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  • RealClimate: Blogging by climate scientists

    If you’re interested in reading what climate scientists have to say about global warming and other climate related topics you’ll want to check out RealClimate: RealClimate is a commentary site on climate science by working climate scientists for the interested public and journalists. We aim to provide a quick response to developing stories and provide […]

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  • Is This What Democracy Looks Like?

    The folks that comprise the Why War? Wobbly Squirrel Collective have written a great article which asks: Is This What Democracy Looks Like? They get off to a great start with this quote from Noam Chomsky: One conception of democracy has it that a democratic society is one in which the public has the means […]

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  • Self-determination

    More important than any other resource is the raw awareness that you have the power to change the world— this is the hardest one to develop and share, and the most essential. It doesn’t help to give your endorsement to political representatives, social programs, or radical ideologies when the fundamental problem is that you don’t […]

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  • Will Kerry Unconcede?

    More news regarding the democratic facade in America, some suggest that the ground has been prepared for Kerry to unconcede the election: If you haven’t been following John Kerry closely, get ready to hear of surprising developments. The vote-defrauded, potential president-in-waiting has just indicated through his lawyer that the validity of George Bush’s reelection is […]

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  • How to learn the truth about Iraq

    To sum it up: watch and listen to the media outside of the U.S. The LA Weekly reports on 4 Ways to Find Out What’s Really Happening in Iraq: If you want to know why public opinion in Western Europe has been so overwhelmingly against the U.S. war in and occupation of Iraq, there’s one […]

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  • Grass now established in warmer Antarctic

    According to The Australian scientists with the British Antarctic Survey are now reporting that the Antarctic has warmed enough for the establishment of year round grass: Grass has become established in Antarctica, showing the continent is warming to temperatures unseen for 10,000 years. Scientists have reported that broad areas of grass are now forming turf […]

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  • Bush ordered torture in Iraq

    The Irregular Times has a good summation of the recently released FOIA documents which implicate Bush in the torture of Iraqi prisoners: Documents obtained this week as the result of a Freedom of Information Act request indicate that President George W. Bush himself issued an Executive Order directing American forces in Iraq to torture prisoners […]

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  • Ohio and the crumbling facade of democracy

    Funny thing about the Ohio recount: John Kerry doesn’t care. Now, anyone that reads this blog already knows how I feel about American “democracy” and electoral politics. It’s a lie, a facade designed to hide the truth. What’s interesting in the case of the 2004 elections is not the fact that the election was stolen […]

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  • Blogs: do we learn from disagreement?

    As I’ve been browsing through Blog Explosion sites over the past 2 weeks I’ve noticed that there are, as we’d expect, many conflicting opinions regarding U.S. politics as well as U.S. foreign policy. There’s nothing wrong with this conflict, but it has me wondering about the role of the internet, and blogs in particular, in […]

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  • Getting to know Direct Action

    Interested in fighting back? Check out Crimethinc’s Twelve Myths About Direct Action Direct action—that is, any kind of action that bypasses established political channels to accomplish objectives directly—has a long and rich heritage in North America, extending back to the Boston Tea Party and beyond. Despite this, there are many misunderstandings about it, in part […]