News for 2013-08-16

Friday, August 16, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Amid Mideast Arms Race Israel Demands More US Weaponry
United States defense equipment is selling like hotcakes in the Middle East, and Israel is concerned.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Global Fail: Dropping 'Oil in the Soil' Plan, Ecuador Opens Biodiversity Hotspot to Oil Drilling
Ecuador announced it is opening an Amazonian nature preserve to oil drilling, abandoning a conservation plan of using international funds to leave the oil in the soil.
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[field_image_caption-raw] In the 'Wild West' of Water, Nestlé Gets Free Pass to Bottle the Commons
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[field_image_caption-raw] Community Uprising Puts Fracking Company on Its Heels in the UK
What does it take to drive an unwanted gas drilling operation out a town? Whether it's ultimately successful or not, campaigners and residents in one village in the UK are coursing a path towards victory and showing others what it might look like.
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[title] A Co-op Story: Green Worker Co-op Academy
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Day of Rage' Marches in Egypt Despite Threats of 'Live Fire'
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[field_image_caption-raw] 'Jaw-Dropping' Record of Violations Reveals Perils of NSA Self-Policing
An internal National Intelligence Agency audit and other documents leaked to the Washington Post by whistleblower Edward Snowden show that despite official claims to the contrary, the spy agency broke its own guidelines, breaking "privacy
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