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Both the Butte County Camp Fire, which killed more than 80 people and last year’s Tubbs fire, which killed 24 people, were likely sparked by Pacific Gas and Electric’s equipment. According to the California Department...

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It barely rains in California anymore.  In the face of an historic drought, Democratic Governor Jerry Brown has mandated the state’s first ever rationing of water.  The state is in its fourth year of a...

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On 20 February, Greek negotiators agreed a four month extension of the current bailout program (austerity agreement) with its creditors (the Troika - EU, IMF and European Central Bank). ...

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“The NFL doesn’t have a Ray Rice problem; it has a violence against women problem.” – Terry O’Neill, president of the National Organization for Women. This quote came in response to the debate that erupted...

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Humanity is at one of the most important crossroads in its 200,000 year history. Having spread across the globe about 30,000 years ago, we advanced through various stages of hunting and gathering to develop agriculture...

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For a socialist world! The first of May is traditionally the day of international workers’ solidarity, celebrated by class fighters around the world. Its origins lie in the 19th century struggles, mainly amongst manual workers...

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According to research done by Harvard professor Judith Grant Long annual public subsidies for pro sports facilities in 2010 totaled $259 million. It is generally recognized that owners make tens of millions of dollars in...

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Kendrick Guenther, Minneapolis As the national debate over climate change and the role of the energy industry rages, Minneapolis voters may be asked this November to decide whether to empower the city to take their...

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In January 2010, Oregonians voted to protect public education and public services with two new tax measures that increase taxes on corporations and the wealthy. Oregon has a history of rejecting sales tax and other...

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Adam Ziemkowski, Cochabamba, Bolivia Since winning re-election to a third term with a commanding 63% of the vote, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has taken important steps towards fulfilling his campaign promise to take the country’s...

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