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A group of 160 leading environmentalists is calling on the world’s philanthropists and foundations to use their money to “create a tipping point on climate change.” The collection of activists, celebrities, and scientists—all winners of environmental prizes and representing 46 countries among them—make their case in a full-page ad in the international edition of Monday’s […]

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In an effort to win support for its bombing campaign against Syria, the Obama Administration concocted a new terror threat—the so-called ‘Khorasan Group’—and got the mainstream media to run with the story, according to reporting by Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain, published at The Intercept over the weekend. “After spending weeks depicting ISIS as an unprecedented […]

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U.S. ally Saudi Arabia is methodically harassing, detaining, and abusing human rights campaigners, going to “extreme lengths to hound critics into silent submission,” according to a report released Thursday by Amnesty International. “The Saudi Arabian authorities have consolidated their iron grip on power through a systematic and ruthless campaign of persecution against peaceful activists in […]

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Speaking before a gathering of African health ministers on Monday, the leader of the World Health Organization (WHO) said that the blame for the Ebola crisis lays largely on the “profit-driven” pharmaceutical industry, which does not invest in cures “for markets that cannot pay.” WHO director-general Dr. Margaret Chan made the comments while speaking before […]

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Tens of thousands marched in Mexico City and Iguala, Mexico on Wednesday to protest the disappearance of 43 student-teachers who went missing on September 26. Reflecting growing outrage over the failure of Mexican authorities to resolve the case, a group of masked protesters separated from the peaceful demonstration of several thousand in Iguala, broke into […]

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Despite the rain, about 75 activists gathered outside the Washington, D.C. home of Senator Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana) on Monday morning, protesting the Keystone XL pipeline she’s thrown her full weight behind. “Sen. Landrieu: if you’re not a climate denier, don’t vote like one,” read one banner amidst a sea of “Vote No KXL” signs. Demonstrators […]

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With the latest data showing the world experiencing its hottest year in recorded human history and just months after the global climate justice movement expressed itself on the streets of New York City and cities around the world with hundreds of thousands voicing their determination to fight for a more sane energy and economic future […]

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The $1.1 trillion spending bill which narrowly passed the House of Representative last night is expected to receive a vote—and likely pass—in the U.S. Senate sometime Friday or Saturday despite widespread condemnation of the package that will fund the government through most of next year.  “Congress should not put taxpayers on the hook for another […]

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“The future has already begun.” That’s what Alexis Tsipras, head of the leftwing Syriza Party in Greece, reportedly said on Monday after parliament failed in its third attempt to elect a new president and the scheduling of a popular general election was announced for next month. Syriza, which is polling ahead of rival parties and […]

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