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The Power Structure for Deadly Lag and the Prophetic Work of Unsung Heroes | Ralph Nader

Kicking life-saving solutions endlessly down the road is the mark of the brutish power of the corporations over the innocents. Fifty years ago, medical research warned about the overuse of antibiotics creating mutations of resistant bacterium, making these drugs less effective. Dr. Sidney Wolfe warned about this criminal negligence again and again, along with other colleagues. But the drug companies ...

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Egyptian Protesters Raid State Security, Post Government Secrets to Facebook | Fast Company

Egyptian protesters who infiltrated the offices of Egypt’s State Security apparatus on Saturday found exactly what they were looking for: surveillance files on millions of Egyptian citizens and caches of information on hundreds of sensitive subjects. They also found secret torture chambers, evidence of vote rigging, possible complicity in terrorism, state surveillance of the Christian minority and extensive lists of ...

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Amr Khaled calls for Facebook users to fight sectarianism – Ahram Online

Amr Khaled, the influential Egyptian Muslim televangelist, called for an internet campaign against sectarian incitement after attacks targeting an Alexandria church in Egypt killed 23 and injured dozens on New Year’s Eve. His website asked young Muslim and Christian youth to use social media venues such as Facebook and Twitter to mobilise against sectarian strife. He says although the church ...

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Israeli Military Using Facebook to Find Draft Dodgers

The Israeli military has stumbled on a novel way of busting draft dodgers: checking out their Facebook profiles. According to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), 1,000 women were found falsely posing as orthodox Jews after photos and information on their profiles indicated otherwise. According to Israeli law, orthodox women are exempt from a military draft that effects most individuals in ...

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