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'Stop Escalation': World Leaders Call on Trump to End Warmongering and Resume Diplomacy With Iran
"Unless real diplomacy begins, the risk for confrontation will not dissipate for real."
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Postal Pay Cuts Provoked a General Strike in Finland. US Postal Workers Deserve the Same Solidarity.
The prime minister resigned over the nationwide protests, catapulting a 34-year-old woman into Finland’s top job.
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The Arctic is melting rapidly. Ice and glaciers are at record low levels in the North Pole. News
Pompeo Cheers 'Opportunity' in Arctic From Climate Change as America Blocks Resolution Language
"The latest data shows that after a month of record temperatures in the Bering Sea, ocean ice in the Arctic is at an all-time record low for the date, crushing the record set … last April."
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks Monday at the Arctic Council meeting in Finland. News
Pompeo, in Finland, Calls China Claims to Arctic 'Lawlessness'
Pompeo likened the situation to the South China Sea: "fraught with militarization and competing territorial claims."
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The U.S. has the sixth-highest inequality in the OECD, while Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Denmark have the fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh-lowest respectively. (Photo: Illustrated | Wikimedia Commons, Apple) Views
What America Can Learn From the World's Happiest Countries
A society with all sorts of really nice universal goodies, tons of vacation, and low inequality is a nice place to live, and its residents are happier
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Social Democratic Nations Rank Happiest on Global Index (Again). US Ranking Falls (Again).
Out-sized corporate power and wealth inequality were named as reasons for Americans' chronic unhappiness in the UN's annual report
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Welfare for Those 'Unwilling to Work?' It’s Not As Crazy As You Might Think.
An FAQ in the Green New Deal drew criticism for calling for "economic security" for those "unwilling to work"—but is the proposal really so extraordinary?
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#RakeNews: Finns Ridicule Trump's Claim That They Prevent Fires Like California's by "Raking" Forests
When asked about the U.S. president's comments, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto laughed and said he never said anything about raking to Trump
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Teen Climate Activist to Crowd of Thousands: 'We Can't Save the World by Playing by the Rules Because the Rules Have to Change'
"The politics that's needed to prevent the climate catastrophe—it doesn't exist today," says Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old from Sweden. "We need to change the system."
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"I want to ask a question about this issue," said Sam Husseini, communications director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, said before he was removed from the event. News
Journalist Wielding "Nuclear Weapon Ban" Sign Forcibly Ejected From Trump-Putin Presser
"I want to ask about nuclear weapons," said Sam Husseini, communications director of the Institute for Public Accuracy, as he was removed from the event
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