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http://www.hemp.net/news/9901/06/hemp_eats_chernobyl_waste.html

in short, taken from the site.

PHYTOTECH (see webpage: http://www.phytotech.com/index.html ) specializes in phytoremediation, the general term for using phyto (plants) to remediate (clean up) polluted sites. Phytoremediation can be used to remove radioactive elements from soil and water at former weapons producing facilaties. It can also be used to clean up metals, pesticides, solvents, explosives, crude oil, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, and toxins leaching from landfills.

Plants break down or degrade organic pollutants and stabilize metal contaminants by acting as filters or traps. PHYTOTECH is conducting feild trials to improve the phytoextraction of lead, uranium, cesium-137, and strontium-90 from soils and also from water.

Phytoremediation with industrial hemp could be used at many of these sites. Unfortunantly, the U.S. government refuses to legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp and clings to the obsolete myth that it is a drug.

lebon as in nobel, but where you dont get a prize for doing nothing , like obabma i.e.

here is something i just read and that dosent seem to far fetched. will WW3 be against the “so-called” commies and the “islamic” midle east?
Venezuela is about to get hit really hard. I’m not sure what we can do or even how, but we need to support the Venezuelan ZM Chapter and and the entire country. We have to expose this illegal war thats brewing as TZM and show people their is a way to end these brutal war cycles.

The United States in collusion with Columbia is about to launch a pre-emptive attack on Venezuela. Colombia recently gave Venezuela a 30 day ultimatum to “stop supporting terrorist actions”. Hugo Chavez ( the president of Venezuela) has received intelligence that US is planning to go to war with Venezuela and will use Columba as the catalyst, and in turn Chavez ordered his troops to the highest state of combat readiness.

Chavez has been on the top Washington’s hit-list for a long time. His talk about democracy in Latin America is too dangerous to keep him around along with other undesirable qualities. The CIA during the Bush administration tried taking him out by staging a coup in 2002, but failed. And in Feb. 2010, the U.S. National Directorate of Intelligence (NDI) classified Venezuela as “Anti-U.S. Leader” in the annual threat assessment, and this was right after Chavez threatened to cut the US from its oil in the near future.

Also its critical to know that ever since Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa decided to terminate Washington’s use to Ecuador’s Mantra military base, (the last one open to the US in S. America) US and Colombia concluded a secret deal to permit the US to use seven military bases in Colombia in July 2009
The official purpose is to counter narcotrafficking and terrorism, “but senior Colombian military and civilian officials familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press that the idea is to make Colombia a regional hub for Pentagon operations,” AP reported. Allowing the United States to have swift control over possible threats. There are reports that the agreement provides Colombia with privileged access to US military supplies. Colombia had already become the leading recipient of US military aid (apart from Israel-Egypt, a separate category).

AP also cited an April 1999 document of the U.S. Air Mobility Command, which proposes that the Palanquero base in Colombia could become a “cooperative security location” (CSL) from which “mobility operations could be executed.” It quite transparent that this was setup for US attacks against Venezuela.

And within the past couple weeks, the Costan Rican government authorized 46 US war ships & 7,000 marines into their maritime and land territory under the guise of “fighting drug trafficking” but obviously the real intent is of this mobilization is for a pre-emptive attack on Venezuela.

Chavez is too dangerous for US interests. He is disrupting the their hegemony on the oil. He has long been a vehement critic of western oppression. He has to go. Columbia has supplied no evidence for terrorist operations in Venezuela because there is no evidence. What they mean by terrorist is the disenfranchised of Latin America who are disrupting their interests. The US has been beating this war drum louder and louder leading up to this 30 day warning for Venezuela. A 10 year old could deduce that this is the US doing and the US has made it quite clear that they are quite serious about silencing Chavez. The US is supplying Columbia with the weapons while mounting marines and battle ships.

zizek en dessins

Venezuela is about to get hit really hard. I’m not sure what we can do or even how, but we need to support the Venezuelan ZM Chapter and and the entire country. We have to expose this illegal war thats brewing as TZM and show people their is a way to end these brutal war cycles.

The United States in collusion with Columbia is about to launch a pre-emptive attack on Venezuela. Colombia recently gave Venezuela a 30 day ultimatum to “stop supporting terrorist actions”. Hugo Chavez ( the president of Venezuela) has received intelligence that US is planning to go to war with Venezuela and will use Columba as the catalyst, and in turn Chavez ordered his troops to the highest state of combat readiness.

