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In Puerto Rico, the 'Natural Disaster' Is the US Government
Conscious of its own role in creating “disasters,” the U.S. must also tailor aid to local conditions, and to respond to an injured community with an appreciation of its history and foreseeable future.
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Remembering Puerto Rican–Americans on Thanksgiving
Because if you don’t have water and electricity, you don't have liberty.
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May Your Mercy Be Upon Us
Despite the thanklessness of the times, we offer Gerald Fleming's Thanksgiving Prayer For America , which he wrote following last year's election. Appearing in Vox Populi , it seeks to bless all comers in the unlikely name of unity. Though it insists "we were not put on Your earth for metaphor" -...
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Blocked From Discussing Climate Change, Valve-Turner Faces 10 Years in Prison After Felony Conviction
"I was disappointed and surprised by the verdict, but even more disappointed that I wasn't allowed to talk about climate change as it related to my state of mind."
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Costa Rica Runs Entirely on Renewable Energy for 300 Days
The Central American nation has emerged as an global environmental leader, with its frequent 100 percent renewable energy streaks and its 2021 goal of becoming carbon neutral—a deadline set a decade ago.
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'Valve-Turners' Putting Lives On the Line For Our Climate Emergency
"Our lives are at stake. But people won't understand that until some of us demonstrate we're indeed fighting for our lives."
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Naomi Klein: Trump's Treatment of Haitians Portends Brutal Future for World's Climate Refugees
"This isn't only about Trump's antipathy toward non-white immigrants," she writes. "We may also be witnessing a particularly brutal form of climate change adaptation."
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To Stop Keystone XL, 8,000 People in Just 24 Hours Make 'Promise to Protect'
"TransCanada has many hurdles still ahead on Keystone XL, and if they ever run out, thousands of people have promised to be the biggest one."
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The Garbage Gods Do It Again
Twitter has fun Oh man. Another Thanksgiving in dark times that don't inspire gratitude. Some are offering solicitous tips to a corrosively divided nation: For deplorables, a laughably inappropriate overture from Roy Moore fan Sean Hannity - "Dr. Hannity is back! Need advice on how to deal with you...
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What You Need to Know About the Trump FCC's Plan to End Net Neutrality
The details of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to destroy Net Neutrality are out. And they’re even worse than expected.
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