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The Purse is Mightier than the Pen (tags)

The climate crisis is here now, but a compromised, corrupted media doesn't want to know. What is salient is not important. What is important is not salient.

US Election as a Turn of an Era (tags)

Karl Marx modified a Hegel quotation that world-historical events always occurred twice, the first time as tragedy and the next time as farce. Since November 9, 2016, we know they can occur as tragedy and farce at once.

Chernobyl + 30 (tags)

Thirty Years after the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe, the disaster continues.

Four Winds of March Against Monsanto Los Angeles Take The Streets of Hollywood (tags)

People of Los Angeles joined the global call to March Against Monsanto on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in solidarity with thousands of people spanning over 400 cities of the globe. In L.A. the march originated in four cardinal directions in the morning (North Hollywood/Valley, West L.A/Venice, South L.A., and downtown) and traveled via public transportation to the central rally in East Hollywood, followed by a march to Griffith Park for a non-GMO potluck and teach-in. Over five hundred people participated in #MAMLA #MAM2015 to say #HellNoGMO.

NUCLEAR SHUTDOWN NEWS, MARCH EDITION (tags)

Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the continuing decline of the US nuclear industry, and highlights efforts of those who are democratically working to bring about a renewable energy future. As nuclear plants in the US are approaching or surpassing their 40 year operating life, their ability to operate properly and safely lessens, creating more and more problems across the nation.

Californians Shame Regulators For Teaching Big Oil How To Skirt Law and Pollute Our Water (tags)

What the frack?! On Tuesday, March 24th, the state of California held an "Aquifer Exemption Workshop" to show oil industry representatives how to exploit loopholes for drilling and disposal projects to obtain aquifer exemption approval. Concerned water drinkers interrupted the state-sponsored workshop on how to get away with poisoning our drinking water. #‎DontFrackCA‬

Pharma Cartel Poisons Kids with Thimerosal Ethylmercury Vaccines (tags)

Several vaccines still contain Thimerosal and the ethylmercury compound believed to be linked with higher rates of autism in children and some adults. Unfortunately the corrupt western medical establishment under pharma cartel influences remains opposed to banning Thimerosal outright as suggested by the UN and continues to distribute these toxic vaccines in lower income countries and also in the U.S.

Beltway Bandit Named Senior Obama Adviser (tags)

imperialism

Monsanto: Profits Above Human Health (tags)

Monsanto

BTL:Former EPA Adviser Comments on Recurring Conflict Between Science and Politics (tags)

Interview with Paul Anastas, former EPA science adviser, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

NRDC Propaganda Praises Pipeline Pat (tags)

Propaganda from the NRDC praises SNWA pipeline proponent General Manager Pat Mulroy for her brilliant plan to heist groundwater from under the Goshute Nation and deliver it to her developer friends like Mr. Harvey Whittemore, an early funder of the pipeline. In the process of depleting the aquifer an entire spring fed ecosystem with endemic spring snails will be destroyed, but hey, we need more suburban sprawl in the desert so Whittemore and Mulroy can have a nice retirement at all of our expense!

Obama's Broken Resolutions and Occupy White House (tags)

Generalized security requires a social net, not lies and trillions to the banks. There has been a 30-year war in which the voice of business became louder. The financial sector must be shriveled. Private losses cannot become public losses. 14 million jobs can be created.

Destroying the American Dream (tags)

class war

Obama?s Continued Failures on the Environment and Jobs (tags)

[Photo: Bridge in Felton, California built by workers in the Works Progress Administration which employed 3.8 million people from 1935 to 1941 and built 11,000 schools, 122,000 public buildings, 77,000 bridges, 285 airports, 24,000 miles of sewer, and 664,000 miles of road. Photo by Liberation News]

BTL:House Republicans Attempt to Hold 2012 Budget Hostage to Repeal of Environmental Regul (tags)

Interview with David Goldston, director of government affairs with the Natural Resources Defense Council, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Japan's Earthquake: Natural or Engineered? (tags)

nuclear disaster

Censored from HuffPo / Chicago: "Who cares who wins the elections" (tags)

As a regular blogger on the Huffington Post / Chicago's website, I recently encountered a situation which I believe is censorship for failing to have a proper "line" on next Tuesday's elections. As allies of the Democratic Party in various sectors scramble to motivate the party's "base" for the elections, apparently a voice pouring cold water on such efforts was not welcome. That the piece showed that human rights progress is not beholden to Democratic Party advancement made it that much more toxic. Here it is so that you can judge for yourself.

