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The Pain in Spain
As the sun rose on August 2, Spanish authorities destroyed the tent-village that had come to symbolize what some participants have called the Spanish Revolution. The ruling Socialist Party, via the Ministry of the Interior and in conjunction with the right-wing Popular Party that controls the local...
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Lines of cars are pictured during a rush hour traffic jam on Guomao Bridge in Beijing, China. Photo: Reuters Views
The Coming Economic Disaster
Crash Club: What Happens When Three Sputtering Economies Collide?
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What a Population of 7 Billion People Means for the Planet
With global population expected to surpass 7 billion people this year, the staggering impact on the environment is hard to ignore
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Yes We Camp: A Global Fight for Radical Democracy
Millenials all over the world have received a brutal political education. The lucky few of us paid far more and will get far less for our college degrees than any generation before, we have watched with dismay as our parents squabble over light bulbs while the seas boil, and we have witnessed the...
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The Gaza Freedom Flotilla builds on decades of Palestine solidarity struggle. ( Nidal El-Khairy ) Views
The Story of the Gaza Flotilla Is Not Over
The story of the second Freedom Flotilla is not over. Israel and the international community have deployed multiple deterrent tactics, falsely accusing participants of terrorism, chemical warfare and plans to murder Israeli soldiers. Boats have been sabotaged, boarded and blockaded with crews and...
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In Syntagma Square, Some See the Dawn of a New Politics
As Indignant protests enter second month, opinions divided about nature and future of the movement
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What Happened to Media Coverage of Fukushima?
While the U.S. media has been occupied with Anthony Weiner, the Republican presidential candidates and Bristol Palin's memoir, coverage of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster has practially fallen off the map. Poor mainstream media coverage of Japan's now months-long struggle to...
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In Step With the Times
Bulgarian street artists have modernized a Socialist-realist monument to the Soviet "liberation" of Bulgaria in 1944. Very cool.
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'Unsung Hero' Brian Haw, British Anti-war Activist, 1949-2011
British anti-war activist will be remembered for his unyielding protest on behalf of children killed in conflict.
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Between the Storms? Thousands of Haitian IDPs Are Still at Risk of Forced Eviction
The rains have stopped, for now. In the past couple of days a ‘tropical depression’ has hovered over Haiti, bringing high winds blowing dust and a slight break in the 100-plus temperatures. But as everyone knows, the hurricane season is far from over. At the slightest sign of drizzle, such as...
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