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What Drought? Oblivious Rich People Whine About Brown Golf Courses, Normal People Drought-Shame Them
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The Wild Ride of President-Elect Bernie Sanders
"We can elect the best person in the world to be president, but that person will get swallowed up unless there is an unprecedented level of activism at the grassroots level." —Sen. Bernie Sanders Presidential hopeful Sen Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is on a roll. Following his historic late-May campaign...
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Washington Needs to Tell the Truth about Police Violence
There have only been 9 days this year when the police have not killed somebody. Some news outlets put the number as high as 500 dead in the past six months, according to both The Guardian and Killed by the Police.Net. The Washington Post’ s own investigation showed nearly 400 dead as of the end of...
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Americans Must Go on the Offensive or Risk Losing Ground
Both Bernie Sanders and the national campaign to raise the minimum wage are sounding a wake-up call for all progressive Americans, especially those trying to save public education. Both are breaking out of the choke-hold the economic elite has on our country’s imagination. Bernie Sanders calls for...
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Why We Fight for the Living World: It's About Love, and It's Time We Said So
Pope Francis reminds us that our relationship to the natural world is about love, not just goods and services
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In the Age of Global Neoliberalism, Solutions Must Come From Below
Global capitalism is the 800-pound gorilla. The twin ecological and economic crises, militarism, the rise of the surveillance state, and a dysfunctional political system can all be traced to its normal operations. We need a transformative politics from below that can challenge the fundamentals of...
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On the Most Moral Army In the World (Sic) Washing Itself Clean of Dead Children, Again
A Palestinian man carries the body of a boy past another on Gaza City Beach. Photo by REUTERS/Mohammed Talatene No one above ground should be surprised the Israel Defense Force, "the pride of the people," last week found itself innocent of wrongdoing in the killing on Gaza City's beach last July of...
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Why Hunger Calls for Support of Agroecology and Peasant-Led Solutions
Farmers in the twenty-first century are harnessing both scientific and traditional knowledge to create solutions to the problems they face every day. WhyHunger, a nonprofit organization that harnesses grassroots action to combat poverty and hunger, recently released a new report, “ Agroecology:...
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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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