Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Around the world, resistance is growing to hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, as more and more communities line up to ban the controversial fossil fuel extraction method from their lands. On Tuesday, Victoria, Australia's Premier Daniel Andrews announced that the state is set to...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
An aerial photograph of Baton Rouge, Louisiana after historic flooding destroyed much of the city, August 18, 2016. (Photo: Thomas Cizauskas/cc/flickr)
Warning that climate change amounts to the "mother of all risks," three of the...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Progressives worldwide are celebrating a whopping $14 billion tax bill slapped...

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Monday told us all we need to know of the ongoing refugee crisis: The U.S. boasted it had welcomed 10,000 Syrian refugees this year as promised - out of over four million - even as international crews coordinated one of the largest one-day rescues, plucking 6,500 desperate people from stormy waters off the Libyan coast. Meanwhile, refugees in earthquake-struck Italy in turn stepped up to help; argued one, "I'm still alive (because) people here welcomed me."
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