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Landslides in China kill eight people

Sep 02, 2014

Landslides in China kill eight people

Heavy rains started in Yunyang, Wuxi, Fengjie and Wushan in Chongqing on Sunday, disrupting traffic and cutting off power supply and communication lines. #World #China #Chongqing #miners #landslides #Coal mines
Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

Aug 22, 2014

Meghalaya Affected families unable to get food after ban on mining

An organisation for coal miners and owners has said families dependent on mining have been finding it difficult to get two square meals a day. #food #India #NewsTracker #Poverty #Meghalaya #Coal mining #Shillong #ban #Hunger #National Green Tribunal #starvation #MIPRL-M
Villagers hail NGT order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Aug 05, 2014

Villagers hail NGT order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Villagers living downstream of Myntdu river along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills district have welcomed the National Green Tribunal order banning coal mining in the entire state. #India #Environment #Meghalaya #Coal mining #National Green Tribunal #Jaintia Hills
Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Jun 23, 2014

Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reintroduced legislation to the Australian Parliament on Monday that would repeal a carbon tax that the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters have to pay. #World #Environment #Australia #NewsTracker #Coal mining #Carbon tax #Tony Abbott
Turkey mine disaster: Eight suspects arrested

May 20, 2014

Turkey mine disaster: Eight suspects arrested

Eight suspects were arrested by a Turkish court late on Monday in the western town of Soma, on a provisional charge of "causing multiple deaths" in last week's mine disaster, as the last of the 301 victims were buried. #NewsTracker #Turkey #Coal mine #soma

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FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Nov 19, 2012

FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Most politicians belong and relate to the broad range of the middle-class FDI in retail will affect. The potential victims of the NIB are the faceless, voiceless poor of the hinterland. #OnOurMind #Environment #tribals #National Investment Board #Coal mines

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FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Sep 22, 2014

The battle between capital and labour is still raging on film

Billy Elliott, Brassed Off and now Pride. Its art outdoing politics in grasping workers struggles Im trying to figure out why I loved  Pride so much (the film, not the event). I dont want to get too cultural studies about this its mainly because its ... #Pete Postlethwaite #Paddy Considine
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Sep 17, 2014

Chinas ban on dirty coal could cost Australian mining almost $1.5bn

Australia exports about 50m tonnes of thermal coal each year to China and the ban is expected to reduce exports by 40% Continue reading..... #China #Australia
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Sep 22, 2014

Rockefellers Divesting From Big Oil

The Rockefeller family is divesting some of its massive fortune from fossil fuels, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The Rockefeller Brothers Fund, the family's charitable arm, will announce the landmark move in a video conference on Monday alon... #University of Chicago #John D. Rockefeller #Mark Ruffalo #Washington Post Company #New York Times Company #Rockefeller Brothers Fund #USA Today