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And the Internet Goes Wild... FCC Vote Enshrines Net Neutrality Protections
After millions made it clear they would not allow the commission, lawmakers or the telecom industry 'to mess with the Internet,' broad coalition plans celebrations on verge of historic vote
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On Truth, Shoes, and Upton Sinclair
Editor's note: The artist's essay that follows accompanies the 'online unveiling'—exclusive to Common Dreams—of Shetterly's latest painting in his " Americans Who Tell the Truth " portrait series, presenting citizens throughout U.S. history who have courageously engaged in the social, environmental...
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Occupation Tourism: Savor AC, Wi-fi, Heated Pool, Breakfast Buffet and Picturesque Views Where Disenfranchised People Once Lived
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As Ranks Swell But Paychecks Dwindle, Adjuncts Hold National Day of Action
'Adjuncts get by on a shoestring,' says one such professor. 'It shouldn't be this hard.'
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Counting the Cost of the Global Biofuels Boom
Currently, there are 64 countries in the world that have mandates for the consumption of biofuels. That’s a lot of countries, and a lot of biofuel. Countries have many shared goals and similar policies – and they often work. But biofuels mandates are having alarming impacts on people around the...
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Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership Promises Echo Clinton’s On NAFTA
NAFTA – the North American Free Trade Agreement – was sold with promises of jobs and prosperity on all sides of the border. What really happened was that an increased trade deficit sucked demand and jobs out of the U.S. economy; workers lost bargaining power, resulting in pay and benefit cuts; and...
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'There Will Be A Reckoning'
Environmental visionary Lester Brown delivers stark warning over dust bowl conditions spreading over Africa and Asia
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Only Agroecology Can Tackle the Global Food and Health Crisis
The current global food crisis is simple and complex at the same time. Simple because all we need is sufficient, healthy food to eat and to share, for our medicine and to commune with nature, simple because it's technically possible to have an abundance of healthy food. Yet we have made it a...
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Obama Administration Continues Pitch to Steamroll Corporate-Friendly Trade Deal
Top trade authority continues line that legislation that would strip Congress of constitutional powers is good.
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Majority of Germans: We Don't Have a Real Democracy
New poll also shows a third of respondents say capitalism is root of hunger and poverty.
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