How Kwasi Setu, DC activist,…

How Kwasi Setu, DC activist, Disappeared for 11 MonthsVia DC IndyMedia Environmental activist Kwasi Setu disappeared last year during a trip to the South. He managed to get word out that he had been kidnapped by sheriffs in Georgia who…

Wow, a country where they…

Wow, a country where they accept global warming is happening… AND they are doing something about it. Heat Island’ Tokyo Is in Global Warming’s Vanguard [New York Times: International News]

Goodbye discussion boards, hello blogs

Goodbye discussion boards, hello blogsMSNBC Embraces Blogs. “MSNBC.com, consistently ranked among the top news destinations on the Web, is about to invest a chunk of important virtual real estate into the blog concept. MSNBC.com has killed its discussion boards, with…

Has the Iraq war has…

Has the Iraq war has already started?Is the US invasion of Iraq already underway?. According to DEBKAfile: “Tuesday August 6, at 0800 hours Middle East time, US and British air bombers went into action and destroyed the Iraqi air command…

The weather, apparently, has gone…

The weather, apparently, has gone madMassive storms hit Asia, Russia, and Eastern Europe yesterday. Many deaths.  Widespread flooding.  Meanwhile other areas, like much of the U.S., have severe drought.  India has suffered both severe drought and bad storms. Could this…

You won’t believe this one

You won’t believe this oneFrom Dave Winer, coder and blogger extraordinaire, comes this alert on yet another noxious bill in Congress. “Rep. Howard L. Berman, D-Calif., formally proposed legislation that would give the industry unprecedented new authority to secretly hack…

The new Politics in the…

The new Politics in the ZerosWe are now up and running under Radio UserLand blogging software.  This is some cool stuff.  News feeds running both ways.  Perma-links.  Ease of publishing.  No Microsoft.  Lots more.  Which means better content on this site.…

TIPS getting tapped out

TIPS getting tapped outThe noxious spy-on-your-neighbor TIPS program appears to be slithering off to die unmourned in a forgotten corner. At least one hopes so. “As far as I can see, the TIPS idea is nothing but a big PR…