Hurting in Florida

Hurting in Florida

In the Sunshine State, there’s another layer of pain awaiting workers who have lost a limb in an industrial accident, been paralyzed from a fall on a construction site, or become sick from working with toxic chemicals.

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Asking for justice

Asking for justice

What’s beyond question is that the support of New Yorkers, who elected De Blasio believing his promises of equal treatment for all, will depend to a great degree — after the Garner case — on an end to the impunity the police has enjoyed until now.

Conexión Miami / Sea rising agnostic

Conexión Miami / Sea rising agnostic

Most of Miami is a place that many expect will end up under water if we continue on our current path. It turns out, though, that in the District 26 congressional primary, there is a former Miami-Dade county commissioner, Joe Martinez, who apparently does NOT read.

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Lavrov: Latin America is a pillar of the new world order

Lavrov: Latin America is a pillar of the new world order

Latin America will be one of the pillars of the new world order, and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) is an important part of that structure, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a young people’s forum in Russia.

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Hurting in Florida

Hurting in Florida

In the Sunshine State, there’s another layer of pain awaiting workers who have lost a limb in an industrial accident, been paralyzed from a fall on a construction site, or become sick from working with toxic chemicals.

The 9 most important facts about the 2014 election

The 9 most important facts about the 2014 election

On November 4, 2014, Americans — well, a fraction of them, at least — will go to the polls to vote in the midterm election.

The UN’s new report on global warming is the most terrifying yet

The UN’s new report on global warming is the most terrifying yet

The New York Times and Bloomberg News got a look at a draft of a new UN report on climate change. It’s bleak, to say the least.

Cuba warns region of Washington’s unconventional warfare

Cuba warns region of Washington’s unconventional warfare

Cuba has warned Latin American nations about the unconventional methods the United State uses to generate chaos in the countries that it considers unfriendly. Covert aggression is not new, said Cuban delegate, José Ramón Balaguer, listing Washington’s many attacks against Cuba.

Onward with Charlie Crist 

Onward with Charlie Crist 

The lesson of this primary is that Rick Scott has a formidable task. He has to persuade people to disregard their existing impressions of Charlie, while at the same time convincing them to set aside their dim impressions of him.

The fun of Empire: fighting on all sides of a war in Syria

The fun of Empire: fighting on all sides of a war in Syria

The U.S. “is sharing intelligence about jihadist deployments with Damascus through Iraqi and Russian channels,” the Agence France-Presse reports today, citing one source as saying: ”The cooperation has already begun.”

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