Tuesday, June 03, 2008

tuesday reads

A United Nations summit on resolving the world's food crisis opened this morning with a call from Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary General, for world farm production to rise by 50 per cent by 2030 to meet growing demand.

South Korea's ruling party urged President Lee Myung Bak to consider replacing the health and agriculture ministers after two months of street protests against U.S. beef imports undermined his popularity.

Cheney builds an explosive case

Dan Froomkin: Vindication for the Bush Critique

Driftglass takes a look at Team Clinton's disturbing iconography.

The Chinese Dust Bowl

We are what we buy.

Bo Diddley (1928 - 2008)

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