense.

    It’s clear that this proposal has nothing to do with defending
    in opposition to something we actually wish to forestall. Fairly, it’s an instance
    of the apply of utilizing a infamous assault as excuse for unrelated
    prohibitions desired for another motive.

    Please do not use the phrase
    “hackers”
    to imply actual or accused safety breakers. That is unfair to us
    hackers, who get pleasure from playful cleverness.

  • 20 January 2015 (Office accidents)

    How
    Corporations Like Walmart Are Preventing to Maintain Office Accidents
    Secret.

  • 20 January 2015 (Indian author bullied into quitting)

    An Indian author has been bullied into quitting writing by a
    marketing campaign
    of threats.

  • 20 January 2015 (No Insulation From our Wars)

    Paris
    Is a Warning: There Is No Insulation From our Wars.

  • 20 January 2015 (Anti-slavery activists arrested)

    Mauritania has
    arrested
    anti-slavery activists.

  • 20 January 2015 (Diesel gas spill in Canada)

    A reasonably small spill of diesel gas has left Longueuil, Canada, with
    undrinkable
    water.

  • 20 January 2015 (World catastrophe)

    Human influence on ocean life is ramping up, paving the best way for
    extinctions that might drastically modify ocean ecosystems and trigger a
    cascade
    of extinctions.

    Unrestrained
    capitalism is rolling steadily in direction of world catastrophe.

  • 20 January 2015 (Racism and imprisonment within the US)

    Racism is the
    key
    to the excessive charge of imprisonment within the US. It provided the US a
    option to reconcile the push to “get robust” on criminals with the
    majority’s want to not be handled that manner.

  • 20 January 2015 (Senate Democrats who voted for Keystone XL)

    Listed below are
    the
    10 Senate Democrats that voted to construct Keystone XL.

  • 20 January 2015 (Enhance in instances of measles)

    In Orange County, poor folks’s youngsters get vaccinated however wealthier
    folks give in to superstition. That is inflicting a
    massive
    enhance in instances of measles.

  • 20 January 2015 (What’s performed in our identify in Guantanamo)

    The US gave Mohamedou Slahi a “letter from his mom”. It was a
    forgery.

    He argues for Individuals’ proper to know
    what
    the federal government does in our identify in Guantanamo.

    His principal leisure was the
    predictable
    bullshit of the interrogators.

  • 19 January 2015 (Pressing: Override Companies United)

    US residents: signal
    this petition to amend
    the Structure to override the Companies United resolution.

  • 19 January 2015 (Safety for journalists’ communications)

    The US has
    adopted some
    restricted protections for journalists’ communications with their
    sources.

    Nevertheless, these will be put aside by the federal government in any occasion, so
    they don’t shield a very powerful whistleblowers. We have to
    be certain that folks can talk
    anonymously.

  • 19 January 2015 (Suicide and sexual assault in US army)

    For these within the US army, hostile hearth is a small hazard in contrast
    with
    suicide
    and sexual assault.

  • 19 January 2015 (Younger Peruvian employees stripped of rights)

    Peru’s youths
    protest
    in opposition to a legislation that stripped younger employees of the same old rights of
    employees.

    I think it should result in denying these rights to all employees. If
    their “resolution” to the issue that some individuals are typically unemployed
    is to disclaim them some rights, that may shift the issue to a different
    body of workers; by and by, they are going to make use of that resolution
    all over the place.

    President Humala is Peru’s Obama: he gave the look of being
    by some means progressive, however he has proven little signal of that since taking
    workplace.

  • 19 January 2015 (Results of “free commerce” treaties)

    The
    dangerous
    results of 20 years of “free commerce” treaties on the US.

  • 19 January 2015 (Activists sentenced to demise en masse)

    Egypt is sentencing activists and human rights defenders to demise
    en
    masse.

  • 18 January 2015 (Thugs do goal apply on images of black males)

    Florida thugs do
    goal
    apply on images of black males. Actual, residing (for the second)
    black males.

  • 18 January 2015 (Guantanamo diary of prisoner launched)

    After
    6
    years of authorized wrangling, the Guantanamo diary of prisoner
    Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been launched for publication.

    This is a component describing the
    torture
    as he was placed on a aircraft in Bagram.

    Right here he
    negotiates
    overtly concerning the false confession he’s providing to get higher
    remedy. Torture is an efficient manner of getting
    false
    confessions.

  • 18 January 2015 (SWAT groups faux to be non-public charity)

    SWAT groups in Massachusetts faux to be a non-public charity
    to
    defend themselves from open data legislation.

  • 18 January 2015 (US customs experiences to FBI)

    US customs
    experiences
    to the FBI what individuals are studying, and interrogate for the FBI.

    If you’re a US citizen, and so they ask you prying questions, say you
    desire a lawyer.

  • 18 January 2015 (Library instructing about surveillance)

    The
    Washington DC library is
    instructing folks about surveillance.

  • 18 January 2015 (Press freedom in South Korea)

    In
    South Korea, Deportation And Defamation Instances Mark Worrying Slide in
    Press Freedom.

  • 18 January 2015 (Hottest 12 months on file)

    2014
    was the most well liked 12 months ever recorded.

    Thus, the “pause” in world heating, when the added warmth went primarily
    into the oceans moderately than the environment, has not continued.

  • 18 January 2015 (Rat eradication permits tortoises to breed)

    Eradicating rats on one of many Galapagos islands has
    enabled
    tortoises to begin breeding there.

  • 18 January 2015 (London teacher-student intercourse controversy)

    There’s a controversy as a result of a trainer in London who had intercourse with a
    pupil was
    not
    sentenced to jail. I get the impression that the trainer and
    the scholar have been each missing in self-discipline.

    The trainer’s job requires not being intimate with college students. This
    trainer failed to hold out that duty, and he must be
    fired for this, however there is no such thing as a motive for it to be a criminal offense.

    Be aware the absurdity of this criticism:

    As is obvious from Annex C of the rules on prosecuting baby sexual
    abuse, a 16-year-old woman can not ‘groom’ an grownup.

    Legal guidelines and rules specify how to reply to what does happen. They
    can not dictate that one thing can not happen. The thought of interesting to
    a legislation to assert one thing couldn’t have occurred is nonsense.

  • 18 January 2015 (Paid parental depart)

    Obama’s paid parental depart for federal workers is an efficient however small
    first step,
    falling
    far in need of worldwide requirements.

    I also needs to level out that any privatization of presidency jobs
    will undo the impact.

  • 18 January 2015 (Sentences for accused intercourse offenders)

    Why
    Do not Sentences for Accused Intercourse Offenders Educate Them to Deal with Girls
    like Folks?

  • 18 January 2015 (Spiritual fanatics protest in opposition to Charlie Habdo)

    Spiritual fanatics in Pakistan
    introduced
    disrepute on their very own faith by protesting in opposition to Charlie
    Hebdo in its identify.

  • 18 January 2015 (Amazon’s tax dodging scheme)

    EU competitors regulators say that Amazon’s tax dodging scheme
    violates
    EU legislation.

  • 18 January 2015 (Pope Francis on freedom of speech)

    On Charlie Hebdo Pope Francis is
    utilizing
    the wife-beater’s defence.

    Freedom of speech consists of the liberty to disclaim, criticize, offend,
    insult or mock any particular person, group, apply, or perception — whether or not
    we agree with the assertion or not. Nations corresponding to France, which
    arrest folks for expressing views, don’t respect freedom of speech.

    If France attracts any lesson from the assassination of Charlie Hebdo
    employees, it have to be to desist from censorship.

  • 18 January 2015 (Physician to be punished for treating the poor)

    Mississippi is planning to remove Dr Landrum’s medical license
    as a result of he
    treats
    poor folks from his automotive.

    Mississippi has
    rejected
    the federal authorities’s provide to offer Landrum’s sufferers one other manner
    to get medical care.

  • 17 January 2015 (Obama’s Struggle on Crackers)

    Obama’s Struggle on Crackers goes to the purpose the place you may be
    imprisoned
    merely for clicking on a hyperlink — or speaking with individuals who
    did.

    Doing
    something on a pc that the proprietor wouldn’t like can be a
    crime.

    Please do not use the phrase “hackers” to confer with individuals who actually do
    break safety, or folks accused of doing so. That is unfair to us
    hackers, who get pleasure from
    playful
    cleverness.

    The CFAA is already too broad in its definition of crime, as we noticed
    when it was used in opposition to Aaron Swartz and
    drove
    him to suicide. It must be modified within the different path.

    It might be a strategic error to restrict ourselves to criticizing these
    adjustments for the more serious. Ultimately they might “compromise” with us,
    “meet us half manner”, by making solely a part of their adjustments for the
    worse, and they’d have silenced our calls for.

    What we should do now’s reiterate the demand to appropriate what’s already
    unsuitable with the CFAA, in order that the “compromise” is to do nothing and we
    don’t drop our calls for to appropriate the present injustice.

  • 17 January 2015 (Regressive tax insurance policies)

    Individuals: examine your personal state for regressive tax insurance policies. Do the rich
    pay a
    decrease state tax charge than the
    poor?

    Some
    conclusions that comply with from these info.

  • 17 January 2015 (Arrested teenager saves thug’s life)

    When thug Franklin Foulks arrested black teenager Jamal Rutledge, then
    had a coronary heart assault, Rutledge demonstrated a spark of goodness and
    saved
    Foulks’ life.

