This was the best moment from this past weekend’s Riverwest24 race. Cover Photos In one of the greatest @[282766933449:274:Riverwest24] memories, the child participants of the 2nd annual children’s #rw24 race were brought on stage to celebrate, complete with kiddy champaign. — with Ralph Anzivino and 11 others at Riverwest24 2014 .
Activists occupied the offices of arms manufacturer Thyssen Krupp, in #Essen, #Germany. Squatters will hold press conference at 18:00 (06:00pm) #RÄPUBLIK @RevoTweets reports live from there. pic via Enough is Enough
“Jews are suffering an anti-semitic backlash against Israel’s military action in #Gaza” #NoAntisemitism Photo: The Sunday Times/Corbis
Bruce Gagnon : Missile defense agency to hold EIS hearings in Maine, New York, Michigan & Ohio to decide on possible location for ‘interceptor base’ that will be aimed at Russia and China…. ( 19 minutes ago )
“The F-35 “will be too small to serve as an effective bomber, not maneuverable enough for aerial dogfights and too fast and vulnerable to do well at supporting troops on the ground.”” – William Hartung of the Center for International Policy in a new editorial from the New York Times about the problems plaguing the F-35. Read more .
“The next time a leak occurs, the national security state’s defenders should blame themselves for failing to bring about a system that can adequately police itself. If their historical and recent track record weren’t so dismal they’d have more legitimacy.” – Why Intelligence Whistleblowers Can’t Use Internal Channels
Headline: US Consumers Avoiding GMOs, Buying Organics More than Ever Author: Elizabeth Renter The number of people actively seeking out non-genetically modified foods is higher than ever. A new report from the Organic Trade Association (OTA) says bypassing GMOs is the number one motivating factor when it comes to Americans seeking out and purchasing organic foods . read more
SYDNEY, Jul 28 (IPS) – New legislation recently passed in the southwest Pacific Island state of Papua New Guinea (PNG) outlawing polygamy has been welcomed by experts in the country as an initial step forward in the battle against high rates of domestic violence, gender inequality and the spread of AIDS. Read the full story, “Outlawing Polygamy to Combat Gender Inequalities, Domestic Violence in Papua New Guinea”, on globalissues.org →
ST. JOHNâ€™S, Antigua, Jul 28 (IPS) – Caught between its quest to grow the economy, create jobs and cut electricity costs, and the negative impacts associated with building an oil refinery, the Antigua and Barbuda government is looking to a mix of clean energy and fossil fuels to address its energy needs. Read the full story, “Antigua Weighs High Cost of Fossil Fuels”, on globalissues.org →