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Green Building Plays Catch-Up in the US Midwest
For all the Hollywood-style pop and sizzle that green building brings to cities like Seattle, Chicago and New York, there's still a broad swath of the United States where sustainable construction is still in its infancy.



Olbermann: 'I heard Al Qaeda causes night to fall'
MSNBC host Keith Olbermann says the realistic threat of terrorism is being so overstated by the Bush administration -- and in turn, by Fox News -- that it's downright funny.


Live Nude Animals

Derrick Jensen’s captive audience: A discussion with the author about his latest book


Who Runs The World: Why You Need To Know Immediately
As a rhetorical question, can someone please explain to me how it is that progressive liberals such as John Edwards and Hillary Clinton, as well as do-gooder humanitarians with multiple social projects ongoing such as the Rockefellers and every Royal House in Europe, can perennially attend Bilderberg meetings apparently knowing that the final objective of this despicable group of hoodlums is a fascist One World Empire? ~ Daniel Estulin


An Assault on Media Diversity and Democracy
President Bush is the lamest of lame-duck chief executives, with no moral authority, no legislative majority and no popular domestic or foreign-policy agendas. So what can he do with the remaining months of a failed presidency? Make his corporate allies rich and destroy the essential underpinnings of American democracy.


The Green Plan: An integrated sustainability strategy for Mexico City
In June, the residents of Mexico City had the opportunity to participate in a green referendum promoted by the government. The exercise, together with an analysis carried out by public authorities, served to prepare Mexico City’s Green Plan: a body of strategies and actions to ensure the sustainable development of the city.


What a Way to Go - a Dry Dipstick Movie Review
A two-hour poem of great power and beauty. The story of a personal journey; yet a journey that is also deeply universal. As humanity rushes towards a nexus of catastrophe, is there a world beyond denial and despair? The film suggests the possibility. Read more Reviews Here.


Al Gore, the Nobel Prize and the End of the Beginning
"Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning." - Winston Churchill, speaking of the turning point battle of El Alamein,1942


Don't Just Be the Change, Mass-Produce It
"If our world is really looking down the barrel of environmental catastrophe, how do I live my life right now?” asked an email I got recently...

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