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Minor earthquake hits California, driving Twitter into frenzy

The quake shook California’s Alameda County on Monday evening. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter was located some 3.4 km (2.1 mi) north of San Lorenzo, a community in the East Bay with a population of about 26,000 people. Although minor, the sudden tremor sent Twitter into …

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Natural gas is driving decarbonization in India

“Come and invest into India’s energy sector.” Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s words, pronounced at the inauguration of a new gas pipeline on February 17th, sent a clear message: the country’s energy landscape is undergoing fundamental transformations and will seek to attract foreign investors.  After the Covid-19 crisis ravaged the country …

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UN rapporteur says US and allies’ sanctions on Venezuela driving humanitarian ‘calamities’ & hampering its fight against Covid-19

A preliminary report from Alena Douhan – UN special rapporteur on “the impact of unilateral coercive measures” – published on Friday found that sanctions on a range of Venezuelan industries and institutions have resulted in “economic and humanitarian calamities” for the entire population, having an especially “devastating effect” for the …

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We’ve seen this playbook before: Western state-funded media is driving the narrative around Belarus protests & public is oblivious

Major social networks and content-sharing websites–Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube–have all recently introduced measures to label particular media outlets because of the connections these have to governments. Or perhaps we should say governments the US doesn’t like. The labeling system is not exactly applied equally. Facebook and Twitter refuse to acknowledge …

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