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Community members stand up for soldiers’ right to heal

A demonstration outside the Fort Hood main gate honored soldiers who have committed suicide due to trauma inflicted in combat.

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Chicago activists protest Heartland Institute conference

Over a dozen environmental activists gathered to protest the Heartland Institute, which put up ads comparing environmentalists to the Unabomber.

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Iraq and Afghanistan veterans return medals at NATO protest

U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars threw their medals towards the site of the NATO Summit May 20 in what was called the most dramatic antiwar action by ex-GIs since Vietnam.

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NATO week: Foreclosure protesters dump furniture at Citibank

Carrying furniture from a foreclosed home through the streets, protesters marched on Citibank and the Cook County Sheriff.

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Chicago residents link NATO to neighborhood disasters

The city's huge Latino community linked what the military alliance is doing worldwide to the violence and foreclosures they face in their neighborhood.

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People aren’t buying what NATO is selling

Right off the bat, the war in Afghanistan and U.S. military spending are two of the biggest items people are rejecting.

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Protesters shut down recruiting center

They protested the killing of 17 civilians by a U.S. soldier earlier in the month and other atrocities against Afghan civilians, and demanded an end to nearly eleven years of war.

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Anonymous: A glimpse behind the masks

n a new video released by politically active hacking collective Anonymous, the group has declared war on the U.S. government.

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Billionaires back controversial geoengineering methods

A small unit of climate scientists, supported financially by notable billionaires, is lobbying governments and international organizations to back experiments in geoengineering

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Scientists may give Earth some sunscreen

Apparently, the world could use some sunshades. At least, that is one of the many options being considered.

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