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Tom Engelhard: The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet
Sunday, May 27, 2018 By Mark Karlin, Truthout | Interview  font sizePrint 
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Chevron dumped billions of gallons of deadly chemicals

After oil giant Chevron dumped billions of deadly chemicals in the Amazon, Indigenous families in Ecuador were devastated by cancer and death. But a vote in days could bring justice and hold companies to account for their crimes -- if we persuade just one more big investor to vote for an end to the Amazon's Chernobyl. We've got 48 hours --Sign now! 
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Oil giant Chevron dumped billions of gallons of deadly chemicals in the Ecuadorian Amazon, leaving behind rivers full of toxic waste, decimating wildlife and spreading cancer and death in indigenous communities.

They've never cleaned it up! But Chevron's impunity could finally end if we persuade just one man to do the right thing.

Chevron's top stockholder is a US retirement fund whose chair has challenged corporate abuse before, and his customers are part of this community! If we flood him with support in the next 48 hours he could tip a historic vote -- at Chevron's shareholder meeting in d…

USA: A Land Without People

A Mythic, Cool AmericaLucy Scholes Estate of Charles Sheeler Charles Sheeler: Bucks County Barn, 1940 Instantly recognizable images dominate “America’s Cool Modernism: O’Keeffe to Hopper,” the surprisingly arresting new show at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford: Charles Demuth’s magnetic I Saw the Figure Five in Gold (1928), inspired by his friend William Carlos Williams’s poem The Great Figure, in which a fire truck speeds through the streets of New York one rainy night; Georgia O’Keeffe’s breathtakingly chilly East River from the Shelton Hotel (1928), the cool, icy blue of the water slicing through the middle of the canvas, separating the snow-topped roofs in the foreground from the smoke-clouded factory chimneys in the distance; three large Edward Hopper oils, From Williamsburg Bridge (1928), Manhattan Bridge Loop (1928), and Dawn in Pennsylvania (1942), not his most famous work, but nevertheless immediately identifiable. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Charles Demuth: I Saw the F…

Why you should never use Wikipedia

Why you should never use Wikipedia The latest report about Wikipedia’s corruption comes from the great investigative journalist Craig Murray, who had been in the UK’s Foreign Service from 1984-2004 and who was forced out in 2004 because, having been since 2002 UK’s Ambassador to Uzbekistan, he decided to whistleblow instead of to accept the corruption by his own and Uzbekistan’s Governments.byMay 27, 2018, 15:481.1K Views FacebookTwitter