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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 9/11 Commission Report

Publication Date:

July 22, 2004

Abstract:

Full report of the 10-member bipartisan commission appointed by Congress to investigate the mass murders that occurred in New York and Washington, D.C. Sept. 11, 2001....

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An Epidemic of Politics

Publication Date:

January 31, 2003

Abstract:

The editor of Science, the voice of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, complains about the Bush administration's abuse of science for ideological purposes....

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Chosen People: How Israel Became a Favorite Cause of Christian Right

Publication Date:

May 23, 2002

Abstract:

Describes fundamentalist Christian support for the territorial expansion of Israel....

Jesus and Jihad

Publication Date:

July 17, 2004

Abstract:

"If a Muslim were to write an Islamic version of [Timothy LaHaye's] "Glorious Appearing" [latest book in the 'Left behind' series] and publish it in Saudi Arabia, jubilantly describing a massacre of millions of non-Muslims by God, we would have a fit. We have quite properly linked the fundamentalist...

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