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Activists run towards the Garzweiler open-cast mine. The protests for more climate protection in the Rhineland continue. (Photo: David Young/picture alliance via Getty Images) News
'We Are Unstoppable, Another World Is Possible!': Hundreds Storm Police Lines to Shut Down Massive Coal Mine in Germany
"This is not only about coal power," said one Ende Gelände spokesperson. "This is about changing a destructive system that is based on the quest for infinite economic growth and exploitation. We are fighting for a future in which people count more than profits."
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Activists with Ende Gelände march to stage a blockade of the German Garzweiler surface mine on June 21, 2019. News
Because 'Another World Is Possible,' Tens of Thousands of Activists Stage Climate Mobilizations in Germany
With anti-coal Ende Gelände action in one city and Fridays for Future rally in another, activists demand urgent climate action
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Captain Pia Klemp in 2017. News
'Sea Rescues Have Been Criminalized' as German Boat Captain Faces 20 Years in Prison For Saving Refugees
"We have only followed international law, especially the law of the sea, where the highest priority is to save people from distress."
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High school students demonstrate against global warming at a Fridays for Future demonstration on March 01, 2019 in Hamburg, Germany. News
Beautiful Sight in Hamburg as Thousands of Students March in Latest Climate Strike
"To all the people who are currently planning to steal our future: Nice try. But no."
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Global Poll Reveals Surging Fear of Climate Crisis and US Power Under Trump
Over the past five years, from the U.S. to Poland to Kenya, the number of people worried about the climate crisis has risen by double-digits
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Will Iran Sanctions Herald the Fall of the Imperial Dollar?
Europe's new mechanism for circumventing U.S. sanctions may or may not work, but the effort is certainly evidence of a world increasingly frustrated with living under the financial hegemony of Washington
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Ten Thousand Students March in Berlin as Global #ClimateStrike Movement Rises
"The general problem is not that there's a lack of knowledge, but of action," said one student demonstrator
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Demonstrators participate in a protest march over agricultural policy on January 19, 2019 in Berlin, Germany News
35,000 Hit Streets of Berlin to Demand Agricultural Revolution
"This protest shows that the desire for a different agricultural policy is now undeniable."
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Inspired by Yellow Vests in France, Germany's Left-Wing 'Get Up' Movement Vows to Take to the Streets in 2019
Fighting for secure jobs and wage equality, the 170,000-member organization "will be visible on the street and in the public eye in 2019"
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Germany's Electricity 38% Renewable in 2018, More Than Coal for First Time
In the U.S. the proportion of electricity generated by renewables is only about 20%, about half as much as Germany, because of the opposition to green energy of Big Oil, Big Coal, Big Gas, and increasingly Big Trump
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