A cold snap shows how fragile our supply of food and fuel is. We need a more sustainable system
June 3, 2010
The Obama administration’s Department of Agriculture (USDA) is attempting to downplay the risks of genetically modified alfalfa, a crop previously banned by numerous federal courts.
What happens when Americans plunder America and leave it broken, destitute and seething mad? Where do these fabulously wealthy Americans go with their loot, if America isn’t a safe, secure, or even desirable place to spend their riches?
Graduates of the class of 2010, I
Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says
Israeli forces boarded a Turkish-flagged vessel attempting to ferry relief supplies into Gaza on Monday and killed nine civilians in the process. The parties disagree on who instigated the fighting, but there’s no doubt the ship was attempting to penetrate Israel’s three-year blockade of the occupied territory. According to international law, when can a country establish a blockade?
An Arab member of the Israeli parliament who was on board the international flotilla that was attacked on Monday as it tried to take humanitarian aid to Gaza accused Israel yesterday of intending to kill peace activists as a way to deter future convoys.
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