Apologies for skipping yesterday–we’re heading into the holiday season and things are getting BUSY at work! News Some Guantanamo inmates will be moved to a near-empty prison in Illinois, marking a significant step toward shutting down the camp at Guantanamo Bay. Televangelist Oral Roberts, loved by some, scorned by others, passed away, aged 91. Mike […]
For those of you who missed the last couple Links, apologies–I was in New York City for the weekend. Pics to come soon. News More bombings in Iraq. Ambassador Eikenberry and General McChrystal endorse the President’s approach to Afghanistan. Google launches real-time search data. Green The UN declares the last decade the warmest on record. […]
It’s World AIDS Day. Watch this vid: Iron Man 2: News Barack will make an address tonight on Afghanistan, with preliminary reports suggesting a rapid deployment of an additional 30-35,000 troops. The proposed Comcast-NBC merger would be the largest media merger in recent history. South Africa vows to treat all HIV-positive babies (which is a […]
Happy Thanksgiving! Green China and the US unveil emissions targets ahead of Copenhagen. Miscellaneous A Chinese High School Musical? I’m intrigued … In Lebanon: "The Militarization of Sex."
News Greater access to anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) has helped to cut the death toll from HIV by more than 10% over the last five years. Research shows that climate is a major cause of conflict in Africa. The death toll in election-related violence in the Philippines rises to 46. Americans are split over Afghanistan. Politics […]