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NT communities say no to frackers

Fri, 18/09/2015 By Peter Robson, Darwin More than 300 people, and 22 horses, m...   [ continue reading...]



Just what is the point of the European Union?

By the end of 2017, the British people, denied a voice within the EU for over four decades, will decide whether the UK should remain… or leave. An opening sal...   [ continue reading...]



Activists Urge UN to Independently Investigate Alleged War Crimes in Sri Lanka

As the United Nations Human Rights Council opens its 30th session in Geneva this week, 62 leading human rights activists have signed an open letter calling on t...   [ continue reading...]



The art of resistance in Cuba

Danilo Maldonado, the Cuban graffiti artist commonly known as “El Sexto”, is fighting prison with paper. Since December 2014, repression of artists in Cuba...   [ continue reading...]



Big Dreams and Bold Steps Toward a Police-Free Future

Demonstrators in Seattle, Washington, march in support of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, two unarmed men killed by police officers. (Photo: Scottlum) In a peri...   [ continue reading...]



Simply Breathing the Air Kills 3.3 Million People Every Year

Air pollution kills 3.3 million people per year. And that number could double by 2050 if nothing is done to clean up the dangerous levels tiny particles, toxins...   [ continue reading...]



Exxon’s Own Research Confirmed the Role of Fossil Fuels in Global Warming Decades Ago

Minale Tattersfield / CC BY 2.0 Oil giant Exxon conducted cutting-edge climate research in the 1970s, and then, without disclosing the findings of its scienti...   [ continue reading...]



Striking Breakthrough in Regulating Pot in California

After consultations with Gov. Brown, the state legislature has passed a package of bills designed to bring order to the billion-dollar medical pot industry....   [ continue reading...]



Here's What the GOP Candidates Had to Say About Reproductive Rights at the Debate

The moderators of CNN's Wednesday night debate didn't finish their first round of questions for the Republican presidential contenders before talk turned to Pla...   [ continue reading...]



Checking All the Boxes at Singing Frogs Farm

“Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple.”   [ continue reading...]



Farmworkers: Rising Again?

Fifty years after the founding of the United Farm Workers, farmworker activism has been reborn in a new form.Continue Reading…   [ continue reading...]



Unchecked Consumerism Causing Record-Breaking Resource Use, Study Says

Consumption of critical global resources — from meat and coffee to fossil fuels and water — has peaked in recent years, accelerating Cevahir shopping c...   [ continue reading...]



Opinion: Protracted Stagnation Threatens International Solidarity, Development

Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Rob Vos are both with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and were previously with the U.N.’s Department of...   [ continue reading...]



A Flemish family care system

Mike Jay writes: Half an hour on the slow train from Antwerp, surrounded by flat, sparsely populated farmlands, Geel (pronounced, roughly, ‘Hyale’) strikes...   [ continue reading...]



For those who remain in Syria, daily life is a nightmare

The New York Times reports: Every morning, at the dawn call to prayer, women and children move silently from the Damascus suburb of Douma to the surrounding far...   [ continue reading...]



Obama's Geopolitical Strategy for Containing China

In ways that have eluded Washington pundits and policymakers, President Barack Obama is deploying a subtle geopolitical strategy that, if successful, might give...   [ continue reading...]



Our Unhealthy Addiction to Sugar Is Harming the Poor And Making the Rich Richer

The production of sugar is poverty-inducing, health-damaging and unequal throughout the world. The following is written by Ben Richardson, based on...   [ continue reading...]



Delivering renewable energy for all: Let's go all the way!

Little has been transformed more in recent years than the world of energy. It's hard to think of a sector that has undergone more changes in the years between t...   [ continue reading...]



The end of the progressive narrative in Latin America

Protests against President Dilma Rousseff are a turning point in the breakup between government and citizens in Brazil. The same process is gradually spreading...   [ continue reading...]



Reality check required on world's forests

Such is the gap between World Forestry Congresses (5 years) that it prompted one of the facilitators to describe it as the forestry sector's Olympics and World...   [ continue reading...]

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