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NAFTA on Steroids

sunnubian ·
NAFTA on Steroids Lori Wallach June 27, 2012 | This article appeared in the July 16-23, 2012 edition of The Nation. Farmers from Miyagi prefecture raise their fists along with other farmers from across Japan during a rally against Japan participating in rule-making negotiations for the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in Tokyo October 26, 2011. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao   While the Occupy movement has forced a public discussion of extreme corporate influence on every aspect of our lives,...
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the Government of Sudan caught on video commanding an ethnic cleansing of its own people

sunnubian ·
"You must hand over the place clean. Swept, rubbed, crushed. Don’t bring them back alive. We have no space for them." –Ahmed Haroun, governor of South Kordofan and architect of the Darfur genocide, recently captured on video inciting Sudanese soldiers to commit war crimes in the Nuba Mountains It doesn't get much clearer than this: the Government of Sudan caught on video commanding an ethnic cleansing of its own people .
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Tell Congress: Amend "Anti-Protest Bill" to Ensure First Amendment Protections

sunnubian ·
Tell Congress: Amend "Anti-Protest Bill" to Ensure First Amendment Protections Sign this Petition! 3306 signatures of 5000 Imagine an America in which the government can deny protest in any public space it deems fit. Where wearing a dissenting shirt around an elected official could be construed as a felony. Where First-Amendment protections become privileges subjectively doled out by the state. Sadly, that America is pretty much here. In March, Congress passed HR 347, a bill t hat limits...
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US lays the foundation for global standard on extractives transparency

sunnubian ·
US lays the foundation for global standard on extractives transparency Quote: "The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced its decision to uphold a law that will empower all citizens, especially in Africa, with valuable information on government revenues that will help them hold their leaders accountable and make it harder for corrupt officials to divert these revenues away from spending on healthcare, schools and clean water. This is a major breakthrough towards ending...
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Liberia's Forestry Dept. Giving Large Amounts Of Land To Logging Firms

sunnubian ·
(This as well as other stories I've read leads me to believe that Liberia's president is not all she puts forth to the world she is; it may be time for her to go, and for Liberia to elect another president that hopefully is not corrupt, or hiding so...
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Is Honduras A Right-Wing Guinea Pig?

sunnubian ·
Published on Thursday, September 6, 2012 by Common Dreams 'Catastrophe': Critics Slam Neoliberal Plan for Privatized Cities in Honduras Built from scratch with private investors, opponents say "charter cities" violate people's right, guarantees of democracy - Common Dreams staff What an official of the rightwing government of Honduras is calling the "most important project in half a century," critics of the neoliberal plan to build private cities in the Central American nation are calling a...
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How The Government Chops Up Your Tax Dollar

sunnubian ·
How The Government Chops Up Your Tax Dollar Posted on April 23, 2012 by Jayne Share this now! And we’ll give you one guess as to who votes for it to be this way. Found on News & Review . Originally submitted by volunteer editor Kenneth H.
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Operation Freedom Gone Wrong

sunnubian ·
Operation Freedom Gone Wrong Update : On September 25, President Obama announced an Executive Order to crack down on government contractors that have been accused of human trafficking. The executive order is a major step toward preventing human trafficking by contractors, but it doesn’t go far enough. The End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act would do more to hold contractors accountable for human rights abuses - sign the petition and urge Congress to pass the bill now. --- U.S.
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THE MITT ROMNEY MANIFESTO

sunnubian ·
The Romney manifesto. I am entitled to complain about the economy even when my stock price, my portfolio and my profits are at record levels. I am entitled to a healthy and well-educated workforce, a modern and efficient transportation system and protection for my person and property, just as I am entitled to demonize the government workers who provide them. I am entitled to complain bitterly about taxes that are always too high, even when they are at record lows. I am entitled to have my...
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SUPERSTORM SANDY

