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What "Free Trade" Has Done to Central America
World  (tags: DR-CAFTA, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), NAFTA )

Martin
- 11 hours ago - commondreams.org
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of "free trade" went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price. Because trading away democracy to transnational corporations is not such a "free trade" after all.
Don't Ask How to Feed the 9 Billion
World  (tags: conflict, crime, ethics, food, freedoms, government, humans, politics, society, world )

Kathy
- 12 hours ago - nytimes.com
...we should not be asking, "How will we feed the world?," but "How can we help end poverty?" Claiming that increasing yield would feed the poor is like saying that producing more cars or private jets would guarantee that everyone had one.
Man Indicted on Human Trafficking Charge
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, sextrafficking, charges, children )

Rose
- 12 hours ago - journalnow.com
The Charlotte Observer reported Friday that a federal grand jury indicted 32-year-old Tony Drum with two counts each of sex trafficking of children by force, fraud or coercion, and coercion or enticement of a minor female.
Your Support Urgently Needed: The FDA Continues to Ignore Tribal Governments ACTION
World  (tags: American Indians, indigenous rights, government, water standards, agriculture, FDA, corruption, human rights )

Nancy
- 9 hours ago - org2.salsalabs.com
FDA has been repeatedly reminded of the obligation for tribal consultation not only by tribes themselves, but also by national organizations like the National Congress of American Indians and First Nations Development Institute.
Why Isn't A Possible Lynching in NC National News? ACTION
World  (tags: Lennon Lacy, North Carolina, lynching?, crime, society, children, family, human rights, federal investigation needed )

Nancy
- 10 hours ago - dailykos.com
On August 29, the body of 17 year old Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a children's swing set in 'a predominantly white' mobile home park in rural Bladenboro, North Carolina (population 1,750). Lennon Lacy was African American.
Tools of Torture: Sale Must End Now! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Human Rights, EU, torture, torture tools, Amnesty International, violence, society, government, ethics, crime, death, freedoms, world )

CarrieSIC
- 10 days ago - amnesty.org.uk
Sign our petition to the EU:Thumb screws, spiked batons, leg irons and neck shackles. These instruments of torture aren't just confined to the history books - they're being used every day in torture chambers, police stations, military barracks and...
Cash for Contacts: Tony Blair's Illicit Saudi Oil Dealings Spark Outrage
World  (tags: Corruption, Crime, Middle East, Politics, Saudi Arabia, Scandal, UK )

Judy
- 11 days ago - rt.com
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has signed a multimillion pound contract with a Saudi Arabian oil company to broker secret deals on the firm's behalf with Chinese state officials, it has emerged.
Tripoli Residents: 'It's Poverty, Stupid'
World  (tags: Lebanon, Tripoli, Syria, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh, poverty )

Evelyn
- 11 days ago - beirutreport.com
A lot of the foreign press who continue to focus on "Islamic extremism" instead of gripping poverty as a major cause of violence in the city. The media, both local and international, frequently frame recent clashes in Tripoli as part of "spillover"
Theft ACTION
World  (tags: human rights, tax evasion, G20 leaders, world, money laundering, poverty, embezzlement )

Nancy
- 10 days ago - one.org
More than a trillion dollars is being siphoned out of developing countries every year. It's the biggest heist you've never heard of. TELL G20 LEADERS TO END THE TRILLION DOLLAR SCANDAL
Egyptian Jihadis Pledge Allegiance to Isis
World  (tags: Egypt, jihadists, ISIS, terrorists )

Beatrice
- 12 days ago - theguardian.com
Egypt's most active jihadi group, Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, has disclosed its allegiance to Islamic State, becoming one of the largest militant bodies to pledge loyalty to Isis outside its strongholds in Iraq and Syria.
 
 
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