Posts Tagged ‘shutdowns’

Internet Shutdowns Don’t Make Anyone Safer

Around the world, governments are hitting on a modish new idea: Turn the internet off. Sometimes they mean it literally. Methods vary, but the trend is clear enough. Countries are increasingly ordering telecoms and other companies to block network access, shut down messaging services, or otherwise restrict digital applications or websites, usually citing public order […]

Internet Shutdowns Don’t Make Anyone Safer

Around the world, governments are hitting on a modish new idea: Turn the internet off. Sometimes they mean it literally. Methods vary, but the trend is clear enough. Countries are increasingly ordering telecoms and other companies to block network access, shut down messaging services, or otherwise restrict digital applications or websites, usually citing public order […]

The Violence Of Bill Blocks & Shutdowns + Whimsical Resistance At The Border

Here’s what climate refugees need to make it through a disaster. How would you fare? — Next up, how the government shutdown targets survivors of domestic and sexual violence – plus the age-old story of colonial oppression gets a reboot via an outgoing Representative’s bill block. Finally, Elizabeth Vega joins us to talk about the […]

Government shutdowns are deliberately weaponized to harm the People, even as the ruling class remain unaffected

(Natural News) When there is a government “shut down” the Internal Revenue Service continues to withhold money from the people’s paychecks. During a “shutdown” the IRS continues to siphon hard earned dollars away from workers but won’t issue tax refunds. As government representatives fight over how to spend money that isn’t theirs, […]

Gulf Coast Activists Tell ‘Big Green’ To Quit Exploiting Their Disasters

Print Friendly Above Photo: A dog stands in the water near a home that was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina hit September 15, 2005 in New Orleans, Louisiana.Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty  …For Financial Gain “You can either be with us, or against us, or you can get out of the way.” In a new open letter, a group of 11 Gulf Coast environmental […]

Getting ready for a wave of EPA coal-plant shutdowns

  Brad PlumerWashington Post August 20, 2011 Over the next 18 months, the Environmental Protection Agency will finalize a flurry of new rules to curb pollution from coal-fired power plants. Mercury, smog, ozone, greenhouse gases, water intake, coal ash—it’s all getting regulated. And, not surprisingly, some lawmakers are grumbling. A d v e r t […]

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