Drone Schools Suggest Inevitability Of Drones In Everyday Life

This week, the United States Navy launched its drone prototype, the X-47B, from the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush off the coast of Maryland. The X-47B is the first drone that has proven successful in launching from and landing on an aircraft carrier, giving the military the capability of launching drone strikes without […]

This week, the United States Navy launched its drone prototype, the X-47B, from the deck of the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush off the coast of Maryland. The X-47B is the first drone that has proven successful in launching from and landing on an aircraft carrier, giving the military the capability of launching drone strikes without first setting up a

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Israel Raises Eyebrows With Its Silence On Kerry-Backed Arab League Peace Plan

Kerry last month persuaded the Arab League to sweeten the deal by saying Israel-Palestine borders could be modified from 1967 lines.

JERUSALEM — On the surface, the Arab League's improved peace initiative offers Israel everything it ever dreamed of — normal relations with an entire region that has long objected to the very existence of the Jewish state, and even the chance to keep some war-won land. But two weeks after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry persuaded Arab leaders

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Hawking’s Refusal To Attend Israeli Conference Spurs Divestment Debate In US

The movement to use peaceful, economic pressure to encourage the Israeli government to halt its illegal military occupation and construction of settlements in the West Bank is gaining momentum once again after renowned physicist Stephen Hawking stated he would boycott a conference in Israel to send a message to the government. This week, the Boston […]

The movement to use peaceful, economic pressure to encourage the Israeli government to halt its illegal military occupation and construction of settlements in the West Bank is gaining momentum once again after renowned physicist Stephen Hawking stated he would boycott a conference in Israel to send a message to the government. This week, the

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How The World Bank Funds Illegal Logging In Cambodia And Laos

Villagers have been sued and prosecuted, intimidated, threatened and shot at while trying to defend their livelihoods.

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Five-months pregnant, Im Chanthy was told that her husband's body had been found in the trunk of his car, brutally hacked to death for reporting on illegal logging and land concessions in Cambodia. Many of these concessions, a new report by environmental watchdog Global Witness found, are owned by two Vietnamese rubber

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‘Thirdworldizing’ America

About 23 percent of Americans wanting work can’t find it. Most jobs are temp or part-time low pay ones with no futures.

Center for Economic and Policy Research co-director Dean Baker calls poverty America's "new growth industry." The state of today's America is deplorable. In his latest May 3 analysis, economist John Williams said April "employment and unemployment data were nonsense: the economy remains in serious trouble." About 23 percent of Americans wanting

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Inside The DPRK: How A Caste System Structures Everyday Realities For North Koreans

There is a strange phenomenon that lingers over every North Korean. For the past five decades, an arbitrary determination decides where they will live, what hospitals they will go to if they are sick, if they can go to college, if they can marry and even if they will receive a full serving of food. […]

There is a strange phenomenon that lingers over every North Korean. For the past five decades, an arbitrary determination decides where they will live, what hospitals they will go to if they are sick, if they can go to college, if they can marry and even if they will receive a full serving of food. This de facto caste system has nothing to do with

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