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Arab spring is an "opportunity" for stability: Clinton

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After a stint in Egypt, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, spoke today in Jerusalem to the Arab spring as an "opportunity" for peace and democracy in the region.

 

Clinton acknowledged that the movement emerged last year in several Arab countries generated uncertainty to Israel, but also highlighted the opportunities presented by the process.

 

Philippine government a "show-off"

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MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government’s decision to extend a US$1-billion loan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to supplement the Fund’s Financial Transaction Plan (FTP) of $456 billion to contain the economic crisis in Europe is an “arrogant pretension of a country very much in debt,” according to the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC).

Solidarity message from Sydney Stop The War Coalition

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Sydney Stop the War Coalition in Australia extends its solidarity the Philippines Stop the War Coalition and the other groups demanding that your country's Senate not to ratify the Republic of the Philippines-Australia Status of the Visiting Forces Agreement.

Venezuela: Interview with Rafael Uzcátegui

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* Rafael Uzcategui is a member of the group that publishes the anarchist newspaper El Libertario in Caracas (Venezuela). As antimilitarist, he is also a member of the War Resisters’ International and works in a Venezuelan human rights NGO called Provea.

ReWilding the West: Remembering Rod Coronado

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Most of the heroes of the Wild West, the rootin’ tootin’ movie cowboys, sheriffs, miners, ranchers, saloon owners and cavalry generals, had a real knack for replacing all the wild land they got a hold of with profiteering schemes.

Philippine Gov’t reminded to respect local ordinances on mining

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Manila – Government must in fact recognize local ordinances that uphold biodiversity conservation and promote human rights especially of the Indigenous Peoples, instead of threatening them with the primacy of national policies, said Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) reacting on the much-delayed Executive Order on Mining.

El alzamiento general Mapuche del 1881

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El alzamiento general Mapuche del 1881

Moral Freefall of USA

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Groups urge world leaders to reject “Green Economy” in Rio+20 summit

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MANILA, Philippines - Various cause-oriented groups warned the Philippine delegation and world leaders attending the three-day United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil not to fall into the trap of believing that the proposed "Green Economy" is "a tool and mechanism for sustainable development."

El alzamiento generaldel 1881

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El alzamiento generaldel 1881