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'Time to Act Is Now': North American Scientists Unite Against Tar Sands
'We believe the time has come for scientists to speak out about the magnitude and importance of the oil sands issue and to step forward as participants in an informed and international public dialogue.'
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'From the Ground Up': A National Action Plan for Community Policing and Racial Justice
'While media attention waxes and wanes, the groundswell of anger and grief has started to translate into meaningful policy reform,' groups say
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Surprise! All the White People Who Started the McKinney Debacle Are Thugs and Creeps
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Yet Again
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What Slavery, Ordeals, Duels and Lynching Can Teach us About Abolishing War
When it comes to war, deja vu can be a depressing thing. With the U.S. military in Iraq once again, this time to battle Islamic State fighters, it is tempting to see the cycle of war as endless. Over two millennia ago, Thucydides wrote that “peace is merely an armistice in a war that is...
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#NoTarSands Resistance March Draws Thousands in Midwest
The stories of frontline indigenous communities in the fight against Big Oil pipelines took center stage on Saturday, as more than 200 Great Lakes Indians led a crowd of nearly 3,000 (mostly white) people to the steps of the Minnesota state capitol in what is being called the largest anti-tar sands...
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Renewable Energy Will Not Support Economic Growth
The world needs to end its dependence on fossil fuels as quickly as possible. That’s the only sane response to climate change, and to the economic dilemma of declining oil, coal, and gas resource quality and increasing extraction costs. The nuclear industry is on life support in most countries, so...
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Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher at 10 Downing Street, London, 1998. Views
A Practical Vision of a More Equal Society
Anthony Atkinson occupies a unique place among economists. During the past half-century, in defiance of prevailing trends, he managed to place the question of inequality at the center of his work while demonstrating that economics is first and foremost a social and moral science. In his new book,...
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Canada’s New Climate Movement
This is an edited version of a speech that given by Naomi Klein on May 21st in downtown Toronto, at a press conference announcing the upcoming March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate on July 5. Video of Naomi’s full speech is also included below. I’ve had the incredible privilege of traveling...
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Systemic Problems Require Systemic Solutions: Time to Talk About the Next System
If you’re reading this, chances are you already know that we’re facing a profound crisis. It is a crisis that encompasses almost all aspects of national and international life. We are surrounded by tragic failures—environmental, social, economic, and political.
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