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50 Ways to Leave the Euro: Greece and the Global Crisis
The problem is all inside your head, I told the Greeks The answer is easy, you need only stop the leaks The power is yours to claim the freedom that you seek There must be fifty ways to leave the Euro (Apologies to Simon and Garfunkel) Following the resounding “NO” vote by the Greek people on the...
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#StopFundingFossils: A Global Campaign to Abolish Dirty Fuel Subsidies
Next week we will say loud and clear that government subsidies for dirty fossil fuels should be a thing of the past. Join Us.
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Ruptured Dams Engulf Brazilian Village in Toxic Mine Waste
More than a dozen are feared dead, with scores missing, after a tailings owned by some of the biggest mining companies in the world burst
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The G20’s Silent Storm
How next week’s G20 discussions will impact the Paris climate summit
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Taking the Hoods Off
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To Help Hard-Hit Seniors, Warren/Sanders Bill Would Boost Social Security
Legislation would help counter zero cost-of-living adjustment in Social Security benefits millions of Americans face
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When the Rich Took Over Our Neighborhood
The Chinese restaurant across the street from me – one of the last, reasonably priced joints in the neighborhood – closed last weekend. Their lease was up for renewal and the rent increased from $5,000 a month to $25,000. Such an enormous jump isn’t unusual here in the West Village, part of...
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TPP 'Worse Than I Thought'
'It is clear to me that the proposed agreement is not, nor has it ever been, the gold standard of trade agreements.'
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'Worse Than We Thought': TPP A Total Corporate Power Grab Nightmare
'President Obama has sold the American people a false bill of goods,' says Friends of the Earth
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It's 2015 and We Still Have a Gender Pay Gap
The pay disparity 'can't be explained away by choice of occupation or the experience lost due to time out to care for children'
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