According to the Huffington Post, “spending cuts could wreak havov on science and public health,” among other things. Just what will this gigantic spending cut affect other than putting more than 100,000 people out of work? Check out the Huff’s breakdown. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/22/government-sequester-environment-effects_n_2743586.html
2012 Year in Pictures: Part I. As we celebrate another year, look back on 2012 in images. Some of these are compelling, others shocking. Images often speak louder than words ever could.
Anders Behring Breivik walked into the Norwegian courtroom dressed in a dark suit, appearing calm, he smiled and then raised his fist in a far right salute. Monday April 16th marked the beginning of what many are referring to as “Norway’s trial of the century,” the long-awaited trial of the man who killed 77 people … Continue reading
by Andy Paul Just when the mainstream American media and stringent advocates of the status quo thought they had won, Monday December 12 came. Neither the winter, with snow in the northeast and cold rain on the West Coast, or determined adversaries across the country, could keep thousands of protesters from assembling in port cities … Continue reading
Politico highlights updates in the ongoing GOP race for the presidency through the responses of late night TV:
Naomi Klein, The nation Tell us what you think about what Naomi Klein posits in this article from The Nation: Capitalism vs. the Climate. Are capitalism and the environment incapable of “working together,” and where does the global warming issue stand?
by Andy Paul A special four-member taskforce designed by the Nepali government to assess the Constituent Assembly (CA), a body designed to accelerate the conclusion of the peace process and establish a new constitution in Nepal, informally decided to give the CA a renewed six-month extension. In a November 25 Supreme Court ruling, the dissolution … Continue reading
by Andy Paul Protesters in Tehran moved in on the British embassy November 29 and briefly detained six staff members after smashing windows and tearing down the British flag. The protesters were reportedly acting out against the economic sanctions that Britain had imposed against Iran following the UN sponsored findings of the International Atomic Energy … Continue reading
by Andy Paul The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) released the findings of its investigation of Iran’s nuclear capabilities November 8 creating a delicate international diplomatic situation. Yukia Amano, director of the IAEA, has had the difficult task of not only assessing Iran’s stage of nuclear weapons development, but also facilitating various demands from the … Continue reading