Daily Archives: June 8, 2010

Onion News: Is Our Wealth Hurting Africa’s Feelings?

An Onion parody of development and global inequality “In The Know panelists discuss whether we should spare Africa’s feelings by not telling them about the global economy.”

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Situation In Nigeria Seems Pretty Complex

An Onion Parody, not far off most people’s understanding of Africa or current events these days. “In The Know: Panelists discuss the complicated issues facing Nigeria or Niger”

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Useful Sustainability Site: Ecogeek.org

A really useful website with lots of articles and links on sustainability: http://www.ecogeek.org/

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New Eco-Friendly Cigarettes Kill Destructive Human Beings Over Time

Another good Onion News parody: “Executives at Philip Morris USA this week unveiled Marlboro Earth, a new eco-friendly cigarette that gradually eliminates the causes of global warming and environmental destruction at their source.” http://www.theonion.com/articles/new-ecofriendly-cigarettes-kill-destructive-human,17529/

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Massive Flow Of Bullshit Continues To Gush From BP Headquarters

A good parody article from the Onion News: http://www.theonion.com/articles/massive-flow-of-bullshit-continues-to-gush-from-bp,17564/

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Should This Be the Last Generation?

An interesting article considering a raidcal solution to save the planet: “If there were to be no future generations, there would be nothing for us to feel to guilty about. Is there anything wrong with this scenario?” http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/should-this-be-the-last-generation/?hp

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