That’s Gotta Sting: EPA Approval Of Dow Pesticide Rejected By Federal Appeals Court

The court ruled that “neither logic nor precedent” support the EPA’s decision to approve the Dow pesticide when the agency’s own scientists were calling for more research. Continue reading

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How Yarmouk Came About: Israel’s Unabashed Role in the Syrian Refugee Crisis

By Ramzy Baroud When Zionist Haganah militias carried out Operation Yiftach on 19 May, 1948, the aim was to drive Palestinians in the northern Safad District outside the border of Israel, which had declared its independence a mere five days earlier. The ethnic cleansing of Safad and its many villages was not unique to that […]

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On the Destruction of Meaning in Palestine

By Samah Jabr An apple a day keeps the occupation away. That appears to be the message from a new Palestinian Authority TV commercial. The apple here is not the famous fruit that hit Isaac Newton on the head, leading to the discovery of gravity, nor the contemporary Apple of Steve Jobs. What we have […]

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Protests Erupt In As ‘Fortress Europe’ Rises To Replace Open Borders

As the European Commission once again failed to offer a collective solution for those fleeing war-torn and poverty-stricken lands abroad, Hungary has come to exemplify the continent’s worst tendencies when it comes to treatment of refugees Continue reading

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US Drone Strikes In Yemen Have Killed More Civilians Than al Qaeda

“The UN numbers are deeply worrying …”time and again we find that civilian casualties on the ground are completely counterproductive to America’s long term strategic interests in the region.” Continue reading

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