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'Free Trade' Agreements Promoted for Corporate Benefit Gut the Middle Class, Expand Wealth Inequity & Accelerate Immigration

<p>Photo by M. Swenson Outside Clinton Global Initiative forum in Denver June 2014, sign by the <i>Question Alliance</i> notes the disconnect between the Clintons' promotion of "free trade" agreements like TPP and professed concerns by the Clinton Global Initiative about wealth inequity.<p>Just as President …

Globalization

Many Republicans Think Climate Change Is Real -- Just Not The Ones In Congress

WASHINGTON -- While many Republicans in Congress deny that man-made climate change is occurring and oppose regulations to address it, a new survey suggests that Republicans in the rest of the country are more inclined to believe in the phenomenon and to support environmental protection.<p>There is a …

Climate

Kepler finds two planets with a striking resemblance to Earth

Welcome to the family! Scientists using<p>NASA’s Kepler spacecraft have confirmed at least eight new roughly Earth-sized planets sitting in the habitable zones of their host stars – two of which rival the most "Earth-like" planets found to date.<p>The discoveries, described at the American Astronomical …

One nation under SWAT: How America’s police became an occupying force

If the situation in Ferguson has taught us one thing, it’s that things are getting very, very scary<p>Jason Westcott was afraid.<p>One night last fall, he discovered via Facebook that a friend of a friend was planning with some co-conspirators to break in to his home. They were intent on stealing …

Britain threatens Internet 'trolls' with two years in jail

London (AFP) – People found guilty of Internet “trolling” in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals outlined on …

From Ghana: Ebola is not real and the only people who have gotten sick are those who got shots from the red cross

<b>Editors note</b> - This is not the editors opinion but the original author. The idea behind sharing this is to create a dialogue on activities of Red …

Online Protest In Support of Net Neutrality Planned For Sept. 10

Web activists are planning an online protest for next week to press federal regulators for stronger rules to protect net neutrality, or the idea that all web content should be treated equally.<p>The activists are asking websites and social networks to join the protest on Sept. 10 by embedding special …

Gary Johnson: ‘Abolish the IRS’

For 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, the ongoing controversy at the Internal Revenue Service is further proof the agency should be eliminated.<p>“Imagine life without having to deal with the IRS,” Johnson told New Mexico Watchdog in an interview …

South Dakota Republican Party Passes Resolution Calling For Obama's Impeachment

The South Dakota Republican Party passed a resolution on Saturday calling for the impeachment of President Barack Obama.<p>Delegates at the party's annual convention in Rapid City voted 191-176 in favor of the measure, which claims that the president has "violated his oath of office in numerous ways," …