Stories by Michael I. Niman

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.