Chavez has been on the top Washington’s hit-list for a long time. His talk about democracy in Latin America is too dangerous to keep him around along with other undesirable qualities. The CIA during the Bush administration tried taking him out by staging a coup in 2002, but failed. And in Feb. 2010, the U.S. National Directorate of Intelligence (NDI) classified Venezuela as “Anti-U.S. Leader” in the annual threat assessment, and this was right after Chavez threatened to cut the US from its oil in the near future.

Also its critical to know that ever since Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa decided to terminate Washington’s use to Ecuador’s Mantra military base, (the last one open to the US in S. America) US and Colombia concluded a secret deal to permit the US to use seven military bases in Colombia in July 2009
The official purpose is to counter narcotrafficking and terrorism, “but senior Colombian military and civilian officials familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press that the idea is to make Colombia a regional hub for Pentagon operations,” AP reported. Allowing the United States to have swift control over possible threats. There are reports that the agreement provides Colombia with privileged access to US military supplies. Colombia had already become the leading recipient of US military aid (apart from Israel-Egypt, a separate category).

AP also cited an April 1999 document of the U.S. Air Mobility Command, which proposes that the Palanquero base in Colombia could become a “cooperative security location” (CSL) from which “mobility operations could be executed.” It quite transparent that this was setup for US attacks against Venezuela.

And within the past couple weeks, the Costan Rican government authorized 46 US war ships & 7,000 marines into their maritime and land territory under the guise of “fighting drug trafficking” but obviously the real intent is of this mobilization is for a pre-emptive attack on Venezuela.

Chavez is too dangerous for US interests. He is disrupting the their hegemony on the oil. He has long been a vehement critic of western oppression. He has to go. Columbia has supplied no evidence for terrorist operations in Venezuela because there is no evidence. What they mean by terrorist is the disenfranchised of Latin America who are disrupting their interests. The US has been beating this war drum louder and louder leading up to this 30 day warning for Venezuela. A 10 year old could deduce that this is the US doing and the US has made it quite clear that they are quite serious about silencing Chavez. The US is supplying Columbia with the weapons while mounting marines and battle ships.

Spread the word!

“the true deficit is not merely the trillions of dollars. it is a defecit of judgment…, of fairness, of concern for those deprived of opportunity or even the most rudimentary needs of existence.”

-Richard goodwin, adviser and speech writer to presidents kennedy and jonhson

(found in the book: Revolution X, a survival guide for our generation)

Sonic Youth

What do you do if you’re young, you’ve got no money, and you want some kind of social life that actually involves human to human interaction? You can’t go to pubs, restaurants, clubs or the cinema without money. Parks close after dark. You can go to a friend’s house if the parents allow it but it’s hardly neutral ground and in any case you can’t meet a whole group that way.

There are places in this country which are so dull, so devoid of sheltered places to meet, so lifelessly unlit after dark, that many young refugees from the parental TV sofa end up hanging around outside the local supermarket. This is not because they have a love of supermarkets.  They’re certainly not going to buy anything. The neon light attracts them like moths, because the alternative to hanging around in a lit area is hanging around in a dark one. And if you’re young and you do that, chances are you’ll get arrested on suspicion of being a mugger or a rapist. Either that, or what’s infinitely worse, you could get mugged or raped by the genuine article.

So the answer to the question, what you do with no money and a desire to be sociable, is hang around in a shop doorway admiring cornflake box pyramids and BOGOF promotions. That is, until the proprietor calls the police and you get moved on or pulled in.

For, not surprisingly, the supermarket owner is not keen on seeing a bunch of hoodies loitering about in his shop doorway, since he knows it to be a scientific fact that two or more adolescents when combined together exhibit a strong repulsive force on passing trade. Even one hoodie is enough to make senior citizens scurry nervously away from the premises, he reasons, while three is definitely a police matter and five a civil emergency.

This is not very conducive to good relations with the society that has forced this lifestyle on you as a young person. The more you exert your ‘right’ to a social life the more likely you are to end up with a police record. Unfortunately it’s your own fault for not being a rich kid with a car and a fat allowance.

As this problem is deeply annoying for everyone involved, one might expect it to be solved by local authorities providing suitable meeting shelters, but that would be far too simple. Instead, displaying a genius for discriminatory technology that only capitalism could possibly come up with, there is the Mosquito. The Mosquito is a recently invented device which exploits the mildly interesting fact that the human audio range deteriorates with age. The philanthropic inventor realised that by zeroing in on high frequencies that only under 25s can usually hear, he could devise a hugely irritating sonic weapon that would be unheard by most shop users but would drive any adolescents  crazy, presumably as well as any passing dogs.

