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Why The Black Environmental Justice Network Is Relaunching

Why The Black Environmental Justice Network Is Relaunching

July 15, 2020

Founded in 1999, the coalition paused its work in 2006. The relaunch aims to bring environmental racism and enforcement of environmental regulation back into focus.

Shahid Buttar Mounts A Serious Congressional Race Against Speaker Of The House Nancy Pelosi

Shahid Buttar Mounts A Serious Congressional Race Against Speaker Of The House Nancy Pelosi

July 14, 2020

Democratic Socialist Buttar is challenging Pelosi as a progressive-sounding centrist who pushes a conservative agenda that enables Trump.

Stir Crazy!

July 14, 2020
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Malaysia Still Pushes False Claim That It Has Eradicated Poverty

Malaysia Still Vastly Undercounting People Living In Poverty

July 14, 2020

Malaysia must acknowledge that the country’s rapid economic growth has not benefited all of its residents, says Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.

Congo Doesn’t Need An Apology, It Needs Justice And Reparations

Congo Doesn’t Need An Apology, It Needs Justice And Reparations

July 13, 2020

King Philippe expressed regret for King Leopold II’s atrocities in the Congo, but Belgium continues to plunder its resources says human rights activist Kambale Musavuli.

What’s Behind Brazil’s COVID-19 Disaster?

What’s Behind Brazil’s COVID-19 Disaster?

July 13, 2020

Indigenous, poor, and working-class communities in Brazil are all under threat from COVID-19. One man is largely to blame for the country’s pandemic disaster: President Jair Bolsonaro, who has just tested positive for the virus.

Climate Crisis: Fracking Pioneer Goes Bankrupt, Pipelines Get Big Legal Win

Climate Crisis: Fracking Pioneer Goes Bankrupt, Pipelines Get Big Legal Win

July 10, 2020

Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy goes bankrupt with industry-wide reverberations, and a trio of pipelines take legal hits as the industry scores a huge legal win.

BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

July 10, 2020

TRNN’s Aman Azhar captured these photos June 7-8 shortly after thousands took to the streets of Washington, D.C. demanding an end to racial discrimination and police brutality.

Activists Push Police Out Of Schools In Madison

Activists Push Police Out Of Schools In Madison, WI

July 10, 2020

Queer, trans, and Black students organized for their safety and dignity and pushed for the removal of police from Madison public schools.