READER’S CHOICE at COMMON DREAMS

Light at the End of the Tunnel.
Irreversible Climate Change Looms Within Five Years.
LONDON – Unless there is a “bold change of policy direction,” the world will lock itself into an insecure, inefficient and high-carbon energy system, the International Energy Agency warned at the launch of its 2011 World Energy Outlook today in London. LAST CALL
Week Ending April 27, 2012

COMMON DREAMS Readers’ Choice / Most Read Views…

  1. Robert Alvarez: Spent Fuel Pools Spell Ongoing Disaster at Fukushima

 

  1. Glen Ford: Private Prison Corporations Are Modern Day Slave Traders

 

  1. Amy Goodman: The NSA Is Watching You

 

  1. Chris Hedges: The Globalization of Hollow Politics

 

  1. Paul Buchheit: The Middle Class Hasn’t Disappeared. It’s Just Sliding Toward the Bottom

 

  1. Robert Scheer: Halfway Through a Lost Decade

 

  1. John Nichols: Not Just Labor Rights; Scott Walker Is Also Dismantling Women’s Rights

 

  1. Pratap Chatterjee: Bribing Mexico: Walmart Accused of Corruption

 

  1. Slavoj Žižek: Occupy Wall Street: What Is To Be Done… Next?

 

  1. Amitabh Pal: Austerity is Killing Europe

Readers’ Choice / Most Read News…

Michael Moore: Hacking Scandal Will Spread to Fox News

Susan Sarandon: I was denied security clearance to go to the White House.
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Renegade Farmers: ‘Whole Food, Not Whole Foods’

To prevent the sale for private development, citizens plant community garden.
Article here…

GE Annual Meeting Interrupted by 99 Percent Protesters

They were surrounded by dozens of police, including three mounted units.
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CIA Officer ‘Disgusted’ Torture Led to Label of ‘Torturers’

Former CIA officer, Jose Rodriguez on waterboarding tape destruction: ‘Just getting rid of some ugly visuals’.
Article here…

Study: Arctic Methane in Vicious Cycle of Global Warming

More methane emissions lead to more warming, and more warming leads to more methane emissions.
Article here…

Experts Push Back: ‘Social Security is Strong’

Lifting the payroll tax cap and better coverage by journalists would help build sustainable future for essential program.
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Norwegians Sing Out in Defiance and Love

“It is we who win”.
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Who is Serving Whom When Dow Chemical Sponsors PBS?

Is ‘America Revealed’–or PBS? Dow-sponsored public TV series tracks Dow’s product lines.
Article here…

Europe, US Austerity Drive
Suicidal: Economist Stiglitz

‘The Occupy movement has been very successful in bringing those ideas to the forefront of political discussion.’
Article here…

Humanity’s Choices: Global Equity or ‘Downward Vortex’

Doing nothing would mean a “drift into a downward vortex of economic, socio-political and environmental ills”.
Article here…


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