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Standing Rock Protest is Powerful

Mark Morey on the Social Revolution Taking Place
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 1:40 PM

Largely out of the headlines, the ongoing protest on Standing Rock is shining a bright light on how the big-moneyed interests with political clout steamroll the disadvantaged in order to get what they need. 

But in a rare David-vs-Goliath standoff, the Sioux tribespeople of Standing Rock Reservation are learning that they are not powerless. Their refusal to roll over and allow an oil pipleline to be built on their lands is growing into one of the largest resistance movements in recent years, drawing supporters from all over the country, and forcing the discussion of "Where do we draw the line?" in regards to our pursuit of depleting natural resources. » Read more

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Daily Digest 8/4 - The Politics Of Europe’s Summer Holidays, Life In A Toxic Country

Sunday, August 4, 2013, 12:12 PM
  • Abandoned Walmart is Now America’s Largest Library
  • Vamos a la playa
  • Energy East Pipeline: Building a Nation on a Nightmare
  • Milestone Claimed in Creating Fuel From Waste
  • Irish battle over plans for Aran giant salmon farm
  • As Cost of Importing Food Soars, Jamaica Turns to the Earth
  • Life In A Toxic Country
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Daily Digest 7/11 - Greece's Life-Saving Austerity Medics, Urban Flooding Likely To Worsen

Thursday, July 11, 2013, 11:11 AM
  • Greece's life-saving austerity medics 
  • World’s Biggest Challenge: ‘Ignorance in the Face of Change’ – Paul Hawken
  • Who is affected by big currency movements?
  • “Why did you shoot me? I was reading a book”: The new warrior cop is out of control
  • Fail And Fail Well
  • Dear Leader Dreams Of Sushi
  • Battle lines harden over Detroit pension cuts
  • NAVY LENR Patent Granted – Transmutes Radioactive Waste
  • The Lac-Mégantic Rail Disaster is a Corporate Crime
  • Lac-Mégantic's Disaster is the Poster Child for Fossil Fuel Folly
  • Politics of Climate Change: A Well-Oiled Machine
  • Urban flooding likely to worsen, say experts
  • Scientists Invented New Way of Seawater Desalination
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Daily Digest 3/21 - Detroit City Council 'Still Relevant,' Argentines Go For Gold

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 11:28 AM
  • AstraZeneca slashing 1,200 jobs in Delaware
  • Bankrupt San Bernardino approves over $1 mln in pay hikes
  • Detroit council: We're still relevant
  • Argentines go for gold. Literally.
  • Ficano wants retired deputy to drive and guard him, wash his car
  • Gold Daily and Silver Weekly Charts - New Zealand Goes Cyprus-Style, RBNZ Responds
  • Nearly 150 years after conflict ended, U.S. government still making payments to children of Civil War vets
  • In Spain, The Bitcoin Run Has Started
  • Canadian man to sell house for Bitcoin virtual currency
  • CIA's Gus Hunt On Big Data: We 'Try To Collect Everything And Hang On To It Forever'
  • Tories aim to divide, conquer with envoy who will canvas First Nations on energy projects
  • German scientists quit oil sands research over public climate concerns
  • Doctors call for ban of antibiotic use in farm animals as drug-resistant human infections hit ‘dangerous level
  • ‘We, as a nation, have to wake up’: First Nations leaders vow to do what it takes to block oil pipelines
  • Wave of prawn deaths baffles Chile city of Coronel
  • Eating locusts: The crunchy, kosher snack taking Israel by swarm
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Daily Digest 3/11 - Cuts Show Path To Leaner Military, 'Superbugs' Pose Dire Threat

Monday, March 11, 2013, 11:38 AM
  • U.S. vs. China: D.C. Dysfunction Gives People’s Republic an Edge
  • Silver: Keep It Simple
  • Cuts Give Obama Path to Create Leaner Military
  • Pre-sequester jobs numbers, unemployment rate better than expected
  • “We Gained Hope.” The Story of Lilly Grossman’s Genome
  • UK Vulnerable to Price Spikes Due to Reliance on Norway’s Natural Gas
  • New wave of 'superbugs' poses dire threat, says chief medical officer
  • To at Least One Earthling, Siberia Meteor Proved That Science Is Vital