fix articles 8993, reversal
2012 Magnetic Pole Reversal; Doom or Hoax? (tags)
The Mayan calendar predicts what scientists call a magnetic pole reversal every 800,000 years or so. Nobody really knows what will happen, from the doomsayers to the relaxsayers. The truth is usually in the middle. Get ready anyway, no harm in being prepared.
PHILIPPINES: SC Reversal on Hacienda Luisita, A Triumph of CARPER, Agrarian Justice (tags)
We in Akbayan Party welcome the Supreme Court's reversal of its previous ruling on the Hacienda Luisita case. It is a great victory not only for the beneficiaries but also for every Filipino farmer. Now it is crystal clear, land distribution is the sole, genuine avenue of agrarian reform. Likewise, this decision affirms the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program- Extension with Reforms (CARPER) - farmers must own the lands they till and it is the onus of government to guarantee it.
War on drugs is "universally unconstitutional" (tags)
The reversal of the onus of proof in drug-possession cases is incompatible with the rule of law and is therefore unconstitutional in ALL jurisdictions. If you're a juror in a trial for possession of a prohibited drug, and if you are told that the "law" requires the defendant to prove that the possession was unwitting, it is your civic duty to put the onus of proof back where it belongs (on the prosecution), raise it to the proper standard (beyond reasonable doubt), and hand down a verdict on that basis.
In Stark Reversal, Obama Abandons Civilian Trials for 9/11 Suspects (tags)
Interview with Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Scott Harris
Dennis Kucinich, RIP (tags)
His comments opposing Obamacare on Lila Garrett Monday and reversal on Wednesday boggle the mind..
Reversal of Fortune -part II (tags)
In my first e-mail/ post "Reversal of Fortune" I discussed how the 1962 Democratic sweep was a near mirror image of the reverse GOP victory in '02. I asked what caused such a complete reversal of fortune over the last 40 years. The JFK assassination 13 months after the '62 election that had held so much hope for change was first step of such reversal.
Irate Listenners of WBAI Radio March Into Station (tags)
Outraged Listeners of WBAI Radio (99.5 FM) March Into Studio Protest Targets Rightward Political Turn in Programming and Attacks on Workers' Rights