Friday, April 25, 2008

friday reads

fubar on Disaster Capitalism in action.

The head of the United Nations nuclear agency is criticizing the United States for withholding intelligence the U.S. says shows North Korea was helping Syria build a nuclear reactor.

Juan Cole: Syria Reactor Story a Diversion; But From What?

Limbaugh dreams of DNC riot
"Riots in Denver at the Democrat convention would see to it we don't elect Democrats. And that's the best damn thing (that) could happen for this country as far as anything I can think."

Commentary: All Spin Zone, Booman Tribune, Suburban Guerrilla, Crooks and Liars

Republican politicians in the U.S. House of Representatives failed last month to persuade Democratic leaders to back a spy law rewrite that would immunize telecommunications companies that cooperated with allegedly illegal government spying. Now they're trying to force the issue.

Nick Turse: The Pentagon Invades Your Life

Since Rupert Murdoch took over The Wall Street Journal, the paper has seen a marked increase in political and general interest coverage and a decrease in business reporting, which is down more than 50%, according to a new study released Thursday.

Asian rice prices have almost trebled this year and prices on the Chicago Board of Trade have risen more than 80 percent to hit successive record highs as export restrictions by leading suppliers fuel insecurity over food supplies.

Dr. Zaius on Rice

Pinche Red Wings

1 comment:

Dr. Zaius said...

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