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The Day of Reckoning Is Here

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Where is the Press? Amy Goodman Reports From the Empty Media Center at Center at UN Climate Summit

Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman was startled to find the press room at the U.N. Climate Change Conference eerily quiet this week. Rows and rows of computers sat unused. At last year’s climate meeting in Copenhagen, the room was buzzing … Continue reading

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More Tales of A Bankrupt Culture: Because of Unpaid Fee, Firefighters Let Home Burn

msnbc.com Firefighters in rural Tennessee let a home burn to the ground last week because the homeowner hadn’t paid a $75 fee. Gene Cranick of Obion County and his family lost all of their possessions in the Sept. 29 fire, … Continue reading

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Rock on Daddy Buffet

Even Warren Buffet says, “..I think we should raise taxes for the very rich…”

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“Guest Workers” and U.S. Unemployment

The Huffington Post OCTOBER 3, 2010 Host, Dan Rather Reports Posted: September 29, 2010 01:36 PM Immigration reform this year is not just dead but rotting, despite the earnest efforts of talking heads on the left to create a buzz … Continue reading

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Study: US Food Waste Is a Huge Energy Drain

by Hugh Collins Contributor AOL news (Oct. 2) — Forget drafty windows and aging cars — a new study says one of the biggest wastes of energy in America could be the food in your garbage can. Every rotten tomato … Continue reading

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Reich Blames Economy’s Woes On Income Disparity

Economist Robert Reich isn’t surprised at the anemic economic recovery from the meltdown in 2008. His new book, Aftershock: The Next Economy and America’s Future, argues that the economy isn’t going to get moving again until we address a fundamental … Continue reading

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Chilean Economist Manfred Max-Neef: US Is Becoming an “Underdeveloping Nation”

Via Gordon Winiemko: On Democracy NOW!: While President Obama is reporting looking into tapping a former corporate executive to become his next top economic adviser, many economists question the path the United States is on. We speak to the acclaimed … Continue reading

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Census Finds Record Gap Between Rich And Poor

by The Associated Press WASHINGTON September 28, 2010, 10:00 am ET The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans grew last year to its widest amount on record as young adults and children in particular struggled to stay afloat … Continue reading

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