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Toxic Lead to Cover Iowa Killing Fields

How the National Rifle Association and the Iowa Legislature are threatening Iowa wildlife. by Walter Brasch Iowa, which gave us the carnival known as the Iowa Straw Poll and artery-clogging Deep Fried Butter, will unleash another health problem, beginning Sept. 1. The Iowa legislature last year approved a dove hunting season, the first in more

Environmental Colonialism in the Climate Struggle?

What’s in a number? In the case of 330 ppm, a whole lot. “Imperialism, not human nature, has caused this global crisis; anti-imperialism and solidarity are the only paths out.” by Macdonald Stainsby Though the arguments made in this article appear to be about the numbers set as targets in parts per million [ppm] of carbon

Our Top Interviews: 2009

We began podcasting under the “Shared Sacrifice” name shortly after Gary Barkley returned from Iraq and published “Shared Sacrifice: Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and the Global War on Terror.” Our goal was twofold, and was, in somewhat primordial form, the same as it is now at politicalcontext.org: Facilitate in-depth discussions on a broad array of progressive issues,

The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Methane, Propaganda & the Architects of Genocide | Part IV

This is the fourth and final instalment of an investigative report uncovering and analyzing a global plan to capture and utilize the ocean’s store of methane hydrates. The investigation reflects upon the decades of planning coordinated by the world’s most powerful institutions, including the global banking and investment corporations, global fossil fuel energy corporations, United

The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Methane, Propaganda & the Architects of Genocide | Part III

The Spin Doctors | Spinning the Potential for Abrupt and Catastrophic Climate Change “Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” – Aldous Huxley It is now beyond obvious that those who control the world’s economy are hell-bent on burning all of our planet’s remaining fossil fuels – including those that not long

The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Methane, Propaganda & the Architects of Genocide | Part II

Post Cancún: North America. The New Energy Kingdom   On 13 December 2010 directly following the disastrous Cancún conference (“one of the largest economic conferences since the Second World War” [10]), a revealing post is found on the “oilprice.com” website. The article is titled North America: The New Energy Kingdom. From the article: “Beyond shale

The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction: Methane, Propaganda & the Architects of Genocide | Part I

World Marches to Methane Annihilation   “[T]he question is not will this methane be released, but when.” – Robert C. Hendricks, NASA, November 2007 The architects of death: The Real Weapons of Mass Destruction are the melting permafrost, the destabilizing methane hydrates and the corporations such as Halliburton, ChevronTexaco, BP, Shell, Exxon Mobil who, hand in

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