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 An activist from Fridays for Future in a face mask with the inscription "Fight every crisis" takes part in the alternative climate strike on the Reichstag meadow in Berlin. News
With COP 26 Pushed to Late 2021 Due to Pandemic, World Leaders Urged Not to Delay Climate Action
"Right now, real leaders should be doubling-down their efforts to ensure a green and just recovery in handling this health crisis and the climate emergency."
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President Donald Trump hands out pens to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (L) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (C) after signing the CARES act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak, at the Oval Office of the White House on March 27, 2020. (Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Never Have So Few Done So Much to Destroy America
Comparing Trump to Winston Churchill is a laugh riot.
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The climate advocacy movement Extinction Rebellion on Monday filled up Trafalgar Square in London with more than 2,000 children's shoes. News
'One Crisis Doesn't Stop Because Another Starts': 2,000+ Kids' Shoes Form Climate/Covid Protest in London
"Many young people feel suffocated by fear of what is to come," says an Extinction Rebellion Youth activist, "and now with this pandemic maybe others will start to understand our fear for the future."
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There has been the conversion of the commons into part of the structure of rent-seeking, and the US-designed intellectual property rights regime has come to dominate global capitalism. (Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images) Views
Class Politics Fit for the Times
The themes the Left should be coalescing around are dismantling rentier capitalism, offering a new income distribution system in which basic income divorced from the performance of labor is the anchor, and reviving all forms of commons and commoning.
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We Need Urgent Answers About the Massive NHS Covid Data Deal
Why is the UK government refusing to release details of its ‘unprecedented’ data transfer to US tech giants? If we don’t get answers, we may seek them in the courts.
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The Johnson government's repeated failures to act swiftly and effectively can and should be considered evil. (Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Images via Getty Images) Views
Coronavirus and the Banality of Evil
The UK government's failure to respond swiftly and effectively to the pandemic can and should be considered evil.
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US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at UN Headquarters in New York, September 24, 2019, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. ( News
Warnings of 'Pro-Corporate Agenda' on Eve of Post-Brexit US and UK Trade Talks
"Our approach to trade policy needs to be fundamentally overhauled to benefit working families, not just the executives and large shareholders of multinational corporations."
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Assange's Extradition: Incarceration in the Time of Covid-19 Threatens His Life
In the COVID-19 emergency, the prosecution of Julian Assange is aggressing further.
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who confirmed he tested positive for the virus last month, was admitted to the intensive care unit on Monday afternoon. (Photo: Julian Simmonds/TASS/PA) News
'Condition of the Prime Minister Has Worsened': Battling Covd-19, UK's Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care
The move was taken by the head of state's medical team as a precaution in the event that a ventilator is needed.
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The measures currently being imposed are unprecedented in their global scale and restrictions on liberties. (Photo: Jonathan McIntosh/cc/flickr) Views
The Surveillance Industry Won’t Save Us From Crises
Turning to the security industry isn’t the solution: it’s a symptom of the problem.
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