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Where is the Protest?

Yes, we’re nice people, and yes we have been sapped of our energy. But the main reasons we’re not protesting are deeper and must be targeted directly.

The Good Kind of Protesters–and the Bad Kind

It's fair to say that the complex anti-government protest movements in both Venezuela and Ukraine were boiled down by US corporate media to send a clear message to their domestic audience: These are the good guys.

Global riot epidemic due to demise of cheap fossil fuels

This month alone has seen riots kick-off in Venezuela, Bosnia, Ukraine, Iceland, and Thailand. This is not a coincidence.

Video reports from anti-hydraulic fracturing battle-field in rural Romania

An intense anti-hydraulic fracturing protest is underway in a remote tiny Romanian village, Pungesti, where the Jandarmeria (military style police from the central government) were deployed to brutally put down protesters

Revolt and Change Our Lives

The part that keeps itching at me, days after I read [Naomi] Klein's article, is the presumption that "mass uprisings" are the only way out of this mess.

Fracking headlines

•New York Shale Play Gets Major Downgrade •America's natural gas revolution isn't all it's 'fracked' up to be •Scientists Wary of Shale Oil and Gas as U.S. Energy Salvation •Shale gas firms to be brought under ‘robust’ new EU law •Lock the Gate Webisodes …

Shale gas, tight oil, and fracking - headlines

•A Texan tragedy: ample oil, no water •Fracking company wants to build new pipeline — for water •A New California Oil Boom? Drilling the Monterey Shale •Greenwashing Concerns Mount as Evidence of Fracking's Climate Impact Grows •Fracking firm scaling back operation …

Tsunami of Public Outrage Builds in Colorado as Fracking Invades Cities

Most people would rather watch an evening of “Survivor” reruns than go to a council meeting in their city. But no more. Not in Colorado since the invasion or threat of invasion by the oil industry into cities and towns up and down the Front Range.

Deep thought - dystopia and revolt - June 5

•The War on Scarcity •The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future •Without Water, Revolution •Turkish hopes for a new beginning •The Stockholm Uprising and the Myth of Swedish Social Democracy •The Natural Limits Of Confronting Our Limits •Days …

Climate, politics & money - Mar 5

•Will EDF become the Barbra Streisand of climate protest? •US Generals warn of climate change dangers •Is climate change next for GOP? •Michael Grunwald, Time Magazine •China Carbon Tax May Spur U.S. Climate Debate, CMIA Says •EU lawmakers back suspension of airline …

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