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News :: Technology
Lack of financing casts shadow on solar power
29 Jul 2007
The trade association for the U.S. nuclear power industry recently asked 1,000 Americans what energy source they thought would be used most for generating electricity in 15 years. The top choice? Not nuclear plants, or coal or natural gas. The winner was the sun, cited by 27 percent of those polled. But many scientists, perhaps seasoned by past cycles, said that they doubt the new burst of interest is sufficient to draw the best young minds in chemistry and physics. After encouraging 346 research groups last year to seek government grants for surmounting hurdles to harnessing solar power, the Energy Department this year ended up awarding 27 projects worth $22.7 million over three years - hardly the stuff of an energy revolution, several scientists said.
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News :: War and Militarism
Who Really Took Over During That Colonoscopy: FRANK RICH; Rachel Corrie +
29 Jul 2007
RICH: We have a new surrogate president now. Sic transit Cheney. Long live General Petraeus!

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News :: War and Militarism
$80M to Boeing for GMD Missile Defense Complex in Europe
28 Jul 2007
Boeing in Huntsville, AL received a sole-source maximum $80 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, indefinite-delivery letter contract to conduct activation planning of a European-based Missile Defense Complex, as part of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) component of the USA's anti ballistic missile program.
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News :: International
Russia to supply important Boeing parts
28 Jul 2007
Boeing has set up a joint venture with Russia's VSMPO-Avisma, the world's largest titanium producer, to make components for the Dreamliner passenger aircraft.
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News :: Media
Hollywood plans strategy for promotion of war-based films
28 Jul 2007
Two of the marketing strategies on which most of the studios seem to have decided to rely on are non-concealment of the subject matter and tailoring the campaign to the film. The continuing support from Hollywood studios is also a factor behind producers' inclination towards such themes.
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News :: DNC : Human Rights : International : Politics : War and Militarism
Jeff Fisher Ron Paul Al Gore
28 Jul 2007
American Patriots
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News :: War and Militarism
Israel Doubles Its F-16I Fleet
28 Jul 2007
The F-16I can carry enough fuel to hit targets 1,600 kilometers away (meaning Iran is within range). Israel has been receiving two new F-16I fighter-bombers a month since early 2004, and will eventually receive 102 of them (about 60 have already been delivered.)
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Commentary :: Education : Gender : GLBT/Queer : Globalization : Human Rights : International : Media : Politics : Race : War and Militarism
The Pink Swastika: Homosexuality in the Nazi Party
28 Jul 2007
The Pink Swastika - by Scott Lively and Kevin Abrams - 3rd edition

The Pink Swastika - by Scott Lively and Kevin Abrams - 4th edition

Homosexuality and the Nazi Party - by Scott Lively
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Commentary :: Environment
The Nuclear Weapons Lab Bombing Range
27 Jul 2007
Massive Radioactive Explosions are routinely conducted at Site 300
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LOCAL Commentary :: Labor : Technology
Why telephone workers are fighting for the good jobs our communities’ need
27 Jul 2007
By Myles Calvey
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