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Mitch Perry Report for 8.10.16 — Aleppo needs water

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I’m sure that after you got yourself up this morning, you might have reached for a cup of coffee, juice or water. It’s something that we don’t have to think too hard about, usually. Now let’s go across the globe — to Aleppo, Syria. The United Nations on Tuesday called for a “humanitarian pause” in the fighting in Aleppo to allow for immediate access to repair the electricity and water networks. They report that between 250,000-275,000 people have been trapped…

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Email insights: Uber partners with UN Women to create one million jobs

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While Republicans in Congress seem to be really, really turned off by laws that would mandate equal pay for equal work and local governments seem too enamored with taxi companies to really work with ride share companies, Uber and UN Women are joining forces to help each other out. On one hand, Uber is committing to creating 1,000,000 jobs for women across the world, on the other, UN Women is standing behind them, making them pretty hard not to like.…

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Kendrick Meek pens op-ed: ‘Anti-Israel bias has no place at the UN’

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Congressman Kendrick Meek and candidate for the US Senate has a pretty forceful op-ed in today’s Sun-Sentinel: “We all know of the serious challenges Israel faces at the United Nations. The anti-Israel bias at this world body poses a very real obstacle to Israel and members of the peace-supporting international community.” Full story here.

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Kendrick Meek pens op-ed: ‘Anti-Israel bias has no place at the UN’

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Congressman Kendrick Meek and candidate for the U.S. Senate has a pretty forceful op-ed in today’s Sun-Sentinel: “We all know of the serious challenges Israel faces at the United Nations. The anti-Israel bias at this world body poses a very real obstacle to Israel and members of the peace-supporting international community.” Full story here.

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