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Fracking Protests Continue in Texas as New ALEC-Backed Law Bars Towns from Banning Drilling

The city of Denton, Texas, is in a showdown with Big Oil after it tried to pass a ban on fracking within its city limits. On Tuesday night, residents of Denton,...   [ continue reading...]



APRIL, pulp and paper giant ends its deforestation

Indonesian paper giant APRIL just agreed to stop pulping the rainforest. With so many companies trying to put deforestation behind them, will Indonesia's Presid...   [ continue reading...]



Sharks butchered for questionable cure-all

It's a macabre case spanning continents. A European vessel crewed by under paid and ill-treated Indonesian fishermen turned up in the port of Suva this week. Me...   [ continue reading...]



How Big Business Invented the Theology of 'Christian Libertarianism' and the Gospel of Free Markets

The inside history of how Evangelical preachers were used to infuse society with the economic dogma that plagues us today. During the Great Depression, big...   [ continue reading...]



How do you #getupand change the world? Like this:

What does it take to make the global shift away from dirty energy sources, like coal, oil, gas and nuclear? How do we ensure the protection of our precious ecos...   [ continue reading...]



Meet the 25-Year-Old Native Hip Hop Artist Who’s Using Music to Combat Colonialism

For Frank Waln, 25, an award-winning Sicangu Lakota hip-hop artist, music is medicine. Born and raised on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, Waln ma...   [ continue reading...]



The GOP and ALEC’s War on Cities

Few ideas are more powerful in U.S. politics than local control. The South rallied around states’ rights during the Civil War. Conservatives rage at the f...   [ continue reading...]



How the ‘Paddle in Seattle’ plans to beat Shell — a conversation with kayak-tivist John Sellers

by Kate Aronoff Shell No protesters aren't just against having an oil rig in Seattle's Elliott Bay, they want to stop it from being sent to the Arctic all toget...   [ continue reading...]



Oil mafia behind killing of Andhra journalist?

Andhra Prabha journalist MVN Shankar wrote about the kerosene oil mafia in Guntur just days before he was fatally attacked.   [ continue reading...]



What's the Best Natural Sexual Lubricant? You Might Be Surprised

Click here for reuse options! Using the right lube is key. If you eat organic food and use organic health and b...   [ continue reading...]



A Half Century After Detroit Uprising, City Still Stranded by Capitalism and Federal Government

It has been half a century since 1967, a year alternately termed 'the summer of love' and 'the summer of rage,' depending on which part of t...   [ continue reading...]



Yemen: War Crimes Not Addressed

(Beirut) – Participants to the Yemen peace talks should support international investigations, transitional justice, and victim compensation as key element...   [ continue reading...]



Côte d’Ivoire: Arbitrary Evictions in Protected Forests

Expand Children stand among houses burnt during an eviction operation in the protected for...   [ continue reading...]



Egypt: 7,400 Civilians Tried In Military Courts

(Beirut) – Military courts have tried at least 7,420 Egyptian civilians since October 2014, when President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi decreed a major new law th...   [ continue reading...]



Russia: Constitutional Court Backs Selective Justice

Russia’s Constitutional Court has, for the first time, ruled that a binding decision of an international human rights body was “non-executable&rdquo...   [ continue reading...]



Kazakhstan: Workers’ Rights Violated, Restricted

(Almaty) – Kazakhstan’s new trade union law, adopted after unresolved labor strikes in 2011, has made it more difficult to organize independent unio...   [ continue reading...]



Azerbaijan: Relentless Crackdown on Critics

(Berlin) – The Azerbaijani government has renewed its vicious crackdown on critics and independent groups, Human Rights Watch said in a report released to...   [ continue reading...]



Australia: Protests Prompt Ethiopia Reprisals

(Sydney) – The Ethiopian government has arrested and detained dozens of relatives of Ethiopians who participated in a Melbourne protest in June, 2016, and...   [ continue reading...]



Iraq: KRG Restrictions Harm Yezidi Recovery

(Beirut) – The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq has placed disproportionate restrictions on the movement of goods into and out of the district...   [ continue reading...]



Syria/Russia: Incendiary Weapons Burn in Aleppo, Idlib

(Beirut) – The joint Syrian-Russian military operation has been using incendiary weapons, which burn their victims and start fires, in civilian are...   [ continue reading...]

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