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Natural Systems and an Agricultural Philosophy in Punjab
The nine films featured in the '9x9 Film Festival'—created by The Source Project and presented here on Common Dreams in partnership with /The Rules project—have been made for one reason: to help people understand the reality of what’s really happening to the world’s food and farming systems, and...
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This Is the Conduct We Expect: If A Man Comes to Kill You, Kill Him First. If A Boy Throws A Rock At You and Runs Away, Kill Him Too, Because We Can.
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Global Tax Body: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
A Global UN tax body would enable developing countries to claim their fair share of global corporate tax revenues
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I Am My Homeland
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A 12 Step Guide to the EU’s Crisis of Political Responsibility
Why are European institutions incapable of implementing values that honour fraternity, solidarity, and a dignified life?
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What Those Who Want Gun Control Can Learn From South Carolina
Dawn came early to South Carolina on Thursday. Shortly after midnight the lower house of the state legislature voted 94-to-20 to remove the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds. The emotional turning point in the 13-hour debate came when Republican Jenny Horne , a descendent of...
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Dirty Energy vs. Clean Power: The Past Battles the Future at Seneca Lake
Let’s amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell’s “ Yellow Taxi ” to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. There, Big Energy seems determined to turn paradise, if not into a parking lot, then into a massive storage area for fracked natural gas. But there’s one way in which...
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Four Lessons from Iceland and Greece for Movements Fighting Austerity
After dining on cod on July 7, European leaders representing the economic elites went back to work figuring out how to run over the Greek majority in Europe’s first democracy. The serving of cod, presumably from Iceland, is ironic considering that it was the Icelanders who six years ago defied...
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Gaza Unsilenced: On Small Bodies Being Piled In Ice Cream Trucks
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Climate Commission Issues Blueprint for Low-Carbon Economy
Up to 96 percent of the emissions reductions needed by 2030 to keep global warming below a critical threshold of two degrees C could be achieved through a series of 10 steps, says a new report released by the Global Commission on the Economy and the Climate. “The low carbon economy is already...
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