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UNITED NATIONS - An international coalition of academics and environmental activists has launched a global campaign for the creation of a new U.N. convention to protect "mother earth".

"It will not be an easy struggle to have the rights of nature understood and...

May 24, 2011
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May 23, 2011

It is alleged that civil servants were among those who profited from the purchase of blood supplies imported from abroad throughout the 1990s.

On Wednesday 14 people were arrested in three Brazilian cities.

The darkly named Operation Vampire has revealed...

May 21, 2011

 

Next week, Chevron -- California's largest corporation and the nation's third largest -- holds its annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon. The gathering will be met by protesters, including those who will travel from Angola, Nigeria, Canada, Alaska, and the U.S. Gulf Coast to...

By Antonia Juhasz
May 20, 2011

NEXT WEEK, Chevron -- California's largest corporation -- holds its annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon. As usual, the gathering will be met by protesters, including those from areas all around the nation and the world where Chevron operates in the deep sea....

By Antonia Juhasz
May 20, 2011


The following is excerpted from the recently released book, The Rights of Nature: The Case for a Universal Declaration on the Rights of Mother Earth, produced by the Council of Canadians, Global Exchange and Fundacion Pachamama. This book reveals the path of a...

By Shannon Biggs and Mari Margil
May 20, 2011

BANGKOK, 19 May 2011 (IRIN) - Why has Save the Children's US$40 million global appeal for conflict-affected Côte d'Ivoire only brought in $225,000, when its campaign for those affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan raised $25 million, exceeding the $20 million...

May 19, 2011



Days before oil giant’s annual shareholder meeting, local and international community leaders from Nigeria to Ecuador to Richmond reveal firsthand reality of Chevron’s operations are not what is seen on TV.
- Interview Available Now -...

May 19, 2011

May 18, 2011

May 18, 2011

Antonia Juhasz talks with The Joe Show on KGMI Radio in Washington looking back at the oil spill one year later and her new book Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

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May 18, 2011

Antonia Juhasz talks with The Joe Show on KGMI Radio in Washington looking back at the oil spill one year later and her new book Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

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May 18, 2011



Antonia Juhasz talks on Eco-Logic with Ken Gale and David Occhiuto on WBAI in New York looking back at the oil spill one year later and her new book Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

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May 17, 2011



Antonia Juhasz talks on Eco-Logic with Ken Gale and David Occhiuto on WBAI in New York looking back at the oil spill one year later and her new book Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

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May 17, 2011

GOLAN, 17 May 2011 (IRIN) - When thousands of Palestinian refugees gathered on the Syrian border with Israel near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights recently, local villagers were stunned. It was the first time in more than 20 years that there had been trouble on this...

May 17, 2011

Antonia Juhasz talks with The Monitor on KPFK Radio in Houston looking back at the oil spill one year later and her new book Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

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May 16, 2011

Antonia Juhasz talks with The Monitor on KPFK Radio in Houston looking back at the oil spill one year later and her new book Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

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May 16, 2011

The Palestinian Authority is due to receive tax revenue funds withheld by Israel since Palestinian factions agreed a unity deal earlier this month, according to Israeli officials.

Approximately $86m in tax and customs revenues from ports and border was held after...

May 16, 2011

By Alvaro F. Fernandez
alfernandez@progresoweekly.com

President George W. Bush faces a battle he can never win.

I notice things we take for granted because of my visits to
Cuba. Sometimes simple...

May 14, 2011