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Campbell diaries: Murdoch ‘called Blair over Iraq’

BBC News Rupert Murdoch called Tony Blair urging him not to delay the invasion of Iraq, former Number 10 communications chief Alastair Campbell has said. The claim is made in the latest part of Mr Campbell’s diaries, which are being … Continue reading

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Never forget that Bradley Manning, not gay marriage, is the issue

John Pilger johnpilger.com In the week Barack Obama received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he  ordered bombing attacks on Yemen, killing a reported 63 people, 28 of them children. When Obama recently announced he supported same-sex marriage, American planes … Continue reading

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Arizona House approves bill to ban late-term abortions

David Schwartz Reuters Arizona’s state House of Representatives voted to enact a bill on Tuesday that bans most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, sending the closely watched measure on to the Republican governor for approval. House members passed the … Continue reading

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Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont if Legislators Pass a Bill Requiring GMO Food to Be Labeled

Will Allen  & Ronnie Cummins AlterNet What it really comes down to this: Elected officials are abandoning the public interest and public will in the face of corporate intimidation. Despite overwhelming public support and support from a clear majority of … Continue reading

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Victory in Canada: Restrictive Education Bill Defeated

Mike Smith HSLDA The impossible has happened in Alberta, Canada. Homeschoolers were fighting for their very freedom to teach truth according to their conscience and convictions. A bill that was destined to pass, and would have given the government authority … Continue reading

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Spanish co-op weathers financial storm

Al Jazeera Spain is deep in debt, and its economic woes are causing misery for many. But the country is also home to to the world’s largest worker co-operative, the Mondragon group, which employs more than 80,000 people across 256 … Continue reading

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Phase change: Australian politics turns liquid

Joanne Nova JoNova Who says it’s only Rudd versus Gillard? Abbott came from nowhere. Australia may have a new Prime Minister as soon as next week. Former PM, Kevin Rudd has just resigned from his Foreign Ministership so he’s going … Continue reading

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Banned in Germany, But You’re Probably Still Eating It

Source: Mercola Monsanto, the world leader in genetically modified (GM) crops and seeds, has been named the worst company of 2011 by Natural Society — for “threatening both human health and the environment.” I couldn’t agree more. I have long … Continue reading

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SOPA and PIPA Fully Alive — And a New Bill Joins Them

Source: Activist Post Many of us breathed a sigh of relief when an overwhelming amount of Americans banned together and voiced their opposition to Congress over both the Stop Online Piracy Act, and Protect Intellectual Property Act. Sites that dimmed … Continue reading

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FURY AS DAVID CAMERON REJECTS EU REFERENDUM

Source: Express DAVID Cameron faced anger last night after rejecting referendum calls following a new Franco-German blueprint for overhauling the European Union. The Prime Minister dismissed demands for a vote on Britain’s ties with Brussels despite prospects of a major … Continue reading

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