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Did Obama Administration Downplay Malaysia Slavery To Grease Trade Deal?

Did Obama Administration Downplay Malaysia Slavery To Grease Trade Deal?
Cheap labor is the whole point of our corporate-rigged, NAFTA-style trade agreements. Companies get to move jobs, factories, even entire industries out of the U.S. to countries where people are exploited, the environment is not protected and “costs” like human safety are kept low. But even so … tolerating slavery? Flat-out slavery? Really? Unfortunately, it looks like that’s what is happening with fast-track trade promotion authority, The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Obama administration.
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Four Eras of Slavery, for the Benefit of Corporations

Four Eras of Slavery, for the Benefit of Corporations
David Horowitz, founder of an organization called the "Freedom Center," argued that blacks should not be paid reparations for the enslavement of their ancestors. Among his reasons are that:
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Jim DeMint: The Federal Government Played No Role in Freeing the Slaves

Jim DeMint: The Federal Government Played No Role in Freeing the Slaves
Heritage Foundation head Jim DeMint appeared on Vocal Point with Jerry Newcombe of Truth In Action Ministries last week, where he insisted that “no liberal is going to win a debate that big government freed the slaves.”
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Christians and Muslims Launch Multi-Million Dollar Anti-Slavery Campaign

Christians and Muslims Launch Multi-Million Dollar Anti-Slavery Campaign
Christians and Muslims have joined to try to help free millions of men, women and children held in modern-day slavery, forced to work as maids, prostitutes, child soldiers and manual laborers. The Global Freedom Network launched Monday at the Vatican aims to eradicate slavery by encouraging governments, businesses, educational and faith institutions to rid their supply chains of slave labor.
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Nicole Winfield
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Limbaugh: 'If Any Race Of People Should Not Have Guilt About Slavery, It's Caucasians'

"White guilt is not solving anything. A little history lesson for you. If any race of people should not have guilt about slavery, it's Caucasians. The white race has probably had fewer slaves and for a briefer period of time than any other in the history of the world."
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VA Attorney General Equates Fight Over Slavery to Fight to Ban Abortion

VA Attorney General Equates Fight Over Slavery to Fight to Ban Abortion
Virginia Democrats pushed two deeply emotional hot buttons Tuesday in the state's gubernatorial race, slamming Republican Ken Cuccinelli for equating the nation's bloody reckoning over slavery with today's anti-abortion movement.
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Five Poisons of Privatization

Five Poisons of Privatization
Essential human needs are being packaged into products to be bought and sold. The right to food and water, education, health care, public spaces, and unrestricted speech shouldn't be based on who can pay the most, or on who can generate profits with the slickest marketing pitch.
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Man Defends Display of President Obama Holding a Watermelon

Danny Hafley doesn't understand why people are jumping to conclusions over his decision to place a mannequin of President Obama in his front yard eating a watermelon.
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Slavery 'A Blessing In Disguise' - Republican AK State Representative

"Arkansas Republicans tried to distance themselves Saturday from a Republican state representative's assertion that slavery was a "blessing in disguise" and a Republican state House candidate who advocates deporting all Muslims. The claims were made in books written, respectively, by Rep. Jon Hubbard of Jonesboro and House candidate Charlie Fuqua of Batesville. Those books received attention on Internet news sites Friday...".
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