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PDAC Spoofed: It's funny because it's absurd; it's tragic because it's true - by sakura saunders
Mining conference attendees hoodwinked with sarcastic take on PDAC's failed attempt at Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 10:29AM
TPP negotiations to be held in Hawaii, March 9-16 - by DLi
The TransPacific Partnership(TPP) is hyped as the Pacific Rim's version of NAFTA(North Amer. Free Trade Agreement)that was passed during the Clinton regime. It consists of 12 Pacific nations--led by USA, Japan, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singpaore, and includes 6 other dependent nations like Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, Mexcio, Peru and Vietnam. The developed countries tout it as a"free trade" agreement that will add jobs and reduce tariffs, but in reality(especially because of the secrecy s...
Posted: Sun Mar 1, 2015 7:38PM
Venezuela: To coups and economic sabotage answer with a revolutionary offensive! - by Marxist Tendency of the PSUV
Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:28AM
Hyatt "hotel" built in residential district in California by billionaire Pritzker family - by Social Jutice
Billionaire Anthony Pritzker heir to the Hyatt Hotel family fortune built a 53,000 square foot home completely under the radar. This home which looks like a grand hotel resort and spa is actually home to him, his wife and three kids. He built his own private "Hyatt Hotel" in Bel Air, California in a residential district so he could throw huge lavish commercial events. How was he able to build this without public review? Contacts and campaign contributions.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 3:42PM
TTIP: Trifling Economic Advantages at the Cost of Democracy and the Public Interest - by Werner Raza and Heribert Schmitz
The controversial investment-protection agreement establishes a parallel justice giving security to all investors.. The states would be liable for compensations for any lower profits.. The state and local governments could not pass any laws or regulations that could have a negative impact on the profits of businesses. Our democracy could become a paper tiger.. We all know our planet can only survive when we do everything in our power for a sustainable economy in all areas.
Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:04AM
The Catastrophe has Already Begun - by Karl Georg Zinn, Gunter Dueck and J Bischoff
Capitalist growth has become the problem, promotes famines and strangles full employment. Can the world be rescued? Mass unemployment has never lasted as long as today; global problems increase. Jean Jacques Rousseau said: "Distribution means no one is so rich he can buy others and no one is so poor he must sell himself." A change of consciou9sness is necessary so the population strives energetically for distribution justice. The young generation is socialized today under conditions where m...
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:51AM
Cherán K’eri: Political parties are dead to us in this town - by El Enemigo Común
In April, the Purépecha municipality of Cherán K’eri, Michoacán is celebrating four years of its uprising to end organized crime in its territory.
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:07PM
George Orwell in the Government - by Albrecht von Lucke
Writing in 1948 off the coast of Scotland, George Orwell foresaw the time when war would become a domestic necessity to divert the people from economic contradictions. Newspeak is used so lies are called truth and slavery is called freedom. Public squalor exists alongside private affluence. Lobbyists write laws and representatives spend their time fundraising, dialing for dollars. Private losses become public losses as risk managers turned out to be risk creators.
Posted: Tue Feb 10, 2015 5:56AM
Order prevails in Cairo - by Friends of the classless society
On January 25, 2011, in the context of the "Arab Spring", the first of a series of waves of unrest broke out in Cairo...
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2015 7:03AM
Venezuela: a Coup in Real Time - by EVA GOLINGER
There is a coup underway in Venezuela. The pieces are all falling into place like a bad CIA movie. At every turn a new traitor is revealed, a betrayal is born, full of promises to reveal the smoking gun that will justify the unjustifiable. Infiltrations are rampant, rumors spread like wildfire, and the panic mentality threatens to overcome logic. Headlines scream danger, crisis and imminent demise, while the usual suspects declare covert war on a people whose only crime is being gatekeeper to...
Posted: Mon Feb 2, 2015 8:25PM
Shin Dong-hyuk's North Korean Prison Camp Lies Exposed - by Steven Argue
[Photo: The liar Sin Un Gun (aka Shin Dong-Hyok) with imperialist liar George W. Bush. Bush referred to North Korea, Iraq, and Iran as the "axis of evil" while authorizing torture and the invasion of Iraq which left over a million people dead.]