sunnubian ·
Eliot Spitzer reflects on the critical role government will play in recovery from superstorm Sandy October 31, 2012 <label class="main" for="on_off">Play more videos after this?</label> <input id="on_off" type="checkbox" /><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOff"> NO </label><label class="iPhoneCheckLabelOn"> YES </label> “My View” from the Oct. 31, 2012, edition of “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer.” Eliot Spitzer: “Who built that?” was the question that...
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An Important Message That This Broken Congress Needs To Hear From Us NOW

sunnubian ·
<script type="text/javascript"></script> An Important Message That This Broken Congress Needs To Hear From Us NOW Posted on November 13, 2012 by Angie The time has come. WATCH: Found on UnitedRepublicVideo’s YouTube channel . Submitted by Josh S.
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Sudan: Doctors Perform Amputations for Courts

sunnubian ·
Sudan: Doctors Perform Amputations for Courts End Corporal Punishment, Reform Laws February 27, 2013 Related Materials: Sudan: Ban Death by Stoning May, 2012 Press release Authorities should immediately stop imposing such cruel and inhuman punishments, and bring laws in line with Sudan’s human rights obligations. They should stop ordering amputations, stoning, flogging and all other forms of corporal punishment that violate basic human rights. Daniel Bekele, Africa director at Human Rights...
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Lives in the Balance - The Human Cost of Environmental Neglect

sunnubian ·
Lives in the Balance The Human Cost of Environmental Neglect by Juliane Kippenberg, Senior Researcher, Children's Rights Division and Jane Cohen, Researcher, Health and Human Rights A child works in the processing site at a gold mine in Bagega, Nigeria. Seven villages in the Zamfara region have been cleaned, but Bagega is still highly contaminated. © 2011 Marcus Bleasdale/VII for Human Rights Watch Every year, environmental crises affect millions of people around the world causing sickness...
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"Banking On Greed"

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The GOP and their 8 years in power

Yemaya ·
I was listening to a show on BBC World Service this morning, Global Questions from Davos.  Rep. Barney Frank was part of the panel. Something he said regarding the terms Bush was in office that really gave me pause to think. Basically he said...
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Birth of a Nation: Seditionists in our midst

Yemaya ·
The Nation poses the question, Is this the Birth of a Nation? In response to the imminent passage of health care reform protesters spat on Representative Emmanuel Cleaver. They hurled homophobic obscenities at Representative Barney Frank. They shouted...
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Interesting Chart(s) of How American Tax Dollar Are Spent

sunnubian ·
Current Military $965 billion: • Military Personnel $129 billion • Operation & Maint. $241 billion • Procurement $143 billion • Research & Dev. $79 billion • Construction $15 billion • Family Housing $3 billion • DoD misc. $4 billion • Retired Pay $70 billion • DoE nuclear weapons $17 billion • NASA (50%) $9 billion • International Security $9 billion • Homeland Secur. (military) $35 billion • State Dept. (partial) $6 billion • other military (non-DoD) $5 billion • “Global War on...
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Judge Ends Katrina Flooding Lawsuits Against Feds

sunnubian ·
Judge Ends Katrina Flooding Lawsuits Against Feds December 31, 2013 | Filed under: Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff Residents of New Orleans were left to drown by the US federal government AFRICANGLOBE – Dozens of lawsuits seeking damages from the federal government for Hurricane Katrina-related levee failures and flooding in the New Orleans area are over. U.S. District Judge Stanwood Duval Jr. has dismissed the cases. The move comes more than a year after a federal appeals court...
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From COINTELPRO to Prism: Why the Government Spies On Minorities

sunnubian ·
From COINTELPRO to Prism: Why the Government Spies On Minorities June 21, 2013 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff 3 Companies such as Google and Facebook have admitted providing the NSA with information AFRICANGLOBE – Revelations of a massive cyber-surveillance program targeting American citizens holds particularly chilling consequences for minority communities . Given the history of such programs, going back to the pre-digital age, these groups have reason to...
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Student Abandoned in Tiny Government Cell to Receive $4.1 Million

