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Less Meat, More Plants for Healthier People and Planet: Coalition
Food experts and groups representing millions of American consumers demand that federal nutrition guidelines adopt sustainability recommendations that put climate and health impacts ahead of industry interests
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Imagine This Is All A Dream: Ted Cruz, Meet the Internet - Also Obamacare?!?
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Solidarity Not Fear: World Social Forum Opens in Tunisia
Tens of thousands kicked off global gathering of social movements by marching to the site of last week's deadly attack
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Death of US Coal Exemplifies Need for Paradigm Shift for Global Energy System
Rapidly decaying coal industry reveals fate of all fossil fuels, argue researchers at Carbon Tracker Initiative
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Thousands in Montreal Unite Against Austerity and Petro-Economy
Called by the Comité Printemps 2015 (Spring 2015 Committee), the "Popular Protest Against Austerity and the Petro-Economy" in Montreal on Saturday, March 21, was the spring's first major demonstration in what many hope will be a heated season . Despite persistent wet snow and a low grey sky, the...
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Fast-Track Fight Accelerates As Vote Approaches
As Congress prepares to consider fast track legislation to essentially pre-approve (without reading) the still-secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) opponents are working to get the word out and register opposition. Seattle’s city council is preparing to vote on a resolution opposing fast track,...
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Another World Is Possible, Without the 1%
Activists from around the world will defy the terrorists to attend the World Social Forum in Tunis on March 25, determined to make the occasion a beacon for free speech, justice and equality. I am proud to join the leaders of Greenpeace , ActionAid , Civicus and the Association for Women’s Rights...
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We Forgive But We Do Not Forget: There Were Many My Lais
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Why the 99 Percent Keeps Losing
Our current political situation is unprecedented. The vast majority of Americans keep falling behind economically because of changes in society's ground rules, while the rich get even richer -- yet this situation doesn't translate into a winning politics. If anything, the right keeps gaining and...
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How Privatization Degrades Our Daily Lives
The Project on Government Oversight found that in 33 of 35 cases the federal government spent more on private contractors than on public employees for the same services. The authors of the report summarized, "Our findings were shocking." Yet our elected leaders persist in their belief that free-...
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