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Stories by Michael I. Niman
Michael I. Niman's previous columns are archived at www.mediastudy.com.
6 Scary Extreme Energy Sources Being Tapped to Fuel the Post Peak Oil Economy
Posted on: Apr 15, 2012, Source: Artvoice
Think of this as taking fracking to the next level so that we can continue to speed along on our highway to hell -- peak oil, and the earth, be damned.
The Political Tsunami
Posted on: Jan 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet
Oppressive military regimes and prior environmental degradation add unnatural death and destruction to a supposedly natural disaster.
Posted on: Mar 8, 2004, Source: AlterNet
The spilling of blood has become a coming-of-age ritual for the nation's leaders. With a capitol punishment case before him, Schwarzenegger is poised to make the leap himself.
Kodak's Toxic Moments
Posted on: May 28, 2003, Source: AlterNet
Community activists are taking a campaign against the film maker's foul New York facility to the world stage.
Buy Nothing This Year!
Posted on: Nov 24, 2002, Source: AlterNet
While Buy Nothing Day is primarily about getting people to think about the impacts of their conspicuous consumption, it's also a holiday celebrating personal liberation.
Was Paul Wellstone Murdered?
Posted on: Oct 27, 2002, Source: AlterNet
For our government to maintain its credibility, we need an open and acccountable independent investigation into the death of Paul Wellstone.
Is the Buffalo, NY Terrorist Cell For Real?
Posted on: Sep 15, 2002, Source: AlterNet
The FBI has not yet presented any evidence, argument or charges that would indicate the Lackawanna men comprised an "al-Qaeda terrorist cell," as alleged by the Justice Department and countless newspaper headlines.
Branding Cuba: La Vida Nike
Posted on: May 13, 2002, Source: AlterNet
Compared to the advertising-saturated, developed capitalist world, Cuba is a blank canvas. And the corporate invasion is just beginning.
TV Turnoff Week: Kicking the Boob Tube Habit
Posted on: Apr 1, 2002, Source: AlterNet
A growing coalition of anti-television activists is gearing up for April 22-28, the eighth annual TV Turnoff Week.
Buy Nothing Day
Posted on: Nov 11, 2001, Source: AlterNet
Leave your wallet at home on Nov. 29 and celebrate Buy Nothing Day, the annual revolt against consumer culture.
Bush Cousin Calls Presidential Election
Posted on: Dec 13, 2000, Source: AlterNet
The perceived Bush victory that the media used to frame all their election coverage was a network news fabrication started by Fox's John Ellis -- who happens to be George W. Bush's first cousin.
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