Saturday, December 27, 2008

saturday reads

More than 150 Palestinians have been killed and hundreds injured after the Israeli air force fired about 30 missiles into the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip.

Clean Coal

Counterfeiting greenbacks becoming a lost art.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

tuesday reads

Coup in Guinea

The 10 Greediest People of 2008

A Japanese Town That Kicked the Oil Habit

Scott Horton: The Irony of Public Integrity

Great photos of the recent Greek riots. (h/t John Aravosis)

Monday, December 22, 2008

monday reads

Glenn Greenwald: Cheney says top congressional Democrats complicit in spying

After receiving billions in aid from U.S. taxpayers, the nation's largest banks say they can't track exactly how they're spending it. Some won't even talk about it.

Lost souls of Afghanistan's heroin trade

The Republican consultant accused of involvement in alleged vote-rigging in Ohio in 2004 was warned that his plane might be sabotaged before his death in a crash Friday night, according to a Cleveland CBS affiliate.