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Denmark to ban Coal by 2016 in Favor of Wind Energy

Denmark to ban Coal in Favor of Wind Energy

Wochit General News "Denmark's climate minister said on Saturday that Denmark should ban coal use by 2025 to make the Nordic nation a leader in fighting global warming, adding to green measures…
Top 1% ‘own half global wealth’

Top 1% ‘own half global wealth’

BBC News: "The richest 1% of people own nearly half the world's wealth, according to a report out this week. With total global wealth more than doubling this century, total household wealth…
Gaza and Soweto

Gaza and Soweto

By Juan Cole On June 16, 1976, some 20,000 students rose up to protest in the slum of Soweto on the outskirts of Johannesburg. Here is a summary of the June 18…