Monthly Archives: August 2013

Depravity & Hypocrisy Laid Bare: The Meaning of Syria

http://kasamaproject.org/   Who gassed 1,300 civilians in a suburb of Damascus one Summer morning? The United States government says it was the government of Bashar al-Assad. The rebels fighting to overthrow Assad, and I heard an estimate this morning that … Continue reading

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5 GMO Myths Busted

Published on Aug 19, 2013 TRANSCRIPT AND SOURCES: http://www.corbettreport.com/?p=7818 Every year, a greater and greater percentage of our food supply sources back to genetically modified ingredients. Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, DuPont and the other biotech giants have made GMOs into a … Continue reading

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The Resident: Short-termism dooming humanity

Published on Aug 27, 2013 Climate change. Energy supply. Hunger. Our crashing economy. Our biggest issues need to be addressed with long-term solutions, as most experts agree. But in today’s modern society, we face issues with short-term solutions, over and … Continue reading

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Amazing rescue: Bears evacuated by helicopter in flood-hit Russia

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The Reality of Media in India by Analytical Monthly Review

http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/ Analytical Monthly Review, published in Kharagpur, West Bengal, India, is a sister edition of Monthly Review.  The text below is based on the editorial in its July-August 2013 issue. — Ed. In the by now tedious cliché, India, with a … Continue reading

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Drones help track rhino poachers in S Africa

Published on Aug 18, 2013 The rhinoceros is one of the world’s most endangered animals. More than 400 have been killed for their horns already this year alone in South Africa. But what if rhino poachers could be tracked from … Continue reading

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Poverty in India : Line, Level and Trend

source:   http://sanhati.com/ August 10, 2013   by Deepankar Basu The Planning Commission’s latest estimates of the incidence of poverty in India – measured by the head count ratio – have been met with incredulity in most quarters where reason still holds … Continue reading

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Smithsonian unearths a new species of carnivore: The olinguito

   http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/smithsonian-unearths-a-new-species-of-carnivore—the-olinguito/2013/08/15/2fb13b6c-051a-11e3-a07f-49ddc7417125_story.html Mark Gurney/AP – This undated handout photo provided by Mark Gurney shows a olinguito. By Meeri Kim, Thursday, August 15, 8:24 PM E-mail the writer After years of sleuthing, Smithsonian scientists have come up with a new species of mammal — the olinguito. The rust-colored, … Continue reading

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Dayamani Barla speaks to the Real News about her work, activism and her hopes for the future indigenous struggles in India

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Municipal Bankruptcies, Pensions, and New Dimensions of Class Struggle in the United States by Carlos Borrero

http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/ The news that Detroit has declared bankruptcy, the largest North American city to do so thus far, foreshadows an extension of the social crisis currently afflicting the centers of capitalism.  As some observers have noted, Detroit is just the … Continue reading

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