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Campaign for an Oil Free Congress

Over at MoveOn.org there's a sort of vague anti-Big Oil campaign going on. The rationale: Since 1990, Big Oil has given more than $190 million to members of Congress and 75% ($142,635,314!) of those donations have gone to Republicans. Those donations guarantee an energy policy that serves the oil industry's interests over the public interest. […]

The End of Net Neutrality?

Big Telecom companies want to control the internet In the days ahead, if we abandon Net Neutrality and some big honcho in New York City decides websites like this one aren't worth putting on his company's search engine, or provider package, it could be lost. These corporations very well could decide what is and what

More on Gore’s "Truth"

From the Madison Capital Times via Common Dreams: The brutal reality is this: If we don't stem the carbon dioxide emissions, we will see nations' entire coastlines under water from the rise in sea levels due to melting glaciers, other nations with such severe droughts that their populations risk starvation, and the extinction of millions

Global Responses to Global Threats

The Oxford Research Group has released a new report...This major new report is the result of an 18-month long research project examining the various threats to global security, and sustainable responses to those threats. Current security policies assume international terrorism to be the greatest threat to global security, and attempt to maintain the status quo

Op-ed article about Darfur

Dealing With the Devil in Darfur Submitted by Julie Flint from Beirut, Lebanon. Excerpt:AS the peace talks for the Darfur region of Sudan drew to a close last month, the United States took over the task of defining the solution. Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick flew into Abuja, Nigeria, where the talks were being

Mary Cheney

I heard Mary Cheney on NPR the other day while driving through the Mojave. She was pimping her newly released memoir, Now It's My Turn (which isn't selling well), and bashing John Edwards and John Kerry while expressing strong support for the war in/on Iraq. On Fox News, she spoke out against the federal marriage

The Gaming Graveyard

An art professor has developed a game that memorializes the names of people killed in Iraq.What do you think? Does this make an effective statement? See: Professor Uses America's Army Game to Protest Against the War in Iraq

Recommended Reading (and Viewing): Social Justice Titles Endorsed by the Editors

Recommended Viewing... Blue Eyed - California Newsreel Born into Brothels - Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman Bowling for Columbine – Michael Moore Control Room - Jehane Noujaim The Corporation – Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott, Joel Bakan Crash – Paul Haggis Fahrenheit 911 – Michael Moore OutFoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism - Robert Greenwald John Q

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