Archive for July, 2002

Adding insult to injury

July 4th, 2002 – 1:35 pm
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“More than 30 international aid agencies working in the West Bank and Gaza Strip have accused Israel of obstructing their operations to the point that they can no longer fulfill their mandates.” Read the full BBC News story here.

Happy Independence Day To

July 4th, 2002 – 1:16 pm
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To celebrate the holiday, here’s a link to today’s Boondocks comic.

A quote

July 1st, 2002 – 9:21 pm
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“We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” — Justice Louis Brandeis (1856-1941), US Supreme Court

News from the G-8 summit

July 1st, 2002 – 9:16 pm
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Last week the G-8 summit took place near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, with a ridiculous amount of security. Read more about the results (or lack of them) here and here, and read about the protests in Calgary and Ottawa here and here.

Religious zealots

July 1st, 2002 – 9:06 pm
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Check out this great comic, from Tom Tomorrow’s always excellent This Modern World, and check out his great blog here. It’s one of the ones I read every day.

Strikers = Terrorists?

July 1st, 2002 – 9:01 pm
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“At the rate things are going, it won’t be long before labor organizers are being thrown into military prisons, held without warrant as ‘enemy combatants’. Tom Ridge, director of the Office of homeland Security has been phoning Jim Spinosa, head of the West Coast’s Longshoremen’s Union, saying that a strike would be bad for the […]