All News Articles for 2015-09-30

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Protesting Big Pharma 'Death Sentence,' Cancer Patient Arrested Outside TPP Talks
'For thousands of women to die unnecessary of breast cancer because of the TPP is a horrible, cruel, premeditated, and avoidable catastrophe.'
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Flaring for Free: New Report Exposes Yet Another Big Oil Subsidy
'For over a century Big Oil has been subsidized to the hilt with everything from tax breaks to royalty free-leasing. To that list we can now add natural gas flaring—and it has to stop.'
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'Exxons of Agriculture' Wielding Power to Block Real Climate Solutions: Report
The industry 'fuels a model of agriculture that is destroying the planet,' report states.
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Youth's Imminent Execution Shines Light on 'Cozy' Ties Between Saudis and the West
US and UK governments remain silent as case of Ali Mohammed al-Nimr receives worldwide attention and rebuke
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Duke Energy 'Settlement' Slashes Fine, Grants Amnesty for Coal Ash Pollution
Environmental organizations condemned deal as a steal for the corporation—and a bad deal for the North Carolina's environment and people
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Women Demand 'Bold' Counter-Offensive to Assault on Abortion Access
Amid Planned Parenthood debate, women's health groups urge lawmakers to repeal "indefensible" restrictions on abortion funding
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Bank of England Head Warns of 'Potentially Huge' Risks From 'Literally Unburnable' Fossil Fuel Assets
Carbon Tracker's Campanale says, 'We share a common acknowledgement that a declining ‘carbon budget’ to two degrees will mean that fossil fuels will need to stay in the ground.'
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Groups Challenge Wyoming's 'Downright Un-American' Censorship Laws
State laws place citizen scientists and advocacy groups 'in jeopardy for acting to protect public health, the environment, and animal welfare'
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Health Experts Applaud New Guidelines for Global HIV Treatment
Treatment must 'move out of clinics and into the communities with mobilized, empowered and engaged people living with HIV'
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Monsanto Under Fire: Maker of Cancer-Causing Herbicide Sued by US Workers
Two separate lawsuits allege agrochemical giant deliberately misled public and regulators over dangers of product exposure
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In Win for KXL Opponents, 'Desperate' TransCanada Shifts Strategy
Bold Nebraska calls development 'a major victory for Nebraska landowners who refused to back down in the face of bullying by a foreign oil company.'
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'Endless War' Continues as US Troops Re-Enter Combat Against Taliban in Kunduz
Special Forces units, backed by airstrikes, are fighting alongside Afghan Army soldiers and security forces as Taliban defends captured northern city
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Environmental Activists Continue to Face Interrogations at US-Canada Border
Members of Deep Green Resistance denied entry to Canada on the way to a Chris Hedges’ lecture
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Despite Brutal Irony, US Accuses Russia of 'Pouring Gasoline on Fire' in Syria
Speaking at the Pentagon, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter charges airstrikes by foreign military may be "pouring gasoline on the fire"
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How US Colleges Have Become Ground Zero for Suppression of Palestine Solidarity
Two new reports highlight the systematic intimidation, harassment, and censorship that is silencing free speech critical of Israel
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