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The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue as the very rich shield their income from taxes.

Catholics from as far as Florida and Argentina are coming to New York "to indicate our prayerful support of God’s creation."

Nine out of 10 Latinos support government taking action to combat the threat of climate change – and 56 percent of Latinos see climate change as an extremely or very serious issue compared to 43 percent of all voters.

The history of resistance movements shows that when 3.5% of a population mobilizes on an issue, no government can withstand it – and organizers hope the climate justice movement can reach that level.

This weekend I won’t be marching for the climate, but I won’t be sitting around doing nothing either – I’ll be at the sixth annual Australian Climate Action Summit in Queensland delivering some inconvenient truths.

Britain’s political system is broken to the point where many people in Northern England actually want to join Scotland to escape austerity measures.

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Organizers haven't been shy about their underlying intentions: using the September march in Manhattan as a platform on which to build an international environmental social movement unlike any previously seen.

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Shifting toward community-based renewable power is a strong thread running through Scotland's Radical Independence Campaign, and a free Scotland could inspire other countries to relinquish their fossil fuel addiction.

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In addition to speaking with a common voice on climate justice and the policies needed to achieve it, today's "movement of movements" needs to reach beyond environmentalists.

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The latest misguided move by regulators could result in serious collateral damage to cities – maybe serious enough to finally propel them into bankruptcy.

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Calling for "new world order," Bez promises to campaign for the redistribution of wealth, banking reform and an end to war – and he is already raising the profile of issues like fracking and genetically modified food.

E.U. ministers recently agreed on a plan that shifts the responsibility for bank losses from governments to bank investors, creditors and uninsured depositors. What might this mean if it happened in America as well?

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American Express, Citigroup and Discover Financial are among the giant lenders now engaging in fraudulent debt collection practices that mirror the illegal foreclosure process.

Hawaii is the world’s ground zero for chemical testing and food engineering, with companies like Monsanto executing thousands of open-field-test experiments of pesticide-resistant crops over the last 20 years.

Financial-disclosure forms show that a majority of Congress members are millionaires, and experts say there is a growing concern about the disconnect between lawmakers and average Americans.