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October 24, 2008

The Problem with Global Warming Radicalism

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Although I am one of those people who believe that: A. Global warming is real and B. Humans contribute to it I’ve got to admit that I share a lot of the concerns expressed by Claudia Rosett in her latest column for Forbes.com. Rosett argues that climate change debate has been hijacked by polit...

October 22, 2008

Dominica, U.S.A.: Of Omar & Elections

Aggregated from: Global Voices Online » U.S.A.

Steve's Dominica says that the island is “bouncing back” after Hurricane Omar, while Dominica Weekly wonders why the US presidential race is getting all the media attention when “the EPA is going to impact us more than US elections.” ...

October 12, 2008

Azerbaijan: Peace Corps Volunteer Blogs

The U.S. Peace Corps started working in Azerbaijan in 2002. Since then, over 190 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Azerbaijan and a number set up blogs from the beginning of 2006. Operating outside the capital, Baku, the blogs detail life in the regions of an oil-rich country that few would otherwise experience.

October 10, 2008

October 5, 2008

In Search of New Frontiers

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

America has always been a land of new frontiers. From the time that Columbus first set foot here, to the time that pioneers set out to settle the West, to the time that Americans set out for the moon, there has always been a sense here that there are new frontiers to explore. And yet, America now fi...

October 3, 2008

Debate Watch: The Global Twittersphere Favors Biden

Throughout the campaign thus far, Voices without Votes has been keeping an eye on the Twittersphere. Last week, we followed our global Tweeps (that's Twitterspeak for "friends") as they commented on the first presidential debate. Tonight, we followed those same Tweeps (and a few newcomers), spread out around ...

September 30, 2008

Gray Wolf, Endangered Species

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

The Gray Wolf has been put back on the endangered species list. The Bush administration declared that the gray wolf should be taken off, but a federal court overruled them Monday. U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman in Washington sided with environmental groups that accused the government of misreadin...

September 25, 2008

How Stupid is Biden?

Aggregated from: The Strong Conservative

He might have experience, but Joe Biden sounds pretty stupid sometimes. First he said the University of Delaware would kick Ohio State's ass, now he said, "When the stock market crashed, Franklin D. Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the, you know, the princes of greed. He s...

September 24, 2008

Biden And Foot in Mouth

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

Foot.in.mouth.Joe. Again. During a campaign appearance Senator Joe Biden, Senator Barack Obama’s running mate, started railing against clean coal. He, he said, opposed it with all his heart. ©2008 PoliGazette. All Rights Reserved.. ...

September 20, 2008

Forclosures=Tent Cities

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

MSNBC is reporting that with the increase in foreclosures countrywide, there has been an alarming increase in a phenomenon known as tent cities. Tent cities are reminiscent of Hoovervilles of the Great Depression, basically areas where homeless people congregate and live. What makes these areas dif...