News for 2013-01-06

Sunday, January 6, 2013
[field_image_caption-raw] Will Shell's Rig Grounding Thwart Its Arctic Oil Plans?
The grounding of Shell's oil drilling rig Kulluk may bring its quest for Arctic oil to a halt. The rig, which ran aground in the Gulf of Alaska on Dec. 31 and is on the southeast shoreline of Sitkalidak Island, Alaska, a critical wildlife habitat, may now be too damaged to be ready for the 2013...
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[field_image_caption-raw] Wildfires Rage Across Tasmania As Australia Swelters Under Heatwave
Wildfires continued to rage on Sunday across the Australian island state of Tasmania as large swathes of the country sizzled under heatwaves .
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[title] Why We Can't Shop Our Way to a Better Economy
Stacy Mitchell is a researcher and writer at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), a national nonprofit organization that challenges corporate consolidation of the economy and champions policies to nurture community-scaled enterprise.
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[field_image_caption-raw] Strikes Pound Pakistan in Obama's Ongoing Drone War
A series of drone attacks killed at least 10 people on Sunday in a continuation of the Obama administration's drone war on Pakistan.
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