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HSBC plans to close Asian coal plants to curb emissions—while also...

Bank accused of greenwashing ahead of COP26 for backing scheme while being world’s 13th biggest funder of fossil fuels

HSBC to phase out coal financing after shareholder vote

“We’re delighted that our campaign has resulted in a binding commitment by HSBC to phase out coal, but the devil is in the detail and the next six months are crucial to ensure that this commitment is translated into robust sector policies.”

New HSBC-backed coal plants will contribute to 19,000 deaths annually, new...

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.

HSBC will no longer fund fossil fuel industry

HSBC is among other banks, such as BNP Paribas, to take such critical action against climate change.

HSBC Whistleblower Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

HSBC whistleblower Hervé Falciani was sentenced to five years in prison for aggravated industrial espionage. Instead of using the data he acquired for financial gain, Falciani ended up assisting multiple governments in exposing wealthy tax dodgers and criminal organizations.

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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issues

Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.

70% of Americans support deciding state abortion rights by ballot measure: poll

After an "enormous victory" in Kansas, some progressives argue that ballot measures "are the next frontier" for protecting access to reproductive healthcare.