This afternoon, House Democrats will hold an up or down vote on vote
on President Obama's plan to extend tax cuts to income below $250,000,
and they've figured out a way to prevent the Republicans from pulling
procedural tricks that might si
<p>One person, a young vegan named Derek, decided that he was tired of not speaking out, and regardless of whether anyone else would join him, he w...
-Report calls for radical redesign of cities to cope with population growth
-Part 5: White Horse Village turns into a modern city
With the lifting of the "veil of secrecy at the Fed," in response to a legislative push led by U.S.
Next Left Unity meeting in Adelaide coming up 7 pm this Monday night, 6th December , at the Prince Albert Hotel in Wright St.
Agenda items include :
Left unity statement
Next politics in the pub event
Woodside refugee campaign
Congressional earmarks have been one of the primary targets
of the tea party, representing the nexus of the movement’s arch foes —
government spending and Washington
Stop The Intervention - SA Meeting
16 December · 18:00 - 19:30
David Unaipon School, North Terrace, Adelaide
The Paul Hughes Room, Y2-58
Yungondi Building, City West Campus,
Matt Taibbi's new book "Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America" relentlessly hunts down the Wall Street crooks who destroyed t
Resistance Summer School 13th-17th December 2010
A series of radical education workshops over three nights
Mon 13th Dec, 5pm – Cuba: Sustainability and Socialism
Wed 15th Dec, 5pm – Green Bans and Picket Lines: lessons from militant Australian unions
Fri 17th Dec, 5pm – Students Fight Back: contemporary struggles in France, UK, US and Greece
Since summer, signs of severe food insecurity — droughts, food riots,
five- to tenfold increases in produce costs — have erupted around the
A midweek roundup of peak oil news, including:
-Developments this week
LAGOS - Nigerian authorities plan to charge ex-US vice president Dick Cheney in connection with a bribery scandal allegedly involving energy firm Halliburton, a spokesman for the anti-graft agency said Thursday.
CANCUN, Mexico - Japan rocked the UN
climate talks in Cancun Monday with the declaration that the Japanese
government would not agree to extend the Kyoto Protocol beyond 2012.
WASHINGTON - Republicans will eliminate the House committee created by Speaker Nancy Pelosi to highlight the threat of climate change, Representative James Sensenbrenner, the top Republican on the panel, said yesterday.
— As Americans continue to lose their homes in record numbers, the
Federal Reserve is considering making it much harder for homeowners to
stop foreclosures and escape predatory home loans with onerous terms.