Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Tag: Philippines

Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron & BP could be legally & morally liable...

Climate activists have hailed the decision as a landmark victory for climate justice.

Carbon majors can be held liable for human rights violations, Philippines...

“Across the world, people and communities have taken to the streets and used strategic litigation to demand climate justice, and these movements can only grow.”

Elections in the era of charismatic politics

Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.

8 world cities that could be underwater as oceans rise

"These global metropolises may look strong and stable, but it is a mirage. As sea levels rise, they are increasingly under threat and under water."

Why women from Asia are confronting US fracking: Oil extraction equals...

“If we are going to stop plastic we need to stop plastic where it starts.”

Legalizing divorce: A battle between church and state in the Philippines

The Instituting Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage in the Philippines Act is being condemned by the Catholic Church citing "social costs" as a result of the bill.

The bloodstained rise of global populism

A political movement’s violent pursuit of “enemies.”

From Norway to Peru, U.S. to Philippines, a Tsunami of Activists...

The cases currently in court will only see breakthroughs if supplemented with the strength of the global climate movement at large.

Three Journalists Murdered within Two Weeks

"The murder of three journalists in two weeks shows how the lack of progress in ending impunity has emboldened those bent on silencing the press in the Philippines." Will their killers be brought to justice?

Pope Francis Plea for Climate Action Revives Concept of 'The Commons'...

Pope Francis has recently visited the Philippines, a country that has been dramatically influenced by climate change, in order to give Vatican talks and teachings about the warming of our Earth.

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Bernie Sanders leads the way in Iowa caucuses with young voter support, according to...

The poll, which was conducted Jan. 20-23 and surveyed 584 voters, shows Sanders' support comes from the likes of young voters in Iowa.

IRS grabs the money

The IRS never was user friendly; the trouble is, it’s getting worse.

NYPD officer and fiancée charged with murdering his autistic son

Valva was suspended without pay pending the investigation. He has served as an officer in the NYPD since 2005.

The fate of the Earth

Climate change, after all, looks to be nature’s slo-mo version of nuclear war.

‘The only one I didn’t want her to pick’: In secret recording, Trump admits...

"Had she picked Bernie Sanders it would've been tougher. He's the only one I didn't want her to pick."