Industrial band Skinny Puppy demand $666,000 after music is used in Guantánamo torture

(http://www.theguardian.com/) A Canadian electro-industrial band is asking for thousands of dollars in royalties after learning that the US military used their music to torture prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Skinny Puppy claim they filed a $666,000 (£368,000) bill with America'd defence department. "We sent them an invoice for our musical services considering they had gone ahead... Continue Reading →

Victims call for justice 30 years after Bhopal disaster

[Capitalism kills and keeps on killing -- NP] By Nita Bhalla BHOPAL, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of protesters gathered on Wednesday outside the abandoned factory which caused the world's deadliest industrial disaster in the Indian city of Bhopal, burning effigies and demanding justice for survivors suffering 30 years later. Elderly women and men,... Continue Reading →

Botched surgeries: Maoists seek Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh’s resignation

(http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/) RAIPUR: The outlawed CPI (Maoist) has blamed Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh and state Health Minister Amar Agrawal for the deaths of 13 women during a recent sterilisation drive and sought their resignation. The Maoists dropped pamphlets and put up banners in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district protesting against the sterilisation tragedy. "The pamphlets and... Continue Reading →

Dr. Shweta Pathak attacked by police

Dr. Shweta Pathak attacked by police (logicalindian) Dr. Shweta Pathak was attacked brutally by goons for opposing land grabbing of government land by some vested interests. An attempt was also made to rape the 33 year old doctor. This happened in Buxar, Bihar where Dr. Pathak had been a candidate of the AAP in the... Continue Reading →

Fire at Chinese shoe factory kills 16: Xinhua

[Capitalism means prosperity for the wealthy, for the Bourgeois World. For the poor, the Proletarian World, it means poverty and death. China's socialism went off course in the 1970s. China has long since restored capitalism. With capitalism comes tragedy for the workers and poor peoples of the world. -- NP] Fire at Chinese shoe factory... Continue Reading →

Global study: World not ready for aging population

[Capitalism is irrational from the standpoint of human need. Capitalism is about creating more capital, not organizing society scientifically, rationally. Capitalism does not prepare for the future. It destroys the environment. Our children, future generations, will pay the price for capitalism's irrationality -- NP]  Global study: World not ready for aging population (AP) The world... Continue Reading →

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