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States urged to support rights to water and sanitation 0

Post Views: 0  The UN said an estimated 884 million people lack access to safe drinking water © UNHCR /S. Schulman Amnesty International has called on all United Nations (UN) members to uphold the rights to water and sanitation, after the

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Gulf of Mexico Presents Unprecedented Toxicity Problems

Post Views: 1 If you’re living in the U.S., particularly within a thousand miles of the Gulf, you need to detoxify your body now. Here’s why: Crude oil is packed with a toxic chemical called benzene. Even in small amounts,

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International trade unions to adopt historic resolution on climate change

Post Views: 0 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

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What Every Environmentalist Needs to Know About Capitalism

Post Views: 0 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

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Gulf oil spill: A hole in the world

Post Views: 1 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

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Works started in Hasankeyf, millenary city of Kurdistan

Post Views: 3 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

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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

Post Views: 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

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Remunicipalización en el sector del agua: una ola imparable 0

Post Views: 1 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

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