Thom Yorke Announces I See You Zine
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Thom Yorke Announces I See You Zine

Thom Yorke has announced a new collaboration with Crack magazine for a limited edition, one-off zine, entitled I See You. The zine features eight artists, activists, and musicians who were selected and interviewed by Yorke, including Suspiria director Luca Guadagnino, electronic composer Laurie Spiegel, writer/environmentalist George Monbiot, poet Harry Josephine Giles, experimental musician Kali Malone, artist Christian Holstad, and…

Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest Is Disappearing Under President Jair Bolsonaro
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Brazil’s Amazon Rainforest Is Disappearing Under President Jair Bolsonaro

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon is soaring under far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. It is even happening in a vast highly protected reserve named after a murdered environmentalist. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: The world is increasingly worried about the future of the Amazon rainforest. Deforestation there has soared since Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took office in…

As Politics Creep Into Philanthropy, Beneficiaries Come Under Fire
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As Politics Creep Into Philanthropy, Beneficiaries Come Under Fire

Wealth MattersCharitable organizations can find themselves targets of protests caused by the actions of their benefactors. ImageConservatives like Stephen Ross serve on the board of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, but so do prominent liberals like David Geffen.CreditCreditKarsten Moran for The New York TimesNot so long ago, philanthropy was an area where politics…

Supreme Court orders committee to review ecological aspects of Chardham project
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Supreme Court orders committee to review ecological aspects of Chardham project

The Supreme Court has ordered the setting up of an independent committee take a view on whether the Centre’s ambitious 900 kilometre, ₹12,000 crore ambitious Char Dham project to improve road network connecting pilgrimage spots in Uttarakhand, needs to be “revised” to minimise its ecological damage.The project proposes the widening of single lane roads into…

Canada’s election watchdog: ads saying climate change is real may break law
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Canada’s election watchdog: ads saying climate change is real may break law

The BBC reports that Canada’s election watchdog claims that advertisements saying climate change is real may break the law, because it is a political opinion and “issue” advertising is partisan political activity. Canada has strict regulations on partisan advertising during the election period, whether they be from candidates, parties or third-party organisations. … Keith Brooks,…

Jay Inslee’s Lonely Campaign for Climate Change Policy
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Jay Inslee’s Lonely Campaign for Climate Change Policy

Opinion|Jay Inslee’s Lonely Campaign for Climate Change PolicyDemocrats say they care about global warming. Why couldn’t Mr. Inslee get more traction on it?By The Editorial BoardThe editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.Aug. 23, 2019ImageCreditCreditTed S. Warren/Associated PressJay Inslee’s…