Monday, December 03, 2007

monday reads

Tomgram: Iraq as a Pentagon Construction Site

Chavez's proposed changes to the Venesuelan Constitution is defeated 51% to 49%.

Like a ticking time bomb, the national debt is an explosion waiting to happen. It's expanding by about $1.4 billion a day — or nearly $1 million a minute.

As the Supreme Court prepares to hear the next major challenge to Bush's imperial power grab, AlterNet talks with Michael Ratner, who has been at the center of the battle over the administration's human rights assault.

The Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act: A Tutorial in Orwellian Newspeak

Paul Krugman: Innovating Our Way to Financial Crisis

Scientists on Monday announced the discovery of what appears to be the world's most intact dinosaur mummy: a 67-million-year-old plant-eater that contains fossilized bones and skin tissue, and possibly muscle and organs.

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