December 2012

1. Energy in Depth’s Soldiers of Fracking-Fortune In her excellent PR Watch piece, ““Energy In Depth” – A Reporters’ Guide to Its Founding, Funding, and Flacks,” Lisa Graves spells out in copiously well-documented detail the purposes and funding sources of what can only be called a propaganda machine for corporations involved in hydraulic fracturing: In [...]


December 23, 2012 // 0 Comments


A Brief Review of 2012: The Gun Culture of America

December 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Jan. 8, 2011, Tuscon, Arizona:  A man had gone to a political town meeting at a supermarket, with the intent to murder Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. He killed six and wounded 14, including Giffords, who was shot in the head. On Jan. 25, 2012, Giffords, still in recovery from the shooting, walked onto the House floor to [...]

The Season for Giving

December 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

It is the season of giving, we’re told by commercial after commercial. This time of year we are inundated by advertisements for what will make your daughter, son, mother, father, husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, man-on-the-side, mistress, dog trainer, therapist, UPS delivery guy, car washer, and neighbor’s poodle the happiest this holiday season. Give the kid [...]

Happy (Belated) Birthday, Bradley Manning!

December 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

December 17th, was PFC Bradley Manning‘s 25th Birthday, making this his third birthday in prison without trial. Bradley Manning is accused of releasing information, including the Collateral Murder video which shows a U.S. Apache helicopter crew in Iraq killing unarmed civilians and two Reuters journalists, as well as other information concerning the U.S. military in Iraq [...]

Editor’s Note: Thanks to Raging Chicken Press Facebook Fan Spirito Di Verità for letting us know about this series. This is the kind of on-the-ground activism by everyday people that is critical to protect our futures and the futures of our children. For more information on this struggle and more, check out Mothers United for [...]

As if having a Republican governor copping out to the natural gas industry was bad enough, having a Democratic governor who would put the needs of the Natural Gas Industry over the people of the Commonwealth would be worse.  The second Democrat to throw his hat in the Governor’s race is State Senator Tim Solobay. [...]

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