The French parliament voted to ban fracking - a worrisome technique used to extract gas from rock deposits.
The earth has its own rights, and we are responsible for protecting them, Bolivian President Evo Morales told a standing room-only crowd.
A recent NY public hearing on proposed cuts to the city's transit system was the site of considerable rage, with angry protest by the many students on hand as well as a series of others who offered bristling testimony.
Facts every now and then intrude upon fakery and secrets. The New York Times reported Dec. 11 on the detention a week earlier of a U.S. agent in Havana.
Two excerpts from “A Puerto Rican in New York and Other Sketches” by acclaimed author, newspaperman, activist, and communist Jesús Colón (1901-1974).