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Nika Knight, staff writer
A child takes part in a Global Divestment Mobilisation (GDM) action in Davao, Philippines.
As a nearly ten-days-long global mobilization calling for divestment from fossil fuels comes to an end, climate campaigners are celebrating a major victory stateside: U.S. Bank has announced that it will no longer finance fossil fuel pipeline construction. "Move to a green economy and a future that does not profit off the destruction of Mother...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) teamed up to put together two bills that would make it easier to form employee-owned businesses. (Photo: ESOPPartners.com)
Amid increasing corporate power and dwindling worker profits, a coalition of...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"In the current vacuum of global climate leadership, the divestment movement has proven to be the most effective way to undermine the power of the fossil fuel industry politically, financially and by damaging its reputation." (Image via @GoFossilFree)
Intensifying the global demand for nations and institutions to move away from...

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Malcolm X would have turned 92 Friday, two days after white Tulsa cop Betty Shelby was acquitted of fatally shooting unarmed, hands-in-the-air "bad dude" - aka big black man - Terrence Crutcher after his car fatally stalled. At her trial, Shelby said she'd "never been so scared," adding, "I can't believe he made me do it." The more things change: It was 55 years ago the prescient Malcolm warned, "They put their club upside your head, and (then) accuse you of attacking them."