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By Jeff Abbott / 17 September 2016
Across Guatemala, indigenous communities are organizing to challenge logging in the country’s vast forests. These communities are concerned with the impact that both legal and illegal logging will have on their watersheds and on the environment.
By Robin D. G. Kelley / 03 September 2016
Robin D.G. Kelley reports on the publication of a document expressing the guiding vision of the Black Lives Matter movement.
By Dario Azzellini / 03 September 2016
Dario Azzelini examines the increasing turn to worker's control in response to the ongoing crisis of capitalism.
By Dmitry Mickiewicz / 03 September 2016
Forests in the Ukrainian Carpathians are on the verge of extinction as the country faces an ecological disaster of unprecedented proportions, environmentalists say. Illegal loggers are illegally trafficking abroad entire trains of fir trees, earning millions of dollars. According to local residents, deforestation has dramatically intensified over the past two years. The scale of the disaster can... Read more
By Jonathan Latham / 01 September 2016
Piecemeal, and at long last, chemical manufacturers have begun removing the endocrine-disrupting plastic bisphenol-A (BPA) from products they sell. Sunoco no longer sells BPA for products that might be used by children under three. France has a national ban on BPA food packaging. The EU has banned BPA from baby bottles. These bans and associated product withdrawals are the result of epic... Read more
By Peter LaVenia / 29 August 2016
The Working Families Party – darling of The Nation-reading liberals in New York State – is in trouble. The NY Daily News reported this week that major unions (SEIU 1199, United Federation of Teachers, and the Hotel Trades Council) had quietly dropped financial support of the organization in late 2014.
By Ryan Van Lenning / 28 August 2016
As the National Park Service enters its second century, it made me consider: What is the impact of millions of vehicles on our nation’s “best idea” and how does it compromise our experience of these grand places? What is being done to minimize auto traffic in national parks? Which parks are accessible via alternative transportation?

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