Added by Tara on April 28, 2010 at 1:59pm — No Comments
By Thomas C. Mountain
ASMARA, Eritrea — Persons working with aid organizations assisting the victims of the Darfur conflict have passed on the news that they have confirmed through their contacts in the so called "Save Darfur Coalition" that millions of dollars raised to…Continue
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Here's a 30-second video of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady asking us to turn off all our lights for Earth Hour.
Brady's wife, ultra-super-duper-model Gisele Bundchen, has been named the U.N.'s "environmental…
By JONATHAN KARL
The Securities and Exchange Commission is the sheriff of the financial industry, looking for crimes such as Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, but a new government report obtained by ABC News has concluded that some senior employees…Continue
Added by Tara on April 23, 2010 at 12:10pm — No Comments
If the U.S. government has its way, the powerful intergovernmental group Codex may soon make it impossible to label food "GMO-free" for any country in the world. Originally created in 1963 to design international food safety and labeling standards under the auspices of the United Nations, today Codex is recognized by the World Trade Organization (WTO) to settle disputes regarding food and agricultural trade…Continue
Added by Tara on April 21, 2010 at 9:48am — No Comments
By almost every conceivable measure Americans are less positive and more critical of government these days. A new Pew Research Center survey finds a perfect storm of conditions associated with distrust of government – a dismal economy, an unhappy public, bitter partisan-based backlash, and epic discontent with Congress and elected officials.
Rather than an activist government to deal with the nation’s top problems, the…Continue
Added by Tara on April 19, 2010 at 12:56pm — No Comments
Two former soldiers from the Army unit responsible for the Wikileaks "Collateral Murder" incident have written an open-letter of "Reconciliation and Responsibility" to those injured in the July 2007 attack, in which U.S. forces wounded two children and killed over a dozen people, including the father of those children and two Reuters employees.…Continue
Pit maverick Republican Congressman Ron Paul against President Obama in a hypothetical 2012 election match-up, and the race is – virtually dead even.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of likely voters finds Obama with 42% support and Paul with 41% of the vote. Eleven percent (11%) prefer some other candidate, and six percent (6%) are undecided.
PeaceLove sez, "Shocking Mother Jones article about a Cornucopia Institute report on how many of the most popular veggie burgers are made with hexane, a neurotoxic byproduct of gas refining."
In order to meet the demands of health-conscious consumers, manufacturers of soy-based fake meat like to make their products have as little fat as possible. The cheapest way to do this is by submerging soybeans in a bath of hexane to separate the oil from the…Continue
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|Written by Chris Floyd|
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By Philip Weiss
Added by Tara on April 9, 2010 at 3:43pm — No Comments
A former New Orleans police officer has given authorities a shocking account of the killing by police of two unarmed civilians and the wounding of four others on Danziger Bridge in…Continue
Added by Tara on April 8, 2010 at 2:40pm — No Comments
By David Glenn Cox
March 30, 2010 "Information Clearing House" -- How cold and callous can we become? When, as a society and as a nation, we can undergo a massive earthquake under our very feet and before our very eyes, how can we just ignore its…
Israel hit Gaza with renewed strikes, the biggest incursion since Operation Cast Lead, and threatened worse yesterday,…Continue
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