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Undernews: February 17, 2013

Undernews: February 17, 2013

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THE PROGRESSIVE REVIEW

Bank of America gets more secret bailouts

Facebook losing users

Arizona appeals court rules that even weeks old pot residue proves DUI

Tank storing radioactive waste leaking in Washington

Canada considers environmental activists terrorists

The Feminine Mystique 50 years later

Great achievements of Obama

The Obama administration has more than doubled, to about 21,000 names, its secret list of suspected terrorists who are banned from flying to or within the United States, including about 500 Americans

Easing the passage from prison

40,000 rally for climate change action

The news before it happens

MSNBC is promoting a new doc on the lies that made the Iraq war. Ten years ago Prorev editor Sam Smith wrote a piece for Harpers entirely composed of these lies

FAA has approved over 1400 domestic drones since 2007

How charter schools rig the game

BBC out to censor the Internet

Virginia governor cuts hours for 10,000 workers to avoid Obamcare

On the road with gun owners
It's hard to think of a better organizing tool for the right than the left's tribal antipathy to guns.

Study finds Tea Party was planned a decade ago backed by tobacco and fuel industries

What the bombing of Cambodia can teach us about drones

Pakistani journalist Mohammed Hanif recently argued that the strikes are not only radicalizing the population but are "creating a whole new generation of people who will grow up thinking that this is what happened to us and now, now we want revenge."

Another give away to the banks

States cut prison budgets but prison populations stay high

Great collection of Django Reinhardt recordings

Child Abuse: The charter school con hits Philadelphia
Where low paid workers work


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