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George Monbiot: Rigging the Market

Oil, the industry that threatens us with destruction, is being bailed out with public money

Gregory Button: The Flint Water Crisis is Not Without Parallel in Michigan History

Much of the uncertainty and harm of the present day disaster in Flint could have been averted if officials were aware of the pitfalls of their predecessors

Gregory Button: The Flint Water Disaster: a Perfect Storm of Downplaying, Denial and Deceit

Tragically, the situation could have been avoided if the state had followed the EPA mandate to install corrosive preventative measures when lead levels in drinking water exceed recommended levels

Robert D. Bullard: Flint’s water crisis is a blatant example of environmental injustice

How race and class have shaped the ongoing public health disaster in Flint

Andrea Muehlebach: How to kill the demos: the water struggle in Italy

The politics of water in Italy starkly reveals the crisis of legitimacy that is rocking governments and compels us to ask how democracy can be regained

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Michael T. Klare: The Oil Pricequake

Political Turmoil in a Time of Low Energy Prices

Frank Mulder: Oil Giants Punish Venezuela through Dutch treaty

While the country is torn apart by poor governance, poverty and polarisation, it is attacked from the outside by oil firms claiming tens of billions of dollars

Alex Lenferna: Bill Gates gives Exxon cover: The Gates Foundation is deadly wrong on climate change, fossil fuels

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the world’s wealthiest charitable foundation, has been under an unprecedented amount of scrutiny regarding their investments in the fossil fuel industry lately

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Chris Hedges: Death by Fracking

The maniacal drive by the human species to extinguish itself includes a variety of lethal pursuits. One of the most efficient is fracking. One day, courtesy of corporations such as Halliburton, BP and ExxonMobil, a gallon of water will cost more than a gallon of gasoline. Fracking, which involves putting chemicals into potable water and Read more…

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Vandana Shiva: ‘Big Agri’ Doesn’t Serve Us: Reflections on World Food Day

If we can look through the degenerate Public Relations Fog, we can find our way to the road that will ensure we rejuvenate the planet

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