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Mother Earth Day 2014: Time for a Paradigm Change
Rights for Mother Earth, not Corporations
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Behind the Egyptian Junta’s Iron Curtain
After a recent CODEPINK delegation to Egypt ended up in deportations and assault , we have become acutely aware of some of the horrors Egyptians are facing in the aftermath of the July 3 coup that toppled Muslim Brotherhood President Mohamed Morsi. Over 2,500 civilians have been killed in protests...
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The Forecast for UK's Coast: Radioactive
Environment Agency warns "the expected evolution scenario" for nuclear dump in Cumbria is flooding, erosion
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Cause of Suicide: Austerity
New study finds direct link between Greek austerity cuts and increase in male suicides
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US Drones Continue 'Massive' Operations in Third Day of Attacks
Flurry of strikes continues
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There Are No Human Rights on a Dead Planet
Last week, I spoke at the International Association of Democratic Lawyers congress in Brussels. In the audience there were over 500 hundred progressive lawyers from over 50 countries. Many of these lawyers focus on human rights issues. I called on the lawyers attending the congress to join me in...
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US Drones Bomb Yemen for Second Time in Two Days
Twenty-five people killed on Sunday a day after separate attack kills at least fifteen others, including civilians
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Poland Uses Ukraine Crisis to Push Coal
WARSAW - A European ‘energy union’ plan proposed by Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk as an EU response to the crisis in Ukraine could be a Trojan horse for fossil fuels. On account of Poland’s proximity and deep historical ties to Ukraine, the country’s centre-right government led by Donald Tusk...
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Thomas Piketty Undermines the Hallowed Tenets of the Capitalist Catechism
Not only does capitalist growth not reduce inequality; it increases it.
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How the Commons Way of Life Helps Curb Climate Change
It offers an appealing alternative to more stuff and more money, which drives environmental destruction today
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