Reuters vs. UN Cancer Agency: Are Corporate Ties Influencing Science Coverage?

24 July 2017 — FAIR

Ever since they classified the world’s most widely used herbicide as “probably carcinogenic to humans,” a team of international scientists at the World Health Organization’s cancer research group have been under withering attack by the agrichemical industry and its surrogates.

In a front-page series titled “The Monsanto Papers,” the French newspaper Le Monde (6/1/17) described the attacks as “the pesticide giant’s war on science,” and reported, “To save glyphosate, the firm [Monsanto] undertook to harm the United Nations agency against cancer by all means.”

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Statewatch News Online, 24 July 2017 (09/17): The EU goes to war with the African ‘elite’

24 July 2017 — Statewatch

In the midst of a refugee crisis perceived as being out of control the EU reached a dodgy deal with Turkey on 18 March 2016 and a few months signed a similar deal with Afghanistan on the return and readmission of refugees. These deals tossed out of the window EU and international laws and rights.

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Mosul’s “Liberation” Amidst Death and Destruction: Selected Articles

23 July 2017 — Global Research

In less than a year, the US-led siege in Mosul has not only resulted to a horrendous shedding of blood and countless of properties tranasformed into rubble; more than the physical damages are the psychological effects it has wrought in the lives of those who survived the US-led bombings.

Question is, what did they gain from this brutish destruction? After Mosul has been raped and destroyed, is it qualifying to call it a “liberation”? Read our selection of articles below.

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Corporate Media Largely Silent on Trump’s Civilian Death Toll in Iraq

By Adam Johnson, July 23, 2017

The expulsion of ISIS from Mosul by the US-led coalition did receive coverage, but the US role in killing civilians was uniformly ignored. Continue reading