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  • Self-Immolation as the World Burns: An Earth Day Report

    By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | Report

    A man watches the Thomas Fire in the hills above Carpinteria, California, December 11, 2017. The Thomas Fire in California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed more than 230,000 acres over the past week making it the fifth largest fire in the state's history. (Photo: Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images)A man watches the Thomas Fire in the hills above Carpinteria, California, December 11, 2017. The Thomas Fire in California's Ventura and Santa Barbara counties has consumed more than 230,000 acres over the past week making it the fifth largest fire in the state's history. (Photo: Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images)

    April saw a flurry of climate events with temperature records being set across Asia as the Earth enters an era of "mega-fires." Extreme weather events cost the US $3 billion in the first three months of this year. And in an extreme act of protest against fossil fuels, one prominent lawyer immolated himself. This Earth Day and beyond, we must heed his words before it's too late.

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  • The Catalan "Robin Hood": In Conversation With Activist Enric Duran Giralt

    The Catalan "Robin Hood": In Conversation With Activist Enric Duran Giralt

    By Dorian Batycka, Truthout | Interview

    Activism is a way of living, says Enric Duran Giralt, a member of the Catalan underground anti-capitalist resistance. From 2006-08, he swindled 39 Spanish banks in an act of civil disobedience that mirrored the precarious system behind the 2008 financial meltdown. Currently living underground, Giralt continues his work through projects like Catalan Integral Cooperative and FairCoop, and a digital cryptocurrency.

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  • Macri's Argentina Has Become a Hotbed of Neoliberalism and Police Violence

    Macri's Argentina Has Become a Hotbed of Neoliberalism and Police Violence

    By Hugo Goeury, Truthout | News Analysis

    After 12 years of center-left rule, Argentina is seeing a resurgence of right-wing policies along with the implementation of neoliberalism under President Mauricio Macri. Since Macri's election, the country has experienced dramatic rises in the prices of essential public services, constant assaults on social rights, and increasing levels of state violence against those who resist the new policies.

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