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Did Ahmadinejad really say Israel should be ‘wiped off the map’?

Iran's [Ahmadinejad and] Khamenei has been consistent, stating repeatedly that the goal is not the military destruction of the Jewish state"


D85 40H 'Objectively, Scientifically Love IS the ONLY HOPE.' SL.

'Carbon footprint' info can lead to wiser choices
If you think your impact on the environment matters, then you probably want to know how, when and why it matters. That's where "carbon footprints" step in.


The fight against climate change is down to us – the 99%
Naomi Klein: Our movement differs from previous anti-globalisation protests. To change society's values we must stay together for years

Europeans fear climate change more than financial turmoil, poll shows
Respondents said climate change was the second most serious issue facing the world, after poverty

Swedish academics call for boycott of Israeli institutions | JTA - Jewish & Israel News
More than 200 professors and students from Sweden have signed on to a call for an academic boycott of Israeli institutions.


D85 40H 'Fast Hunger Strike Update.' SL

Social Entrepreneur Shows Solar Power is Cheap | Social Enterprise
Indian social enterprise shows the way how cheap solar power can fulfil the electricity needs of poor.

Is Israel Again Weighing an Attack on Iran’s Nuclear Facilities? - Global Spin
‎"I think the most effective way to deal with Iran is not on a unilateral basis," Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters in Israel on Tuesday, stressing that the Israeli government needed to act in concert and consensus with the international community.

Supporting Netanyahu’s policies imperils Israel
To be sure, Israel has legitimate security concerns, perhaps now more than ever.

NY Times: Netanyahu's policy on West Bank settlements is 'national suicide'

NY Times: Netanyahu's policy on West Bank settlements is 'national suicide'

Ha'aretz -
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's stance regarding continued construction in West Bank settlements is a "national suicide policy," a New York Times op-ed said on Wednesday, adding that Israel's leaders seem to be the country's worst enemy.

Mahmoud Abbas: Palestinians wish to live like other peoples
Palestinians wish to live like other peoples, in freedom and dignity, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sated in his speech at the autumn session of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

UN reports alarming increase in Israeli violence — RT
The Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip has become increasingly hazardous to Palestinians, with attacks by settlers and heavy-handed tactics on the part of Israeli security forces on the rise, according to the latest UN statistics.

Climate change eradicating Arctic's oldest ice
The Arctic's oldest, thickest sea ice — much of which used to survive the year's warmest months — had all but disappeared by the end of this summer's near-record meltdown, according to new U.S. analyses that vividly show how the circumpolar region is being transformed by warmer temperatures and othe...

First Lady Michelle Obama tours Secret Service to say "thank you"
First family, including Barack, Malia and Sasha, fight over which Secret Service agent gets assigned to protect them, Obama jokes.

D40 'DGR - Definitive Global Revolution, Derrick Jensen.' SL


Can industrial civilization really become sustainable? Should it? www.grist.orgcli

Big catches mask dwindling numbers of sea bass,0,7012333.story?track=lat-pick
As reliably as masses of sea bass gather off the Southern California coast each summer, boatloads of anglers arrive to reel them in.

The Wandering Who? - Book Review
Online news magazine and journal about Palestine, Israel, the Arab world, and the Middle East. Palestine, Israel, Iraq and International news coverage

Palestinians warn of "kristallnacht" following settler torching of mosque
Palestinians warn of "kristallnacht" following settler torching of mosque

CONGRESS KILLING OUR TROOPS FOR VOTES - US Defense Chief Criticizes Palestinian Aid Block

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has criticized U.S. lawmakers for suspending $200 million in aid slated to fund development projects in the Palestinian territories. Panetta said Monday at a news conference in Tel Aviv with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak that this is 'no time to withhold tho...

DON'T WORRY. NOT YOU. UN: By 2050, climate change could force 200 million to evacuate - Nation - GMA News Online - Lates

Climate change could force up to 200 million people worldwide to flee their homes by 2050, United Nations officials warned Tuesday, a week after thousands of families in Luzon evacuated due to successive typhoons.

Who's Bankrolling the Climate Change Deniers?,8599,2096055,00.html
‎'Just say no' is fine in some cases; it's a lousy way to approach hard science


Tibetan Monk Self-Immolates in Anti-China Protest
Another Tibetan Buddhist monk has set himself on fire in western China

Angela Merkel reads Benjamin Netanyahu the riot act over settlement plan
Israel has infuriated its most reliable West European ally, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, by announcing expansion of a Jewish settlement in Jerusalem in defiance of a US-backed warning to both parties in the Middle East conflict to avoid

Mosque fire in northern Israel
world news - A mosque in a Bedouin village in northern Israel has been set on fire in an attack which has been blamed on Jewish extremists. Graffiti sprayed on the walls spelt out the…

The Daily Tar Heel :: Walk for a Free Palestine promotes education, advocacy
For Barney Dale, education is the key to a more peaceful future. Dale, a resident of Durham, gathered Saturday with students and members of the community to educate residents about the issues facing Palestinians. About 55 people attended the Walk for a Free Palestine, which took place on Franklin St...


[Uh, not to mention getting our soldiers killed and risking global war. But hey, whatever IraHell wants, right? Panetta warns IsraHell it is isolating itself.
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned on Sunday that Israel is becoming increasingly isolated in the Middle East and said U.S. security commitments should enable

Whose crazier, Hamm or YOU (for not stopping him)? Harold Hamm: How North Dakota Became Saudi Arabia

Whose crazier, Hamm or YOU (for not stopping him)?
In The Wall Street Journal, Stephen Moore interviews Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm, the discoverer of the Bakken fields of the northern Great Plains, about America's oil future and why OPEC's days are numbered.

NASA: It Rained So Hard the Oceans Fell
by Barry Saxifrage, via the Vancouver Observer “The year 2010 was one the worst years in world history for high-impact floods. But just three weeks into the new year, 2011 has already had an entire year’s worth of mega-floods. “ – Meteorologist Jeff Masters I spend hours a day researching what New Y...