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"It’s hard to describe in words how devastating it is, to be totally frank" - Kristine Beckerle of Human Rights Watch.
Its hard to describe in words how devastating it is to be

From War to Cholera, Yemen Is Facing World's Largest Humanitarian Crisis

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"Contractors will only do minimum to maximize their profit and lower their costs. So if they can get away with installing a cladding that was combustible, and a noncombustible, inflammable one would have cost them two pounds more, they would still cut that cost." - Mustafa Almansur
Contractors will only do minimum to maximize their profit and lower their

Austerity & Neglect Blamed as 79 Die in U.K. Apartment Fire Housing Immigrants & Low-Income Workers

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As the Senate’s release of its version of Trumpcare dominates news channels, the unreported movement for single-payer health care grows.
As the Senates release of its version of Trumpcare dominates news channels

Medicare for All: A Prescription for What Ails Us

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"When you talk about what is going on in Yemen, and you look at the actions of Saudi Arabia and the coalition it’s leading, it’s very hard to see a policy or a plan or a strategy, but it’s very easy to see devastation wrought on a country for two-and-a-half years. You’ve got famine, cholera and repeated war crimes and violations of the laws of war." - Kristine Beckerle of Human Rights Watch
When you talk about what is going on in Yemen and you

As Yemen War Rages On, Saudi King Elevates the War's Architect—His Own Son—to Be Crown Prince

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Human Rights Watch and the Associated Press have just published explosive new reports on a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen run by the United Arab Emirates and Yemeni forces. U.S. forces reportedly participated in interrogations of prisoners at the secret prisons.
Human Rights Watch and the Associated Press have just published explosive new

U.S. Tied to Torture in Network of Secret Yemen Prisons Run by UAE

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Human rights groups say Víctor Fúnez is at least the 70th journalist murdered in Honduras since 2001.
Human rights groups say Víctor Fúnez is at least the 70th journalist

Honduran Journalist and Congressional Candidate Víctor Fúnez Murdered

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Yemeni health officials say multiple U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed at least 25 civilians at a market in northern Saada province Sunday.
Yemeni health officials say multiple USbacked Saudiled coalition airstrikes kill

Yemen: Officials Say U.S.-Backed Saudi Airstrike Killed 25 Civilians in Market

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06/21/2017 at 23:01. Facebook
Full Extended Interview: Arundhati Roy on writing fiction, the crisis in Kashmir, Eduardo Galeano, John Berger & more.
Full Extended Interview Arundhati Roy on writing fiction the crisis in Kashmir

Full Extended Interview: Arundhati Roy on Democracy Now!

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Can the Brooklyn neighborhood of Little Pakistan survive the presidency of Donald Trump? That’s the question posed by a new piece in The New Yorker.
Can the Brooklyn neighborhood of Little Pakistan survive the presidency of Donald

Can Brooklyn's Little Pakistan Survive Trump? Inside One Family's Fight to Stop Their Deportation

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06/21/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
"Let me just say about Georgia: Don’t overread. Don’t be demoralized. I think it’s important… to look down-ballot at a kind of resistance and renewal politics" - The Nation Magazine editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel.
Let me just say about Georgia Dont overread Dont be demoralized I

Katrina vanden Heuvel Cautions Against Overreading into Ossoff's Loss in Georgia Special Election

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06/21/2017 at 18:07. Facebook
"For all of Trump’s griping about 'fake news,' the mainstream media’s prevailing focus on palace intrigue and White House scandals has come at the expense of substantive policy coverage, allowing Trump and the Republican Party to advance harmful, hugely unpopular policies without the scrutiny they deserve" - Katrina Vanden Heuvel in the Washington Post.
For all of Trumps griping about fake news the mainstream medias prevailing

Media Malpractice? As GOP Moves to Strip Healthcare from Millions, Press Remains Focused on Russia

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06/21/2017 at 16:31. Facebook
"There is deep unrest in the country... I found it very interesting and curious that Karen Handel virtually ran away from the president during the campaign and ran toward him last night during her victory speech." - Rev. Raphael Warnock.
There is deep unrest in the country I found it very interesting

As Jon Ossoff Loses Georgia Special Election, Where Do Democrats Go from Here in Challenging GOP?

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06/21/2017 at 08:21. Facebook
Human rights activists and journalists in Mexico are suing the federal government after The New York Times revealed the Mexican government has been surveilling them using an Israeli-made spying software called Pegasus.
Human rights activists and journalists in Mexico are suing the federal government

Report: Mexican Gov't Spying on Human Rights Activists & Journalists

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06/21/2017 at 01:13. Facebook
Soaring temperatures have fueled a deadly fire that has killed at least 64 people northeast of the capital Lisbon.
Soaring temperatures have fueled a deadly fire that has killed at least

64 Killed by Raging Fires in Portugal

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06/20/2017 at 23:59. Facebook
Arundhati Roy reflects on America's wars: "One enemy of America turns into another, turns into another, turns into another. But the big wheels keep on turning. And we don’t have enough Snowdens and Ellsbergs around."
Arundhati Roy reflects on Americas wars One enemy of America turns into

Arundhati Roy on Upcoming Meeting Between Indian PM Modi & Trump at White House

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06/20/2017 at 22:15. Facebook
"What do you do when a people have lived under the most—under the densest military occupation in the world for 25 years? What does it do to the air? What does it do to the soldiers?… What does it do to the collaborators?… What does it do to Indians, who are not protected from this war?" - Arundhati Roy
What do you do when a people have lived under the mostunder

Acclaimed Novelist Arundhati Roy on Telling the Truth of the Atrocities in Kashmir Through Fiction

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Watch: Arundhati Roy introduces us to some of the characters in her new novel, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness.
Watch Arundhati Roy introduces us to some of the characters in her

Arundhati Roy Reads from Her Acclaimed New Novel, "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness"

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06/20/2017 at 19:10. Facebook
"When I write fiction, it’s, to me, the opposite of an argument. It’s like creating a universe. It’s like doing everything you can to create a world in which you want people to wander," says author Arundhati Roy.
When I write fiction its to me the opposite of an argument

Arundhati Roy on Returning to Fiction, Redefining Happiness & Writing About Worlds Ripped Apart

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06/20/2017 at 11:50. Facebook
"This is going to be a Jim Crow election. It’s going to be very tough for Ossoff to overcome this type of tactic."
This is going to be a Jim Crow election Its going to

Greg Palast: How Racist Voter Suppression Could Cost Jon Ossoff the Georgia Election

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The U.N. said Friday as many as 150,000 people remain trapped in Mosul's Old City, describing their situation as "desperate." Residents of western Mosul who were able to escape described scenes of starvation.
The UN said Friday as many as 150000 people remain trapped in

Iraq: U.S.-Led Coalition Begins Assault on Mosul's Old City

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