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  • Free Marissa and All Black People

    Marissa Alexander made a decision for herself and her family to accelerate the (un-free) freedom that all who live black in the United States have when we aren't formally caged.

  • From Buy Nothing Day to Independence Day

    Let's highlight the importance of framing and narratives, and the power of including the Global South, in a global day of boycott against multinational corporations.

  • New Sanctuary Movement Seeks to Protect Undocumented Immigrants

    By Eleanor J. Bader, Truthout | News Analysis

    Oscar Alfaro hugs his aunt, Carmen Paz, during a watch party as President Barack Obama outlines his executive actions on immigration in a televised address at Casa de Maryland in Hyattsville, Md., Nov. 20, 2014. Millions of undocumented immigrants, like Alfaro, are beginning to make big new plans for their lives, free of the threat of deportation, after Obama announced he would offer reprieves and work permits. (Jabin Botsford/The New York Times)Oscar Alfaro hugs his aunt, Carmen Paz, during a watch party as President Barack Obama outlines his executive actions on immigration in a televised address at Casa de Maryland in Hyattsville, Md., Nov. 20, 2014. Millions of undocumented immigrants, like Alfaro, are beginning to make big new plans for their lives, free of the threat of deportation, after Obama announced he would offer reprieves and work permits. (Jabin Botsford/The New York Times)

    The New Sanctuary Movement is defying the law by sheltering seven undocumented immigrants who are at risk of deportation in churches across the country.

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  • Is Walmart the World's Worst Corporation?

    Is Walmart the World's Worst Corporation?

    By John Logan, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Domestically and abroad, Walmart wreaks havoc on the lives of its employees and supply-chain workers, making it a serious contender in Public Eye's competition for world's worst corporation. The company denies a living wage, full-time work, predictable scheduling and employment security to its global workforce of 2.2 million people. Walmart's contempt for the core labor and human rights of its global workforce and supply-chain workers is arguably second to none.

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  • United Nations Calls for an End to Industrialized Farming

    United Nations Calls for an End to Industrialized Farming

    By Maryam Henein, Truthout | Op-Ed

    In 2013, the United Nations announced that the world's agricultural needs can be met with localized organic farms. That's right, we do not need giant monocultures that pour, spray and coat our produce with massive amounts of poisons, only to create mutant pests and weeds while decimating pollinators and harming human health. Don't believe the hype: We do not need genetically modified foods "to feed the world."

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