China’s Virtual Thought Police →
Web users in Beijing will soon have to deal with a new annoyance as part of China’s endless effort to control the Internet. By the end of the year, all websites registered with the government will feature animated Internet cops that will warn users to avoid forbidden content and offer friendly (if obnoxious) Internet security tips. Officially, it’s all part of a grand plan to “make the...
Overall, the report found adult obesity rates rose in 31 states last year and 22...– Illinois 14th in child obesity — chicagotribune.com
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Texas Set To Carry Out Its 400th Execution The state of Texas is scheduled to...– Democracy Now! | Headlines for August 22, 2007
One in four read no books last year - Yahoo! News →
California May Become Electoral College... →
Responding to a Republican initiative to change the state’s winner-take-all system to awarding electoral votes by congressional district, California Democrats filed their own initiative yesterday — this one to join the national popular vote interstate compact. The Los Angeles Times reports that one version contains “a clause stating that if both the Democratic- and...
Google Press Center: Google announces a simple new... →
Zimbabwe passes warrantless eavesdropping law,... →
New eavesdropping powers seized by Robert Mugabe are justified by citing the new powers vested by the Democratic Congress in President Bush.
Documents Confirm CIA Role in Maher Arar Rendition New information released by...– Democracy Now! | Headlines for August 10, 2007
Radio for People: FCC to Grant Licenses for New... →
TPMtv: Barack Obama Break Out Session at Yearly... →
We’ve brought you footage of Hillary Clinton’s and John Edwards’s Q&A Breakout Sessions at Yearly Kos. In today’s specially-tripod-enabled episode of TPMtv, we give you highlights of Barack Obama’s…
The Black Sites: A Rare Look Inside the C.I.A.s... →
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Right-Wing Preacher Plans Funeral Protest Against... →
Right-wing preacher Fred Phelps’ “anti-gay hate group Westboro Baptist Church” has traveled the country disrupting military funerals. His cult has picketed dozens of burial services with messages such as “Thank God For AIDS” and “God Hates Fags.” Phelps is once again exploiting calamity and catastrophe to promote his right-wing cause. Minnesota Monitor reports: The Westboro Baptist Church of...
Two weeks ago, Bush issued an extraordinary executive order entitled, “Blocking...– Bush’s Executive Order on Lebanon Even Worse than the One on Iraq - CommonDreams.org
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The Comstock Lode of Youtube Videos →
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The Rock-afire Explosion →
Since the fall of the Taliban in late 2001, Afghanistan has been developing in...– Amid War, Passion for TV Chefs, Soaps and Idols - New York Times
List of songs whose title constitutes the entire... →