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Anti-ACTA day: Angry crowds take action

Anti-ACTA day: Angry crowds take action

The world has witnessed an unprecedented day of protests against ACTA. Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in dozens of cities around the globe to protect what is left of the freedom of expression on the internet. Protesters from over 200 European cities consolidated their efforts to hold rallies across Europe. The controversial ACTA […]

First Lawsuits Filed in Miramonte School Scandal

First Lawsuits Filed in Miramonte School Scandal

New and disturbing evidence reveals methods used by LAUSD teachers to repeatedly abuse students at Miramonte Elementary School Los Angeles — Two leading law firms, Owen, Patterson & Owen and The Law Office of Jessica Dominguez, representing eight (8) sexually victimized school children and their families, filed personal injury lawsuits on their behalf in Los […]

Angry Desert Hot Springs Citizens showing support for DHSPD Officer Paul Tapia

Angry Desert Hot Springs Citizens showing support for DHSPD Officer Paul Tapia

A Christmas toy-give-away event turned ugly; in the eye of the storm is Rick Daniels (City Manager) and DHS Police officer Paul Tapai. (The President of the DHS Police Association). The reason is still unclear, why the event could not be held at the Senior Center. But it caused a firestorm, and citizen went on […]

Thousands wage war against ACTAck on Internet

Thousands wage war against ACTAck on Internet

Poland is bracing for a new day of protests against a copyright agreement signed by Warsaw on Thursday. Opponents staging demos and hacker attacks say the ACTA treaty amounts to internet censorship and gross violation of human rights. In order to become law, the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement must first be voted in by parliament. In […]

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Richard (RJ) Eskow, Op-Ed:  “Investigate the Banks!” Today a coalition of progressive groups handed in a petition with more than 360,000 signatures that demanded exactly that. It calls on the Obama administration to stop pushing a cushy fraud settlement for bankers, to pursue a fair deal for shafted homeowners, and to let criminal investigations against […]

Anti-brothel striptease: Topless activists target Indian embassy (VIDEO)

Anti-brothel striptease: Topless activists target Indian embassy (VIDEO)

Four FEMEN activists have undressed at the Indian embassy in Kiev in protest against the country’s plan to block young Ukrainian, Russian and Kazakh women from entering India as part of a national anti-prostitution campaign. The topless activists, partially clad in Indian clothes, used a ladder to climb the Indian embassy’s balcony and unfurled banners […]

Michael Hastings: Pentagon Press Corps is an extension of Pentagon

Michael Hastings: Pentagon Press Corps is an extension of Pentagon

A year after a scathing article in Rolling Stone forced US Army general Stanley McChrystal out of his post in Afghanistan, journalist Michael Hastings reflects on the experience that ended up not at all like he would have imagined. “I was somewhat surprised by the response,” Hastings told RT. His article, The Runaway General, made […]

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