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Friends of the Earth campaigner Verner Wilson III Views
I Went Dungeness Crabbing in Washington. Here's Why I'm Concerned About Increased Shipping From Trans Mountain Pipeline
Risking our abundant natural resources to fossil fuel shipping is reckless to coastal economies
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BP’s staggering hypocrisy even goes beyond that too: on its website the company says it is not only in favour of action on climate change but also in favour of carbon pricing, the very measure it just spent millions defeating. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
BP’s Blatant Climate Hypocrisy on Show As it “Buys” Vote to Defeat Carbon Tax
So the company that at the beginning of the century promised to go “beyond petroleum” just defeated a ballot which would have helped the US to do that
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 Washington state could have ushered in the nation's first carbon fee if Initiative 1631 had passed. (Photo: Wil C. Fry/flickr/cc) News
Big Oil Spends Tens of Millions to Successfully Kill Washington's Plan to Drastically Curb Planet-Killing Carbon Emissions
Despite the exptected loss of Initiative 1631, "the transition to a clean energy is no longer a question of if, but when"
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Big Oil Spending Tens of Millions to Defeat Washington State's Groundbreaking Carbon Fee Initiative
Sierra Club's Michael Brune says Initiative 1631 'could be a game-changer in the fight against climate change'
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Citing Arbitrary Use and Racial Bias, Washington Supreme Court Abolishes State's Death Penalty
"This is a hugely important moment in our pursuit for equal and fair application of justice."
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How Billionaires Are Backing Charter School Push: AP
By pouring money into state-level charter school advocacy groups, billionaires are pushing their version of education "reform"
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'Shameless Capitulation to Amazon': Seattle Lawmakers Repeal Tax Aimed at Tackling Homelessness
"There's a bargaining power problem here, and cities are on the wrong side of it," said one tax policy expert
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Last Year, Amazon Paid No Federal Income Taxes. Now, It's Trying to Kill a Local Tax That Aims to Help the Homeless
"This is what corporate power and oligarchy is all about," says Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
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As Larger Battle Rages, Washington Enacts First State Law to Protect Net Neutrality
"Momentum is building from coast to coast to #SaveTheInternet. Now we need the other Washington to act."
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Demanding 'Bold Climate Action,' Youth Rally in Washington State Capitol
"We need bold legislation that actually puts us on the track to 350ppm and climate recovery," says 16 year-old Jamie Margolin.
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