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Most Extreme Weather 'Virtually Impossible' Without Man-Made Warming
13 of the 14 warmest years on record occured in 21st century
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Australia's Draconian Anti-Protest Law Passes Amid Protest
Protester: 'If we don’t fight for our rights now, they will take them away.'
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Barred Entry, We Send Our Support to the Women of Gaza from Afar
Five years ago in March, 2009, only two months after the 22 day Israeli attack on Gaza, I was on an international delegation of sixty women organized by CODEPINK who traveled to Gaza for International Women’s Day. During our week in Gaza, we met with women where their homes used to be before they...
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Will Transatlantic Corporate Deal Be Boon to Fracking Expansion?
Report warns that proposed NAFTA-style corporate tribunals could beat back community efforts to ban this controversial practice
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Obama Administration Told to Stop Expanding 'Corporate Rghts' in Trade Agreements
One of the most controversial provisions in free trade agreements is the Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanism, which gives corporations the right to sue governments over public measures that undermine their expected profits. It’s a pretty outrageous assault on democratic structures...
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Rubin Carter's Final Wrenching Wish: To Live In A World Where Truth Matters and Justice, However Late, Happens
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former middleweight boxer who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, is dying. Heartbreaking in itself, but then this: His final wish is to get justice for Brooklyn's David McCallum, jailed 29 years ago at 16 after a controversial murder conviction...
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'Yoga Mat Sandwich'? Plastics Chemical Found in Over 500 Food Items
The chemical that caused an uproar after it was found in fast-food bread revealed to be in 500 more products
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Geoengineering: Path Towards Further Climate Chaos
New study reveals that widely discussed climate engineering strategies could bring little benefit, 'potentially severe side effects'
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We Asked the Five Eyes About What They Were Up To. Here's What They Said.
Would you like to read the current international agreements establishing the intelligence sharing arrangements that underpin the work of the NSA and GCHQ? The rules that govern massive, coordinated communications surveillance operations, hacking, and the exploitation of networks and devices in the...
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Rights Group to ICC: Investigate NATO Allies' Complicity in US Drone War
"There can surely be no doubt that facilitating the deaths of thousands of civilians... constitutes war crimes."
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