Molly McGrath

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The longest fast

Anupam Nath/AP<p>Irom Sharmila is protesting the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which gives Indian soldiers impunity in the insurgent northeastern states. She has been fasting and in solitary confinement for about 13 years<p>On a March afternoon in 2013, Irom Sharmila, a 39-year-old activist …

RedHack Berkin Elvan İçin Konya Ticaret Borsası'nın sitesini hackledi

CHP'nin Cumhurbaşkanı Adayı Muharrem İnce Tekirdağ'da. Muharrem İnce’nin konuşmasından satırbaşları şöyle; “Önümüzde bir seçim var ter akıtma seçimi. …

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Extend Jobless Benefits Now!

The employment report for February, released on Friday morning, was decent enough. The payroll figure, of 175,000 new jobs, was a bit higher than expected, although I wouldn’t attach very much significance to that. Given the statistical margin of error of plus or minus 90,000, it’s not clear that …

Forbes Distances Itself From Ukrainian Magazine As Oligarch Owner Wanted For Corruption

Family scion Miguel Forbes, who approved the Ukrainian magazine's controversial sale to an oligarch wanted for stealing $1 billion and facing EU sanctions, has left the company.<p>KIEV, Ukraine — <i>Forbes</i> is revoking fugitive oligarch Sergei Kurchenko's license to publish the magazine's Ukrainian edition …

The Great Invisible Tells The Story Of BP Workers At Deepwater

Via Gas 2.0:<p>When BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling operation went bad in 2010, it did so in spectacular fashion. There was an explosion, a fire, and …

The Fall Of Obamacare McCarthyism

Obamacare McCarthyism jumped the shark in the Texas primary this week.<p>No politician has deployed the tactic more fervently than Texas Rep. Steve …

How Slavery Led To Modern Capitalism

<b>Bloomberg View:</b> When the New York City banker James Brown tallied his wealth in 1842, he had to look far below Wall Street to trace its origins. His investments in the American South exceeded $1.5 million, a quarter of which was directly bound up in the ownership of slave plantations.<p>Brown was …

The crisis of liberalism in Egypt

Khaled Desouki/AFP/Getty Images<p>After three years of failed governance that followed its popular January 25 revolution, Egypt stands at a crossroads. Although the Muslim Brotherhood amassed the majority of votes in the country’s first democratic elections, it ruled with an authoritarian hand, …

Conservative group Alec trains sights on city and local government

The rightwing group Alec is preparing to launch a new nationwide network that will seek to replicate its current influence within state legislatures in city councils and municipalities.<p>The American Legislative Exchange Council, founded in 1973, has become one of the most pervasive advocacy …