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Scientists Urge UN to Add Environmental Destruction to Geneva Conventions' List of War Crimes
"Despite calls for a fifth convention two decades ago, military conflict continues to destroy megafauna, push species to extinction, and poison water resources."
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 Guam: one of the countless islands of the Pacific used by the United States military as a base. (Photo: VIRGILIO VALENCIA/AFP/Getty Images) Views
From Galápagos to Guam: US Military Bases are a Threat to Local Communities
My family’s home has been forced to leave our ecological future in the hands of the United States military, one of the largest polluters globally
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Study Shows Toxic Pesticide Levels in Families Dropped by 60% After One-Week Organic Diet
"This important study shows how quickly we can rid our bodies of toxic pesticides by choosing organic," says researcher
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'We See You Stephen Miller': White House Reportedly Considering 'Despicable' and 'Racist' Plan to Deport Vietnam War Refugees
"Let me translate this for you: Trump wants to deport Vietnamese grannies who have been living here for more than 40 years."
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Though federal estimates put the nation’s homeless number at 554,000, most cities—including Portland, which officially has about 4,000 people without shelter—estimate the homeless, notoriously hard to count, to be at least three times higher.(Photo: Mr. Fish / Truthdig) Views
Homeless America
These men and women, and increasingly children, are the collateral damage of the corporate state, their dignity and lives destroyed by the massive transference of wealth upward, deindustrialization and the slashing of federal investment in affordable housing begun during the Reagan administration
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Nowadays, the cost of being caught lying seems less obvious. (Photo: AFP/Timothy A. Clary) Views
Learning the Power of Lies: Facts vs. Falsehoods in the Age of Trump
In this war on truth, Trump has several important allies
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"According to Reuters, the number of lawsuits brought against Bayer’s newly acquired Monsanto is approximately 8000 in the US alone." (Photo: Monsanto Tribunal/flickr/cc) Views
Monsanto-Bayer: Eliminating the Name Will Not Erase the History
We will continue to reclaim citizens’ rights, as well as those of small and medium producers, who, despite being crushed by the current market mechanisms, are the only ones providing us with healthy and nutritious food
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"But we the people have not surrendered. We were outmaneuvered, gerrymandered, removed from the voting roster, but we have not surrendered." (Photo: AP/Bill Ingraham via Flickr) Views
Reviving the Spirit of ’68
I fear the forces the antiwar protesters were confronting fifty years ago have made a shift in keeping with their deepest interests: not to “win” the wars but simply to make sure they continue
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A man wears a shirt calling for justice for Agent Orange victims during the March Against Monsanto in San Francisco on May 23, 2015. News
Eyeing Landmark Verdict in Roundup Cancer Case, Vietnam Demands Monsanto Be Held Liable Over Agent Orange
"We believe Monsanto should be responsible for compensating Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange for the damages caused by the company's herbicides"
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Is Climate the Worst Casualty of War?
The money misspent on the Iraq War—a war for oil, let’s not forget— could have purchased the planetary conversion to renewable energy. Just sit with that a moment.
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