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Climate Change Deniers Have Grasped That Markets Can't Fix the Climate
The refusal to accept global warming is driven by corporate interests and the fear of what it will cost to try to stop it
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‘Why Have You Gone to Russia Three Times in Two Months?’—Heathrow Customs Agent Interrogates Snowden Lawyer
A lawyer who represents National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden and has spoken on his behalf numerous times was detained while going through customs at Heathrow airport in London. Jesselyn Radack told Firedoglake she was directed to a specific Heathrow Border Force agent. He “didn’t...
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Trade Legislators Push for Transparency on 'NAFTA on Steroids'
Open letter says secrecy must be lifted for public debate
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The Day the World Fought Back
Mass surveillance of electronic communications is a vast, new, government intrusion on the privacy of innocent people worldwide. It is a violation of International human rights law. Without checks and balances, its use will continue to spread from country to country, corrupting democracies and...
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Sea Shepherd Claims Unprovoked Attack by Japanese Whalers
'These harpoon ships came in heavy and hard'
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Approval Given to Make Great Barrier Reef Dump Site for Coal Terminal Project
'We wouldn't throw rubbish on world heritage sites like the Grand Canyon or the Vatican City, so why would we dump on the reef?'
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O (No) Canada!: Free Airport Wi-Fi Hacked for Mass Surveillance
Program allowed surveillance agency to bulk collect metadata from all passengers passing through terminals
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Coal Mine Blockaded: 'The Forest Has Brought Everyone Together'
Ongoing resistance to coal mining project in New South Wales 'won't stop until this forest gets a reprieve'
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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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One Planet, One Internet: A Call To the International Community to Fight Against Mass Surveillance
The Snowden revelations have confirmed our worst fears about online spying. They show that the NSA and its allies have been building a global surveillance infrastructure to “master the internet” and spy on the world’s communications. These shady groups have undermined basic encryption standards,...
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