Why the Revolution Will Not (but Must) Be Televised By Jim Naureckas

19 December 2017 — FAIR

People's Climate March, New York City, 2014 (cc photo: South Bend Voice)

(cc photo: South Bend Voice)

It’s long been clear that if we want to avoid catastrophic climate disruption on a scale that threatens human civilization, we need to leave vast amounts of fossil fuels in the ground. Environmental writer Bill McKibben pointed out the math in a crucial 2012 article for Rolling Stone (7/19/12): To minimize disaster, about 80 percent of the carbon already discovered by private and state-owned energy companies has to be left alone—to be treated as useless rock, not precious resources.

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Bechtel Corporation and Iran By Gaither Stewart

26 April 2017 — Greanville Post

A Story of American Corporatism-Imperialism

(Rome) Iran’s Islamic Revolution in 1979 resulted in the overthrow of the US-supported Pahlavi dynasty at that time under Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. The Iranian Revolution was a violent and widely popular overthrow of a ferocious US-inspired regime installed following the CIA-organized coup d’état of the democratically elected government led by Premier Mohammad Mossadegh on August 19, 1953.

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Standing Rock Success!

20 November 2016 — SumOfUs

Huge news! Bank DNB announced it is going to sell its assets in the Dakota Access Pipeline project!

It’s clear our message is having an impact. On Tuesday, we delivered hundreds of thousands of signatures right to the Bank’s offices in Norway, and thousands of us flooded its Facebook page with messages in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation.

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Why the US Pushes an Illusory Syrian Peace Process by Gareth Porter

18 December 2015 — Middle East Eye

Why the US Pushes an Illusory Syrian Peace Process by Gareth Porter

The anti-Assad coalition led by the United States continues to stagger toward the supposed objective of beginning peace negotiations between the Syrian government and what has now been blessed as the politically acceptable “opposition”. The first such meeting was scheduled for 1 January, but no one on either side believes for a moment that any such negotiations are going to happen any time in the foreseeable future.

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Iraqi Hydrocarbon Prize of U.S. Invasion in Danger? By Nicola Nasser

1 July 2014 — Global Research

Excluding “boots on the ground” and leaving combat missions to local and regional “partners,” President Barak Obama and his administration say the United States keeps “all options on the table” to respond militarily to the terrorists’ threat to “American interests” in Iraq, which are now in “danger.”

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