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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

August 28, 2019           |                                       

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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‘This Is Our Forest’: Russians Seek Answers After Woodlands Destroyed

August 28, 2019           |                                       

Residents of Russian villages near the Gulf of Finland are fighting against the construction of a huge port for coal shipments, and the destruction of a nearby forest which has already begun. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/this-is-our-forest-russians-seek-answers-after-woodlands-destroyed/30133828.html

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Burning Gothic: Reflections on Notre-Dame de Paris

April 21, 2019           |                                       

But no matter the destruction, the spirit of what it means to be a cathedral can and does survive such catastrophes. — Becky Clark, Church of England director of cathedrals and church buildings, April 17, 2019 The destruction of the sacred will engender moving responses. But the scope, and the particularity of that response varies. […]

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We need you more than ever. As Hurricane Trump intensifies his campaign of chaos and destruction, leaving federal workers, food stamp recipients and migrants in its wake, we need to redouble our efforts to end the devastation. 2019 is going to be a pivotal year and things are only going to get worse unless we […]

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We need you more than ever. As Hurricane Trump intensifies his campaign of chaos and destruction, leaving federal workers, food stamp recipients and migrants in its wake, we need to redouble our efforts to end the devastation. 2019 is going to be a pivotal year and things are only going to get worse unless we […]

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We need you more than ever. As Hurricane Trump intensifies his campaign of chaos and destruction, leaving federal workers, food stamp recipients and migrants in its wake, we need to redouble our efforts to end the devastation. 2019 is going to be a pivotal year and things are only going to get worse unless we […]

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Image: Tar sands, Alberta. Credit: Dru Oja Jay/Flickr, CC 2.0. The consequences of colonialism and imperialism, in all their forms and across all their epochs, defy our imagination. Unspeakable cruelties were inflicted, their scars and agonies are unspeakable. Colonialism was, and remains, a wholesale destruction of memory. Lands, the sources of identity, stolen. Languages, ripped […]

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As protesters continue to be killed at the Gaza border, Truthdig is reposting a July 14, 2014, column by Chris Hedges on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A new article by Hedges will appear on Truthdig later this week. Raul Hilberg in his monumental work “The Destruction of the European Jews” chronicled a process of repression that […]

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Against backdrop of UN General Assembly Trump to intensify economic war on Iran By Keith Jones 25 September 2018 US President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Adviser John Bolton and the other Iran regime-change hawks at the helm of the Trump administration intend to use this week’s opening of the annual […]

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Why Israel Demolishes: Khan Al-Ahmar as Representation of Greater Genocide

September 19, 2018           |                                       

Like vultures, Israeli soldiers descended on Khan Al-Ahmar, on September 14, recreating a menacing scene with which the residents of this small Palestinian village, located East of Jerusalem, are all-too familiar. The strategic location of Khan Al-Ahmar makes the story behind the imminent Israeli demolition of the peaceful village unique amid the ongoing destruction of […]

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Hurricanes are getting more powerful and more destructive because of global warming, which gives storms more energy, but as the mass media reports on the destruction, they leave out this connection. Climate scientist Kevin Trenberth explains the link The post As Hurricane Florence Batters Carolinas, Media Ignores Climate Change Connection appeared first on The Real […]

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Ahead of mass protests planned in the UK to confront “the nuclear warmonger of our age,” a worldwide survey focused on global stability and the trends of governance has found a majority of people believe the planet has become a riskier and more dangerous place since U.S. President Donald Trump was elected in 2016. The […]

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