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Common Dreams Highlights November 17, 2014

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Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

News & Views | 11.17.14

Featured…

Missouri Governor Declares Preemptive State of Emergency for Ferguson
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/17/missouri-governor-declares-preemptive-state-emergency-ferguson

Headlines…

Ahead of Senate Vote, USA Freedom Act Called ‘Major Step’ Toward Surveillance Reform
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/17/ahead-senate-vote-usa-freedom-act-called-major-step-toward-surveillance-reform

Day Before Vote, Activists Bring #NOKXL Fight to Democratic Senator’s Front Door
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/17/day-vote-activists-bring-nokxl-fight-democratic-senators-front-door

Study: More Homeless Children Now Than Any Point in US History
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/17/study-more-homeless-children-now-any-point-us-history

Report: How GOP Operatives Clandestinely Used Twitter to Bypass Election Laws
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/17/report-how-gop-operatives-clandestinely-used-twitter-bypass-election-laws

35.8 Million Worldwide Living in Modern-Day Slavery: Report
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/17/358-million-worldwide-living-modern-day-slavery-report

Greenpeace Activists Wounded After Being Rammed by Spanish Navy
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/11/17/greenpeace-activists-wounded-after-being-rammed-spanish-navy

and more…

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Views…

Bill Quigley: Ten Illegal Police Actions to Watch for in Ferguson
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/17/ten-illegal-police-actions-watch-ferguson

Laura Gottesdiener: Separate and Unequal: A Journey Across a Divided Detroit
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/17/separate-and-unequal-journey-across-divided-detroit

Paul Buchheit: The Super-Rich and Sordid Tales of Selfishness
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/17/super-rich-and-sordid-tales-selfishness

Alexis Agathocleous: Rampant Use of Solitary Confinement in the US Constitutes Torture
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/17/rampant-use-solitary-confinement-us-constitutes-torture

Mark Jaycox: The USA Freedom Act: What’s to Come and What You Need to Know
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/11/17/usa-freedom-act-whats-come-and-what-you-need-know

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Newswire…

Center for Biological Diversity: With Senate Poised to Vote on Keystone XL, New Analysis Reveals Dangerous Toll of U.S. Pipelines
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/11/17/senate-poised-vote-keystone-xl-new-analysis-reveals-dangerous-toll-us-pipelines

Fight for the Future: Net Neutrality Supporters Throw Kickin’ Party at the FCC
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/11/14/net-neutrality-supporters-throw-kickin-party-fcc

Food & Water Watch: McDonald’s Rejects GMO Potatoes, Other Fast Food Chains Should Follow Suit…
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2014/11/14/mcdonalds-rejects-gmo-potatoes-other-fast-food-chains-should-follow-suit

and more…

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