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"There is no vaccine to save the planet" (tags)
In the Arctic, 2020 has seen exceptional warmth, with temperatures more than 3 degrees Celsius above average - and more than 5 degrees in northern Siberia. Arctic sea ice in October was the lowest on record - and now re-freezing has been the slowest on record. Greenland ice has continued its long-term decline.
Christianity's Savior in the Middle East (tags)
With one exception, Christians throughout the countries of the Middle East are at risk or on the run, their churches burned, their property expropriated, their personal safety in peril from thugs intent on beatings, rapes, and murders
US retail sales figures slip again, showing decrease for third straight month (tags)
The road to recovery, as they might be saying on the campaign trail, is a hard one and expecting a sudden change in fortunes is fool hardy. Ever since the global financial crash in 2008, governments, political leaders and all sorts of economic and financial wunderkinds have been struggling to recover, the bite being still as wicked as before.
Remembering Operation Cast Lead (tags)
Cast Lead had the lowest ratio of civilian to combatant deaths in any asymmetric conflict in the history of warfare.
Akbayan and the Struggle for a New Philippines (tags)
(Speech at the Gene Viernes and Silme Domingo Awards Event, Seattle University, Seattle, Washington State, July 2, 2011.)
PHILIPPINES: Our Failed Labor-Export Policy (tags)
The impacts of disasters occurring in other parts of the world, from Libya to Japan, have perhaps been communicated more drastically to the Philippines than to other countries. Whether it is the tragic trilogy of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear fallout in Japan or the civil war in Libya, external crises are swiftly transformed into internal crises for our country, as thousands of families are pushed into poverty and economic hardship when their breadwinners are dislocated and repatriated back to the Philippines, where jobs offering decent wages are scarce.
Barack lashes out at Americans (tags)
Barack lashes out at Americans
Anger as the Ship Goes Down (tags)
Obama's proposed banking reforms are likely to face insurmountable opposition from Congress, where lobby interests have become all-powerful. Worse still, writes George Blecher, the proposals themselves don't go far enough.
PHILIPPINES: New Economics for a New Administration (tags)
The dominant feature of the Arroyo administration was pervasive corruption, but its most destructive legacy in the long term will probably be its policy failures. The ascent to power of a new president, backed by a new Congress, provides the opportunity for a fundamental shift in policy in order to end poverty and re-launch the Philippines on the road to development.
Frugal – how Palin describes her $150,000 bill for clothes (tags)
IN AN interview that echoes Marie Antoinette's cry of "let them eat cake", Sarah Palin yesterday insisted the $150,000 spent by the Republican party on her campaign trail clothes was "frugal".
Big Oil and the War on Drugs and Terrorism (tags)
The "Big Oil" chessgame, aided and abetted by the so-called wars on drugs and terrorism, has made most of humanity its pawns and has expanded corporate control over our lives.
Carlyle in talks to sell %9.9 management stake to Chinese (tags)
Carlyle Group is in talks to sell up to 9.9 per cent of itself to China’s Social Security Fund in a move that would make it the latest American buyout firm to sell a stake in its management company to the Chinese.
Mexicans find a rough welcome mat in Canada (tags)
Mexicans find a rough welcome mat in Canada Tourists, being denied entry in increasing numbers, report harsh, insensitive, even racist treatment by Canadian border officials
Punish drug dealers instead of Homeless people (tags)
Los Angeles City Council should outlaw drug dealing inside L.A. city limits instead of outlawing homelessness.
The Art of Misinformation and Crowd Management (tags)
In answer to growing animosity and the widely held view that the USA is a pariah among nations, compensatory responses from U.S. propagandists are becoming more frequent. The following media ‘staff report’ has been released to a number of international media outlets; India, Pakistan, Australia and Thailand to name the few. However, the ‘news’ release has received little coverage elsewhere, especially in locations familiar with U.S. double standards and hypocrisy. We refer to two Australian releases for our brief analysis.
How much should the wealthy give to the poor?
Israel engaged in more terror (tags)
Not only has there not been any significant improvement in Palestinian movement in recent months but the number of Israeli checkpoints and other obstacles has actually increased, hindering access to essential services, according to the latest United Nations update published today.
