Europe Must Reform To Avoid A Populist Domino Effect

By Sven Giegold, -

By Sven Giegold for The Huffington Post - Brexit is an historic setback for the European Union, but not a death sentence. As sad as the referendum result is, it must be respected. After referenda [...]

Business Owners Arrested; Dozens Halt Pipeline Construction

By Nancy Wilson, -

By Nancy Wilson of Resist the Pipeline & Stop the West Roxbury Lateral - West Roxbury, MA - Two business owners, Aravinda Ananda and Joseph Rotella of Spencer Organ Company, were arrested for [...]

Senate Food Fight Erupts Over Sham GMO Labeling Bill

By Lauren McCauley, -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams - The pending "compromise" GMO labeling bill has food safety and consumer advocates both in and out of government scrambling to block the legislation, which [...]

500,000 Petitions To Congress Demand Rejection Of TPP

By Brittany Matter, -

By Brittany Matter for Friends of the Earth - Today, June 29, Friends of the Earth, Sierra Club, Food and Water Watch and other environmental advocates delivered more than 500,000 petitions to [...]

Chomsky: Suffering Major Downside Of Corporate Globalization

By Noam Chomsky, -

By Noam Chomsky for E-International Relations - For better or worse, I’ve pretty much stayed the same throughout my life. When I was a child in elementary school I was writing articles for the [...]

Puerto Rico: 500 Years Of Colonial Bondage & Resistance

By Abby Martin, -

By Abby Martin for Tele Sur - Puerto Rico’s massive debt has been discussed at length in Congress and the media, all omitting the most important fact: the history of being a colonial subject for [...]

European Commission Approves Glyphosate For 18 Months

By Lorraine Chow, -

By Lorraine Chow for Eco Watch - Crop Protection Association CEO Nick von Westenholz said he was disappointed that EU member states “forced the commission into this position by ignoring the [...]

Victory!! Pesticide Contamination Prohibited From Organic Production

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By Staff of Center for Food Safety - SAN FRANCISCO— Synthetic pesticides are once again prohibited in compost used for organic production, thanks to a federal court in the Northern District of [...]

IRS Still Unrestrained On Asset Seizures Despite Deal

By Fergus Hodgson, -

By Fergus Hodgson for Tax Revolution Institute - Since 2014, the Internal Revenue Service has ceased confiscating the property of innocent individuals. Or have they? No one wants to throw cold [...]

Civil Society Targetted While Responding To Human Rights Abuses

By Staff, -

By Staff of Civicus - In an increasingly unequal world where human rights are being undermined, civil society is challenging exclusion in innovative ways. “Much of civic life is about promoting [...]

People Power Kills Coal In Oakland And Likely Kills An Export Terminal

By Erin Baldassari, -

By Erin Baldassari for The Mercury News - OAKLAND -- During a raucous four-hour meeting Monday night, the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to ban the storage and handling of coal and [...]

Science Orgs Again Urge Congress To Take Climate Change Seriously

By Lisa Song, -

By Lisa Song for Inside Climate News - Thirty-one major American scientific organizations sent a letter to Congress on Tuesday emphasizing the overwhelming consensus on climate change science and [...]

Private Prisons Making Deals To Lock Up More Immigrant Women & Children

By Sarah Lazare, -

By Sarah Lazare for AlterNet - Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is striking deals with private prison companies to lock up a “guaranteed minimum” of mothers with their children in [...]

Another Corporation Suing Our Government Thanks To Trade Agreements

By Dave Johnson, -

By Dave Johnson for Campaign for America's Future - A Canadian corporation is suing the us because we wouldn’t let them build a pipeline across our country (seizing people’s property along the [...]

#KeepCorbyn: Labour Civil War Reaches Fever Pitch

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By Staff of Socialist Appeal - All talk now of “unity” between these two camps is now a laughable joke. The only “unity” that these right-wing MPs are willing to accept is for Corbyn’s head to be [...]