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Sunset in the town of Jacksonville, Sinoe County, Liberia. Many residents of Jacksonville claim that GVL desecrated their sacred sites and did not properly seek their consent to operate on their traditional lands. (Photo: Gaurav Madan) Views
No More Business as Usual: Halt Dangerous Development Projects That Put Our Health at Risk
The global pandemic is forcing us to examine our relationship to the world around us.
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Free Fauci
Dr. Fauci, with decades of experience in combating infectious diseases, has said he finds the briefings "draining." Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images In the midst of a pandemic that's killed more than 65,000 Americans and infected more than a million, the White House has announced that Dr. Anthony...
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Women workers stage a silent protest while practicing social distancing to mark Labor Day on May 1, 2020 in Quezon City, Philippines. Millions of workers and daily wage earners living in poverty in the Philippines suffer the brunt of work stoppage during the government imposed Enhanced Community Quarantine in a bid to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus. (Photo: Jes Aznar/Getty Images) Views
On This May Day, The Corporate-Dominated World Faces Not One, But Three Pandemics
All three pandemics have their roots in an economic model based on profits, greed and extractivism, which has accelerated ecological destruction, aggravated loss of livelihoods, increased economic inequality, and polarised and divided society into the 1% and 99%.
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Critics of the proposed private equity takeover of the .org domain held a protest in Los Angeles in January 2020. News
Civil Society Groups Celebrate 'Stunning Victory' in Effort to #SaveDotOrg From Private Equity Takeover
"Privatizing resources established for the public good has a poor track record... and privatizing control of the .org domain would have been catastrophic."
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We’re glad ICANN listened to the many voices in the nonprofit world urging it not to support the sale of Public Interest Registry, which runs .ORG, to private equity firm Ethos Capital. (Photo: Andrew Stroehlein/Human Rights Watch/Twitter) Views
Victory! ICANN Rejects .ORG Sale to Private Equity Firm Ethos Capital
The sale threatened to bring censorship and increased operating costs to the nonprofit world.
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As Covid-19 Shoots US Unemployment to Great Depression Levels, Europe's Worker Safety Net Stems Mass Layoffs
"The European response guarantees that most full-time employees will see only limited drops in their income."
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Protesters wearing protective face masks demonstrate while maintaining social distancing during the "MyGruni" Car parade on May Day during the novel coronavirus crisis on May 1, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. May Day protests are taking place across Germany today, though as gatherings are limited by authorities to a maximum of 20 people per gathering due to coronavirus lockdown measures, many small protests are taking place instead of traditional, large-scale marches. (Photo: Maja Hitij/Getty Images) Views
May Day 2020: Worker Unity in the Age of Pandemic
Is it finally time for "Solidarity Forever" to be sung in unison across the United States?
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America Eats, or Doesn't
Surplus squash with nowhere to go. Photo by Lynne Sladky/AP As usual, Trump is failing, this time at the most elemental task of feeding the populace. With no coherent supply system in place to counter the chaos of COVID-19, overwhelmed food banks are scrambling to meet an immense need, with Feeding...
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An grocery store employee wearing a face mask fills up a shelf of vegetables on April 22, 2020 in Rosenheim, Bavaria. News
Ahead of May Day, 500+ Groups Worldwide Demand Just and Visionary Recovery From Covid-19
"This virus proves how interconnected we are. The solutions we come up with now must ensure that no one is left behind."
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The ideology of capitalism, writes Eskow, "openly places profit above human life. Its values are a plague on the world economy, and its global economic dominance is the vector that spread COVID-19 from the wet markets of China to the free markets of the United States." (Photo: Getty Images) Views
It's Not a "Chinese Virus." The Correct Name Is "The Capitalism Virus"
The novel coronavirus is new, but greed is an ancient disease.
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