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Ebola: Are U.S. Bioweapons Labs The Solution, or The Problem?

By Institute For Public Accuracy 22 October, 2014 Accuracy.org On Friday, the New York Times published the article “White House to Cut Funding for Risky Biological Study,” which states: “Prompted by controversy over dangerous research and recent laboratory accidents, the White House announced Friday that it would temporarily halt all new funding …

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BDS Woolworths

REMINDER: #BOYCOTTWOOLWORTHS  NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION THIS SATURDAY 25 OCTOBER This month’s #BoycottWoolworths National Day of Action (taking place on 25 October) is the last national day of action before Woolworths has its shareholder AGM on 26 November. The growing #BoycottWoolworths campaign will probably be a main discussion point at …

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India warns Pakistan of more pain in Kashmir fight 2014-10-22 09:31 Pakistani, Indian armies discuss border clashes Hundreds flee homes in deadly Indian-Pakistan clash Troops work to rescue stranded people in Kashmir New Delhi – India warned Pakistan on Tuesday of more “pain” if it continued to violate a ceasefire …

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The Gaza reconstruction game

by Maureen Clare Murphy Source: http://electronicintifada.net October 20, 2014 | Posted by: MV Media   A donor conference hosted in Cairo last week to raise funds for the reconstruction of war-devastated Gaza has boasted $5.4 billion in pledges from various Western and Arab governments. Yet Israel is the true beneficiary of this aid money. The …

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The Nobel Award and the Not-So-Noble Propaganda Campaign

Dhul Hijjah 21, 1435 | October 16, 2014   By Khalid Baig “The US corporate media loves talking about the remarkable bravery and strength of Malala and the brutality of the Taliban forces that almost killed her. Such coverage fuels its racist, orientalist, neocolonialist narrative about “backward,” violent, misogynist Muslims …

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Palestine Museum seeks to reshape the narrative

Shoks Mnisi Mzolo – Cii News | 16 October 2014/21 Dhul Hijjah 1435 The narrative in the Middle East is lamentably distorted. It projects the indigenous Palestinians, who have been subjugated for decades and robbed of the simplest human rights, as the aggressors. Part of the problem is that the media, …

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Visiting Masjid al Aqsa is not enough!

Ebrahim Moosa – Cii Radio | 16 October 2014/21 Dhul Hijjah 1435 One art that Israel has expertly mastered over the decades of its brutal existence is that of feigning normalcy. “It has tried to make itself appear to be somewhat of a normal country,” South Africans recently heard from Diana …

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Monsanto And The Gates Foundation In Africa

Behind The Mask Of Altruism: By Colin Todhunter 15 October, 2014 Countercurrents.org Since 2006, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has funded the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to the tune of almost $420 million. Activists from Zimbabwe, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, and Ethiopia recently attended t …

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War on Muslims declared in Sri Lanka

‘The Face of Buddhist Terror’ stokes discord in Sri Lanka Cii News | 17 October 2014/24 Dhul Hijjah 1435 Anti-Islam sentiment reared its ugly head again in Sri Lanka, home to an estimated 2 million Muslims, following extremist monk Ashin Wirathu’s latest visit to this island nation. Wirathu, a Myanmar …

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The Politics Of Nobel Peace Prize

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali 14 October, 2014 Countercurrents.org On Friday (Oct 10) the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace to a Pakistani teenager, Malala Yousafzai and an Indian child rights campaigner, Kailash Satyarthi. At the age of just 17, Malala is the youngest ever recipient of the …

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