An introduction to Egypt's anarchist movement →
Reposted from Daily News Egypt - a look at the nation’s growing anarchist movement in the wake of last year’s “Revolution”.
Mitt Romney: Dirty Capitalist →
What does it take to be too “capitalist” for the Republican party? Ask Mitt Romney, who’s now under fire for his work directing a ‘vulture capital’ firm (Bain Capital), evading taxes and storing millions of dollars in offshore Cayman Island accounts. I know politicians like to pretend to be ‘working class’, but I’m pretty sure they’re not...
SOPA Under Fire →
SOPA, the dreaded American “anti-piracy” act which would give corporations the power to have domain names revoked, saw web-wide protests today as Wikipedia, Google, Wordpess and countless other staged a coordinated online protest and government backers began to desert the bill.
Keystone XL Pipeline Rejected! →
Score one for the good guys.
22 Signs America is on the Verge of a Devastating... →
It really doesn’t look good…
Canadian Housing Bubble? →
We keep being told that Canada didn’t have a real-estate bubble, didn’t need bailouts and is largely safe and insulated from the sub-prime crash and global fallout. Unfortunately the IMF doesn’t agree…
White House brags about falling wages →
In a new paper entitled “Investing in America: Building an Economy that Lasts”, the White House is proudly boasting about a decade of declining real wages.
"The war on drugs is nothing but institutionalized... →
The business press just figured this out….
For Guatamala's Maya, the world isn't ending - the... →
A look at the fanfare around the (largely fictitious) “Mayan Apocalypse” supposed to happen in 2012 at the end of the long-count calendar, as well as the present-day realities of Mayan life.
Caterpillar - Destroying homes from Ontario to... →
Mandy Hiscocks statement to the court →
In the ongoing series of G20-related sentencings, Mandy Hiscock recieved a sentence of 20-24 months. Read her (amazing) statement to the judge, here.
What's causing this winter? →
It’s official, we’re witnessing one of the warmest and mildest winters on record. Scientists think they’ve found an answer with arctic ocean jet streams, but what’s affecting them?
Fertilizing with trees in Malawi →
Farmers in Malawi are escaping dependence on fertilizers and making their crops more drought-tolerant with intercropped trees.
Why California's Prisoners are Starving Themselves →
French farmers will now have to pay to replant... →
So far, France had been ignoring recent EU regulations protecting seed breeders, but now sweeping legal reforms will bill even farmers who don’t use commercially bred seeds to pay for them.
Mafia now Italy's largest bank →
Microsoft helps us "avoid the ghetto" →
A new patent awarded to Microsoft has landed the company in hot water because of the racist and classist undertones. The “avoid the ghetto” patent describes an app which would give pedestrian advice/directions based on factors like weather, construction and crime rates, even possibly steering us past billboards of their sponsors. This is an amazing advance in the technology of...