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Despite the Gulf kingdom's $226 billion budget, pay slips show migrant workers building the al-Wakrah stadium in preparation for the 2022 World Cup work up to 30 days a month for as little as $8.30 a day.

The FBI collected over 100 pages of documents on Fred Koch after he published a red scare manifesto that accused U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower himself of being a communist.

Under a system of governance that predates Canada by thousands of years, the Unist’ot’en have taken an uncompromising stance: All pipelines are banned from their territories.

Nestlé is draining America's vital groundwater resources at a stunning rate – with 29 water bottling facilities across North America, it pocketed $4 billion in revenue from bottled water sales in 2012 alone.

Even as uranium mining devastates communities in the state of Jharkhand, India, in the grip of promised growth, is choosing to look away.

From the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to the Trade In Services Agreement, massive trade deals are being advanced in coordination with a militarized police state.

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Nestlé is draining America's vital groundwater resources at a stunning rate – with 29 water bottling facilities across North America, it pocketed $4 billion in revenue from bottled water sales in 2012 alone.

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A few days after thousands marched on downtown Detroit last weekend, the city suspended mass water shutoffs for 15 days – leaving more than 15,000 households already disconnected.

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The British Medical Association joins a growing movement of institutions – including dozens of universities, foundations and even the World Council of Churches – dumping oil, coal and gas holdings.

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With 400,000 members and 85,000 retirees, SEIU 1199 is among the biggest unions to sign up so far for the People's Climate March in New York in September.

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In the week that Uruguay legalized marijuana, the country's 78-year-old president and former guerrilla leader — who was shot by police six times and spent 14 years in a military prison — explained why he rejects the "world's poorest president" label.

Breaking research reveals 87% of Oklahomans and 84% of Texans accept that climate change is occurring.

The study released Monday by Human Rights Watch raises questions about the criminal justice system's ability to respect civil rights and due process since 9/11.

Guy Standing's new book provides a timely framework to analyze Europe's rightward populist shift while offering specific proposals to move us beyond our current socio-economic crises.

In the aftermath of the Gezi Park protests that rocked Istanbul and spread last month across Turkey, activists are being locked up, journalists bullied and demonstrators persecuted.

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