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Alternet – One Man’s Clever Idea To Fight Frackers And Save His Organic Farm – 13 October 2013

He did more than just act against fracking when he became the first private property owner in the United States to use a deed easement recognizing the Rights of Nature.

Cleghorn filing the easement at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Brookville, PA. Continue reading

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Alternet – 5 Most Horrifying Things About Monsanto – Why you Should Join The Global Movement And Protest On Saturday – 25 May 2013

Fed up with health concerns, environmental threats and political corruption, a Utah mom organizes a global movement against the biotech giant.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Africa Studio May 22, 2013

Fed up with the fact that she has to spend “a small fortune” in order to feed her family things she says “aren’t poisonous,” Tami Canal of Utah has organized a global movement against the giant chemical and seed corporation Monsanto. Monsanto is the conglomerate mastermind behind many of the pesticides and genetically engineered seeds that pervade farm fields around the world.  Monsanto produces the world’s top-selling herbicide; 40 percent of US crops contain its genes; it spends millions lobbying the government each year; and several of its factories are now toxic  Superfund sites. Continue reading

Corporate America Keeps Fighting To Keep Their Own Lies Alive – ALEC Presented As A Beautiful Fairy Tail By Corporate Mainstream Media – 5 July 2012

(Lucas :  Corporate America Keeps Fighting To Keep Their Own Lies Alive – ALEC Presented As A Beautiful Fairy Tail By Corporate Mainstream Media- What You have been reading in the alternative media and this blog included is more like the “truth”. Lots of corporations have been leaving the ALEC – American Legislative Exchange Council  – exposed as a forum for the corporate-sponsored bill making. The  following article explains how they are busy to keep the lies alive.)

Corporate Media Untells the ALEC Story by Peter Hart Continue reading

Ellen Brown – Alternet – Reader Supported News – Cooperative Banking, The Exciting Wave Of The Future – 27 May 2012

According to both the Mayan and Hindu calendars, 2012 (or something very close) marks the transition from an age of darkness, violence and greed to one of enlightenment, justice and peace. It’s hard to see that change just yet in the events relayed in the major media, but a shift does seem to be happening behind the scenes; and this is particularly true in the once-boring world of banking.According to both the Mayan and Hindu calendars, 2012 (or something very close) marks the transition from an age of darkness, violence and greed to one of enlightenment, justice and peace. It’s hard to see that change just yet in the events relayed in the major media, but a shift does seem to be happening behind the scenes; and this is particularly true in the once-boring world of banking. Continue reading

Gar Alperovitz – Alternet – The Rise Of The New Economy Movement – 24 May 2012

 

Activists, theorists, organizations and ordinary citizens are rebuilding the American political-economic system from the ground up
Just beneath the surface of traditional media attention, something vital has been gathering force and is about to explode into public consciousness. The “New Economy Movement” is a far-ranging coming together of organizations, projects, activists, theorists and ordinary citizens committed to rebuilding the American political-economic system from the ground up.

Joshua Holland – Alternet – How The 1% Hijacked Our Courts – 20 May 2012

For a generation, America’s political-economy has been gripped in a vicious cycle. Those at the top of the economic pile have taken an ever-growing share of the nation’s income, and then leveraged that haul into ever-greater political power, which they have in turn used to rewrite the rules of “the market” in their favor. Wash, rinse and repeat. Continue reading

Pat Donworth – Taibbi: Good Foreclosure Deal Could Open The Door To Ending Up With Half Of Wall Street In Jail – 29 January 2012

Here is the Matt Taibbi interview video : Continue reading