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The UN Green Fund, designed, essentially to help balance climate debt, is currently capitalized at $10 billion in pledges from rich countries. That’s barely a drop in the bucket, as Matthews points out: in 2013 alone, rich countries emitted 13 billion tons—or $520 billion worth—of carbon debt. BY BRIAN MERCHANT Motherboard September 9, 2015 Aerial View […]
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Dr. Hansen has received numerous awards and is recognized for speaking truth to power, for identifying ineffectual policies as greenwash, and for outlining actions that the public must take to protect the future of young people and other life on our planet.
Beaudoin: The U.S. could provide leadership in world nuclear disarmament. It could also stop acting as arms exporter par excellence; a recent Stockholm International Peace Research Institute report revealed that the U.S. has been leading the world in exports to other regions of the world.
Glenn Greenwald | What’s Scarier: Terrorism, or Governments Blocking Websites in its Name? – The Intercept
Greenwald: There can be no doubt that such new criminal laws are specifically intended to ban ideas these governments dislike.
From the article: Between 2010 and 2014, the organization’s data shows, 439 drones passed through international hands, compared with 322 in the previous five years. Israel delivered 165 units. The U.S. came in second with 132…
Bouchaud: RWB’s described the operation as the brainchild of GreatFire, a Chinese non-profit operated by free speech activists that has been finding ways to circumvent censorship since 2013.
Today the Japanese government does not specify an enemy when discussing its defense strategy but it makes no secret that it perceives China generally as a threat. By Polly Mann WAMM Newsletter Volume 32, Number 4, Fall I, 2014 On June 30, 2014, several thousand people in Tokyo protested against their government’s proposal to allow […]
▶ The Ukrainian conflict explained in historical context: Interview with Sergei Glaziev, advisor to President Putin
A Russian economist analyzes the state of geopolitics between Russia and the U.S. and in a world context. The Saker The Vineyard of the Saker scott.net 19 Aug 2014 Thanks to the superb work of the Russian Team, it is my huge pleasure to present you with one of the most interesting interviews about the war […]
Nonviolence requires—despite what those who advocate violence contend—deep reserves of physical and moral courage. State violence is defeated through the refusal to be afraid, even after violence is used by the state to stamp out protests, and through continuing acts of nonviolent resistance. By Chris Hedges truthdig.com June 9, 2014 A visitor to Hong Kong’s June […]
The emperor has no clothes. The fact that anyone older than 3 years old really believes that something this big is “stealth” and can sneak up on the Chinese has those war contractors laughing all the way to the bank. Thank you for the vigil, bearing witness to this visible manifestation of insanity. Carol Carol […]
Greg Hunter Published on Jun 25, 2013 http://usawatchdog.com/were-going-int… Gerald Celente, Publisher of “The Trends Journal,” says, “When all else fails, they will take us to war. We are seeing war drums beating louder and louder throughout the Middle East as the Middle East is collapsing.” As far as a real recovery is concerned, Celente boldly states, “The […]
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I don’t want to live in a society that does these sort of things’ Sign a thank you to Edward Snowden at RootsAction.org Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations June 10, 2013 Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill, Laura Poitras NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden: ‘I don’t want to live in a society […]
Tomgram: John Feffer, The Dumbing Down of American Foreign Policy Posted by John Feffer September 6, 2012 TomDispatch.com Think back to the election of 2008. Do you remember how one candidate had it easy? He had eight years of abject failure to run against. Eight years that included the launching of two dismal wars, the creation of […]
Tomgram: Michael Klare, Oil Wars on the Horizon Posted by Michael Klare at 7:42am, May 10, 2012 Tom Dispatch There has been much discussion recently about the Obama administration’s “pivot” from the Greater Middle East to Asia: the 250 Marines sent to Darwin, Australia, the littoral combat ships for Singapore, the support for Burmese “democracy,” war games in the Philippines (and a drone […]
Pepe Escobar: A Full Spectrum Confrontation World? By Tom Engelhardt April 26, 2012 opednews.com Last December, a super-secret RQ-170 Sentinel, part of a far-reaching program of CIA drone surveillance over Iran, went down (or was shot down, or computer-jacked and hacked down) and was recovered intact by the Iranian military. This week, an Iranian general proudly announced that […]
Sent to WAMMToday by Coleen Rowley Island’s Naval Base Stirs Opposition in South Korea By CHOE SANG-HUN New York Times August 18, 2011 GANGJEONG, South Korea — Dozens of banners adorn this village on the southern coast of South Korea’s southernmost major island, trumpeting anxieties that have invaded this otherwise idyllic community and divided it so deeply […]