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German Resistance And Europe's Growing Rebellion Against U.S. Transatlantic Trade Deal
World  (tags: activism, TPP, europe, poitics, world, society, trade agreements, terrorism )

Cal
- 4 days ago - occupy.com
The tide of public resistance against a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union is rising in Germany, as opponents become more firmly entrenched, insisting that the plan would harm democracy and rule of law. -
Aid for Nepal Is Falling Way Short Amid Concerns for Corruption
World  (tags: Nepal, earthquake relief, corruption, world, society, politics, UnitedNations, Refugees&Relief, news, humanrights )

Cal
- 1 day ago - globalpost.com
Nepal is still reeling from a series of devastating earthquakes. People are still living in makeshift tents. And they are still desperate for relief.
Somalia Showing Signs of Peace and Progress
World  (tags: Somalia, Africa, Mogadishu, Civil War, al-Shabab, Famine )

Brian
- 6 days ago - bbc.com
Somalia has suffered decades of civil war and famine but with the Islamic militant group al-Shabab pushed out of the capital Mogadishu, some aspects of life there have begun to return to normal.
70 Years Later: Remembering the Norwegian War Sailors
World  (tags: Norway, Norwegian War Sailors, World War II, 70th Anniversary, Liberation )

Brian
- 7 days ago - na-weekly.com
This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the end of WWII, and May 8th marked the 70th Anniversary of NorwayâEUR(TM)s liberation from the Nazis.
Abbott Rejects Amnesties for Australian Ex-Militants
World  (tags: Australia, Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, Militants, Amnesty )

Brian
- 7 days ago - bbc.com
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said he will not show mercy to Australians who join militant groups abroad but then regret it and try to go home.
Syria's First Responders Say They Need a No-Fly Zone, But No One Listens
World  (tags: world, violence, war, middle-east, Syria, Refugees&Relief, death, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations )

Cal
- 8 days ago - news.vice.com
For the second time in as many months, United Nations Security Council members have heard from Syrians working to save civilians from the government's exploding barrel bombs and alleged chlorine attacks, and again were asked to impose measures, includin
Debate: Who Created Jihadi John?   video
World  (tags: Jihadi John, Will Self, Moazzam Begg, Andrew Gilligan, Nesrine Malik, British Muslims, anti-terrorism, Cage, Mohammed Emwazi, Islamophobia, ISIS, Human Rights, civil rights )

Evelyn
- 7 days ago - youtu.be
A very interesting, heated debate between 5 people with very different ideas! None endorse Jihadi John & ISIS, but give different perspectives on issues around Islam & Islamophobia. See below for link to "short bites" & discussion of the debate
Canada's Plan to Make Boycotting Israel a 'Hate Crime' Is Stupid and Counterproductive
World  (tags: Robert Fisk, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, boycott, Israel, occupied territories, Canada, hate crime, free speech, non-violence, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 7 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Boycotting a state for its crimes is a non-violent but potentially powerful way to express moral outrage at a time when political statements fail to represent the anger of voters or have any effect on a state that ignores international law.
Israel PM Halts Ban on Palestinians Using Settler Buses
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Occupied territories, segregation project, Netanyahu, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon )

Evelyn
- 8 days ago - naharnet.com
The ban ("Palestinians who work in Israel will, starting Wednesday, need to return home by the same crossing without taking buses used by (Israeli) residents" of the occupied West Bank) was immediately attacked by rights groups and the opposition
China Developing Fast Reactors That Will Be Cheaper Than Coal
World  (tags: China, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Mix, Nuclear, Solar, Wind, Grid, Emissions Reductions )

Brian
- 10 days ago - nextbigfuture.com
China will build a lot more hydro power, wind power and solar power but there are limitations based on running out of rivers to dam and how much solar and wind can be integrated into the electrical grid.
 
 
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