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Book Review - The Somali Doctrine

The Somali Doctrine

Author: James Grenton

Series: Standalone Novel

Genre: Thriller

Published 2011

Review Copy: Free eBook

Overall Rating: 2 out of 5

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Books

Saving Bosnia's Sana River

Originally published on Greenfudge.org, May 12th 2014

22 Bosnian NGOs have established the Coalition for the Protection of the Sana, which managed to stop the construction of small hydro power plant on the Sana River, a river with a first class water quality and an upper area to be declared a National Park. 501 more words

On Environmental Issues

Macedonia: Wild Herbs Exchange Network

Originally published on Greenfudge.org, May 11th 2014

A Macedonian NGO is trying to help preserve the traditional practices and knowledge about wild herbs, their natural remedies and the exchange of seeds. 629 more words

On Environmental Issues

Platform for Green Macedonia Introduces 10 Eco Hot Spots

Originally published on Greenfudge.org, Apr 19th 2014

A non-formal coalition of 23 Macedonian non-governmental organizations for dealing with environmental issues has just been established. The Platform for Green Macedonia tries to highlight the “eternal” ecological issues of this small country, provide recommendations and make the responsible institutions tackle the 10 Macedonian  516 more words

On Environmental Issues

Capacity Building: Jared Raynor calls for a renewed conversation on the topic

Jared Raynor (@jraynor1) recently published an interesting post on “The Return of Capacity Building” in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.  In this thoughtful piece he reflects on how capacity-building remains a cornerstone in the social science sector. 209 more words

POSTS

NGOs Accuse Israeli Occupation Of Shoot-To-Kill Policy

JERUSALEM (AFP) — Human rights groups have accused Israel of encouraging a shoot-to-kill policy after a wave of incidents in which police shot dead Palestinians involved in, or accused of, attacking Israelis. 646 more words

Palestine

Arundhati Roy: Feminism & Foundations, Burkas & Botox.

Here is a great excerpt from Arundhati Roy’s Capitalism: A Ghost Story, published on Verso Books.

“Why do most ‘official’ feminists and women’s organizations in India keep a safe distance between themselves and organizations like say the ninety-thousand-member Krantikari Adivasi Mahila Sanghatan (Revolutionary Adivasi Women’s Association) that is fighting patriarchy in its own communities and displacement by mining corporations in the Dandakaranya forest? 588 more words
Art Of Resistance