Yearly Archives: 2011

Rivals Say Maliki Leading Iraq to ‘Civil War’

Iraq’s deputy Prime Minister accuses Nouri al-Maliki of acting like “a dictator” amid fears of “chaos and civil war.” Baghdad, Iraq – Less than 24 hours after the US military withdrew the last of its occupation forces from Iraq, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered an arrest warrant for Vice-President Tariq al-Hashimi on terrorism charges. Maliki, […]

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World’s Oceans in Peril

Climate change is causing our oceans to become increasingly acidic, threatening to alter life as we know it. “From a climate change/fisheries/pollution/habitat destruction point of view, our nightmare is here, it’s the world we live in.” This bleak statement about the current status of the world’s oceans comes from Dr Wallace Nichols, a Research Associate […]

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Can Herman Cain Deliver?

Presidential hopeful Herman Cain, while controversial, has a possible chance of winning the Republican nomination. “Many of the Muslims, they are not totally dedicated to this country,” GOP campaigner Herman Cain said in March. “They are not dedicated to our Constitution. Many of them are trying to force Sharia law on the people of this […]

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The Pipeline of ‘Poison’

The aftermath of a tar sands oil spill in Michigan has left a community with sickness, anger, and loss of livelihood. Deb Miller lives less than 30 metres from the Kalamazoo River in central Michigan, site of one of the largest inland tar sands oil disasters in US history. In July 2010, nearly four million […]

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