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California teachers are mad their pension fund still owns gun maker

The original article by Aaron Smith appears on CNN Money.

The California teachers' pension fund still hasn't shaken off its investment in gun maker Bushmaster, more than two years after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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How Bill O'Reilly Keeps Getting Away With It

By Lloyd Grove for The Daily Beast

Poor Bill O'Reilly. The beleaguered Fox News star—who in recent days has faced unwelcome scrutiny for his tall tales about covering the 1982 Falklands war, and on Tuesday had his veracity further challenged by a report that he fabricated an account of his journalistic exploits in his supposedly nonfiction book, Killing Kennedy—is upset that rival media outlets are being so mean and nasty to him.

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INTERVIEW: Robert Greenwald Speaks with KPFK's Lila Garrett on Connect The Dots

The interview originally aired on KPKF's Connect The Dots with Lila Garrett

On Monday, January 26th, Brave New Films President Robert Greenwald spoke with Lila Garrett about the horrors of Clint Eastwood's newest films American Sniper. Listen to the full episode of Connect The Dots below. 

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'American Sniper' Triggers New War: Conservatives vs. Liberals

The original article by Cathy Burke for Newsmax

The box-office smash "American Sniper" is a hands-down hit with audiences, but it's triggered a culture war in Hollywood — with conservatives battling complaints by some liberals that the movie glorifies war and late Navy SEAL sharpshooter Chris Kyle.

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The Year in Drones

The original article by Charles Pierson appeared on Counter Punch

2014 was a good year for US killer drones. In October, the US celebrated (if that is the word) its 400th drone strike on Pakistan. Unable to attend the festivities were the 2,379 Pakistanis killed by US drones since 2004. Of these, only 12% of the victims who have been identified have been linked to militant organizations, this according to an October report from the independent British-based Bureau of Investigative Journalism.

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Koch Bros to Bankroll Prison Reform

The original article by Tim Mak appeared on The Daily Beast

The Koch brothers are turning their attention and resources to reforming the criminal justice system.

Prepare for the softer side of Charles and David Koch.

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It's Citizens United's birthday - so now you can watch 'Koch Brothers Exposed' for free

The original post by Scott Kaufman appears on Raw Story

To commemorate the fifth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC, Brave New Films is releasing the documentary Koch Brothers Exposed: 2014 Edition online.

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INTERVIEW: Robert Greenwald Appears on The Ed Show to Debate the Film American Sniper

On Monday, January 19th Robert Greenwald was a guest on The Ed Show to discuss and Debate the film American Sniper. View the interview below. 

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Filmmaker: 'Neocon Fantasy' American Sniper Gets People 'Cheering' For More War

The original post by Josh Feldman appears on Mediaite. 

Liberal filmmaker Robert Greenwald sparred with ex-Congressman Patrick Murphy on MSNBC today over the movie American Sniper, which Greenwald denounced as a war-hungry “neocon fantasy.”

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5 Reasons Shopping at Walmart Makes you a Scrooge This Holiday Season

This post originally appeared on the Huffington Post

It's no secret that Walmart is the nation's largest retailer and that the family who owns Walmart, the Waltons, are mega-billionaires worth more than $144.7 billion, but what you might not know is that Walmart is the the largest private employer in the United States employing over 1.3 million workers.

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