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The Oracle Report | Friday, September 12, 2014



NEW AUDIO REPORT August 22, 2014 –

“Holding the Line: Virgo 2014 Cycle”


Friday, September 12, 2014

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Truthout Daily Digest Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Henry A. Giroux | Remembering Hiroshima in an Age of Neoliberal Barbarism

Henry A. Giroux, Truthout: Like the contrived narratives employed to justify the United States’ use of nuclear weapons against Japan, history under the reign of neoliberalism is cleansed of its most critical impulses, thus sustaining the fictions and ideologies of the rich and powerful.

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Dallas District Attorney Announces Plan for New Unit to Investigate Police Shootings: Will It Go Far Enough?

Candice Bernd, Truthout: Community organizers say District Attorney Craig Watkins’ plan for a civil rights unit that will investigate police shootings is a step in the right direction, but warn it doesn’t go far enough in a city where people of color make up the majority of those killed in police shootings.

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“Internet Slowdown” Protest Rallies Support for Net Neutrality

Mike Ludwig, Truthout: Dozens of businesses and advocacy groups are displaying “loading” icons on their websites todayas part of a coordinated effort to pressure the Federal Communications Commission to adopt net neutrality rules with teeth.

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Dark Money Corruption of Democracy Forces Climate Change Direct Action and Mass Mobilization

Ben Ptashnik and Victoria Collier, Truthout: Seventeen critical years after the Kyoto Protocol signing, climate activists have come to realize that when our governments are bought and sold, policy shifts must begin in the streets. Compromised politicians will not willingly act to save the ecological balance of the planet.

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Booze or Pot? No Question Which Substance Is More Harmful to Health

Paul Armentano, Truthout: Why is marijuana a Schedule I controlled substance when all the objective evidence yields the conclusion it is far safer than alcohol? It makes no sense to arrest, prosecute and incarcerate those who choose to responsibly consume an objectively safer alternative.

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Why We Need to Prosecute Our Torturers

The Daily Take Team, The Thom Hartmann Program: If the United States wants to be seen as a moral authority in the world, we have to lock Bush, Cheney and everyone else in their criminal crew in jail and throw away the key.

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Three Chilean Ex-Army Officials Charged in the Murder Case of Legendary Folk Singer Víctor Jara

Gabriel San Roman, Truthout: The decades-long call for justice in the murder case of legendary Chilean folk singer Víctor Jara took another dramatic turn last week when Judge Miguel Vásquez Plaza indicted three retired ex-army officials for their roles in the brutal September 16, 1973, killing.

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Hamas Rocket Launches Don’t Explain Israel’s Gaza Destruction

Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service: Although some Hamas rockets were launched near homes or other civilian structures, military developments on both sides have rendered that defense of Israeli attacks on civilian targets invalid.

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Videotaping Strip Searches in Jail Is Not Reform

Jean Trounstine, Jean Trounstine’s Blog: Much has been written about Sheriff Michael J. Ashe of Hampden County as a heralded criminal justice reformer, but a class action lawsuit reveals a policy he enforced in which hundreds of female arrestees were videotaped during strip searches.

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Louisiana’s St. Tammany Parish Comes One Step Closer to Fracking

Julie Dermansky, DeSmogBlog: Despite local activism against fracking, the Department of Louisiana Natural Resources has approved a unit permit for Helis Oil & Gas Company for a site in St. Tammany Parish that the company plans to frack.

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Federal Reserve: Redistribution of Wealth in the US Is Going Upward to the Rich

Mark Karlin, BuzzFlash at Truthout: It is dismaying that with midterm elections less than two months away, there is very little sustained national discussion of this economic injustice and financial systemic failure.

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People Who Live Near Fracking More Likely to Become Sick, Study Finds

Read the Article at USA Today

Obama Tells Leaders He Doesn’t Need Their Vote for ISIS Campaign

Read the Article at The Hill

Justice Department Watchdog Complains of Interference

Read the Article at the Associated Press

We Protect Privilege With Violence, and None Are Innocent

Read the Article at BuzzFlash

Private Border Patrols: Patriots or Vigilantes?

Read the Article at Reuters

When Fracking and Free Speech Collide

Read the Article at Al Jazeera America

Cover-Up of Slaughter at Attica Prison Continues Decades Later

Read the Article at BuzzFlash