Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fwd: CC News Letter, 29 Feb - Our Great Hope For The Future

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Date: Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:20 PM
Subject: CC News Letter, 29 Feb - Our Great Hope For The Future

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 In Solidarity
 Binu Mathew, Editor,
 Educate! Organize! Agitate!

 Our Great Hope For The Future
 By Tom Murphy

If we elect to abandon growth as a central tenet of our existence, we would immediately veer from our collision course. We would still likely need to reduce our physical throughput of natural resources and services, but adopting a steady state economic platform would be a vital first step

Occupy London Camp Cleared By Police From St Paul's Cathedral
 By Paul Stuart

Riot police moved in at midnight February 28 to clear the Occupy protest camp established outside St Paul's Cathedral last October. Twenty arrests were made as a small group of protesters peacefully resisted. The majority packed away their equipment under threat of large-scale police repression

Unsettled, Unlawful, Unresolved: Israeli Settlers In A Foreign Land
 By Graham Peebles

Around half a million 'settlers', more accurately, colonisers, now squat upon Palestinian soil, huddled within walled encampments upon stolen land, branded blue and white. Noisily perching upon hilltops, rooms with a view, or flourishing in verdant valleys, these settlements creep shamefully throughout the West Bank and the sacred city Jerusalem, East, West North South; The City of Peace

On Regaining A Spirit Of Defiance: 'I'm Worried Now But I Won't Be Worried Long'
 By Phil Rockstroh

The course of action taken by the present day U.S. political class in addressing the era's rising tide of economic hardship and ecological peril has proven as helpful as tossing an anvil to a drowning man

G8, These Are Our Demands
 By Paul Buchheit

G8 members, these are our demands: a Financial Transaction Tax and a commitment to Alternative Energy. They complement each other

Regime Change In Malaysia?
 By Chandra Muzaffar

 In his widely read blog the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, criticises the politics of regime change pursued by the United States of America. He is concerned that Malaysia may also be a target for regime change. And the US candidate to head the new regime which will be in full, complete support of US policies, he says, is none other than the Leader of the Opposition, Anwar Ibrahim

Apology For Nuclear Weapons And Nuclear Weapons Honesty
 By Mary Hamer

This essay is a Theoretical Speech that I, Mary Hamer would give to the United Nations, If I were President Obama and If he was to Apologize to the world for Nuclear Weapons

Bill Is Being Paid In Spain
 By Farooque Chowdhury

The broader society is paying bill for the speculators' gamble in the Kingdom of Spain. The desolate days are harsh for the people. The kingdom's capitalist prosperity crash has created the context, severe and difficult

Craving 'Middleness'
 By Maryam Sakeenah

Pakistan education system is torn between modernity and religious obscurantism. The author craves Middleness in a society pulled taught at the seams

Manmohan Singh Must Stop Nuking Our Democracy
 By Dr. E.A.S.Sarma & Prof. T. Shivaji Rao

Response to Dr. Manmohan Singh's statement on 23-2-2012 on NGOs' protests against genetic crops and Kudankulam nuclear power project

How 'Foreign' Is The Anti-Nuclear Movement In India?
 By P K Sundaram

The anti-nuclear movement today is a pointer to the huge crisis that India and the world is facing. It's a call from beyond the profit-driven political-economy that is destroying people, nature and the entire fabric of our society. It is time we hear these urgent voices, coming from a space that belongs to us, that we have left behind our greed, that should be our future if we have to sustain. Our future lies in this other India that we have dangerously made 'foreign' to our consciousness today

JNUSU Election: No place For Jeetus And Salims?
 By Mahtab Alam

Under Lyngdoh committee's recommendations on students' union elections in educational institutions many students belonging to socially backward communities are denied the right to contest elections in JNU

Action Alert

1. Express Your Solidarity With Theresa Cusimano

Our friend Theresa Cusimano is serving a six month prison sentence in an Alabama county jail, for crossing the line onto Fort Benning, Georgia, to speak out against unjust U.S. foreign policy and the continued existence of the School of the Americas (SOA/ WHINSEC). Would you be able to send her a letter, to let her know that she is not alone, and that we are keeping up the resistance on the outside while she is incarcerated? Thank you! Theresa needs to feel our support right now

2. I'm Sorry to inform you that I accidently deleted an important action alert on rampant killings of elephants in Cameroon. Kindly send it to me again.

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