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Scotland, Sovereignty and Corporations
World  (tags: : World, Scotland, Corporate Power, United Kingdom )

Judy
- 18 hours ago - commondreams.org
Perhaps after it gains political sovereignty and attends to its internal affairs, Scotland could engage the global rules that prevent governments from expressing the will of their citizens.
Stop Sexual Exploitation of Women By Soldiers
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, sexual abuse, soldiers action please )

Rose
- 17 hours ago - forcechange.com
get: Mohamed Sheikh Hassan, Minister of Defense in Somalia Goal: End sexual abuse against women by Somalian soldiers Sexual exploitation and abuse by soldiers of the African Union Mission is rampant, according to a Human Rights Watch repo
5 Things I Learned as a Sex Slave in Modern America
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, sex slaves, in modern USA )

Rose
- 15 hours ago - cracked.com
When you hear about modern-day slavery, you probably picture some third-world brutality occurring in Africa or Southeast Asia (and if you just muttered something about your unpaid office internship, go ahead and slap yourself right now)
Ukraine's 'Romantic' Nazi Storm Troopers
World  (tags: USA Politics, USA Hegemony, USA Proxy Wars, Ukraine Nazis, Russia, NATO, Israel, Terrorism )

Eleonora
- 11 hours ago - consortiumnews.com
The U.S. ... deeply biased coverage of the Ukraine crisis - ... - reached a new level of absurdity over the weekend as the Washington Post excused the appearance of Swastikas and other Nazi symbols among a Ukrainian government militia as "romantic."
US to Assign 3,000 From US Military to Fight Ebola
World  (tags: ebola epidemic, West Africa, US military and engineers, health, world, human rights )

Nancy
- 7 hours ago - news.msn.com
The U.S. effort will include medics and corpsmen for treatment and training, engineers to help erect the treatment facilities and specialists in logistics to assist in patient transportation.
Saudi Arabia Fast-Tracks to Nuclear: Royal Family Plans for Nuclear to Provide 15 Percent of Power in 20 Years
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia, Energy, Energy Policy, Investment, Nuclear Energy, Solar Energy, Climate Change, Emissions, Zero Carbon )

Brian
- 17 hours ago - thebreakthrough.org
"The Saudi Royal Family hopes nuclear will provide 15 percent of the Kingdom's power (18 GWe) within 20 years, together with a similar 15 percent (40 GWe) from solar (WNN). They are planning to invest $80 billion to build more than a dozen nuclear..."
In Swing to Left, Swedes "Turn Their Back" on Austerity
World  (tags: Sweden, Elections, Austerity, Social Democrats )

Brian
- 15 hours ago - commondreams.org
"Turning their backs on the prevailing austerity government, Swedish voters on Sunday elected the Social Democrat Party and its head Stefan Löfven to lead the country, allowing the center-left parties to reclaim power in the historically socialist state."
Sacrificing the Vulnerable, From Gaza to America
World  (tags: Gaza, Israel, crimes, Chris, Hedges, Israeli, jetfighter, jets, soldiers, bodies, children, dead, bloodied, mothers, fathers, grief, AIPAC )

Sam
- 11 hours ago - truthdig.com
I like to speak about the people of Gaza. Their suffering is not an abstraction to me. I spent seven years in the region. I speak Arabic. And for much of that time I was in Gaza, including when Israeli fighter jets and soldiers were attacking it.
 
 
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