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The Making of Taiwan’s Anti-Nuclear Movement

Ming-sho Ho is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at the National Taiwan University. His most recent article with JCA has just been published his most recent JCA article. 183 more words

Halifax the latest Canadian city to look at banning plastic shopping bags

HALIFAX — As the fight against the ubiquitous plastic shopping bag ratchets up around the world, Atlantic Canada’s biggest municipality is looking to join the growing ranks of cities and countries banning, restricting or taxing single-use plastic bags. 234 more words

Canada

NIMBYs and the Environmentalists Fighting the Wrong Battle

By Dom Nozzi

November 26, 2000

While I agree that it is nearly always suburbanites who are cloaking their NIMBY arguments under the moral-high-ground mantle of environmentalism, it is far too often the case that strong, intelligent environmentalists (who perhaps should know better) often get caught up in the NIMBY hysteria. 411 more words

Urban Design

Monbiot Is a Hypocrite and a Bully

By Jonathan Cook | Dissident Voice | January 15, 2018

It is time for George Monbiot’s legion of supporters to call him out. Not only is he a hypocrite, but he is becoming an increasingly dangerous one.

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Deception

Amnesty International Is Barking Up The Wrong Tree

By Paul Craig Roberts | Institute for Political Economy | January 15, 2108

I have received a letter from Margaret Huang, Amnesty International’s executive director. She is fundraising on the basis of President Trump’s “chilling disregard for our cherished human rights” and his exploitation of “hatred, misogyny, racism and xenophobia,” by which he has “emboldened and empowered the most violent segments of our society.”

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United States

Mining Asteroids for a Better Earth

By Philip Metzger

Aeon

Mining asteroids might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but there are companies and a few governments already working hard to make it real. 260 more words

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