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May 1st, International Workers Day, will see rallies, marches, and strikes around the country and the world By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Common Dreams April 27, 2017 A sign seen at the 2006 May Day demonstrations. Monday’s actions are expected to match those from 2006 in magnitude. (Photo: AP) Just as labor leaders are standing firmly behind this […]
Tar sands oil is the world’s dirtiest oil.
The UN Green Fund, designed, essentially to help balance climate debt, is currently capitalized at $10 billion in pledges from rich countries. That’s barely a drop in the bucket, as Matthews points out: in 2013 alone, rich countries emitted 13 billion tons—or $520 billion worth—of carbon debt. BY BRIAN MERCHANT Motherboard September 9, 2015 Aerial View […]
The U.S. snubs treaties, obligations and universal principles. It was frequently noted during the 2012 presidential campaign that Obama and Romney had nearly identical opinions on major policy issues, including their shared approval of the United States’ aggressive policy of drone attacks. (Creative Commons/Wikimedia) BY NOAM CHOMSKY November 6, 2013 InTheseTimes.com WEB ONLY// FEATURES To take a typical example, […]