Pollution Causes 40 Percent Of Deaths Worldwide,... →
About 40 percent of deaths worldwide are caused by water, air and soil pollution, concludes a Cornell researcher. Such environmental degradation, coupled with the growth in world population, are major causes behind the rapid increase in human diseases, which the World Health Organization has recently reported. Both factors contribute to the malnourishment and disease susceptibility of 3.7 billion...
Researchers observe brain activity and identify... →
Being born and raised in a major urban area is associated with greater lifetime risk for anxiety and mood disorders. Until now, the biology for these associations had not been described. A new international study, which involved Douglas Mental Health University Institute researcher Jens Pruessner, is the first to show that two distinct brain regions that regulate emotion and stress are affected by...
Without a planet there are no humans, so if we don’t take care of our...– Lierre Keith
The disaster in the Gulf of Mexico shouldn’t really surprise us because this is...– Derrick Jensen
An activist asked, “If our world is really looking down the barrel of...– Derrick Jensen
We must never underestimate our enemy. Our enemy is committed against us...– American Indian activist John Trudell, whose wife, young children, and mother-in-law were burned to death in a house fire almost undoubtedly set by agents or allies of the federal government
The modern mainstream environmental movement of big environmental organizations,...– Dr. Michael Becker - Co-author of Igniting a Revolution
98% of the old growth forests are gone. 99% of of the prairies are gone. 80% of...– Lierre Keith
The task of an activist is not to navigate systems of oppressive power with as...– Lierre Keith
After Polar Bear Scientist Criticized Investigator... →
The climate denier blogosphere is going mad over “Polarbeargate,” supposedly the story of a rogue government scientist manipulating the evidence that polar bears are threatened by melting Arctic sea ice. The scientist, Dr. Charles Monnett, is on administrative leave and forbidden from communicating with co-workers pending an investigation by the Department of Interior’s Office of the Inspector...
Clean Start: July 29, 2011 →
“The economic impact of severe weather events is only projected to grow,” Senator Dick Durbin said at a hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Financial Services and Government, which he chairs. “We are not prepared. Our weather events are getting worse, catastrophic in fact.” [Reuters] Unrelenting rain pounding Seoul, South Korea, and the southern part of the country is causinghistoric flooding...
One of the theses of A Language Older Than Words is that we have an entire...– Derrick Jensen
I don’t believe it’s possible to be neutral. The world is already...– Howard Zinn
You know this culture has been deforesting. Any way of life that’s based...– Derrick Jensen
It’s the new national pastime. Fuck baseball. It’s consumption. The...– George Carlin
Our economy, or the global economy, has three basic things that govern it: ...– Michael C. Ruppert
There is no life coordinate in this whole theory, this whole doctrine. What are...– John McMurtry
If there were no debts in our money system, there wouldn’t be any money.– Marriner Eccies
Greed and competition are not the result of immutable human temperament. Greed...– Economist Bernard Lietaer
Climate Adaptation: More enviro-cuts to come guys.... →
From Climate Progress (see also my warning to enviro’s about upcoming slaughter to environmental regulations): There are some very nasty pieces of legislation floating around the House that could strip away some of the nation’s most important energy and environmental programs. We’re not looking at some modest cuts here and there – Congress is considering spending bills that could completely...
In Somalia, people are dying because they don't...
In what way do proletarians differ from slaves? The slave is sold once and for...– Friedrich Engels, “The Principles of Communism”
holypiss: Doubtless the most radical division of humanity that can be made is that between two classes of creatures: those who demand much of themselves and assume a burden of tasks and difficulties, and those who require nothing special of themselves, but rather for whom to live is to be in every instant only what they already are.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.– Bertrand Russell
Air Force Pulls Christian-Themed Ethics Training... →
daniel-inviere: vruz: vruz: holy wars, batman… The Air Force, in response to an exclusive report published by Truthout earlier this week, has pulled a Christian-themed training session that used a quote from an ex-Nazi SS officer and numerous passages from the New and Old Testament to teach missile officers about the morals and ethics of launching nuclear weapons. The Nuclear Ethics and...
The American people and their wants and needs are not represented in Washington....– Paul Craig Roberts