It’s not quiet either, with a maximum output potential of 108 decibels, according to the manufacturer. This is a rock-band-in-your-living-room noise level. An airliner’s jet engines at one nautical mile before landing deliver around 106 dB while a helicopter 100 feet above your head gives 100 dB. Decibels are an expression of ratios, not a straightforward arithmetic scale, so the Mosquito is, for instance, 16 times louder than a domestic 70 dB vacuum cleaner and 8 times louder than a typical 85 dB household smoke alarm.

3,000 have already been sold in Britain for installation outside Spar shops and the like, while controversy has mounted over human rights and safety questions. No testing for health risks took place before the Ig Nobel prize winner went on sale, and some councils have reacted by banning it, although the government in 2008 declared that it had no intention of imposing any ban.

Those over 25 with no kids and no particular concerns about letting off jet-engines near babies might want to worry nonetheless that the Mosquito has another frequency setting, this time one which we can all hear. This is the shape of things to come, as the technology of non-lethal weaponry becomes ever more sophisticated. Military-grade 150 dB sonic weapon LRAD has already been used as ‘crowd-control’ against desperate civilians after the Katrina hurricane disaster, as well as in warzones and against Somali pirates, and is the weapon of choice on luxury liners (‘Cruise lines turn to sonic weapon’, BBC Online, 8 Nov 2005).

As every capitalist knows, what’s great about non-lethal weapons is that you can use them whenever you like on the great unwashed without (much) fear of legal difficulty.  Pretty soon landowners will be able to save a fortune on guarding their estates by installing weapons that make trespassers throw up, soil themselves, go blind or feel as if they’re on fire. With new ‘Phasr’ dazzling laser-guns already being tested by police and other military products like the Active Denial System (a microwave pain ray) likely to follow suit, the social unrest widely anticipated due to savage government cutbacks may well stimulate a huge growth market in such weaponry.

Meanwhile, the young people congregating outside supermarkets with the ear-defenders under their hoodies might be wondering why society hates them so much. But really, society doesn’t hate young people in particular. Capitalist society just hates anybody who doesn’t have any money, which in general terms is most of us. Young people grasp situations quickly, as evidenced by the fact that some of them are now downloading the Mosquito frequency as a ‘silent’ ringtone so they don’t have to turn their phone off in school. But what they really need to grasp is that capitalism is their class enemy, and that isn’t going to change as they get older.

from the socialist party of great britain

HUMAN NATURE

The Western Socialist
Vol. 31 – No. 237
No. 1, 1964
page 20

HUMAN NATURE

It is the opinion of a lot of people that Socialism will never come, because human nature won’t stand for it.

Capitalism to them is the only possible system of society. It is the healthy product of man’s biological maturity. It is perfection unqualified.

It will be conceded of course that this state of grace was reached with some assistance. Left to itself nature will impel man to eat when hungry, sleep when tired, pursue the female of his choice and generally do things that bring him comfort and pleasure. But it would never cause him to engage daily at the sound of a whistle in unpleasant physical exertion, or to travel several thousand miles to murder people; and no other creature, not even a jackass, will stand hungry before a pile of fodder and walk away still hungry. These things need guidance.

To the preacher human behavior is either good or bad and he devotes his time to furthering behavior that is good. In his view it is bad for a worker to take from his employer to feed his hungry children — that is stealing; but it is not bad for the employer to take from hungry children — that is legitimate enterprise. The preacher must be stern about this and his determination is strengthened in the knowledge that should he falter and give wrong guidance his pulpit will be taken over by one more worthy.

The guidance of human behavior begins at an early age. The child is sent to school and church and educated and taught right from wrong. He is taught reading and writing and the national anthem. He learns to add figures and to be proud that he was born where he was born. He marvels at the vastness of the universe and learns about private property. He becomes aware of history’s cultural legacy and that he must not covet his neighbor’s chattels. He is taught that it is wrong to steal or kill except in the cause of righteousness.

And as the years move on and the child approaches adulthood and leaves school and becomes lax in church attendance, his behavior is still given careful thought and guidance. There are days of national rejoicing when he is told again that he is free. There are days of national thanksgiving when his labors are buried in praise for the bounty of God. There are days of national mourning when a giant slaughter becomes a sacred crusade. And between these days of special mention there is unending care by the press, the radio, television and other means of, molding the minds of men, to ensure that only proper thoughts are thought, only proper things are done. No voice is unheard, no act unpraised, that defends the wealth of the wealthy and the poverty of the poor.

