Monthly Archives: April 2021

OpenDemocracy starting legal action to defeat Boris Johnson’s UK government evasions of scrutiny and accountability

Why we’re taking the UK government to court to protect Freedom of Information OpenDemocracy is taking legal action over the Cabinet Office’s ‘Orwellian’ Clearing House that vets FOI requests and could breach data protection law openDemocracy is going to court … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg Says Humanity Must Not Be Fooled by ‘Bullsh*t’ Climate Targets of World Leaders

Published on Thursday, April 22, 2021 by Common Dreams The Swedish campaigner says insufficient goals and empty rhetoric represent the “biggest elephant there’s even been in any room.” by Common Dreams staff Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg in a video released … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Pogrom: Extremist Jewish Mobs injure 100 Palestinians, chanting “Death to Arabs”

( Middle East Monitor ) – The Encyclopaedia Britannica defines a pogrom as “a mob attack, either approved or condoned by authorities, against the persons and property of a religious, racial, or national minority”.That is exactly what is happening today against the Palestinian people … Continue reading

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Exploiting black labor after the abolition of slavery

Exploiting black labor after the abolition of slavery Kathy Roberts Forde, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Bryan Bowman, University of Massachusetts Amherst The U.S. criminal justice system is riven by racial disparity. The Obama administration pursued a plan to reform … Continue reading

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Climate Crisis: Ocean Layer Mixing has slowed 6 times Faster than Scientists Feared, Endangering Sea Life

The ocean is becoming more stable – here’s why that might not be a good thing Phil Hosegood, University of Plymouth If you’ve ever been seasick, “stable” may be the last word you associate with the ocean. But as global … Continue reading

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Seriously ugly: here’s how Australia will look if the world heats by 3°C this century

Shutterstock Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, The University of Queensland and Lesley Hughes, Macquarie University Imagine, for a moment, a different kind of Australia. One where bushfires on the catastrophic scale of Black Summer happen almost every year. One where 50℃ days in … Continue reading

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Tax the Rich

I’ve said before something along the lines that the filthy, stinking rich will not notice and they won’t. 55 US Corporate Giants Paid $0 in Federal Taxes in 2020 Thanks to ‘Gaping’ Loopholes “If you paid $120 for a pair … Continue reading

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