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
- “Voters in the Netherlands have backed two pro-European centrist parties, while the anti-immigrant Geert Wilders’ Eurosceptic party took heavy losses.”
- “A group of workers at a warehouse that supplies Walmart stores have gone on strike to protest what they say are dangerous labour conditions and retaliation by management against employees who complain about them.”
- Amy Goodman: Teachers strike in Chicago for larger vision of public education
- Truthout: Occupy the TPP: Civil Disobedience Actions Blockade Entrance to Site of TPP Negotiations in VA
- “US campaign finance rules, which have allowed wealthy individuals to pour millions of dollars into the 2012 presidential election, have shaken public confidence in the political process, according to a report by the Global Commission on Elections, Democracy and Security.
- TRNN: Pressure Put on Manning to Implicate Assange. Michael Ratner: As Wikileaks Founder Nears 100 Days in Ecuadorian Embassy Sweden’s refusal to interview Assange in London suggests they are working with US towards extradition
- TRNN: The Fed and the Crisis. A commentary by Jane D’Arista assessing the actions of the Federal Reserve in managing the economic crisis
- “Did an inflammatory anti-Muslim film trailer that appeared spontaneously on YouTube prompt the attack that left four US diplomats dead, including US ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens? American officials have suggested that the assault was pre-planned, allegedly by of one of the Jihadist groups that emerged since the Nato-led overthrow of Libya’s Gaddafi regime.”
- “The killings of the US ambassador to Libya and three of his staff were likely to have been the result of a serious and continuing security breach, The Independent can reveal.”
- “As it struggled to respond to the spasm of violence outside its embassies in several Arab states, the US yesterday denied ownership of the film that helped to spark it and said President Barack Obama had personally reached out to the leaders of Libya and Egypt to help investigate its cause and restore calm.”
The truth will set you free but first it will piss you off.