Friday, August 19, 2022

Tag: Democratic Republic of Congo

The forgotten trauma of a forgotten war

GOMA, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo -- The boy was sitting next to his father, as he so often did....

Park Ranger Murdered While Protecting Critically Endangered Gorillas

Jacques is the second ranger to be killed in the park in the last six months.

VIDEO: In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on Labeling Goods...

One of the deadliest documented conflict in African history is the fight over precious minerals. While many activist groups want mandatory labeling of "conflict minerals," a federal appeals court ruled against it this week.

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Six lessons for America: How endless Trumpist lawbreaking drives his fascist takeover scheme

Trump’s infamy expands quicker than Pinocchio's nose—so much so it’s dawning on even backward Americans that Trump has gone way too far.
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How America can lower gas prices like other countries

While you pay through the nose at the gas pump, Big Oil is lining its pockets.

New study reveals children born close to fracking more likely to develop childhood leukemia

Not only are children at a greater risk of developing ALL from toxic air pollution, but the study said that fracking also contaminates drinking water, which causes more exposure to cancer-linked chemicals.
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Debunking 4 myths about inflation

Inflation is being driven in large part by record corporate profits.

A military rich in dollars, poor in people

A frayed social safety net and the military.