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Lawsuit Aims to Punish Olympia Food Co-op for Boycott of Israeli goods

By Olympia BDS

Olympia, WA. A lawsuit, filed Friday in Thurston County Superior Court, aims to punish the Olympia Food Co-op for enacting a boycott of Israeli Goods.  Plaintiffs, including several candidates whose recent Co-op Board of Directors campaigns failed by large margins, threaten financial harm unless the local food cooperative rescinds its boycott.

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Ethiopia Gov seizes prime ag land; leases it to multinationals for export

Tribal peoples will be devastated by the current boom in dam-building.
Tribal peoples will be devastated by the current boom in dam-building. © E. Lafforgue/Survival

Ethiopia gives farmland to foreigners while thousands starve

By Survival International

A Survival investigation has uncovered alarming evidence that some of Ethiopia’s most productive farmland is being stolen from local tribes and leased to foreign companies to grow and export food – while thousands of its citizens starve during the devastating drought.

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