Sunday, April 25, 2010

WHAT’S BEEN IN THE NEWS LATELY?

Noam Chomsky Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’
Chris Hedges, TruthDig
http://www.truthdig.com/report/print/noam_chomsky_has_never_seen_anything_like_this_20100419/

How the Sleazy Used-Car Salesmen at Goldman Sachs Tricked Investors into Buying Their Busted Clunkers
Brad Reed, AlterNet
http://www.alternet.org/story/146512/how_the_sleazy_used-car_salesmen_at_goldman_sachs_tricked_investors_into_buying_their_busted_clunkers
Goldman Sachs is being sued by the government for allegedly defrauding its investors. Confused? Here’s some plain talk about a mega rip-off.

To Organize Against Wall Street, We Need a Narrative Focusing on Crime and Massive Fraud
Danny Schechter, Media Channel
http://www.alternet.org/story/146463/to_organize_against_wall_st.%2C_we_need_a_narrative_focusing_on_crime_and_massive_fraud
How we can be experiencing the largest economic meltdown in decades with no real mass mobilization or ongoing response from the progressive world?

Obamacare Creates Windfall for Drug Companies
Dr Mercola
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2010/04/22/obamacare-creates-windfall-for-drug-companies.aspx?aid=CD945

Six Banks Control 60% of Gross National Product – Is the US at the Mercy of an Unstoppable Oligarchy?
Bill Moyers Journal
http://www.alternet.org/story/146528/moyers%3A_six_banks_control_60%25_of_gross_national_product_--_is_the_u.s._at_the_mercy_of_an_unstoppable_oligarchy

Food in the US is Still Tainted with Chemicals that were Banned Decades Ago
Emily Elert, Environmental Health News
http://www.alternet.org/story/146576/food_in_the_u.s._is_still_tainted_with_chemicals_that_were_banned_decades_ago
38 years after DDT was banned, Americans still consume trace amounts of the infamous insecticide every day, along with more than 20 other banned chemicals.

We Want a President Who Won’t Coddle Capitalism
Sally Kohn, Movement Vision Lab
http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/dia/track.jsp?v=2&c=ae%2B%2FrZ%2F1fKuIISyVTQeoiLm21Cf3qJMW
The American public ain’t buying the spoon fed load of crap that Wall Street executives had our economic best interests at heart but just somehow, by accident, went astray.

Moyers on the Cost of Wars
http://act.commondreams.org/go/286?akid=29.19616.PEzqsA&t=16

Ninety-Four Percent of Kandaharis Want Peace Talks, Not War
http://act.commondreams.org/go/282?akid=29.19616.PEzqsA&t=7

Sanders: Congress Must Make Real Changes on Wall Street
http://act.commondreams.org/go/283?akid=29.19616.PEzqsA&t=9

Peace and Nuclear Abolition Organizations: UN Secretary General to Join International Peace Movement Conference to Abolish Nuclear Weapons on Eve of NPT Review Conference
http://act.commondreams.org/go/296?akid=29.19616.PEzqsA&t=36

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