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Global Poll Reveals Surging Fear of Climate Crisis and US Power Under Trump
Over the past five years, from the U.S. to Poland to Kenya, the number of people worried about the climate crisis has risen by double-digits
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Violence Spreads the Famine, and the Famine Will Spread Violence
In relation to conflict-driven famines, it becomes even more imperative to resist the U.S. government's allocation of $700 billion to the Department of Defense
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Marking Earth Day, Indigenous People Worldwide to Fight Corporate Forces
'I know we are only of the size of a grain of sand but we make a huge difference' says Antonio Dace, of the Munduruku community in the Brazilian Amazon
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From North Dakota to Kenya, People Power Fights Fossil Fuel Infrastructure
Oil and gas is a sector which depends on exploitation without responsibility, thus creating the worst form of relationship with people and the environment.” – Nnimmo Bassey On a panel discussing “Equity and Just Transitions” at Stockholm Environment Institute’s recent conference on supply side...
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5 Lessons Trade Unions Can Teach the WTO
Trade talks at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) closed in Nairobi on Saturday and the biggest news is what they did not manage to agree. After 14 years of stalled talks, rich countries continued to refuse to address longstanding injustices in agriculture, such as food stockholding - a practice...
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World's Small Farmers Fighting Back as WTO Pushes Corporate Agenda
The WTO is aiming to strengthen a 'corporate-driven free trade regime' while ignoring solutions that would protect small-scale farmers and increase food security, says La Via Campesina
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As Obama Lectures Kenya, What Lessons Must US Learn from Africa?
Obama receives applause in Kenya, but region continues to suffocate under U.S. policies whose results often run counter to stated goals
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Obama Walks Fine Line in Kenya on LGBTQ Rights
U.S. President Barack Obama spoke in Nairobi at the end of a two-day visit Saturday, focusing on Kenya’s economy and the fight against terrorism, but also briefly touching on gay rights and discrimination. “When you start treating people differently not because of any harm they are doing to anybody...
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Obama in Kenya: Why the Horn of Africa Matters to Geopolitics
President Obama’s visit to Kenya is of course personal, though he has been there before both as a civilian and as a senator. But it does also have a geopolitical and economic dimension. Kenya is a country of roughly 46 million people, about the same as Spain. But its nominal gross domestic product...
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Obama’s Last Chance in Africa
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
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