San Antonio’s Great Wall (A Trump Mystery Post)

Everybody knows that walls work. You look at different places they put up a wall, no problem. You look at San Antonio. You look at so many different places. They […]

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China’s Censors Duped By Lantern Festival Riddles

Riddle Me This: How Chinese netizens outwitted China’s Cyberspace Administration with Lantern Festival Riddles. Oiwan Lam 浮世三千, 吾愛有三。 日,月與卿。 日為朝,月為暮, 卿為朝朝暮暮。 I love three things in this world. Sun, Moon […]

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IWD: Nonviolent Resistance Training is Critical

With international Woman’s Day here, we must recognize that successful campaigns of nonviolent resistance do not materialize over night.

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‘Fake News’ Got you Down? Try Not Thinking

Cristina Orsini In 2017, the term “fake news” was used 365 percent more often than in 2016, earning the award for “Word of the Year” by the Collins Dictionary. Yet, […]

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Climate Deniers are Not Little Galileos. Here’s Why.

The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change: How is it measured and what it means. Ray Weymann/Central Coast Climate Science It is frequently said that “97 percent of climate scientists agree […]

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The White Nationalist Who Came to Dinner

He was groomed from childhood to one day be a key leader in the white nationalist movement. Then, after being outed at his liberal arts college as a racist streaming-radio […]

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Standing Rock: New Life to Old Struggles

The teeth marks of attack dogs and the pepper-sprayed faces of indigenous land defenders in North Dakota are fresh on the minds of dozens of dancers gathered on the stone […]

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Aleppo: Time for Food Drones

Regarding to humanitarian disaster in Aleppo, Anthony Judge asks a vital question this week: “If no [governmental] authorization is required for destructive bombing, why is authorization required for ‘food bombing’?” […]

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Fact-Checking Lamar Smith

Unpacking the National Climate Assessment and its call for urgent climate action. The summer of 2011 should have been a wake-up call for Texans. Not only was there a withering […]

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So Delicious turns to Twitter for ‘the world’s shortest grant application’

The non-dairy products company is giving out grants for ideas to improve the planet – and the application is just a tweet [View the story “So Delicious’ micro-grants campaign showcases […]

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Global Warming Is Good For Us?

Even as climate change science has tightened to a certainty, we’re witnessing the return of denialist ‘zombie arguments.’ Just over a decade ago, US Senator James Inhofe helped derail early […]

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Storm the Crossroads: How the Fracking ‘Revolution’ Gambles Our Already-Tenuous Future

We idle at a crossroads. It’s a harried intersection, to be sure, at a twilight hour. From one direction flow the rail cars of explosive oil, streams of latticed drilling […]

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Goodbye to the Horny Toad? A Postcard from Kenedy, Texas

After wresting a semblance of its formerly wild self from the shop-lined canals and flood-control channels of the Alamo City, the San Antonio River winds its way through 60 miles of […]

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Lone Star Green: ‘Wise Women’ Deliver Stories From Climate Change’s Front Lines

With the release of yet another report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change chronicling the dangers our planet is steaming toward, it’s easy to forget that global warming is […]

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Mi’kmaq Warrior Society Shuts Down Houston Fracking Company

“Even the corporate monsters are envious of what we have, because we have all the love…” More information at Halifax Media Co-op.

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Margo Tamez, Environmentalism Failures, and Indigenous Dignity

Climate action in the U.S. will not come from some mass conversion of the largely white middle-class deniers, whose representatives even now hold the nation hostage in hopes of preventing […]

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Lone Star Green: Policing The Oil Patch

Hector Zertuche’s first environmental crime occurred around 2009 when he discovered a truckload of oilfield drilling muds dumped on the banks of the Nueces River outside Sandia. “We matched the […]

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Solar Must Power 10 Percent Of World Needs By 2025

Despite the U.S.’s failure to sign on to the Kyoto Protocol all these years, many U.S. cities have pledged to chart a course for 20-percent renewable power by 2020. However, […]

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