    There isn’t any indication that Foulks was appearing thuggishly at that
    time
    . Jamal Rutledge could certainly have dedicated housebreaking; his
    arrest could have been fully correct. I name Foulks a thug as a result of he
    works for a thug division. A priori, I count on that if he had seen
    one other thug shoot Rutledge for no motive and make false costs, he
    would have lied in assist of the false costs. That is what makes
    the story ironic.

    It’s doable Foulks is an exception. I hope so, however exceptions are
    uncommon.

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Shopper Monetary Safety Bureau)

    US residents:
    name in your
    senators to guard the Shopper Monetary Safety Bureau.

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Antarctic krill)

    US residents:
    name on
    CVS to cease accumulating Antarctic krill, whose numbers are
    plummeting.

  • 17 January 2015 (Following the trail of tyrannical international locations)

    Leaders of “free” Western international locations are following the trail of
    tyrannical international locations corresponding to China and Russia after they demand
    complete
    surveillance energy.

    No quantity of “safety measures” can completely forestall all terrorist
    assaults, so there’ll at all times be extra excuses for added “safety
    measures”. And observe how the variety of victims wanted to make an
    excuse retains happening. The French terrorists killed fewer than 20
    folks, which is unquestionably fewer than are killed on French roads by automotive
    accidents day by day, and assaults on human rights are proposed on this
    foundation.

  • 17 January 2015 (New marketing campaign for “patent reform”)

    A brand new marketing campaign for “patent reform” has been distracted fully by
    “trolls” and has
    misplaced
    sight of all of the substantive points.

    Any measures directed at “trolls” would do nothing to guard software program
    builders from the worst patent aggressors, corresponding to Apple.

    What we want is to
    shield
    software program from patents.

  • 17 January 2015 (Verizon allows snooping)

    How Verizon’s interference with clients’ looking allows Verizon’s
    promoting companion to assist all method of snooping internet sites
    reidentify
    guests.

  • 17 January 2015 (Putin’s rebels seize a part of Donetsk airport)

    Putin’s rebels in Ukraine are on the offensive and have
    captured
    a part of the long-contested Donetsk airport.

    They could not probably have performed this with out Russia’s army
    assist.

  • 17 January 2015 (Obama permits restricted commerce with Cuba)

    Obama has allowed
    restricted
    commerce with Cuba.

  • 17 January 2015 (Encryption)

    Secret
    US Cybersecurity Report: Encryption Very important to Defend Non-public Knowledge.

  • 17 January 2015 (Environmental degradation)

    Fee
    of Environmental Degradation Places Life on Earth At Threat, Say
    Scientists.

  • 17 January 2015 (Brennan sham investigation)

    John Brennan
    Exonerates Himself with Sham Investigation.

  • 17 January 2015 (Embarrassment about intercourse)

    Embarrassed
    About Intercourse? Then Do not Move It On To Your Little one.

    This was handed on to me, in a robust type, so I oppose all efforts to
    go it on to others.

  • 17 January 2015 (Oil corporations unable to adapt)

    Environmentalist chief Jonathon Porritt has give up working with Shell
    and BP, saying that oil corporations are
    structurally
    unable to adapt to renewable power.

    In different phrases, we have to defeat them — it is them or us. Them
    or human civilization. Them or half the species alive on Earth.

  • 17 January 2015 (CIA’s political vendetta)

    The case in opposition to Jeffrey Sterling is the CIA’s
    political
    vendetta.

  • 17 January 2015 (Acquittal of those that massacred Dalits)

    In India, those that bloodbath Dalits hold getting
    acquitted
    by courts.

  • 17 January 2015 (Limitless conflict)

    Obama and the Republicans
    plan
    to authorize limitless conflict around the globe.

  • 17 January 2015 (Surveillance state on the assault)

    The UK needs the US to affix in
    attacking
    the final shreds of individuals’s privateness rights.

    Snowden gave us an opportunity to combat in opposition to complete surveillance, however we
    did not combat vigorously sufficient, and now the surveillance state is on
    the assault.

  • 17 January 2015 (SuperPACs)

    The rationale for allowing superPACs is that they’re impartial of
    candidates, however
    almost
    half of them backed only one candidate.

  • 17 January 2015 (Offshore wind energy)

    Offshore wind energy within the Atlantic may present
    twice
    the roles and twice the power of offshore oil drilling. That is in
    addition to defending marine mammals from explosions and all sea life
    from future oil spills.

    I’m wondering whether it is doable to make use of offshore windmills as a type of
    fence to maintain ships away from rocks the place they may trigger oil spills.

  • 17 January 2015 (Regulation of methane leaks)

    Why the EPA’s proposed regulation of methane leaks is
    too
    leaky to do the job.

  • 17 January 2015 (Taxes fall closely on US poor)

    State
    and native taxes within the US fall closely on the poor.

  • 17 January 2015 (Banks weaken monetary rules once more)

    Banks weakened US monetary rules
    but
    once more. As normal, Obama is not any impediment to them.

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Environmental safety)

    US residents:
    name
    in your senators to face agency for environmental safety.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Say no to GMO potato)

    US residents:
    say
    no to a GMO potato.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose the TPP)

    US residents:
    oppose the TPP
    (sure, hold doing it time and again).

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Do not punish Palestine for becoming a member of ICC)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to not punish Palestine for becoming a member of the ICC.

  • 17 January 2015 (Permitting youngsters to stroll outdoor)

    Thugs and busybodies
    proceed
    to harass the mother and father that allowed their youngsters to stroll
    outdoor.

    There are circumstances underneath which this remedy can be justified
    — if mother and father are grossly mistreating youngsters. The madness is
    in the concept that youngsters ought to by no means be allowed to be alone.

  • 17 January 2015 (Snooping on data of power utilization)

    Obama
    proposes to make it simpler to snoop in your data of power
    utilization.

    “Good meters” must be designed to restrict how a lot information they provide
    about your short-term power utilization.

  • 17 January 2015 (Buildings destroyed by Boko Haram)

    Satellite tv for pc images display that Boko Haram destroyed
    1000’s
    of buildings in an try and kill as many civilians as doable.

  • 17 January 2015 (Municipal broadband networks)

    Obama
    took
    a stand in opposition to state legal guidelines that ban municipal broadband networks.

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose Keystone XL development)

    US residents:
    name on
    Obama to veto any invoice to assemble the Keystone XL planet-roaster
    pipeline.

  • 17 January 2015 (Ridicule of faith)

    Some Muslims
    nonetheless
    suppose their faith is entitled to immunity from ridicule.

    “Do not ridicule our views, or I’ll assault you” is an express risk
    of violence. “Do not ridicule our views, or a few of us may go loopy
    and assault you” is a barely veiled risk of violence.

    Slavoj Žižek: Murderous extremists kill as a result of they’re
    insecure
    concerning the beliefs they insist on; they’ve integrated into
    their minds a number of the secular attitudes they are saying they oppose.

    The start is a superb rationalization of why “You should not say such
    provocative issues about Muslims” is akin to “You should not put on
    such provocative clothes.”

  • 17 January 2015 (Entrapment by US gov’t brokers)

    To
    Catch a Non-Predator, Strive Entrapment. The US authorities has
    brokers that current themselves on the web as grownup ladies excited by
    dates, hoping to strain males to agreeing their youthful sisters can
    come alongside on a date, to get an excuse to imprison them.

  • 17 January 2015 (Raif Badawi’s writing)

    Samples
    of the writing for which Raif Badawi has been sentenced to obtain
    1000 lashes with a whip.

    It’s a highly effective rebuke to the doctrines of a faith, and
    demonstrates why legal guidelines banning insult to a faith are tyranny.

    Why ought to we present any respect to
    religions
    that do not respect us? (Be aware: If you’re not a Muslim, Islam has
    little or no respect on your freedom of faith.)

    I like what Badawi has written.
    I
    don’t love what Mr Dieudonné stated almost a lot, however he
    too has the appropriate to say it. Down with French authorities censorship!

  • 17 January 2015 (Bisphenol A and S)

    Bisphenol A was adopted extensively, then it was discovered to be an endocrine
    disruptor. So Bisphenol S was adopted as a alternative, with out
    testing that, and it seems to have
    comparable
    results.

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressuring kindergartners to learn)

    Pressuring kindergarten youngsters to study to learn
    makes
    them anxious and will harm their training.

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Cease misuse of the time period “skeptic”)

    Everybody:
    inform the
    media to not label world heating denialists as “skeptics”.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 17 January 2015 (Pressing: Stricter limits for smog)

    US residents:
    assist
    the EPA’s proposed stricter limits for smog.

  • 17 January 2015 (US handouts to fossil gas corporations)

    Measuring
    US
    handouts to the fossil gas corporations, and the way a lot that cash
    may do if spent on one thing useful.

  • 17 January 2015 (Prosecution of Ross Ulbricht)

    The prosecution of Ross Ulbricht is
    concealing
    proof.

    It additionally asserts he is liable for all makes use of of the Silk Street web site.

  • 17 January 2015 (Housing for homeless veterans)

    New Orleans discovered housing for
    each
    one of many homeless veterans within the metropolis. This demonstrates it
    will be performed, with a will.

    Now how concerning the homeless non-veterans? They’re folks too.

  • 17 January 2015 (Censorship in Turkey)

    Charlie Hebdo exposes the repression of
    censorship
    in Turkey.

  • 17 January 2015 (Methane emissions)

    Obama
    Motion on Methane Emissions ‘Misses 90% of Air pollution’.

  • 17 January 2015 (Deforestation for gold)

    The excessive value of gold is encouraging
    mining
    that’s primarily based on deforestation.

