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Family Farmers, Not Green-Washed 'Climate Smart' Agriculture Is the Solution to Climate and Hunger
The world's farmers need to be supported, but they can feed the world without so-called "climate-smart agriculture," a term that sounds good but has really been created and is now being pushed by the corporate interests of industrial agriculture
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"Climate Smart Agriculture" Isn’t. Agroecology is.
As the science and practice of agroecology provides a way forward to address food insecurity, rural poverty, climate change, drought and water scarcity it is encountering an intentionally misleading campaign called "Climate Smart Agriculture," being promoted by the World Bank, FAO, and newly...
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Renewables Not Enough: World Needs Democratic, Decentralized Energy, says Report
'A timely and equitable energy transition can occur only with greater energy democracy, which requires that workers, communities, and the public at large have a real voice in decision making.'
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How Did Gandhi Win? Lessons from the Salt March for Today's Social Movements
History remembers Mohandas Gandhi’s Salt March as one of the great episodes of resistance in the past century and as a campaign which struck a decisive blow against British imperialism. In the early morning of March 12, 1930, Gandhi and a trained cadre of 78 followers from his ashram began a march...
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The Solution Is the Soil: How Organic Farming Can Feed the World and Save the Planet
One man, backed by many, marches on Washington to tell lawmakers and the world that 'there is hope right beneath our feet.'
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No Charges For Baby-Burning Butt-Stupid Cops Because Hey Mistakes Happen
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Human Nature 1, NRA Talking Points 0
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Put People Power Back at Center of Citizen Action
A few weeks ago, I co-signed perhaps the most import open letter of my career. It was an open provocation to my fellow activists and colleagues, to the members of our organization, and to all those who, like me, earn their living in the civil society sector. CIVICUS , the organization I lead,...
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Voice of the Voiceless: Mumia Speaks, Students Listen, Conservatives Freak
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Why Finland's Schools Are Top-Notch
Millions of American parents spend countless hours trying to figure out how to help their children get better grades, better teachers or better schools. They may want to take a page from Finland, which is considered to have one of the leading education systems in the world . Finnish students...
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