Recent content by Günther Rückl (Germany)

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    What an uncaring government, your government! Yet Americans tolerate it... boggles my mind.

    Diabetes Patients at Risk From Rising Insulin Prices - The New York ... Diabetes Patients at Risk From Rising Insulin Prices Unthinkable in Europe... in Germany no one is uninsured since 1890 and for most a vial of insulin costs 10 Euro = 11 dollar...
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    Nuclear power, a piece of industry propaganda delivered to you free house by the NY Times [how many $$$ did you get fo, NYT?]

    Opinion Nuclear Power Can Save the World Expanding the technology is the fastest way to slash greenhouse gas emissions and decarbonize the economy. By Joshua S. Goldstein, Staffan A. Qvist and Steven Pinker Drs. Goldstein and Qvist are the authors of “A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have...
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    The actual global leaders... media oligarchs like Murdoch

    Part 1: Imperial Reach Murdoch and his children have toppled governments on two continents and destabilized the most important democracy on Earth. What do they want? By JONATHAN MAHLER and JIM RUTENBERG APRIL 3, 2019 1. ‘I love all of my children’...
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    Visionary Study Shows How 30 Percent of World's Ocean Could Be Made Sanctuaries by 2030

    Published on Thursday, April 04, 2019 by Common Dreams Visionary Study Shows How 30 Percent of World's Ocean Could Be Made Sanctuaries by 2030 "It is entirely feasible to design an ecologically representative, planet-wide network of high seas protected areas to address the crisis facing our...
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    Growth or collapse?

    Growth or collapse? James Ward Samuel Alexander Paul C. Sutton | 4th April 2019 We need a new narrative for our shared socioeconomic future. We need to talk about growth. Let’s assume we’re in...
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    Renewable Energy Now Accounts For A Third Of All Global Power Capacity

    Renewable Energy Now Accounts For A Third Of All Global Power Capacity April 3rd, 2019 by Joshua S Hill Renewable energy sources now account for around a third of all global power capacity, according to new figures published this week by the International Renewable Energy Agency, which...
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    'Findings Should Inspire Naked Fear': Canada Warming at Twice the Global Rate

    Published on Tuesday, April 02, 2019 by Common Dreams 'Findings Should Inspire Naked Fear': Canada Warming at Twice the Global Rate "We don't have any other choice but to take bold action on climate change, now." by Jessica Corbett, staff writer 45 Comments Canada is warming twice as fast as...
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    A glacier the size of Florida is on track to change the course of human civilization

    A glacier the size of Florida is on track to change the course of human civilization...
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    How we can bypass Mitch McConnell to get Medicare-for-All

    How we can bypass Mitch McConnell to get Medicare-for-All written by Salon April 2, 2019 As far as Medicare-for-All is concerned, the question is: Do we really want it? If we do, we can have it right now. It’s 2009...
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    Which Regions & States Are Leading In Local Clean Energy?

    Which Regions & States Are Leading In Local Clean Energy? April 1st, 2019 by John Farrell How do policies in neighboring states stack up in support of local clean energy? A comparison of how well policies in nearby states support distributed energy, including rooftop and community solar...
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    "Can American Capitalism Survive?" by Steven Pearlstein, St. Martin's Press

    Can American Capitalism Survive? | Steven Pearlstein | Macmillan also The $70,000-a-Year Minimum Wage A small Seattle company shows that capitalism can have a heart. by Nicolas Kristof March 30, 2019 Opinion | The $70,000-a-Year Minimum Wage
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    Climate change is making the seas rise faster than ever, UN warns

    Climate change is making the seas rise faster than ever, UN warns By Adam Vaughan 28 March 2019...
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    How the Israel Lobby Got its Start [must read or listen to Mr. Hixson's speech]

    How the Israel Lobby Got its Start March 26, 2019 • 26 Comments Save As the annual AIPAC conference wraps up in Washington on Tuesday, historian Walter Hixson looked back on the Israel Lobby’s origins in this speech last Friday...
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    A President for Nationalizing Major Industries? Please Can We Have ‘76 Bernie for 2020

    A President for Nationalizing Major Industries? Please Can We Have ‘76 Bernie for 2020 News & Views CommonDreams 12d On the same day moderate Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke declared his candidacy for president, CNN published an exclusive report: Bernie Sanders in the 1970s urged...
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    Why Did Bush Go to War in Iraq? The Bush administration invaded Iraq for its demonstration effect.

    Published on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by Al-Jazeera English Why Did Bush Go to War in Iraq? The Answer Is More Sinister Than You Think No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. "... the Bush administration invaded Iraq for its demonstration effect. A quick and decisive victory...
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