sunnubian ·
Student Abandoned in Tiny Government Cell to Receive $4.1 Million A bare bed in a prison cell Photo: Photo: jessekarjalainen/iStockPhoto by Aura Bogado , Tuesday, July 30 2013, 3:11 PM EST 538 Comments 1 Tags: infographic The UC San Diego student who was picked up in a bust last year and left stranded in a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) holding cell is about to get paid. Daniel Chong, now 25, was questioned and then told he was free to go after government agents raided a friend’s home that...
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British Slavers Paid Reparations for Slavery When Briton Abolished Slavery

sunnubian ·
Britain's colonial shame: Slave-owners given huge payouts after abolition David Cameron's ancestors were among the wealthy families who received generous reparation payments that would be worth millions of pounds in today's money Sanchez Manning Sunday 24 February 2013 1 / 1 Slavery on an industrial scale was a major source of the wealth of the British empire Getty Images Related articles The true scale of Britain's involvement in the slave trade has been laid bare in documents revealing how...
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Sonia Pierre and the Struggle for Citizenship in the Dominican Repu

sunnubian ·
Bantu Divahyn via Ezili's Haitian Lawyers Leadership Network (HLLN) Share and circulate widely with your friends and colleagues Take ACTION- boycott, sign petitions, denounce the Haiti puppet government which continues to trade and have...
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iPhone 5s Fingerprint Scanner Intended for NSA Surveillance – Anonymou

sunnubian ·
iPhone 5s Fingerprint Scanner Intended for NSA Surveillance – Anonymous November 21, 2013 | Filed under: Featured , Headlines | Posted by: Editorial_Staff iPhone 5s touch ID AFRICANGLOBE – When Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s and its built-in fingerprint scanner you could almost feel conspiracy theorists around the world gearing up for an epic battle. There were a number of – mostly disreputable – claims around the web that Touch ID is not secure and that the information will be shared freely...
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Haitian Man Slaughtered "Live" In The Dominican Republic

sunnubian ·
    Haitian Man Slaughtered "Live" In The Dominican RepublicBy JcLaurent  |  Posted November 26, 2013  |  Nassau County, New York 15K Share  After an Out Cry of injustice, the Dominican...
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Child Sex Trafficking and the Oklahoma State Government

sunnubian ·
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 Child Sex Trafficking and the Oklahoma State Government Dave Hodges Activist Post Something is wrong in this country, terribly wrong. Many children are going missing from Child Protective Custody supervision, all across this country, with no record of what has happened to the thousands of missing children. Oklahoma Is the Latest State to Tolerate Child Sex Slavery Rings In Oklahoma, Seventy-eight children have gone completely missing with no explanation. The most...
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Re: From COINTELPRO to Prism: Why the Government Spies On Minorities

Norland ·
I'm still reading this story, but if these jokers don't stop calling me a minority, a lesser than, rather than a smaller population or some other jazz (besides that and the "N" word), I'm going to start referring to them as Caucasian Canines. Seems fair to me. Call me a minority, I'm calling them Dogs. I'm "lesser than", they're "dog-like". Just for the record, who's closer to the truth and can I touch your hair???
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Re: Child Sex Trafficking and the Oklahoma State Government

Yemaya ·
Foster care is more dangerous than leaving children in the care of their parents, clearly. And the state government is quick to remove children from homes, especially non-white children. Why is that?
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Re: Child Sex Trafficking and the Oklahoma State Government

sunnubian ·
Originally Posted by Yemaya: Foster care is more dangerous than leaving children in the care of their parents, clearly. And the state government is quick to remove children from homes, especially non-white children. Why is that? America's "Social Service" agencies operate just like politicians and all other government agencies and entities in America, where they close ranks and look out for themselves to continue getting a paycheck, funding, government grants, etc. Child Protective Services...
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Re: Child Sex Trafficking and the Oklahoma State Government

