Sonntag, 6. November 2011

With People in the Streets, 1 Percent Congress Continues to Push Austerity

Dave Johnson, Campaign for America s Future: 'This situation of crony government protecting the connected rich while people are in the streets demanding change is more and more reminiscent of Egypt under Mubarak. The 1% would be well-advised to pay attention to what has happened in other countries where government ignores the people and takes care only of the connected rich.'

Occupy DC Disrupts Koch Group Gathering; Activists Struck by Car

Adele M. Stan, AlterNet: 'Time was when David Koch could bring his Americans for Prosperity Foundation convention to our nation s capital, and conventioneers could feel pretty secure in the notion that Washington, D.C., was theirs for the taking. No longer. The triumphant glow of hagiography that usually marks the convention's annual Ronald Reagan tribute dinner Friday night gave way to the heat of confrontation with the Occupy D.C. movement.'

At G20 Summit, Civil Society Demands 'People First, Not Finances'

Cléo Fatoorehchi, Inter Press Service: 'Led by the slogan 'People First, not Finance', the People?s Forum, a group of anti-capitalist and anti- G20 activists based in Nice, 20 miles from the high-level meeting in Cannes, are concerned that the G20 will do little to nurse the deep social wounds in Europe and around the world.'

Tectonic Weaponry: How to make an Earthquake

Massive GOP voter suppression campaign underway for 2012

Oil Spills Are Forever: BP Gets Slap on the Wrist for Oil Disaster

Part Two

Britney Schultz, Truthout: 'In early October, BP and its contractors Transocean and Halliburton, were cited by the Interior Department for their negligence in the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf last year.... However, the citation for BP appears to be more of a warning measure, as Michael Bromwich, head of the BSEE, also said that it wouldn t be appropriate to completely ban BP from offshore drilling.'

Clean Energy President Embraces Dirty, Dangerous, and Expensive Future

Gregg Levine, Capitoilette: 'Back in 2008, Obama the candidate seemed to understand the threat posed by global warming, and he spoke often of moving away from carbon-heavy fuel sources like tar sands. Now, a good part of what is considered the president s 'base,' it seems, understands that the transcontinental pipeline is not only a danger to farmlands and aquifers, but also a betrayal of a campaign promise.'


Thousands protest at White House over pipeline

Fox News


Thousands of protesters are gathering in Lafayette Square across from the White House exactly one year out from the presidential election to oppose a plan for a transnational oil pipeline they fear could harm the environment. ... Obama missed most of the protest while he played golf at Fort Belvoir in Virginia on Sunday afternoon...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp


Halliburton 'intentionally destroyed evidence' after Gulf oil spill


New Lease Sale Ignores BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Bailed-out Banks Paid No Income Tax

By John Dunbar

Five banks that received federal bailout funds during the financial crisis didn't pay income taxes for one or more years between 2008 and 2010.


Has Anyone Got the Slightest Idea What to Do?

By Alexander Cockburn

Having briefly tasted batons and pepper spray, OWS-ers should know that when the capital feels it is being pushed to the wall, it will stop at nothing to crush any serious challenge.

Versuchstierzahlen 2010 weiter gestiegen

Die aktuell herausgegebene Statistik des Bundeslandwirtschaftsministeriums zeigt: Die Versuchstierzahlen sind auch 2010 weiter gestiegen.

Erneuerbare Energie statt Preistreiberei durch Erdöl und Erdgas

Energiestrategie endlich zügig umsetzen: Tausende Arbeitsplätze möglich.,Erneuerbare+Energie+statt+Preistreiberei+durch+Erdoel+und+Erdgas,6,a20572.html

Die Geheimpapiere der Atomlobby

taz veröffentlicht interne Papiere der Lobbyingagentur Deekeling Arndt Advisors, die im Auftrag des deutschen Atomforums Stimmung für Atomkraft machen sollte...,taz-+Die+Geheimpapiere+der+Atomlobby,6,a20566.html

US-Bericht schockt Klimaschützer weltweit

Verheerende CO2-Daten für das vergangene Jahr vorgelegt...,US-Bericht+schockt+Klimaschuetzer+weltweit,6,a20565.html

Neues EEG gefährdet den Bau von Holz-Heizkraftwerken

Dringend notwendige Maßnahmen zur Reduktion von CO2-Emissionen in der Wärmeversorgung von Industriekunden werden durch das EEG 2012 verhindert.


Die Grenzen der Klimapolitik

Laut einer Studie des amerikanischen Energieministeriums hat der weltweite Ausstoß an Treibhausgasen im vergangenen Jahr stark zugenommen.öl

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