China Tries to Sterilize 10,000 Parents Over One Child Rule

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TIMES ONLINE– Doctors in southern China are working around the clock to fulfil a government goal to sterilise — by force if necessary — almost 10,000 men and women who have violated birth control policies. Family planning authorities are so determined to stop couples from producing more children than the regulations allow that they are detaining the relatives of those … Read More

Control of Public Media as a Social Justice Issue

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TRUTHOUT– Media justice organizers at the Center for Media Justice (CMJ) and MAG-Net have recently produced a brilliant campaign plan (“The Campaign for universal broadband”) to win three policies crucial for just and democratic communication: network neutrality, universal broadband and universal service fund reform. Considering the renewed struggle required to win these goals, and to protect them afterwards, two questions … Read More

Oil Spill May Be Five Times Bigger Than Expected

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COMMON DREAMS– The view from space indicates that the oil may be leaking at a rate of 25,000 barrels a day, dwarfing the figure of 5,000 barrels that US officials and the British oil giant BP have used in recent days. A Northern Gannet bird, which is covered in oil from a massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico, pokes … Read More

CNN Poll- 52% Say Obama Shouldn’t Be Re-elected

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THE HILL– 52 percent of Americans said President Barack Obama doesn’t deserve reelection in 2012, according to a new poll. 44 percent of all Americans said they would vote to reelect the president in two and a half years, less than the slight majority who said they would prefer to elect someone else.Obama faces a 44-52 deficit among both all … Read More

France Bans Islamic Head Scarves in Schools

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BBC NEWS– As expected, the French parliament has voted in favour of a new law to ban the wearing of Islamic headscarves in schools. And despite mass protests by French Muslims in recent weeks, the ban won by a landslide. It will not just affect Muslim girls- large Christian crosses and Jewish skullcaps are also banned, as almost certainly are … Read More

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