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Bulgarian government imposes ban on fracking

By Mirel Bran, Guardian Weekly Shukri Hussein was only 23 when he first bought some land, with a friend, to start a farm at Praventsi, a village close to Novi Pazar, in north-east Bulgaria. Ten years later the biology graduate heads a 110-hectare organic farm with a workforce of 35. He was pleased with what … Continue reading Bulgarian government imposes ban on fracking

Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning, rules French court

By Reuters A French court on Monday declared U.S. biotech giant Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning of a French farmer, a judgment that could lend weight to other health claims against pesticides. In the first such case heard in court in France, grain grower Paul Francois, 47, says he suffered neurological problems including memory loss, … Continue reading Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning, rules French court

Women Take Legal Action Against UK Police Chiefs Over Emotional Abuse

“Working Together to Traumatize London” would be more appropriate A standard tactic undercover cops use to get close to radical movements is through intimate relationships. A quote from the women bringing this case: “We believe our case highlights institutionalised sexism within the police. It is incredible that if the police want to search someone’s house … Continue reading Women Take Legal Action Against UK Police Chiefs Over Emotional Abuse

If Deep Green Resistance & the Occupy Movement Merged…

Reflections from GreeceBy panagioti, Earth First! Journal editorial collective The recent “open letter” from Deep Green Resistance to participants of the Occupy movement may have come across as vague to those unfamiliar with the recent book and online network under the Deep Green Resistance (DGR) banner. But those familiar with DGR, and its proposed strategy … Continue reading If Deep Green Resistance & the Occupy Movement Merged…