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05/04/19
Author: 
Jonathan Cook
April 4th, 2019

Has anyone else noticed how over the past few years the corporate media has been dedicating ever more space to articles on how to deal with loneliness, anxiety and insomnia, as well as ways to immerse ourselves in escapist new technology?
05/04/19
Author: 
Jonathan Blitzer

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   April 3, 2019

28/03/19
Author: 
Piero Bevilacqua, Sharon Lerner, ITUC
Fridays for future

Student Strikes for Climate Justice

ENVIRONMENT  •  March 27, 2019

14/03/19
Author: 
Tracy Loew

Two Oregon lawmakers want to protect public drinking water sources by banning clear-cuts, pesticide and fertilizer applications, and new logging roads on private forestland in those watersheds.

The aim is to prevent disasters such as last year’s Detroit Lake algae bloom, which shut down drinking water supplies in the state Capital for more than a month.

01/03/19
Author: 
350.org and The Leap

Editor: Both of these works are interesting discussions of extending some of the ideas of the Green New Deal to the Canadian context.

Watch "What can a Green New Deal look like for Canada?" here.

 

And here is the link to the podcast described below: https://theleap.org/change-everything/

February 12 2019:

11/02/19
Author: 
Richard Greeman
As Macron Prepares New Repressive Measures Yellow Vests and Red Unions Strike Together
On Tuesday, February 5, as the Macron government pushed harsh repressive laws against demonstrators through the National Assembly, the Yellow Vests joined with France’s unions for the first time in a day-long, nation-wide “General Strike.”

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