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Middle East “Allies” Decline to Commit Forces, Resources Against ISIL
US Secretary of State John Kerry’s meeting in Jedda with ten Middle Eastern foreign ministers produced a communique on Friday, but little more. The regional states promised to do more to stop the transit across their territory of volunteer vigilantes seeking to join the so-called “Islamic State” of...
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Is the Martelly Government Putting Former President Aristide in Danger?
Fanmi Lavalas leaders report that the police that have guarded former president Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s residence since he returned to Haiti in 2011 were removed around 1:00 a.m. this morning. It is unclear who ordered the removal of the state security agents, but Agence Haitienne de Presse is...
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Groups Lauded for Work Towards Communities' Rights to a Just Food System
Sixth Food Sovereignty Prize honors Union of Agricultural Work Committees in Palestine and Bellingham, Washington-based Community to Community Development
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Say ‘No’ to War and Media Propaganda
While the United States, United Kingdom and NATO are pushing for war with Russia, it behoves people and their governments around the world to take a clear stand for peace and against violence and war, no matter where it comes from. We are at a dangerous point in our history of the human family and...
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Jews To Israel: If Not Now, When
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Death of 'Irrepressible' Forest Defender Prompts Investigation
Illegal loggers suspected in killing of Edwin Chota, other leaders
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Israel's Deadly Attacks on Gaza Schools Constitute War Crimes: Human Rights Watch
“Israel has offered no convincing explanation for these attacks on schools where people had gone for protection and the resulting carnage.”
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Victor Jara's Long Arc
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Safety in Diversity: Adapting to Unpredictable Climate Change
We are faced with two crises on a planetary scale — climate change and species extinction. Our current modes of production and consumption, starting with the Industrial Revolution and aggravated by the advent of industrial agriculture, have contributed to both. If no action is taken to reduce...
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Malaysia Airlines Whodunnit Still a Mystery
More than seven weeks after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine killing 298 people, a preliminary report failed to address the mystery of who shot the plane down
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