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Warming World Is Stripping the Future of 'Four Seasons'
'If we don't curb carbon emissions, Arctic Sweden might be more like the south of France by the end of the century.'
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It’s Time to Tax Financial Transactions
On Friday at midnight, the sequester kicked in, triggering $85 billion in deep, dumb budget cuts that sent “nonessential personnel”— such as air traffic controllers — packing. Not to worry, though: Wall Street’s day was pretty much like any other. Billions of dollars in profits were made off of...
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Think There's No Alternative? Latin America Has a Few
Not only have leaders from Ecuador to Venezuela delivered huge social gains – they keep winning elections too
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How to Gain Expertise in Recognizing Torture: Go to Law School
There was a scarcely noted but classic moment in the Senate hearings on the nomination of John Brennan, the president’s counterterrorism “tsar,” to become the next CIA director. When Senator Carl Levin pressed him repeatedly on whether waterboarding was torture, he ended his reply this way: “I have...
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Victory of Ecuadorian President Correa Hailed as 'Clear Mandate' to Continue Progressive Push
Correa: 'This victory is yours. Everything for you, a people who have become dignified in being free.'
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Image of Two Gaza Children Killed in Israeli Attack Wins World Press Photo Prize
Haunting photo of Palestinian children's funeral
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Draft Arctic Oil Spill Agreement 'Totally Inadequate'
Environmentalists are warning that a meeting of environment ministers that took place Monday in Sweden has agreed on a weak and inadequate response plan in case of an oil spill in the Arctic Ocean. According to Greenpeace, an environment watchdog, a leaked copy of the document suggests that the...
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Stand Up for Julian Assange
Last month, on December 13th, 2012, I visited Julian Assange, Australian founder and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, in the Ecuadorian embassy, in Knightsbridge, London. It’s been seven months now since Julian Assange entered the Ecuadorian embassy and was given political asylum. He entered the...
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Opposition Claims Egyptian Referendum Rigged, Calls for Protest, Re-vote
Vote on draft constitution to continue on Saturday
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UN: Syrian Humanitarian Crisis to Double if Violence Continues
President Bashar al-Assad denies 'civil war'
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