Views for 2014-04-10

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Naomi Klein
Why US Fracking Companies Are Licking Their Lips Over Ukraine
The way to beat Vladimir Putin is to flood the European market with fracked-in-the-USA natural gas, or so the industry would have us believe. As part of escalating anti-Russian hysteria, two bills...
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Ramzy Baroud
New American Reality: An Empire beyond Salvation
US Secretary of State John Kerry couldn’t hide his frustration anymore as the US-sponsored peace process continued to falter. After 8 months of wrangling to push talks between Israel and the...
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Twilight Greenaway
GRAS Out: Surprising Number of Unregulated Chemicals Found in Food
If you don’t recognize all the high-tech ingredients available in food and drinks these days, you’re not alone. Some of these new additions—such as glucosamine hydrochloride, gamma-amino butyric acid...
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Harvey Wasserman
Fighting Our Fossil-Nuke Extinction
The 25th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez disaster has brought critical new evidence that petro-pollution is destroying our global ecosystem.
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Astra Taylor
Open Systems and Glass Ceilings: The Disappearing Woman and Life on the Internet
The following essay is excerpted and adapted from The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age by Astra Taylor, published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt...
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Ben Phillips
Climate Change Is Not a Debate: It Is a Struggle That Pits Survivors Against Fossil Fuel Profiteers
Climate change is not a debate.
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Robert C. Koehler
Calling All Pagans: Your Mother Earth Needs You
Somewhere between these two quotes lies the future: “And I would like to emphasize that nobody on this planet is going to be untouched by the impacts of climate change.”
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Michael Winship
Comcast, Time Warner and Congress: Perfect Together
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Robert Naiman
Pass the Drone Strike Transparency Act
Democrats, Republicans, and Independents, we all believe that government should be transparent and accountable, right? How should we decide where we stand on a controversial government policy? A...
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