All News Articles for 2016-10-05

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Methane Emissions From Fossil Fuel Industry May Be 60 Percent Higher Than Estimates: Study
'Leaks from oil and gas activities around the world are responsible for a lot more methane than we thought'
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Senate Dems to DOJ: Don't Let Wells Fargo Executives Off the Hook
Not doing so, they warned, could reinforce 'the notion that the wealthy and powerful have purchased a higher class of justice for themselves'
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After Hurricane Matthew, Haiti Faces Crisis and Media Instantly Forgets
"I hope the world's attention span will last at least a little longer, so that we will finally apply lessons at least Haitian people learned," writes expert
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Israeli Military Blocks Female Flotilla From Reaching Gaza
Group including Nobel laureate Mairead Maguire aimed 'to highlight the vital role women play not only in the resistance movement, but in the survival of the Palestinian people as a whole'
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Massive Uprising by Polish Women Just Forced Right-Wing Government to Drop Abortion Ban
Ruling far-right party surprised opponents by reversing position on draconian abortion ban
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Shadow Broker? NSA Contractor Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Classified Code
Harold Martin worked at the same firm that Edward Snowden did, and 'had a top secret national security clearance'
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Despite 'Cloak of Moral Necessity,' Report Shows Big Ag Can't Feed the World
The report comes as powerful multinationals like Monsanto double down on their call for increasing industrial farming to help "feed the world."
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As Trump Brags About Tax Avoidance, New Sanders Bill Aims to Fix Rigged System
'Special tax breaks and loopholes in a corrupt tax code enable billionaires and powerful corporations to avoid paying their fair share of taxes while sticking the burden on the middle class'
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With Dakota Access Back in Court, Activists Ask (Again): Where's Clinton?
Meanwhile, Greenpeace exposes Donald Trump's financial ties to pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners
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'Where Is Justice'? Top UN Court Rejects Marshall Islands Nuke Case
International Court of Justice rejects three disarmament cases against U.K., Pakistan, and India, claiming it did not have jurisdiction
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A refugee is rescued Monday by a member of Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish aid group. Over 10,000 Refugees Rescued in 48 Hours During Deadly Mediterranean Crossing
Amnesty International accuses most countries of shirking their responsibilities in midst of global humanitarian crisis
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