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37 Million Poor Hidden in the Land of Plenty

19 Feb 2006 | The Observer (UK) Americans have always believed that hard work will bring rewards, but vast numbers now cannot meet their bills even with two or three jobs. More than one in 10 citizens live below the

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Sweden Plans to Be World’s First Oil-Free Economy

[ This piece about Sweden’s commitment to convert to fossil-free fuels shames the rest of the developed world. Sure, Sweden’s got ethanol on the table as a possible part of its strategy, contra voices of sanity (like that of James

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The Defense of the Bush Admin. and Enron: (1) Play Dumb about the Facts and (2) Claim “Good Intentions”

Trial of the True Believers 7 Feb 2006 | AlterNet by Onnesha Roychoudhuri As the trial of Enron’s Jeff Skilling and Ken Lay enters its second week, journalists are again pointing to the connections between the Bush family and administration

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