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Spanish Police Injure 800 in Crackdown on Catalonia Independence Referendum as Crisis Escalates

on October 2, 2017

https://democracynow.org – In Spain, tensions are escalating over Sunday?s independence referendum in the northeast region of Catalonia. More than 800 people were injured after Spanish police stormed polling stations and tried to forcibly prevent people from voting, firing tear gas and physically attacking prospective voters. Late on Sunday night, the Catalan regional government said 90 […]

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The Freedom Schools: Concept And Organization

on September 29, 2017

[In the summer of 1964 the Southern movement reached its moment of greatest intensity: over 800 students from Northern universities went south to work in the voter-registration campaign, local community organizing, and in the creation of free structures and parallel institutions. Among them the freedom schools represented one of the most important and stimulating activities. […]

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Federal Bureau of Intimidation

on September 9, 2017

by Howard Zinn I thought it would be good to talk about the FBI because they talk about us. They don’t like to be talked about. They don’t even like the fact that you’re listening to them being talked about. They are very sensitive people. If you look into the history of the FBI and […]

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Welcome to Radio Free

on August 27, 2017

Radio Free brings you the news, music, and culture that other media outlets won’t.? While the talking heads are selling you their talking points, we are focused on the real stories.? While pop-stars sell you silicone, we’re playing the music corporate radio can’t.? While the Sunday paper wraps its advertisements around your wallet, we’re educating […]

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Professor Noam Chomsky will be joining the the staff at the University of Arizona this semester.? He will be moving from his longtime home of Cambridge, MA to Tucson, AZ this fall.? Noam will be teaching both linguistics as well as social justice, splitting his time between the University’s Department of Linguistics and the Agnese […]

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Indigenous Leader Kandi Mossett: “It’s Not OK for Our Women to Die Because We Want to Protect Water”

on July 2, 2017

http://democracynow.org – The People?s Climate March in Washington, D.C., was led by people from front-line and indigenous communities, whose lives are most impacted by the extraction of fossil fuel and the effects of climate change. Among those who were at the march were Tom Goldtooth and Kandi Mossett of the Indigenous Environmental Network. Democracy Now! […]

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Coal mining represents a move backwards, both in terms of its impact on the climate and on the miners Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.

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The U.S. Marine Corps has returned to Helmand, the restive province in southern Afghanistan where it fought years of bloody battles with the Taliban. http://www.voanews.com/a/us-marines-return-to-?/3831654.html VOA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/voiceofamerica/videos/10154719901763074/

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Trump Faces Foreign, Domestic Challenges Amid Low Approval Rating

on April 18, 2017

President Donald Trump is fast closing in on his first 100 days in office, and his public approval rating continues to hover around 40 percent, still a low mark for a new president. Trump’s rating on foreign policy has improved slightly in the wake of recent U.S. military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan, but the […]

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Most people have likely heard about the dangers of microplastics, the particles less than 5 millimeters in size that deteriorate from larger plastic pieces that have entered the oceans. Scientists are beginning to realize the effect this plastic is having on all kinds of sea life, from the smallest to the largest, and even those […]

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With the right attachment, a smartphone can be used as a diagnostic tool for infectious diseases like tuberculosis. Faith Lapidus reports. Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/a/three-d-printed-microscope-turns-smartphone-into-dna-sequencer/3801865.html

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Singer-songwriter Valerie June says inspiration comes to her in all forms, at all times of the day. The Memphis, Tennessee, native reflects on her unique voice.

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