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16 Reasons Why Opening Our Borders Makes More Sense Than Militarizing Them
World  (tags: world, borders, usa, European Union, militarization, commodity market )

Darren
- 17 seconds ago - huffingtonpost.com
What would happen if the United States suddenly stopped building walls and instead flung open its borders, not unlike the European Union has done among the member countries of the common market?
Israel's Boycott-Proof Economy
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, boycott )

Barbara
- 33 minutes ago - honestreporting.com
Will a new level of activism lead to crippling boycotts? Probably not, according to several recent articles on the subject.
Israel Could Get Dragged Into ISIS's War
World  (tags: middle-east, usa, israel, JORDAN )

Barbara
- 37 minutes ago - thedailybeast.com
If ISIS threatens the survival of Jordan, the Obama administration believes, it would ask for help from two of the least popular countries in the Middle East: America and Israel.
Gaza - A Jewish Historical Perspective
World  (tags: israel, Gaza, history )

Barbara
- 46 minutes ago - unitedwithisrael.org
Considering the fierce war in Gaza, it's a good time to refresh ourselves on the history of Gaza and realize that Gaza is Jewish and has a long Jewish history.
Saudi King Warns the West: You Are Islamic State's Next Target
World  (tags: middle-east, world, terrorism )

Barbara
- 52 minutes ago - unitedwithisrael.org
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia warns the West of the rising threat from the Islamic State terrorists, calls for "rapid" action. As terrorism intensifies in Europe, world leaders seek solution.
The Japanese Have Some Questions for 'Palestine Supporters'...AND OH ARE THEY AWESOME
World  (tags: Palestine, history, culture, borders, capital, cyrrency, founder )

Beatrice
- 2 hours ago - jewsnews.co.il
If you are so sure that " Palestine , the country, goes back through most of recorded history," I expect you to be able to answer a few basic questions about that country of Palestine :
More Than Half Of All Syrian Citizens Have Been Forced Out Of Their Homes
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, Syria, children, war, violence, society, news )

Cal
- 2 hours ago - thinkprogress.org
The United Nations announced on Friday that more than have of all citizens in Syria have had to flee their home during the three year-long civil war with the result being a record three million Syrians housed as refugees around the region.
Son of Hamas: Their Goal Is Not Only To Annihilate Israel
World  (tags: Hamas, Palestinians, Gaza, Israel )

David
- 2 hours ago - jerusalemonline.com
Mosab Hassan Yossef, author of 'Son of Hamas' and the son of Sheikh Hassan Yossef, one of Hamas' founders and leaders in Judea and Samaria, addressed the terrorist organizations actions in Gaza and described them as destructive.
Reveal UNRWA's Bluff
World  (tags: UNRWA, refugees, Palestinians, Israel )

David
- 2 hours ago - israelhayom.com
UNRWA ensures that there will always be someone to attack Israel in the future. Under a thin veil of humanitarian activities, UNRWA acts with a clear political agenda, aimed at perpetuating the situation of Palestinian refugees. It became big business.
US Air Strike in Somalia Targeting Shebab Leader: Government
World  (tags: violence, war, Somalia, government, air strike, Shebeb )

Nancy
- 2 hours ago - news.msn.com
Abu-Zubayr is the often used name for Shebab supreme commander Ahmed Abdi Godane, listed by the US State Department as one of the world's eight top terror fugitives.
Photos of the Day: A Grand Flyover
World  (tags: world, usa, yellowstone, National Park, Grand Prismatic Spring, hot spring, sunrise )

Darren
- 2 hours ago - photography.nationalgeographic.com
Sunrise at Yellowstone National Park finds steam rising from the surface of the Grand Prismatic Spring, the park's largest hot spring. (Shot member Jassen T. )
Radar Vision Maps Napa Valley Earthquake
World  (tags: world, usa, california, napa valley, earthquake, Sentinel-1A, maps, satellite )

Darren
- 3 hours ago - esa.int
Sentinel-1A has added yet another string to its bow. Radar images from this fledgling satellite have been used to map the rupture caused by the biggest earthquake that has shaken northern California in 25 years.
Saudi Arabia May Move the Tomb of Prophet Muhammad
World  (tags: world, religion, prophet, muhammad, tomb, Saudi Arabia, medina, muslims )

Darren
- 3 hours ago - dailymail.co.uk
Plans have reportedly been put forward to move the prophet's remains They are currently housed in tomb in mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia But some Muslims fear that the site is leading to idolatry, or object worship
U.S. Carries Out Counterterrorism Strike in Somalia
World  (tags: world, war, violence, usa, terrorism, U.S, counterterrorism, Somalia, al-shabab, humans, conflict, military )

Darren
- 6 hours ago - washingtonpost.com
The U.S. military carried out a counterterrorism strike Monday against leaders of the militant group al-Shabab in Somalia, Pentagon officials said, although it was unclear if the operation was successful.
The World's Most Dangerous Dams ~ By Llewellyn King
World  (tags: hydroelectric dams, Mosul Dam, Kariba Dam )

Stephen
- 9 hours ago - oilprice.com
Hydroelectric dams are a nifty way of producing a huge amount of power but they do not last forever. This is a tale of two dams that will fail unless they are urgently repaired, and if they fail, catastrophic suffering and loss of life will be the result
These 5 Crops Are Still Hand-Harvested, And It's Hard Work
World  (tags: farming, labor, society, world )

