Only after the last tree has been cut down. Only after the last fish has been caught. Only after the last river has been poisoned. Only then will you realize that money cannot be eaten. Cree Nation Tribal Prophecy

  • “The European Central Bank (ECB) will hold its latest meeting amid much speculation that it will take action to bring down Spain’s cost of borrowing.”
  • Truthout: How the European Central Bank Came to Control the Fate of the World Economy
  • TRNN: “The Black Financial and Fraud Report: Agency Says No to Mortgage Relief. Bill Black: The Director of the FHFA says no to Obama on proposal that Fanny and Freddie forgive portions of mortgage when house is ‘under water’.”
  • “Drought, wildfires, hurricanes and heatwaves are becoming normal in America because of climate change, Congress was told on Wednesday in the first hearing on climate science in more than two years.”
  • “Hemorrhaging followers to the evangelical movement across Latin America and with its credibility damaged by its condemnation of contraception, the Catholic Church cannot afford more spats.”
  • “A federal court has given Chevron and Transocean 30 days to suspend all petroleum drilling and transportation operations in Brazil until investigations are completed into two oil spills off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.”
  • “Time is running out for the international community to halt Iran’s nuclear programme by peaceful means, the Israeli prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, told US defence secretary Leon Panetta in Jerusalem on Wednesday.”
  • “In the latest exchange of fire in an increasingly fierce war over voting rights in America that risks distorting the outcome of this year’s presidential election, the US Justice Department has served notice to Florida that it is breaking the law by attempting to “cleanse” its voter rolls of foreign citizens.”
  • “Members of the extreme right Golden Dawn party have handed out food parcels outside the Greek parliament, but made sure only Greek citizens received the assistance. Hundreds stood in line at Athens’ main Syntagma Square on Wednesday, showing IDs proving their citizenship to pick up their food.”
  • “The mayor of Anaheim, the city in southern California where public anger over a spate of police shootings has sparked protests among the Latino community, has visited the site of the latest fatality in a show of solidarity with residents.”

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