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Meet the 17-Year-Old Who Blew the Lid Off Racial Profiling With His iPod

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Paris climate summit, Miguel Cañete, carbon emissions, climate justice, climate financing

Europe's climate chief, Miguel Cañete, says "Paris is final" – a last chance to put the world on track to meet carbon reductions and avoid catastrophic levels of climate change.

Trans-Pacific Partnership, fast track, corporate tribunals, corporate trade deals

Obama and Congress need to explain how the Constitution allows the United States to submit the validity of its federal, state and local laws to "corporate tribunals" with no possibility of U.S. court review.

Kentucky Resources Council, Tom FitzGerald, Bluegrass Pipeline, Kentuckians United to Resist Eminent Domain, KURED, Kinder Morgan, gas pipelines, fracking, Kentucky fracking, Frack-Free Foothills

Recent victories against powerful energy companies have given activists in Kentucky a reason to celebrate.

United Fruit Co., Big Foods, food industry propaganda, GMOs, industrial agriculture, biotech industry, Alliance to Feed the Future, Frozen Pizza Institute, Calorie Control Council, U.S. Farmers and Rancher’s Alliance, Elanco, Monsanto, DuPont, Dow, Syngen

Food industry front groups and covert communications teams sponsored are going to unprecedented lengths – and deploying an ever wider array of PR tactics – to make sure consumers keep buying unhealthy products.

Chris Hedges (Credit: Nation Books)

"You rebel not only for what you can achieve, but for who you [can] become," says the author and journalist.

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From Sweden with socialism, let’s google some shit.

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church burnings, Michael Brown, Ferguson protests, Darren Wilson, Black Lives Matter, Charleston massacre, Ku Klux Klan, hate groups, hate crimes, National Church Arson Task Force

That numerous black churches in the South have been burned just a little over a week since the racially-motivated terrorist attack in Charleston lends credibility to the theory that racist organizations are at work.

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The HRA protects the right to life, liberty, security, a fair trial, respect for private life and freedom of expression – it also bans torture, slavery and discrimination.

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I removed the flag not only in defiance of those who enslaved my ancestors in the southern United States, but also in defiance of the oppression that continues against black people globally in 2015.

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Micah White, Occupy Wall Street, movement strategies, movement tactics, mass protests, Black Lives Matter, The End of Protest

The co-creator of Occupy Wall Street has advice for the next generation of social movements: “Never protest the same way twice.”

CEO pay, chief executive pay, wealth inequality, income inequality

Chief executives at the country's 350 biggest companies made an average of $16.3 million each last year – but while their compensation soared, the typical worker’s paycheck hasn’t budged.

By making the cost of breaking the law outweigh the cost of following it, business owners will be deterred from committing the crime in the first place.

Chris Hedges (Credit: Nation Books)

"You rebel not only for what you can achieve, but for who you [can] become," says the author and journalist.

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