8 million square acres on fire this year
record evictions, foreclosures, millions
plunged into poverty
2.3 trillion has disappeared from the Pentagon
under Rumsfeld Zackheim
86 billion record July deficit
One of the only reader-funded, collectively run, professional hard-news site on the Worldwide Web says it will close its doors on Saturday, September 30 if it does not secure the funding needed to continue daily publishing.
...The CT Film Festival ~ FUMI AND THE BAD LUCK FOOT(Short) Director: David Chai. A little girl whose foot attracts all manner of bad things discovers she can use it to help others, so is it really such bad luck after all? A festival award-winner and viewer favorite.
It was appropriate that the “Guilty” verdicts against the Bush-Cheney Gang for committing war crimes and crimes against humanity were announced at “Camp Democracy,” on the National Mall. On Sept. 13, 2006, Ann Wright, an ex-U.S. diplomat, read the “mock” verdicts. She was also one of the five jurists who heard the evidence compiled by the Bush Crimes Commission.
Jubilee South and the Freedom from Debt Coalition of the Philippines, two of the proponents and lead organizers of the International Peoples Forum vs the IMF and World Bank, denounce the latest move of the Singapore government to prevent the exercise of freedom of speech and peaceful assembly.