Sonntag, 4. November 2007

In Pakistan, Officials See Few Options for US

Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Helene Cooper, writing in Sunday's New York Times, said that "For more than five months the United States has been trying to orchestrate a political transition in Pakistan that would manage to somehow keep General Pervez Musharraf in power without making a mockery of President Bush's promotion of democracy in the Muslim world. On Saturday, those carefully laid plans fell apart spectacularly."

Noun + Verb + 9/11 + Iran = Democrats' Defeat?

The New York Times columnist Frank Rich writes: "When President Bush started making noises about World War III, he only confirmed what has been a Democratic article of faith all year: Between now and Election Day he and Dick Cheney, cheered on by the mob of neocon dead-enders, are going to bomb Iran."

When American Corporations Deliver US Foreign Policy

In The San Francisco Chronicle, Michael Likosk and Michael Shtender-Auerbach write: "The headlines that Yahoo had handed over Chinese journalist and democratic activist Shi Tao's e-mails and IP address to China's secret police dominated the news last year. This sent a panic through an industry usually praised for its social responsibility and unaccustomed to external scrutiny. Congress called in the general counsels of four of our leading high tech firms - Cisco, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo - to account for their collaboration with the Chinese government. In the course of events, it became clear that the problem in the high-tech sector was not isolated but endemic."

Six Percent of Combat Vets Have Serious Brain Injuries

The Army Times' Rick Maze reports that "six percent of Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans seeking treatment at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries, according to preliminary data released Friday."

We Owe Our Veterans Health Care

Truthout contributor Eric Haas writes: "Last April, President Bush told members of American Legion Post 177 that 'We owe the families and the soldiers the best health care possible.' That debt is still unpaid."

Das globale Phänomen der neuen Armut trifft besonders auch das wiedervereinigte Deutschland

Gesichter der Armut

Das globale Phänomen der neuen Armut trifft besonders auch das wiedervereinigte Deutschland. Mit Armut verbunden ist häufig Obdachlosigkeit.

Überwacht die Überwacher!

Die Aktion "Überwach!" wehrt sich auf originelle Weise gegen den Überwachungsstaat.ÜberwachungÜberwachungsstaat

Nonfunctional cell phone: a hazardous waste

Fluoride: The Silent Killer

Verursacht Handystrahlung Hirntumoren?

Achtung vor Handystrahlung

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Kucinich says he will force House vote on Cheney impeachment

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Intercultural Dialogue and Conflict Resolution

Intercultural Dialogue and Conflict Resolution: ”The Meaning of Cultural Conflict” Prof. Dr. Hassan Hanafi has been professor for philosophy in Kairo since 1967, also he was visiting professor at different universities all over the world. Hanafi works as a counselor of the InterActionCouncil, a union of 26 former heads of state, who created the Universal Declaration of Human Responsibilities.

Durch den steigenden Energieverbrauch rast die Welt auf eine existenzielle Krise zu

Ein Kinofilm fordert zur Energiewende auf

Die Erdölvorräte der Erde gehen zur Neige, und immer häufiger werden um die schwindenden Ressourcen kriegerische Auseinandersetzungen geführt. Durch den steigenden Energieverbrauch rast die Welt auf eine existenzielle Krise zu.

Kohle macht krank

Schon auf ihrem letzten Parteitag musste die mächtige kommunistische Partei Chinas eingestehen, dass ihre Kohlepolitik Millionen Chinesen krank macht.

CO2-Gehalt im Meer beeinflusst das Klima

Könnte die atmosphärische CO2-Konzentration drastischer ansteigen als bisher angenommen? Neue ETH-Publikation im Fachmagazin "Nature".

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