Make that call to MIchael Gove to ban Glyphosate!

18 July 2017 —

The European Commission hasn’t learnt a bit. They officially presented a proposal to licence a toxic pesticide called glyphosate for ten more years, even though we’ve just submitted over 1.3 million ECI signatures for verification. The Commission is moving forward on glyphosate before they have to address our ECI, and now it is national ministers who will decide. Crucially before that vote, representatives of our governments will meet to discuss the proposal in Brussels this week.

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Media: Missile Defense Will Protect You From North Korea, Say USA Today’s Missile Defense-Funded Sources

17 July 2017 — FAIR

USA Today: US Racing to Quash N Korea Nuke ThreatUSA Today (7/17/17) presents a few words from the missile defense industry.

“US Missile Defense Plans to Zap North Korean Threats” was the headline of a USA Today story (7/17/17)—or “US Racing to Quash N. Korean Nuke Threat,” in the print edition.

Strikingly, the piece contains no sources at all substantiating the “N. Korean nuke threat”: “North Korea’s rapid march to develop a nuclear-armed ballistic missile capable of striking the United States” is simply asserted in the lead, and later on the claim that “North Korea may be only a year or so away” from having missiles that “can hit anywhere in the world with a nuclear warhead” is backed up only by “according to US estimates.”

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US War in Syria Far From Over: Selected Articles

17 JUly 2017 — Global Research

US War in Syria Far From Over

By Stephen Lendman, July 17, 2017

Ceasefire in southern Syria was short-lived, discussed in a previous article. On Sunday, Netanyahu said he opposes the Russian/US brokered deal, claiming it “perpetuat(es)” Iranian and Hezbollah presence in the country near Israel’s border. Continue reading