Co-operative Alternatives To Uber And Airbnb Developing

By Cat Johnson, -

By Cat Johnson for Shareable - As “death star platforms” such as Airbnb and Uber continue their pursuit of global domination, an alternative is rising in its wake. Platform cooperatives, which [...]

Irish, Dutch, Swedish Governments Speak Out For Right To BDS

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By Staff of Palestinian BDS National Committee - The Dutch and Irish governments have publicly stated that calls for a boycott of Israel are legitimate, with the Dutch foreign minister saying [...]

An Activist Wants You To Burn Confederate Flag On Memorial Day

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By Tom McKay for Policy Mic - Most Americans celebrate Memorial Day with a delicious barbecue. But here's something some are adding to their grill list: the Confederate flag. South Florida [...]

Prisoners Met With Legislators On Reform, Put In Solitary

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By Staff of Solitary Watch - Three men incarcerated in Massachusetts who were working with a prison reform caucus of state legislators have been thrown in solitary confinement, in an apparent [...]

Major Democracy Mobilization In West Papua, Police Crackdown

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By West Papua Media. Indonesian police have arrested scores of West Papua National Committee (Komite Nasional Papua Barat) members around Papua on May 30, as Papuan civil society is gearing up [...]

TPP Advocates Playing The Fear China Card

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By Vicki Needham for The Hill - Trade supporters are pushing the geopolitical importance of a sweeping Asia-Pacific agreement in an effort to save the deal from defeat on Capitol Hill. Proponents [...]

Big Gains For Striking Verizon Workers In New Agreement

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By Staff of Stand Up To Verizon - Nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who have been on strike since April 13 are celebrating big gains after reaching a tentative agreement with the company. After 45 [...]

Veteran’s Apology To People Of Vietnam, Cambodia And Laos

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By Staff of Mendo Coast Current - There will never be a day when the Vietnam War is not on my mind. It was one of the worst mistakes America has ever made. Vietnam was fought for big money [...]

Unstoppable Force Or Immovable Object: Which Are You?

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By Annie Leonard for Green Peace - For too long, fossil fuel dinosaurs have followed a business-as-usual plan of pillaging and polluting. Stubbornly sticking to the lies they’ve had to tell, in [...]

Teenagers Got Police To Remove Military Weaponry From Schools

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By Sarah Lazare for AlterNet - A coalition of Los Angeles high school students and grassroots organizers just accomplished the unthinkable. After nearly two years of sit-ins and protests, they [...]

Scientists Say Canada’s LNG Port Threatens Paris Climate Accord

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By Nika Knight for Common Dreams - Ninety climate change experts from around the world urged Canadian government officials to "take urgent action" and reject a proposed, "unjustified" liquid [...]

Brazil’s Anti-Corruption Minister Quits Over Leaked Recordings

By Brad Brooks and Guillermo Parra-Bernal, -

By Brad Brooks and Guillermo Parra-Bernal for Reuters - BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s Transparency Minister Fabiano Silveira resigned on Monday after leaked recordings suggested he tried to [...]

Nestlé Just Gained Control Over This Town’s Water For Next 45 Years

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By Nathan Wellman for US Uncut - Tea Party Republican Governor Paul LePage of Maine helped Nestlé secure a contract that gives Poland Springs, a Nestlé subsidiary, permission to take the small [...]

Operation Condor: Cross-Border Disappearance And Death

By J. Patrice McSherry, -

By J. Patrice McSherry for teleSUR - Operation Condor was a covert, multinational “black operations” program organized by six Latin American states (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, [...]

Chicago Releasing Recordings From 100 Ongoing Police Violence Investigations

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By Hannah Gold for Gawker - Local governments and police departments are known to be worse than shady about making records of police violence public, but releasing an overwhelming amount of [...]