Nov 29, 2012

Fast Food Workers Strike in NYC

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NEWS UPDATE - November 29, 2012

Cornel West to Economists: 'Wake Up From Your Mechanistic, Cartesian Dream!'

Lynn Stuart Parramore, AlterNet

West and Nobel Prize-winning economist George Akerlof talk markets and morality. READ MORE»

7 Highly Disturbing Trends in Junk Food Advertising to Children

Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet

From bribing children with toys to convincing them to eat a "fourth meal," the industry is glutted with perverse, profit-chasing schemes. READ MORE»

Secretary of State Candidate Susan Rice Has a Major Financial Stake in Canadian Tar Sands

Scott Dodd, OnEarth Magazine

Rice holds significant investments in more than a dozen Canadian oil companies and banks that would stand to benefit from expansion of the North American tar sands industry. READ MORE»

AlterNet Comics: Jen Sorensen -- If Only We Cared About Strikes as Much as Shopping

By Jen Sorensen, AlterNet

Walmart strikes deserve the support of... Walmart customers. READ MORE»

CEO Evening News?


CBS turns to benefit-cutting bosses for 'fiscal cliff' commentary. READ MORE»

Deepak Chopra Joins Movement to End the War on Drugs

By Jag Davies, AlterNet

Physician, bestselling author and global thought leader Deepak Chopra has joined the Honorary Board of the Drug Policy Alliance. READ MORE»

Fast Food Workers Launch Strikes Across New York City

By Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet

On the heels of Black Friday WalMart walkouts, hundreds of fast food restaurant workers are planning to strike in high-traffic commercial centers. READ MORE»

Stephen Colbert Mocks Absurd Fox News Piece About the Sexual Revolution and Non-Existent 'War on Men'


Is the lack of marriageable men all women's fault? Obviously not--but watch Colbert to see for yourself. READ MORE»

Latest Sanction Against BP Goes Beyond Gulf Spill

By Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica

The Obama administration temporarily banned BP from federal contracts, but the sanction has been years in the making. READ MORE»

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