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U.S. negotiators are working to permanently block a landmark regulatory proposal in the E.U. aimed at addressing climate change – and instead to force European countries to import the world's dirtiest oil.

This summer, the CIA's private Amazon Web Services cloud—shielded from the public behind a wall of national security—becomes operational.

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.

Extensive research and reports commissioned by the fracking industry are treated as seminal, informative works within the U.K. government – but to date, no one outside industry vouches for its safety.

“It doesn’t make sense that I work hard, help the restaurant make money and yet I can’t eat there or support my family on just one job. This is not the America that I believe in."

In the 80s and 90s they called them "IMF Riots" – but what the biggest international investment organizations and consultants now see happening looks a whole lot bigger.

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Part 3: Chris Hedges interviewed Harvard professor and MayDay SuperPAC founder Lawrence Lessig about his plans to break the hold of big money on American elections.

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Patient details were shared with organizations including private health insurance companies, many based in the United States.

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Investors led by BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, and PIMCO, the world’s largest bond-fund manager, have sued some of the world’s largest banks for breach of fiduciary duty.

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The aggressive foreclosures and water shut-offs are a deliberate scheme to shock the population, drive long-time residents out of the city center, seize property and gentrify downtown Detroit and the waterfront.

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Dozens of ranchers, farmers and Native Americans calling themselves the Cowboy and Indian Alliance rode into D.C. on horseback to set up camp in opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Chrystia Freeland's new book, "Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else," explores a new breed of global billionaires.

A Martyr in the Fight for Free Online Access to Research

In death, Aaron Swartz has become a political martyr for the cause he championed in life: making scientific and scholarly research freely available.

It’s the Interest, Stupid! Why Bankers Rule the World

A stunning 35% to 40% of everything we buy goes toward interest.

The failure of governments to protect the global commons is currently driving the climate protection movement — which is why climate protesters can proudly proclaim that they are upholding the law, not violating it.