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California Makes History on the Right to Water
On Wednesday, September 26 Governor Jerry Brown of California signed the bill AB 685 , into law, establishing the policy that every person in California has the right to safe, clean, affordable and accessible water. This is a historic moment in the U.S. debate over the right to water. The U.S...
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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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The TPP: A Quiet Coup for the Investor Class
The Obama administration's trade negotiators are quietly selling out workers and the environment in a massive Bush-style trade agreement.
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Recognizing the Importance of Goldwater, or Learning to Analyze and Practice Progressive Politics in their Historical Dimension
If you get a chance, you should take a look at the debate between Glen Ford and Michael Eric Dyson that aired as part of the September 7th edition of Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now (video below). The extended interchange is valuable for many reasons. The most immediately evident of these is that it “...
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'A Great Silence Is Spreading Over the Natural World'
Bernie Krause has spent 40 years recording nature's sounds. But such is the rate of species and habitat loss that his tapes may become our only record of the original diversity of life
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Wall Street’s Frightening and Predatory Land Grab in Africa
Wall Street is at again. The nation’s financial sector is on a crusade to dominate an irreplaceable African resource that the world increasingly needs: massive tracts of open land available for large scale industrial farming. The pace of land purchases is flying so furiously that it is now commonly...
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Tomorrow's Blowback Today?
Washington Puts Its Money on Proxy War
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Can the Caravan of Peace End the War on Drugs?
A new peace movement to end the US-sponsored drug war begins with buses rolling and feet marching from the Tijuana–San Diego border on August 12 through twenty-five US cities to Washington, DC, in September. Named the Caravan for Peace , the trek is intended to put human faces and names on the...
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Enrique Peña Nieto moved to reassure the student movement, saying: 'I understand your complaints.' (Photograph: Guillermo Arias/Xinhua Press) Views
Irregularities Reveal Mexico's Election Far from Fair
With Peña Nieto's election marred by media bias and voter fraud, Mexico's ailing economy is hobbled by democratic deficit
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As Latin American Has Surged Left, Mexico Remains Stagnant Off to the Right
If ever there were an election preordained as a result of economic performance, it would be Mexico ’s election on Sunday. The ruling National Action Party, or PAN, was destined to lose because it had presided over profound economic failure for 11 years. Almost any government in world would have...
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