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Worse Than TPP: Secret Economic Trade Deal Could Ruin Global Economy
World  (tags: world, society, politics, economy, TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade in Services Agreement, global economy, Wikileaks, business, fiances, trade, nations )

Darren
- 4 days ago - therealnews.com
If you think the TPP will be a disaster for the American economy, just wait until you hear about the Trade in Services Agreement. This so-called economic free trade agreement has been negotiated for the last few years in complete secrecy. . .
US Condemns Israel's Plan to Demolish West Bank Village - Just Lip Service?
World  (tags: world, war, violence, society, politics, palestine, middle-east, israel, freedoms, ethics, death, conflict, West Bank, village, Khirbet Susiya, Gaza, Gaza Unsilenced, Refaat Alareer )

Darren
- 3 days ago - therealnews.com
After Israel's high court orders demolition of homes in West Bank village of Khirbet Susiya, Gaza Unsilenced co-editor Refaat Alareer says this reflects a move away from a two-state solution
URGENT - PLEASE SIGN PETITION - TOTALLY SHAMEFUL - Native Children Racially Assaulted During Hockey Game - Barely Criticised By
Society & Culture  (tags: Rapid City, South Dakota, Lakota, American Horse School, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Allen, children, drunken men, insults, racism, beer )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - change.org
This isn't good enough. Only 7 signatures calling for justice for 57 youngsters who were insulted and had beer poured over them, along with insults, when they attended a match - a prize for the best students ? And the Judge fined only one man - $500
Spanish Town Gives Pets Equal Rights as Citizens
Offbeat  (tags: Good News, Spain, Renedo Declaration, "non-human residents", Trigueros del Valle, Castilla y León province, Valladolid, off-beat )

Evelyn
- 5 days ago - thelocal.es
"Dogs and cats have been living among us for over a thousand years," said the mayor after the measure was voted in during a plenary session on Monday. "And the mayor must represent not just the human residents but must also be here for the others."
NYT - The Opinion Pages : Israel, Don't Level My Village
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, Area C, Occupied Territories, settlements, human rights abuses, Susiya, Susya, displacements, destruction )

Evelyn
- 6 days ago - nytimes.com
Months after the re-election of Netanyahu, the Israeli Supreme Court justice Noam Sohlberg, who himself lives in an Israeli settlement that is considered illegal under international law, over-rode a Supreme Court hearing scheduled for Aug 3rd.
Muhammad Insult Prompts Police Tisha B'Av Alert on Temple Mount
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, extremist settlers, racist insult, Islam, Temple Mount and Land of Israel Faithful, provocation, Tisha B'Av )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - timesofisrael.com
Risk of violence high due to an extremist settler march to occupy Temple Mount Sunday 26th. Police fear clashes could break out following tensions surrounding a video filmed Thursday in which a Jewish woman is seen calling the Muslim prophet a "pig."
Provocation By Extremist Settlers : 2015 Tisha B'Av March to the Temple Mount - Including Al Aqsa Mosque
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, Israel, Jerusalem, Temple Mount, Dome of the Rock, Al Aqsa Mosque, extremist settlers, Islam, Temple Mount and Land of Israel Faithful, provocation, Tisha B'Av )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - templemountfaithful.org
Sunday 26 July extremist settlers plan a march on the Temple Mount in occupied East Jerusalem to occupy the Al Aqsa compound and area around. Their aim: to eliminate the Dome of the Rock site holy to Muslims and take control of area. See comment below
Quotable Quotes From Scientists and Other Folks on the Dangers of Genetically Engineered Foods and Crops
Science & Tech  (tags: GMO, quotable quotes, scientists )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Example: "The fact is, it is virtually impossible to even conceive of a testing procedure to assess the health effects of genetically engineered foods when introduced into the food chain, nor is there any valid nutritional or public interest reason"
Huffpost Entertainment: Thank You, Donald -- How Trump Could Determine the Outcome of the Presidential Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: humour, Donald Trump, elections, predictions, Presidential Campaign, Ann Coulter, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Bernie Sanders, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, Hillary Clinton, Anton Scalia, Don King )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The presidential campaign is turning out to be such an exceptionally crucial (and entertaining) one. Here is what I see as the step-by-step best case scenario for putting a Democrat in the White House next year, with a little help from Donald Trump.
SUSIYA: Defense Ministry Internal Report: Land at Village Slated for Demolition Privately Owned By Palestinians
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Susiya, Sussia, Susya, eviction, demolitions, Area C, IDF, Israeli Civil Administration, settlements, Occupied Territory )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - haaretz.com
Civil Administration report obtained by Haaretz cites Ottoman deed, may halt planned demolitions in West Bank village of Sussia.
 
 
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