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Monthly Archives: April 2014


A short, powerful video from Reject and Protect. via Occupy Love

Ranchers, farmers and tribal communities from along the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline route, called the Cowboy Indian Alliance, rode into Washington DC and set up camp near the White House to tell President Obama to reject the pipeline. http://www.rejectandprotect.org…

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How can your industry contribute to the circular economy? – interactive | Guardian Sustainable Business | theguardian.com

How can your industry contribute to the circular economy? – interactive | Guardian Sustainable Business | theguardian.com.

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War in the Words: The Terminology Blocking Hundreds of Citizens from the Trans Mountain Pipeline Review | DeSmog Canada

War in the Words: The Terminology Blocking Hundreds of Citizens from the Trans Mountain Pipeline Review | DeSmog Canada.

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Climate Change in Atlantic Canada

Across Atlantic Canada, coastlines and communities are being adversely affected by climate change, and as temperature, sea level and storm surge increase, adaptation initiatives are being planned and implemented to navigate the impending storm. via Climate Change in Atlantic Canada….

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The New Abolitionism | The Nation

n 2012, the writer and activist Bill McKibben published a heart-stopping essay in Rolling Stone titled “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math.” I’ve read hundreds of thousands of words about climate change over the last decade, but that essay haunts me…

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Peter Brown on the Crisis of Cosmology and Education in the Anthropocene – the anthropo.scene

Peter Brown on the Crisis of Cosmology and Education in the Anthropocene – the anthropo.scene.

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On Earth Day, an Economics for People and Planet | The Economics of Happiness

On Earth Day, an Economics for People and Planet | The Economics of Happiness.

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US Is an Oligarchy Not a Democracy, says Scientific Study | Common Dreams

“Despite the seemingly strong empirical support in previous studies for theories of majoritarian democracy, our analyses suggest that majorities of the American public actually have little influence over the policies our government adopts. Americans do enjoy many features central to democratic…

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Krugman: Worried About Oligarchy? You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet | Common Dreams

The world in fact has moved on a long way in the last 25 years and not in a direction you’re going to like because we are seeing not only great disparities in income and wealth, but we’re seeing them…

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12 Reasons Why New Zealand’s Economic Bubble Will End In Disaster – Forbes

“New Zealand’s economy has been hailed as one of world’s top safe-haven economies in recent years after it emerged from Global Financial Crisis relatively unscathed. Unfortunately, my research has found that many of today’s so-called safe-havens (such as Singapore) are…

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