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Can We Change More In The Next 10 Years Than In The Past 10,000?

“If it had been the design of human history to bring Earth to the edge of ruin, there is no better mechanism than the free market economy.” The teacher and I were amazed that none of the adult students could return the compound concept.

Will We Learn From Our Largest Melting Island?

As carbon dioxide levels approach 400 parts per million (ppm) stressful questions remain about the rise of ocean levels. Earth and billions of people await a gradual transition to an economy that is carbon neutral.

Stand With Veterans For Peace!

Over the last several years, Veterans For Peace chapters have taken the lead in celebrating Armistice Day onNovember 11. We are reclaiming the original intention of that day – a worldwide call for peace that was spurred by universal revulsion at the huge slaughter of World War One.

By | November 8th, 2015|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Politics|0 Comments

Fossil Fuel Corporations Receive Subsidies to Rule the World

The Age of Stupid is a powerful documentary that helps us perceive corporations rule our world. One segment of the movie flows from Nigeria, a troubled, violent nation known for its abundant oil resources. During an interview with young women near oil contaminated water trying to clean oil from the shrinking number of fish they [...]

By Drilling for Tar Sands Oil TransCanada Became an Invading Army in Alberta, Canada

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC spares us the expense of travel and exposure to serious health problems by publishing photojournalistic articles on extraction of tar sands oil (bitumen) in the desecrated boreal forest region of Alberta, Canada. Although the invasion of KXL pipeline from Canada through Midwestern states and the vast Ogallala aquifer has been vetoed by President [...]

By | May 2nd, 2015|Corporate Responsibility, Environment, Op Ed|0 Comments

Does King Ethelred “The Unready” Reappear in 21st Century Leaders?

King Ethelred (968-1016) of England was so ineffective that he was acclaimed by historians “Ethelred the unready.” Are world leaders of our era ready or “unready” for the greatest challenges in human history? Earth is now subjected to climate change and global warming in a two fisted punch on our vulnerable planet. In the 1970’s, [...]

By | April 20th, 2015|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Politics|0 Comments

KXL Threatens Earth, the Biggest USA Aquifer in Particular

Several Sierra Club members went to Port Arthur, Texas in September 2013 for a US State Department hearing on the KXL pipeline stretching from Alberta, Canada to refineries in Wood River, Patoka, IL and finally Port Arthur. The Port Arthur hearing was swamped by Texas politicians, pipeline welders and supporters of the fossil fuel industry [...]

2014 Mid Term Election Victory For Carbon Dioxide

Dollarocracy by John Nichols is a book that describes how money is poured into US politics to elect officials who will in turn enhance the profits of sponsoring corporations and their CEO’s. A quick check of FORBES 500 indicates the richest entities in 2014 are corporations, not countries. Without doubt, oil and gas firms united [...]

By | December 30th, 2014|Climate Change, Corporate Responsibility, Politics|0 Comments