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This weekend’s revelation that dozens of celebrities and famous personalities were victims of a targeted hacking aimed at exposing private, sexually suggestive photos has reopened the conversation about online security…

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CREDIT: AP A conservative think tank is protesting the federal Labor Day holiday by staging a work-in on Monday in a gambit to celebrate “the freedom to keep your…

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“Survival migration” is not a reality show, but an accurate description of human mobility fuelled by desperation and fear. How despairing are these migrant contingents? Look at the figures of …

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In this column, Demba Moussa Dembele, director of the African Forum on Alternatives in Dakar, analyses the geopolitical reasons behind the recent summit in Washington between African leaders and the …

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CREDIT: AP Michael Sam was released by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday afternoon, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and other reports. News of Sam’s release came just before the…

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The dry bed of the Stevens Creek Reservoir is seen on Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. CREDIT: AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez At least one in four Californians get their…

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White House officials are debating whether Obama should announce a plan to defer deportations.

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Happy Labor Day, Mom

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From: William Greider Education reformers have left out the human dimensions of a harsh labor market where women, like my mother, were regularly punished for not being men. 

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He cites potential distractions over renewed attention to a controversy from the Iowa 2012 caucuses.

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Night after night, Fox News doubles down on hate. Whether George Zimmerman, Bundy or Ferguson, it just gets worse. The continuing right-wing effort to make a hero out of…

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From: Michelle Chen Home healthcare workers in Minnesota just established a union, opening the door for negotiating higher wages. 

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Mary Kay Henry For America’s workers, Labor Day marks more than the end of summer. It’s a reminder of the struggles we have won—and those that lie ahead.

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No other drugs even come close. When you think of the “deadliest drug,” what do you picture? Do you imagine dirty needles and pill bottles strewn across the floor?…

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Frank Lindh The father of a young man captured while fighting for the Taliban in 2001 reminds us of the “dark side” of US policy after 9/11.

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George Joseph Students fighting to improve campus sexual assault policies face indifference—or worse—from administrators.

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The Colorado Independent criticized Fox News contributor Karl Rove and his political group for twisting its reporting into a misleading attack on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Democratic Sen…

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The Colorado Independent criticized Fox News contributor Karl Rove and his political group for twisting its reporting into a misleading attack on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Democratic Sen…

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International incidents are a prime opportunity to daydream about foreign leaders who’d make better presidents than Barack Obama, at least inside the conservative media bubble. David Cameron has now joined…

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International incidents are a prime opportunity to daydream about foreign leaders who’d make better presidents than Barack Obama, at least inside the conservative media bubble. David Cameron has now joined…

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An opinion column for The Daily Caller blamed gay and bisexual men for much of the military’s sexual assault problem, arguing that the 2010 repeal of the armed forces’ Don’t Ask…

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Fox News host Bret Baier raised the notion that a possible forthcoming executive order on immigration from President Obama may be government “shutdown bait.” In June, President Obama announced he was…

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Fox News contributor Erick Erickson responded to President Obama’s press conference addressing the Islamic State by asserting that he understands why “so many” believe Obama “is a closet Muslim jihadist…

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Conservative media are suggesting that the Obama administration is “working with foreigners to subvert the Constitution” by seeking a climate agreement with other nations without Senate approval, but legal experts…

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Fox News hosts defended the practice of catcalling, insisting women should “let men be men” and downplaying the harmful impact widespread street harassment has on women. On the August 28 edition…

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David Palumbo-Liu Under the spurious claim of protecting “civility,” the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has caved in to the McCarthyite bullying of the Israel lobby.

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Fox News host Brian Kilmeade falsely claimed that an immigration ruling allowing a victim of domestic violence in Guatemala to pursue an asylum claim in the U.S. would allow…

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Charles and David Koch, brothers and the oil barons who are already shaping the 2014 midterm elections according to recently leaked audio recordings, are often portrayed as environmentally responsible advocates of…

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Fox News’ chief White House correspondent Ed Henry misrepresented comments by chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey to baselessly suggest the White House forced Dempsey to downplay the threat of the extremist group known as the…

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Westchester County community and religious leaders speak out against anti-Islamic ads at Metro North commuter rail stations. Press conference, White Plains, NY, September 6, 2012 More info: WESPAC Foundation, www.WESPAC…

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Chuck Bell of Progressive News Network interviews Rosemary Gibson, author of “The Treatment Trap: How the Overuse of Medical Care is Destroying Your Health, and What You Can Do to…

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WEDNESDAY’S MINI-REPORT…. Today’s edition of quick hits: * Bahrain: “Tens of thousands of demonstrators poured into Pearl Square here late into the night as Shiite opposition leaders issued assurances …

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THE NEED FOR PARTISAN COVER…. For all the talk about “entitlements” as the budget fight(s) begins in earnest, it’s worth noting that congressional Republicans aren’t exactly on the same page. …

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