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‘We are going to die’: Food shortages worsen misery in Sri Lanka

Prime minister warns of a food crisis after chemical fertilisers ban by previous government drastically cut crop yields. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/5/20/we-are-going-to-die-food-crisis-worsens-misery-of-sri-lankans Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Russian court dissolves country’s main LGBTQ rights organization

A Russian court has effectively shut down the country’s largest LGBTQ rights organization after a failed attempt by the government to liquidate the Russian LGBT…

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On Earth Day, climate activists rally against fossil fuels

Protests held in capitals across Europe and calls for end to Russian oil and gas imports. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/22/on-earth-day-climate-activists-rally-against-fossil-fuels Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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This Earth Day, one book presents global warming and climate justice as inseparable

It’s still an open question to what degree our planet will remain habitable in the coming years. Elizabeth Cripps offers an urgent message in What…

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Oregon ends residency rule for medically assisted suicide

Oregon will no longer require people to be residents of the state to use its law allowing terminally ill people to receive lethal medication, after…

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New report a ‘stark indictment’ of rich nations’ climate failure

Climate analysis shows wealthy countries need to be at zero oil and gas production by 2034. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/3/22/new-report-a-stark-indictment-of-rich-nations-climate-failure Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Afghanistan Faces “Tsunami of Hunger” as U.S. Sanctions Crash Country’s Economy

The World Food Program has warned Afghanistan faces a “tsunami of hunger” as the economy continues to collapse, due in part to U.S. sanctions and…

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DJI and 7 Other Chinese Tech Companies Will Be Added to U.S. Investment Blacklist: Report

DJI, the largest hobby drone maker in the world, will soon be added to a U.S. investment blacklist by the Biden administration, according to a…

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Chile legalizes same-sex marriage in historic vote

Chile’s Congress passed a law to legalize same-sex marriage on Tuesday, in a milestone for the conservative South American nation after a decade-long legal Source:…

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World’s highest child soldier numbers in West, Central Africa

Over 21,000 children recruited by government forces and armed groups in conflict-hit region over past five years: UNICEF Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/11/23/world-highest-child-soldier-numbers-in-west-central-africa-un Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Statue of Robert E. Lee removed from Dallas park now on display at golf course

A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee that the city of Dallas removed from a public park is now on display at a golf…

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Lesbian sues federal government after being rejected by foster agency

A lesbian filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services after being rejected by a federally funded religious foster care agency. Source:…

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Guatemala’s growing palm oil industry fuels Indigenous land fight

The Guatemalan palm oil industry, world’s six largest, faces resistance from Indigenous people demanding land rights. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/10/15/guatemala-growing-palm-oil-industry-fuels-indigenous-land-fight Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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She guarded the Black Lives Matter memorial. Now, she’s working to protect its art

Nadine Seiler, one of those who watched over a fence at what became Black Lives Matter Plaza, is working to find homes for more than…

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Colorado volleyball coach says he lost high school job after refusing to ‘denounce being gay’

Valor Christian High School said “a separation is appropriate” because of former coach Inoke Tonga’s views “pertaining to sexuality and marriage.” Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/colorado-volleyball-coach-says-he-lost-high-school-job-after-n1277732 Droolin’ Dog…

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These countries have warned they face extinction. They hope climate report is a ‘major alert.’

“Climate emergency is intensifying, we are on the front lines,” Mohamed Nasheed, the president of the Maldives, said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/climate-change-rising-seas-may-lead-extinction-small-island-nations-n1276394 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Ban Mansions

Individual choices about consumption won’t solve the climate crisis alone. But for the richest among us, some forms of polluting pleasure are going to have…

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Britain found to have funded ‘conversion therapy’ clinics in Africa

Investigation finds UK Aid and USAid money went to centres where ‘condemned’ practice is routinely offered to LGBTQ+ people The UK government is among major…

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Top Nicaraguan journalist flees country amid escalating crackdown

• Carlos Fernando Chamorro: ‘They won’t silence journalism’ • Chamorro’s sister among 19 jailed in pre-election crackdown Nicaragua’s most prominent journalist has fled the country…

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Ohio city bans all abortions, declares itself a ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’

A local council in Ohio voted Tuesday night to ban all abortions within city limits and declare itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.”Members of…

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South Africa: My Father Died For This

Can the perpetrators of a notorious apartheid-era crime finally be brought to justice in South Africa? Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/people-power/2021/5/6/south-africa-my-father-died-for-this Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Father arrested while testifying against anti-trans health ban in Arkansas

Chris Attig was arrested while testifying against HB 1570 in the Arkansas House on March 9. When their speech went 30 seconds over the allotted…

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