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Pakistan asks US to stop drone attacks on its people -- calls it a violation of Pakistani sovereignty; asks for the power back to drone-attack its own people itself.
US Higher Education in Financial Crisis?
Pussy Riot -- three feminist musicians jailed for speaking peacefully about church-state separation in Russia -- faced sentencing yesterday and Putin scarily weighed in...
Fighting student debt: weekend events in NYC
From our Outreach Coordinator Stephanie Bell, "AP reports that while locking up immigrants is big business for private companies, it's not necessarily cheaper for taxpayers."
Also from Stephanie,"Money in politics: Center for Responsive Politics estimates cost of 2012 US presidential and congressional elections at $5.8 billion."
Peru's government Friday extended a state of emergency in parts of the northern region of Cajamarca, where violent antimining protests last month resulted in five deaths.
From Greg Manahan,"Yet another Police scandal. Handcuffed man in police car is fatally shot in the head - Arkansas Police are trying to say it was suicide even though the 21 year old was double cuffed!"
From Jennifer Slatter, "A nuclear facility was shut down yesterday by nuns!"
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Author & political activist Naomi Wolf raises awareness of the pervasive inequities that exist in society and politics. She encourages people to take charge of their lives, voice their concerns and enact change.