All Further Articles for 2013-02-18

Monday, February 18, 2013
I Cry For My Trees
A day after the feds gave their go-ahead in an eminent domain ruling, chainsaw crews working for Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. began felling trees on the New Jersey property of George Feighner, 86, whose home sits in the path of a new pipeline that would take a destructive route Feighner calls "divorced from reality." Despite year-long protests and appeals, he's losing hope: "Too much, too old." Irony alert: He was a chemist for the oil industry. Video.
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Kid In the Crosshairs: What Occupation Looks Like
There's been considerable uproar after an Israeli soldier and sniper randomly posted a photo online showing a Palestinian boy in the crosshairs of a rifle. The IDF calls it "a severe incident which doesn't accord with the IDF's spirit and values." On the contrary: Breaking the Silence and other activists call it dehumanizing business as usual for an Occupation that routinely teaches soldiers to view Palestinian children as targets. The posting is the latest in a grotesque trend that's been dubbed "war sporno."
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