Sonntag, 15. Juli 2007

Abramoff Investigation Leads to Another Guilty Plea

The Hill's Mike Soraghan says, "Another Republican environmental activist has pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges uncovered as part of the investigation of now-imprisoned lobbyist Jack Abramoff."

Two GOP Senators Again Said to Defy Bush on Iraq

The Washington Post's Shailagh Murray and Robin Wright report: "The Republican revolt against President Bush's war strategy accelerated yesterday as two of the party's most respected voices on national security proposed legislation envisioning a major realignment of US troops in Iraq starting as early as January."

Polizei lauscht mit heimlich umprogrammierten Handys

Bundesinnenminister Schäuble hat den Gesetzesentwurf zur Online-Überwachung bereits ausgearbeitet.


Das Handy als Wanze

Ermittlungsbehören hören über Handy heimlich mitÜberwachungäuble

Bush's Intel Watchdog Did Not Report Legal Abuses to DOJ

John Solomon of The Washington Post reports in Sunday's editions that "an independent oversight board created to identify intelligence abuses after the CIA scandals of the 1970s did not send any reports to the attorney general of legal violations during the first 5 1/2 years of the Bush administration's counterterrorism effort, the Justice Department has told Congress."

What It Would Take to Put the Brakes on Global Warming

Informant: Teresa Binstock

The Water's Warm: too warm for coral reefs

Informant: Teresa Binstock

The coming rise in ocean levels will reshape our shores and our lives

Informant: Teresa Binstock


Sea levels may rise by 9 inches this century, scientists warn

Change already afoot in Cape Fear region

Informant: Teresa Binstock

US Senate unanimously passes threatening measure against Iran

Informant: Corey


Down in the Flood: The Senate's Blank Check for War on Iran

Informant: Geraldo Cienmarcos

The White House Has a Manual for Silencing Protesters and Demonstrations

Informant: NHNE


White House Manual for Silencing Critics

Matthew Rothschild reports for The Progressive: "After a myriad of stories about people being excluded from events where the President is speaking, now we know that the White House had a policy manual on just how to do so. Called the 'Presidential Advance Manual,' this 103-page document from the Office of Presidential Advance lays out the parameters for how to handle protesters at events."

Michael Moore breaks his silence

Say "No" to in-flight mobile phones

Travel section of the telegraph[saturdays] is running a campaign 'NO TO MOBILE PHONES ON PLANES', supported by MP Lee Scott, [member of the who transport select committee ][tory] who fears a phone will be used to trigger a bomb on a plane. Also supported by Gwynneth Dunwoody who says she sympathises and a phone would drive her mad on a plane. There is also a half page of letters from readers, not one supported the use of phones on planes. If yo want to support this campaign go to or write to Feedback, Travel Desk, The Daily Telegraph, 111 Buckingham Palace Rd., London, SW1W 0DT


MPs join fight for mobile-free flights

Wi-Fi backlash: Councils urge caution on networks in schools

Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors issue call for embargo in response to parents' concerns over children's exposure to radiation in the classroom

By Geoffrey Lean, Environment Editor

Published: 15 July 2007

Local councillors are pressing for the suspension of the use of Wi-Fi in schools, in the first official revolt in Britain against the widespread use of the technology in the classroom.

The powerful overview and scrutiny committee (OSC) of Haringey council in London resolved this month that there should be "a precautionary approach" to Wi-Fi because of concerns about risks to the health of children and teachers.



Statements on wireless computer networks (wi-fi)


Protect the Arctic Refuge from oil drilling

Act here:

Informant: Scott Munson

Ban Cluster Bombs: The Weapon That Keeps Killing

Informant: Scott Munson

Mobilfunkantennen: Beschwerden nur eingebildet?

Kein Zusammenhang von Mobilfunkfeldern und Befinden?

Time is up for Bush in Iraq, even if he doesn't know it yet

Expert Swears He Wrote an Election Fix for Florida

An Open Letter to CNN from Michael Moore

"I'm about to become your worst nightmare."

From Information Clearing House

Evidence against Padilla has been 'thin'

Jose Padilla has become almost a bit player in his terrorism support trial. And some observers say the government may not have proved its case against him.

From Information Clearing House

The Cold War is back

The Russian military is once again treating Nato as the glavny protivnik, the primary enemy, and drawing up plans for a nuclear war. And Putin's explicit aim is to challenge, and then counter, America's world dominance.

From Information Clearing House

There are very few causes worth dying for, Iraq is not one of them

The British are past masters of the speedy exit, as events in India 60 years ago show.,,2126205,00.html

From Information Clearing House

Bush pressed on withdrawal of troops

Two leading Republican senators delivered a sharp blow to President George Bush's Iraq policy yesterday, demanding that he seek Congressional approval for the war again and draw up plans to reduce American forces by the end of the year.

From Information Clearing House

Iraqi official accuses U.S. troops of human rights violations

A key adviser to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused U.S. forces Saturday of human rights violations, embarassing the government and cooperating with "gangs of killers" in its campaign against al-Qaida in Iraq.

From Information Clearing House

The last 40 years of U.S. and U.K Foreign policy, its costs and effects on an unsuspecting world

Interview with John Pilger


John Pilger, reviews the last 40 years of U.S. and U.K Foreign policy, Its costs and effects on an unsuspecting world.

America Leads the Way: The Illegalities of the Iraq War

By Robert Fantina

In the four years since the United States and its so-called 'Coalition of the Willing' invaded the sovereign nation of Iraq, only one stated goal has been accomplished: the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. Peace and democracy are simply pipe dreams.

Wieviel Erde braucht die Menschheit?

Forscher warnen: Forcierung von Biomasseenergie erhöht Druck auf die Ökosysteme und gefährdet Nachhaltigkeit.

Wenn's den Alpen zu warm wird

Studie: Wälder, Seen, Tiere und Pflanzen in Österreich leiden unter dem Klimawandel.

Wenn die Flüsse versiegen

Alle Welt redet von schwindenden Energieressourcen und vom Klimawandel; dass sich daneben eine ungleich gravierendere Wasserkrise anbahnt, ist bis jetzt kaum ins kollektive Bewusstsein gedrungen.

Deutschland hat die sichersten Atomkraftwerke der Welt?

Längere Laufzeiten für Atomkraftwerke?

"Deutschland hat die sichersten Atomkraftwerke der Welt." Gebetsmühlenartig leierten die deutschen Atommanager dieses Mandra seit Jahrzehnten herunter. Jetzt, da sich eine Kraftwerkspanne an die andere reiht, holt sie ihre eigene Propaganda ein.

Deutsche AKW haben schwere Sicherheitsdefizite

Gefährliche Fehlkonstruktion in deutschen Atomkraftwerken Brände können zum Super-GAU führen.

Bush Normalises Torture

This is a revealing article exposing how torture by the Bush Administration is being used and accepted as a fact of life in US culture.

Larry Ross

Is ICT ruining the environment?

Last Updated on July 15, 2007, 12:00 am

By Pauline Wangui

The infrastructure supporting millions of customers is expanding and changing as technology progresses.

Demand for more powerful computers forces old ones out into the dumps.
This has a potential impact on the environment — countryside, skylines and cityscapes, so it is high time concerns about the impact of ICTs on the environment were raised.


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