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  1. Low Oil Prices Are History's Greatest Case of Market FailureRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The American Prospect

    Well, that argument didn't work out so well for environmentalists, did it? As oil reserves and those of other carbon fuels became scarce and prices rose, the law of supply and demand kicked in. The industry invested the profits from those higher prices in new technologies, and the oil barons found even more destructive ways to extract oil and gas-by exploiting the muck from tar sands, inventing hydro-fracking, and despoiling sources in developing countries.

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  2. No more Turning the Cheek: Assyrian Christians form Militia in Syria to fight al-QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    They have fought to defend themselves from the Islamic State, Al-Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham and frequently work in tandem with the Kurdish People's Protection Units .

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  3. Putin Shot Down a Plane! Putin Shot Down a " What? Never MindRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Search for "Malaysian Airlines Flight 17" on the New York Times website and you'll find a page promoting three articles from July, two hyping the idea that Russia did it and one just focused on the horror of it. Below that you'll find 109 articles arranged from newest to oldest.

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  4. Jon Stewart Rips Sean Hannity And Fox For Calling Jay-Z a 'Former Crack Dealer'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    Fox "news" got the treatment they deserved on this Wednesday's The Daily Show after the cheap shot they took at Jay-Z last week. As our friend Ellen over at News Hounds discussed last week , despite the fact that Jay-Z is now "one of the most successful American entertainers and businessmen" and exactly "the kind of rags-to-riches American success story you'd think Fox would celebrate, they decided to describe him as a "former crack dealer" when he met with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to discuss police policy both on their web site and on Sean Hannity's show.

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  5. 6 Guantanamo Prisoners Released, Not Sent Home, but to UruguayRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    After up to 12 years, some of the prisoners just released are off hunger strike, and in "freedom." This deal was put together last March, reportedly because of the huge pressure the Guantanamo prisoners' hunger strike put on Obama.

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  6. America claims black lives matter, but police killings suggest they don'tRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    We shut down freeways and bridges coast to coast, stopping traffic, holiday shopping, Grand Central Station and other business as usual. Then came another grand jury non-indictment: Eric Garner, also an unarmed African American, with this killing by choke hold caught on video.

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  7. The Coin of the Realm: How Inside Traders Are Rigging AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    A few years ago, hedge fund Level Global Investors made $54 million selling Dell Computer stock based on insider information from a Dell employee. When charged with illegal insider trading, Global Investors' co-founder Anthony Chiasson claimed he didn't know where the tip came from.

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  8. What Is Chuck Schumer Up To?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Truthdig

    Sen. Charles Schumer gave Democrats a talking-to about their obligation to stand up for government's role in helping struggling middle-income Americans - and his message got swallowed up by a few paragraphs on health care. If you heard anything about his speech late last month at the National Press Club, you know he said Democrats "blew the opportunity the American people gave them" in the 2008 election by putting "all of our focus on the wrong problem - health care reform."

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  9. Fox Host Missed Obama's Reassurance To Americans Over Film ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Media Matters for America

    Fox News host Martha MacCallum falsely claimed that President Obama failed to reassure Americans to continue movie-going after Sony's film The Interview prompted terror threats. However, Obama had encouraged Americans to "go to the movies" hours earlier.

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  10. Darkest of the Dark: Incomprehensible Tom Coburn Blocks Bill, Says...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Despite an epidemic of astonishing proportions - 22 veteran suicides a day - retiring, grandstanding, incoherent obstructionist Sen. Tom "Dr.No" Coburn, R-Okla., took his final stand against humanity by single-handedly blocking the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, which had broad bi-partisan support and would have cost $22 million, or about the same as three and a half-hours of the Iraq War. From Paul Rieckhoff, founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America , "This is why people hate Washington."

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  11. C&L's Late Nite Music Club With St. VincentRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

    St. Vincent just put out a new video for her song, "Birth in Reverse," which came out on her eponymous album earlier this year. I've put her stuff up on here before, but it's always good to see that she's working on new things.

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  12. Russia/Ukraine News - Dec 18, 2014Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

    The log-in box below is only for bloggers. Nobody else will be able to log in because we have not figured out how to stop voluminous spam ruining the site.

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  13. Texas Plumbing Company Truck Winds Up with ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    According to a news report from KHOU-TV in Houston, a plumbing company's Ford F-250 is in the hands of Islamic State in Syria. The owner of the company has no idea how they got his truck: he sold it last year to a dealership, which sent it to auction.

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  14. An Open Letter to Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    FYI: Wally is still insisting that he is ready for Hillary, but the real question: Is Hillary ready for him and those like him? Dear Hillary, I'm a lifelong Democrat, but of late, have been feeling betrayed by my leaders. The hope and change I was looking for recently got snuffed out with the passage of a budget through both houses of congress.

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  15. The Daily Show/penultimate Colbert Report Spoiler Thread 12.17.14Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Tonight, it'll be Stephen . Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags.

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  16. Let Them Eat OilRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Oil coated the Shela River near Mongla, Bangladesh on December 12, 2014. Thousands of gallons of oil have spilled into the protected Sundarbans mangrove area, home to rare Irrawaddy and Ganges dolphins, since a tanker collided with another vessel there on December 9. [See Devastating Oil Spill Threatens Rare Dolphins and Bengal Tigers ] To answer that question -- why are they using spoons and not silver spoons? -- you have to ask why an area of the world once called "The Paradise of Nations" by a Persian emperor, once possibly the richest region in the Indian subcontinent, would be dubbed a "basket case" by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

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  17. Pop go the WeaselsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    I was losing my faith. Okay, I was starting to feel despair. But I feel ever so much better now that I see the long game.

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  18. Open thread for night owls: 1944 murder conviction of 14-year-old vacated. His execution can't beRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Normally, I don't put a news excerpt from The New York Times in Night Owls, but I'm making an exception tonight to ensure that this awful story gets attention. Jesse Wegman writes : Seventy years after he was executed in South Carolina, George Stinney's conviction was vacated by a state judge Wednesday on the grounds that he had not received a fair trial.

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  19. Washington Governor Jay Inslee proposes a Carbon Charge for big pollutersRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    I had the opportunity to talk with then Congressman Jay Inslee at length at Netroots Nation 2009 in Pittsburgh. We spent most of that time talking about transitioning to sustainable energy.

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  20. WaPo poll on torture fails to mention innocent victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    The Washington Post has this poll out which claims that a majority says CIA harsh interrogations justified . But reading through the actual questions asked, it's no wonder they report what they do.

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