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Common Dreams Highlights September 23, 2014

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Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

News & Views | 09.23.14

Featured…

Ignoring Pleas for Diplomacy, US and ‘Friends’ Bomb Syria
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/09/23/ignoring-pleas-diplomacy-us-and-friends-bomb-syria

Headlines…

Front-Lines Communities Rising Up: Dispatches from People’s Climate
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/09/23/front-lines-communities-rising-dispatches-peoples-climate

‘Remember Fukushima’: Thousands Rally Against Nuclear Restart in Japan
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/09/23/remember-fukushima-thousands-rally-against-nuclear-restart-japan

CDC: Ebola Cases Could Reach 1.4 Million by January
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/09/23/cdc-ebola-cases-could-reach-14-million-january

Fifty Activists and a Polar Bear Halt UK Coal Train
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/09/23/fifty-activists-and-polar-bear-halt-uk-coal-train

Another Scotland is Possible!’ Activists Shut Down Factory Behind Israeli Drones
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/09/23/another-scotland-possible-activists-shut-down-factory-behind-israeli-drones

and more…

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Views…

Phyllis Bennis: “There Is No Military Solution” — But Obama Launches a New U.S. War in Syria
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/23/there-no-military-solution-obama-launches-new-us-war-syria

Peter Van Buren: Apocalypse Now, Iraq Edition
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/23/apocalypse-now-iraq-edition

Dean Baker: If Children Are Being Crowded Out, It is Being Done by Rich People
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/23/if-children-are-being-crowded-out-it-being-done-rich-people

Charles E. Cobb: Guns and the Southern Freedom Struggle: What’s Missing When We Teach About Nonviolence
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/23/guns-and-southern-freedom-struggle-whats-missing-when-we-teach-about-nonviolence

Diana Anahi Torres-Valverde:The Fight to Keep Toxic Mining—and the World Bank—Out of El Salvador
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/23/fight-keep-toxic-mining-and-world-bank-out-el-salvador

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Newswire…

GRAIN:Planet Palm Oil: Peasants Pay the Price for Cheap Vegetable Oil
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/09/23/planet-palm-oil-peasants-pay-price-cheap-vegetable-oil

350: Bill McKibben Reacts to President Obama’s Climate Summit Speech
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/09/23/bill-mckibben-reacts-president-obamas-climate-summit-speech

MADRE: Paper Released Calling for Climate Justice – With Gender Justice
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/09/23/paper-released-calling-climate-justice-gender-justice

Partnership for Civil Justice: Civil Liberties Organization Condemns Proposals to Restrict White House Area for Protest as an Outrageous Assault on Free Speech
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/09/23/civil-liberties-organization-condemns-proposals-restrict-white-house-area

and more…

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