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U.S. Officials Try To Gauge Threat From American Fighters In Syria
World  (tags: ISIS, terrorists, terrorism, society, politics, middle-east, violence, world, usa )

Cal
- 17 hours ago - npr.org
U.S. intelligence officials tracking American fighters believe that at least 140 of them have gone to fight in Syria and Iraq so far. They say the number of U.S. passport-holders now in the fight has more than doubled since the beginning of the year.
Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society )

Cal
- 1 day ago - npr.org
Libya's political crisis deepened today when the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government, leaving the country with two rival Parliaments and leaders, each with their own armed supporters.
America Keeps People Poor On Purpose: A Timeline of Choices We'Ve Made to Increase Inequality
World  (tags: government, politics, world, humanrights, media, news, usa )

Nils Ande
- 2 days ago - yesmagazine.org
How four decades of lobbying and legislation gave corporations dominion over our economy--and eroded the American middle class. Pulitzer Price-winning journalist Hedrick Smith reports on the structural choices that have brought the united States to a cris.
British Spies Are on Verge of Identifying ISIS Executioner Who Killed James Foley
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, middle-east, James Foley )

Cal
- 2 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Spies are close to identifying the hooded jihadist dubbed Jailer John who beheaded the journalist James Foley, Britain's ambassador to the U.S. revealed today
Bangladeshi Girls Seek Equal Opportunity
World  (tags: world, politics, society, women's rights, Bengladesh, humanrights, freedoms, news )

Cal
- 2 days ago - ipsnews.net
Besides the Empowering Adolescents initiative, other grassroots schemes to educate communities on the rights of women include groups that practice interactive popular theatre (IPT), designed to address social issues at a local level.
Disunited Kingdom: Scotland's Separatists Cling to Hope
World  (tags: world, ethics, europe, freedoms, politics, society )

Cal
- 3 days ago - macleans.ca
After centuries of uneasy union, Scotland will vote on independence next month. The end of Great Britain may be closer than we think.
The Men Who Killed James Foley
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, crime, death, government, middle-east, politics, society, violence, terrorists )

Kit
- 4 days ago - newyorker.com
The voice of Foley's black-hooded executioner is heard in the video; he appears to have a British accent. This has alarmed many in the United Kingdom, including its security services, which have become increasingly aware that they have a problem-->
TAKE ACTION NOW! Join Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, and Many Other Global Business Leaders in Calling for Peace in Ukraine
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, war, UKRAINE, peace, activism )

Cal
- 4 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Richard Branson, Jeff Skoll, and many other prominent Russian, Ukrainian, and international business leaders are calling for a peaceful end to the conflict in Ukraine
How Big of a Blow Is It for Hamas to Lose Three Senior Leaders? (VIDEO)
World  (tags: Israel, Hamas, violence, war, world, conflict, death, politics, middle-east, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow at American Task Force on Palestine, says it's a "very serious"€
Death Toll Continues to Climb as Violence Resumes in Gaza
World  (tags: world, violence, death, Palestine, Israel, Gaza, human rights, middle-east, freedoms, children, politics, government, society )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - commondreams.org
A four-year-old Israeli child was reportedly killed by mortar fire in southern Israel near the Gaza border on Friday afternoon, the latest casualty of renewed violence between Israel and Hamas that has disproportionately claimed Palestinian lives.
What the Jihadists Who Bought 'Islam For Dummies' on Amazon Tell Us About Radicalization (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Jihadists, violence, religion, dishonesty, politics, ethics, conflict, death, middle-east, world, news )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - huffingtonpost.co.uk
Can you guess which books the wannabe jihadists Yusuf Sarwar and Mohammed Ahmed ordered online from Amazon before they set out from Birmingham to fight in Syria last May?
In Case of Slain Journalist, Negotiations, Silence, Then a Chilling Warning
World  (tags: Syria, journalist, crime, death, middle-east, politics, terrorism, violence, usa, world, war )

Lone
- 5 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Foley's death, highlighting how Syria has become perhaps the most dangerous country on earth for journalists, followed intense efforts by GlobalPost and others to identify his captors
European Fighters Take On More Prominent Roles In The Islamic State
World  (tags: middle-east, politics, violence, terrorism, ISIS, world )

Cal
- 5 days ago - npr.org
British authorities are trying to identify the masked man who executed American photojournalist James Foley in a video that has caused massive global reaction.
Desmond Tutu: My Plea to the People of Israel - "Liberate Yourselves By Liberating Palestine"
World  (tags: palestine, middle-east, israel, politics, war, usa, death )

Nils Ande
- 6 days ago - goldenageofgaia.com
Over the past few weeks, more than 1.6 million people across the world have signed onto this movement by joining an Avaaz campaign calling on corporations profiting from the Israeli occupation and/or implicated in the abuse and repression of Palestinians.
World Bank and UN Carbon Offset Scheme 'Complicit' in Genocidal Land Grabs
World  (tags: africa, land grabs, UN< World Bank, indigenous righgts, world, violence, society, politics, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 6 days ago - theecologist.org
The plight of Kenya's Sengwer people shows that carbon offsets generated by 'sustainable' forest management are empowering a corporate recolonisation of the South backed by the World Bank against its own guidelines,
 

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