Common Dreams, February 25, 2015 . . . an example of info on this News Service . . . ~J

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Kerry Makes It Clear: Obama Wants Authority to Deploy Ground Troops in Iraq and Syria

by Sarah Lazare

“The 2001 AUMF has been stretched well beyond what Congress intended, and there is no reason to believe the 2015 AUMF will not as well.” —Marjorie Cohn, Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

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Telecoms, GOP Launch ‘Last Ditch Effort’ to Undermine Net Neutrality

by Nadia Prupis

“Some of the most outrageous lies about net neutrality will be repeated at today’s hearing,” said Matt Wood, policy director at media reform group Free Press.

2014 Marked Ultimate Low in Human Rights, Says Amnesty Report

by Lauren McCauley

The legacy of 2014 will likely be that the world suffered a “historic failure” in human rights, according to Amnesty International’s annual assessment.

Netanyahu Admits Sabotage of Iran Talks His Primary Mission

by Sarah Lazare

Numerous doubts have been cast on Netanyahu’s claims about Iran’s nuclear program, including by Israel’s own spy agency Mossad, as leaked documents revealed earlier this week.

Snowden Document Reveals Huge Scope of Canada’s Domestic Surveillance

by Lauren McCauley

The document reveals that CSE is storing large amounts of “passively tapped network traffic” for “days to months,” including email content, attachments and other online activity, The Intercept reports, while some forms of metadata is kept for “months to years.”

As Ranks Swell But Paychecks Dwindle, Adjuncts Hold National Day of Action

by Deirdre Fulton

The shift to a majority-adjunct model is seen as a way for allegedly cash-strapped institutions to save money, but the academic costs have been high.

‘There Will Be A Reckoning’

by Jon Queally

“For the sake of the community, we believe it is imperative that the U.S. Department of Justice assume control of the investigation immediately.”

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Forget Bibi: Let’s Hear More from Our NATO Allies

by Jim Lobe

Why not hold at least one Joint Session of Congress so that the leaders of Washington’s three closest military allies and three of the five nations for which the American public holds the warmest feelings could address what they think of Iran’s nuclear program and any agreement that could curb it?

Get Over It: There’s No Better Deal Coming on Iran’s Nuclear Program

by Paul Pillar

The best chance to ensure that Iran’s nuclear program remains peaceful is imperiled because of mistaken notions about what real alternatives the West has.

ISIS Is Proof of the Failed “War on Terror”

by Patrick Cockburn

Today’s resurgent jihadism, having shifted the political terrain in Iraq and Syria, is already having far-reaching effects on global politics, with dire consequences for us all.

Only Agroecology Can Tackle the Global Food and Health Crisis

by Julia Wright

The current global food crisis is simple and complex at the same time.

US Spin on Middle East Violence Must Be Changed

by Ramzy Baroud

On why Obama’s recent admission on the ‘root causes of violence’ is not enough.

Predator Drones for Sale! (Human Rights, International Law Optional)

by Tom Engelhardt

My drone is yours, compadre! Or so Washington has now decided.

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2 Responses to Common Dreams, February 25, 2015 . . . an example of info on this News Service . . . ~J

  1. johnseattle says:

    Jean do you have a connection with the creators of Common Dreams?

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