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In Letter, Female Lawmakers Challenge Culture of Sexual Harassment in California Politics
"As women leaders in politics, in a state that postures itself as a leader in justice and equality, you might assume our experience has been different. It has not."
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Victory for 'Valve Turners' as Judge Allows 'Necessity Defense' for Climate Trial
"The whole planet will be inside a single courtroom the day this trial begins," says Bill McKibben. "It's a rare chance to explain precisely why we need to act, and act now."
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Sexual Assault Survivors Break Collective Silence With Viral #MeToo Hashtag
In the wake of reports about Harvey Weinstein's alleged misconduct, victims of sexual harassment and assault are posting the two-word message
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In Peaceful Protest, Nuns to Deliver UN Nuclear Abolition Treaty to US Military Base
"Our politicians could be heroes of these times, if they start working with nations rather than against nations."
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Barred From Testifying for 'Valve Turners,' Renowned Climate Scientist Speaks Out
To challenge "idiocy that we have in Washington," Dr. James Hansen argues climate activists have compelling case their protests are necessary to save planet
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Huge 'People Over Pipeline' Victory as TransCanada Forced to Kill Energy East
"This is an important day in the fight against climate change in Canada. Energy East was a disaster waiting to happen."
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After Overwhelming Public Opposition, Scotland Announces Fracking Ban
"We have so much wind and wave power that it is retrograde in the extreme to lend any support to the fracking industry."
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Hundreds of Thousands in Streets as General Strike Engulfs Catalonia After Violent Crackdown
People took to the streets in Barcelona and across the Catalan region to condemn a militant crackdown by Spain's police forces during last weekend's referendum for independence
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More Than 700 Injured as Spanish Police Try to Prevent Catalan Independence Vote
The Spanish government's "unjustified use of violence," says regional leader Carles Puigdemont, "will not stop the will of the Catalan people."
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Coalition Marches on Washington to Demand Justice for People of Color
Chanting "hey hey, ho ho, racist Trump has got to go!" protesters in D.C. condemn white supremacy and call for changes to the U.S. legal system
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