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2013 as Year Zero: For Earth and For Us
This last year put the crisis in perspective, this coming year our battle begins
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Tunisia Gears Up to Host World Social Forum
TUNIS - Following in the wake of the wave of revolutions dubbed the ‘Arab Spring’, which originated here nearly two years ago, North Africa is gearing up to host the World Social Forum (WSF) for the first time. While Egypt was initially considered for the role, organizers finally settled on Tunisia...
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Activitists Concerned Canadian Tar Sands Oils May Be Routed through Vermont to Maine
Plan could 'have cataclysmic effects on climate change'
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Corporation Uses NAFTA to Sue Canada for $250 Million Over Fracking Ban
Delaware company uses trade agreement to have profit trump environmental interests
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Canada, The Surprise 'Pariah' of the Kyoto Protocol
Some Canadians doubt whether their country should have any say in negotiating the second Kyoto protocol after it became the only nation to reject the first one
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Continued Crises in Haiti Post-Hurricane Reveal International Priorities
While US media has focused on Hurricane Sandy's destruction in the nation, the historic storm's global impact started days ago in Caribbean nations. In Haiti, the storm has left worries of a food crisis and another cholera outbreak, while the "disaster of decades of policies" by the international...
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'We Pay More': US Austerity Well Underway
After I pinned a dollar bill on my jacket lapel with “I PAY MORE” written on it in black marker, I’ve had countless conversations during my travels across the United States that went something like this: Them: “I pay more? What does that mean?” Me: “This dollar bill right here is $1 more than...
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Groups: New England Tar Sands Pipeline Plotted 'Behind Closed Doors'
Oil giants lobby tar sands plan behind closed doors while denying their intention
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Success in Quebec Speaks to Power of Mass Movements
Usually it takes social movements years, even decades, to significantly affect public policy. The movement unleashed by Québec students last spring has had a much quicker impact. Beyond politicizing a generation, it has spurred a more socially and ecologically progressive political climate. It is...
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Omar Khadr, Child Soldier Captured in Afghanistan, Released from Guatanamo after 10 Years
Omar Khadr, the youngest detainee held at the US detention facility at Guantanamo, was transferred on Saturday back to his native Canada where he will complete a prison sentence in Ontario. His release was part of a plea agreement reached between US and Canadian officials, and included Khadr's...
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