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Welcome to India, a Country With 18 Million Slaves
World  (tags: world, humanrights, india, slaves )

Rose
- 1 day ago - irinnews.org
Two years ago, a man claiming to be an employment agent approached the mother of a 19-year-old woman with an offer: her daughter could work in a New Delhi household and send money home to her impoverished family.
Exclusive: U.S. to Downgrade Myanmar in Annual Human Trafficking Report - Sources
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, children, trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - reuters.com
The United States has decided to place Myanmar on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking, officials said, a move aimed at prodding the countryâEUR(TM)s
UK BREXIT Petition: Parliamentary Debate On Decision To Ratify Article 50
World  (tags: world, UK, United Kingdom, Britain, European Union, Parliament, debate, Ratify, Article 50, BREXIT, Referendum )

Darren
- 1 day ago - you.38degrees.org.uk
We, the undersigned, call on Prime Minister, Government and MPs from all sides to put before parliament and full and frank debate on the decision whether or not to invoke Article 50 and the decision be that of Parliament, not solely Prime Minister
Sex Trafficker Sentenced to 156 Months in Federal Prison
World  (tags: humanrights, children, usa, sex trafficking charges )

Rose
- 1 day ago - ice.gov
ROANOKE, Va. âEUR" A 26-year-old, Vinton, Virginia, resident, was sentenced Monday to 156 months in federal prison for sex trafficking a minor and persuading a minor to engage in prostitution.
A New Cold War, Neocons, and Cockroaches
World  (tags: Cold War, Neocons, Hillary Clinton, Neocon War Hawks, nucelar crisis )

Fiona
- 13 hours ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Neocons (like Hillary Clinton, want a new Cold War âEUR" all the better to pick the U.S. taxpayersâEUR(TM) pockets âEUR" and to give our planet over to cockroaches. Please note, comment, forward
UK BREXIT: LAST and ONLY Option Left to Keep the UK in EU. Stop Article 50 From Being Invoked!!
World  (tags: world, U.K., Britain, Brexit, Article 50, Referendum, European Union, vote, democracy )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - change.org
Can the UK government still legally disregard the Brexit vote? The answer is YES. You cannot change the outcome of the referendum or recast your vote but you CAN stop Brexit from being implemented.
Panama Canal Expansion Built For The Larger LNG Tankers To Ship Fracked Gas
World  (tags: Panama Canal Expansion, LNG, LNG tankers, Fracked Gas, Hazard, Central )

Fiona
- 15 hours ago - desmogblog.com
After nearly a decade of engineering work on the project, the Panama Canal's expansion opened for business on June 26. ... built to ship fracked LNG. Please note, comment, and forward
Sparks of Sanity -- But NATO Prepares for War
World  (tags: NATO, Afghanistan, Libya )

Judy
- 8 hours ago - strategic-culture.org
There's no question that NATO has to dance to the American tune, because its entire existence depends on what America provides in cash - much of which is returned with interest by the NATO countries purchase of US weaponry.
Why Is NATO So Irrational Today? (Perhaps to Keep Their People Constantly Irrational!)
World  (tags: war, world, violence, politics, Refugees&Relief, ethics, conflict, death, crime, HumanRights, middle-east, iraq )

Wilde
- 7 hours ago - counterpunch.org
We are witnessing a remarkable increase in tension between the US/NATO and Russia these years- and it can not only be explained by whatever we choose to think happened in Ukraine and Crimea. We find deeply concerned articles about the possibility of war
People Are Flocking to Join Labour as Polls Suggest Corbyn Would Win New Leadership Election
World  (tags: world, U.K., Britain, society, politics, government, freedoms, Labour, Jeremy Corbyn, leadership, election, Parliamentary Labour Party, democracy, public )

Darren
- 18 hours ago - thecanary.co
People are once again flocking to join the Labour party, in efforts to ensure any attempts to oust him by the Parliamentary Labour Party are foiled.
Solar-Powered Oxygen Delivery System Helps Save Lives in Uganda
World  (tags: technology, solar energy, africa )

