Archive for: 2011

Fresno prisoners fight inhumane conditions

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Prisoners in Fresno County Jail filed a class action lawsuit Dec. 13 stating that Fresno Sheriff Margaret Mims is violating prisoners’ Eighth and Fo...

North Koreans mourn death of leader Kim Jong Il

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On Dec. 17, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il passed away after suffering a fatal heart attack while onboard a train for a field visit.

‘Occupy the Freeholders’ action stands for immigrant rights

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Dozens of protesters endured pouring rain and high winds in New Jersey Dec. 7 in order to support an “Occupy the Freeholders” event organized by O...

Supporters take to the streets to defend Bradley Manning

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On Dec. 17, hundreds of protesters braved the cold winter weather in Fort Meade, Md., to defend Private First Class Bradley Manning.

An example of brazen hypocrisy

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the UN Dec. 6 calling discrimination against LGBT people "one of the remaining human rights challenges of...

Iraq: not free from foreign domination

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While combat troops are leaving Iraq, for now at least, the U.S. government is creating a staff of 16,000 for its newly constructed embassy in the hea...

The bankers’ coup: Three flagrant violations of democracy from 2011

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In the bankers’ offensive, still in full swing in 2011, they have occasionally deemed it necessary to entirely eliminate even the pretense of “dem...

Empty homes and homeless people

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The criminal absurdity of capitalism is nowhere more clear than in the U.S. housing crisis. As the number of available houses and apartments grows, mo...

Iraq: not free from foreign domination

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While combat troops are leaving, for now at least, the U.S. government is creating a staff of 16,000 for its newly constructed embassy in the heart of...

Mine owner ordered to pay record settlement

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The owner of a mine that exploded last year killing 29 workers, has been ordered to pay $209 million in compensation and fines.