Media Black Out of Veterans Chained to WH Fence

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COMMONDREAMS – There was a black-out and a white-out Thursday and Friday as over a hundred US veterans opposed to US wars in Afghanistan and elsewhere around the world, and their civilian supporters, chained and tied themselves to the White House fence during an early snowstorm to say enough is enough. Washington Police arrested 135 of the protesters, in what … Read More

Civil Society Groups Protest Climate Summit

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DEMOCRACY NOW! – As the Cancún climate talks headed toward a conclusion on Friday, civil society groups spoke out against what they said was a flawed United Nations process. As the talks wrapped up inside the conference rooms of Cancún’s luxurious Moon Palace resort, civil society groups protested the process—and found themselves increasingly iced out. John Hamilton files a report … Read More

MR Original – Personal Revolution

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“The biggest impediment to revolution is a personal one: our own deep-seated feelings of cynicism and impotence. How can anything “I” do possibly make a difference? Most of us have trouble accepting radical change as a viable option. Entrenched in a familiar world, we cannot imagine another. It’s hard to see our current system as simply one stage of a … Read More

Buy Nothing Day Rejects Black Friday Shopping

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8NEWS– It seems you are supposed to spend money on Black Friday. The media tells you to. The ads tell you to. Well, Chad Martinez will tell you something different. “I have bought nothing today,” he said on campus at UNLV. He had not even been into a store. Martinez is participating in Buy Nothing Day, a controversial holiday of sorts that rebels … Read More

Haitians Barricade Streets in Protest of UN

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DEMOCRACY NOW– Protests are continuing in Haiti over the cholera outbreak that has now killed more than 1,100 people and infected some 17,000. On Wednesday, residents in the city of Cap-Haïtien clashed with U.N. troops for the third consecutive day. Crowds have taken to the streets expressing anger at the Haitian government and the United Nations for failing to contain … Read More

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