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Increasing ship traffic, sonar and seismic air gun blasts now planned for offshore drilling may be disrupting migration, reproduction and even the chatter of the seas' creatures. >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Global Possibilities
From West Virginia to Los Angeles, educators are ushering in a new era of labor activism. >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Global Possibilities
Pastoralists living in the Ewaso Ngiro river basin in central Kenya dig for water on April 4, 2017.
Andrea Germanos, staff writer"In many parts of the world," said one researcher, "changes in groundwater flows due to climate change could have a very long legacy." >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Mainstream Democrats and the punditocracy seem surprised and shocked to learn that nearly 60 percent of Americans support a top marginal rate of 70 percent on the ultra-rich. (Photo: Yuri Keegstra/Flickr/cc)
John AtchesonMainstream Democrats and the punditocracy seem surprised and shocked to learn that nearly 60 percent of Americans support a top marginal rate of 70 percent on the ultra-rich. (Photo: Yuri Keegstra/Flickr/cc) >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance didn't miss the irony of losing HR 676 to NATO on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. It was King who said – “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”  (Photo: Screenshot)
Russell MokhiberKevin Zeese of Popular Resistance didn't miss the irony of losing HR 676 to NATO on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. It was King who said – “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” (Photo: Screenshot) >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Thomas NeuburgerProtesters stand together outside the office of Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) asking him to work on a health care policy on April 4, 2017 in Coral Gables, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Davos Man will fight hard to protect the wealth that has been secreted away, wealth that people created, and that people are now denied. (Photo: Screenshot)
Vijay PrashadDavos Man will fight hard to protect the wealth that has been secreted away, wealth that people created, and that people are now denied. (Photo: Screenshot) >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Julia Conley, staff writerGathering for the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps town of Davos, some of the world's wealthiest business leaders and so-called "thought leaders" focused their attention Monday on a proposal that's gaining traction in the U.S.—a return to a far higher marginal tax rate for >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Julia Conley, staff writerGathering for the annual World Economic Forum in the Swiss Alps town of Davos, some of the world's wealthiest business leaders and so-called "thought leaders" focused their attention Monday on a proposal that's gaining traction in the U.S.—a return to a far higher marginal tax rate for >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Robert ShetterlyPresident George Washington's teeth were not made of wood. Some of them were ivory. Others were the real teeth taken from the mouths of his slaves. (Photo: Mount Vernon Ladies' Association) >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
Solar panels can be seen on three buildings in the Morro de Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro. In the middle is the CEPAC daycare center, with a green terrace and two sets of photovoltaic panels, which reduced its expenses by 80 percent thanks to solar energy. Credit: Mario Osava/IPS
Solar panels can be seen on three buildings in the Morro de Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro. In the middle is the CEPAC daycare center, with a green terrace and two sets of photovoltaic panels, which reduced its expenses by 80 percent thanks to solar energy. Credit: Mario >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inter Press Service
Jake Johnson, staff writer"Improved Medicare for All has support from an overwhelming majority of Democratic voters, so why the sudden proliferation of public option proposals? We should be very skeptical of these sorts of bills." >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Common Dreams
National Geographic New research shows Greenland's ice loss has been accelerating and suggests we may be approaching >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inside Climate News
InsideClimate News The Government Accountability Office is recommending the State Department restore a prior practice of providing >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inside Climate News
Bloomberg The country's largest companies are bracing for the effects of global warming, a new report from >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inside Climate News
By Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame SundaramSYDNEY & KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 2019 (IPS)Despite all the evidence to the contrary, and substantial opposition from community groups, public-private partnerships (PPPs) are still being promoted to deliver sustainable development.Public-private hospital partnerships are supposed to ensure that the private sector will offer >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inter Press Service
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We end today's show with “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee,” a stunning new book by David Treuer that looks at Native America from 1890 to the present day. The book's powerful mix of memoir, extensive interview and storytelling presents decades of indigenous history that have been sidelined by the mainstream. >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Democracy Now
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As we continue to look at the video that has gone viral showing a group of Catholic high school students apparently mocking an indigenous tribal elder near the Lincoln Memorial, we speak to Chase Iron Eyes, an activist and lead attorney for the Lakota People's Law Project. He is a >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Democracy Now
The New York Times As another "polar vortex" blasts the Midwest and the East Coast with cold >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inside Climate News
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On Friday, thousands took part in the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, D.C. The next day, video went viral of an interaction that took place soon after the march ended between an indigenous elder and a group of Catholic high school students from Kentucky who had attended a March for >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Democracy Now
Gov't Shutdown Drags On as Dems Reject Trump DACA ProposalIndigenous Elder and MAGA Hat-Wearing Student Face Off in Viral VideoProtesters Hit the Streets for 3rd Annual Women's MarchSpecial Counsel Rebukes BuzzFeed Claim Trump Told Cohen to Lie to CongressSen. Merkley Calls for Probe into DHS Secretary over Family SeparationAfghanistan: Taliban >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Democracy Now
A young boy runs with his tyre past buildings damaged by airstrikes in Saada Old Town. Credit: Giles Clarke/OCHABy Martin ScottNORWICH, UK, Jan 22 2019 (IPS)According to a recent poll of aid agencies by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, the most under-reported crisis of 2018 was the conflict in the Democratic >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inter Press Service
A protester in the Slovak capital, Bratislava holds up a picture of murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova. Credit: Ed Holt/IPSBy Ed HoltBRATISLAVA, Jan 22 2019 (IPS)“I've never known a time when it was as bad as it is now,” says Beata Balogova, the Vice-Chair of the >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inter Press Service
Drone visual of the area in Upper East Region, Ghana prior to restoration taken in 2015. According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), inaction on land degradation in Africa costs 286 billion dollars annually as 280 million tons of cereal crops are lost each year. Credit: Albert Oppong-Ansah /IPSBy >>>
Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Inter Press Service
“There wasn't just a blue wave, there was a pink wave, and we're proud of it.” >>>
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Global Possibilities
Alex Weber, 18, has just published a study that analyzes how these balls enter and degrade in the water. >>>
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Global Possibilities
California's new governor started his term with gusto this month, presenting a set of policy proposals that should improve the state's chances of hitting its ambitious climate targets >>>
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Global Possibilities
Tackling Development Challenges through Structural Transformation and TradeBy Andrzej BolestaBANGKOK, Thailand, Jan 21 2019 (IPS)Structural economic transformation and the expansion of international trade are among the most pressing issues to be addressed, if Asia's landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) are to overcome the development challenges related to their geographical locations.The situation >>>
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Inter Press Service
A man walks down the street. It's a street in a strange world. Maybe it's the Third World. Maybe it's his first time around. He doesn't speak the language. He holds no currency. He is a foreign man. He is surrounded by the sound. The sound! Cattle in the marketplace, >>>
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Inter Press Service
One of the most laudable initiatives of the current government's regime is the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) that was launched on Oct 2, 2014, with a larger vision of a clean India. The critical aspect of the mission was that—unlike many of the movements that preceded it—this had a measurable outcome (making India open defecation free) and a firm timeline (by 2019).
Photo courtesy: Shelter AssociatesBy Pratima JoshiPUNE, India , Jan 21 2019 (IPS)One of the most laudable initiatives of the current government's regime is the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) that was launched on Oct 2, 2014, with a larger vision of a clean India. The critical aspect of the mission was >>>
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Inter Press Service

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