My comment plus: CC Issue 18, March

Forward. Forward to myself is best and only way I can easily post. I
am staying in the Apartment, close to the .P A Hospital. Eye or monday
– have to have or no chance saving my eye. . Interesting reading –
feel free to tell me your opinion on there topics. Wish I could read
fully. CHEERS,

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Pamela Prince
Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2011 19:10:44 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: CC Issue 18, March
To: ida.prince@gmail.com

My eye operation going ahead 21st March 2011 this issue touches on
many subjects I would love to blogs on – but mobile net limits my

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To: idaprince43@yahoo.com.au
Sent: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 08:01 EST
Subject: CC Issue 18, March – UN Vote Clears Way For US-NATO Attack On Libya ‎

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UN Vote Clears Way For US-NATO Attack On Libya
By Bill Van Auken


The resolution, sponsored by the US, France, Britain and Lebanon, goes
far beyond earlier proposals for a no-fly zone, authorizing the use of
military force including “all necessary measures … to protect
civilians and civilian populated areas under threat of attack.”

Japan Contemplates ‘Chernobyl Solution’
For Nuclear Disaster
By The Journal


That solution would involve effectively burying the plant with sand
and concrete to seal it off from the outside world – a tactic which,
as the name suggests, was used at the Chernobyl power plant in the
Ukraine after its explosion in 1986

A Nuclear Warning From Japan We Cannot Ignore
By Christian Parenti


Only governments in places like China and India—unconcerned about
making a profit on investments—build new nuclear plants

Learning From Disaster After Sendai
By Richard Falk


Is it possible that the nuclear meltdown in Japan is linked to a
Faustian bargain with the West?

Torturing Bradley Manning
By Stephen Lendman


Manning is being emotionally destroyed, assuring his inability to
defend himself properly at trial. The Pentagon plans it, besides
extracting vengeance and warning other whistleblowers what they’ll
face if they dare emulate him. Obama very much concurs, showing he’s
as lawless as Bush

Aristide Is Back In #Haiti
By Sharif Kouddous


This post is collated from the tweets of Democracy Now’s Sharif
Kouddous @sharifkouddous, who was at the reception

Aristide Heading Home
By Stephen Lendman


For millions of Haitians who love him, they’ve awaited this moment for
over seven years. A joyous welcome is planned

Nukes, Wikileaks And Corruption :
PM Must Reveal Truth To Nation


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s statement after the nuclear disaster
in Japan that there is no need to be panicky as India will take all
safety measures is not only amateurish but also lacks wisdom

Google Takes On Climate Change Skeptics
With New Technology Effort
By Maria Gallucci


Google has brought together a team of 21 climate researchers to
improve the way the science of global warming is communicated using
new media

Fukushima: The Nuclear Martingale
By Ugo Bardi


Maybe this is exactly what we are doing with civilisation: playing the
martingale. We are hedging small risks by developing technologies,
regulations, laws, and controls, all in order to keep society
together. But the risk is the improbable, but eventually unavoidable,
total collapse. The biggest black swan of all

Earth’s Limits: Why Growth Won’t Return –
Climate Change, Pollution, Accidents,
Environmental Decline, And Natural Disasters
By Richard Heinberg


The current tragic events in Japan bring an extra poignancy to this,
the final excerpt from Chapter 3 of Richard Heinberg’s new book ‘The
End of Growth’. In this section Richard discusses the role of Climate
Change, Pollution, Accidents, Environmental Decline, and Natural
Disasters as a limitation to economic growth

American And British Arms Used To Kill
Peaceful Bahrainis
By Bahrain Freedom Movement


The use of the American-made and supplied Apache helicopter gunships,
the British-made and supplied tear gas canisters and guns and various
other weapons has exposed the catastrophic moral and ethical downfall
of all involved in the attack on the unarmed civilians of Bahrain

U.S. Love Affair with Murderous Dictators
And Hate For Democracy
By Ghali Hassan


Millions of people around the world are overwhelmed and encouraged by
the popular uprisings against U.S.-imposed dictatorship regimes in the
Arab world. Yet what is lacking is any serious examination of the
complicity of the U.S. government and its allies in supporting
murderous regimes. Far from promoting stability and democracy, the
U.S. is the source of instability and an enemy of democracy

Dear Yanni, Please Write A New Earth Ethic
By Mary Hamer, M.D.


I appeal to you & your wisdom to write a New Earth Ethic. Please
compose a collection of songs in a concert format with a full
orchestra, written in a grand epic style — dedicated to the planet

“One Blue Sky Above Us”
By Kathy Kelly


A movement for peace in Afghanistan

Pursuing Peace In Afghanistan
By Pat Kennelly


Last week, General Petraeus testified before Congress that the war in
Afghanistan is making progress. While Petraeus may believe his
comments, the situation on the ground contradicts his statements

An Uncomfortable Read: The Story of
Dr Binayak Sen
By Diana Mavroleon & Agrotosh Mookerjee


The plight of Dr Binayak Sen is of such an extreme nature that even
the most abstract and vivid of imaginations is stretched to its
absolute limit

Human Security And Protection Of Rights Of Kashmiri People Under
Pakistani Administration
By Dr Shabir Choudhry


Speech of Dr Shabir Choudhry in Geneva on 17th March 2011, in a
Seminar arranged by Interfaith International

Is Bhoomi Puja By State A Secular Act?
By Ram Puniyani


Last few decades identification of Hindu religious practices has been
accepted as the state norms and this needs to be given a rethinking

Indian Muslim Middle-Class Must Play
A More Active Leadership Role: Asghar Ali Engineer
By Yoginder Sikand


Noted Islamic scholar and social activist Asghar Ali Engineer heads
the Mumbai-based Institute of Islamic Studies and the Centre for the
Study of Secularism and Society. In this interview with Yoginder
Sikand, he reflects on various aspects of the Indian Muslim leadership

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