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Following Dutch Footsteps, Activists to Sue Aussie Government on Climate
Landmark ruling raised 'energy and appetite of the community to stand up and use the courts when government fouls them,' says environmental lawyer
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New 'Kill List' Documents Point Finger at UK and Australia in US Drone War
Files released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and analyzed by the Guardian reveal that British and Australian intelligence agencies may have supported covert strikes outside of war zones in operation codenamed 'Overhead'
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'Not Here, Not Now, Not Ever': Reef Defenders Rise Up in Australia
Direct action organizers say protest 'foreshadows a sustained campaign of civil disobedience' against Abbot Point coal project
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Leaked Text Shows Big Pharma Bullies Using TPP To Undermine Global Health
Watchdog groups says 'leak is just the latest glaring example of why fast-tracking the TPP would undermine the health of Americans'
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What the US Could Learn from Australia on Voting
When I was 18 and living in Australia, I enrolled to vote in my very first election. It was easy. I received a letter from the electoral commission wishing me a happy 18th birthday and informing me that it was now time to join my fellow Australians in performing my democratic duty—to vote—and...
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With TPP at 'Make-or-Break Point,' Fast Track Foes Prepare for Battle
While corporate-backed forces push for agreement, progressive lawmakers say trade deals should "improve the bottom lines" of people, not just multinationals
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Australian PM Abbott 'Sick of Being Lectured' on Human Rights Abuses
But UN report finds Australian government 'has violated the right of the asylum seekers, including children, to be free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.'
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Doctors Worldwide Blast TPP's 'Chilling Effect' on Health, Climate Protections
While U.S. corporations have been involved in negotiations, 'health agencies have been forced to rely on leaks,' physicians point out in letter to be published Saturday
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People Power, the Solution to Climate Inaction
BRISBANE, Australia - Nothing is more important to farmers like me than the weather. It affects the growth and quality of our crops and livestock, and has a major impact on global food supply. The world’s weather is being messed up by global warming, mainly caused by the burning of fossil fuels,...
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Australian Troops in Iraq Working With Fighting Forces Accused of War Crimes
Sydney Morning Herald reveals Australian troops 'training and assisting' U.S.-created and -backed Iraqi forces accused of human rights violations
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