Monthly Archives: April 2010

Interior Secretary Approves Cape Wind, Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm

In a groundbreaking decision that some say will usher in a new era of clean energy, U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said today he had approved the nation’s first offshore wind farm, the controversial Cape Wind project off of Cape

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Chomsky: A Middle East Peace That Could Happen (But Won’t) In Washington-Speak, “Palestinian State” Means “Fried Chicken”

The fact that the Israel-Palestine conflict grinds on without resolution might appear to be rather strange. For many of the world’s conflicts, it is difficult even to conjure up a feasible settlement. In this case, it is not only possible,

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Posted in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Politics, Reports/Studies/Books, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

Between 1947 and 1973, the typical American family’s income grew 200% in real terms. Between 1973 and 2007, it grew by only 22%. In mid-2008 the typical family’s income was lower than in 2000 while the richest 10% earned half of all income, surpassing their previously highest share in 1928.

UPPER BOUND The American dream is simple: work hard and move up. As the country emerges from recession, the reality looks ever more complicated AMERICANS are an optimistic lot. If there is one thing they believe in above all, it

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Posted in Capitalism, Economics, Money, Reports/Studies/Books, United States

Why Did Israel Unban the iPad?

Israel has lifted its ban on imports of Apple’s iPad and will start allowing the device into the country as early as today. As well, the country plans to release 20 iPads that had been previously confiscated from gadget-happy travelers since

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Afghan Massacre Survivor To Obama: You Be The Judge (VIDEO)

An Afghan scholar who survived the Feb. 12 massacre of five members of his family at the hands of U.S. special operations forces is calling on President Obama to judge for himself whether he is bringing “peace or murder” to

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Why Were CIA Torture Tapes Destroyed?

Why Were CIA Torture Tapes Destroyed? A former CIA officer aware of the details of the 2002 interrogation of the two al-Qaeda suspects told me that the tapes’ images were “horrific.” The case of the missing 92 CIA interrogation tapes

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Posted in Bush Adminisration, Reports/Studies/Books, US Foreign Policy, War on Terror

Noam Chomsky Has ‘Never Seen Anything Like This’

by Chris Hedges Noam Chomsky is America’s greatest intellectual. His massive body of work, which includes nearly 100 books, has for decades deflated and exposed the lies of the power elite and the myths they perpetrate. Chomsky has done this

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