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The Shady Syrian Oligarchs Keeping Assad Afloat
World  (tags: world, war, society, politics, business, fat cats in Syri, c war profiteers )

Cal
- 16 days ago - realclearworld.com
Despite the desolate landscape of destruction that loyalist troops leave behind and the sanctions imposed by Western countries, a few entrepreneurs in the power's sphere of influence are still amassing profits, say experts of the Syrian regime.
Singapore and Turkey Are Worried About Syria, Too
World  (tags: world, politics, violence, society, middle-east, regional worries, interesting, government, conflict, news, Refugees&Relief )

Cal
- 17 days ago - globalpost.com
Meanwhile, Hezbollah rakes in the cash from marijuana sales
Should Dow Chemical Be Allowed to Add to the Load of Toxic Chemicals Assailing the Global Public?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, chemicals, Dow, Enlist, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - gmandchemicalindustry9.wordpress.com
In the National Journal, Clare Foran reports that Dow Chemical is seeking federal approval for a herbicide containing a chemical which was one of the main ingredients in Agent Orange.
Monsanto's Herbicide Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic: Could It Topple the Company?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, Monsanto, protection, Roundup, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - truth-out.org
For years, scientists have been trying to unravel the mystery of a chronic kidney disease epidemic that has hit Central America, India and Sri Lanka. The disease occurs in poor peasant farmers who do hard physical work in hot climes. In each instance, the
Russia Ready With Proposal for Bank to Replace IMF and Dollar at BRICS Summit
Business  (tags: russia, brazil, brics, brics bank, dollar, imf )

Kenneth
- 13 days ago - examiner.com
BRICS nations on verge of creating a bank to replace IMF and World Bank.
Hamas Caught Using Human Shields in Gaza
World  (tags: israel, gaza, hamas, human shields )

Miriam
- 18 days ago - idfblog.com
Hamas places weapons and missile launchers in densely populated areas. They also send men, woman and children to act as human shields for terrorists.
Stop the Antibiotics Crisis - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: Stop, antibiotics, crisis, farm, animals, cruelty )

Marie
- 15 days ago - action.ciwf.org.uk
It doesn't get more serious than this. The antibiotic resistance crisis could threaten the very nature of modern medicine. Resistant bacteria are rendering our antibiotics useless. We will no longer be able to have routine operations safely, we will die
Freedom Cyclers Bring Awareness to Human Trafficking Freedom Cyclers Riding Across U.S.
World  (tags: world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', usa, goodnews, Human Trafficking Awareness )

Rose
- 14 days ago - commercialappeal.com
A group of four young men, clad head-to-toe in serious biking gear, stopped at the Downtown Memphis Visitor's Center Saturday afternoon and posed for a photo at the Tennessee state sign.
Stand Against Government Spying - Please Sign!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Edward Snowden, stop, government, spying, USA, usa government )

Marie
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
Edward Snowden stepped forward, at great personal risk, and blew the lid off of the NSA's out-of-control spying. Snowden's actions follow in a strong tradition of American whistleblowing. That's why the ACLU is providing legal counsel to Snowden as he is
 
 
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