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Deutsche Bank, Libor, Georgina Philippou, Barclays

The penalties on Germany’s largest bank also involve a guilty plea to the Department of Justice.

Edward Snowden, whistleblowers, NSA surveillance programs, American Civil Liberties Union, Reform Government Surveillance coalition, Patriot Act

According to a worldwide poll, a large and important segment of global society sees Edward Snowden as hero and whistleblower — and its members are the future.

police killings, police brutality, Freddie Gray

Outrage over the police killing of 25-year-old Freddie Gray in Baltimore continued on Thursday after hundreds demonstrated in front of the Western District police station where Gray was taken following his arrest on April 12.

This Earth Day, an apology to future generations from Prince Ea.

Trans-Pacific Partnership, TPP, fast track authority, Bernie Sanders, wealth inequality, income inequality, populist candidate, money in politics, Citizens United

Whether or not this opponent of the billionaire class, corporate greed, Wall Street and environmental degradation – and this champion of working people, the unemployed, retirees, and student debtors – is our next president will be entirely up to us.

The number of homeless children has grown by 60 percent in the past six years.

Posted 4 days 13 hours ago

“We are convinced that the entire public interest is at stake, whether water, energy, health, and public transport – the communities are largely deprived of their ability to act."

Posted 3 days 12 hours ago
99%, occupy, OWS

What happened to Occupy should serve as a warning to everyone about the dangerous fusion of corporate interests and our public institutions.

Posted 2 days 13 hours ago
Danish wind power, Danish renewables movement, wind power technology

Wind power in Denmark has created tens of thousands of jobs, yet it's still facing stiff opposition from corporations and politicians.

Posted 2 days 13 hours ago
killed environmentalists, climate talks, carbon emissions

Artificial, self-important UN summits could not be further from the frontline of protest, where environmentalists are being killed at an alarming rate.

Posted 2 days 13 hours ago
austerity policies, March for the Homeless, homelessness policy, homelessness protests, No More Deaths On Our Streets

On April 15, Manchester Town Hall was in lockdown as anti-austerity protestors attempted to storm the building – part of a March for the Homeless campaign aimed at raising awareness around homelessness issues.

From student debt to climate change, and from fair pay to gun control, young people are seeing the issues that affect them most lose out to the interests of rich corporations and the super wealthy whose power shapes Congress.

The number of homeless children has grown by 60 percent in the past six years.

Danish wind power, Danish renewables movement, wind power technology

Wind power in Denmark has created tens of thousands of jobs, yet it's still facing stiff opposition from corporations and politicians.

police brutality, police killings

The Post’s analysis doesn't confirm that race was a factor in dozens of shootings, but the fact that more than 75% of the officers involved were white, and two-thirds of the victims were minorities, leads observers to believe race played a factor.

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