On October 5, the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR), along with other national peace groups, will carry out direct action at the White House to end the war in Afghanistan and demand reparations for the people of Afghanistan.
t's a story of unintended consequences. The good news is that that Massachusetts is trying to hit its quota a renewable energy standards by 12-20 %. The bad news is that it wants to do so by cutting down trees. The trees are intended to be used as fuel. Cutting down trees can contribute to climate change as much as using carbon fuels.
The “transparent government” that President Obama guaranteed during his electoral campaign has become yet another broken promise. On August 14th, the Huffington Post revealed a memo containing details of “the deal” that Obama cut with health care mega-corporations in secret White House meetings. And although the White House denies the authenticity of the memo, the details are consistent with earlier reports from other national media outlets.