World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 


Atheism's Growing Pains | Our Govt. Is Not Going Broke | Pot

Today's Top Stories - October 9, 2012

8 Facts That Prove Our Govt. Is Not Going Broke

Les Leopold, AlterNet

The Republicans are out to shred our social safety net -- and they're using debt as their excuse. READ MORE»

________________________________________
Right-Wingers Would Be Shocked to Learn That Islam Has Been Part of American History Since Its Founding

Lynn Parramore, AlterNet

The Muslim faith is inextricably woven into the fabric of American history. READ MORE»

________________________________________
Most of Us Will Not Have a Better Life Unless We Turn the Tables on the Super Rich

Chuck Collins, Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Chuck Collins' new book '99 to 1' reveals how wealth inequality is wrecking everything. READ MORE»

________________________________________

Atheism’s Growing Pains

By Adam Lee, Salon

As the atheist movement matures and becomes more politically engaged, deep divisions are emerging -- that's not necessarily a bad thing READ MORE»

________________________________________
5 Reasons Why Oregon's Weed Legalization Initiative Is the Most Radical on the November Ballots

By Elisabeth Garber-Paul, AlterNet

Oregon's ballot is breaking new political ground -- maybe too fast for its citizens and the country's pace of drug reform. READ MORE»

________________________________________
Is 'Sex Addiction' a Legitimate Excuse for Cheating?

By Scott Alexander Hess, The Fix

Using sex addiction as a get-out-of-jail-free card has its price. READ MORE»

________________________________________
Dueling California Measures Set to Tax Rich, Gut Unions

By Jane Slaughter, Labor Notes

Two ballot measures for Californians this fall could shape the state's politics--a millionaire's tax, or a historic attack on unions' ability to influence campaigns. READ MORE»

________________________________________
Murder from the Skies -- U.S. Creating New Enemies Where There Were None

By Leah Bolger, AlterNet

The mountainous regions of Pakistan are taking constant fire in the name of fighting the war on terror READ MORE»

________________________________________
Housing Market Hype -- Are We Really Expected to Believe That Prices Will Rise with Unemployment at 23%?

By Mike Whitney, AlterNet

The "housing has hit bottom" talk is the biggest bunch of public relations BS since WMD. READ MORE»

________________________________________
GOPer Calls Paul Krugman a ‘Liar’ For Telling The Truth

By Sy Mukherjee, Think Progress

Watch GOP political consultant Mary Matalin got into a heated exchange with Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman. READ MORE»

________________________________________
Disaster in the Making: Grave Warnings Issued That Keystone Pipeline Is Structurally Flawed

By Andrew Nikiforuk, The Tyee

TransCanada is trying to get its Keystone XL pipeline approved, but a whistleblower is raising the alarm. READ MORE»


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
World Headlines

 

Breaking: Israel Shelling Beit Hanoun Hospital

The Israeli military have started to shell and shoot at Beit Hanoun hospital. There are still 61 medical staff and civilians, three patients and two International Solidarity Movement volunteers trapped inside. More>>

UN: Urgent Action To End Female Genital Mutilation UN: Urgent Action To End Female Genital Mutilation

New UN data shows need for urgent action to end female genital mutilation, child marriage More>>

World News: SRI LANKA: Justice Denied To Two Child Victims Of Rape
There have been reports of an alleged abduction and rape of an eleven-year-old girl by a group of Navy officers, and of another nine-year-old girl treated in a similar manner. More>>

‘Global Epidemic’ Of Anti-Semitism NGO Urges UN To Condemn ‘global Epidemic’ Of Anti-Semitism

French riot police officers face rioters in Sarcelles, a suburb north of Paris, on July 20, 2014. More>>


IDF Falsifies Photograph To Justify Bombing El-Wafa Hospital IDF Falsifies Photograph To Justify Bombing El-Wafa Hospital

On the 21st July at 2:17 PM, the IDF spokesperson released an image on twitter showing an aerial picture of a building marked as ‘Al-Wafa’ hospital. In the image there is a red circle, which they designated as the location from which a M75 rocket was ... More>>

MH17: Black Boxes Recovered by Malaysian Government

'Following the agreement Prime Minister Najib Razak brokered with rebel leaders, Malaysia has taken custody of flight MH17's black boxes. As the Prime Minister said, they will be passed to the international investigation team for analysis. More>>

ALSO:


Gaza Update On 15th Day Of The Israeli Offensive

Dozens of Palestinian Civilians Killed or Wounded as Israeli Forces Attack Apartment Buildings, Mosques, Hospitals and Schools; White Phosphorous Bombs and Flechette Shells Fired by Israeli Forces in Border Areas... More>>

Al Jazeera: Egypt Verdict Defies Logic And Any Semblance Of Justice

Following today’s verdict in Cairo, Al Jazeera English managing director Al Anstey said: “Today three colleagues and friends were sentenced, and will continue behind bars for doing a brilliant job of being great journalists. More>>


Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
World
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news