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In Sign of 'New Economy' Rising, Vermont Bill Champions Worker-Owned Co-ops
Senator Bernie Sanders: 'We need to expand economic models that help the middle-class.'
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Rising Voices for a New Economy
Last month, thousands of activists from across the country gathered in Washington DC for the National People's Action Conference. The conference, dubbed "Rising Voices for a New Economy" was an opportunity for activists and organizers from around the country to meet, share their stories and plan...
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Fast Food Workers: 'We Are Worth More' News
'Going Global': Fast Food Worker Strikes to Sweep 6 Continents
Walk-outs to sweep 33 countries as workers demand fair wages and workplace rights
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Vermont to Make It Official: GMO Food Must Be Labeled
In nation's most far-reaching law to date, passage makes it mandatory to label certain foods that contain genetically-modified ingredients
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UN Panel: Renewables, Not Nukes, Can Solve Climate Crisis
The authoritative Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has left zero doubt that we humans are wrecking our climate. It also effectively says the problem can be solved , and that renewable energy is the way to do it, and that nuclear power is not. The United Nations’ IPCC is the world’s most...
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Organic Food: It's Not Just for Yuppies Anymore
Walmart's new organic products line can debunk the myth that the poor choose Nikes over fancy grapes. Because they don't
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IPCC Findings: Create 'Age of Renewables'... Or Pay Higher Price Later
'The longer we wait, the costlier it will be': IPCC's latest climate assessment makes it perfectly clear that solutions to crisis exist, but political atrophy spells doom
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Don’t Panic, Go Organic: The IPCC Report Should be a Wakeup Call for Climate-Smart Food
The just-released synthesis report on global warming from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has prompted some to start name-dropping Thomas Malthus. Malthus, you may remember, was the 19th Century British economist and demographer who warned that population growth would...
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In 'Fair Food' Fight, Florida Farmworkers Take On Industry
The Immokalee, Fla. farmworkers who have won battles against some of food industry's biggest corporations take aim at Publix and Wendy's
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Organic Agriculture: 'The Way Forward' in the Age of Climate Change
New report contrasts how industrial and organic systems affect and are affected by climate change
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