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The Seattle 1999 WTO protest was a battle for food sovereignty
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The Seattle 1999 WTO protest was a battle for food sovereignty

I was in Seattle as part of the IFG, the International Forum on Globalization, which brought together all of us who were questioning GATT, which was the precursor of the WTO before the Marrakesh agreement was signed. I was fighting

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How much of the U.S. military budget can be cut?
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How much of the U.S. military budget can be cut?

In the past, Elizabeth Warren has, very importantly, given a number on the question of “How much money would you cut from the military budget?” In her proposal around Medicare for All, she proposed cutting $80 billion from the military

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Sen. Cory Booker on being a vegan and the environmental impact of factory-farmed meat
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Sen. Cory Booker on being a vegan and the environmental impact of factory-farmed meat

If you could talk about your personal decision to be a vegan, which really brings together the issue of the environment and personal health? Listen, my personal decision is to try every day to be a better — living the

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“We need more housing”: Elizabeth Warren on gentrification & lack of affordable housing in the U.S.
Was there a coup in Bolivia? Former Morales ambassador & historian of Latin America debate
Is the scope of the impeachment proceedings too limited?
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Is the scope of the impeachment proceedings too limited?

This impeachment proceeding will only be limited to, as Nancy Pelosi said, Ukraine. For example, could it go to issues of children dying on the border? And the reason I ask this is, the House Judiciary Committee, under Nixon, did

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Bill McKibben: Corporate America’s refusal to limit pollution will “break the climate system”
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Bill McKibben: Corporate America’s refusal to limit pollution will “break the climate system”

Bill, you’ve said that the decision to withdraw is the greatest success of the “denial machine” that the fossil fuel industry launched 30 years ago. Could you elaborate on that? Sure, sure. We now know, from great investigative reporting, that

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Climate scientist: The challenge ahead signals “new chapter” of human civilization
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Climate scientist: The challenge ahead signals “new chapter” of human civilization

A city like Bombay, a population of almost 20 million, and the greater Bombay area, large parts of which will be underwater according to this report by 2050, that area includes where two nuclear installations are housed. Oh, there’s a

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Overthrow: 100 Years of U.S. Meddling & Regime Change, from Iran to Nicaragua to Hawaii to Cuba
Housing prices are on the rise in California — and so is homelessness