Archive for July 30th, 2011

Wind farm in Illinois

| July 30, 2011 | 2 Replies

While I was taking Amtrak from Chicago back to St. Louis tonight, I passed this huge wind farm. I took this photo out the window of the speeding train.

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Stark inequity starting to make the well-to-do nervous

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Stark inequity starting to make the well-to-do nervous

At Alternet, Sarah Jaffe explains that Brazil’s wealthy folks finally learned that vast economic inequity was putting them at risk. You can either share the wealth or you can spend more on alarm systems and guard dogs.

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Greece as dress rehearsal for the U.S.?

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Greece as dress rehearsal for the U.S.?

Michael Hudson, author of a book titled Super Imperialism,  looks to the privatization of Greece as what we should expect in the United States.   In the meantime, the media keep examining the issue from the perspective of speculators rather than ordinary citizens, who are about to be crushed with debt that they did not cause.

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