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#PrayForAmazonia Goes Viral as Twitter Users Call Attention to 'International Emergency' of Fires Devastating Brazil's Rainforest
"The Amazon rainforest has been burning for three weeks! We are on the verge of losing it completely if the fire isn't put out. The loss of trees, the loss of biodiversity is what is accelerating climate change."
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Media Blackout on Brazil's Anti-Bolsonaro Protests
Why are the New York Times and Guardian downplaying resistance to Brazil's far-right president?
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Greenpeace activists hang a large banner on the ramparts of the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel with a message to the visiting Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on April 1, 2019. (Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg / AFP / Israel Out) Views
A Trump-Bolsonaro Free Trade Deal Is an Apocalyptically Bad Idea
Proponents of the U.S. Brazil free trade agreement seem to be operating in an alternative universe, oblivious to or willfully ignorant of the environmental and social realities playing themselves out in Brazil
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Fueling Calls for Ban, Even a Security Industry Group Thinks Police Partnerships With Amazon Ring Are Dangerous
"When an industry association that represents security and surveillance camera companies thinks that your practices are too invasive and lack transparency, that really says something."
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Close-up of sign with logo on facade of the regional headquarters of ecommerce company Amazon in the Silicon Valley town of Sunnyvale, California, October 28, 2018. News
As Amazon Faces Grilling in Congress, EU Launches Antitrust Probe of Online Behemoth
"If you believe in competitive markets, you cannot ignore the problem Amazon presents."
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Despite Trump's Threats of Retaliatory Tariffs, France Passes 'Pioneering' Tax on Tech Giants
The move by French lawmakers came as the U.K. moved forward with a similar tax plan announced last year
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At Amazon's Annual Summit, Hundreds Demand Tech Giant Stop Providing 'Invisible Backbone' to Trump's Anti-Immigration Agenda
"Amazon, how much longer will you have blood on your hands?"
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Workers pack and ship customer orders at the 750,000-square-foot Amazon fulfillment center on August 1, 2017 in Romeoville, Illinois. News
'Fighting for a Livable Future': Amazon Workers at Minnesota Warehouse Organize Strike for Next Week's #PrimeDay
"We want to take the opportunity to talk about what it takes to make that work happen and put pressure on Amazon to protect us and provide safe, reliable jobs."
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As Brazil's Bolsonaro Wages War on the Amazon, Rainforest Communities Battle Climate Emergency
"We know what happens when the state does nothing. We know how quickly the forest can disappear."
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Global Effort to Plant a Trillion Trees 'Overwhelmingly' Among Most Effective—and Cheapest—Solutions to Climate Emergency: Study
"We have solutions ready to go; we're just missing the political will to act."
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