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Finnish leaders react with apprehension to US, British and French air strikes on Syria

Source: Yle.fi Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö and Foreign Minister Timo Soini agree the strikes were expected. Both say they are wary of Russia’s response, with Soini fearing a possible “cycle of retribution”. The US, Britain and France implemented a missile … Continue reading

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The accused FBI whistleblower indicted by Trump’s DOJ allegedly leaked secret rules for spying on reporters

Source: Freedom of The Press Foundation (www.Freedom.Press) The Trump Justice Department escalated its crackdown on journalists’ sources and whistleblowers this week, charging former FBI special agent Terry Albury with two counts under the Espionage Act for allegedly leaking information to … Continue reading

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Video: A Brief History of U.S. Intervention in Iraq Over the Past Half Century

Source: TheIntercept.com … (Read more at TheIntercept.com)

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End Julian Assange’s Isolation

Sign the petition: https://www.change.org/p/end-julian-assange-s-isolation We demand that Julian Assange’s isolation ends NOW! “It is with great concern that we heard that Julian Assange has lost access to the internet and the right to receive visitors at the Ecuadorian London Embassy. Only … Continue reading

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DiEM25 – Democracy in Europe Movement 2025

Please sign-up and get involved: https://internal.diem25.org/en/users/sign_up?refer=u64397 “We believe that the European Union is disintegrating. Europeans are losing their faith in the possibility of European solutions to European problems. At the same time as faith in the EU is waning, we … Continue reading

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Donate to Freedom of the Press Foundation

https://freedom.press/donate/ “Freedom of the Press Foundation fights for journalists detained at the border, reporters arrested covering protests, and whistleblowers prosecuted for telling the truth.  Your generous donations sustain our important work. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation today.  Freedom of the … Continue reading

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Fire and Water Forged The Unique Biology of The Galápagos

Source: BBC.com By Jane Palmer 12 April, 2017 These Pacific islands are famed for their odd collection of animal species, but scientists have only now begun to realise how the islands’ ancient history led to present day diversity. About 14 … Continue reading

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Press freedom groups condemn Turkish actions against Kurdish newspaper, call for release of arrested staff

Source: AEJ March 29, 2018 – The undersigned international press freedom groups call on Turkish authorities to immediately release the 12 printworkers and staff arrested on March 28 at the premises and print works of the newspaper Ozgurlukcu Demokrasi and … Continue reading

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The Demise of the Nation State

Source: The Guardian / Author: Rana Dasgupta After decades of globalisation, our political system has become obsolete – and spasms of resurgent nationalism are a sign of its irreversible decline. What is happening to national politics? Every day in the … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Fran Weaver

Fran Weaver, our dear colleague and friend, passed away last Sunday (25th March, 2018). His wake was held at Kaisla yesterday evening. The custom tends to be that we always remember, write and say good things about the deceased even … Continue reading

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