Norland ·
People that fornicate with children need to be euthanized. Vespucci's put people out of their misery for much less than that. Seeing how they claim they're so damn smart and brilliant, they need to add this to their death list. Truth be told, we're alllll the production of a man and woman. When the urge arises, find someone (these days, man or woman) that's willing to help you get your groove on who's willing and who's an adult. Someone needs to conduct a survey: "How much more INSANE are...
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Re: Child Sex Trafficking and the Oklahoma State Government

Kocolicious ·
This is tragic news....since America's always pointing fingers to the child traffickers aboard. As if America doesn't share in the blame of sick exploitation of children. True we are a whole better than most foreign countries that allow this....but! Where is the accountability? Why are children continually thrown under the bus while everybody STILL getting paid for their care? A new committee is in order. Otherwise, this will continue. Cuz where I stand? Slavery still exist. Just now....it's...
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Re: Child Sex Trafficking and the Oklahoma State Government

Norland ·
Slavery was never abolished. The Prison Industrial Complex is nothing but slavery. No pay, enclosed in a building, encased in chains, folks yipping and yapping at you, telling you how to conduct your every move for the rest of your damn lives, if you're committed to a life sentence; making all kinds of furniture and crap for the rich Amerigos' and their corporations, while they pay you 25 cents a year for you efforts; plus all that forced same sex rape and jazz and razzmatazz. That Castro...
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Re: British Slavers Paid Reparations for Slavery When Briton Abolished Slavery

DennisKalita ·
The Hoggs may feel some shame but will rationalize it and keep the cash. Business as usual is all. International pirates ruled then; multinational corporations rule us now. The corporate rulers of the US got a bailout a few years back. The Brit ruling families got bailed out then. Human are out of control greedy animal predators. Life-destroying idiots rule the planet while media-played poor folks vote against their own interests. It’s a human evolution problem. The way it looks, we may not...
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Re: British Slavers Paid Reparations for Slavery When Briton Abolished Slavery

Kocolicious ·
Slavery in Africa is STILL going on. The slavers have been successful in its continuous by hiding it behind tradition and culture. Truth is African men are now participating in the bondage and slavery of their women. So although the British is kinda recognizing the devastation of their involvement in the most horrific crime in humanity.....currently slavery is in its height of existence. But it's called something else. Yet the circumstance and behaviors are STILL the same. So...who's gonna...
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Re: The Shocking Facts About The Government's Move To Censor The Interne

EbonyRose ·
I have to say I really don't know or care what this whole thing was about ... and didn't (and still don't) have a dog in this fight!! But, after reading this next story .... I REALLY gotta wonder - and ask - WHAT would make sooooooooooooo many Republicans so easily back-track, recant and rescind their support for this legislation ..... when they have not backed down on another damn thing for the past 3 1/2 years???? What the hell happened up there on Capitol Hill???
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Re: The Shocking Facts About The Government's Move To Censor The Interne

sunnubian ·
The internet itself has opened up countless new and not so new avenues for the people to address political issues. One of the ways political issues are being addressed in mass is by activists taking advantage of the internet to pass along information and garner thousands and tens of thousands of signatures of protest. I sign a lot of petitions and protest letters and receive feedback many times of it working. Also, it is an election year and there will be a lot of 're-thinking' by many...
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Re: The Shocking Facts About The Government's Move To Censor The Interne

Muhammad Cipher ·
Originally Posted by sunnubian: The internet itself has opened up countless new and not so new avenues for the people to address political issues. One of the ways political issues are being addressed in mass is by activists taking advantage of the internet to pass along information and garner thousands and tens of thousands of signatures of protest. I sign a lot of petitions and protest letters and receive feedback many times of it working. Also, it is an election year and there will be a...
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Re: The Shocking Facts About The Government's Move To Censor The Interne

