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An ABSENCE Supporting Justice and Peace. Lauryn Hill Cancelled Her Israel Concert
World  (tags: Lauryn Hill, BDS, culture boycott, Israel, Palestine, concert )

Angelika
- 22 hours ago - usnews.com
Lauryn Hill is canceling a planned performance in Tel Aviv because she wasn't able to also schedule a concert in the nearby Palestinian city of Ramallah. The singer-songwriter said in a statement Monday she originally intended to perform in Ramallah too
ISIS Claims Responsibility for Texas Shooting
World  (tags: Garland, Texas, U.S., isis, terrorism, shootings )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - israelnationalnews.com
Islamic State takes official responsibility for Garland, Texas shooting outside Mohammed cartoon contest. Has ISIS reached the US?
Princeton Votes Against BDS
World  (tags: Israel, U.S., Princeton, BDS, failure )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - israelnationalnews.com
Prestigious Ivy League university's decision surfaces amid controversy over BDS, anti-Semitism within student organizations on US campuses.
Al Shabaka: A Bold Proposal: Palestine Should Give Its Refugees Citizenship
World  (tags: middle-east, Palestine, stateless persons, citizenship, Israeli Occupation )

Evelyn
- 5 hours ago - al-shabaka.org
Palestinians under Israeli occupation continue to be stateless persons under international law. They are considered "permanent residents" by the Israeli occupation, which claims for itself the right to withdraw such residency at will - and often does so
America's Willing Helper: Intelligence Scandal Puts Merkel in Tight Place
World  (tags: BND, NSA, espionage, spying scandal, Merkel, German govt., cover-up, lies, treason )

Angelika
- 1 day ago - spiegel.de
Germany's latest spying scandal has created the biggest crisis yet for the country's foreign intelligence agency. The German government appears to have been aware of widespread US spying, possibly including economic espionage, against European targets
Alberta Election 2015: The Latest Results
World  (tags: politics, Canada, Alberta, interesting, NDP, government, news )

DaleLoves
- 11 hours ago - cbc.ca
It's a massive shock that will turn Canadian politics on its head. CBC has projected the NDP will win a majority government in Alberta.
Urban Slums a Death Trap for Poor Children
World  (tags: world, children, slums, poverty, mortality, inequality )

Naoko
- 4 hours ago - ipsnews.net
It's called the urban survival gap - fuelled by the growing inequality between rich and poor in both developing and developed countries - and it literally determines whether millions of infants will live or die before their fifth birthday.
War Beyond War: 22 Arrested at U.S. Mission to UN Calling For Nuclear Abolition
World  (tags: no nukes, world beyond war, demonstration, NY, United Nations, US, arrests )

Evelyn
- 6 hours ago - worldbeyondwar.org
Now, more than ever, we need to heed Dr. King's clarion call for nonviolence, work to eradicate what he called "the triple evils of racism, poverty and militarism," and strive to create the Beloved Community and a disarmed world.
What Does China Have To DO To Become THE World Power?
World  (tags: China, World Power, US, Competition, Energy, Economy, Military Spending )

Brian
- 6 hours ago - forbes.com
Unlike the Cold War with the Soviet Union, this new world order places China and the United States more as competitors than enemies, vying for world influence and economic supremacy rather than military conflict.
Langtang : Trekkers Narrow Escape
World  (tags: Langtang : Trekkers Narrow Escape )

Andy
- 2 hours ago - justgiving.com
Two big landslides came right down in to Lama Hotel that night, barely 30 meters from where we were, the second one in the pitch dark, which meant we had to make judgments based on sound alone.
Human Trafficking Operation Uncovered at Little Rock Hotel
World  (tags: humanrights, usa, freedoms, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - thv11.com
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) âEUR" Arkansas State Police released a statement Monday afternoon saying that a human trafficking ring had been uncovered at a south Little Rock hotel.
No Husband, No Home: Migrant Wives Struggle in Nepal
World  (tags: asia, society, Nepal, women, migrants, earthquake, struggle )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - irinnews.org
"These are (effectively) single women in Nepal. Their husbands are stuck working abroad and the women have to play the role of men."
Despite Civil Liberties Uproar, Canada Set to Ram Through Mass Surveillance Bill
World  (tags: C51 and the trampling of civil liberties )

