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Movements confront climate change

Occupations of planned fracking sites in Canada and Romania showed the intensification of struggles against the damage fossil fuel exploitation is inflicting. The urgency of stopping the headlong rush to extract and burn fossil fuel was underscored by the latest comprehensive report from the International Panel on Climate Change. Continue reading

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Disability rights: The fight to stay alive

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Disability rights: The fight to stay alive Chicago—The U.S. disability rights movement has a rich and diverse history. It is the only class of people that you can suddenly become a … Continue reading

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Workshop Talks: Chevron refinery’s ‘acceptable risks’

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Workshop Talks Chevron refinery’s ‘acceptable risks’ by Htun Lin On Aug. 6, a huge toxic plume, caused by a massive fire from a leak at the Chevron refinery, spread over Richmond, … Continue reading

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