So it comes about that we live today in the only possible system of society, the ultimate outcome of man’s natural urge to lie, cheat, steal, oppress, destroy and murder.

That is why Socialism will never come. Human nature won’t stand for it.

J. M.

LA LUTTE DES CLASSES

PARTI SOCIALISTE DU CANADA JUIN 2009
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LA LUTTE DES
CLASSES

En nous lisant, vous verrez sûrement souvent des termes tels que « classe travailleuse » ou « classe capitaliste ». Peut-être voudriez-vous donc un petit éclaircissement sur notre vision de ce qu’est qu’une classe. Pour nous, ce qui définit une classe, c’est sa relation avec les moyens de production (les machines, les usines, les moyens de communication et de transport, les terres). Sous le capitalisme, la classe capitaliste  comprend ceux qui possèdent les moyens de production, tandis que les travailleurs sont ceux qui doivent travailler pour les premiers, c’est-à-dire leur vendre leur force de travail contre un salaire. Quand vous travaillez, vous produisez une certaine valeur et cette valeur est toujours supérieure au salaire offert pour votre force de travail.

S’appropriant le fruit du travail de ses employés, un capitaliste le vend en fait un certain profit grâce à la différence entre le montant gagné et le montant avec lequel il doit acheter la force de travail des employés. Vous pouvez donc voir qu’il existe un antagonisme entre ces deux classes, l’une cherchant à faire de plus en plus de profits aux dépens de l’autre, par exemple en gardant les salaires bas, mais aussi en ayant la plus longue journée de travail possible, en offrant aux travailleurs des conditions de travail minimisant les dépenses des propriétaires sans égard pour le confort et la sécurité des travailleurs, et j’en passe. Cette situation d’exploitation et d’intérêts opposés mène à la lutte des classes, qui, sous le capitalisme, se manifeste par des grèves, par exemple.

Marx a reconnu que dans l’histoire, les gens ont organisé de différentes manières la production des biens et des services dont ils avaient besoin. L’histoire a vu une  succession de modes de production, et chacune de ces étapes avait des classes qui lui étaient propres. Ces classes ayant des intérêts économiques opposés, elles sont entrées en lutte. L’apothéose de la lutte des classes, quand elle est possible, est une révolution grâce à laquelle une classe opprimée prend le pouvoir et établit son propre mode de production. À la fin de l’ère féodale, les bourgeois virent comme une entrave insupportable à leur activité commerciale le mode de production féodal. Ils le combattirent donc pour établir le mode de production capitaliste. Éventuellement, ils firent de tous les autres des travailleurs salariés et étendirent le capitalisme jusqu’aux confins de la planète. Ainsi, ils ont créé une classe mondiale aux intérêts opposés aux leurs.

C’est maintenant notre tour de mener à bien la lutte des classes. La vaste majorité de la population mondiale se retrouve dans une situation dans laquelle elle doit se révolter contre la société actuelle. La solution est de se rassembler pour établir un nouveau mode de production, qui remplacerait la propriété privée et la propriété d’État par la propriété commune de tous. Notre but, en tant que classe, est de mettre fin à la division de la société en classes.

Mais peut-être ne vous sentez-vous pas concerné par la lutte des classes. Après tout, il y a aujourd’hui des travailleurs qui mènent une vie très confortable. Cependant, ce n’est pas histoire de pauvres contre riches. Pensez-y : en tant que travailleur, êtes-vous vraiment avantagé par le capitalisme? Rien ne vous protège des caprices du capital : vous pouvez toujours perdre votre emploi. Vous vivez dans un système économique qui revient toujours  en crise. Vous vivez dans une société où les ressources et les capacités productives de l’humanité servent à augmenter au maximum le profit plutôt qu’à répondre aux besoins. Pourquoi continuer à supporter le capitalisme? Choisissons plutôt le socialisme!

encore plusse de muzik

“We are neutral”

just as neutral as the barbarian club smashing trough innocent children’s head.

you are not neutral, you are a goddamned tool and you can’t even fucking see it, or you like it. if you like it, come and get some.

merci au blog l’agitateur, d’où j’ai copié les photos, et où il y a de très pertinentes entrées. http://agitateur.wordpress.com/