Posted: Sun Feb 1, 2015 12:29PM
UN Commission: Cancel Debt for Ebola Countries; West Africa Needs Debt Relief for Economy - by Sumi Yi
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) released a report calling for debt cancellation for Ebola-impacted countries. Debt relief would help address the region's economic challenges.
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:32PM
Spring-Break-March Delegation to Venezuela: The Revolution Continues! - by Bolivarian Circle Alberto Lovera
While the mainstream media speculates about the future of the Bolivarian Revolution since the passing of Hugo Chavez, for the Venezuelan popular sectors, there is no turning back to a state of marginalization and exclusion. Come learn about the process currently transpiring in Venezuela as the people, faithful to the legacy of Chavez, deepen and further radicalize their struggle in defense of the Bolivarian Revolution. Come learn, connect, and show your solidarity at this critical moment for ...
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:20PM
43 Students That Do Not Want to Disappear - by El Enemigo Común
Disappearances are acts of terror intended for those left behind. Today the Mexican federal government has declared the students dead, because since they won't disappear, it is better that people just begin accepting the fact that they are now dead. The Mexican federal governments is like a child with its eyes closed, plugging its ears with index fingers chanting the mantra "Please go away. Please go away. Please go away." The problem is that the problem isn't going away and the Mexican ...
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:19PM
43 estudiantes que no quieren desaparecer - by El Enemigo Común
Las desapariciones son actos de terror destinados a los que se quedan. Hoy el gobierno federal mexicano ha declarado que los estudiantes están muertos, no desaparecidos y que es mejor que la gente comience a aceptar este hecho. El gobierno federal mexicano es como un niño con sus ojos cerrados y sus oídos tapados con los dedos repitiendo "Por favor que desaparezcan. Por favor que desaparezcan. Por favor que desaparezcan." El problema es que los estudiantes no desaparecen y el gobier...
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:16PM
The Rebirth of the One-Thousandth Society - by Matthias Schnetzer and Markus Marterbauer
The richest thousandth (0.1%) increased their share in the total wealth very intensely since the 1980s. Their share is as much as the bottom 90%. While the millionaires increased their wealth enormously, the mass of the population is exposed to the continuing economic crisis. The disinformation campaigns of owners of capital against a sensible taxation of mammoth assets has the wide support of the media. Discussion about a recovery of taxes on the wealthy suffers in the illusion of shock and...
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:36AM
Syriza Party Poised to Win Greek Elections on Anti-Austerity Platform - by Sophia Har
The anti-austerity Syriza party leads in polls heading into Greece's national elections Sunday. Syriza says if elected it will renegotiate some of Greece's debt and halt austerity policies. Syriza also calls for a European debt conference similar to the 1953 London Conference that relieved German debt and allowed the country to extend debt payments
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:25PM
Todd Wolfson on ‘Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left’ (audio/mpeg 6.4MB) - by IMCista
Sonali Kolhatkar, host of Uprising with Sonali, speaks with Todd Wolfson to discuss his new book ‘Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left.’ Topics discussed include Indymedia, the emergence of blogging and social networks, IMCs maintaining their own servers, and social movements becoming overly dependent on corporate networks.
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:31PM
The Atack against Charlie Hebdo - by International Communist Party
After the attack against Charlie Hebdo, all the formidable power of the media and bourgeois propaganda kicked in to use the emotion born of the bloody massacre to rouse support for "national unity" and the "values of the Republic." the Government, parties of the left, right and far- right (excised by the organizers of the Paris march, the far-right Front National (FN) of le Pen called for demonstrations in the provinces), trade union apparachniks and multiple associations called for large dem...
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:34AM
34 countries, 17 states represented "100,000 Tweets for Oscar" - by Alejandro Luis Molina
Over 500,000 people were reached on January 6, 2015, Oscar's 72nd birthday, as the National Boricua Human Rights Network and La Respuesta coordinated the "Social Media Campaign for Oscar López."
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2015 9:30AM