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TODAY'S TOP STORIES - January 7, 2013

How a Paranoid Schizophrenic Got a Gun -- And Why He Is a Victim, Too

Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet

A deeper look at Peter Jourdan's life reveals the complicated interplay between mental illness, criminality and guns. READ MORE»


America's White Male Problem

Frank Schaeffer, AlterNet

Our country is lurching from manufactured crisis to crisis and it isn't about politics; it's about pathology. READ MORE»


When Will Obama Act on Catastrophic Climate Change?

Bill McKibben, TomDispatch

Unless we act fairly soon in response to the timetable set by physics, there’s not much reason to act at all. READ MORE»

The War on Women's Sexuality

By Tracy Clark-Flory, Salon

From New Dehli to the war on women here, sexual freedom has sparked a global conflict. An expert explains why. READ MORE»


The 4 Most Disgusting Energy Drinks Sold in America

By Lauren Kelley, AlterNet

We're inundated by deceptive marketing about these pricey and potentially dangerous drinks. READ MORE»


Paranoia Feeding American Gun Culture

By Valeria Fernández, New America Media

As gun-makers laugh all the way to the bank. READ MORE»


Who Was Killed in America's Drug War Last Year?

By Phillip Smith, Drug War Chronicle

In 2012, 63 people died in the course of US domestic drug law enforcement operations, or one about every six days. READ MORE»


I Was a Child Farmworker

By Mariya Strauss, Global Comment

A Q&A with Norma Flores Lopez, director of the children in the fields campaign. READ MORE»

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Gordon Campbell: On How Obama’s Supreme Court Choice Says Everything (Bad) About His Presidency

Nothing has epitomised the presidency of Barack Obama quite like his Supreme Court nominees. Time and again, Republican presidents will blithely nominate right wing ideological extremists (Antonin Scalia, Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas) who only sometimes misfire and turn out to be liberals in disguise (David Souter). Yet Obama has consistently skipped over the judicially qualified liberals and gone for a succession of centrists... More>>

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Turkey: UN Secretary-General On The Terrorist Bombing In Ankara

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack in Ankara earlier today. According to the latest reports, the explosion in the Kizilay district killed and wounded dozens of people. More>>

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Five Years On: Fukushima And New Zealand

Science Media Centre: It was the worst nuclear event since Chernobyl. In the wake of the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, a crippled Japanese nuclear powerplant went into meltdown, and the world watched as emergency workers scrambled to shut down and contain the reactors. More>>

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UNICEF: 1 In 3 Syrian Children Has Grown Up Knowing Only Crisis

An estimated 3.7 million Syrian children – 1 in 3 of all Syrian children - have been born since the conflict began five years ago, their lives shaped by violence, fear and displacement, according to a UNICEF report. This figure includes more than 151,000 children born as refugees since 2011. More>>

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Franklin Lamb: Syria’s Truce Bodes Well For Salvaging Our Cultural Heritage

The tentative cessation of hostilities in Syria, which came into effect on 2/28/2016, brokered by Washington and Moscow, is only in its second week... It is well documented that there have been daily incidents of artillery shelling, airstrikes and clashes. Yet, for the nearly 12 million displaced civilians, half of Syria’s population, it’s a much welcomed respite. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Rubio’s Last Stand (And Sleater-Kinney)

Well, it certainly was entertaining to watch Rubio succeed in getting under Donald Trump’s skin the other day, in the last debate before tomorrow’s Super Tuesday multi-state sweepstakes... The real killer for Rubio was that the most recent poll from Florida which shows him losing his home state to Trump by a huge margin in the primary due on March 15. More>>

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