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The FTC Continues to Violate the Law [ ACTION ALERT! ]
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: omega3, FTC trying to set dangerous new preceden )

- 2 days ago -
They're trying to set a dangerous new precedent, but you can stop it. Urgent Action Alert!
USDA Takes Over Organic Program Eroding Organic Standards to Benefit Big Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corporate takeover of National Organic S )

- 27 days ago -
Is the quality of the organic food you and your family eat being compromised for the sake of corporate profits? Organic Food consumer groups are raising this serious question in the face of the corporate takeover of the National Organic Standards Board.
US Pressures El Salvador to Buy Monsanto's GMO Seeds
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Monsanto, US aid requirements to El Salvador, GMOs and US government )

- 28 days ago -
As one of the preconditions to authorizing close to $300 million in aid, the United States is pressuring El Salvador to purchase genetically modified seeds from Monsanto instead of non-GM seeds from local farmers.
Jim Hightower: Has the United States Gone Crazy?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Jim Hightower, US, Oligarchy, Corporate Agenda, Citizens United, Wealth Inequality, Widening Gap, Gov't Shutdown, Goldman Sachs, Bailout, McCutcheon v.FEC )

- 43 days ago -
"Most people know that things are screwy, that this is not the America that's supposed to be. And therein lies the good news: The USA hasn't gone crazy -- its leaders have, and they can be changed."
Federal Agencies Target Natural Products--But Give Big Food a Free Pass on False Advertising [ACTION ALERT!]
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: FDA, FTC, FDA rules against foods and supplements, FDA giving free reign to mega-comanies l )

- 52 days ago -
The FDA and the FTC won't allow reasonable, science-based claims about foods and supplements, but they let mega-companies like Coke run wild. Action Alert! Something is rotten in the state of false advertising
Video: Israeli Forces Kill Two Palestinian Youth in Ramallah
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nakba Day 2014, protest, israel state terrorism-war crimes, palestinian human rights violations, Int'l laws, Israeli state oppression, end all US military aid to Israel, repression, IDF violence-abuse against civilians, ADMINISTRATIVE DETENTIONS )

- 52 days ago -
Palestine TV has published a video showing two Palestinians being killed by the Israeli army forces on Thursday during a protest to mark the Nakba, or "catastrophe" the term which the Palestinians use to describe their forced displacement
How Lending A Friend Your Car, Then Going to Bed Can Land You a Life Prison Sentence
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: court rulines, felony murder rule )

- 60 days ago -
Florida man Ryan Holle is currently serving his 11th year of a life sentence, even with no prior criminal record. To the best of my knowledge, in the entire history of the criminal justice system in America, no one has ever been convicted and sentenced...
Unsuspecting Victims of Israel's 'Non-Lethal' Weapons
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: stop US military aid to Israel, Israel's 'Non-Lethal' Weapons, rubber-coated metal bullets, The United Nations, Palestinian-rights, Jalazoun camp, children, safety, occupation, illegal Israeli settlement, Bet El, abuse, terrorism )

- 87 days ago -
Ahmad S.* was on his way to a wedding when he was shot in the head. It was the afternoon of April 5, 2013 and Ahmad, then 16, was making his way through the streets in the Jalazoun refugee camp where he lives.
Remote-Control Machine Gun Installed on Top of Wall Near Bethlehem -- Ma'An
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: freedoms, Bethlehem, israeli regime fearmongering, incitement, freedom of movement-religion, illegal occupation, violation of human rights, terror tactics, Israeli apartheid, racism, etmachine gun-cameras harassment of wors, Christian, Muslim )

- 86 days ago -
Israeli forces provided each machine gun cameras from large high-capacity and possibility of photography relatively long distances and to Bethlehem in the direction of the education of the old junction.
The US Has 761 Military Bases Across the Planet and We Simply Never Talk About It?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, military, troops, government, ethics? )

- 115 days ago -
There are 194 countries on the planet (more or less), and officially 39 0f them have American bases. But those are only the bases the pentagon officially acknowledges. Others simply aren't counted...
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