Why has Obama approved a law giving immunity to the production and sale of genetically modified food in the US? It can be dificult to make an informed judgement on the safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) because of the impassioned reaction that greets each new study.
Una investigación sobre el boom de la soja con testimonios de las víctimas, los expertos y los culpables [25 min.] Enfermedades, malformaciones congénitas, persecución a campesinos, desaparición de un ecosistema entero: las consecuencias negativas del boom de la soja en Argentina. Según los autores de este documental de Al Jazeera, en versión con subtítulos en español [...]
“In 2012, European researchers visited a scrap metal site in Al Zubayr, an area near Basrah in southern Iraq. A local police officer told them that the site had at one time held military scrap metal from the bloody battles waged during the American invasion. A local guard told the researchers that children had been [...]
“A confidential Justice Department memo concludes that the U.S. government can order the killing of American citizens if they are believed to be “senior operational leaders” of al-Qaida or “an associated force” — even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the U.S.”* American citizens were executed abroad [...]
José Alberto Mujica Cordano (n. Montevideo, Uruguay; 20 de mayo de 1935), conocido popularmente como José Mujica o Pepe Mujica es un político uruguayo, actual presidente de la República Oriental del Uruguay. Con un pasado guerrillero, fue elegido diputado y senador para posteriormente ocupar el cargo de ministro de Ganadería, Agricultura y Pesca entre 2005 y [...]
Is the crisis in Mali turning into a war on Islam or is it merely a continuation of the West’s ‘War on Terror’? Does NATO have the right to decide the quality of democracy in any country, particularly Africa? What are the justifications for French military involvement in Mali? And what good will it bring? [...]
What will it take for the energy giant to pay out the billions of dollars it owes for the pollution of the Amazon? After decades of oil drilling, they have seen their land destroyed, and their waters polluted. But members of Ecuador’s indigenous communities have yet to see a single penny for the damage inflicted on their [...]
A massive humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Central Africa, where fighting has displaced tens of thousands in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Rebels believed to be backed by Rwanda postponed their departure Friday from Goma for “logistical reasons,” defying for a second time an ultimatum set by neighboring African countries and backed by Western diplomats. [...]