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Anti-Fracking Protest Turns Violent In New Brunswick
40 arrested, 5 police vehicles burned but no one seriously injured in violent clash . Read more...
Video via Al Jazeera Some of the world's largest energy giants are moving into eastern Australia and investing billions of dollars to exploit coal seam gas reserves so vast they could rewrite the world's energy map. Despite generating massive Read more...
Yesterday, after a weekend training in nonviolent civil disobedience, protesters from the Tar Sands Blockade jubilantly swarmed the Keystone XL pipeline's construction site in Winnsboro, Texas. Keystone XL pipeline opponents have tried petitioning the government, filing lawsuits, and bringing their issues to the media's attention, but with Obama's recent endorsement of the southern leg of the pipeline, the Tar Sands Blockade feels justified to resort to civil disobedience. Read more...
Today only 7 families remain of the former 32 who made up the community of the Riverdale Mobile Home Park, in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania, after the land beneath them was sold to Aqua America, a water company dedicated to fracking. Read more...
The global Occupy movement is undergoing a period of sustained tactical innovation. In the U.S. occupiers are experimenting with new techniques of nonviolent protest inspired by the Black Bloc. In Quebec, we are testing whether a sustained Read more...

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On Sunday, Liz Cheney took a brief hiatus from her preposterous charge that "President Obama is contributing to the isolation of Israel, and sending a Read more...
John Cornyn believes the killed pro-Palestinian activists that were killed in a clash with Israeli defense forces were asking for it. ABC's Jake Ta Read more...
Steve Benen asks the correct question about Liz Cheney's latest attack on President Obama over him daring to point out on Larry King's show this week Read more...
If Israel does indeed follow through with this, this could be a major breakthrough for getting humanitarian aid to Gaza Palestinians: JERUSALEM Read more...
Jeremy Scahill debated Ed Koch about the Israeli attack on the flotillas headed for Gaza with humanitarian aide. Jeremy Scahill wrote in his post at T Read more...