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No to cyanide and fracking, from Romania to Brussels

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By Nick MeynenFirst posted on When Alexandru Popescu walked out of his Romanian hometown of Ploieşti, on August 30th, his 84-year old father thought he was crazy. The 46-year-old antiquarian …

Civil Society Statement Supporting the Case Filed Against the Cambodian Ruling Elite in the International Criminal Court

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The undersigned civil society organisations from across the world wish to express strong support for the case filed against the Cambodian Ruling Elite at the International Criminal Court on 7th …

BOOK: Degrowth: A Vocabulary for a New Era

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By Giacomo D’Alisa, Federico Demaria and Giorgos Kallis. Degrowth is a rejection of the illusion of growth and a call to repoliticize the public debate colonized by the idiom of economism. …

205 UK citizens groups deliver letter to Cameron, calling for moratorium on fracking

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On Wednesday 10th December (UN Human Rights Day) at 3 pm, anti-fracking campaigners will hand deliver a letter to 10 Downing Street which has been signed by no fewer than …

Ending ecocide in Almeria

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By Nick Meynen. You don’t expect smiles and jokes from a man who lives in a village that’s facing extinction due to ecocide (1). But David Dene (66), a UK-born globetrotter, …

Sengwers Feeling the Heat in The Embobut Forest

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By Dean Puckett. When Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, visited Kenya earlier this month, he reportedly urged the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to sort out Kenya’s historical land …

Death of a Shuar leader resisting Ecuador’s Mirador mine

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By Domingo AnkuashOn 3 December the dead body of anti-mining leader José Isidro Tendetza Antun, trustee Shuar Community Yanúa, El Pangui Canton province of Zamora, was found.He had been missing …