Tucson shootings: Hostile political discourse and violent propaganda are far-too prevalent to remain blameless

Glenn Beck

Regardless of inspiration, Jared Lee Loughner did EXACTLY what popular Right wing personalities have been promoting for years. Whether or not he ever even heard of Beck, Limbaugh or Palin is NOT the issue; rather their common rhetoric, on one tragic morning in Arizona, actually came to fruition, and innocent people died.

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Humanitarian operations that tread softly on the planet are better for the world

A new online resource center from the United Nations Environment Program will help boost efforts to reduce the environmental impact of humanitarian relief and recovery operations around the world. Making relief and recovery operations more environmentally-sound will ensure that both human welfare and the environment are protected and conserved in response to a disaster or conflict.

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