Evan
- 14 hours ago - sciencedaily.com
A new twist on the use of renewable energy is saving children's lives in Africa. The innovation -- a solar-powered oxygen delivery system -- is providing concentrated oxygen in hospital for children suffering from severe pneumonia.
NASA Tests Massive Rocket Booster It Says Will Go to Mars
World  (tags: NASA, Mars, booster, rocket, space, flight, exploration, discovery )

Roger
- 1 day ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
hopefully I will see men on Mars before I have to change body ROTFLOL !!!
UK BREXIT: John Oliver's Glorious Rant in Response to Brexit
World  (tags: UK, European Union, BREXIT, John Oliver, HBO, society, politics, government, freedoms, europe, ethics, conflict, border control, immigration, independence )

Darren
- 1 day ago - vox.com
On Sunday, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver slammed the claim - and mourned his country's decision to leave the EU. "First, Britain was already independent. In fact, it's what many other countries celebrate their independence from," Oliver said.
UK BREXIT: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver: Brexit Update (HBO)   video
World  (tags: world, UK, European Union, BREXIT, John Oliver, HBO, society, politics, government, freedoms, europe, ethics, conflict, border control, immigration )

Darren
- 1 day ago - youtube.com
The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and it looks like it may not be an especially smooth transition. Connect with Last Week Tonight online...
From Paris to Istanbul, More âEUR~War on TerrorâEUR(TM) Means More Terrorist Attacks
World  (tags: Terrorism )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
KarachiâEUR(TM)s Catastrophic Pollution of the Sea
World  (tags: Karachi )

Michael
- 1 day ago - thethirdpole.net
Untreated waste and oil spills from the cityâEUR(TM)s two ports endanger marine life and the livelihood of PakistanâEUR(TM)s fishermen
Brexit and Women's Rights - What Does It All Mean?
World  (tags: world, BREXIT, UK, EU, Women, Rights, Freedoms, Ethics, equality, gender, discrimination, Europe, Referendum, Womankind )

Darren
- 20 hours ago - womankind.org.uk
As the fallout from the EU Referendum intensifies, and with every passing day come resignations, declarations of so-called "independence", and political meltdown on a scale not seen in a generation, Womankind is sure of one thing
UK Constitutional Law Association: Nick Barber, Tom Hickman and Jeff King: Pulling the Article 50 'Trigger': Parliament's Indisp
World  (tags: world, U.K, Britain, European Union, Constitutional, Law, Prime Minister, Article 50, Lisbon Treaty, Act of Parliament, Nick Barber, Tom Hickman, Jeff King )

Darren
- 20 hours ago - ukconstitutionallaw.org
We argue that as a matter of domestic constitutional law, the Prime Minister is unable to issue a declaration under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty âEUR" triggering our withdrawal from the European Union - without having been first authorised. .
Greenpeace to Nobel Laureates: ItâEUR(TM)s Not Our Fault Golden Rice Has âEUR~Failed as a SolutionâEUR(TM)
World  (tags: Greenpeace )

Michael
- 6 hours ago - ecowatch.com
I wonder who pays their salaries or bursaries? Does anyone else see the Rockefeller hand at work through the IIRI it created to control the food supply in Asia?
European Commission Extends Glyphosate License Without Real Restrictions
World  (tags: Glypphosate )

Michael
- 1 day ago - sustainablepulse.com
The unelected European Commission (EC) has unilaterally extended the license of glyphosate until the end of 2017
Russian State Duma Passes Total Ban on GMO Crops and Animals
World  (tags: Russia )

Michael
- 1 day ago - sustainablepulse.com
Glad somebody has some balls and common sense.
UN: Suspend Saudi Arabia From Human Rights Council
World  (tags: Saudi Arabia )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - hrw.org
âEUR~Gross and SystematicâEUR(TM) Violations in Yemen Threaten CouncilâEUR(TM)s Credibility
Turkey's Regional Ambitions Fuel Attacks Within Its Own Borders
World  (tags: Turkey )

Michael
- 5 hours ago - therealnews.com
Baris Karaagac says the Turkish state must give up its aggressive, Neo-Ottomanist foreign policy if it wants to contain terrorist attacks
   

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