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As President Obama Wraps Up His Alaska Trip, Demand He End His Hypocrisy on Arctic Drilling

Just weeks before a trip intended to call for action on climate change, President Obama gave Royal Dutch Shell Oil permission to start drilling off the coast of Alaska.

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Fossil Fuel Executives Are Making Obscene Amounts of Money for Wrecking the Planet—and Their Own Companies

The kings of Big Coal are making off with millions while their industry collapses.

Zoë Carpenter

Three Weeks After Obama Announced His Clean-Power Plan, He Greenlit New Oil Drilling in the Arctic

What’s driving the president’s bafflingly two-faced climate policy?

Mark Hertsgaard

Hawaii’s Governor Dumps Oil and Gas in Favor of 100 Percent Renewables

An unlikely partnership between Hawaii’s local government and the US military makes the island a leader in energy policy.

Juan Cole

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What a Band of 20th-Century Alabama Communists Can Teach Black Lives Matter and the Offspring of Occupy

On the 25th anniversary of the groundbreaking history, Hammer and Hoe, author Robin D.G. Kelley discusses the lessons Alabama’s forgotten black communists can offer today’s activists.

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A member of the St. Louis County Police Department points his weapon in the direction of a group of protesters in Ferguson, MO.

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Stop Urban Shield: Join a Grassroots Campaign to Fight Police Militarization

Last year, activists were able to kick Urban Shield out of Oakland. Now they’re fighting to get rid of this potent symbol of police militarization for good.

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