Local Protesters Are Killing Big Oil and Mining Projects Worldwide

Stop Making Sense

Jason Koebler writes for VICE Motherboard:

‘Multinational corporations are infamous for pushing native people off their land in order to open a new gold mine, extract oil, or otherwise extract local resources. For decades, backlash has been thought to be both limited and ineffectual, but new evidence suggests that protests from local people are effective, extremely costly for the companies, and often lead to substantive changes to or total abandonment of a project.

Researchers at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining interviewed employees at several dozen major international corporations who are involved with extractive activities, and found that companies are increasingly having to deal with the social and environmental impacts of their work, and that it’s hurting them where it hurts most: their bottom lines.’


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America’s Enemy-in-Chief And The Pseudo-Journalist Enemies Of Truth Who Attack Any Of Their Own Who Would Expose Him

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This is the New York Times.  And we’re getting journalists who are calling Obama “the greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation” and “the most secretive White House I’ve ever covered.”

Barack Obama is a genuine FASCIST.  I’ve been saying it over and over and over again.  And now I can even point to the New York Times for confirmation.

The Democrat Party in general and the Obama presidency in particular have become the party of rabid, cancerous fascism in America.

NYT reporter: Obama administration ‘the greatest enemy of press freedom’ in a generation
Posted By Brendan Bordelon On 5:12 PM 03/24/2014

New York Times reporter James Risen called the Obama administration “the greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation” on Friday, explaining that the White House seeks to control the flow of information and those who…

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Super Simple Potato Soup… And A Giveaway!

My Foray Into Food Storage

We’re halfway through the marathon called May, and I thought it was high time for another giveaway!  Emergency Essentials generously provided our prize.  Thank you!!!  They were also kind enough to give me a second item to test, so I can honestly tell you what I think about it.  And I like it…  A LOT!  What am I giving away? Take a look…

Hash Browns! Hash Browns!  See them on Emergency Essentials’ website here.  They’re on sale for $19.99 this month with an additional $1 off per bag if you purchase 6 bags!

Dehydrated hash browns!  A HUGE bag of them with 143 servings!  They rehydrate quickly and easily making them perfect for everyday use in my house (and yours).  Sure, I can go the traditional route and use them to make hash browns, but I decided to start with something a little different.  I made potato soup with…

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Earth Our Home Too : Snow Leopards

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Originally posted on PROPEL STEPS:
You must know this marvelous cat’s name which “Mac OS X” also carries. The Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia) is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia. It is listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species because as of 2003, the size of the global population was estimated at 4,080-6,590 adults, of which fewer…

I.M.F. Chief Christine Lagarde Not Approved by Smith College’s Left-Wing Thought Enforcers, Withdraws as Commencement Speaker

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For THE NEW YORK TIMESRICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA reports:A week before she was to speak at the Smith College commencement, Christine Lagarde, chief of the International Monetary Fund, has withdrawn from the event, citing protests against her and the fund, the college said Monday.

christine-lagardeHer withdrawal comes after Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state,withdrew from speaking at the Rutgers University commencement in the face of protests against her role in Bush administration foreign policy, and weeks after Brandeis University rescinded its invitation to the rights advocate Ayaan Hirsi Ali to receive an honorary degree at its commencement, after protests over her anti-Islam statements.

Such reversals have become more common in recent years, said Greg Lukianoff, president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, referring to this time of year as “disinvitation season.” What has changed is not so much the…

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At least 157 dead in collapsed coal mine in Turkey

End Time Bible Prophecy

Workers and relatives arrive after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014.  (Photo credit: AP/IHA)Workers and relatives arrive after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in Soma, in western Turkey, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. (Photo credit: AP/IHA)

Up to 300 workers may be trapped; fire was caused by an electrical fault, officials say

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