Thank you, the journey was never my own

By Brenda Norrell Censored News Today, between a hospital stay and fight for my life in May, and a journey to the Zapatista Stronghold in Chiapas in August, I’m especially thankful for this road I’ve been on, which was never really my own. I’ve never spoken in public about journalism over the past 32 years, because, for me, it was a matter of following my inner voice, and what some call the

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#GetThemOut Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) once called the political contributions…

#GetThemOut Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) once called the political contributions that flow from the powerful sugar industry to politicians “disgusting.” But Scott, along with several other prominent Florida Republicans over the past three years, have traveled to a hunting lodge in Texas owned by industry giant U.S. Sugar.

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You’re sick. Your nose is stuffy. Your body aches, You’re sweaty, coughing, snee…

You’re sick. Your nose is stuffy. Your body aches, You’re sweaty, coughing, sneezing and you don’t have enough energy to get out of bed.

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Palestinian Journalist: Lifting the Blockade Isn’t a Hamas Demand, It’s a Human Right
Palestinian Journalist: Lifting the Blockade Isn’t a Hamas Demand, It’s a Human Right Palestinian Journalist: Lifting the Blockade Isn’t a Hamas Demand, It’s a Human Right

The Palestinian death toll has topped 1,100 after one of the deadliest 24-hour periods since the Israeli assault on Gaza began 22 days ago. Most of the dead have been civilians. More than 180,000 Palestinians have been displaced over the past three weeks — that is roughly 10 percent of the population of Gaza.

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Appeals Court Saves Mississippi’s Only Abortion Clinic

CREDIT: AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File On Tuesday, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a law that would have closed down Mississippi’s only abortion clinic, invalidating a 2012 measure requiring abortion doctors to obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals. The state’s only two abortion providers fly in from out of state to serve patients and were repeatedly denied partnerships with local hospitals

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South Africa: Conventional Education Fails to Deliver the Goods

[SACSIS]We have thrown bags of money at education over the past two decades. Education consumes nearly a quarter of our total budget, close to a quarter of a trillion Rand a year. We spend more money on education than anything else

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Record-low US primary voting shows mass alienation from two-party system

Popular participation in Democratic midterm primaries has fallen by 70 percent over the past 44 years.

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How Missing American Guns Might Be Fueling Terrorists In Afghanistan

Will Freeman is an intern with Think Progress. An Afghan Army soldier picks up his weapon at a training facility in the outskirts of Kabul.

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