Amnesty Weighs in on US White Collar Foreclosure Crimes

“3.5 Million Homeless and 18.5 Million Vacant Homes in the US

“The National Economic and Social Rights Initiative along with Amnesty International are asking the U.S. to step up its efforts to address the foreclosure crisis, including by giving serious consideration to the growing call for a foreclosure moratorium and other forms of relief for those at risk, and establishing a housing finance system that fulfills human rights obligations.” …

http://occupyamerica.crooksandliars.com/diane-sweet/35-million-homeless-and-185-million-va

If  your neighbors don’t understand that the crisis was caused, not by deadbeat borrowers but by the federal reserve, wall street and the clinton, bush and obama administrations, are you going to tell them now while they can still research it, or are you going to wait until all hell breaks loose and their minds are on more immediate matters?

They could start here:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/02/13/AR2008021302783.html

http://www.democracynow.org/2008/9/29/is_this_the_united_states_congress

http://www.tranquility.net/~rwinkel/janel/TCR110124.mp3

 

Essential Listening: Webster Tarpley WCR Dec 31

First he rakes Amy Goodman and Noam Chomsky over the coals for their lack of programmatic ideas for OWS and unwillingness to question the fraudulent justifications for war in the middle east, starting with 9/11 and currently with the syrian operation.  I imagine the british empire’s imperial program was similarly marketed to a concerned domestic audience in terms of humanitarian interventions and responding to threats.

But far more important is his analysis of wall street’s crisis, the sabotage of the euro and why it will lead to war on iran as a mechanism of propping up the dollar.  This starts around 18:00.

http://tarpley.net/world-crisis-radio/

 

Breech Births: Conversation with Dr. Fischbein

In pursuit of maximum profit, american medicine apparently doesn’t teach about dealing natually with breech births any more.  The impulse is to go for the scapel and ignore the psychological impact on the baby.  But there are  a few who remember how to do it.  Here’s one:

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/progressive-parenting/2011/12/20/breech-birth-a-reality-a-conversation-with-dr-fischbein?mid=567