Neil Young has teamed with Promise of the Real, a band featuring Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Michah Nelson, for a “politically/ecologically-charged” collaborative album entitled The Monsanto Years. Ahead of its June 29th release, the album is streaming in full. Listen in the link below.
Spanning nine tracks, the album features songs critical of large corporations, including Monsanto, Starbucks, Walmart, and Chevron.
Hours after telling members of his team they were laid off, a J.Crew veep danced on their graves at a nearby bar with fellow survivors — posing for celebratory photos that were hash-tagged with “Hunger Games” jokes.
A while back, India made it possible to declare foreign NGOs as “not welcome” for meddeling in their internal affairs. Now Russia has joined the ranks too. Given that China has everyone under a thumb and on a tight leash, I’d count them in the club too, but so far it isn’t an explicit law (AFAIK).
GOVT BANS DIRECT FOREIGN FUNDING OF NGOS
Friday, 20 June 2014 | PNS | New Delhi
Voluntary organisations will now have to fulfil stringent regulatory norms and show compliance reports
The Centre has banned direct foreign funding to NGOs operating in India unless they fulfil stringent regulatory norms and show compliance reports. This is seen as the beginning of a process to block flow of foreign aid to NGOs, which, it perceives, are engaged in stalling developmental activities in the country. As per this exercise, the Centre has cracked down on NGO…
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Historically, Pennsylvania has had one of the biggest indoor radon problems in the country. Why? Much of the bedrock in Pennsylvania contains high levels of uranium, which is radioactive and eventually decays to radium and radon gas. Radon gas can then enter buildings by diffusing through cracks…
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