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America: The Real Evil Empire - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:45PM
Keystone XL Pipeline: Down but not Out - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 1:57PM
Study: Airline Fuel Efficiency Grounded as Profits Soar - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— As 24 million Americans prepare for Thanksgiving air travel, a new analysis reveals that U.S. domestic airlines showed no improvement in fuel efficiency last year, highlighting the urgent need for the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate the industry’s rapidly increasing greenhouse gas emissions.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 11:31AM
The Rent Control Quandary - by Seana Sperling
Why Rent Control is needed nationally.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 7:16AM
We should drop bombs - by Ted Rudow III, MA
A new analysis of corporate TV news has found there was almost no debate about whether the U.S. should go to war in Iraq and Syria. The group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting found that of more than 200 guests who appeared on network shows to discuss the topic, just six voiced opposition to military action. On the high-profile Sunday talk shows, out of 89 guests, there was one antiwar voice: Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation.
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 1:49PM
Quan & Schaaf: Issue statements now! Ease tensions before the Ferguson Grand Jury decides - by Mike Wilson
Oakland residents need their government to ease the tensions surrounding the St. Louis County Grand Jury investigation of the death of Michael Brown
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:29AM
Piketty's Big Data - by Rainer Rilling and Robert Misik
The empirical-historical analysis of the top incomes and their wealth are at the center with Thomas Piketty's "Capital" (2014). The share of the top 10% in income was never below 60% from 1917 to 2012. The wealth of the richest grows three times as fast as the average income. A wealth tax is vital to reverse the exploding inequality. The richest 400 Americans have more wealth than the bottom 150 million.
Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:48AM
New CA Ebola Mandate Inspired by NNU Appeal to Gov. Brown, Sets National Model - by via National Nurses United
Following a worldwide day of actions of 100,000 registered nurses and health workers demanding substantial improvements in safeguards for the deadly Ebola virus, California officials have announced landmark mandatory Ebola guidelines that should be a model for federal and state action for all U.S. hospitals, National Nurses United said on November 14.
Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2014 3:45PM
Fukushima Radioactivity Detected Off West Coast - by via Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Monitoring efforts along the Pacific Coast of the U.S. and Canada have detected the presence of small amounts of radioactivity from the 2011 Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident 100 miles (150 km) due west of Eureka, California. Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) found the trace amounts of telltale radioactive compounds as part of their ongoing monitoring of natural and human sources of radioactivity in the ocean.
Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 3:54PM
How Universal Basic Income Will Save Us From the Robot Uprising - by George Dvorsky
As we head deeper into the 21st century, it's becoming painfully obvious that there are fewer and fewer jobs available. As noted by Marshall Brain, founder of How Stuff Works and author of Manna, there are more working-age people in the U.S. receiving some form of welfare than there are working-age people who do not.
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:15AM
Monsanto Growth Hormone Causes Suffering To Cows and Disease To Human Beings - by reader
Monsanto, Eli Lilly, Upjohn and American Cyanamid have caused disease to humans and suffering to cows with their mastitis engendering growth hormone.
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:17AM
Politicized Persecution in America - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 3:30AM
Ongoing agony in Iraq - by Nermeen Al-Mufti
The hundreds of thousands of displaced families suffer from the heavy rain that falls every day.
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 4:56PM
ESA Protection Sought For Imperiled Yellowstone Bison - by Buffalo Field Campaign, Western Watersheds
Buffalo Field Campaign and Western Watersheds Project have just filed a petition with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to list the Yellowstone buffalo populations under the Endangered Species Act.
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 10:22AM
With Longshore Workers Support How Protests Against Israeli Bombing of Gaza Stopped Zim Sh - by Jack Heyman Chair TWSC, Retired ILWU 10
ILWU Local 10 longshore workers were critical in stopping work on Zim ships in Oakland. The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee with other activists and maritime workers organized for an ongoing picket of the Zim Piraeus and the Stop Zim Action Committee which the TWSC was part of picketed the Zim Shanghai at SSA at the Port of Oakland in September and was successful in stopping the ship from being worked. This was the first time that a Zim ship was completely prevented from being worke...
Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 3:05AM
Rasmea Oheh's Politicized Persecution - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:49PM
Stop the TTIP! - by D Haufler, F Roetzer and S Wagenknecht
The Euroepan Commission suspended the secret TTIP negotiations for four months for citizen consultation on the Investor-State-Dispute Settlement provision. This proposed parallel system with 3-person arbitration courts allows corporations to sue states for lost profits and decisions are irrevocable. What a scandal to set "foreign investors" above the environment and labor!
Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:42PM
Obamacare Designed as a Scam - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 6:20AM
Frankenstein of our creation - by Ted Rudow III, MA
As the nation prepares to commemorate Veterans Day, President Obama has authorized the deployment of an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq. The plan will more than double the current U.S. force in Iraq and will reportedly cost $5.6 billion. In a significant expansion of the U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State.
Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 10:50AM
Video: Facing Down Corporate Election Greed, 25 min - by www.billmoyers.com
On Election Day, a small California city took on one of the biggest corporations in America… and declared victory.
Posted: Sun Nov 9, 2014 5:37PM