Monthly Archives: June 2014

WikiLeaks Reveals Secret Trade Deal…

…. for Corporations to Operate with Impunity by Mike Ludwig Nation of Change (June 24 2014) Embattled WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange announced last Wednesday from London the publication of a secret draft text of the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA),

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Fukushima’s children are dying.

by Harvey Wasserman EcoWatch – Transforming Green (June 14 2014) Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima, thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times normal. More than 48 percent of some 375,000

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American Foreign Policy-An Update.

by Dmitry Orlov Club Orlov (June 16 2014) The US has been quite busy this century trying to undo itself as a world power. This was slow going in the beginning – after all, mighty empires don’t tend to fail

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A Big Blow for the Fracking Industry

Downgrading the Monterey Shale by Dylan Murphy and Jo Murphy CounterPunch (June 16 2014) After years of talking about it, we are finally poised to control our own energy future. – Barack Obama in 2013 State of The Union address.

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Some thoughts on D-Day

Moon of Alabama (June 06 2014) While it is given much emphasis in the “western” view of the second world war Operation Overlord {1}, the invasion on D-Day and the following month of fighting at the Western front, were strategically

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A eulogy to the NHS: What happened to the world my generation built?

    By Harry Leslie Smith.   The Guardian. In 1926, Harry Leslie Smith’s sister died of TB in a workhouse infirmary, too poor for proper medical care. In 1948, the creation of the NHS put a stop to all

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Coasting toward Zero

  by James Howard Kunstler Clusterfuck Nation – Blog (June 02 2014) In just about any realm of activity this nation does not know how to act. We don’t know what to do about our mounting crises of economy. We

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