Solutions

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Pacific Island nations are reportedly considering the world's first treaty to ban fossil fuels, which would require signatories to work toward renewable energy targets and prohibit any expansion of fossil fuel mines. The leaders of 14 nations on the front lines of climate change are considering the treaty after an annual summit in the Solomon...
Democracy Now!
On Wednesday, 23 people were arrested protesting Spectra Energy’s fracked gas...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Local opponents of the proposed coal terminal rallied both in and outside the overflow Oakland City Council meeting on Monday night. (Photo: Aric Crabb/Oakland Tribune, via Associated Press )
The City of Oakland, California took a bold step towards protecting the health...

Further...

Once more, Israel veers ever farther from the beacon of democracy it ludicrously claims to be: Its ultra-nationalist Defense Minister has objected to the airing of the work of revered Poet of Palestine Mahmoud Darwish, vilifying it as akin to Hitler's “Mein Kampf.” The deeply humanistic Darwish, who for decades explored exile and dispossession, would be appalled. "How large the revolution," he once wrote. "How small the state."