    There are various issues like this. What they add as much as is, when most
    of the Earth is roofed with human actions, preserving a fraction
    for wildlife is tougher than it seems.

  • 17 January 2015 (Freedom of speech in France)

    Freedom of speech in France
    takes one other
    hit: a comic has been arrested for a obscure assertion which the
    state interpreted as sympathy for one of many killers. And that is one
    of 54 prosecutions for unlawful speech launched in France for the reason that
    march to defend freedom of speech.

    Even when somebody unambiguously expressed assist for the killers,
    that might nonetheless be a part of freedom of speech.

  • 17 January 2015 (Home windows customers saved in darkish about bugs)

    Microsoft has stopped informing some customers about bugs in Home windows.
    Now it
    tells
    solely the NSA.

  • 17 January 2015 (Prisoner murdered)

    Prisoner Ricky Martin
    begged
    to be moved away from his violent cellmate, however he wasn’t moved,
    and he was murdered.

    There’s some motive to suppose the guards organized for him to be
    murdered.

  • 17 January 2015 (Photo voltaic panels)

    In most massive US cities, photo voltaic panels are a
    very
    good funding.

  • 17 January 2015 (LA thugs to make use of biometric database)

    A
    large
    biometric database will assist LA thugs observe anybody who has ever
    been arrested — protesters, in addition to criminals.

  • 17 January 2015 (Captured baby troopers)

    When the US invaded Afghanistan, it captured
    baby
    troopers. Does it make sense to maintain them in jail now?

    Why cost captured enemy troopers with a criminal offense for combating, anyway?

  • 17 January 2015 (“Wearable computer systems” run by proprietary software program)

    Welcome to ‘uber-veillance’ says Australian Privateness Basis, as
    “wearable computer systems” run by proprietary software program
    snoop
    on behalf of corporations that management the software program.

  • 17 January 2015 (Autocratic rule over Haiti)

    Haiti’s US-imposed President Martelly
    has
    not held elections for parliament, which has now dissolved,
    enabling Martelly to rule autocratically.

  • 17 January 2015 (Waste attributable to medical billing)

    The waste attributable to medical billing within the US quantities to nearly
    400
    billion {dollars} a 12 months.

    We may put it aside all with a nationwide well being service corresponding to Canada
    has.

  • 17 January 2015 (Workers coerced into “wellness packages”)

    US corporations are
    coercing
    workers into “wellness packages”.

    If these “wellness packages” contain utilizing
    wearable
    surveillance units, they are going to imply complete surveillance. Any
    exercise that pressures folks to make use of them is subsequently unjust.

  • 16 January 2015 (Pressing: No new sanctions in opposition to Iran)

    US residents: telephone your senators to oppose new sanctions in opposition to Iran.
    There’s a new push within the senate to impose extra sanctions to sabotage
    the nuclear negotiations. The capitol switchboard quantity is (202)
    224-3121.

  • 16 January 2015 (Reporter James Risen not going to jail)

    The US authorities backed down and
    will
    not jail reporter James Risen.

    Now the US ought to cease threatening
    journalists
    and the
    patriots
    that reveal authorities incompetence and injustice to them.

  • 16 January 2015 (Worth of Olympic video games)

    If the Olympic video games are held in Boston, the US authorities will spend
    a billion {dollars} on
    elevated repression (i.e., “safety”).

  • 16 January 2015 (CFAA)

    Obama
    needs
    to extend the absurdly excessive penalties of the CFAA. What we
    really want is to
    cut back
    the scope of the CFAA in order that it’s clear breaching somebody’s
    nonnegotiated contract is just not a criminal offense.

    In the meantime, the US authorities neglects its personal cybersecurity. It might
    moderately bluster and threaten than defend itself.

  • 16 January 2015 (This Treaty Is Plutocratic (TTIP))

    The TTIP (This Treaty Is Plutocratic)
    goals
    to abolish the precept of equality earlier than the legislation.

  • 16 January 2015 (Marketing campaign in opposition to UK large surveillance)

    Journalists,
    legal professionals and MDs are campaigning in opposition to UK large surveillance
    plans.

  • 16 January 2015 (UK anti-snooping marketing campaign)

    An
    anti-snooping
    marketing campaign within the UK.

  • 16 January 2015 (Former US Military Ranger’s letter to new rangers)

    Rory Fanning, former US Military Ranger, informs new Rangers about
    what
    they are going to actually be combating for, and what the outcomes are more likely to
    be.

  • 16 January 2015 (Captured Ukrainian military pilot)

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko says she was
    captured
    in Ukraine earlier than being taken to Russia, and says she’s going to quick to
    demise if not launched.

  • 16 January 2015 (Local weather denier to supervise NASA)

    Local weather
    Denier Ted Cruz Will Oversee NASA — What Might Presumably Go
    Fallacious?

  • 16 January 2015 (Web Surveillance Plans)

    David
    Cameron’s Web Surveillance Plans (for the UK) Rival Syria, Russia
    And Iran.

  • 16 January 2015 (DataCell suing Mastercard and Visa)

    The Icelandic firm DataCell is suing Mastercard and Visa within the US
    for the
    cash
    misplaced after they refused to ship cash to Wikileaks through DataCell.

  • 16 January 2015 (Leaked CIA research on assassination)

    A leaked CIA research discovered that assassinating enemies will be
    ineffective
    and even backfire.

  • 16 January 2015 (US bombs PISSI opposition)

    The US bombed a PISSI “headquarters constructing” which seems to be a
    jail
    the place it imprisoned opposition.

  • 16 January 2015 (Albuquerque thug to be charged with homicide)

    An Albuquerque thug can be charged with homicide for
    capturing
    a civilian for no good motive.

    That is an event for celebration, however to finish thugs’ reign of
    terror this should turn into the rule as a substitute of the exception.

  • 16 January 2015 (Response to censorship of Charlie Hebdo)

    In response to the violent censorship of Charlie Hebdo, ministers of
    France and 11 different EU international locations suggest…
    extra
    censorship!

    They have been going to search out an excuse for this in the end.

  • 16 January 2015 (Reasonable “Democrats”)

    Reasonable “Democrats” may as effectively be Republicans, and now some Democrats
    are
    calling
    them on it.

    In response to this strain, they’ve
    began
    to assist a weak model of the “Robin Hood tax”.

  • 16 January 2015 (Cleveland thug division’s deadly mistake)

    Hiring Timothy Loehmann as a thug was a deadly mistake which
    may
    have been prevented.

  • 16 January 2015 (NYC much less hostile)

    New York Metropolis has turn into a much less hostile place
    as
    thugs chorus from petty harassment.

  • 15 January 2015 (Obama’s proposed “cybersecurity” legislation)

    Obama’s proposed “cybersecurity” legislation
    endangers
    privateness by making it straightforward for corporations to “voluntarily” give
    private information to the federal government.

    This concept was
    tried
    earlier than underneath the identify of CISPA, and defeated.

    Nevertheless, if we actually need privateness, we
    ought to
    not let these corporations have our information.

  • 15 January 2015 (Uncommon spider threatened)

    A small home development undertaking
    may
    trigger the extinction of a uncommon spider.

    The UK has streamlined planning in order that initiatives cannot be stopped by
    niggling issues like extinction of a species.

  • 15 January 2015 (Islamism in France)

    Islamism in France
    assaults
    a principally secularized Muslim group, maybe tempted in response
    to racist exclusion from alternative.

    Listed below are some
    examples
    of opposition to racism and colonialism in Charlie Hebdo.

    Why did fundamentalists assault Charlie Hebdo, whose principal goal
    is the Muslim-hating proper wing, moderately than the appropriate wing
    Muslim-haters? Clearly the fundamentalists aren’t considering in
    political phrases. Political circumstances could have brought on them
    alienation, however they rebuilt themselves round irrationality.

  • 15 January 2015 (UK PM needs to ban encryption)

    The UK’s prime minister
    needs
    to ban encryption and set up a complete digital police state.

  • 15 January 2015 (Satire within the Arab world)

    Within the Arab world, you may satirize PISSI, however it’s
    onerous
    to satirize a lot in repressive Egypt, and Turkey is getting
    harmful too.

  • 15 January 2015 (Authoritarians seize on Charlie Hebdo attentat)

    Authoritarian EU politicians have seized on the Charlie Hebdo attentat
    as a
    spurious
    excuse for monitoring journey inside the Schengen zone.

  • 15 January 2015 (Disappearing ice on Kilimanjaro)

    Speeding to climb ice on Kilimanjaro —
    subsequent
    week it could be gone ceaselessly.

  • 15 January 2015 (Random reprisal from Indonesian troops)

    Indonesian troops have
    arrested
    100 folks in West Papua and burned down a dozen homes, as
    a random reprisal for the killing of some troopers.

    Indonesia forcibly seized West Papua in 1969 with a fishy “election”,
    and since then has colonized the area with Javanese.

  • 15 January 2015 (Pressing: Overturn Companies United)

    US residents:
    Name on
    Congress as soon as once more to overturn the Companies United resolution.

  • 15 January 2015 (Pressing: Actual web neutrality)

    US residents:
    name
    on the FCC to offer us actual web neutrality.

  • 15 January 2015 (Rajapaksa’s belief in astrology)

    Rajapaksa referred to as an election
    primarily based
    on recommendation from an astrologer! What an fool!

    The end result could possibly be good for Sri Lanka, regardless that it was unhealthy for
    him.

    Hitler additionally trusted his astrologer, who was an Allied agent and
    deliberately gave him unhealthy recommendation.

