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"The Rogue World Order: Connecting the Dots Between Trump, Flynn, Bannon, Spencer, Dugin Putin," by Anna Manzo (GlobalHealing), Daily Kos, Feb. 13, 2017
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-- Jeff Halper, co-founder and director of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, on why the U.S. is not an honest broker in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and why diverse international campaigns are mobilizing support for the Palestinian initiative to gain statehood through the United Nations
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Interview with Jeff Halper, co-founder and director of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, conducted by Hazel Kahan
After years of failed U.S.-brokered negotiations for a peace agreement that would establish a Palestinian state alongside Israel, close to 500,000 Israelis now live in settlements on West Bank and East Jerusalem, land occupied by Israel since 1967. Palestinians are expected to turn to the United Nations in September for recognition of an independent state on that territory. Recognition would require approval by the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council. Story continues
Interview with Chuck Keeney, Blair Mountain, W.V. march organizer , conducted by Melinda Tuhus
In early June, over 500 people – locals and outside supporters – recreated the 1921 miners' march on Blair Mountain, a national historic site in West Virginia. Ninety years ago, the march demanded union rights and pitted thousands of armed miners against coal company security guards, county sheriffs, and ultimately, the U.S. Army. The goal of this year's march was to protect Blair Mountain from mountaintop removal coal extraction, end all mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia and promote local jobs and sustainable communities. Story continues
Interview with Devra Davis, Environmental Health Trust founder and president, conducted by Scott Harris
After years of speculation about the health hazards of mobile phone use, a panel of scientists at the World Health Organization reported on May 31 that they’ve concluded using cell phones may increase the risk of developing certain types of brain tumors. A working group of 31 scientists from 14 countries meeting at the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer announced that their review of all the available scientific evidence suggested cell phone use should be classified as "possibly carcinogenic." Story continues
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