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These 10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy

These 10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy
Ten mega corporations control the output of almost everything you buy; from household products to pet food to jeans. And it’s not just the products you buy and consume, either. In recent decades, the very news and information that you get has bundled together: 90% of the media is now controlled by just six companies. It gets even more macro, too: 37 banks have merged to become just four — JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and ... Read more

The Repercussions of a Pro-Nuclear Corporate Press” Fukushima and the Mass Media Meltdown

By Keith Harmon Snow Global Reserch, June20, 2011 A sociological and technological discussion — in the wake of the out-of-control nuclear apocalypse in Japan — addressing the compromise of public health and security created by the failure of the western corporate mass media to equitably report on, mildly investigate, or even moderately challenge, the nuclear power industry. Author’s note, 19 June 2011: The following report ... Read more

New York Times Explains German Nuclear Irrationality

by Peter Hart FAIR, June 3, 2011 The New York Times’ Alan Cowell had a piece (6/2/11) about public opposition to nuclear power in Germany, and the fact that the country’s political leadership has decided to establish policies that conform to that sentiment. It apparently left the Times a bit perplexed: But the German move also raised a question whose answer seemed elusive: What is there in this land of 82 million people that has, ... Read more

The Unrenewed Debate Over Renewable Energy: Little interest in safer, cleaner, even cheaper alternatives to nuclear power

By Miranda Spencer Extra! May 2011 When the March 11 earthquake and tsunami shut down cooling systems at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, U.S. government and nuclear industry spin control kicked in, asserting that a similar disaster couldn’t happen here, and that atomic power is here to stay. Corporate news outlets typically got caught up in this spin, relaying distorted and/or incomplete information about our energy options from a ... Read more