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Athens 6pm Syntagma Square: Global March Against Monsanto, May 25/2013

Activists around the world are gearing up for the Global March Against the US-based Monsanto, the giant multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation, accused of turning a blind eye to their potential deadly health ramifications. More than 200,000 activists in 40 countries are estimated to participate in the massive anti-Monsanto protest. Monsanto …

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Greece in disagreement with EU over subsidized program for jobless?

Things are confusing and do not look good. Some Greek media reported on Friday, that the European Commission rejected the plan of Greek Labour Ministry to finance temporary work places for 400,000 families that have no employee. The program worked out by the Labour Ministry was to subsidize temporary work …

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Much too many “Naomis K…” for Alexis Tsipras & his discussion partners

Naomi Klein… Naomi Campbell… Naomi Watts… Naomi Wolf… There are much to many “Naomis” in this world, best known for several completely different reasons. No wonder, left-wing SYRIZA leader Alexis Tsipras confused one Naomi with another: Naomi Campbell, the model,  with Naomi Klein, the activist. The unexpected slip of tongue …

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EU Commission temporary shelves absurd olive oil jugs & bowls ban

The European Commission decided to temporary shelve its absurd decision to ban olive oil jugs and dipping bowls from restaurant tables and replace them with non-refillable sealed bottles. “The decision did not find the necessary support,” EU Commissioner for Agriculture Dacian Ciolos said at a press conference, admitting he was …

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