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El Salvador Celebrates Beatification of Martyred Archbishop: > 250,000 Gather For Ceremony of Beloved Priest Oscar Romero
World  (tags: El Salvador, San Salvador, Archbishop Oscar Romero, beatification, sainthood, martyr, defense of the poor, liberation theology, assassination, right-wing death squad, US-backed, military dictatorship, oppression of poor, Pope Francis, new direction )

- 8 hours ago -
Pilgrims from round the world mixed wi former Marxist rebels from El Salvador's brutal civil war, 35 yrs after death squad shot him dead at the altar for denouncing oppression of the poor, to honor the country priest who confronted US-backed military govt
Changing Times: Living in the Gas Fields: A Rural Nightmare
Business  (tags: Australia, rural, Coal Seam Gas (CSG), fracking, witnesses, Glenn Lazarus, Senator, Larissa Waters, Annette Gartland )

- 8 hours ago -
Lazarus: The resource sector is an important industry, but we cannot allow the health of our people to be compromised. All levels of government have let the people of Australia down; allowing unfettered growth of an industry known to be harmful
The Grim Promise of India's Coal-Powered Future
World  (tags: India, Energy, Energy Policy, Coal, Pollution, Emissions, Climate Change )

- 8 hours ago -
India is adding 2.5 times as much coal capacity as the U.S. is closing. Some 1.3 billion people need electricity...and the earth needs a break
It Really Is Our Aging Energy Infrastructure.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Energy, Energy Policy, Energy Infrastructure, Ernst Moniz, House Energy, Commerce Committee, Quadrennial Energy Review )

- 8 hours ago -
The three main problems are infrastructure, infrastructure, and infrastructure. We have to deal with it. We have to pay for it. And we have to do it soon.
Catastrophic Flooding Sweeps Away Homes, Breaks Records
Environment  (tags: Texas, Flooding, Drought, Climate Change, Disaster )

- 11 hours ago -
Going from one extreme to another is a hallmark of climate change. Scientists predict more droughts in the coming decades, as well as more intense rainstorms
Shell Handpicked Auditor to Sign Off on Government's Arctic Drilling Renewal
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, Shell, Obama Administration, Lack of Transparency, Environmental Groups )

- 11 hours ago -
The Obama administration's process for giving Shell the go-ahead for restarting its drilling in the Arctic lacked transparency and prevented an informed public response, environmental groups have warned.
Matt Taibbi: Media "Shamelessly Trumpeted and Cheerleaded" for Iraq War --Democracy Now!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, propaganda, lies, politics, military, ethics, crime, dishonesty, democrats, media, republicans, bush, iraq )

- 17 hours ago -
In this web-only conversation with journalist Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone, we turn to Iraq. He recently wrote a piece for Rolling Stone titled "Forget What We Know Now: We Knew Then Iraq War Was a Joke." Taibbi wrote the piece after Jeb Bush's infamous i
Remembering Animals and Humans in War   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, Memorial Day, animals, troops )

- 1 hour ago -
This Memoral Day please remember EVERYONE who has died in war...humans and animals. This is a video to remember, I was shocked to see elephants and others here.
The Last White Rhinoceros
Animals  (tags: animalrights, extinction, killing, protection, wildanimals, conservation, endangered, humans )

- 2 hours ago -
Armed rangers are protecting Sudan, the last male northern white rhino on earth. His species survived for 50 million years.
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