May 2007

Terrorism Defined

Submitted by Stephen Lendman on Thu, 31/05/2007 - 22:29

Terrorism Defined - by Stephen Lendman

Probably no word better defines or underscores the Bush presidency than "terrorism" even though his administration wasn't the first to exploit this highly charged term. We use to explain what "they do to us" to justify what we "do to them," or plan to, always deceitfully couched in terms of humanitarian intervention, promoting democracy, or bringing other people the benefits of western civilization Gandhi thought would be a good idea when asked once what he thought about it.

Paying for food.

Submitted by Webmaster on Thu, 31/05/2007 - 19:25

CANC3 now has an official Bank Account with Bendigo Bank.

For all those of you who will be joining us in Rockhampton we request that you deposit $210 into the CANC3 bank account to cover the first two weeks of communal food. ($15 per day x 14 days)
If you wish to deposit more than two weeks worth of food, just make sure you let us know.

Please send and email to Evan & Moz saying when you paid and how much.

'Sorry Day' 26 May 2007 in Melbourne

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 30/05/2007 - 17:56

Scenes from the walk from Melbourne Town Hall to PArliament House for the smoking ceremony and wreath laying.

Pulp Mill leaflet delivered to 80,000 letterboxes

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 30/05/2007 - 15:54

-by Robert Weissman
May 24, 2007

Marketers can't seem to stop thinking about the spectacular marketing opportunity afforded by schools.

It's easy to imagine the conversation in the business meeting room: Kids are bored in school -- we can grab their attention with ads! Compulsory schooling creates a captive audience for us -- if we can just get in the door! Schools are perfectly age-segmented -- just what we need!

PAUL KRUGMAN: Trust and Betrayal

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 30/05/2007 - 09:16

Trust and BetrayalBy PAUL KRUGMANPublished: May 28, 2007“In this place where valor sleeps, we are reminded why America has always gone to war reluctantly, because we know the costs of war.” That’s what President Bush said last year, in a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.Those were fine words, spoken by a man with [...]

The Mythical Ethanol Threat

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 30/05/2007 - 09:05

There have been many claims in recent years that ethanol is going to help wean us off of fossil fuels. In fact, many of our political leaders claim that as long as we just keep subsidizing the ethanol industry, eventually cellulosic ethanol will take over and we will all motor happily along on E85. We [...]

The Oil Drum

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 30/05/2007 - 09:00

The following List of Links is shamelessly lifted from The Oil Drum:Energy Sites3-2-1 EnergyThe Coming Global Oil CrisisDie OffDry DipstickEnergy BulletinFrom the WildernessLife After the Oil CrashPeak Oil CrisisPeak Oil News and Message BoardsPeakOil.orgPetroleum WorldPowerswitchRigzoneMatthew SimmonsWolf at the DoorAnd more following:~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Iran to finalize oil deal with Belarus

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 30/05/2007 - 08:48

TEHERAN - Iran aims to finalize in two weeks’ time a deal allowing Belarus to extract oil from the Islamic Republic’s southern Jofeir deposit, the Oil Ministry’s web site Shana reported on Sunday.The agreement was first announced on May 21 when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited his counterpart Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus, which seeks new [...]

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