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On May 13, a single-file procession of Pashto men started off on a 400-mile trek along dusty roads from Helmand to Kabul, to call for the Afghan government and the warring parties to end the war.
Deliberate cuts to water and electricity supplies are causing significant suffering to civilian inhabitants of the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Who Will Save Our Children? By Lea Foushee WAMM Newsletter May 2012 It’s predicted that the next battles in the world will be over water, and indeed in some places they have already begun. We tend to think that scarcity of clean water is more of a problem on other continents. Yet, […]
Population growth of India and China by Polly Mann March 2, 2012 Its developers boast it is the world’s largest standalone building and it’s going up in Chengdu in southwest China – a genuine “sign of the times.” The New Century Global Centre will house two 1,000-room five-star hotels, an ice rink,a luxury Imax […]
Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, An Environmental Occupy Fracks Corporate America> Shale-Shocked Fracking Gets Its Own Occupy Movement
Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, An Environmental Occupy Fracks Corporate America Posted by Ellen Cantarow January 22, 2012 Tom Dispatch They say you can’t keep a good man down, but the “good” part of that equation is often negotiable. If you thought you had seen the last of the then-disgraced Newt Gingrich in the 1990s, you know what I […]