Friday, October 26, 2007

friday reads

Iran has issued a defiant response to the harshest sanctions imposed on it by the United States since the 1979 Islamist revolution, saying the measures are "doomed to failure".

Hundreds of Burmese troops and riot police appeared on the streets of Rangoon again today, suggesting the regime fears a resurgence of bloodily suppressed pro-democracy protests.

Economist Paul Krugman on how the right-wing media machine is destroying social progress and on the subprime lending catastrophe.

Oil price hits record high $92 while the dollar dives to a record low against the euro.

No comments: