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Two Degrees: How The World Failed On Climate Change
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, emissions, failure, 4 degree rise, catastrophic )

- 114 days ago -
"If you look at the current rapid rise in global greenhouse-gas emissions, we're on pace to blow past the 2°C limit by mid-century -- and hit 4°C or more by the end."
Deja Vu: US Incites Civil Unrest in Venezuela for Its Oil
World  (tags: Venezuela, US, Intrigue, Covert War, Espionage, Sabotage, Corporate Agenda, Destabilizing Economy, Funding Social Unrest, Blood For Oil, Exploitation, Imperialism, War Mongering, Oligarchs, Civil Unrest )

- 114 days ago -
"It's always the same "shock doctrine" story, as defined by Naomi Klein, when it comes to US foreign policy of land grabs. The CIA covertly goes in and incites civil unrest. And of course, they've got the media to support their coup."
Recovery Has Created Far More Low-Wage Jobs Than Better-Paid Ones
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, Economy, Toxic Capitalism, Recession, Unemployment, Recovery, Low Wage Jobs, Falling Standard of Living, Exploitation )

- 114 days ago -
"The deep recession wiped out primarily high-wage and middle-wage jobs. Yet the strongest employment growth during the sluggish recovery has been in low-wage work, at places like strip malls and fast-food restaurants."
Sushi Summit Bottoms Out
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, President, Trade Summit, TPP, TransPacific Partnership, Japan, Shinzo Abe, Corporate Agenda, Toxic Trade Policy, Capitalism, Sushi )

- 114 days ago -
"The small family farmers of Japan, who prefer to keep both their families and their farms intact, delivered a stunning blow last week to Big Ugly Ag. But Big Ugly Ag's promoter (Barack Obama of America), after canoodling over Sushi with P.M. Shinzo Abe"
Preparing for War in Indianapolis: Inside the NRA Plot to Terrify America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: 2014 National Rifle Association, Convention, NRA, fearmongering, paranoia, Tea Party, Red Dawn, Automatic Weapons )

- 114 days ago -
"In a cavernous exhibition hall, as far as the eye can see is all the assault weaponry you'll need should Red Dawn hit your town. Welcome to the NRA convention--and prepare to get scared."
The Crime of Peaceful Protest
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: First Amendment, Rights, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Free Speech, Peaceful Assembly, Dissent, Protest, Occupy Wall Street, Police, Law Enforcement, Police Brutality, Police Riot, Police Violence, Suppression )

- 114 days ago -
"The Occupy Wall Street movement was not only about battling back against the rise of a corporate oligarchy that has sabotaged our democracy and made war on the poor and the working class. It was also about our right to peaceful protest."
Big Food: Michael Pollan Thinks Wall Street Has Way Too Much Influence Over What We Eat
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health Care, System, Big Ag, Big Food, Corporate Agenda, Human Health, American Diet, Michael Pollan, Obama, President )

- 113 days ago -
"In '08,Michael Pollan published an open letter to Pres.-Elect Obama. He began with a warning: ""You cannot expect to reform the health care system, much less expand coverage, without confronting the public-health catastrophe that is the American diet..."
Spark of Life: Metabolism Appears in Lab Without Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: Life, Origins, Metabolism, RNA, Evolution, Earth )

- 113 days ago -
"Metabolic processes that underpin life on Earth have arisen spontaneously outside of cells. The serendipitous finding that metabolism - the cascade of reactions in all cells that provides them with the raw materials they need to survive - can happen..."
The Insane Lie About Slavery That Christian Conservatives Are Spreading
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Christian Conservatives, Republicans, Tea Party, Jim DeMint, Slavery, Abolition, History, Revisionism )

- 115 days ago -
"This changing political climate has the right scared and backed into a corner. It should come as no surprise they are lashing out and grasping at straws. From extremists pointing guns at federal agents to a retelling of historical events, Tea Party..."
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