9th Circuit Court Enables Ruby Pipeline Construction (tags)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the emergency request by Center for Biological Diversity to temporarily halt construction on the 670 mile Ruby Pipeline being constructed by El Paso corporation through four western states. Some of the Ruby Pipeline's future customers include BP, in a rush to regain their losses from the Gulf Oil Spill. This could be some of the reasons for skipping critical components of the public review process and purchasing verbal consent from two prominent environmental organizations, WWP and ONDA.

Mustang Conspiracy; BLM Rush to Move Horses (tags)

Recent coverage by Las Vegas reporter George Knapp details the sudden rush by the BLM to forcibly remove large numbers of Nevada's wild mustangs could be to clear the way for the Ruby Pipeline as proposed by El Paso Corporation.

Criminal Investigation of BP Shut Down by Bush Regime (tags)

Evidence points to Bush policies that stopped a criminal investigation into BP's environmental crimes, taking action then would have forced BP to implement preventative measures. Having a tested back-up plan in case of deep water oil spill was needed, though both Bush and Obama failed to check up on BP's plans following a well rupture.

Giant Plumes of Oil Forming Under the Gulf (tags)

"Many scientists had hoped the dispersants would cause oil droplets to spread so widely that they would be less of a problem in any one place. If it turns out that is not happening, the strategy could come under greater scrutiny. Dispersants have never been used in an oil leak of this size a mile under the ocean, and their effects at such depth are largely unknown."

Another DC Stand Down-As Radioactive Groundwater Due to Hit Chesapeake Bay (tags)

Not 1 or 2 but fully all the nuclear power plants in the Chesapeake Watershed are leaking radioactive water. What's going on? Why is this a big deal for all of the US?

AIRNow--the eternal optimists (tags)

Air pollution reporting agency, AIRNow, consistently presents an excessively rosy air pollution levels forecast--one seldom, if ever, born out by actual contaminant levels on the ground.

Is your Job Next? (tags)

On October 31, 2009, the once largest aluminum plant in the world will shut down. With it goes another American industry and more American jobs. The Columbia Falls Aluminum Company in Montana will shut down its aluminum production because it cannot purchase the necessary electrical power to continue its operations. How did this happen in America?

California Safe Schools "Your Life is Now" 2008 Environmental Event of the Year (tags)

Declaration of Independence Displayed & World Leaders Gather to Celebrate California Safe Schools 10th Anniversary, Environmental Victories & Future Actions to Save Our Planet.

Obama's New Appointments (tags)

as bad as the others

Obama Mania (tags)

A reality check.

Peace and Freedom Candidates Ralph Nader and Matt Gonzalez in Oakland (tags)

Over 500 people turned out to hear presidential candidate Ralph Nader and his running mate Matt Gonzalez at Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater Sept. 30. The two are on the ballot in 45 states this year as Independents or on various party lines, including the Peace and Freedom Party in California. Several P&F candidates also spoke, as well as Cindy Sheehan, running as an Independent for Congress against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

"A Matter of Integrity" (tags)

War must be considered obsolete. Officials refuse to comploy with regtulations. Citizens of the world must speak out. Our leaders have abandoned our citizens and the world's citizens.

Have You Ever Seen Someone Near a Utility Pole? EPA Hasn't! (tags)

Help EPA See the Reality of Wood Preservative Exposure in Your Community

San Diego Earth Day Hosts Local Candidates (tags)

Though poorly attended, the candidates' debates at San Diego's Earth Day in Balboa Park April 20 offered useful insights into how the aspirants for mayor, third district city councilmember and city attorney might use their jobs to help protect the city's environment — or not.

