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Facebook Censorship Continues, Dozens of Alternative Health Pages Deleted But They Vow to Fight Back

Facebook has taken down over 80 pages devoted to alternative health in an effort to clamp down on fake news. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg recently vowed to purge fake news from the social media platform, and it appears the crackdown has begun. Without warning or explanation, Facebook started deleting dozens …

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The World Bank’s role in the systematic looting of Africa

Attracting foreign direct investment in mining is counter-productive. The bank concedes, “Especially for resource-rich countries, the depletion of natural resources is often not compensated for by other investments. The warnings provided by negative adjusted net savings in many countries and in the region as a whole should not be ignored.” …

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Iowa women bring their muscles, minds and morality to farming

Women own more than half of Iowa’s farmland and, as new book shows, they’re rethinking some practices. Wendy Johnson returned to manage her grandfather’s corn and soybean farm near Charles City in 2010.(Photo: Kathryn Gamble/Special to The Register) After moving to western Iowa to farm in 2010, Ellen Walsh-Rosmann was shocked to find the …

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Water Shortages Amplify The Potential For Violence In The Developing World

Water Published on October 7th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor October 7th, 2017 by Guest Contributor Originally published on Nexus Media. By Marlene Cimons Human survival depends on access to water. It sustains living bodies and nourishes the land. Wars have been waged over water, often called “blue gold,” for centuries. Not …

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Poachers Using Academic Journals to Find Endangered Species

Hunters and poachers have begun trawling scientific journals and academic papers to learn the locations of endangered species in Australia and abroad. Biology professor David Lindenmayer from the Australian National University (ANU) told nine.com.au that the locations of rare Australian species like the night parrot needed to be kept a …

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Saving Javan Rhinos from Extinction Starts with Counting Them, But it’s not Easy

The Javan rhino (Rhinoceros sondaicus) is found only at the very western tip of the Indonesian island of Java, in the rainforest habitats of Ujung Kulon National Park (UKNP). However, this wasn’t always so. Many species have small natural ranges, but Javan rhinos once inhabited much of Southeast Asia. Now …

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Health Care Law Would Increase Hunger and Poverty Among Millions in the U.S.

May 25, 2017 Bread for the World is alarmed that 23 million people, including 14 million on Medicaid, would lose health insurance coverage under the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives on May 4. The new estimate was recently released by the Congressional Budget Office …

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Bill would authorize GMO trespass lawsuits against patent holders – Capital Bureau

A bill under consideration in Oregon would allow landowners to sue biotech patent holders over trespass by genetically engineered crops. EO Media Group Malheur County farmer Jerry Erstrom points out a genetically engineered creeping bentgrass plant June 14, 2016, on an irrigation ditch bank near Ontario, Ore. Erstrom testified March …

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