All Articles on Amazon Rainforest

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager News
Calls for Breaking Up Tech Giants Grow Louder After EU Hits Google With $1.7 Billion Antitrust Fine
Some praised Europe for "cracking down on Google's corrupt business model." Others called the fine "another useless parking ticket."
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'Political Reptilian Brains': Cuomo Blasts Democrats and the Left
"I'm like you, I'm like you! I'm going to get a tattoo and an earring and I'm growing a beard and I'm going to protest, I'm like you!"
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Jair Bolsonaro News
'One of the World's Most Respected Intelligence Agencies': Bolsonaro's Bring-Your-Son-to-the-CIA Day
"This is the perfect symbol for Latin America's far right, which has for decades drowned the left in blood thanks to the help of its CIA benefactor."
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Protest Condemns 'Horrible Politics of Division' as Fascist Jair Bolsonaro Arrives in US to Meet With Trump
The two right-wing leaders will reportedly discuss military and economic ties, as well as the push for regime change in Venezuela.
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Forest and topsoil must first be removed before ore can be accessed at Brazil’s Norsk Hydro ASA Paragominas open pit mine. Such industrial processes would be highly destructive of Brazil’s forests, indigenous reserves and cultures. (Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA via VisualHunt / CC BY-NC-SA.) News
Brazil to Open Indigenous Reserves to Mining Without Indigenous Consent
For many years, international and Brazilian mining companies have dreamed of getting access to the mineral wealth lying beneath indigenous lands. Finally, the government of Jair Bolsonaro seems determined to give them that opportunity.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) News
Elizabeth Warren Praised for Plan to Break Up Tech Giants
"A new anti-monopoly movement is happening, and Warren is coming out swinging at the right targets!" says Zephyr Teachout
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To Save Independent Journalism, 'Ambitious' Proposal Urges Tax on Tech Giants That Helped Destroy News Industry
"Think of it like a carbon tax... The United States should impose a similar mechanism on targeted advertising to counteract how the platforms undermine journalism and amplify content that's polluting our civic discourse."
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Ocasio-Cortez Hits Back After Right-Wingers Drop Big Cash on 'Wack' Times Square Billboard Blaming Her for Amazon Taking Its Ball and Going Home
"Few things effectively communicate the power we’ve built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billionaire-funded groups blowing tons of cash on wack billboards," says Congresswoman
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'Anything Is Possible,' Declares Ocasio-Cortez After Defeat of 'Amazon's Corporate Greed' in New York
"Speechless. Truth to power wins!" declared former New York attorney general candidate Zephyr Teachout after company cancels HQ2 project in Long Island City
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An agent of IBAMA, Brazil’s environmental protection agency, examines an Amazon tree cut illegally by land thieves near the existing portion of the BR-163. Image courtesy of IBAMA. (Photo: Mongabay) Views
Bolsonaro Government Reveals Plan to Develop the ‘Unproductive Amazon’
The Amazon rainforest—valued today for its human and natural diversity, and vital to maintaining global climate stability—is seen instead as a physical obstacle that must be overcome to benefit the advancement of Brazilian agribusiness and mining commodity development and export
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