>Supermodel Spurns the Dollar

>Dollar's Fall Collapses the American EmpireBring Those 737 Overseas Military Bases Home!by Paul Craig Robertshttp://www.counterpunch.org (November 07 2007)The US dollar is still officially the world's reserve currency, but it cannot purchase the services of Brazilian super model Gisele Bundchen. Gisele required the $30 million she earned during the first half of this year to be … Continue reading >Supermodel Spurns the Dollar

>No Thanks to Thanksgiving

>by Robert JensenAlterNet (November 23 2005)One indication of moral progress in the United States would be the replacement of Thanksgiving Day and its self-indulgent family feasting with a National Day of Atonement accompanied by a self-reflective collective fasting.In fact, indigenous people have offered such a model; since 1970 they have marked the fourth Thursday of … Continue reading >No Thanks to Thanksgiving

>The American Thanksgiving

>Rejoicing In Genocide And White Supremacyby Glen Ford, Black Agenda ReportCountercurrents.org (November 27 2006)Nobody but Americans celebrates Thanksgiving. It is reserved by history and the intent of "the founders" as the supremely white American holiday, the most ghoulish event on the national calendar. No Halloween of the imagination can rival the exterminationist reality that was … Continue reading >The American Thanksgiving

>Top 100 Ways Global Warming Will Change Your Lifeby Center for American ProgressAlterNet (September 29 2007)Say Goodbye to French Wines. Wacky temperatures and rain cycles brought on by global warming are threatening something very important: Wine. Scientists believe global warming will "shift viticultural regions toward the poles, cooler coastal zones and higher elevations". What that … Continue reading

>Formerly Normal

>Clusterfuck Nation by Jim KunstlerComment on current events by the author ofThe Long Emergency (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2005)www.kunstler.com (November 19 2007)Venturing into the rural outlands of the upstate New York counties these days, you see new houses everywhere in what was, until about the 1970s, mostly farm country. Almost all of them are stand-alone houses; … Continue reading >Formerly Normal