Water Wars (tags)

The U.S. Patriot Act and other legislation authorizes a "culling of the herds."

Bush Has `Understood Nothing, Learned Nothing' (tags)

Bush's plan to fight global warming is to wait until 2025. His plan is a losership approach, not a leadership approach.

UFW Tells EPA to Stop Use of Deadly Organophosphate Pesticides! (tags)

Help support the UFW campaign to tell the EPA to stop allowing use of organophosphate pesticides that cause neurological damage in farm worker children and nearby rural residents.

"Shrimper" Environmental Activist Speaks in San Diego (tags)

diane Wilson, who went from being a painfully shy Texas shrimp fisher to a nationally known environmental activist, presented her story in San Diego at a meeting sponsored by the Peace and Democracy Action Group of the First Unitarian-Universalist Church. Her inspiring story is also available in her book, "An Unreasonable Woman."

San Diego's Controversial City Attorney 'Speaks (tags)

To his supporters, San Diego city attorney Mike Aguirre is an activist and truth-teller who'sone of the few local elected officials dealing seriously with the city's budget crises. To his opponents, ranging from the Right-wing San Diego Union-Tribune to the city employee unions, he's a loud-mouthed obstructionist who's dividing the city and costing it money. The controversy was on display January 24, when Aguirre and two of his election oppoennts debated at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club.

Atlantic Richfield Co. responsible for clean-up of copper mine toxins. (tags)

Residents of Yerington, NV and nearby Walker Lake remain in limbo when waiting for any EPA action to clean up the toxin leaching superfund site left by Anaconda Copper mine..

Plug In America Wants You! (tags)

Help us show strength in numbers at the LA Auto Show on Nov. 15. Bring your signs. If you can't make the 15th at high noon, we'll rally on the 14th in front of the Convention Center.

So.CA MWD Directors voted to add Silicofluoride to Drinking Water --18 Million At RISK (tags)

Greater Los Angeles and San Diego get ‘SilicoFLUORIDE’ in their drinking/tap waters as of October 1, 2007. Please SIGN PETITION to Congress to End 12 So.CA Municipal Water District Directors 'fluoridation' Agenda at: hhtp://www.fluorideaction.org

U.S. Nuclear Weapons Being “Guarded” by Israel (tags)

American supporters of Israel were delighted to learn that an Israeli company, Magal Security Systems-owned in part by the government of Israel-is in charge of security for the most sensitive nuclear power and weapons storage facilities in the United States.

Was a Covert Attempt to Bomb Iran with Nuclear Weapons foiled by a Military Leak? (tags)

Who ordered the loading of Advanced Cruise missiles on to a B-52 in violation of Air Force regulations? The quick reaction of the Air Force and the issuing of a public statement describing the seriousness of the issue and the launch of an immediate investigation, suggests that whatever occurred, was outside the regular chain of military command. If the regular chain of command was violated, then we have to inquire as to whether the B-52 incident was part of a covert project whose classification level exceeded that held by officers in charge of nuclear weapons at Minot AFB.

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.

Campesino permaculture can save delta smelt from extinction (tags)

The major reason delta smelt face extinction is overuse of Sacramento Rio agua by agribusiness. Campesino permaculture, intercropping and polyculture teaches us how to reduce rio agua use and could save the smelt if applied soon!

Supreme Court Decides Against Bush Administration (tags)

Even if a refduction of greenhouse gases cannot reverse the climate warming, a national reduction would still delay this, irrespective of what happens in other countries.

the EPA insists are destroying the Ozone (tags)

GLOBAL WARMING: THE TRUTH. AND WHAT THE TRUTH MEANS

VAN NUYS WOMAN NAMED VOLVO AWARD FINALIST (tags)

Robina Suwol recognized in 5th Annual Volvo for life Awards, honored for her fight to prevent harmful chemicals being used on school grounds

Activists Call Out Auto Industry’s Empty Promises at LA Auto Show (tags)

*Watch this video of RAN and Global Exchange activists asking GM CEO Rick Wagoner to sign a pledge to make his company the most fuel efficient by 2010.

