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Global Commodity Prices Only Getting Higher This Decade: Report

REUTERS PARIS (Gus Trompiz) – World commodity prices will keep up their relentless push higher this decade compared to previous years, supported by burgeoning demand for food and fuel as well as knock-on effects from energy costs, the FAO and … Continue reading

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Greece: A Look At America’s Future

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Learn more about The True Cost of Chevron!

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10 Countries With The Worst Income Inequality: OECD

HUFFINGTON POST Of all the effects of the economic crisis, perhaps one of the least visible, but most consequential has been the rising rate of income inequality around the world. A recent report, released by the Paris-based Organisation for Economic … Continue reading

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Floods, Droughts Are ‘New Normal’ Of Extreme U.S. Weather Fueled By Climate Change, Scientists Say

REUTERS WASHINGTON (By Deborah Zabarenko) – Heavy rains, deep snowfalls, monster floods and killing droughts are signs of a “new normal” of extreme U.S. weather events fueled by climate change, scientists and government planners said on Wednesday. “It’s a new … Continue reading

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Amazon Deforestation In Brazil Increases Six-Fold, Crisis Center Created To Combat Huge Rise

By MARCO SIBAJA HUFFINGTON POST BRASILIA, Brazil — Brazil has set up a crisis center to combat increased deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, the nation’s environmental minister said Wednesday. Minister Izabella Teixeira said officials had to take action after satellite … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Chevron: Teach-In & Protest

Teach-In 5/23, Protest at Chevron AGM 5/25! Teach-In on the True Cost of Chevron Monday, May 23 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm David Brower Center, Tamalpais Room 2150 Allston Way Berkeley, CA Join  JINN, Emem Okon from the Niger Delta and … Continue reading

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Soaring Costs Force Some Renters To Chose Between Shelter And Food

By Yepoka Yeebo HUFFINGTON POST “Rental housing costs went up and up. There was a brief dip in 2009, now they’ve moved up again,” he told The Huffington Post. Affordability could become such a problem, Belsky said, that even financially … Continue reading

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Is the World Too Big to Fail? The Contours of Global Order

Noam Chomsky in Amsterdam (13-03-2011) from Chomsky in Nederland on Vimeo.

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Capitalism’s Dismal Future

Capitalism’s Dismal Future, by Paul Mattick, The Chronicle Review, March 13, 2011           A homeless man named Roger panhandles in New York City, Spencer Platt, Getty Images Apart from the patently nonreality-based dissent of its Republican … Continue reading

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