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Common Dreams Highlights October 8, 2014

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Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

News & Views | 10.08.14

Featured…

Students Walk Out After Attack on ‘Union that Defends Public Education’
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/08/students-walk-out-after-attack-union-defends-public-education

Headlines…

Amid Soaring Profits, Walmart to Cut Off 30,000 Workers From Health Insurance
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/08/amid-soaring-profits-walmart-cut-30000-workers-health-insurance

Siding With ‘Those Who Defend Mother Earth,’ Chile’s Top Court Halts Mine
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/08/siding-those-who-defend-mother-earth-chiles-top-court-halts-mine

Fiery Derailment Puts Spotlight on Hazardous Train Shipments
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/08/fiery-derailment-puts-spotlight-hazardous-train-shipments

China Overtakes US as World’s Single Largest Economy
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/08/china-overtakes-us-worlds-single-largest-economy

Privacy, Free Speech on the Line as Court Considers FBI’s Warrantless Surveillance Program
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/10/08/privacy-free-speech-line-court-considers-fbis-warrantless-surveillance-program

and more…

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Views…

Paul Dewar: The Case for a Humanitarian Focus in Iraq
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/10/08/case-humanitarian-focus-iraq

Vandana Shiva: Of Food, Farmers and WTO’s Doublespeak
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/10/08/food-farmers-and-wtos-doublespeak

Kara Dansky: How Many People Must Be Maimed or Killed Before We End the Militarization of Our Police Forces?
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/10/08/how-many-people-must-be-maimed-or-killed-we-end-militarization-our-police-forces

Kathy Kelly: ‘Silence Is Complicity’: Challenging Drone Warfare in US Court
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/10/08/silence-complicity-challenging-drone-warfare-us-court

Juan Cole: The Last Days of Kobani Loom as ISIL Closes in on Syrian Kurds
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/10/08/last-days-kobani-loom-isil-closes-syrian-kurds

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Newswire…

Worldwatch Institute: Energy Democracy: Bringing Power to the People
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/10/08/energy-democracy-bringing-power-people

350: University of Glasgow First University in Europe to Divest From Fossil Fuels
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/10/08/university-glasgow-first-university-europe-divest-fossil-fuels

ACLU: Innocent Man Released from Prison after Nine Years, Four on Death Row
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/10/08/innocent-man-released-prison-after-nine-years-four-death-row

and more…

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