Asbestos Attacks from the White House (tags)

The White House manipulated the reports of the EPA about the air quality in the environment of Ground Zero after the attacks and thus exposed all the relief workers, residents and employees in south Manhattan to extreme health risks.

Chief of police in Cleves is indicted (tags)

Mark Demeropolis, 42, was indicted by a Hamilton County grand jury on four counts of tampering with records and two counts of forgery, according to Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney Joe Deters.

The Bush Diary (tags)

My choises for Pope and my visit to the troops.

International alliance calls for end to term “clean coal,” responsible transition (tags)

In Response to the growing and unfortunate trend among environmental and social justice groups use of the industry and government created term "clean coal," West Virginia Citizen's Action Group, Coal River Mountain Watch launched an internationally circulated sign-on letter calling for a unification of these groups against this sort of industry doublespeak which makes it so much harder for those working towards positive change to achieve it. Over 80 Organizations and prominent individuals have signed on at the time of the release. Please view the letter and add your name too at www.crmw.net.

EPA TO ALLOW PESTICIDE TESTING (tags)

ALERT: EPA TO ALLOW PESTICIDE TESTING ON ORPHANS & MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN

Chemtrails Are Over Las Vegas (tags)

http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050819/headline1.html http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050826/headline3.html

Successful Week of Anti-Mountaintop Removal in Lexington (tags)

During the week of June 13 in Lexington, KY, a meal of toxic coal sludge scraped out of a stream in eastern Kentucky was delivered to the president of a coal advocacy group, hundreds of concerned citizens attended an anti-mountain top removal (MTR) rally and march that ended at Kentucky Utility's headquarters, a film festival educated Lexingtonians about the dangers of strip mining and its repercussions, and activists passed out literature on the streets, all part of Mountain Justice Summer's week in Lexington, Kentucky.

United States government, 2005: If it walks like a goose… (Part I) (tags)

To see how the Bushies stack up against former regimes of a particular bent, read on.

Bill Moyers: There is no tomorrow (tags)

One of the biggest changes in politics in my lifetime is that the delusional is no longer marginal. It has come in from the fringe, to sit in the seat of power in the Oval Office and in Congress. For the first time in our history, ideology and theology hold a monopoly of power in Washington.

100 Facts and 1 Opinion (tags)

From the Purple States to your brain

CALIFORNIA PARENTS GAIN RIGHT TO KNOW - 1-888-NO-POISON (tags)

Learn about the problems with pesticides and safer options from the School Pesticide Reform Coalition at http://www.nopoison.org or at 1-888-NO-POISON.

School Pesticide Reform Coalition at www.nopoison.org or at 1-888-NO-POISON (tags)

Find out more about the hazards of pesticides and about safer solutions from the School Pesticide Reform Coalition

Cheers for christian family values (tags)

The eye of big brother in your "medicine" cabinet.

Censored 2005: The Top 25 Censored Media Stories of 2003-2004 (tags)

Fred Burks of WantToKnow is fairly consistent in relevant informative articles exposure. http://www.WantToKnow.info/

The EPA and Industry Team Up to Protect Profits in Florida Study, Leaving Children Behind (tags)

POISON, PROTECTION, AND CHILDREN

VOTE Nov. 2! Problems? Call ‘Election Protection’ 1-866-OUR-VOTE (tags)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — More than 1,000 union members marched on the offices of Ohio Secretary of State J. Kenneth Blackwell, Oct. 25, to demand that he protect the rights of 700,000 newly registered Ohio voters threatened by Republican vote suppression tactics in this crucial battleground state.

How Can Kerry Beat Bush? Just the Facts, Man (tags)

If John Kerry is looking for a sure-fire way to fire George Bush and send him on his way, it’s simple: spread the truth about Dubya’s truly horrid record. For more details, read on.

