Archive | May, 2010

Did anyone actually read BP’s oil spill response plan?

More proof that oil companies can’t be trusted to protect the environment — and that capitalist governments can’t be trusted to make them behave. May 25 news release from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility Washington, DC — BP’s official response plan for oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico is studded with patently inaccurate and inapplicable […]

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BP and the 'Little Eichmanns'

The corporations, and those who run them, consume, pollute, oppress and kill.  They will drain the last drop of profit from us until there is nothing left. ++++++++++++ by Chris Hedges Truthdig, May 17, 2010 Cultures that do not recognize that human life and the natural world have a sacred dimension, an intrinsic value beyond […]

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Toronto Report Back: A Huge Success

I’ve just returned from the “Report Back from Cochabamba” meeting in Toronto. It was by every standard a huge success.   I hope one of the meeting organizers from Toronto Bolivia Solidarity will write a summary report. These are just quick impressions, subject to revision … There were about 225 people in the room. That’s […]

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