Views for 2010-04-20

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Jeff Biggers
Reclaiming Earth Day: Guerilla Reclamation Actions in the Coalfields
How do you celebrate Earth Day, when your homeland or homeplace has been stripmined into oblivion?
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John Nichols
The Sanders Standard for Serious Bank Reform
There will be a lot of talk about holding big banks and Wall Street to account in coming days, as the Senate takes up the question of how to overhaul a finanial services industry that is currently...
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Sean Gonsalves
‘High Quality Real Estate Business’
I'm too embarrassed to tell you about all of the violent revenge fantasies I played out in my mind after my car was broken into two weeks ago. Even being the victim of petty crime was enough to...
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Joseph Huff-Hannon
From Buenos Aires to Cochabamba
The second time the bus broke down we were just 60 km shy of Cochabamba, a city of half a million people in central Bolivia. The sun was falling down behind the mountains, and two of the Argentines...
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Kurt Opsahl
Facebook Further Reduces Your Control Over Personal Information
Once upon a time, Facebook could be used simply to share your interests and information with a select small community of your own choosing. As Facebook's privacy policy once promised , "No personal...
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Zach Carter
How Deregulation Fueled Goldman Sachs’ Scam
Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud charges against Goldman Sachs and underscored what most Americans have believed for some time: Wall Street has rigged the economy in its...
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Gary Houser and Cory Morningstar
Mainstream Green Groups Cave In on Climate
"Governments will not put young people and nature above special financial interests without great public pressure. Such pressure is not possible as long as big environmental organizations provide...
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Linda McQuaig
Culture of Greed Under Attack
Anyone hoping to see the financial titans of Wall Street brought to heel couldn't help but feel glum when Barack Obama defended the latest round of grotesquely large bank bonuses.
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Bill Quigley
Bush Insider Reveals Guantanamo Deception: Hundreds of Innocents Jailed
Colonel Lawrence B. Wilkerson, Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, provided shocking new testimony from inside the Bush Administration that hundreds of the men jailed at...
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