Wednesday, October 24, 2012

 NYC FRIENDS OF TOLKIEN
GATHER TO TALK ABOUT
THE NEW FILM
COMING OUT IN DECEMBER
"THE HOBBIT"
AND
RECEIVE POSTERS
FROM
WARNER BROS   
 

THE LATEST IN THE NEWS


Weapons of Mass Distraction – The Big, Long Lie about Iraq Lingers Still
Dennis Kucinich, Common Dreams
The Iraq War remains with us as long as the lies continue and those responsible avoid accountability.

Senator Bernie Sanders on More Tax Breaks for the Wealthy – ‘Obscene, Immoral, Bad Economics’

5 Disturbing Stories About Mitt Romney that Expose his Private Worldview
Lauren Kelley, AlterNet
A close look at Romney’s past reveals many warning signs, some even worse than driving with his dog on the roof.

Walmart, the Most Powerful Company in the World, Admits that Protests and Strikes Lead to Wage Increases
Matt Stoller, Naked Capitalism
Workers threaten to walk out on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year.  Speedbump in Walmart’s race to the bottom?

Humanity Once Came to the Cliff’s Edge of Total Self-Annihilation – Let’s Make Sure it Never Happens Again
Noam Chomsky, TomDispatch

5 Ways America is Being Hollowed Out by Unfettered Corporate Greed
Paul Buchheit, AlterNet
There’s no free market, just businesses doing whatever they please with virtually zero accountability.

Leaked Documents Reveal “Monopoly-Like” Control of Presidential Debates
Common Dreams Staff Commentary
Two party agreement stultifies debates and encroaches on open democracy, say critics.

 BROOKLYN FOR PEACE A&C COMMITTEE
FIRST MEETING
WITH
LONE WOLF TRIBE
ON
10-16-2012
DUCHESS CELEBRATING
HER BIRTHDAY
WITH DELICIOUS
VEGAN CAKE

Saturday, October 06, 2012



THE LATEST NEWS IS ROCKIN

Coalition Against the Rockaway Pipeline
Sign the Petition and tell President Obama to stop the Rockaway Pipeline Project [Veto HR 2606 / SA 2869]

How Fracking is a Danger to Your Health
Sabrina Artel, AlterNet
Amid controversy, New York will embark on a health impacts study, but residents living in the gaslands are already speaking out about their experiences.

Meet the Bank Exec Fighting to Foreclose on a Wheelchair-Bound Cancer Patient
Peter Dreier, AlterNet
It’s time to name the top executives whose decisions ripped off consumers and put cities and states at the precipice of fiscal ruin due to declining property values and revenues.

A New Weapon in the Fight Against Fracking
Maria Rodale, The Blog

Say NO to MONSANTO – Sign the Petition to Tell WholeFoods to Support GMO Labeling for ALL Foods

Debate This – I’m 57 and Want Medicare and Social Security for Future Generations
Donna Smith, Common Dreams

No to NY Fracking – ‘We Will Not Compromise on the Health of Our Families’
Sandra Steingraber and Kathleen Nolan

Seed Freedom:  A Call to End Corporate Control
Common Dreams Staff

‘Alarming Number’ of New State Laws Making it ‘Significantly Harder’ to Vote: Senators, GAO Report
Common Dreams Staff

THE HOBBIT – Create Your Own Version of the Trailer

The Fate of Humanity is at Stake – Why are Romney and Obama too Cowardly to Talk About What Really Matters?
Noam Chomsky, AlterNet
Our politicians show an extraordinary willingness to sacrifice the lives of our children and grandchildren for short-term gain.

Tar Sands Blockade: Along with Landowner, Actress Daryl Hannah Arrested
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/10/05

Rebuffing Shell, Judge Affirms Greenpeace's Right to Protest
http://www.commondreams.org/headline/2012/10/05-3

Friends of The Earth: Let’s Not Roll the Nuclear Dice
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2012/10/05-3

Veterans For Peace: Americans in Pakistan Meet Families of Victims Obama Says Don't Exist
http://www.commondreams.org/newswire/2012/10/05