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G20 Left Argentina More Militarized, But Also Mobilized Against Neoliberalism 14.12.2018 Truthout.com
As global capitalist elites met to consolidate their power, social movements did the same.

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Trump's environmental rollback rolls on 7.12.2018 BBC: World
The administration plans to open protected lands for drilling and lift curbs on carbon emissions.
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Fishermen sue Big Oil for its role in climate change 4.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The food industry is already feeling the effects of climate change, which will likely force expensive adaptations in the future. At least one sector is looking to make energy companies pay.
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Companies Blocked From Using Ports to Export Fossil Fuels Seek Workarounds 4.12.2018 Truthout.com
It's unclear for how long the West Coast will be able to hold up the thin green line against Big Oil.

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The Last President of the Old Ruling Class 4.12.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File President George H.W. Bush talks to reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House after meeting with top military advisors to discuss the Persian Gulf War. From left are Defense Secretary Dick Cheney, Vice President Dan Quayle, White House Chief of Staff John Sununu, the president, Secretary of State James A. Baker III, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Colin Powell.  One of the more annoying aspects of Donald Trump’s presidency is that he makes every previous occupant of the White House seem reasonable by comparison. Most of the obituaries about and tributes to George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday at 94, focused on the former president’s basic decency. As many journalists and historians have described him, Bush was a courteous and well-mannered individual. Their focus on Bush’s patrician reserve and quiet self-assurance is understandable in comparison to Trump’s thin-skinned temperament, arrogance, and megalomania.  Yet lost in those remembrances is a distinction between Bush ...
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The Fracking Industry Encroaches on Southwest Texas 2.12.2018 Truthout.com
Texas’ latest oil boom has brought skyrocketing air, noise and light pollution to the area.

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Arctic Drilling Is “Ecocide on an Incredible Diversity of Wildlife” 29.11.2018 Truthout.com
The Arctic Wildlife Refuge is a biological nursery teeming with life, ecologically connected to places around the world.

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Are free ports the future? 29.11.2018 BBC: Business
Can free ports spark a post-Brexit manufacturing boom? Jonty Bloom reports from Teesside, which plans to become the UK's first free port.
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Nigeria loses $6bn from 'corrupt' oil deal linked to fraud 26.11.2018 BBC: Business
The oil giants Eni and Shell are accused of knowing a deal for an oilfield would involve others paying bribes.
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Fracking Is Expanding Drastically in the Southwest 19.11.2018 Truthout.com
Advocates say the fastest way to slow global warming is to stop all fracking now.

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Landowners Fight the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Court 15.11.2018 Truthout.com
Landowners say oil pipeline companies should not seize their property for private gain.

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UK fracking: Shale gas starts flowing, Cuadrilla says 2.11.2018 BBC: Business
Operations began in Lancashire last month but have been subject to suspensions after earth tremors.
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Government urged to ditch 'bonkers' fracking plan 2.11.2018 BBC News - Science & Environment
Plans to speed up the planning process to boost fracking are not going down well with some Tory MPs.
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Zimbabwe 'excited to dig for oil' after new survey 1.11.2018 BBC: World
The president said it was an exciting development for the country, which is amid an economic crisis.
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Trump Tax Cuts at Election Time: Failing on Schedule 29.10.2018 Truthout.com
The tax cut is turning out as most of us expected: a huge handout to people who were already very rich.

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Fracking in Lancashire: Second 0.8 tremor in 24 hours 27.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Another tremor of 0.8 magnitude has been recorded within 24 hours at the UK's only active site for fracking.
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Fracking in Lancashire suspended following earthquake 26.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Cuadrilla has halted drilling just 11 days after it won a court battle to allow work to start.
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The Environment Is on the November Ballot — Here’s What’s at Stake and Where 19.10.2018 Truthout.com
A handful of statewide ballot initiatives will test whether states can effectively counter environmental rollbacks.

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Will Trump’s Policies Wreak Havoc on the US and Global Economies? 16.10.2018 Truthout.com
Economics professor Gerald Epstein explains why Trump's economic policies will ultimately be extremely disruptive.

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What is fracking and why is it controversial? 15.10.2018 BBC: Front Page
Companies say shale gas could be recoverable from underneath parts of the UK, but why is drilling for it controversial?
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