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Capitalism: The True Cost of the Free Market

The Evidence Keeps Pouring In: Capitalism Just Isn’t Working By Paul Buchheit/ Common Dreams/ August 24, 2015 (Photo: Jonny White/cc/flickr) To followers of Ayn Rand and Ronald Reagan, and to all the business people who despise government, ‘community’ is a form … Continue reading

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Are 7 Billion People a Problem?

By Arlen Grossman/ The Big Picture Report   The Earth, in case you haven’t noticed, is a big mess right now. All living things, humans included, are suffering the effects of a planet stressed to the breaking point.   (At the … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders: The Cost of Hypercapitalism

by Jonathan Tasini/ Playboy/ October 17, 2013 At a time when politicians—particularly members of Congress—are almost universally reviled and blind partisanship seems to dictate the fate of every piece of legislation, one U.S. senator stands out as a unique voice. Bernie … Continue reading

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DISASTROUS LONG-TERM THINKING

The Myth of Human Progress By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 6, 2013 Clive Hamilton in his “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change”describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that “catastrophic climate change is virtually … Continue reading

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THE EXISTENTIAL CLIFF

The Myth of Human Progress By Chris Hedges/ Truthdig/ January 13, 2013 Clive Hamilton in his “Requiem for a Species: Why We Resist the Truth About Climate Change”describes a dark relief that comes from accepting that “catastrophic climate change is virtually … Continue reading

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Destroying the Village: Then and Now

BPR Quotes of the Day: Japanfocus.org Vietnam War:  “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” –Quote reportedly attributed to an American military officer by journalist Peter Arnett. ICJ Project  Climate Change:  “We had to destroy the … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just Glaciers That Are Shrinking

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Global Warming: Not Exactly a New Concept

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WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE?

STUDY: Media Avoid Climate Context In Wildfire Coverage By Jill Fitzsimmons, Jocelyn Fong, Melody Johnson and Shauna Theel/ Media Matters For America/ July 3, 2012    While numerous factors determine the frequency, severity and cost of wildfires, scientific research indicates that … Continue reading

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