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Germany faces uncertain political future as talks on new coalition government collapse 21.11.2017 L.A. Times - World News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she would rather face another election than try to muddle through with a minority government if further negotiations did not yield coalition partners.

Merkel’s comments came after talks to form a new government unexpectedly collapsed late Sunday,...

Angela Merkel has few options left to govern Germany 20.11.2017 Washington Post
Angela Merkel has few options left to govern Germany
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Collapse of German coalition talks deals blow to Merkel; new elections likely 20.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The surprise pullout of the Free Democrats leaves the chancellor with few options for a government.
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German government talks collapse after small party walks out 20.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Germany faces the possibility of new elections after the small Free Democrats pulled out of talks on forming a government with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc and the Greens, saying late Sunday that the parties were unable to develop an acceptable framework for moving ahead.
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German government talks collapse; Merkel seeks to reassure 20.11.2017 Washington Post: World
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens, raising the possibility of new elections.
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Imagining a New Social Order: Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin in Conversation 19.11.2017 Truthout.com
Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) In a time of deep political, social and economic uncertainty for everyone (except the ultra-rich), Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin provide some theoretical and practical guidance for the left. This Truthout interview is an effort to help reimagine a realistic social order in an age when the old order is dying but the new has yet to be born. Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin discuss how the left can save the US from neoliberal excesses. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout ) This story could not have been published without the support of readers like you. Click here to make a tax-deductible donation to Truthout and fund more stories like it! We live in an age of illegitimate neoliberal hegemony and soaring political uncertainty. The evidence is all around: citizen disillusionment over mainstream political parties and the traditional conservative-liberal divide, massive inequality, ...
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How the Alaska Pipeline Is Fueling the Push to Drill in the Arctic Refuge 18.11.2017 Environmental News Network
The war over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) — one of the most contentious and enduring environmental fights in U.S. history — is once again heating up. 
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The Energy 202: This EPA nominee may be the first Trump appointee to be defeated by Congress 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Two GOP senators oppose Michael Dourson.
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The Daily 202: How EPA chief Scott Pruitt wants to redefine ‘environmentalism’ 17.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In an interview, Pruitt explains why he wants to partner with the businesses he regulates.
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Will Washington State Pass the Nation’s First Carbon Tax? 16.11.2017 Mother Jones
Last November, some environmentalists in Washington state went to the polls hoping voters would back an initiative creating the nation’s first tax on carbon pollution. Initiative 732 went down to defeat as the country’s attention focused on Donald Trump’s shocking electoral college win. But now, one year later and buoyed by the Democrats’ pick up […]
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Haggling on new German government enters critical phase 16.11.2017 Washington Post: World
Talks aimed at determining whether Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives can open formal coalition negotiations with other smaller parties go into what is supposed to be their final phase Thursday, with significant differences still unresolved.
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The Latest: Bill to open Arctic refuge to drilling advances 15.11.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on congressional action on oil and gas drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (all times local):...
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The Latest: Marshal Islands urges Merkel to halt coal use 15.11.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on the global climate talks taking place in Germany (all times local):
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The Energy 202: House GOP wants to water down tax breaks for wind energy. The Senate is unlikely to let it. 14.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
Chuck Grassley is against the plan.
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The Daily 202: Whether Roy Moore wins or loses, there is no good outcome for Senate Republicans 14.11.2017 Washington Post: Politics
A Moore victory in Alabama would escalate the GOP civil war.
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The Energy 202: With Chris Christie gone, wind energy may pick up speed in New Jersey 13.11.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: With Chris Christie gone, wind energy may pick up speed in New Jersey
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Fossil-Free Finance 13.11.2017 American Prospect
This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of The American Prospect.  Subscribe here .  Sitting shoulder to shoulder, holding signs that read “#Divest” and “Climate Justice Now!,” hundreds of student activists lined the halls of the third floor of the administration building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in April of 2016. Outside, crowds gathered in solidarity. Pizza was brought in for the protesters. Fully aware of their imminent arrest—15 students had been arrested the day before—many still refused to leave. They were escorted out in handcuffs. One protester being led to a squad car had a cardboard sign hanging around her neck: “Arrested for protecting my future.” Elsewhere, Harvard students were arrested after hosting a sit-in inside the Boston Federal Reserve building. Some 3,000 miles away and two weeks later, Stanford students gathered outside Memorial Church protesting the school’s refusal to sell off fossil fuel investments, holding a banner that read “Temperatures Are Rising, So ...
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Fossil-Free Finance 13.11.2017 American Prospect
This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of The American Prospect.  Subscribe here .  Sitting shoulder to shoulder, holding signs that read “#Divest” and “Climate Justice Now!,” hundreds of student activists lined the halls of the third floor of the administration building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in April of 2016. Outside, crowds gathered in solidarity. Pizza was brought in for the protesters. Fully aware of their imminent arrest—15 students had been arrested the day before—many still refused to leave. They were escorted out in handcuffs. One protester being led to a squad car had a cardboard sign hanging around her neck: “Arrested for protecting my future.” Elsewhere, Harvard students were arrested after hosting a sit-in inside the Boston Federal Reserve building. Some 3,000 miles away and two weeks later, Stanford students gathered outside Memorial Church protesting the school’s refusal to sell off fossil fuel investments, holding a banner that read “Temperatures Are Rising, So ...
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A bipartisan solution for saving nature 13.11.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Frederic Rich is the author of "Getting to Green. Saving Nature: A Bipartisan Solution." He says when it comes to keeping the environment clean, it's all about building bridges and remembering our shared values.
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The GOP tries to trade polar bears for tax cuts 11.11.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Republicans are pulling elephants out of hats for a chance at political victory.
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