  • 15 January 2015 (Designing cities for power effectivity)

    Designing
    rising cities for power effectivity may make an enormous distinction
    in human power use by 2050.

  • 15 January 2015 (Afrileaks)

    Afrileaks supplies a
    channel
    for whistleblowers in Africa.

  • 15 January 2015 (Copyright on MLK’s speeches)

    Copyright makes it
    troublesome
    to make a film concerning the campaigns of Martin Luther King Jr.

    The habits of his heirs is disgraceful, however the actual wrongdoer is
    copyright legislation.

  • 15 January 2015 (Microfinance)

    Microfinance may also help the poor in some circumstances, however
    it
    is just not automated.

  • 15 January 2015 (Assortment of information about college students)

    California has handed a
    very
    weak legislation in opposition to the worst type of abuses by corporations that
    accumulate information about college students from colleges. Now Obama proposes a
    equally weak federal legislation, with a weak voluntary coverage as backup
    various.

    Colleges shouldn’t permit corporations to gather any information about
    their college students. If a college creates an account on a Microsoft, Apple
    or Google server for a pupil, underneath the scholar’s identify, that’s
    already a violation of the scholar’s privateness.

  • 15 January 2015 (Scheme for complete management of the inhabitants)

    The
    “Web
    of Issues”, and retaining folks “related” by servers run by
    corporations, is a scheme for complete management of the inhabitants.

    It’s too unhealthy that the article ends with an compulsory rejection of
    Luddism, as a result of Luddism merely means being selective about which
    applied sciences to just accept. If we’re to contemplate rejecting a expertise
    that corporations want to impose on us, moderately than ineffectually
    complaining about it, we should first be Luddites.

  • 15 January 2015 (Contradictory statements made by Verizon)

    Verizon has been caught
    making
    immediately contradictory statements to the FCC.

    If the FCC is just not too corrupted by enterprise, it may prosecute
    Verizon for perjury.

  • 15 January 2015 (Haiti’s Housing Disaster)

    Ten
    Info About Haiti’s Housing Disaster.

  • 15 January 2015 (Fb’s judgments about character)

    Fb can perceive a used’s character from “likes”
    extra
    precisely, on the typical, than associates and spouses can achieve this.

  • 15 January 2015 (What Jews can study from Muslims)

    What Jews can study from Muslims, in regard to
    respect
    for others.

  • 15 January 2015 (Censorship on Fb)

    A press release advocating censorship was
    censored
    on Fb. I think the assertion was deleted due to the
    look of the phrase “nigger” — paradoxically, to sentence the use
    of that phrase. That is what tends to occur when censorship is carried
    out by idiots.

    That author deserves freedom to current his views, paradoxically for the
    similar motive that his views are unsuitable.

    Folks by no means wish to censor what they agree with. Respect for freedom
    of speech means, at coronary heart, respecting the liberty to say what we
    disagree with. We should respect the liberty to name blacks “niggers”,
    or reward Hitler, regardless that we disagree and disapprove. We should
    additionally respect the liberty to advocate censorship, exactly as a result of
    in any other case we ourselves endorse censorship.

  • 15 January 2015 (Jail sentence for being Atheist)

    Egyptian Atheist Karim Ashraf Mohamed al-Banna has been sentenced to
    three
    years in jail for saying he’s an Atheist.

  • 15 January 2015 (Extremely-poverty in Bangladesh)

    Evidently
    $500
    can completely raise an individual in Bangladesh out of ultra-poverty.

  • 15 January 2015 (US states chopping funds for pre-school)

    US states are
    chopping
    funds for pre-school which is essential for college students raised in
    poverty to meet up with the higher off.

    In the meantime, privatized “public colleges” divert cash to earnings and
    executives, and cannot be transformed again into actual public colleges.

    The wealthy within the US are now not excited by an informed work pressure.
    They take into account a big fraction of Individuals impoverished.

  • 15 January 2015 (Elimination of democracy in Haiti)

    In Haiti, the US-imposed president Martelly has successfully eradicated
    democracy. He
    has
    not even tried to carry elections.

  • 14 January 2015 (Value of hypothetical safety from terrorists)

    Within the US, you’re
    extra
    more likely to be shot by a toddler than killed by terrorists.

    Why pay such a value — in freedom in addition to cash —
    for hypothetical safety from terrorists?

  • 14 January 2015 (India blocks Greenpeace chief)

    India blocked an Indian Greenpeace chief from flying to London for an occasion,
    primarily based
    on false accusations.

  • 14 January 2015 (Groundwater rights in California)

    California’s new system of groundwater rights is
    weak
    and will not take impact for six extra years. In the intervening time, new
    almond plantations are taking over extra water, leaving others with out
    any.

  • 14 January 2015 (Monsanto’s Function In Ukraine)

    The IMF bullied Ukraine, on Monsanto’s behalf, to
    change
    numerous agricultural legal guidelines in favor of company GMO plantations.

  • 14 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose “Regulatory Accountability Act”)

    US residents: telephone your congresscritter to
    oppose
    the “Regulatory Accountability Act”, a plutocratic invoice to make
    new federal rules almost unimaginable.

    For
    extra data.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 14 January 2015 (Monitoring of practice passengers)

    Proper-wingers in favor of complete surveillance have seized on the
    Charlie Hebdo murders to demand
    complete
    monitoring of all practice passengers, which might not have prevented
    these murders anyway. Luckily there may be opposition to those
    oppressive plans.

    Amtrak already calls for identification from passengers, which is why I
    refuse to take Amtrak.

  • 14 January 2015 (Prosecution for Assange, immunity for Petraeus)

    Senator Feinstein needs to prosecute Julian Assange, however
    needs Common
    Petraeus to be let off the hook.

  • 14 January 2015 (Pressing: Let Shaker Aamer return to Britain)

    US residents:
    Name
    on Obama to let Shaker Aamer return to Britain.

  • 14 January 2015 (Denial of pressured prostitution throughout WWII)

    These
    denying
    that the Japanese military pressured ladies to be prostitutes throughout World Struggle
    II are claiming that ladies have been the one class of people who
    Japan didn’t coerce.

  • 14 January 2015 (FBI provocateurs)

    Eric Taylor McDavid was sentenced to 20 years in jail for being led
    by the lady he liked to debate bombing authorities services. He
    has been freed as a result of she was an
    FBI
    provocateur and the FBI hid data from his trial.

    Many different supposed “terrorists” have been railroaded by FBI
    provocateurs, most of whom
    would
    by no means have performed something violent if left to themselves.

    In the meantime, a
    actual
    act of terrorism was dedicated in opposition to the NAACP. I’m wondering if
    provocateurs have been concerned.

  • 14 January 2015 (Pressing: Finish baby slavery)

    Everybody:
    name
    on the UN to determine the aim of ending baby slavery.

  • 14 January 2015 (Fake Information)

    Individuals who watch Fake Information are
    systematically
    factually misinformed about problems with US well being care.

  • 14 January 2015 (Thug kills two drivers in two years)

    One thug has killed two drivers in two years,
    with
    impunity.

    When you watch the video from youtube, on your personal freedom’s sake please
    use youtube-dl to look at it with out
    nonfree
    software program.

  • 14 January 2015 (Corruption in Afghan nationwide thug pressure)

    Corruption
    plagues the Afghan nationwide thug pressure.

  • 14 January 2015 (Vegetation which will go extinct)

    Some
    vegetation could go extinct as a result of, from world heating, they bloom
    earlier than bumblebees are able to pollinate them. Some bushes may go
    extinct as a result of scale bugs that suck their sap reproduce extra in
    hotter climate.

    And that is solely what we’re seeing now with round 1C of heating.
    With 4C of heating, numerous species may wipe one another out.

  • 14 January 2015 (Rulers that trample freedom of press)

    Rulers
    that trample freedom of the press at house got here to Paris to mourn
    the murdered cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo. Will they study something?

  • 14 January 2015 (Pressing: Free of charge group school)

    US residents:
    Help
    Obama on free of charge group school for all Individuals.

  • 14 January 2015 (Pressing: Drop “Title X”)

    US residents:
    Inform
    Congress to drop “Title X” and provides us actual web neutrality.

  • 14 January 2015 (Lengthy-term results of consuming GMOs)

    The expertise of consuming widely-grown GMOs reveals that they don’t
    trigger acute sickness, however says nothing about long-term results.
    Lengthy-term feeding experiments have proven
    hurt to
    animals.

    In the meantime, a number of the transgenes get transferred to soil micro organism and
    to different vegetation.

  • 14 January 2015 (Why Haiti is damaged)

    Haiti is damaged
    as a result of
    of worldwide intervention (on behalf of plutocracy).

  • 14 January 2015 (Goldman Sachs making an attempt to threaten Greece)

    Goldman Sachs is
    making an attempt
    to threaten Greece, because it has threatened different international locations, however it
    seems like Syriza is not going to obey.

  • 14 January 2015 (New Sri Lankan gov’t)

    President Sirisena accuses Rajapaksa of making an attempt to launch a coup to cease
    the
    counting
    of ballots.

    It did appear stunning he would permit himself to be voted out of
    workplace after a lot violence in opposition to his opponents.

    The brand new president says he needs to
    revert
    Rajapaksa’s authoritarian adjustments within the structure, however it
    will not be straightforward.

  • 14 January 2015 (Dialogue of pc safety weaknesses)

    US
    legal guidelines more and more criminalize dialogue of pc safety
    weaknesses within the US.

    That fits the NSA, which needs your pc to be insecure.

