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International trade unions to adopt historic resolution on climate change

Unions from all over the world are to adopt today an ambitious resolution on climate change. In the framework of the 2nd ITUC Congress, unions have debated their role in the fight against climate change, the means to create green

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What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism

For those concerned with the fate of the earth, the time has come to face facts: not simply the dire reality of climate change but also the pressing need for social-system change. The failure to arrive at a world climate

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Gulf oil spill: A hole in the world

The Deepwater Horizon disaster is not just an industrial accident – it is a violent wound inflicted on the Earth itself. In this special report from the Gulf coast, a leading author and activist shows how it lays bare the

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Works started in Hasankeyf, millenary city of Kurdistan

In Hasankeyf/Batman, DSI (State Hydraulic Works ) and TOKI (Housing Development Administration) have set up a building area in a region where important findings belonging to Neolithic Age have been recovered.Construction works have started in the interaction environment of protected

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Obama’s Twist of BP’s Arm Stirs Debate on Frequent Tactic

WASHINGTON — First there was General Motors, whose chief executive was summarily dismissed by the White House shortly before the government became the company’s majority shareholder. Chrysler was forced into a merger. At the banks that received government bailouts, executive pay was curbed; at insurance companies seeking to jack up premiums, scathing criticism led to rollbacks.

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What Bhopal Started 0

Over 20,000 killed. Over half a million victims maimed, disabled or otherwise affected. Compensation of around Rs. 12,414 per victim on average on the 1989 value of the rupee. $ 470 million total. And that divided between 574,367 victims.) Over

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Remunicipalización en el sector del agua: una ola imparable 0

Apuntes sobre el debate y la acción La remunicipalización de los servicios de agua es una tendencia en auge en todo el mundo. Los pasados 25 y 26 de noviembre se celebró en Barcelona un seminario de Reclaiming Public Water

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