EbonyRose ·
Well, as an opponent of both "free speech" and the ever-increasing intrusiveness and lack of responsible regulations of the Internet, I'm all for changes being made to this current system. I can appreciate someone wanting to be able to protect their own "intellectual property" if they so choose, from those that would steal/pirate it and use it for their own individual needs. As there's currently NO control over the Internet at this point, (and likely never will be), I don't think it's right...
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Re: The Shocking Facts About The Government's Move To Censor The Interne

Xeon ·
This debate of control of the internet has been raging for years now. For those with short memories, the "Arab Spring" of 2011was the result of the internet. Millions of Arabs who long for some form of democracy and freedom of speech, were spurred on by the internet. But there are those who like the idea of censorship and government control. For example, the Tunisian Internet Agency spent significant resources on Internet censorship, while the Interior Ministry tracked down, and violently...
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Re: The Shocking Facts About The Government's Move To Censor The Interne

EbonyRose ·
LOL ... well, let me assure you ... If I were going to leave the country because of "U.S. policy" .... it would DEFINITELY be for something more significant than this!! Like ... the fact that a couple of days ago, I read an article where NYPD is developing a "scanning" machine that can look underneath a person's clothing to tell whether or not they are carrying a concealed gun!! It shows infrared body heat in green ... but, a metal object would appear white ... so they would know what's on...
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Re: The Shocking Facts About The Government's Move To Censor The Interne

sunnubian ·
"It shows infrared body heat in green ... but, a metal object would appear white ... so they would know what's on you before they stop, frisk, and arrest you on the spot!!" ====================================================================== So, in other words, Black males can no longer have anything metal on their person, or they will be shot 40-65 times by the police, for say, having a watch, or coins in their pocket. . . . You know what all this "scanning" machine technology is really...
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Re: "Banking On Greed"

sunnubian ·
This is Where Monsanto Will Take The World If They Are Not Stopped :
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Re: "Banking On Greed"

sunnubian ·
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Re: Saving Government Jobs To Keep Playing Field Level

Yemaya ·
Maybe we need to rethink this entire attitude of getting government jobs.
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Re: Saving Government Jobs To Keep Playing Field Level

sunnubian ·
I understand Yemaya, but government jobs account for a large chuck of the African American jobs pool. So, the thing is, also, that we need to see the attack on "government jobs" as an attack on the African American jobs pool. Because when you factor in the age-old racial discrimination, the neo-Obama racial discrimination, the already higher than average unemployment rate into the equation of the attack on government jobs you are looking at the African American unemployment rate reaching...
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Re: Ebol-ing For Dollars/Government Funding/Multi-Trillion Dollars for Mass "Vaccinations"

Norland ·
I saw that nasty looking guy in the back of that truck. I saw that nasty looking partition of something or another called a "hospital". The way Africa's filmed in National Geographic and elsewhere, there doesn't seem to be a house or building anywhere on the damn continent. Everyone's just living outdoors like the elephants and lions from magazine/TV depictions. Those folks look like their wallowing around in feces and piss; no one's there to care one way or the other. America amazes me. She...
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Re: Ebol-ing For Dollars/Government Funding/Multi-Trillion Dollars for Mass "Vaccinations"

Momentum ·
Bastards! The rulers are having so much fun profiting off crisis and using them to put African countries in so much debt the only way they can pay is to bend over and let the West rape them of their natural resources. I wish Africans would tell them get the fuck out we don't need your fukkin loans we will handle this.
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Re: Ebol-ing For Dollars/Government Funding/Multi-Trillion Dollars for Mass "Vaccinations"

Momentum ·
Like I said before the oligarchs want to kill as many people as possible and obviously Africa is targeted for mass eradication of Africans. If they get enough failed states in Africa then all out chaos, war and disease will do it for them with the help of corrupt African leaders. This is why I admire Argentina that told the World Bank and Wall Street Fuck You we not paying you back on your terms we will pay you back when we are comfortable to do so and we are not handing over our natural...
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