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JL Schatz: A War on Freedom and Food

Warscapes graciously gave us permission to repost this piece by JL Schatz. There’s a war going on. It’s a war against consumer knowledge, against immigrants, a war against the impoverished and a war against animals. This war is being waged through Ag Gag laws that silence information about how food is produced in the United States. These

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Re-elected Iceland Parliament Member to Visit Bay Area

Sonoma, CA — Birgitta Jónsdóttir, a newly re-elected member of parliament of Althing, the Icelandic parliament and representing the Icelandic Pirate Party, will be visiting the San Francisco Bay Area and speaking at Public Banking 2013 conference, co-hosted by the Public Banking Institute and the Green MBA Program of Dominican University. Birgitta Jónsdóttir played a

Gas Rigs on College Campuses

Gas wells and rigs could be planted on the campuses of Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities because Gov. Tom Corbett believes that’s one way to raise income for a system that saw a $1 billion cut in its funding. The chancellor’s office of the State System of Higher Education supports drilling on or near state universities,

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Jill Stein: Obama budget throws American people under the bus, gives the rich a free ride

Jill Stein, the Green Party’s 2012 presidential candidate yesterday condemned the recently released Obama 2014 budget proposal, issuing the following statement: “Despite his campaign promises to protect Social Security and make the economy fair, Obama’s budget throws the American people under the bus. And it gives the economic elite a free ride on that same bus

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Strategy for the International Control of Narcotics

Cambio Newspaper,  March 27 and 28, 2013 Because of their hegemonic origin, the current U.S. foreign-aid programs still bear the mark of paternalism Juan Carlos Zambrana Marchetti* On March 3, 2013, the U.S. Department of State issued its annual report to the nation’s Congress on the efforts made by “key” countries in the fight against