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Champions of De-Growth Offer Alternatives to Destructive 'Extractivism'
Global South invited to ‘de-grow’ at international conference:
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Rebuffing Israel, UN Chief Heads to Iran for Non-Aligned Movement Summit Meeting
Iran will be chairing the 120-member Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) for the first time
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Assange: 'The US War on Whistleblowers Must End'
Speaking to media and crowds below, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared on a low balcony of the Ecuadoran embassy in London on Sunday, his first public appearance since seeking refuge there two months ago, and said, "The U.S. war on whistleblowers must end." Assange was greeted by cheers from...
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Despite Promises, Colombia FTA Does Little to End Abuse of Labor Activists
Assurances by both governments fail to end violence against workers
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'Alarmingly Widespread' Biodiversity Loss in Forests Must Be Stopped: Scientists
'Rapid disruption of tropical forests probably imperils global biodiversity more than any other contemporary phenomenon,' researchers say
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Union To Picket Obama Fundraiser Over Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal
Today in Portland, Ore., for the first time in Barack Obama's presidency, a union plans to picket one of his fundraisers. The 5,000 member-strong Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers (AWPPW) will picket the luncheon fundraiser because of their disgust with Obama’s handling of the Trans-...
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US Expands Failing Drug War to Africa
The US has begun an expansive program to push the War on Drugs beyond Latin America and into the backyards of West Africans, according to a new report by the New York Times . The US is implementing extensive training for an "elite unit of counter-narcotics police" in Ghana but has similar plans in...
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Earth's Defenders Being Murdered at Increasingly Alarming Rate
Environmentalists across the world being killed at rate of one per week, and growing
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Amnesty Report Slams UN as Failure in the Wake of Global Uprisings
Amnesty International Secretary General: “The language of human rights is adopted when it serves political or corporate agendas, and shelved when inconvenient or standing in the way of profit.”
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'Broken Earth Day': Connecting Climate Change to Wild Weather
In New Mexico, firefighters stand in the remains of the Santa Fe Forest, which was burned last summer during the state’s worst wildfire in history. In Pakistan, a group of women hold dots in front of the makeshift shelter that became their home after the devastating floods in 2010 that displaced...
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