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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 The Censorship Havoc In South Africa’s State Broadcaster

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Gordon Campbell: On A Bad Week For Malcolm Turnbull, And The Queen

Malcolm Turnbull’s immediate goal – mere survival – is still within his grasp... In every other respect though, this election has been a total disaster for the Liberals. More>>

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Gordon Campbell: On Bidding Bye Bye To Boris

Boris Johnson’s exit from the contest for Conservative Party leadership supports the conspiracy theory that he never really expected the “Leave” option to win the referendum – and he has no intention now of picking up the poisoned chalice that managing the outcome will entail... More>>

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Mexico: Violence And Repression Of Teachers

The member organizations of Network for Peace express our indignation over the acts of repression that the Mexican State has carried out, through the police forces... In Chiapas, Guerrero and Oaxaca, the conflict has resulted in murders of teachers and civilians as well as hundreds of wounded and dozens of people arrested. More>>

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Gordon Campbell: On Britain's Pleas For Mercy

So… Boris Johnson is promising that he won't be holding a snap general election, if he's chosen as the next UK Conservative Party leader. Reportedly, he is even making that promise a feature of his leadership campaign, since a vote for Boris would therefore mean (wink wink) that his colleagues wouldn't have to risk their jobs and face the wrath of the British public until 2020. More>>

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