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Why Didn’t Obama Bomb Syria? | Stanley Heller

We can let go of our breath now.  It really looks like the U.S. bombing of Syria is off.  It sure didn’t look that way at the end of August.  The first videos of large numbers of corpses without apparent wounds appeared on August 21.  Shortly afterwards the Obama Administration announced chemical weapons had been used and began sending U.S. ...

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Painful Times | By Mazin Qumsiyeh, popular-resistance.blogspot.com

By Mazin Qumsiyeh There will be a demonstration in Ramallah tomorrow (Saturday) at noon (Manara square) against the ongoing Oslo capitulations On Thursday we visited a 16 year old young man (Udai Sirhan) who had his skull chattered months ago by an Israeli bullet in Bethlehem and he is still hospitalized after three operations (photos at http://3abalata.blogspot.com/2013/09/blog-post.html).  The bullet is ...

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Taking to the Streets Against Dirty Deadly Coal | Stanley Heller

A few years ago the Clean Air Task Force produced a report saying that 13,000 people a year were dying prematurely from the particles coming out of coal fired power plants. It says ” “among all industrial sources of air pollution, none poses greater risks to human health and the environment than coal-fired power plants.” The President a few months ago ...

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Netanyahu on negotiations | popular-resistance.blogspot.com

From a letter in Hebrew by the Israeli Prime minister Netanyahu to the Israeli Jewish public explaining things: “From time to time, prime ministers are called on to make decisions that go against public opinion – when the matter is important for the country. In order to make decisions that are supported by the public, there is no need for ...

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Why I Didn’t Go the Climate Rally | Stanley Heller

I received an email last week calling on me to go to a rally in Hartford organized by Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy calling for support for Obama’s climate change plan. Though I think climate is the issue of our time I didn’t go. I didn’t want to support a plan that would just bring on climate catastrophe a ...

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‘Before it’s too late’ | Stanley Heller

Obama’s address on climate would have been a fair enough speech… if this was 2007. You could say it was pretty good if it was written before James Hansen and Bill McKibben had figured out the 350 ppm limit, before Fukishima, before McKibben’s “The Terrifying New Math”, before the movie “Gasland”, before the IEA “irreversible climate change” report, before Hansen’s ...

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Concluding statement of The Welcome to Palestine Campaign April 2012 | Mazin Qumsiyeh

Concluding statement of The Welcome to Palestine Campaign April 2012 (and below that some links to relevant issues) The concluding conference for the Welcome to Palestine campaign was small because most of our friends were denied the opportunity to visit us.  Most have been denied their right to board airplanes and to come visit this tormented land and others still ...

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