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Protests Force Monsanto to Abandon GMO Expansion in Europe
Mark Karlin, BuzzFlash at Truthout: While the US government continues to support the growth of GMO seeds, the picture is far different in Europe. Monsanto’s spokesperson in Germany just admitted that the company will retreat from GMO efforts in the European market.
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Marjorie Cohn, Truthout: Although whistleblower Bradley Manning pled guilty to ten offenses that will garner him 20 years in custody, military prosecutors are pursuing further charges – aiding the enemy and violation of the Espionage Act – that carry life in prison. But he had a duty under the Geneva Conventions to report war crimes exposed in the classified materials he leaked.
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Amy Goodman, Democracy NOW!: Last month, former Black Panther Assata Shakur won the dubious distinction of becoming the first woman on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorists list. In this interview, NAACP head Ben Jealous says “if we are going to heal as a nation, we must look at the violence, the sort of politically motivated violence on both sides, and figure out how we heal both at once.”
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