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News & Views | 11.5.14

Featured…

‘We Will Only Get Louder’: Dozens of Communities Vote to Boot Big Money from Politics
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/we-will-only-get-louder-dozens-communities-vote-boot-big-money-politics

Headlines…

Voters Reject Oil Titan Chevron, Elect Progressive Bloc in Richmond, California
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/voters-reject-oil-titan-chevron-elect-progressive-bloc-richmond-california

Hawaiians Win Community GMO Victory Over Monsanto
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/hawaiians-win-community-gmo-victory-over-monsanto

Minimum Wage Measures Pass Overwhelmingly, Even in Red States
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/minimum-wage-measures-pass-overwhelmingly-even-red-states

‘Just the Beginning’: Communities Across Nation Ban Fracking
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/just-beginning-communities-across-nation-ban-fracking

California Voters Pass ‘Historic’ Mass Incarceration Reform
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/california-voters-pass-historic-mass-incarceration-reform

Trend Towards Ending Marijuana Prohibition Continues as Legalization Wins Big
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/trend-towards-ending-marijuana-prohibition-continues-legalization-wins-big

Republicans Take Control: Senate Takeover, House Gains, Governor Surge
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/05/republicans-take-control-senate-takeover-house-gains-governor-surge

and more…

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Views…

Ruth Conniff: After The Republican Sweep
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/05/after-republican-sweep

Harvey Wasserman: The Corporate Coup d’Etat is Nearly Complete
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/05/corporate-coup-detat-nearly-complete

Wendy Weiser: How Much of a Difference Did New Voting Restrictions Make in Yesterday’s Close Races?
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/05/how-much-difference-did-new-voting-restrictions-make-yesterdays-close-races

Robert Naiman: There Is No Republican Mandate for More War
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/05/there-no-republican-mandate-more-war

Frances Beinecke: Ignoring the Public, GOP Leadership Promises Worst Attack on Environmental Protection in Decades
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/05/ignoring-public-gop-leadership-promises-worst-attack-environmental-protection

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Newswire…

Friends of the Earth: Greatest Congress the Kochs Ever Bought
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/11/05/midterm-election-results-greatest-congress-kochs-ever-bought

Center for Biological Diversity: California County Bans Fracking, Despite Deluge of Oil Industry Cash
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/11/05/california-county-bans-fracking-despite-deluge-oil-industry-cash

Move to Amend Wins Big at the Ballot: Americans Ready to Amend the Constitution
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/11/05/move-amend-wins-big-ballot-americans-ready-amend-constitution

Reprieve: BT Accused of Complicity in Intelligence Sharing for US Drone Strikes
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/11/05/bt-accused-complicity-intelligence-sharing-us-drone-strikes

and more…

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