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Greenland, Greenland melting, Greenland minerals, Greenland exploitation

Greenland’s potential is epic, but a young nation can be easily seduced and exploited.

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, Thanksgiving

Each November, Americans celebrate a mythical version of U.S. history – Thanksgiving Day's portrayal of the experience of Native Americans under the boot of settler-colonialism is one of the Empire's most cherished falsehoods.

Activism across the food industry is far more diverse than media stereotypes suggest.

Low pay, abusive conditions, no union representation — now employees are fed up and fighting back, as the city just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, is the center of a growing rebellion of laborers in border factories.

fit to work, U.K. mental health care crisis, mental health funding cuts, U.K. austerity cuts, U.K. austerity policies, National Health Service

Between 2011 and 2014, more than 4,000 people deemed "fit to work" died within six weeks following their Work Capacity Assessment by the U.K. government, shocking the nation and revealing a looming crisis in mental health care.

idiot america, Charles R. Pierce, saddled dinosaur, creationism, education, #blackoncampus, Million Student March, free education, college tuition, student debt, Fight for 15, Jonathan Butler, University of Missouri, hunger strike, green washing, Keystone

First, since when did stupidity become so popular? I guess since dinosaurs wore saddles – yes, saddles. Next up, education is a right and it's time to stop treating students like customers at a luxury store.

Posted 6 days 9 hours ago
Catalan independence movement, Catalan referendum

“In Catalonia we feel mistreated and misunderstood by the Spanish state, and we be believe we deserve to be a nation – so why can someone from Madrid say we are not? We have voted democratically and they just ignore us."

Posted 5 days 9 hours ago
indigenous land, indigenous rights, LandmarkMap, right to land, indigenous land access

LandmarkMap, which provides information about indigenous and community lands on the national and local level, could be the most authoritative source for people seeking to secure rights to their most vital resource.

Posted 6 days 9 hours ago

One again, union leadership prioritizes political connections in high places over the best interests of its members.

Posted 4 days 9 hours ago
ISIS, ISIS Paris attacks, Anonymous, Charlie Hebdo, Paris terror attacks, Anonymous war on ISIS

Expect massive cyberattacks. War is declared. Get prepared.

Posted 6 days 9 hours ago
Syrian refugees, Rick Snyder, Michigan refugee relocation, ISIS, ISIS bombings, Paris terror attacks, Pontiac refugee resettlement

Last week, a group of eight investors announced a first-of-its-kind project to resettle refugees on land purchased in Pontiac, north of Detroit – but the Paris terror attacks put a sudden freeze on the plan.

negative interest, Zero Interest Rate Policy, central bank policies, bank bailouts, bail-ins, Silvio Gesell, Charles Eisenstein, Wörgl currency, free money, Dodd-Frank Act

If you’re an ordinary saver with your money in the bank, you may soon be paying the bank to hold your funds rather than the reverse.

Four former Air Force service members who operated military drones have written an open letter to President Obama warning that the program of targeted killings has become a "driving force" for ISIS and other terrorist groups.

One again, union leadership prioritizes political connections in high places over the best interests of its members.

Bernie Sanders, democratic socialism, Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative Party

Distancing himself from the “radical” label applied to self-described socialists in the U.S., the presidential candidate instead placed himself in the left-wing American tradition of Franklin Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Jr.