New Humanist

Category: General News

OWS evicted by violence

Mayor Bloomberg ordered the eviction of Zuccotti Park around 2 AM this morning. The police pushed people with batons, destroyed tents, used pepper spray to disperse the protesters, and arrested as many as two hundred. It is striking that after 5,000 years of civilization – including the development of languages, art, science, technology, the concept…

Indignados re-occupy Puerta del Sol

Yesterday, the popular marches of the indignant arrived in Madrid — and took back the square. Another major demonstration is planned for today. Saturday indignados brought much of Madrid to a standstill as the popular marches arrived in the city, taking 6 different routes from all over the country and culminating in a spectacular re-occupation…

IFG’s New Report: Nuclear Roulette

The ever-worsening news from Fukushima has blown the lid of off decades of nuclear industry disinformation about the perils of nuclear power. Country after country is rethinking nuclear expansion, including Japan itself. The release of our new comprehensive report, Nuclear Roulette: The Case Against a “Nuclear Renaissance” couldn’t be more timely. IFG has been a…