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Studies Show How and Why Organic Farming Must Become the Norm in the USA

Organic farming produces same corn and soybean yields as conventional farms, but consumes less energy and no pesticides, study finds Susan S. Lang Cornell University, July 13, 2005 [via agnet] ITHACA, N.Y. — Organic farming produces the same yields of

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Nine Defy Vatican’s Ban on Ordination of Women

26 July 2005 | Washington Post by Doug Struck GANANOQUE, Ontario, July 25 — Nine women in white robes knelt on the deck of a cruise boat Monday in religious ceremonies they say will make them the first female Catholic

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Venezuela’s Chavez hits back at Catholic critics

Jul 13, 2005 | Reuters by Pascal Fletcher CARACAS, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez accused Roman Catholic bishops on Wednesday of opposing his left-wing rule and being “out of touch with reality” after they questioned his populist policies.

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Good Things Happening in Venezuela

July-Aug 2005 | Zmag by Michael Parenti Even before I arrived in Venezuela for a recent visit, I encountered the great class divide in that country. On my connecting flight from Miami to Caracas, I found myself seated next to

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Illegal Flag Shirt For Sale in OK

The shirt pictured below is the first item released from the new Red Flag Press. You can order it here for $14 ($15 for XXL) plus $2 s/h. The company warns: “Wearing this t-shirt in Oklahoma is a crime under

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Bush and Blair Refuse to Acknowledge Bombing Motives

by Brendan Lalor Bush and Blair continue systematically to misrepresent the best information available as to the motives behind the bombings in a growing list of cities including New York, Madrid, and recently London. Refusal to consider these motives can

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