    By the best way, “code is legislation” is fake in a single vital case: while you’re
    utilizing free software program. With free software program, you’re
    free
    to make it do what you would like.

  • 14 January 2015 (Fb seeks reverse of web neutrality)

    Fb
    seeks
    to implement the alternative of community neutrality, world-wide.
    Accessing Fb can be free of charge, whereas accessing every other web site will
    be too costly for half the human inhabitants.

    Contemplating the best way cellphones observe and spy on folks, I believe
    it’s a disgrace that so many individuals use them now.

  • 14 January 2015 (Muslim custom of portray Mohammad)

    The Muslim custom of portray photos of Mohammad
    began
    within the 1200s.

  • 14 January 2015 (Safety forces ignored Charlie Hebdo assassins)

    The Charlie Hebdo assassins have been identified suspects, however
    French
    safety forces had determined they weren’t value paying consideration
    to.

    This reveals that further surveillance energy is just not what they wanted.

  • 14 January 2015 (Lodge rejects homeless folks)

    Samaritans booked a lodge suite for six homeless folks on Christmas
    eve, however the lodge cancelled their reservation as a result of it
    thought of
    homeless folks suspect.

    For a lodge to require visitors to point out photograph ID is a repressive
    apply, no matter who the visitors are. This is without doubt one of the
    causes I keep away from resorts at any time when doable in my travels. (The others
    are only a matter of style.)

    Whereas this reward was a fairly gesture, if I have been homeless I count on I
    may consider a greater use for $100 than an evening in a lodge.

  • 14 January 2015 (Who’s Afraid Of Freedom Of Speech?)

    In
    France, Who’s Afraid Of Freedom Of Speech?

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 14 January 2015 (Medicaid)

    Activists
    Throughout The Nation Beg GOP Leaders To Broaden Medicaid. State
    governments managed by the Republican get together reject this federal support
    as a result of they object on precept to offering medical take care of the
    poor.

  • 13 January 2015 (Blogger sentenced to jail)

    Tunisia: Blogger Yassine Ayari was sentenced to
    3
    years in jail for “insulting the military”.

    By criminalizing insults, the state has insulted itself.

    Posting on Fb is a
    unhealthy concept, however shouldn’t be a criminal offense.

  • 13 January 2015 (Accountability that comes with faith)

    A Muslim UK minister says Muslims should acknowledge a particular
    duty to
    oppose
    terrorism carried out within the identify of their faith.

    With the appropriate to be a Muslim goes the duty to acknowledge
    everybody’s proper to not be a Muslim. And likewise for every other
    persuasion, together with Atheism.

  • 13 January 2015 (Has America has gone loopy?)

    Many
    Europeans ask whether or not America has gone loopy.

  • 13 January 2015 (College divestment from fossil fuels)

    3000
    Stanford professors referred to as for the college to divest from
    fossil fuels.

  • 13 January 2015 (Chilling Results archive censored)

    The mom of all chilling results: the Chilling Results archive of
    DMCA threats has
    censored
    itself as a chilling impact of a DMCA risk.

    In the meantime, Canada’s new takedown system that resembles the DMCA as a
    loophole that
    facilitates
    copyright trolls.

  • 13 January 2015 (Proper-wing view of US wage stagnation)

    USA Immediately printed an
    institution
    right-wing tackle US wage stagnation, “rebutted” by an excessive
    right-wing view.

  • 13 January 2015 (Worst terrorist assault in Europe)

    The worst terrorist assault in Europe in recent times was not dedicated
    by Islamists, however by a
    right-wing
    fanatic.

  • 13 January 2015 (Lethal chilly within the US)

    The chilly within the US immediately
    can
    be deadly to homeless folks, and much more individuals are homeless in
    the US now than prior to now.

  • 13 January 2015 (Pressing: Reject TPP “quick observe”)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to reject “quick observe” for the TPP and demand on
    publication of the draft textual content.

  • 13 January 2015 (Pressing: Maintain Olympics away from Boston)

    Residents of Boston, it’s time to set up to
    hold the Olympics away.

    The US Olympic Committee selected Boston moderately than different US cities
    due to its expertise in
    denying
    human rights.

    Do not
    count on an financial increase for Boston from this.

  • 13 January 2015 (Pressing: Dodd-Frank legislation)

    US residents:
    rebuke Home
    Democrats that voted to weaken the Dodd-Frank legislation.

  • 13 January 2015 (Center-Jap satire)

    Center-Jap
    satire
    about PISSI.

  • 13 January 2015 (Recession in Europe)

    Joseph Stiglitz: the euro is
    driving
    Europe into ever-increasing recession, and a few day democracy will
    make it crack.

  • 13 January 2015 (Pressing: Cease development of Keystone XL)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to veto the anticipated invoice to authorize development of
    Keystone XL.

  • 13 January 2015 (Pressing: Cease punishing Palestine)

    US residents:
    name
    on Senator Paul to cease punishing Palestine and settle for its
    participation within the ICC.

  • 13 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose prosecution of protesters)

    Everybody:
    name on the
    Mall of America to oppose prosecution of the Black Lives Matter
    protesters.

  • 13 January 2015 (Digital connectedness)

    Digital connectedness, fixed with few and quick exceptions, goes
    with
    folks
    who do not know the best way to join besides by digital units.

  • 13 January 2015 (Arrested for utilizing safe e mail)

    Had been
    11 Spanish Anarchists Arrested for Utilizing Safe E-mail?

  • 13 January 2015 (Wealthy say the poor have it straightforward)

    Amid
    Time of Hovering Inequality, Wealthy Say: The Poor Have It Straightforward.

  • 13 January 2015 (State response to Charlie Hebdo assault)

    The
    Charlie Hebdo Assault Was a Strike In opposition to Free Speech. So Why Is the
    Response Extra Surveillance?

    Will
    France Repeat US Errors after 9/11?

  • 13 January 2015 (Secret collaboration with CIA)

    Freedom
    Home and the Nationwide Endowment for Democracy collaborated
    secretly with the CIA.

  • 13 January 2015 (Plastic microfibres from artificial cloth)

    Plastic microfibres come out of artificial cloth when it’s washed,
    and
    get
    caught within the intestines of fish, then get into birds.

  • 13 January 2015 (Censorship and repression in South Korea)

    Censorship
    and repression in South Korea.

  • 13 January 2015 (Bloodbath in Nigeria)

    Boko Haram took over a city and
    killed
    everybody that could not run away quick sufficient. Maybe 2000 have been
    killed.

  • 13 January 2015 (Fossil fuel-funded PR marketing campaign)

    Fossil gas corporations are funding a PR marketing campaign that
    presents
    them because the saviours of humanity, to distract us from their plan
    to trigger world catastrophe.

    A research estimated that world heating would kill 100 million folks by
    2030. I count on the injury to speed up as temperature rises ever
    sooner; by 2050 it’s more likely to kill tens of hundreds of thousands per 12 months.

    Underneath these circumstances, even violent assaults on fossil gas firm
    installations could possibly be justified on the grounds that they are going to forestall
    a much bigger crime.

  • 13 January 2015 (Chinese language-paid microbloggers)

    How
    Chinese language paid pro-government microbloggers function.

    One borough in a small metropolis has 300 of those paid brokers.

  • 13 January 2015 (Pictures of Mohammed)

    Islam has a
    wealthy
    custom outdated of presenting photos of Mohammed, and elements of the
    Qur’an espouse toleration of spiritual dissent and even mockery.

  • 13 January 2015 (Fallacious perception: karma)

    The fallacious perception that individuals get what they deserve
    encourages
    folks’s disregard to the struggling folks round them.

  • 12 January 2015 (Pressing: Ban ractopamine)

    US residents:
    name on the
    FDA to ban feeding ractopamine to livestock.

  • 12 January 2015 (Freedom to insult folks and faith)

    Freedom to insult folks and faith
    should not be
    restricted to Muslims as targets.

    Listed below are examples of
    French
    political
    censorship,
    actual and tried.

  • 12 January 2015 (Russia bans transgender folks from driving)

    Russia has
    banned
    transgender folks from driving, together with folks into S&M or
    who use intercourse toys.

    Feels like a twisted parody of Saudi Arabia.

  • 12 January 2015 (How CIA performs US journalists)

    How the CIA
    performs immediately’s US
    journalists in order to keep up its impunity and lawlessness.

    This presents President Truman’s causes for separating covert
    operations from intelligence. It appears legitimate to me.

  • 12 January 2015 (Metadata retention)

    EU international locations
    should
    reevaluate their legal guidelines that require retention of everybody’s
    metadata.

  • 12 January 2015 (Feral horses)

    Feral horses are overrunning the US west. It might be good to
    use
    a few of them for meals.

  • 12 January 2015 (Pesticide Trade Seeks to Leverage Energy)

    Pesticide Trade Seeks to Leverage Energy
    By way of
    EU-US Commerce Deal.

  • 12 January 2015 (President Rajapaksa voted out of workplace)

    President Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka has been
    voted
    out of workplace.

    His authorities has used
    violence
    in opposition to opposition so it’s fascinating that he allowed a free
    election.

  • 12 January 2015 (LA thugs crush Black Lives Matter protest)

    Los Angeles thugs
    crushed
    a Black Lives Matter protest exterior their headquarters.

  • 12 January 2015 (Pressing: Finish solitary confinement)

    Everybody:
    assist
    Amnesty Worldwide’s marketing campaign to finish solitary confinement in US
    prisons.

  • 11 January 2015 (US thugs have new weapons)

    US thugs have new weapons to
    blind,
    deafen, and remotely torture protesters.

