Jon Queally @ Common Dreams - Shell's MVS Fennica made a dramatic u-turn in Portland, Oregon on Thursday after its attempt to reach the open ocean was prevented by Greenpeace activists who lowered themselves from the St. Johns Bridge to block its passage. Read more.
The Huffington Post - At last month's house hearing on the proposed Comcast-NBC takeover, execs from both companies shamefully acknowledged their diversity problems. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts sheepishly divulged that his company's board of directors includes only one woman and one person of color, and NBC's Jeff Zucker confessed that the network has no Black programming. Read more.