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Up, up and away: how money power works Down Under

John Pilger John Pilger.com One of my first jobs as a junior reporter was to meet flights bringing famous people to Australia. Growing up in a country far from everywhere (except, as my father would say, “where you come from”), … Continue reading

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Murder Is Not an Anomaly in War

Chris Hedges Truth Dig The war in Afghanistan—where the enemy is elusive and rarely seen, where the cultural and linguistic disconnect makes every trip outside the wire a visit to hostile territory, where it is clear that you are losing … Continue reading

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Dr. Clooney, I Presume?

Dave Gilson Mother Jones OVERSIZED SHADES have replaced pith helmets, but the new scramble for Africa has its share of adventurers, would-be saviors, and even turf battles. As Madonna’s publicist explains, “She’s focusing on Malawi. South Africa is Oprah’s territory.” … Continue reading

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Native Farmers in Mexico Help Drive Local Eco-Friendly Farming

Emilio Godoy Nation of Change The largely invisible work of small local groups of indigenous farmers in Mexico who are spearheading the defense of their territory and identity and of native seeds is strengthening ecologically sound family farming, experts say. … Continue reading

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Mexico Mayan region launches apocalypse countdown

Source: AP Only 52 weeks and a day are left before Dec. 21, 2012, when some believe the Maya predicted the end of the world. Unlike enthusiasts of other doomsday theories who suggest putting together survival kits, southeastern Mexico, the … Continue reading

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Megapolitan areas compete globally

Source: USA Today Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University outside of Phoenix, last month ventured into potentially hostile territory 120 miles south in Tucson, home of the University of Arizona, to address 600 civic and business leaders. His message … Continue reading

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How scientists taught monkeys the concept of money. Not long after, the first prostitute monkey appeared

Source: ZME Science You may have thought things like currency or money are concepts known solely to man. Some might have a sense of ownership, besides of course territory, but trading and the likes haven’t been observed in any other … Continue reading

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Peru approves 10 year ban on GM crops

Source: GM Watch SUMMARY: “The Plenary Session of the Congress, approved the opinion of the law project that declares a moratorium of ten years that prevents the import of Genetically Modified Organisms on the national territory for cultivation, breeding or … Continue reading

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