Netanyahu calls terrorism. His notion of peace is none at all. His idea of truth is avoid it. His governing style is hardline. His type security is naked aggression. Palestine's liberation has miles to go.
Palestinians of both factions (Hamas and Fateh), no matter how unified, will never succeed in re-framing the international discussion and "seizing their destiny" unless they undergo a crash course in media skills.
95% of the entire world rebuked and expressed their long held anger against U.S. and Israel. The world is slowly finding its voice, its courage, its humanitarian conscience to tell Israel and the U.S.: “Enough is Enough” of your murderous atrocities, ethnic cleansing, and theft and illegal occupation of a nation—Palestine.
Monsanto's claim that it's a "sustainable agriculture company" doesn't hold water.
Dec. 8, 2012 - Al Jazeera
The website of US-based biotech giant Monsanto boasts that the corporation qualifies as "a sustainable agriculture company".
Given Monsanto's legacy as a producer of the lethal defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, Southeast Asian agriculture would presumably beg to differ with this characterisation.
Sustainability is also not the first word that comes to mind when contemplating Monsanto's policy of sowing the earth with genetically modified seeds that destroy soil and are designed with nonrenewable traits so as to require constant repurchase as well as acquisition of a variety of other company products like fertilizers and pesticides.
Bianca Jagger via Huffington Post Green: December 11, 2012 COP18 demonstrated that we can no longer put our faith in politicians to make the tough decisions we need to avert catastrophic climate change. They have ignored the greatest challenge we face in the world today.
University of Washington graduate student Jeff Bowman and professor Jody Demind traveled to the central Arctic ocean to study these beautiful structures, called frost flowers. What they found is that they’re not just decorative — they also support an ecosystem of strange, hardy, cold-loving micro-critters.
An early dynasty of the confederation of Germanic peoples known as the Franks, who had been permitted by the Romans to settle in the region of modern Belgium in AD 358 as defenders of the Rhine frontier. The Merovingians, who wore long hair as a symbol of their power, are named after their semi-legendary, fifth-century founder Merovech. The grave of the Merovingian king Childeric (died in 481) was discovered at Tournai in 1653.