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Rockefellers Divest from Fossil Fuels

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On the heels of yesterday’s historic climate march (which according to some estimates drew nearly 400,000 people), today the Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced its new fossil fuel divestment campaign. Divestment is gaining serious momentum as a strategy to combat major social problems, most notably in apartheid Israel/Palestine. The Rockefeller Fund has joined other organizations (who [&hellip... more →

Fellow Travelers

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Garikai Chengu explains Islamic terrorism as a product of U.S. policy, funding and intervention on behalf of Israel, Wall Street and the military elite... more →

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Rapture in Blue

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Witnessing the radical blue rants, escalating in anticipation of this weekend’s revival in Manhattan, one is reminded of charismatic church gatherings that in 1999 preceded the millenium celebrations. Lots of hysteria, little reason. Using the three strikes analogy, so popular in the US, Naomi Klein — the charismatic leader seemingly destined to soon rival Oprah [&hellip... more →

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Never Land: The Chimera of Clean Energy

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The Climateers demand to end fossil fuels is so nonsensical, no one but progressives would suggest it. This gets into the Never Land fantasies, so pervasive in this milieu. Our society would collapse without fossil fuels, yet the chimera of clean energy (whatever that is) lures Klein groupies like the sirens. Seductive energy tales, like [&hellip... more →

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Scottish Independence On Democracy Now!

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Amy Goodman from the popular news program Democracy Now! today covered the topic of Scotland’s impending independence, slated for tomorrow. In the segment she interviews British historian Sam Wetherell and musician Billy Bragg, who has been writing on the topic of Scottish independence for several years. Many things are at stake, including Scotland’s oil production. [&hellip... more →

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