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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Fwd: CC News Letter, 29 Feb - Our Great Hope For The Future



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From: Countercurrents <editor@countercurrents.org>
Date: Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:20 PM
Subject: CC News Letter, 29 Feb - Our Great Hope For The Future
To: palashbiswaskl@gmail.com



Dear Friend,

 If you think the content of this news letter is critical for the dignified living and survival of humanity and other species on earth, please forward it to your friends and spread the word.It's time humanity should come together as one family! You can subscribe to our news letter here http://www.countercurrents.org/subscribe.htm. You can also follow us on twitter, http://twitter.com/countercurrents and on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/countercurrents

 In Solidarity
 Binu Mathew, Editor,
 Countercurrents.org
 Educate! Organize! Agitate!


 Our Great Hope For The Future
 By Tom Murphy

http://www.countercurrents.org/murphy290212.htm

If we elect to abandon growth as a central tenet of our existence, we would immediately veer from our collision course. We would still likely need to reduce our physical throughput of natural resources and services, but adopting a steady state economic platform would be a vital first step


Occupy London Camp Cleared By Police From St Paul's Cathedral
 By Paul Stuart

http://www.countercurrents.org/stuart290212.htm

Riot police moved in at midnight February 28 to clear the Occupy protest camp established outside St Paul's Cathedral last October. Twenty arrests were made as a small group of protesters peacefully resisted. The majority packed away their equipment under threat of large-scale police repression


Unsettled, Unlawful, Unresolved: Israeli Settlers In A Foreign Land
 By Graham Peebles

http://www.countercurrents.org/peebles290212.htm

Around half a million 'settlers', more accurately, colonisers, now squat upon Palestinian soil, huddled within walled encampments upon stolen land, branded blue and white. Noisily perching upon hilltops, rooms with a view, or flourishing in verdant valleys, these settlements creep shamefully throughout the West Bank and the sacred city Jerusalem, East, West North South; The City of Peace


On Regaining A Spirit Of Defiance: 'I'm Worried Now But I Won't Be Worried Long'
 By Phil Rockstroh

http://www.countercurrents.org/rockstroh290212.htm

The course of action taken by the present day U.S. political class in addressing the era's rising tide of economic hardship and ecological peril has proven as helpful as tossing an anvil to a drowning man


G8, These Are Our Demands
 By Paul Buchheit

http://www.countercurrents.org/buchheit290212.htm

G8 members, these are our demands: a Financial Transaction Tax and a commitment to Alternative Energy. They complement each other


Regime Change In Malaysia?
 By Chandra Muzaffar

http://www.countercurrents.org/muzaffar290212.htm

 In his widely read blog the former Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, criticises the politics of regime change pursued by the United States of America. He is concerned that Malaysia may also be a target for regime change. And the US candidate to head the new regime which will be in full, complete support of US policies, he says, is none other than the Leader of the Opposition, Anwar Ibrahim


Apology For Nuclear Weapons And Nuclear Weapons Honesty
 By Mary Hamer

http://www.countercurrents.org/hamer290212.htm

This essay is a Theoretical Speech that I, Mary Hamer would give to the United Nations, If I were President Obama and If he was to Apologize to the world for Nuclear Weapons


Bill Is Being Paid In Spain
 By Farooque Chowdhury

http://www.countercurrents.org/chowdhury290212.htm

The broader society is paying bill for the speculators' gamble in the Kingdom of Spain. The desolate days are harsh for the people. The kingdom's capitalist prosperity crash has created the context, severe and difficult


Craving 'Middleness'
 By Maryam Sakeenah

http://www.countercurrents.org/sakeenah290212.htm

Pakistan education system is torn between modernity and religious obscurantism. The author craves Middleness in a society pulled taught at the seams


Manmohan Singh Must Stop Nuking Our Democracy
 By Dr. E.A.S.Sarma & Prof. T. Shivaji Rao

http://www.countercurrents.org/sarma290212.htm

Response to Dr. Manmohan Singh's statement on 23-2-2012 on NGOs' protests against genetic crops and Kudankulam nuclear power project


How 'Foreign' Is The Anti-Nuclear Movement In India?
 By P K Sundaram

http://www.countercurrents.org/sundaram290212.htm

The anti-nuclear movement today is a pointer to the huge crisis that India and the world is facing. It's a call from beyond the profit-driven political-economy that is destroying people, nature and the entire fabric of our society. It is time we hear these urgent voices, coming from a space that belongs to us, that we have left behind our greed, that should be our future if we have to sustain. Our future lies in this other India that we have dangerously made 'foreign' to our consciousness today


JNUSU Election: No place For Jeetus And Salims?
 By Mahtab Alam

http://www.countercurrents.org/alam290212.htm

Under Lyngdoh committee's recommendations on students' union elections in educational institutions many students belonging to socially backward communities are denied the right to contest elections in JNU

Action Alert

1. Express Your Solidarity With Theresa Cusimano

http://www.countercurrents.org/theresa290212.htm

Our friend Theresa Cusimano is serving a six month prison sentence in an Alabama county jail, for crossing the line onto Fort Benning, Georgia, to speak out against unjust U.S. foreign policy and the continued existence of the School of the Americas (SOA/ WHINSEC). Would you be able to send her a letter, to let her know that she is not alone, and that we are keeping up the resistance on the outside while she is incarcerated? Thank you! Theresa needs to feel our support right now

2. I'm Sorry to inform you that I accidently deleted an important action alert on rampant killings of elephants in Cameroon. Kindly send it to me again.


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