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Addressing Sexual Violence and Misogyny Within the Green Movement 14.10.2018 Truthout.com
Our movement needs to do a better job of addressing patriarchy and abuse within its ranks.

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Hepatitis C Patients Are Being Forced Into Underground Buyers’ Clubs 11.10.2018 Truthout.com
Access to medication and treatment is a huge issue for hepatitis patients in the United States.

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In the Race to End Hunger and Mitigate Climate Change, We Must Look to the Soil 6.10.2018 Truthout.com
Healthy soils are key to achieving food security and halting the planetary burn of climate change.

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Controlling the Supreme Court is far too important to play fair 5.10.2018 The Moderate Voice

They have been silently promised that Kavanaugh, good Catholic boy, is the Mythical Fifth Vote to overturn hated Roe, and in their haste to get the showhorse into the stables, little things like process, transparency and respect for law have been trampled to get their 'just' result.

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Insider Attacks: Blowback From US Policy in Afghanistan and Beyond 1.10.2018 Truthout.com
Washington’s military policies since 9/11 have alienated tens of millions of Muslims across the Greater Middle East.

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Airport Workers to Launch Worldwide Protests for Higher Pay, Improved Working Conditions 26.9.2018 American Prospect
AP Photo/Robert E. Klein Jet Blue Airlines baggage handlers offload baggage from an Airbus 320 at gate C19 at Logan International Airport in Boston. With the unmistakable cacophony of airport noise in the background, Tim Maddox, a wheelchair attendant, takes a break from talking with workers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to speak with me. Maddox is organizing for next week’s global day of action for airport workers. “There’s been a real assault on unions, labor, and workers,” says Maddox who is an executive board member of Service Employees International Union (SEIU), United Service Workers West, which represents thousands of service workers across California. “So, we’re standing up for better jobs at the airport—to be able to have a voice on the job, and have respect on the job.”  Next Tuesday, October 2, airport workers around the world will protest for better worker protections and for union rights. According to SEIU, workers in at least 43 airports in 13 countries—airports that control ...
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Brace for Impact, as the Climate “End Game” Has Arrived 25.9.2018 Truthout.com
The fate of the human species is very much at stake.

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Do healthy diets protect the planet? As the U.N. meets, a focus on sustainability 23.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.
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As months pass in Chicago shelters, immigrant children contemplate escape, even suicide 9.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Internal documents reveal despair and tedium in one of the nation's largest shelter networks for unaccompanied minors.
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Singing in the shower to help save Cape Town's water 8.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Cape Town's government asked people to save water by taking showers that lasted two minutes or less. Inspiration struck: the 2-Minute Shower Songs campaign.
In Chicago Shelters, Immigrant Children Contemplate Escape, Even Suicide 8.9.2018 Truthout.com
Internal documents reveal despair and tedium in one of the nation’s largest shelter networks for unaccompanied minors.

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UCLA’s Patent War in India Prevents Access to Prostate Cancer Treatment 5.9.2018 Truthout.com
Prostate cancer patients from low-income areas where the life-saving drug was tested can no longer afford it.

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Kerala Floods: Centre Needs To Do More 28.8.2018 The Navhind Times
JAGDISH RATTANANI The people of Kerala are in distress. Rains here are usually bountiful but floods of the kind seen this season are unprecedented. They have brought untold misery and devastation. This is a time when the nation should have come together under the leadership of the Centre to respond with unity, togetherness and a ...
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Only African Resources, Not Migrants, Are Welcome In Western Countries 26.8.2018 Truthout.com
Wealth leaves Africa every year going to former colonialist countries.

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Ferguson Activist Says: “We Need More Than Change, We Need Revolution” 22.8.2018 Truthout.com
The fight for Black liberation continues in Ferguson, four years after Michael Brown's murder.

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Activists With Diabetes Take on the Global Insulin Crisis 18.8.2018 Truthout.com
T1International has flipped the script on health care advocacy with patients leading the fight for accessible insulin.

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How to Fight a War of Ultimate Repetitiousness in Afghanistan 16.8.2018 Truthout.com
The US military is now heading into record territory in Afghanistan.

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“Exhaling a Low Freedom Song”: Jackie Wang on Carceral Capitalism 12.8.2018 Truthout.com
The state is using carceral techniques to fill revenue gaps created by shrinking tax bases.

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Neoliberal Fascism and the Echoes of History 8.8.2018 Truthout.com
The nightmares that have shaped the past and await return are poised to wreak havoc on us again.

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Resurgent Political Authoritarianism: An Interview With Noam Chomsky 25.7.2018 Truthout.com
Countering authoritarianism will take carefully honed education, organizing and activism, Chomsky says.

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