The Globalist: Carried Away by the Shale Gale

October 22, 2013 Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Google+     U.S. shale mirage Carried Away by the Shale Gale Prakash Loungani | Is the so-called shale boom in the United States just hype? U.S. Shale Gas: All It’s Cracked Up to Be? Stephan Richter | The shale boom in the United States …

OTHER NEWS: Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’

   Brazilian president: US surveillance a ‘breach of international law’   Julian Borger – The Guardian.com   Brazil’s president, Dilma Rousseff, has launched a blistering attack on US espionage at the UN general assembly, accusing the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian …

Should Progressives Challenge Obama in the Democratic Primaries?

We write to you in light of recent deteriorating events in Washington, D.C. Misguided negotiations by the Obama Administration over increasing the debt ceiling willingly put our nation’s vital social services on the chopping block while Bush-era tax cuts remain untouched. Clearly the situation has reached crisis proportions. In response, …