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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
As war continues to ravage Yemen, at least 16 million people—nearly two-thirds of the country's population—are now without access to clean water, a humanitarian crisis that threatens to escalate, Oxfam warned on Monday. According to a statement released by the international aid group, "People are being forced to drink unsafe water as a result of...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Ben van Beurden is the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell. (Photo: Bloomberg)
Drilling the Russian Arctic. Expanding tar sands exploitation in Alberta...
Jon Queally, staff writer
With at least a dozen people dead and the raging high waters described as...

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The world's leading war maker marks another Memorial Day, ostensibly a day for peace that too often betrays those "not fallen but pushed" in our ceaseless wars. Howard Zinn used the day to urge, "Let us not set out on the same old drunken ride to death." Fiercely echoing him: Mark Twain, Siegfried Sassoon, today's veterans. Perhaps most anguished was World War One's Wilfred Owen, who warned the ardent children of his time against "the old lie... it is sweet and right to die for your country."