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Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten. Cree Nation Tribal Prophecy

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  • “Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, has unveiled details of a new bond-buying plan aimed at easing the eurozone’s debt crisis. He said the scheme would provide a ‘fully effective backstop’ and that the euro was ‘irreversible’.”
  • “A rash of legal challenges to a core piece of US civil rights legislation is threatening the foundations of nearly half a century of laws to combat racial discrimination. Republican-led state legislatures from Florida and Texas to Alaska have engineered a series of legal showdowns with the federal government over the 1965 Voting Rights Act that, following several court rulings last week, appear likely to end up before a US supreme court which has already hinted it is ready to revisit the heart of the law.”
  • TRNN: Do Obama Policies Help Baltimore Schools? Baltimore Activists say “Race to the Top” harming Baltimore students and teachers
  • Amy Goodman: Undocumented immigrants push Obama to realise their American Dream
  • “If Beijing’s plan was to make young Hong Kongers more docile and patriotic through a program of “moral and national education,” it seems to have already backfired.”
  • Truthout: Beat Knowledge: Radical Rapper Gives a Voice to the #Occupy Movement
  • “Israel has agreed to allow entry to three out of 21 Eritrean migrants who have been stuck on the country’s desert border with Egypt for a week. Under the deal the remaining migrants will return to Egypt.”
  • “The blockade of Gaza and financial sanctions on the Occupied Territories have plunged Palestine into an economic black hole, and a bleak report Tuesday by the UNCTAD (the Trade and Development arm of the United Nations) laid blame on Israeli policies, Reuters reported.”
  • Truthout: After Dempsey Warning, Israel May Curb War Threat

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