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Indigenous Protesters Take Aim at World Cup 'Injustice' with Bows and Arrows
Clashes with riot police outside stadium in Brazilia just weeks ahead of world's largest sporting event
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Japan Ousts Nuclear Critic in Regulatory Reshuffling
Ardent nuclear supporter to join Nuclear Regulation Authority, replacing critic of speedy nuclear restart
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Prince Charles: Climate Crisis Demands 'Fundamental Transformation of Capitalism'
We can choose to act now before it is finally too late... to create an inclusive, sustainable and resilient society,' says Prince of Wales to global financial elite
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Samantha Power testifies at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) Views
Are Human Rights Activists Today's Warmongers?
Almost everyone likes the idea of human rights. The phrase itself is freighted with goodness. Supporting human rights is like supporting world peace. The modern human rights movement began as a band of outsiders, fighting governments on behalf of the faceless and voiceless. President Jimmy Carter...
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In privatizing its lucrative oil industry, Mexico is banking on a boom of foreign-financed deepwater drilling and fracking. There are so many reasons that this is a bad idea, it’s hard to know where to begin. (Photo: woodleywonderworks / Flickr) Views
Mexico’s Oil Privatization: Risky Business
Mexico's oil privatization scheme will hurt the environment, scar the landscape, and leave Mexico at the mercy of transnational firms.
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Pope, We Need to Speak (and Speak Again) About Justice
From Mondoweiss, a bit of revealing backstory to the Pope's unscheduled stop Sunday to pray for "the gift of peace" at the Apartheid Wall near graffiti reading "Pope, Bethlehem Look Like Warsaw Ghetto" - which was, many noted, "not an image Israel wanted." The day before, activists had painted "...
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Armed With US Weapons, Iraqi Gov't Repeatedly Attacked Hospital
Human Rights Watch report exposes atrocities committed by U.S.-backed Iraqi government in and around Fallujah
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'War' in Ukraine as Airport Battle Leaves at Least 50 Dead
Assault continues as reporting confirms that military recruiting for third battalion to fight separatists in the east
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In their endless pursuit to find new customers to burn dirty fossil fuels, the world's largest energy companies will risk burning the planet in the name of profit. (Photo: public domain) Views
What's Big Energy Smoking?
Let Them Eat Carbon: Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy Targets the Developing World for Future Profits
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The far-right National Front won 24 out of France's 74 seats in the European Parliament . (Photo: AFP) Views
Coronation of the Far-Right in Europe
The triumph of far-right political parties has serious implications for migrants in Europe.
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