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Climate march in Northern California demands environmental justice

"The climate crisis affects more than California, and the actions we take today will determine the world our children and grandchildren will live in tomorrow."


COP 21: Help the PW raise $6,000 for climate coverage in Paris

We take sides - yours - with stories to save the planet and you. Now you have a chance to help us do it.


Indigenous News: treaty rights, logos, Oak Flat, mascots

Change the Mascot says about a dozen schools have dropped Native mascots over the past two years and another 20 are considering a change.


Washington State electorate gives green light on important issues

Tacoma voters approved a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2018, a partial victory.


Lobstermen take on Maine's tea party governor

IMLU Local 207 of the Lobstermen's Union is taking on Maine's tea party Republican Governor Paul LePage over a host of issues.


Trial of coal criminal Blankenship finally begins

Don Blankenship, the accused coal criminal and former CEO of Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, may finally face justice.


Indigenous News: talking to daughters, Navajo midwives, rappers and saints

Mare Advertencia Lirika, an indigenous Zapotec, has made a name for herself on the Latin American hip-hop scene.


The Panoche Hills: the strange sere bones of an ancient landscape

A reflection on the dry landscape and living history of the Panoche Hills: It is austere, it is dry, it is dramatically beautiful.


The Pentagon and Hawaii, militarized state of armed occupation

U.S. armed occupation of Hawaii threatens the lives and well-being of indigenous people and others for whom the islands are home.


Pledge in Michigan: Advocate for the earth and the poor

"We will insist that our elected and appointed officials act on behalf of us, our common home and the poor."

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