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When Growth Stops, What Then? Capitalism as a Crossroad.

Authors:

Montague, Peter

Publication Date:

December 1, 2004

Abstract:

A paper presented at Ramapo College, Mahwah, N.J., Dec. 1, 2004. Discusses the impossibility of capitalism's central requirement -- endless economic growth on a finite planet -- and discusses "economic democracy" as an alternative way of organizing production....

Nearly 16,000 Species Threatened With Extinction: Report

Publication Date:

November 17, 2004

Abstract:

Describes a new report, the latest (2004) edition of the World Conservation Union's "red list" of threatened and endangered species, worldwide....

Ozone Layer Will Remain Vulnerable in Coming Decades...

Publication Date:

June 17, 2004

Abstract:

News report on the 20th Quadrennial Symposium on Atmospheric Ozone...

The Death of Environmentalism

Publication Date:

September 29, 2004

Abstract:

Describes the failure of the environmental movement to achieve solutions to the global warming problem as a failure to define the problem in a way that clarifies core values and thus makes possible creation of an effective political coalition. Calls for rethinking the way environmentasl work has be...

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Mixing Prophecy and Politics

Authors:

Lampman, Janet

Publication Date:

July 7, 2004

Abstract:

Describe the growing influence of "Christian Zionists" (fundamentalist Christians who believe God wants Israel to expand its territorial control into Palestinian-held lands) on U.S. policy, possibly threatening to ignite World War III....

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US: From Nation-Building to Religion-Building

Authors:

Lobe, Jim

Publication Date:

April 9, 2004

Abstract:

Quotes well-known U.S. neoconservative policy makers saying the U.S. must "reform" and "modernize" the Islamic religion -- an exercise in "religion-building," rather than "nation-building," they say....

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The Sin of Pride

Authors:

Marty, Martin E.

Publication Date:

March 10, 2003

Abstract:

A historian and Lutheran minister expresses concern about President Bush's rhetoric indicating that Mr. Bush believes he has been sent by God on a mission into Iraq....

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The Defiance of Science

Authors:

Buncombe, Andrew

Publication Date:

June 29, 2004

Abstract:

Describes a petition by 4000 scientists objecting to the "unprecedented" abuses of science by the administration of President George W. Bush....

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Odd Bedfellows

Publication Date:

August 12, 2002

Abstract:

Describes fundamentalist Christian support for Israeli territorial expansion into Palestinian lands....

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Absolute Truth

Authors:

Perl, Peter

Publication Date:

May 13, 2001

Abstract:

Revealing biography of Tom Delay, Republic Majority Leader in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Delay is a former pesticide applicator who ran for Congress because he didn't like federal pesticide regulations. He is known in Congress as "The hammer" and "The terminator" because of his relentl...

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