Thursday, August 28, 2008

thursday reads

More than a million people have been forced from their homes and 250,000 houses destroyed in one of the worst floods in northern India for decades, sparking accusations that the destruction was man-made.

Thirteen Nepali men were recruited and held against their will for thirteen months in a human trafficking scheme engineered and perpetrated by Halliburton and its Jordanian contractor, according to a lawsuit filed yesterday in California federal court.

The ACLU issued a stinging rebuke to the Denver Police Department Wednesday, alleging that the department may have violated laws and constitutional rights of protesters arrested outside the Democratic National Convention.

Police in Denver arrested an ABC News producer today as he and a camera crew were attempting to take pictures on a public sidewalk of Democratic senators and VIP donors leaving a private meeting at the Brown Palace Hotel.

David Neiwert - The Obama Plotters: The Republican Double Standard In Law Enforcement Made Manifest

“People the world over have always been more impressed by the power of our example than by the example of our power.”

Scott Horton interviews Luke Ryland on the A.Q. Kahn nuclear secrets peddling network.

Challenging New Iraq War Video Game: Mideast Meltdown

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