Monthly Archives: July 2013

COMRADE GANTI PRASADAM VICE PRESIDENT OF REVOLUTIONARY DEMOCRATIC FRONT, A POPULAR REVOLUTIONARY MASS LEADER, ATTCKED BY A 3-MEMBER STATE-APPOINTED GANG OF VIGILANTES WITH HUNTING SWORDS AND A PISTOL.

Thursday, July 4, 2013 http://democracyandclasstruggle.blogspot.in/   A cowardly attempt was made late this afternoon in Nellore on the life of the Vice President of Revolutionary Democratic Front, Comrade Ganti Prasadam, a popular revolutionary mass leader, by a 3-member state-appointed gang … Continue reading

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Karnataka – Press release on report against illegal diversion of the Kaval commons in Chitradurga

http://sanhati.com/ July 4, 2013   Report Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal“Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems” During the years 2009-2010, at least … Continue reading

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Nature’s matrix: Linking agriculture, conservation and food sovereignty

http://climateandcapitalism.com/2012/10/17/natures-matrix/ Nature’s Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Conservation and Food Sovereignty.The cover painting, by Beatriz, depicts a Zapatista community farm. An important book argues that conservationists who focus on creating nature preserves are undermining their own cause. To truly protect biodiversity, environmentalists must … Continue reading

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Statistics, Damned Lies, and the Financial Post

http://monthlyreview.org/  Financial Post editor Terence Corcoran, a fervent defender of “free markets” and an equally fervent climate-change denier, argues in today’s paper that climate change has nothing to do with the devastating floods in the U.S. Midwest. “A focus on climate … Continue reading

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Climate Change: “I told you so…”

Published on Jul 3, 2013 We can’t resurrect the 19 firefighters who gave their lives in Arizona this weekend – but we can start to listen to what the scientific community is telling us about the health of our planet … Continue reading

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An avoidable environmental tragedy in India

http://monthlyreview.org/ Massive flooding kills and isolates thousands in Uttarakhand, a predictable disaster caused by the ‘development’ policies of India’s ruling class The catastrophic flooding in the Himalayan hill state of Uttarakhand, India, has received little coverage in the western press. Official reports … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: How Climate Change Became a ‘Liberal Hoax’

In this sixth video in the series “Peak Oil and a Changing Climate” from The Nation and On The Earth Productions, linguist, philosopher and political activist Noam Chomsky talks about the Chamber of Commerce, the American Petroleum Institute and other … Continue reading

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