Reader Supported News: Iceland Proposes Citizenship for Snowden

Jay Owen Global Citizen

“ We at Ethical Markets  salute those in Iceland’s Parliament for this initiative .  Mr.  Snowden  has created an important debate which is needed in the world . This  should be the focus  of media attention going forward .  If Mr. Snowden is brought back to the USA  the ensuing media coverage  of him  will be  diverting attention from these important issues . Hazel Henderson, Editor  “

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Iceland Proposes Citizenship for Snowden
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<i><span style=Jenna Gottlieb, Associated Press
Gottlieb reports: “Icelandic lawmakers introduced a proposal in Parliament on Thursday to grant immediate citizenship to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.”

John Pilger | Forcing Down Evo Morales’s Plane Was an Act of Air Piracy
John Pilger, Guardian UK
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2 Senate Democrats Seek Comey’s Views on Waterboarding
Scott Shane, The New York Times
Shane reports: “Two Democratic senators expressed concern on Wednesday about Mr. Comey’s views on waterboarding and his role in approving ‘enhanced interrogation techniques.'”

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Anna Lappe, Grist
Lappe reports: “While the genetic engineers promise that their technology can deliver, experts I’ve interviewed here and around the world are doubtful.”

Sioux Tribes Plan Large-Scale Wind Energy Project
Kristi Eaton, Associated Press
Eaton reports: “A group of Sioux tribes in South Dakota are hoping to pump some much-needed revenue into their economies with an ambitious wind project.”

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