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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"The quest for bioenergy at a meaningful scale is both unrealistic and unsustainable," says a new report from the World Resources Institute that calls into question Western governments' support for energy policies that encourage large-scale conversion of plants into fuel. The study, " Avoiding Bioenergy Competition for Food Crops and Land " (pdf...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Mikhail Gorbachev stated that the United States has pulled Russia into a new...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Attacks in which the Israeli military deliberately targeted Palestinian homes...

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Chris Kyle's American Sniper, to one critic "an odious homage (to) wholesale slaughter," is everywhere. The film has made millions, the book tops bestseller lists, the media gears up for the trial of the vet who killed Kyle. For many, America's eagerness to lionize a guy who saw all his victims as "savages" while mouthing the mindless, jingoistic pieties of America's wars highlights the moral failings of the culture. His widow to the NRA: He was "an everyday man who loved his God and country."