  • 11 January 2015 (“Cybersecurity” data sharing payments)

    EFF:
    Congress
    Ought to Say No to “Cybersecurity” Info Sharing Payments.

  • 11 January 2015 (Chinese language telephone surveillance)

    Chinese language telephone apps
    unfold
    Chinese language surveillance, even Chinese language censorship, to Western
    international locations.

  • 11 January 2015 (The assassins that attacked Charlie Hebdo)

    The assassins that attacked Charlie Hebdo most likely needed to impress
    repression of all Muslims, as a result of
    coexistence
    is what they oppose.

  • 11 January 2015 (Privatized UK benefits-cutting system)

    Even the businesses that administer the privatized UK benefits-cutting
    system say it
    achieves
    nothing however struggling.

    It’s a “parallel, secret penal system” for the disabled and
    unemployed.

  • 11 January 2015 (Saudi blogger flogged)

    Saudi
    Blogger to be Publicly Flogged on Fees He Insulted Islam.

    Censorship is vile, and inexcusable.

  • 11 January 2015 (To ensure America by no means tortures once more)

    If
    America Desires to Make Certain It By no means Tortures Once more, It Should Select Legislation
    over Secrecy.

  • 11 January 2015 (How video influences feelings)

    How video influences viewers’ feelings, even
    to
    the purpose the place fantasy supersedes reality.

    The TV reveals that glorify torture have to be significantly liable for
    the excessive stage of public assist for torture within the US immediately.

    Please
    do not
    use the phrase “devour” to confer with watching video. Watching a
    recording doesn’t, the truth is, devour it.

  • 11 January 2015 (Republican sabotage of Social Safety)

    Home Republicans
    voted
    to impose restrictions on the Social Safety Administration’s
    inside funds that might trigger it to be unable to perform.

    The Republican program is to sabotage all authorities actions that
    protects the general public from firms. That features the whole lot that
    protects the general public from desperation, as a result of
    determined
    employees will work for crumbs.

  • 10 January 2015 (Whose onerous work?)

    When folks inform you they acquired wealthy by onerous work, ask them “Whose?”

    — reportedly attributable to Don Marquis

  • 10 January 2015 (Electrical energy from renewable sources)

    Denmark is on observe to generate
    70%
    of electrical energy from renewable sources by 2020.

    If the US set out for that focus on, it may get tens of 1000’s
    engaged on set up of era, hundreds of thousands working as a
    multiplier impact, and provides humanity an opportunity at avoiding world
    catastrophe.

  • 10 January 2015 (Reforms for Missouri thugs)

    The Do not Shoot Coalition proposes reforms to
    make
    Missouri thugs a bit extra like law enforcement officials.

  • 10 January 2015 (Individuals will not drive extra sooner or later)

    The Federal Freeway Administration has
    acknowledged
    that Individuals aren’t going to drive extra sooner or later.

    This could result in reductions in freeway development and maybe additionally
    will increase in assist for environment friendly mass transit.

  • 10 January 2015 (Felony costs for making recordings)

    4 animal rights activists face felony costs for making
    recordings
    of animal processing in Utah.

  • 10 January 2015 (Journalist accused of “terrorism”)

    A Dutch journalist has been accused of “terrorism” in Turkey,
    apparently
    for
    journalistic work.

  • 10 January 2015 (Enforcement of UK greenhouse gasoline targets)

    The UK authorities is
    working
    to sabotage enforcement of the UK’s greenhouse gasoline targets.

  • 10 January 2015 (Protesters block pipeline for fracked gasoline)

    Protesters in Pennsylvania
    blocked
    a pipeline for fracked gasoline.

  • 10 January 2015 (Fossil gas reserves)

    A research decided
    which
    fossil gas reserves can be utilized and which must be left within the
    floor.

    It labored by rating all of the reserves when it comes to expense to extract,
    and goals for not more than 2C of heating — though scientists
    now suppose that’s already an excessive amount of.

    The research concluded that carbon seize and storage will not make a lot
    distinction. I’ve had the sensation for a very long time that it’s proposed
    solely as an excuse to not face how harmful coal is.

    The UK is within the means of adopting a
    mandate
    to extract as a lot fossil gas as doable.

    Australia is
    accelerating
    coal mining plans.

    That is what politicians do who’re within the grip of the planet burners.

  • 10 January 2015 (Sale of individuals’s genetic information)

    23andMe has began
    promoting
    its clients’ genetic information.

  • 10 January 2015 (TV information protection of CIA torture report)

    TV information protection of the Senate’s CIA torture report offered
    twice
    as many supporters of torture as opponents of torture.

    I might name watching TV information a type of torture, however that might be
    exaggerating.

  • 09 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose approval of GMO potato)

    US residents:
    name
    on the FDA to not approve one other GMO potato.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 09 January 2015 (Pressing: Volker Rule)

    US residents:
    name
    for instant implementation of the “Volker Rule” that was
    required by the Dodd-Frank monetary reform.

    What we actually ought to do is reenact the Glass-Steagall legislation
    that was repealed within the 90s.

  • 09 January 2015 (Pressing: GMO labeling)

    US residents:
    name on the FDA to require
    labeling of GMOs.

  • 09 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose Keystone XL)

    US residents:
    name
    on Congress to vote in opposition to the Keystone XL planet-roaster
    pipeline.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 09 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose abortion ban)

    US residents:
    inform the
    senate you oppose the plan to ban abortions after 20 weeks.

  • 09 January 2015 (Terrorism Feeds on Society’s Fears)

    Terrorism
    Feeds on Society’s Fears — And the Relentless Questioning of
    Muslims’ Loyalty Performs Into Its Arms.

    I do not suppose that PISSI qualifies as “civilization”. It’s barbarism
    straight out of the seventh century.

  • 09 January 2015 (Oklahoma proposes ban on hiding your face)

    Oklahoma
    proposes
    to ban hiding your face in public.

  • 09 January 2015 (UK proposes anti-terror measures in opposition to youngsters)

    The UK proposes to
    make
    lecturers report youngsters who’re ideologically suspect — “at
    threat” for Islamist ideology.

    The article says “toddlers”, and that will not be an exaggeration:
    the plan appears to incorporate preschool.

  • 09 January 2015 (Slave labor in South Korea)

    Disabled and mentally in poor health Koreans are
    illegally
    pressured to work on salt mines. Some attempt to escape. Others suppose
    that slave labor is best than life on the road. South Korea is
    not poor: the state ought to provide them a greater various.

  • 09 January 2015 (Blocked from public area by Mickey Mouse)

    An inventory of
    books,
    movies and songs that might have entered the general public area this
    month within the US — if not for the Mickey Mouse Copyright Act.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

  • 09 January 2015 (NSA’s assaults on web safety)

    A abstract
    of the NSA’s assaults on web safety.

  • 09 January 2015 (FISA court docket oversight of FBI)

    FISA court docket oversight of the FBI is just not solely weak, it is a
    no-op.
    If the FISA says no to the FBI, it simply makes use of the PAT RIOT act as a substitute
    to get the identical information.

    The FBI additionally
    tracks
    cell telephones and not using a warrant.

  • 09 January 2015 (U.S. Muslims defend free speech)

    U.S. Muslims
    Condemn Paris Terror Assault, Defend Free Speech.

  • 09 January 2015 (Methods to marketing campaign in opposition to use of GMOs)

    Methods to marketing campaign in opposition to use of
    GMOs
    and harmful pesticides.

    Every GMO is a separate case. There’s nothing inherently dangerous
    a couple of GMO. Nothing makes it inherently secure, both.

    The GMOs which were farmed in massive amount for years, and eaten
    by numerous folks, clearly cannot pose an enormous threat of inflicting sickness in
    grownup people. In the event that they have been, it might have been obvious in medical
    statistics.

    That does not imply they’re secure for wildlife, nonetheless.
    (Take a look at the impact of Roundup on monarch butterflies.)
    Or that prenatal publicity is secure for people.

    Every GMO is a separate case. If 20 GMOs turn into secure, quantity
    21 could possibly be harmful.

  • 09 January 2015 (Use of massive lies by US politicians)

    40%
    of Individuals consider Bush’s lies about weapons of mass destruction
    in Iraq.

    That is very unhealthy information as a result of it should encourage US politicians to make use of
    massive lies sooner or later.

  • 09 January 2015 (Palestine accredited for ICC membership)

    Palestine’s membership within the Worldwide Felony Courtroom has been
    accredited.

  • 09 January 2015 (Authorization to sue polluters in China)

    China has
    approved
    environmental teams to sue polluters.

  • 09 January 2015 (Company Fiction within the Age of GMOs)

    Company
    Fiction within the Age of GMOs.

  • 08 January 2015 (Terrorist assault on Charlie Hebdo)

    A terrorist assault on the French satire journal Charlie Hebdo
    killed
    12 folks.

    It appears believable that the killers have been Muslim fanatics, though
    there is no such thing as a proof of this but. Many Muslims consider they’re entitled
    to forcibly crush criticism or mockery of their faith.

    If that’s the case, their intention might be to
    provoke
    France into doing one thing rash that assaults human rights.

    That is usually not troublesome. France has a historical past of trashing
    freedom of speech. Charlie Hebdo acquired its identify from
    resisting
    French censorship.

    Bear in mind the person who was
    prosecuted
    for saying, “Sarkozy, I see you”. French censorship is just not as
    violent or broad as Islamic censorship, however that’s no excuse for it.

