Andrew Gavin Marshall: Empire Under Obama

THE FACE OF IMPERIALISM

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with Andrew Gavin Marshall
Writer, Dandelion Salad
andrewgavinmarshall.com
November 18, 2013

The Hampton Institute on Nov 16, 2013

Today we sit with Geopolitics Department Chair, Andrew Gavin Marshall, to discuss his latest series for the Hampton Institute: Empire Under Obama. Continue reading

The End of an Age by Tristan A. Shaw

Today's Mass Extinction

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by Tristan A. Shaw
Writer, Dandelion Salad
British Columbia, Canada
November 19, 2013

The death-throes of planetary collapse are now painfully clear. Global headlines reveal nature’s unleashed cataclysmic energy, with moving images of crowds hording around emergency relief (grain that is reducing in global yield), and, on the other hand, of lifeless androids announcing China’s plan to eliminate the one child policy over threats to its industrial superorgy.

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New Jersey is Fracked by Walter Brasch

No Fracking Signs at Prince Albert

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by Walter Brasch
Writer, Dandelion Salad
walterbrasch.com
November 19, 2013

At the time New Jersey established a ban on fracking, it seemed symbolic, much like the moratorium in Vermont, which has no economically recoverable natural gas; the Marcellus Shale, primarily in New York and Pennsylvania, doesn’t extend into New Jersey.

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Welcome to The Empire of Poverty by Andrew Gavin Marshall

by Andrew Gavin Marshall
Writer, Dandelion Salad
andrewgavinmarshall.com
November 18, 2013

The following is a little teaser to some of the ideas, approach and perspective being pursued through the research and writing of the first volume of The People’s Book Project, ‘The Empire of Poverty.’ Please consider donating to the Project to help these efforts come to fruition.

It’s important to try to understand the global economic and financial system – the banks, corporations, central banks, economic policies (and effects) of governments, trade agreements, the creation and value of currencies, the function of the oft-heard ‘markets’ – as daunting as the task may seem. Continue reading

Chris Hedges: Jeremy Hammond Leaked Criminal Activity by the Government and Corporations

Free Jeremy 7-23-12-NYC337

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

TheRealNews on Nov 18, 2013

Chicago activist to spend a decade behind bars for exposing corporate espionage. Continue reading

COP 19: Activists Demanding Climate Justice

COP19 Climate March

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democracynow on Nov 18, 2013

We are broadcasting all week from Warsaw, Poland, where the U.N. climate summit, known as COP 19, has just entered its second week. On Saturday, thousands of protesters marched in Warsaw calling for climate justice, culminating in a rally outside the National Stadium where the climate summit is being held. Speakers from all over the world addressed the crowd, urging world leaders to take action on global warming, including climate activists from the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, and organizers of a chartered train that brought more than 700 people from Belgium, Britain and France to join the demonstration. Polish activists also spoke, including residents of the village of Zurawlow, where resistance to fracking is growing despite massive shale gas concessions. democracynow.org

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