One Year to Save the Amazon and Keep Global Warming From Spiraling Out of Control! (tags)
We've got VERY little time to help save the Amazon forest from total devastation which could cause global warming to spiral out of control, and the Amazon provides an enormous amount of the oxygen on which we rely. Please read the message below and, please help spread the word! The Amazon should not be cut down to grow genetically engineered soya for livestock feed!!!
Will Americans Join Iraqis, Lebanese and Palestinians as Neocon Victims? (tags)
The Unfolding Horror Show
Hawaiian FREEDOM (tags)
"Hawaiian by birth". "American by force"
IPCC: Human Influence is DOMINANT Cause of Warming (tags)
Global warming fastest for 20,000 years - and it is mankind's fault. ....convincing evidence showing that climate change is already happening.
Israel investigates N-secrets hacking (tags)
Which is an open admission that multi-stage nuclear weapons are being built at Dimona. To what end? Germany foolishly gave Israel 3 Submarines capable of launching nukes onto any continent! Plus Israel has threatened European and other capitals with nuclear annihilation if it doesn't get it's way on everything.
Top 100 'poor' on social impact (tags)
A new report by a pro-business consultancy reveals corporate responsibility is sorely lacking among the world's top 100 firms, especially in the US.
Austrialians turning against Iraq War (tags)
FOR the first time, a majority of Australians believe the country should not have supported the war in Iraq to topple Saddam Hussein, according to a new poll.
The Iraq invasion has proved a gigantic disaster by almost every measure. (tags)
What has been the human cost of the invasion? The most authoritative estimate of Iraqi civilian war deaths puts the figure at between 7376 and 9178. Since the formal end of hostilities a further 2200 or so Iraqi civilians have died at coalition hands. Strangely enough, no one knows, even approximately, how many Iraqi soldiers were killed. The humanitarian group Medact recently suggested that the number might be as low as 13,500 or as high as 45,000.
DAVIS TO STAY? POLL SAYS CALIFORNIA RECALL SUPPORT DROPS TO 44 PERCENT (tags)
A poll of 1000 registered voters, conducted by Elway-McGuire Research for Knight Ridder from Wednesday through Saturday, found the percentage of people saying they would definitely vote to oust Governor Gray Davis dropped from 52 per cent on Wednesday to 44 per cent on Saturday.
Growing Panic at BushCo (tags)
The cost of making it flow could produce an economic crisis in the US. And it is this - rather than the daily killing of young American soldiers - that lies behind the Bush administration's growing panic. Washington has got its hands on the biggest treasure chest in the world - but it can't open the lid.
Oil, War & A Growing Sense Of Panic In The US (tags)
Don't Tell Me That America Would Have Invaded Iraq If Its Chief Export Was Beetroot
America's rich get richer thanks to tax-cutting Bush (tags)
Collectively, the 400 richest Americans are worth nearly one TRILLION dollars and it's mostly the top one percent who are pocketing Bush's tax cuts. Meanwhile, WalMart managers are teaching employees how to obtain food stamps.
Germans go west in search of jobs and prosperity (tags)
Although Germany remains a wealthy country packed with well-paid jobs, the options have narrowed for a significant number of people.
Americans Concerned About Media Behemoths, Poll Shows (tags)
Washington — The more Americans learn about federal changes that lift restrictions on companies owning different media outlets in the same city, the less they like it, a new poll suggests.
Globe and Mail Editorial (Toronto) (tags)
The team leader of the trial, Dr Anatoli Kamalai, acknowledged that there was "no measurable reduction" in HIV incidence with "no hint of even a small effect." The trial showed there to be no connection between sexual activity and AIDS.
Americans ill-served by own media (tags)
Here are a few under-reported yet telling statistics from a Princeton Survey Research Associates poll conducted two months ago:
Earth 2050 (tags)
The World's resources are quickly disappearing in the face of the new global economy study says
Victorious warlords set to open the opium floodgates (tags)
Ali expects the new rulers of the province to encourage him to grow as much opium as possible. 'Before the ban the government used to collect taxes on my poppies, now the warlords will collect them. We will have no problems from them,' he said.