The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De
Schutter, joins us to discuss his recent warning that some 500 million
small farmers in poor countries are suffering from hunger, partly
because foreign countries and corporations have bought up large tracts
In a perfect world, such a drastic shift in our economic and societal prospects [as is represented by peak oil] would be at the top of the political agenda. Elections would be fought over the best way to transition our economy and civilization to surviving with reduced and much more expensive energy
Last year, two men showed up in Benson, Ariz., a small desert town 60 miles from the Mexico border, offering a deal. Glenn Nichols, the Benson city...
WASHINGTON – This year’s federal election will obliterate spending
records for a midterm contest, surpassing the previous high-water mark
set in 2006 by about $1 billion, the Center for Responsive Politics pre
WASHINGTON — Some of America's largest emitters of heat-trapping
gases, including businesses that publicly support efforts to curb global
warming, don't want the public knowing exactly how much they po
The death toll from Indonesia's tsunami has soared to at least 343
with 370 others missing, as questions mount over whether an elaborate
tsunami warning system off the country's western coast had failed.
Equal Love at Adelaide Pride march
13 November · 17:30 - 22:30
Location Victoria Square, Adelaide, Australia
National Day of Action for Same-Sex Marriage
27 November · 13:00 - 17:30
Location Parliament House, North Terrace
Show your opposition to homophobia.
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House Minority Leader John Boehner vowed Wednesday that Republicans will not "compromise on our principles" if they win the majority.
CLEAN meetings -
17 November, upstairs at Duke of Brunswick, 207 Gilbert St, Adelaide. 6pm
Socialist Ideas Conference - **towards sustainability and socialism**
Panels of speakers, discussion and workshops
***stay tuned for confirmation of a range of exciting guest speakers***
Sat Nov 20th, 12 - 6pm, South West Community Centre 171 Sturt St, Adelaide
Socialist Alliance Branch meeting. "The French Revolt"
Sat Nov 6, 2pm, Activist Centre, Level 2, 95 Currie St, Adelaide
For two and a half years, Ark Tribe and his family have struggled under the threat of imprisonment. Ark is facing six months in jail, charged with not attending an interview with the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).
On Wednesday 3 November 2010 at 9:30 am, the magistrate will deliver his verdict at Adelaide Magistrates Court.
WASHINGTON — US companies are hoarding nearly one trillion dollars of
cash that they are unlikely to use for expansion amid a muddled outlook
on economic recovery, rating agency Moody's said Wednesday.
- The U.S. government knows it's awarded nearly $18 billion in
contracts for rebuilding Afghanistan over the last three years, but it
can't account for spending before 2007.