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Monthly Archives: August 2013


Bureaucracy | reblogged from Global South

“In talking and thinking about the legacy of colonialism and imperialism in the Global South it is impossible to ignore the legacy of bureaucracy. The process of government by bureaucracy inherently creates tears in the social fabric of a society…

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Morgan Solar a ray of sunshine for the solar energy business | Green Energy Futures

Here’s an alternative view… ” ….The secret sauce – Morgan’s concentrated solar module Morgan Solar is developing a concentrated solar photovoltaic module that should be ready for market by the summer of 2014. Instead of a solid panel of silicon…

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An Open Letter to Fellow Environmentalists | Deep Green Resistance New York

“I write this as an open letter to environmentalists, but to be honest, it isn’t truly an open letter. Many of you (probably most) will continue to call for these unsustainable forms of energy, despite knowing that to do so…

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Two Births: A Gilded Arrival and a Poisoned Legacy | Global Research

Two Births: A Gilded Arrival and a Poisoned Legacy | Global Research. “On the same day, a universe away, in Falluja, Iraq – poisoned by weapons armed with uranium, chemically and radiologically toxic, and white phosphorous, a chemical weapon, and…

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DailyGood: Manic Nation: Why We’re Addicted to Stress

DailyGood: Manic Nation: Why We’re Addicted to Stress “Dr. Peter Whybrow is lunching at a sushi bar near his office at the University of California, Los Angeles, but his attention is on the other diners. Even while talking to their tablemates,…

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The choice of oil or water | The Liberated Way

I discovered two springs in a wood in Hilly Fields, Colchester.  “Safe to drink?” my first reaction to the discovery, a sad reaction to the reality the human race has polluted most fresh water sources in our world. via The…

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The Bombing of Nagasaki August 9, 1945: The Un-Censored Version | Global Research

68 years ago, at 11:02 am on August 9th, 1945, an all-Christian bomber crew dropped a plutonium bomb, on Nagasaki, Japan. That bomb was the second and last atomic weapon that had as its target a civilian city. Somewhat ironically,…

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US: The Real Global Terror Alert by Finian Cunningham | Dandelion Salad

Sixty-eight years ago this week, the United States wiped out more than 200,000 people when it dropped two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.Tens of thousands more victims were to die over the ensuing years due…

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Daily digest for August 2, 2013 – makere@ualberta.ca – University of Alberta Mail

n August 2007, the Case-Shiller Home Price Index was beginning to decline, after being stuck at a plateau for most of the preceding year.  In France, BNP Paribas was about to close two investment vehicles that were heavily exposed to…

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