In our globalized world, new forms of colonization are emerging, and popular control over decisions that affect people's freedom and well-being is becoming increasingly weaker.
Despite all the reasons to keep tar sands in the ground, the refining equipment tax credit has helped put tar sands development in the US on the rise, accelerating climate change at the expense of US taxpayers.
Truthout Radio host, Ted Asregadoo, speaks to Ellen Brown about the "Fiscal Cliff" and creative ways to avert it.
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