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In Syria Both Sides Fear Annihilation If They Lay Down Arms

January 24, 2014

Omar Dahi: While a recent Qatari report counts 11,000 tortured and executed by the Syrian government, causalities of pro-regime fighters also number in the tens of thousands

Will Geneva II Talks Keep Assad in Power in Order to Fight Al-Qaeda?

January 23, 2014

Dahi: Although John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad must step down, most Syrians think Geneva II will be about creating a front to fight Al-Qaeda, extremist groups, and that the U.S.-Russian agreement had basically accepted that the regime would stay.

Ecuador

December 11, 2013
In San Jose de Intag, indigenous communities face an ill-matched battle to defend their environment against mega mining projects

Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law

October 31, 2013
Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe’s largest gold mine

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Japan

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Canada’s Government Silences Scientists, Sides With Corporate Interests

September 24, 2013

Climate scientists were muzzled from speaking to the press, causing an 80 percent decrease in the coverage of environmental stories

Race, class and opportunity

August 28, 2013
Dr. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: If Dr. King Was Alive Today He Would Be In The Streets Holding Leaders Accountable

Scientists Warn Arctic Methane Release Would Cost $60 Trillion

August 12, 2013

Patrick Bond: Financial and environmental cost of Arctic methane release looms, as world leaders’ promises to payback carbon debt go unfunded

LA Holds Weeklong Protest Demanding Justice For Trayvon Martin

July 29, 2013

The discontent of African American community especially the youth, erupted because of the Zimmerman not guilty verdict but reflects systemic bias in the criminal justice system