Michael
- 16 hours ago - commondreams.org
'This is about the soul of the country and a question of whether we understand what Canada stands for.'
Stuck in Area A: How We Were Duped Into Disowning the Palestinians
World  (tags: Middle East, Palestine, Palestinian refugees, West Bank occupation, Area A, Area B, Area C, Gaza, settlements, control, Oslo )

Evelyn
- 5 hours ago - palestinechronicle.com
While Israel sees the entirety of Palestine as its geographic domain, and the whole Middle East region as its political and security domains, Abbas is merrily stuck in Area A - 3% of the West Bank and less than 1% of the total size of historic Palestine
What Is Democratic Socialism? Q & A
World  (tags: Democratic Socialism, questions and answers, public needs, equitable )

Dandelion
- 1 hour ago - dsausa.org
Democratic socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically to meet public needs, not to make profits for a few. Democracy and socialism go hand in hand.
Beware: China Announces Plan to Seven-Fold Increase Antarctic Krill Catches
World  (tags: China and increased krill harvest )

Michael
- 1 day ago - en.mercopress.com
China is one of several nations, including Norway, Korea and Chile, harvesting krill with massive factory ships dragging miles-long trawl nets through the productive cold waters of the Southern Ocean.
Far-Right Party in France Tries to Push Jean-Marie Le Pen, Provocative Founder, to the Margins
World  (tags: europe, politics )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
He was stabbed in the back by his own offspring. He met the same fate as Fred Phelps.
101-Year-Old Man Found Alive in Rubble 7 Days After Nepal Quake - Good News Network
World  (tags: GoodNews, goodnews, asia, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - goodnewsnetwork.org
You don't have to believe in God to believe in miracles.
IDF Tattle-Tales Funded By Arab Foundation, Says Report
World  (tags: middle-east, Israel, gaza, IDF, Breaking the Silence, Im Tirtzu )

Barbara
- 1 day ago - israelnationalnews.com
Ramallah-based fund paid for Breaking the Silence report against the IDF in Operation Protective Edge, says Im Tirtzu.
Families in Quake-Hit Nepal Desperate to Get on With Their Lives
World  (tags: asia, Nepal, earthquake, desperate, disaster )

Naoko
- 4 hours ago - ipsnews.net
"We have stopped crying out of fear because we need to move on now and be brave." -- Sunita Tamang, a teenager from rural Nepal who lost her home and school in the recent quake
NigeriaâEUR(TM)s Boko Haram in Disarray as Government Forces Advance
World  (tags: africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', GoodNews, goodnews, freedoms, conflict, crime, HumanRights, humanrights, politics, terrorism, violence, war )

Glenn
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
It's days are numbered, and I.S.I.S. is about to join it from what I've read.
AP Plans to Generate Energy From Waste
World  (tags: energy from waste )

Raghu
- 1 day ago - primepost.in
Giving a fillip to the Swachh Bharat Mission, the Government of Andhra Pradesh (as part of it Swachh AP plan) has chalked out a plan to convert (MSW) into energy.
Quenching the Thirst for Clean, Safe Water
World  (tags: Water purification )

Michael
- 16 hours ago - terradaily.com
The foam filter is the first of its kind to address a wide range of the biological and economic factors that hinder development of remote water filtration systems,"
Rettet Unsere Artland Dragons
World  (tags: artlanddragons, basketball )

Chrissy
- 6 hours ago - courtreview.de
Dragons-Anhänger setzen heute erstes Zeichen auf dem Marktplatz-please share-like on Facebook
   

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