Samstag, 27. Juni 2009

Next-up News Nr 1010

- Photos of the week / Photos de la semaine

Zehn Argumente gegen die Energiesparlampe

White House Watched

Dan Froomkin, The Washington Post: "It's hard to summarize the past five and a half years. But I'll try. I started my column in January 2004, and one dominant theme quickly emerged: That George W. Bush was truly the proverbial emperor with no clothes."

White House Drafts Indefinite Detention Order

Dafna Linzer and Peter Finn, ProPublica and The Washington Post: "The Obama administration, fearing a battle with Congress that could stall plans to close Guantanamo, is drafting an executive order that would reassert presidential authority to incarcerate suspected terrorists indefinitely, according to three senior government officials with knowledge of White House deliberations."


Indefinite prison time for detainees?

Under the proposal, detainees considered too dangerous to prosecute or release would be kept in confinement in the U.S. or possibly overseas, two administration officials said Friday.

From Information Clearing House

Die Union will einen Arbeitsdienst für Hartz IV Bezieher einführen

Zahlreiche CDU Politiker forderten schon in der Vergangenheit einen sogenannten Arbeitsdienst für Arbeitslosengeld II (ALG II) Bezieher einzuführen. Etwas "blumig" heißt es in dem der Redaktion vorliegendem "Regierungsprogramm 2009 – 2013 der CDU und CSU"... Lesen Sie weiter:

Hartz IV Sanktionen sind völliger Unfug

Schlägt man die Bildzeitung auf oder lauscht man den Argumenten der Bundesregierung, so ensteht der Eindruck, Erwerbslose im Hartz IV Bezug müssten sanktioniert werden, weil sie sonst Jobangebote ausschlagen würden. Doch welche Jobangebote sollten Erwerbslose ablehnen, wenn offene Arbeitsangebote immer weniger werden? Unermüdlich suggerieren gerade konservative Kreise das Bild des "arbeitslosen Faulenzer, der auf Kosten der Steuerzahler lebt". So ist der "gemeinsame Feind" schnell ausgemacht und ein Arbeitszwang für Hartz IV Betroffene macht sich auch gut im CDU Wahlprogramm. Lesen Sie den ganzen Text:

Understanding the bailouts

Residents oppose Lang Toon mast

Jun 26 2009

by Caroline Boxer, Strathearn Herald

AUCHTERARDER residents are preparing to mount a counter offence against the council’s decision to approve a 15m phone mast in the town.


Over 100 State Bar Complaints Filed This Week Against Torture Lawyer William Haynes

National Lawyer's Guild

Guess Who's Selling Wall Street's Bull?

Western Aid Declines, Financial Bailouts Mount

Misguided government policies have already dealt vicious body blows to our economy

Ron Paul: Storming the Fed


New Fed Powers Not Matched with Accountability

Telecoms Aided Iran Government to Censor Internet

A new report finds telecoms in Europe have helped the Iranian government develop one of the world's most sophisticated mechanisms to censor the internet. It's called deep packet inspection, and it's also being used here at home.

From Information Clearing House

U.S. to Bolster Aid to Train Somali Forces

The Obama administration has decided to bolster efforts to support Somalia's embattled government by providing money for weapons and helping the military in neighboring Djibouti train Somali forces, U.S. officials said Thursday.

World's largest refugee camp keeps growing

The bloody conflict in Somalia has created the world's largest refugee camp, with 500 hungry and exhausted refugees pouring into this wind-swept camp in neighboring Kenya every day, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.

From Information Clearing House

A Withdrawal in Name Only

The failure to fully comply with the withdrawal agreement indicates the United States is looking to withdraw from Iraq in name only, as it appears that up to 50,000 military personnel will remain after the deadline.

From Information Clearing House

A People's History Of The United States

The 20th Century

By Howard Zinn

The complete audio book.

Click here to listen

Who's A Low Level Terrorist? Are You?

By Emily Spence

Recently, an American Civil Liberties Union report pointed out, "Anti-terrorism training materials currently being used by the Department of Defense (DoD) teach its personnel that free expression in the form of public protests should be regarded as 'low level terrorism."


We Are All Terrorists Now!

Wary of Dollar, China Wants Super-sovereign Currency

By Zhou Xin and Chris Buckley

China's central bank renewed its call on Friday for the creation of a super-sovereign reserve currency to reduce the dollar's global domination, which it said had worsened the financial crisis.

Will the 'Dollar Wars' Kill What's Left of the American Dream?

By Scott Thill

Countries yoked to America's currency, and therefore its cratering empire, want to kick the dollar to the curb. And that's bad news for the U.S.

No Reason to Favor Private Health Insurers

By Joel S. Hirschhorn

What we are now witnessing in Congress and the White House is a total, ugly capitulation to the money and power of the private health insurance industry. If the private health insurance industry maintains its stranglehold on the national system, then taxpayers will pay even more money for the worst national health care system in the world.

Deadly Reasons to Oust Incumbents in 2010

By Ed Ciaccio

All those of us who claim to care about others both here and abroad, about justice, and about peace, must become relentless in our efforts to fundamentally change the current pro-corporate, anti-human system of our country, starting with the current members of Congress.

Congress Just Gave Itself Nearly 4 Billion For Expenses

By Greg Bacon

How sweet it is! How would you like a job with a six figure salary and the ability to vote yourself an additional healthy chunk of taxpayer money to be used for "expenses?"

Deadly US Air-strike on Afghan Village

Channel 4 Video Report

- Warning - The report by Jonathan Rugman contains scenes which viewers may find distressing.

Growing Factory Occupations Threaten to Break the Banks

Mike Elk, The Huffington Post: "So far only one group has been able to force the banks to seriously change their practices - workers occupying their factories."

The Political Enclave That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Manuel Roig-Franzia, The Washington Post: "On any given day, the rowhouse at 133 C St. SE - well-appointed, with American flag flying, white-and-green-trimmed windows and a pleasant garden - fills with talk of power and the Lord. At least five congressmen live there, quietly renting upstairs rooms from an organization affiliated with 'the Fellowship,' the obsessively secretive Arlington spiritual group that organizes the National Day of Prayer breakfast, an event routinely attended by legions of top government officials. Other politicians come to the house for group spirituality sessions, prayer meetings or to simply share their troubles."

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