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text Warning: This diet is not for everyone by Marty Bender and Stan Cox
Finding a quarter-billion acres for adequate feed grain harvests would mean at least a 7 percent increase in cropland worldwide at a time when farmers are already using most of the better land. Much of the newly plowed acreage would likely be marginal, subject to greater erosion and requiring extra generous applications of fertilizer and pesticides....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 9:22AM
text Mars problem solved, says psychic. by Tortuga Bi LIBERTY
What on Mars can be disabling our little robotic rover?...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 6:04AM
text Universal Forum Of Cultures by Pretzel
Three main themes define the Forum: Cultural diversity, sustainable development and conditions for peace....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 5:16AM
text 11 killed in Iraq attacks by various sources
BAGHDAD, January 23 (Online): Eleven people were slain in an outburst of violence in Iraq, including four Christian women headed to jobs at a US military base and two American soldiers killed in a mortar barrage. South of the capital, the security chief of Spanish troops in Iraq was shot in the head during a raid. Two Iraqi policemen were killed on Thursday and three others were wounded when gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint between Fallujah and Ramadi. The attack occurred along the...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 7:03PM
text The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/23/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, Spain, China, and Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 5:20PM
text 1/22 Haiti Update by Michelle Karshan
1. Gigantic pro-government march supports right to attend school and 5-year mandate 2. Senator Dany Toussaint to be called before the Courts for threats to government 3. Head of university student association to answer in court for attack on TNH 4. Maurice Geiger, justice systems expert, writes Herald responding to Sen. Dewine 5. US praise of Dupreval after Raboteau Massacre questioned by Orlando Sentinel...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 3:53PM
text French Bigotry Getting Worse: Sikh forced to take off turban to enter government building by French Bigotry Getting Worse
LONDON: A Sikh man has been forced to take off his turban in order to enter a Paris government building, appalled British Sikhs have reported, as France prepares to introduce a controversial law banning the Sikh turban, Muslim hijab and Jewish yarmulke....
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:32AM
text "Ambitions of Empire: the Bush Administration Economic Plan for Iraq (and Beyond).&qu by LT
Approximately 70% of the Iraqi workforce is already unemployed. Those workers with jobs receive "emergency pay" mandated by the CPA - about half of what they made before the war, while prices have skyrocketed and the social safety net has been virtually eliminated. The CPA promised that the U.S. corporations doing the reconstruction would solve the unemployment problem, promising 300,000 jobs in an August 13 letter. Only a handful of these jobs have materialized. One reaso...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 9:47AM
text End Police Discrimination Against Poor Filipino Children by Atty. Perfecto G. Caparas II, LLM
Each day, 36 to 54 Filipino kids languish and get mixed up with adult prisoners in cramped police jails where a number of them get raped, tortured, and tattooed and deprived of access to legal, medical, social, and psychological assistance and services in an institutionalized act of unlawful discrimination by the Philippine government against the children of the poorest of the poor...
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 11:47PM
text Danny Glover leads TransAfrica on fact-finding mission to Venezuela by Venezuelanalysis.com
Caracas, Venezuela - One of the most distinguished organizations of African Americans in the United States, the TransAfrica Forum, sent a delegation of acclaimed artists, actors, activists and scholars to visit Venezuela for a weeklong series of events....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 5:00PM
text The US is the only country which openly acknowledges executing child offenders by bbc
Amnesty International has launched a two-year campaign to ban the execution of child offenders worldwide....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 3:48PM
text News From Iraq: "Who will give us back our health?" by Dahr( reposted)
Back in the 1980’s, nuclear armed Israel carried out a pre-emptive bombing of Iraq’s Al-Tuetha nuclear power station which is located just south of Baghdad. While Saddam Hussein didn’t posses nuclear weapons, his nuclear power station which was being constructed still had much radioactive waste stored in two large warehouses. The waste, stored mostly in large metal drums, sat dormant for many years...
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 12:19PM
text Haiti: Foreign Press Liaison Update - January 21 by AHP
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Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:12AM
text 1/19 Haiti Update by Agence Haitienne de Presse
Agence Haitienne Presse is an independent news agency based in Haiti...
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 11:15PM
text Spring Equinox 2004 Global Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes - Mexico by Rainbow Hawk
This is the Spring Equinox 2004 Global Rainbow Gathering of the Tribes & Eco-Village Project(s) in La Paz County. Baja California Sur, Mexico: March 15th - 30th, 2004...
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 3:23PM
text Lebanon says UN probe found Israeli bulldozer hit on its soil by AFP
Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said that a UN investigation had found that an Israeli military bulldozer hit by a Hezbollah rocket attack was in Lebanese territory at the time of the strike....
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 1:34PM
text Montesinos in Court on FARC Gun-Running Charges by FARC and the CIA
Rightwing Peruvian spymaster Montesinos is being accused of running guns to the FARC. In Peru Montesinos was known for his violent anti-Communist views and is thought to have been working for the CIA. Does this mean the CIA is/was secretly funding both sides in the war in Colombia?...
Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2004 9:27AM
text More Afghan civilians killed by US by beeb
Four children were among 11 people killed when a US air strike targeted an Afghan village in southern Oruzgan province, local officials say....
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 7:28PM
text Fresh clashes in Haitian capital by beeb
Police have fired tear gas in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince in fresh clashes with anti-government demonstrations on Monday....
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 7:27PM
text *Deep Reality* at www.antiwar.com by Liberez L'Ours
www.antiwar.com is now a Go To website for Deep Reality about the Bush Regime. Today's essay by Justin Raimondo exposes the latest NeoCon reality: Conrad Black's company, who fired him alleging looting of $200 million has many NeoCons on its corporate board including Richard Perle, Henry Kissinger...and more...
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:42AM