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Ethiopian marathon runner uses win to protest killings, oppression in his country

One runner's brave act showed the world how Ethiopia's government is cracking down on dissent.

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“We’re with Corbyn”: Stacey Guthrie’s mass art action in Cornwall, UK

One artist, dozens of messages written in the sands of Cornwall's beaches. What was it about?

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Action demanded as another environmental activist murdered in Honduras

Another indigenous environmental activist, Nelson Garcia, was killed in Honduras on March 15.

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Progressive voices bind climate conference to world issues

Alongside the UN conference is a people's climate conference of NGOs, environmental and climate activists, trade unionists, scientists, local elected officials on strategies for climate action.

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Posts from Paris: Unions act on climate change

This morning I joined the international union movement and 10,000 others to form the Human Chain for the Climate.

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Today in history: World day of prayer for the environment

In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

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Hundreds of thousands march against austerity in Britain

A quarter of a million angry voices challenged the government's "dangerous and unjust" spending cuts at the weekend.

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In Germany: From the U.S. Embassy to small town thugs

This was a minor victory; in over twenty years it was the first petition on Mumia which the embassy has accepted.

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Support builds for Peace and Planet mobilization

Peace, faith, environment and labor organizations are mobilizing for the Peace and Planet conference and march at the United Nations April 24-26.

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Claudia Jones Communist, anti-racist and feminist

Paying tribute to Claudia Jones, activist and tireless fighter for working-class women.

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