Green Festivals Sweep Country

Whether you’re a consumer in search of green products and healthy organic foods, an environmental advocate looking to network, or a businessperson who wants to “green up” operations, there is an environmental event out there for you.

ExxonMobil Asset Freeze is “Judicial Terrorism”

Venezuela's Energy Minister, Rafael Ramirez, characterised a series of court orders obtained by Exxon Mobil Corp. in Britain, the Netherlands, and the Dutch Antilles, freezing up to $12 billion in assets of Venezuelan state oil firm PDVSA, as 'judicial terrorism.'


Local Governments Fight Foreclosure Crisis

At its midwinter meeting last week, the U.S. Conference of Mayors called on Congress to reform the Federal Housing Administration so it will give more help to troubled borrowers, and to increase funding to help borrowers and neighborhoods hard-hit by soaring mortgage foreclosures.

Video: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and a 'Revolution of Values'

Libero Della Piana, Chair of the New York State Communist Party, speaks about the radical legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Della Piana references King's famous 'Beyond Vietnam' Speech made at The Riverside Church in Manhattan on April 4, 1967 where he called for 'revolution of values' and an end to the U.S. war in Vietnam.


Movie Review: There Will Be Blood

I was willing to be wowed by Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Sinclair Lewis's 1927 novel Oil! which has been hailed as a masterpiece by the US media.

Bush keeps silent about his responsibility for his lawless war

In his final State of the Union address to Congress on January 28, U.S. President George W. Bush devoted much of his time to the Iraq issue and said that the deployment of an additional 30,000 U.S. troops last year brought a success to the military operation in Iraq.


The Speech McCain Should Give

I may be a United States Senator and a candidate for President and the Republican frontrunner. But I am, more importantly (assuming you'll take my word for it) a man who has been tortured.

Australia: Filtered Internet Criticized

Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has attacked a federal government plan, championed by Communications Minister Stephen Conroy, that would mandate 'clean feed' filtered internet connections to all homes and schools.


Motown Loves Paul Robeson

The recent opening of an exhibition and related events celebrating his life at the time of his 110th birthday is not earth-shattering, but certainly a welcome remembrance of a man who is beloved by his community but largely forgotten by American society.

The Lies Behind Free Trade

Rich countries preach free markets and free trade to the poor countries in order to capture larger shares of the latter's markets and preempt the emergence of possible competitors.

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