  • 08 January 2015 (Bombardments on civilians in Ukraine)

    Each Ukraine and the rebels have
    bombarded
    civilian populations. Ukraine resumed bombarding Pervomaisk in
    November.

  • 08 January 2015 (Israeli thugs take orders from fanatics)

    Ally Cohen experiences on how she sprained her angle in Hebron and
    “settler”
    fanatics ordered Israeli thugs to order her to maneuver.

  • 08 January 2015 (Israel plans oil extraction from Golan)

    Israel plans to extract oil from the
    occupied
    Golan heights.

  • 08 January 2015 (Household exiled from East Jerusalem)

    In an
    overt act of
    collective punishment, the household of a Palestinian felony are
    being exiled from East Jerusalem.

    This is part of the West Financial institution that
    Israel
    claims to have annexed.

    Israel makes use of numerous subterfuges to drive folks out of East Jerusalem,
    together with
    refusing to attract up land
    use plans so it could possibly cite the absence of plans as grounds for
    refusing permission for houses.

  • 08 January 2015 (Rushed trial imperils due course of)

    The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is being
    rushed
    in a manner that imperils due course of.

    I believe he’s most likely responsible. Why not convict him correctly after a
    truthful trial?

  • 08 January 2015 (Ford Tries to Shut Down Unbiased Restore Device)

    Ford
    Tries to Shut Down Unbiased Restore Device with Copyright.

  • 07 January 2015 (US seafood import rules)

    The US authorities would require imported fish and seafood to satisfy US
    requirements for
    safety
    of marine mammals.

  • 07 January 2015 (Pressing: Examine Ferguson prosecutor)

    Everybody:
    name
    on the Missouri Supreme Courtroom to analyze whether or not the
    prosecutor acted illegally within the case in opposition to Michael Brown’s killer.

  • 07 January 2015 (NAACP requires particular prosecutor)

    The NAACP
    calls
    for a particular prosecutor and a brand new grand jury to contemplate whether or not
    to prosecute the thug that shot Michael Brown.

  • 07 January 2015 (Tax cuts for the wealthy)

    Republicans in Congress
    plan
    to faux that tax cuts for the wealthy is not going to trigger the federal government a
    lack of income.

    Their scheme is to rely the taxes introduced in by hypothetical future
    financial progress supposedly to be attributable to tax cuts.

    Even when that did trigger financial progress, it might not make up for the
    misplaced income, as a result of most progress in revenue goes to the wealthy and the
    firms that do not pay taxes any extra.

  • 07 January 2015 (Lack of meals stamp advantages)

    One
    Million Individuals Are About to Lose Their Meals Stamp Advantages.

  • 07 January 2015 (Kochs and Walmart clan combat photo voltaic panels)

    Kochs
    and Walmart Clan Wage Soiled Struggle to Cease You From Placing Photo voltaic Panels
    on Your House.

  • 07 January 2015 (Writers threatened by gov’t surveillance)

    Writers around the globe really feel
    threatened
    by authorities surveillance, even in “free” international locations.

    Prosecution of unwelcome opinions is seeping into
    even the US.

  • 07 January 2015 (Digital mirrors)

    The
    Mirrors of the Future Will Level Out All Your Flaws to Promote You
    Merchandise.

    I’m wondering who else they are going to inform.

  • 07 January 2015 (Pressing: Reject the TPP)

    US residents:
    name on Obama and
    Congress to reject the TPP.

  • 07 January 2015 (Pressing: Overturn Companies United resolution)

    US residents: name for an modification to
    overturn
    the Companies United resolution (calling it what it’s, not what
    the companies pretended it was), if you have not already performed so.

  • 07 January 2015 (Complete thug division arrested in Mexico)

    Your complete thug division of Medellín de Bravo, in Mexico, has been
    arrested
    on suspicion in collaborating in kidnaping a pesky journalist.

  • 07 January 2015 (The demise penalty)

    Shafqat Hussain of Pakistan was
    tortured
    right into a confession of involuntary manslaughter when he was 14 years
    outdated. He’ll quickly be executed for this.

    The demise penalty is at all times unsuitable, however seeing it used for involuntary
    manslaughter is surprising in its personal manner.

  • 07 January 2015 (Sanders calls for launch of TPP draft textual content)

    Bernie Sanders
    demanded
    the US Commerce Consultant launch the draft textual content of the TPP.

  • 07 January 2015 (Proposal for rising renewable power sources)

    California Governor Brown
    proposes
    to get half the state’s electrical energy from renewable sources by
    2030.

    Progress in changing electrical era is welcome, however the
    fraction of electrical energy generated from renewable sources is the unsuitable
    base for outlining objectives. The essential level is to scale back the overall
    greenhouse gasoline emissions.

  • 07 January 2015 (Cuts in US state taxes for companies)

    Companies have
    minimize
    their US state tax invoice by greater than half since 1980 by making
    states compete to scale back their taxes.

  • 07 January 2015 (Witness in opposition to Kenyan gov’t killed)

    A witness within the case that the federal government of Kenya killed political
    opponents was
    killed
    earlier than testifying.

  • 07 January 2015 (Bangladesh threatens opposition get together chief)

    Bangladesh
    threatens
    to imprison the chief of the primary opposition get together after violence
    in a protest.

  • 07 January 2015 (Obama’s biggest trick)

    The
    Biggest Trick Obama Ever Pulled Was Convincing the World America
    Is not Nonetheless At Struggle.

  • 07 January 2015 (Common well being care)

    Nations rather a lot poorer than the US have applied
    common
    well being care.

    When will the US meet up with Thailand and Rwanda?

  • 07 January 2015 (Ferguson prosecutor faces ethics complaints)

    A member of the grand jury that did not indict the thug that shot
    Michael Brown is
    suing
    for permission to reveal how the prosecutor procured that end result.

    The identical prosecutor faces
    ethics
    complaints about that.

  • 06 January 2015 (Richest .1% personal 22% of wealth)

    The .1% of richest within the US now personal 22% of the wealth.
    Pseudo-recoveries, and ensuing bailouts,
    have a tendency
    to profit them probably the most.

  • 06 January 2015 (Small authorities)

    The UK’s drawback, like that within the US and plenty of different international locations, is
    small
    authorities (and massive firms).

  • 06 January 2015 (Pirate Celebration rep to rewrite copyright legislation)

    A Pirate Celebration consultant is
    in
    cost of a plan to rewrite copyright legislation for Europe.

  • 06 January 2015 (Russian dissident defies home arrest)

    Russian dissident Alexei Navalny was
    saved
    underneath home arrest with no authorized grounds, so he has defied it.

  • 06 January 2015 (Liberia near stopping Ebola)

    Liberia has come
    shut
    to extinguishing transmission of Ebola virus.

  • 06 January 2015 (Homicide of detective investigating thugs)

    UK thugs are
    obstructing
    an investigation into the homicide of a non-public detective who was
    investigating corrupt thugs.

  • 05 January 2015 (Pressing: No palm oil from deforestation)

    Everybody:
    name on Kentucky
    Fried Hen, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell (all owned by the identical
    firm) to ensure it does not get palm oil from deforestation.

  • 05 January 2015 (US and Russian nuclear rivalry)

    US and Russia
    in
    hazard of returning to period of nuclear rivalry.

  • 05 January 2015 (Potential prosecution for insulting tweets)

    A Briton
    faces
    doable prosecution for insulting tweets.

    The textual content of the tweets seems to be

    Glaswegian ebola affected person moved to London’s Royal Free Hospital.
    Not so impartial when it issues most are we jockville ?

    Little sweaty jocks, sending us Ebola bombs within the type of sweaty
    Glaswegians simply is not cricket.

    They appear coarse and sarcastic (which is unclear communication), and
    could also be insulting, although I am unable to perceive who they insult or why.
    Nonetheless, they’re clearly not threats and it’s clearly unsuitable to
    prosecute mere insults.

  • 05 January 2015 (Tiger farming endangers wild tigers)

    Tiger farming in China endangers wild tigers as a result of
    killing
    them is cheaper than rising a tiger in a farm.

  • 05 January 2015 (NATO assassination goal checklist)

    The NATO assassination goal checklist had over 600 folks on it in
    2009-2011, and officers
    launched
    assaults when as much as 10 civilians (not counting civilian males) is likely to be
    killed together with the goal.

  • 04 January 2015 (Pressing: Protest within the UK immediately)

    Within the UK: Protest on Monday for
    renationalization
    of trains.

    Each nation wants a authorities that dares disregard what companies
    need in an effort to serve the general public as a substitute.

  • 04 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose Loreal’s use of carcinogens)

    Everybody:
    name on Loreal
    to take away carcinogens from its body-care merchandise.

  • 04 January 2015 (Pressing: Oppose renomination of bankster)

    US residents: telephone Obama and
    urge
    him to not renominate bankster Antonio Weiss for a put up within the
    Treasury Division.

  • 04 January 2015 (Pressing: Curb “Sneak and Peek” searches)

    US residents:
    name
    on Obama to curb “Sneak and Peek” searches.

    [Reference updated on 2018-03-22 because the old link was broken.]

    This apply was launched within the identify of “combating terrorism”, however
    it’s hardly utilized in terrorist instances; almost at all times the targets
    have
    nothing
    to do with terrorism.

  • 04 January 2015 (Extra US troops heading for Iraq)

    Extra US troops are heading for Iraq, and
    some
    are stationed close to the entrance traces, regardless of Obama’s
    declare that they aren’t there for fight.

  • 04 January 2015 (UN blocked from inspecting prisons)

    Bangladesh, India and now Britain have
    blocked
    the UN from inspecting the prisons the place they maintain folks to be
    deported.

