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U.S. Turns Back on Child Migrants After Its Policies in Guatemala, Honduras Sowed Seeds of Crisis
World  (tags: Guatemala, Honduras, Child Migrants, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Inter American Development Bank, CAFTA, NAFTA, poverty, child refugees, Mexico, privitazation )

Dandelion
- 9 hours ago - democracynow.org
Economic policies driven by U.S.-funded lending organizations like the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, along with CAFTA and NAFTA has increased poverty and other policies have increased corruption.
11 Parents of Nigeria's Abducted Girls Die
World  (tags: Nigeria, abducted girls, parents are dying, Chibok, Boko Haram, Islamic extremists, Abubakar Shekau )

Dandelion
- 11 hours ago - bigstory.ap.org
"One father of two of the girls kidnapped just went into a kind of coma and kept repeating the names of his daughters, until life left him," said Bitrus.
Anti-Semitism on the March: Europe Braces for Violence
World  (tags: anti-semitism, religion, hatred, violence, 1938 Kristallnacht )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - telegraph.co.uk
Thousands of police are being deployed in cities across Europe with Berlin alone deploying 1,500 police officers in a response and authorities in Paris have sought to ban outright marches planned for this weekend. The protests have triggered warnings
Aljazeera Short Film: Shujayea--Massacre At Dawn
World  (tags: Gaza, Gaza massacre, humanrights, war, terrorism, Refugees&Relief )

Linda
- 1 day ago - aljazeera.com
A powerful film with exclusive footage from the day of the Israeli assault on the densely populated Shujayea district. WARNING; Graphic Images. The images you won't see on American T.V., in the hopes that it will inspire us all to do all we can to help.
First the Bees, Then the Birds, and Now the Fish Are at Risk From a Particularly Toxic Pesticide
Environment  (tags: neonicotinoids, environment, destruction, wildlife, pollution, healthconditions, protection, ecosystems, endangered, animals )

Cal
- 2 days ago - takepart.com
A new government study finds extensive contamination of rivers with neonicotinoids linked to bee die-off.
2,4-D to Lead Wave of Pesticides Coming Off Bench in the US - Organic Consumers Association
Environment  (tags: Environment, Pesticides, Herbicides, Toxic Chemicals, Chemical Industry, Food Industry, GMOs, Human Health risks )

Victoria
- 4 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Approval is being sought for genetically modified crops that will increase the usage of dicamba, HPPD and glufosinate - all weed-killing toxic chemicals. This article has quotes from Dow chemical company and stark sense by The Environmental Working Group.
Israeli Professor Proposes Raping Women
World  (tags: Israel, Israeli, Professor, rightwing, right, wing, Mordechai, Kedar, rape, raping, women, Arab, mother, sister, morality )

Sam
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
A professor and researcher for a right-wing Israeli think tank suggested in an interview earlier this month that raping Arab women was the only way to deter suicide bombers.
Save Our Bees: Tell Congress to Support the Saving America's Pollinators Act (Sign Please)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Bees, neonicotinoids )

Krista
- 5 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
Honeybees and other pollinators are suffering serious declines. Thankfully, a bill in Congress aims to protect them from the use of harmful pesticides. Tell your representative to support the Saving America's Pollinators Act and protect our bees!
Keeping Israelis in the Dark
World  (tags: Israel, Gaza, soldiers, detained, military, suspicion, leaking, casualty, figures )

Sam
- 5 days ago - reuters.com
The public has no right to know, just trust Netanyahu. The Israeli military detains several soldiers and a civilian on suspicion of leaking Gaza casualty figures over social media. And that's not demoralizing!
UN Launches Probe Into Israeli Violations In Gaza
World  (tags: United Nations Human Rights Council, Israel, Gaza, human rights violations, death, ethics, crime, war, violence, government, news, humans, freedoms )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The United Nations Human Rights Council agreed on Wednesday to launch an international inquiry into violations that may have been committed during Israel's latest military offensive in Gaza.
 
 
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