September 24, 2001
"The people who succeeded and did well were those who didn't stand up, who didn't write the big stories, who looked the other way when history was happening in front of them, and went along either consciously or just by cowardice with the deception of the American people." Robert Parry, in The Consortium
Posted by David Roknich at 6:40:00 PM
September 16, 2001
War For Big Oil? Unocal stands to directly benefit from a US takeover of Afganistan. That's why we must "rid the world of evil" Time to remove the cowboy from the whitehouse before he commits 50,000 American lives and billions of dollars for the sake of his beloved oil money.
Posted by David Roknich at 6:48:00 AM
September 15, 2001
AFL-CIO Focuses on Relief Efforts, Calls for Cancellation of IMF Meeting..continued "...We remain steadfast in our conviction that the policies of the World Bank and the IMF must change if they are to foster a fair and just global economy that works for working families everywhere. We will continue to call for new rules for the global economy that protect people and the planet, not just multinational corporate interests, and to work to defeat fast track trade negotiating authority, to win cancellation of debt for poor nations and to develop strong global HIV/AIDS policies."
Posted by David Roknich at 9:24:00 PM
September 12, 2001
INNOVATIONS IN CROWD CONTROL WEAPONS "there is a need to consider halting the use of peppergas in Europe until independent evaluation of its biomedical effects is undertaken. Special Agent Ward the FBI officer who cleared OC in the USA was found to have taken a $57,000 kickback to give it the OK. Other US military scientists warned of dangerous side effects including neurotoxicity and a recent estimate by the International Association of Chief Police Officers suggested at least 113 peppergas linked fatalities in the US...
Posted by David Roknich at 5:28:00 PM
Oil Companies' Assault on Ecuadorian Activists & Journalists Condemned Internationally "Company security guards destroyed cameras, assaulted the activists and three journalists while taking possession of their photographic equipment in an attempt to prevent coverage of the incident. One journalist, Gustavo Abad from El Universo, a leading national daily, was reportedly beaten and detained by OCP employees...
Posted by David Roknich at 5:11:00 PM