Senator John Kerry and the Democrats are Peeing their Pants Cowards (tags)

Now that campaigning to the far right has failed to get a rise out of the American public all my Democratic Party friends are running around bumping into each other in fear and loathing realizing that the Democratic leadership Council and its lead poisoned leader Al From - who is cowering inside the pup tent he pitched inside the Big Tent to perform by pass surgery on Bill Clinton's heart (which is so full of saturated fat it really does need bypass surgery) so that Clinton could sign the child poverty creating Welfare Reform Act - has led Senator John Kerry down a rabbit hole.

PARENTS GAIN RIGHT TO KNOW ABOUT CHEMICALS USED AT SCHOOL (tags)

Parents Gain Right to Know about pesticides used in or around school campuses.

Bush and Science at Loggerheads (tags)

Barriers to research and claims of suppressed data sully interactions between researchers and the Bush administration.

Republicans burn Bush on Environment (tags)

Russell Train (R), the EPA's second chief for presidents Nixon and Ford, said Bush's record is so dismal that he's casting his presidential vote for Democrat John Kerry in November.

Chemtrail crisis: an overview and update (tags)

From the April 2001 Idaho Observer:

Secrets and Lies Becoming Commonplace (tags)

The initial refusal of President Bush to let his national security adviser appear under oath before the 9/11 Commission might have been in keeping with a principle followed by other presidents -- the principle being, according to Bush, that calling his advisers to testify under oath is a congressional encroachment on the executive branch's turf. (Never mind that this commission is not a congressional body, but one he created and whose members he handpicked.)

BTL:Leading U.S. Scientists Condemn White House Censorship and Distortion of... (tags)

...Science Data. Interview with Dr. Kurt Gottfried, chairman of the Union of Concerned Scientists, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Democratic Party? (tags)

The Democratic Party is not a vehicle for ending corporate control of our lives. It is an obstacle to building a new society.

ABOUT-CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS (NON-PROFIT) WWW.NOPOISON.ORG (tags)

CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS (NON-PROFIT) & SCHOOL PESTICIDE REFORM COALITION!

God or no God, I don't like that demon antiChrist, Our Mr. bush Jr. very much (tags)

By Annan not publicly addressing this very serious issue, will not be fooling me he hasn't heard it mentioned. The families of Iraq are accounted almost entirely by "comprehensive, extremely detailed" measurements. So what the hell is going on about supporting our world community by not condemning war crimes?, Just where is Annan on the issue of an international commitment kept I want asked religiously across this world. Now.

Pentagon report and global environmental crisis (tags)

The Pentagon is saying in the report printed below that world capitalism is going to be thrown into severe crisis by the developing environmental catastrophe. For all activists, and for the working class in general, this is the most important report to be made available to us in decades.

HOW HEALTHY IS YOUR CHILD'S SCHOOL? (tags)

CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS EFFORTS HIGHLIGHTED BY NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL WWW.CALISAFE.ORG

Alert: Report From the California Biodiesel Consumers' Conference (tags)

Is it possible to have a community-created, low emissions, automotive fuel source? The California Biodiesel Conusemers' Conference is working toward that goal.

Bush, The Wars of the Texas Succession (tags)

review and analysis provided by two recent books.

Lawmakers block labeling food with Country of Origin (tags)

(In a massive sell-0ut) "Bargainers tying down the last details of a mammoth $390 billion spending bill agreed to block labels identifying which country food products come from for the next two years, lawmakers and aides said Saturday. "

[gangbox] LIFE IS CHEAP..BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE (tags)

LIFE IS CHEAP...BUT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS ARE EXPENSIVE..or, why construction continues to be such a hazardous industry to work in..

HOW SAFE IS YOUR CHILDS SCHOOL (tags)

Children's environmental health

California Attorney General rips EPA on Clean Air Act (tags)

Lockyer called the EPA's logic absurd and said its decision will contribute to "additional pollution of the planet, pollution of California and harmful health effects to people and the other species with which we cohabitate."

