Monthly Archives: March 2011

Time for Plan B: Our Civilization Is on the Edge of a Systemic Breakdown | | AlterNet

“A catastrophic confluence of food and water shortages, overpopulation and pollution, collapsed governments and communities and more natural disasters than Roland Emmerich can dream up await us on the other side of Plan A, which Brown calls ‘business of usual.” … Continue reading

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Arizona Public Media | AZ week Notebook, Thursday March the 24, 2011

Arizona Public Media | AZ week Notebook, Thursday March the 24, 2011. Immigration Fight is War Against Demographics – for years I have been saying that the immigration issues arising in Arizona and throughout America is the fear of the … Continue reading

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The Biggest Threat Facing the Country Today Is Fast Creeping Ignorance | | AlterNet

“The Right, which hated and feared commies and their (largely imaginary) infiltration into government, not only don’t seem to care about creeping ignorance in government, but have come to embrace this new breed of government infiltrators.” via The Biggest Threat … Continue reading

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Michele Bachmann Forming Presidential Exploratory Committee, But Even Former Chief of Staff Won\’t Vote for Her | Video Cafe

Michele Bachmann Forming Presidential Exploratory Committee, But Even Former Chief of Staff Won\’t Vote for Her | Video Cafe. Yeah, a know-nothing air-head would really be good for this country. “Nuff said.

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Will Republicans Privatize Debtors\’ Prisons, Too? | Crooks and Liars

“More than a third of all U.S. states allow borrowers who can’t or won’t pay to be jailed. Judges have signed off on more than 5,000 such warrants since the start of 2010 in nine counties with a total population … Continue reading

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States Weigh Reductions in Benefits For Unemployed; Rising Costs Cited – The Washington Post

Why then, is it possible for Michigan to have given tax breaks to the corporations? Where did that money come from? Why are there no jobs being created in exchange for the tax cuts to the corporations? Why are the … Continue reading

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8 Unemployed for Every Job Opening: What Are They Supposed to Do Once Their Benefits Run Out? | | AlterNet

“Those who have been out of work for an extended period of time face not only extreme economic suffering, but also unique barriers to getting back into the workforce. Yet the political establishment has all but ignored the pain being … Continue reading

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Legality of ethnic studies law debated

“TUSD has said it plans to appeal a finding that its Mexican American Studies program is in violation of state law. In requesting an administrative hearing, the district says it has taken steps to ensure the program is in compliance.” … Continue reading

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7 Things to Do When Right-Wingers Attack | | AlterNet

“America’s right-wingers have orchestrated an aggressive assault on those they consider to be their enemies. Well, we don’t have to lay down and take it. Here are some of the ways we can fight back.” via 7 Things to Do … Continue reading

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3/4ths of Senate GOP Doesn\’t Believe in Science — When Did Republicans Go Completely Off the Deep End? | | AlterNet

“You might think that the revolution of Internet-blogging-networking technology would work to spread sound scientific knowledge more broadly, but you would be wrong. The new technology spreads a cacophony of voices in which the pre-Enlightenment folks are not only equal … Continue reading

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