Letter to Tim Cook, Other Ultra-rich CEOs and Hedge Fund Titans, by Ralph Nader

Eat The Rich

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by Ralph Nader
The Nader Page, Feb. 17, 2023
February 19, 2023

The victims of the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Turkey and Syria need your help now. The surviving families and children and those rescued alive from the rubble are in serious danger in affected wintertime impoverished regions. Refugees in other places fleeing their war-torn homelands are also suffering. International aid agencies are grossly insufficient for these immediate humanitarian necessities.

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Gasland 2 + Josh Fox on Gasland Part 2, the Fracking-Earthquake Link & the Natural Gas Industry’s Use of Psyops

American Gasland

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Updated: July 24, 2013

A Partial Peek At Gasland Part II (no longer available)

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Harvey Wasserman: Japan nuclear leak could bring apocalypse


New post: March 13, 2011 Harvey Wasserman: Emergency at Onagawa nuclear plant, radiation 700 times over normal

New post: March 12, 2011 Explosion at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, at least 4 injured

Fight the Power

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on Mar 11, 2011

In the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake, a nuclear reactor was fractured and radioactive material has been leaking into the atmosphere. Author Harvey Wasserman believes the radiation spewing into the air from the Japanese nuclear power plant could blow deep across western Asia and might even lead to the apocalypse.

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Devastating tsunami hits Japan + Strong 8.9 earthquake rocks Japan


Our thoughts and prayers for all in Japan and surrounding areas.

Myla Morales on Mar 11, 2011

A 8.9-magnitude earthquake has triggered a tsunami along Japan’s north-eastern coastline, and scores are feared killed.

Cars, boats, homes and people were swept away as fires burned out of control.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports.

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Strong 6.1 magnitude aftershock rocks Haiti + Chavez: US weapon test caused Haiti earthquake (correction)


January 20, 2010

A powerful Aftershock measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale has hit Haiti some sixty kilometres away from the capital. Early reports say residents abandoned their homes and gathered on the streets for safety. This comes a week after the initial devastation, as international agencies are still struggling to get aid to those still in despeate need of help. With the situation now spiraling out of control only a small portion of the food, water and medicine has reached survivors.

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Ansel Herz: Earthquake Immediate Aftermath On the Ground + The Morning After – The Haitian People Have Mobilized


January 15, 2010

This video is from the immediate aftermath – 3 to 20 minutes after the tremors on January 12 – in the neighborhood of Jacquet in Port-au-Prince where I lived since September. I really wish I could have got this up on the web sooner, but Internet connections are difficult to sustain.

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The Militarization of Emergency Aid to Haiti: Is it a Humanitarian Operation or is it an Invasion? by Michel Chossudovsky


by Michel Chossudovsky
Global Research, January 15, 2010

Haiti has a longstanding history of US military intervention and occupation going back to the beginning of the 20th Century. US interventionism has contributed to the destruction of Haiti’s national economy and the impoverishment of its population.

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Phil McPhun of Doctors without Borders: Haiti earthquake briefing + Haiti’s history of hardship




January 14, 2010

Phil McPhun briefs on the situation on the ground in Haiti.

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Ansel Herz: The Destruction Is Everywhere You Go + Haiti earthquake: ‘100,000 may be dead’


Democracy Now!
Jan. 13, 2010

“The Destruction Is Everywhere You Go”: Independent Journalist Ansel Herz in Port-Au-Prince

Democracy Now! spoke with independent journalist Ansel Herz earlier tonight from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. Herz says more than 100,000 people may have died in the devastating earthquake. Tune into Democracy Now! on Thursday for full coverage. Herz was interviewed by Democracy Now! producer Mike Burke.

via “The Destruction Is Everywhere You Go”: Independent Journalist Ansel Herz in Port-Au-Prince

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Democracy Now!: Haiti Devastated by Largest Earthquake in 200 Years, 1000’s Feared Dead


Democracy Now!
Jan. 13, 2010

Haiti Devastated by Largest Earthquake in 200 Years, Thousands Feared Dead

Haiti has been devastated by a massive 7.0-magnitude earthquake, the largest to strike the Caribbean nation in more than two centuries. Buildings have collapsed. Fires rage in the streets. The extent of the disaster is still unknown, but there are fears thousands of people may have died and tens of thousands homeless. We get the latest on Haiti, a country rocked by natural as well as political crises. We speak with journalist Kim Ives of Haiti Liberté and Haitian American novelist Edwidge Danticat, her family at the epicenter of the quake.

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150 ‘confirmed’ dead in Italy’s quake + Italy muzzled scientist who foresaw quake (updated)

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Our thoughts and prayers are with those effected by this horrible earthquake.  ~ DS

Updates 1 & 2: added video reports

Mon, 06 Apr 2009 17:43:40 GMT

About 50,000 people have become homeless.

The death toll from Italy’s earthquakes has reached 150 as 1,500 people are reported wounded while many others are still trapped under the rubble.

The rescue operation is underway in most areas with more than 1,700 rescuers attempting to recover bodies or rescue those trapped under the ruined buildings.

Cries for help are heard from the rubble, and thousands are in the streets bracing for aftershocks.


via 150 ‘confirmed’ dead in Italy’s quake


Italy earthquake kills more than 90 and leaves thousands homeless

by John Hooper in L’Aquila, Peter Walker and agencies
guardian.co.uk, Monday 6 April 2009 15.48 BST

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Scores of people were killed and tens of thousands left homeless in central Italy today after a powerful earthquake shook a mountain region, severely damaging a historic city and leaving hundreds feared trapped in rubble.

At least 92 people were known to have died, the Italian news agency Ansa reported, quoting local rescue workers, while the Red Cross said it faced a “race” to rescue those still trapped.

More than 1,500 people had been injured, the Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, told a press conference in L’Aquila, the badly damaged capital of the Abruzzo region, close to the quake’s epicentre.


via Italy earthquake kills more than 90 and leaves thousands homeless | World news | guardian.co.uk.


Italy muzzled scientist who foresaw quake

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