Capitalism's War on the Planet By Kirkpatrick Sale

17 January 2014 — Greanville Post

Some recent evidence in the contest between capitalism and the earth:

In October, the U.S. officially edged past Russia as the world’s largest producer of oil and gas, an achievement largely due to the great increase in natural gas production through hydraulic fracturing of shale (fracking). Inasmuch as the process puts into the ground (and groundwater) 40 gallons of up to 600 chemicals in every well, no one doubts that it is one of the dirtiest and most polluting industries ever created.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 16 January 2014: Israel to destroy another Haifa neighborhood, evict Palestinian residents

16 January 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyards
IMEMC – [Thursday January 16, 2014] 22 Israeli settlers, escorted by occupation soldiers, stormed al-Aqsa yards on Thursday morning. …
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“One Fund Boston” and the Boston Mass Casualty Event By James F. Tracy

17 January 2014 — Memory Hole

An integral and by now much-anticipated element of a spectacle such as the Boston Mass Casualty Event (BMCE) of April 15, 2013 involves establishment of charities through which the incident may gain legitimacy in the public mind. Such entities provide fiscal channels by which event participants may be compensated and are also vital for public participation via charitable offerings.

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