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Hedges: Parras and those who live near him are among the hundreds of millions of human sacrifices that industrial capitalism demands. They are cursed from birth to endure poverty, disease, toxic contamination and, often, early death. They are forced to kneel like bound captives to be slain on the altar of capitalism in the name of progress. They have gone first. We are next.
Article: In 2013, environmental advocates with the National Wildlife Federation were fed up with not getting enough information about the pipelines’ condition from Enbridge or the government. So they decided to dive down themselves to check it out. They found broken structural braces and sections of completely unsupported pipeline.
Elizabeth Ward of the Sierra Club’s Wisconsin branch is particularly concerned about Line 61’s proximity to Lake Superior. “The Great Lakes are all connected, so if something really big happens, it could affect all of them,” she said. “They provide drinking water for 42 million people.”
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US military strategists are contemplating the threat of war to redraw the Middle East’s energy architecture around Israel Nafeez Ahmed MiddleEastEye.net January 1, 2015 A new report by the US Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute emphasises the need for “US security and military support” to its key allies in the Eastern Mediterranean, particularly Israel, […]
The Crocodile and the Elephant By Polly Mann In a stream close to shore a crocodile grunts to an elephant standing nearby, “A scrap of goat lies near your feet.” “Not a lot, but it hits the spot.” The elephant replies, in a tone quite snide “ Thanks, friend, but no to meat. Grasses and […]