George Bush's Samson Option

Submitted by Stephen Lendman on Thu, 08/03/2007 - 23:42

- by Stephen Lendman

The Samson Option is terminology used to explain Israel's intention to use its nuclear arsenal as an ultimate defense strategy if its leaders feel threatened enough to think they have no alternative. It comes from the biblical Samson said to have used his great strength to bring down the pillars of a Philistine temple, downing its roof and killing himself and thousands of Philistine tormentors. It's a strategy saying if you try killing me, we'll all die together, or put another way, we'll all go together when we go. Richard Wagner had his apocalyptic version in the last of his four operas of Der Ring des Nibelungen - Gotterdammerung, or Twilight of the Gods based on Norse mythology referring to a prophesied war of the Gods resulting in the end of the world.

The Occupation of Washington Begins

Submitted by Troops Out Now ... on Tue, 06/03/2007 - 09:46

- by Troops Out Now Coalition

Encampment to Stop the War March 12-19+

Over the past few days, response to the call for an Encampment to Stop the War has been overwhelming. Students, antiwar activists, veterans, military families, community organizers, and trade unionists are coming from all over the U.S. to join the Encampment.

Soon, Congress will be asked to vote on President Bush' request for another $245 billion for the war in Iraq. This will be, in effect, a vote to continue the war. The current Congress was elected with a mandate to stop the war, and the antiwar movement must be in DC to hold them accountable for their actions.

'Clean coal' is smoke and mirrors

Submitted by Green Left Weekly on Fri, 02/03/2007 - 08:18

'Clean coal' is smoke and mirrors- by Ben Courtice
9 February 2007

Australian coal-mining companies and Prime Minister John Howard are promoting "clean coal" as a technology that will enable the coal industry to continue its exports while supposedly cleaning up the greenhouse-gas emissions from the burning of this coal.

According to the Australian Coal Association (ACA), clean-coal technologies "reduce emissions, reduce waste, and increase the amount of energy gained from each tonne of coal". These measures focus on capturing and storing the carbon dioxide gas emitted from burning coal to power electricity generation.

O Sinnerman

Submitted by Callemity on Sun, 25/02/2007 - 19:42

- by Callemity
Video of the Impeach demonstration, San Francisco, January 6 2007,
to the tune of Nina Simone's rendition of 'O Sinnerman'.
One of the movements caught for all time - and turned into its own statement of cause:

HIV is on Trial in Australia

Submitted by Alan Gough on Sun, 25/02/2007 - 09:02

 Where is the proof  that HIV exists- by Alan Gough

Court Weighs Evidence for Claims of Isolation, Transmission and Testing

(ed: click on image to visit www.virusmyth.net)

A motion for appeal in a criminal hearing in Adelaide, Australia has become the focus of international attention as fundamental claims by orthodox AIDS researchers -- including the infamous Dr Robert Gallo -- come under vigorous cross-examination by an attorney demanding scientific evidence that the virus exists. Top AIDS industry spokespersons from around the world have appeared in person or by satellite in Adelaide to defend the HIV hypothesis against charges by a local team of scientific and medical experts known as 'The Perth Group' who asserts that two decades of AIDS research have failed to produce a purified isolate of HIV, validation of the accuracy so-called HIV tests, or proof that HIV is transmitted through bodily fluids.

Hugo Chavez's Social Democratic Agenda

Submitted by Stephen Lendman on Thu, 22/02/2007 - 06:38

Hugo Chavez. Photograph of Chavez watching a performance by Native Americans from Alaska by Shiho Fukada/AP- by Stephen Lendman

Hugo Chavez Frias was reelected by an overwhelming nearly two to one margin over his only serious rival on December 3, 2006 giving him a mandate to proceed with his agenda to build a socialist society in the 21st century on a Bolivarian model designed to meet the needs of the current era in Venezuela and Latin America overall. Chavez first announced his intentions on January 30, 2005 at the Fifth World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and his people affirmed they want him to proceed with it in his new term to run until December, 2012.

G8 Group photo courtesy Richard Lewis/Crown- by Anti-imperialist Camp

Stop occupation and war

In June 2007, the eight biggest capitalist powers will meet in Germany, in the city of Heiligendamm. These G8 meetings have assumed a symbolic character representing the imperialist policy all over the world: While the world's mightiest are enjoying their cheerful get togethers, dinner parties and cocktails, their armies are bombing innocent people, fighting repressing and torturing civilians, crushing legitimate resistance elsewhere in the world. Their corporations are looting resources belonging to other peoples in other parts of the world, their companies are exploiting the world's poor and undefended to satisfy their masters' greed. Their diplomacies are pressurizing sovereign countries in order to make them subjugate under imperialist interests.

Depleted Uranium, The Global Menace

Submitted by Callemity on Tue, 20/02/2007 - 11:17

Photo courtesy Iraq Solidarity News- by callemity

Shortly we are about to see the true lunacy that the Western World has unleashed on itself and the rest of the planet when - without any doubt - the Bush Cartel operating in sheer desperation go ahead with their intentions to secure the 70% of the worlds natural gas supplies so that they can exploit their massive oil fields Stateside. It makes no difference who or what will be harmed providing the multi billion dollar cartels are not 'harmed' by a massive, and moving global shift into properly formed alternative energy sources [especially China, despite the propaganda].

(Ed: click on photo for more shocking depleted uranium evidence.)

This Flash Film http://elequity.com/du/DU.swf is a demonstration on what innocent people endure anytime uranium based items are engaged in any 'warfare' - the new name of Corporate Takeovers.

Water & The Bradfield Scheme...

Submitted by Selwyn Johnston on Tue, 20/02/2007 - 10:41

Barron Falls in flood. Photot courtesy National Library of Australia- by Selwyn Johnston

While Far North Queensland, the channel country, and much of Queensland's west is experiencing exceptional early summer rains, South East Queensland remains dry as it has done for several years.

The southeast is the most populous area of the State and growing on a daily basis, yet it has no water reserves.

THE SOLUTION... the revised Bradfield Scheme, a National Water Grid, an infrastructure asset owned and operated by the Federal government on behalf of, and in the best interests of, the people of Australia!

This is the year we will change the country

Submitted by The GetUp Team on Thu, 15/02/2007 - 23:16

GetUp logo- by The GetUp Team

Click here to tell your friends: TwoHundredThousandin2007

Dear friends,

However you first came to GetUp, whether to demand justice for David Hicks, help halt climate change, secure ABC funding, or stop the detention of refugee children - you've helped build a movement that's putting people back into politics. This is the year we will change the country.



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