  • 04 January 2015 (Miami thugs taser homeless folks)

    Miami thugs assault folks with tasers for issues like
    sleeping
    in a park. (Why should not homeless folks sleep in a park? If
    you may’t provide them a greater place to sleep, you haven’t any proper to
    intrude.)

    Since tasers haven’t acquired the thugs to scale back their use of weapons,
    what good are they?

  • 04 January 2015 (Thugs kill man for not displaying ID)

    An evidently inflexible worker of an animal shelter did not just like the
    defiant non-government ID that Robert Lawrence confirmed him, and referred to as
    the thugs, who killed
    him.

    Calling the thugs over this was clearly unsuitable.

  • 04 January 2015 (Civilians killed by Afghan troopers)

    Afghan troopers fired mortars on a marriage get together,
    killing
    round 20 civilians.

    In distinction to what occurred when US troops did issues like that,
    the Afghan authorities is treating this as significantly unsuitable.

  • 04 January 2015 (Calls for for censorship of Indian movie)

    An Indian movie that satirizes exploitative Hindu “godmen” has
    provoked
    calls for for censorship, however it’s such an enormous success that the
    authorities doesn’t dare act.

  • 04 January 2015 (Depictions of violence)

    How can
    digital
    baby rape (of no actual particular person) deserve prohibition if digital
    homicide (of no actual particular person) doesn’t?

    I do not like doing both one if it seems real looking, however
    that is a tangent.

  • 04 January 2015 (Cognitive colonization of US colleges)

    Cognitive
    colonization of US colleges.

  • 04 January 2015 (Nicaragua canal protest chief arrested)

    A Nicaragua canal protest organizer was arrested, then
    overwhelmed
    with a rifle butt so badly he couldn’t lie down.

  • 04 January 2015 (Egypt threatens Amal Clooney)

    Amal Clooney identified how Egyptian officers can management the
    final result of trials, and was threatened
    with imprisonment if she stated this in Egypt.

  • 04 January 2015 (Kenya suspends anti-terror measures)

    Kenya
    Excessive Courtroom Suspends Anti-Terror Measures After Opposition
    Objections.

  • 04 January 2015 (Nations proscribing entry to web)

    Nations
    around the globe are proscribing entry to the web.

    If corporations retailer information about Russian customers in Russia, these customers
    can be much less weak to US spying and extra weak to Russian
    spying. They are going to be protected by Russian privateness legislation, if any (I
    doubt it does a lot for folks). All in all, the customers can be worse
    off than earlier than.

    Nevertheless, in a distinct state of affairs such a legislation is likely to be a step up.

  • 04 January 2015 (A motive to not go to the US)

    One more reason to not go to the US: an accident, corresponding to giving start
    prematurely, may
    depart you broke.

  • 03 January 2015 (Unorganized Islamist terrorists)

    Evaluating the unorganized Islamist terrorists of immediately with the
    unorganized
    particular person anarchist killings of 115 years in the past.

  • 03 January 2015 (Pressing: Help NYC mayor in opposition to thugs)

    Everybody:
    state
    your assist for NYC Mayor de Blasio in opposition to the thug unions.

  • 03 January 2015 (Why the TPP have to be defeated)

    Bernie Sanders:
    Ten
    Causes Why the TPP Should Be Defeated.

    In the event that they do go the TPP, we should not deal with that as the top.
    We should
    take away
    our international locations from the TPP.

  • 03 January 2015 (US authorizes crude oil export)

    The US has
    approved
    export of crude oil, which is more likely to enhance world
    consumption and pace humanity in direction of world heating catastrophe.

  • 03 January 2015 (Deadliest 12 months in Afghanistan)

    2014 was the
    deadliest
    12 months to date for civilians in Afghanistan.

    As of some years in the past, the Taliban killed extra civilians than the US
    and NATO troops. I count on that’s nonetheless true. Someway this does not
    encourage as a lot hatred in direction of the Taliban because it does in direction of the US
    and NATO. Nevertheless, it’s the US and NATO which might be retaining the conflict
    going.

  • 03 January 2015 (Websites blocked by India)

    India has imposed a
    blockage
    on entry to an extended checklist of international internet sites, together with Github,
    supposedly as a result of they carry propaganda from PISSI.

    So what in the event that they do? That’s no excuse for censorship corresponding to this.

    PISSI is the Pseudo-Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. To name it the
    “Islamic State” is to endorse its declare to characterize true Islam. I do
    not want to give it such assist.

  • 03 January 2015 (Japan’s inhabitants decline)

    Japan’s inhabitants is declining slowly because the
    start
    charge is considerably under the demise charge.

    Nevertheless, Japan is simply 2% of the human inhabitants, and the remainder is
    nonetheless rising dangerously. Whereas there are some inconveniences to a
    declining inhabitants, they’re small in contrast with the catastrophic
    hazard of an rising inhabitants.

  • 03 January 2015 (Torture in focus camps)

    In 1934, when the German focus camps have been political prisons
    (the mass killing of Jews got here later), prisoners have been steadily tortured.
    Evaluate
    this
    checklist with US torture practices.

  • 03 January 2015 (France bows to strain from wealthy folks)

    France has
    backed
    down on its truthful tax charge for the wealthy, underneath strain from wealthy
    individuals who referred to as it “anti-business”.

    Plutocrats will say the identical factor about any try and throw off the
    dooH niboR insurance policies they’ve imposed. As soon as we acknowledge that we have now
    to defeat the plutocrats, we see the flaw in counterarguments {that a}
    nation ought to bow right down to enterprise to assist companies compete in opposition to
    companies in different international locations.

  • 03 January 2015 (Aggressive policing of minor vandalism)

    Crime
    statistics don’t assist the declare that aggressive policing of
    minor vandalism reduces different kinds of crime.

  • 03 January 2015 (Palestine asks to affix ICC)

    Palestine has
    requested
    to affix the Worldwide Felony Courtroom, after a Safety Council
    movement calling for an affordable peace deal was defeated.

  • 03 January 2015 (Protesters in Nashville deal with peacefully)

    “I am unable to breathe” protesters in Nashville have been dealt with peacefully
    with
    understanding moderately than thuggishness.

  • 03 January 2015 (Harmless folks on demise row)

    Statistics recommend
    at
    least 4% of the folks sentenced to demise row within the US are
    harmless. Lots of them have been taken off demise row and now face
    life imprisonment, so little effort is given to proving they’re
    harmless.

    I used to be anticipating a a lot bigger fraction: a human course of that errs
    solely 4% of the time is fairly dependable, as such issues go.

  • 02 January 2015 (Pressing: No GMO potatoes)

    US residents:
    name on quick
    meals corporations to not use GMO potatoes.

  • 02 January 2015 (“Zero tolerance” in US colleges)

    The
    ten
    most excessive nasty issues US colleges did in 2014 within the identify of
    “zero tolerance”.

    These are the worst examples of inflexible and excessive enforcement of
    guidelines. What worries me extra is the final perspective of inflexible and
    excessive enforcement which pervades US colleges.

  • 02 January 2015 (127 prisoners stay in Guantanamo)

    The US
    launched
    28 prisoners from Guantanamo throughout 2014, leaving 127.

    It might take over 5 extra years to shut the jail if this charge of
    launch continues. Nevertheless, earlier than that it might collide with the US
    intention to maintain some folks in jail for all times with out trial.

  • 02 January 2015 (It isn’t so chilly in Alaska)

    We consider Alaska as a chilly place, however Anchorage
    has
    not had a below-0-Farenheit temperature in all of 2014.

  • 02 January 2015 (Elevated repression in China)

    China has turn into
    steadily
    extra repressive since Xi Jinping took energy.

  • 02 January 2015 (The impunity of thugs)

    A former US police officer
    calls
    for an finish to the impunity of thugs.

    If thugs discover a police officer of their midst, they sometimes regard
    that particular person as a traitor to their gang.

    The racism of the thugs’ violence is a secondary unsuitable: if the folks
    overwhelmed, framed, maimed, and killed have been distributed evenly amongst all
    ethnic teams, it might nonetheless be unacceptable. For thugs to extend
    their violence in opposition to whites till it matches their violence in opposition to
    blacks wouldn’t be an enchancment. Fairly, we should make them
    lower their violence in opposition to black Individuals.

  • 02 January 2015 (Drone bombing)

    Think about if in 2019 the Senate investigates the US drone bombing
    marketing campaign because it has investigated torture.

    A

    secret CIA research warned about this in 2009.

    The essential distinction is just not between drones and manned bombers or
    artillery. Fairly, what makes the US drone bombing marketing campaign each
    unsuitable
    and self-defeating is that it’s carried out

    away from battlefields.

  • 02 January 2015 (Watch all communications)

    A

    UK minister says, if the federal government may watch all communications,
    it might discover extra “pedophiles”.

    They aren’t speaking discovering and imprisoning males which have intercourse with
    youngsters. They’re speaking about discovering and imprisoning males who’ve
    or redistribute copies of photos that depict intercourse with youngsters, or
    maybe with adolescents labeled as youngsters; they wish to imprison
    them as a result of there may be some likelihood they might have intercourse with youngsters,
    or with adolescents. I do not consider that must be performed in any respect.

    This marketing campaign, unjust in itself, is offered as an excuse for complete
    surveillance of everybody. That energy would in fact be used in opposition to
    different targets — journalists’ sources, dissidents, anybody who
    will get in the best way.

  • 02 January 2015 (New Pun)

    New pun: bushes.

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