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Commentary :: Environment
Is Obama Powerless Against BP ?
10 Jun 2010
After BP successfully placed a cap to divert some of the spewing oil into tankers, thousands of gallons continue to flow daily into the gulf. August is slated as the earliest date that any permanent solution may emerge. BP remains totally in charge of potentially the largest environmental disaster in the earth’s recorded history, a fact that proves — in “check mate” fashion — that corporations dominate the inner workings of the U.S. government, a truth previously revealed by the bank bailouts.

More than one gigantic eco-system may be destroyed by BP, and the President of the U.S. is sadly reduced to lecturing in “serious tones,” with daily adjustments of tone based on the results of polling agencies.
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News :: Human Rights : International : Politics : Social Welfare : War and Militarism
Condemnation of Israel’s Attack on Humanitarian Aid to Gaza
10 Jun 2010
Philippines-Freedom-Flotilla-Protest.jpgThe Mindanao Peoples’ Peace Movement a coalition of more than a hundred multi-sectoral, peace and human rights organizations coming from the grassroots tri-peoples communities in Mindanao would like to add our voice to raging protests worldwide against Israel’s attack on the Freedom Flotilla on international waters on the morning of May 31,2010 which resulted to the death of nine (9) peace and human rights activists while injuring others and the subsequent arrest of the MV Rachel Corrie on June 6,2010.
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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Former U.S. Ambassador Examines Motive Behind Israel's Assault on Gaza Aid Flotilla
10 Jun 2010
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
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Commentary :: War and Militarism
Obama's National Security Strategy: A New Direction or Continuity
09 Jun 2010
Obama's agenda assures permanent war
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Announcement :: Politics
Senator D’Amato is scheduled to testify next week
09 Jun 2010
Senator D’Amato is scheduled to testify next week, in NY State Supreme Court, June 15, 2010 as to his role as the lobbyist who forced state officials to include a MOB related construction firm onto a list of qualified contractors after they had already been disqualified by the quality control people within the New York State Dormitory Authority (DASNY).
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News :: International : Labor
Zhibin Gu: rising China conflicts: currency, outsourcing, tech, trade, and politics amid weak recovery
09 Jun 2010
Expect more conflicts between an emerging China and the world! Is weak Chinese yuan to blame for causing global financial crisis? What is really behind China's stock market, trade, outsourcing and politics in light of the next stage world wealth, employment and investment? Get challenging ideas.
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News :: Media
How Does National Public Radio Violate Journalistic Ethics and the Law
09 Jun 2010
censorship of public antiwar opinion,
investment in fast foods, stifling of third party
news, promotion of Republican candidates, etc.
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Commentary :: Environment
Obama to clear way for oil-drilling permits
08 Jun 2010
Obama to clear way for oil-drilling permits
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News :: Environment : Globalization : Politics
RE: Take Action! Stop the Big Polluter Bailout!
08 Jun 2010
Sen. Murkowski and her allies want to give Big Oil a bailout. The U.S. Senate will vote on her resolution this Thursday. Tell your senators to vote NO, so we can have a cleaner, safer, healthier America! Thank you!
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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Coming Soon: Corporate Town Halls Against Social Security
08 Jun 2010
In the old days the U.S. government used different tactics to trick the population into accepting policies that only the elite wanted. For example, it took legions of hired speakers (propagandists) to travel the country and to explain to people the “necessity” of fighting WWI and WWII. Movie stars were put on the government payroll, too, dazzling and awe-striking working people into buying war bonds and constantly cheerleading the war effort.

Not much has changed. Although the corporate-controlled media is a highly effective tool to influence the public to accept wars-for-profit (Iraq and Afghanistan), some policies are so unpopular they require the old tactics be revived.
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