Fracking Giant Sues PA Resident For $5M For Speaking To Media About Contamination

“Take a skunk and every household chemical, put it in a blender, puree it for five minutes and take a whiff. It burns the back of your throat, makes you gag, makes you want to puke. It’s all still bad. That’s why [the inspectors are] back up here.” — Dimock, Pa. resident Ray Kemble.

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Charlottesville ‘Unite The Right’ Organizer Called For Violence At NYC Student Debate 

Augustus Sol Invictus, a former Libertarian Senate Candidate from Florida, was one of the primary organizers of the “Unite The Right” protests in Charlottesville.

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Dupont’s “Cancer Alley” Chemical Plant Sued By Louisiana Residents

A stretch of land that is home to a DuPont-owned chemical plant has been nicknamed “Cancer Alley” due to the plant’s emissions of chlorophene, a carcinogenic chemical. Thirteen people living near the plant are suing DuPont in order to stop the production of the pollutant. Continue reading

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16 Years After Onset Of U.S. Plan Colombia, Cocaine Profits Reach Record Highs

The U.S.-Colombia drug war alliance has failed to stop the country’s drug trade, with last year’s coca yield breaking records. The record harvests can be traced to the country’s government, right-wing paramilitaries and wealthy individuals who are sympathetic to U.S. business interests.

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Twitter Still Refusing To Verify Accounts For Julian Assange And Other Gov’t Critics

Verified Twitter accounts are impervious to impostors and others who would seek to discredit the accounts’ owners. But Julian Assange and other well-known government critics are still unverified, leading to speculation that Twitter is purposefully allowing their accounts to remain vulnerable.
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