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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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This is what organized resistance looks like: with a 17% approval rating and a populace in plain revolt, Cathie Black was forced to step down as New York City schools chancellor after just 100 days in office.

Cyprus is hardly the only safe harbor for the tax-averse. Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malta and the Caymans are reminding those shaken by events in Cyprus that they remain open for business.

Toxic Train Wreck Exposes Weakness in Federal Chemical Policy

In late November, while other parts of New Jersey were recovering from Superstorm Sandy, the quiet town of Paulsboro was blindsided by a very unnatural disaster.

Working to ban the influence of money in politics, three U.S. senators already have 43 co-signers, more than 2 million names on petitions and the endorsement of 500 communities in 16 states.