Kathy
- 9 hours ago - npr.org
Mechanization has made the farming of many crops -- lettuce and tomatoes, among them -- a lot less labor intensive. But some crops are still tended and harvested by hand, and it can be painstaking work.
The Defiant One
World  (tags: world, humanrights, activist, mexico, brave, trafficking )

Rose
- 10 hours ago - smh.com.au
Mexican investigative journalist Lydia Cacho, in Australia to speak at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, has taken on drug cartels and paedophile rings
Slaves and Human Trafficking Victims Forced to Work on Cannabis Farms in UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, europe, slavery, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 11 hours ago - ibtimes.co.uk
Slaves held in Britain are growing the cannabis that ends up in thousands of joints across the UK. The cultivation of the class B drug by crime gangs in urban homes is being done with the enforced labour of people
Fidel Castro Compares NATO to Nazis, Lashes Out at US
World  (tags: world, usa, nato, middle-east, Fidel Castro, lashes out )

Rose
- 11 hours ago - news.yahoo.com
Havana (AFP) - Cuban ex-president Fidel Castro lashed out at the United States and Europe on Monday, accusing them of war-mongering and comparing the NATO military alliance's representatives to the Nazi SS.
Arundhati Roy: How Corporate Power Converted Wealth Into Philanthropy for Social Control
World  (tags: business, corporate, economy, abuse, ethics, debt, finance, farming, politics, society, money, investing, environment, Entrepreneurs, energy, labor, war, usa, iraq, propaganda, military, UnitedNations, HumanRights, conflict, iraq )

Wild
- 14 hours ago - alternet.org
The new book, 'Capitalism: A Ghost Story,' explores the blurred connection between corporations and the foundations they endow
Israeli Embassy Warns Ireland Will Fall Under Islamic Influence
World  (tags: ethics, israel, media, Facebook, Freedom of Expressionterrorism )

Eleonora
- 15 hours ago - irishcentral.com
The Israeli embassy in Dublin has been slammed after grotesque images and warnings of an Islamic invasion of Ireland were posted on its Facebook page.
Smart Social Policies in Finland, Dumb Ones in the US - NationofChange
World  (tags: world, war, violence, politics, ethics, conflict, corruption, crime, death, HumanRights, propaganda, dishonesty, economy, healthcare, culture, environment )

Wild
- 17 hours ago - nationofchange.org
In Finland, police are not seen walking the streets, workers rights are very reasonable, their environment is clean and well taken care of, and education is a free right for their citizens. Seems like the US can learn a thing or two in taking care of thei
Why Zara Can't Seem to Stop Selling Anti-Semitic Clothing
World  (tags: Zara, clothing, antisemitism )

Alexandra
- 20 hours ago - fortune.com
Zara confronted a wave of criticism after the blog +972 pointed out that Zara's "striped sheriff t-shirt" for kids looked a whole lot like the striped garments and yellow stars that Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.
Reducing Water Scarcity Possible By 2050
World  (tags: Water )

Micheael
- 22 hours ago - terradaily.com
Water scarcity is not a problem just for the developing world. How about a reduced population growth for twenty years? How can you expect the world to support you when you insist on unsupportable families?
Cuba Cracks Down on Goods in Air Passengers' Luggage
World  (tags: government, politics, society, world, cuba, goods, air passengers, luggage, consumer goods, baggage )

Lone
- 22 hours ago - thestar.com
Nearly $2 billion worth of consumer goods enter Cuba each year through checked baggage, and now the government plans to take a bite of that traffic
Dengue Outbreak Affects at Least 22 in Japan
World  (tags: world, Japan, health, medicine, death )

Alexandra
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
Dengue fever is a disease spread to humans by mosquito bites, and is caused by one of four types of dengue viruses. It can cause severe flu-like symptoms and in severe cases can be fatal.
VIDEO - Gaza Children Left Orphaned By Bloody War
World  (tags: assault-massacres Gaza destruction 2014, children, freedoms, CRIMES AFAINST HUMANITY, WAR CRIMES, end all US AID TO ISRAEL!, BDS, HumanRights, Refugees&Relief, UnitedNations, terrorism, world, society, middle-east, media, blog, china, africa, asia )

Jess
- 1 day ago - news.yahoo.com
"She will call me Daddy and Mummy," insisted 11-year-old Amir Hamad, cradling his infant sister in his arms after the Gaza war left him and his four siblings orphans.
Global Research: An Incisive Article. The World Is at a Dangerous Crossroads, Read Carefully
World  (tags: world, war, violence, terrorism, politics, news, humans, crossroads, West, conflict, death, europe )

Darren
- 1 day ago - globalresearch.ca
Global Research: The West, the Greatest Cause of War in Human History, Stands stripped of all Legitimacy
How Radical Islamists Spread Messages/Propaganda
World  (tags: world, terrorism, Islamists, muslim, anjem choudary, brian stellter, propaganda, messages, spread, internet )

Darren
- 1 day ago - reliablesources.blogs.cnn.com
London-based Muslim cleric Anjem Choudary joins Brian Stelter for a contentious discussion about how he and other radicals use (and some say abuse) the mainstream media and the Internet to spread their messages.
 

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