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The Lonely Path of Israel's Military Dissenters
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Human Rights, military, ethics, government, middle-east, world, politics, news, crime, violence, conflict, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
Those who refuse to serve in Gaza war face brief jail sentences, but they believe their small number will slowly grow. The IDF was unable to answer Al Jazeera's query about the number of soldiers who'd declined to serve in Gaza, and what consequences...
Israeli Leaders Condemn Military Refuseniks as 'Criminal'
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, military, ethics, dishonesty, Human Rights, freedoms, rights, middle-east, news, government, politics, world, society )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - america.aljazeera.com
Israeli leaders on Monday condemned members of an elite military intelligence unit as "criminal" for signing a letter last week declaring their refusal to spy on Palestinians, local media reported.
US to Assign 3,000 From US Military to Fight Ebola
World  (tags: ebola epidemic, West Africa, US military and engineers, health, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 1 day ago - news.msn.com
The U.S. effort will include medics and corpsmen for treatment and training, engineers to help erect the treatment facilities and specialists in logistics to assist in patient transportation.
Europe Wants U.S. To Do Dirty Work Against ISIS
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Europe, U.S., ISIL, terrorism, military, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, troops, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 13 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
Residents in a number of European countries strongly support the American air strikes that have been launched in Iraq, but are much less supportive of their own nations taking the same action, a new YouGov poll finds.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Prevent An Oil-Fueled Tragedy in the Arctic Ocean
Environment  (tags: polar bears, wildlife, oil drilling, energy, environment, destruction, ecosystems, protection, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 1 day ago - thepetitionsite.com
Polar bears and hundreds of other majestic creatures depend on a healthy Arctic Ocean for survival, but their habitat is at risk. The federal government continues to move toward offshore oil drilling in this wild and wonderful environment
TAKE ACTION NOW! The EPA Can Save the World's Largest Wild Sockeye Salmon Run
Environment  (tags: mining intrests, habitatdestruction, habitat, Pebble Mine, wildlife, world, animals, environment, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, energy, protection )

Cal
- 1 day ago - action.sumofus.org
The world's largest wild sockeye salmon run is in grave danger. Rather than protect this precious Alaskan ecosystem, a mining corporation wants to turn it into a massive gold and copper mine
Drinking Water Contaminated By Fracking Boom in Texas and Pennslyvania, Says New Study
Environment  (tags: water, ecosystems, environment, destruction, fracking, frack is whack, research, healthconditions, protection, pollution, habitat, habitatdestruction )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Faulty natural gas well casings blamed in study for methane leakage in Barnett Shale and the Marcellus formation.
OP-ED: 5 Things the Religious Right Needs to Learn About the 10 Commandments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, ReligiousRight, usa, ethics, government, corruption )

Cal
- 1 day ago - alternet.org
Veneration of the commandments as the source of all laws is a modern-day affectation of the Religious Right.
Drought Bites as Amazon's 'Flying Rivers' Dry Up
Environment  (tags: Amazon, deforestattion, climate change, drought, wildlife, protection, environment, ecosystems, world, habitat, habitatdestruction, water, humans, pollution )

Cal
- 1 day ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change - leading to devastating drough
 
 
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