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Public sops for this powerful global industry, whether international or national, must stop if we want real food system transformation for the planet. (Photo: Tim Geers/Flickr/cc)  Views
Public Money to Plunder the Planet: Development Banks Fund Big Meat and Dairy
The goal should be climate resilience and mitigation that helps empower local communities, indigenous peoples and workers while diminishing market power of oligopolies in agribusiness that drives social and environmental standards towards a race to the bottom.
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'This Is Not Frugal. This Is Stupid': EU's $2.1 Trillion Coronavirus Deal Falls Short on Demand for Just, Green Recovery
"They have cut funding for health, research, and climate, and failed to guarantee that public money won't go to polluting industries."
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The message to the U.S. government is simple: Fix U.S. mass surveillance, or undermine one of the United States’ major industries. (Photo: NSA) Views
EU Court Again Rules That NSA Spying Makes U.S. Companies Inadequate for Privacy
This decision shows, yet again, that the U.S. needs much broader, privacy-protective reform, and that Congress’ inaction makes us all less safe, wherever we are.
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Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who sparked the global Fridays for Future movement, joined weekly protests in Turin, Italy on Dec. 13, 2019. (Photo: Greta Thunberg/Twitter) News
Thousands Join Greta Thunberg in Letter Telling Global Leaders It's Time to #FaceTheClimateEmergency​
"We need to face the full picture. We are facing an existential crisis, and this is a crisis that we can not buy, build, or invest our way out of."
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'A Victory for Us All': In Rebuke to US Mass Surveillance, EU Court Blocks Data Transfers by Web Corporations
"U.S. surveillance violates fundamental privacy rights and continues to be a massive financial liability for U.S. companies trying to compete in a global market."
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An Extinction Rebellion protester holds up a placard saying "Divest from climate change" on October 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo: John Keeble/Getty Images) Views
To 'Build Back Better,' We Must Ditch Public Financing of Fossil Fuels
An open letter to Emmanuel Macron and Rémy Rioux on the existential dangers of continued funding of coal, oil, and gas.
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'America Isolated Under Trump': Citing Soaring Covid-19 Rate, EU Bar US Travelers
The decision, said one foreign correspondent, "is certainly an indication about how the rest of the world, particularly Europe, sees the United States right now."
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As EU Looks to Reopen Borders, US Covid-19 Surge Means Americans May Not Be Welcome
"I can't say I'm surprised," said a pathology expert at Johns Hopkins University.
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Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, speaks to the media following a meeting in Frankfurt, Germany on March 12, 2020. News
By Pouring Billions Into Fossil Fuel Industry, EU's Central Bank Accused of 'Playing Both Firefighter and Arsonist'
"By recklessly buying billions in fossil fuel bonds the bank is propping up the single biggest obstacle to tackling the climate crisis."
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A health worker takes samples from a man to test him for Covid-19 at the Biological Sciences unit of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) in Mexico City on May 25, 2020. News
Hundreds of Medical Professionals and Groups Say Covid-19 Stimulus Plans Must Be Prescriptions for #HealthyRecovery
"A truly healthy recovery... will not permit unabated climate change and deforestation, potentially unleashing new health threats upon vulnerable populations."
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