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Right-Wing Judges Seek to Close the Courthouse Doors to Public Interest Claims

Imagine if, prior to arguing Brown v. Board of Education on behalf of the NAACP, future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall instead had been forced by pro-Jim Crow judges to pay substantial penalties for “grossly abusing the judicial process” by asserting what they deemed to be frivolous arguments. Had that …

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Save the Peaks: Federal Court of Appeals Attacks Public Interest Litigants

Save the Peaks: Federal Court of Appeals Attacks Public Interest Litigants By Stephen Brittle, President, Don’t Waste Arizona June 26, 2012 The message from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals was clear: if you are concerned about the environment; if you want to protect Native American sacred areas; or even …

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Nearly 90 Percent of Teachers Authorize Strike

Nearly 90 percent of union-represented Chicago Public Schools teachers voted to authorize a strike, the Chicago Teachers Union said Monday. The vote not only exceeded the 75 percent required by state law, but some school networks voted 100 percent to authorize a strike, the union said. The strike authorization vote …

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SOPA mutates into much worse CISPA, the latest threat to internet free speech

Ethan A. Huff Natural News April 22, 2012 Just because SOPA and PIPA, the infamous internet “kill switch” bills, are largely dead does not mean the threat to internet free speech has become any less serious. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), also known as H.R. 3523, is …

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Executive Order: Federal Government To Take Control of Domestic Natural Gas Production; EPA Set To Move Within One Week

Mac Slavo April 16th, 2012 SHTFplan.com Comments (89) While Americans focused their attention on the Colombian controversy involving U.S. Secret Service agents, prostitutes and excessive drinking, President Obama quietly signed his latest Presidential Executive Order. The Supporting Safe and Responsible Development of Unconventional Domestic Natural Gas Resources Executive Order seeks …

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America 2012: The Supreme Court Has Made It Legal For The Police To Strip Search You Any Time They Want

The American Dream Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Last week the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police in the United States can strip search anyone that they arrest. It doesn’t matter how minor the crime is and it doesn’t matter if they suspect that you have contraband on you or not. …

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‘Tangled’ playwright calls out President Barack Obama

In one scene, the play’s pivotal character, Clo, comes down hard on America’s first black president, essentially asking “what has he done for blacks lately?” “There’s a fine line between courageous and crazy and to take up the issue of President Obama is not easy, especially in his hometown,” Anderson-Cobb …

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Follow the Money: BPA Makers to Gross $8 Billion Thanks to FDA Rejecting Ban

Anthony Gucciardi Infowars.com Monday, April 2, 2012 Producers of toxic BPA are now boasting $8 billion in sales for 2012 thanks to the FDA rejecting a potential ban on the cancer-linked chemical on March 30th. According to GlobalData, manufacturers will produce 4.7 million metric tons of BPA this year to …

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We Are This Far From A Turnkey Totalitarian State” – Big Brother Goes Live September 2013 | ZeroHedge

Submitted by Tyler Durden on 03/17/2012 14:56 -0400 George Orwell was right. He was just 30 years early. In its April cover story, Wired has an exclusive report on the NSA’s Utah Data Center, which is a must read for anyone who believes any privacy is still a possibility in …

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Obama signs anti-protest Trespass Bill

Only days after clearing Congress, US President Barack Obama signed his name to H.R. 347 on Thursday, officially making it a federal offense to cause a disturbance at certain political events — essentially criminalizing protest in the States. RT broke the news last month that H.R. 347, the Federal Restricted …

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Obama shifts location of G-8 summit from hometown of Chicago to his Camp David retreat

By Associated Press, Published: March 5 WASHINGTON — The White House abruptly announced Monday that it had scuttled plans to hold the upcoming G-8 economic summit in Chicago, and would instead host world leaders at the presidential retreat at Camp David in Maryland. It was an unusually late location change …

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