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Obama Announces First Coal Carbon Limits
"Setting fair Clean Air Act standards does not cause the sky to fall." Read more...
The "To This Day" project began as a poem written by someone who was bullied as a child to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on an individual. As you listen, it will break your heart. And then it will heal it. Read more...
On any given day, we have about 2.3 million people behind bars in federal, state and local facilities. Read more...
Video: Occupy protesters march in protest in September 2011. Some of the findings included in a newly-released study(pdf) conducted by sociologists at the City University of New York, that looked at the backgrounds and motivations of Occupy Read more...
On the first anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, GRITtv host Laura Flanders talks to journalist Arun Gupta and organizer Marina Sitrin about the movement’s impact and future role in American life and politics. Read more...

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Aerial footage from May of 2010 by John Wathen shows the extent of the devastation created by the BP oil spill. H/T Treehugger. The Department of Justice presented examples of “gross negligence and willful misconduct” on the Read more...
An expanding network of concerned individuals known as Occupy Monsanto has emerged over the past 8 months staging numerous protests at companies connected to the global trade of genetically engineered foods, also known as GMOs. The network announced today that on September 17, 2012 protests will begin for an entire week in St. Louis, home of the Monsanto Corporation, and across the US including California where voters will decide if they will label GMOs this election and worldwide in Argentina, Canada, Germany, India, Philippines, and other countries where concern over GMO impact on the environment and human health is growing. Read more...
Chris Hedges at Culture Project's IMPACT 2012 Festival from Deep Dish TV on Vimeo. Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, and war correspondent speaks about his latest book, "Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt", Read more...
Jack Abramoff, a former lobbyist imprisoned for his role in a wide-ranging Washington corruption scandal, has appeared as a pundit on CNN. The BBC asks "Why have US television networks turned into comeback springboards for disgraced public figures?" Read more...
Occupy action in Boston on Wednesday for public transportation: Public transportation is a right and must be accessible to all. Service cuts and fare hikes will have a devastating and disproportionate impact on low-income communities, Read more...