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  1. Iran Demands Lifting of Sanctions for 'Irreversible' Moves, Says InsiderRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    As the P5+1 and Iran agree to continue talks on a possible joint statement past a midnight deadline into Wednesday, the most contentious issue in Lausanne still appears to be how and when sanctions on Iran will be lifted. Virtually all the details of the negotiating positions of the two sides remain cloaked in secrecy.

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  2. Feeding the World-- Without GMOsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Common Dreams

    EWG released a new analysis today debunking the myth that genetically engineered crops will be crucial to "feeding the world" as the population soars. My report takes a hard look at recent research and concludes that so far, GE crops have done nothing to improve global food security - and there's little reason to think that they will any time soon.

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  3. From Gaza to Southampton: We Are All PalestiniansRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    For the second time in just a month, a British academic institution has been intimidated by an orchestrated Zionist lobby. Yesterday we learned that Southampton University has decided to withdraw its permission to hold the academic conference on International Law and the State of Israel.

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  4. Another CFR-Rhodes Agent for Secretary of DefenseRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    If my rebuttal to globalist Robert I. Rotberg didn't prove that Western globalization is driven by a network of Rhodes Secret Society Round Tables, then let me provide some more evidence of how the American Round Table, the Council on Foreign Relations, steers US foreign policy through the office of United States Secretary of Defense. Ashton B. Carter, who is a Rhodes Scholar and CFR member , will be the twenty-seventh United States Secretary of Defense.

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  5. To Be A VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    When I went to the bathroom this morning, my reflection looked at me and said, "hey, listen. I figured it out."

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  6. Are You Now, or Have You Ever BeenRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

    Can such a simple and small action as raising taxes on the extremely wealthy be revolutionary? It seems that these days it can be. Before chucking it all and moving somewhere off the grid where the oligarchs will never find us, there is one question which should be asked of every American politician seeking office this election cycle.

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  7. Afghanistan's China CardRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Call it an irony, if you will, but as the Obama administration struggles to slow down or halt its scheduled withdrawal from Afghanistan, newly elected Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is performing a withdrawal operation of his own. He seems to be in the process of trying to sideline the country's major patron of the last 13 years - and as happened in Iraq after the American invasion and occupation there, Chinese resource companies are again picking up the pieces.

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  8. Half of all new Energy world-wide last year was GreenRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Driven by solar and wind, world investments in renewable energy reversed a two-year dip last year, brushing aside the challenge from sharply lower oil prices and registering a 17 percent leap over the previous year to stand at 270 billion dollars.

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  9. Barghouthi: "Joining Icc a Significant Move To Strip Israel's Illegal Immunity"Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, stated that by joining the International Criminal Court , Palestine would be able to file cases against Israel and its commanders for war crimes against the Palestinian people, and to strip Israel of its illegal immunity that allowed it to continue its war crimes. Dr. Barghouthi said the fact that Palestine became an official member of the ICC, Tuesday, is an important step towards stripping Israel of its illegal, and immoral, immunity that enabled it to continue to commit war crimes against the Palestinians, their lands, property and holy sites, in direct violation of International Law.

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  10. As Iran talks Progress, US, Iran forces cooperate in taking TikritRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    By now the Iraqi government has a long history of claiming areas are "liberated" when the local picture remained mixed. This is the sort of thing that occurred recently in where Tikrit , where PM Haydar al-Abadi went on television and declared Tikrit no longer in the hands of Daesh .

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  11. The Homophobic Law and the Indiana Governor Who Dares Not Speak Its PurposeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Sodomy, of course, was once referred to as the crime that dare not speak its name because the combination of fear and hate of straight males for gays was so intense that it was barbaric and even murderous. It is a measure of how much things have changed that the haters now know that they dare not speak their hate.

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  12. Jesus Died in a Police StateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    It is fitting at a time when the nation is grappling with moral questions about how best to execute death row prisoners , whether police should be held responsible for shooting unarmed citizens , and to what extent we allow the government to dictate, monitor and control every aspect of our lives , that we remember that Jesus Christ--the religious figure worshipped by Christians for his death on the cross and subsequent resurrection--died at the hands of a police state. Those living through this present age of militarized police, SWAT team raids, police shootings of unarmed citizens, roadside strip searches, and invasive surveillance might feel as if these events are unprecedented.

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  13. for Immediate Release: "Burning Our Bridges"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | IPS

    Congress is considering tax cuts on offshore corporate profits as a way to boost short-term revenue for infrastructure investment. A new report released today by the Center for Effective Government and the Institute for Policy Studies, reveals why this would be short-sighted.

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  14. Burning Our BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | IPS

    President Obama and some members of Congress think the easiest way to fund infrastructure is by granting corporations a large tax cut on their untaxed offshore profits. To generate funds to shore up our nation's crumbling infrastructure, the U.S. Congress is considering giving corporations large tax cuts on their offshore profits.

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  15. Today is a Day to Honor All Tea PartiersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    On this day, we should honor the members of the Tea Party, upholders of truth and decency in our society. These selfless heroes do whatever it takes to make themselves heard, and they deserve to be commended for doing so.

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  16. IAN: Wed, April 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group gives Kossacks a safe place to check in, a daily diary where we can let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, blizzards, floods, wild fires, hurricanes, tornadoes, power outages, earthquakes, or other such things that could keep us off DKos. It also allows us to find other Kossacks nearby for in-person checks when other methods of communication fail - a buddy system.

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  17. My Friend Decided to Die Last WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    My longtime friend decided to die last week, on the heels of the Spring Equinox, the archetypal moment of renewal and new life. He sent out a Facebook farewell with an invitation to his memorial service, scheduled for a few days after he would "pull the plug."

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  18. Arkansas Defies Widespread Outrage by Passing 'Religious Freedom' ActRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Truthdig

    The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, seen by its many critics as a monumental setback to LGBT equality, was ratified by the Arkansas Legislature on Tuesday. Those opposed to the bill assert that it will permit business owners to discriminate against gay, lesbian and transgender people on religious grounds.

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  19. 3/31/2015Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | Digby

    TUCKER CARLSON: The demagoguery around this is really nauseating I will say, echoing George Will's comments. We've always made exceptions for religious minorities.

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  20. Iran Talks Extend Past DeadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Diplomats and negotiators worked late as an initial deadline approached, but more time appeared necessary to reach a framework deal. How long talks will continue was unclear.

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