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- 618 days ago -
END ECOCIDE IN EUROPE has become a global initiative, the whole world can now support the initiative and sign Eradicating Ecocide Global Initiative. PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE
Scientists Urge UK Govt to Ditch 'Dysfunctional' GMO Regulations
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, Health, Law, Politics, Science, Security, UK )

- 619 days ago -
There is no evidence that GM crops are more dangerous than conventionally farmed food, a group of scientists allegedly linked to the biotech industry have advised UK PM David Cameron. Critics say the group is funded by the GM lobby.
Americans Trash About 1/3 of Their Food, Worth $161bn - USDA
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Biology, Food, Health, Politics, Robert Bridge, USA )

- 637 days ago -
About 30 percent of the 430 billion pounds of food produced in the United States is wasted, an incredible statistic, especially given the lack of landfill space, not to mention the global menace of world hunger.
American Military Banned From Purchasing Flags Made in China
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- 642 days ago -
Any American flag purchased by the US Defense Department from now on will be legally required to have been made in the United States.
Most Young Lack Interest in Politics - Official Survey
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- 644 days ago -
Less than a third of young people express any interest in politics, according to an official survey.
French Law Temporarily Bans GM-Maize Planting While Larger Ban Gains Steam
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- 645 days ago -
The French government issued a decree Monday forbidding farmers to plant genetically-modified maize in the immediate future while the government drafts a comprehensive law that will attempt to ban the practice nationwide.
'The Day We Fight Back': 6,000 Websites Protest Surveillance, Honor Aaron Swartz
Offbeat  (tags: Anniversary, Gayane Chichakyan, Intelligence, Internet, Law, Politics, USA )

- 652 days ago -
More than 6,000 websites, including Reddit, Tumblr, Mozilla, are taking part in an online protest against government surveillance. The action marks two years since website blackouts against SOPA and PIPA and commemorates Aaron Swartz's death.
Thousands of Women Illegally Detained By Iraq, Facing Torture, Abuse - HRW
Offbeat  (tags: Human rights, Law, Military, Politics, War )

- 656 days ago -
Iraqi authorities are holding thousands of women illegally, subjecting many to torture, abuse, threats to their family and rape, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Thursday. The findings come amid Baghdad's promises of judicial reform.
Video: Legalize Democracy   video
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- 665 days ago -
Full video now available on YouTube (30 min.) from Move to Amend National Leadership Team
Snapshots From 2013 - By Forecast the Facts
Offbeat  (tags: Facts, Forecast the Facts, 2013, campaign successes, politics, weather, government, environment, society )

- 696 days ago -
Here are just a few snapshots from some of our campaigns this year. If you like, please share!
Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
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- 725 days ago -
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
Video:What One Thing Has Every Woman Of A Certain Age Done, According To Meryl Streep?
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- 729 days ago -
Victoria Fine It's pretty rare for one incredibly successful woman to vulnerably look up to another in public. Yet here we are. **watch to the end**
Singer Carole King Lobbies Sen. Crapo for Background Checks
Offbeat  (tags: guns, gun control, politics )

- 787 days ago -
Singer, songwriter and longtime Democratic activist Carole King is lobbying Senator Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, to support expanded background checks for gun purchases. Crapo voted against the Toomey-Manchin background checks legislation in April.

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