Monday, May 06, 2013

CATCHING UP ON SOME NEWS

The 1% Bug-Out Plan:  Why Third-World Billionaires are Buying Fortresses in London, New York and Miami
Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet

Citywide Water Monitoring System is Suspended After Agency Cuts Funding
Patrick Wall, DNAinfo New York

The Fascinating Ways Meditation Transforms Your Brain and Why it Makes You Feel Better
George Dvorsky

7 Chilling Facts About Retirement in America that Should Make Obama Tremble Before Cutting Social Security and Medicare
Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet

The Corporate Betrayal of America – Ripping off the Public, Running off with the Profits to Avoid Taxes
Paul Buchheit, AlterNet
The huge multinationals have made it clear; they don’t feel obliged to give anything back to the people who made it all possible.

America’s Hired Death Squads and Torture Teams are still Operating in Iraq
William Boardman, Reader Supported News
A 15-month investigation exploring war crimes long denied by the Pentagon lays out the tragic truth.

Pennsylvania Court Deals Blow to Secrecy-Obsessed Fracking Industry – Corporations Not the Same as Persons with Privacy Rights
Steven Rosenfeld, AlterNet

Give the People What They Want!  Taxes that Pay for Jobs, Education, Healthcare and Science
Mattea Kramer, Tom Dispatch

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