"Poverty levels actually increased during the 1990s when an increasing proportion of the population got jobs. Creating jobs doesn’t cure poverty if 90% of the jobs created pay poverty-level wages."
- taken from the Anxiety Culture website, www.anxietyculture.com
On June 4th a two-day court case was heard over the fate of a beautiful public reservation in Princeton Massachusetts. A civil case was filed against Wachusett Mountain Associates, The MA DEM and the MA Executive Office of Environmental Affairs due to the permitting technicalities in the case of a proposed expansion of the Wachusett ski area.
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinions recorded from a shortwave radio. Free to rebroadcast, please notify. Times and freqs for English-language broadcasts. Deutsche Welle, Netherlands, Russia, Cuba, China. (13.8MB/30:00)
Hardly a day goes by that the Corporate Media do not offer us news from the front-lines of the "smoking" war. Question is: Why do so many actually believe that the Corporatocracy is, or can be, a wholesome Consumer Activist? This is a sort of guide to today's dispatches.
International Call to Action! Join anti-biotech activists in San Diego in staging a five day counter-conference to the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) annual meeting, June 22 - 27. If you can't attend the demonstration in San Diego, we call for solidarity actions around the world. Stage a demonstration in your community to protest BIO's control over our food supply and genetic heritage. Demand BIOJUSTICE!