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NSA Spied on German Ex-Chancellor Over Iraq War Opposition
Gerhard Schroeder: "I would never have imagined that I was being bugged by American services then, but now I am no longer surprised."
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Scientists to Analyze West Coast Kelp for Fukushima Radioactivity
Researcher: Our goal is 'to learn more about the distribution and transport of these materials in our world'
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Can 'Fast Track' Opposition Bring a 'Knockout Punch' to the TPP?
If trade deal can't be 'railroaded through' with fast track legislation, some wonder if TPP has any success of passing Congress at all.
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50 Reasons We Should Fear the Worst from Fukushima
Fukushima ’s missing melted cores and radioactive gushers continue to fester in secret. Japan’s harsh dictatorial censorship has been matched by a global corporate media blackout aimed—successfully—at keeping Fukushima out of the public eye. But that doesn’t keep the actual radiation out of our...
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Protesters Resist an ‘Indian Fukushima’
Activists opposed to India’s plans to massively increase civilian nuclear power production are aghast that a plan for an Indo-Japanese nuclear cooperation deal is gaining pace even while Japan is struggling to cope with the fallout of the March 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Japanese Prime...
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A banjo and guitar player who once traveled the country with Woody Guthrie, Seeger was a giant of the folk music revival of the Twentieth Century, playing for audiences and children all over the world. (Photograph: Brian Shuel/Redferns) News
Pete Seeger (1919-2014): Peace Activist and Folk Legend Has Died
'My job,' he once said, 'is to show folks there’s a lot of good music in this world, and if used right it may help to save the planet.'
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Yes, Things are Very Bad at Fukushima but it’s not the Apocalypse
There have been a number of news stories recently about the radiation escaping into the ocean at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant that have raised great concern. Some are worried about how escaping radiation may or may not be affecting ocean eco-systems around the world. Since Greenpeace...
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The Fukushima Secrecy Syndrome – From Japan to America
Last month, the ruling Japanese coalition parties quickly rammed through Parliament a state secrets law. We Americans better take notice. Under its provisions the government alone decides what are state secrets and any civil servants who divulge any “secrets” can be jailed for up to 10 years...
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Over 50 Groups. One Call: 'Stop Fast Track' of TPP
StopFastTrack.com highlights how secretive trade deal "threatens everything you care about: democracy, jobs, the environment, and the Internet."
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Davos: The Shifting Nature of Power and the Shifting Power of Nature
Those attending the WEF are largely focused on the symptoms of various crises not the causes or the cures.
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