Saturday, February 26, 2011

Murdoch and Koch Collude Against Wisconsin Workers


Rupert Murdoch and the Koch brothers share the same deregulatory agenda and are organizing against Wisconsin protesters. (photo: Reuters)
Adele M. Stan, AlterNet
Excerpt: "Ginning up the right-wing rabble is a Fox News specialty. Glenn Beck is more than a talk-show host; he's Rupert Murdoch's community organizer. Like Koch, Murdoch embraces a completely deregulatory agenda: one that would leave giant corporations such as News Corp., the second largest entertainment company in the world, according to Fortune magazine, with nary a single regulation to stand in the way of profit-taking."
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Bob Herbert | Absorbing the Pain
Bob Herbert, The New York Times
Bob Herbert begins, "Lynda Hiller teared up. 'We're struggling real bad,' she said, 'and it's getting harder every day.' A handful of people were sitting around a dining room table in a row house in North Philadelphia on Wednesday, talking about the problems facing working people in America."
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Gadhafi Arms Civilian Supporters
Maggie Michael and Ben Hubbard, Associated Press
Intro: "Tripoli, Libya - The embattled regime of Moammar Gadhafi is arming civilian supporters to set up checkpoints and roving patrols around the Libyan capital to control movement and quash dissent, residents said Saturday."
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Glenn Greenwald | Targeting Assange, Manning and WikiLeaks Supporters
Glenn Greenwald, Democracy Now!
Glenn Greenwald discusses the issue of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition to Sweden to face questioning on allegations of sexual crimes and potentially being extradited to the United States. Also included in the interview are questions about alleged whistleblower Army Private Bradley Manning, and a recently disclosed plot by three private intelligence firms to target WikiLeaks and its supporters.
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RSN Special Coverage: GOP's War on American Labor
Reader Supported News
Some call it labor's swan song, others call it labor's wake-up call. Right now it's a grassfire spreading across the upper Midwest, and RSN is staying on it.
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RSN Special Coverage: Rocking the Cradle
Reader Supported News
As the wave of pro-democracy, self-determination protests spread across the cradle of civilization, Reader Supported News will bring you the latest updates with uncensored and uncompromising coverage.
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