What’s Really at Stake at the Paris Climate Conference Now Marches Are Banned

by Naomi Klein (  Excerpted from The Guardian, UK) Whose security gets protected by any means necessary? Whose security is casually sacrificed, despite the means to do so much better? Those are the questions at the heart of the climate crisis, and why climate summits often end in acrimony and tears. The French government's decision to ban protests and other ìoutdoor activitiesî during the Paris climate summit is disturbing. What preoccupies me most is the way it reflects the fundamental inequity of the climate crisis itself ñ [...]

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Daylight Robbery, Meet Nighttime Robbery

Daylight Robbery, Meet Nighttime Robbery by Naomi Klein I keep hearing comparisons between the London riots and riots in other European cities—window smashing in Athens, or car bonfires in Paris. And there are parallels, to be sure: a spark set by police violence, a generation that feels forgotten. But those events were marked by mass destruction; the looting was minor. There have, however, been other mass lootings in recent years, and perhaps we should talk about them too. There was Baghdad in the aftermath of the US [...]

Change-Links—January 2010

Seize The Day Download January Issue pdf Are Americans a Broken People by Bruce E. Levin Have We Forgtten How to March? By Les Leopold The Israeli Strangehold By Paul Craig Roberts Health Care Bill Can Make You Sick By Barry Schier 10 Reasons to Kill the Health Care Bill By Jane Hamsher For Obama, No Opportunity Is To Big to Blow By Naomi Klein Stunning Statisticd about the War Every American Should Know By Jeremy Scahill Costa Rican President's Popularity Declines By Carlos Quintanilla Yes Seize [...]

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