Basra province, theater of war for over three decades gets a sharp rise of children cancer.
A recurring nightmare we'll meet again in the future...
So far, at least five of the USA's major labor unions have endorsed Barack Obama for re-election, despite his cozy relationship with bankers and Wall Street, his warmongering overseas, and his horrendous civil liberties record. Sadly, ironically, it seems that the biggest obstacle to the struggle for workers' rights in the USA is the unions.
Taking into account the weather conditions we are experiencing, are not enough government agreements or good desires, it is necessary that each of us to take a responsible attitude to actively participate in the recovery of Mother Earth, for this Christmas and all others to celebrate them in a respectful and appropriate environment, reconciling with our environment and ourselves.
The soldiers are leaving, companies are coming. Time for business!
In Iraq itself, the U.S. maintains its relentless military presence, replacing uniformed soldiers with an "invisible" army of 17,000 mercenaries by private companies. Among the 5500 count (just those Marines leaving this month) Mercenaries Special Missions, a station-mammoth of a CIA-and a fortress embassy in Baghdad. This country of 30 million people is left with 4.5 million orphans, with 600,000 homeless children, 1.5 million widows, with 28% unemployment, and damaged infrastructure ...