Monthly Archives: August 2011

Report Sheds Light on Chemicals in Oil Dispersants

Source: Earthjustice advocacy, litigation reveal dispersants’ dirty chemical secrets Pop quiz: nearly 2 million gallons of chemicals are about to be dumped into the ocean where they will mix with oil gushing from a blown out well. Do you: A. Study beforehand the chemicals’ effects on marine life? B. Study beforehand the chemicals’ effects […]

Media Blackout: US in Yet Another Illegal War … in Yemen

Source: Airstrike Kills 8 Suspected Militants in Yemen … Officials in Yemen say an airstrike has killed eight militants in the country’s south. The officials said Thursday’s strike targeted a position held by militants with suspected links to al-Qaida in Yemen. On Wednesday, clashes between Yemeni forces and militants near Zinjibar in southern Abyan […]

CEO of Gibson Guitar a Republican donor; Democrat competitor uses same wood

Source: On Thursday, the iconic Gibson Guitar Corporation issued a press release stating that government officials raided their Tennessee manufacturing facility over warrants concerning the legality of the importation of wood purchased from India that they use in their world famous guitars. The wood–which is certified and regulated by the Forest Stewardship Council–is not […]