On July 4, The United States Celebrates Independence

teleSUR spoke to Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Konrad Aderer, Ron Gochez and Ameena Qazi to gather their thoughts on the U.S. holiday.

4th of july

On the 4th of July, the United States – a nation in the midst of doing all it can to preserve its hegemony and waning global dominance – gears up to celebrate its independence from former empire Britain. Ambitions on such a day, even for a country whose political class routinely touts self-indulgent precepts of “exceptionalism,” run high.

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Calamity Calling: Q&A With Climate Change Expert, Earth Is Having Its ‘Independence Day’ Moment

Scientist Paul Mayewski talks about the immense climate changes we’re already seeing and how we have to adapt.

  BROOKLYN, New York — According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Earth's climate system is a "complex, interactive system consisting of the atmosphere, land surface, snow and ice, oceans and other bodies of water and living things." And, yes, the scientific community pores over all kinds of data related to this

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