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Guyanese President Irfaan Ali and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meet during a joint news conference in the capital, Georgetown, on September 18, 2020. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images) News
US-Guyana Maritime Patrols Near Venezuela Border Denounced as Latest American Imperialism
Pompeo says the joint naval and air patrols in the disputed, oil-rich region are meant to fight drug trafficking, but critics see them as the latest U.S. aggression toward Maduro.
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Smoky skies from the northern California wildfires casts a reddish color in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) Views
What If Preventing Collapse Isn't Profitable?
The real downside of the green-profit narrative has been that it created the assumption in many people's minds that the solution to climate change and other environmental dilemmas is technical, and that policy makers and industrialists will implement it for us, so that the way we live doesn't need...
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The outgoing President, Rafael Correa, right, received in the the Palace of Carondelet the president-elect Lenin Moreno for the official act of transition between the two governments in April 2017. Quito, Ecuador. (Photo: Gabriela Mena / ACG/SIPA USA/PA Images) Views
Political Trials and Electoral Bans: The Battle for Democracy in Ecuador
Amidst political trials and electoral bans, Moreno's assault on democracy is past the point of no return.
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Supporters of ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales face off against state security forces in Sacaba, Chapare province, on November 15, 2019. (Photo: STR/AFP via Getty Images) News
Sanders Leads 30 Democrats in Call for OAS to Avoid Prolonging 'Crisis of Democracy and Human Rights' in Bolivia
Their letter to the State Department demands "that the United States government take responsibility for what is done with our taxpayer dollars."
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An Extinction Rebellion protester holds up a placard saying "Divest from climate change" as they block the roads outside the Bank of England on October 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo: John Keeble/Getty Images) News
Mayors of 12 Major Global Cities Home to 36 Million People Make Unified Fossil Fuel Divestment Pledge
"We're in a make-or-break decade for the preservation of our planet and our livelihoods," said C40 chair and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.
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A firefighter uses a drip torch to set a backfire to protect houses in Adobe Canyon during the Nuns Fire on October 15, 2017 near Santa Rosa, California. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Vote as if the Climate and the Future of Humanity Depend on It—Because They Do
Captain Trump wants to steer us straight onto the rocks. This election is humanity’s last shot to prevent utter climate catastrophe.
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Supporters of Julian Assange protested outside the Old Bailey as the extradition hearing for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange resumed on September 7, 2020 in London, England. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is fighting extradition to the United States, where he faces an array of hacking and espionage charges. (Photo by Guy Smallman/Getty Images) Views
Why Are Amnesty International Monitors Not Able to Observe the Assange Hearing?
It is ironic that no one responsible for possible war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan has been prosecuted, let alone punished. And yet the publisher who exposed their crimes is the one in the dock facing a lifetime in jail.
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As I look to the future in a world of Gates and Tech Barons, I see a humanity that is further polarized into large numbers of ‘throw away’ people who have no place in the new Empire.(Photo by Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times) Views
Bill Gates' Global Agenda and How We Can Resist His War on Life
Gates' 'funding' results in an erasure of democracy and biodiversity, of nature and culture. His 'philanthropy' is not just philanthrocapitalism. It is philanthroimperialism.
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Newly-published research from Oxfam International reveals that the wealthiest 1% of the world's population is responsible for more than twice as much CO2 pollution as the bottom half of humanity. (Photo:isciencetimes.com) News
Highlighting 'Extreme Carbon Inequality,' Oxfam Study Shows World's Richest 1% Emit More Than Twice as Much CO2 as Poorest 50%
"The over-consumption of a wealthy minority is fueling the climate crisis, yet it is poor communities and young people who are paying the price," said study author Tim Gore.
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 "Fox News, the Republican Party, and the right edge of evangelicalism take the lead, often inspiring each other to new levels of extremism." (Photo: Screenshot) Views
The Many Ugly Faces of Climate Science Denial
The great danger of aggressive nihilism is that it will forestall remedial action until the crisis becomes so severe that some combination of authoritarian government and an even more harshly inegalitarian economy will prevail.
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