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Brazil Farmers Find GMO Corn Seeds No Longer Control Pests
World  (tags: world, brazil, gmos, health, farmers, humanrights )

Rose
- 22 hours ago - naturallysavvy.com
Reuters reports that genetically modified (GMO) corn seeds are no longer keeping pests at bay for Brazilian farmers.
The Women of ISIS: Understanding and Combating Female Extremism
World  (tags: Foreign Affairs, ISIS, women, women's brigade, extremists, gender, safety, security, paradox, Iraq, Sri Lanka )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - foreignaffairs.com
Reports that women have formed their own brigade within ISIS have confounded experts - and worried them. The idea of women as violent extremists seems paradoxical. Why should women want to join a political struggle that so blatantly oppresses them?
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
- 1 day 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
Net Closes on 'Jihadi John' as London Pair Probed
World  (tags: Great Britain, 'Jihadi John', violence, death, crime, world, news, middle-east )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
An NHS doctor from east London who was previously accused of kidnapping Western journalists in Syria may hold the key to identifying the jihadi who beheaded James Foley, intelligence sources have disclosed.
European Fighters Take On More Prominent Roles In The Islamic State
World  (tags: middle-east, politics, violence, terrorism, ISIS, world )

Cal
- 1 day 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.
The Courage to Refuse
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Palestinians, Conflict, Popular Resistance, Military, Resisters )

Brian
- 1 day ago - socialistworker.org
"THE NUMBERS are small, but there are Israeli military resisters actively fighting the occupation of Palestine within the borders of Israel."
Israel Faces Its Own Evil
World  (tags: Israel, palestinians, palestine, free gaza, evil, Israel, war crimes )

Marie
- 1 day ago - redressonline.com
Just a few hours before the Hamas-Israel ceasefire in the Gaza Strip collapsed, sources in Jerusalem disclosed that Israel and the US had agreed to gradually lift the blockade of the Strip.
ISIS Is to America as Hamas Is to Israel
World  (tags: Obama, ISIS, Hamas, Israel )

David
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
Pres. Obama has rightfully condemned the ISIS beheading of American James Foley in the strongest terms, calling for an all-out war against the "cancer" of ISIS, while urging Israel to accept the Hamas terrorist group which calls for Israel's destruction.
The Beheading of James Foley and Other Unintended Consequences By Shoshana Bryen
World  (tags: ISIS, Hamas, values )

David
- 1 day ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The goals of Hamas and the goals of ISIS, to create a society on its own principles -- "ugly, savage, inexplicable, nihilistic and valueless evil," to quote Mr. Kerry -- are the same.
Resistance Is Not Futile
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, War, Air Strikes, Terrorism, Resisters, Occupation, Netanyahu )

Brian
- 1 day ago - truth-out.org
"The numbers are small, but there are Israeli military resisters actively fighting the occupation of Palestine within the borders of Israel."
Was Israel Justified in Going After Hamas Terrorist Tunnels?
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Terror tunnels, death squads )

David
- 2 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
These tunnels went deep underground from Gaza to Israel & were designed to allow Hamas death squads to cross into Israel & to kill & kidnap Israeli citizens. They were/are legitimate military targets.with their entrances placed in densely populated areas.
Never Again Means for Anyone
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, Palestinians, Conflict, Popular Resistance, Holocaust, Survivors, Never Again )

Brian
- 2 days ago - socialistworker.org
"More than 200 Jewish survivors and descendants of Jewish survivors of the Nazi genocide condemn Israel's massacre on Gaza and call for an end to the genocide of the Palestinian people."
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
- 2 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
- 2 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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