Monthly Archives: March 2015

Another competition-killing, too-big-to-sue mega-merger in the works

Quintiles forming joint venture to take on LabCorp in clinical trial services :: Editor’s Blog at WRAL TechWire Durham, N.C. — The battle of the titans is coming to the world of clinical trials laboratory services. Quintiles, the world’s largest … Continue reading

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Cronkite 1980 segment pegs @FLGovScott as year round fool, not just April

Retro news: Cronkite’s 1980 global warming alert. — The Daily Climate On April 3, 1980, Cronkite tossed to a news piece from CBS veteran Nelson Benton. Thirty-five years ago, for two and half minutes – an eternity even then by … Continue reading

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Streisand quotes Wellstone, “We all do better when we all do better”

Barbra Streisand’s enthusiasm for Barack Obama and Bill Clinton in the linked opinion piece below ignores their fondness for negotiating away American jobs in Free Trade Agreements, and more. I do share Ms. Streisand’s enthusiasm for a reasonable minimum wage, … Continue reading

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Reporter’s conviction for paying for leaks overturned. Of course.

News of the World reporter’s conviction for paying for leaks overturned | UK news | The Guardian The controversial police investigation into journalists paying for leaks from public officials has suffered a hammer blow after the convictions of a News … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Mumia Abu-Jamal hospitalised; family cannot contact him

Originally posted on Revolutionary Student Coordinating Committee, PHL:
Renowned Black revolutionary Mumia Abu-Jamal has been hospitalised, and is being held captive in intensive care at the Schuykill Medical Centre, Pottsville, Pa. Sources from the International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal (ICFFMAJ)…

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Reprieve: UK refuses to stop spying on rendition victims

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Mon 30 March 2015 UK Government refuses to stop spying on rendition victims The UK government is refusing to guarantee that it will not misuse the intercepted lawyer-client communications of two … Continue reading

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Grassy Narrows: It’s not too late for the Ontario government to do the right thing

30 March 2015 News release Grassy Narrows: It’s not too late for the Ontario government to do the right thing In a joint statement issued today, 16 social justice organizations, faith groups, trade unions, and environmental organizations are calling on … Continue reading

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Progress in Deleware to Get Money Out of Politics

PROGRESSIVE GRAFFITI Cenk Uygur was told it was impossible to get a constitutional amendment to get money out of politics. But… here we go again. Progress is now being made in Delaware. (smile) Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, discusses … Continue reading

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Robin Hood Tax Day of Action

PROGRESSIVE GRAFFITI Click this image to get more information. April 8th: Robin Hood Tax Day of Action April of this year marks 47 years since Martin Luther King, Jr. was murdered while conducting a national campaign against economic inequality. Since then, … Continue reading

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F*cking nuts American Bar Association is incapable of SCOTUS assigned responsibilities

Glenn Ford Exonerated After Spending 30 YEARS On Louisiana Death Row – Published on Mar 14, 2014 Prosecutor: I was ‘arrogant, judgmental, narcissistic’ in capital prosecution of now-exonerated man “As a young 33-year-old prosecutor,” Stroud wrote, “I was not capable … Continue reading

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