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Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Divestment advocates in Canberra, Australia pictured October 20, 2014. (Photo: 350.org/flickr/cc)
"What is happening?" asked author and activist Naomi Klein in a recent piece penned for the Guardian . "Are fossil fuel companies – long toxic to our natural environment – becoming toxic in the public relations environment as well? It seems so." As fossil fuel divestment victories pile up this fall, from universities to cities to corporate...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
While news of Ebola quarantines being lifted in Dallas on Monday brought a...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Rally at the Department of Foreign Affairs to demand "Justice for Jennifer" on Oct. 15, 2014 at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Bullit Marquez/AP)
Philippine President Benigno Aquino sparked outrage on Monday when he declared...

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Language matters; so do facts. With the upcoming "full panoply of Orwellian forgetfulness" that is a multi-year commemoration of the Vietnam War, it's tough to reconcile Obama's valiant "generation that served with honor fighting heroically (for our) ideals" with years many remember, "with painful acuity, as other than glorious" - years of lies, loss, rage, anguish, protest and the deaths of millions of innocents. Seeking to "speak truth to power," Veterans For Peace hope to tell it like it was.