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Then, over the next year, Enron â€“ with Grammâ€™s wife Wendy serving on its board of directors â€“ worked to create false electricity shortages in California, bilking consumers out of an estimated $40 billion.
The federal government has been developing a highly classified plan that will override the Constitution in the event of a major terrorist attack.
Bill 42, the Election Amendment Act, would eliminate the kind of information campaigns about hospital closures and service cuts launched by HEU in the lead up to the 2005 provincial election.
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The other purposes? The sale of the coins by the Secretary of the Treasury, with a surcharge on each coin sold to "be paid to the National Boy Scouts of America Foundation." In other words, this is a congressionally mandated fundraiser for the Boy Scouts.
More surprising, however, might be the number of people in the crowd drinking finer brands of champagne. Amid the populist gala, one might well spot figures of high standing in the corporate world, individuals who once would have looked forward to the reign of an MBA president but now believe that neocon bravado is no way to run an empire.
Add a comment Add a comment Read more: We Should be Suspicious of Grizzly Bear NumbersThere is no credible basis for this assertion; compounding matters is that the province uses inflated grizzly population estimates to establish kill quotas for the grizzly hunt.
We object to the gross violations of human rights which have been witnessed in these two wars. While torture, chemical weapons and indiscriminate bombings are no less tolerable than the tactics of any Taliban or Saddam Hussein, our terror carries the flag of democracy, reflecting poorly upon us.
A more recent book is her 2006-published "Challenging Authority" and subject of this review. It's about how social movements can be pivotal forces for change because ordinary people in enough numbers have enormous political clout. Abolitionists, labor movements and civil rights activists proved it. Piven examines their collective actions plus one other in the four examples she chose - the American Revolution.