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Monthly Archives: January 2013

When President Obama told supporters that he would morph his campaign into a new nonprofit that would accept unlimited corporate donations, the announcement set off a familiar round of griping from campaign finance reformers. Read more →...

By Record on Jan 31st, 2013

On January 23rd, Palestinian Foreign Minister, Riad Malki, warned that if Israeli settlement in the occupied areas near Jerusalem continues, the Palestinian government will be left no option but to take Israel to the International Criminal Court...

By Mina Akrami on Jan 31st, 2013

In June 2012, the words “Pare Belo Monte” could be seen over the Pimental Construction site of the Belo Monte dam project. The words, meaning “Stop Belo Monte,” were spelled out by the bodies of 300 indigenous protestors who had occupied...

By Record on Jan 31st, 2013

Less than two months of research, completed by the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab, confirms that almost 400 American-made Blue Coat Systems appliances, engineered to filter, record and censor information on the Internet, are being used...

By Nicolas Rochon on Jan 29th, 2013

On January 22, Lindsay Sandiford, a 56-year-old British grandmother, was sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Bali, Indonesia. The unusually harsh sentence has provoked a moral re-assessment of the death penalty on a global scale. Despite...

By Abbie Saunders on Jan 28th, 2013

On January 18, 2013, a new documentary by Academy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams premiered worldwide at the Sundance Film Festival. In God Loves Uganda, Williams aims to make American Christians aware of how their collection plate...

By Record on Jan 28th, 2013

The United Nations Security Council unanimously passed a resolution furthering sanctions on North Korea this past Tuesday for her satellite launch on December 12. Immediately afterwards, North Korea denounced the UN, the United States, and South...

By Record on Jan 28th, 2013

Despite the majority opinion among historians that the comfort women attached to Japanese military units during World War II were coerced sex slaves, the post-war Japanese government has at times disputed the issue . Most recently, the new Japanese...

By Record on Jan 27th, 2013

Five 9/11 prisoners are scheduled for a pre-trial hearing on Sunday, January 27 in Guantánamo, Cuba. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-proclaimed organizer of the September 11 terrorist attacks is among the accused, who also include Ali Abdul...

By Record on Jan 26th, 2013

A report released by the Dallas branch of the Federal Reserve Bank last Thursday is calling for a re-thinking of efforts to prevent a future financial crisis. The report outlines the Dallas Fed’s position on how regulators should address megabanks...

By Record on Jan 25th, 2013