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Trillions Stashed in Tax Havens (tags)
Phantom Jobs and Economic Recovery in America (tags)
Census Bureau Confirms Rising Poverty, Falling Incomes, and Growing Numbers of Uninsured (tags)
growing poverty and despair in America
AJLPP Commends Dec. 12 People’s Mass Actions Against Charter Change (tags)
Moral corruption and objectivity is the latest victim of the US-Arroyo’ regime’s propaganda in the Philippines. It is really unnerving that even the mass media including the ABS-CBN News, the Inquirer Publishing Inc. and others who cannot get their facts straight. It is but fine for the military and police in the Philippines to diminish the effect of the mass actions in the Philippines by under estimating the people’s turn-out, but for the media to quote police estimates and fail to make its own estimates really makes people sad. To the AJLPP based in the United States, this means they even failed to count the number of people who attends rallies honestly.
PHOTOS: March for the Right to Marry (tags)
LOS ANGELES, November 15, 2008 – Thousands of people rallied and marched for the right to marry for all people today in downtown Los Angeles. Early estimates have the demonstration at its peak at 8,000 to 10,000. The demonstration may well have been larger than these initial estimates. The march was at least seven full blocks long when it left City Hall with more still arriving.
Peak Oil - True or False (tags)
Both sides of the peak oil argument.
Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country (tags)
...while there is growing recognition that global warming is a problem, little attention has been paid to the likely impact at the country level, especially in the developing world. In this new book, William Cline, a joint senior fellow at CGD and the Peterson Institute for International Economics, provides the first ever estimates of the impact on agriculture by country, with a particular focus on social and economic implications in China, India, Brazil, and the poor countries of the tropical belt in Africa and Latin America.
Arctic Ice Gone by 2020! (tags)
Arctic Ocean will lose summer ice by 2020 -- bad news for Greenland ice.
Darfur Death Toll Is Hundreds of Thousands Higher Than Reported, Study Says (tags)
Darfur Death Toll Is Hundreds of Thousands Higher Than Reported, Study Says
Getting our numbers right, counting crowds (tags)
The range of estimates for last weeks march is 15,000 (LAPD, LA Times) to 50,000 (ANSWER organizers) pretty wide range The following is a repost from http://www.sciencenet.org.uk/news/2003/0203/crowds.html that might help explain the range
Doctors Are The Third Leading Cause Of Death (tags)
Dr. Barbara Starfield of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health reports in a paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) titled "Is US Health Really the Best in the World?" how doctors are implicated in medical related deaths in the US:
Feeling Flaccid? (tags)
AIDS doomsayers have fallen on hard times. (tags)
AIDS doomsayers have fallen on hard times. Just six years ago, the nation's top health official, Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala, declared that after the epidemic there might not be "any Americans left."
Digging a hole in our treasury (tags)
You thought 12 years of Raygun/Bushit were bad? Hell, they were just warming this trainwreck up. Despirate people are more likely to follow the leader into fascism.
Pre-war predictions of quick exit, oil-financed reconstruction evaporate (tags)
Even as U.S. troops continue to be killed in Iraq at the rate of about one a day, the United States faces the prospect of occupying the country indefinitely and leading an international reconstruction effort costing tens of billions of dollars, according to several estimates.
GAO Triples Estimates of Gulf War Fallout (tags)
So the truth comes to light 10 years later. I guess it will be another 10 years before they post the truth about Iraq War II Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, June 3, 2003; Page A21
LA Anti-War Protest: at least 20,000 (tags)
At least 20,000 demonstrate in Los Angeles against the Bush Administration and their plans for war.
Afghanistan one of the most mine-affected countries (tags)
PESHAWAR: Latest reports suggest that nearly two decades after Afghanistan plunged into civil war, it is still one of the severely mine-affected countries in the world.