Category Archives: Climate Change

Day 2 of protests to stop Obama from approving the tar sands oil pipeline

Day 2 of protests to stop Obama from approving the tar sands oil pipeline from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Joe Sudbay (DC) Yesterday, I wrote a post about the first XL pipeline protest in front of the White House. 70 protesters … Continue reading

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Civil disobedience begins to prevent Obama from approving a potential climate disaster

Civil disobedience begins to prevent Obama from approving a potential climate disaster from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Joe Sudbay (DC) Today, environmentalists and other activists began civil disobedience in front of the White House. Among the first arrestees were Lt. … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Christian Parenti, Staff of Life, Bread of Death

Tomgram: Christian Parenti, Staff of Life, Bread of Death By Christian Parenti Posted on July 19, 2011, Printed on July 27, 2011 http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175419/   [Note for TomDispatch Readers:  I have a special summer offer today.  Christian Parenti is new to this … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 7/23/11: Sen. Sanders (I-VT) suggests Obama should be primaried

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) “POLITICS” Sen. Sanders (I-VT) suggests Obama should be primaried from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by John Aravosis (DC) What Obama Was Willing to Give Away from Paul Krugman by By PAUL KRUGMAN Obama losing … Continue reading

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Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President

 Ralph Nader Is Tired of Running for President from Chris Hedges on Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines The most important moral and intellectual voices within a disintegrating society are slowly discredited when their nonviolent protests and calls for justice cannot alter … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 6/22/11: Carbon Emissions Record, Food to Double in Price

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) Stewart Figures out what Rupert is Up To from Informed Comment by Juan Jon Stewart explains what Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Cable News thinks it is actually about, and it has nothing to do with fair … Continue reading

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This Hero Didn’t Stand a Chance

This Hero Didn’t Stand a Chance from Chris Hedges on Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines Tim DeChristopher is scheduled to be sentenced in a Salt Lake City courtroom by U.S. District Judge Dee Benson on July 26. He faces up to … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Chip Ward, Fire’s Manifest Destiny

Tomgram: Chip Ward, Fire’s Manifest Destiny from TomDispatch – Blog by Chip Ward   We’ve entered an era of environmental extremity.  Former governor of Arizona and Clinton-era Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt made the point bluntly in a recent speech: “I believe that this … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Michael Klare, How to Wreck a Planet 101

Tomgram: Michael Klare, How to Wreck a Planet 101 from TomDispatch – Blog by Michael Klare   … When it comes to the fossil fuels that our civilization now largely runs on, there’s always upbeat news.  For example, the latest hot topic in … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 5/27/11: Obama signs Patriot Act with minutes to spare

INDEX (full text of stories follow Democracy Now headlines) Gil Scott-Heron—Poet, Musician, Social Critic—Dies at 62 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell His trail-blazing career included “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” and the anti-nuclear epic “We Almost Lost Detroit.” “POLITICS” … Continue reading

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