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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Two federal agencies on Friday quietly finalized two reports, set for release next week, that found offshore fracking in California poses no "significant" risk to the environment—paving the way for oil and gas companies to resume the controversial extraction method in the Santa Barbara Channel and imperiling the region's wildlife in the process,...
Common Dreams staff
Looks like Donald Trump took a page from Hillary Clinton's book and chickened...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
After a nearly six-week strike, Verizon workers are celebrating a huge victory...

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Blasting a military that still acts with impunity and a judiciary that still serves as "the Occupation's fig leaf," Israel's foremost human rights organization B’Tselem has declared it will stop seeking justice for Palestinians by working with military courts they long hoped would become "a path to accountability." The move is the latest sign - along with a new uber-hawk defense minister - that Israel will continue its grim plunge into right-wing extremism.