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Hundreds of small-scale miners are scraping out tiny quantities of increasingly precious gold in El Corpus, southern Honduras. Edgard Garrido/Reuters
By nsnbc On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Fracking, mining, murder: the killer agenda driving migration in Mexico and Central America

Ariadna Estevez (TC) : Gang violence is forcing people to flee Central America and Mexico, heading north to the United States in record numbers. Right? Hundreds of small-scale miners are scraping out tiny quantities More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

Ignoring local concerns on fracking will come back to haunt Britain

Joanne Hawkins (TC) : When a county council in the north of England refused to grant planning permission for a shale gas site back in June 2015, it was hailed as a victory for anti-fracking campaigners and concerned More...

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By Michaela Whitton On Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Don’t Like Fracking? Too Bad, Your Tax Money Funds It Anyway

Michaela Whitton (AM) : The environmentally destructive fracking industry is set to industrialise the countryside — and contribute to climate change — a move made all the more lamentable by the U.K. government’s More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Shale fail: David Cameron has not gone ‘all out’ for fracking

Paul Cairney (TC) : David Cameron might have been forced into accepting several restrictions on fracking to avoid a Commons defeat, but one thing that has never appeared in doubt is the Conservative party leadership’s More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Youngstown Pushes for Protections from Fracking, Earthquakes and Pollution

FFN,- Frack Free Mahoning is back and more determined than ever to win on election day in November 2013. The Youngstown, Ohio Community Bill of Rights Committee is coordinating a new door-to-door campaign to get More...

Mexico has a lot of natural beauty to save – or squander. Xhuanx/Wikimedia, CC BY-NC-SA
By nsnbc On Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Are Mexico’s new nature reserves a real conservation effort or empty political gesture?

Adán Echeverría-García (TC) : At the UN’s Biodiversity Conference in Cancún (COP13) in early December 2016, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced that his government was creating four new nature More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, September 17th, 2016

Why the Native American pipeline resistance in North Dakota is about climate justice

Kyle Powys White (TC) : Over the past months, hundreds of indigenous persons and their allies have gathered near the crossing of the Missouri and Cannon Ball rivers in the ancestral territories of the Standing Rock More...

Acid drainage from surface coal mining site, North Lima, Ohio. Jack Pearce/Flickr, CC BY-SA
By nsnbc On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Will taxpayers foot the cleanup bill for bankrupt coal companies?

Patrick McGinley (TC) : Coal’s share of the U.S. energy market is rapidly plunging. Low-cost fracking-generated natural gas has overtaken the use of coal at America’s power plants. Impending implementation of More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Crash in oil prices will hurt the U.S. economy from Texas to Wall Street

Newman & Bowblis (TC) : Traditionally, low oil prices have been a boost to economic growth in the U.S. The crash in oil prices over the past two years, however, has produced a decidedly mixed picture – with More...

By Ellen H. Brown On Saturday, April 25th, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Death of the Republic

Ellen H. Brown (WoD) : “The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government”.    — Article IV, Section 4, US Constitution. A republican form of government More...