Fiddling while Rome burns (tags)

America produces a quarter of the world's carbon dioxide emissions, the population has risen by 100 million since 1970 and when an area three times the size of Britain was recently opened up for mining, drilling, logging and road building, no one took much notice. What does the Bush administration do? It ignores all attempts to curb environmental damage. In a major investigation that took him from the Salton Sea in California to Crooked Creek in Florida, Matthew Engel reports on how America is ravaging the planet

Filtering The Smog (tags)

Clinton's EPA filed suits and brought against dozens of industrial plants, including ExxonMobil and Southern Company. But Bush's EPA re-writes the rules and permits companies to keep secret information about their deadly emissions.

Double life of the GOP: Corporatists and Conservative-libertarians (tags)

President Bush made his fortune by getting Texas taxpayers to pay for the Texas Rangers's new baseball stadium. His government now expands corporate welfare on the backs of individual taxpayers, while allowing huge tax escapes for large multinational corporations.

$100,000 Donation trumps 400 Violations (tags)

Sierra Club spokesman Carl Zichella said the $100,000 donation from Tim Blixseth's developement company demonstrates Schwarzenegger's insensitivity to the environment. "I can see one violation or even a handful on a single project, but more than 400? You really have to be trying to violate so many environmental laws."

$87 billion for Iraq: Another Vietnam? (tags)

President Bush stunned the nation Sunday night with his request for an additional $87 billion for the occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan.

BTL:Environmentalists Blast White House Nominee to Head EPA (tags)

Interview with Lawson LeGate, of the Sierra Club, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Spoon-Feeding Poison: EPA Opens the Door to Testing Bug Killers on People (tags)

The Bush administration is now moving to endorse the testing of noxious and lethal chemicals on human beings.

Libertarians says Smog Danger is a lot of Hot Air (tags)

Free Market analysts claim that the the American Lung Association 2003 "State of the Air" report is designed to generate alarming headlines and encourage charitable donations, but not to provide the media and the public with accurate information on air pollution.

Earth Day Cancelled by EPA (tags)

Why have an Earth Day when so much of the Earth as we knew it is gone?

''Colombia: another front in broader U.S. war'' (tags)

By Matthew Riemer YellowTimes.org Columnist (United States)

USA Patriot Act II--A$hcroft drafts secret sequel (tags)

The Bush Administration is preparing a bold, comprehensive sequel to the USA Patriot Act passed in the wake of September 11, 2001, which will give the government broad, sweeping new powers to increase domestic intelligence-gathering, surveillance and law enforcement prerogatives, and simultaneously decrease judicial review and public access to information. For additional information, watch the PBS program "Now With Bill Moyers" tonight at 9 P.M. EST. (local listings http://www.pbs.org/now/sched.html) The show will also air an interview with Charles Lewis.

Global warming: Smog belches from Bush administration (tags)

The New Year began with environmentalists pressing two separate lawsuits charging the Bush administration with gutting the Clean Air Act and pushing policies that have accelerated global warming that poses a long term threat to life on earth.

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF A NARCO-TERROR STATE (tags)

The most censored and ignored story of the last - and the next - five years must be: "Global Economy Caters to US Addictions." Half of the world's problems are caused by the US addictions to oil and all kinds of drugs. The illegal drug trade is the second largest sector of the global economy. Include all of the legal drugs that US citizens are addicted to and "Drugs" would be the largest sector by far.

Bush-Cheney Regime Dissolved (tags)

All participants of the unlawful "U.S. Administration" are hereby ordered to surrender themselves to the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Army of the United States.

Bush Administration Ignores its Own EPA's Report... (tags)

...Acknowledging Growing Danger of Global Warming. Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus Interviews Jon Coifman, spokesperson of the National Resources Defense Council.

Bush-Cheney Regime Dissolved (tags)

Fake "U.S. Administration" Found Guilty of Numerous Felonies. New Cabinet Nominated....

EPA Releases Report on Biotech Corn (tags)

In a report to a panel of scientific advisers who meet Tuesday and Wednesday, EPA said testing by corn processors and seed companies have helped to dramatically reduce the amount of StarLink corn that could be in food.

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