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Climate activists converge in Midwest on global day of action

The event, one of hundreds held across the world, was held in Whiting, within sight of a BP oil refinery where workers struck over safety concerns last year.

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New York City protesters demand justice for slain Honduras activist Berta Cáceres

Advocates call for an independent investigation, as well as an end to U.S. military aid and military training in Honduras.

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Flint doctor awarded for exposing poisoned water; three officials get charged

Meanwhile, the lead content of Flint water remains way above safe levels, and people are forced to use bottled water for drinking.

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Dead miners’ families react to coal criminal Blankenship’s 12 month jail sentence

Convicted coal criminal Don Blankenship appeared in federal court for sentencing before U.S. District Judge Irene Berger last Wednesday.

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Running Michigan like a business: Flint’s children damaged for life

The EPA tried over and over again to get Snyder to take measures that would neutralize the lead leaching into the water from the pipes.

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East Oaklanders present new vision for fair development

Area residents have demanded that affordable housing, a clean and healthy environment, and good union jobs for current residents be written into any development plan for the area.

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Climate Disobedience Center defends oil blockaders -- and so many others

In the face of increasing fossil fuel disasters and legal crackdowns on civil disobedience, the need for this organization and others like it has never been greater.

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Rubio: God demands free enterprise

Rubio did not explain how his Administration would finance anything at all after cutting taxes for the rich and giving tax refunds for health insurance.

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First Trinity Baptist becomes an oasis during Flint water crisis

"It's very pricey and taxing to our community - it's like you're a prisoner to the situation: you pay your bills, but you don't get your water... It's awful."

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What's behind the Oregon takeover?

The Bundys' latest tango with the federal government is the most recent flare up of a decades-long movement.

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