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Sept. 8, 2013

New iPhone Release Covers Up a Dark Reality About Apple

Making your product more affordable sometimes comes at an ugly price. This week, a Chinese labor rights group publicly exposed that Apple flouts human rights in the production of its wares.
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Sept. 8, 2013

4 American Cities That Should Have Hosted the 2020 Summer Olympics

With Tokyo hosting the 2020 Olympics, the United States has 2024 to look forward to putting up a contending city.
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Sept. 8, 2013

L.A. School Workers Scheme to Steal Textbooks, Remind Us How Screwed Up the Industry Really is

12 employees in LA have been charged with helping steal thousands of textbooks for a book buyer. With textbook thefts are on the rise, what does it say about prices and the publishing industry?
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Sept. 8, 2013

Hassan Rouhani Opens the Door to Peace With Iran — Israel’s Netanyahu Slams It Shut

Iranian President Rouhani wished Jews around the world a Happy New Year, continuing to signal a new era. Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu chose to ignore it.
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Sept. 8, 2013

There's Big Talk About Obama Impeachment Over Syria, But Little To Back It Up

Rejecting Obama's request for authorization of military strikes in Syria will make future presidents more reluctant to go to Congress for authorization on military action, and nothing else.
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Sept. 8, 2013

Fox News Anchor Thinks Atheists Should Leave the Country

How do you solve differing opinions in America? By leaving the country. Well, that's what Fox News thinks anyway. Atheists believe Pledge of Allegiance shouldn't contain the phrase "Under God."
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Sept. 8, 2013

Navy Rape Trial Further Exposes Military Sexual Assault Crisis

By every account, sexual assault has been on the rise in the U.S., and yet little has been done as of yet to address the problem. A recent Navy rape trial further exposes this problem.
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Sept. 8, 2013

Syria 2013: What A U.S. Air Strike Means For Israel and Palestine

Congress must realize that a strike on Syria will likely disrupt ongoing peace negotiations in Jerusalem.
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Sept. 8, 2013

How Colorado is Saving Money, Shutting Down Prisons, and Housing the Homeless in One Move

In an attempt to save the state of Colorado money, Fort Lyon Correctional Facility has been converted into a homeless shelter which is expected to reduce taxpayer costs and empower the homeless.
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Sept. 8, 2013

U.S. Drones Bombing Pakistan While Congress Debates Bombing Syria

With the spotlight firmly on Syria, U.S. drone strikes continue at pace, as reports emerge of another strike in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan, with no signs of abating.
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Sept. 8, 2013

Syria News: Meet the People Pushing for War With Syria

The looming American intervention in Syria has been on the tip of every American's tongue but who in Washington is really pushing for the strikes?
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Sept. 8, 2013

This Week in Corruption: Abu Ghraib Torture Victims Ordered to Pay Interrogators' Legal Fees

It's true. The government and its contractors can successfully shield terrible war crimes with no ownership or accountability whatsoever.