Monthly Archives: March 2011

Climate skeptic inaugurates “research” project

by Margot Roosevelt in the Los Angeles Times: An effort by a handful of UC Berkeley scientists to reexamine temperature data underlying global warming research has landed in the center of a national political debate over government regulation. The Berkeley … Continue reading

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Prescription for survival: A debate between antinuke and anticoal

Please see this short debate on Democracy Now!. A plague on both your houses! Just put the emphasis, the scientific research, the funding toward solar and wind and other sustainable!

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Even lost wars make corporations rich

Your tax dollars at work Trillions for Iraq and Afghanistan Domestic spending freeze How is the war economy working for you? by Chris Hedges in truthdig: Power does not rest with the electorate. It does not reside with either of … Continue reading

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Back at you, Glenn Beck

by Stephen Lerner in The Nation: “Beck, right-wingers and Wall Street sympathizers went ballistic because they knew the ideas I talked about are far from being a secret leftist conspiracy; in fact, they’re in sync with the thinking of most … Continue reading

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US Uncut fights to secure America’s future

by Allison Kilkenny for The Nation: Corporate tax dodging has proven to be an incredibly unifying issue, one that actually unites Republicans, Independents and Democrats. Even papa bear Bill O’Reilly recently teed off on GE, which didn’t pay any taxes … Continue reading

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The kill team

The Kill Team Here’s what’s being done in your name. (Warning! The pictures are disturbing! Viewer discretion is advised.) War crime files and Death zone and Motorcycle kill

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Primitive, barbaric scapegoat ritual

From Democracy Now!: One of the worst things about executing an innocent prisoner, exonerated by DNA and recanting witnesses, is that the actual perpetrator is free and might do it again. More than anything else, this makes capital punishment an … Continue reading

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Sinking Liberty

by Philip Giraldi for The American Conservative (never let it be said that I never cite conservative sources): The attack on the USS Liberty by Israeli warplanes and torpedo boats on June 8, 1967, has almost faded from memory, but … Continue reading

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Obama loves nukes

by Mark Hertsgaard for The Nation: “If anything demonstrates the blind spots in Obama’s oft-stated support for clean energy—and the nation’s need for a bold alternative vision—it is his response to the Fukushima crisis, which at press time had made … Continue reading

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Practicing peace and resisting hate

by Geoffrey Redick for the Bob Edwards Show, an interview with Izzeldin Abuelaish, When three of Abuelaish’s daughters were killed in the Gaza War, he looked deep within himself, and found no hatred, only a desire for peace and understanding. … Continue reading

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